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Seas the Day - the Most Beautiful House on the BEACH!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Wow, a beach vacation with the family, in a home that's as cute as this one is? This year, you're going to love your vacation!

This is the most beautiful house on Topsail! And it's right on the beach - not an 'ocean-view' a couple of blocks from the beach or across the street from the beach, or even a piano lot (with only a small strip that extends between the houses to the beach). Seas the Day is right on the beach and the house is gorgeous.

Now wait a minute...I bet you think I'm just saying that. Well look at what some of are guests have said (see the full comments below):

'The website does not do this house justice! It is gorgeous, and the views of the beach and water are amazing from every room. ' Bonnie from Va

'Seas the Day is one of the best vacation houses I have stayed in. ... You will not be disappointed if you rent this place' Norma Jean from Ohio

'I highly recommend this place if you are looking for a wonderful beach house that has one of the best vistas in Topsail.' Mark from Northern Va

'Loved that house!!!!!! oh my, the walk to the pier was wonderful and so pretty. the house was perfect and held my whole family! it was an awesome vacation! thank you so much! wonderful!' Jessica from Ohio

And it goes on. You will truly love your stay at Seas the Day.

Located just 1 mile south of the Surf City pier, you're close to all the activity, yet just far enough away to enjoy the tranquility that lives here also. As a matter of fact, you may note some of our guests jokingly refer to the 'Buddy's walk'. Buddy's is a bar/restaurant by the pier, which is a nice 1 mile walk on the beach. Some people, including my brother, myself and our two wives like to walk down to Buddy's at lunch time, watch the surfers by the pier, order oyster shooters, and... possibly a cerveza or two (that's Spanish for beer) and maybe a tequila shooter. Well, the walk back is now quite enjoyable. We often just come back, lay out a towel and catch some rays and a snooze. The Buddy's walk - a perfect way to spend a vacation day.

Do you like to bike or run? There is a bike shoulder on the main road the entire way from the north side of Surf City to the south tip of the island. The island is like 22 miles long, so you can get a good work out.

Recently I rode my bike to the south end, and the smell of Jasmin and ocean air was unbelievable. I stopped on the far south point of the island and walked around the beach on the undeveloped point. I then rode back to Topsail Beach city hall and said hi to the ladies who worked there. (They had kindly sent me an invitation to pay real estate tax in their city even though my house was in Surf City. I graciously declined :-) but they were very pleasant.) I then rode back to Surf City and promptly bought an ice cream cone at DQ just to make sure I hadn't burnt off too many calories.

Believe me, this place is fun.

And I haven't even told you about Giligan's, just before the bridge on the mainland side and it's hilarious karaoke nights, or about Sears Landing and its award winning clam chowder made with sherry, or Indigo Marsh - the best restaurant overlooking the sound that you will ever find. Oh, and how about the fresh fish market (I mean right off the boat) behind the Crab Pot where you can get shrimp, flounder, shark or whatever they have been catching and take it back and grill it at Seas the Day.

You can play 18 holes at Coastal Carolina's only four-star golf course, North Shore Golf and Ocean Club (as per Golf Digest).

Surf shops that make me wish I was 18 again, Andy's and Island Delights that serve 50's style burgers and malts, the Surf City Wine and Cheese Shop (I go in for the weekly wine tastings and just the great smell!), II Bouchaines, and on and on. You won't want to leave.

And I haven't even talked about surf fishing, kayaking, surfing, jet skiing and more (check out the ALL CAPS paragraph below to see my web site for MORE things to do with phone numbers, addresses, etc.)

Seas the Day is BEACH FRONT. It is not a piano lot, a view lot, or across the street from the ocean. It is direct OCEANFRONT property.

For my RESTAURANT REVIEWS and THINGS TO DO web pages, LOOK BELOW THE CALENDAR ICON FARTHER DOWN ON THIS PAGE below the rates. ABOUT 1 INCH BELOW THAT THERE IS A LINE THAT SAYS 'CLICK HERE for more photos and information'. CLICK THERE and then click on RESTAURANT REVIEWS or the THINGS TO DO pages.

My teenage son once walked up the stairs to the living room and said 'This place just makes you smile!'

I still think OUR GUESTS SAY IT BEST:

'We loved the outside shower, complete wtih room for dry clothes and towels! Very kid friendly, my 13-month-old niece could wander around and the gates kept her safe. Topsail itself is so peaceful. We went to the sound side a few times to fish, canoe, and take the baby swimming. We golfed, ran, sailed (you have very nice neighbors who invited us!), and fished from the surf (caught sharks, stingrays, and a few fish). Such a great house -- plenty of space, well decorated, and everything you need in the kitchen for eating in!' Bonnie VA

Jim Murray from GA agrees wholeheartedly:

'My sister and I are both recently retired school teachers. For over 25 years we have talked about renting a beach house on the North Carolina coast, big enough to house all of our families. ... This house was everything we had dreamed about. It was RIGHT ON THE WATER,...

'Setting on our porch, we could watch the sun rise each morning. In the evening we could drive to the end of the island and watch the sun sink into the ocean....I bought 5 kites and one day we all spent the day flying them. ... We enjoyed the secluded walks on the beach and the discovery of hundreds of sea shells. We saw dolphins swimming by several times. The only regret we had, was that we couldn't stay for another week.'

We have added a 42' FLAT SCREEN TV in the living room and NEW FLAT SCREEN TVs in the master and 2 queen bedrooms, and there is a large TV in the bunk beds room. Ill post pictures soon.

BEDROOM SETUP: Top floor: QB & Full Bath. (There is also a QSS but it's right in the middle of the living room); Middle floor: KB, QB, 2BB (i.e. 4 beds), and BB with 2 Full Baths. There is a deck on both floors and there is an enclosed outdoor shower on the deck of the middle floor. The bottom floor has 2 full car garage, grill, and storage space.

Keywords: House, Beach, Surf, City, Seize, Seas, Topsail, Outer, Banks, Wilmington

More Details

Owner
Steve Morrison
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017

Why Steve Morrison chose Topsail Island

We absolutely love Surf City. But Seas the Day is so beautiful itself. The colors seem to bring the outdoor yellows of the sun, the sky's blue, and the ocean's greens inside. This is a totally relaxing beach house. The ocean breezes, the salt air, and the wonderful people make this a great place to be.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(61 traveler reviews)

Tarboro, NC
5

Wonderful Winter Getaway!!!

  • 5 of 5

Seas the Day is a great house in a great location! We found it perfect for a peaceful stay at the beach with just that right amount of exciting. It’s right on the beach and has tremendous large windows to take in the whole reason to stay in a place like this; whether sitting and reading, cooking and eating, or just hanging out. The view of the ocean is wonderful both inside and outside, on a pretty big porch. We enjoyed the fact that we could run down the short private boardwalk to the beach any time we wanted, which at times seemed like a private beach. The pier is just in view and fun to see while not being intrusive to the view. We saw dolphins playing in the waves every single day we were there, and there were also views of whales off the pier. There was plenty of room for everybody, the colors are bright and cheery, the furniture was comfy and the beds gave a good night’s sleep. We had everything we needed to cook our meals when we wanted, and it’s just a hop and skip to get down to the Surf City action. We really enjoyed our stay and are looking forward to going back! Our whole family recommends this place.

The Unrein Family

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for being our guest! Please come again.
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benson, nc 27504
5

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in your beautifully decorated beach home. It made our family time most enjoyable. Look forward to using it again next fall. Pat Blackman

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2007
  • Stayed: Sep 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Pat and do please come again. Many of our guests are repeat guests, so treat it as your own "vacation home"
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Costa Mesa, CA
5

Seize The Day

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house for a family or company get away. The house is in perfect condition with a great view of the ocean from the living room dining room area.

Miles of gorgeous beach within 100 feet of the back porch. Lots of great restaurants

located nearby.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for coming and being our guest. We always love having you come and enjoy the beach.
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Valrico Florida
5

Repeat Visitor

  • 5 of 5

Seas the day is awesome. We have stayed there more than once and truly enjoyed our stays. You can look out the sliding glass doors and see the ocean. Both times I have been there I was able to see Dolphins swimming by. The house is huge and provides privacy for everyone weather you have several couples who want to vacation together or even a large family who needs space. You are in an area where you can walk to most of the Topsail attractions. There are a couple of places nearby where you can get fresh seafood and the kitchen at seas the day has all the items necessary to stay in and cook. You can tell the owners are looking out for their guests, the décor is friendly and inviting. The living area had plenty of seating and the colorful dining room table seats 8-10 people. The balcony outside the house is perfect. It provides privacy from the beach crowds while providing a beachfront view. If you go for a swim there is even a shower outside to rinse off sand. We took our dog and he loved going out to the beach. We look forward to our next visit.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for being our guests. Seas the Day is a close walk to the pier, Buddy's grill and bar, and Daddy Mac's restaurant. Please visit us again.
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5

Great owner to work with!!

  • 5 of 5

Steven is such a joy to work with. He was in touch immediately and supplied his e-mail address and phone number. He called me the very next day after booking to be certain I didn't have any questions and supplied even more information about the house. I would definitely recommend this rental. It means so much to have such a pleasurable owner to work with. Thank you Steven!!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Family Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We just got home from our vacation at Seas the Day. The minute we saw the house and pulled into the driveway, we knew we made the right selection. What a perfect place to gather. We had more than enough room for 4 adults and 3 kids (+ 3 large dogs). The owners take great pride in their home and made sure everything was provided to make our stay comfortable. We were blessed with perfect and surprisingly WARM weather for our fall excursion! Seas the Day is a great location for extended family gatherings, with numerous beds, spacious living area, and a huge oceanfront deck. The home is beautiful as well as comfortable, and the place was spotless upon our arrival. Steve went above and beyond to ensure that our vacation was the best ever. On top of that, he provided extra support when our vehicle broke down and we needed to extend our vacation (I can't even imagine a better place to be stranded). As luck would have it, our 12-year-old son left his phone and Steve graciously shipped it to us the next day. We feel so fortunate that we selected this house and we will definitely be back next year. Until then the sounds of the ocean will be wonderful memories.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off Season
Sep 17 2016 - May 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,400
 
 
May
May 6 2017 - Jun 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$350
$1,850
 
 
June 4th
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,850
 
 
High
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,250
 
 
Mid August
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,670
 
 
Late Aug/Early Sept
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Off Season
Sep 16 2017 - May 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

PeaceofMind (no sec dep) $60
Pet Fee $150
Cleaning $140
Tax Rate 13.0%

1. We have a no refund cancelation policy. We will try to re-rent for you and if we do we'll pay you the amount received net of costs for re-renting. 2. You must sign a rental agreement with the owner before you get access. 3. The week before and after Easter, we only rent by the week, Saturday to Saturday, but we only charge the very low off-season rates. Note on Monthly rate: This only applies to January, February, and March.

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Amenities

Surf City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , This is a Jack 'n Jill bathroom (shared between 2 bedrooms).
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Queen size beds (1), Sleeper sofa (1), Bunk Beds (3) One room has 2 bunk beds (4 beds) and one room has 1 bunk bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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