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MEMORIAL & JULY 4th OPEN! REC RM*PING PONG*LOFT*HOT TUB*GRILL*DECK/POND*FIRE PIT

Sleeps24
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 4,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

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ENJOY, UNWIND & REJUVENATE! This awesome 7 bedroom, 4.5 bath home is nestled in the quiet family community of Murray Estates. It is perfect for quality family time. Come and experience lazy summer beach days with us. In fact, this house is ideal for year round enjoyment...lounge by the fire places, soak in the hot tub or comb the beaches. We encourage car pooling and families are limited to six vehicles for their stay. Parking is permitted only in the garage or driveway provided. Because it is a quiet beach neighborhood, we expect families to maintain this atmosphere. This lovely custom built home is large enough for the whole family. Curl up with a book or just relax on the country style front porch, deck or courtyard. This House has it all...great spaces for interaction and large enough to sneak off for a little private time. There are three entertainment areas with large screen TVs to fit the diverse needs of any family. RECONNECT WITH LOVED ONES AT A FAMILY RETREAT BY THE SEA!

WALK TROUGH OF THE PROPERTY: As you enter the foyer, on the left is a first floor master bedroom, ideal for family members that can not use stairs. The eat-in kitchen is fully equipped and is great for any chef with a center island and ample cabinet space. To the right of the foyer is the living room with focal point being a lovely fireplace and a 46' flat screen TV. The living room opens into the dinning room with an elegant set of French doors that lead into the North wing addition. The other set opens onto the deck with a hot tub. Enjoy a soak in the hot tub overlooking a tranquil pond while taking in the sounds of nature that surround it. As you rise to the second floor you enter the loft. This is the second entertainment area on the property. On this floor there is a master bedroom, a master bath, two bedrooms, a full bath and a bonus dorm suite that is wonderful for the children. The kids can play in the large courtyard equipped with a playground, fire pit and outdoor shower that backs to nature reserve.

THE NORTH WING ADDITION: The North wing has floor to ceiling windows allowing amazing natural light into this enormous room. This is the third entertainment room on the property. This room is truly a versatile multipurpose room. It’s also cozy enough for incredible family movie nights viewed on the 46' flat screen TV or a friendly game of ping pong. This room is easily converted to suit your needs.On the second floor of the north wing there are two bedrooms, a full bath and a sitting area.

ATTRACTIONS: This spacious beach house is just 2.7 miles to Bethany Beach Boardwalk.

- 1/2 mile to Harris Teeter and Salt Pond Golf Club.

- 3 blocks to the local market.

- 9 miles to Ocean City, night life, water parks, boardwalk rides.

- 13 miles to Rehoboth, 20 minutes to tax-free outlet shopping, Fun Land, water parks and go carts.

- 25 miles to Assateague Island National Sea Shore, home of the wilds horses.

- 4 miles to Fenwick Island.

BOOK THE PERFECT FAMILY GETAWAY TODAY!

More Details

Owner
Beryle Alexis
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 30, 2017

About Beryle Alexis

For many years we vacationed with four other families to the same beach house each summer. We did this to the point that it seemed like it was our own beach house. During our week stay each family would take a night to cook and we ate out on the other two nights of the week. When we had the opportunity to invest in a rental property we imagined a large beach house where families could do the same.

Beryle Alexis purchased this house in 2011

Why Beryle Alexis chose Delaware

We wanted to buy in Bethany Beach because it is family orientated and has a boardwalk with all the perks. Bethany is also ideally located between the larger beaches of Rehoboth and Ocean City which are more commercial with outlet shopping and night clubs. We looked at many houses, but when we saw our home we immediately knew it was the one. It was custom built and had two large additions. The design was not your usual arrangement. The most unique featured was a ballroom sized family room where we imaging yoga or karate classes could take place. The back yard was private and enclosed; equipped with a playground set. The deck and hot tub were on the side of the house overlooking a scenic pond. In addition to the large family room there was a huge bedroom addition to the main house. We imagine it being a dormer for large groups of children...with the feel of a sleep away camp or an enormous slumber party. The house had plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms. But more importantly it had plenty of space to hang out without feeling crowded. The three family rooms, the dining room, front porch, deck and back yard, along with the large country style kitchen made for an abundance of space to interact or to enjoy some alone time. It was the unusual layout, the pond and the quiet neighborhood that excited us about purchasing the property. It is our hope that families can visit our property and leave with feelings of renewed energy, intimacy and strength returning home.

What makes this house unique

We wanted to buy in Bethany Beach because it is family orientated and has a boardwalk with all the perks. Bethany is also ideally located between the larger beaches of Rehoboth and Ocean City which are more commercial with outlet shopping and night clubs. We looked at many houses, but when we saw our home we immediately knew it was the one. It was custom built and had two large additions. The design was not your usual arrangement. The most unique featured was a ballroom sized family room where we imaging yoga or karate classes could take place. The back yard was private and enclosed; equipped with a playground set. The deck and hot tub were on the side of the house overlooking a scenic pond. In addition to the large family room there was a huge bedroom addition to the main house. We imagine it being a dormer for large groups of children...with the feel of a sleep away camp or an enormous slumber party. The house had plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms. But more importantly it had plenty of space to hang out without feeling crowded. The three family rooms, the dining room, front porch, deck and back yard, along with the large country style kitchen made for an abundance of space to interact or to enjoy some alone time. It was the unusual layout, the pond and the quiet neighborhood that excited us about purchasing the property. It is our hope that families can visit our property and leave with feelings of renewed energy, intimacy and strength returning home.

We each have our personal favorites about the house. I love the quiet mornings with my coffee on the from porch appreciating the beauty and nature. I relax while observing and listening to sounds of the birds, pond fountain and crickets. My husband's favorite place is the deck. Weather it 's in the hot tub, gazing out at the pond or grilling. Our son's preferred spot is in the what we call the 'recreation room', where he has battles in ping pong or on video games. Our twin girls spend many nights hanging out in the

Amenities

Ocean View House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • River ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Rumpus Room
  • Secure Parking
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Study Room
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • First Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Second Floor Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Multipurpose Room Bathroom - toilet
    Northwing Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Second Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Second story master bathroom deep soaking tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • 1st Floor Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Dorm Suite - 4 double , 4 twin/ single
    Northwing Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Northwing Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Upstairs Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 double
  • Beds are furnished with extra pillows. Please keep in mind that we do not supply sheets or bath towels. Feel free to inquire about a local provider and we would be happy to give you a referral.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Shed
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 14 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Basketball hoop Swing set and slide Fire pit Outdoor shower

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

MEMORIAL & JULY 4th OPEN! REC RM*PING PONG*LOFT*HOT TUB*GRILL*DECK/POND*FIRE PIT
average rating of 4.642857 based on 42 reviews
4

Big spacious house in nice neighborhood

  • 4 of 5

We are repeat renters as this house is great for our large group. The common areas are very spacious so the 16 of us did not feel crammed into any room. Nice living room, great room with Games and separate upstairs den/lounge offer tons of relaxation space.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great property for large Families

  • 4 of 5

Loved this unexpectedly spacious house for our family of 19 with ages ranging from 4 to 71. 3 separate areas to hang out in for different age groups without disturbing the rest. Enough TV's, games, hot tub, firepit to keep everyone entertained (and of course wifi for the teens).

Would have been even better if sheets were supplied and beds made up.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great space, plenty of rooms to hold all 24 of us. Like that we were not on top of each there

  • 5 of 5

Bigger than the pictures show!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

College Reunion

  • 5 of 5

The property was wonderful! We stayed for 3 nights in January for a small college reunion with 5 families (including 8 kids). The house accommodated us perfectly. The pictures do not show how large of a space the house or the rooms are.

The home owners were easy to work with and made the trip super easy. Would 100% recommend this house to families and our group would be sure to stay again!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

This was our third year to stay in this wonderful house between Christmas and New Year's. It's a perfect fit for our family of nine adults and seven grandkids all between the ages of 5-10. It's a great location for driving to Ocean City or the Rehoboth outlets. The only problem we encountered was being able to regulate the heat. It was either too cold or very hot - we couldn't figure out how to make it just right.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Spacious and Accommodating

  • 4 of 5

Owners responded to all inquiries and were really nice. The living quarters were perfect for large families along with sufficient privacy. When you wanted entertainment there was plenty of choices from the hot tub to tons of board games. Family room was the largest in all of our yearly beach houses for families >15 persons over the years. We never felt like we needed more space. While we didn't have a tv in every room there were plenty of designated media rooms. I organize every year and when we were leaving all of the family said "we want this house again". You will enjoy!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
9.6 Miles
Rehobeth Beach Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Magnolias Seafood Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
15.3 Miles
Cape May Lewes Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.6 Miles
Salt Pond Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
2.1 Miles
Route 1 & Fred Hudson Rd
Nearest Beach
2.7 Miles
Bethany Beach

The property is located a half a mile from fresh water pond for fishing and hiking. In addition, it's just one mile from James Farm entrance to the bay inlet.

Golf just a half a mile down the road is Salt Ponds Golf Club. Tennis Club a half a mile in the opposite direction.

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Rates & Availability

Ocean View House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
OFF PEAK SPRING 2017
Apr 4 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$385
$2,450
 
 
EARLY SUMMER 2017
May 26 2017 - Jun 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
$475
$3,200
 
 
PEAK SEASON 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,850
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
Late Summer
Sep 6 2017 - Oct 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
OFF PEAK FALL
Oct 2 2017 - Nov 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$385
$2,450
 
 
THANKSGIVING
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
$425
$2,550
 
 
OFF PEAK WINTER
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$385
$2,450
 
 
WINTER BREAK
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$425
$2,550
 
 
OFF PEAK WINTER
Jan 3 2018 - Mar 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
$385
$2,450
 
 
SPRING BREAK
Mar 23 2018 - Apr 16 2018
4 night minimum stay
$425
$2,550
 
 
OFF PEAK SPRING 2018
Apr 17 2018 - May 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$385
$2,450
 
 
EARLY SUMMER 2018
May 25 2018 - Jun 15 2018
4 night minimum stay
$475
$3,200
 
 
PEAK SEASON 2018
Jun 16 2018 - Sep 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,850
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$385
$2,450
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 5.0%

1. Hot tub operation is May 1st through November 30th.
2. Cancellation 60 days prior to check-in for a full refund.
3 No parking on the street.
4. The property is located in a quiet residential community; please limit noise from 9:30 pm to 9:30 am.
5. No smoking or pets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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