A Great Escape

No Pool Has Elevator Is Ocean Front Is Pet Friendly No Boat Dock

A Great Escape

Oceanfront Duplex

4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms

"A Great Escape" it truly is!! This amazing four-bedroom oceanfront duplex is located on the quiet shores of North Topsail Beach. Sleeping up to 10 people, this home is ideal for medium sized families or groups of friends.

3812 Island Drive

North Topsail Beach, Topsail Island

$1290 to $2690/wk



"A Great Escape" it truly is!! This amazing four-bedroom oceanfront duplex is located on the quiet shores of North Topsail Beach. Sleeping up to 10 people, this home is ideal for medium sized families or groups of friends. Just imagine sitting on the back deck listening to the ocean and having the convenience of walking to the beach on your semi-private beach access, shared only with the other side of the duplex. "A Great Escape" is a duplex with a mirror property next door "Almost Heaven". Together they can sleep 18!!!

Second Floor - 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths

  • Oceanside Queen Bedroom with en suite, television, and private balcony
  • Streetside Queen Bedroom with shared hall bath
  • Streetside Queen Bedroom

First Floor - Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, Laundry, 1 Bedroom, 1 Full Bath

  • Streetside Queen Bedroom with television and shared hall bath
  • Queen Sleeper Sofa in the Living Room

A Great Escape
3812 Island Drive
North Topsail Beach, NC 28460
Sleeps 10



This property does not include linens with your reservation. You may bring your own linens, or we offer linens to rent for an additional fee. Please contact us to apply a linen rental to your reservation.



  • Dogs Allowed with Pet Fee

Please review our Dog Policy before booking your vacation. The Non-Refundable Pet Deposit is $150 per pet (2 dog maximum, price varies by home) and is NOT INCLUDED in rate. Please contact us to apply a pet fee on your reservation - DOES NOT AUTO APPLY.



  • Private Beach Access
  • Public Beach Access #30 - 1 Myrtle Drive, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460

Pay-to-Park may be enforced at some beach accesses or public parking lots. Click here for more information on Public Beach Accesses.



  • Mid-June to Mid-August: 7-night minimum stays, Saturday to Saturday Check-in/out only
  • Accessibility: 2 Story Stilted Duplex Home with Stairs
  • Parking: 2-4 parking Spaces in front of the home depending on vehicle size
  • Large Group Rental needed? Check availability on these neighboring homes: A Great Escape-Almost Heaven North
  • Guest Entry: This rental utilizes a digital lock that requires a unique code to enter. This code is reset after each guest's stay.
  • Smart TVs require guest logins to access subscription apps. Owner does not provide access details.
  • Please Note: WiFi signal strength is NOT guaranteed at your rental for remote work or remote learning. We are located on a barrier island and do not have cellular towers on the island. This, coupled with the increase of guests in our area, creates an inconsistent cellular signal that is outside of our control and therefore, compensation is NOT guaranteed.
  • For Beach Nourishment Updates, please visit Town of North Topsail Beach's Facebook Page or Dune Renourishment Project website.
  • You must be 25 years or older to rent this property. ID verification required prior to check in.
  • Click here to review our Rental Policies and Cancellation Policy.



Access Realty Vacation Rentals adhere to minimum standards set to provide you with as many of the comforts of home as possible during your stay. All our vacation rentals include fully equipped kitchens, basic small appliances (microwaves, coffee makers, toasters), pillows, comforters/bedspreads, television(s) and more!

Please note that unless otherwise indicated above, linens are not provided during your stay. You are welcome to bring your own linens, or we provide a linens rental service for your convenience. Our vacation homes are not guaranteed to have consumable items in stock for guest use (i.e. toilet paper, paper towels, soap, etc.).

Review our list of suggestions of What To Bring on your vacation.
Check out of our list of Local Businesses and Local Events to plan out things to do during your stay!

*Photographs Updated: April 2023*


3812 Island Drive, NC, North Topsail Beach, 28460

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  • ACCESSIBILITY: Keyless Entry
  • ACCESSIBILITY: Multi-Level Home
  • ACCESSIBILITY: No Elevator
  • ENTERTAINMENT: Cable - Expanded
  • ENTERTAINMENT: High Speed Internet-Wireless
  • EVENTS: Large Group Rental
  • HOUSEHOLD: Basic Cookware
  • HOUSEHOLD: Blender
  • HOUSEHOLD: Central Air Conditioning
  • HOUSEHOLD: Coffee Maker - Regular
  • HOUSEHOLD: Dishes and Utensils
  • HOUSEHOLD: Dishwasher
  • HOUSEHOLD: Ice Maker
  • HOUSEHOLD: Laundry on Premises
  • HOUSEHOLD: Microwave
  • HOUSEHOLD: Stove
  • HOUSEHOLD: Toaster
  • HOUSEHOLD: Washing Machine and Dryer
  • OUTDOOR: Beach Access - Private
  • OUTDOOR: Covered Parking
  • OUTDOOR: Covered Porch
  • OUTDOOR: Deck Or Balcony
  • OUTDOOR: Deck or Balcony Furniture
  • OUTDOOR: Ocean View
  • OUTDOOR: Oceanfront
  • PETS: Dogs Allowed with Pet Fee
During the summer season this home rents Saturday to Saturday only, and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
08/19/2023 - 08/25/2023 $2,690
10/07/2023 - 10/13/2023 $1,810
10/14/2023 - 10/20/2023 $1,605
10/21/2023 - 10/27/2023 $1,540
10/28/2023 - 11/03/2023 $1,485
11/04/2023 - 11/10/2023 $1,415
11/11/2023 - 11/17/2023 $1,345
11/18/2023 - 11/24/2023 $1,690
11/25/2023 - 12/01/2023 $1,570
12/02/2023 - 12/08/2023 $1,290
12/09/2023 - 12/15/2023 $1,290
12/16/2023 - 12/22/2023 $1,320
12/23/2023 - 12/29/2023 $1,450
12/30/2023 - 01/05/2024 $1,555



Updated 06/03/2023 12:31:24 PM


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