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BOOK TOP NOTCH! Waterfront/WIFI/Tennis/Kayak/Canal/Crab/Close to everything

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, outside shower, sleeps 10

Enjoy your Bethany Beach vacation and make lasting memories! This clean and well equipped home awaits you. Walk, bike or take the town trolley from the neighborhood to the beach, or utilize the free all day beach parking passes. Crab or fish in the canal out back or play tennis on the two courts out front. Relax on one of the multiple decks or play cards in the screened in porch. Canoe and Kayak included for our guests to launch into the canal in our back yard!!

This bright and spacious home is ideally located on a cul-de-sac in a quiet community within walking distance to the World Gym fitness center, liquor store, and the following restaurants: Grotto Pizza, DiFebo's, Off the Hook, Sabor Bar & Mexican Food, Chinese restaurant, Wawa, Rita's Italian Ice & Bethany Cycle. St. Ann's Catholic Church is approximately 3 blocks away. Bethany Nature center and trails 10 minute walk from the house. Check out the new Assawoman trail which is a 5 minute walk from the house, and runs along the canal from Bethany to the bay.

High speed wireless internet & 42' flat screen in family room, new flat screen TVs in bedrooms.

More Details

Mary Jane Gallagher
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

Why Mary Jane Gallagher chose Bethany Beach

One of the few homes located within the town of Bethany Beach yet on a canal. Two free Bethany Beach ocean block parking permits included with this property. Stay and enjoy your vacation.

What makes this house unique

This beach house is a quiet and peaceful oasis on the canal in Bethany Beach. Enjoy this unique experience - Kayak and canoe included. Also enjoy tennis on two well maintained courts located steps from the house. Stand-up paddle boards and bikes can be rented from Bethany Surf Shop which is a 5 minute walk from the house.


Bethany Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor - outdoor shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single , 2 bunk beds
  • You must provide your own linens and towels. If interested in renting linens and towels, owner can provide the name of a rental service in Bethany. There are plenty of pillows and blankets at the house.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.84375 based on 32 reviews

A suburb house in a wonderful setting!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Bethany Beach was one of the best family holidays we've had. Much of the credit for this special vacation has to go to this terrific house.

The floor plan provided privacy and space -- even with 10 people staying under one roof! The grandkids, two eleven year olds and an eight year old, were content with riding their bikes around the safe neighborhood, playing games in the evening on the wonderful decks, hopping the trolley to the beach, and exploring the area with us in the canoe. The home is also great for great-grandparents, too! My 82 year old mom was very comfortable in the downstairs bedroom with full bath.

One could not ask for nicer owners -- very accessible for questions, etc. We would highly recommend this home for making wonderful family memories! This place truly has something for everyone!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2009
  • Stayed: June 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! We so appreciate when our guests take the time to personally post an e-mail about their experience at our home in Bethany. All of our reviews are directly posted by our guests and are not "guestbook reviews" which are posted by the owners themselves. We look forward to your return trip!
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Awesome experience!

  • 5 of 5

The home was terrific and suited our needs. The owner was very responsive and a joy with whom to work. Bethany beach was fantastic. Even though we are in the "off season," the weather was gorgeous.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great House

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ballston lake NY

incredible beach home with great amenities and peaceful location close to the ocean

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our family vacation at the Lake Bethany beach home. This was perfect for our family of 7 and so close to the beach with the added bonus of being on the canal with kayak and canoe. The kids loved taking the trolley to the beach and boardwalk and as parents, we felt assured that they were in a safe town. Excellent happy hour at mangoes, stuffed grouper at the salted rim, yummy donuts at the fractured prune, and great outle shopping in Rehoboth on tropical storm day. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are thrilled that you and your family had a great time and were able to enjoy all that our house and Bethany has to offer. I think your quote of "incredible beach home with great amenities and peaceful location close to the ocean" pretty much sums it up! We are one of a hand full of houses located in the town of Bethany Beach that backs to a canal for crabbing and launching our boats and is also so close to the beach and boardwalk. Receiving your e-mail, written minutes after you checked out, letting me know what a great time your family had and your wishes to return next year made me smile! You may want to try the happy hour at Bethany Blues and the Salted Rim too on your next visit!
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Great location!!

  • 3 of 5

Loved the canal front location with canoe, kayak, and accessories provided. House accommodated my family including 3 adult children. Tennis court in front is very nice and provided a great space for early morning yoga sessions. The house has a grill on the deck, plenty of beach chairs, and a screened porch for refuge from evening insects.

The home's interior could benefit from a good cleaning to remove dirt and grime from walls and doors. The blankets on the bunk beds were stained and crusty. Overall, the interior needs a thorough cleaning and updating (adorments, embellishments, and wall art everywhere!) The kitchen was well stocked with cookware and utensils but again many of the kitchen items need a good cleaning before being stowed away. The toaster needs replacing as it burns no matter the setting. The smoke alarm works fine.

With a little attention, this home could be a wonderful retreat.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and loved the location, canoe, kayak, tennis courts, grill, deck, beach chairs and screened in porch. We have always gotten rave reviews on the cleanliness of our house and have used the same cleaning service for 10 years. We have never gotten any previous negative comments. Furthermore, they guarantee their work. I wish you had let me know about the fingerprints on the walls/doors as the situation could have been corrected. Regardless, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay.
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great vacation home!

  • 4 of 5

thank you for he wonderful vacation home! the kayak and beach chairs were a huge blessing! the newly re-surfaced tennis court outside our front door was a bonus!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you had a wonderful time in Bethany beach! The newly re-surfaced tennis courts are also lined for Pickleball! The canoe and tandem kayak continue to be a guest favorite!
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Car: recommended

Bethany Beach is a family friendly beach town complete with a boardwalk, shops, mini golf, arcades, ocean front dining and a bandstand with live entertainment. Since the ocean and bay are located close by, available activities include swimming, surfing, fishing, crabbing, sea kayaking, boating and other water sports. Sports enthusiasts can also enjoy biking, golfing and hiking. Wide range of restaurants ranging from family friendly to gourmet. Enjoy the tax free shopping in Delaware and visit the Rehoboth outlets located 15 minutes away.

Other Activities: crabbing

Golf: Lots of fun and challenging golf courses near by!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130
Damage Deposit $200

Premium rates for holidays. Please email for specific rates.

We do not rent for High School senior week.

No smoking and no pets.

$200 security deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.