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Few miles from the beach in a country setting

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Fully equipped kitchen, bedroom, dining area, bathroom, sleeps 2.

Recently built guesthouse on a 5-acre country estate, away from summer traffic and congestion, located 5-7 miles from Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island and Ocean City. Understated elegance with pleasing architectural features--spiral air conditioning, cathedral atrium , and dormers; ample living area, fully equipped modern kitchen, beautiful bedrooms and bathrooms. Spacious country setting, home gardens, orchard and lush green areas. Large picnic area and grill on the property.

One mile from Assawoman Wildlife Area, one of the best-kept secrets along the Delaware-Maryland coast. A 2000-acre natural santuary surrounded by woods, wildlife and water. Ideal for walks, bird watching, crabbing, fishing, and picnics.

Early morning walks and biking to the beach are favorites.

More Details

Owner
Jaime Martin
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 1, 2017

Amenities

Frankford Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size bed sleeps 2.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Kitchen is fully equipped, including coffee maker. Picnic area and gardens are shared with other authorized guests only. Occasional visits by people outside your party need to be cleared in advance by the owner.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Few miles from the beach in a country setting
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews
5

A quaint hideaway in rural Delaware, but close to all beaches.

  • 5 of 5

The guesthouse on Jaime's property was very well done and was perfect for my wife and I. It was so nice to getaway from all the crowds at OC, Bethany, and Rehoboth and come relax at night. The kitchen was well equipped including a charcoal grill that we actually cooked dinner 2 out of the 3 nights. We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely spot!

  • 5 of 5

The backhouse guest house is in a lovely setting, and is a quiet getaway with fabulous facilities. It's easy to get to the beach and other attractions in the area, and nice to come back to a quiet setting at the end of the day. The owner is very friendly and helpful, the guest house is clean, comfortable and well-appointed.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Had a great stay!

  • 5 of 5

A very nice guest house and gardens. We enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved the place!

  • 5 of 5

A nice little place to stay close to the beach and in a romantic country setting! My boyfriend and I stayed here over memorial day weekend to celebrate our one year anniversary and it was perfect! The owner (Jaime) and his daughter were very accommodating and were very nice. The place wasn't too far from the beach and my boyfriend and I rented out beach cruisers and rode them to get there! It's the perfect place for a romantic getaway!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The property was better than the photographs.

  • 5 of 5

The property was better than the listing described. We enjoyed that it was centrally located and that we could easily visit many of the Delaware beaches and then return to a quiet setting that was not crowded by tourists.

We made day trips to various beaches (Bethany, Fenwick, Rehoboth, Ocean City, and Assateague Island) and enjoyed returning to Bethany Beach during the evening hours for the family entertainment (concerts - movie night) and to see the sun set.

Jaime was a charming and excellent host and we would definitely visit again and recommend his place to our friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We will be looking forward to seeing you again. Enjoy the rest of the summer!
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5

Beautiful Country Setting and Close to the Beach!

  • 5 of 5

We decided to take a vacation kind of last minute so we were worried that we wouldn't be able to find a nice place to stay. Fortunately for us this apartment was available!

The apartment was very clean and well-maintained. The kitchen was well equipped and had everything we needed to cook or reheat simple meals. The bathroom was spacious with a large shower and good water pressure. Initially we were kind of worried since we read that the water was supplied by a well but we had no problems at all with showers, flushing the toilet, etc.

The property is in the country so it's a nice, serene setting but it's only a few miles from shopping centers, restaurants, and the beach. We were able to drive to Fenwick Island and Bethany Beach within 10-15 minutes.

One of the days we were there it rained quite a bit so we were unable to go to the beach. We could have gone outlet shopping or out to eat but it was nice to have cable and wireless internet available so that we could stay in and enjoy some down time.

Jaime was very welcoming and told us everything we needed to know upon our arrival. It took us a little bit longer than expected to get there but he was very patient and flexible with the check-in time. He also made check-out very quick and hassle-free.

Overall a great experience. We would definitely recommend this property to others!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
On the way to OC, Rt 54
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Bear Trap
Nearest Motorway
One block from intersection of Rt 20 and Rt 17
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Bethany Beach; Ocean City, Fenwick Island
Car: necessary

Close to Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, and Ocean City. 20-30 minutes away from Tax-Free Tanger Outlets, Rehobath Beach, historical Lewes, Rehoboth, and Cape Henlopen State Park.

Excellent location to enjoy the beaches in the summer and tons of other activities all year around (e.g., the arts festival and the Triathlon in Bethany in September, and Octoberfest and Winterfest of Lights in OC November-January).

Major grocery stores, banks, golf courses, horseback riding less than a mile away.

Ideal for antique hunting and yard sales. Assawoman National Reserve Park offers drive through,bird watching, bicycling, crabbing, and fishing.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $80

From $85-$125/nt or $500-$550wk
Rate includes ALL taxes and fees (except $75 cleaning fee if you opt not to clean the apartment yourself), as well as linens and bath towels. Rate does NOT include your refundable $150 security deposit, or beach towels. Signed rental agreement, full payment, and security deposit required to guarantee reservations.

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.