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Most Photographed West Lake Condo at Sea Colony

Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bdrm 2 bath lakefront condo located on the shores of Sea Colony's West Lake.

Located on the shores of Sea Colony's West Lake and close to the community's world class tennis center, this 3 bedroom, 2-bath lakefront retreat offers a unique vacation experience. West Lake is stocked with fish and there is a white sandy beach for sunbathing. Central air conditioning, well-equipped kitchen, washer, dryer and more. Non-smoking. No pets allowed. Extras: 4 TVs, 4 VCRs, 2 DVDs, Internet Community Amenities & Features: Sea Colony - The Premier Family Beach & Tennis Resort Community - features a half mile of private beach, 12 pools (2 indoor), world class tennis, fitness centers, activities for all ages, community shuttle and year-round security. Sea Colony is ranked among Tennis Magazine's Best U.S. Resorts and by Tennis Resorts Online as one of the finest in the world. Sea Colony's ocean front features five oceanfront pools (including one indoor) and three kiddie pools, plus exercise facilities.

Kathy Kelly
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

About Kathy Kelly

We have owned this unit at Sea Colony since 2000. The kids grew up coming to Sea Colony every year and have fallen in love with the beach. Although we are now able to travel more it is still one of their favorite vacation spots. This condo is a home to us and we hope you will love it as much as we do.

Kathy Kelly purchased this condo in 2000

Why Kathy Kelly chose Delaware

Guests of both Sea Colony Oceanfront and Sea Colony Tennis Community enjoy exclusive access to the resort community's half-mile of private guarded beach, 12 pools (two indoor, plus kiddie pools), world-class tennis facilities, fitness and aquatics center, basketball courts and lots of lakes to explore nature or just get away from it all. This beautifully landscaped community provides guests access to biking and walking trails, playground and picnic areas and parks. Shopping and conveniences are only minutes away at the tax-free outlet shopping in nearby Rehoboth Beach.

Sea Colony consistently ranks among the best tennis resorts in the nation. Tennis Resorts Online named Sea Colony as one the Top 50 Tennis Resorts in the World for 2013. The prestigious publication also listed Sea Colony as the #15 Tennis Camp in the World and #2 among the world's Best Junior Tennis Programs.

The resort community also offers a variety of programs, including Club Sea Colony and Kids Night Out, which are designed to make Sea Colony a great escape for families and visitors of all ages.

What makes this condo unique

Our unit sits right on West Lake and is surrounded by water on both sides. The views from the deck are amazing. It is the perfect spot to start your morning with a cup of coffee or end your day with a drink of choice. Kids will loving running around the lake or fishing for Sunnies, Large Mouth Bass or Catfish. Once you visit you will not want to leave.

Guestbook comments from the owner

When we first came to Sea Colony, we never imagined that we would be coming back each year. It was going to be a onetime vacation in Delaware, but we found something special. We found beauty, tranquility and tons memories for our children and grandchildren. Sea Colony itself is a beautiful resort with plenty to do for the kids as well as adults. And the beach house is conveniently located near the tennis courts and the pools and the recreation center. Lots of walkers and bike riders and everyone is always friendly. The beach house is bright, cheery and welcoming. The patio faces a lake with a playground across the other side, well within walking distance. You can walk to the beach in under 15 minutes or take the tram. The beach is very clean and there are outdoor pools as well as an indoor pool. Both the beach and the pool areas are highly supervised by lifeguards. The grandkids love the sand building contests that they have and the bonfire and the marshmallow roasts in the evening. Sea Colony is also located within walking distance from the Bethany Beach boardwalk where bands and movies on the beach are some of the fun things you can find . Plenty of stores and good restaurants around too. There is a small plaza at Sea Colony with a clothing store, a candy store, a beach store, a few restaurants and of course, each evening after the stroll on the beach the ice cream store has become one of our favorite stops. You can sit and listen to music or watch the kids play in the spray pool. If you're a shopper you can drive to the Tanger Outlets. If you have kids, you can go on a pirate ship at Fenwick Island, or drive to Assateque and watch the wild horses roam freely through the island. There are waterparks and mini golf parks within 30 minutes of Sea Colony. But our grandkids love the beach and the resort best of all. And at the end of each fun filled day, it's so nice to come back to the warmth and comforts of the beach house, sit and relax on the patio and watch the beautiful evening sky. We love the beach house and look forward to coming back each year.
Jul 2014
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Bethany Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2 sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 2 seperate sinks with cabinets
  • Linens (sheets & towels) are not included, but can be available for an additional fee
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2/Den - Murphy bed with queen matress, also a Couch & TV
    Bedroom 3 - 3 double , Bunk Beds and Captains bed with lots of hidden cubbies
  • Master Bedroom with its own bath
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Most Photographed West Lake Condo at Sea Colony
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Fabulous Condo!!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a week at the Sea Colony in this condo and had a wonderful time. It was clean and spacious! It was perfect for a family of four and could definitely house more:) We all want to come back again!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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We loved it

  • 5 of 5

We loved it! We've stayed at Sea Colony for a week each of the last four

years and we definitely enjoyed your apartment the most. It had plenty of

room for us, the kids really loved the bedroom with all the bunks, and

they particularly liked all of the games and toys in the cupboard. The

view of the lake from almost every room couldn't be beat. We spent a lot

of time on the porch swing just relaxing, and we were close enough to

tennis, the playground and the pools that we hardly ever had to drive. Our

kids usually take baths, but they didn't have a problem adapting to the

showers in both bathrooms -- they liked spraying themselves with the

showerheads! The only thing I could possibly have to complain about is

when your upstairs neighbors came down at the end of the week for the

holiday weekend, there were a lot of them, and they were v-e-r-y thumpy on

the floor above us. But we met them and they were all incredibly nice, so

what can you do? We slept well anyway.

Next year, when we come back to Sea Colony, we'll definitely contact you

to see if the place is available (assuming we didn't wreck it too badly).

Thank you so much for allowing us to stay at your beautiful home.


The Hubberts

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Canton, Ohio

Very beautiful scenery and great community.

  • 5 of 5

When we showed up, Kathy and her parents were at the property putting in a keyless entry door handle, you will never meet a nicer family. They were very accommodating, Kathy even texted me on the Sunday we were there, congratulating us for the Cavs winning the NBA finals (we are from north east ohio).

The location of this property is a short bike ride to the beach and a short walk to the nearest pool and tennis courts. Our favorite part of staying here was the fact that you have to wear a badge to get through the beach access. They even had someone come around randomly to the pools to check on our passes. This assured that no outside shenanigans would be taking place at the beach or pool, which was wonderful for our young children.

The only complaint I would have is the height of the showers (but I am 6'9", so I understand I'm an outlier). Would definitely travel back with the family.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great escape!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time and the propert exceeded our expectations. Beautifully furnished and out together in a prime location in Sea Colony. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation at Sea Colony!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Bethany as well as Sea Colony. The owners met us there and welcomed us to the property. We loved the unit! It felt more like home than other rental units where we have stayed. It was clean and the furnishings were very comfortable. Sitting on the back porch, looking at the lake, was so relaxing! The tram made travel to the beach and within the tennis community easy. We would definitely return again, and would recommend this property and this unit to family and friends. Thank you for a wonderful vacation!!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This was my family's fifth year in Bethany but our first experience in Sea Colony. Needless to say, we fell in love with this condo and the resort. My kids enjoyed fishing in the lake ( as well as all of the amenities.) The beach shuttle stop is close and there is a pool across the street. The unit is beautifully decorated and well appointed. We will definitely return next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Bethany Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Bethany Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Sep 10 2017 - Sep 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Summer 2018
May 25 2018 - Jun 22 2018
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 23 2018 - Sep 8 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2018
Sep 9 2018 - Sep 29 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $79

There is a cancellation fee of 10% of your deposit if you cancel your reservation at any time. There is a cancellation fee of 100% of your deposit if you cancel 60 days prior to your stay. Sea Colony charges Recreation fees $40 per person/week for everyone over age 4 and Recreation badges are purchased separately through Sea Colony Rec Association. Property Damage protection for $69.00 is required

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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