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Sea Colony West Lakefront - Perfect Family Vacation! Quiet location.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,225 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Welcome to the 'Bethany Beach Bungalow'!

**Inquiries will be responded to immediately. Contact directly for secure and safe booking. **

You don't keep looking for your keys after you found them, and you don't have to keep looking for the perfect vacation condo... because you just found it! Click on the availability calendar, which is always up-to-date.

We book up every year! Look at the pictures, read our renter reviews and see why. We offer the perfect fall, winter and spring getaway. The beach is not just for summer anymore. Come see why Travel & Leisure Magazine named Bethany Beach on of their Best Secret Beaches in March 2012.

About Our Condo:

Our Bethany Beach Bungalow is a comfortable, cozy 'gold rated' Vista condominium nestled on Heron Lake amid large pines trees, with a large, screened, wraparound porch facing west for you to watch the sunset.

The Bungalow comfortably sleeps eight and was renovated with modern furnishings (no wicker here), coordinated artwork, and a fully-stocked kitchen. The location on Sanddollar Court is a short walk to the aquatic center, fitness center, tennis center, playground, walking paths, and the free shuttle to one-half mile of guarded, private beach.

A) Master bedroom with King size bed, flat screen TV & DVD player, bathroom with his/her sinks, new walk-in shower and private water closet.

B) Guest room (den) with French doors, Queen size bed, furnished with a colorful Caribbean flare. Flat screen TV in room.

C) Guest room ideal for kids with twin beds and roll-out trundle. Flat screen TV.

Open kitchen with breakfast bar well-stocked for the gourmet of your group, featuring a large supply of cookware, appliances and barware for all your partying needs. Spacious dining room open to living area and kitchen, big dining table with comfortable seating for 8. Cozy living room adjacent to dining with three sliding glass doors, TV, DVD and views out to Heron Lake.

Large comfortable wraparound screened porch with views of Lake Heron and a wooded side yard, with plenty of sitting and dining room to relax and watch the ducks. Two Adirondack chairs to relax in. Four comfy plastic Adirondack-style chairs out front to enjoy the day.

Enjoy the beach, splash in one of the ten pools, play tennis on one of the 32 tennis courts, play one of our many board games, challenge a friend to a Texas Hold 'Em competition, watch one of the movies from our extensive DVD collection, read a book from the library, check your email using our with free high-speed internet with WIFI access, or just chill out with a cocktail on the porch and watch the sunset.

Baby friendly: we have a pack and play, high chair and toddler toys.

Don't lug your beach stuff from home - use our beach chairs, umbrella, beach toys and boogie boards. (supply subject to change)

All guests at Sea Colony are required to pay a Recreational Association fee of $40 per person (per week) in the summer months. Rec Fee is only $12/person from 1/1 -5/9 and 9/13-12/31 and $17 from 5/10-6/13 and 8/30-9/12.

All Prime summer rentals are Saturday to Saturday. All renters must bring their own linens and towels. Rentals available, contact for info.

See our personal website @ or visit us on Facebook at for more information, pictures, maps and more.

Rentals verified with photo of driver license.

Keywords: 'Vista' Condominium, ground floor, five steps up. Lakefront, Nestled in the trees. Extremely well furnished. Top-rated rental.

More Details


Bethany Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1225 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hallway bath; full bath with tub/shower.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Newly renovated bathroom with large walk-in shower/bench.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Two twin beds with a roll out trundle between the two.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen bed, french doors, large tv.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleep sofa in living/family room. Pack and play too!
  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Guest Room, Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twin beds plus rollout trundle., Baby Cribs (1) Pack-n-play in unit, along with high chair, booster seat and baby bath, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Comfy Queen Sleeper in the living room
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Beach supplies galore - chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards and toys. Lots of popular games, large library of beach reading, magazines, poker set, two bikes and toys. No Smoking, No Pets, No Exceptions


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Sea Colony West Lakefront - Perfect Family Vacation! Quiet location.
average rating of 4.714286 based on 42 reviews

A great time!

  • 4 of 5

Our family had a wonderful week at Sea Colony. The property was comfortable and mostly well equipped. We really took advantage of the baby items that included a pack and play, high chair, and toys! A larger pot in the kitchen would have been appreciated for making pasta but overall the kitchen was good if you want to prepare some meals. A bit of sprucing up (such as new bath mats) would be nice as things are showing their wear. We appreciated all the information provided by Ian Kessler. It made the stay seamless. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nicely situated at a resort and near the beach.

  • 4 of 5

The resort the property is on is fabulous. Excellent fitness center, tennis courts, and indoor/outdoor pools with adequate lifeguard supervision for kids. The beach is about 30 minute walk but a tram service is available to get you there faster and the beach is part of the resort so you have access to restrooms.

The condo is nestled nicely between a pond with catch and release fishing and some well manicured woods. We enjoyed the screen enclosed porch a great deal.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pittstown, NJ, US

Nice property, great location but starting to show its age

  • 3 of 5

We had a great time at your condo. We couldn't have asked for a better location and the condo had everything we could have asked for. We really enjoyed our makeshift happy hour every day at 5 sitting by the pond after a day at the beach watching the turtles steal our bait! The weather was perfect for the week...the only "criticism" is that the condo is starting to show some wear and tear. The garbage disposal was leaking but Ian quickly called a local plumber and it was replaced quickly with no issues. The dryer took a very long time to dry things but by looking at it, it appears its seen it's better days (but the washer is brand new). Some of the light switches didn't work, there were a few punched out screens, sticky screen doors and it looks like someone really did a number on the outside pillows. We're guessing (hoping) it was just chocolate ice cream? We just took some towels to cover them up for the week. The outside closet for beach "stuff" was stocked with everything, including fishing poles, boogie board and beach toys but the beach chairs were pretty worn out and wouldn't have lasted a second with Governor Christie...but 3 of the 4 chairs worked out for us. Anyway, despite some of the minor things I noted above, we're really easy going and none of this will detract us from renting here again. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your detailed feedback and I am glad you enjoyed the condo. I address the "wear and tear" as soon as I become aware of issues, which is why there is a brand new washing machine to start the season. As you know, I also replaced the garbage disposal, which should have lasted another five years, the first business day after you notified me and was advised that something was jammed in it by the previous renter. Ice cream, juice, coffee, popsicles... in a vacation rental they all get eaten and drank in places where they otherwise wouldn't at home and don't get the attention they should after a mess is made. We do our best to clean on the fly in the 5 hours we have in between weekly rentals.
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Bethesda, Maryland

Great place to stay for families

  • 4 of 5

This was our fourth year in a row staying in this condo. My family absolutely loves it! The condo is well stocked with kitchen items and toys. The owner is also responsive and easy to deal with. The Sea Colony community is also great - fishing, playgrounds, pools, biking and walking trails, tennis, and an easy tram ride to the beach. We always find this to be a very relaxing and enjoyable vacation. There is also plenty of room for extended family. The dining table accommodates a large number of people, which is fantastic. All in all, a great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

The place was clean and well taken care of! The town of Bethany was so great, so cute!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Couldn't be happier!

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully decorated house, convenient location and Ian provides all the information you need for a perfect vacation in Bethany Beach.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ian Kessler
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Ian Kessler

We live in Gaithersburg Maryland, have two beautiful boys who love the beach as much as we do. Our condo is a home away from home and we open it up to share with you. Please visit our personal website at

Ian Kessler purchased this condo in 2004

Why Ian Kessler chose Bethany Beach

Owning a place at the beach has been a lifelong dream. I have been coming to the Delaware and Maryland beaches my whole life. We found that Sea Colony is the perfect place for families, with the walking/biking trails, easy access to pools, amenities at the beach and the well-maintain grounds. Our condo, which we named Bethany Beach Bungalow, for the wonderful cottage-like feel, is the perfect vacation getaway. We come down in the offseason and relax and offer it to you for your perfect family vacation.

What makes this condo unique

Our location, nestled on the edge of Heron Lake and away from the road and parking lot, gives you the feeling of being in the mountains at the beach. You can fix in the lake and watch all of the nature - ducks, geese, herons, fish, frogs, hawks and more. Watch one of the DVDs we offer or choose a book from our library. You'll instantly feel at home and on vacation in our wonderful Bethany Beach Bungalow.


Blocks to the beach. Tax-free Shopping in Delaware! Huge Outlet Mall nearby.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Damage Deposit $200

* Rentals booked in prior year for following year required $200 nonrefundable hold applied against first half deposit, which is due by Jan 31. All other rentals, 50% due at time of booking and 50% 30 days prior to check-in.

* There is a 15% premium applied to holiday weekend rentals with a 3 night minimum. This is not automatically calculated in the system's quote, but will be added when invoiced.

** For safety and security purposes, all rentals confirmed with a photo of driver's license of individual signing rental agreement.

No Pets, No Smoking, No Exception.

Copy of driver's license required for positive identification.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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