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Bethany Escape! -- a Gorgeous and Affordable Vacation!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + 2 Sleep sofas, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Location: Bayside at Bethany Lakes, Bethany Beach, Delaware, USA

Accommodations: Townhouse villa, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths (Sleeps 8)

Available Memorial Day Through Labor Day

Rates: Weekly from $1,023 to $1725.

Escape to this lovely villa just minutes from Bethany Beach. Enjoy water, sun and sand; walk along the boardwalk; visit stores and sample local cuisine.

Or relax just steps away from your villa in the spectacular community club house. It has indoor and outdoor pools, fitness center, sauna, game room, and large-screen TVs. There are outdoor gas grills and a large well-equipped kitchen. (Clubhouse amenities are available for $25 per person/week or $6 per person/day.) Just outside the clubhouse are tennis courts and a dock for crabbing or boating.

The villa itself is spacious and comfortable. Built in 2004 by Toll Brothers, the three-story home features a large open kitchen with breakfast bar, dining room, and sitting room. The living room has a queen sized sleeper sofa, 16-foot ceiling and gas fireplace. Sliding doors lead out to a porch overlooking a pedestrian courtyard. Of course, there’s Wifi and cable TV (5 sets--in living room, kitchen and all bedrooms).

The master bedroom suite has a private balcony with a water view. It includes a king-sized bed, walk-in closet, and bath with two sinks, shower and tub. The second bedroom offers a queen-sized bed and the third bedroom has two twin beds.

Bring your kayak or canoe and store it in the large two car garage when you aren’t out on the beautiful bay.

Near the Bayside community, enjoy wildlife refuges, hiking trails and bird watching. A public golf course, grocery and other shops are within walking distance. The Rehoboth outlets are a short drive to the north, offering more than 150 shops. Ocean City is less than 30 minutes to the south.

Keywords: Townhouse Villa

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2017


Ocean View Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Kitchen ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Master BR bathroom has two sinks, tub, shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Convertible bed(s) - 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Ensuite bathroom. Flat screen TV, DVD. Balcony.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Flat screen TV, DVD
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Flat screen TV
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Queen sleeper sofa (1).
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Dock (shared) for day use and fishing, crabbing


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Bethany Escape! -- a Gorgeous and Affordable Vacation!
average rating of 4.428571 based on 7 reviews

Comfortable but bare

  • 3 of 5

The unit was comfortable and nice. However, it was disappointingly (and mystifyingly) bare of some necessary items. When I arranged the rental I chose not to purchase the $148.00 "linen" package, and knew that meant I would have to bring all of my own sheets and towels. However, I did not know that I would need to supply some other very basic items. The unit did not have any soap for washing dishes, nor did it have any dishwasher detergent. There was no sponge for use in the kitchen and only two garbage bags were provided for the kitchen trash can. I stay quite often in vacation rentals throughout the U.S. and abroad and these common items have always been supplied. Not having these available meant making an extra trip to the store and was an unexpected, although fairly minor, expense.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the review. I'm very sorry we weren't clear about what was and was not included. We've found that, as our unit is rented all summer, and we, as owners are not at the unit at all during this time, any supplies we leave at the beginning of the season are gone very early. We will talk with our rental agent, ResortQuest, about the possibility of leaving soap and other supplies in the unit. I don't know if that will be possible, but I'd at least like to be more clear about what is available. For the record, we stay in rental units regularly as well. Sometimes the items you mentioned are available, sometimes we need to purchase everything. I do agree that it's lovely when it is available.
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Great time...great location...

  • 4 of 5

Really enjoyed ourselves...great place but kitchen had a bad ant problem and check out hrs should extend past 10 AM, owner should consider 11 or 12. Pretty early...felt extremely rushed.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time, but l am terribly sorry about the ants! I wish we'd known while you were there so we could correct it for you. We have spent control service, and we'll get them right out. Martha
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Indiana, USA

Wonderful place for family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This condo is beautiful - just like the pictures showed - and was the perfect place for our family of 6. It was clean and well maintained, with everything we needed. It is a short drive to Bethany beach. Grocery store close by was very convenient. Lots of space for the family to just relax, as well. The owners were very amenable and accommodated a special scheduling need. We would definitely go there again!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Review for Bayside Bethany Lakes Town House

  • 4 of 5

This was our first trip to the Bethany beach area, and we were surprised to find that this townhouse is actually not in Bethany Beach, but in Ocean View. Not a big deal, but I would have liked to know that ahead of time. The community and clubhouse are awesome, quiet, clean, perfect!

The townhouse is very nice but I got the impression that the cleaning service rushed through the cleaning before we got there. Also, we paid extra for linens and property mangers (Resort Quest) did not bring enough towels or the correct sized sheets for the master bed. At the end of the week it's requested that you strip the linens. Again, not a big deal but they never came and picked up the previous renters linens so we had dirty linens on the front porch all week, through the rain and all. Needless to say we didn't use the porch.

When we turned in the key other people were there arguing with Resort Quest about their issues in their rentals.

All in all, we had a great vacation and were pleasantly surprised by the community. The things we were unhappy with were related to Resort Quests management, rather than the house itself. We really liked the townhouse, location, and amenities but will probably avoid Resort Quest in the future if possible.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alexandria, Virginia

Perfect home for a beach retreat!

  • 5 of 5

This townhouse was a wonderful place to stay for our vacation! The location provided easy access to all of the activities that we wanted. The beach was a short drive away, the shops, restaurants, and boardwalk were easy to get to, and the short walk to the docks allowed us to go kayaking and crabbing. The listing photos accurately reflected the home, although there is a little wear and tear overall. We needed to do a light cleaning of the bathrooms and kitchen when we arrived, but this did not negatively affect our trip. The owner was very helpful answering my questions about the location of the home and various appliances available to us. I would love to stay here again and would recommend this to friend/relative who had no issues with stairs. Our most eventful things were crabbing off the docks, kayaking on the bay, going to 14 Global and Bluecoast for outstanding meals, and a sunset cruise on the bay from Oceanview Marina.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wilmington DE

Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my mother and two children. The community is very quiet and home is lovely. We are in between Ocean City MD and Rehoboth. I spent some time on the boardwalks and shopping at the outlets. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US Route 1
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Bethany Beach

A mile to the east is Fresh Pond, part of Delaware Seashore State Park, with more than 4 miles of hiker-biker-runner trails through forest and along Indian River Bay. And 1.5 miles north is James Farm Ecological Preserve with more foot trails and bay beaches.


Rates & Availability

Ocean View Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
July 22 - August 4
Jul 22 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
August 5-11
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
August 12-18
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
August 19-25
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Aug. 26 - Sept. 1
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
September 2-8
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

This website may calculate rates incorrectly.
Owner is happy to clarify the rates or answer any questions you may have about the rental or the area.
Changeover day for weekly rentals is Saturday.
Pets are not allowed.
Guests may rent linens and towels from the rental agency, or bring own linens and towels.
Rental agency charges our guests a 6 percent fee and a nonrefundable damage fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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