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Kathy Ryan

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

OCEANFRONT Home wth Wi-Fi, 2 Large Oceanfront Decks, and 2 Masters!

3 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Fenwick Island House Rental Photos and Description

4 BR, 3 BA, 2 half BA, sleeps 12

Luxury and comfort, right on the ocean . . . in a quiet hamlet between Ocean City and Bethany Beach . . . only 20 minutes from Rehoboth and Ocean City.

Imagine waking up to a sunrise from the ocean front window in the Master bedroom of this luxury home. You drink your coffee and watch the morning news in front of the window before heading downstairs.

By the time you come downstairs, perhaps your vacationing companions will have made breakfast for everyone, all enjoyed from the ocean front deck or light filled dining room, with breathtaking views of the ocean. When you have that view, you might even welcome a rainy day!

Bedroom #1: 1 King

Bedroom #2: 1 King

Bedroom #3: 1 Queen, 4 bunks

Bedroom #4: 2 Twins, 4 bunks

It's right on the beach: Select from the CD library to enjoy a film on the large screen, enjoy cable, or flip on the Apple TV. Can't agree on what to watch? That's ok, all of bedrooms have televisions, and there's always the Internet.

You really don't need to use your car -- just walk to your choice of excellent restaurants and fun bars -- but the Ocean City boardwalk is great at night and it is a short drive away.

Do you like bonfires on the beach? No problem -- walk to the Town Hall to pick up a permit. If you forget the ketchup or marshmallows, the house is right there. Other days or nights, you might drive 20 minutes to the shops and restaurants of Rehoboth, or check out the outlet shopping.

This property is privately owned by my family -- we've contracted with a local family owned property management business (Kleinstuber Associates) to provide friendly and fast customer service during your stay. The Kleinstubers have been doing business in Fenwick Island since 1977. No smoking. No pets.

Linens and towels are not supplied -- we can assist you with local rental, or of course you can bring your own.

Nantucket's Bar and Restaurant -- a local favorite -- is less than a two block walk from our house. Great happy hour and fun bar, as well as an excellent sit down restaurant. Love their Cowboy steaks and Qahog Chowdah. The kids will love the curios of Sea Shell City. Visit one of the bayside marinas for kayak, jet ski, and pontoon boat rental. Ropewalk Fenwick is across the road, and has both a family friendly restaurant and a couple bars where you an enjoy oysters and oyster shooters. Cruise the Coastal Highway for a head turning selection of mini golf courses.

Rainy day? Drive to one of the boardwalks of Rehoboth and Ocean City, try go-carting, visit historic Berlin, Maryland or Lewes Delaware. Pick up crabs to eat on the porch. Hit the outlets! Pick up Fenwick Fries or local favorite Fisher's Popcorn and watch a movie a home or in the local theatre. There are plenty of things to do, or just chill on the deck and watch the waves go in and out.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Kathy Ryan (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Kathy Ryan

I loved my trips to the eastern shore -- Ocean City MD, Fenwick Island, Rehoboth and Bethany -- as a child and then later as a young, single lady with my friends. When I became a mother, I decided to invest in a place of my own where I could spend time with my daughters and large, extended family. I looked at many many homes in the area -- but when I walked into this open, airy and bright house right on the oceanfront I fell in love and felt completely at home and knew I would love to spend time here year round.

I'm really happy that we have been able to share this wonderful spot with regular renters over the years, and I still love to spend time here with my family both during the summer and off season -- my favorite time of year. Fenwick Island and the surrounding area has quickly turned into a vibrant year round community that maintains it's quiet character.

A local, family owned property management business -- Kleinstuber Associates -- is on hand to provide you with fast and friendly customer service while you are our guest. John's family has been in business in Fenwick Island since 1977.

Kathy Ryan purchased this house in 1999

Why Kathy Ryan chose Delaware

When you are right on oceanfront, any season is great for a get a way, not just summer. Spring and fall are just about perfect with the temperate mid atlantic weather. The crowds are concentrated in the summer season, but that thins out in spring and fall. It's a perfect time to sit on the oceanfront deck or enjoy the local shops and restaurants. Winter is special too -- there's nothing like know on the beach. My house is cool in the winter and cozy in winter and fall.

Guestbook comments from the owner

. . . but none of them could compare with the one I viewed at this lovely seaside home in Fenwick, watching the waves in such comfort."
Apr 2013
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Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

OCEANFRONT Home wth Wi-Fi, 2 Large Oceanfront Decks, and 2 Masters!
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
San Francisco, CA
5

Great for kids and adults - no compromises

  • 5 of 5

I love my vacations at this beach house and look forward to them every year. It is the perfect combination of kid friendly (right on the beach, plenty of sleeping space, all the comforts of home) and adult fun (walk to local bars, great restaurants nearby, etc.) The Pirate museum up the street is a highlight for kids but really, what I love is that we can roll out of bed in the morning and be on the beach in just a few minutes. The house is very clean and well maintained and the kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need from a kids birthday party to a barbecue. The master bedroom is a real sanctuary - we always get a great nights sleep there. I look forward to returning again next summer!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I wanted to mention that in addition to the large screen television in the family room, both of the master bedrooms, and a third of the four bedrooms, have televisions. Our renters really like this because it allows individuals or family groupings to get away from "the gang" for alone time if they need it! Of course there is WiFi, so laptaps can be used throughout the house. Glad you enjoy the house!
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Alexandria, VA
5

Luxury yet perfect for a family

  • 5 of 5

My extended family of 11 has stayed here two years in a row. It is an amazing house and PERFECT for a big family vacation. My parents had the downstairs bedroom and private bath and there was plenty of room upstairs in the other bedrooms for the other three families. Two bedrooms have built-in bunks plus regular beds and the rooms are really big! The upstairs master is like an apartment in and of itself. We loved that there were so many family living spaces because we could all have our own space and never felt on top of each other. The views are amazing, and the proximity to all the restaurants, shops and bars in Fenwick cannot be beat. Fenwick is a great little town. Quaint beach town but none of the hustle of Ocean City or Rehoboth, yet all the other towns are so close. You really don't need to get in your car after you arrive in this house, except maybe for a grocery trip.

This was also a great house for my father, who uses a walker because there is a ramp that goes up the side of the house, making it very accessible for elderly or the handicapped.

Despite his limited mobility he didn't feel that he missed a bit of the action because we were right on the beach.

The house is very clean, beautifully decorated and very livable.

Can't wait until next year to go back!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words! I'm glad you mentioned the suitability of the house for elders or people with mobility issues. There is a second master bedroom on the "main level" of the house. This room is directly off the "family room" and on the same level as the kitchen, living room, dining room, and kitchen, as well as two large decks, one that overlooks the beach, and the other that overlooks the street. This means that guests who prefer not to navigate the stairs can pretty much hang on one level and not miss out on any of the fun. The listing here on Homeaway includes a "virtual tour" of the home with photos and a very clear floor plan that will give a better idea of the set up ... useful for planning who can sleep where.
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5

You will Love, Love, Love this house!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This house rocks. We did a multi family vacation at this house and it was perfect. Boys Bunk Room, Girls Bunk Room and two masters! There is so much room in this house, young teens slept on the family room couch - they loved to camp out there and watch TV. Then the adults loved the living room - we could be close to the cooks in the kitchen (that area is so open and with the living area, dining table, bar stools,etc - we had so much space). Sound system is very nice with speakers in multiple locations so we listened to tunes and sipped cocktails with the roar of the ocean in the background. There is a screened porch on the back side of the house that is huge and great for a party with all the families. You just can't believe how large the rooms are in this house. We had multiple families and we had plenty of space. The oceanfront view is spectacular. My boys even slept on the deck one night - very, very secure and only accessible from the house really. I have rented luxury beach homes for my sisters/brother and our families to congregate over the years, this one is the best ever! Don't miss walking to Nantuckets for adult time (we went in shifts). Also the kids loved doing the bonfire on the beach and going to the shipwreck museum right across from Nantuckets (yep, walk to that too). It doesn't get any better for a quality family vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fenwick Islander Bike Shop
"Buy a bike, or get yours serviced -- really friendly accommodating people. We bought our dau..."
Seaside Country Store
"This unique beach-gift shop is a short walk from our house. Unique snacks, candles, a holida..."
Capt'n Pete's Mediterranean Cv -- CLOSED
"Greek and Mediterranean food cooked and served by the owner! She really loves kids, too. Th..."
Catch 54
"This one isn't walking distance, but it is a very short drive up Route 54. Beautiful dining ..."
Ocean Side Sub Shop
"Family favorite, and very short walk away!"
Royal Farm Store
"One block away --I always like to walk here in the morning to pick up a coffee, a newspaper,..."
Coastal Kayak & Sailing
"Rent a kayak or boat, or go on one of their nature tours. "
House of Welsh -- CLOSED
"A casual pub restaurant that you can walk to --"
Nearest Beach
Fenwick Island Beaches -- Oceanfront
Car: recommended

Located directly on Oceanfront at Fenwick Island

Other Activities: Parasailing, Kayaking, Fishing, Mini golf, outlet shopping, Assateague and Chincotreague Islands, Shipwreck Museum, Dover Downs Slots, Rehoboth, Bethany and Ocean City MD boardwalk attractions, Lewes Ferry to Cape May

Golf: The Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course at Bayside Resort Golf Club in Fenwick Island. Call (302) 436-3400 for tee times and information.

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Rates & Availability

Fenwick Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
May 20 - 26, 2017
May 20 2017 - May 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
Memorial Day Week
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
June 3 - June 16, 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
$7,000
 
 
June 17 - June 23, 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$8,000
 
 
June 24 - August 11, 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$8,750
 
 
August 12 - August 18, 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$8,250
 
 
August 19 - August 25, 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,750
 
 
August 26 - September 1, 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,500
 
 
September 2 - September 15
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$595
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.5%

Three night minimum in the off season. Partial weeks are subject to a $195 cleaning fee. $500 security deposit.

Easter weekend (3 nights, $2500)
Easter One Week ($5000)
Memorial Day weekend (3 nights, $3000)
Thanksgiving week ($5000)
Thanksgiving weekend (4 nights, $3000)

We have a local property management company, John F. Kleinstuber & Associates Inc., that will issue your rental contract, collect payments, and provide you with excellent, friendly and dependable customer and property management support during your stay in Fenwick Island. This family owned business is well established in Fenwick Island and has been in business since 1977.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Fenwick Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3895 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Family Room - toilet
    Two outside showers, dressing areas - outdoor shower , 2
  • The private, upstairs master suite has a luxury steam shower and jetted tub, a walk in closet, and ocean front view seating area to watch TV and the crashing waves at the same time. Outside, two private showers and dressing areas.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 4 twin/ single , singles are bunks
    Bedroom 4 - 6 twin/ single , 4 of the singles are bunks
  • Bedroom #1: I King, Oceanfront View, Sitting Area, Ensuite Jacuzzi, Bathroom, Steam Shower, Dressing area. Bedroom #2: 1 King, en suite, deck Bedroom #3: 1 Queen, ensuite, 4 bunks Bedroom #4: Two twins, 4 bunks, 1 crib, half bath
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
2 decks face the ocean - the upper deck is perfect for private sun bathing and fireworks viewing on the 4th of July. Ocean deck features Adirondack chairs and tables. Screened deck is perfect for crab feasts and family meals. The views of this wide beach are inspiring. Thunder and snow storms are as breathtaking as sunny days when you have a view like this.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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