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Spring openings! Heated pool w/ Beach access! TI home ready with linens/more!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,280 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Flexible Bookings! 3 BR 3 Bath w/ Private, Personal POOL in heart of Topsail

SummerSalt is the perfect spot to have a Topsail Island vacation! We purchased this home almost a year ago and made it ready for your arrival with tasteful, clean decor and ample opportunities to do all of your favorite beach activities. Make memories while you enjoy the sun, swimming, surfing, search for shells, or just relax with your family and friends. SummerSalt offers views of the ocean with a quiet, convenient beach access just a few yards away.

Start your day with your morning coffee on the large front deck as the sun rises over the ocean. Then walk to the beach for a day of collecting shells, jumping the waves and building your very own sand creation. Then return to SummerSalt for more outdoor pleasures by lounging in your private pool with a large tanning ledge. And don't miss your chance to shower outside in a private shower with the smell of salty air. There's an outdoor gas grill in the backyard for your cooking pleasure or you could venture out for dinner at the local restaurants less than a mile away, and shopping too! Maybe you'll want to go out for some mini-golf and ice cream, or shop at the local boutiques, bakeries and art shops. And don't forget to tour the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital and Rehabilitation Center on the other side of the bridge while you're at Topsail.

SummerSalt has a completely equipped kitchen, digital cable television, 4 flat screen televisions, high-speed wireless internet access, and many other amenities! SummerSalt is a family-friendly house with puzzles, cards, games and books available for all ages. We work to make sure you arrive with nothing to worry about. Linens are provided, beds are made, and we have the basic essentials in the cabinets so all you have to shop for is food and beverages. We take great pride in preparing the house for each guest so your arrival is abundantly pleasant and you can leave all your worries behind.

For anyone not familiar with Topsail Island and Surf City, we'll be happy to answer any questions and help you find interesting things to do. It's a quaint little beach town with something for everyone. There are golf courses nearby, jet ski and boat rentals, opportunities to learn about marine life, fishing, equipment rentals (surfboards, bikes, kayaks), pirate adventures, shopping, craft markets, worship services, exercise classes, and more.

There's no better place to enjoy all these things than SummerSalt, where you have your own slice of heaven with everything you need. Contact us with any questions.

More Details

Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

About Trudy

We are a local TI family. We enjoy being outdoors and being a part of the TI community. Our motto is - leave things better than you found them. We are always looking for ways to improve this property and helping others find the beauty of Topsail Island, the marine life and the pleasure of enjoying this magnificent place we get to call home.

Trudy purchased this house in 2017

Why Trudy chose Surf City

This street is the perfect location. It's close to everything but it's not a busy roads. This area is an easy place to enjoy walking, biking and being out and about. SummerSalt is secluded because the properties on each side are undeveloped, giving you a great private backyard with your own pool.

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with this home because of the large but secluded backyard. It was the perfect place to install a pool, add a large deck and enclose a hot/cold outside shower. We loved updating the interior of the home, making clean and simple decorating choices while we provided the amenities that we've all come to count on. And the location is perfect - a quiet street that gives you the ability to safely walk or bike wherever you'd like to explore. There are plenty of businesses in less than one mile and a nice park too, with access to the Intracoastal Waterway, or what we call "the other side of the island." This property is truly a gem, with comfortable indoor living space but terrific outdoor living spaces too!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Surf City in Topsail

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1280 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No glass near the pool.
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Outdoors - Outdoor Shower , Hot/Cold water in private outside shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , private bath, view of ocean.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 2 Bunk Bed , private bath, view of pool
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Adjacent bath, view of pool.
    Additional sleeping - 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , LR Double Sleeper sofa. Roll-away & Pack'n Play in closet.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
All regular beds made with fresh linens for each guest. Additional sheets in closet for sleeper sofa and rollaway bed if needed. Bathrooms stocked with bath towels, hand towels and wash cloths. Some beach/pool towels provided. Many types of bed pillows provided, along with blankets and quilts. Pack'n Play available for young children. Other personal touches: extra refrigerator, beach wagon, beach chairs, pool noodles, boogie boards, extension cords, alarm clocks, lighted makeup mirror, cleaning supplies and laundry detergent, toilet paper and paper towels.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Summer salt is one row back from the ocean with ocean views. The walk to the beach access consisted of crossing the street and walking pass two houses. The location was perfect. Additionally, the beach wagon and beach toys make it even easier to arrive, pack up the wagon and just head right over to the beach. We walked to reaturants one night which took only slightly longer than it would have taken with a car. Our vacation was wonderful. The house was completely stocked (obviously not food) but really everything else. I way overpacked. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook our meals each night and I have yet to stay at a better stocked rental home. Beach towels and plenty of towels were provided. Additional linens and blankets were available. Laundry detergent, dishwashing detergent, paper towels etc. stuff that I usually have to bring or buy when I arrive at a rental we’re all ready there. We just immediately were able to start relaxing. The kids loved the bunk room. There were plenty of games and puzzles, but the kids spent most of the time in the pool. The outdoor area is gorgeous and the patio and pool lights make the evening relaxing and beautiful. I like the alarm on the backdoor so that kids can’t make it out to the pool unknown. There is an outdoor shower that is clean and private so that made coming back from the beach luxe as well. The home is so clean and modern and we definitely hope to be back. If you are looking at this place and it is available when you want to rent, then go for it - you won’t regret it.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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'SummerSalt', Wonderful Even In The Cool Cool Spring

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at 'SummerSalt'. The weather was unusually cool, with highs several days only in the forties and low fifties, and sometimes wet, but that just allowed us secluded walks on the beach. We even braved the cool temps twice with dips in the heated pool (very enjoyable and relaxing until the exits). Thank you Mark and Trudy for all the warming beach towels.

The house was very clean, the beds very comfortable, and the owners very friendly, kind and accessible. What more could one ask of a rental?

On one sunny but still cool day, we drove as far south as we could on the island. We then walked the remaining 1 or 1.5 miles to the point to watch the ocean and the intracoastal waterway come together. Beautiful! Beautiful! Beautiful! It was low tide, so we were able to walk on firm sand.

We enjoyed a day south in Wilmington and a day north in Beaufort. Both places were filled with history, good museums and good eateries. We could easily have scheduled two days of activities in Wilmington.

Thank you Mark and Trudy for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home. We had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful home, with a plentitude of amenities. Great location, excellent condition.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at many beach homes over the years, and this one is by far our favorite. The decor and design is beautiful, and the owners take great pride in providing a relaxed, clean atmosphere. The amenities are astounding, with everything from fresh sheets and towels to the heated pool and backyard made for entertaining. Not having to lug around linens and having a fully stocked kitchen really made this gorgeous house a home.

The owners are absolutely wonderful and made booking an ease. They were extremely responsive, and ensured our comfort and safety every step of the way.

The public acces is literally a few steps away, and leads to a beautiful section of the beach. The pier is just a few minutes walk, as are many restaurants and shops.

I really can’t say enough about the experience to justify it, but we truly couldn’t have picked a better home for celebrating my 40th birthday. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and very well stocked with everything you need. Very comfortable beds and seating. Would stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Perfect Beach Cottage

  • 5 of 5

This beach cottage is the perfect place to escape for a time of relaxing and fun. Our family enjoyed our Christmas there with our Christmas tree and family fun time.... from playing one of the games from the game closet, to swimming in the heated, outdoor pool. It's just a short walk to the beach, where we went and took family Christmas photos. The house is stocked more than most rental homes with items that you would usually have to purchase, such as your own paper towels, toilet paper, hand soap, etc., but it was all provided in this cottage. Such a blessing.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Beach Paradise

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked through the door, Summer Salt felt just as comfortable as our home. It was just beautiful, and so meticulously clean and welcoming. This property was made for relaxation and fun. Can't say enough about how much we enjoyed it. The layout makes it comfortable for a very large family. The open flow is meant for indoor and outdoor entertaining. The colors are light and cheerful - a perfect beach palette. The decor is a feast for the eyes. It is equipped with every convenience and all the supplies that any household could ever need. When we needed anything, we only had to look in the logical place and sure enough, it was already there. The very private pool was great for swimming, and the beach was just a short walk away for more serious adventures and exploring. Our adult children want to go back again with their friends. It was just wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jackie, we are delighted that you chose SummerSalt as your place to stay while you had all of these exciting family events. Please come stay with us again. We appreciated your comments are always looking for ways to improve travelers’ experience. We love that guy enjoy SummerSalt for the same reasons we do.
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USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial
Daddy Mac's Beach Grille
Sears Landing Grill & Boat
Beauchaines 211
The Bistro at Just Baked
One of our favorite places to eat!
Max's Pizza
A local favorite!
Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Buddy's, Daddy Mac's
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
North Shore
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Miles
Santino's Pizza
Nearest Beach
Car: recommended

SummerSalt is located in the middle of Topsail Island, a 26-mile-long island connected to the mainland by 2 bridges. The island is less than a mile wide with many attractions. For the outdoor enthusiast, it's a great place to run, walk, bike, fish, swim, paddle, surf, boat and explore. There are plenty of boutiques to visit, and shops to explore. Food options include seafood, pastries, southern cooking, tropical flavors, and many cool treats like ice cream and italian ice. When you visit the island, make time to learn the history and visit the sea turtle hospital. There are so many things to do with family and friends.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £71.53
Damage Insurance £56.51

Rates are subject to change until reservation is booked and confirmed. Holiday rates are listed for Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Nightly rates will be considered for other weeks in October, November, December, January, February, March, April and May. Contact us and we will consider less than 7 nights in those off-season months.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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