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Owner

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english

Bethany Beach/Sea Colony-Oceanfront!

9 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Bethany Beach Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Just a short drive away, Sea Colony is the perfect resort for wonderful family vacations.

Your large condominium has a wall of glass overlooking a private beach and the blue Atlantic. The strong morning sun and cool evening breezes, along with the dolphins and pelicans, will make the balcony your favorite place--sunrises are spectacular, moonrises are even better. Large, light-filled rooms are perfect for gatherings, a good book or movie, and games or jigsaw puzzles.

The 1/2 mile guarded private beach is seconds away, as are 5 oceanfront pools, four tennis courts, and indoor pool/fitness center. Don't miss the sandcastle building contest or the beach bonfire, both on Thursdays. You can also hop on the free tram that stops at your door for the 3 minute ride to Sea Colony West; visit the swans, swim in 6 more pools (one indoor with fitness center, and one heated 25-meter lap pool); also 30 more tennis courts (six indoor), shaded trails, and fishing ponds. Did you know that TENNIS MAGAZINE continues to rank Sea Colony in its list of 50 top tennis resorts?

Evenings are fabulous--stroll the long ocean-front promenade, try surf fishing, fly a kite, or take a cool dip. For a little more excitement, take a pleasant walk into the center of Bethany, perhaps for dinner or a great Philly cheese steak, to sit on a bench and "people watch", or maybe to browse the shops or the wonderful bookstore, and certainly to enjoy one of the many sunset boardwalk concerts in the new ocean-front bandshell while enjoying a delicious custard, french fries or salt water taffy.

Your master bedroom has two queen beds, the smaller bedroom has one full and one twin bed. Meals are a breeze in the fully-equipped kitchen and large dining room (or just as likely the balcony). Just bring some munchies and bed linens/towels(we have plenty of blankets and pillows), and we (and Sea Colony and Bethany) will provide the "rest".

The last several years have seen major exterior renovations on our building, including new elevators, railings, and state-of-the-art fire alarm system, roof, and ocean-front walls. In our condo we are constantly making improvements, upgrades, and restocking. All flooring and carpeting has been replaced recently, and a new stove and microwave were installed. A 32' LCD TV and Blue Ray player are in the living room, along with lots of DVDs, and new TVs were installed in the two bedrooms. The living room seating is all new, as is all carpeting.

Available for full weeks in summer, and weeks and 3+ day weekends off-season. Very sorry, but no pets.

Please request any additional information.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english

About The Owner

We purchased the condo while living in Northern Virginia, and immediately began renting it out. In the first few years we made many improvements with the comfort of our guests in mind. A few years ago we moved to Delaware and now spend alot of time preparing the condo for the summer season. We want our guests to fondly remember their vacations at Sea Colony.

The Owner purchased this condo in 1998

Why The Owner chose Delaware

Our condo is a large (1,150 square feet) 2 BR unit, with LR, DR, kitchen and two full baths. Many Sea Colony units are advertised as 3 BR, but many of those are actually 2BR plus den, with no more square footage that ours, resulting in smaller rooms and also smaller balconies. Each winter we carefully prepare the condo for the coming season, including improvements, upgrades, and major maintenance. The condo is professionally cleaned prior to your arrival, and our realtor across the street is available for reporting any problems.

What makes this condo unique

Sea Colony is fabulous. You can park your car on Saturday, and may never move it until the following Saturday. You can walk to everything except super makets (about 3 miles away), but emergency snacks can be purchased across the street at CVS or Walgreens. Your guest badges entitle you to use all Sea Colony facilities, and we encourage you to take advantage of them. But in case you just want to relax, our balcony offers a great view of the beach and ocean. Prefer a pool?, two pools are a minute or two walk away. And when going to the beach, stop by our beach locker and pick up beach chairs and a high quality beach umbrella to take with you. If you care to stay in, we have 3 TVs, two DVD players, and lots of DVDs. Also, books, games and puzzles are in the game closset. And, if you want to eat in one night, there are 3 charcoal grills available right in front of our building.

Reviews

4.9
based on 9 traveler reviews

Bethany Beach/Sea Colony-Oceanfront!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
4

Great property with lots of options for fun.

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is really lovely and clean, with a view of the sea. There are also both outdoor and indoor pools. One of my sons isn't keen on sand, so that was important to us, and the indoor ones helped weather-proof the vacation, although we ended up not needing them. The beach is nice, and the condo provides basic necessities like chairs and an umbrella. The kitchen has most utensils you would reasonably need, although there isn't a lot of storage room for food outside the fridge, so be aware.

My only caveats would be that Tansey Warner did not give us adequate check-in instructions given that they knew we were closing their office before check-in time. They were apologetic and said that they were tightening up their procedures. Also, there are only three outdoor grills for two large condo blocks, and a resident told me that the HOA prohibits bringing either a charcoal or gas grill to use on the concrete slab. This was the last week before most schools are closed, and we were OK, but there was still a line to use the grills one night.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Margaret Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay The charcoal grills in front of the building were added several years ago, and I believe that we are the only ocean-front building that has grills. They are all large, so many times people have shared them. We hope to see you again next year.
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Hilliard, OH
5

VERY Happy Family

  • 5 of 5

I can not express in words how our family feels about this condo and Bethany Beach. You really do take care of the families that you allow to stay in your beautiful home at the beach. This was our 3rd visit to Bethany Beach and we have stayed at Mike & Fran's condo everytime. Quite frankly, we don't care to stay anywhere else and we won't. The condo is always clean upon on arrival, you supply us with so many items that just make our vacation easier. On our second night home from vacation my husband asked me: "How early can we book the condo for next year"? I told him I would get right on that!!

Again, thank you for allowing us to use your home and to your family from our family, THANK YOU! ~ See you next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4 0
Middletown, DE
5

Sea Colony Oceanfront Great Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

Our visit to the condo in Sea Colony was wonderful. The condo is appointed perfect with everything that you need for your stay. The views are beautiful and really a great condo for accessibility to the pool and the beach. Really great for someone handicapped. Great for all ages.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cheverly, MD
5

Great place for friends to share

  • 5 of 5

My 3 friends and I get together at the Delaware shore several times a year and have stayed in a number of hotels and condos. We found this apartment a particularly good place for one of our get-aways. Having 4 separate beds was a real plus. Since many of the local restaurants were closed during the week, we did quite a bit of cooking and the kitchen was very well equipped. The owners wrote very clear directions for operating the various televisions and DVD players, labeled all the remote controls and provided a strong WiFi connection. Also the beach gear stored in the locker located in the parking garage was first rate. Of course not enough can be said about the ocean view and the sound of the surf. We'll definitely consider a return stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Leechburg, PA
5

Fantastic beach vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Bethany Beach/Sea Colony and we are already looking forward to returning next year. This condo made our trip so much more enjoyable. It was well stocked with everything we needed for a week away from home. We traveled with two young children and the extra amenities (use of beach chairs, umbrella and toys) were very much appreciated. It was so nice to have a locker to store everything. The condo was extremely clean and exactly as pictured on the website. We are very much looking forward to staying with you again.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington, DC
5

Wonderful beach vacation

  • 5 of 5

This condo is really terrific. It is clear that the owner's really care about their guests. The condo is extremely clean, well stocked, and user friendly. The beach chairs and umbrellas in the storage locker are fabulous and really came in handy on the beautiful Sea Colony beach. The pools and tennis facilities are terrific as well. The beds are comfortable and the living room is lovely with a fabulous ocean view. Also, the owners are such a pleasure to deal with. I have stayed in other Sea Colony condos in the past, but never again. I will definitely plan on returning to this one. Two thumbs up for sure!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Mickey's Crab House
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Lewes Ferry connects to Cape May, NJ
Nearest Motorway
150 Metres
Delaware RT. 1 is one block away
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Mickey's Crab House
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
The Sea Colony beach

The serenity of Bethany is perfect for your vacaction, but for more adventure, virtually all land and water activities are located in nearby Ocean City, Fenwick Island, Dewey Beach, and Rehoboth Beach, Great Boardwalks and Amusements, Nightlife, Water Sports and Parks, Tax-Free Outlet Shopping, and the Beautiful Delaware State Seashore.

The condo is located six blocks from the center of bethany, about a ten minute walk along a nice shaded road, and part of the walk can be on the Bethany Beach boardwalk. You can also take a nice evening walk on the Sea Colony promenade, it runs the entire length of the private Sea Colony beach.

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Rates & Availability

Bethany Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Sep 16 2016 - Oct 10 2016
3 night minimum stay
$200
$790
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 11 2016 - Nov 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
$140
$600
 

Additional information about rental rates

damage waiver fee $45
reservation fee $50

The fees above exclude Resort Fees: $12/person 3/26 to 5/8
$17/person 5/9-6/12
$40/person 6/13-9/4
$17/person 9/5-9/18
$12/person 9/19-11/16

WE OFFER VERY GOOD DISCOUNTS ON STAYS OF 4 OR MORE NIGHTS DURING THE PERIODS PRIOR TO JUNE 13, 2015 OR AFTER SEPTEMBER 5, 2015.
All lease and financial arrangements are handled by our local realtor. They request a deposit of about 50% at time of reservation.

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Amenities

Bethany Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1),
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Gated Community with 24-hour Security, 12 Pools, Two Fitness Centers, 1/2 mile private beach, 34 Tennis courts , Hot Tubs and Saunas, Cable TVs (3), 2 DVDs with Movies, Stereo with CD player, Fully-Equipped Kitchen with Ice Maker, Washer/Dryer, Blankets and Pillows provided, Charcoal Grill (barbecue) in front of building, Plenty of Games/Books/Puzzles, Summer Recreation Program and Kiddie Kamp, 6 beach chairs and beach umbrella included, Non Smoking During the summer months several of the outdoor pools remain open until 8 PM. The beach is alway open, and lifeguards are on duty until 6 PM in the summer.

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