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Ocean Side, Ocean Block & Ocean Views (& Pool Too)

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful vistas from this house near the sea. Newly renovated in 2016.

Brand new renovation in 2016 with gourmet kitchen and all new appliances! New bathrooms with chandeliers! Professional interior designer!

Luxurious newly updated home that's located just a few houses from the beach with views of the sea. The house is in Ocean Ridge East, a beachfront community with a private beach, a swimming pool and a tennis court.

The elegant light-filled house has floor-to-ceiling windows throughout, bringing the outdoors in. It has 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and a den. The open layout with soaring ceilings gives it a airy modern style. The house features a huge wraparound deck and private balconies off the bedrooms on the top floor. Maximum space and utmost privacy throughout.

Admire the high-quality quartz countertops, limestone floors and Carrara marble bathrooms. Modern art, designer furniture and a Murano chandelier add sparkle and style. Nap on the deck or enjoy an evening outdoors on the screened-in porch.

The house sleeps 8. Ample parking available at the house.

The house rents only a few weeks a year and is professionally maintained to perfection. Our staff includes professional cleaners, a handyman and landscapers.

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ROOMS:

Bedroom 1: Master with King

Bedroom 2: Jr Master with King

Bedroom 3: Queen

Bedroom 4: Queen

Den

Large living room

Dining Room/Kitchen in open floor plan

Screened-in porch

Wifi and broadband

Cable TV and SmartTVs

The community has:

Private beach with lifeguards

Swimming pool

Tennis court

Security gates for community

More Details

Owner
Susan Kalla
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 30, 2016

About Susan Kalla

We grew up in Washington, DC and relocated to Manhattan. For us, Bethany Beach is like home. We love it the most because people from New York don't know about it.

Susan Kalla purchased this house in 2000

Why Susan Kalla chose Delaware

We vacationed in Bethany all our lives and dreamed of a house near the ocean. I'm a decorator and an artist, so I filled the house with bright murals. The color is blue, like the ocean.

What makes this house unique

The community is private. The house is airy, open and relaxing, with a wrap around deck for you to enjoy the lazy days of summer. Lots of amenities.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I stayed at this beautiful house with my four adult daughters. We felt like we were living in a layout from Architectural Digest with the home's upscale decor. The house is ultra clean and has many of the accoutrements you find in boutique hotels, like fine European linens, a welcome change from standard Bethany rentals.



Bethany Beach has great restaurants and lots of services. We hired a yoga instructor for morning classes on the huge deck overlooking the water. We spent the days at the private beach and the pool. Some nights, we had candlelit dinners alfresco to lots of laughs and others we explored the restaurants in the town of Bethany. My daughters played lots of tennis in the clinics at Sea Colony and we even tried out the jet skis and parasailing at Dewey beach. Lots to do.



The house has exquisite paintings throughout, making it feel like a gallery. Light floods into every side of the house through floor-to-ceiling glass walls. We loved this sunny spot with beautiful murals of the sea and want to go back soon, the sooner the better.



The owner was our concierge with great tips on the best things to do! She's a lot of fun.
Jun 2015
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Amenities

Bethany Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bdrm 1 - 1 king
    Master bdrm 2 - 1 king
    Bdrm 3 - 1 queen
    Bdrm 4 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Ocean Side, Ocean Block & Ocean Views (& Pool Too)
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

BR

  • 5 of 5

We had an exceptional experience here from the decor and ambience, to proximity to the beach ( which is close by, private, immaculate and not overly inhabited). Access to the pool is across the street. Whatever questions or needs we had during the stay were immediately responded to by the owner when we contacted her. The kitchen is well-equipped, for those who might not choose to dine out every night..but, so many enticing restaurants close by for discerning gourmands.

House is spacious, so even if you're eight, or more, you can escape the crowd. Al of the decks are very nice, too, if you want to be outdoors.

The one criticism is that the bedroom drapes are sheer, so if sunlight awakens you, bring blinders.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis,MN
5

Beautiful House in Beautiful Location!

  • 5 of 5

We had 7 adults and 3 babies under the age of 3 coming from 3 different states. Many,many positives to this house

1.Beautiful ,well maintained and clean house

2.Excellent owner who was extremely helpful and responsive .Given the babies Susan provided many "extras"....pack and plays...high chairs..gates for stairways etc which was really appreciated

3.Beach was no more than 5 minutes away and is a private beach and is outstanding

4.Given the babies getting to the pool was a bit of an issue because you had to cross Hwy 1. With adults or teenagers should not be an issue.

5.Given that we were all coming from out of town we had no beach equipment. We had to rent chairs,umbrellas,towels, etc,,etc. Found a rental place who,was very good. Delivered on day we arrived and picked up on day we left

6.Generally if you wants to go anywhere(Bethany Boardwalk,restaurants etc) you had to get in your car

7.the outside decks were great. On a number of evening all 10 of us would have dinner outside.

As I began this review..this is a beautiful house..in a great location with a wonderful owner.

Thanks Susan for making the "babies on the beach" vacation a wonderful and memorable time

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jim, come back soon.
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5

It doesn't get any better than this!

  • 5 of 5

Our family wanted to recreate a wonderful beach vacation we had in the early 1990's when we rented a house and invited extended family members to join us. It was a tall order and thanks in large part to Susan's beach house, this year's vacation exceeded our expectations. The house is beautiful. It is spacious, airy and very well maintained. The layout is perfect. Our group of adult children and aging parents and grandparents could all be together in the large, open kitchen, living and dining area or have the privacy and alone time we might want on the deck or in the spacious bedrooms. The community where the house is located is the nicest I have ever stayed in at the beach. My mother and aunt enjoyed walks just admiring the other homes and their gardens. Susan's house is one of the nicest and has everything anyone could need for a relaxing vacation or family get-together. The town of Bethany is an easy bike or car ride away for outings. The beach is gorgeous. We will definitely return....and rent this house. And next year we will need another house in the same community. Family members can't stop talking about what a good time we had and so the others who weren't able to join us this year definitely want to come next year. Susan is such a wonderful owner. She even let us bring our aging dog and that made the family get-together perfect.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Beach House!

  • 5 of 5

This house is the perfect beach house! It is very clean, comfortable, roomy, and bright! It is the perfect house for a large family. The bedrooms are extremely roomy (unlike most beach houses that we've stayed in), and the kitchen and family room are also very spacious. The beach is just a stone's throw away, and the pool and tennis courts are a short walk away. This is definitely one of the best houses we have ever stayed in since we have been coming to Bethany Beach. We loved the decor and comfortable furniture, especially the beds. The huge jacuzzi tub in the Master Bath is wonderful! The place is well equipped with games, DVDs, a smart TV, and WiFi. It has all the conveniences of home and more! One of the best features is its close proximity to everything. It's only 5 minutes to the Bethany Boardwalk and wonderful restaraunts, 15 minutes to the Rehoboth Outlett Stores and Rehoboth boardwalk, and about 20 minutes to mid-town Ocean City. Our family can't wait for our next vacation because we are definitely choosing this house again! The owners are wonderful to work with - so sweet and accomodating! I highly recommend this beach house to anyone wishing to experience the best time they'll ever have at the beach! Oh, and one more wonderful feature - you get to bring your cute little dog with you on vacation! Although from the cleanliness of the place, you would never know that a dog was ever there! We hope you have an amazing week, just like we did!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN
5

Great family vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house for a family gathering with small children! House was spacious, comfortable and clean and just a short walk from the beach as well as the pool and tennis courts on the other side of the development (made it easy to go back and forth a couple times a day to accomodate naps). We had a great week in Bethany and would highly recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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West Brandywine, PA
5

One of the best!

  • 5 of 5

Our family has vacationed at North Bethany in various rental homes for 20 plus summers. We've always had a wonderful, carefree, relaxing time. I must say this home was one of our best. It's even better than it looks in the pictures -- the open floor plan is spacious and provides lots of areas for family gatherings. It's also close to many great restaurants and for the ladies lots of places to shop.

The furniture and beds are really comfortable. Everything is very clean, well maintained and attractively decorated. The bathrooms are all spacious and modern. Wifi is easy to access and there are plenty of TVs and an assortment of DVD’s. The kitchen is well equipped but could use a new set of non-stick pots and pans.

The walk to the private beach is not very far and never crowded. Although we didn’t use the pool, it was nice to have it available.

The owners are very pleasant and provide exceptional service. We think you'll love staying here as much as we did.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tim. You are welcome back at Serenity at the Sea any time! Susan
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