The Portly Whale

Sleeps 12

5 Bedrooms

4 Beds

1 Sleeper Sofa

3 Bathrooms

Check-in 4:00 PM

Check-out 10:00 AM

New Listing “The Portly Whale” 5 bed/3 bath oceanfront home in North Topsail NC

The Portly Whale is an oceanfront, standalone home with a 3-stop elevator and views of the sunrise and Seaview Pier in North Topsail Beach, North Carolina. 

Saturday to Saturday, 7 night weekly rentals (you must check-in and out on a Saturday) from May – October.
smaller highly minimum outside of that

There is an additional cleaning fee and a linen fee. All beds are prepared upon arrival.

We offer high-speed internet, Spectrum cable (via the Spectrum app) and smart televisions in every bedroom, as well as the living room. 
When you arrive, gather your luggage and groceries and load them into the 3-stop elevator located inside the garage. Travel up to where your beach vacation begins! Note: The elevator stops and is accessed inside the bunk room on the 2nd level; therefore, we have included a safety feature (calling the elevator from this level requires a key) in the event children staying in this room become curious.

Kitchen Amenities
* New appliances 2023
* New stocked items 2023
* New cabinets and quartz countertops 2023
* Minimum service for 12 (dishes and silverware)
* Keurig and drip coffee makers
* Crockpot
* Roaster Oven (countertop)
* Blender
* Fully stocked for both baking and cooking
* Large pantry
* Air fryer built-in to oven
* Septic – disposal of oil, grease, and/or solid materials in sinks and/ or drains is strictly prohibited 

Bedroom info

Each bed includes pillows (1 per twin, 2 per queen or king), linens, and quilts. 

Top Level, Primary Bedroom
The primary bedroom is located off of the Living/Great Room
* K bed, ceiling fan, smart TV, walk-in closet, dresser, ensuite bath
Middle Level, 4 Bedrooms
All bedrooms on this level share 2 hallway baths (one full bath with tub and shower, one ¾ bath with shower)
* Oceanview bedroom: 1 Q bed, dresser, closet, ceiling fan, and smart tv
* Oceanview bedroom: 1 Q bed, dresser, closet, ceiling fan, and smart tv
* Soundside bedroom:  4 T beds, closet, ceiling fan, smart tv
* Soundside bedroom: 1 Q bed, dresser, closet, ceiling fan, smart tv

Outdoor info

* Top and mid-level viewing decks overlooking the North Carolina coast
* Garage with elevator access and parking for 1 vehicle
* Outdoor shower
* Outdoor fish cleaning station
* Small recreation area (“yard”)
* All-weather cornhole (removal from the yard is strictly prohibited, (i.e., please do not take to the beach)
* Washer pitching
* Driveway parking for 4 passenger vehicles
* NO Street Parking – Towing is enforced by the Town of North Topsail Beach

As an added touch, and unique to Sol Searching Properties, you will find for your convenience, “starter” items. Please keep in mind these are meant to start your vacation, not supply your whole stay. These items include
– Coffee, sugar, sugar alternative, creamer and filters.
– a new kitchen scrubber
– a dish towel and washcloth
– dish soap
– powdered laundry soap
– bar soap per bathroom
– ziplock bags
– trash bags
– toilet paper
– paper towels
– CLEAN linens, including comforters and shams.
– Pack and play, high chair, noise machines available upon request, first come first serve

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  • Sleeps 12


  • master top King room

    King Bed

  • Queen Room

    Queen Bed

  • Queen Room

    Queen Bed

  • Bunk Bedroom

    King bed

  • Queen Room

    Queen Bed

  • king ensuite Bathroom

    Full Combination Tub/Shower, Toilet

  • Shared Bathroom

    Full Shower, Toilet

  • Shared Bathroom

    Full Combination Tub/Shower, Toilet

  • Free Parking

  • Wifi Internet

  • Air Conditioning

    Central A/C system

  • Heater

    Central heat

  • elevator




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