Three Bedroom town home with 2 1/2 baths located in the Portofino community, just off of Delaware Route 54. A Sun room in the back of the house provides additional privacy and a queen sofa bed for sleeping. All beds are queen size. A washer/dryer are conveniently located on the second level; cleaning supplies are provided for your convenience. The house is equipped with four TVs, 3 DVD players and even a VCR for your pleasure--there is a Bose Stereo system in LR, too. Games in the unit are available to occupy everyone. Only a short drive or bike trip to the beach, and then return for a dip in the community pool. Bring a chair to the pool and you can sun bath on site without the sand!. Within walking distance of fine dining at Catch 54 and the well-known Harpoon Hanna's restaurants. Or, relax at the Zen Spa or enjoy coffee or a light snack at the Route 54 Internet Cafe. And, the house is equipped with wireless Internet for your computing. The Bethany Beach Boardwalk is 12 minutes away and North Ocean City is but one mile away. Fenwick Island is just one mile away and there is ample tax free shopping and eating--Fenwick has a mini-Boardwalk with golf, water park and other eateries. The night life of Ocean City is so close, but you can come at night to the quiet and relaxation at Portofino. You'll never know you're even at the beach, but it's all there for you, if you want it. There is a community pier for fishing, crabbing or just watching the wildlife or boats riding up and down the Fenwick Ditch.
- Townhome1650 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Min Stay3 - 7 nights
Three Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bath Town House with Water Views. Pier to fish, crab, etc.
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- Oct 1, 2018
I enjoy the beach and the Eastern Shore. I appreciate the slower way of life and the beauty of the wildlife. I particularly look forward to crabbing and fishing from the pier. And, of course, I take advantage of the great tax-free shopping in Rehoboth and the many restaurants and fun things to do. It's a nice place to vacation and a great place to hang out after a tough week.
Eric purchased this Townhome in 2005
Why Eric chose Ocean City
I purchased this property because my family and I always felt so relaxed and energized after we rented various units. It feels like home. Living in Portofino has provided me and my family with memories of a lifetime. We have had such fun. The residents have always been friendly and helpful and it never feels crowded, except for a few days of the year.
What makes this Townhome unique
Portofino is located in North Ocean City/Fenwick Island. The area is less congested and accessibility to activities is wonderful. The community is quiet and relaxing, yet it is just minutes from the exciting night-life and cool stuff that you can enjoy on the water. It's so hard to believe that you can be in downtown OC or Bethany Beach in 12-30 minutes. You can stay in the Portofino neighborhood and crab, fish, swim, walk to fine dining establishments or recreational centers, without experiencing the crowds. It's not just a house...it's a community.
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
We have been renting with VRBO for vacations for several years and this was by far our worst experience. The house is in a quiet community on the bay. While the address is Ocean City it is steps from Fenwick Island. House was as pictured and clean. Needs updating for the price charged. Air conditioning could only be set to 72 degrees or above and bedrooms were warm at night. For families with kids it is very far from the attractions and not walking distance to the beach. There is no parking at the beach so it makes it very difficult to get to the beach with the toys, chairs, etc. The pool is very small and on the street. Kids did not enjoy the pool... We had several issues with the house and the owner. Two of the three toilets were backed up, with one actually flooding within a day of arrival. After trying to fix the issue ourselves we contacted the owner. He would not pick up the phone to talk. When he responded via text he was rude, told he us never had any other problems with the toliets, and told us to call a plumber. I did not feel that I should be contacting repairmen to fix other people's houses. The owner finally set up an appointment for the following morning at 9am. We had to wait 2+ hours for the plumber to arrive. The toilet upstairs still didnt flush properly after he left. The owner never contacted us to see if the problem was fixed. In addition to the toilets issue the master bath sink didnt drain properly, the tub and shower curtain were moldy and the shower broke- leaving us with one working shower for 5 people for the week. Although we were advised that the house had paper products and garbage bags there was almost none in the house. We didn't bother to call the owner after our first interactions because he didnt seem to want to hear about any problems. Finally, the night before we left I got a text reminding us to check out on time because a cleaning crew was coming, which I found harassing based on our previous interactions. We were well aware of the check out time. As we were packing the car the next morning at @9am we noticed a man staring at us from a parked car across the street. It was unnerving, especially with small children, as we didnt know who or why this person was there. We left the house and drove around the block to see if this man went into the house and he did as the car was in the driveway. I texted the owner after I left with my concerns and he ignored me. I dont recommend renting from this owner.
Clean rental with a great location
My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Portofino. The amenities were plentiful and Eric was easy to work with. We will be coming back next year.
Good location for Ocean City stay!
Comfortable, safe, ideal location, uncrowded
Great location, nice clean townhouse close to everything but away from the crowd
We liked every aspect of our stay at this townhouse in North Ocean City. It has all amenities we needed to make our stay comfortable. The location is a bit away from the crowded OC and we loved it that way. Excellent communication with owner. We're coming back soon!
It is a very beautiful and well kept home. It felt like being in your own home.
A very lovely home, loved the decor. Loved the location and the neighborhood where it's located. Very quiet neighborhood. Loved the pool if we didn't want to go to the beach that day or even after being at the beach the pool was there so you could swim or relax. It's not far from either beach. We actually walked to the beach and we drove about 20 minutes to Bethany Beach. Bethany Beach is a beautiful beach. It has shower houses to help get the sand off before you leave, picnic tables in the grass, and loved the towers. Can't wait to see the tower after it has been restored. We had a wonderful time during our stay. The only negative thing we have to say is about the parking. There is only 1 (one) assigned parking spot then you have to find a visitors spot to park in for your 2nd car and we had to park on the street and while we was parked along the street there was a vehicle parked in front of us and when they went to leave they almost smashed into our car. Luckily there was a metal mail box in front of where we was parked and they hit that and drove off, leaving pieces of their tail light behind. We finally did get a visitors spot next to the dumpster. But other than that absolutely loved the home and had a wonderful vacation. Thanks for letting us stay in such a beautiful home.
Nice, clean townhouse in a relatively quiet area. It is within walking distance to several nice restaurant/bars. There was plenty of room and privacy for everyone in our party. We enjoyed the stay and would definitely stay again if we visit ocean city.
This unit is a 3 Bedroom, 2 1/2 bath townhouse located off of the beaten path. Portofino is a quiet community of 32 units with a community pool and a pier that can be used for crabbing, fishing or just watching the boats travelling up and down the ditch. It is a very relaxing area, yet the Bethany Boardwalk is about 12 minutes away and the busy/exciting Ocean City night life is one mile away. Go Karts, the movie theater, the indoor amusement park and the bus are available in North OC. Award wining restaurants like Catch 54 and Harpoon Hanna's are a short walk away, as well as the Route 54 Internet Cafe or Zen Spa Studio. Boat or jet ski rentals are within walking distance. You can bike to the beach, or drive and park, or cool at our pool!! Fenwick is two minutes away with tax-free shopping and its own mini-Boardwalk with golf, restaurants and a water park. The townhouse is comfortably decorated with a beach theme and the Kitchen is fully stocked; you can even grill outside and eat on the patio. Wireless Internet is available. A pier is available to view the Fenwick Ditch and the many vessels passing by.
Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Call for off-peak rates, please. During peak season, priority is given to weekly rentals; partial weeks are a rarity. The Beach House rents from Sunday to Sunday. *****AFTER the peak season, please call for the rates for the following peak year for an accurate quote. Weekly rentals during the peak are about $1600-$1700. Holidays are usually $50-100 more than the rates shown above. Please ask for a specific quote.