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Beachfront 5BR! Avail. Sep & Oct Weekends!

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Last updated: 10/18/2014
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Broadkill Beach house description

This property is in South Bowers Beach Island, approx. 20 miles north of Broadkill Beach. It is directly on the Delaware Bay and close to Washington DC, Philadelphia, and Dover Air Force base.

Nearly new - construction completed in 2009.

Get away from the crowds, traffic, long lines, and noise! This is
the place for you! The house is brand new in 2009 and perfect for a relaxing family vacation.
Enjoy romantic walks on an empty beach. This house is directly on the Delaware Bay, and also overlooks the marsh and wetlands with birds and wildlife.

The upper level deck is very large and has panoramic views of the Delaware Bay, sunrises, moonrise, and the Milky Way (The Delaware Bay shores has virtually no night glow to hide the stars, so bring a telescope!).

The lower level also has a screened in porch and a Game/SPA room with a 6-person Hot Tub, a Foosball/game table, and a TV. This room opens to the main hallway and all bedrooms as well as the screened in deck. Board games, puzzles, and beach chairs are provided.

The Kitchen includes a breakfast bar and a double oven for the larger meals when needed, a bread machine and an electric ice cream maker, and the other standard appliances. The great room includes comfortable couches, flat screen TV, an over-sized coffee table for games. Dining area seats 14 and has 10 comfortable chairs (great for games or meetings!)

Sleeping Arrangements are:
Lower Level:
BR #1: Queen Bed. (Sleeps 2)
BR #2: Queen Bed. (2)
BR #3: Full/Twin Bunk, Trundle Bed (5)
BR #4: Twin Bunk + Twin Bunk (4).
Upper Level:
MBR: King (2)
Total: 15

If you need a smaller place, or another house nearby for an even larger group, Check out my neighbor's 3-BR rental only 3 houses away.

Rental Period & Supplies:
This rental is SUNDAY to SUNDAY so as to allow you to miss the bulk of the traffic and make it to at least one more summer swim meet if you need to. Rental does NOT include bed sheets, pillowcases, soap, or paper goods (ie, toilet paper, paper towels, napkins and such). We will provide sample sizes of dishwasher soap and laundry soap, and modest cleaning supplies will be available. Please Note: This is a NON-SMOKING property. We also have a dog that visits the house occasionally, but are not inviting pets at this time.

Location & Distances:
South Bowers is located 2 hours south of Philadelphia and 2.5 hours East of Washington DC. It is one hour closer to DC than Rehoboth and two hours closer than Ocean City! We'll send detailed directions. You can use Google Maps or Mapquest to find 'South Bowers Beach; 19963'.

Nearby Attractions:
South Bowers is one hour directly east of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, and is situated near Milford for convenient hassle-free shopping. Local day trip opportunities include:
0) BEST - the US Air Force Air Mobility Command - climb inside and around dozens of old AF planes! Climb inside! Great exhibits - perfect for the young or old !!
1) Relax on your nearly private beach and enjoy the sun, swimming, shell collecting, walking and running, or volleyball. Plan to relax at south Bowers. It is very quiet, and lets you get as “away from it all” as you want to be.
2) Day-trip fishing with the Bowers Beach fishing fleet – go to some of the best fishing spots on the Delaware Bay and bring home some dinner! (walk 0.1 mile with special arrangement for pier-side pickups, or drive 20 minutes to the town and its fleet (& eclectic restaurants).
3) Rehoboth Beach – enjoy the waves and the shops! (45 min)
4) Lewes town, with neat shopping and beaches (30 min)
5) Cape May NJ via the CM/Lewes Ferry. A quaint Victorian town with shopping and fun! (and the Ferry ride is a blast! (40 min to the Ferry docks)
6) Harrington Racetrack & Casino (19 miles)
7) Dover Downs Racetrack & Casino (21 miles)
8) Prime Hook Nature Preserve (GREAT birding in the winter time!)
9) Harrington DE (Antique shops, Train caboose & Agricultural Tractor museum for kids) and the Delaware State Fair ! (July 23 to Aug 1, 2009,
10) Dover International Speedway, NASCAR Racing May 29-31 and Sep 25-27! Go see the Monster Mile !! ) (about 30 min)
11) Killens Pond Water Park ( 14 miles)
12) If you have a boat and trailer, there is a convenient private ramp .1 miles away with a nominal drop fee.
13) Visit the Dover AFB during its Open House Day (was 9/21/08 last year, 1 day only) or visit relatives on R&R.
14) Shopping in Rehoboth's outlet malls! Several miles of tax-free outlet stores! (40 min)
15) Ocean City MD And Bethany Beach are about 1.5 hours away if you really want to see lots of people crowding onto the beaches and restaurants. Then come back to the relaxing quiet of South Bowers Island. Walk on the empty beaches and recharge your energy levels.
16) Kids 7-12: Solve the 'mystery of the sea captains treasure'. His note in the guest book is the first clue.

Note that the Delaware Bay is a tidal bay and at South Bowers has virtually no unsafe undertow or strong waves except near the river entrances. This means body-surfing opportunities are limited (like, none) but the water is clean and calm. The semi-private beaches are NOT monitored, so you need to be your own lifeguard even though there are also no real waves. The South Bowers area also has some of the cleanest water in the Delaware Bay! Swimming is great at HIGH Tide. Swim shoes recommended at all times. Miles of tidal pools are visible at low tide.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Minimum primary renter age of 25....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Can the younger children solve the mystery while there?...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 15-16

              • Convertible bed(s)

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                Upper Level, with Private Master Bath...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Faces Water, Walk out to screened porch....moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

                Faces Water - Walk out to screened porch....moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 double, 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

                Children oriented. Large closet (with toys). ...moreless

              • Bedroom 5: 4 bunk bed

                Sleps 4 in 2 bunk beds. ...moreless

              • King size beds (1) Extra-comfortable Pillow-Top mattress., Queen size Beds (2) One Euro-Foam mattress and One Firm mattress., Double Beds (1) (With bunk on top - sleeps 2 or 3), Twin or Single Beds (1) With Trundle, sleeps 2., Bunk Beds (2) One room, 2 bunk beds, sleeps 4....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 3

                ...moreless

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              • Master Bath upstairs for MBR, Half Bath upstairs in Great Room Full Bath adjacent to bedrooms 2 and 4, with tub. Full Bath off hall by bedrooms 3 & 5, with shower. Exterior shower fixture outside....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Lots of traditional puzzles and family board games are already there!

                  Entertainment

                  • Air Hockey
                  • DVD Player
                  • Foosball
                  • Pool Table
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping

                  Location Type

                      • Beachfront:

                        Panoramic views of the Delaware Bay on two sides!...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Broadband Access
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Computer Available:

                            No games or new SW installs allowed....moreless

                          • Dialup Access
                          • Gas Fireplace
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                            Smaller/lightweight only. No big rigs. SUV sized weight limit on 2 axels....moreless

                          • Telephone:

                            (2)...moreless

                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet

                          Kitchen

                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator

                          Outside

                          • Balcony
                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            Charcoal - must be cleaned after use!...moreless

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Hot Tub:

                            (6 Person Indoor Hot Tub overlooks the Delaware Bay!)...moreless

                          • Jetted Tub:

                            With Master King-Bed room, upper level. Stimulating Full Body-Wash showers on the lower level (Both Baths)....moreless

                           

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                          2014 Rates. 2013Christmas Week & New Year's Eve Weeks avail. $1100/3 day, $1500/wk
                          Winter: Dec 2013 - March 2014: $1100/wk, $700/3Day Weekend.
                          Spring 2014: 4/1 - 5/23: $1450 wk, $1100/3 Day Weekend
                          Memorial Day Weekend & Labor Day Weekend: $2,500 (Thu 5 pm - Mon 5pm)
                          NASCAR Weekends: May 30 - 6/1 and Sep 26-29,  $2,000/4 days, Fri - Mon
                          6/2-6/15 $2500/wk;  6/15 - 8/24: $3,500/wk. 6/29 - 7/6:$4,000/wk.  8/24-28: $1300.
                          September: $2200/weekly, $1600/3-day Weekend
                          October: $1400/week,  $900/3-Day Weekend (+ $250 Oct 12-14)
                          

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                          Last updated: 10/18/2014
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                          Location

                          Nearby:

                          USAF Air Mobility Command Museum - 20 min

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                          Tall Ship Kalmar Nyckel, in Lewes DE

                          Salt Water Fishing - Day trips from Bowers Beach

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                          Bowers Beach Maritime Museum

                          Delaware National Seashore State Park

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                          Rehoboth (shops, outlet shopping)

                          Lewes Delaware (cute town, shops)

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2009


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english, french, german

                           

                          Photos

                          • West/Front side of the house

                            West/Front side of the house

                          • The Great Room - Upper Level.

                            The Great Room - Upper Level.

                          • The view from the Upper Deck !

                            The view from the Upper Deck !

                          • The Great Room is on the 2nd floor.

                            The Great Room is on the 2nd floor.

                          • The Master Bedroom on the upper level as a King bed and private bath.

                            The Master Bedroom on the upper level as a King bed and private bath.

                          • BR2 has a Eurofoam mattress Queen bed and TV.

                            BR2 has a Eurofoam mattress Queen bed and TV.

                          • The game room has the hot tub and Pool/Hockey/Foosball table.

                            The game room has the hot tub and Pool/Hockey/Foosball table.

                          • East/Beach side of the house, which faces the water.

                            East/Beach side of the house, which faces the water.

                          • Looking west from our front porch.

                            Looking west from our front porch.

                          • The lower deck is screened, and a perfect spot to relax talk.

                            The lower deck is screened, and a perfect spot to relax talk.

                          • The dining area seats 14 and enjoys spectacular views of the bay.

                            The dining area seats 14 and enjoys spectacular views of the bay.

                          • The Master Bath room has a shower and oversized jacuzzi tub.

                            The Master Bath room has a shower and oversized jacuzzi tub.

                          • Bedroom #3 has a Full and 3 twin beds in a bunk and trundle.

                            Bedroom #3 has a Full and 3 twin beds in a bunk and trundle.

                          • BR#2 has a queen bed and beach and deck access.

                            BR#2 has a queen bed and beach and deck access.

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                          5 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 16

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                          Member since: 2008
                          Speaks: english, french, german
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