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The Laughing Gull: Lewes Bay Block Beach House

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Last updated: 12/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lewes house description

Renting weekly family vacations from May to September!

200 STEPS from the BEACH and WALKING distance to HISTORIC LEWES shops and restaurants; the Laughing Gull is a new beautifully furnished contemporary beach block house.

Three stories of outdoor deck space, soaring cathedral ceilings and a great reverse floor plan that places the kitchen and great room on the second floor to capture off shore breezes. Two master suites and five bedrooms (2 kings, 2 queens, and 2 twins) sleep 10 comfortably creating the perfect floor plan for large family vacations and entertaining.

Steps to sandy beaches and walking distance to quaint shops, restaurants, and museums where history and charm abound! Spectacular Cape Henlopen State Park is a mere bike ride away, or launch your Kayak at the brand new Canal Front park. Lewes is a National Scenic byway, the first town in the first state, and borders the Delaware Bay, the Atlantic Ocean and is only 5 miles north of Rehoboth Beach and boardwalk amusements.

Lewes is recognized as one of: “A Dozen Distinctive Destinations” in the United States by the National Trust of Historic Preservation. It was recently featured in the News Journal as the next “Nantucket.”



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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                We prefer large family groups, if you're in your 20's Dewey or Bethany is where you want to be!...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Our home is very adult oriented and does have stairs. Children seem to especially love this house and do well here. We have one gate and ask that you bring another if you have small children...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                No smoking!...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                We love pets but some of our guests have allergies, hence the no pet rule....moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

                Our house has a LOT of stairs! Unfortunately, it would be totally unsuitable for anyone in a wheelchair....moreless

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Beach View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Heating
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Parking available for 6 cars...moreless

                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                        Parking available for a boat that stays on a boat trailer....moreless

                      • Telephone
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

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

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Deck / Patio:

                        2 screened porches, 2 balconies, and 2 open decks with some views of the bay. ...moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Outdoor Grill
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Memorial Day Week
                      May 23 - May 29, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,800

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Summer Week 2
                      Jun 6 - Jun 12, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,200

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Summer Week 3
                      Jun 13 - Jun 19, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,200

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Summer Week 14
                      Aug 29 - Sep 5, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,400

                      Changeover Day: Saturday


                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning Fee $165 + tax
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                      • Tax Rate 5%

                      Notes:

                      Rates are subject to change until travel is confirmed.

                      Deposit with signed contract and balance due 60 days prior to check-in.


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                      Last updated: 12/09/2014
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                      Location

                      100 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Philadelphia International Airport
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Irish Eyes
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Lewes Cape May Ferry
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      RTE 1
                      0.25 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Several!

                      Car: Recommended

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2008

                      About the owner: I grew up spending summers at the Lewes seashore and always dreamt of owning a beach house here. Lewes had maintained its old world charm as it renews itself through development. Close proximity to Cape Henlopen a magical peninsula where the bay meets the sea...

                      Why the Owner Chose Lewes:
                      Walking distance to beach and to downtown shops and restaurants. We aren't waterfront but you can't see the water at night anyway, being a block back keeps the sand to a minimum in the house and lessens our anxiety during major storms.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Reverse plan with kitchen and great room on second floor optimizes the sea air breezes. Open floor plan lets family be together and yet do their own thing. Plenty of private decks and porches allow for personal time to read a book or contemplate.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Links to more information:

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                      • The Laughing Gull

                        The Laughing Gull

                      • Great Room features fireplace and a flat screen T.V.

                        Great Room features fireplace and a flat screen T.V.

                      • Open the sliders to dine inside, outside or both!

                        Open the sliders to dine inside, outside or both!

                      • 2nd Floor Master King Suite with full bath and sliders to private sun porch.

                        2nd Floor Master King Suite with full bath and sliders to private sun porch.

                      • 1st Floor Master King Suite with private bath and sliders to 1st floor sun deck.

                        1st Floor Master King Suite with private bath and sliders to 1st floor sun deck.

                      • The Outdoor Shower is on the back porch of the The Laughing Gull.

                        The Outdoor Shower is on the back porch of the The Laughing Gull.

                      • Kitchen has wet bar and the sliders open to the grill deck.

                        Kitchen has wet bar and the sliders open to the grill deck.

                      • Reverse floor plan optimizes the ocean air!

                        Reverse floor plan optimizes the ocean air!

                      • 1st Floor Queen bedroom features sliders to 1st floor sun deck.

                        1st Floor Queen bedroom features sliders to 1st floor sun deck.

                      • 1st Floor Queen bedroom is bright and breezy.

                        1st Floor Queen bedroom is bright and breezy.

                      • Twins Room with sliders to front porch.

                        Twins Room with sliders to front porch.

                      • 2nd Floor Sun Deck, outdoor dining with Spiral Stairs to 3rd floor Lookout Deck.

                        2nd Floor Sun Deck, outdoor dining with Spiral Stairs to 3rd floor Lookout Deck.

                      VRBO #181840

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                      This listing was first published here in 2008.

                      Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

                      $2,800 - $3,400 per week (USD)
                      15

                      5 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

                      View calendar: Updated 12/09/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Member since: 2008
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/09/2014
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