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Amy Spraker

Member since: 2013
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Speaks English

Early Birds $150 off wks June10-Aug 12,2017! Oceanfront 3BR + Queen Alcove+2.5BA

23 Reviews
People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Topsail Island - Sea La Vie

3 Brs + Queen Alcove, 2.5 Baths, Beautiful Ocean Views, Outdoor Shower

OCEANFRONT! Beautifully furnished, immaculately maintained duplex ready for your enjoyment.

**New steps to the beach for 2016!**

If booked or you need more room, check out sister property 'Up On The Roof' - VRBO #553663 and #512985.

Come see why our guests from our first rental season declared North Topsail Beach their 'new favorite NC beach' and Sea La Vie their 'new favorite Beach House'! Your 'best beach vacation EVER' is waiting for you at Sea La Vie! Don't miss it!

The spacious driveway offers plenty of parking - there's even room for you to park your boat. Enter from the carport on the ground level. This entry level houses 'The Alcove' with a comfortable queen bed and 32in 'smart' TV with Netflix. Especially popular with teenagers but comfortable enough for adults!

One story up is the main living area including a living room with 60in flat screen 'smart' TV (cable + Netflix) and plenty of comfortable seating including a queen sleeper sofa. The dining area has a table with seating for 8 and the well-stocked kitchen has a bar with 5 barstools. There is a half bath on this floor and, most importantly, an oceanfront deck off the living room with a table for 6 and the walkway to the beach! There are also 4 incredibly comfortable teak rockers on this porch. A short walk down the walkway and you are in the sand!

The top floor has an oceanfront master suite with a very comfortable king bed, 39in flat screen 'smart' TV (cable + Netflix) and private bath with shower. Doors from this bedroom lead to the top deck for the best views of the ocean by day, stars by night. This is a great spot for sunbathing on the 4 lounge chairs and stargazing at night!

The other two bedrooms are also found on this level. Bedroom 2 has another comfortable queen bed and 32in flatscreen 'smart' TV (cable + Netflix). The 3rd bedroom, or 'Bunk Room', is perfect for the kids with two sets of bunk beds and a 32in flatscreen 'smart' TV (cable + Netflix). There is a full bath in the hallway serving these two bedrooms with a tub/shower.

Other great features include a gas grill (located in carport) for grilling fresh local seafood or steaks. There is an outdoor hot/cold shower for rinsing off the sand on your way in from a day relaxing and playing on the beach. There are loads of games, books and recent magazines for your enjoyment as well.

'Crowded' is not part of our vocabulary on this part of North Topsail Beach. There is plenty of room for your family to spread out chairs and blankets, play corn hole, bocci ball or paddle ball, throw the football or frisbee and play your favorite beach tunes, without disturbing, or being disturbed, by others. Rest easy as the kids play in the surf, protected by a sand bar about 30-40 feet out, or in the tidal pools that may appear late in the day. Enjoy great surf fishing around the posts of a former pier north of the house or surf and boogie board the waves. All in all, a perfect place to relax and enjoy the long days of summer. And by summer, we mean May through October, at least!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Amy Spraker (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Amy Spraker

We got engaged and married in North Topsail years ago, so it is a very special place for us! We look forward to sharing it with you, so you can make your own special memories here.

Amy Spraker purchased this house in 2013

Why Amy Spraker chose Topsail Island

We love our cast concrete oceanfront vacation home on North Topsail Beach. It's strong, quiet and energy efficient, and the gorgeous views of the beach don't hurt either!

What makes this house unique

'Crowded' is not part of our vocabulary on this part of North Topsail Beach. There is plenty of room for your family to spread out chairs and blankets, play corn hole, bocci ball or paddle ball, throw the football or frisbee and play your favorite beach tunes, without disturbing, or being disturbed, by others. Rest easy as the kids play in the surf, protected by a sand bar about 30-40 yards out, or in the tidal pools that may appear late in the day. Enjoy great surf fishing around the posts of a former pier north of the house or surf and boogie board the waves. All in all, a perfect place to relax and enjoy the long days of summer. And by summer, we mean May through October, at least!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Review sent via email:

Positives are too many to list, but I'll highlight:



*Furnishings were beautiful and comfy.

*Kitchen was very well outfitted. Loved brand-new pots & pans, dishes, cutlery.

*Beds were sumptuous.

*Porch rockers were amazing AND the outdoor table/chairs were perfect for us.

*The outdoor spigots/shower were excellent.

*Parking was ample.

*Wifi and TVs were amazing!!! Games and magazines were a plus too.

*Loved kitchen island and bar stools. And loved the pull-out shelves in pantry cabinet.

* Size of fridge excellent. Quiet dishwasher amazing. Top-end appliances, for sure.

*Great plantation-style wood blinds. Quality.
Jul 2013
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Reviews

4.7
based on 23 holidaymaker reviews

Early Birds $150 off wks June10-Aug 12,2017! Oceanfront 3BR + Queen Alcove+2.5BA
average rating of 4.652174 based on 25 reviews
Richmond, VA
5

Simply the perfect Topsail vacation home

  • 5 of 5

This house is the perfect home for your Topsail vacation. North Topsail is so quiet and peaceful and this home is setup to allow you to unwind and relax. The beds are super comfortable, the furnishings are top notch and the kitchen has high-end appliances and cookware that you won’t find in most rentals. All the TV’s are connected to Netflix, which allowed our child to watch her favorite shows during breaks from the beach. The beach is very quiet, even on the busy weekends. The owners really went out of their way to make sure we had the best vacation possible and we will be renting this home for years to come. Thanks again for everything!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your vacation at Sea La Vie and that you've already booked again for next summer. We appreciate all of our returning guests.
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4

Very nice!

  • 4 of 5

The property is nice, perfect size for our family of 5. North Topsail is a great vacation destination!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Raleigh, NC
5

Incredible Location for Beach Lovers

  • 5 of 5

This house is the perfect home for your beach getaway. The house is right on the beach which was incredible for our family! The moment the kiddos woke up, we were on the beach! If the kids needed a break, eat lunch or a nap, we were a few steps away. The beach is quiet and we felt like we owned a little piece of paradise for the week!

The home also has Direct TV and Netflix on all the TVs throughout which was fantastic for the entire family. The kitchen was well stocked with anything you need and the location is only 10 minutes from Surf City where there are great restaurants.

Our family had an amazing week staying at a great home and we'll definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

We searched a lot before choosing a place to stay for our first trip to Topsail. This place did not disappoint. Amy was extremely accommodating and answered all questions, giving suggestions for specific things we wanted. The place is very cute and light and open. We had everything we needed to do a lot of cooking with choices to eat inside or out on the deck. There is even a blender and a crock pot. The incredible decks, bottom covered and top uncovered were just perfect and we spent a lot of time eating, talking, and relaxing there. We just loved the high chairs and amazing views on the top deck. Walks on the beach are perfect. Lots of shells, miles of soft sand, and so few people. The beds were all very comfortable. Plenty of towels, washcloths etc. supplied. We also enjoyed watching movies at night on the large smart tv in the living room with the very comfortable couches.

As far as the island, I highly recommend Sisters Organic Market located up the road near Surf City. We visited the Turtle hospital and were so glad we did. Prepare to wait in line if you come at the end of the day. It was well worth it though. to see these beautiful creatures recovering to be returned to the sea, as well as the informed and dedicated volunteers. The island has so many lovely little places to visit during the day including some really nice, casual, sea side restaurants. The owners had a nice listing of many of them they sent by email as well as a copy in the house.

We plan to return for many years to come! Thank you for an amazing week!

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lucernemines, PA
5

Veterans of Topsail

  • 5 of 5

We have been to topsail on many occasions. We specifically enjoy North Topsail Beach. The fact that the town is very dog friendly is why we continue to vacation here. Renting from Amy was very easy. The house was perfect and very clean. As football fans we appreciated the NFL ticket and since we had a lot of rain we enjoyed the premium channels and DVR. This house offered us a super large TV, Dog friendly, carpet, multiple bathrooms, ocean front, porch furniture including tower chairs, and noncovered deck. All making for an excellent stay. If you like Chinese Takeout - one of our favorite places is the Red Pepper located over the big bridge on the main road there in Sneads Ferry. We have gone to this restaurant for take -out since we started our trips to Topsail many years ago. It is family owned and operated and we have watched their children grow up from toddlers to teenagers. They have the best Hot and Sour Soup we have ever tasted.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so happy you enjoyed your visit and made the most of the extras. Please come again!
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4

Great week at Sea La Vie

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our week at Topsail and particularly Sea La Vie. It has direct access to the beach, and fantastic views. The beach is wide, the sand is soft and the neighbors are friendly. Owners, the Sprakers, are very helpful and accessible. It is pretty far north on Topsail island, though. Non-beach activities are at least a 20 minute drive away. We brought lots of games and we're not night owls so it was ok for us. Also, we were surprised there were no beach chairs or umbrella to use. There were small boogie boards but they were broken. And the grill is small for a house that can potentially hold 9-10 people. Access to the beach is tricky. The house is directly on the beach, but there are no stairs. Walking up and down the dune is challenging while carrying beach props or if someone is elderly or balance challenged. Otherwise, Sea La Vie is the perfect spot for a beach vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
39 Miles
Wilmington International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
70 Miles
Southport Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
I40
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
North Topsail Beach
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in North Topsail Beach, Topsail Island

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Peak Summer 2016
11 Jun 2016 - 19 Aug 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,405
for 7 nights
£2,405
 
 
Late Summer 2016
20 Aug 2016 - 2 Sep 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,146
for 7 nights
£2,146
 
 
September 2016
3 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,026
for 3 nights
From
£302
From
£345
Fri,Sat
£1,629
 
 
Off Season 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£897
for 3 nights
From
£258
From
£302
Fri,Sat
£1,285
 
 
Off Season 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£897
for 3 nights
From
£258
From
£302
Fri,Sat
£1,328
 
 
Spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£961
for 3 nights
From
£280
From
£323
Fri,Sat
£1,500
 
 
Early Summer 2017
27 May 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,672
for 7 nights
£1,672
 
 
Peak Summer
10 Jun 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,448
for 7 nights
£2,448
 
 
Late Summer 2017
12 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,189
for 7 nights
£2,189
 
 
September 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,026
for 3 nights
From
£302
From
£323
Fri,Sat
£1,672
 
 
Off Season 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£897
for 3 nights
From
£258
From
£302
Fri,Sat
£1,328
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £45
Cleaning fee £76
Refundable Damage Deposit £229
Tax Rate 12.75%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. No refunds within 90 days of arrival. Refunds prior to 90 days of arrival are subject to $150 cancellation fee. Date changes prior to 90 days of arrival subject to $150 change fee. Check in 4pm, check out 10am. No smoking permitted inside or outside the property. Maximum occupancy 12 overnight guests. No events. Minimum age for renters is 25 yrs. old. Small to medium dogs permitted with owner's approval & applicable pet fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Topsail Island in Coastal North Carolina

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1530 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 39' flat screen 'smart' TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bunk Room - 2 Bunk Bed , 2 sets of single bunk beds
    'Alcove' - 1 Large Double Bed , ground floor / entry level
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

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