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Soundfront, dock, canoe/3 kayaks, 5BR (3K/4T) 5.5 baths, 3-4 min walk to ocean

Soundfront, dock, canoe/3 kayaks, 5BR (3K/4T) 5.5 baths, 3-4 min walk to ocean


Property Details

Updated: Apr 25, 2015
House, 5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, Sleeps 10

Heron House is a place for families to gather for fun and relaxation.

LIVING ROOM on first floor: Cable TV/DVD/VCR, CD player,

stereo, books, games, puzzles, ample seating, overlooks sound

DINING ROOM on first floor opens to deck

5 BEDROOMS: (3 open to deck) -- Sleep 10.

BEDROOM 1: KING, 2nd floor, back of house, overlooks Stump Sound, opens

to upper deck, private bath with tub/shower

BEDROOM 2: Two TWINS, 2nd floor, private bath with tub/shower,

front of house, view of ocean

BEDROOM 3: Two TWINS, 2nd floor, private bath with shower (has an additional door to hall that can be locked for privacy, or left unlocked for access from hall and upstairs tv/sitting room),

front of house, view of ocean

BEDROOM 4: KING, 2nd floor, back of house, overlooks Stump Sound, opens

to upper deck, private bath with shower

BEDROOM 5: KING. 1st floor, opens to lower deck, overlooks Stump Sound,

bathroom has bathtub with shower

5.5 BATHROOMS -- half-bath downstairs; each bedroom has a private bathroom en suite

KITCHEN: Large eat-in, fully-equipped (coffee-makers, crab cook-pots,

blender, food processor, waffle iron, etc), dishwasher,

refrigerator with ice maker, microwave, roaster/toaster

LAUNDRY ROOM/PANTRY off the kitchen


Broadband wi-fi internet connection: Cable modem

Crib and pack 'n' play, high-chair, gates on porch and deck

Two-car garage, with plenty of space to store your beach stuff

Beach chairs, umbrellas, beach toys provided. Shower room off the garage with hot

and cold water

2 DECKS in back: An upper deck to sun and enjoy panoramic views,

and a shaded lower deck for sitting in deck chairs and bird-watching or

dining at the picnic table (additional children's picnic table)

Gas grill on deck, outside dining room

Ceramic tile, hardwood, and carpet throughout

Ceiling fans in bedrooms, living room, kitchen

Central heat/air (separate thermostat for upstairs and downstairs), telephones

Private DOCK for fishing and crabbing with walkway from house

Small boats: Canoe, 2 kayaks. Life preservers (child to adult sizes)

Spacious Cape Cod with large front porch on a quiet street in

residential community. Front porch has swing and rocking chairs, and

gates for children's safety

Beautiful yard, with live oaks and wax myrtles native to Topsail


Community pool and tennis courts

Three to four minute walk to the ocean

Local rental agencies can accommodate your needs for towels and


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  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Swimming pool

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Soundfront, dock, canoe/3 kayaks, 5BR (3K/4T) 5.5 baths, 3-4 min walk to ocean
+1 -301-340-3031
North Topsail Beach Topsail Island
Aberdeen, Maryland

Best Vacation House EVER!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at Heron House last summer and it was amazing. There were 11 of us that went, my aunt and 2 cousins,my cousin's girlfriend, my grandparents, my parents and my two brothers. There were plenty of beds and everyone had plenty of room to spread out. The decks on the back of the house were spacious and had plenty of chairs and tables so you could enjoy the wonderful views. The sound and dock out back kept all 4 boys entertained all week. We went crabbing off the dock and caught lots of crabs and even a couple shrimp. They were delicious! There were 4 canoes/kayaks that we used and plenty of life jackets. The house had everything you could possibly want, both for the kitchen and for outside. There are plenty of movies and games too.The community pool was wonderful and the walk to the beach was not long at all but you do have to cross the main road. There is parking at the pool (beach front) but not much so you might not get a spot if its busy. The beach was beautiful! I loved this house and would recommend it to anyone with a large group.
  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway


Activity and Interests

On-island activities: Surf-, pier-, and deep-sea-fishing, biking,

kayaking, canoeing, swimming, tennis, walking, water-skiing,

jet-skiing, shell- and shark-tooth-hunting, bird-watching, to name a

few ...

On-island amenities: Restaurants, fast-food to mom-and-pop to fine

dining ... shops, cheesey beach stores to fine

gift/clothing/furniture/wine/art boutiques ... ATM/bank ...

churches ... groceries ... marina ... museums ... playgrounds ...

pharmacy ... medical services .....

Off the island from three to 30 miles away: World class golf a 5-

minute drive north, and other courses south along route 17 between

Topsail and Wilmington ... historic Wilmington with the USS North

Carolina, Screen Gems Movie Studio, shops, restaurants, museums ....

Wilmington International Airport


From $2,530 Per week

Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
May 30 2015 - Aug 29 2015
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Weekly Rate: $2460 - $2460

Saturday to Saturday, summer only, May 30, 2015, through August 29, 2015, $2530/week. Rates do not include taxes. Until confirmed,
rates are subject to change without notice.

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Updated: Apr 25, 2015


Property Type

  • house

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool


  • pets not allowed


  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bathroom 5
  • Half Bathroom


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5


  • To our previous guests, please note that we now have king beds in three bedrooms, and two bedrooms have two twins each. There are no queen beds. To those unfamiliar with Heron House, we will be happy to send you more pics. The comforts of home, the serenity of salt marshes, a quiet lagoon and gentle breezes all welcome you to Heron House. We invite you to kick back, unwind, and create some special memories. The sound side of the island is a softer, gentler part of the beach. From your chair on the back deck of Heron House, you can follow herons and egrets stepping along the shore, fish skipping across the water, ospreys and pelicans diving for dinner. You can listen to breezes rustling through the trees, birds chattering with each other, water lapping against docks. You can marvel at spectacular sunsets. Or you can mosey down to the dock and drop in a fishing line or crab pot -- or if you're really good and really patient, at low tide, you can catch your crabs with a line, a chicken back, and a net. Or you can launch a Heron House boat. You can rock or swing on the front porch, picnic on the lower deck, or go to the upper deck to sun or enjoy a panoramic view of the lagoon, Permuda Island, and the waterway. Or you can soak up the beautiful views from inside, as you gaze out the expansive windows. When you walk through the front door into the living room, you feel you can almost reach out and touch the water. There are TVs/VCRs/DVDs, video library, stereo, games, books, and toys that will entertain on a lazy indoor day or in the evening. When you wander over to the beach, it's only a three to four minute walk because the island is so narrow here. Look for sharks' teeth, which are not found at most beaches, but can be plentiful on Topsail. There are a community pool and tennis courts, 3-6 minute walk. Also, there's one golf course after another between here and Wilmington, and a first-rate course, North Shore, about a 5-minute drive north, just over the high-rise bridge. And there are the water sports, with rentals available on the island for all sorts of equipment. This is a happy house, filled with happy memories. Come make some of your own.

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