1200 sq. ft. -
2 Bedrooms -
Fenwick Island Vacation Home - Herons View
Just voted "2013 BEST STAY IN FENWICK ISLAND" by DelMarVa Beach Boomers!
Fenwick Island, DE is just a picturesque ferry ride across the Delaware Bay from the Jersey shore. The Cape May - Lewes ferry shortens your trip to the pristine beaches of Delaware so book your beach vacation today!
Welcome to slower lower Delaware, off the beaten path, yet so close to it all.
Located just 2 miles west of the Delaware and Maryland beaches, and a 2.5 hour drive from Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington DC, Herons View at Mallard Lakes in Fenwick Island, DE, is your home away from home.
Unwind in our 2 story, 2 bedroom, 2 bath ( plus outside private shower) lake front town home that sleeps 6. ( Queen, 2 twins, sofa bed and futon) Our vacation home, Herons View, features breathtaking views, outstanding upgrades, and meticulous attention to the details that will make this vacation your best ever.
Enjoy the expansive lake view and fall asleep with the breeze coming off the lake.
Mallard Lakes is a shore town community with all the amenities you are looking for. Safe, family friendly and close to it all, Herons View is your home base for exploring all there is to enjoy in Delaware and Maryland.
Just walk out your front door to swim, relax in the hot tub, play tennis, go fishing or crabbing, take a walk past the 5 lakes, go birdwatching, play horseshoes or shuffleboard - all of this, and MORE, await you at Mallard Lakes in Fenwick Island, DE.
Henry, our resident heron, visits our lake every day.
When you're ready to explore, it's all so close.
Hungry? Check out the coastal cuisine!
From nature preserves to kayaking, bird watching to nature cruises, art galleries to biking, Slower Lower Delaware has it all.
Water sports? We've got them - parasailing, jet skiing, windsurfing, pontoon boats and the newest water sport, stand up paddleboarding - all within minutes of Herons View.
Check out the Delaware Wine and Ale Trail to visit local wineries and breweries to sample their products.
Bird watchers will enjoy Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, the James Farm Ecological Preserve and Assawoman Wildlife Refuge where you can climb the observation tower for a stunning view of the Ocean City skyline and bay.
FREE outdoor performances less than 1 mile from Mallard Lakes! Music, theater, opera, children’s shows, all under the stars at the Freeman Stage.
Bargain hunting? Visit the Outlet Shops in Ocean City and or enjoy the TAX FREE Outlet Shops in Rehoboth Beach (both locations open year round).
Ride the tram or stroll on the 3 mile long Ocean City, MD, boardwalk just minutes south. Rehoboth Beach and its boardwalk is just minutes north. Known for its inexpensive kiddie rides (some just 25 cents each! ) , funky shops and restaurants, Rehoboth Beach will delight everyone in your family.
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|11/01/12 - 03/31/13
|04/01/13 - 05/24/13
|05/25/13 - 09/03/13
- Check in time is 2PM. Check out time is 11AM.
- Rental guidelines :
- Adult renters must be over 25
- No smoking
- No pets (kennel @ 4 miles away)
- A $300 good care deposit for keys, pool passes, and damage or loss is fully refundable within 30 days of departure assuming no damage, loss, bank charges, or excessive cleaning . To protect your deposit, we ask that you call us within 24 hours of your arrival if there are any existing conditions that are of concern to you or may affect the refund of your deposit.
- The total rental fee plus the good care deposit is usually due in 2 installments, with the final balance due 60 days prior to your arrival. If the reservation is made within 30 days of arrival, full payment of the security deposit and rental is due immediately .
- Bring your favorite sheets, pillow cases and towels . Cozy blankets, comforters and pillows are provided for all beds.
- CANCELLATION POLICY
- 60 days notice is required for cancellation without penalty.
- Cancellations made prior to 60 days before arrival will incur no penalty.
- Cancellations made within 45-59 days of arrival will incur a $100 cancellation fee.
- Cancellations within 31-44 days of arrival will incur a $250 cancellation fee.
- Cancellations within 30 days of arrival will incur a $400 cancellation fee.
If a local mandatory evacuation order is issued, any rental fees will be refunded for the number of lost days or you may reschedule for the same amount of days lost at a time when the home is not already booked.
Review Submitted: Jan 01, 2013
Date of Stay: Jan 2013
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from West VA
Review Submitted: Dec 05, 2012
Date of Stay: Nov 2012
My family and I had a wonderful time at Herons View. The townhome was spacious, decorated nicely, and well located. We were able to easily visit Rehoboth Beach with its huge outlets, Ocean City, as well as the wonderful local shops and restaurants in Fenwick Island. After spending the day shopping, walking on the beaches and boardwalk, and eating wonderful seafood, it was very nice to return to the townhome and watch the geese and ducks on the water from the relative privacy of the sunroom. Unlike most of the other condos and townhomes in the area, Herons View afforded some measure of privacy with more mature trees and peaceful views of the water. Since returning, I have recommended Herons View to numerous friends, acquaintances, and family members. The Luftmans were extremely courteous and conscientious property owners. Not only did they provide an accurate description of their townhome, they provided numerous brochures and information on local activities and sites. They even went so far as to provide a binder of menus from most if not all of the restaurants in the area. I highly recommend Herons View. Thank you, Pat for permitting us to stay in your townhome.
By: Scott & Trish
Review Submitted: Nov 05, 2012
Date of Stay: Oct 2012
Columbus Day Weekend @ Heron's View
We loved our stay at Herons View! Our son was in a soccer tourney nearby and the location was perfect - just minutes from both the tournament and the beach. It was so nice to stay a few nights here instead of crammed into a hotel along Ocean Hwy. The 2BR home was as nice as the reviews suggested. Good size bedrooms, kitchen and family room. The community is nice and looks like a great location for an in-season beach trip. Looking forward to returning!
By: Nora I.
Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2012
Date of Stay: Oct 2012
Great Girls' Getaway!
I sat on the porch with my coffee, watching the heron, the ducks and the geese land and take off on the lake. This is a beautiful way to spend a relaxing long weekend or longer with family, friends or just by yourself. Close to shopping, restaurants, beaches and more. Clean and comfortable, I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a carefree getaway.
By: Susan K.
Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2012
Date of Stay: Oct 2012
Perfect Get Away!
We are repeat visitors at Heron's View. The property is so well kept and relaxing atmosphere. We would be there every weekend if we could. The lake is so beautiful and the birds are amazing to just sit and watch. We love the peace and quiet that surrounds you there, The neighborhood cafe is great for a home cooked meal and friendly atmosphere. So close to the beach and all that goes with that. You really can not find a nicer more affordable get away. We love it!!!
By: Elyse I.
Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2012
Date of Stay: Aug 2012
Charming Beach Community
This beach house is very cute, and well decorated to fit the theme of "Heron's View". The house is large and comfortable, and it is inside a very nice community where you can go and swim at one of two pools, play tennis, shuffleboard, and basketball! The view in the morning is wonderful as you sit outside and enjoy the view of the lake, the ducks, the birds, and the magnificent heron (that is when he/she decides to come over). My overall trip was quite enjoyable because of the lovely environment, wonderful beaches, and a fantastic place to stay.
By: Robin S.
from Eldersburg, MD
Review Submitted: Aug 01, 2012
Date of Stay: Jul 2012
This was our 3rd season at Heron's View! We absolutely love it. It's our "home" at the beach. The property is very clean and well maintained. We enjoy the view of the lake and wildlife. This year a group of ducks and geese walked right up to the sun room! We went to the pool one day (clean & well maintained, too!). Since we love the beach, we appreciate the close proximity of Heron's View to Fenwick Island State Park. There are plenty of choices for mini golf on Coastal Highway. Check out Harpoon Hannahs for a great meal and don't forget Dumser's for ice cream! I absolutely would recommend Heron's View to family and friends : )
By: John G.
from Nanuet, NY
Review Submitted: May 24, 2012
Date of Stay: May 2012
A perfect place for a Beach and sightseeing getaway. Close to everything. we went to Assateague Island, Ocean City Boardwalk, Bethany Beach, Dewey and Rehobeth Beach. My wife and I spent 4 days, 3 nights here. Very tranquil, and quiet. Your place was nicely furnished and immaculate. Coffee every morning in the sun foom, and dont forget fresh steamed crabs from the local fish market 2 minutes away and Harpoon Hannas. Thanks Pat and Henry.
We vacationed at Mallard Lakes for 14 years before purchasing Herons View as a vacation home in 2009.
Our children grew up here and have fond memories of learning to ride their bikes here and crabbing off the docks.
We were drawn to Mallard Lakes by its family friendly atmosphere and the safety of the community - our kids were often out after dark catching fireflies or enjoying the moon over the lakes.
We ourselves vacation at Herons View several times a year, giving us the opportunity to maintain our home in order to provide you, our honored guests, with your home away from home at the beach.
Call or email us now to book your beach getaway!