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Oceanfront 4BR/3BA - Single-Family Home

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms plus a den with sofa bed, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)

This unique, oceanfront home has 3 bedrooms plus a fourth TV room with door that has a queen sofa bed that can serve as a bedroom . There are three full bathrooms, with an open living room with dining room that looks out on the ocean. There is a fun-to-enjoy after beachin' outdoor shower open to the skies above. The location doesn't get any better, just seven houses north of the Sea Colony High-rises and a short walk to downtown Bethany. The house was recently updated with new hardwood floors, renovated bathrooms, custom decorated window trimming and new coverings, and more for a fresh update.

Sea Colony recreation privileges can be enjoyed with the purchase of weekly activity passes during your stay including indoor and outdoor pools, two fitness centers, indoor and outdoor tennis and basketball, two Jacuzzis, access to varied classes (such as zumba or yoga)and a full gym). Passes cost per person, per week, ages 4 and over, $40 for high season, $12 for before 5/6, $20 for 5/7-6/10, $20 for 9/3-9/10, $12 after.

The house has a beachfront deck and screen porch, plenty of parking, and Wi-Fi, a perfect place to enjoy Bethany at its best.

Keywords: oceanfront

More Details

Barbara and Alan Grochal
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Barbara and Alan Grochal

Every year, since we started coming to Bethany for summer vacation, we spent at least one day looking at beach houses. We came close to buying a Sea Colony unit but really pictured ourselves grilling outside with ocean breezes in the background. In 1992, an agent steered us to the house, and we decided to go forward together with a partner. Avid tennis players, we loved the idea of being on the ocean and also having access to great tennis courts, hard tru as well as indoor courts. The house needed some updating: the first year we more than doubled the deck and made significant changes, opening up walls with windows. Each year, hard to believe how many it has been, we have made some updates...because we love the space and want to keep it a wonderful spot for us and our families

Barbara and Alan Grochal purchased this house in 1992

Why Barbara and Alan Grochal chose Bethany Beach

Great location, , open family area, screen porch, beach with life guards that is not as crowded as in the downtown area, plenty of parking for friends, cozy and well-equipped kitchen, easy to get to, nearby outlet centers, lots of local playgrounds for the little ones, easy to get to Rehoboth and Ocean City, perfect place to relax, and the list goes on and on.

What makes this house unique

It is truly having the best of both worlds staying in this house, whether in midsummer or in spring or fall. You can access Sea Colony's pools, indoor and outdoor tennis, fitness centers and family social events but you also have the privacy of your own single home, screen porch, oceanfront deck and walkway to the beach. And you can stroll down to the center of Bethany in about 8 minutes, missing out on the need to find a meter and park the car. There are very few homes that offer the option to have it all in Bethany.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • All three bathrooms were updated in 2014. Showers with nice open glass doors in the master bath and downstairs hallway bath. Upstairs hallway bath has a bathroom/shower. Custom created cabinetry in the bathroom and throughout the house (we are blessed with a very talented contractor!).
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master bedroom upstairs with walk-in closet and master bath
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Also a roll-away cot in the closet.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Two twin beds side by side so can function as a king.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen sleep sofa.
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(5 traveller reviews)

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Oceanfront 4BR/3BA - Single-Family Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Our stay was great!

  • 5 of 5

You really can’t beat renting a house right on the beach. It was incredibly convenient and only a 10 min walk down the beach to the boardwalk. It was perfect and we had a great time. The house was clean, had everything we needed, and Barbara was very responsive before, during, and after our stay and even sent us an item we left behind. I would definitely recommend this rental.

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baltimore, MD

The Best of Both Worlds in Bethany Beach

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful beachfront home located in Bethany Beach, Delaware. With a large open living room/dining room, it is a great place to spend time with family and friends. I have vacationed here with my family, making special memories with 4 generations, every year since 2004. I also spend a long weekend with my girlfriends here each year. It is a great house, open and airy located right on the beach. The large deck is great for enjoying oceanfront sunrises, sunny days, starlit nights or all of the above! The house is well equipped with even beach chairs and a beach umbrella! For a reasonable fee you can enjoy the amenities at Sea Colony which includes indoor and outdoor pools, activities, tennis courts, and exercise facilities. The town of Bethany is just a short walk away where you will find shops, restaurants, and a mini golf course. The owners of this house are very accommodating and easily accessible should you have any problems during your stay. This is a great house with a great location, both for beach lovers and "city lovers". Highly recommend this house!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: September 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lutherville, Maryland

Bethany Beach house

  • 5 of 5

This house provides an strong feeling of hominess for a rental property. It's location is unbeatable (directly on the dune), as well as being an easy walk to town. The house is immaculately clean, and extremely comfortable. Being a repeat guest, I look forward to next summer and another stay at this house.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Dec-2012
  • Date of Stay: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United States

Unbeatable location, beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

I have spent a week during the last four summers at this beautiful beach house, and look forward to returning in the future. This house is perfectly located right on the beach and 5 minutes from town, which makes it perfect for any type of vacationer. I personally like to wake up, walk to town for a latte, go to the beach for the morning, relax in the shaded porch for lunch and bike around the cute town in the afternoon. The owners have updated key elements of the house throughout the year, most recently renovating the bathrooms and adding new twin beds. They are also very responsive and helpful if you have any issues. You couldn't ask for a better summer vacation spot!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Dec-2012
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bethesda, MD

Fun in the Sun

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this beach house in Bethany Beach every summer for many years. The ocean front property is lovely....very warm and comfortable. The owners have updated the kitchen and bathrooms as well as added hardwood floors on the first level. The new sofa is a great addition to the living area. The screened-in porch is ideal for any meal, especially dinner and the deck is equipped with a barbeque and lounge chairs. It is so nice to have the convenience to just grab your chair and relax on the beach in just seconds! The parking can accommodate at least 5-6 vehicles. We are looking forward to returning next summer.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2012
  • Date of Stay: July 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Bethany Beach, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
July14th week
14 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August 12th week
12 Aug 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August 19th week
19 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Off season Fall 2018
23 Sep 2018 - 3 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £152.54

June 7 – June 14..$3020
June 14 – June 21…$4320
July 5 – July 12, July 12 - July 19, July 26 - Aug. 2, Aug.2 - Aug.9, Aug.9 - Aug.16.$5800 weekly
Sept. 7 – Sept. 14(Sun. to Sun.)..$1690
Sept. 14 – Sept.21 (Sun. to Sun.)..$1550
Bethany Town Tax of 6% for In Season Stays Only.
Off-season Rates: Weeks: $1550. Two night: $790, Three night: $950, Four night$1100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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