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1.5 Blocks to Beach, 6 BR, 5 BA, 4 Master Suites, Ocean Side in Bethany

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Last updated: 12/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes, Downtown house description

Min-y-Mor, which means 'Edge of the Sea' in Welsh, is located in the Town of Bethany Beach, 1.5 blocks from the beach and 4 blocks to the town's local shops.

With six bedrooms (including four master suites), five full baths and privacy for all family members, Min-y-Mor is perfect for a large family or two-family vacation.

The house is elevated. The main (2nd) floor includes a family room with a TV and seating for nine, a dining area and a kitchen. The sun room, with skylights, is located just off the dining/living area; it has sofa seating for five plus an eating/game table which seats four. Ten foot high glass doors between the family room/dining area and sun room may be left open, or closed to provide a quiet refuge. The sun room also has a TV/DVD, where Dad can enjoy sports events or a book, or children can enjoy cartoons while adults watch TV or videos in the living room. Two additional TVs are located in the ground-level master suite bedroom and sitting room.

Up the spiral stairway to the third floor is a reading nook (off the bedroom area) with three wicker chairs, which overlook the family room below. A video and paperback book library near the reading nook has something to hold the interest of adults and children alike. Children also enjoy the reading nook as their personal site to observe activities in the living room below.

The ground level master suite with king bed is the epitome of privacy, with a separate sittting room, a bath and your choice of private entrance or entrance from the main floor.

The main floor has the following bedrooms: master suite, with queen bed and private bath; twin beds in one room and a full bed in the other room, served by a full hall bath. The large third floor suite has a king-sized bed and two single beds (trundled) with private bath.

Baths are 'senior friendly' with grab bars and raised toilets in master bathrooms.

Keywords: Bethany Beach house, ocean side, close to bethany beach


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Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                We prefer family groups. The person renting this unit must be at least 25 years old and present in the house throughout the rental period...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Kids love Min-y-Mor. Favorite activities include playing ball under the house, games on the back deck (away from traffic) and plenty of living areas where kids can find enjoyment. We provide beach toys for the kids as well....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                This house is strictly non-smoking...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 14-16

              • Kids' room: 2 twin/ single

                On main level...moreless

              • Largest Master Bedroom: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

                Larger Master with full bath and trundle bed on third level...moreless

              • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

                Master with private bath on main level...moreless

              • Double Bedroom: 1 double

                Bedroom on main level...moreless

              • Master Suite with Separate Sitting Room: 1 king

                Master suite, private bath, sitting room, private entrance...moreless

              • Grand Master suite: 1 king

                Grand Master suite with private deck and entrance...moreless

              • King size beds: (1) King beds in three of the master bedrooms (each with private bath) provide comfort for our taller guests! Queen size Bed: (1) One queen bed in a master bedroom (with private bath); Double Bed: (1) One double-bed in the 'yellow room'; Twin or Single Bed (4) A set of twin beds in a beach themed room are perfect for kids and a trundle bed in the upper level master bedroom (which is very large) provides seating or additional sleeping space for two....moreless

              Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

              • Master Suite Bath: toilet, shower

                Private bath in first floor suite...moreless

              • Master Bath: toilet, shower

                Private bath in second floor suite...moreless

              • 3rd Floor Master Bath: toilet, shower

                Private bath with linen closet in the 3rd floor suite...moreless

              • Hall Bath, great for bathing kids!: toilet, combination tub/shower

                This is a hall bath, shared by the double and twin rooms...moreless

              • Grand Master suite bath: toilet, shower

                Bath is L-shaped, with lots of counter space...moreless

              • Outdoor Shower: shower, outdoor shower

                Under house, great for showering off sandy kids, near door...moreless

              • Outdoor shower, near the clothsline and next to ground level door to interior, allows you to shower off and enter house in private. Put bath towels near shower, kids can shower off, hang up their bathing suits and beach towels and then enter the house free of sand!...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • 1 ground-level master bedroom suite with sitting room and 3 additinional master bedrooms with en-suite bath, 3 king beds 1 queen bed 1 full bed 4 twin beds, Beach Butler service (4 chairs and an umbrella set up for you on the beach and taken down for you when you leave), video and reading library, 3 decks: one under the shade trees and two in the sun, bikes included. ...moreless


                  • Books:

                    We provide a reading library for chidren and adults...moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Games:

                    We have board games and a poker table overlay (with chips and cards) ...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    TV's located in various parts of the house ensure that everyone will find an enjoyable show...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    We provide beach toys as well as bikes and safety equipment...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Video Library:

                    A wide variety of videos for the family....moreless


                      • Family


                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Playground
                      • Restaurants
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Water Parks

                      Local Services & Businesses

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

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Beachcombing
                      • Boating
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                          • Downtown:

                            4 Blocks to Down Town Bethany Beach, close enough for fun but far away from crowds!...moreless

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                          • Basketball Court
                          • Cycling
                          • Deepsea Fishing
                          • Fishing
                          • Freshwater Fishing
                          • Golf
                          • Jet Skiing
                          • Kayaking
                          • Pier Fishing
                          • Sailing
                          • Surfing
                          • Swimming
                          • Tennis


                          • Child's Highchair
                          • Dining:

                            We have two dining areas next to each other, one seats 8-1 and the 4, the other seats 4. We also have a back deck with dining space for 16, near the grill, so Mom does not need to clean the kitchen...moreless

                          • Dining Area


                          • Air Conditioning:

                            This home has a three-zone central air conditioning, one for the ground-level master suite, one for the main level and one for the upper level master bedroom: comfort for all!!...moreless

                          • Clothes Dryer:


                          • Covered Parking:

                            Park 2-3 cars under the house (the house is on stilts) or use the garage as a sheltered play-place for kids (roller skating, ball, etc.)...moreless

                          • Heating
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Living Room:

                            A traditional living room, a sun room, a loft sitting area and a ground floor sitting room providing plenty of seating for all!...moreless

                          • Parking:

                            3 cars can fit in the driveway outside the house...moreless

                          • Parking Off Street:

                            This property has off-street parking for five vehicles, plus one parking permit for street parking...moreless

                          • Telephone
                          • Washing Machine:


                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Wood Fireplace


                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            Full range of utensils, as if you were at home...moreless

                          • Dishes & Utensils:

                            Plenty of dishes...moreless

                          • Dishwasher
                          • Pantry Items:

                            We supply the basic pantry items (salt, sugar, spices, etc.) so you may cook with ease and save money!...moreless

                          • Refrigerator:

                            Full-sized refrigerator with automatic ice maker...moreless

                          • Stove:


                          • Toaster


                          • Bicycles
                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Three decks provide plenty of space for everyone to relax...moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            The grill area, under the trees, has seating for 12....moreless

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Included


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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              May 1 - May 21, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              Just Before Summer
                              May 22 - Jun 11, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              Early summer
                              Jun 12 - Jun 25, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              High Summer
                              Jun 26 - Jul 16, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              Late Summer
                              Aug 14 - Aug 27, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              Labor Day
                              Aug 28 - Sep 10, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              Early Fall
                              Sep 11 - Oct 1, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              My Standard Rate
                              3 night min stay

                              Additional information about rental rates


                              • Tax Rate 6%


                              We rent to family groups only

                              Payment of 30% of the rental fee ($1347) plus 6% tax ($269) plus $300 refundable security deposit due at the time contract is signed. Remaining 70% of rental fee is due one month before occupancy.

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                              Last updated: 12/04/2014
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                              15 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Ocean City Municipal Airport, Ocean City Maryland
                              0.1 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              20 Miles
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Lewes Ferry, Lewes Delaware
                              60 Miles
                              Nearest Train
                              Amtrak, Dover, Delaware
                              0.1 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Private Homes, Downtown
                              Nearest Beach
                              Bethany Beach, 1.5 Blocks from Town

                              Car: Recommended

                              Min-y-Mor is 1 1/2 blocks from the beach. Family members meander up to the beach when they are ready with only towel and book in hand - - the beach butler sets up 4 chairs and an umbrella at your command (included in the price, no extra fee for this service!). Oakwood Street is close to town but the beach is a block past the end of the boardwalk, providing a wider beach with easy access to boardwalk activities.


                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 1984

                              About the owner: Min-y-Mor has been oufitted as a family beach house so that when vacationing in Bethany Beach, your family will be as comfortable as our family is when we are together. The house was enlarged and modernized in 2005 to make room for our 7 grandchildren. We have been vacationing in Bethany Beach for more than 30 years. Our daughter, Kathleen, assists us with the rentals!

                              Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Downtown:
                              We chose to purchase a home in Bethany Beach because it was a small family-friendly town where we felt safe letting our teenagers roam. Although the years have passed, Bethany has retained the same small-town aura. In the early 1900s Bethany Beach was a Christian Camp and many of the family values are still reflected today (no smoking or drinking on the beach, no wild dance clubs in town, etc.). The Town of Bethany has restricted parking for non-residents (staying at Min-y-Mor, you are a town resident), which makes the beaches less crowded than other beach areas. We love the fact that we can walk to town as a family, have an ice cream, bring the kids to the playground and then enjoy the music at the town bandstand. With the busier and more crowded resorts of Ocean City (10 miles south) and Rehoboth (10 miles north) the action is still close.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              With three separate decks, all members of the family can find the perfect place to relax. On the main level is an outdoor deck with seating for four or more. A second larger deck, tucked behind the house and among the shade trees, provides a private refuge, with a grill a, table for twelve and a lounge chairs. On the rear second level is a small, hidden sun deck with lounge chair, allowing Mom to escape with a good book, enjoy a quiet tanning session or nap in peace. Amenities at Min-y-Mor abound. Enjoy the luxury of wandering to the beach with only a towel in your hand: four beach chairs and an umbrella will be set up for you on the beach and removed for you at the end of the day. Six more chairs and an additional umbrella are available at the house, as well as two adult bikes, two children's bikes, a tyke-bike, a baby pool for the beach or deck, a boogie board, and a variety of sand toys. A box of children's toys, a child booter seat, and a bed rail for a twin bed (suitable for a youngster recently out of the crib), are also provided for the comfort of your family.

                              Contact us

                              Speaks: english

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                              Guestbook comments from the owner

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                              • Front of beach house

                                Front of beach house

                              • Front deck

                                Front deck

                              • Dining room table expands to seat 8

                                Dining room table expands to seat 8

                              • Sun room

                                Sun room

                              • Ground level master suite sitting room

                                Ground level master suite sitting room

                              • Ground level master suite bath

                                Ground level master suite bath

                              • Master bedroom #3

                                Master bedroom #3

                              • Third level master bedroom (single bed to be replaced with king in 2012)

                                Third level master bedroom (single bed to be replaced with king in 2012)

                              • Back deck under the shade trees

                                Back deck under the shade trees

                              • Living room

                                Living room

                              • Sun room sitting area, a great space for 'kids' dinner table' or games

                                Sun room sitting area, a great space for 'kids' dinner table' or games

                              • Ground level master suite bedroom

                                Ground level master suite bedroom

                              • Ground level master suite sitting room

                                Ground level master suite sitting room

                              • Stairs down to ground level

                                Stairs down to ground level

                              • Twin bedroom

                                Twin bedroom

                              • Shower in private area + hose to wash off sand + clothes line to hang up towels!

                                Shower in private area + hose to wash off sand + clothes line to hang up towels!

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                              This listing was first published here in 2007.

                              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                              $300 - $756 per night (USD)

                              6 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 16

                              View calendar: Updated 12/04/14
                              Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                              Speaks: english
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                              1.5 Blocks to Beach, 6 BR, 5 Ba, 4 Master Suites, Ocean Side in Bethany

                              Bethany Beach #398838

                              6 BR  5 BA  Sleeps 16

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