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DIRECT OCEANFRONT Bordering Delaware Seashore State Park! One of a Kind!

People9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 BRMS + SLEEPING LOFT, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 9

"...the views were spectacular. Our vacations have not compared since our stay here.''

"Every level of the house gave us fabulous views of the ocean; mesmerizing! We fell asleep listening to the waves crashing!...''

''...the many ocean views and sensation of really being at the beach every moment of our stay - that was what made it extraordinary...''

-- From our guest reviewers on Homeaway & VRBO.

If you vacation at the shore to enjoy the beach, then you've just found the perfect spot in a private, timeless beach home that's been a favorite getaway since the summer of '68....

LOCATION - This northernmost oceanfront home in Bethany Beach literally sits on the sand with the beach at your door and 2800 preserved acres of oceanfront and dunes to the north. Tucked away on one of the most tranquil and scenic spots along the mid-Atlantic with a wide sandy beach and natural, preserved setting, this unique beach home offers the opportunity to truly relax and immerse yourself in the beach experience 24/7 while on vacation.

FIVE PORCHES/DECKS & ENDLESS VIEWS - Beach views, ocean views, Delaware State Seashore views... Watch your family play on the beach just outside, have dinner oceanfront on the screened porch or take in a sunrise over the Atlantic while watching the dolphins swim and the fishermen at the State Seashore reel in their first catch of the day - all without leaving your house!

DIRECT OCEANFRONT - Step off your deck DIRECTLY onto our private beach! No dragging chairs, coolers or kids for blocks or even over a dune crossing and no worries about finding a bathroom, packing up for lunch, or what to do with bored kids who want to go back to the house.

IDEAL LAYOUT INCLUDING TWO OCEANFRONT BEDROOMS EACH WITH THEIR OWN PRIVATE DECK - A spiral staircase leads to two oceanfront bedrooms letting you enjoy miles of unobstructed ocean and dune views and the sounds of surf crashing just outside your door. A great layout for families or two couples since each enjoys their own oceanfront room with beachfront deck or porch and separate bathrooms. The third bedroom is ideal for adults or kids with two additional double beds and the third floor loft offers extra living or sleeping space with a twin daybed plus a pull-out twin trundle. A queen sleep sofa on the first floor provides additional sleeping options.

ACTIVITIES - Beach and Delaware State Seashore just outside your door offering swimming, fishing, jogging and biking, kayaking and surfing plus beach volleyball at our oceanfront community court, private tennis courts, large playground and a private pavilion. Some of the area's best biking and hiking trails and nature centers (Bethany Nature Center, James Farm, Bethany Lifesaving Center). Fantastic seafood restaurant right in the community with a great happy hour and even a walk up window for those nights when you don't feel like cooking! And don't forget to grab a snowcone as the Jeep rolls down Ocean Road in the late afternoon...

OR JUST RELAX - Life truly is a little slower here. If crowds, beach contests and loud parties are your thing, you'll likely find better choices. If you want to slow down a little, relax and make some great memories, you're in the right place and we look forward to hearing from you.

Beds: 1 Queen, 2 doubles, 4 twins (including twin (xlong) daybed & twin trundle), 1 Queen Sleep Sofa.

Ordinarily, we try to keep the rental periods beginning and ending on Sundays, but exceptions are possible, depending on rental demand.

Guests wishing to get a full beach day on check-in/check-out dates can utilize the Delaware State Seashore South Inlet Day Area which is on the ocean 1 mile north of our house and includes a large parking area and facilities including changing rooms, snack bar and a guarded beach (www.destateparks.com).

More Details

Property Manager
Tim G.
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 December, 2017

About Tim G.

A family owned property purchased by three siblings and their spouses whose families have been vacationing at Atlantic Watergate properties for many years, often for the same week renting multiple houses in the complex.

We feel fortunate to be the stewards of this unique and special beach home and to be able to share it with others.

Tim G. purchased this townhome in 2011

Why Tim G. chose Tower Shores

In the summer of 2010 our family rented this house for a week. We have rented many beach houses over many summers, but for the entire week we were here I said to my wife, 'If we ever were to buy a vacation house, this would be the perfect place.' Amazingly it came on the market in the winter of 2011, and here we are.....

Although all of the Atlantic Watergate properties are terrific, this is a one of a kind end unit that not only sits directly on the beach but has the added benefit and views of the dunes of the Delaware State Seashore directly north. In our opinion this is an unbeatable location with some of the best views along the Atlantic.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Tower Shores in Bethany Beach

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Carport
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed
    Loft - 2 Single Bed , Loft Area
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Conservatory
  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Decking
Attractions:
  • bay
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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DIRECT OCEANFRONT Bordering Delaware Seashore State Park! One of a Kind!
average rating of 4.90625 based on 32 reviews
5

Very good

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second summer staying here! The location is singular for the entire area being ocean front and directly next to the state park and dunes. We enjoy having such easy access to the beautiful beach. Usually nice and calm for paddle boarding right out front. Nice bike lanes make for easy access to ride south to the Bethany boardwalk or north to the Inlet. Hoping to return again next summer!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The property is exactly like a beach house should be!

  • 5 of 5

The house is "beachy" and comfortable. The views are fantastic. Being able to walk out the screened in porch and off the deck right into the sand is awesome! The beds were comfy and the location can't be beat! We had a great time and would definitely rent again!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best view on the beach.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house on the beach with beautiful views and ample sleeping areas.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The view will take your breath away.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time. The decor was perfect for a beach cottage. The space provided an environment where we could all appreciate the gorgeous view. We thoroughly enjoyed the screened in porch and loved the lights for evening dinners outside. Although we didn't make it to Matt's, we did get a chance to visit Bethany Beach, it was Mayberry cute. We were already planning our return before we left. It was an overall wonderful experience. Thank you for opening your home.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A-1 I thought I was in Heaven.

  • 4 of 5

Everything was perfect. The place was sooo nice, the view was fantastic. To my sorry I had to cut my time short ,due to Family problems, but I will be back. Thank you Paula Dominick

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Location

Car: recommended

Our property directly borders the unspoiled Delaware Seashore State Park, with preserved oceanfront and dunes stretching from our house northward for 6 miles all the way to Dewey Beach. The dunes have their own unique ecosystem of interesting plants, birds and other wildlife on constant view. Additionally the oceanfront park offers fishing, surfing, hiking, and all the activities a state park has to offer - see the link below. Beach volleyball, playground, tennis courts, pavilion and regular visits from the snow cone truck!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Tower Shores, Delaware

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£745
for 3 nights
From
£223
From
£335
Fri,Sat
£1,452
 
 
Early Summer
1 May 2018 - 20 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£912
for 3 nights
From
£279
From
£409
Thu,Fri,Sat
£2,234
 
 
Memorial Day Season
21 May 2018 - 16 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,135
for 3 nights
From
£354
From
£428
Thu,Fri,Sat
£2,643
 
 
Summer Season
17 Jun 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,536
for 7 nights
£3,536
 
 
Late Summer 2018
5 Sep 2018 - 14 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£946
for 3 nights
From
£290
From
£409
Thu,Fri,Sat
£2,234
 
 
Fall 2018
15 Oct 2018 - 12 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£521
for 2 nights
From
£223
From
£298
Fri,Sat
£1,303
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£514
for 2 nights
From
£220
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £74.45
Refundable Damage Deposit £372.25

SUNDAY TO SUNDAY RENTAL. Exceptions possible in non-peak periods.

NO RENTAL OR SALES TAXES!

2 PM CHECK-IN (Get nearly a full afternoon of beach in on your first day)

CHECK BACK OR INQUIRE FOR LAST MINUTE SPECIALS IN EARLY SPRING AND LATE FALL PERIODS.

SOME HOLIDAYS MAY REQUIRE A ONE WEEK MINIMUM RENTAL

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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