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Hidden Oasis - Best Value for 5 BR in Town!!!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 12, 5 BR, 3 BA in South Rehoboth

Monthly winter rental available from October - April.

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Come as you are!

This renovated property sleeps 12 with 5 bedrooms + 3 full baths - all on one level - in South Rehoboth.

The prime location makes it unbeatable for its price point. Park the car in the driveway and walk to everything. Only 3+1/2 blocks to the beach/boardwalk, 1+1/2 blocks to Silver Lake & playground, 3+1/2 blocks to Rehoboth Avenue's restaurants, bars, and shops.

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If you prefer to stay in, the house is perfect for entertaining with its open, easy floor plan that flows out to the patio area, protected by a privacy fence. Cook in the large kitchen or grill out on the patio.

DR is open to the LR + kitchen. Table seats 8 comfortably - 12 if you are a close group.

Entertainment options abound with Cable TV/BluRay/DVD, WiFi, plenty of books and board games, even classic Nintendo.

Outside: Off-street parking for 2 - 3 cars; outdoor shower, large private patio in front; smaller patio in back.

Pet Friendly: Housebroken, flea-controlled pets are welcome. There is an additional, non-refundable cleaning charge for all pet rentals.

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-Stays less than 3 nights = $125 cleaning fee

-50% rental deposit due at booking

-Balance due 30 days prior to occupancy

-$500 refundable damage deposit required

-Pet Rentals = $250 non-refundable cleaning charge

-Taxes are not included

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Our sister property is the "Beach Cottage with Pool" at 510 New Castle (homeaway #3864671). It sleeps 8.

More Details

Owner
Karen Howland
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

About Karen Howland

We have owned our beloved beach house for more than 15 years and have been Rehoboth Beach goers all our lives. Our goal has been to equip it and care for it as if we lived in it full-time. Keeping it maintained and comfortably furnished is important. We want our guests to feel at home.

The Hidden Oasis's sister property is the "Beach Cottage with Pool" at 510 New Castle (homeaway #3864671). It sleeps 8.

Why Karen Howland chose Rehoboth Beach

We bought this property after many years of renting others in Rehoboth. Having stayed in many parts of Rehoboth, we particularly liked South Rehoboth. It has trees, but is not overly shady. It doesn't get any more convenient in terms of walking to all the amenities. And it hasn't been over built with McMansions that attract large noisy party groups. It is ideal for a nice relaxed beach visit.

The Hidden Oasis's sister property is the "Beach Cottage with Pool" at 510 New Castle (homeaway #3864671). It sleeps 8.

What makes this house unique

Our house has some unique benefits that make it desirable over others. First, we are pretty much the only property that has been allowed to have a six foot privacy fence facing the frontage. Dinners and drinks on the patio do not endure the scrutiny of those strolling the neighborhood. Second - I believe we are also pretty much the only house that is all one level and does not require any steps to enter the property. Although not a main concern when we purchased the house, it has been a blessing as we and our family members have aged.

The Hidden Oasis's sister property is the "Beach Cottage with Pool" at 510 New Castle (homeaway #3864671). It sleeps 8.

Map

Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Dog Fish Head & Many Others
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route 1 at 1A or 1B
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Any on the main avenue
Car: not necessary

* Beach—best in Delaware! It is lifeguard-protected with chair/umbrella concession.

* Boardwalk—enjoy old-fashioned family arcades & mini-golf.

* Restaurants & Bars — there's something for everyone.

* Biking—bring your own or rent from nearby shops.

* Shopping—Tax-free! Shop the boutiques & novelty stores in-town or visit the large collection of discount outlets on Route 1.

* Golf—short drive to many high-quality courses.

* Kayaking/sailing/wind surfing/jet skis—available on Rehoboth Bay.

* Fishing—Ocean charters close by or fish modestly off the bridges over Silver Lake or Lake Gerar.

* Return home from any of these busy activities and enjoy the soothing privacy of the house! This could be the best part of your vacation!

Amenities

Country Club Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Bath
    Middle Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Middle Bath
    Back Bath - toilet , shower , Back Bath
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
* 3 queens, 2 fulls, 2 twins * 2-3 off-street parking spaces * 1 on-street parking pass during high season * House is all on one level, which is ideal for guests who prefer not to climb stairs or those who use walkers, canes, or wheelchairs.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(55 traveler reviews)

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Hidden Oasis - Best Value for 5 BR in Town!!!
average rating of 4.8 based on 55 reviews
5

Great house for big families!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10, 6 adults and 4 children, had a great stay at this house. The house was clean, comfortable and the kitchen was well stocked with everything you need. The beach is a 15 minute walk down quiet, residential streets - 20 minutes with youngsters. The owner provides a beach cart, 2 beach chairs, a small umbrella and plenty of beach toys for the kids. The outdoor shower definitely comes in handy for washing sandy kids. The fenced in yard is great for both kids and pets. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time. I do try to provide a well-stocked kitchen. I am a little surprised that only two beach chairs remain as I started the season with around 10, but, alas, that is why I cannot guarantee what will be there for beach use. We hope to host you again.
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Lititz, PA
5

Cozy and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, well kept , well stocked and clean house, with lots of privacy.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. We loved hosting you. We try to stock the house so that you'll be comfortable and have all you need. Sounds like you found it to be so. Hope to host you again.
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Chester, MD
5

Second Home

  • 5 of 5

We are coming up on over a decade of renting this home during the summer. It is always in excellent condition. Plenty of room. My parents have always joined us and really like having their own space. Just far enough from the beach for some peace and quiet but close enough to get to the beach and broad walk in minutes.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I really appreciate having you as guests all these years. It is comforting to know that you'll check on things and let me know when there is something needed to make things better for other guests. I am glad the house has been good for you and your family. Here's to another 10 years!
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Kingston, Pa
5

great time!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very spacious and the beds were comfortable. I loved the patio also. The kitchen was very well stocked. It was wonderful having three bathrooms also. Everyone had plenty of room!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Rehoboth vacation rental for multiple families!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this home from June 24-July 1 2017 and had a wonderful vacation. We had a group of 3 families and this home was a great size for us. The main living area is nice and open for large groups to eat/hang out. The enclosed patio was another nice place to relax and park all of our beach gear. We did not use our car most of the week because the beach, boardwalk, and town area were a 10-15 minute walk (with young children). There is a really nice park about a 5 minute walk away with shade and a lake full of turtles that all the children enjoyed. We only had a minor issue with a shower knob, which the owner responded to very quickly. The outdoor shower was great to have to clean off sandy kiddos after a day at the beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Everything promised and more!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Karen for letting us spend the long weekend in your home. It was the perfect location, layout and easy, relaxing get away I hoped for. This is a lovely, well kept home with everything we needed, blocks to anywhere, but quiet, serene and felt like home :) I'll be back next year for sure.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: John - thank you for the kind words. you were one of the best. my cleaning service asked if they were supposed to clean because you left things so nice. I am glad you found it comfortable. Our goal is to equip the house well so our guests are comfortable staying in or going out. We look forward to hosting you again in the future!
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 3.0%

-50% deposit at booking
-Balance 30 days out
-$500 refundable damage deposit
-Pet Rentals = $250 cleaning charge
-Taxes are not included
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Long-term winter rentals considered. Contact Karen for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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