The Most Popular Topsail Island Neighborhoods



Get to know Topsail Island, North Carolina, a little better by learning more about our local neighborhoods. Maybe you've stayed in a Topsail rental in one of these amazing places or maybe you're interested in owning a beach home here. Either way, we thought we'd share some of our local favorites and help you to get familiar with them. Keep these in mind for your next Topsail beach vacation, if you're considering a long-term Topsail rental, or when you're looking for a permanent coastal oasis to call home on the island. As always, let Century 21 Action Topsail know if we can help. We're here and happy to do it. Let us have the honor of showing you around this island that we love and finding your piece of paradise. 


Calinda Cay

Calinda Cay is a residential townhome community with a pool, located in North Topsail Beach off Island Drive at Calinda Cay Ct. Enjoy close and convenient access to the Intracoastal Waterway and walk right across the street to the beach. You'll love the stunning views and all of the amenities that come with Calinda Cay living in North Topsail Beach. Second row homes have a lot to offer while still giving you the close and convenient access to the beach. 

Ocean Watch Duplexes

Ocean Watch lives up to its name! After a long day of being on the water, what better place to unwind than on one of the two decks overlooking the ocean. Or wake up early and watch the gorgeous Topsail sunrise over the water. This property also includes a seasonal community pool (which closes October 15th) plus plenty of other amenities you're sure to love. Enjoy the views and convenient access to downtown Surf City in your oceanfront duplex by the sea. 

Sandcastles Complex

Sandcastles by the Sea is a Surf City community where you truly can have your own sandcastle right on the beach or near the beach. With both oceanfront and oceanside homes, Sandcastles has the locations and amenities ready and waiting for you. Spend some time on the covered oceanfront deck and enjoy the rocking chairs for a while. Have some after dinner conversation while enjoying the ocean views and listening to the sounds of the surf. Or take your morning coffee out to the deck and watch the pelicans fly. What a way to start and end the day! Come and find your own sandcastle by the sea. We are happy to help you get settled in whether it's only for a few weeks or on a more permanent basis. Just let us know and we're here to help.

Serenity Point Subdivision

It's just as relaxing as it sounds! At the southernmost end of Ocean Boulevard on Topsail Island in the town of Topsail Beach, the townhome community of Serenity Point offers exceptional views of miles of undeveloped natural beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and New Topsail Inlet. Homes here provide surrounding views from ocean facing rooms and ocean side decks. Enjoy the covered porches with views of the pond on Serenity Point. With beautiful decks for soaking up the sun and beautifully appointed furnishings in the vacation rentals, you also gain access to the community pool, community beach access and public sound side access right down the street. This private Topsail Beach community may just be the perfect place for you.

Shipwatch Villas

Nestled amid the idyllic splendor of the pristine beaches of North Topsail Beach, Shipwatch Villas provides owners and guests with a truly relaxing environment. There are 77 units within the complex with the villas offering 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. Each villa provides spacious living areas, stunning views and private balconies with sprawling views of the Atlantic Ocean. Conveniently situated just minutes from shops, dining and activities, Shipwatch Villas are the ideal location for your island getaway. The complex has recently undergone extensive renovations along with a multi-million dollar beach renourishment. Amenities include an Oceanfront Swimming Pool, Outdoor Grilling Areas, Gazebo and Private Beach Access.

Shipwatch Townhomes

The Shipwatch community also offers larger sized townhomes in addition to the villas. Every unit comes with a balcony overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, which is perfect for taking in those beautiful sunrises. Townhomes are available with 2 or 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Townhomes at Shipwatch offer two to three floors of living space. The 3 bedroom units offer a private third floor where the master bedroom and bath are located, along with a stunning large balcony overlooking the ocean—making it a very popular choice. Many Shipwatch owners choose to rent out their villas or townhomes during the summer making it an ideal investment property or just a nice place to spend your weekends at the beach.

St. Regis Complex

St. Regis in North Topsail Beach, NC, gives you the chance to own your own sandcastle. This luxury condo community offers you both an outdoor and an indoor swimming pool, a hot tub, a fitness center, tennis courts, a children's playground, grilling and picnic areas, and free high-speed Internet access. Units come fully furnished, including a washer, dryer, dishwasher, and a full kitchen. Can it really be any easier? These oceanfront condos are move-in ready. At the St. Regis, you can choose from one-bedroom, two-bedroom, two-bedroom deluxe, three-bedroom, and three-bedroom point condos. All condos include oceanfront terraces right off of the living room, and the view is to die for. While the condos were built in 1985, the St. Regis spent $14 million renovating the complex in 2008, so you'll be happy with the updated look. The St. Regis offers great value and luxury all in one beautiful location.

Surf Condos

Surf Condos are conveniently located near the heart of Topsail Island in Surf City, NC. Go ahead and walk or bike to your favorite local restaurants, shops and the fishing pier. HOA fees for Surf Condos cover water, sewer, trash pickup, lawn care, pest control, exterior maintenance and more, so it's easy living by the ocean for everyone. At Surf Condos, there are eight buildings all connected to a main community area, offering an in-ground outdoor pool recently built in 2013 with a gazebo and tanning decks. The pool area is nicely done and surrounded by beautifully landscaped greenery. The best part is that the ocean just a few steps away. What's not to love? Let us help you find the perfect place for you and your budget. This is a great place to start. Surf Condos offer you beach living without the big price tag. Come and take a look and see for yourself. We'll be happy to show you around. 

Topsail Dunes Complex

Find your place in the sand in North Topsail Beach. Topsail Dunes lives up to its name and is nestled right behind the dunes on the northern tip of the island. The condo complex offers the amenities that matter most: swimming pool, tennis courts, outdoor grilling area, gazebo and private beach access with outdoor showers, all at a very reasonable price point. Topsail Dunes has one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom condos available. All units have ocean side balconies, and their three-bedroom units have an additional screened porch on the sound-side of the unit for enjoying the gorgeous sunset view! See what Topsail Dunes has to offer you and your family. 

Topsail Reef Complex

This condominium complex is located near the northernmost tip of North Topsail Beach and has condos available for very reasonable prices (under $100k). Plus the HOA fees give you bang for your buck and cover cable television, water, sewer, trash, lawn care, pest control and exterior maintenance. Thia is maintenance-free beach living at its finest. The Topsail Reef oceanfront complex was built in 1980, but many units have completed extensive upgrades and renovations since then. There are eight buildings, and buyers can choose either one-bedroom or two-bedroom units. Come relax right on the beach with your Topsail Reef condo for a very affordable price tag. 

Villa Capriani Complex

Located in beautiful North Topsail Beach, North Carolina, Villa Capriani brings luxury to Topsail Island. This is an oceanfront condominium complex where each unit is privately owned. Every unit in the Villa Capriani offers a view of the ocean. Villa Capriani is constructed in the shape of a U and within the picturesque multi-level courtyard there are palm trees, large sun decks, three swimming pools, one with a waterfall, two hot tubs and a baby pool. There are also tennis courts. The Villa boasts the largest swimming pool on the North Carolina Coast. The Inlet 790 Grill & Bar is located on site. You are also within walking distance of the Sea View fishing pier & restaurant. One, two or three-bedroom units are available for short term vacation rentals or long term winter rentals. Each unit has a separate living room, fully equipped kitchen and washer/dryer. There are also several units for sale.  

Village of Stump Sound

The Village of Stump Sound offers a charming selection of homes in North Topsail Beach where you can find beach homes located both on the ocean side and the sound side of Topsail Island. Amenities include an oceanside outdoor community pool, clubhouse, 2 tennis courts, oceanfront deck and boat ramp. These premier single family homes are situated in this locally loved quiet community and are popular with both homeowners and vacationers alike. Many of the homes here are seasonal rentals making it a nice place to incur some supplemental income as a beach homeowner. Stump Sound vacation rentals book fast, so if you're interested in spending a few weeks here, it's best to book well in advance of your stay. If you're looking stay longer and purchase a beach house all your own, let us know and we can help. We'd love to show you around! 



We also have some Topsail beach homes for sale in Surf City neighborhoods Turtle Cove and Mandalay Court—and the premier North Topsail Beach neighborhood of Permuda Wynd, which are all beautiful Topsail Island neighborhoods. 

You can find all of our Topsail real estate listings currently on the market here. So, how can we help you?


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