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Dana Wagner

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

Family Friendly, New, W/elevator, Steps From The Beach

35 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Surf City House Rental Photos and Description

Family Friendly, New Home W/elevator, Sleeps 10-12, Steps From The Beach!

Welcome to the “Sand Castle”! This beautiful, new, 2200 square foot home was built in 2013. Be our guest and enjoy this stunning vacation home that has been designed, built, furnished and stocked with the vacationer in mind. It is a wonderful place to relax, and enjoy time with family and friends. The home is a ½ mile south of the heart of Surf City; you will find various activities, the pier, fishing, boat access, fish markets, restaurants, bars, coffee, surf and gift shops, grocery store and multiple playgrounds, to name a few, all within walking distance. The beach is a very short walk with access just steps away. All of the amenities of Surf City are within walking distance but far enough away that the beaches are not crowded. The house sleeps up to 12 people comfortably.

When you enter the home, you will be able to load your luggage and groceries into the elevator and leave your troubles behind you.

As you head up the stairs to the first level, you will find the first of two master bedrooms with queen bed, private bathroom with shower/garden tub and double sink, wall-mounted flat screen TV/DVD, and private deck with views of the ocean and sound. There is a second bedroom with twin beds, wall-mounted flat screen TV/DVD, and deck. There is a third bedroom with twin over full bunk (and a trundle bed), wall-mounted flat screen TV/DVD, Xbox 360 and games (which can be connected to any TV you wish) and deck. A hall bathroom featuring a shower/tub, and a full size, high efficiency washer and dryer are also featured on this level.

As you go up to the second level, this is the main level of the home. The main level features a spacious great room with comfortable, well-appointed furnishings, a 60 inch wall-mounted flat screen TV with Blue Ray DVD player, with ability to connect to your Netflix or other account through the home’s Wi-Fi, and a Bose wireless stereo system. One of the two couches is a queen sleeper. Off the dining area is a wonderfully cozy sitting area that is a great place to read a book, or catch up with friends and family. Off the great room there is a large deck with views of the ocean, the pier, the sound and the swing bridge. Here you can enjoy your morning coffee while watching the sun-rise or a nice beverage while watching the sun set. Also on this level is the dining/kitchen area. The kitchen features granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and is well stocked for cooking and serving up quick or elaborate meals, it’s up to you! The dining area comfortably seats 15. Off the kitchen is another deck with views of the ocean, pier, sound and swing bridge. This level also has a half bath.

Up one more level and you arrive at the true master suite, which includes elevator access. This level features a king size bed, wall-mounted, 40 inch flat screen TV/DVD, sunken corner tub, shower, and double sink. The master suite has a separate, private office/study, as well as two decks featuring even more amazing views of the ocean, pier, sound and swing bridge. These are some of the best views on the island.

The home is designed to be user and family friendly. The house has central air, Wi-Fi, cable and phone. There is keyless entry to avoid the hassle of “checking in” or getting “locked out”. The elevator, which goes to all four levels, can accommodate persons in a wheelchair or who simply have mobility issues. All six decks are built with Azek composite decking, which means no splinters! We offer a linen service, including sheets, towels and beach towels, for those who wish to travel a little lighter. The house is fully equipped with a pack-n-play, stroller, high chair/booster seat, baby monitor, two baby gates, children’s toys and books, a DVD library, and board games. The kitchen is fully equipped to host large dinner parties with service up to 20, including everything needed to cook and serve your guests. The beach access is a stone’s throw from your doorstep. There is a large outside shower for yourself and little ones coming back from the beach. We also supply beach chairs, beach toys, boogie boards and a wagon for getting it all the short distance to the beach. For outside fun, there is a large back and side yard featuring a grill, corn-hole, horseshoes, ring-toss, children’s swing and outside toys. There is plenty of parking to accommodate up to 5 full size vehicles. The home is professionally cleaned and managed. The owners and the local property manager are always available for any unexpected issues or questions that may arise.

If you have a larger group, you can also rent our larger, beachfront property with pool, which can accommodate up to 20. The two properties are steps away and combined can sleep up to 32 people. Please contact the owner directly to rent both properties.

Our family has been enjoying all that Surf City has to offer for over 30 years. Our hope is that you enjoy your stay and feel as though we have provided everything you need for an amazing vacation. We have taken a lot of time and attention to making this home beautiful, comfortable, clean and family friendly, so that your vacation is as relaxing, and worry free as possible.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Dana Wagner (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

About Dana Wagner

My Husband grew up vacationing in Surf City. When he introduced me to Surf City, I fell in love (with him and Surf City). We have been fortunate enough to purchase our own home in Surf City and look forward to many memories here with our own children and extended family who also own homes here.

Dana Wagner purchased this house in 2013

Why Dana Wagner chose Topsail Island

As busy professionals, with small children of our own, we wanted a vaction home where we would not have to expect the unexpected. We were able to modify the builder's plan to our needs, and design it for worry-free maintenance. We made several upgrades to the plan, structure, decks, railings, appliances, kitchen cabintes, flooring, and paint (to name a few). Most of these items woudl be undetectable to a vistor, but we wanted to build and provide the highest quality vacation home.

What makes this house unique

Location, location, location. This home offers beatuful views of the ocean and the sound. It is so close to the beach and to Surf City's wonderful restaurants, bars, the pier, playground and lots of other activities. We feel that this property offers it all.

Reviews

5
based on 35 traveler reviews

Family Friendly, New, W/elevator, Steps From The Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews
5

PERFECT!!

  • 5 of 5

This home was PERFECT in so many ways. It began with the ease of booking and the personal communication with the owner. Followed by the keyless entry which made our initial arrival effortless. We had 33 family members with us. (Not all in this house.) Having the ability to just give them the access code and not having to worry about keys was very convenient. The house is also equipped with an alarm/door bell system so you are aware when someone enters or exits the home. The beach access was just a very short walk away and also had the fewest amount of steps we've every had in years of going to Topsail/Surf City. Also a very short walk away is fresh hot doughnuts!! As previously mentioned, this was a large family vacation. Out of the three houses we rented for the week, this home was the cleanest, best supplied, and most comfortable. I'm glad I was in it.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

After our third visit....

  • 5 of 5

...we still love this place. It is well maintained, well stocked and so comfortable! The owner is very sweet and easy to work with. There are wonderful restaurants in the area, nice grocery stores and wonderful fresh seafood places. It meets every need that our family likes on vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location, gorgeous house

  • 5 of 5

We loved how the house had the Master on the 4th floor with an elevator. The house came with all the necessities: corn hole boards, a grill, keurig and coffee maker, and even beach towels.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jackie, for taking time out of your busy day to write such a nice review. We make every effort to make the home clean, comfortable and provide all the comforts of home. SO glad you enjoyed it!
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5

AMAZING Vacation House!

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for the perfect beach house, look no further, you've found it! This stunning home has everything and anything you could possibly need for your family vacation in Surf City. No detail has been left out, it definitely has the wow factor. From the decor, to the utensils, it has it all to accommodate to everyone. The home is very welcoming. The beds are super comfy, which is a very important detail that many owners overlook. The large dining room table is perfect for family dinners and for puzzles. The barstools at the breakfast nook are a perfect addition. There are many tv's throughout the home, which is perfect for multiple families staying together. Grandparents will love that they even have an elevator! It's also a plus for bringing in all of your luggage and groceries, definitely a perk! There's plenty of deck space for sitting out on beautiful evenings. Speaking of decks...the views are SPECTACULAR from each of the decks, you can see the beach, the sound side and the pier from this house. The walk to the beach is literally just steps, which is perfect when you have kids and all of your "stuff" for the beach. Surf City is a wonderful island to visit, the people are super friendly and the island is very quaint. It definitely makes you slow down and enjoy your vacation to its fullest. And what better way to stay than in a home that makes you feel right at home! The owners are exceptional to work with, the renting process was easy and they offer suggestions with things to see and restaurant reviews. Thank you for a perfect stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This house was really close to the beach with an ocean view from the master suite. There was plenty of floor space (we actually had our wedding reception in the living / dining area). We got the linen package which reduced the headache from packing for a week; the sheets were great and there were PLENTY of towels and washcloths (not so in other nearby beach houses). Far enough away from the city center to be peaceful but still close enough to walk to restaurants and shops. My uncle is in a wheelchair and having the elevator was perfect! The master suite and the lower level master bathrooms were large enough for wheelchair access (also not so with other nearby beach houses). The public beach access parking at the end of Durham was handy especially if multiple families are planning to stay. The owner was extremely friendly, knowledgeable about the property, and very accommodating (again, not so with other nearby beach houses).

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Close to the beach a real asset.

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend to anyone looking for a vacation rental home. This home has so many amenities that anyone would love and just steps from the beach. This home is beautifully decorated and very spacious.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
32.5 Miles
Wilmington International Airport (ILM)
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Beauchaines
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
North Shore Country Club
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 17
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Beauchaines
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Surf City House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season 2016
Jun 4 2016 - Aug 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
Fall 2016
Aug 27 2016 - Nov 4 2016
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,500
 
 
Winter 16/17 (excl holidays)
Nov 5 2016 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,100
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,600
 
 
Early Summer 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Peak Season 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $150
Linen Fee $150
Tax Rate 12.75%

Shorter mimimum stays will be considered for last minute vacancies. Please contact owner via email or phone.

Linen Service is available for $150.00, which inlcudes sheets, bath towels and beach towels. Please contact owner to add to quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Surf City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hall bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Queen Master, double sink, garden tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Main Level, half bath
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower , King Master Suite, double sink, walk in shower & sunken tub
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King Master Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen Master
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed , Single over full with single trundle (can sleep 4 children)
  • 4 Bedrooms and One queen sleeper, sleeps 12 in beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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