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South of France in Dewey Beach

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

A classic beach house updated without losing its soul. Two short blocks from the beach on New Orleans Street in the heart of Dewey. Think Provence meets southern Delaware and you'll have a sense of the unique and somewhat quirky feel and decor of the place.

The best features, in the owner's opinion, are the screened front porch and the kitchen. You get ocean and bay breezes...and the mosquitoes don't bother you while you're cocktailing. French doors open from the kitchen and dining areas onto the screened porch, thereby bringing the outdoors in. The kitchen is big and modern and fully equipped. Great for entertaining.

This isn’t a rental full of cheap furnishings. The owner's philosophy is to provide a nice place and expect people to take care of it. This means no graduation parties. If you want to raise hell, go elsewhere.

Please note: Owner doesn't provide linens and towels for this rental.

Please note: Check-in is 3pm and Check-out is 10am. These times provide sufficient time to clean/turn over the house and ensure everything is ready for guests.

Keywords: Single Family Home

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 26, 2016


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

South of France in Dewey Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Great Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

I was very impressed with this house in many ways. For one, it was very clean and well taken care of. As soon as I walked in, I was pleased with the layout and how much space the house had. I honestly don't think the pictures do it justice. With the ten people we had staying there for the week, at no point did it feel "crammed". In addition, there were new AC units installed which allowed the house to stay cool during the hot weather and kept us comfortable all week. It was a refreshing place to be after a day at the beach. Also, the house was properly equipped with dishes, utensils, washer/dryer, grill, and cleaning products to maintain the quality of the place throughout the week.

Another great aspect was the location. It was conveniently located near all the main bars and a short walk to the beach. There was also a convenient store within a block of the house so it made it easy to grab necessary house items at any time.

To top it all off, the owner was very nice and easy to work with throughout the whole process. He was easy to contact and very accommodating.

I would highly recommend renting this house, and I would definitely consider renting this house again if I go back to Dewey.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love this House!

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this house, from the way it is set back from the street behind a hedge to the lovely furnishings to the many reading and relaxing nooks to the kitchen that we wanted to cook (and DID cook) a series of fabulous meals.

From the moment we pulled up, we were enamored and it was barely 36 hours in before we started talking about dates for next year. The location was ideal (6 minutes to the beach, 4.5 minutes to Jimmy's), the accommodations sweet, the ample number of beach chairs appreciated and the hospitality of the owners valued.

Cannot wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baltimore, MD

The Perfect House

  • 5 of 5

I planned a girls getaway over Labor Day and this house couldn't have been more perfect. The common areas are beautifully decorated when you walk in and the five bedrooms offered lots of space. The house is truly a gem and the location couldn't have been more perfect. The beach is right across the street and there are so many restaurants and bars a very short walk away. I would definitely recommend staying at this house!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home! Wonderful time!

  • 5 of 5

This home is an absolute treasure! And the kitchen is so great for cooking that you don't want to go out to eat! Had an absolutely wonderful week at the beach. The house is literally two SHORT blocks to the beach. The street was quiet at night and being at this home was such a delight! Cannot say enough good things about the house. Took my two daughters, son-in-law and three grandchildren and there was plenty of room for everyone to roam, relax and play. Thanks so much for a memorable vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Honeoye, Falls NY

A great Dewey Beach vacat...

  • 5 of 5

A great Dewey Beach vacation house...pleasingly free of tacky beach ornaments. Our mix of ages, interests and opinions was served well - and the open kitchen made preparing food a social event. Hedge row privacy was a successful barrier between life on the porch and cars and/or noodling passerbys.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rehoboth by the Sea House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
April 13 through May 26
Apr 13 2017 - May 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
Week of May 27
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Week of June 3
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
Week of June 10
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Week of June 17
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
June 24 through August 18
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Week of August 19
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Week of August 26
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Week of September 2
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
September 9 through Nov 26
Sep 9 2017 - Nov 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Tax Rate 3.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed by a signed rental agreement. Holiday and special event weekend rates may be higher. Contact owner to confirm. Shorter term rentals may be available with the exception of the peak season.

50% deposit to confirm the reservation. 50% balance due 30-days prior to departure.
Additional local tax: 3%
Cleaning fee per rental: $175.00
Security Deposit: $500.00 by separate check. Deposit is no t cash but held in reserve in case there is a problem with the rental. Fully refundable if no damages.
Rates subject to changed until lease is signed by both parties.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Rehoboth by the Sea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Screened front porch, back porch Check in 3pm; check out 10am

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