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Large single house in private setting with swimming pool on property


Property Details

Updated: Oct 20, 2016
House, 7 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, Sleeps 23

This beautiful 5000 sf house, built in 2008, is located on a private dead end street offering a private setting.

It has 7 bedrooms (4 bedrooms are master suites) and 5-1/2 bathrooms.

The house is located at 33307 Argyle Lane, one block west of Coastal Highway, making it a short 4 block walk to the beach. There is a traffic light with a pedestrian crosswalk at the highway.

The inground swimming pool and volleyball court with imported beach sand in the rear yard, as well as a basketball backboard out front, make the house a center of activity for those not going to the beach.

The quiet town of Bethany, with it's restaurants and shops is an 8 block walk or short drive away. Tax free shopping at the 140 store factory outlets is a 20 minute drive up Coastal Highway in Rehoboth.

It is the perfect house and location for a multi-family vacation, family reunion, golf groups, ladies' weekends, religious and business retreats.

There are numerous golf courses in the area open to the public.

The home theater makes it the perfect location to watch the Super Bowl or the final four basketball tournament. 8 chairs and 3 bar stools

Plenty of room for 'scrapbooking weekends'

NOTE:The street sign says Argyle Lane, but it is also called Eugene Lane on many map search engines and GPS systems.

The house will comfortably sleep 23 adults and children.


#1 King Bed - first floor master suite with stall shower and Jacuzzi tub.

#2 Queen Bed -first floor, semi-private bath

#3 1 King-2nd floor

#4 1 King, master suite with private bath-2nd floor

#5 1 King, Bunk Beds (single/single)- 2nd floor

#6 1 Queen, Bunk Beds (1D,1S on top), 2 Singles, private bath-2nd floor

#7 2 Double Foutons and 1 single small Fouton

Double sleep sofa in family room-first floor

Screened porch and outdoor deck in back yard

Horseshoe pits

Large table in dining area seats 10, island seats 4, and dining room seats 6 comfortably

Washer and dryer

Numerous bicycles of different sizes

Floor plans are available upon request.

Please note that there is no landline telephone service at the house.

More Details
  • Sleeps 23
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

Recent Review

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6 Reviews

based on 6 traveler reviews

Hershey, PA

Awesome place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

This house is easily the best I've ever seen. Our family filled every bed, but it was so spacious, you'd never know there were that many people living there for the week. It was huge- the pictures don't do it justice. There were so many places to hang out- the pool, screened in porch, deck, living room, dining room, movie room. The kitchen was well stocked with cookware, and the rooms had plenty of storage space. It's obvious this house is well taken care of. It is a bit of a walk to the beach, but they even had bikes we could use. It was just wonderful!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place to make memories

  • 5 of 5

We recently rented the Toy Box for a fall extended family getaway, and it worked out to be even better than our expectations. Considering we've been renting different houses for 11 years running for this same group, that's quite a feat!

First, the house was even larger than the pictures and description make it appear, as other reviews have mentioned. The very high ceilings add to the effect, resulting in a great wide-open feel. One of the bedrooms that we couldn't quite figure out from the description was almost twice as large as we expected; with an en-suite bathroom, a queen, a double+twin bunk and two separate twin beds in their own "nook" it absorbs large family units with ease.

Ours was a Fall visit, so we didn't get to make use of the pool or the outdoor shower, but the Volleyball court and Horseshoe pit were used, and the kids had a lot of fun with the provided bikes and sports equipment.

The Kitchen, normally the bane of our existence when renting a house, was exceptional. Well-stocked with pots, pans, serving utensils, plates, bowls, cups, and more, and two good sized ovens for cooking for crowds. We sat 9 at the kitchen table, and 4 on the kitchen island, and saved the Dining Room table for card games, puzzles and other things that we normally scramble to find surface areas for.

The house was in excellent condition and clean and ready for us, and Tom called to check-in the day after arrival to ensure we were finding everything we needed. The home theater received an enormous amount of use, with at least one movie every day we were there, and all the normal haggling over kids (and adults) wanting to watch their own shows were non-existent due to the vast number of TVs in bedrooms and other areas.

The Wifi, a key point for the teens, had no issues.. .but even they spent less time on it than they expected, as there was so much else to see and do in the area. Convenience-wise, two large grocery stores and dozens of restaurants are nearby, making stocking up and going out simple and quick.

In all the years we've been renting houses, this is the first time where we truly found everything we were looking for and then some. Now everyone is suddenly talking about going back over the summertime!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Toy Box has a permanent place in our hearts!

  • 5 of 5

We came to Bethany Beach to celebrate our Mom's 70th birthday and also have a family reunion. The house was PERFECT! We had a large group and not once did we feel crowded. The pictures don't do the Toy Box is HUGE! The floor plan is very open on the first floor and the bedrooms are gigantic. The second floor has a huge hallway, where many of our kids spent time playing cards and other games. There was plenty of space for everyone to find something that they liked to do (swimming in the pool, watching movies in the awesome theater room, playing volleyball outside, playing monopoly in the screened porch, or sunning on the patio). Another problem that we usually have with our large group is having enough places for everyone to sit...that was not a problem at the Toy Box. The owners have set the house up with plenty of seating and additional chairs available as well in the garage. There is adequate seating both inside and outside of the house. Also, the owner was EXTREMELY responsive. He called midweek to make sure everything was ok with our visit, which we have NEVER had an owner do on previous vacations. Thanks Tom, for everything. Your house will FOREVER hold a place in our hearts!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hanover, PA

Awesome! Beautiful! Amazing place to stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

The pics online do not do The Toy Box justice! This place is even 10x better than the pics show since you can't see the whole house online!

The property was just AWESOME! Beautifully furnished. Very clean. Layout was great! So much to do there, actually no need to ever leave the house unless you really want to....

I would definitely recommend this place to friends! We had my husband and I, his mother, and his 5 siblings and their families all in this house at one time (13 adults, 2 teenagers, 3 small children and 1 infant) and we had SO MUCH ROOM for all of us!

The pool, the volleyball court with sand (kiddos used it as a sand box) and the horseshoe pits were all well used during our week's stay!

While I would recommend driving to the beach and paying to park, it was not very expensive ($1.50 per hr). The only ones disappointed with amenities in the area would have been the teenagers who were used to the hustle/bustle of O.C., MD, but there were shops, an arcade, plenty of snack food vendors and plenty of eats to choose from in the area. We did spend one evening in Rehobeth on the boardwalk (we loved it there too!) and one evening at O.C. (WAY TOO CROWDED with obnoxious teenagers & recent graduates). It is nice that you are in the middle of both towns if you want to do more than what is available in Bethany Beach's small resort area.

Thank you to the owners for allowing us to stay in our BEAUTIFUL HOME!!!!! I am not sure if we will able to get my husbands' whole family together in the future to come down again all together, but if not, we have plenty of other relatives and friends that said they would love to stay with us if we book your AWESOME house again in the future!

We were so looking forward to the trip to Bethany Beach and staying at The Toy Box, and we were not disappointed whatsoever!!!!!!!!

Only thing I was disappointed about was, LEAVING and having to return home on Sat. morning when our vacation came to an end!!!!

Can't wait until we can book this place again!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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WOW! What a GREAT house!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property for one week with our extended family, to celebrate my parents' mutual 75th bdays. The house was extremely spacious and comfortable, with roomy bedrooms, lovely bathrooms, a great screened-in porch, a theater room, and best of inviting pool and deck area. Although walking to the beach would have been easy, we tended to park or drop off members of our group (3 minute car ride, 10 minute walk). We all enjoyed morning jogs, the Bethany Boardwalk, trips to OC, Rehoboth. The house easily accommodated our group of 17. The owners have thought of just about everything--thanks for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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baltimore, md

Luxury at the Beach!

  • 5 of 5

What a delighful property, perfect for a large group! We were 7 families (with small children) 14 adults 6 kids! Not once did we feel over crowded. The house was large enough for us all! There was plenty of seating for us to eat together!(at least 20 seats) The property is nicely secluded, but just a 10 minute walk to the beach, or you can drive and park at the meter for 1.25 an hour. If you love to run, just jog out the door and hit coastal highway and run till you can't anymore! The kitchen (the heart of the house) has 2 ovens and makes cooking a breeze for large families.There is a great theater room upstairs on the 3rd(lofty) level which was inside one of the bedrooms (the room with the futons. We didn't use it that much b/c our kids are so young, but if we had teenage kids that could be on their own it would of been perfect for them to have their own get away space. The futons were also very comfy...they were not cheapie ikea like futons, they were proper sleeping futons! The outdoor dining space (enclosed) is a treat for late nights and keeping the little ones inside away from the pool. The pool!!! wonderful! perfectly sized! There is a sand volley ball court also! We bbq'd, beached, sat by the pool, played games and ate till our hearts delight! It was the perfect retreat! WE absolutely plan on returning!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : The Boat House at 1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Cape May-Lewes Ferry at 15 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Cottage Cafe at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Bethany Beach at 1 Miles

Enjoy the activities provided at the house or take a walk to the beach. Several golf courses are located within 1/2 hour of the property.

Local Golf Courses:

Bear Trap Dunes, Ocean View

Salt Pond (executive), Bethany Beach

Old Landing Golf Course, Rehoboth Beach

The Rookery Golf Club, Milton

Baywood Greens, Long Neck

Bayside Resort Golf Club, Selbyville

The Links at Lighthouse Sound, Bishopville, MD

Rum Point Seaside Golf Links, Berlin, MD

GlenRiddle Golf Club, Berlin, MD

River Run Golf Club, Berlin, MD

Beach Club Golf Links, Berlin, MD

The Bay Club, Berlin, MD

Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club, Berlin, MD

Eagle's Landing Golf Course, Berlin, MD

Marsh Island Golf Club (executive), Lewes

Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club, Dagsboro (private)

Kings Creek Country Club, Rehoboth Beach (private)

Rehoboth Beach Country Club, Rehoboth Beach (private)

Sussex Pines, Georgetown (private)

Bethany's boardwalk and shops are just a few minutes away. There is often live music playing at the ampitheater on the boardwalk.

The towns of Dewey Beach and Rehoboth Beach are a short drive up Coastal Highway. Ocean City, MD with amusement rides, arcades and a popular boardwalk is 9 miles to the south.

Fishing, kayaking, boating and water sports are all available in the resort area.


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
New Years
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 13 2017 - May 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 27 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Spring
May 30 2017 - Jun 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak Summer
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
August 19-September 1
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $225

Nightly Rate: $550 - $600 plus $225 Cleaning fee

$500 non-refundable reservation fee, which is credited toward total rent, is due with lease signing.
$225 cleaning fee is included with weekly rentals.
$1000 security deposit is due with final payment.
Payment for full weeks is spread out in installments with final balance due 30 days prior to occupancy.
Pool may be heated for an additional $50-$75 per day depending on time of year.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Updated: Oct 20, 2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean


  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 5000 sq. ft.


  • Half Bathroom - toilet, on 3rd floor home theater
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Off upstairs hall
  • Bathroom 5 - toilet, combination tub/shower, private bath in bedroom #6
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower, jetted tub, Private Master Bath on 1st floor
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Private bath in bedroom #4
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Off Bedroom #2 and entrance Foyer


  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 23
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 king, 2 twin/ single, twin bunk beds
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 queen, 1 double, 3 twin/ single, double bunk bed on bottom, single bunk bed on top
  • Family Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bedroom 7 - 3 sleep sofa /futon, Two double futons, small child futon


  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 8 bicycles


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Home Theater Room with 2 levels of reclining theater seating, 108 inch screen, wet bar, 1/2 bath located on 3rd floor. Inground Swimming Pool, 3' to 6' deep, heat available if requested Beach Volleyball with sand court Horseshoe pits Basketball backboard Gas Grill Deck and Screened-in Porch Fully Equiped Kitchen with 2 ovens Gas Fireplace Washer and Dryer Flat Screen TVs in each bedroom, 3 HD TV's HD TV Entertainment System in Family Room 3 Play Station IIIs, 2 DVD players Computer with wireless internet 5 bicycles, 3 child's bike WE DO NOT PROVIDE SHEETS, TOWELS, OR PAPER GOODS SUCH AS TOILET PAPER, PAPER TOWELS, ETC.

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