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"Sandpiper Landing" Oceanfront Home - Best location on the island!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 baths, Private Surf City Oceanfront home

Close to everything yet very intimate and private, great surfing and fishing.

Customers are talking about "Sandpiper Landing" (Zip 28445). You can see my VRBO and HomeAway customer feedback here. Take a look at the satellite view on google maps to see all the things to do within walking distance.

HDTV's in each bedroom and a great big one in the living room each with Satellite/Cable programming & Apple TV streaming on-demand premium content including complimentary Netflix, HBO Go, and much more. 4 bedroom, 3 bath, oceanfront, 2 kings, queen, 2 bunk beds, Jacuzzi tub in downstairs master suite, high speed internet access, outside enclosed shower, pet friendly. Ocean views from every bedroom! Come once and you will be 'hooked'. We offer discounts for repeat/honored guests. We are offering $50 off our normal $200 per pet fee this year.

If your preferred week is already booked, please check out my other beachfront properties, my newest addition, "Comes A Time" (listing 748285) Sandpiper's identical sister house just two doors down from this property or Pelican's Landing, a 6 bedroom 3 bathroom just 1 mile north. (listing 651136).

PLEASE READ - IMPORTANT information on booking costs & fees :

- Weekly rates - Rate depends on time of year & can be found by clicking on the "RATES" button

- Cleaning Fee - This fee applies to all rentals

- Pet Fee - Optional fee that applies per pet

- Property Damage Protection - Optional $59.00 fee, You may opt for a $1,500 damage deposit instead.

- VRBO/HA Service fee will apply to all On-line "Request Booking" or "Book it" check-outs. This is a VRBO/HA fee, owner does not charge or receive this fee. By opting to book on-line through VRBO/HA you get the convenience of using your credit card coupled with their "Book with Confidence Guarantee(TM)".

- Tax rate -12.75%

Additional options:

- Linens and Towels for 10 guests - $116 plus tax (contact owner for this option)

This is my cost to arrange for delivery and pick-up of linens for your stay.

2 King beds

1 Queen bed

4 twin beds

Of course you are welcome to bring your own linens, pillows and blankets are supplied.

- All our guests receive 24/7 support directly from the property owner personally, check our feedback.

More Details

John Svirk
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2018

About John Svirk

My wife and I moved to North Carolina over 20 years ago. All our kids are native Carolinians and we love coming to the beach to enjoy a break from the fast paced lives we live. We take pride in making sure we have our place as nice for our first guest as it is for the last of the season. Please feel free to contact me if you have any issues at all. If your preferred week is already booked, please check out my other beachfront properties, my newest addition, "Comes A Time" (listing 748285) Sandpiper's identical sister house just two doors down from this property or Pelican's Landing, a 5 bedroom 3 bathroom just 1 mile north. (listing 651136).

Thank you: John Svirk Owner and Manager of Surf City Beach Homes

John Svirk purchased this house in 2012

Why John Svirk chose Surf City

We spent a lot of time, money and effort to assure the house has all the conveniences you'd expect and then some. My goal is to keep the place 100% serviceable and carefree so you may enjoy yourself in a trouble free environment.

What makes this house unique

We and all our guests love the convenience of being centrally located in Surf City. Once you get here, you can leave the car parked. 2 blocks from the pier, shopping, restaurants, attractions, entertainment, groceries, you name it. Yet the beach can almost seem like you are on an island to yourself at times with your private beach access away from the pier crowd.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was our 2nd summer at 208 N. Shore. The new owners have made a lot of improvements in just a short time. The high deck chairs are outstanding. The beds are all comfortable and the aC rocks. We love the location being close to the pier and shopping and the waterfront view is fantastic. It takes a while to get used to the reverse floor plan and the deck stairs. It is a perfect home for us (family of 4 plus 2 grandparents and a dog). The house got hit by lightning at the beginning of our stay - the owner showed up the next day with 2 new flat screens (had just upgraded the house with 5 new flat screens). Our service was back up the next day - homes on the row still didn't have tv or internet when we left. We felt right at home and we are already looking forward to next summer.
Aug 2014
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Surf City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outside - outdoor shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed
  • Two King bed Master Suites, one upstairs and one downstairs. One Queen bedroom and one double bunk bed room.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We provide a large kennel for your pet/s should you need to leave for an extended period.


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"Sandpiper Landing" Oceanfront Home - Best location on the island!
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 38 reviews
Weddington, NC

Lovely home - great location!

  • 5 of 5

We visited Sandpiper Landing over New Year's week - cold, cold, cold! But we loved the home - beautifully decorated and maintained, comfortable and cozy. And the location is ideal - ocean front and beautiful beach front - even in the winter! We will be back - outstanding vacation spot and the owner was great to work with - checked in with us to make sure all was well - and it certainly was. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lucinda, You are by virtue of being a repeat guest in good standing, one of my "Peeps" (Peep being a name for a baby Sandpiper) See what I did there? By being a "Peep" you get repeat guest discounts and special offers! Please follow me on the facebook page I provided you to keep informed with the latest and greatest offerings. Thanks again for the wonderful review!! John
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Fantastic beach location!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our week here! Great location to everything. The view of the beach and ocean was fantastic from the house! We spent our entire week either on the beach or enjoying it from the porch. A great family house with direct access to beach. Owner was very attentive to our needs. Thanks for a great vacation venue!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. Let me know what it would take to get that last star!
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Great beach home!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Sandpipper Landing! The house is wonderful and the location can’t be beat. Hope to visit again!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice property conveniently located.

  • 4 of 5

This property was very nice and conveniently located to town. We were able to walk to many restaurants and shops and to the pier. Nice neighborhood. Very pet friendly and we appreciated that since we brought along our dog. The owner has thought of everything and there were many extras in the home. Would recommend and stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Please let me know what it would take to earn that last star. Perhaps the project I am working on this week of adding new stairs to the beach completing the walkway between the old section of steps connecting to the new section I added last year would do it? There will be handrail and decking reaching completely to the beach. This will be a welcome addition of some of my more senior guests to steady them the whole way! I plan to finish this weekend!
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Fabulous house, dog friendly, great beach access!

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this fabulous beach house to anyone looking to vacation in the Surf City area. The home was clean, well maintained, and John (home owner) was great to work with and responded very quickly anytime we had a question. The view of the ocean can't be beat, and access to the beach is easy for anyone able to negotiate a couple flights of stairs. The icing on the cake was being able to have our 2 dogs with us! We had a great time, despite record heat and humidity throughout our stay. The a/c in the house worked great...for which we were very thankful! We hope to rent this house again next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I really can't thank my guests enough for providing such rave reviews. I will endeavor to continue to meet and exceed expectations in all my beach home rentals. To see the other offerings I have please see us at and on face-book at #surfcitybeachhomes for up to date news and events.
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Great place for family, friends and dog.

  • 5 of 5

House had some wear and tear but for the most part was perfect. Loved the layout and the location. Kitchen cooking supplies (utensils/pots/pans etc.) were the best of any beach house I have stayed at. Also appreciated that there were beach chairs available for our use.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you liked it, yes by this time of year, late August, the house will have some signs of use. I will get in and repaint, refresh and do numerous upgrades very soon. In the mean time I am doing improvements as time allows. New ceiling fans installed last week!
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Wilmington NC
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Surf City - Topsail
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

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

Linens and towels are not included. You are welcome to bring your own or we have negotiated a discounted rate with sweet dreams linen for our guests.

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.