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Views, Views, Views and just steps to the beach! Managed by the owner!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,850 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedroom, 3 1/2 baths, hot/cold outside shower, beds for 8, modern amenities

DO NOT RENT THIS HOME… if you don’t like panoramic views from Surf City beach to Topsail Island sound. This 3 bedroom 3.5 bathroom end unit offers all the comfort and amenities of home combined with the best of island living. Pour yourself a drink and keep an eye on the action at the in-ground pool, the beach or the playground from both of the wraparound decks. Each bedroom offers its own private bathroom, upgraded bedding, ceiling fans, and modern flat panel televisions with over 200 channels of entertainment. After waking up to the beautiful ocean views, head up stairs to the open kitchen washed in natural sunlight, and continue your viewing pleasure as you brew yourself a cup of gourmet coffee in the new Keurig brewer. This unique corner unit is the only townhome in Summerwinds to offer wrap around decks with unobstructed views of the beach, the swimming pool and the community playground. All just steps away from your covered carport. And when the activity outside becomes too much, rinse off in the outdoor hot and cold shower and then relax in one of the two living areas and watch your favorite YouTube, NetFlix, VuDu videos and more from the “smart” WiFi enabled flat screen TV. The bonus loft offers the same gorgeous ocean views, a card table to play any of the furnished games on, plus a trundle bed for extra sleeping options. Be amongst the first to rent this new to the rental market, updated home. From sunrise to sunset this home offers everything you want in a vacation rental; views, views, views.

News Alert! I have decided to manage this home myself. No more middle man and no more realtor booking fees.

During early and late peak season, we try to book weekly rentals only (Saturday - Saturday). However, if at the last minute the house is not rented we will rent for a minimum of four nights. Cleaning is included in the rate. Linens are only included for peak season weekly (Sat-Sat) rentals. If your stay is less than a week you will need to bring linens or rent them.

More Details

Property Manager
Victoria and Sean Donahue
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, Southern
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

About Victoria and Sean Donahue

We love Surf City! Growing up in NC I spent many summers vacationing in Surf City. We love the quaint feel of the island but also love the convenience of shopping, dining, and short drive to Wilmington. It is just a beautiful beach and such a nice beach community. We have many great family memories here and we know you will too.

Victoria and Sean Donahue purchased this townhome in 2015

Why Victoria and Sean Donahue chose Topsail Island

Once you arrive at Summerwinds, you will know immediately why we invested in this property. Light and airy throughout. Tons of natural sunlight. Views throughout the townhome are stunning. I can't say enough about the views. There are 2 decks for relaxing and watching the dolphins. Very modern and clean. The beach is very convenient. We know how important this is with kids! Summerwinds is our dream come true.

What makes this townhome unique

Every bedroom has it's own bath. The loft provides sleeping for 2 more guest. The pool area is visible from the deck as well as a playground just across the quiet street. Great for the entire family. Granite counter tops in kitchen. Modern and very comfortable. Dedicate high speed WiFi exclusive to this home. Truly a home away from home.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This review is posted on the former property management company's website. The renter gave us 5 stars and said the following,

"We absolutely loved the house, the view, and the ease of getting to the beach. Thanks for letting us stay!"

Thanks for the great review!
Jun 2015
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Surf City Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 3 full bathrooms. 1/2 bath on landing between loft and second floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Loft area has twin bed with a trundle so sleeping for 2
  • 3 bedrooms with private bath and loft area (4th bedroom). 3 bedrooms have flat screen TVs.
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Views, Views, Views and just steps to the beach! Managed by the owner!
average rating of 4.9375 based on 17 reviews
South Carolina

Relaxing break, great views

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic view and plenty of places to curl up with a book -- or computer! The post-Christmas atmosphere on the beach and in town was a nice change from the normal, busy beach scene. We rented bikes (50 South Surf Shop) in spite of the cooler weather, and the walks on the beach were peaceful. Just what we needed to recharge for the new year! The place was comfortable, clean, and big enough for the eight people we had for four of the nights we were there. The owners communicated with us several times before we arrived to make sure we would be comfortable; the only downside -- they weren't at the place to cook our meals for us. :) Thanks for offering a great, relaxing place to enjoy the beach!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceeded our expectations

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect vacation spot for our family! It was clean and bright with beautiful views of the ocean. The kitchen had plenty of dishes and utensils, far more than we expected! The AC unit on one of the floors died prior to our stay (the owners contacted us in advance as it was taking a few extra days to repair to see if we wanted to cancel but we decided to stay anyway) but opening a few windows kept everything nice and cool and we hardly missed the AC. The playground across the street and two porches were great for the kids! We really enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable home in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this property. The house is very comfortable, well stocked with all the essentials and only one block from the beach. We were there in September and loved have the beach basically to ourselves. We were thrilled when we found the beach chairs, beach umbrella and boogie boards to enjoy at the beach.

We were 5 adults (all siblings) so having the three bedrooms with queen and twin beds was ideal. It was great that they each have their own bathroom.

This house is so beautifully decorated and comfortable that we didn't mind that several of the days were rainy and we spent a good amount of time in the house.

It is located only 1.5 miles from the center of Surf City so very convenient to the local shops, and restaurants.

I would highly recommend this property. The owner was very responsive to all our questions and made the preparations for the stay very easy.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Terrific place for the family

  • 4 of 5

The town home is well maintained, clean, fresh, and a great location. It is also well furnished, even a closet full of things for the beach. Great for our 2 and 3 year old who loved the beach, playground, and pool. The owners were great to us, and kept in touch to make sure we were satisfied. My wife suggested we go ahead and make another reservation for next year because it was such a great fit for our family.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach Dream

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation at Summer Winds. The home we rented was well stocked with everything we needed- beach chairs, toys and even cooking supplies like spices and olive oil which we did not expect! The house was bright and clean- the linen service was amazing. We were steps away from the playground, beach and pool and the children had great fun bouncing from one to the other. The access roads were so quiet that we felt comfortable letting the children ride their bikes unaccompanied. The pool/maintenance man was professional and helpful- he even gave the children extra pool toys. We enjoyed the upstairs deck for the sunrises and sunsets, while the downstairs deck was a perfect shady spot for sitting outside during the day. The furniture is home-comfortable, not rental-uncomfortable. Sean and Vicky were so prompt in replying to the millions of questions I had and were so easy to work with. We truly felt like we were in a home and look forward to returning next summer.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Worry free vacation

  • 5 of 5

We felt at home from the moment we walked through the door. Everything was clean and nicely organized.

Loved the lay out of the home. We came with our adult children and everyone had plenty of privacy.

The owners are great to deal with. My daughter had forgotten some clothing at the house when we left and it was returned to her. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
31 Miles
Nearest Beach
Surf City
Car: recommended

Topsail is a small island. You will feel like you are very far away from the hustle and bustle of normal life. However, it is conveniently located 30 miles from Wilmington, NC. Also, there are 2 large grocery stores about 10 minutes down the road. As well as many restaurants on the island ranging from beachy casual to fine dining.


Rates & Availability

Surf City Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Pre Peak
May 6 2017 - Jun 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Lovin'
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Quiet Low Season
Sep 10 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.0%

During early and late peak season, we try to book weekly rentals only. However, if at the last minute the house is not rented we will rent for a minimum of three nights.

Cleaning is included in the rate. Linens are only included in peak season rentals (Sat-Sat). If your stay is less than a week you will need to bring your linens or rent them.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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