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Oceanblock 4 BR, 50 Steps from Beach! See map for location!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3RD HOUSE FROM OCEAN, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5+ Baths, Sleeps 8-9-MAX, nonsmoking/no pets

50 STEPS FROM THE OCEAN! CHECK OUR LOCATION ON THE LISTING TO SEE HOW CLOSE WE ARE TO THE BEACH....BOOKINGS NOW FOR SUMMER 2018!! BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT! IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN RESERVING A WEEK FOR NEXT SUMMER, SEND A MESSAGE VIA THE "CONTACT MANAGER" BUTTON.

A DISCOUNT IS AVAILABLE OFF OF THE PUBLISHED PRICE IF PAID VIA CHECK IN LIEU OF A CREDIT CARD. PRESS THE "CONTACT MANAGER" BUTTON TO SEND A MESSAGE TO THE OWNER RATHER THAN THE "REQUEST TO BOOK" OPTION AND WE WILL PROVIDE PAYMENT/LEASING INFORMATION.

Come and create your family memories at our home, the Isle of Skye, in Bethany Beach. Located in an area known as the 'Quiet Resorts' .. you can enjoy the best of both worlds, a wonderful small town feel with nearby access to everything that you might want on your vacation ... and more!

Isle of Skye is located in Sandpiper Village which is an intimate ocean side community of 26 homes in South Bethany Beach. The home is just 50 steps from the beach access, and is the third house off the ocean. It is very easy and convenient to walk between the beach and the house for meals, breaks, or kid needs. It offers ocean block safety for families as there is no crossing of any major streets with life guarded beach from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Sandpiper Village is one of the least crowded beaches in both Bethany and South Bethany. The house is located within walking distance to the Bethany Boardwalk and restaurants.

The entry level of the house contains the bedrooms. There are 2 master bedroom suites with private bathrooms ... ideal for two families or a family and grandparents. The first master bedroom has a king size bed and the second master bedroom has a queen sized bed. Both of the bedrooms have en suite bathrooms. There is a third bedroom with a Pyramid bunk bed (full bed on the bottom and a single bed on the top) with a surf motif with a TV and Xbox. The fourth bedroom has two twin beds and TV with a DVD player. There is a separate bathroom for these two bedrooms with a bathtub.

The top level has a Great room with a living room area with a large sectional couch and a 42' LCD HD TV with a home theater system which includes a DVD player. The dining area has a elegant pedestal table which seats 10 comfortably. There is additional seating for 2 at the kitchen island. There is also a library of books available for a variety of tastes for hours of reading at the beach; as well as many types of games for those long lazy summer evenings. Everything is provided for your cooking creations in the beautifully appointed open layout kitchen which is highlighted by stunning marine blue Silestone counter tops. The chef of the family won't miss out on any memories while preparing meals! This floor also has a powder room.

Outside are several porches including a large porch with ocean view, ample patio furniture and a gas grill. There is also a spacious screened-in porch for outdoor dining comfort.

If the beach experience isn't enough, there are tons of activities nearby for all ages including: tax free outlet shopping in Rehoboth 15 miles north, 3 different boardwalks (Ocean City, Rehoboth, and of course our charming, family friendly Bethany Beach boardwalk within walking distance), golf, kayaking, water parks, fishing, movie theaters, ice skating, tennis, road biking, restaurants featuring the famous Maryland Blue crabs and much more ... you will never be bored even on rainy days!

Start making your families new memories at Isle of Skye!

Home is non-smoking and pets are not allowed. A discount off of published rates is offered if payment is by check or money order. Please send a message (via the contact manager option) to the owner for clarification and leasing details or email jemacleod@gmail.com

Keywords: beach, house, oceanside, Bethany, South Bethany, getaway

More Details

Property Manager
Jan MacLeod jemacleod@gmail.com
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 4, 2017

About Jan MacLeod jemacleod@gmail.com

We have four wonderful children who have grown up vacationing on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and then Delaware.

Jan MacLeod jemacleod@gmail.com purchased this house in 2004

Why Jan MacLeod jemacleod@gmail.com chose Sandpiper Village

We have been vacationing on the Eastern Shore where most of our family lives for the past 25 years primarily scheduled around the annual family Crabfeast. For many years we rented in a variety of locations in Ocean City. We decided to settle on a dream beach house in Bethany Beach because of the family orientation, extensive activities and quieter environment.

What makes this house unique

We love our home at Sandpiper Village primarily because it is so close to the beach and our beach is very wide and uncrowded compared to many areas of Bethany Beach and South Bethany. Our community only has 26 homes and only 1 entrance from Coastal Highway so the traffic flow is very limited which is excellent for families with younger children. Our home is 50 steps to the beach access.

Guestbook comments from the manager

From our Guestbook: Can't believe another year has flown by and we are on our way out again! We had such a great time-thanks for sharing your home. Even though the weather was touch and go, we still made it to the beach everyday! The kids loved the waves, mini-golf and Playland. Another successful vacation in Bethany! The Beers & Sembiante Families
Aug 2011
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Off the Hook
"Two locations ..original on Rt. 26 and new one in Fenwick which is larger. Long waits during..."
Boardwalk
"Family friendly quiet alternative to Ocean City and Rehobeth boardwalks. No rides, minimal a..."
The Cottage Cafe Restaurant
"Our favorite place to eat! Good value ... get the Dune fries, you deserve them! http://www..."
Coastal Kayak, Stand up Paddle & Sail
"http://www.c-kayak.com/"
Gale Force Cleaning & Restoration
"Equipment rental (cribs, linens, etc.) Will deliver and pick up."
Difebo's Restaurant
"Upscale Italian dining"
Nick's Original House of Ribs
"Family favorite for ribs every year!"
Al Casapulla's Subs Steaks & Pizza
"Favorite Jersey sub shop with big portions. Always stop on the way home ... "
McCabe's Gourmet Market
"Gourmet foods with good variety .. $$$ Convenient to the house "
Fenwick Crabhouse
"Maryland Blue crabs done right ... and inside."
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Salisbury, MD
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Cape May Lewes Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Bear Trap Dunes
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Rt. 1, Deleware
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
McDonalds/chinese/subway/dollar general
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
50 feet from the house to South Bethany Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Kayaking and Sailboat Rental
Nearest Point of Interest
Bethany Beach Boardwalk
Nearest Point of Interest
Cottage Cafe Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Gale Force Rentals
Car: recommended

crabbing, nearby ocean and bay side state parks, Assateague National Park with wild ponies 30 miles south

Amenities

Sandpiper Village House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - Half bath is on the second floor adjacent to the great room
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , This room has a private bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , This bedroom has a private bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , Bunk is a pyramid -full on the bottom and single on the top
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1) located in master suite 1, Queen size Beds (1) located in master suite 2, Bunk Beds (1) located in third bedroom-Bottom Bunk is a full sized bed (Pyramid Bunk) top bed is a twin, 2 twins in fourth bedroom, Baby Cribs (1) Crib is a 'porta crib' suitable for birth-9 months ,
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private enclosed sand shower, Four beach chairs and umbrella provided, Lifeguarded beach from memorial day through labor day daily from 10am-5pm

Reviews

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Oceanblock 4 BR, 50 Steps from Beach! See map for location!
average rating of 4.8974357 based on 67 reviews
4

Location great, house design good, very accommodating. Few items need attention - kitchen faucet

  • 4 of 5

Very accommodating with TV's, bathrooms in every room & beach chairs etc

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house so close to the beach!

  • 4 of 5

Just as advertised. House big enough to sleep 9, but can really sleep 12 if you open all the day beds! House was clean and everything worked. I would recommend this house to others and plan to come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Perfect Summer Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for relief from the summer heat in Charleston, and found it at 5 Seaside Drive. For me it brought back a flood of childhood memories as I spent many a summer at the Delaware/Maryland seashore.

This place was inviting, comfortable and most importantly close to the beach.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family vacation at this beautiful house! The beach access was so handy, especially when we wanted to run home to pick lunches or on the 50th trip to the bathroom with the kids. Sleeping arrangements were perfect. Each couple had a private suite with personal bathroom and the kids had two bedrooms to choose from, each with the potential to sleep all four of them if they wanted to stay together. We had an issue with the water heater breaking on the first full day of our week-long stay and he owners responded very quickly and had it replaced within a few hours. We would highly recommend staying here to anyone with young kids.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Harleysville, PA
5

We LOVE it here!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd time staying at the Isle of Skye and we wouldn't stay any place else! The home was very clean upon arrival and has everything our large family needs. We do a lot of cooking and grilling and the kitchen is complete with everything we needed. The grill is brand new and we enjoyed cooking out. We enjoyed sunsets out on the deck every evening. We loved playing games and crab night on the large dining table. There were plenty of beach chairs and all 4 of our teenagers love the outdoor shower. We rented bikes and rode into town every morning and most evenings. All of the beds are very comfortable and it is plus having 2 masters. We rented our linens from Gale Force rentals and they were there waiting for us upon arrival. Our favorite restaurant in town is Patsy's. We enjoy ice cream and coffee at Maureen's. There is also Uber service available which we used a few times when we didn't feel like riding our bikes. The owners of the property are very hands-on and always answered our calls/emails right away. To top it off the weather was perfect everyday and we enjoyed a full moon on the beach!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great property...this was our 5th summer at Isle of Skye

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed staying at Isle of Skye for the last 5 summers. It is a well maintained, well stocked property in a great location. It has been the perfect location to return each year to share a week at the beach with 3 generations of our family.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 8.0%

Cancellation Policy: A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than sixty(60) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay , that are made within 60 days of the arrival date forfeit the full advance payment and security/reservation deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit. Rates subject to change without notice. A DISCOUNT IS AVAILABLE OFF OF THE PUBLISHED PRICE IF THE TOTAL IS PAID VIA CHECK OR MONEY ORDER IN LIEU OF A CREDIT CARD. PRESS THE "CONTACT OWNER" BUTTON TO SEND A MESSAGE TO THE OWNER RATHER THAN THE "REQUEST TO BOOK" OPTION AND WE WILL PROVIDE INFORMATION.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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