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Back yard looking toward the house and screened porch, pool, (12 x 24 ft)

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Last updated: 06/05/2016

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Charming 1870's beach cottage once owned by impressionist Theodora Kane located in the Lewes Historic District. Cottage maintains original wide planked flooring and claw footed tub. Unusual beams were utilized when restoring the home.

Lewes beach is located within approximately 3/4 mile. Enjoy a bicycle ride to beautiful Cape Henlopen State Park just a couple of miles away.

Relax and enjoy our gardens and private pool, after a day at the beach.

Cottage is located only a few blocks from Historic Second Street with great restaurants, shops, and boutiques. It is only a short drive to outlet malls with tax-free shopping. Consider including a trip on the ferry to Cape May, New Jersey, or kayaking from the new canal park. Historic Lewes has much to offer. Take a self guided walking through town or an evening cemetery tour through the Historic Society. Walk to the canal and take a tour of one of the few surviving lighthouse ships or charter a boat to go fishing on the Delaware Bay. Tuesday evening concerts can be heard at the town library which is a ten minute walk from the cottage. There are several parks and beautiful gardens in Lewes. Visit the wonderful farmer's market on Saturday morning. There are always wonderful things happening in Lewes!

This home was purchased in 2009 and is decorated with antiques. Art quilts adorn the walls throughout the cottage and may serve as your inspiration to create your own works of art. You will certainly relax and enjoy the gardens and screened porch area.

Children welcome and encouraged to enjoy our charming and relaxing space. Lincoln logs, Legos, and a library of children's books and videos are available.

Your payment will be secure as we have a rental company handle the financial agreement. The rental company charges a $50 application fee and a $50 non-refundable damage insurance fee for each rental. Please realize that most listings have additional fees and we feel that is important to be honest and clear regarding all fees charged. Having a rental agent insures that the property is being properly taken care of and in the event of property issues, the rental company will react promptly to assure that your stay is an enjoyable one.

5% Delaware tax is required.

Keywords: Historic Cottage

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome, but close supervision is needed for safety around the pool....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking on cottage grounds....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry, but no exceptions....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    most suitable for teens and younger children...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Futons (1) Full size futon in den behind kitchen on first floor (suitable for children and teens)....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • We have a rental company that takes care of the business end of things for us. If interested in making a reservation, please contact me and I will let you know of availability and put you in in touch with our rental company....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Children and adult fiction and non-fiction books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • Games:

    large selection of board games available...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Wide selection of music CDs available for guests. Porch and pool area wired with stereo speakers....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Smart TV...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • 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
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air Conditioning-Dual Zones: upstairs and downstairs...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    LG dryer both washer and dryer located in master bath...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Our rental company provides linens at additional cost....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    In driveway...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen, screened porch with comfortable furniture just outside kitchen's double doors...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Typically we have a supply of salt/pepper/sugar/flour/oil/spices...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas stove...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck, patio, and screened porch with quality furniture. Garden views from porch. Outdoor shower....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Fenced back yard with 12' x 24' inground private pool with surrounding garden. Many pool toys and flotation devices are available...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Sep 24 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,400
Fall
Oct 1 - Oct 7, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,200

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Damage Fee $50
  • Reservation Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

All rentals are Saturday-Saturday

Nightly Rate-$300/night with a three night minimum, off season. Email owner if you have questions. Thanks!

Once you contact me, if our property is still available, I will refer you to our rental company so that you can make a reservation.


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Calendar

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Location

1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Lewes-Cape May Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lewes Bay Beach

Cape Henlopen State Park is approximately 3 miles away which is considered to be one of the most beautiful state parks on the East Coast.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2009

Why Historic District (Lewes, DE, USA):
We looked for a second home for several years to enjoy with our family and to live in after we retire. We fell in love with Lewes and finally found a wonderful historic home with a beautiful back yard space. We enjoy walking into town for coffee and baked goods or to the town library. The community is warm and inviting and there is a vibrant art community. When we come to visit, we don't want to leave. It feels like home. It is our 'Fortress of Solitude'!


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Back yard looking toward the house and screened porch, pool, (12 x 24 ft)

    Back yard looking toward the house and screened porch, pool, (12 x 24 ft)

  • Screened in porch with pool beyond the deck-our favorite place to relax

    Screened in porch with pool beyond the deck-our favorite place to relax

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Backyard-pool and gardens are very private. tables and chairs are available

    Backyard-pool and gardens are very private. tables and chairs are available

  • Front view of our charming cottage!  Relax on the rockers in the afternoon sun

    Front view of our charming cottage! Relax on the rockers in the afternoon sun

  • Kitchen with doors to porch and back yard area-note the exposed 19th c beams

    Kitchen with doors to porch and back yard area-note the exposed 19th c beams

  • Second Bedroom with queen size bed

    Second Bedroom with queen size bed

VRBO #231463

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Sunday, September 25, 2016

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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 06/05/2016

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