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Huge North Bethany Beach Home - seven private suites plus loft sleeping!

Sleeps22
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms7
Half Baths3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
22
Bedrooms
7
Bathrooms
7
Half Baths
3
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 7+ Bedrooms + Loft, 10 Baths, (Sleeps 22)

Brand new 7 person hot tub for the 2015 season! New commercial continuous feed gas grill! Enjoy your vacation in the comfort of an over 9,000 square foot house nestled among pine trees in the very desirable North Bethany community of Ocean Ridge East. This house has a private outdoor hot tub. The ground floor has a dressing area with shower, bathroom, laundry room with washer/dryer and an extra new refrigerator for cold drinks, and lots of storage for beach supplies. On the main floor you will enter the grand foyer complete with a lovely handcrafted black iron chandelier. Bamboo floors run throughout the main and upper floors. You can spend some quiet time unwinding on old-fashioned rockers on the front porch or relaxing in your over-sized suite. You may want to cook in the extra large kitchen, complete with farm-style sinks, new refrigerator with an ice and water dispenser, 2 dishwashers, a double oven and a large, central granite-topped island with sink. The outside deck, just off the kitchen, has a new continuous feed gas grill and generous seating available. In the family room, enjoy the 55' high-definition TV. During the colder months, a gas fireplace warms and adds coziness to the family room. Upstairs, play pool in the game room or watch TV with gaming capability. This house has 7 oversized bedroom suites, each with a private bathroom and/ or tub/shower, spacious closets and a private outdoor balcony. Four of these bedroom suites have king beds. The remaining three bedroom suites have queen-sized beds. All suites have TVs. The third floor is a loft area with children's toys, TV with video game capability, 2 air hockey games, ping pong table, reading nook, plus 4 mini bedrooms with twin-size beds, 8 beds total--perfect for rainy days or to keep children entertained in their own area so you can relax! The third floor also has a bathroom.


Owner
Nancy Economos
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 12, 2017

About Nancy Economos

A retired teacher, I am the mother of 5 children, 4 daughters and 1 son, with many grandchildren, and love to spend time with my family. I enjoy the simple things in life - growing produce fresh from my garden, crafts, cooking, in addition to travel and learning about different people and cultures. I am a beach person. Nothing makes me happier than sitting under my umbrella (or not - depending), listening to the waves and the seagulls, feeling the sea breeze, and reading a juicy book or doing needlepoint.

Nancy Economos purchased this house in 2003

Why Nancy Economos chose Delaware

We built this home for our large family, with 5 children, their spouses, and 8 grandchildren (and counting). We do our best to treat our guests like our family. We hope you enjoy all the special personal touches throughout the house! My home in Millville is minutes away, so I am available to attend to my guests. I am not an absentee owner.

What makes this house unique

We built this home for our large family, with 5 children, their spouses, and 8 grandchildren (and counting). We do our best to treat our guests like our family. We hope you enjoy all the special personal touches throughout the house! I enjoy sharing produce from my garden in Millville, which is only 4 miles away. Lettuce in June, tomatoes, squash, and cucumbers in July - August. Our beach house is one of the largest in Bethany Beach. It was built mainly for multi-generational families to spend quality time together and to enjoy one of the most beautiful, private, guarded beaches in Delaware.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Huge North Bethany Beach Home - seven private suites plus loft sleeping!
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews
4

Property was huge with a lot of nice amenities such as the hot tub and plenty of space

  • 4 of 5

If you are looking for a house to fit your whole entire family or lots of friends, this is the house. The house is very large with 3 floors and has lots of amenities. It has a hot tub in working clean condition, pool table, and lots of games available to you as well. The kitchen is also very large and has all the necessary pots/pans, dishes, and silverware you need. There is also a grill and nice deck. From what i recall the house can hold 20+ people with at least 7 bedrooms each with their own bathrooms. There are also lots of bunk beds upstairs in the attic as well. I really enjoyed the owners, they were very helpful and sweet. They even allowed some friends to stay past the check-out time without charge. There are no sheets so be sure to bring your own and towels unless you want to pay for them. The only downside to the house is that it is definitely on the older side with not so many modern fixtures and appliances. It looks like it could use a little TLC, but just a little! It is also only a block from your own private beach that is very quiet and nice and away from OC craziness, if that is what you are looking for.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enormous house with close proximity to the beach

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at this house for a long holiday weekend to celebrate a big family birthday. There were 15 of us, including 7 teenagers. This house was perfect for us. It is huge. We could've easily fit another family. The bedrooms are large, there is plenty of living area space and the kitchen is ample. While the property isn't on the beach, it's a quick and easy walk. The beach is lovely - no crowds even on a holiday weekend. The hot tub is in beautiful condition and was very clean. The outside grill was large and in good condition. Lots of spaces to park. The beds were comfortable. It is fabulous that each bedroom has its own bathroom. There are no shops or restaurants walking distance but downtown Bethany is a quick 3 miles away. Nancy was lovely to work with - always responded to my emails and came over as soon as we got into the house to show us around. She was kind enough to let us in early since the cleaning people had left.

The few drawbacks that prevent me from giving this house a 5 start rating: The house backs onto Coastal Highway. You can hear cars whizzing by at night from several of the bedrooms and when sitting out on the deck. My other issue is with the deck. While there are many little decks, it is surprising that in a house this large, there isn't a large deck area with a lot of seating. The main deck has a small table that seats 4. With so many people in a house, that was insufficient in my opinion. We would've liked to dine outside more. Also, while the furnishings are tasteful and comfortable, some of them are looking a bit worn and tired like the sofas in the front room.

Overall, great house for several families staying together. You'll never feel on top on each other!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lauren has a couple of good points regarding our property; I want to thank her for her favorable review. Unfortunately, I cannot do anything about the traffic. Regarding the deck and eating thereon: an outdoor table is on the deck that seats six, not four, and has six matching comfortable chairs. Also, we have about six additional easily moved chairs on the deck It is not ideal, but as most people are relaxed and not eating a formal, sit-down meal during the summer, we feel that it is fine. Lauren is spot on regarding the three sofas in the front sitting area of the house. It is time for them to be replaced -- and they will be replaced by the end of the summer rental season! Nancy - the owner
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5

Family gathering

  • 5 of 5

The house was huge and very comfortable. Loved the fact that all bedrooms were suites and no one had to share bathrooms. The pool table received a lot of use, as did the hot tub. Plenty of room for everyone. The only problem was our stay was too short!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family gathering

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was short but was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone! The house is indeed huge! We had a wonderful time, just wish we could have stayed longer. The pool table was a big hit, as well as the hot tub. Everyone appreciated the large bedroom suites and not having to share bathrooms. Plenty of room everywhere!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This property is perfect for a large group!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 20 women had a wonderful time in this house. We appreciated the size of the kitchen area and loved that there are so many recreation opportunities in the house and we never felt crammed or on top of each other. The hot tub, grill, pool table and ping pong table were so enjoyed!

As the organizer I appreciated how easy the owner was to work with. The house was ready for us and everything works!

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Thanksgiving stay

  • 5 of 5

Every year for the last 5 years my very large extended family has been traveling from Virginia and New Jersey to Bethany Beach DE for Thanksgiving. We have fluctuated in size but average about 35 people so we rent two big houses close to each other for the holiday. This year we chose Nancy's lovely home as our "second house" and hit a winner! Her home is beautifully appointed and very clean and homey. Nancy herself is a lovely woman who we chatted with for some time before she had to go off to her Thanksgiving holiday. This home had everything that you could want in a vacation home. It was an extremely comfortable home and i would highly recommend it to anyone.

We've already requested to book it again for next year!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Car: necessary

WINTER off-season rentals are available for 2017! We have our hot tub running and professionally maintained all winter. Additionally, we have all premium channels available for your viewing pleasure, including HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, Starz, and Encore as well as the NFL Network - all HD. New foosball table. We will be offering two private outdoor showers under our beach home in the Spring of 2017! This is an exclusive, quiet gated beach community comprised of large beach homes. Our home is a short block away from the private beach (one of the widest and prettiest along this stretch of coastline), and across the street there is a private access pool and tennis court. This area is about 2 miles north of downtown Bethany Beach, where there is a nice boardwalk with plenty of restaurants, shops, mini-golf and bars. We are somewhere between 5-8 miles south of Dewey and Rehoboth Beaches, which have even more activities, with social venues including live music and pubs, amusement parks, quaint neighborhoods and to-die-for outlet mall shopping (no sales tax!).

The landscape is ocean, beach and marsh. Many water-based activities are available, including boating, fishing and crabbing.

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Rates & Availability

Bethany Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$800
$3,500
 
 
Memorial Day 2017
May 25 2017 - Jun 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
$975
$5,000
 
 
June 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$5,500
 
 
June 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,000
 
 
June 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$7,000
 
 
June 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$8,000
 
 
July 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$9,250
 
 
Summer Prime 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$8,995
 
 
August 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$8,000
 
 
August 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$7,000
 
 
August 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$975
 
 
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$975
 
 
September 9 - 16, 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$950
$5,000
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
$975
$4,500
 
 
Christmas 2017/New Year2018
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$975
$4,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$950
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Security Deposit $1,000
Pet Fee $100
Cleaning Fee $350

Weekly rentals (7 days) include cleaning. Rentals of less than a week incur a $350.00 cleaning fee. All other taxes and fees are included in your rental rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Bethany Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 9000 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 8 - toilet
    Bathroom 9 - toilet
    Bathroom 10 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen
    Loft - 8 twin/ single
  • King size beds (4), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (8), Cots (3)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
2016: New leather furniture in the front living area. Front area has been professionally landscaped. For Spring 2017, 2 outdoor private showers.

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