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Chestnut - Unobstructed Ocean View, Convenient Beach Access, Near Shopping

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

***All Reservations are subject to additional fees & state accommodation taxes. Please send a message along with your inquiry if you have any questions ***

This cozy beach cottage is great for a family vacation. Located in a great area outside the busy part of Surf City, just across the street from the ocean. Experience an unobstructed view of the ocean from the deck, or walk across the street to the beach access. Outfitted with plenty of sleeping arrangements for your group. Shops and restaurants are just a short drive away.

Chestnut offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Bed sizes include 3 Queens, a Twin, and a Queen Sleeper Sofa. Pillows, spreads, and blankets are provided. Linens are NOT provided, but are available for rental.

NO SMOKING permitted inside the property or on its decks. NO PETS permitted inside the property.

This property is located at 2119 South Shore Drive in Surf City.

This property requires a 7-night Saturday-to-Saturday stay during our Castaway, Maritime, Bungalow, and Buccaneer seasons.

This property offers Keyless Access Entry for your convenience. Entry code will be provided by management before arrival.

More Details

Property Manager
Lewis Realty Rental Department
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2017


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

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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(3 traveller reviews)

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Chestnut - Unobstructed Ocean View, Convenient Beach Access, Near Shopping
average rating of 3.3333333 based on 3 reviews
Tunnelton, WV


  • 4 of 5

Quaint older house. Convenient to the beach.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your 4 star review, we appreciate it. Look forward to having you back on the island soon - Lewis Realty
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Perfect location, but you get what you pay for

  • 2 of 5

Here are the pros and cons of this house:


*Surf City location was convenient to dining and shopping and the beach was clean and not too crowded. Much nicer than the North Topsail end of the island in my opinion

*Proximity to beach access--it's literally right across the street so just a short walk for the little ones at a cheaper cost than oceanfront

*Unobstructed ocean views--there's no house directly in front of this house, so you can see the ocean from the deck, kitchen, living room and master bedroom (via a sliding door?!)


*This house is not constructed well. Nothing is level or proportionate--my husband couldn't sit on the toilet in the jack and jill bathroom. His knees would hit the vanity doors in front of him. Even I, at 5'6", found it more comfortable to sit at an angle because of the tight space.

*In addition, the ceilings are the lowest height possible. I'm not sure how it even passed an inspection, but at my height, I could touch the ceilings standing on bare, flat feet. My husband, who is 6'4", cracked his head numerous times on 2 of the ceiling fans. This is a serious safety hazard.

*The hot water heater must not be set very high because getting hot water was next to impossible. I took showers with full on hot water, no cold added at all, and it was not hot.

*Having just a cold water hose/shower outside was not pleasant, especially for the baby. It made getting sand off very difficult.

*TV service is provided by Dish Network and the service went out at the slightest drizzle, which was constant! You may not come to the beach to watch TV, but when it rains, there's not much else to do, especially since there's not a game to be had in this house. On the plus side, the DVD player did work so we could grab a Redbox during the thunderstorm.

*Might sound nitpicky, but the kitchen could use more utensils. This house sleeps 9, but only has silverware service for 8. Being there's 6 in our family, we had to wash dishes after each meal, just to have enough forks/spoons for the next meal. Not a chore you want to have to do any more than necessary while on vacation! It's a cheap fix that seems overlooked.

*All the kitchen cabinet doors are sticky and dirty and the dining table chairs were sticky as well.

*There's a bad, musty smell in the small bedroom with fish decorations everywhere. It was so overwhelming to me that it made my head hurt, though fortunately didn't bother my kids who had to sleep there.

You get what you pay for!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location!

  • 4 of 5

Ocean view--we watched a shrimp boat one morning circle around laying out his nets. Excellent access to the beach.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • Damage deposit: USD300.00

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