Temporary Sanity

Deep Water Dock!
No Pool No Elevator Not Ocean Front Not Pet Friendly Has Boat Dock

Temporary Sanity

Canalfront House

5 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms

Come & spend your vacation in this 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath canal front home, brightly decorated in Caribbean colors with many extras for your comfort including 2 living rooms.

121 McLeod Avenue

Topsail Beach, Topsail Island




Come & spend your vacation in this 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath canal front home, brightly decorated in Caribbean colors with many extras for your comfort including 2 living rooms. Enjoy beautiful sunsets from the upstairs deck or sit back & relax on the covered porch with rocking chairs. Tie your boat up at your own private dock with deep water access. Just a short stroll to the beach.

Living and Dining:

The open concept living, dining, and kitchen make for a spacious feel in the center of this coastal H-Plan layout home. With two bedrooms and a full bath on each side, you’ll find comfort and privacy for everyone. The classic kitchen includes all the essentials, with dining around the counter peninsula. The living room is comfortable and includes a wet bar. The views of the canal from the entire space is amazing and lets in a lot of sunshine through the large sliding doors. A second sitting area with TV and sliders to canal front deck is located upstairs.

  • Spacious and open layout
  • Classic kitchen
  • Wet bar
  • Canal front deck access
  • Two living rooms

Sweet Dreams:

Four bedrooms are found on the first floor, and an additional bedroom is located on the second floor, where you’ll find a second cozy seating area with amazing views of the canal from the attached sun deck. Each bedroom is located next to a bathroom and all include comfortable furnishings.

  • King master, upstairs – private full bath and adjacent to sitting area with sliders to canal front deck
  • Queen room – full bath adjacent with sliders to a canal front deck
  • Queen room – full bath adjacent
  • Queen room – full bath adjacent with sliders to a canal front deck
  • Two twin bunk room – full bath adjacent

Outdoor Spaces:

Outside you will find plenty of parking with covered areas that can also be used to store your gear. The deep water boat dock is perfect for your boat, or to lay in the sun. Enjoy the large canal front dock for a cookout. There are Two canal front decks, one covered, and a covered patio, as well as a covered street side porch for plenty of places to relax and watch the boats go by on the Intracoastal Waterway. The beach access is just a few blocks away. After a day in the sun, or on the water, enjoy a quick shower in the enclosed outdoor hot/cold shower.

  • Deep water boat dock
  • Canal front deck
  • Several covered and sun decks
  • Enclosed outdoor shower
  • Plenty of parking


Your vacation home is located in Topsail Beach, just 7.9 miles south of the Surf City high rise bridge. You are close to a few shops, restaurants, and the Jolly Roger Pier in Topsail Beach and not too far away from the main business district on the island in Surf City!  Be sure to visit some local attractions such as the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital on the mainland and the Missiles and More Museum in Topsail Beach, which tells the story of our island’s past. 


  • Central air/heat
  • 3 color cable TVs, DVD player, internet access – wireless
  • Dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer, phone
  • Ceiling fans, enclosed hot & cold outside shower, wet bar
  • Carport, sundeck, covered porch and a boat dock
  • Fireplace is not usable 
  • Boat lift is not available for tenant use

Topsail Island vacation rentals | Trip Preparation

Topsail Island rental homes with Ward Realty all have minimum standards to make your stay on Topsail be as close to home away from home as possible. All of our rentals include fully equipped kitchens, basic small appliances (microwaves, coffee makers, toasters, blenders), pillows comforters/bedspreads, television(s), central heating/air, iron/ironing board and much more! See below for a helpful list of what to bring with you to your Topsail Island vacation rental. Please note that Topsail Island vacation rentals do not come with sheets or towels, you may bring your own or rent them through Ward Realty. 

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121 McLeod Avenue , NC, Topsail Beach, 28445

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  • What To Bring
  • Linens - not included
  • No Pets (by tenants)
  • Smoke Free (No Smoking by anyone)
  • Wireless Internet
  • Area - South of the Ward Realty Office
  • Blender
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Air & Heat
  • Coffee Maker
  • Color Cable TV(s)
  • Covered Parking
  • Covered Porch
  • Deck Furniture
  • Departure Clean Included
  • Dishwasher
  • Dock &/or Pier - Private
  • DVD Player(s)
  • Full Kitchen
  • Iron + Board
  • Keyless Entry
  • Linens Avail. for Addn'l Fee
  • Microwave
  • Outside Shower - Hot/Cold
  • Pillows & Cover
  • Stereo with CD Player
  • Sun Deck(s)
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Vacation Kits for Addn'l Fee
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Wet Bar
Rates shown on RentABeach are base rates and do not include fees and taxes.
Rentals in June, July, and August are weekly only. For all other times, nightly rates are available on request.
08/15/2020 - 08/15/2020



Updated 08/15/2020 16:44:12 PM


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