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Beautiful Seaside Retreat Walking Distance to Lewes Beach and Town

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Last updated: 10/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lewes house description

Relax in this landmark Victorian with wrap-around porch and enjoy all that the picture-perfect town of Lewes has to offer. Staying here is like staying in your own private Bed & Breakfast. Property highlights include:
* just a few blocks to town with excellent shopping and restaurants
* under one mile easy walk to Lewes Beach (bay)
* local activities include kayaking, boating, swimming, beach-combing, bicycling, tennis and nearby playground for the kids.
* bicycle/drive to nearby Cape Henlopen State Park for sun and ocean surf, the Nature Center, free bike rental, walking/hiking paths and fishing.
* nearby outlet shopping, movies, mini-golf, sea shell shops, more restaurants, and Rehoboth and Bethany Beach.

ABOUT THE HOUSE

'The Pink Lady', built at the turn of the century, was recently completely renovated and updated to today's modern standards. There is two-zoned AC so that everyone stays very comfortable, high-speed WIFI, cable, fully-equipped kitchen, outdoor grill and large lawn.

At 3000 square feet, the home is one of the most spacious rental homes in the Historic District. The home is furnished with high-quality new furniture (including beds) and beautiful antiques. The home sleeps up to 12 people, in 4 bedrooms and the brand new queen sleeper in the family room. The main level bedroom works as a private living suite with bed and bath.

ON THE MAIN LEVEL: Enter through the front door to find a spacious living room with gas fireplace...formal dining room...Large, well-stocked, updated kitchen open to casual eating space and family room with sectional and 50' flat screen TV with DVD player. Access to driveway and door to porch from the family room. Many windows make the family room light and bright. The back bedroom has 2 twin beds, and full bathroom with clawfoot soaking tub.

UPSTAIRS: Master bedroom, with brand new King bed, own full bathroom (tub and shower), wood burning fireplace, large closets and TV/DVD...second bedroom with brand new Queen bed...and third bedroom with 2 full beds and gorgeous wood walls and cathedral ceiling...the second and third bedrooms share a full bath (shower and tub).

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome:

                Minimum Age Limit For Renters : Renters must be at least 25 years old. All overnight guests must be at least 25 years old unless related to the renter. Sorry, no high school or college groups....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                New mattress, Antique dressers....moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 2 double

                Newer mattresses...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

                Newer mattresses...moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                Master suite with bath. TV/DVD player. New mattress....moreless

              • 4 bedrooms: 3 upstairs (including master) and one on the main level. Master has private bathroom (tub and shower) as does the bedroom on the main level. All bedrooms have brand new or newer mattresses. Additional queen mattress in brand new, high quality sleep sofa in the family room on the main level....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                many books for children, teens and adults...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Comcast. enhanced cable...moreless

              • Stereo:

                CD player in living room...moreless

              • Television:

                Large, flat screen TV in family room, additional 40' flat screen TV in master bedroom...moreless

              • Toys:

                house is stocked with board games for family fun...moreless

              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Additional casual dining space in family room. Both formal and casual dining tables have leaves that can be inserted so that each of those tables accommodate 12 people. Leaves are in the hall closet...moreless

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 12 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Two zones, upstairs and downstairs have easy-to-use separate thermostats....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                on the upper level...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                Gas burning fireplace in the living room....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Two zones, upstairs and downstairs have easy-to-use separate thermostats....moreless

              • Internet:

                WIFI...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Sheets are available in the house, as left by previous guests. You will probably have to launder and make beds. All beds have comforters, pillows, and extra blankets....moreless

              • Living Room:

                gas burning fireplace...moreless

              • Parking:

                Driveway and street, plentiful. No permits or tags necessary....moreless

              • Telephone:

                Free unlimited long distance....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                on the upper level...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                standard carafe-type coffee maker requiring #4 filters...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                service for 12 or more...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Fully stocked with kitchen equipment, including mixer, blender, toaster coffee maker, pots and pans, serving utensils, microwave...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Pantry Items:

                the essentials: salt, sugar, condiments, detergents, etc....moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Bicycles:

                Variety of bicycles in shed, bring your own helmets and locks. Bicycles to be used only AT YOUR OWN RISK....moreless

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Included
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Early Spring/Spring
                  Feb 27 - May 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $365 $365
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $2,300
                  High Season/Summer
                  Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,800

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Fall
                  Sep 1 - Nov 16, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $365 $365
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $2,300
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $400

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • cleaning $100
                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Tax Rate 5%

                  Notes:

                  Summer weekly rentals run SATURDAY to SATURDAY. Rates subject to change. Please contact owner if you wish to rent for more than 7 nights. Bed linens may be available at the property but are NOT guaranteed.


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                  Last updated: 10/26/2014
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                  Location

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Lewes is a very special town, sometimes called the Nantucket of Delaware. As the 'first town in the first state' of the US, Lewes is a town of historical significance, but the best parts of Lewes are what is found today: wonderful restaurants, great local small-town shops, canal-front parks, and of course the beach. We especially enjoy 'Agave' a very popular Mexican restaurant on Second Street, and the local coffee shop (Lewes Bake Shoppe), and our son can often be seen enjoying a fine cup of tea while reading the day away at Cafe Azafran.

                  Another wonderful thing about Lewes is that you can enjoy both bay and ocean beaches because the town is situated where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Just across the Canal you will find Lewes Beach, a wonderfully accessible beach with plentiful parking and shower/restroom facilities for your convenience. From the house you can easily walk or bicycle to the beach. It's a great beach for young children.

                  If you prefer stronger waves, Cape Henlopen State Park is just down the road -- we usually bicycle to it. There's a large bathhouse for changing before you enter the beach. There is also a very charming Nature Center with hands-on activities for the kids, and free bicycles for your use if you need them. The bike path around the State Park takes you past the historic Henlopen Lighthouse and the site of U.S. army bunkers that were built along the coast to spot enemy ships in 1941. The 5193-acre park contains a wealth of natural beauty. In addition to the attractive bay and ocean beaches, the Gordon's Pond Wildlife Area features a unique saltwater inpoundment. Hiking trails and interpretive displays throughout the park help visitors to learn about the fascinating natural features found at Cape Henlopen State Park.

                  Finally, for lots of waves, people, and boardwalk fun Rehoboth Beach is just a short drive away.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About the owner: We've been coming to Lewes for well over 20 years and absolutely love it here. It's a special town and well-kept secret. When our children were young we found Lewes Beach to be the perfect sand-castle building spot. Now that they are older, they still enjoy the beach but also take full advantage of the kayaking, fishing, bicycling and shopping options around town. We never run out of things to do or places to explore in Lewes. When we need a little more hustle-bustle we head over to Rehoboth for the boardwalk (Funland is the favorite boardwalk attraction) but we are always very happy to return to Lewes.

                  Why the Owner Chose Lewes:
                  On one of my early trips to Lewes I noticed this house, and more importantly all the fun that people were having on the porch, and fell in love with it immediately. It just looked like a fun, comfortable place to be, and it became my dream to own a place like this. When this very house was listed for sale it was truly a dream come true, and I am absolutely thrilled to be able to share this special home with others.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  I want to make this special house comfortable and inviting for all who visit it. We've furnished it with a combination of lovely antiques and high-end new furniture. We always welcome your feedback in order to make the home even better, but we are confident you will enjoy your stay.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Welcome to 'The Pink Lady'

                    Welcome to 'The Pink Lady'

                  • Living Room with a combination of new furniture and antiques

                    Living Room with a combination of new furniture and antiques

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Full equipped kitchen

                    Full equipped kitchen

                  • Family room with Queen sleeper sofa in sectional

                    Family room with Queen sleeper sofa in sectional

                  • Casual dining space in family room

                    Casual dining space in family room

                  • Spacious master bedroom with private full bathroom, tv/dvd, and large closets

                    Spacious master bedroom with private full bathroom, tv/dvd, and large closets

                  • upstairs bedroom with 2 full beds

                    upstairs bedroom with 2 full beds

                  • Main level bedroom with 2 twin beds and private bathroom

                    Main level bedroom with 2 twin beds and private bathroom

                  • See you in Lewes!

                    See you in Lewes!

                  • The Canal

                    The Canal

                  • Our favorite ice cream shop -- Kings Ice Cream

                    Our favorite ice cream shop -- Kings Ice Cream

                  • Wrap around porch

                    Wrap around porch

                  • Gas fireplace in Living Room

                    Gas fireplace in Living Room

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • newer appliances

                    newer appliances

                  • Casual dining space connected to kitchen

                    Casual dining space connected to kitchen

                  • Original stained glass in hallway leading upstairs

                    Original stained glass in hallway leading upstairs

                  • another bedroom with Queen bed and antiques

                    another bedroom with Queen bed and antiques

                  • Unique cathedral ceiling in bedroom with 2 full beds

                    Unique cathedral ceiling in bedroom with 2 full beds

                  • Relax on the wrap-around porch

                    Relax on the wrap-around porch

                  • Town Pagoda - perfect place to rest after shopping

                    Town Pagoda - perfect place to rest after shopping

                  • the beach in winter

                    the beach in winter

                  VRBO #455760

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                  $365 - $400 per night (USD)
                  8

                  4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

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                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                  Speaks: english
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