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Beach & Boaters Paradise-Canalfront

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,550 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Scenic large home on Canal with boat dock, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, sleeps 8-9

Georgeous 4 Bedroom 3 bath home on scenic canal, sleeps 8-9, with private dock for boat, fishing, and crabbing, secluded decks with beautiful sunset views overlooking wooded area, and includes access to Ocean Pines' Pools & BeachFront Clubhouse on 49th St. Home has 2 queen beds, 1 double, 3 twins, plus double air mattress and numerous couches; special kids gaming room with 36' TV; washer/dryer, propane grill, dishwasher, plenty of parking. Enjoy a day at the beach and come home to a quiet evening of grilling on the deck. Well decorated in the beach theme with a quaint 'ship' look to this updated beach house on a large lot in a quiet residential neighborhood. The Ocean Pines Community offers many extra amenities. Dock your boat in the backyard on the canal for an even more enjoyable vacation!

Rich MacDowell
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 3, 2017

About Rich MacDowell

Hi, my name is Rich MacDowell. My Wife Julie and I have enjoyed decorating this very relaxing beach house. We want our guests to enjoy all the boating and beach pleasures available, so we keep beach chairs, umbrellas, coolers, and kid's fishing equipment at our beach home.

Why Rich MacDowell chose Ocean Pines

If you are looking for a great summer adventure, that goes beyond just the beach, but includes fishing and crabbing for the kids; and also delivers relaxation in a quiet secluded bucolic setting...then our house is for you. Ocean Pines is a great community which offers anyone there many and varied activities, beyond just the beach.

Please try us out. I'm sure you'll love it!

What makes this house unique

Golfing at 6 nearby renowned courses, nature walks, heron sightings, fishing and crabbing for the kids, beautiful sunsets, tennis, kayaking, boating, surfing, the best beach in the Mid-Atlantic, and so much more comes with a vacation at Ocean Pines!


Ocean Pines House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master has shower/bath combo, middle bath has shower only, upper bath has shower/bath combo.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Master Bedroom with very comfortable Queen bed, private bath and walk in closet. Two upstairs bedrooms offer 2 twins in red rm, trundle (queen and twin) in blue room-with full upstairs bath. Middle level bedroom has full size futon, and a queen size inflatable which is excellent for 2 adults and can be moved anywhere. Plus 2 sleep worthy couches for kids.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Long Term Rentals Available. Please call to discuss special long term rental rates


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Beach & Boaters Paradise-Canalfront
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Nice home, well maintained. Love that they allow dogs and cleans well in between guests. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lucinda, we were glad to hear that you enjoyed your week at Ocean. We try our best to insure our Guests have a well maintained and clean property to spend their vacation at. Rich
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Great place and location!

  • 5 of 5

Great location! View at night was awesome and my 12 year old son caught lots of crabs!! Keepers!..We have been coming to Delaware for the past 7 years..Mostly staying in Fenwick Island.This location in Ocean Pines MD was our favorite spot!..One small recommendation would be to put a TV in the dining area! Can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Michelle, its great to know another Guests truly enjoyed their summer vacation at our beach house. We've really tried to set it up so the kids can have plenty of things to do, from fishing and crabbing, to video games, plus the foosball and air hockey games, as well as biking on the nature trails. We will definitely look into getting another TV for the dining area. Rich
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Great accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family vacation in OC Pines. My family rented two other houses and ours was the best. The lay out was perfect for our little grandkids to sleep while we visited in the upper part of the house. The dock was perfect and we were able to use the crab pot, boogie boards, and beach stuff.

I would definitely rent the house again.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

Just spent one of the best weeks at the Eastern Shore. You have an awesome home. My kids had there own bedroom and we had our own separate bedroom, bath and living area. Came in handy along with the game room with the day of rain we had. Kids loved crabbing and fishing off the dock with the provided rods and traps. Just wish I had a boat or jet ski. The home is better then described. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tom, thank you for your kind words we really have tried to offer a vacation experience for the entire family to enjoy. We have the fishing and crabbing equipment for our guests to maximize the benefit of being right on the water, which is a very beautiful bucolic spot. We also have 2 bicycles, the Xbox and the foosball game for the kids and teenagers to enjoy. Please stay with us again next year. Rich MacDowell
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Awesome beach week!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome beach week in a lovely home. Three bathrooms and a comfortable room for every family member. It was great to have the ability to park in the Ocean Pines parking lot and have the use of the bath house at the beach! The boat launch was close and we were able to keep our boat at the dock behind the house. Crabbing was also fun. Our family had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed our beach house. We make available for our guests fishing tackle, crab traps, beach chairs and accoutrements to make their stay as enjoyable and as stress free as possible.
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Great Location

  • 4 of 5

Charming home on the canal in Ocean Pines with lots of amenities. Master bedroom was like an oasis, so spacious and private. Could use a new mattress though. Loved sitting on the deck outside the master living room! We really enjoyed staying at your home, but wished you had a couple of flat screen tvs and wifi. Thanks for sharing your slice of heaven.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Ocean Pines Golf, and Bayside Resort Club
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Ocean City, Md.
Car: recommended

Ocean Pines community has Yacht Club with weekend nightly entertainment, good food and beautiful views. The community offers a myriad of activities such as fishing lessons and contests, nature tours, farmers market, flea/garage sales, and much more.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Pet Fee $100

Must bring own linens and towels. Rental from Saturday at 2:00 pm to Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Pets prohibited, except in a case by case basis and with $125 pet fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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