Once Upon a Tide

Dog Friendly!
No Pool No Elevator Not Ocean Front Is Pet Friendly No Boat Dock

Once Upon a Tide

Oceanview House

4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms

Quiet respites at the beach are perfect for rest and relaxation. At Once Upon a Tide, a nicely decorated four bedroom, 3  1/2 bath  dog friendly town home located on a dead-end street in Surf City, you can find such a place.

809-D N. Topsail Drive

Surf City, Topsail Island

$875 to $1400/wk



Quiet respites at the beach are perfect for rest and relaxation. At Once Upon a Tide, a nicely decorated four bedroom, 3  1/2 bath  dog friendly town home located on a dead-end street in Surf City, you can find such a place. Enjoy the  sun deck with ocean views or relax with a good book under the  covered deck on the 1st floor. Either way, this town home will help recharge the soul.

Living and Dining:

Laid out in the popular reverse floorplan style to maximize your views from the main living spaces on the second floor. The open living room, dining area and kitchen are well lit and brightly decorated. The sun streams in through the large windows and doors, leading out to a street side oceanview sundeck. Two seating areas provide ample space for movies or conversation and the dining table seats 8, with room for 4 more at the counter.

  • Reverse floorplan
  • Sunny spaces
  • Ocean views
  • Dining for 8, plus 4 more

Sweet Dreams:

The first level is the main bedroom floor of the home with 3 rooms from which to choose. At the front of the home is a bedroom with  a king size bed, private bathroom and access to a private covered deck. In the middle, there is a bedroom with  two sets of bunk beds. At the rear of the home, there is a nice  queen bedroom. On the second floor is a nicely decorated  king bedroom with private bathroom with a Jacuzzi.

  • King master with full private bath and Jacuzzi (2nd floor)
  • King master with full private bath and sliders to private covered deck
  • Queen room is full bath adjacent
  • Two bunk beds room is full bath adjacent

Outdoor Spaces:
The beach access for this town home is across the street and a couple of lots to the north. Enjoy the short stroll to the beach where you and your family can play in the sun, surf and sand any time you wish! When you return, shower off in the  hot/cold enclosed outdoor shower. Everyone will want to spend time on the  sun deck at the front of the home to settle in and take in the views of the ocean.

  • Short stroll to beach
  • Oceanview sundeck
  • Covered parking with wet weather entry
  • Quiet dead end street
  • Outdoor enclosed hot/cold shower


Your vacation rental is located approximately 1.1 miles north of the Surf City high rise bridge. You'll be close to shops, restaurants, Surf City Pier and more in the heart of the Island. Be sure to visit some local attractions such as the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital and the Missiles and More Museum, which tells the story of our island's past.

Featured Amenities:

  • Central air/heat
  • 3 color cable TVs, 3 DVD players, Wi-Fi access - high speed
  • Dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer, ceiling fans
  • Jacuzzi tub, enclosed outside hot/cold shower
  • Carport, wet weather entry, picnic table
  • Covered porch and sun deck w/deck furniture

Additional Property Notes:

  • $150 Non-Refundable Fee per Dog - max number allowed is 2. Sorry, no cats are
  • Sorry, this property does not have a phone.

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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809-D N. Topsail Drive , NC, Surf City, 28445

  • What To Bring
  • Dogs Only / No Cats Allowed
  • Linens - not included
  • Smoke Free (No Smoking by Anyone)
  • Wireless Internet
  • Area - North of the Ward Realty Office
  • Blender
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Central Air & Heat
  • Coffee Maker
  • Color Cable TV(s)
  • Covered Parking
  • Deck Furniture
  • Departure Clean Included
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player(s)
  • Full Kitchen
  • Guest Amenity Bag for Addn'l Fee
  • Iron + Board
  • Keurig
  • Linens Avail. for Addn'l Fee
  • Microwave
  • Outside Shower - Hot/Cold
  • Picnic Table
  • Pillows & Cover
  • Reverse Floor Plan
  • Sun Deck(s)
  • Toaster
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Wet Weather Entry
  • Whirlpool Tub
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.
08/28/2021 - 09/04/2021 $1,400
09/11/2021 - 09/18/2021 $1,100
09/18/2021 - 09/25/2021 $1,100
09/25/2021 - 10/02/2021 $1,100
10/02/2021 - 10/09/2021 $875
10/09/2021 - 10/16/2021 $875
10/16/2021 - 10/23/2021 $875
10/23/2021 - 10/30/2021 $875
10/30/2021 - 11/06/2021 $875
11/06/2021 - 11/13/2021 $875
11/13/2021 - 11/20/2021 $875
11/20/2021 - 11/27/2021 $875
11/27/2021 - 12/04/2021 $875
12/04/2021 - 12/11/2021 $875
12/11/2021 - 12/18/2021 $875



Updated 06/17/2021 22:52:04 PM


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