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

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,040 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
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 55 inch 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. Steps take you right down to the beach.

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 an hour
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Calendar last updated:
July 17, 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 Carolina

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.


Ocean City Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1040 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 29
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • 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 ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(62 traveler reviews)

Surf's Up - BREATHTAKING OCEAN VIEWS & perfect reviews! PET FREE
average rating of 4.983871 based on 62 reviews

Amazing!!! Relaxing!!!

  • 5 of 5

The property was just as advertised. It was well equipped, clean and the beachfront deck was breathtaking. The beach was like having a private beach setting. My family of 5 had plenty of space (even though we were on the beach the entire time). We were able to cook seafood daily with the well equipped kitchen. The updated house was beyond any other house we have rented in the past and exceeded our expectations. Becky was amazing to work with through the process. North Topsail is a definite recommendation to all and if you can get this house, do it. When your here be sure to visit Sears Landing for dinner, The Trailer Bar for drinks, and The Crab House for seafood. We rented waverunners in Sneads Ferry from Makin Waves, the were wonderful. We were lucky enough on our beach to see a loggerhead turtle nest one morning that the preservationists were marking. Pretty cool. Thank you to Becky for putting together such a great place to relax and enjoy the ocean!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Surfs Up could not have gone any better. From the original booking through the time we left we were treated great.

The house itself is on a great very private part of the beach, which offered us our own strip of private beach. The accommodations inside the house were tremendous. Every kitchen appliance or utensil that we need, it was available. Plus, this was the cleanest house we have stayed at on our trips to the beach. I can not stress enough how well maintained the owners have kept the house.

I will not hesitate to rebook with Surfs Up in the future. In fact, it will be my #1 choice in Topsail.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful, wonderful beach getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved the home! We did not want to leave the beach! Perfect kitchen for making dinners - wonderful fresh jumbo shrimp on the grill. You cannot go wrong staying in this home and location!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was our second time to stay at Surfs Up. Once again we were thrilled with the entire experience. The view is spectacular and mesmerizing. The sunrises are beautifully crafted each morning. The beach is spotlessly clean! We spent a lot more time on the beach this time thanks to the fantastic steps Becky and Craig had built from the deck to the sand. This house is very well maintained and well stocked. We are already deciding on our next return dates. Thank you Becky and Craig for sharing your beautiful home.

The Meihls

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house, directly on the beach.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful, relaxing break at Surf's Up. It was so convenient being directly on the beach. The house was beautifully furnished and decorated and had everything we needed. Thank you for sharing it!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

Traveled from upstate NY to North Topsail Beach for our daughters wedding. When we were looking at vacation homes in the area, we came across "Surf's Up" because it was so close to the beach and water. As the picture shows, you are literally 20 yards from the water at hi tide. Loved waking up and spending mornings on the deck right on the water. This is also one of the cleanest beaches I have ever been too. The house was very clean when we arrived, decorated beautifully and had all the amenities of home. I would definitely recommend "Surf's Up" vacation home and definitely plan on coming back. Thank you for making our 5 days at North Topsail Beach so memorable.

The Rothwell's

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • 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
Jun 18 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Aug 13 2017 - Sep 16 2017
7 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 Beginning June 3 to September 16 are weekly, Saturday to Saturday only.

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.
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