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Charming 4 Bedroom, Ocean-Front Beach House

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type house

Overview

About the property

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2

Get away from it all at Tahiti Sweetie, a classic beach cottage with nostalgic charm! This roomy cottage can be found on the south end of Topsail Island, an area famous for its gorgeous sunrises and sunsets. Use your private beach access to indulge in long walks on the beach or watch the sunrise over the ocean from the cozy covered porch.

Located near sleepy Topsail Beach, you’re never far from shopping, dining, and fishing piers. Visitors and locals love the quiet, uncrowded beaches and laid-back atmosphere.

Wander in from the beach into the family room, decorated with fun, nautical-themed furniture and large windows that provide beautiful views of the ocean. The living room opens out onto the kitchen dining area, allowing conversation and laughter to flow through the space. You’ll have plenty of room to cook in the retro kitchen, well-stocked and fitted with sleek cabinets and surfaces. At the bar, you’ll have seats enough for 3 with room for 6 more at the beachy kitchen table.

Just off the porch on the north side, drift off to sleep in a tropical four-poster king bed. You’ll find a pair of delightfully nautical singles next door which share a bathroom with the king. On the other side of the house, a cozy queen bedroom also opens out onto the porch overlooking the ocean. Similarly, the south side queen shares a bathroom with two singles laid out in a typical “H” plan.

Share lost childhood memories with the kids in this affordable oceanfront rental in south Topsail Island. Step back in time to grandma’s cottage at Tahiti Sweetie, the classic beach cottage!

**Linens are available for $50, plus tax. This house rents from Saturday to Saturday during the summer.

Amenities:

42" TV in Den 

Dishwasher

HVAC

Covered Porch

Outdoor shower H/C

Washer/Dryer

Garage parking 

More Details

Property Manager
Lisa
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
March 10, 2018

Amenities

Topsail Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This house rents from Saturday to Saturday during the summer.

Reviews

3.7/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Charming 4 Bedroom, Ocean-Front Beach House
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 6 reviews
1

Will NEVER go back to this property.

  • 1 of 5

House has a great layout & plenty of space. Unfortunately it smells horrible!! Very musty, moldy smell. We opened patio doors to air it out but did not help. Closets smelled even worse. Linens were not delivered to the house. Last night unwelcome guests came in - bathroom crawling with ants & one of 4 bedrooms had ants. Ocean view was nice - this SHOULD have been a great experience but was not! This was our 3rd time using VRBO and only time we were disappointed.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Harpers Ferry
4

Great location! Right on the beach!!

  • 4 of 5

This property is right on the beach! You can walk out any of the three back doors and be on the sand in seconds! We enjoyed watching the sunrise, waves, shore birds, and dolphins from the deck and the beach itself. The kitchen is fully equipped and everything worked well, the king bed was quite comfortable, and the showers had nice showerheads and plenty of hot water (nice in November). The only reason why I did not rate the cottage 5 stars is because it needs some (more) updating. The carpet in the back half of the house is awesome - very soft and clean, and the stove and refrigerator work just right. However, there are other areas that need to be addressed - the carpet on the front half of the house, there is a mildew smell on all of the glasses and dishware (we rinsed things before using and all was well), the sliding glass doors stick (and can be very difficult to open and close), and the folding doors over the sliders are not all attached to their parts and may fall over. That being said, we enjoyed our stay here. :)

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at our home! We are a little jealous you were able to see Topsail's dolphins, what a wonderful site! Thank you for letting us know your concerns of the home, we will make a list and take them to the owner. We continuously update our homes to give you the best experience on the island, so I am sure your next visit will provoke all 5 stars! Thank you for staying with us over Thanksgiving, let us know when you'll be back. We would love to continue to make memories with you next year.
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5

Beach on Beach on Beach

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time my family stayed at a home on the beach and we loved it! It was really nice to have the space for everyone to relax and not be on top of each other in one small room. We loved having all the amenities we have at home at the beach. It made meal time a lot easier than piling everyone into the car and going out to eat for every meal. The home has a nice layout for anyone who either has kids or a bunch of single friends. The view...when we return next year, I don't know if we will be able to stay anywhere else after being spoiled with the view of the ocean. Our family even saw a couple of dolphins in the mornings! I'd say the only downside to this home, are the blind/shutter things. These are a little hard to use if you're not used to something like this, however, we cant wait to stay again!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great beach access and good floor plan for multiple families

  • 5 of 5

We loved the direct access to a lovely part of the beach. No matter when we walked down, we found just enough other people on the beach for it to be friendly, but never crowded. (Of course, it was early October :-) There were "tide pools" at low tide - a big win for little people. Shells were plentiful and pretty. The sand was perfect for the builders among us.

The floor plan worked well for two small families plus a grandma and an occasional guest. The "great room" was big enough to accommodate playing kids and resting adults. Being able to see the ocean from the kitchen as well as the living & dining rooms helped make that work lighter.

The beachside porch is covered and while it's a bit low for the kiddos, adults were able to enjoy an ocean view while rocking.

I loved the outdoor shower and all the kids enjoyed the "hose off" option.

There were a few items that should be tended to (like the accordion doors to the beach deck, and some slats needing replaced on the railings) but it was in great shape for an older home.

All in all, a really great rental.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy to hear that you absolutely loved your stay with us! October really is one of the best times to visit the island as it is a little less crowded and the weather is just about perfect. We enjoy hearing that you had plenty of space to enjoy with the family comfortably. Do let us know if you'll be in the area again as we would enjoy having your family visit again!
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Cary, NC USA
3

Great space & location; needs to be kept cleaner!

  • 3 of 5

On arrival we were impressed by the spaciousness of the living area and access to the beach. However, we found many items of cutlery and cookware had been put away into cupboards unwashed, which was very unsatisfactory. Also, the HVAC filter had obviously not been replaced in a very long time and the dishwasher was ineffective in washing items in the upper tray. The agent provided clean cookware and renewed the HVAC filter but was unable to fix the dishwasher in the time we were there. We rent on the island 2-3 times each year; we'll probably be looking for an alternative rental in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed the spaciousness of our home! We are so sorry to hear about the cutlery and the dishes... we certainly will be sure to keep an eye on that in the future... you didn't mention this at all to us so we are very surprised to hear about it in this review! We did take the pots and pans to you ASAP and believe it or not, did find the pots and pans in the cabinets along the wall after you left. I certainly would have placed mine closer to the stove area! The dishwasher has been fixed and we are very thankful to you for letting us know it was acting up. The water is very hard here and it appears several of the water holes were clogged on the spinner. So, they did replace this part. This is a very charming house but it is just as we say in the description, it will remind you of the old days on the Island. The owners love the cabin feel and take great pains to keep it authentic! WE do look forward to seeing you again and were so glad you were able to make it back to Topsail pick up the items you guys left in the house over the holidays. All the best to you and your family!
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Forest, Virginia
4

Loved the large porch for relaxing and watching the ocean!

  • 4 of 5

This property is a little older and could use a few repairs, but we had a wonderful time at the beach. The best aspect of the house is the large covered porch where we spent most of our time.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! And, yes, that covered porch is fantastic! Please give us a call in the office to let us know what may need repairing... we do wish to be sure all is perfect at the house! We hope to see you again!
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Wilmington International
Car: necessary

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Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Admin Fee $50 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Linens $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 12.75%

This house rents from Saturday to Saturday during the summer.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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