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Oceanfront 4BR/3BA - Single-Family Home

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View from upstairs looking down on living room out to deck

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:9
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)

This unique, oceanfront home has four bedrooms and three full bathrooms, with an open living room with dining room that looks out on the ocean. The location doesn't get any better, just seven houses north of the Sea Colony High-rises and a short walk to downtown Bethany. The house was recently updated with new hardwood floors, renovated bathrooms, custom decorated window trimming and new coverings, and more for a fresh update.

Sea Colony recreation privileges can be enjoyed with the purchase of weekly activity passes during your stay (including indoor and outdoor pools, two fitness centers, indoor and outdoor tennis and basketball, two Jacuzzis, access to varied classes (such as zumba or yoga)and a full gym).

The house has a beachfront deck and screen porch, plenty of parking, and Wi-Fi, a perfect place to enjoy Bethany at its best.




Keywords: oceanfront

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Owner

Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 02/06/2017

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Over 21 requirement to sign the lease. No rentals to groups of all high school seniors....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master bedroom upstairs with walk-in closet and master bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Also a roll-away cot in the closet....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Two twin beds side by side so can function as a king....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen sleep sofa. ...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3

    ...moreless

  • All three bathrooms were updated in 2014. Showers with nice open glass doors in the master bath and downstairs hallway bath. Upstairs hallway bath has a bathroom/shower. Custom created cabinetry in the bathroom and throughout the house (we are blessed with a very talented contractor!)....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Variety of books for your enjoyment in the downstairs TV room...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD player in master bedroom...moreless

  • Games:

    Interesting variety of games and toys in the closet in the TV room. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Mediacom for lots of channels and wifi...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Stereo system in the great room and dining room....moreless

  • Television:

    There are two flat screen TV's, one in the TV room on the first floor, one in the master bedroom....moreless

  • Toys:

    Some toys for little people in the downstairs TV closet, for building and keeping little minds busy. Also puzzles for keeping adult minds busy....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    The house sits right on the beach, an oceanfront property. ...moreless

  • Downtown:

    It is so great to be right on the beach but also be a short walk (between 7-10 minutes) into downtown Bethany, just an easy stroll into town for a pastry, a pizza or a nice dinner on the town....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Oceanfront it is....moreless

  • Resort:

    Sea Colony offers lots - from indoor and outdoor tennis, multiple pools, classes, indoor and outdoor basketball. All is available with a rec pass that can be purchased with the lease in hand...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The table is large and long and has 8 rolling chairs. We keep extra chairs as the table easily holds up to 10 and makes for a perfect place to entertain. Cocktails on the deck or screen porch first......moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Two condensers...upstairs and down...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full dryer on the first floor as well....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    There is a fireplace but we have closed it off and it has become more a place for artwork....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Similarly, two systems up and down....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    The house is well-stocked with bed linens and towels to make packing easy, if you like. Some prefer to bring their own....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living room is large and open, connected to the dining room, with the screen porch, deck and ocean just beyond. Very high ceilings here because it is essentially two stories....moreless

  • Parking:

    Adequate parking for at least up to 6 cars....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    The parking area for the house can accommodate 6 cars easily.There is street parking as well, which requires feeding a meter during peak hours in season....moreless

  • Telephone:

    There is a landline...thought we sometimes wonder......moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Lots of bath towels and beach chairs, too....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full washer on the first floor...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Yes, there most certainly is a coffee machine....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Wide assortment to meet the varied needs of our guests....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    There are plenty of dishes and utensils, pots and pans, serving pieces, etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen extends off the great room so the cook gets to feel a part of the family fun that may be going on. Just outside the kitchen is a large dining room table....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices and some basics here, such as flour, sugar, oil, tea....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Ice maker, water filtered, side by side model...moreless

  • Toaster:

    High end toaster oven, a favorite of ours...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Half balconies off of the two upstairs bedrooms....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Great oceanfront deck with chaises and chairs...moreless

  • Golf:

    Lots of nearby golf whether you head toward Ocean City, Rehoboth, or back up Route 26....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks can be rented at nearby Fenwick Island...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Gardens around front with perennials...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill on the deck with utensils...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Available through Sea Colony with the purchase of a rec badge....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Sea Colony pools, indoor and outdoor, available for those who chose to purchase activity passes. The ocean side pools begin 7 houses away on the ocean. Additional pools across the street....moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    Sea Colony has hot tubs, one ocean side and one in the newly renovated center across the highway in the Tennis community, all available with the weekly pass that can be purchased....moreless

  • Indoor Pool
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off-season Spring
Mar 24 - May 26, 2017
2 night min stay
$438
$1,700
June 3 - June 10
Jun 3 - Jun 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,280
June 10 - June 17
Jun 10 - Jun 16, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,690
June 17 - June 24
Jun 17 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,900
July 15 -July 22
Jul 15 - Jul 21, 2017
7 night min stay

$6,300
July 22 - July 29
Jul 22 - Jul 28, 2017
7 night min stay

$6,300
July 29 - August 5
Jul 29 - Aug 4, 2017
7 night min stay

$6,300
August 13 - August 20
Aug 13 - Aug 19, 2017
7 night min stay

$5,090
September 3 - 10
Sep 3 - Sep 10, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,900
September 17-24
Sep 17 - Sep 23, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,700
September 24 - September 29
Sep 24 - Sep 29, 2017
2 night min stay
$438
Off-season Fall
Oct 1 - Dec 2, 2017
2 night min stay
$438
$1,700

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

June 7 – June 14..$3020

June 14 – June 21…$4320

July 5 – July 12, July 12 - July 19, July 26 - Aug. 2, Aug.2 - Aug.9, Aug.9 - Aug.16.$5800 weekly

Sept. 7 – Sept. 14(Sun. to Sun.)..$1690

Sept. 14 – Sept.21 (Sun. to Sun.)..$1550

Bethany Town Tax of 6% for In Season Stays Only.

Off-season Rates: Weeks: $1550. Two night: $790, Three night: $950, Four night$1100

We accept a 1/3 deposit to hold the reservation. A lease is utilized that protects the guest's rights.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

About the owner: Every year, since we started coming to Bethany for summer vacation, we spent at least one day looking at beach houses. We came close to buying a Sea Colony unit but really pictured us grilling outside with ocean breezes in the background. In 1992, an agent steered us to the house, and we decided to go forward together with a partner. Avid tennis players, we loved the idea of being on the ocean and also having access to great tennis courts, hard tru as well as indoor courts. The house needed some updating: the first year we more than doubled the deck and made significant changes. Each year, hard to believe how many it has been, we have made some updates...because we love the space and want to keep it a wonderful spot for us and our families

Why the Owner Chose Bethany Beach, DE, USA:
Great location, , open family area, screen porch, beach with life guards that is not as crowded as in the downtown area, plenty of parking for friends, cozy and well-equipped kitchen, easy to get to, nearby outlet centers, lots of local playgrounds for the little ones, easy to get to Rehoboth and Ocean City, perfect place to relax, and the list goes on and on.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
It is truly having the best of both worlds staying in this house, whether in midsummer or in spring or fall. You can access Sea Colony's pools, indoor and outdoor tennis, fitness centers and family social events but you also have the privacy of your own single home, screen porch, oceanfront deck and walkway to the beach. And you can stroll down to the center of Bethany in about 8 minutes, missing out on the need to find a meter and park the car. There are very few homes that offer the option to have it all in Bethany.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 02/06/2017

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Photos

  • View from upstairs looking down on living room out to deck

    View from upstairs looking down on living room out to deck

  • Updated kitchen with custom cabinets and granite counters

    Updated kitchen with custom cabinets and granite counters

  • View of house from the street with lots of parking

    View of house from the street with lots of parking

  • Beach from dune on private walkway

    Beach from dune on private walkway

  • Downstairs bedroom with two twin beds side by side

    Downstairs bedroom with two twin beds side by side

  • Private entry to the beach perfect for some beach volleyball

    Private entry to the beach perfect for some beach volleyball

  • View from the water with extensive deck, screen porch and walkway

    View from the water with extensive deck, screen porch and walkway

  • From dining area to screen porch to deck and ocean beyond

    From dining area to screen porch to deck and ocean beyond

  • Master bedroom on second floor

    Master bedroom on second floor

  • Twin bedrooms on second floor

    Twin bedrooms on second floor

  • Photo of sunrise in front of the house

    Photo of sunrise in front of the house

VRBO #54514

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Friday, February 17, 2017

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