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5 Bedroom Victorian Cottage in Bethany Beach Sleeps 15

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Last updated: 05/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to Camp Terrapin. Built in 2004, our Victorian-style Beach Cottage has all the charm of a by-gone era. From the wrap-around porch (screened on the side) to the rear sundeck, you'll find a wonderful space to kick back and relax. Professionally decorated and furnished with your comfort and enjoyment in mind.

The furnishings are white-washed wicker and wood with a charming beach-themed motif in a blue, white and yellow color scheme. Comfortably sleeps 16 in bedrooms (no sleeper sofas) with two King master suites (one on the main level), one Queen with additional twin ensuite, one Full, and a bunk room (sleeps seven). All beds are covered with patchwork quilts.

Four bathrooms plus an outside shower mean no one has to wait in line. And two on-demand water heaters mean no one takes a cold shower. Two-zoned heating and air conditioning plus ceiling fans for perfect temperature control. The dining table seats 12, with room for two at the breakfast bar. The spacious Great Room boasts a large dining area and two seating areas, all open to the fully-equipped kitchen.

Located in the quiet community of Turtle Walk, this home is ten blocks from the Beach (off RT 26, Garfield Pkwy next to Bethany West)and rents with 2 beach parking passes (free street parking for beach access - no need to use metered parking). In July and August, there is a trolley to shuttle vacationers to the Beach at a cost of 25 cents. The trolley runs twice/hour from 9:30 AM to 10 PM.

There's plenty of off-street parking for six cars at Camp Terrapin. You'll want to return to this sun-filled Bethany Beach Victorian retreat year after year. Brand New in 2004! No Smoking, No Pets, Please! Call or email for off-season availability and holidays.

Property rents Saturday to Saturday. Please check the Availability Calendar before contacting me with a request. The calendar is updated with each booking. Ther are prime summer weeks remaining, but you'd better hurry! We do not rent to 'Beach Week' groups. The responsible adult who signs the lease (over the age of 25) must be in residence for the entire vacation. September weekends are glorious!! Off season rates make this large home perfect for a retreat, scrapbooking clubs, family reunions, golf outings,and more.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age of 25 for the individual signing the lease. Must be in residence for the entire stay, no co-signers for Beach Weekers....moreless

  • Children Welcome

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • Bedroom 5


  • King size beds (2) 2 king master suites, 1 on the main level, 1 upstairs, Queen size Beds (1) 2nd floor. This room also contains a twin bed, Double Beds (1) 2nd floor, Twin or Single Beds (3) 2 twins and a trundle are found in the bunk room, Bunk Beds (2) 2nd floor bunk room. 2 twin/twin bunkbeds plus 3 singles mentioned above...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Ironing Board and Iron, Crab Pot, Screened Porch, Very Comfy Beds, Dining Table seats 12, Highchair, No Pets, Sheets and bath towels are available for rent through our housekeeper....moreless


  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) plus high-speed wireless internet...moreless

  • VCR


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Air Conditioning:

    2 zoned plus ceiling fans in all bedrooms and great room...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    full size, side-by-side...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    full size, side-by-side...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    plus built-in microwave, dishwasher...moreless


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.6
from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

Late August
Aug 29 - Sep 2, 2015
2 night min stay
Labor Day
Sep 3 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
September - non-holiday
Sep 8 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
Fall - non-holiday
Oct 1 - Nov 24, 2015
2 night min stay

Changeover Day: Saturday

Nov 30 - Dec 21, 2015
2 night min stay
Christmas and New Years
Dec 23 - Jan 4, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 6%


Holiday rates are $450/night with a 3 night minimum. For stays of fewer than 7 nights, there is a $150 cleaning fee. Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. Payment is made through either from your bank account (no fee) or by credit card (3% service charge).

Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 05/20/2015
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Tennis is available at the Bethany Tennis Club in Ocean View. The closest public pool is Thunder Lagoon in Fenwick Island (5 miles south). It has a lazy river, kiddie pool, and water slides.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Cindy and Bob Moses live in Potomac, MD and grew up in the DC area. Cindy is a Real Estate Broker for Keller Williams Metro Realty and Bob is an attorney who specializes in Real Estate and Business Law. Between us, we have 5 siblings, 10 nieces and nephews, and 5 cats. We both grew up spending summer vacations in Bethany Beach (Cindy) and Ocean City, MD (Bob), so Bethany Beach is truly our second home.

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Turtle Walk:
My family has vacationed in Bethany Beach every summer for over 40 years. As the family grew, it became increasingly more difficult to rent a house to accommodate everyone at an affordable price. We decided to build one and discovered that many groups of friends and families had similar needs - where everyone could stay under one roof, instead of renting multiple small houses. So many of my friends tell the that their kids don't want to vacation with them anymore! I feel lucky that my entire family looks forward to our Bethany Beach vacation every summer.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
There is lots of space for everyone, with generous bedroom sizes and lots of bathrooms. We even installed on-demand water heaters so no one would ever have to take a cold shower. The wrap-around porch is especially popular with my family as there always seems to be a lovely breeze blowing across it. The kitchen is large enough to accommodate several cooks at once. The kids love the bunk room that sleeps 7 and has its own bath. We have off-street parking for 8 cars and the rental includes 2 beach parking passes. I love the quiet neighborhood, yet so close to the beach.

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  • Camp Terrapin - Virtual Tour Available at our Web Site

    Camp Terrapin - Virtual Tour Available at our Web Site

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Second floor master Bedroom.  All bedrooms similarly furnished

    Second floor master Bedroom. All bedrooms similarly furnished

  • Queen plus twin bedroom

    Queen plus twin bedroom

  • Side Porch is screened

    Side Porch is screened

  • Main level Master Bedroom

    Main level Master Bedroom

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Double bedroom

    Double bedroom

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Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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