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Surf's Up - BREATHTAKING OCEAN VIEWS & perfect reviews! PET FREE

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6

Surf's Up was completely renovated in 2015. This perfect, pet free vacation cottage has spectacular views, classic charm, brand new bathrooms, all new stainless steel appliances and beach décor throughout. It is the perfect spot to spend time relaxing, enjoy your vacation and create family memories to last a lifetime.

Be sure to read our reviews and see how much all of our guests have enjoyed their time at Surf's Up.

Surf's Up is located 2.8 miles north of the swing bridge or 5.5 miles south of the high rise bridge. Heading north, it is just past the Surf City line in North Topsail Beach. Enjoy all the sounds of the ocean from this quiet setting on a dead end street.

Our home features three completely updated bedrooms, two all new full bathrooms, an open floor plan kitchen, dining and living room, and all new decks including a bar top railing and new sun deck on the dune overlooking the ocean.

The master bedroom features a King bed, 32inch LED television and completely renovated master bathroom with a large tiled walk in shower with bench. The brand new stacked washer and dryer is located in a closet in this master bedroom. The second bedroom features a Queen bed and the third bedroom has two twin beds. The bathroom in the hall is all new with a tub/shower. All of the bedrooms have ocean views from the windows.

The kitchen has all brand new stainless appliances, an awesome farmhouse sink, new countertops and all new light fixtures. It is well equipped with everything that you may need if you choose to cook here. When you see the views from the kitchen and dining table you may decided that you won't want to eat anywhere else. The table seats six and there are three stools that can be used around the island. To add to your beach experience even the dishes and silverware are beach themed.

The living room has a wall of windows offering breathtaking views of the ocean. All of the beach themed living room furniture is brand new. If you happen to get tired of looking at the ocean there is a 42inch LED television and Blue Ray DVD player. Wireless internet is provided as well. The glass top coffee tables are filled with starfish, sea glass, sand dollars, shells and sharks teeth found by our family in Topsail.

Our home was part of the North Topsail Beach phase 5 shoreline restoration project completed June 30, 2015. This project added several feet to the dune off of our deck and raised the beach several feet. This allowed us to extend our deck 8 feet wide and 18 feet long across the dune offering a great sun deck overlooking the ocean.

Quilts, blankets, pillows and kitchen towels are provided. Sheets, beach and bath towels are not provided. A charcoal grill is provided. To maintain the home and assure that it is clean and comfortable for all to enjoy NO PETS ARE ALLOWED and there is NO SMOKING permitted inside.

This is a one of a kind home that offers spectacular views and many new upgrades while maintaining the classic beach cottage charm.

More Details

Becky Mergenthaler
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017

About Becky Mergenthaler

We love having a home to share with others who we hope will enjoy everything about Topsail as much as we do. Using VRBO to rent our home allows us the opportunity to work directly with every guest, ensuring that you have everything you need to get the most from your vacation.

Becky Mergenthaler purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Becky Mergenthaler chose North Topsail Beach

Our family has been vacationing in Topsail for ten years. We love it because of the simple lifestyle, quiet, beautiful beaches and warm ocean water.

What makes this cottage unique

Stunning oceanfront views.

Classic cottage charm.

Located on a quiet dead end street.

Completely updated for 2015.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

Surf's Up - BREATHTAKING OCEAN VIEWS & perfect reviews! PET FREE
average rating of 5.0 based on 45 reviews
Charlotte, NC

Favorite place I have ever stayed

  • 5 of 5

Could not have asked for a better house, better view, better service, better communication, better vacation! I have a balance issue from a car accident as a kid and so elevators and walking long distances can be a nightmare for me. This house took care of all of that and allowed me to once again enjoy my favorite place - the ocean! I could walk right outside and down the steps and enjoy the beach without any problems! Becky could not have been any nicer,... she was so accommodating and was quick to respond to any questions that we had. Already trying to save up to stay again! :)

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Retired LEO's

  • 5 of 5

Myself and two lifelong friends get together the first weekend in December every year to reconnect. This year I decided to try renting us a cabin so we had more privacy and options. We wanted to be able to cook and feel like we were at home. With Surf's Up we accomplished that. I can't say enough about the professionalism and sincere kindness of Surf's Up owner Becky. She made sure I had all the information needed to accomplish an effortless check in. I have never had things go so smoothly. I have rented several vacation homes in Surf City, Topsail, Emerald Isle, Pine Knoll Shores, etc., but never has it been so easy. This cabin is a HOME RUN! This is the very first time I have rented a property and upon arrival it looked just like the pictures on VRBO. It is decorated like a home in a magazine, and the kitchen is awesome. Top of the line stainless steel appliances, fully stocked kitchen, kitchen island, and open floor plan. We loved it. On the side of the cabin facing the ocean it is almost all large windows, and everywhere you look is the beautiful ocean. We watched sun rises, and sun sets from the deck, which looked like it was brand new. At night the sky was lit up with the glow from billions of stars. We sat and talked and watched as the dolphins swam by every day we were there. The bathrooms were like new and modern. Everything was spotless, and I had no allergy problems as the home is pet free. The beds were comfortable, and the rooms were plenty spacious. There is also access to a washer/dryer. It is a short drive to several grocery stores, restaurants, and local Mom and Pop businesses. Or you can travel just a little further and enjoy everything the city of Wilmington, NC has to offer. We are already planning on going back, but will stay longer next time. Don't look any further, this is the perfect place for your vacation, getaway, or break.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect oceanfront home

  • 5 of 5

I depend heavily on reviews to decide which rentals I want to book, but I rarely write reviews. Becky was really easy to communicate with and very accommodating. I was here for a quiet writing trip but this place would be great for a group and the house is clearly designed for entertaining. The views are awesome off the deck or from inside the house. Beautiful sunrises, dolphins cruising the surf, and a quiet beach. Bright, open living areas, modern kitchen, comfortable bed, what more could you ask for?

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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So Sweet

  • 5 of 5

Sweet location, sweet decor and sweet owners. My husband and I wanted a short getaway to the beach and stumbled upon this gem. I consider it this place a "best kept secret". However, the secret is a out.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Ridgeville, Ohio

Perfection ~

  • 5 of 5

We normally go to HIlton Head and decided to try someplace different this time. We are so pleased that we found this amazing cottage on the beach. The pictures are exactly what you get!. The home was extremely clean and well decorated. We purposely look for homes that are pet free. Being here in late October we found many of the local restaurants and businesses closed for the season or limited hours. We did find a Harris Teeter Grocery and made almost every meal in this very clean and well stocked kitchen. We stayed 10 days and still didn't want to leave! We are planning our next trip already. The Ocean views, the sunrises and dolphins in the early morning were priceless. It was very relaxing and just amazing to experience. I do hope when we come back the beach is easier access. We were very pleasantly surprised by the beautiful weather we had as well! Becky was great to work with. We will be back soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your time Topsail! Fortunately hurricane Matthew did not cause any major damage but there was some beach erosion and we lost some sand from our dune. We constantly maintain our home and plan to monitor the beach access over the winter. Our guests can be assured that we will do everything we can to provide a pleasant experience. We look forward to welcoming you back.
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2nd Time Around

  • 5 of 5

We are return guests - this was our 2nd trip to Surf's Up and it was just as great as our last visit - . this adorable cottage has everything you need - exquisitely decorated, very clean, smack on the beach, full ocean views in every direction, comfortable beds & living room furniture, fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer- it's all there, simple as that. We left a day early due to Hurricane Matthew but will definitely be back - Surf's Up has become our favorite!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Ocean City Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 30 2016 - Apr 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Apr 2 2017 - Apr 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Apr 16 2017 - Jun 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Jun 4 2017 - Jun 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
Jun 18 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Aug 13 2017 - Sep 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 17 2017 - Oct 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
Oct 8 2017 - Oct 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
Oct 29 2017 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning Fee $95
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation has been confirmed.
Rentals begin June 3, 2017 are weekly, Saturday to Saturday only.

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Ocean City Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1040 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Hall Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen Bedroom - 1 queen
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Features a full bathroom with large tiled shower & LED TV
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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