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Charming Quiet Water Front Beach Cottage - Close to Everything! - Sleeps 12

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom 2 Bath - Water Front, Dock, Porch, Patio, Grill, Bicycles Canoe WIFI

Now Booking Fall 2017 as well as Winter/Spring/Summer 2018.

A rather large - 4 Bedroom 2 Bath home with waterfront view from back porch and great room. Perfect for a couple looking for a short weekend get away or a large family with plenty of room for the children.

Free Wifi

Dock, Patio, Grill and 2 Bicycles, Beach Chairs, Canoe

4 HDTV's - DVD Player / VHS / Internet Lan Port for game console.

Full Kitchen - Washer/Dryer


Ducks and Rabbits as natures visitors!

Our Calendar is always up to date so click 'Book it Now'! Now booking 2017. South Bethany Beach at its best! On the canal, easy walk to beach. Re-Decorated using a professional interior decorator to make your stay as pleasant as possible. New paint throughout , New Pergo Flooring on both levels, new Furniture/Mattresses. A private single family home on the canal with dock and gorgeous enclosed convertible sitting porch/screened porch. Off-street parking for four to five vehicles.

Walk : The beach is a quick 8 minute walk or drive and park for free using our town parking permits. Close to Fenwick Island and The Town of Fenwick, Town and bars of Dewey Beach, Fabulous Restaurants, world famous boardwalk, and historic Funland in the City of Rehoboth Beach, and of course all the fun that Ocean City Maryland has to offer.

Walk to the shops of York Beach inside of 5 minutes to enjoy McCabe's Gourmet Market, Misaki Sushi, Grotto's Pizza and more.

Boat & Jetski : Bring a boat or Jetski to our 25' dock or rent one. The canal has easy water access to Little Assawoman Bay and Assawoman Bay including the Fenwick Island restaurants like Catch 54, Harpoon Hannah's, all the way to Ocean City to Secrets, BJ's, Fagers Island, and the Atlantic Ocean. Canal access to Indian River and Rehoboth Bays including the restaurants of Dewey beach.

Fish or Crab directly from the Dock.

Golf : 10 minute drive to two golf courses or take the kids to play mini-golf at dozens of the nearby golf obstacle courses.

Entertain : Relax on the private deck with a gas grill, picnic table & adirondack chairs.

First floor screened porch has a view of the canal and patio area.

4 Bedrooms, 2 Full baths plus an outside shower, sleeps 12. Off Season weekend packages available. Note we only rent from Saturday to Saturday in the season, June thru August. Otherwise we accommodate year round rental for a minimum of two nights.

You can fill in your dates, get a price quote and when ready click 'Book It Now'! We respond within minutes to an inquiry; we are very involved with our property.

The Nolans' Hibernian Hideout, Bayshore Drive, South Bethany DE, 19930 USA

Hope you will stay with us!

More Details

John J Nolan
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french, spanish, Gaeilge
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About John J Nolan

Born in Cashel, Co Tipperary Ireland, immigrated to Washington DC to live with my Aunt in Chevy Chase in 1957, had a successful career in printing production and printing sales. A father of 6 children, My wife Diane and I purchased this home in 1990 as a vacation home and named it "The Nolan's Hibernian Hideout". We have spent many a wonderful summer and winter in this home. Boating, Fishing, Dining out at all the wonderful restaurants in the area. We enjoy relaxing with our children and now our many grand children and golden retriever.

John J Nolan purchased this house in 1990

Why John J Nolan chose South Bethany

This is a wonderful property for one or two families to enjoy together or simply a couple who wants to relax. Its very quiet, many of our neighbors are year round or weekenders themselves. They are wonderful people and will wave hello to you and are quite friendly. Remember to wave hello!

What makes this house unique

The Deck/Porch is very relaxing as you can peacefully read a book or surf the internet no matter the outside weather. We have 4 TV's, plenty of board games and puzzles to keep the kids occupied.And most importantly, WIFI. Since it is a two level house, you can keep an eye on your children without actually keeping an eye on them! The middle family room has a sliding door on both sides. Our neighbor stays with her son and his children frequently and they commented how wonderful it was to see the kids in the sitting room, knowing they were OK watching their show while not actually hearing them watch their show and play. The beach is close enough to walk, and parking is easy if you prefer to drive it. The canal offers ducks from time to time, as well as canoeing, fishing or crabbing with a cold one in hand.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in South Bethany

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , 1st Floor Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 2nd Floor Bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Enclosed Outside Shower - An Invigorating Natural Experience
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom - Large Closet
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Middle Bedroom - Bunk Bed (Twin ov Full) - Separate Full Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Upstairs Bedroom - Includes 32 Inch HDTV/Cable - LG Closet
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 3 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Large Upstairs Bedroom - Closet - 48 Inch HDTV/Cable
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Charming Quiet Water Front Beach Cottage - Close to Everything! - Sleeps 12
average rating of 4.580645 based on 31 reviews

Best of both worlds!

  • 5 of 5

Whether you are a Beach person or a Bay person this is the perfect spot for you! Choosing to stay at the Nolan's this year really allowed us to appreciate another side of Bethany Beach that we don't normally see. We loved it's close proximity to the beach allowing us to walk down for a sunrise stroll and using the parking passes was so convenient to bring down our chairs and boogie boards later in the day, but being right on the canal took our typical beach week to the next level. My favorite part was enjoying beautiful sunset dinners in the backyard. As we prepared dinner, we took turns canoeing down to the bay, the kids would drop in their fishing lines, or we would just relax on the Adirondack Chairs and take in the wildlife or wave to neighbors boating, kayaking and paddle boarding by. The home was beautifully renovated and provided a variety of spaces for groups to gather. The kids quickly claimed the middle room as "their space" and the new high top table was the perfect spot to play board games while the sliders really contained the noise. The screened in porch was also a favorite spot to play cards or sit with a cup of coffee and listen to the waves crashing on the beach (yes, it's that close!) The house was stocked with plenty of amenities to make your trip complete including books, puzzles, board games, bikes, a grill, life vests, and crab traps. It's conveniently located within walking distance to shops, pizza, and a new Donut Truck,YUM!

  • Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Allison, thank you for your warm review. We try really hard to make the property as fun and enjoyable as the outdoors! We hope to have you back again any time!
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Pretty place

  • 4 of 5

We had a very nice time staying in South Bethany and loved the fact that the house has it's own little beach.

  • Submitted: 6-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thanksgiving at the beach

  • 4 of 5

A bright and cozy home in a great location. It is always tough to cook in a kitchen that is not your own, but the other aspects of this property made us feel right at home.

  • Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Time with my Girls

  • 5 of 5

On a spur of the moment though my wife and I decided to take our 3 girls out of town while they had off from school. This home was exactly what we needed. Clean and welcoming. We were able to relax, play board games, and just really enjoy being together. Thank you.

  • Submitted: 14-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and had plenty of room for our group of 10

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time. Location was good and the house was spacious.

  • Submitted: 2-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Loved my experience here. The home is very clean and quaint, with plenty of room for our group of 8. The canal front is lovely, and so close to the private beach. The host was also very nice and easy to communicate with. Hope to come back for another stay soon!

  • Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
17.9 Miles
Ocean City Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Cottage Cafe
Nearest Golf
4.7 Miles
Salt Pond Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Grotto Pizza
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
South Bethany Beach
Car: necessary

Easy walk to beach, quick drive to Ocean City MD, Bethany Beach, Dewey Beach, Camp Barnes, Rehoboth Beach.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in South Bethany

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring - 2018
Apr 1 2018 - Jun 8 2018
2 night minimum stay
June - WK2
Jun 9 2018 - Jun 16 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
June - WK3
Jun 17 2018 - Jun 23 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
June - WK4
Jun 24 2018 - Jun 30 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
SUMMER - 2018
Jul 1 2018 - Aug 19 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
August - WK4
Aug 20 2018 - Aug 27 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer - 2018
Aug 28 2018 - Sep 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
September - 2018
Sep 4 2018 - Sep 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall - 2018
Oct 1 2018 - Oct 17 2018
2 night minimum stay
Late Fall - 2018-A
Oct 18 2018 - Nov 21 2018
2 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2018 - Nov 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2018 - Dec 21 2018
2 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 1 2019
4 night minimum stay
WINTER - 2019
Jan 2 2019 - Mar 31 2019
2 night minimum stay
Spring - 2019
Apr 1 2019 - Jun 8 2019
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$160.55
Damage Insurance C$75.78

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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