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Spruced up Cottage on Canal: Best Value 1 Block from Beach

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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

South Bethany Beach house description

This cottage is hands-down the best value to be found on the canal in South Bethany this summer season. We took it off the market for a while to make some improvements and got a little bit carried away! Now it's back, better than ever and still 3 minutes to the beach. The house has a sunny new enclosed front porch with lots of windows, TV/cable, and overflow sleeping space. The dining room off the kitchen and living room also is new, and features a triple mulled window overlooking the canal out back. The home's three bedroom have new furnishings and beds (two Queens and one trundle, plus a futon in the family room). The kitchen area has a nearly new refrigerator, gas stove, and excessive utensils and cookware supplied by my compulsive cook of a wife. The deck off the kitchen still has a beautiful view of the canal looking west at sunset, and features a gas grill and new lighting. The home has internet/cable connection and two television sets with DVD/VCR players. There is no land-line telephone service, so bring your cell phones.

South Bethany, along with Bethany Beach just to the north and Fenwick Island just to the south, is centrally located along the Delaware-Maryland Atlantic seaboard. These three beaches bill themselves as Delaware’s “Quiet Resorts.” They are famously “family-friendly,” boasting clean, uncrowded, life-guarded beaches. Your family will enjoy strolling on the Bethany Beach boardwalk and taking in the free, live entertainment that is provided there from time to time.

Fenwick Island has a water park, miniature golf courses, and movie theatres to check out. From our house you also are close to Ocean City, MD with its large boardwalk and amusement park; Dewey Beach, and TAX-FREE shopping in Rehoboth, not to mention the latter's own boardwalk, nightlife and unique shops. If you like, you can even catch the ferry over to Atlantic City, New Jersey from Lewes, and try your hand at some gambling. (We were no good at this.)

If you can’t make it in the summertime, come and stay in the fall. Delaware’s beaches in September are not to be beat. The weather is fabulous, the water is warm, and there are no crowds in sight! You must experience the Independent Film Festival, Autumn Jazz Festival, Sea Witch Festival, Festival of Lights, and last but not least, the Apple Scrapple Festival in October! (Hope you like pork.) Any time of year you choose to come here, we think you will have fun.



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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                We do not rent to groups of teen-aged, unrelated individuals....moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Waterfront:

                    The bulk-headed back yard adjoins the Petherton Canal in South Bethany Beach....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Central air conditioning and heat pump, new in May, 2012....moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator:

                        Makes ice with filtered water, dispenses filtered cold water....moreless

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill
                       

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                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • cleaning fee $90 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 8%

                      Notes:

                      A deposit of approximately 1/3 of the rent plus tax must be submitted with the signed lease. The balance due may be paid in one or more installments until 10 days before the beginning of the rental period. Until that time, personal checks are acceptable. Any amount due after that must be paid by cashier's check, traveler's check, money order, or electronic transfer.


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                      • Looking west down the canal from the deck

                        Looking west down the canal from the deck

                      VRBO #250452

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Friday, December 26, 2014

                      $110 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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                      Member since: 2004
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Calendar last updated: 08/25/2014
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                      South Bethany Beach #250452

                      3 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 8

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