Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

Just a few summer weeks left - Beautiful cottage w/ large yard & private beach

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Unique cottage nestled on one-half acre in the woods on a quiet dead-end street; walk to the beach in less than 5 minutes! Perfect for one or two families; ideal for children. Master bedroom and main living areas all on the first floor.

Click on 'Links to More Information' below to take a virtual tour. See rates for discounted June weekends (Friday - Monday) and mini-weeks (Monday - Friday).

Two separate wings connected by screened porch. East wing includes large living area, dining area, kitchen, half-bath, and laundry on first floor; loft upstairs includes sitting area, CD player, queen bed and full bath. (This bathroom as well as the bathroom in the west wing have been renovated this spring; updated pictures are not yet posted on the website, however.)

West wing includes master bedroom with king-sized bed and TV, a second large bedroom including a queen and a single bed along with a bathroom which has a walk-in shower. Upstairs is a large loft perfect for kids; it includes one double bed, two single beds and futon which converts to a double bed. There is also a sitting area suitable for watching TV or DVD's, playing games, listening to music or hanging out.

Wireless internet available throughout the house; TV and DVD player in the living area and west wing loft. Multiple skylights, high ceilings and natural wood make this house a relaxing beach retreat whether it's spring, summer or fall.

There is a large screened porch and breezeway perfect for visiting or eating.

Spacious yard features children's playhouse, hammock, lawn furniture, gas and charcoal grills, picnic table, outdoor shower.

Keywords: House

More Details

Don & Susan
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Rated 9.5 / 10

We had a great time! On the way home, I asked everyone to rate the vacation and I got a 9.5 out of ten. Pretty good!

The house worked really well for us. It's an unusual setup with the "two houses" bridged by the open air area in the middle but surprisingly it works extremely well. The biggest advantage for us was for the kids. They could sleep in the morning or early evening or for a nap while we felt comfortable in the kitchen side making noise or meals or watching a movie or whatever. I often enjoyed reading on the porch in the evening when it was cool. Here are some other random thoughts:

-love the quiet street and neighborhood

- love the big property, just has a wonderful spacious and rustic feeling

-love the Middlesex Beach, way less crowded, excellent guards, not a bad walk

-nice to have the little shops at the end of the street: Chinese, Dollar Store, Shore Foods and Subway...all very handy

-ice maker makes ice fast! handy for beach cooler every day

-great to have "support": beach chairs, boogie boards, wagon, etc.

-girls loved the playhouse

-nice to have the bikes

-outdoor shower rated "best shower ever" by the boys

-everything well stocked....e.g. it was nice to have some spices in the cabinet already and little things like that

-furniture is "just right" The house is not a showroom and that's how I like it. (We did a trip to Ocean City once and stayed in a nice new place- and that was the problem. We were afraid to sit down. Too new and too nice. And it was sterile.) This place has character and charm

-house is big enough for our clan; just right not too big not too small

-area is centrally located to Bethany and Fenwick area

-had crabs and shellfish from Steamers: surprised at how fresh it all was and what a difference that makes

-we also really enjoyed the 10 day stay. Longer than a week but not too long. It's the first time we've done this and I can't imagine just doing a week now.

I'll offer a couple of suggestions:

- wish the exterior stairs were wider, particularly in the back. They are just very narrow and with my big feet I was always worried about missing one. It's a small thing but thought I'd mention it.

-also wouldn't mind having one more drying line. We just had so much to dry it seemed.

That's about it. Expect us to contact you sometime next year!
Jul 2010
  • 1 of 1


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Bethany Beach in Sussex County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • A $300 security deposit is required. See rental agreement for details.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1) A set of sheets for this bed has been left in the bedroom closet. Sheets must be laundered and returned to closet prior to check-out., Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon in upstairs bedroom converts to double bed
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 4 deck chairs
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Two blocks to Private Beach with Pass, Boogie Boards, Beach Chairs, Beach Umbrella, Beach Cart, Bikes, Outdoor Shower, Playhouse, Picnic Table, Large Screened Porch, Quiet Wooded Neighborhood with Large Yard


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

94% Complete
5% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Just a few summer weeks left - Beautiful cottage w/ large yard & private beach
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 19 reviews

The perfect beach house for our family group!

  • 5 of 5

This well appointed home just 2 blocks from the ocean was the perfect house for us. We have stayed in a number of homes in this area and this is our favorite so far. The one side of the house has the living room, dining room, 1/2 bath, laundry and kitchen along with a large loft bedroom with a newly renovated full bath. This room allowed my 85 year old mother to have her own space to sleep, read and have some privacy when needed. The other side had the master bedroom where my husband and I slept, a bedroom where our college age daughter and her 2 friends slept and a huge loft bedroom/ lounge bedroom where our adult son and his 2 friends slept. This side has a beautiful full bath.

The kitchen was well stocked and allowed us to cook and stay in every night.

The screened in porch was used every evening and we ate outside several times at the large wooden table after grilling on the gas grill. The yard also has a large volleyball/bad-mitten net and there is an adorable play house with a mini loft in the front yard.

The house came with an assortment of beach chairs, a beach cart, loads of beach/sand toys and four bicycles. There are also many board games and inside children's toys.

We have stayed on the ocean side of the road before, but have found the privacy and quietness of the "pines" side to be preferable.

We would definitely stay at this home again and recommend it to anyone looking to visit the Bethany Beach area.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Coopersburg PA

Love the beach

  • 5 of 5

Great vacation!! Thanks

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Ithaca NY

Great house great location

  • 5 of 5

This place was amazing! The location was great and the house is perfect!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 1
hartleton pa

Great family house!

  • 5 of 5

Our clan of eleven had a great time and especially liked the house where we could spread out . Grammy loved front porch reading. Private beach was awesome..although we had a visit from a huge manta ray! Would consider this house a first choice.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Grand Prairie, TX

Early summer getaway

  • 5 of 5

First time renting this beach property. AWESOME EXPERIENCE!!! Home was well stocked with amenities, well furnished, and close to everything (stores/restaurants/beach).

Owners could not have been nicer! I would highly recommend this property over others!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 1
Coopersburg PA

Beach vacation week of 7/19-26

  • 5 of 5

House was awesome. Love the area. This is our 21st year at Middlesex. First year in this house. Had to find a bigger house to rent, family is growing and everyone wanted to go to the beach this year.

Kitchen was well stocked. Even had spices. Bedrooms were roomy. Property was well maintained and clean. Owners were prompt in answering any questions and easy to deal with for rental agreement.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Close to downtown Bethany Beach with boardwalk, restaurants, shopping, mini golf and live entertainment. Short drive north to Rehoboth Beach with outlet malls, shopping, mini golf, go karts, water parks, cinema, and more restaurants. Short drive south to Fenwick Island and Ocean City, MD, for bustling shore life including lots of entertainment, boardwalk, arcades, rides, cinema, mini golf, restaurants and more.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Bethany Beach, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Summer 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Prime Summer 2018
29 Jun 2018 - 16 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer 2018
17 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2018
31 Aug 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Fall 2018
28 Sep 2018 - 20 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
Ask Owner a Question