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Canal Front with Deck, Dock - 7th House to the Beach - Wifi - 4 Bedroom House

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,150 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fireplace


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Outside shower, Sleeps 10. Beds; 3 Queen, 2 Single, 1 Queen

Our Calendar is always up to date so click 'Book it Now' when ready! Now booking 2017. South Bethany Beach at its best! On the canal yet the 7th house from the beach. New refrigerator & dishwasher in 2016. New exterior paint in 2015. New HVAC in 2015. Re-Decorated for 2013 including new paint throughout! Re-painted deck & dock too. The beach has been completely replenished year and wider than ever. Not a condo, but a private single family home on the canal with dock and deck in the rear. Off-street parking for four. The beach is straight out the front door 1 1/4 blocks away. We are the seventh house from the Atlantic Ocean yet on a canal to the bay on the bay side of coastal highway. Near Fenwick, Dewey Beach, Rehoboth Beach, & Ocean City. Walk to the shops of York Beach for McCabe's Market, Misaki Sushi, Grotto's Pizza and more. Bring your boat to our 32' dock or rent one. Crab & fish from the dock, or relax on the private deck with a new gas grill, table & chairs, umbrella & lounge chairs. Second floor screened porch has a view of the canal. The canal access to Little Assawoman Bay and Assawoman Bay including the Fenwick Island restaurants like Catch 54 all the way to Ocean City and the Atlantic. Canal access to Indian River and Rehoboth Bays including the restaurants of Dewey beach. 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full baths plus an outside shower, sleeps 10. Off Season Weekend Packages available. Note we only rent from Saturday to Saturday in the season; June thru August. You can fill in your dates, get a price quote and when ready 'Book It Now' to the right!

Patrick Armstrong
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

About Patrick Armstrong

We have been going to the Delaware beaches all our lives and purchased this property in 2004. We rent it some and use it the rest of the time.

Patrick Armstrong purchased this house in 2004

Why Patrick Armstrong chose South Bethany Beach

It has one of the best locations in the area. Sure you can have beach front but the nearest marina is 5 miles away. On the other hand most homes with a dock and quick bay access are far from the beach. In this area beach side is only one block deep, a few blocks north and beach side is 2 or 3 blocks deep and bayside is 3 to 6 blocks deep yet further from the bay. This also means more people on the beach in those areas. Just the perfect spot.

What makes this house unique

In our town to drive to the beach you need a parking pass. The only way to buy a pass is to own property or rent from the owner. At first this doesn't sound like a big deal, but it is. To get on the mile long South Bethany Beach you must own or rent a property. so our beaches are uncrowded even in the peak season. Unlike other crowded towns that anyone can park and go to the beach. The Skip the crowds and rent from us!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Pat,

Just wanted to let you know we had a great week at the beach. The place was nice, perfect for our family. We have 3 kids aged 15-21 and they had a couple young adult friends visit. I liked that they could all stay downstairs and also use the sunroom area without bothering me or the neighbors :) Also, take this as a suggestion not a complaint because we really liked the place, you could use a few more cereal bowls and some steak knives. So all in all, we really enjoyed our trip and felt that we got what was advertised, loved the deck out back, plenty of nice chairs, and clean when we arrived. (you could also use a swifter as people like me will clean up if there are more cleaning supplies...) Hope you enjoy the rest of your summer and thanks again for renting to us. T.R.

Thanks for the note, we added more steak knives and cereal bowls….
Jul 2012
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South Bethany Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Exterior - outdoor shower , Outside shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Attached Marble Bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Marble Bath floors
  • Recently we renovated and expanded 1st & 2nd floor bathrooms. The new 5ft by 9ft bathrooms include Marble floors, Corian Tops, new faucets, paint etc. The first floor bathroom includes a double bowl Corian top and a full width mirror.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 31" TV, Playstation II, DVD
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Attached Marble Bath, 19" TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 31" HDTV & DVD player with door to the deck, Dock & Canal
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 31" HD TV
    Family Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 42" HDTV,Blueray/DVD, Sleeper Sectional, Fireplace, Balcony
  • All Bedrooms 1-3 have HD Flat Screen TVs, pillows, bed spreads, Queen mattress & pads, dressers, closets. The 4th bedroom (the one with the 2 single beds) has a TV, DVD player, PlayStation II with +6 games and 2 controllers. The 2nd bedroom has direct access to the deck & dock. All bedrooms include a full length mirror behind the door. The family room sleeper sectional sofa is large & has a pull-up Queen bed. The Family Room 42" HD Flat Screen TV will stream your Netflix/Hulu etc thru the Blue-ray/DVD player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
PlayStation II with games and 2 controllers. Balcony, Deck, Dock, Screened Porch, Landscaped yard, Large deck and dock for your boat.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Canal Front with Deck, Dock - 7th House to the Beach - Wifi - 4 Bedroom House
average rating of 4.625 based on 25 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This house was spacious and conveniently located. The private beach was a great addition to the property. Would 100% stay again.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Clean and cozy

  • 4 of 5

Convenient location next to canal with short walk to beach.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lancaster, PA

Great stay in South Bethany

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our needs. My husband and son loved the dock to try to do some fishing and crabbing. It was a nice walk to the beach as well. We would definitely consider staying here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great long weekend!

  • 5 of 5

This house was just what our family was looking for in a weekend getaway. We ate all our meals out on the screened in porch and spent time reading and playing cards and board games out there as well. When the weather was nice the back deck by the canal was great for relaxing and the beach is just a short walk away. The house was clean and well maintained and the owner, Patrick, was very responsive to messages. We hope to return to Bethany beach soon and would definitely recommend this house to friends!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York

Perfect & Charming Beach House!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this lovely home with 2 other couples and had a wonderful time! So close to the beach and there is also a lovely deck outside for cocktails & conversation. Kitchen has everything you need to prepare meals at home and there is a great screened porch for al fresco dining. All of the bedrooms are nicely appointed and the beds are very comfortable as well. We will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Perfect house for 6 adults

  • 4 of 5

This property was ideal for our needs. We had 6 adults and 1 baby. My other son was supposed to come with his wife and two kids, but couldn't at the last minute. That was actually a good thing, because that would have made it uncomfortable. The dining area is on a screened in porch, but there's no AC out there. That's where we ate and played cards. There is a fan which helps, but it's not ideal in the summer heat.

Bedrooms were nicely decorated, but could use new pillows (it was the end of the season). All of the beds were extremely noisy and hard (but I guess nothing feels like your own). Everything else about the property was perfect. It was clean and well maintained. Situated on the canal, we caved to renting kayaks for the week and did some crabbing.

Patrick was more than accommodating . . . we had to text him on two occasions and he was very helpful . I would definitely recommend the property to my friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Ocean City Airport
Nearest Barpub
Many Restaurants a few blocks away
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Cape May/Lewis Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
Many, Many resturants
Nearest Beach
7 Houses to the South Beathay Beach
Car: necessary

1 mile south of the town of Bethany Beach and the board walk shops. 1 block north of York Beach Shops, McCabe's Gourmet Market, Misaki Sushi, Grotto's Pizza.... In the guarded South Bethany Beach. 4 blocks north of Fenwick Island State Park for Guarded Beach, Surf Fishing, 4x4 Beach access (with permit).12 miles south of the 180 Rehoboth Beach Designer Outlets (tax free shopping). Close to Bethany (1mile), Rehoboth Beach (10 Miles), Fenwick Island (4 miles), Ocean City (10 miles), Baltimore (162 miles), Wilmington (97 miles), Philadelphia (130 miles), Washington, (130 miles). Via air Ocean City Airport 25 minutes south, Baltimore-Washington International (130 miles).

Other Activities: Skim Boarding, Crabbing, Boating, Running, surfing, boating


Rates & Availability

South Bethany Harbor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 1
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 3
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day Week
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 4
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 1
Sep 16 2017 - Sep 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 8.0%

We typically only rent Saturday to Saturday in the summer. Off season whenever.
8% South Bethany Beach Tax added.
For multiple week rentals we'll provide a free cleaning on every Saturday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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