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Bear Trap Dunes - 'Sunny Beach' - Beautiful Family Vacation Home

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Relax on the porch - read a book, have a beverage, laugh with family

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes, Undesignated house description

Think back to the magical feeling of a summer day at the beach - the warm sun, soft sand and cool waves. This is the place that rekindles the spirit of carefree times and lets you create warm memories of cherished moments with family and friends. This is 'Sunny Beach'.

We chose our dream vacation home at Bear Trap Dunes because of its location in Ocean View (2.5 mi. to the beach), the family friendly and lovely small town atmosphere (front porches, parks, sidewalks, holiday parades, tree-lined streets and friendly neighbors), and the amenities (27 hole championship golf course, beautiful club house with fine and casual dining, driving range, pro shop, 2 outdoor pools, kiddy pools, playground, whirlpool, M&F saunas, 5 tennis courts, fully equipped health club and a community center for larger get-togethers).

Step up to the wide front porch with its comfy rockers for relaxing with a book and a nice 'beach cooler'. Inside our designer decorated home, the ceramic tiled center hallway leads back to the large great room. The walls in the main areas are a cheerful yellow that catch the light and lift your spirits. The great room, where everyone gathers, is bright, airy and very comfortably furnished. You'll find a gas fireplace and a large screen TV with DVD player. There is a built-in floor to ceiling bookcase that houses the AM/FM/Stereo/CD/Tape player along with a great selection of videos, music, books and games. There is also an IPOD/MP3 player.

The gourmet kitchen is the heart of this wonderful room. Here you can prepare your family meals and stay right in the middle of the conversation and laughter while doing so. A large counter with stools separates the kitchen's work area and allows people to chat, snack and listen to the music at the end of a beautiful beach day.
There's also a large 'butler's pantry' with lots of storage that connects the kitchen to the main dining room that seats eight around a large square table. Alongside the kitchen is the casual dining area with a table and six chairs and sliding doors leading to the screened porch, deck, backyard and pond. Evenings often find us out on the porch relaxing, talking and watching the ducks, herons and birds out on the pond. The porch leads out to the large, private deck where the sunbathers and barbequers like to hang out. After dinner we like to take a walk around the village, taking in the coolness of the evening, thankful for a beautiful day and thinking about what tomorrow will bring.

Our newly furnished home features a first floor master suite with queen sized bed, and private, beautifully tiled bath with separate soaking tub and shower. Upstairs are two bedrooms with a connecting bath and a smaller bedroom with a desk for your laptop and a double futon sofa that can comfortably sleep two kids or one adult. The washer/dryer are in the utility room which leads to the two-car garage. The house also features a lovely back yard that backs to a quiet pond and has an enclosed outdoor shower for washing off after the beach. Directly across the street is a lovely little 'pocket park' for a good ball toss and where you can catch the shuttle to the beach.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1950 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years old....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            The neighborhood has sidewalks throughout. In addition to the lovely backyard with its pond, there is a 'pocket park' across the street. The community also has a tot lot....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking is permitted on the front or rear porches and deck - not inside the house....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            This is a double sized futon suitable for two children...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Futons (1) - double futon in den. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Ceiling Fans in family room and three bedrooms, Sorry, no smoking and no pets helps us keep the home as fresh and clean smelling as possible...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Lots of good beach read books and some classics...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library:

                Large selection of CD's IPOD/MP3 player with excellent sound....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (4) Plasma TV in living room. Three bedrooms also have TV's. All have DVD playing capability....moreless

              • Stereo
              • Video Library:

                Nice selection of great movies....moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Fitness Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Waterfront:

                    Lovely pond 50 feet behind the house that is home to ducks, heron, egrets, and a wide variety of songbirds. Occassionaly, there are beavers and otters....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Full size dining room in addition to dining area in Great Room...moreless

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    2 zone AC for upstairs and downstairs...moreless

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Garage
                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    We supply them so no need to hassle over bringing your own or renting. It's your vacation, remember....moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

                    Street ...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Private driveway leading to garage...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    (2) Telephones located in the kitchen and master bedroom....moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free wi-fi....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Everything you'd ever need....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    service for 10...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully equipped, gourmet kitchen with upgraded GE Profile appliances....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    GE Advantium - microwave/convection. ...moreless

                  • Oven

                  Outside

                  • Bicycles
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Screened porch with ceiling fan + adjoining deck with 2 chaise lounges....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    The home is located in a golf community. 27 hole course on site....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Lovely landscaped property...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Tennis:

                    There are tennis courts adjacent to the community center....moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    (3) Two outdoor and one indoor community pools. Plus separate whirlpool and kiddy pool....moreless

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Indoor Pool
                  • Sauna:

                    Separate male & female saunas at community center....moreless

                  • Shared Hot Tub:

                    Located in the community center....moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall 2014
                  Sep 6 - Nov 14, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,900 $7,000
                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,400 $8,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $600
                  • Tax Rate 5%

                  Notes:

                  Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

                  50% of rental fee required to secure reservation. Balance, taxes and security deposit are due 30 days prior to arrival.


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                  Location

                  130 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Baltimore/Washington International
                  Private Homes, Undesignated
                  Nearest Barpub
                  On site at the golf club
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Cape May, NJ/Lewes, DE
                  Private Homes, Undesignated
                  Nearest Golf
                  Bear Trap Dunes - on site
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  DE State Rt. 26
                  Private Homes, Undesignated
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  'The Den' - at the golf club
                  2.5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Bethany Beach

                  Car: Necessary

                  The house is located in the community of Bear Trap Dunes, a golf and tennis resort. There is a community pavilion with fully equipped fitness center, two outdoor pools, indoor pool, kiddy pool, playground, two saunas, whirlpool, 5 tennis courts, and a beach shuttle right outside the door. Nearby Beautiful White Sand Beaches, Swimming/Beachcombing/Shelling, Magnificent and Plentiful Golfing, Local & Deep Sea Fishing, Scores of Restaurants, Major Tax-Free/Outlet Shopping, Entertainment, Rehobeth Beach, Ocean City and Assateague Island are all close by, 30 Minutes to the Lewes-Cape May Ferry

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2003

                  About the owner: Mature married couple with two married children and five grandchild.

                  Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Undesignated:
                  We've been coming to the Delaware and Maryland shore for decades - since we were teenagers. We love the wide, beautiful white sand beaches, the fishing, the restaurants and family vacations where memories are made. We also love eating crabs!

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The community is lovely - wide, well lit streets, small parks, pools, tennis and golf right at your finger tips. It's reminiscent of a classic small town - houses with front porches, friendly people, and a 4th of July parade. We also have a pond in our back yard that attracts ducks, geese, heron, and a wide variety of colorful birds. The living is easy with rockers on the front porch, a screened-in back porch with table and chairs for dining, and a deck for sunbathing and barbequeing.


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                  Speaks: english
                   

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                  • Relax on the porch - read a book, have a beverage, laugh with family

                    Relax on the porch - read a book, have a beverage, laugh with family

                  • Family Room - lots of comfort and light

                    Family Room - lots of comfort and light

                  • Fully equipped gourmet kitchen

                    Fully equipped gourmet kitchen

                  • Dining area next to kitchen seats six

                    Dining area next to kitchen seats six

                  • 1st floor Master bedroom with quenn bed and private bath

                    1st floor Master bedroom with quenn bed and private bath

                  • Second floor bedroom #2 with two twin beds

                    Second floor bedroom #2 with two twin beds

                  • Second floor bedroom #3 with two twin beds

                    Second floor bedroom #3 with two twin beds

                  • Sun deck w/BBQ and outdoor shower with hot & cold water

                    Sun deck w/BBQ and outdoor shower with hot & cold water

                  • Screened porch & deck overlooking groomed lawn and pond.

                    Screened porch & deck overlooking groomed lawn and pond.

                  • Beach shuttle stop right across the street from our house

                    Beach shuttle stop right across the street from our house

                  • Village Community Center

                    Village Community Center

                  • Indoor pool has hot tub & M/F saunas. Exercise room is located in same building

                    Indoor pool has hot tub & M/F saunas. Exercise room is located in same building

                  • Hallway from front entrance to Family Room

                    Hallway from front entrance to Family Room

                  • Family room, dining area & kitchen open onto screened porch and deck.

                    Family room, dining area & kitchen open onto screened porch and deck.

                  • Plenty of dishes, serving platters, glasses, pots and pans

                    Plenty of dishes, serving platters, glasses, pots and pans

                  • Dining room seats eight

                    Dining room seats eight

                  • Master bath with soaking tub,  shower and double sink

                    Master bath with soaking tub, shower and double sink

                  • Connecting bath between bedrooms #2 and #3

                    Connecting bath between bedrooms #2 and #3

                  • Second floor bedroom #4 with double sized futon

                    Second floor bedroom #4 with double sized futon

                  • Outdoor shower

                    Outdoor shower

                  • White Heron in pond in our back yard

                    White Heron in pond in our back yard

                  • What we all come to the beach for

                    What we all come to the beach for

                  • Community outdoor pool #1.  There are two outdoor pools plus an indoor one

                    Community outdoor pool #1. There are two outdoor pools plus an indoor one

                  • Golf club house. Bear Trap Dunes has 27 holes plus a great restaurant & pro shop

                    Golf club house. Bear Trap Dunes has 27 holes plus a great restaurant & pro shop

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                  Date last modified - Thursday, October 09, 2014

                  $1,900 - $2,400 per week (USD)
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                  4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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