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The Sand Trap: One away from the beach! Ocean views! Hot tub!

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 13-14)

Relax and enjoy the morning sun as you look out at the ocean from the living spaces of this 6-bedroom home. Its location in a corner lot affords this home plenty of natural light and beautiful views.

Sit down to eat breakfast with your family and friends in a table that stretches to seat twelve. Then put on your bathing suit, cross the one-lane street and you are at the life guarded beach! When you're ready for a change of scene, come home and relax in the hot tub or in one of the two shaded porches.

Spend the afternoon strolling the neighborhood, biking to the nearest shops, or simply hanging out. In the evening dining and entertainment can be had in Bethany, Rehoboth or Ocean City, MD. Before going to bed, be sure to climb the stairs up to the crow's nest to count the stars!

Built in 2005, the Sand Trap comfortably accommodates large groups of friends and families. Three of the bedroom suites have their own bathroom and there is parking for five vehicles on the property plus off street parking for two with a permit.

For views of the floor plan and more pictures look for the link further down on this page!

C H E C K O U T M Y O T H E R bethany L I S T I N G # 3754410 (sleeps 14)

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About The Owner

My husband and I settled in the Maryland suburbs of Washington DC area over twenty years ago. From early on, vacations in Rehoboth and Bethany with our children became a favorite tradition. We've had the opportunity to vacation as a family in some of the best beaches in the US, Mexico and the Caribbean. However, nothing has ever replaced the comfort and sense of belonging that we get vacationing close to home in the Delaware Shore!

The Owner purchased this house in 2009

Why The Owner chose South Bethany

After spending two years looking for a home in the Bethany area, we were finally were able to make our dream come true by buying a beach house in the summer of 2009. I remember clearly the day in late June when my husband who regularly surfed the real estate listings exclaimed 'Here it is! Our new beach house!' We were drawn in by the brightness of the home, its excellent condition, and the size of the house which lent itself to large gatherings with friends and family. The South Bethany area offered a good compromise between the seclusion of the private beaches of North Bethany and the crowds in downtown Bethany. We also felt that the life guarded beach would appeal to the families with young children that we hoped to share our house with. Finally, the young age of the house meant that it was up-to-date and likely to have less maintenance problems than an older home.

What makes this house unique

The Sand Trap is one house away from the ocean so sitting down in the morning with a cup of coffee and looking at the ocean is one of our favorite activities. If you are an early riser, you can watch the sunrise from inside the house or one of the decks. The crow’s nest also is a favorite hangout providing views north far up the beach and of sunsets across the tops of the houses and trees of Bethany. At night one can check out the stars or moonlight on the ocean while listening to the waves. You can actually hear the waves crashing on the beach from inside the house, but the sound is soothing and not overpowering as it might be with an oceanfront home. We love the home's closeness to downtown Bethany (1.5 miles), to Ocean City (8.5 miles), and to Rehoboth (13.5 miles). Shopping in Delaware is tax free, thereby giving those who don't typically like to shop an excuse to go! Most of all we enjoy sharing the company of our friends and family around a good meal, a sand castle on the beach, or in the hot tub.

Map

The town of Bethany Beach is located 1.5 miles away, well within walking distance. A bike rental facility is located a few blocks from the house if you prefer to bike around.

Three full-size grocery stores are located within 2.5 miles of the house. There are at least two convenience stores within walking distance as well as Grottos Pizza, McDonalds, CVS and Walgreens, a liquor store, Dunkin Donuts, Subway, and others.

Amenities

South Bethany House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Must agree to PM's cancellation policy, return signed lease with payment within 10 days of receipt of lease directly to Property Manager's office.
  • Max 7 cars: 5 on premise, 2 street parking (not guaranteed)
  • No "beach week" renters (even when adults present), no parties, no wedding receptions
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Private bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private bathroom
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared bathroom. Two sinks.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 4.5
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Private bathroom. Air mattress provided for extra guest.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 bunk bed , Pyramid bed. Shared bathroom.
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , Shared bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Private bathroom with jetted tub.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Shared bathroom.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Private bathroom.
  • King size bed (1), Queen size Beds (3), Twin/Single Beds (2), Pyramid Bed (1), Twin air mattress (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Crow's Nest
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Dining room table seats 12. Rental of baby equipment, towels, linens, and mid-week cleanings can be arranged for an extra fee. Visited by an independent inspector after every rental to ensure the home is in top condition!

Reviews

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The Sand Trap: One away from the beach! Ocean views! Hot tub!
average rating of 4.962963 based on 54 reviews
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Family vacation.....beautiful home!!!

  • 5 of 5

This home is beautiful and one of the cleanest beach houses we've ever stayed in. It's sooo close to the beach and the ocean views form the roof top deck were amazing. We had the best week as a family!!! The owner was extremely helpful in setting things up & the rental company was easy to work with. The biggest downfall to us was that the beaches said smoke free but people were smoking every day tht we were on the beach. We have 4 asthmatics in our family so this was a disappointment but in no way controllable by the owner.....other than that we had an awesome time and would recommend renting this house to anyone!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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You can’t go wrong staying here!

  • 5 of 5

We have been renting this house for 4 years now and we love it! The home is very roomy and comfortable with ocean views from the 3rd floor living area and the crows nest. Our extended family enjoy being right on the beach street, and the towns of Bethany Beach, Rehoboth, and Ocean City are close by with great restaurants and shops. The owners are very responsive to feedback and have been wonderful.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful relaxing stay at The Sand Trap

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Bethany Beach. For over 10 years we have gone to the Outerbanks. We didn't know what to expect from the area or the location we picked. We could not have picked a more perfect location and house. We were 8 people in total. The house was very roomy, in a great part of town and so close to the beach. We even were in the section right where the lifeguards were stationed. The hot tub was an added bonus that was enjoyed by all. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location! This home was great for accommodating larger parties- plenty of seating in both living and dining space. Parking is a tad tight but parking passes on the road are available. Hope to return in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Sand Trap

  • 5 of 5

The house worked out perfectly for our family get together. It was spacious, well maintained and nicely decorated. Everything was in excellent condition. We had plenty of room for 10 adults and 3 children. The weather was great and the location is perfect. Close to everything, including the beach.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our spring break week! The number of bedrooms and bathrooms made it spacious enough that everyone got their own room. The hot tub was wonderful. Nothing like grilling and hot tubbing at the same time! The views were wonderful and the walk to the beach was almost as if you were on the beach. So close to ocean City and Rehoboth, this is the perfect location. The crows nest is a great tick, too. The only thing more we could have asked for was an additional rec area for the kids but they made their own with the TVs in the rooms. I would highly recommend this for groups small and large!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insur $100 Refund $150
Lease Prep Fee $45
Tax Rate 8.0%

Email for stays of less than 7 days. RATES COMPUTED BY WEBSITE FOR LESS THAN 7 DAYS ARE NOT ACCURATE.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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