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Walk to the beach! Quiet, no outlet street.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 8)

If you are looking for a single family home for privacy, walking distance to the beach, boardwalk, and shops look no further.

Beautifully decorated, well maintained, light bright and airy. Located on 5th Street, it is a short walk to St. Anne's Catholic church.

Trolley stops at end of the street for a convenient, scenic ride around Bethany and then to the beach. Quiet, dead-end street which is perfect for the kids to play. Custom built in 2001 is always booked for the season.

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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

About Mindy

Joe and I have 3 adult children and are members of the Bethany Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce.

I retired from the Department of Homeland Security (TSA) at Washington Dulles International Airport after ten years of service.

Joe works for Fairfax County Public Schools and during the summer you will find him driving the trolley around Bethany.

Mindy purchased this house in 2001

Why Mindy chose Bethany Beach

Joe and I vacationed in Bethany for 4 years with our 3 children before we had this home custom built.

We realized an oceanfront home was out of our reach so decided to have a home built as close as possible.

We have discovered it is the best of both worlds to be a part of the town. Walks and trolley rides to the town and beach are delightful.

What makes this house unique

Walk to church.

See lots of wildlife in town which is unusual. Our sitings have included mallard ducks, rabbits, deer, and even a box turtle.


Bethany Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Bath off master.
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(4 traveler reviews)

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Walk to the beach! Quiet, no outlet street.
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Return trip to same rental 8 years later. Just as lovely!

  • 5 of 5

Close enough to the beach. Highly recommend week of labor day. Except for the holiday itself, not as crowded.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled to have repeat vacationers who are pleased with South Haven.
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Relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time this weekend staying in this bright, peaceful home. Although it is a bit far to walk to the beach with our little children, there was a parking pass provided which made the beach very accessible. Thank you for a much needed getaway!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. Hope you will return in the not too distant future. Mindy and Joe
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Washington DC

A Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

We just arrived home from South Haven and I cannot express what a lovely home this is. The house is not only beautifully decorated,and clean, it is equipped with anything and everything you may need. Add to that wonderful owners and how could you not enjoy your vaction. This truly felt like our home away from home.

The walk to the beach was short enough that we chose to do that instead of riding the trolley, but with the stop only a few feet from the house, it was always an option. Also, the the quiet, tree-filled neighborhood was close enough to the excitement of the beach and downtown, while providing a quiet place to enjoy family and friends. I understand why this home books up for the season. Hopefully we will be able to return again next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are two delightful mothers of polite, beautiful daughters and their friends. We enjoyed meeting them and hope they will be back real soon. You took excellent care of our property which is always greatly appreciated. Have a best great rest of the summer. Hugs, Mindy
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Northeast PA

South Haven - Stunning Peaceful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from out visit. 'South Haven' is an easy walk to the boardwalk at Bethany. The home is nestled in a peaceful, tree-filled area. (the trolley is steps from the front door) The home has everything you could possibly need and the master bed was comfy. Loved the screened in deck as well as the other decks. Mindy makes the rental smooth and easy and provides a travel check list and a check out list (ahem) and places to visit. We are planning out next trip and have found our 'Haven' away from home.

The home is beautifully decorated and roomier than the pictures portrayed.

Dale and Janet Brosius

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joe and I appreciate the kind comments. We welcome Dale and Janet back anytime. They were wonderful guests! Best, Mindy and Joe
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund