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Ed Dougherty

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Bethany Beach Townhouse Ocean and Bay Views with Large Beach

11 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Delaware Townhome Rental Photos and Description

four bedroom, three bath, sleeps ten

Great vacation home with four bedrooms and three baths located within the Tower Shores community. Our large and gorgeous beach is just a few feet from the front door and is adjacent to the Delaware State Park. We are located just one mile south of the Indian River inlet and three miles north of Bethany. The master bedroom has a king bed and a private deck with views of both the ocean and bay. The bedroom on the main level also has its own deck overlooking the tennis court and playground. The ground floor bedroom has its own bath and kitchenette and can serve as a separate efficiency. There is a patio with a barbecue on the ground level. A spacious gazebo is adjacent to the tennis courts perfect for holding a party or for a special barbecue dinner. The house comfortably sleeps ten. Cable TV, CD & DVD are included. Internet direct cable in our home.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Ed Dougherty (Owner)
Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Reviews

4.4
based on 11 traveler reviews

Bethany Beach Townhouse Ocean and Bay Views with Large Beach
average rating of 4.3636365 based on 11 reviews
4

comfortable stay

  • 4 of 5

well kept facility. recently upgraded living room flooring

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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5

FANTASTIC GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5

Was perfect home for vacation getaway. Plenty of room for our 6 children. Spent all our time at house and on beach - walking to it from house. Private beach was perfect and playground was fun evenings for kids. I spent much time in that house as a child and the updates were perfect. Price was great too.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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5

Excellent beach house

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at this property. There were 10 of us all together, including two young children. The close proximity to the beach was fabulous given all the gear that goes along with bringing small kids to the beach!

The property was very clean and well-maintained. Ed provided us with great service, checking in by phone after we arrived to ensure everything was to our liking. I would definitely recommend this property to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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5

Great vacation!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Ed was great! Place was awesome clean and very nicely set up! Easy access to beach and state park! Hope to use again soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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5

The definition of excellence

  • 5 of 5

I couldn't have asked for a better location, well-kept accommodation, or kind landlord.

Highly recommended

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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3

Nice house but rude owner

  • 3 of 5

We had a very good time in Ed's property.The house is very nice spacious & very well planned.We could've accommodated 1 more family. Its mins away from the beach. However there are quite a few reasons that I am giving this a rating 3.Following are a few: 1.My biggest issue was with the attitude of the owner towards a prospective and then eventually the customer/tenant of the rental property.

- You have to keep following up with him for him to move forward with the deal. I had to send him 5 reminders over two weeks to get the contract mailed to me.

- We were going with 4 small kids and wanted to make sure that I have all the information before hand and as a result I sent him a few emails with questions (none of the items except one were mentioned in the property details). The response that I got from Ed said "I have handled eighteen emails from you for a simple 3 day rental. This is the last one I will respond to Swati." Highlighted in red. But the 18 emails that Ed had to handle were not questions. I was following up on whether he received the check that I had sent to him or not, I was asking multiple times on when I will receive the agreement (I sent 5 emails just to get the agreement it took him 17 days after all these emails to send me the contract) , me asking what the check-in and check-out time were as these were not mentioned either in the details.

So incase you are used to prompt responses from owners or are used to curteous and polite owners you are in for a rude awakening. Please be prepared to get no or rude responses from the owners.

My question was would the attitude have been any different if I had rented the place for a week or longer? Was it too much to expect polite responses to my questions? Especially when I had explained to him that I was travelling with kids one of them was 5 month old.

2. Second problem was lack of maintenance of the appliances in the house. The handle to open the microwave on the main kitchen was broken. The Lint remover in the dryer was completely torn. The washer and dryers are old.

3. Another issue was the awkward positioning of switches. We had to do multiple rounds to find out what switch operates what in the house.

But point 2 and 3 are minor compared to point 1.I will never come back to this house because of the way the owner treated me and the lack of basic communication decency. He chose to be rude because I was renting his house only for 3 nights.So behavior is dependent upon the money spent.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Map

Nearest Beach
20 Metres

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Rates & Availability

Bethany Beach Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Main Season
Jun 25 2016 - Sep 10 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0

$2,000 to $2,700 per week Saturday check-in.
April 01 thru May 27 $2,000/week
June 24 thru Sept 09 $2,700/week except the dates Aug 07th thru Aug 20 which are $2,800
Sept 09 thru Sept 30 $2,000
$2,000 to $2,700 per week

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Amenities

Delaware Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hairdryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hairdryer
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Hairdryer
    Outdoor - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunk Bed
  • First floor bedroom is a separate unit with its own bathroom, kitchen sink, refrigerator, toaster oven, coffee pot and microwave.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Child's Swing
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Parking spaces available for four cars.

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