About the property
- Condo4 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights
Condo, 2 Bedrooms , 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5-6)-Ocean Blk-Walk to Everything!
Come stay at The Whaling Cottage.(2 floor of cottage-separate condo). Visit this seaside retreat, and relax. The Whaling Cottage has been updated over the years, to a newer kitchen, bath, new drywall, beds, liv. rm furniture, etc. Freshly painted. We take pride in our home, and it's cleanliness. It is located on a wide, quiet street. Close to everything. You can walk HALF BLOCK to the boardwalk, and beach. (Actually we are located 5 buildings from the ocean, which is a half block ) If it gets too hot, leave your chair, go back to the house, relax, and cool off. Maybe make lunch, or whatever! In the evening relax on the deck and star/people watch.
This home is maintained, and cleaned, by the owners every week! If there is a problem, no problem. You never have to worry about being inconvenienced. We truly take care for our guests. Our cell number is given to every guests for emergencies, or any other problem.
We have very comfortable furniture in the living room that we have just purchased recently..(sofa and two barrel chairs). A newer queen size, sleeper sofa, with a memory mattress. Two new leather barrel chairs, in living room, that swivel.There is a flat screen TV and DVD's for you to enjoy. In 2015 we purchased, quality, new Serta mattresses -queen in the master, and a new double in the second bdrm. (There is also an additional twin in the second bedroom.) Our spreads are quality, and so are our pillows. Mattresses have protectors on them, and so do the pillows.There are also blankets, if they are needed. The kitchen is very well stocked with everything you will need. Non Stick fry pans, steamer, roasting pan, cookie sheets, cupcake pans, can opener, blender, barbecue tools, etc, etc. As far as our bathrooms--the rug/ bath mat is changed EVERY week! If you have not picked it up yet---I am a clean freak. I want you comfortable when staying with us. NOTE: Every Spring-- ALL carpeting, sofa, and chairs are professionally cleaned. All bedding, blankets, and curtains are washed. Blinds/baseboard, etc!
Sit out on the large/new deck at night and relax looking at the ocean, the beautiful view of the stars, moon, or sunset.There is seating for four to enjoy eating outside also. If you do not like the sand, you can sunbathe on the deck! Two loungers are there for your use.
You can walk to all the shops, restaurants/bars, day spas, convenience stores, etc. No need to ever move your car once you have grocery shopped.
There is a bike rack located in the back yard, if you would like to bike. Rehoboth now has a bike path from Rehoboth, to the town of Lewes. It is great for the children because there are no cars allowed. You can take the path from our seaside retreat by going from Gordons Pond, State Park. It is North of us (approx., 1/2 mile), all the way to the quaint town of Lewes w/o any traffic. A few steps to the boardwalk to enjoy, the rides, arcades, miniature golf, or just eat Grotto pizza, or Thrashers Fries!! There are so many exciting things to do!!
No matter what you plan on doing, you will love Rehoboth Beach.
Note: Sand toys for your use by outside shower, along with boogie boards for everyone's use. An umbrella, Books, board games, kites, paddle ball are all in laundry room. An iron and board can also be found here for your use. Laundry soap and dryer sheets are supplied.
Weber Charcoal Grill/Kettle grill-tools located in yard.
- Response rate:
- Response time:
- within one hour
- Calendar last updated:
- May 27, 2018
We are local owners, so we are close for any problems or questions. We love to travel. We have two grown girls. No grandchildren yet, just grand dogs!!
Owner purchased this Condo in 1999
Why Owner chose South Rehoboth
My husband and I chose Rehoboth Beach, DE because it had the feel of a small town with values. You can also have guests stay and not have to worry about being close to a large highway. The town is small and quaint. The people are nice. The town has everything you would need if you do not want to move the car.
What makes this Condo unique
When staying here you will experience the enjoyment of listening to the sea gulls, walking the beach/boardwalk, or taking the little ones to the rides. You can stroll down to the beach, leave your chairs and blanket -go back- eat lunch, put the children down for a nap, and go back later. At night the best thing is to sit on the deck and gaze at the ocean. The most unique benefit of our beach home is how close we are to the beach/boardwalk, and rides. We are just far enough from the small busy town (four blks to ctr. of town) so we are not bothered by the noise, BUT close enough to walk there, if you wish to go enjoy all the benefits of the small town. It is truly a great beach location and beach home. I am so happy we chose our location.
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Charming along with the perfect location.
The owner, Cynthia, couldn't have been sweeter. We learned about the history of the whaling cottages...see the pics of building on the wall. It was clean, sweetly decorated and had everything we could need! Apt. b with the deck was where we spent a good amount of time looking down the street and over the ocean! We are looking to go back in the Fall!
Wonderful family vacation home!
We absolutely loved our stay at this Rehoboth Beach home. Perfect quiet location. Far enough away from any noise, yet still in the heart of all the beach fun and excitement. Comfortable and cozy with all of the amenities you could ask for.
We would highly recommend, and plan to return as often as we can!
Wonderful Family Vacation!
Our family has visited Rehoboth Beach dozens of times in the past, but this was our first time staying at the Whaling Cottage. The whole family (2 adults, 2 teenagers) had a really enjoyable week. We found the unit to be very clean & tidy and contained every appliance and kitchen item that we could possibly need. The unit is only 1/2 block from the beach and only a few streets away from all of the shops & restaurants. We parked our car and walked everywhere! After a long day at the beach, our family would wander around town and then have a nice dinner at one of the many local restaurants. In the evenings, my husband and I really enjoyed relaxing on the deck while our kids entertained themselves at Funland on the boardwalk. Cynthia & Don (and their daughters) were gracious hosts, and we enjoyed meeting all of them. It is clear that the owners take great pride in their properties. Cynthia even dropped off a bottle of wine for my husband & I to enjoy on the deck (so thoughtful!!). We absolutely intend to book this vacation property again. Thanks Cynthia & Don!
Dear Traci and Neil-We want to thank you for taking your time to write us such a wonderful review. It was very nice meeting ALL of you, also! Thanks for pointing out that we take "pride" in our place. That we do! It was nice having such a wonderful family staying with us. Yes, we hope to see you again! Until then, take care, and have a wonderful year-
Our favorite place to stay in Rehoboth!
My family and I have rented the upstairs deck unit for a few years now, and we absolutely love it! The house is always immaculate when we arrive, and everything you could possibly need is included. The house is a few minutes walk from the start of the boardwalk which is perfect-close by but still quiet with a beautiful view of the ocean! We look forward to continuing our family tradition next year!
Dear Ken and Rachel-I just want to thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy that you have stayed with us many times in the past, and hope to see you in the future as you stated. Take Care-Cynthia
Beautiful Vacation Rental!
The house is delightful! Very warm, comfortable and clean. Tastefully decorated and had everything you needed. It was just like being home. Ideal location, only 1/2 block from the beach and boardwalk. We stayed in "B" and really enjoyed the deck. We have been vacationing in Rehoboth Beach for years and this was our first house rental and we hope to be able to come back next year. Cynthia and Don were great hosts and we loved renting from them.
Dear Dave and Kathleen--Thanks so much for taking your time to write us a review. We are so happy you enjoyed staying with us! Yes, come back next year--your always welcome Thanks again-Don and Cynthia
Lovely Rehoboth Beach Gem!
We spent a perfect Memorial Day weekend at the Whalng Cottage. The B unit was beautifully decorated and well stocked with everything you need for a beach vacation. Excellent location so close to the beach, Boardwalk, and downtown restaurants/nightlife.
Cynthia was friendly, helpful and easy to work with!
Dear Tuan-It was lovely meeting both of you! Thank you very much for taking the time to submit a review for The Whaling Cottage. I am happy you pointed out how close we are to the center of Rehoboth Beach. Like I say, just park your car out back and walk everywhere!! Take care, and hope to see you both next year!
Arcades, and rides, (2 blks away from rental)
Wash detergent and dryer sheets supplied in Laundry room for guests. There are books, puzzles, kites, cards, etc. Iron board and iron for guests use.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Note: Wash/Dryer are in back room, attached to A apt, on bottom fr. house (six quarters per load). Also, for all to use--Ironing board/iron. Please note there are games, cards, puzzles, and books (children and adult), beach umbr for all to use. Sand toys, boogie boards, located back by outside shower (w/hot/cold water) for everyone's use. DVD's are in all condo's NOTE; NO REFUND UNLESS RE-RENTED/LESS 15 % PROCESSING FEE