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Serene Waterfront Home In Fenwick Island - Steps To pool. Minutes To Beach.

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Waterfront home just steps from the pool and minutes from the beach! ROKU & HBO

Thank you for your interest in "Whats Up Dock". A 2 BR 1.5 bath townhome in the family friendly Mallard Lakes Community. Our home is clean, smoke free and child friendly. It receives fresh updates and has been professionally decorated. Perfect for a quick weekend getaway or a month's long retreat. Message me for more information including an expanded photo album with full HD and Interactive pictures. Select More Details...

*The pool will be open 5/25/18 through 9/16/18.

Update 1/10/18 - A big shout out to our Fall renters who enjoyed ideal beach weather and fantastic fishing/crabbing. We are receiving daily inquiries/bookings for the Spring and Summer. If you are considering us don't delay and lose out on your chance to stay at Whats Up Dock!

Update 9/5/17 - We blinked and the summer has come and gone! Thank you so much to our amazing group of summer guests who were so satisfied with their experience that they are already booking their 2018 vacation! The fall rates are a great value and there is plenty of good beach and boardwalk weather left.

Update 6/21/17 - We've had an amazing Spring rental season with lots of positive feedback. Many thanks to our past renters and looking forward to working with the new ones! Don't forget you can book up to a year in advance so lock in the dates you want for next year's vacation!


"Whats Up Dock" provides three necessary parts to anchor (pun intended) your vacation; location, space and comfort. The home is a part of the Mallard Lakes Community which is close enough to enjoy Fenwick Island, Ocean City, Rehoboth Beach, but far enough away from the craziness of “condo canyon”. The grounds and amenities are meticulously maintained year round. We provide the best rental location in Mallard Lakes, just steps to the main swimming pool, hot tub and tennis courts. The home is not buried deep in the community, easy in and easy out. There is a marina within walking distance with restaurants and shops. Easy traffic light entrance and exit eliminates turning headaches during the busy summer season.

Waterfront Sunroom

Did someone say waterfront? Oh yes I did. The sunroom frames direct unobstructed views of the the dock amidst the sparkling sapphire lake while a diverse species of coastal wildlife put on a show for you. Complimentary adult and child binoculars are provided along with a local bird guide. When you are done prop up your feet and allow the fountain to lull you into that long overdue nap! The sunroom is also wired for music with Infinity speakers. Just sync your smart device with the bluetooth stereo receiver and stream away using our complimentary high speed wifi.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

The tastefully appointed waterview master suite features a king sized bed with an attached bathroom. Inside there are 2 large skylights that provide an abundance of natural light, a dual sink vanity and oversized soaking tub with upgraded shower hardware. The second bedroom contains a bunk bed with single mattresses and a full sized pillow top bed. Each bedroom is equipped with a wall mounted flat screen tv with expanded cable including HBO. The first floor offers a 2 piece powder room off the kitchen.


In the kitchen you will find a breakfast bar with stools and all of the cooking conveniences you should expect; clean and current appliances, quality pots and pans, cooking utensils, grilling utensils, complete knife set, flatware and matching dish set. Wine, beer, margarita & tumbler glasses round out the glassware offerings. Children's plates, bowls, cups and utensils are also stocked.

Living Room

Enjoy lake views from the living room as you relax on the sleeper sofa or lounge in the armchair and ottoman. Even in the summer you can enjoy the ambiance of the remote controlled heat-free fireplace. Enjoy your favorite shows and movies on the large flat screen tv with expanded cable including HBO. There is a ROKU installed with complimentary access to Netflix and Amazon Prime. Guests are welcome to view purchased videos in our library and may rent videos after requesting pin code from owner (cost will be retained from security deposit). Are you an audiophile? Let the premium Bose sound system fill the room with perfection after you sync your bluetooth device to the Sherwood stereo receiver (capable of sending music to living room, sunroom or both).

Dining Room

The large dining room table accommodates 6 people. It provides plenty of space for family meals, puzzles and the occasional intense game of Monopoly that never ends well (you know what I’m talking about).

Bedding Summary:

1 King (Master Bedroom)

1 Full (Bedroom 2)

1 Bunk Bed, Singles (Bedroom 2)

1 Queen Sleeper Sofa (Living Room)

1 Single Sleeper Chair, striped chair converts to bed (Living Room)

Pillows and comforters provided but sheets, pillow covers and towels are not. All guests must bring or rent linens. We can help arrange linen rental from a local service.

Family Friendly Amenities:

Pack ‘n’ Play Portable Crib (Sheets not included)

High Chair

Children's plastic forks, knives, spoons, plates, bowls.

Pool Noodles

Beach Cart

Beach Toys

Beach Chairs

Baby Portable Playard Gate

Additional Amenities:

Complimentary 100MBPS WIFI (easily handles 6 devices)

Expanded cable in each room with HBO

ROKU with complimentary Netflix and Amazon Prime

Enclosed outside shower plus foot wash (hot and cold water)

Stacked full sized washer and dryer

Complimentary binoculars and bird guide.

Complimentary sports equipment for community amenities (basketball, horseshoes, tennis rackets/balls, etc.)

Fishing/Crabbing/Kayaking allowed in community lakes, all have docks.

Complimentary Crab pot and fishing pole with tackle box.

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Selbyville Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • The house must be cleaned prior to check out. Check list and cleaning supplies are provided.
  • Optional cleaning service available for an additional $130 (subject to availability). Check out time becomes 10:00AM if service is elected.
  • Renter must sign a rental agreement and provide ID to verify age after booking through VRBO.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Powder Room - toilet , Powder room features a large mirrored vanity.
    Large Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Oversized soaking tub. Large skylights. Dual sink vanity.
    Private Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Hot and cold water shower. Foot wash as well.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Sheets are not provided.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , Sheets are not provided. Room has a white noise machine.
  • Each bedroom has wall mounted flat screen TV with cable and ceiling fans.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Serene Waterfront Home In Fenwick Island - Steps To pool. Minutes To Beach.
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Perfect Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for the perfect weekend getaway from the hustle and bustle of NYC, this is the place to go. Tom's home is beautiful, clean and scenic. It has all the amenities you would need to enjoy your home away from home. He even had fishing poles and crabbing equipment available for use. The photos on the listing are accurate and the lake is just beautiful. It's one of those places where you wouldn't really need to leave the house to enjoy a relaxing trip. If you want to explore, there are nice restaurants nearby and the beach is very near. The home is easy to locate and the instructions were straightforward. Tom was very efficient and answered questions almost immediately. He was very flexible and accommodating. Since there were no guests arriving after us, he gave us extra time to check out and it was highly appreciated because we didn't have to rush in the morning. We can't wait to go back again in the summer. This listing was a great find for us!

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The property was exactly as described. Tom's communication was top notch as well. The extra surprises for our Anniversary were such a great surprise! Would love to come back again and bring our kids too😁

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the choosing our house to celebrate your anniversary and we are happy to hear all your expectations were met! I'm sure your kids would love all of the family friendly amenities Mallard Lakes has to offer.
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Relaxing, family friendly, and close to everything

  • 5 of 5

I had a blast fishing in the tidal lakes on the property. The community is family friendly, quite, and packed with tons of kid and family amenities. The house is very clean, with tons of space, and toys for young kids in the sun porch which basically becomes a playroom! I will definitely be renting again and look forward to the beach and renting a boat for some bay fishing! The local restaurants also had plenty of options for my dietary needs!!!! Love this area and this rental!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a pleasure working with you Joe! Thanks so much for choosing our home for your getaway. We have two boat rental businesses 3 minutes down the road who offer a mix of jet ski, kayak, pontoon and center console rentals...even parasailing excursions! Can't wait to have you and your family back in 2018! Our sincerest thanks :-)
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Very relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We had a very relaxing and great time with our stay at Mallard Lake. Had great time fishing in the lake, surprising I caught a eel, never thought I would get an eel on my rod! Had great weather each day, who could ask for more!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We greatly appreciate your kind words! I've received nothing but positive feedback from our guests that make use of the complimentary fishing and crabbing equipment. We'd love to have you back for some more fishing and relaxation in beautiful Mallard Lakes!
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Cute, Quaint, Clean, Accomodating, and Comfortable!!

  • 5 of 5

It's super easy to feel at-home, soon after arriving and settling in. Fortunately the property pics in the listing tell the truth about the condo. It's just as scenic and inviting as promised. Quite hard to leave this roomy abode. My wife and I highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the raving review and for taking advantage of our fall shoulder season rates! The good times don't end even though summer has. Autumn events such as parades, festivals, beach mazes, art shows, car shows, restaurant week, wine tastings and a craft beer festival (just to name a few) are in full swing. Not to mention the ocean water is still warm and there is plenty of beach time to be had. We can't wait to have you and your wife back :-)
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Relaxing vacation rental minutes from the beach!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to stay for your beach vacation. Easy access to Fenwick Island and Ocean City. Plenty of dining/shopping within driving and walking distance. The Mallard Lakes community also has nice amenities. The resident's pool is excellent for those days you just feel like hanging out. The owners were very attentive and the house is well kept, nicely decorated and very comfortable. Highly recommended for your next DELMAR shores vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What an absolute pleasure having you as guests! Thank you for taking the time to let others know about your experience. The dining within walking distance is sometimes an overlooked bonus that comes with our location. Just across the street in the Bayville Marina you will find Smitty McGees Raw Bar & Restaurant (featuring weekly live entertainment), Countryside Cafe (locals go-to spot for breakfast and lunch) and Ken's Bayside Pizza & Subs. All highly rated establishments and very walk-able. We look forward to having you back again!
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Member since: 2017
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

Why Tom chose Selbyville

My wife and I are previous Mallard Lakes renters and came to enjoy the safe, clean and enjoyable location for our family while still having quick access to all the excitement and activities Fenwick Island, Ocean City & Rehoboth Beaches offer.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you!!! Everything was great!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Smitty McGees (Across the street)
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Bayside Resort Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Smitty McGees, Kens Bayside Pizza (Across Street)
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Fenwick Island Beaches/Ocean City Beaches


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $150

We keep our rental rates low by asking our guests to follow a simple cleaning task list before checking out. There is an optional cleaning service I can add for $130. You will receive your security deposit when I received notice from the next guest that the home was left adequately cleaned.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.