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Property Details

Updated: May 23, 2015
Family Friendly, New Home W/elevator, Sleeps 10-12, Steps From The Beach!

Welcome to the “Sand Castle”! This beautiful, brand new, 2200 square foot home was built in 2013. Be one of the first to enjoy this stunning vacation home that has been designed, built, furnished and stocked with the vacationer in mind. It is a wonderful place to relax, and enjoy time with family and friends. The home is a ½ mile south of the heart of Surf City; you will find various activities, the pier, fishing, boat access, fish markets, restaurants, bars, coffee, surf and gift shops, grocery store and multiple playgrounds, to name a few, all within walking distance. The beach is a very short walk with access just steps away. All of the amenities of Surf City are within walking distance but far enough away that the beaches are not crowded. The house sleeps up to 12 people comfortably.

When you enter the home, you will be able to load your luggage and groceries into the elevator and leave your troubles behind you.

As you head up the stairs to the first level, you will find the first of two master bedrooms with queen bed, private bathroom with shower/garden tub and double sink, wall-mounted flat screen TV/DVD, and private deck with views of the ocean and sound. There is a second bedroom with twin beds, wall-mounted flat screen TV/DVD, and deck. There is a third bedroom with twin over full bunk (and a trundle bed), wall-mounted flat screen TV/DVD, Xbox 360 and games (which can be connected to any TV you wish) and deck. A hall bathroom featuring a shower/tub, and a full size, high efficiency washer and dryer are also featured on this level.

As you go up to the second level, this is the main level of the home. The main level features a spacious great room with comfortable, well-appointed furnishings, a 60 inch wall-mounted flat screen TV with Blue Ray DVD player, with ability to connect to your Netflix or other account through the home’s Wi-Fi, and a Bose wireless stereo system. One of the two couches is a queen sleeper. Off the dining area is a wonderfully cozy sitting area that is a great place to read a book, or catch up with friends and family. Off the great room there is a large deck with views of the ocean, the pier, the sound and the swing bridge. Here you can enjoy your morning coffee while watching the sun-rise or a nice beverage while watching the sun set. Also on this level is the dining/kitchen area. The kitchen features granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and is well stocked for cooking and serving up quick or elaborate meals, it’s up to you! The dining area comfortably seats 15. Off the kitchen is another deck with views of the ocean, pier, sound and swing bridge. This level also has a half bath.

Up one more level and you arrive at the true master suite, which includes elevator access. This level features a king size bed, wall-mounted, 40 inch flat screen TV/DVD, sunken corner tub, shower, and double sink. The master suite has a separate, private office/study, as well as two decks featuring even more amazing views of the ocean, pier, sound and swing bridge. These are some of the best views on the island.

The home is designed to be user and family friendly. The house has central air, Wi-Fi, cable and phone. There is keyless entry to avoid the hassle of “checking in” or getting “locked out”. The elevator, which goes to all four levels, can accommodate persons in a wheelchair or who simply have mobility issues. All six decks are built with Azek composite decking, which means no splinters! We offer a linen service, including sheets, towels and beach towels, for those who wish to travel a little lighter. The house is fully equipped with a pack-n-play, stroller, high chair/booster seat, baby monitor, two baby gates, children’s toys and books, a DVD library, and board games. The kitchen is fully equipped to host large dinner parties with service up to 20, including everything needed to cook and serve your guests. The beach access is a stone’s throw from your doorstep. There is a large outside shower for yourself and little ones coming back from the beach. We also supply beach chairs, beach toys, boogie boards and a wagon for getting it all the short distance to the beach. For outside fun, there is a large back and side yard featuring a grill, corn-hole, horseshoes, ring-toss, children’s swing and outside toys. There is plenty of parking to accommodate up to 5 full size vehicles. The home is professionally cleaned and managed. The owners and the local property manager are always available for any unexpected issues or questions that may arise.

If you have a larger group, you can also rent our larger, beachfront property with pool, which can accommodate up to 20. The two properties are steps away and combined can sleep up to 32 people. Please contact the owner directly to rent both properties.

Our family has been enjoying all that Surf City has to offer for over 30 years. Our hope is that you enjoy your stay and feel as though we have provided everything you need for an amazing vacation. We have taken a lot of time and attention to making this home beautiful, comfortable, clean and family friendly, so that your vacation is as relaxing, and worry free as possible.

More Details
  • Sleeps 12
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

My Husband grew up vacationing in Surf City. When he introduced me to Surf City, I fell in love (with him and Surf City). We have been fortunate enough to purchase our own home in Surf City and look forward to many memories here with our own children and extended family who also own homes here.

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24 Reviews

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Family Friendly, New, W/elevator, Steps From The Beach
+1 -610-656-7968
Surf City Topsail Island

Great Surf City Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5
Gorgeous 4 level just steps from the Beach and ocean views from 3 levels off front and back decks. House is immaculately kept and has all amenities that anyone could want. We loved the isolated 4 floor Master Suite. The kids enjoyed all the toys and the X-box in their well thought out room was the hit of the trip for them!

House is just blocks from downtown Surf City. There are 3 fine restaurants within walking distance. The fishing pier a 5 minutes walk. A great location!

We will return to this home next year!
  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Family Friendly, New, W/elevator, Steps From The Beach
+1 -610-656-7968
Surf City Topsail Island
Charlotte, NC

A terrific family weekend!

  • 5 of 5
We had the pleasure of staying here for a long weekend with our family. The house was perfect for our needs and accommodated us nicely. The location was lovely, the views were beautiful and the weather was chilly but we were treated to dolphin sightings each day!
The entire rental transaction was flawless and Dana was very easy to work with. We are already talking about another visit to the area and when we set dates this will be our first choice!
  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Family Friendly, New, W/elevator, Steps From The Beach
+1 -610-656-7968
Surf City Topsail Island

Beautiful and Great location

  • 5 of 5
Spent the weekend with girlfriends for NYE. Enjoyed the flexible space and comfy accommodations. Location is fantastic - three houses from the beach, and a few blocks from "downtown" Surf City and pier. Elevator made loading and unloading simple Owner was easy to communicate with and home was in PERFECT condition. Worth spending the money on sheets and towels - nice and not from a laundry service. Master bed very comfy, but some friends complained about other beds. The decor is tasteful beachy and everything is so new and in tip-top shape. Couldn't have asked for anything better.
  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Family Friendly, New, W/elevator, Steps From The Beach
+1 -610-656-7968
Surf City Topsail Island

Wonderful family location plus elevator

  • 5 of 5
We had such a lovely time here! The home was lovely and decorated so beautifully. Decks on all three levels made sitting outside a family joy. We had great weather for Dec and the house wrapped its arms around us. The elevator saved my life as I have lots of arthritis in my legs. I would have had to stay in one place at any other beach house. It was also nice to be so close to town. You can easily walk to town or the beach. You can manage without a car if necessary. The owner was exceedingly cooperative and responded to all our questions. She is very gracious. Thanks for a great family reunion.
  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
Family Friendly, New, W/elevator, Steps From The Beach
+1 -610-656-7968
Surf City Topsail Island
Charlotte, NC

Fun Times...Again!

  • 5 of 5
Once again, we had a lovely stay in this clean & beautiful home! With such a short walk to the beach, it was easy to keep the many children happy that accompanied the 6 adults on this trip...we were able to walk to the nearby restaurants some nights, other nights we stayed in to cook in the spacious kitchen...We absolutely love this place and I hope to be back ASAP!
  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
Family Friendly, New, W/elevator, Steps From The Beach
+1 -610-656-7968
Surf City Topsail Island

Wonderful house and location!

  • 5 of 5
We really enjoyed our stay at this house. The house was very clean, new, close to the beach and restaurants. We would definitely stay here again!
  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway


From the Owner

As busy professionals, with small children of our own, we wanted a vaction home where we would not have to expect the unexpected. We were able to modify the builder's plan to our needs, and design it for worry-free maintenance. We made several upgrades to the plan, structure, decks, railings, appliances, kitchen cabintes, flooring, and paint (to name a few). Most of these items woudl be undetectable to a vistor, but we wanted to build and provide the highest quality vacation home.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Wilmington International Airport (ILM) at 32.5 Miles Nearest Barpub : Beauchaines at 0.2 Miles Nearest Golf : North Shore Country Club at 10 Miles Nearest Motorway : Highway 17 at 3 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Beauchaines at 0.2 Miles Car: recommended


From $150 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Summer 2015
May 23 2015 - Jun 12 2015
7 night minimum stay
Peak Season 2015
Jun 13 2015 - Aug 14 2015
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2015
Aug 15 2015 - Sep 11 2015
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2015
Sep 12 2015 - Oct 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2015/2016
Oct 31 2015 - Apr 1 2016
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Cleaning Fee $150.00
  • Refundable damage deposit $500.00
  • Linen Fee $150.00
  • Tax Rate 12.75%

Shorter mimimum stays will be considered for last minute vacancies. Please contact owner via email or phone.

Linen Service is available for $150.00, which inlcudes sheets, bath towels and beach towels. Please contact owner to add to quote.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Total estimated amount
Updated: May 23, 2015


From the Owner

Location, location, location. This home offers beatuful views of the ocean and the sound. It is so close to the beach and to Surf City's wonderful restaurants, bars, the pier, playground and lots of other activities. We feel that this property offers it all.

Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Water View


  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Floor Area

  • 2200 sq. ft.


  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Hall bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Queen Master, double sink, garden tub/shower
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, Main Level, half bath
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet, tub, shower, King Master Suite, double sink, walk in shower & sunken tub


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king, King Master Suite
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen, Queen Master
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed, Single over full with single trundle (can sleep 4 children)
  • 4 Bedrooms and One queen sleeper, sleeps 12 in beds.


  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals

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