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1518 Ocean 2nd Row - Easy Beach Access - Sound Views - Family & Pet Friendly

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Covered Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Covered Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome

About the property

3 Brds, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8) - Completely renovated - Beach and Sound views

Ride out to the “Hideout” for a budget-friendly stay with your canine companion. The invitingly updated living, dining and kitchen areas welcome you to relax as you take in the beach and sound views.

The cottage inspired bedrooms each offer their own appeal. Sit out on the open wrap-around deck and enjoy the splendor of the sea, sun and sound. The public beach access is just a short walk away in sight of the house.

Ceiling fans throughout, High Chair, Deck Gates for Dogs and Kids, Rocking Chairs, 2 enclosed outside showers w/hot water, paved parking

Please note that during the summer months (June, July, August) we can only rent Saturday to Saturday. Thank you!

Keywords: Beach View, Sound View, Public Beach Access, Cottage, Beach Side, Wrap Around Deck, Updated Kitchen, Family Beach, Fishing, Outdoor Showers

More Details

David E.
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 28, 2017

About David E.

This house has been in our family for 40+ years. We have spent countless hours updating it and making it feel like a second home. Hopefully you'll appreciate the house and family environment that Topsail Beach has to offer after staying there. Enjoy.

David E. purchased this house in 1970

What makes this house unique

Public beach access is within 200 yards of the front door. The beach is quiet and well maintained. This quaint get away is just perfect for a getaway vacation.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

1518 Ocean 2nd Row - Easy Beach Access - Sound Views - Family & Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 19 reviews

We had a great time.

  • 5 of 5

It is an older house, but was great for out needs.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing honeymoon

  • 5 of 5

This was exactly what my wife and I wanted for our honeymoon. After the chaos of planning our own wedding, the beach house was exactly what the doctor ordered. Bonus that we were able to bring our dog who is basically our child. The kitchen worked perfect for us to cook seafood and soup as we did not really want to go into town for dinner. The directv and WiFi were added perks as I was able to keep up/watch sports in the evening. The beach access was minutes away, as well as the access to take my truck onto the beach to go fishing. Perfect relaxation week, highly recommend David's place if your looking for a low key place to stay. We will definitely contact David to stay at his place again.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2nd stay was better than the 1st!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Rideout's Hideout and we can't imagine vacationing any other way. Our family of five fits great here with room to spare. The outdoor showers are perfect after lounging at the beach and the big dining table inside is great for family game night (there are even some games in the utility closet!). The beds are super comfortable and there's nothing better than sitting on the deck listening to the sounds of the waves in the evening. We had the pleasure of watching a nest of baby sea turtles crawl to the sea this time around so our kids were super excited. The beach is so clean and never crowded--and OH, SO CLOSE! Our son has allergies and David is always accommodating to ensure that the house is clean (and sheets ordered from Me & Mom have made sure we have new sheets, too!). When we decide to dine out (which isn't often because the house has EVERYTHING we need to make great meals!), we're sure to hit up Daddy Mac's for great food and stunning views.

Our son asks daily about our third trip to Rideout's Hideout. We can't wait to tell him when we're headed back--because we certainly will be going back again!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Looking for relax time...found it here!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, daughter, our mini schnauzer and I wanted a place to relax before our busy season started with work. Since my cleaning company cleans many VRBO's we decided to go VRBO! First Time renters. It was fabulous! David was great to work with, answering all our questions. We was perfect! So clean, fully equipped, beautifully decorated and just perfect for our vacation! Pet friendly (our first time taking our pet on vacation). I would highly recommend this house and we will be returning hopefully in October for a week!!! Happy in Hickory, NC

  • Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this vacation rental. It was clean, spacious and had all the essentials. The owners were a pleasure to work with when we needed their assistance. The neighborhood was peaceful and we felt safe there. We hope to return again in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great place

  • 5 of 5

the cottage is very close to the beach. we can see the water and her the waves. The Direct TV and Internet was a plus! We also brought our 2 yorkies and love the deck! the kitchen as fully equipped, with washer and dryer. the only thing that needs replacing are the pillows. The house is pretty clean and tidy. also, David is very flexible and accommodating. we would come back again and will recommend his cottage to our friends! Thanks David!!! our furbabies enjoyed the beach...

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital -- CLOSED
Home Port Restaurant & Pub
Breezeway Restaurant
The Jolly Roger Motel
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Wilmington, NC
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Hwy 17
Nearest Beach
Topsail Island
Car: necessary

The turtle hospital is a must see while visiting the island. Make sure to walk around the south point of the island as well.


Rates & Availability

Holly Ridge House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Feb 18 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - May 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 21 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $125
Tax Rate 6.0%

We rent Saturday to Saturday only not Sunday to Sunday. PLEASE NOTE: We cannot do partial week rentals during the peak rental months of June, July and August.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Holly Ridge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 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
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , Sink and Toilet
    Outdoor Showers - outdoor shower , 2 Outdoor Showers with Hot Water
  • Please feel free to use outdoor showers!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1) Please provide your own linens and towels, Double Beds (1) Please provide your own linens and towels, Twin or Single Beds (1) Please provide your own linens and towels
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Two enclosed outdoor hot water showers with dressing area!!! Open wrap around deck with furniture including rocking chairs.

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