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Spectacular Ocean Front, 4 Bedroom Home

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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About the property

Oceanfront/beachfront home with great views from all bedrooms & living areas!

Beautiful Ocean views from the main living area, all bedrooms and the second and third floor decks. Enjoy gorgeous views from all main rooms in the house. Every bedroom has a sliding glass door so you can step right out onto a deck & hear/watch the waves crash. Relax on the deck in the covered shade or lay in the sun and get your tan on. Great ocean/beach views from both decks. There is a full master bedroom on the second floor with a king sized bed & private bath that has a shower and whirlpool tub plus a faux master on the third floor with king bed and full bath (shared with living area). Relax on the comfortable couch or love seat in front of the flat screen TV with cable. Free Wi-Fi throughout and unlimited telephone calls. A full modern kitchen with seating at the kitchen bar and full dining room table. Appliances include stove, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator with icemaker and water on the door & a washer and dryer are also included. We just installed beautiful wood floors (January, 2015) on the upper level & we have completed other updates-the home is ready for guests!

See the sunrise from your pillow. Watch for the pods of dolphin that run in the early morning and late afternoon. Fresh seafood can be purchased on a daily basis from the local fishermen who bring their hauls in and sell them at the market next to the turn bridge a mile or so away. Walk for miles in either direction on the beach. You can walk to the pier and fish. Look for prehistoric sharks' teeth and shells. The sound is just a walk away and provides amazing sunset panoramas.

The towns of Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington( international airport) are less than an hour away.

The only drawback to this house is that you'll never want to leave.

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Greg & Wendy Thompson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
January 9, 2017

About Greg & Wendy Thompson

Long time North Carolinians, we love the beach and we love sharing our beach house with others! I had no idea going to the beach for even one day could relax and restore you! We love going down no matter the time of year-it's very peaceful and relaxing and if you want to stay busy there is plenty to do! You can walk to the pier and wave to your friends/family on the live webcam! You can rent bicycles, our home is a great place for bike riding as it's at the end of a dead end street (has a fantastic paved driveway, away from the street, for little kids to ride bikes on, sidewalk chalk or play in) & it's an easy ride to the downtown area with restaurants & shops. We love chartering boats and going fishing, renting paddle boards, swimming, eating at the great restaurants, getting fresh seafood & more!

Greg & Wendy Thompson purchased this house in 2014

Why Greg & Wendy Thompson chose Topsail Island

It's hard to explain, but if you spend just a day or two in the house we know you will understand. It's ocean/beach front!! Somehow the relaxation just finds you. We will sometimes drive down for just a day and it helps restore you and makes returning to work much easier! Spend a week or two and life couldn't get any better!

What makes this house unique

Almost every room faces the ocean with plenty of windows for amazing ocean views and all major rooms offer walkouts right onto one of the two huge decks so you can listen to the waves, feel the breeze and watch for the dolphins that are often seen playing just offshore. There are restaurants, coffee shops, bars and stores within walking and biking distance.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Spectacular Ocean Front, 4 Bedroom Home
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews
Raleigh, NC

Wonderful Rental

  • 5 of 5

This house is amazing. The house was well equipped and had everything we could have needed. Each bedroom has an ocean view and deck and it was wonderful to wake up to that view each morning. The owners were very responsive with questions prior to our arrival and during our stay. This was our first time to Surf City/Topsail and the town had everything we needed/wanted. I would highly recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home away from home on Topsail Beach

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our week at Beaches Be Crazy! We really enjoyed our stay! The best thing about this house is the location-the beach is just steps from the front door. It is also located just over a mile North of downtown Surf City. We had everything we needed for our stay and had a very enjoyable time with our family there. The owner kept us informed and was prompt and accurate in leaving us instructions. Please note that you will need to purchase ice as there is no ice maker. Otherwise, everything was clean and in working order: We were able to prepare dinner with the gas grill that was provided, the washer/dryer were front-loading and worked great, wifi and electronics met the expectations of everyone in our group. This property and it's landscaping are maintained nicely and best of all, no Palmetto bug sightings, dead or alive, in the house- I hate those critters! I happily recommend this property to anyone looking for a comfortable and homey place to stay on Topsail Beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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relaxing get-away

  • 5 of 5

We had two adults and three teenagers in our group. Everyone had a wonderful time. The house layout was perfect for us. The kids stayed in the lower three bedrooms, and the adults took the top bedroom. The open floor plan of the living room and kitchen looking out over the beach was beautiful. The beach was very clean, and the neighbors were quiet. We'd love to come back again. Wish Seattle wasn't so far away! We love Topsail.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. The house has lots of upgrades, nice bathrooms and kitchen. Nice deck and short walk to the beach.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great for Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time at the North Carolina shore. We had our whole family there with six adults and four children, the youngest was seven weeks and the oldest just shy of 7 years old. Everyone had a wonderful time! Being right on the beach was beautiful and very convenient when anything was needed in the house. The house is clean and modern. We spent a lot of time on the deck in the high-boy Adirondack chairs. The breeze off the water was always refreshing. The sandy beach goes on for miles and provided opportunities for all kinds of activity from crabbing, to swimming, to fishing, to walking on the beach, or just sitting in the sun. After high tide, pools formed and the kids could play in the shallow water with little supervision. The beach slopes gently so that you can walk out and play in the waves. Next time we go to Surf City, this is where we hope to stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Detroit, Michigan

Beautiful BEACH!

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the best beach front homes we have stayed at. It was very nice and clean with plenty of room for 4 adults and 4 kids. The best part of the house though was the beach. It was very private and had an amazing sand bar at low tide. The kids could play in the shallow water without having to worry. We loved the covered deck with the high adirondack chairs to enjoy the beautiful view in the morning and evenings.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Wilmington International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
NC 50
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Gallaghers and Long Island Pizza
Nearest Beach
Property is Beach Front

Topsail Island is a twenty-six mile long barrier island off the North Carolina coast. Commonly known as a sanctuary for sea turtles, as well as those seeking superb beaches, clean water and quiet, natural splendor. The area consists of three main beach communities - North Topsail Beach, Surf City and Topsail Beach. Surfers cruise and choose lines on the waves, while fishermen toss theirs off the piers or surf fish, both enjoying what the ocean provides on a daily basis. No trip to the island is complete without a visit to the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Topsail Beach (, or the Missiles and More Museum, which reveals the island’s fascinating history as a top secret missile launch site during World War II. Topsail is the kind of place made for memorable family beach vacations, soaking in some sunny rays, or relaxing in the many sources of tepid water.

It is cutely tucked away and off the beaten path of North Carolina’s better known beaches. However, if more people and social activities like movies and more expansive shopping is your cup of tea, it's an easy hour’s drive or less to Wilmington to the south, and Jacksonville and USMC Camp Lejeune to the north. Come on over the bridge and discover what quaint, hospitable and lovely living is all about.


Rates & Availability

Surf City House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 2017
May 6 2017 - May 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Memorial Day, 2017
May 28 2017 - Jun 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
June, 2017
Jun 4 2017 - Jul 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
July 4, 2017
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
July, 2017
Jul 9 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day, 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
September, 2017
Sep 10 2017 - Sep 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 6.0%

Check in is at 4pm. Check out is at 10am.

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Surf City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1853 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Whirlpool Tub, separate shower. Great Privacy
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double Sinks, Large bathroom for bedrooms 2 and 3 to share.
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Top floor bathroom shared with living area and second master
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Upstairs Master - 1 king , Top floor bedroom, sliders to covered porch & ocean views.
    Queen Bedroom - 1 queen , Queen bed, TV, Ocean View and sliders to deck.
    Singles/Kids Room - 2 bunk bed , Four twin beds, TV, sliders to deck, ocean views.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , King Bed,Private Bth,TV,whirlpool tub/sep shwr,deck access
  • All bedrooms have sliding glass doors for awesome ocean views and direct access to the decks. Each room has a TV, dresser and closet. Bedrooms 2 and 3 share hallway bathroom which has 2 sinks making it easy for kids to share!
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Bedroom linens, personal towels, beach towels and kitchen towels are not provided. There are several local companies with many years of experience renting these items to vacationers. (Google search 'Surf City NC linen rentals'). Surf City beaches allow umbrellas, beach chairs, coolers and even beer and other alcoholic beverages. But they do not allow any glass, so get your soda and beer in cans. (Like most places, you cannot have open alcohol around town off of the beach).

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