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Top of the World ~ Prime Location - Pool - Ocean & Lake Views ~ Private Elevator

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,050 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 3.5 Bathroom, Perfect Location, Pool, Private Elevator, Ocean, Lake

Luxury Condo on top floor with private elevator! Awesome Location! Ocean, Lake and Boat Basin Views with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths in a safely gated community.

Park your car in the private garage and walk to everything. You don’t have to worry about getting stuck in beach traffic or high-tide flooding on other parts of the island. If you do want to take a ride it’s a short drive to Fort Fisher, the Southport Ferry, the Aquarium and a 20 minute drive on one road takes you directly to downtown Wilmington. There are two golf courses within 5 miles and many more in the area. Everything you need you can find on the island: grocery stores, liquor stores, hardware stores, department stores, beachwear stores, etc. Many are within walking distance.

Walk to the beach, restaurants and shopping. Private elevator accessible from garage is very handy when carrying beach chairs, coolers and kiddie toys… NO STAIRS!

The beach is only steps away, the lake is across the street; all of the restaurants, nightlife, shopping, playground and boardwalk are within walking distance. Watch “Movies at the Lake” from your living room balcony. Watch the fireworks from your bedroom balcony.

The pool is easily accessed from the Tiki Bar / Man Cave / Garage. The garage is located across from the pool which is very convenient when you are swimming or cooking on the outdoor grill. There are tables and chairs under the gazebo at the pool for evenings of grilling and dipping. The Tiki Bar has a dorm fridge so you can keep your pool drinks cold.

Three bedrooms each with its own private bathroom plus a half-bath near the living room sleeper sofa.

Condo sleeps 10:

• Master Bedroom: Huge King Bed, private bathroom with large tub and separate shower

• Bedroom #2: Queen size bed, private bathroom with glass shower

• Bedroom # 3: Full size bed with twin bunk and twin trundle, private bathroom with bathtub/shower

• Living room pullout couch: sleeps 2 convenient near half-bath.

Condo Features:

• Location, Location, Location! Walk to everything Carolina Beach has to offer!

• Over 2000 square feet of pure luxury with Ocean, Lake and ICWW Boat Basin Views

• Just steps to the beach and steps to the lake

• Pool with gated entrance

• Outdoor grill

• 2 Private Balconies

• Private Elevator

• Private Garage with refrigerator, tiki bar and room for storage. Your “man-cave” at the beach!

• Three large bedrooms each with its own full bath

• 3.5 baths total

• Bath towels, bed linens and kitchen dishcloths included

• Expansive kitchen with a bar, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, double oven, hardwood floors, tiled bathrooms, custom cabinets, high covered ceilings and ample space

• Many extras included… 2 coffee makers, electric tea kettle, George Foreman grill, Cuisinart food processor, toaster oven, blender and plenty of beer and wine glasses

• Gated access with private parking

• Wheelchair Accessible

• Flat screen TVs in every room! Premium Cable including HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, Sports Package with MLB, ESPN and more

• High-speed internet and WiFi throughout – bring your streaming device and game consoles

• Laundry room with full-size washer and dryer for your convenience...take home clean clothes

• Black-out curtains in every room for some great vacation sleeping!

• Keyless entry with your own private code

Free WiFi, Premium Cable, Plus Linens and Bath Towels All included!

For any special requirements, please call and we’ll do our best to accommodate your needs. We want your vacation to be outstanding so you’ll stay with us again.

More Details

Chris Scharf
Member since: 2015
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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

Why Chris Scharf chose Carolina Beach

We wanted a place at the beach. This property was one of the first we saw. We loved it but wanted to see what else was available. While looking at close to 40 condo units, we kept coming back to this one. We fell in love with this property immediately! It has all of the comforts of home and then some. It's a wonderful place to get away to. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.


Carolina Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2050 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 not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Absolutely no cats as the owner has severe allergies. Per the HOA, renters are not allowed pets at all.
  • Children should not be left unattended on balconies, in the elevator or in the pool.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Half Bath - toilet , Large half bath conveniently near queen sleeper sofa.
    Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Glass shower, large tub, his/her vanities, tile & granite
    Bathroom 3 Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private bath for Bedroom 3, tub/shower, tile & granite
    Bathroom 2 Bath - toilet , shower , Private bath for Bedroom 2 w/glass shower, tile & granite
  • All bathrooms are spacious with storage space, ample lighting, fans, granite counter tops, tile and beautiful fixtures.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Private Balcony, Private Bath w/large tub & separate shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Private Bathroom w/glass shower, Lake Views, Huge Closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Twin over Full w/Twin Trundle, Private Bath with tub/shower
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Top of the World ~ Prime Location - Pool - Ocean & Lake Views ~ Private Elevator
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews


  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic experience! This place was not only beautiful and contemporary, the set up was absolutely perfect. We had 2 small children and the living room is on the top floor so you don't have to worry about noise disrupting the neighbors with the kids "running" back and forth playing. Having the master on the top floor(which is huge) and the 2 other bedrooms on the second floor was just perfect. Every bedroom has it's own bathroom and even a 1/2 bath so when everyone is hanging out in the kitchen or living room they don't have to use the master bath. The amount of closet space is crazy so you can unpack and feel at home. One of the best things is all the linens provided...what a huge plus! The kitchen has absolutely everything you could possibly need. Tons of beach chairs and toys in the garage, even a cart with wheels to carry your stuff to the beach. The garage was great too, not having to carry all your beach stuff upstairs, plus it cut down on sand getting inside. Everyone was so friendly and the pool was always warm and clean. It was so nice having a pool when you don't want to deal with the sand or after a day at the beach. I can't imagine the stay without an elevator, what a wonderful amenity and convenience. Having a key pad instead of having to keep up with a key or key card was genius! Everything is close but we rented a golf cart which was so fun and a great idea to get around. Chris, the owner was always available and so accommodating. He will give you a list of instructions and things you should bring. If you follow that, you should have no worries. We can't imagine ever staying in a hotel again! We will definitely stay again! Thank you for helping us have a perfect vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location in proximity to the beach, Boardwalk and restaurants.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice size unit for multiple families to stay and not get in each other's way. Elevator was handy for loading and unloading but definitely got our steps in taking the stairs many times each day. Plenty of beach chairs, toys and cart was nice to carry it all. Just a few minor housekeeping issues but overall a very nice place to stay. Great view of Thursday fireworks show from the balcony and pool was a good break from the rough afternoon tides.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a great time. Wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

Condo was perfect for what we needed. Just a few steps from the beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was great. Had everything thing we needed and was very comfortable and clean. The location was wonderful. We walked everywhere. The grandkids especially enjoyed the pool.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beach Bliss!

  • 5 of 5

Our family LOVED staying at "Top of the World"! The house was well supplied with everything we needed to make our stay enjoyable. I believe we all slept like babes in the extra comfy beds. The fact that we were in a gated environment and that we could come and go with keyless entry was a big plus. The short walk to beach was THE BEST!! Also, we rarely moved our van because we could walk to almost everywhere we wanted to go. Several nice restaurants were just a stroll away. Our family travels to a beach each summer and we have been to many different ones. My husband and I decided this is our new favorite!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Endwell, NY

Great place with friendly owners. Highly recommend this place. High class residence.

  • 5 of 5

Great place with friendly owners. Highly recommend. High quality construction with all of the entities. Pool is shaded in the afternoon is not a bad thing in the afternoon after coming back from the beach. Don't deter from being a block off the beach it's only a hundred steps more on a private road with little to no traffic. Very safe and secure. Had a great time ready to go back now.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
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Britt's Donut Shop
Carolina Beach Boardwalk
Shuckin Shack
Surf House
Michaelangelo's Pizza
Port City Java
Uncle Vinny's Pizzeria Ristorante
The Veggie Wagon
Hang Ten Grill
A & G Barbecue & Chicken
Freddie's Restaurante
Michael's Seafood Restaurant
Fort Fisher State Historic Site
Freeman Park
Island True Value Tackle & Hardware
Tony Silvagni Surf School
Shuckin Shack
The Dive Food & Spirits
Carolina Explorer Sportfishing
Carolina Beach Fishing Charters
Squigley's Ice Cream & Treats
Zaaki Grill
Carolina Jeep Rentals
Silver Dollar
Kayak Carolina Kure Beach
Kure Beach Fishing Pier
Carolina Beach Fishing Pier
Jack Mackerel's Island Grill
Fat Pelican The
If you are going out in Carolina Beach - you must make a stop at the Fat Pelican. It's a bi...
The Fudgeboat
Granny's Country Kitchen
El Zarape
Gulfstream Restaurant
Kate's Pancake House
Majic Beanz
Order an Americano. Bring the kids - there is a playroom section in the back where the kids...
Ida Thai Cuisine
Cashew Nut. Good.
Sea Merchants Food Store
Groceries with a flashback to the 1970s. Great wine selection.
Deck House
Great place for a good, formal, sit down meal. A little pricey but look for half price apps...
Freddie's Restaurante
Lazy Pirate Island Sports Grill
Great place to bring the kids.
Hoplite Irish Pub and Restaurant
Shepard's Pie and beer. mmmm.
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Wilmington International Airport (ILM)
Nearest Barpub
15 Metres
Several within 4 blocks
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Southport - Ft Fisher Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Masonboro Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
15 Metres
Hang 10 Grill plus many more
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Our Very Own!
Car: recommended

While the beach is the number one attraction, there is much more that our area has to offer. Visit our historic boardwalk area with carnival rides and games from May through September - a quick 3 block walk from our condo.

Tee off on a round of golf at one of many courses in the area. There are three golf courses within 10 miles of the condo.

Charter a day of deep sea fishing. Charters dock at the boat basin which you can see from the master bedroom.

The NC Aquarium at Ft. Fisher is a quick drive (or bike ride) away and is located next to historic Ft. Fisher. Take a morning or afternoon to explore the Ft. Fisher area. It is truly one of the most beautiful places in our entire region.

Hop the Southport/Ft. Fisher ferry for a fun round trip to Southport. Spend the day exploring this quaint town at the mouth of the Cape Fear River.

Take a drive to historic downtown Wilmington to tour the WWII era Battleship North Carolina. While you are there, visit the shops and artisan galleries of this vibrant and bustling city.

Book a tour of Screen Gems Studios where so many movies and TV Shows have been filmed. The studios are close to the airport in Wilmington.

Back at the beach, rent a 4x4 jeep for the day (or bring your own) and go four wheeling on the beaches at the North End and South End of Carolina Beach. This may just turn out to be the favorite part of your vacation.

Bring your surfboard, ocean kayak or bicycle. There is plenty of room in your private garage to store your toys.

Do your morning jog or afternoon walk around the lake - literally across the street from you. Bring the kids to the lake to let off some steam on the swings and playground.

There are several festivals and events at the lake throughout the year. Monday night is movie night at the lake. You'll have front row seats from your living room balcony for these events.

There is so much to do and see without needing to drive and even more to do if you're willing to drive a short distance.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $200
Tax Rate 13.0%

*Rates above are a preferred guideline. Holiday and special event rates and may vary, please inquire ahead of time.
Please inquire if you need extended or reduced vacation stay.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
You must be at least 18 years old to enter into a rental contract.
Reservations are taken on a first come first served basis.

100% Refund if you cancel your reservation within 60 - 31 days of your check-in date minus a $150.00 cancellation fee.
50% refund if you cancel your reservation within 30 days of your check-in date.

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.

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