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Sea Colony West: Sunny Lakeside Retreat

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Last updated: 04/13/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Sea Colony condo description

***We still have available dates for most of May and few in either early June or late August. Please refer to our calendar for details.***

In real estate they say ''location, location, location'' and we have it in spades! Located on Teal Lake with water views from any vantage point and every window including the kitchen's. The heated pool and main Tennis Center are steps away. We're less than 3/4 of a mile from Sea Colony's private beach, close enough to walk or take advantage of Sea Colony's shuttle (in season only) that makes frequent stops by our parking lot. The town of Bethany Beach is only a mile away with it's many shops, restaurants and boardwalk along the beach. For even closer shopping and dining, the Sea Colony Marketplace is just a short walk away.

Conveniently located on the first floor level, this Veranda-style unit with wrap-around screened porch provides ideal southern exposure for striking sunrise and sunset views over the pines. Professionally redecorated when purchased in 2009, upgrades include, but not limited to: a new carpet (2015), improved gas fireplace, Sony 40 inch flat screen TV and Nintendo Wii in the living room. Each bedroom also has a flat screen LCD TV as well as premium box springs/mattresses. Laptop users will appreciate our password protected wireless router for internet reception inside the condo or on the screened porch. Wi-Fi is provided by Sea Colony on their beach and at the westside's Freeman Fitness Center.

In addition for being known as a world class tennis and beach resort, Sea Colony West is beautifully landscaped in a quiet park-like setting with abundant shaded walking/biking paths among it's many lakes. This is a real plus during the summer's hot sunny days for those that enjoy a nice walk or run.

The private beach & tennis community features an unmatched offering of amenities including 12 pools (2 indoors), 34 tennis courts (12 Har-Tru clay & 4 indoors), two Fitness Centers (with indoor and outdoor pools, weight room, saunas, whirlpool and gym), children's programs, community shuttle, hiking and bike trails and more. Sea Colony is also ranked by Tennis Magazine as #10 out of the 50 Greatest U.S. Tennis Resorts and #13 in the world. Since the beach is private owned by Sea Colony, it is kept exceptionally clean compared to others along the Mid-Atlantic shore.

We are located less than 3 hours from Wash D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia and New Jersey. NON-SMOKING AND NO PETS. Security deposit required. Please be aware that there is a per person badge fee charged by Sea Colony year round with the off season having the lowest fee.










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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Primary renter must be at least 25 years of age....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking strictly prohibited in unit or on screened porch....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • New wall to wall carpeting for 2015. Also new for 2015 are Mediacom digital cable boxes for all TVs providing much greater basic cable channel offerings than previously available to our tenants. High definition channels are also provided for the 40 inch Sony TV....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books:

    Several paperback books for adults and a few children's books....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD/VCR player in living room and DVD player in master bedroom....moreless

  • Games:

    Various popular board games...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    New for 2015 are digital cable boxes from Mediacom. Expanded channel offering on all TVs and several high definition channels that can be seen on the 40 inch TV....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    40 inch flat screen high definition LCD TV in living room, 22 inch flat screen LCD TV in master bedroom and a 26 inch flat screen LCD TV in guest bedroom....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    Nintendo Wii unit with 2 remote controls...moreless

  • Video Games:

    (2) Nintendo Wii Sports disc and New Super Mario Bros.Wii disc...moreless

  • Video Library:

    a few DVDs suitable for all ages...moreless

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Lake View:

    Lake view from every widow...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    View from every vantage point and window...moreless

  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Updated in 2009....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washer/dryer unit in kitchen utility room....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Available at the Freeman Fitness Center....moreless

  • Free Local Calls
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Fireplace operational during cooler seasons when temperature dips below 40 degrees F, typically between Thanksgiving and mid-March....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Updated in 2009, Heat pump style unit....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens provided by our cleaning service....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Plenty of outside parking in designated area for Tall Pines Court....moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    (3) Local calls only....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels and wash clothes provided by our cleaning service....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer/dryer unit in kitchen utility room....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    New for 2012: Password protected internet access from any room in the condo via wireless router. Wi-Fi also available through Sea Colony on the beach or Freeman Fitness Center....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Updated with a Cuisinart unit for the 2013 season....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Full compliment of cutlery and common utensils found in most kitchens....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Updated in 2009....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Updated in 2012. Much quieter than the previous unit....moreless

  • Freezer:

    See refrigerator details....moreless

  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave:

    Updated in 2009, all the bells and whistles. Replaced the builder grade unit that came with the condo 20 years ago....moreless

  • Oven:

    conventional electric...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Cutting board and usual items needed in a reasonably well equipped kitchen....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Updated for 2014 season: 17.6 cu. ft. top freezer refrigerator including icemaker....moreless

  • Stove:

    4 coil electric burners...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    We have both a conventional toaster as well as a toaster oven for slightly larger items....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Screened wrap-around porch....moreless

  • Golf:

    World class public golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus at Sea Colony's sister resort, Bayside, located outside of Fenwick DE and about 20 minutes away....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill:

    2 freestanding grills by West lake (off Brighton Lane) near the tennis courts. Grills are also located near the Aquatic Center. You must supply your own charcoal for these grills....moreless

  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    World class Tennis Center a convenient short walk away, just past the pool!...moreless

  • Tennis Court

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Heated pool just steps away from our back porch! Open from shortly after Memorial Day till Labor Day. Larger outdoor pools nearby. Indoor pool open year round at Freeman Fitness Center....moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Spring 2015
Mar 28 - May 15, 2015
3 night min stay
$160
$950
Spring 2015
May 16 - May 29, 2015
3 night min stay
$180
$1,200
Late Spring 2015
May 30 - Jun 12, 2015
4 night min stay
$240
$1,450
Early Summer 2015
Jun 13 - Jul 3, 2015
4 night min stay
$250
$1,525
Summer 2015
Jul 4 - Aug 21, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,800
Late Summer 2015
Aug 22 - Sep 4, 2015
3 night min stay
$250
$1,525
Early Fall 2015
Sep 5 - Oct 9, 2015
3 night min stay
$165
$970
Fall-Winter 2015
Oct 10 - Dec 24, 2015
3 night min stay
$145
$875

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

No pets and no smoking on the premises. Sorry, but no exceptions.

In addition to the rental rate and cleaning fee, a refundable security deposit will be added. The amount of the security deposit ranges between $175-350 depending on the number of guests.

Payment forms accepted are either check or credit card.


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Last updated: 04/13/2015
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Salsbury. MD
0.4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Summer Salts Cafe
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Lewes, DE
0.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Armand's Pizzeria & Grille, Turquoise Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sea Colony (private beach)

Car: Recommended

Bethany Beach Nature Center: just 5 minutes away located at 807 Garfield Parkway (Rt. 26), great for families and close to Grotto Pizza. Provides walking trails to larger ponds and Natter Park for nature enthusiasts.

Excellent crabbing at nearby Assawoman Canal.

Ba Roos Ice Cream: new for 2014 and not to be overlooked. Located in the Sea Colony Marketplace and features the best locally made ice cream in Delaware from Hopkins Farm Creamery outside of Lewes, DE. They've been around for years but now you don't have to drive 40 minutes away to enjoy it! It's the best we've ever tasted.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: We are working professionals from Baltimore that have been renting at Sea Colony with family on the east side for 35 years. Recently we started to try the off season and really prefer the relaxed pace. The park-like setting on the west side provides ample walking or bike riding space in a safe well maintained enviroment.

Why the Owner Chose Sea Colony:
We fell in love with this unit with it's incredible lake view and close proximity to both the pool & tennis courts. Tucked far enough into the west side for peace and quiet, yet equidistantly close the the beach and fitness center. We feel it's among the best vacation locations in Sea Colony.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Easy access to Delmarva attractions yet less than 3 hours from Baltimore, DC or Philadelphia.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Condo at Sunrise

    Condo at Sunrise

  • Steps from path to front door

    Steps from path to front door

  • Condo on left and fenced pool on right

    Condo on left and fenced pool on right

  • Egret takeoff as viewed from our balcony

    Egret takeoff as viewed from our balcony

  • Porch view westward

    Porch view westward

  • Porch glider and table

    Porch glider and table

  • Living room area, kitchen and dining

    Living room area, kitchen and dining

  • Dining area and breakfast bar

    Dining area and breakfast bar

  • Utility closet, washer/dryer unit

    Utility closet, washer/dryer unit

  • Guest bedroom

    Guest bedroom

  • Guest bedroom

    Guest bedroom

  • Floor plan

    Floor plan

  • Twilight on Teal Lake

    Twilight on Teal Lake

  • Back porch view, short walk to the pool in the background next to parking lot!

    Back porch view, short walk to the pool in the background next to parking lot!

  • West view of Teal Lake, condo on right

    West view of Teal Lake, condo on right

  • Great Blue Heron seen from our balcony

    Great Blue Heron seen from our balcony

  • Porch furniture

    Porch furniture

  • Living room area seen from entrance

    Living room area seen from entrance

  • Living room area

    Living room area

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Hallway to bedrooms and bathrooms

    Hallway to bedrooms and bathrooms

  • Guest Bathroom

    Guest Bathroom

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Google map overview. Hand icon positioned over our unit

    Google map overview. Hand icon positioned over our unit

VRBO #268135

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/13/2015
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