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Superb Direct Waterfront on St. Martins River in Ocean Pines With 2 Dock Slips

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 8

A true vacation oasis for the family that loves beach and boating! This gem is located right on the wide St. Martins River in Ocean Pines, with a water view unmatched anywhere in Ocean City. Pull your boat up to the dock, load up the family and head straight out to the open water. 'River Bliss' is renovated indoors and out, with new remodeled kitchen and new modern bathrooms, and 2 fantastic decks overlooking the deep shimmering water right outside the door. The yard is a sandy beach that kids adore, with fishing and crabbing right off the dock. Ocean Pines is the perfect destination for families, away from the hubbub of Ocean City but with a private block-long beach at 49th St. with included parking and beach club, so you don't have to fight the crowds when you're ready for the ocean. Lots to do for everyone, with swimming pools, tennis, championship 18 hole golf and private walking and jogging trails right outside your door. 'River Bliss' says it all--book your vacation today.

This is the Home for Your Vacation: This house is truly special and is reserved by the same families year after year, who value the privacy and quiet of Ocean Pines, yet want quick access to fun in Ocean City. The boat dock right outside your door is fantastic, right on the deep St. Martins River. The view from the shore and from the decks is one of the best in Ocean City. The opposite shoreline is the last long stretch of undeveloped riverfront in the entire area, still quiet and mostly natural. Sunrises and sunsets are equally stunning. The home has been renovated with new kitchen and bathrooms, and a complete exterior renovation. It has to be experienced to be understood, so peaceful yet so close to everything. There is nothing like the feeling of 'River Bliss'.

A Few Important Details: Occupants are limited to family groups only. No sororities, fraternities or non-chaperoned groups are allowed. You must be 24 years of age or older to obtain a rental agreement on a property. Should a group misrepresent themselves, they will be evicted immediately without a refund. Please be sure to bring your cell phones, we have done away with our landline. Telephone is not provided.

$300 security deposit is required. Deposit is returned within 7 days after satisfactory inspection.

Rate includes beach parking pass. Guest will be charged replacement cost for lost parking pass. Guest may purchase swimming pool passes from Ocean Pines Recreation Association. Golf fees are extra.

Linens and towels are NOT included. Cleaning is NOT included, the cost is $100 additional per stay.

IMPORTANT: Please be sure to bring your cell phones, we have done away with our landline. Telephone is not provided.


Basic rental rates do not include 10.5% state and local tax.

Reservations are strictly first-come, first-served. Reservations are held, as a courtesy, for 7 days after sending out the rental agreement. Prospective guests are given 7 days to sign and return the rental agreement and required rental payment. The time period may be rented to others after 7 days if the rental agreement is not returned on time.

The home is NOT available for rental from November through March.

The GPS property address is 39 White Sail Circle, Berlin MD 21811.

More Details

Member since: 2008
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This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner


Was best vacation house we ever rented in 15 years of renting in Ocean Pines. Felt like we were on vacation just sitting on the deck.

Thanks Again!

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Jun 2012
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Ocean Pines House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Both bathrooms are remodeled and are fresh, clean and modern. Bathroom 1 is part of the master bedroom suite and serves the upper level. Bathroom 2 is a hall bathroom on the first floor and serves Bedrooms 2 and 3. Both have new tile floors and new modern fixtures throughout.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Big screen HDTV with DVD and private access to deck
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Big screen Smart HDTV with Netflix
  • There is a new queen-sized sleep sofa in the downstairs sitting room that sleeps a total of 2 people. There is a 50" big screen HDTV also in this room.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Beach parking pass at the Ocean Pines Beach Club is included. The Beach Club is a private beach located at 49th St. in Ocean City that is owned and operated by Ocean Pines. It features lots of free parking, a block of private beachfront, bathrooms, locker rooms, hot showers, a swimming pool (extra fee), and a restaurant and bar onsite. The Beach Club is about 10-15 minutes by car from the property. Guests must bring their own linens and towels. Cleaning is NOT included in the rental price, it is $100 additional per stay. $300 security deposit is required. There are numerous swimming pools, heated and unheated, that are available in Ocean Pines for a fee. Tennis is available in Ocean Pines for a fee, and tennis is also available at parks nearby without fee. Ocean Pines Golf Course is a Robert Trent Jones designed 18 hole course that is available for a fee. The Yacht Club has a full marina, swimming pool and full service restaurant. See the Ocean Pines website for details.


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Superb Direct Waterfront on St. Martins River in Ocean Pines With 2 Dock Slips
average rating of 4.909091 based on 26 reviews
Yardley, PA

River Bliss

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at River Bliss was wonderful. The house was very clean, the kitchen was well equipped and the gas grilled worked well. We loved paddling around the river in our kayaks and watching the sunset from the dock. I would recommend this home to anyone who wants direct access to the water as well as a quiet place to relax.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2008
  • Stayed: July 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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River Bliss is as advertised - serene, stunning views of the St. Martins river, excellent fishing.

  • 5 of 5

Our family truly enjoyed our experience at River Bliss. This property offers privacy, peace and quiet, beautiful views, and access to many pools including a private pool at 49th St. in Ocean City. You are far enough away from Ocean City to avoid the crowds , but are within a 15 minute drive of downtown Ocean City. The crabbing and fishing from the dock is superb. We easily caught two dozen crabs, and my father-in-law caught 2 stripers with little effort. The most incredible thing about the property though, is the upper deck. I could've spent the entire week on that deck.

The house was clean, the kitchen was well-equipped, and the neighbors were very friendly.

We intend to return next year if possible to this excellent vacation home.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful, serene oasis

  • 5 of 5

Just what we needed...a quiet retreat from our hectic lives. The stillness of the river with only the sounds of birds was mesmerizing. We rarely left the deck . Comfortable furnishings indoors but it was the outdoors that will bring us back . Our host Kevin responded promptly to any questions. Looking forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing stay in a picturesque setting

  • 5 of 5

The week we spent in Ocean Pines went smoothly from the start. The owner is great with communication regarding check in and check out....spelled out the process perfectly!

The location of the house is a very quiet community with easy access to Ocean City, Berlin, Assateague and plenty of other quaint towns.

The house itself had all the comforts of home and had a good layout so that people could have their own space and not be on top of each other.

We couldn't have been happier with our stay and we hope to be able to visit there again!!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at the house twice now and both times we could not be happier. The crabbing off the private dock was very successful both trips. You will not go hungry.

We enjoy the privacy of Ocean pines yet you are only minutes from Ocean City and other beautiful beaches. Minutes from the Ocean Pines private beach which has a pass for free parking left by owner. The house is so comfortable and homie. Rooms are spacious. Relaxing on either of the beautiful decks to watch great sunsets with loved ones is spitacular. We will be staying again 100%

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing views!

  • 4 of 5

great 2 floors, great views from both levels!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Salisbury Airport
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Cape May Lewes Ferry
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route 90 and 589
Car: necessary

Ocean Pines is located on the western side of the Isle of Wight Bay across from Ocean City, Maryland. It is the best of both worlds for families and active adults, with tremendous water access and facilities within Ocean Pines, and located just minutes from the excitement and activities of Ocean City. From the 18 hole championship golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, to the multiple swimming pools and tennis courts, to the streets and trails perfect for walking or jogging, there is something for everyone at Ocean Pines. Our home, which we call 'River Bliss', is located directly on the unspoiled St. Martins River, a wide expanse of deep water that is quiet and undeveloped for most of its length. The St. Martins River leads directly to the Isle of Wight Bay and on to Ocean City, Assateague Island and out to the ocean if you desire. Bring your boat or jetski and experience world-class boating, fishing and waterskiing right outside your door. Have it all at 'River Bliss'.

Other Activities: Boating, crabbing, kayaking, exploring


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 10.5%

IMPORTANT: Please be sure to bring your cell phones, we have done away with our landline. Telephone is not provided.
Basic rental rates do not include 10.5% state and local tax.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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