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Oceanfront 5BR Gorgeous Pelican Palace New 2 VRBO-Great Rates!

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

THE PELICAN PALACE is beautifully decorated and wonderfully ocean oriented. Sitting on the sofa, at the dining room table,on the deck, or lying in bed, you can be looking right out at the ocean. The town of Surf City, on the spectacular Island of Topsail, is quiet and laid back—like ocean towns used to be with plenty of fun, shopping and dining. It is also just a short distance away from Wilmington NC - 2011's Bloomberg Business Week's 7th most fun and affordable US towns.

This welcoming vacation home offers significant versatility with the option of five bedrooms, or four bedrooms and a TV room/den. The Bunk room, Jack and Jill Bathroom, and the Multi-purpose TV room with its Futon Bunk provide a separate private getaway space for kids of all ages.

The house sleeps 11 people comfortably(12 with foldaway) and has 3 full baths plus outside hot/cold enclosed shower.

The dining room table seats 10 and there is a breakfast bar for three.

Both the den and family room are equipped with Cable HD TV (one with DVR) and will accept gaming systems.

Family Friendly: Outdoor Child's Swing, Kiddie Pool, Sand Toys, Books, Puzzles, Crib and High Chair Provided.

Additional Amenities:

High Speed Wireless Internet

Extremely Well Equipped Kitchen

Gas Grill

Outdoor Enclosed Hot and Cold Shower with Dressing Area

All Beach Equipment (umbrellas, chairs, boogie boards, ocean kayak, etc.)

AWESOME SPRING AND FALL VACATIONS – With Topsail's Mild Temperatures, Spring and Fall are some of the the best (and least expensive) times to spend at Topsail. Special rates apply.

Create memories with family and friends that will last a lifetime!

Keywords: Oceanfront, GREAT Introductory RATES, Detached, 5 Bedroom, Open Floor Plan, Private Home, Surf City, Pelican Palace, Topsail

More Details

Laura Suffecool
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Laura Suffecool

We are the original owners of this oceanfront home, and we have watched our children grow up here. We take great joy in knowing that the Pelican Palace has become the home away from home for many of our guests. Many of Pelican Palace family have been with us for over 5 years.

Laura Suffecool purchased this house in 1993

Why Laura Suffecool chose Surf City

Our family began vacationing on Topsail Island in 1989. We loved it's quiet uncrowded beaches and treasured our times there with friends and family. We found that Surf City, on the Island of Topsail, was the perfect location for our family retreats/vacations. Unlike other Atlantic beach towns, Topsail is quiet and unassuming, it's residents are gracious and friendly. You can't top its 26 miles of pristine sandy beaches. With that in mind, we decided to make Surf City our home away from home. With our years of rental experiences we are passionate about making the Pelican Palace not just a rental property, but a home. We chose our exact location-just 1.5 miles from the center of town- because it was convenient and yet far enough away to be private and quiet. Oceanfront was a must so we could enjoy the Spectacular Ocean Views year round!

Create your own memories at the Pelican Palace.

What makes this house unique

The Pelican Palace, in Surf City, is in the center of Topsail Island, This provides it with the most convenient access to the heart of town as well as off-island shopping and activities. We are only 1 1/2 miles south of the town center with it's shopping and dining. We love to take walks to the pier in the evening, or ride our bikes down to the Quarter Moon Bookstore for coffee and a cinnamon bun in the morning. The loggerhead turtle has become a family mascot and we have been blessed with witnessing a nest being made as well as several hatchings. It is awe inspiring to see hundreds of little turtles swarm to the sea. We have enjoyed watching Surf City grow while it still maintains its quiet southern charm.

From sunrise to sunset your days will be filled with joy, relaxation and fun.

We hope you take the opportunity to share some of these special times with your family and friends at the Pelican Palace.

Guestbook comments from the owner

For many years our family has enjoyed the Pelican Palace, at Topsail Island, N.C.. This beautiful ocean front vacation house that was built with families in mind will quickly feel like home! The large deck, comfortable family and dining area serviced by a well equipped kitchen, the unique bedroom configuration which can accomodate a dozen people and three full baths service families well. the HD TV's in the family room and den and Internet service make it convenient to stay in touch with the "outside world" while enjoying some much welcomed peace and quiet! Make sure to check out the owners information book on area restaurants which have become part of our family's vacation tradition. Watch the sun rise, walk on the beach, enjoy the sun while the pelicans fly by, study the stars and let the refreshing sound of the ocean lull you to sleep. I'm confident that you and your family will cherish every precious moment at the Pelican Palace not to mention the memories!
Sep 2010
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Surf City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , First Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Toilet and shower area separate from sink/vanity
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower , Enclosed hot and cold shower with dressing area
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 First Floor - 1 queen , connects to Full Bath
    Bedroom 2- 2nd Floor OCEANFRONT - 1 queen , Has slider to 2nd story balcony!
    Bedroom 3 2nd Floor OCEANFRONT - 1 queen , Has slider to 2nd story balcony!
    Bedroom 4/Den 2nd Floor - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Den w/ full Futon bunk. TV/DVD. Great for kids!
    Bedroom 5 Bunk Bed Room - 1 bunk bed , additional twin fold away and travel crib in closet.
  • Queen size Beds (3 total) First Floor Queen Bedroom with Full Bathroom attached; 2 Oceanfront Queen Bedrooms on second floor ; Den area with Double size Futon with twin bunk above joins, via Jack and Jill Full Bath, to Twin bunk room, Travel Crib and twin foldaway bed also provided.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Bright, Newly Decorated & Well Maintained Two Story Home, Perfect Vacation Home for Family and Friends, Plenty of Parking, Child Friendly, 2 Flat Screen HD TV's, Baby Pool for Deck, Outside Child Swing, For Your Convenience Beach Equipment is Provided - Beach Chairs, Umbrellas, Ocean Kayak, & Beach Toys, Outside Hot and Cold Private Shower with Changing Area, Welcome Gift


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Oceanfront 5BR Gorgeous Pelican Palace New 2 VRBO-Great Rates!
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Pelican Palace is a wonderful place. Right on the ocean, high tide is 50 ft from the deck stairs

  • 5 of 5

The home has everything you might want...the kitchen has everything you might need, nice gas grill, internet access, nice TV (Olympics) comfortable deck chairs, perfect location. We had great weather (end of Feb 2018), relaxing atmosphere and plenty of open restaurants / bars to pick from. Listening to the surf all night, can't beat it. We will rent again!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home is lovely!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family vacation. 3 families met. Kids ages were 8 to 16. The beach is beautiful. We loved the porch. We would sit on the porch and enjoy the view as the kids boogie board and swim in the ocean. It is a sweet little beach town. Big Kids would ride bikes all over the island and we didn't worry. The house accommodated 11 people very comfortably. It was clean and comfy. The porch deck facing the ocean was amazing! Owner was very sweet and attentive, even gave us a gift basket. This was a perfect vacation home!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mantua, Ohio

We stay every summer!!

  • 5 of 5

Love this place, no where better!!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chapel Hill

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Right on the beach, great house that was fully equipped and ready for us.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful, Memorable Beach Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at the Pelican Palace and were pleased from the first view! It is charming on the outside and beautifully clean and decorated on the inside. We found everything we needed in the kitchen to prepare meals (the dishwasher was even bigger than ours at home!) and a very organized pantry with laundry and extras. The views were absolutely to-die-for and we enjoyed being so close to the beach that our kids could run in and out and we could see and hear them. It was fun going to eat at Max's Pizza, Island Delight, & the Fractured Prune for hot, fresh donuts in the mornings. Our photographer daughter got some breath-taking shots of sunsets over the sound (within walking distance), too! There were little touches like great books to read (including children's books in the kid's rooms), a kayak!, boogie boards, sand toys, puzzles and games too. Everyone in our family - from the adults to all kids (ages 18, 16, 12, 9 & 7) enjoyed the trip and the house immensely! Thanks so much for letting us stay in your little piece of paradise :)

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mantua, Ohio

All of say that we made the best memories in this house on this vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My sister lives in Florida and my other sister, parents and I live in Ohio. We all said that this house is the best beach house we have ever stayed in. You cannot beat the proximity to the beach. We sat on the covered porch every morning listening to the waves watching the sunrise. We went out every night catching ghost crabs. We purchased fresh seafood every day for a delicious dinner. To top it off the owners are extremely nice and super accommodating. We look forward to staying with them every year!!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Wilmington International Airport (ILM)

In Addition to the Many Amenities and Activities Listed Above, Topsail Island and Vicinity also offers Kiting, Pier and Deep Sea Fishing, Sea Turtle Nestings & Sea Turtle Hospital Tours, 6 Golf Courses within 25 mile radius, USS North Carolina Battleship, Fort Fisher/North Carolina Aquarium, Miniature Golf, Bumper Cars, Just 30 Miles to Historic Downtown Wilmington, NC with its Great Shopping, Fine Dining, and Nightlife. Myrtle Beach also makes a Great Day Trip with its Many Additional Tourist Attractions and Activities. Topsail Island has Fun, Shopping and Great On-Island Dining Options including American Bistro, Thai, Mexican, and Italian for Couples and Families. Enjoy Delicious Dining in that Casual Beach Style.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $130 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.75%

Note: Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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