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David A. Lipp

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Beachfront Luxury Sea Colony Condo: Full Ocean View, 2 BR, 2 BA Sleeps 8

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Bethany Beach Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 8, Full Kitchen, Full Panoramic Ocean View

We rent exclusively to families and are on the 6th floor of the Chesapeake building in the Sea Colony East Resort. The unit has a beautiful unobstructed ocean view from the balcony, living room and master bedroom. Garage parking is provided. Sea Colony East is a complex of 9 beachfront high-rise condominiums designed for a perfect family getaway. The beaches at Sea Colony are private and life guards are on duty from 10-5. In addition to fully guarded beaches, there are 6 different pools (both indoor and outdoor) with whirlpools at two locations. The recreation office has activities, classes and events planned for kids as well as adults. Check the schedule when you arrive! On-site child care is also available. Recreation facilities include weight, workout and locker rooms, saunas, massage services, a full court gym, and both indoor and outdoor tennis courts. The complex also includes a mini-mart and deli where you can buy sub sandwiches, donuts and ice cream!

Town of Bethany:: The town of Bethany is an easy 10 minute walk from the Condo. It is quaint beach town with about 3 blocks of stores and restaurants. The town has a good playground for children and a boardwalk where music will often be heard from the new bandstand. A few of our favorite restaurants include Bethany Beach BBQ (downtown) and Cottage Cafe (directly across the street from Sea Colony). We keep a listing of restaurants in the condo for your convenience.

Day Trips about a half hour from Bethany:: Rehobeth Beach: The town is much larger than Bethany and boasts many shopping and dining options. There is also fabulous outlet shopping. Our family's favorite pizza place is here: Nicola Pizza...try the Nicobolis.

Lewes: Smaller than Rehobeth but a good day trip...very quaint with good antiques. Also, you can catch the ferry for a day of shopping over at Cape May.

Ocean City: Also about a half hour drive...big lights, lots of action, the city does not sleep in the summer!

Sea Colony:: We will send you an information pack about Sea Colony. Sea Colony East is a complex of 7 beachfront high-rise condominiums designed for a perfect family getaway. The beaches at Sea Colony are private and life guards are on duty from 9-5. In addition to fully guarded beaches, there are 6 different pools (both indoor and outdoor) with whirlpools at the central pool. The recreation office has activities, classes and events planned for kids as well as adults. Check the schedule when you arrive! On-site child care facilities are also available. Recreation facilities include weight, workout and locker rooms, saunas, massage services, a full court gym, and both indoor and outdoor tennis courts. The complex also includes a mini-mart and deli where you can buy sub sandwiches, donuts and ice cream. Most of the amenities listed above can be found at the Edgewater building which is less than a 5 minute walk from the Chesapeake building where our condo is located.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
David A. Lipp (Owner)
Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

About David A. Lipp

Our families grew up in the Oakton/Vienna, Virginia area. Each summer we would take some time to go to the Eastern Shore and enjoy the beach. We were first introduced to Sea Colony in 1975 by a business associate who had a Sea Colony Villa where he spent much time with his family. It didn't take us long to discover the beauty and benefits of this extraordinary place.

David A. Lipp purchased this condo in 1983

Why David A. Lipp chose Delaware

We purchase our first unit in 1976. It was a one bedroom located in the Annapolis House. Our family was young and everyone soon learned to love Sea Colony. As our family grew we soon needed more space and in 1983 we purchased the present unit in Chesapeake House. We were the second owners and we still are in love with this unit and Sea Colony after all these years. We take care of it as if we lived there year around.

What makes this condo unique

Several things stand out as unique about Sea Colony. First is the fact that they have year around security that can be called upon 24/7. This means a lot when you are there as a tenant and for us as an absentee owner. Second the facilities are well maintained. The Condo Association and the Recreation Association continuously monitor things to be sure everything is in excellent shape for both the owners and tenants. Having been an owner for nearly 40 years I, have seen this first hand.

We were attracted to our particular unit because of the spectacular view of the ocean and the beach. It is breathtaking when you first open the curtains and see the full ocean view. The unit is located vertically on the sixth floor. At this level you get the best view of the ocean without being to high or low. You are at the right height so people on the elevated promenade cannot see into your windows and the only thing you hear is the heavenly sound of the soothing ocean waves on the beach.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)
Beachfront Luxury Sea Colony Condo: Full Ocean View, 2 BR, 2 BA Sleeps 8
average rating of 4.5384617 based on 13 reviews
5

Amazing week

  • 5 of 5

We had an incredible time. My wife, mother and I stayed one week. The condo is in excellent shape. The bathrooms have top-of-the-line fixtures. All rooms were clean, comfortable and well-kept. The furniture on the balcony was extremely comfortable. I especially appreciated the WIFI. We did not use the TV/cable, but did take advantage of the DVD player to watch movies during the evenings. I corresponded directly with the owner who always responded in a timely manner. We have stayed at several oceanfront condos in Sea Colony and found this one to be the best overall in terms of the quality of the condo. The view from the balcony is comparable to the views available in other condos, but most condo views are excellent because they're ocean facing. We will definitely choose this condo (if its available) in future trips to Sea Colony.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great family get away

  • 5 of 5

For the past four years we have been spending one week in august in this unit.

We love this place. Very well maintain and very clean.

The owner takes care of every little detail.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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5

Amazing getaway

  • 5 of 5

This condo is exactly like the pictures. It gave my family and I a relaxing getaway for the week. The owner is extremely helpful and makes sure the condo is prestine for each new guest. It is perfectly located close enough to town to walk, but far enough away so that you are not constantly surrounded by people. I would definitely go back and stay at this condo again!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Enjoyable stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed one week (my wife and I plus two grown daughters). The unit was clean and bright with plenty of room, a well-equipped kitchen and a good view of the ocean. The beach was clean and uncrowded, and there are also pools, indoor and outdoor, plus other facilities. Bethany Beach is a relatively small, neat and quiet town with an appealing 'downtown' with numerous small shops, and one need not go too far for activities like kayaking, sailing and fishing - plus there are a number of good restaurants in the area. We had a pleasant vacation with this rental - highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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5

restful retreat

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed here to celebrate her graduation. The weather was perfect, and I loved this location. We could walk everywhere, and the beach access was so convenient. It was beatifully appointed and very clean. The bathrooms are outstanding! There was no TV in the bedroom, but we didn't care! Easy. walk to downtown Bethany either on the road or beach. Looking forward to returning next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
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4

Lovely Place To Stay

  • 4 of 5

This 6th floor two bedroom two bathroom Chesapeake condo is a lovely clean place to stay and decorated in a pleasing understated way with renovated bathrooms (Note: the kitchen is not renovated). I would recommend this property. The furniture is comfortable and there is a lot of seating. The owner is very responsive and pleasant. The view out the balcony is one where you are looking both north and south as well as straight on with grass and cement areas directly below. There are buildings on either side so it is not a pristine view if that is what you are seeking. The kitchen is completely outfitted with a stacked washer/dryer, dishwasher, utensils and pretty dishes etc. The coffee machine takes the flat bottom coffee filters and you need to manually fill the 4 ice cube trays since there is no automatic ice maker. The A/C works extremely well. It was easy to follow the directions on the router to hop onto the wi-fi.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Bethany Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Summer
Aug 28 2016 - Sep 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 4 2016 - Oct 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Fall
Oct 2 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

$1,500 - $2,900 per property per week
Check-in 2 p.m.: check-out 11a.m. Rentals are from Sunday to Sunday. Rates do not include a recreation fee which renters must pay directly to Sea Colony for use of the facilities or parking pass fee. No pets are permitted at Sea Colony. Linens, towels, toiletries and paper products are NOT provided. This is a non-smoking unit.

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Amenities

Bethany Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1097 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large granite countertop with two sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Granite countertop with sink and all glass shower enclosure.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , Ocean View
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
  • Bedroom 1 - is attached to the master bathroom and has a combination bath/shower, full ocean view and private access to the balcony. Bedroom 2 - shares the main unit bathroom. This bathroom is located just off the bedroom door and has a glass enclosed shower. Note: Tenants are required to bring their own linens ( bed sheets, pillow cases, bath & beach towels) and toiletries. Pillows & blankets are provided. There are four queen beds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Hot tub/whirlpool, sauna, and fitness room are all available at the Edgewater building less than 5 minutes walk from the Chesapeake building where our condo is located. Beach chairs and umbrellas are available for rent on the beach.

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