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Mary Hoffman/Owner

Member since: 2005
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Upscale Waterfront Home with Elevator, Solar Powered

31 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this Selbyville holiday house

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-14)

Beautiful Waterfront Home - 3/4 mile from Ocean City Beaches! Large Community Pool with Guard on Duty. Community Boat Ramp Access. Travel to the Pool in our Gulf Cart. Quiet Neighborhood, Very Close to Beach & Amenities, Free Public Parking Accessible to Beach Access.

Home Features Open Floor Plan. Beautiful Kitchen, Granite Countertops, Stainless Steel Appliances, Breakfast Bar, Dining Area, Living Room, Elevator, - Sit, Relax and Watch the Sun Set on the Bay. Screened in Porch off Living Room, 4 Balconies - 2 Overlooking Assawomen Bay, 2 overlooking Waterfront Canal. Home Sleeps 10 in beds 4 in sleep sofa's. Fish/Crab or Dock your boat Right off the Bulk Head Pier.

Amenities: - Bikes, Golf Cart, Crab Traps, Beach Chairs, Umbrellas, Boggie Boards, Toys, & Kayaks, Games, Wireless Internet, Linens Included!



Keywords: Beach House, water front, Bayside, Pet Friendly, Elevator, Fenwick vacation home, water front vacation, vacation home

More Details
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Mary Hoffman/Owner (Owner)
Member since: 2005
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Speaks english

About Mary Hoffman/Owner

Owner and Manager, fair honest, hardworking lady. Licensed Real Estate Broker in MD & DE.

Mary Hoffman/Owner purchased this house in 2006

Why Mary Hoffman/Owner chose Delaware

Beautiful Location, Breath taking views of the water and Sunsets. Great place to relax, Close to All Major Locations, Ocean City Inlet, Bethany Beach, and Rehoboth Outlets.

What makes this house unique

Very Relaxing, Lots of wildlife of enjoy, Great Sunsets, Close to Everything but Quite and Remote Neighborhood, Love having access to the Pool without having to take care of it and Love Access to the water for boating, kayaking, fishing and crabbing.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Stayed at this property: June 2011 | Rating overall experience:

Title: We had a ball!!!!

Review: I am usually one to pack 10 suit cases to go away for 10 days, but this trip I could have done it in 1. Everything you need is there. Don't bring extra sheets, don't worry about kitchen utinsels, fans or grills. Raven's Nest has it all. Some of our favorite times were spent on the screened in porch on the 2nd floor, it was a great place for the adults to talk and unwind. One morning we had a few showers and the kids stayed out there and played cards. The accomodations are great and the rooms were a perfect fit for us. The one room with the bunks is a little tight if you have 8-12 year olds staying in there with parents. The King size bedrooms have plenty of room and the queen canal is perfect for two people. If you like a balcony for sunbathing, the fifth room is for you, however it has a pull out couch for a bed. The two bedrooms upstairs share a bathroom. The King on the 2nd floor (above the garage) has a private en suite, the canal queen and the bunks share another bathroom. The laundry room was another great feature. Fishing is right at your front door, down the street or on the beach dock at the end of the street, and the sunsets over the bay are fantastic. I would not recommend the beach at the end for swimming, but the pool is clean and lots of fun and has a lifeguard on duty. The State park beach is where we went and it was clean and cheap, pack a lunch and you are set for the day. There are beach chairs and umbrellas in the garage along with the kayak's and life vests. The golf cart was great for me since I have knee trouble. The kids had a great time and were better than the adults, LOL.... AC keeps the house comfortable and I didn't have to worry about using the fans I brought with me. There are two food shopping stores nearby and the prices are not bad. The restaurants leave something to be desired compared with ours in NJ bu we had a great time bar-b-queing and had two entree's every night, kid pleasing and adult fare. I hope you enjoy your stay as much as we did. FYI: We had 8 adults and 5 kids.

Location: Union County, New Jersey
Jun 2011
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based on 31 traveller reviews

Upscale Waterfront Home with Elevator, Solar Powered
average rating of 4.967742 based on 33 reviews
Ardmore, PA, US

Ravens Nest - A delightful Winter retreat

  • 5 of 5

People think about shore homes as places to go during the summer, and they are. But for us, Raven's Nest is the perfect Winter retreat. For the past 18 years my husband and I have spent the last two weeks in December down the shore, always staying at water-front homes. This was our second year at Raven's Nest, and it is one of our favorite locations. You don't have to be outdoors to enjoy what Raven's Nest offers, including the views (from bedrooms as well as the main living area),the comfortable accommodations, We do jigsaw puzzles, watch movies, go to the gym and shop ast malls --even play miniature golf in Ocean City. If you are vacationing in season, Raven's Nest is a wonderful bet, But if your preference is an off season getaway, know that you can have a terrific esperience here any time of year. That the owners are accessible and easy to deal with only adds to the experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 27, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you choose Ravens Nest for you windter retreat. Come Back Next Year
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Perfect for everyone

  • 5 of 5

Amazing vacation with family and our pups included. We are frequent renters on the east coast and found this location to be a perfect place to relax. The home was well furnished and spotless. Everything you needed was there and the owner was very responsive. The evening demanded your attention to the spectacular views and peaceful atmosphere.

This home works for all ages and the elevator is helpful for our bad knee relatives. Many activities for the children too.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear our home made you feel at home!
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Beautiful, Quiet, Restfull

  • 5 of 5

The home was everything as it was advertised! Room were large and bright. Very well equipped. Our first time staying on the "Bay" side. SO quiet!! Owner was responsive to everything. Home was VERY well maintained! No issues! PET friendly, but the home was immaculate! Great vacation for our family. Look forward to a return visit!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Splendid House with Water Views

  • 5 of 5

As two older adults, we often rent houses and find they are geared toward giant families or people who are using them as pit stops for skiing, fishing, surfing, etc.

This house was a delightful surprise. Though it certainly had room for children or extra guests, it was delightful just to sit on the porch and look out at the shore birds and Assawoman Bay. It was serene yet only five minutes from the coastal road. A very well-equipped kitchen: good pans, knives, cookie sheets, etc. Kayaks, floaties, crab pot. Four decks. It has it all.

And Mary took dogs (with prior approval).

We would not hesitate to return to Ravens Nest.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad your stay was peaceful, and that our home made you feel like you were at a home away from home.
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Norfolk, MA

Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We can't say more about this wonderful property. From the moment we stepped into the house we were blown away by the wonderful views. The house was beautifully furnished and equipped with everything we could possibly need. Having access to the golf cart was terrific - made trips to the pool a breeze. We rented a boat from Island Water Sports and moored it at the house - so convenient. The proximity to the beach was fantastic - free parking and no need for badges. Mary is a wonderful owner and answered all of our questions! We had a fantastic time and will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you had a wonderful vacation!
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Nottingham, Maryland


  • 5 of 5

My family came from as far away as California, Arkansas and Maryland and it was a house full. This house accommodated us perfectly, very spacious and fully equipped with everything that you could possibly need. The owner was great to work with, very helpful and friendly. This house has a fantastic view of the bay and the sunset at night. We totally loved our stay there and will be coming back again. Dianne

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awesome!
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Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Smitty McGees
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Coastal Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Harpoon Hannahs
Nearest Beach
0.7 Miles
Ocean City
Car: recommended

Home is 3/4 Mile from OC Beaches, 7 miles to Bethany Beaches, 1/2 miles to Activities: Put Put Golf, Water Slide, Race Track, Antique Shop,Food Vendors: Ice Cream, Fisher Popcorn, Pizza, Fast Food. Waterfront Restauant with Live Entertainment 1/4 Mile from Home. Boat, jet ski rentals at Harpoon Hannas 1/4 mile from the house.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Selbyville, Delaware

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
3 Sep 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
29 Oct 2016 - 24 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
25 Feb 2017 - 5 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
6 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
3 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2016
17 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
18 Nov 2017 - 2 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
3 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
17 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

CSA Rental Damage Insurance A$72
Property Damage Protection A$78
Cleaning Fee A$263
Pet Fee A$263

Pets must be approved by owner, please email us a photo of your pet.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Selbyville

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • local restaurant guide
  • mobile phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • mini-fridge
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main Level Hall Bath - toilet , bath with shower
    Top Floor Hall Bath - toilet , bath with shower
    Main Level Master Bath - toilet , shower enclosure , Huge Step In 60' Shower
  • All Baths Equipped with Linens, Hand Soap, First Roll of Toilet Paper, Tooth Brush Holder, 2 Baths Have Hair Dryer
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Queen Bedroom Canal Side - 1 large double bed , Dresser, Water Views of Canal
    Main Middle Bedroom - 1 double bed , 1 bunk bed , Barbies in Closet
    Main Level Master Canal Side - Canal Exit with Lounge Chairs, TV, Master Bath 60' Shower
    Top Floor King Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , TV, DVD, Slider to Balcony Deck, Water Views of Canal
    Top Floor Entertainment Room/Bedroom - 1 sofa bed/futon , Queen Sleeper, Fully Equipped Wet Bar, 42' TV/DVD, Deck
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sofa bed/futon , Living Room Couch Open to Sleeper
  • King size beds (2) King in Main Level Master Bedroom with Private Door to Walk Around Deck Waterfront Canal Side, Master Bedroom Upper Level with King Bed with Private Balcony on Canal Side, Queen size Beds (1) Main Level Queen Bed on with Waterfront Canal Side; Queen Sleeper 5th Bedroom, Double Beds (1) Main level Middle Bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (1) Main Level Middle Bedroom Bunk Bed, Child Beds (1) Portable Pack & Play, High Chair and Safety Gate stored in main master bedroom closet, Baby Cribs (1) Porta Crib in Main level closet, High Chair also available, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Main Living Room - Couch converts to Full Size Sleeper, and Upper Level 5th Bedroom with Queen Sleeper, Bunk Beds (1) Main Level Bedroom in room with Full Size Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Cart
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda / Loggia ...
  • conservatory
  • Small Cooler
  • wooden decking
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Golf Cart, seast 4, ride to the pool, boat ramp, take a tour of the community, Kayaks (2) in garage. Crab Pots, Nets, Beach Chairs, Boggy Boards, Beach Toys, Umbrella.