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Top Floor Oceanfront SEASTAR 1 - Reasonable Rates

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
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Quiet and cozy with morning sun on the ocean front balcony! If you are looking for the best ocean view on the island, up close and personal, and a quiet, peaceful setting, you have found it. In addition to year-round daily dolphin sightings, this year we have seen humpback whales, too, (December and January). Renovated again in 2019, this top floor ocean-facing beach condo is suitable for a romantic getaway or for a small family beach vacation at an affordable rate. The best feature? A beautiful ocean view from a covered balcony to sit and watch the dolphins play. This third floor (walk-up) at building 5 of Topsail Reef is a one bedroom air conditioned unit and includes a queen bed, mounted TV, bathroom with combo tub/shower, built in bunks for children or smaller people, and a we...Quiet and cozy with morning sun on the ocean front balcony! If you are looking for the best ocean view on the island, up close and personal, and a quiet, peaceful setting, you have found it. In addition to year-round daily dolphin sightings, this year we have seen humpback whales, too, (December and January). Renovated again in 2019, this top floor ocean-facing beach condo is suitable for a romantic getaway or for a small family beach vacation at an affordable rate. The best feature? A beautiful ocean view from a covered balcony to sit and watch the dolphins play. This third floor (walk-up) at building 5 of Topsail Reef is a one bedroom air conditioned unit and includes a queen bed, mounted TV, bathroom with combo tub/shower, built in bunks for children or smaller people, and a well appointed kitchen, fridge with ice-maker, microwave, stove, coffee maker, toaster, blender, hot air corn popper, flatware, utensils, cookware suitable for simple meal preparation. The living room is equipped with a loveseat and chairs, 32' flat screen TV and DVD player. There is a small dinette with chairs, although if you are like us, you will prefer to dine on the balcony. North Topsail Island is a quiet, family community with beautiful bluish green waters and uncrowded, unspoiled beaches, the perfect place for kicking back and enjoying nature. Enjoy nature walks that include open ocean on one side and marsh land with estuaries on the other. Though quietly tucked away from the beaten path, it's not far from shopping, dining, restaurants, a spa and a country club for those who want to play golf. Topsail is a sanctuary and boasts a turtle rehabilitation center in nearby Surf City. Wilmington is only 20 miles away for great sight seeing, restaurants, and shopping. You only need to bring your own bed linens, towels and a bathing suit! There are coin operated laundry facilities on-site, as well as two grill areas, with tennis courts and basketball across the street. **Please Note - recent beach erosion, there is limited beach for sunbathing DIRECTLY in front of the unit's sandbags DURING HIGH TIDE, however, beach is still very accessible with private access from building. A short walk allows beach time even during high tide, too. Guests have not reported this to be a problem for them. We hope you enjoy your stay. Please feel free to email me with any questions.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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Reviewed 12 September 2020 via mobile

Thank you, Laura, for allowing us to enjoy your beautiful condo unit for a nice, relaxing week. We were in town to visit with our two Marines at Camp LeJeune. The unit is perfectly equipped with everything we needed for a week’s stay (don’t forget...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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Laura P, VR Owner at Top Floor Oceanfront SEASTAR 1 - Reasonable Rates, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2020

Thank you for the wonderful review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to host another stay in the future! Thanks again!

Reviewed 17 August 2020 via mobile

I have always wanted to drink my coffee on the beach and for an entire week I was able to enjoy the luxury of the beach right from the condo and Laura even gave my family and I a wonderful welcome card and chocolate. I...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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Laura P, VR Owner at Top Floor Oceanfront SEASTAR 1 - Reasonable Rates, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2020

Thank you for the great review. It reminds me why I love being there! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to having you back again. Thanks again. Laura

Reviewed 13 August 2020

Thoroughly enjoyed my trip to Topsail in a well appointed, clean condo right on the beach. The owner was very friendly and attentive. You just won't find a better view or accommodations at this price on the island. Can't wait to return.

Date of stay: July 2020
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Laura P, VR Owner at Top Floor Oceanfront SEASTAR 1 - Reasonable Rates, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2020

We're so glad you had a great visit and we hope to see you again next year! Thank you for the great review and enjoy the rest of your summer!

Reviewed 12 August 2020

Had a great stay at top sail, The place was clean and very bright, very nicely furnished and modern, Bathroom was stocked and spotless, The person I rented from Laura Painter was available if we need anything, We will definitely return again, Totally love it!!...More

Date of stay: July 2020
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Laura P, VR Owner at Top Floor Oceanfront SEASTAR 1 - Reasonable Rates, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2020

Thank you for the awesome review! It was our pleasure to host your visit and I especially appreciate the clean condition in which you left the condo. We look forward to seeing you again. Enjoy your summer!

Reviewed 10 August 2020

We had an incredible time. As soon as you walk through the door it’s like being in paradise. You’re right on the ocean and sitting on the back deck has a feel of you actually being in the middle of the ocean. Even with the...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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Laura P, VR Owner at Top Floor Oceanfront SEASTAR 1 - Reasonable Rates, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2020

Hello and thank you for the awesome review. We are always so pleased to know that our guests have enjoyed their stay in our little slice of paradise. Thank you for taking great care of the property during the storm. I'm sure it was an...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2020 via mobile

We loved the Topsail area. It was not crowded at all. Seemed to be a very family friendly environment. We did not love the lack of air conditioning all week. Especially during one of the hottest times of the year. We did make contact with...More

Date of stay: July 2020
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Laura P, VR Owner at Top Floor Oceanfront SEASTAR 1 - Reasonable Rates, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2020

I’m sorry to hear that the failed bedroom AC turned an otherwise great experience into a terrible one for you. But air conditioners do fail sometimes, no matter where you book, and I am glad you were not entirely without AC. I’m thankful that the...More

Reviewed 6 July 2020

We had a great week at SEASTAR 1! It was me, my husband, and 2 boys (6 and 13). The condo has everything you need for a relaxing and enjoyable vacation. We enjoy spending our time close and together on vacation so the condo was...More

Date of stay: June 2020
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Laura P, VR Owner at Top Floor Oceanfront SEASTAR 1 - Reasonable Rates, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2020

Melissa, thank you for the wonderful review. I'm so glad you and your family enjoyed your visit. You are always welcome to return, whenever you are ready. Enjoy the rest of your summer and be safe! Thanks, again! Laura

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Reviewed 21 June 2020 via mobile

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Date of stay: June 2020
Laura P, VR Owner at Top Floor Oceanfront SEASTAR 1 - Reasonable Rates, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2020

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Reviewed 16 July 2019 via mobile

Was a difficult stay building under construction hammering and drilling from 8 to five each day. Work crew came and put up insulation in our condo. Pest control came and sprayed. Host was nice but visit wasn't restful or peaceful.More

Date of stay: July 2019
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carlady, VR Owner at Top Floor Oceanfront SEASTAR 1 - Reasonable Rates, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2019

Darcy, I am so sorry for inconveniences you suffered as we recover from Hurricane Florence. Topsail Island suffered extensive damage last year and repairs are underway now and should be completed in the next two months. The eight building repair schedule has been difficult to...More

Reviewed 5 May 2019

We stayed on the north end side of the beach .it was quiet people was friendly found lots of thing to do the restaurant we found out of the way was well worth the drive one stood out from all the rest river veiw the...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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carlady, VR Owner at Top Floor Oceanfront SEASTAR 1 - Reasonable Rates, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2019

Thank you for the great review. Yes, Topsail is a special place and we are so glad you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to hosting another visit for you, maybe next year. Thanks again, and enjoy your summer!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
TV
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby
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