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FALL WEEKS OPEN - VERY BEACHFRONT !! Larry's Lazy Susan- WC HC Elevator 5BR Pets

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 14 sleeps, 15 max




Booking 2017 and 2018 with 2016 rates - Fall weeks available - BOOK IT NOW !!!



Elevator goes from the ground to all levels above and is wheelchair accessible, any questions please call or email.


We also can recommend a private chef to prepare a meal for you in our gourmet kitchen, please let us know if you are interested, see our Facebook page for more information.

Come and try the 'Larry’s Lazy Susan Experience' at Topsail Beach for a Lazy relaxing refreshing vacation which our guests have enjoyed for 20 years. Larry’s Lazy Susan has been recently expanded and renovated by myself an Architect to provide you with a relaxing home to experience the beauty and wonderful sights and sounds of the Atlantic Ocean.

Your family will enjoy Larry’s Lazy Susan a peaceful Lazy getaway at our beach house only a short drive from shopping, dining, golf, fishing and other activities. The house is located on a secondary street off the beaten path great for jogging and cycling. You will feel like you are literally on the beach with only a few steps, COME SEE HOW CLOSE!!

Larry’s Lazy Susan has two wonderful oceanfront decks for your family and friends to enjoy. An intimate upper deck allows you a panoramic view of the beaches below. Enjoy sitting up here and relaxing in the warm Carolina sun. The lower deck offers a cooler, shaded retreat to sit on while watching your children play in the sand.

Bring your fishing poles and try surf fishing, you may catch something great for dinner! Our house accommodates up to 15 guests with 5 bedrooms and 4 baths.

Larry’s Lazy Susan is a short drive to downtown(approximately ( 5 miles)

A typical day for us includes morning coffee on the ocean side deck watching the shrimp boats just off shore dragging their nets, birds flocking behind feeding on the left over shrimp and fish. The dolphins trailing behind and the pelicans are floating in formation along the shore.

After a walk on the beach looking for shells and sharks teeth, we decide to set up our beach chairs and umbrella for a day of sun bathing and swimming in the surf. We take a break to play some beach games, volleyball and fly a kite.

After a fun filled beach day and as the sun begins to set on the sound side, a beautiful view is afforded from the three decks on the street side. After dinner is prepared in the kitchen which has a view of both the ocean and the sound, the dining room which seats 8 at a square table has a wonderful view of the setting sun across the sound, the breakfast/dining area has ocean view dining seating 6 at a rectangle table where you can enjoy the ocean breeze. Having this dining area located off of the living area provides the gamers in the family a great place to play games, put together puzzles!

The kitchen also has bar seating for three on bar stools where the family can join in on the preparation of dinner.

Come, enjoy and make your own memories at Topsail Island and Larry’s Lazy Susan. You will LOVE the 'LAZY SUSAN EXPERIENCE'

Keywords: House,topsail beach, fishing, oceanfront, sound view, elevator, handicap accessible, king beds, queen beds, decks, balconies,kayaking, surfing,tourist attractions, Wilmington, Jacksonville,restaurants, seafood ,sunset, dolphins, scuba, golf, shells, sharks teeth

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Larry Martin
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Larry Martin

I am a self employed architect in Virginia, which has been very beneficial with our great beach house since we have renovated and added additional rooms recently in 2011. Susan and I have six children that were all young when we purchased the house. The house was perfect for our family but now that our family has grown, we expanded and renovated to provide more room. You can call me at 540-616-8447.

Larry Martin purchased this house in 1994

Why Larry Martin chose North Carolina

We vacationed at North Topsail Beach for two years prior to purchasing and rented our house the summer before we purchased. We love the secluded beach only a few steps from our deck (about as close as you can get). A great place to bring the family for a relaxing LAZY vacation. We love to swim, surf fish, boat and jet ski, fly kites, play in the surf, hunt for shells and sharks teeth of which we have thousands. Other activities include golfing, tennis, biking, etc. The house is on a less traveled street off of the main road (less commercial traffic), but very easily accessible and many conveniences within 5 minutes including several restaurants with affordable prices.

What makes this house unique

We are able to view nature at its finest, watching the dolphins play in the ocean, pelicans and gulls flying in formation, watching loggerhead turtles laying their eggs and watching them hatch at our steps to the beach(which we have done). Views that are spectacular from all rooms, multiple ocean and sound side decks and the PROXIMITY of the house to the ocean. The ELEVATOR which is extremely helpful for the elderly, disabled and moving in luggage. The separate under counter 50# ICE MAKER is a must for plenty of ice for drinks and coolers.


Daddy Mac's Beach Grille
"Good food overlooking the beach "
Emr Wings
"Good wings and great onion rings."
Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes, & Fries
"Very good cheese steak"
Rick's Restaurant & Sports Bar
Green Turtle -- CLOSED
"Great food with nice view of the waterway."
Red Pepper
"Good Chinese if you like spicy"
North Shore Country Club
"Great golf, well maintained, beautiful and challenging course. "
Sneads Ferry
Clam Digger Restaurant -- CLOSED
Riverview Cafe
Max's Pizza
Beauchaines 211
Andy's Burgers Shakes & Fries -- CLOSED
Mollie's Restaurant -- CLOSED
Quarter Master's Restaurant
Island Delights
Sears Landing Grill & Boat
"Great seafood, views of the waterway, boat slips and docks."
The Crab Pot
Long Island Pizza
Batts Grill -- CLOSED
Buddy's Crab House and Oyster Bar
Sand Bar Saloon -- CLOSED
Mainsail Restaurant
Crabby Mike's
New York Corner Deli
Castle Bay Golf
"Good links course, very open "
Domino's Pizza
Food Lion
Cancun Mexican Restaurant
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Wilmington, NC
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Rick's Restaurant and Sports Bar
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
NorthShore Country Club, Sneads Ferry, NC
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Interstate I 40
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Rick's Restaurant and Sports Bar
Car: necessary

The house is located off the main road of the island on a small residential street providing more privacy and less traffic. Located about halfway between Surf City and Sneads Ferry, a short drive to either for shopping, restaurants, marinas, seafood and golf. We also suggest a home cooked meal in our gourmet kitchen by Chef Yogi Paliott, please let us know if interested. Loggerhead turtle watching, great shark teeth hunting, kite flying, crabbing, surf fishing, surfing, swimming and golf.


Ocean City Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Split-System Heating
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 17 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 First Floor Bedroom 1 - toilet , shower , Shared with Great Room
    Bathroom 3 Second Floor Bedrooms 2&3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared between bedrooms 2&3
    Bathroom 4 Queen Suite Second Floor Bedroom 4 - toilet , shower , Second Floor Queen Private Suite
    Bathroom 1 Master Suite First Floor - toilet , shower , HC assessible shower with seat and grab bars, toilet grabbar
    Exterior Shower - outdoor shower , Hot & cold water on beach deck with enclosed and open shower
  • All bathrooms have porcelain tile floors, vanities, showers or tub showers and faux finish walls, beautifully decorated.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 First Floor - 1 queen , First floor, shared full bath 2 with great room
    Bedroom 2 Second Floor - 1 king , Second floor, shared full bath 3 with bedroom 3
    Bedroom 3 Second Floor - 2 queen , Second floor, shared full bath 3 with bedroom 2
    Bedroom 4 Queen Master Suite Second Floor - 1 queen , Second floor, private bath 4, private deck sound view
    Great Room Sofa Bed Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Great Room: Queen sleeper sofa, elevator access
    Second Floor Loft DBL Futon - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Second floor, Loft with double futon
    Master Bedroom Suite First Floor - 1 king , First floor, private bath-makeup, covered deck, sound view
  • Bedrooms tastefully decorated with ceiling fans, flat screen cable televisions, telephone, alarm clocks and very comfortable bedding. SEE FLOOR PLANS IN PHOTOS SECTION
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Elevator provides handicapped accessibility from ground level to all floors above with wet weather access from covered parking. Ramp access to beach front deck from parking area. Kitchen has buffet with under counter 50# per day ice maker in addition to ice maker in refrigerator. Telephone unlimited local and long distance (US), Hot cold water exterior shower. NO WAITING in line at Realtors office for a key at check-in.


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average rating of 4.8425927 based on 108 reviews
Marion, NC

Labor Day Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family, my wife and I, daughter and son-in-law and 5 grandkids enjoyed very much our stay at Larry's Lazy Susan. The house is right on the beach, easy walk to set up beach chairs, fishing equipment, etc. Larry had just expanded his beachfront deck and it was great. We sat out on the deck most evenings just watching the ocean. Plenty of room for the kids to play on the deck also, and there are 2 gates to keep all the kids on the deck. There is also a shower on the deck as you come up from the beach. The beach is really nice in front of the house. The elevator was a real help in loading and unloading the cars. There is also a new ramp from the parking area to the beachfront deck that is very useful. The house is very comfortable also, the beds all slept well, and there was plenty of room for all 9 of us. We could tell that a lot of thought has been put into making this place a wonderful beach getaway! Larry even called to check to see if we needed anything the day after we arrived. Our family would highly recommend this house as a wonderful place to stay on your beach vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Greg, we appreciate the great review and the fact that our house provided you with a great vacation. Our house is right on the beach as you noted and great for families with children especially so close to the beach. We have expanded the deck adding an enclosed shower in addition to the open shower both with hot and cold water. The gates are also great for dogs. The elevator is a must at the beach and is handicapped accessible. We try our best to provide a great experience for our guests on their vacation. We do as a courtesy, call our guests to make insure everything is acceptable. We are also only a phone call away if our guests need anything. Please return for your next vacation, Thanks, Larry
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We had a fantastic week!

  • 5 of 5

We spent the week with 5 adults and 4 kids and couldn't have ace asked for a better time! The house is right on the ocean which made it easy to make frequent return trips to the house with little kids/babies. The addition of an outdoor shower/feet washing station helped to keep the sand out of the house. The beds were comfortable and the kitchen well stocked with coffee makers/utensils/pots and pans. We did lose power during a storm one night and the flash lights ran out of battery power so I recommend bringing back up batteries. There is a small beach access adjacent to the house but very few people use it and it was much lower than the porch so privacy was not an issue at all. Larry called to check on us and was easy to get ahold of when we had one quick question. We definitely recommend Larrys Lazy Susan!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Meghan, we are always pleased when our guests have a great time. The beach side deck was recently expanded with an addition of an enclosed shower. The showers are conveniently located to provide a quick way to shower after being on the beach. Our house is very close to the beach which is great for families and small children. The beach access is very seldom used and does provide extra parking for our guests which is sometimes needed for large groups. We are always available to provide any assistance and delighted to do so. We appreciate the review and please return, Thanks, Larry
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Cary, NC

Charming Home for a week

  • 4 of 5

Larry's Lazy Susan was a charming home away from home for a week with family and friends. We had 11 people there and it did not seem crowded at all. It was right on the water with a nice size beach between the stairs and water. The deck is large and when we figured out how to put up a canopy we had brought for the beach on one side of deck, it became THE hang out place for the week. The kitchen was the best feature. It had lots of room for several people to prepare food simultaneously. The appliances were great and having such a large refrigerator was a blessing. The layout of the house is a little quirky, but it works once you get used to it. Having the elevator was very helpful. Thanks, Larry, for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Don, we are glad you and your family felt at home at our place. We are very close to the beach only a few steps, but the beach has a lot of sand between the deck and the water. Our new spacious deck is large enough for a pop up tent with both an enclosed and open shower and plenty of seating for a crowd. Our kitchen is well equipped with several new appliances including the large 28 CF refrigerator. We have about everything needed in the kitchen to prepare and serve meals to a large gathering. The elevator is a great convenience providing access to all levels including the top level bedrooms for unloading luggage. The great room overlooking the beach has great views of the ocean. Please come again, thanks for the review, Larry
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Lazy is the Word! :-)

  • 4 of 5

Larry's Lazy Susan provided us with a nice "lazy" vacation. We loved the homey feeling, the numerous decks and the super closeness of the sand and water. The elevator was a major plus for us in our moving in and out...the part we always dread. Thank you for sharing your beach home with our family!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Anita, we are glad you enjoyed the closeness of the house to the beach which is one on the many advantages to our home. The others include the elevator, the bulk ice maker, large well equipped kitchen, dining with views of the beach and sound, large beach deck with an open and enclosed hot and cold water showers, plenty of seating and a great view from several decks, comfortable bedding, numerous baths and HD satellite televisions in all rooms. We do offer a laid back lazy vacation getaway. Please return, Thanks, Larry
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Perfect beachfront family home!

  • 5 of 5

You can tell Larry and Susan love this home and stay there often. Lots of special touches you usually don't find in a rental: very well stocked kitchen, comfortable beds, excellent deck chairs and plentiful seating at several dining tables, a room filled with chairs, umbrellas, boogey boards, etc. The house is on the beach--just step off the deck stairs onto the sand. Plenty of space with 5 bedrooms and a loft with a futon. Our family of 8 loved every minute! Thanks, Larry and Susan!!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dori, we do love our little piece of paradise. Susan was at the house prior to your arrival for a week, she did not want to leave. We try to make our house feel like home for us as well as our guests. We want our home to be comfortable for our guests and have all of the conveniences possible. We are always making improvements, just this spring we expanded our beachfront deck with more seating, doggie gates and two showers. We love being so close to the beach, great for watching the dolphins, birds and other wildlife along with the family. We also love every minute were there. Thanks for the review and come again, Larry
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Wilmington, NC

Awesome family reunion!!

  • 5 of 5

Our blended family of 15 just returned from a fabulous week at Larry's Lazy Susan!! Two of our family members use wheelchairs, so the elevator helped make this trip possible. The home is spacious and we never felt crowded - even during meal times.... The kitchen has everything you can imagine! We enjoyed spending time on the large deck - overlooking the ocean. So relaxing and tranquil! This was our 2nd visit to Larry's Lazy Susan and hope that we will be able to return again soon! Thank you, Larry, for all of your assistance and helping make sure our visit went smoothly!.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, We are always glad to have repeat guests. We are so glad you had a wonderful time again. We have had several guests in wheelchairs and some repeat like in your group. Our house works well for those in wheelchairs. We just expanded the deck overlooking the beach including wheelchair access, doubling the size, adding new seating to provide our guests with the best experience ever. We too are a blended family of 15 as well, with the recent addition of our latest granddaughter. We have had several guests employ our guest chef for a personally prepared meal in our kitchen with raving reviews. As always we try to provide any assistance possible to our guests to ensure they have a great vacation. We appreciate all of our repeat guests and please come again, just don’t wait as long. Thanks for the review, Larry
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59

Linens (sheets & towels) not included, available for rental from or

We offer linen and bed making service for a fee, please let us know if you are interested.

Pet fees are $150 per pet (dogs only no cats allowed) per week plus 10% tax. Just let us know if you wish to add pets'

All rates are subject to change until booking confirmation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.