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

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

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


North Topsail Beach 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

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Kristin DeBates - Owner
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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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 4.9883723 based on 87 reviews

We will be back!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Sur La Mer! We've rented a lot of beach houses over the years and this one was our favorite by far. The view of the sound side from the front of the house is as amazing as the ocean view from the back of the house. The location could not have been any more perfect. The house is beautiful, very clean, the kitchen is fully stocked, the beds are super comfortable, and Kristin is wonderful to work with. We have three children under 5 so the close proximity to the beach was also great. We will return again next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Annual Topsail Summer trip

  • 5 of 5

This home is one of our favorites. We have been coming to TI for nearly 20 years and have rented many homes; Sur La Mer has just the right amount of space and amenities for our families. I think this was our 4th or 5th time staying here. Kristin is wonderful to work with and is quick to answer any questions. The house is always clean and the kitchen is well supplied. We were pleased to find so many left spices and extras that we rarely had to run to the grocery. There are plenty of utensils and things you don't find in other homes. We did a few roasts and were surprised to find a meat thermometer. You wouldn't find that in other places. The beds are comfortable and there is plenty of room for all with lots of seating around the table. We visited the turtle hospital in Surf City on Monday. Be aware they have limited hours and the wait can be quite long standing in the hot sun just to get in; not easy on little ones or elderly. We did learn a lot about the turtles and this year we were delighted to witness sea turtles hatching just a few houses down. We also watched dolphins from the covered porches. It was super hot outside so we only used the volleyball court once. If you are looking for a home away from home, a place for all ages and a place with plenty of parking, this is the place to rent.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thano you Lisa. We try very hard to make this a home that is comfortable and has what you would expect your house to have. We appreciate that you come back year after year. Many thanks!!!
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Awesome family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our beach vacation was awesome! We love Sur La Mer. Outstanding house - very tastefully decorated and a wonderful fully stocked kitchen! Great views of the ocean and sound side! The location is great. Very easy to make the daily grocery store trips! Weather was perfect. Kristen is so easy to work with. We look forward to this week every year! I think this was our 5th year at Sur La Mer!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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
  • Source: HomeAway
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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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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:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
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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North Topsail Beach 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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