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Canalfront & Unobstructed Ocean, Pet Friendly, Pool, Dock, tiki bar, boat ramp

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Canalfront, unostructed oceam views,House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 14),

This unique pet-friendly property has the best of both worlds. The front of the home provides wide-open unobstructed views of the ocean while the back of the home overlooks the winding canal and intercoastal waterway. (canal was dredged and dock area in 2016) This uncrowded portion of the beach is accessible just across. Property is situated between 2 public access paths to beach with no obstructions. The property has a private boat ramp and dock that is located on the canal that directly connects to the intercoastal waterway. Steer your boat and be in the deep waters of the Atlantic in just 10 minutes or simply relax and take in the wetlands, wildlife, dolphins, birds and boats from either the front or backyard.

It is an ideal location where you can enjoy the beach and also enjoy your private boat –fishing-crabbing dock, private boat ramp and intercoastal access. It is perfect for boating, canoeing, kayaking, jet skiing or just enjoying the views. Relax in the calm tranquil canal water on a float. There is plenty of parking for cars and boat trailers. There is also a large enclosed PRIVATE POOL 28’ x 14’ with lots of decking, (Pool open from first Saturday in April until last Saturday in October) chairs and loungers to relax in. In addition, enjoy a cool drink or a game on TV at the 8-seat fully decorated and equipped TIKI BAR. The bar has views of both the ocean and intercoastal and has everything you need; expanded cable TV, stereo, refrigerator, sink, dart board and lighting. It is fun for everyone. You can also enjoy the HOT TUB ( hot tub included 6/3 to 8/11/17. Other weeks $80 fee to activate.) that connects to the Tiki bar and also overlooks both the ocean and intercoastal.

There are more than 700 feet of wrap-around decking and 2 private decks off of 2 of the upper bedrooms. This home has 2 living rooms …… great for letting the kids have their own space, There is also a children’s crib, high-chair, children’s gates, enclosed pet area, beach cart, 7 expanded cable TVs, (a TV in every bedroom plus one in both living rooms TV at Tiki bar is high definition antenna). TV' are high definition flat screen, (3 are smart TVs), Blu-ray player. The fully equipped kitchen has refrigerator with ice maker, oven, microwave, pots and pans, utensils, plates and glasses. The kitchen also has a ice cream maker, crock pot and skillet. The washer and dryer are located on the first floor is separate area.

Kids and adults will have fun with provided amenities such as corn hole, Bacci ball, lots of board games, horse shoes, 3 picnic tables, numerous lounge chairs, Adirondack chairs, covered deck area with patio furniture, washer dryer, stereos, outdoor hot-water enclosed shower, high-speed wireless internet.

Spend the morning at the beach then relax in the pool. After that fish from the private boat dock, then enjoy relaxing having a cool drink watching the sun set at the tiki bar and/or hot tub overlooking both the ocean and intercoastal. Evenings can be spent roasting marshmallows ( telescopic marshmallow holders at house) and star-gazing from the backyard overlooking the canal.

Private in-ground completely enclosed pool*

Hot tub **

Located directly across the street with from the county owned beach with unobstructed views- there is nothing between you and the beach except the street

Pet friendly (pet fee applicable)

Sleeps 14 plus 1 cot also available

Tiki Bar with 8 bar stools, refrigerator, sink and TV

Private Boat Ramp and Boat Dock

High-speed wireless internet

7 TVs with extended cable including a 2 -45 inch High Definition TV's

1 High Def. TV at tiki bar has high definition antenna with local channels

3 Blu Ray player


Central air-conditioning

Outdoor enclosed shower with hot water

Wrap-around deck

Childs High chair

Children's crib and child gate

Board games for children and adults

Several picnic tables in the yard and deck

Free long-distance phone

2 Living rooms (for children to have their own 'space')

2 Private decks off two bedrooms on the second floor with ocean and intercoastal views

Plenty of parking, 8 cars plus boat-trailer

5 bedrooms

3 bathrooms

First floor:

Bedroom #1: master with 1 king and private bath#1, (full bath)

Bedroom # 2: 1 full bed

bathroom #2, in hallway (full bathroom)

Family room

kitchen, dining are

living room

Another bathroom


Bedroom #3: 1 queen with private balcony

Bedroom # 4: 2 Bunk Bed Sets

Bedroom #5: 2 bunk beds with private balcony and 1 twin cot

Bathroom #3 (full bath) in hallway

Pool is closed November through March. Hot Tub requires an $80 activation fee in the Mid and off season. ( weeks other than June 3 to August 11, 2017) We'll see you soon!

Keywords: Awesome, Fun, Tiki Hut, Boaters delight, Waterfront, Canal front, Ocean across Street, Intercoastal, Private boat dock, private boat ramp, Pool, 3 decks, Porch, Games, relaxing

More Details

John Nilson 843-202-5883,
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

About John Nilson 843-202-5883,

I live in Charleston, SC. think you will enjoy this place since it has the best of both worlds, canalfront and unobstructed ocean views. Thanks

John Nilson 843-202-5883, purchased this house in 2004

Why John Nilson 843-202-5883, chose Topsail Island

Its a great spot. You have the ocean in the front yard and the canal and intercoastal in the back.Kids can go to the ocean during the day and relax in pool or canal in the afternoon. At night the adults can use the fire pit by canal or enjoy a beverage in the hot tub and tiki bar. Tiki bar has 8 chairs, fridge, sink, flatscreen TV and great views. 2 living rooms so adults and kids can have their own space.

What makes this house unique

Pool, hot tub, private boat dock, private boat ramp, hort tub, tiki bar, pet friendly, Ocean steps away and canal in the back yard. Wrap around deck, 2 private balconies, 2 living room areas. 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. Plenty of room for everyone to spread out. Outdoor heated shower, porch, grill, fun decor, gated area for pet enclosure, games, corn hole, horse shoes and plenty of chairs to relax in. Pool unheated. Pool open April through October. Hot tub included from June 3 to August 11. Other than that $80 activation fee.


North Topsail Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , master bath, 1st floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 1st floor,
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Upstairs bath
  • 3 Bathrooms total plus heated outdoor shower. There are 2 full bathrooms 1st floor and one full bathroom on 2nd floor. There is also a enclosed / covered hot outdoor shower on ground level by pool
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1st floor, with double, faces ocean, flatscreen tv
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master bedroom with master bath, king bed, 1st floor w/ tv
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , 2 sets of bunk beds, private deck, intercoastal view, tv
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed , 2 sets of bunkbeds, flatscreen tv, canal view
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Queen bed, upstairs, tv, private deck, canal/ocean view
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (4) 4 sets of bunk beds. Also have 2 cots for singles . Linens not provided but local rental companies are available.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
horse shoes, corn hole game, 2 large coolers, 3 Cots.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Canalfront & Unobstructed Ocean, Pet Friendly, Pool, Dock, tiki bar, boat ramp
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews

Just the ticket

  • 5 of 5

Just as described. Left the boat at the dock for the weekend. Picked up a bushel of oysters and 2lbs of shrimp at Grants; enjoyed the hottub, played games and cooked instead of going out. Short easy walk to the beach.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean place, perfect location, all you could want for amenities!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, ocean in front and canal in back! Fire pit, hot tub, pool, tiki bar, cozy living rooms for rainy days, this place has it all! Super easy to schedule and the owner is easy to reach for any questions as well! Super clean place and has a lot to offer for fun things to do! Will likely stay here again sometime!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and house layout

  • 4 of 5

The house was clean but not fancy. We had 10 people staying (kids and adults) and there were plenty of separate inside and outside areas so we didn't feel crowded. We had a few minor issues (problem with one of the showers, a cable box was out, etc.). The owner was responsive to all our questions/inquiries. The kitchen was well equipped. One set of bunk beds was rickety - kids complained that it was noisy and felt unstable.

We brought a pontoon boat for the guys to go fishing while the ladies lounged in the pool. Although there is a private boat ramp at the residence, there wasn't enough room to put it in/out at the house. We had to use a public ramp a few miles away. But we were able to keep it docked all week with no issues. We just allowed enough line to accommodate the tides; the wake from passing boats was not an issue. Ramp is perfect for kayaks or anything that doesn't require backing up a vehicle.

The location allowed easy access to the beach. Beaches were very nice. Not crowded at all, which was surprising as we were there in July. There was more activity on the beach at night - lots of shark fishing from the shore.

If we come back to Topsail, I would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wilmington, NC

Great family Christmas at this house

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the few houses on Topsail that could accommodate all our needs. Pet friendly with a hot tub and a dock on canal for our kayaks. It is not a fancy place but it is clean and comfortable with a nice layout. And I haven't even mentioned the covered tiki bar on the back deck! Our family of 8 stayed for 4 nights over Christmas and it was pretty awesome. The owner was very easy to work with too.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Petersburg, VA

Memories made!

  • 4 of 5

Four generations enjoyed this beach house, some for a night or 2 and a few for the week. Enjoyed hot tub, pool, tiki bar, fire pit, outdoor hot and cold shower, numerous flat screen TV's, screened porch. Short walk across the

street to ocean, no stairs just straight through the dunes! Great relaxing place that holds a crowd without feeling

crowded! John, the owner was a pleasure to work with. We hope to come again!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place

  • 4 of 5

Great Spot. Different since you are on canal and beaxch access. Place was clean and info accurate. Pool was very clean which I am particular about. Had minor problem with garbage disposal but owner sent repairman out right away. I would come back.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Jacksonville, Wilmington
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
At Regis
Nearest Beach
North Topsail beach
Car: necessary

Best of both worlds. Canal on intercoastal waterway with great views AND unobstructed oceanviews and beach views. The County owns the property in front of property and is not developed. property sits between two easily public accessible ocean / beach entrances. Quiet, clean and pet friendly beach. Property also has a pool*' ,tiki bar, hot tub**, wrap around deck, covered decking sitting area, 2 living rooms, 3 picnic tables, heated outdoor shower, 2 bedrooms have private decks. All bedrooms have expanded cable tvs, as well as tiki bar and living rooms. Washer and dryer. Kitchen has dishwasher, oven, icemaker, microwave, utensils, pots and pans and coffee maker. Too much to list. Lots of room for kids an adults to have own space, New sliding glass door in 2015, new first floor flooring. New paint exterior and new storm doors in 2015. Canal dredged in 2016. New patio furniture 2016.* pool open from first Saturday in April to to last Saturday in October. Not heated. ** hot tub included in Summer weeks June 3 to August 15. Hot tub activation any other week. $80 activation fee.


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
End of April
Apr 22 2017 - Apr 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid May
May 13 2017 - May 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Spring
May 20 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Beginning Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Summer
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
Third week Summer
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early August
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid August
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
End of August
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late August
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 24 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $300
Hot tub activation, $80

Pool is open first Saturday in April until last week in October, 2017. Hot tub included in Summer week. $80 activation fee for weeks outside Summer. Rent Saturday to Saturday except November through March. Pet friendly, $150 pet fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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