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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Townhome
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 BR/2BA within walking distance to beach.

Summer (June thru Labor Day) - Min stay = 3 nights, without leaving an open single date (if 4 nights remain in a block, can't book 3 of them and leave a single). May book 2 nights during peak season if only 2 nights remain available in a block.

This is a townhouse-style home in Bethany Beach, walking distance from the beach (just under a mile). The immediate vicinity is a great area with many nice restaurants and other shops/stores. This quiet, private, cozy condo development has 8 units with a central courtyard. The parking lot is directly off Rte 26. Ours is an end unit with one adjacent unit. Our neighbors are very friendly! You can stay closer to the beach, but it can cost twice as much- this place is the best of both worlds.

WiFi access is included.Kitchen is fully outfitted with appliances, pots, pans, utensils, and coffee maker. Also equipped with a small bag of beach toys, beach chairs, deck chairs/tables, some board games, some sporting equipment, kids toys, infant swing chair, and a portable pack'n play baby crib. Our family uses this several times / year, you are welcome to use what we have, all we ask is you take care of things and kindly replace anything if lost or broken while in use, or at least notify us.

NO PETS, of any type or size, no exceptions. Non-compliance = eviction with no refund and additional cleaning/inconvenience fees. Please think twice before you before you book, there are plenty of pet-friendly options out there.

NO SMOKING - same policy as pets.

Recent upgrades include.... New king bed in master bedroom; 43' flat screen HDTV, Blu-ray disc player w/ wifi streaming, laminate hardwood flooring in kitchen/living room, new carpeting in all bedrooms, and keyless front door entry.

There are 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms. The master bedroom suite takes up the entire 2nd level, has a private bathroom, TV w/ cable & DVD player, and opens onto 2nd level deck overlooking courtyard, shaded by an oak tree. Master has ample floor space and spare air mattress if needed. Each of the 2 bedrooms on the first floor have trundle bunks (full size on bottom / single on top), each has sliding glass door to back deckway leading to grill area and private outdoor shower. Shared 1st floor bathroom.

Total bed capacity = 8 persons. Can accommodate a couple more using air mattress (provided) and/or couch (NOT a pullout/sleeper). The first floor has living room with TV (cable & Blu-ray DVD player) fireplace (wood not provided), kitchen, counter w/ bar stools, dining area/table, washer/dryer. There is an outdoor shower and charcoal grill (charcoal not provided).

There are several convenient stores/shops in the immediate area (~200 yards) - Grotto's, Playland arcade, Wawa, Rita's (ice cream), Capriotti's subs, liquor store, Bike/outdoor store, manicure place, chinese takeout, deli-style restaurant, Di Febo's Italian Restaurant, and "Off the Hook" (#1 rated restaurant in BB).

There's a nice nature center/trail & small playground across street. There is a trolley stop 100 yards away, a great way to get to/from the beach or downtown Bethany. Parking pass is included for designated "residential pass" parking areas for free beach area parking (please remember to replace upon checkout). No parking pass needed on premesis.

Renters must be at least 25 years of age. Sorry no "Beach Week" high school / college groups. NO PETS, NO SMOKING - NO EXCEPTIONS. Non-compliance will result in immediate eviction with no refund. Sorry, no pets, smoking, or underage groups at any time.

We make every attempt to supply paper products and soaps/detergents for all guests to help until you're able to get to the store.

Monthly stays do not include electric bill (added to rate at end of month). Other utilities (water/sewage, cable, etc) are included in the base rate.

Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • Townhome
  • On floor 1
  • 1500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25. No high school, beach week, or college groups. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 2: 1 bunk bed

    Full Size on bottom / Single on top...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

    Full Size on bottom / Single on top...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master Bedroom...moreless

  • 3 Bedrooms: Master - Spacious upper level bedroom suite has king bed, private bathroom, private deck, clothing closet, storage closet, ceiling fan, TV w/ DVD player, Sofabench and 2 sitting chairs. Main floor bedrooms (2) - each has trundle bunk (full size bottom / single on top), closet, dresser, sliding doors to back deckway. Please bring own linens and towels. There is a washer/dryer for your use. Our cleaning service does not launder any items. Paper towels/toilet paper/tissue provided. Hand soap, dish soap, laundry detergent provided. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Main Floor -Full Bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    2nd Floor Bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower

    Outdoor Shower w/ Privacy...moreless

  • 2 bathrooms: - Main floor shared bathroom w/ shower - Master bedroom / upstairs bathroom w/ shower There is also a private outdoor shower, typically used after returning from beach....moreless

Other Amenities

  • NO PETS - OWNER IS HIGHLY ALLERGIC TO PET HAIR. Any attempt to sneak in a pet a will result in immediate eviction with no refund. No pets, sorry. ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING INSIDE. Zero-tolerance policy. Non-compliance = auto eviction, no refund, special cleaning charges will apply. Gueses must bring own linens and towels. There is a washer/dryer for your convenience. Our cleaning service does not launder any items. We make every attempt to supply for our guests: paper towels/toilet paper/tissues, as well as soap, dish soap, and laundry detergent/fabric softener. Renters must be at least 25 years of age. Sorry no 'Beach Week' high school / college groups. NO PARTIES or large groups beyond occupancy limit (10). Bethany Oaks is a quiet area at night, please respect our neighbors. CANCELLATION POLICY- 50% refund if cancel at least 30 days prior to check-in date....moreless

Entertainment

  • Games:

    Several board games on hand...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Flatscreen downstairs, Large TV upstairs in master bedroom....moreless

  • Toys:

    Small assortment of beach toys and indoor toys are on hand....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    2 more can sit at bar for total of 8 at a sitting....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Free parking lot next to house. Parking pass for beach & downtown Bethany provided if you choose not to walk. Please replace parking pass before check out (tip - set a reminder in your phone)...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    The house has some pantry items & condiments on hand, we ask if you use something, kindly replace....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Rear balcony for 1st floor bedrooms, each with own sliding glass doors....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Golf courses located nearby. Condo is not directly on / part of a golf course....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Central courtyard. Have hose & sprinkler - great for little kids....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 2017
Apr 30 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$185
$950 $1,800
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$275
Early June 2017
May 29 - Jun 7, 2017
2 night min stay
$225
$1,150 $5,000
Nightly Rate
Jun 8 - Jun 11, 2017
3 night min stay
$260
$1,500 $6,000
Early Summer
Jun 12 - Jun 25, 2017
3 night min stay
$260
$1,500 $6,000
Late June 2 Nite Min
Jun 26 - Jul 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$260
July 4 Holiday Week
Jul 2 - Jul 8, 2017
3 night min stay
$280
$1,650 $6,000
Mid-Summer 2017
Jul 9 - Jul 22, 2017
2 night min stay
$260
$6,000
July/Aug 3 Nite Min
Jul 23 - Aug 19, 2017
3 night min stay
$260
Late Summer
Aug 20 - Aug 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$245
$1,250 $6,000
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$285
Sept 2017
Sep 4 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$185
$850 $1,500
october 2017
Oct 1 - Oct 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$150
$600 $1,200
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$125
$550 $1,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee (one-time) $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Grotto's Pizza
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Cape May
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bear Trap Dunes
Bethany Beach, DE, USA
Nearest Motorway
Rte. 26
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Grotto's Pizza
0.9 Miles
Nearest Beach
Bethany Beach

There are several convenient stores/shops in the immediate area (~200 yards) - Grotto's, Playland arcade, Wawa, Rita's Ice Cream, Capriotti's subs, liquor store, tobacco/cigar shoppe, Bike/outdoor store, manicure place, chinese takeout, deli-style restaurant, Di Febo's Italian Restaurant, and 'Off the Hook' (a good upscale botique seafood restaurant). Nature center/trail & small playground across street. There is a Bethany trolly stop 100 yds away, a great way to get to/from the beach or downtown Bethany. Parking pass is included for free beach area parking (please remember to replace upon checkout).

About 10 miles south of Bethany Beach is Ocean City, known for it's highly commercialized miles-long strip of family-oriented restaurants & attractions, reminiscent of Myrtle Beach. Plenty of good golf courses near Ocean City.

To the north about 10 miles are Dewey and Rehoboth Beaches. Rehoboth has many great restaurants, a boardwalk, a fun daytrip (or eve/dinner trip) for families. Dewey is a nightlife hotspot mainly for the younger generation, live bands and bars are not hard to find.

In summary, Bethany has everything you'd want for a family vacation, and a day trip north or south to take advantage of surrounding beach towns can only add to the experience.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: My wife & I live in Northern VA, with 2 kids, and love going to the beach house in Bethany Beach, DE, as often as we can get there! The kids love it and so do we, there's no better way to get away from it all. We are originally from Buffalo, NY and Wilmington, DE. When we go to the beach, things we love to do are.... - Hit the beach! And of course, the hard-earned 4pm happy hour afterwards - Sit out on the deck at night, play cards or trivial pursuit with a group - Day trip to Rehoboth for Playland (kids) and a nice dinner out - Day trip to Ocean City for mini-golf, go-karts, and seafood - Cook up a feast at home one night - seafood, steaks, wine....throw a movie in for the kids - Mondays - family movie night on the beach! (See pic in our 'photos') - Thursdays - bonfire on the beach! - Golf. A few courses in Bethany, many in Ocean City, some in Rehoboth Bethany Beach is a special place for our family, our kids one day will look back on some great times there growing up. We wish the Bethany experience on anyone and hope you find it as great a place as we do!

Why the Owner Chose Bethany Beach, DE, USA:
* You still have access to downtown / beach but save thousands $$ per week not staying right on the beach. * House is fully equipped and well-maintained * Walking distance (just under a mile) to the beach and downtown Bethany. * Located next to a Trolley Stop. * Free downtown parking pass for those who prefer to drive to town or beach. * Immediate vicinity is community of restaurants/shops on Garfield Pkwy. * Friendly neighbors with a central courtyard * Ideal for families (i.e. 2 families of 4), girls getaway, guys golf vaca, couples getaway.

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
* WiFi included * Fully equipped - everything you'll need for cooking and having fun * Parking Pass for beach/downtown included * Private outdoor deck * Grill (charcoal) * Double/single bunks in each downstairs bedroom (2) * Kitchen is fully outfitted * Board games / cards


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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Photos

  • Bethany Oaks - Outside shot

    Bethany Oaks - Outside shot

  • Welcome!

    Welcome!

  • Barstools Overlooking Dining Area

    Barstools Overlooking Dining Area

  • Dining Table - Seats Six (6)

    Dining Table - Seats Six (6)

  • Guest Bedroom #2

    Guest Bedroom #2

  • 1st Floor Bathroom (Shower/tub to left not pictured)

    1st Floor Bathroom (Shower/tub to left not pictured)

  • Master Bedroom - 2nd Floor Suite

    Master Bedroom - 2nd Floor Suite

  • Master Bedroom - Slider Opens to Deck

    Master Bedroom - Slider Opens to Deck

  • Deck (additional table & chairs available)

    Deck (additional table & chairs available)

  • Back Deckway, Grill (charcoal), Outdoor Shower

    Back Deckway, Grill (charcoal), Outdoor Shower

  • Ours is an end unit

    Ours is an end unit

  • Downtown Bethany at Night

    Downtown Bethany at Night

  • Main Floor

    Main Floor

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen

    Fully Equipped Kitchen

  • Guest Bedroom #1

    Guest Bedroom #1

  • Washer & Dryer; Board Games

    Washer & Dryer; Board Games

  • Master Bedroom - 2nd Floor Suite (Bed is now a king)

    Master Bedroom - 2nd Floor Suite (Bed is now a king)

  • As if you needed a reminder...

    As if you needed a reminder...

  • Front Entryway

    Front Entryway

  • Central Courtyard. There are 4 total buildings (8 units) in Bethany Oaks.

    Central Courtyard. There are 4 total buildings (8 units) in Bethany Oaks.

  • Front View. Parking Lot in background

    Front View. Parking Lot in background

  • Monday night movies on the beach!  Thursdays are campfires on beach.

    Monday night movies on the beach! Thursdays are campfires on beach.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017

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