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Waterfront beach house Bethany Beach

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

secluded beach access, waterfront home located at Vines Creek Marina and Bay

A classic beach home with an incredible view! The waterfront home provides amenities for a relaxing experience overlooking the Indian River Bay, just a few miles to the ocean at Bethany Beach and the boardwalks in Rehoboth and Oean City.

Whether you are looking to get away for quiet and relaxation, family activities, golf getaway or if you are a fisherman at heart, this vacation home is for you. The Shore House is located at the Vines Creek Marina which can provide for all your fishing needs. As an inclusive gift for our visitors, we invite you to bring your boat/jet ski/canoe or kayak and launch at the on-site marina ramp during your stay. Feeling adventurous? The Marina staff can set you up with charter fishing trips or stand-up paddle board rentals.

The charming home features, 4 bedrooms that sleep 7 (1 queen, 2 double, 1 twin) and 2 bathrooms. A spacious living area that opens up to the sun porch facing panoramic views of the Indian River Bay. Enjoy your morning coffee taking in the view from the porch or step outside on the deck and grab a chair for a sunset experience.

Lots of activities local to keep you busy all week. We are less than a 20 minute drive to fantastic breweries & wineries, waterfront golf courses, and plenty of family friendly adventures! If you are looking for exclusivity just walk out the door down to our little 'gem' bay front beach. It's perfect for little ones!

The master bedroom has a queen bed, plenty of storage space and private bath. Wake up to full water views of the bay. Two bedrooms have double beds and the fourth room has a twin bed with room for a children's pack-n-play or collapsible crib. Every room features a flat screen TV. There is a full bath located across from the guest bedrooms. Enjoy the outside shower after a long day in the sun. Fire up the outdoor grill and have a summer feast on the deck or in the sand at the picnic tables below. The salt air is calling...BOOK NOW!

More Details

Property Manager
Valerie Hoffman
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

What makes this cottage unique

The Shore House shares beautiful waterfront property with the Vines Creek Marina located on the Indian River Bay. Check out our other vacation rental, The Cottage (VRBO listing 846481) also located at the marina. It's perfect for a couples getaway!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our family could not say enough on how well your beach house was so beautiful and well decorated. Every one had a wonderful time and especially enjoyed the quiteness which you never have in a house right on the beach. The grand kids want to come back again. They said they never went to a beach house on vacation and treated so well by the owners. It was so relaxing. The sun porch was ideal for the kids to play games and still see the boats coming and going. Even on a rainy day you still felt outside in this sun porch. The living room and kitchen were so beautifully decorated and was our favorite place to hang. The master bedroom was especially great and a wonderful view and still very private.

The other surprise was when we got inside and saw the sand bucket filled with goodies. The grandkids even though teenagers said is this for us? We said well I think so and they said how cool is that.

Also a great big thank you for the bottle of wine which we all enjoyed.

We cannot thank you enough for every thing you did for us and how very much we felt a part of you family. Especially the visit the grandkids had at you store. They are still talking about it.


May 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Dagsboro

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
  • Two full bathrooms with shower/tube combo.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 single bed , 2 cot , Baby pack-n-play available
  • 4 Bedrooms and pull-out twin size sleeper sofa in living room. Sleeps up to 8.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The Shore House is located on the Vines Creek Marina property. During your stay you have direct water access should you be interested in bringing your boat, canoe, kayak or jet ski.


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Waterfront beach house Bethany Beach
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 10 reviews
Manassas, VA

Family summer vacation

  • 5 of 5

Loved the stay. If you don't want to be within the busy and loud beach areas but still want to be within a 30 min drive to all the beaches, this is a great option. The sunsets were spectacular. Walking to the private beach to enjoy the water, to fish and crab was very relaxing. It was a great option for my large family who just wanted to relax and enjoy eachother's company. Valerie and her mom were very accommodating and a pleasure to deal with. We look forward to spending future summer vacations and other Fall weekend getaway opportunities at this great location.

  • Review Submitted: 05/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved the house & porch.

  • 5 of 5

Location was great. Green flies were party in some areas

  • Review Submitted: 02/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet home, beautiful sunsets, wonderful owners, spacious living space, close beaches /beach towns

  • 5 of 5

Our family wasn't sure where we wanted to go, just sure we wanted to try Delaware. We were so pleasantly surprised. The short drive to the beach allowed us to try different beaches and different beach towns, that we never explored when staying beachfront in the past. GREAT choice. The owners were so welcoming and there for any questions we had, even area recommendations. The house was clean, well stocked, and had so much room for our family of 10. We also rented the cottage next door for our parents and other family members who wanted a quiet space to escape to. Will absolutely stay again and recommend to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 25/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great view of the marsh and bay

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a very relaxing stay at the Shore House. There was plenty of space and the kitchen was a good size for preparing meals as we don't eat out every evening. The deck is perfect for watching the sunsets over the bay and listening to the marsh sounds. The location was nice if you don't want to stay right in the thick of things, but close enough for easy day trips to Bethany Beach or Delaware Seashore State Park. Valerie responded very quickly and was so gracious to push back our stay a couple of days due to a family medical issue. Even though located at the edge of a neighborhood, it was very quiet and peaceful in the evenings!

  • Review Submitted: 08/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arlington, VA

Wonderful value, amazing views

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at the Shore House. It is spacious inside, very clean, well furnished, and has everything you need for a relaxing time. The kids had a blast at the little swimming lagoon and private beach just a quick walk from the home. We loved sitting out on the screened in porch and enjoying the stunning view and magnificent sunsets. The location is also perfect for exploring all the Delaware beaches on day trips. Valerie was great to communicate with and arrival/getting the keys was very smooth. Would highly recommend this house.

  • Review Submitted: 01/09/2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy the house met your needs and that you had a great girls getaway!! Enjoy the rest of these summer days and hope to see you again next year...maybe during the wine festival:) All the best, Valerie
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Relaxing Bay home

  • 4 of 5

We booked this as a last minute stay for our family vacation before School started for the kids. We were ecstatic that we found such a cool place for such a good value. Though this was not right on the beach it is smack dab on the bay with awesome sunsets that look over the bay and marsh. Because the house is raised off ground it made the views even better. Bethany beach is only 6 miles down the road and was actually very convenient and easy to get to from the house. However if you just don't want to make the trip to the beach one day they do have a small sandy beach next to the condo that was great when you need to keep the kids occupied. They also have two swings under the condo with a pick nick bench and sand play area. Its a great place to set up your beach chair and put your feet in the sand while sipping on your morning coffee while the kids play in the sand. If you like to fish or have a boat you cannot beat this place as the marina is just outside your door step. The marina shop even serves breakfast sandwich's. We did not order anything but the food did look good. The marina store has a well equiped tackle and bait shop. There are several restaurants with in a few miles including a ice cream shop! The condo itself was comfortable, and well equipped. It is one level so its great for kids. It also has a great deck and sunroom that looks over the bay. We will certainly consider this property again.

  • Review Submitted: 26/08/2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you and your family enjoyed your stay at the Shore House! We're so happy you got to experience so much of what this area has to offer. Can't wait for your family to vacation with us again:)! All the best, Valerie
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Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Salisbury SBY (BWI/Philadelphia 116 miles)
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Hooked Up Ale House and Raw Bar
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Cape May/Lewes Ferry
Nearest Golf
8.5 Miles
Bayside Resort Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Porto Pizza and Grill
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Bethany Beach

Located close to Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, Ocean City, MD, and Assateague/Chincoteague state parks. Outlet shopping in Rehoboth and Ocean City. Dover Downs Racing-Casino and Ocean Downs live horse racing and casino. Charter fishing services, leisure boating, surf fishing. Conveniently located near local golf courses, shopping centers, restaurants, wineries, breweries, amusement parks and peace and quiet!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Dagsboro

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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$404.19

This property is a Saturday Rental. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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