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Speaks: english, french, german

Sur La Mer - Luxury Oceanfront in N. Topsail - Open August 27th

83 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Topsail Island House Rental Photos and Description

House, 6 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 18)


The week of August 27th is $400 off. Must be for full week rental.

Looking for the perfect getaway? Stress literally melts away as you watch the sun rise or the moon set over the Atlantic. Enjoy a parade of dolphins with your morning coffee from a deck just a stone's throw from the beach. Or, simply unwind with a fine merlot under the brightest stars you've ever seen.

Escape to Sur La Mer, your own private resort nestled on the beautiful white sands of North Topsail Beach. You'll be swept away by the comfort, beauty and serenity of this oceanfront home.

Exquisitely designed, Sur La Mer offers 6 spacious bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths. The first floor features three oceanfront bedroom suites, all with queen beds, top of the line bedding and custom window treatments. And, all with direct access to the oceanfront deck offering a stunning view of the Atlantic, the surf and the beach.

This floor also offers a bedroom perfectly designed for children. With two sets of bunk beds, a day bed, and TV/VCR/DVD, kids absolutley love this hideaway from the adults. We have also provided an X Box and PS2 with several games.

And a fifth bedroom offers a double bed and two additional twin beds with a perfect view of the sunset over the Sound.

The beauty of the reverse floor plan is further revealed on the top floor, where you'll discover panoramic views of the ocean on one side and the intercoastal waterway on the other. In the luxurious oceanfront master suite, you'll enjoy furnishings reminiscent of the British West Indies, a private bath, sitting area and TV/DVD. Coupled with the soothing ocean breeze, this suite provides comfort and serenity for even the neediest vacationer.

The vaulted common area features an English antique pub table that seats ten and a large island for your party to gather around. The gourmet kitchen, with top-of-the-line stainless appliances and solid surface counters, will make vacation mealtimes a simple pleasure. Then congregate, dine or just relax on the broad Trex deck listening to the soothing sounds of the ocean or the separate Onkyo 500 watt digital sound system with outside speakers.

We offer TVs with expanded cable in every bedroom, with HD channels and a DVR reserved for the master bedroom guests. Wireless internet access and free local and long distance calling are also provided.

Sur La Mer features covered parking, wet weather entry, a hot/cold enclosed outside shower and private beach access. A volleyball court, and grill round out the private vacation or getaway experience.

Don't settle for cramped 'Coach' class condos or duplexes when you can vacation 'First Class' at Sur La Mer. Save money by booking directly with an owner and read our reviews - let our previous guests share their experiences.

More pictures available from the web link below.

Keywords: Single-Family Home

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kristin DeBates - Owner (Owner)
Member since: 2003
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Speaks: english, french, german

About Kristin DeBates - Owner

Hi and welcome to our site. My name is Kristin and I am pictured here with my husband Tom and our two sons, Tanner and Stefan. We live in a suburb of Atlanta and absolutely fell in love with North Topsail a few years ago and decided to make the investment in our home away from home. We hope that you will consider our home as your vacation destination.

Kristin DeBates - Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why Kristin DeBates - Owner chose Topsail Island

You can't beat North Topsail for the beach! The views of the ocean and intercoastal are amazing. The dolphins parading at 9:00 am was a big crowd pleaser as well. And, you can't forget the sky and the stars at night. What absolute beauty! We take great pride in keeping our home clean and well-maintained. We also provide personalized attention that is difficult to get when dealing with a large agency.

What makes this house unique

When we vacation, we leave everything behind. Our home is perfectly situated to relax and just spend time with family. You can walk to the pier and fish, you can surf or play golf at a few different courses nearby. When you vacation here, you are dealing directly with the homeowner. We pride ourselves in offering a home that makes you feel comfortable, yet provides a little bit of luxury. And, we love dealing with our guests. Just read our reviews!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We love the pristine beaches of North Topsail and hope you will enjoy our home.
Nov 2003
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Sur La Mer - Luxury Oceanfront in N. Topsail - Open August 27th
average rating of 4.9879518 based on 84 reviews
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Amazing Well Appointed Home

  • 5 of 5

We loved our visit to North Topsail and our stay at Sur La Mer. The layout of the home was perfect. It was beautifully furnished and had everything you needed. I truly felt like I was staying in a good friends home. The location was perfect and all rooms had a wonderful view of the beach. The multiple decks accommodated all weather. The kitchen was very well stocked. Having a full sized "beer fridge" in the lower level entry was an added bonus! The kind sized bed in the master suite was perfect, I slept great! Thank you so much for sharing your home with us. We made wonderful memories and plan to return.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Excellent House

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Sur La Mer did not disappoint. We are a family of 3 adults and 2 small dogs. The house is clean and decorated beautifully. The kitchen is well equipped, and you have ocean views from almost every room. The owners are a joy to work with. The response time to any questions we had was immediate. The beach is a few steps away and very private. You will be very pleased if you choose this beautiful home. We will return

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous home and view!

  • 5 of 5

Sur La Mer is a beautifully decorated home with every possible amenity. We had a family reunion for ages 20 to 78 from as far away as California and Costa Rica....all found this to be a very well appointed home with a spectacular view of the ocean and beach. The weather was perfect at the end of April. We were

grateful for the well-stocked kitchen and convenient dining and living area. All of the bedrooms are lovely. The porches are very comfortable too.

Everyone loved the visit and the magical beach and surf.

The only caution is that the stairs are fairly steep - this can be challenging for elder canines.

The property was beautifully maintained and very clean.

We would highly recommend this lovely home to friends and relatives.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sunrises over the ocean; sunsets over the sound; lots of relaxation and fun in-between

  • 5 of 5

A beautifully decorated home with easy ocean access, delightful living space, well-appointed kitchen and cozy bedrooms created a clean, welcoming atmosphere for a week's retreat in April with old friends. Two flights of steps from entry to the main living area might be a bit daunting for some but we counted them as part of our exercise regimen. Delightful weather and a full moon highlighted our stay and the homeowners were helpful from beginning to end. There's easy access to grocery stores, shops and restaurants on the island . . . if you can make yourself leave this restful oasis.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Amazing Visit to North Carolina

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation at SurLaMer.From start to finish this stunning home was all that was promised and more.All of the amenities were present.We enjoyed relaxing while watching the changing ocean,hearing the waves crash just outside the windows,sunsets over the intercostal waterway,dolphins frolicking just beyond the beach,long walks and time spent with family.We were close to several local restaurants and a shopping center.As Mom says"wow that was a once in a lifetime experience"Our visit was off season and we often had the beach to ourselves.We will cherish the memories we made at SurLaMer and came home rested and recharged.Kristen and Tom were hospitable and checked frequently to make sure we didn't need anything.We'll definately be going back and would highly recommend it to our friends.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Wonderful Family Christmas at Sur La Mer

  • 5 of 5

What a perfectly lovely Christmas we had at Sur La Mer. This was our first destination Christmas and I was a little uneasy about pulling it off. Our children and grandchildren were flying in from California and Illinois. We needed Pack 'N Play, highchair etc. The owners couldn't have been more helpful. They even bought a decorated Christmas tree and had it waiting for us. Our children and grandchildren made the rest of the decorations and had a fun time doing so. The weather was warm and even though it was foggy for four days, several of our family went body surfing and boogie boarded. We all spent hours shelling and looking for sea glass which we found. Such lovely colored shells at North Topsail Beach.

The children loved the toys and the video games in the bunk room. The kitchen had everything we needed and more.

The house is beautiful, comfortable and tastefully decorated. I wouldn't hesitate to highly recommend this vacation home.

Such nice people to work with. Would rent again.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles

The serious golfer will enjoy trying 5 different courses, all within a 60 minute drive - one 5 star course is within 10 minutes! Also, for the fishing enthusiast, you can enjoy deep sea fishing on one of the local charter boats, And, for the ladies, there are several quant shops locally and Wilmington and Jacksonville offer malls and plenty to do


Rates & Availability

North Topsail Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 25 2016 - Aug 12 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Post Peak
Aug 13 2016 - Aug 26 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Aug 27 2016 - Sep 9 2016
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 10 2016 - Sep 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
Sep 17 2016 - Sep 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 28 2016
7 night minimum stay
Oct 29 2016 - Nov 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan 7 2017 - Mar 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
Apr 15 2017 - May 5 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
Late Spring
May 6 2017 - May 12 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
May 13 2017 - May 19 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Peak
May 20 2017 - May 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Pre Peak
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Pre Peak
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Pre Peak
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Post Peak
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Cleaning $155
Tax Rate 10.0%

Linen service and pets optional for additional fees.

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Topsail Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Queen bedroom, private bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Shared bath
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared bath
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , Located on main living floor
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite with sitting area and private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen ocean-facing suite with private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen ocean-facing suite with shared bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Queen ocean-facing bedroom with access to bath
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , Large bunk room, sleeps 6, with access to shared bath
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Single over double bunk, add'l twin bed
  • 1 Oceanfront King bedroom suite with sitting area and private bath, 3 oceanfront Queen bedrooms, one with private bath, 2 with pocket door access, 2 bunk bedrooms - one with 2 sets of twin bunks and one with a twin bed and a twin over double bunk bed
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Central Vacuum, Stainless Steel Appliances, Volleyball Court, Enclosed Outside Shower, Trex Decking, Grill, Patio Furniture,, Home Audio System with Outside Speakers, Private beach access with elevated deck, ** No Smoking**

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