|Minimum Stay||1 - 7 nights|
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This wonderful, traditional cottage is waiting for you. Ten feet from the ocean with breathtaking views from the deck or screened-in porch. Completely refurbished.
This Oceanfront Cottage is just one mile from the center of Surf City, just far enough away, but still close to everything!
Why the Owner Chose Surf City: Topsail Island is one of the last islands that do not have a bunch of high rise condos. It feels like the beaches that I went to as a young child.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Being on the water is wonderful. We sit and watch the dolphins swim up and down the beach. The sunrise each morning is truly a sight to see.
My wife and I renovated this cottage in 2005. It was surely a labor of love.
Joe Carter purchased this house in 2005
Topsail Island is one of the last islands that do not have a bunch of high rise condos. It feels like the beaches that I went to as a young child.
We loved staying at this house! Perfect location, plenty of space, and very clean. We hope to stay here again!
We stayed in Full Timeout (or as we call it "Joe's Place") the whole month of April. The first thing we noticed was how clean and orderly the place was. My wife is over the top when it comes to cleanliness and she was impressed. The rooms are large and very comfortable. The kitchen was very well equipped with everything you need including nice cookware and utensils galore. We always take a couple skillets and good pans just in case, but they were not needed here.
The deck consists of a nice sized screened in room and open deck with plenty of seating. The screened in room was especially nice for the next day after getting a little too much sun or during a shower. The views are spectacular. Walk down the steps and it's toes in the sand. Since the closest public access is at least a 100 yards away, there is always plenty of room on the beach right in front of the house. There is parking for at least 6-8 cars with room to spare. About a 30 min. walk up the beach and you are right in the center of Surf City at the pier.
As nice and functional as the house is I think the biggest asset is Joe (the owner). If you have any questions or problems he is
available by phone or email and gets back to you immediately.
We are already talking to him about our next stay.
Thanks Joe for making our stay amazing!
Barry & Mel Taylor
This was the first time renting a vacation home. We rented it as a family getaway. We live locally but it's hard for my siblings and I to get together with our children and mom. This house was perfect for us. We had 10 people comfortably stay there. The house is definitely dog friendly as there is no carpet except for the stairs. Joe was fantastic! we had questions and he would respond quickly even when it was not urgent. We all would recommend This home and Joe! Already figuring out when we can do it again!
Thank you Joe for everything!
This cottage is perfect in every way! Lots of room, big kitchen, and fantastic views! The best part was our VERY short walk to the beach and the screened-in porch to watch the sun rise!!! The ocean breezes were refreshing and the waves were great for bodysurfing. The local restaurants were wonderful -The Breezeway Restaurant, Sears Landing and especially, Beauchaines 211. Can't wait to return next summer!!!
After 20 years at the Outer Banks we decided to try Surf City. We found Full Timeout and it was the most awesome Beach House we have ever stayed. The backyard is the ocean and the house is very clean, roomy and well laid out. It is well worth the longer drive and wish we had discovered this quiet and uncrowded lifestyle earlier. The owner is great and easy to communicate with. This is just what me and my wife were looking for. We never liked the crowds and noise, just a nice peaceful retreat. Full Timeout has everything we have been looking for and more. We will be back next year and for years to come
This was our very first VRBO experience, and it was a very nice one! Three generations of our family stayed here together, and we all had a lovely time! Although the weather was unusually cold for this area's Spring, the house location literally just steps from the beach meant that we could enjoy the shoreline often for brief periods throughout the day. So, at Full Timeout, we still were able to have fun playing by the seaside--even with the off-season weather! Small note for the novice house renter like me: you need to bring your own toilet paper & paper towels (which totally makes sense, I just had not anticipated this!) Easy & excellent beach access. Pretty views. Lovely, spacious porch & deck. Spacious kitchen for family cooking. We encountered some small maintenance issues in need of repair, and let the homeowner know. The house was very clean & has strong wifi. Full Timeout is a wonderful family friendly gathering spot, and we enjoyed our stay very much!
Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing, Basketball Court, Mini Golf
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
May 15 2016 - Sep 10 2016
7 night minimum stay
Sep 11 2016 - Apr 15 2017
1 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||$59|
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