5 bedroom, 4 bath luxury home with gourmet kitchen located just a few minutes away from the S. Bethany Beach. Outdoor shower, grill. Boat dock for up to 32 foot boat. Enjoy kayaking, canoeing, boating right from the comfort of the 'backyard'. Conveniently located between Rehobeth and Ocean City. We are also less than two miles from the town of Bethany and the BB Boardwalk. Plenty to do for the entire family. S. Bethany beach parking passes available for guests. This is a NON-Smoking property.
- House3200 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Min Stay7 nights
Walk To The Beach In About 5 Minutes Or Drive There Within A Minute.
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- Aug 23, 2018
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Great house, great location!
We absolutely loved this house and its location! The house was beautifully furnished and was plenty big enough for our three families (6 teenagers)! South Bethany is an adorable beach community nestled between the larger areas of Rehoboth Beach and Ocean City,MD. We were looking for a relaxing vacation that also gave our teenagers something to do other than go to the beach every day and we definitely found it. The boardwalk is about 2 miles from the house, but easily gotten to by bike. We rented 6 bikes for the week which were perfect for getting around. The beach passes were very convenient although the beach is just a 5 minute walk down the street. We brought 4 kayaks, which we used right off the dock behind the house. A couple of places we recommend visiting in South Bethany are Mickey's Family Crab House for casual, authentic seafood, the Sandy Pony Donut truck for the most delicious freshly made donuts and the Wang's World food truck for their delicious spring rolls! We visited the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk a couple of times, which is bigger than the Bethany Boardwalk, but still very family friendly. Other than a couple of trips out for dinner and to the boardwalks, we very content and relaxed just to hang out at the house. The owner is very responsive and extremely easy to work with. We look forward to visiting again!
We had a wonderful week!!!
It was the first time all our children and grandchildren would be together for a summer vacation. We were looking for a place that would accommodate 10 people easily and we found it in this beautiful home!! The great room was perfect and we loved the screened in porch. We ate our dinners there every evening!! We loved having the canal right outside our door! The parking permits for the beach were just what we needed. It allowed us the ability to transport all the paraphernalia that goes along with children at the shore. The beach itself was not crowded and we had a great time enjoying the water and the sun!!! The owner was awesome to work with. She took a real interest in our needs as a family making sure all was right for our visit!!
We would definitely come back to this special home!!
Thank you so much for staying with us, and also taking care of our home. We're glad you loved our home. Hope to see you again next year.
Beautiful home. Bed mattresses not comfortable. Several electrical outlets were not serviceable. TV
I'm glad you found the home beautiful. I'm sorry you felt that way about the mattresses. We've purchased high quality latex mattress. It might however feel different for guests that are used to sleeping on a spring mattress with a box spring. We had all the outlets working when we sent someone to check. One of the GFCI switches might have tripped and it was as simple a task as pressing the reset button. We hope to see you next season and thanks for staying in our home.
Henlopen House is a beautiful home nestled on an inlet that is quiet and peaceful. My sister and I were given the task by our father to pick a vacation place for the 10 of us. It has been years since our families have vacationed together; let alone being in one house.
When we arrived to the house it was amazing from the outside, and the wooden fish picture made you feel like you were on vacation. There was enough room to put our beach stuff in the covered parking area, and the view of the inlet was quaint and relaxing to look at. There is an area to launch a kayak if you bring one, and adirondack chairs to sit on when you gaze at the water or on the swinging hammock. The enclosed outdoor shower made it easy to clean off upon entering the house after the beach.
The interior of the house was clean and bright, with a beach feel and light colors. The open concept kitchen living room was roomy and inviting for all of us. The screened in porched was nice when we had breakfast, and a nice breeze came through daily. The sliding glass doors made a lot of natural light shine in. The bedrooms had nice closets to hang your clothes and were also bright and clean.
Bethany beach, extremely beautiful with whitish sandy beach and clear clean bluish water that you could admire for hours as we did daily. The simplicity from the house to the beach was easy and fun; we put our beach chairs on our bike rack and swung over to the beach with parking spots always available. There was a constant breeze that felt really good day and night. The town of Bethany is really nice and family orientated and very nice restaurants too. The boardwalk is short but enough we felt, but if you want a crazy board walk scene go to OC Maryland just 10 miles south of Bethany.
The owner of the house was very accommodating and nice. It was a pleasure to rent Henlopen House and we hope to visit again. Our father said at the end of our trip, we did a great job and he could not be happier with this vacation. These memories were wonderful and unforgettable, thank you David G. and family.
Perfect for my wife's birthday "week".
This great home was perfect in every way, including the location on a South Bethany canal. It was bright and cheery, functional and efficient. Both major and small appliances were great. We loved Bethany Beach to begin with, but this home really sold us on South Bethany and the canals. Bring or rent a kayak for hours of fun on the bay side. And, the beach was a short walk or even shorter drive if you have seniors! Working with the owner was a breeze and she was always available for emails and texts. We've been vacationing in the Outer Banks, Lewes, Saint Michaels, Ocean City, Virginia Beach and Myrtle, but none compare to our week at the Henlopen House!
Perfect family vacation house
We just returned from a wonderful week at Henlopen House. Our entire family of 10 (2 grandparents, 4 parents, and 4 children ages 2-8) really enjoyed the whole experience. The house is large and beautifully decorated, perfectly clean, and very-well maintained. With 5 bedrooms, we had lots of room for everyone and ample opportunity for privacy when wanted. The beds were very comfortable and the bathrooms all excellent. (the master has a huge walk in shower and a deep soaking tub). The kitchen has high-end appliances and every kind of equipment and dishware you could want. The kitchen/living/dining area is very well-designed with two adjoining porches (one screened, one open) so we had plenty of room for cooking, eating, reading, playing and just hanging around. The electronics are also great although we hardly used them because we spent so much time at the beach and other activities. We rented a double kayak from DelMarVa Beach Adventures for the week and kept it on the dock in back. Everyone enjoyed paddling in the canals and even out to the open bay. The kids fished a little (bring your own rods) and loved catching crabs. The house does have a lot of stairs, so we brought two compression baby gates for our toddler granddaughter. There was already one there and we used them all so she could roam freely without fear of a tumble. S. Bethany beach is a 10 minute walk from the house and perfect for families - lifeguards, not crowded, and pristine. Beach parking passes are provided by the owner but we didn't use them since the walk was easy and the house comes with a beach cart for hauling stuff. We found beach umbrellas, boogie boards, etc. in the lower level and made good use of them. And the outdoor shower was great (and necessary for hosing off sandy kids every day). The owner is very responsive and easy to work and no question was any bother. All in all a great experience that I totally recommend to anyone looking for lovely accommodations in a really great location.
Located on the canal in South Bethany. A five minute walk to the beach. Free parking at S. Bethany beach available too (parking pass available). Easy access from the house to the bay by boat.
Additional information about rental rates
Please note that owner prefers an e-payment. If renter uses credit card then vrbo will charge the homeowner a 3% credit card fee. All additional fees will be passed on to the renter. The renter/guest must sign the contract in order to confirm the stay.