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HEART of Downtown Bethany-WALK to the BEACH (1.5 blocks to boardwalk)

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 4,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

park your car and relax - bonus - kids can free range in safe downtown area!

Located in the heart of Bethany just 1.5 blocks from Hollywood beach and one block to downtown, this home is perfect for multiple families. It was constructed in 2016 by Delaware builder Marnie Oursler, star of the DIY/HGTV show Big Beach Builds. NOTE: the house only rents *Sunday to Sunday* in the summer season and is NOT available for any Senior beach week rentals. Linens are not included and pets are not allowed.

The new house is decorated in a California contemporary style and comfortably sleeps 16 (6 bedrooms, three of which are king-size master suites with baths , 5.5 baths, 2 outdoor showers). With an open gourmet kitchen (Wolf range and oven, SubZero, TWO Bosch dishwashers and fresh herb garden raised bed) separate butlers pantry and large living area, grill and screened-in porch, dining table seats 16, an elevator and small office, two separate laundry areas upstairs and downstairs, plus a separate TV and lounge area for teens, this house makes family beachside vacations easy. NOTE: if you have extreme sensitivity or allergies to dogs, the owners dog does stay in the house occasionally.

More Details

Anna and Blair
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2018

About Anna and Blair

We are a family of four who enjoy this relaxing place by the beach with a great location that provides lasting summer memories for our kids. We loved the small beach cottage but it wasn't big enough to accommodate friends and extended family. That is why we built the new house. The location in downtown Bethany is perfect for our family and yours! We specifically wanted a place that we knew our children would enjoy and where we could feel safe allowing them to walk to the boardwalk and watch a movie on the beach or get an ice cream cone. They love building sand castles on the beach!

Anna and Blair purchased this house in 2015

Why Anna and Blair chose Bethany Beach

The location of this house is it's best feature -- just one a half blocks from the beach and 1 block to downtown. There is parking for five standard cars in front, in the garage and behind the house. Bright, colorful and casual. This is beach relaxing at its best.

What makes this house unique

Location, location, location!


Bethany Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No crab feasts inside the house. You can enjoy blue crabs on the picnic table on the deck outside.
  • Children 12 and under must be supervised when using the elevator for their own safety.
  • Please rinse off sand from the beach in the outside showers before entering. Bringing sand into the house is damaging and plugs up the pipes.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master bath - toilet , shower
    Aunt's Bath - 1st Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , Adjacent to Aunt's room and bunkrooms - tub for little ones
    Main Floor Power Room - toilet
    Two Outdoor Showers - outdoor shower , Two showers with 2 shower heads - no waiting in line!
    Junior Master Bath 1 - toilet , shower
    Junior Master Bath 2 - toilet , shower , En suite
    Kids Jack n Jill Bunkroom Bath - toilet , shower , This bath is between and shared by both kids bunk rooms.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , en suite bath
    Girls Bunkroom - 2 bunk bed , sleeps four with a shared bath with boys bunkroom
    Boys Bunk room - 2 bunk bed , Sleeps four with a shared bath with girls bunkroom
    Aunt's Room - 2 twin/ single , Bath adjacent
    Junior Master 1 - 1 king , En suite bath
    Junior Master 2 - 1 king , En suite bath
  • Three rooms have King size beds with brand new luxury Sterns and Foster beds and en suite baths. There is another room with two twin beds and an adjacent bath and then there are girls and boys bunk rooms with a large jack and jill bathroom featuring three sinks, a set of colorful lockers, saloon doors and a large shower. IMPORTANT: PLEASE NOTE> Pillows and comforters are provided but sheets and bath and beach towels are not. You MUST provide your own bed and bath linens. There are local rental companies that can assist. Please inquire in advance.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Owner requires cleaning fee for housekeeping.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

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HEART of Downtown Bethany-WALK to the BEACH (1.5 blocks to boardwalk)
average rating of 4.8 based on 20 reviews

Incredible Bethany Beach vacation home

  • 5 of 5

In all the years that I have stayed in vacation homes across the country, this is the first time that I have written a review of a property. This home is so special that I am compelled to do so! A group of 9 of us loved every minute of staying in this brand-new, meticulous, and stunning home. In fact, within minutes of arriving, we all wanted the name of the decorator! The home more than comfortably accommodated all of us, as the owners have thought of every possible amenity throughout the home. We look forward to returning and creating more wonderful memories there!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michele. You were a pleasure to communicate with and you left the house in perfect condition (I know, because we stayed there after you!). You're welcome back anytime.
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Gettysburg, PA

Great house and great location!

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing. Everything we could need or ask for. The owners were great and easy to work with! We would stay again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Home was absolutely amazing! Beautifully decorated but still welcoming and comfortable. Owners were gracious and easy to contact. Some of my favorites were the two complete, hot showers on the ground floor with dressing rooms included. So nice when coming in from beach. Also screened in deck on third floor was a wonderful escape from crazy family life inside and the air conditioning. Kitchen was wonderful, well equipped and fun to cook and clean up too. Plenty of space. Elevator was a godsend and handicapped equipped bathroom was perfect for our needs.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Luxury on Hollywood Street

  • 4 of 5

This house is beautiful inside & out. We had a wonderful time staying here last week.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Well located, well taken care of and well decorated house. Absolutely no complaints about anything. Owners were helpful and responsive. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newtown Square, PA

Amazing home, great location.

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and well accommodated. The kitchen has everything you could ever need. Beautiful home and we would love to come back again. The owners were very responsive and there were no issues with the home during our stay. We would definitely recommend this home to anyone wanting to enjoy Bethany Beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Steve. You were an ideal guest and we can only hope that the rest of our renters are as conscientious as you. Please do come back.
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Nearest Barpub
75 Metres
Oyster Bar
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Lewes, Delaware
Nearest Motorway
50 Metres
Coastal Highway
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Oyster Bar, Parkways, Mango Mike's, Pie
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Bethany Beach, Hollywood Street
Car: not necessary

The house is just yards from the Farmer's Market which is held every Sunday in the summer. It is a block from the shopping district and great restaurants and a block and a half from the Boardwalk where you can enjoy concerts, movies on the beach and sunrise yoga. Below are some weblinks for fun things to do in Bethany. Make sure to check the Freeman Stage schedule for movies and concerts on the boardwalk that happen regularly in the summer. You can also call 302-539-5484 to get the bandstand schedule and other boardwalk event listings.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $230
Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500

IMPORTANT: Beach rentals book out almost a year in advance. If you cancel your booking within 90 days of arrival you will FORFEIT all or part of your deposit, depending on our ability, time and effort to replace the booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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