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AMAZING VIEW!Direct Oceanfront,Priv Pool,Elevator,HotTub,PoolTable,Foosball,Golf

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths1
Space 4,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

7 Bedrooms,6 Baths,1 Half Bath,Sleeps Max 20. Luxury Oceanfront w Amazing View!

It’s a marvelous time for a Moondance with the sand, and the sun, and blue skies…

Welcome to Moondance, one of the newest luxury homes on Topsail Island. If beautiful beaches and carefree days are what you seek, Moondance is where they can be found. Designed from the ground up with luxury and comfort in mind, Moondance is a wonderful vacation spot to relax your day away. From the elevator to the heated pool to the mini golf green, you know this solidly constructed, tastefully decorated, superbly appointed and wonderfully inviting home is the perfect place to create wonderful memories with family and friends.

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Sorry, but we do not allow Weddings or events in our home.

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This 4200 square foot home has four levels, seven bedrooms and comfortably sleeps 22 yet the well designed floor plan never feels crowded. Solid, high quality construction and attention to detail are the hallmarks of this tastefully decorated upscale home. Beautiful hardwood and ceramic tile floors with beach glass medallions run throughout the house. With an elevator servicing every floor, spacious doorways and wide halls for ease of wheelchair use, this home is a blend of Hatteras and Cape Cod styles that is warm and inviting to all ages. Nestled in the dunes, the focus is always on the sea and at every turn you will be delighted with another magnificent ocean view. The many large patio doors and an amazing 1500 square feet of splinter free Trex decking beckon you outside where the ocean’s magic seems to whisper and hush.

On the ground floor you will find two enclosed garages and an air conditioned/heated game room where you can gather for a great games night. A full sized refrigerator on this level can hold your beverages or provide extra food storage for large groups. Settle around the pub table and watch sports on the flat screen TV, or cheer on the participants at the pool table. Cabinets full of board games, a regulation size ping pong table and a foosball table complete the indoor play area. Step out the back door to enjoy the heated pool with lounge, or practice your putt on the mini golf green. A poolside party area with Trex decking, chaise lounges, a dining table and chairs plus hammock swings ensure you can spend every minute enjoying the pool and beautiful weather. The extra large gas grill is conveniently located nearby. There is also a large hot and cold enclosed shower to rinse off the day’s beach activities before discovering what other luxuries Moondance has to offer.

The spacious main floor is the sunlit comfortable living area loaded with upscale amenities. The extremely well stocked kitchen is graced with granite countertops, a large refrigerator with ice and filtered, chilled water, another free standing ice maker, 2 dishwashers, a spectacular bar sink, a wine fridge and lots of cookware, bake ware and utensils, even a Belgian waffle maker! A huge kitchen island with plenty of extra seating for the cooks’ helpers makes meal preparation a breeze. The oceanfront dining room features a large, custom dining table that easily seats 12, while the sunroom boasts a game table that seats 4 and a comfortable cocktail area overlooking the beach and pool. Through the double French doors is the den that can serve as your office with a desk/work area, printer and fax machine, or as the 7th bedroom with 2 twin daybeds and a flat screen TV. Just down the hall there’s a king bedroom with private bath. On the old fashioned front porch you’ll find rocking chairs where you can sit and watch the sun set or the boats cruising the Inter Coastal Waterway. Step out back to the extra large deck which offers you a choice of sun or shade during the day, dining seating for 12, and an 8 person hot tub to watch the moonlight dance among the breakers at night. At one end is a luxuriously upholstered daybed that is a terrific place for an afternoon nap yet it easily converts into a inviting conversation nook or a great place to wirelessly surf the web while listening to the real surf rolling ashore just beyond the waving sea oats. From this main deck a stairway down one side gives direct access to the private pool while a private walkway from the other side leads to the beach just steps away. With the beach so close, getting there is never a chore; its easy to nip back for a snack or another icy beverage. The walkway even has a seating area ideally placed to survey the beach, catch the sunset, keep an eye on the pool or watch the dolphins frolicking just off shore. After a day of sun and surf, curl up in the great room on the large sofa with chaise lounge and relax by the gas fireplace or select a movie from the DVD library to enjoy on the extra large 60” flat screen HDTV. Pop in a Bluray, or hook up your IPOD or mobile device to the whole house stereo system and fill every floor with your favorite music.

The third floor consists of 4 bedrooms all with private baths. There is a flat screen LCD TV, alarm clock, DVD player and a telephone in every room. Two of the bedrooms are oceanfront kings; one features a Jacuzzi tub and separate shower, the other a romantic canopy bed. Both have access to a spacious oceanfront deck with lots of high quality deck furniture and a comfortable porch swing. The sound side features a family bedroom with queen bed and twin daybed and a bunk room with pyramid and twin bunks. The washer/dryer is also on this level.

The entire top floor is a fantabulous private master retreat. There is a wet bar complete with a sink, mini refrigerator, coffee pot and microwave. There is also a large flat screen LCD television with DVD and separate volume control for the whole house audio. Through the arched doorway is a separate sitting area where you will find a glass writing desk, a queen sofa sleeper and a comfortable chaise lounge where you can enjoy your morning coffee. The magnificently tiled bathroom has a Jacuzzi spa tub with separate 2 person shower and double glass bowl sinks. You also have your choice of private decks; ocean side for relaxing in the sun during the day, sound side to enjoy an evening cocktail and the incredible sunsets. But the jewel in this luxurious crown is the spectacular view from the upholstered, oceanfront, king bed; go to sleep with the moonlight dancing on the waves, wake up to the dolphins playing in the surf. Whenever you're here, you'll agree; it's a marvelous time for a Moondance!

Amenities: Private Heated Pool, 8 person Hot Tub, Elevator, Trex Decking (no splinters), Enclosed Outside Shower, High-speed Wireless Internet, 2 Jacuzzi Tubs, Gas Fireplace, Bedroom on Main Level, flat screen TVs in game room, great room and every bedroom, DVD/Bluray player in great room, DVD players in every bedroom, whole house sound system, free standing ice maker, 3 refrigerators, wine fridge, private beach access, pool table, ping pong table, foosball table, mini golf

+$350 for pool heating in any season. $85 for hot tub activation in the Off and Mid seasons.

Pool is open from the first week of May through the last week of October.

**** Due to health reasons this is strict non-smoking house. Any evidence of smoking will result in a $350 deep cleaning.charge. *****

Bedding: 4 Kings, 1 Queen, 1 Pyramid Bunk, 1 Twin Bunk, 3 Twins, 2 Sleeper Sofas. Sleeps 22.

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

Why Leona chose Topsail Island

We 'discovered' Topsail Island in 2007 and thought it was a wonderful, laid back, little slice of heaven. We knew it would be the perfect spot for our dream home. After purchasing a beautiful oceanfront lot, we built Moondance with extended family vacations in mind. It has all the special touches we would want to see if we were renting a vacation home. We are constantly looking for ways to make it better, and make it more fun for our guests.

Read our Reviews and you might see that it's a marvelous time for a Moondance.


North Topsail Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Elevator ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Study Room
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bath 1 Top Floor Master w Jacuzzi-Dual Shwr-Glass Bowl Sinks - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Very large bath w Jacuzzi, dual head shower, glass sinks
    Bath 2 3rd Floor King w Jacuzzi Tub and Seperate Shower - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Private Bath for Bedroom 2 - Jacuzzi and Seperate Shower
    Bath 3 3rd Floor King - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private Bath for Bedroom 3
    Bath 4 Family Bedroom Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private Bath for Bedroom 4
    Bath 5 Bunk Room Bath - toilet , shower , Private Bath for Bedroom 5
    Bath 6 Main Floor King Bath - toilet , shower , Private Bath for Bedroom 6
    Bath 7 Main Floor Half Bath w Waterfall Faucet - toilet
  • 6.5
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 Top Floor Master w Private Bath and Sitting Room - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Top floor spacious King Master Suite w Sitting Room with SS
    Bedroom 2 3rd Floor Oceanfront King Master w Private Bath - 1 king , Oceanfront King Master Suite
    Bedroom 3 3rd Floor Oceanfront King Master w Private Bath - 1 king , Oceanfront King Master Suite
    Bedroom 4 3rd Floor Family Bedroom w Private Bath - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Family Bedroom Suite with 1 Queen and 1 Twin bed
    Bedroom 5 3rd Floor Bunk Room w Private Bath - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , Bunk Room with 1 Tw/Tw Bunk and 1 Tw/Full Bunk
    Bedroom 6 Main Floor King Master w Private Bath - 1 king , Main Floor King Master Suite
    Bedroom 7 Main Floor Bedroom w 2 Twin Beds - 2 twin/ single , Main Floor Bedroom with 2 Twin Beds
  • 4 King Bedrooms En Suite 1 Family Bedroom w 1 Queen and 1 Twin En Suite 1 Bunk Room w 3 Twin and 1 Full EnSuite 1 Bedroom w 2 Twin Beds
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 25 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • In Ground Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews

Enjoyed by All!

  • 5 of 5

This home and location was the perfect vacation for our family of all ages to enjoy the pool, beach or just relaxing. It has a beautiful view walking in the front door and seeing the ocean through the back of the house with all of the glass windows and doors. Teenagers loved the beach and then later coming back to the pool and hot tub as did the rest of us. The spacious first floor was great for evening family gatherings. We appreciate the home being well equipped with everything we could desire. There was golf, fishing, miniature golf and jet skiing to be enjoyed. The elevator was a definite plus for those of us who no longer run the stairs. We celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary again and gathered for pictures on the beach. The restaurants that the owner recommended were definitely enjoyed by all. A special thanks to the owners for their timely responses to any requests.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carleton Michigan USA


  • 5 of 5

Moondance is absolutely perfect. .my sister and her husband rented this for our family vacation . 21 of us stayed ( including small children ) there was nothing we could have asked for that wasn't already there. .the layout, decor was beautiful. .beds are comfortable, the best home away from home I've ever had the pleasure to enjoy. .if anyone has the chance in life to rent this house and enjoy Topsail NC..DO IT !! Moondance is the place to be !!

We loved every second of our time here.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write this "marvelous" review! ;-) We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. We know how precious family time is, and do our best to make it fun for all. Hope to see you again sometime! Leona
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  • 5 of 5

Just returned from our vacation at Moondance. Your home is wonderful. Very well maintained and furnished perfectly for a vacation home. It provided our family of 10 everything we needed and more for a relaxing time at the beach. We enjoyed the beach, but it was also nice to have the use of your beautiful pool area and hot tub. We also enjoyed several meals on your oceanfront deck. And we got to experience a full moon at Moondance! Thanks Leona and Walter for sharing your beautiful home, and the CD you provided was perfect. Also, as usual, Treasure Realty was great to work with. Hope to visit again next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tina, Thanks so much for taking the time to write this great review. If there were a place to review guests, we would give you and your family 5 stars too!!! We know that Family vacation time is precious. We are really pleased that you had a great time. We hope to host you all again soon! Cheers! Leona
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  • 5 of 5

We had a WONDERFUL vacation at Moondance! The home offered so many special features that made us feel pampered. It was so nice to have the pool and the ocean right there. We had 17 people staying in the house and at no time did we feel like we were on top of each other. For moms who are looking for extra space....the master bedroom, queen, and bunk room closets are big enough for pack n plays. ;) There was even a baby gate in the closet so we could block off the basement stairs for our crawling babies. was an amazing vacation, and the house was absolutely wonderful!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for this great review! You were really wonderful guests and we were happy to have you. I LOVE your hint about the pack n play in the closets. I'm going to add that to my write up. We look forward to your next visit in 2016! Cheers! Leona
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Perfect family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough about how wonderful our stay at Moondance was! We loved absolutely everything about it. This home has spectacular ocean views, is immaculately clean and is beautifully furnished. The bedrooms are spacious and each having its own bath (minus the last bedroom/office which we didn't use as a bedroom) is a big bonus. The kitchen is more than well equipped with everything that you could possibly need to cook breakfast, lunch and dinner. The beach is beautiful and the pool & hot tub were both used multiple times a day by kids and adults alike. There were even a couple of pathetic, yet amusing games of ping pong and pool played. Moondance simply has it all. We have rented numerous houses in the area over the years, and this was by far our favorite -We will definitely be returning!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a great review! Thanks so much. Wish I could have been a fly on the wall for the "pathetic but amusing" games of ping pong and pool. So funny!! We are so happy you and your family enjoyed your stay. Hope to host you again soon. Cheers! Leona
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Sparta, New Jersey

A thoughtful expression of a peaceful, glamorous retreat for young and old.

  • 5 of 5

An amazing place and a thoughtful expression of magnificent design. This is a peaceful, glamorous retreat handled with superb execution, from beginning to end. The owner is such a pleasure to deal with, a true mensch. A few favorites were the flawless pool heat, a rarity in many other rental properties we have experienced. The elevator is such a help for those who did not want to use the stairs.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this beautiful review! We are so happy that you enjoyed this place that is so special to us. Hope to see you again soon! The Mensch (not sure I've ever been called that before) :-)
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
ILM Wilmington International Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
North Shore Golf Club
Car: necessary

Moondance is located on Island Drive, in the town of North Topsail Beach, on Topsail Island -- a 26-mile long barrier island located between Wilmington NC (35 miles south) and Jacksonville NC (20 miles north).

There are three towns on Topsail Island:

Surf City (middle) est. 1948

Topsail Beach (southern) est. 1963

North Topsail Beach (northern) est. 1990

Two bridges access the island. A swing bridge in Surf City, and a high-rise bridge that connects North Topsail Beach to the mainland (Sneads Ferry area).

There is a single major north/south road running the entire length of the island for around 21.5 miles, with side streets to the ocean and/or to the Intracoastal Waterway. Occasionally there is a road that parallels the major north/south road on wider areas of the island.

There is a wonderful book by Ray McAllister on the history of the island called Topsail Island: Mayberry By The Sea. Visit their website for more information.

Moondance is close to a lot of diverse activities in and around North Topsail Beach. You are just minutes away from a Golf Digest 4-star rated golf course, Triple J Stables, Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park, Fishing Charters, City Parks, Historic Wilmington, Battleship North Carolina, Airlie Gardens, Duplin Winery, North Carolina Aquarium, and a lot more.

Nights in Rodanthe, A Warner Brothers release, starring Richard Gere and Diane Lane, was filmed a mile north up the beach from Moondance(released Sep 26, 2008).

Commercial Airports:

ILM - 60 minutes - Wilmington, NC

OAJ - 40 minutes - Jacksonville, NC

ISO - 64 minutes - Kinston, NC - Allegiant Air

RDU - 2 hr 45 min - Raleigh, NC - by interstate I-40

MYR - 2 hr 35 min - Myrtle Beach, SC

CLT - 5 hours - Charlotte, NC - major international hub

Airports for Private Planes and Jets:

OAJ - 30 miles - Jacksonville NC

ILM - 42 miles - Wilmington, NC

DPL - 55 miles - Duplin County airport in Kenansville, NC

EWN - 60 miles - Craven County Regional airport in New Bern, NC

ISO - 69 miles - Kinston Regional Jetport At Stallings Field in Kinston, NC


* Historic Wilmington

* Missiles and More Museum

720 Channel Boulevard

Topsail Beach, NC 28445

* Battleship North Carolina

1 Battleship Road

Wilmington, NC 28401

* EUE Screen Gems Studios

1223 North 23rd Street

Wilmington, NC 28405

* Cape Fear Museum

of History and Science

814 Market Street

Wilmington, NC 28401

* Poplar Grove Plantation

10200 US Highway 17

Wilmington, NC 28411

* Sea Turtle Hospital

PO Box 3012

822 Carolina Blvd

Topsail Beach, NC 28445

* Airlie Gardens

300 Airlie Road

Wilmington, NC 28403

* Aquariums:

Fort Fisher Aquarium - Kure Beach NC

North Carolina Aquarium - Pine Knoll Shores NC


* North Shore Country Club

101 North Shore Drive

Sneads Ferry, NC 28460

4 minutes - 2.53 miles

* North Shore is among the best-conditioned courses in the Topsail Island area, with a four-star rating from Golf Digest -- the only coastal Carolina 4-Star golf course as rated by Golf Digest and located just two miles from Moondance.

Greens fees, including a cart, range from $40 to $60, and reservations can be made up to a year in advance with a credit card. A reservation of less than two days in advance doesn't require a credit card. Driving range, putting green, professional lessons, club repairs and custom fitting are available. A clubhouse, bar and snack bar are on the premises.

** There are 4 other golf courses close by:

1. Belvedere Golf & Country Club

2368 Country Club Dr

Hampstead, NC 28443

29 minutes - 22.40 miles

2. Topsail Greens Golf Club

1040 Topsail Greens Dr

Hampstead, NC 28443

28 minutes - 21.45 miles

3. Olde Point Golf & Country Club

513 Country Club Dr

Hampstead, NC 28443

30 minutes - 23.63 miles

4. Rock Creek Golf & Country Club

308 Country Club Blvd

Jacksonville, NC 28540

40 minutes - 32.09 miles


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $75

Travel Insurance approximately 7% of your total reservation
$150 Standard Linens including sheets and pillow cases for all beds, 1 bath towel and wash cloth per person, 1 hand towel per bath.
$215 Deluxe Linens including sheets and pillow cases for all beds, 2 bath towels and wash cloths per person, 1 hand towel per bath.
$85 Hot Tub activation - Free in Summer Season
$350 Pool heat


We require a 15% non refundable deposit, which is applied to your reservation, to book your date.
One half of your total reservation is due mid January of your reservation year. Your 15% deposit is included in this payment.
Balance is due a minimum of 30 days before your arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.