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Silver Lake- Lakefront Cottage Comforts Await Your Arrival!

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

COTTAGE COMFORTS AWAIT YOUR ARRIVAL IN THIS DOG-FRIENDLY PROPERTY OVERLOOKING THE SHORES OF SILVER LAKE where fish, waterfowl & turtles abound; the Tot Lot is approximately 250 ft. east of the cottage; Beach & Boards, Boutiques & Galleries and Cafes & Finer Dining are just 3.5 blocks away. An Upper Deck with awning & Lower Deck add to your outdoor pleasure. Silver Lake is the only natural lake in Sussex County.

RATES & DATES: $850 - $2375 between the end of May & mid-October....

1. Please check RATES & CALENDAR regarding price and availability.


3. Call CARLA (302) 227-5000 TO MAKE A RESERVATION.

4. Email owner with questions after site review--

MC & VISA PAYMENT accepted. 50% due at reservation signing, balance due 30 days prior to check in. No refunds - trip insurance protection available and advised. MUST CALL CARLA FOR RESERVATION DETAILS... (302) 227-5000

NOTE: Weekly rentals applicable between May 26 - October. No cleaning fee applicable for weekly rentals.

PROCESSING FEES: In addition to the rate, there is a processing fee of $75 + $35 non-refundable security deposit waiver fee & 3% city tax fee per stay and, if applicable, $200 non-refundable pet fee per pet.

OWNER'S CANCELLATION POLICY: If it is necessary to cancel your stay, please be advised that trip insurance is available at the time the reservation is made. To ensure a refund, please adapt the "Better safe than sorry" idiom and purchase trip insurance.

CLEAN AS A WHISTLE! Our cleaning team takes pride in their 'white glove' service and when you walk into this home, you'll be able to see, smell and feel how clean the walls, interior, bedding, furnishings and contents are.

Since this is a very active rental cottage, we appreciate the gentle use of this property to ensure all guests are able to enjoy the same commitment to a clean and well maintained property.

Grooming your dog, hosing off your feet, ducking under the camp shower, and tossing your shoes in the flip flop box by the door is a great help to housekeeping and a courtesy to the next guest.

SPACIOUS MASTER SUITE ADJOINS A PRIVATE BATH and includes a full size Tub/Shower combo; Flat Screen TV; Dresser; 3 Chairs; 2 separate Closets & 1 Linen Closet in the bath & Queen Mattress for your sleeping pleasure.

GUEST BEDROOM #1 includes a Double Closet; Dresser; Twin Nightstands & Queen Size Bed.

GUEST BEDROOM #2 includes a Double Closet; Dresser; Nightstand; Chairs & Twin Size Beds.

ROLL OUT BED includes a blow up Air Mattress on frame to accommodate one child or teen.

NOTE: Each of the 3-Bedrooms include Fresh Mattress Pads, Pillows, Blankets & Spreads. Extra pillows and blankets are provided for your comfort.

IMPORTANT: The cottage is designed to sleep 6-7 guests comfortably. Extra guests will be charged $200pp per night.

PLEASE BRING: Appropriately sized sheets & pillow cases for each of the aforementioned bedding + your fave pillows just in case you can't leave home without them!

NOTE: LINENS & TOWELS AVAILABLE: Please request rental rates.

DINING ROOM, KITCHEN & BAR are fully equipped with Dishes, Pots & Pans, Silverware, Cutlery, Barware & all the comforts of home; while the open mirrored Bar Area has a pass-through to the Living Room with 2 bar stools.

PLEASE BRING: Dish Cloths, Dish Towels, Liquid & Powdered Dish Detergent for dishware & dishwasher.

LIVING ROOM includes a Sofa, 2 occasional chairs; 1 recliner; Flat Screen TV w/DVD Player; & 2 Bar Stools in the bar area for extra seating.

HALL BATH includes a festive fish theme with full Tub/Shower enclosure & Linen Closet.

PLEASE BRING: Soap, bath towels, wash cloths & toiletries + Laundry Detergent for washing machine.

OUTDOOR CAMP SHOWER: Need to rinse off? Duck under the shower head as you recall your camp days, when the water was cold and giggling was the thing to do. Adults might shiver, but kids won't feel a thing ;) REMEMBER: PLEASE LEAVE YOUR SAND AT THE BEACH & DUMP YOUR SHOES IN THE FLIP FLOP BUCKET NEAR THE DOOR :-)

DOG FRIENDLY: We love dogs and welcome your gentle, clean, quiet and WELL GROOMED 'additions to the family'. Since other guests will be joining us after your departure, please be sensitive to grooming + flea & tick protection prior to your arrival. Please be advised that there are leash and curbing laws in the neighborhood and city. There is a $200 non-refundable pet fee requirement per pet.

OFF STREET PARKING: Driveway accommodates 2 vehicles + 2 additional vehicles may be parked on the street directly behind the autos in the driveway. Parking passes are required in season outside of metered areas and designated driveways.

BEACH: The Atlantic Ocean and free public beach access is 3.5 blocks due east on Stockley Street with Life Guard stands.

BEACH SHACK: Umbrellas & chairs can be rented & set up weekly or daily. BOARDWALK: Take a stroll on the Boardwalk where you can enjoy a myriad of shops, eateries and Fun Land (amusement rides and games).

BIKE RACK: For your convenience, there is a bike rack on the boardwalk at Stockley Street.

WHAT TO BRING: BEACH, BATH & KITCHEN TOWELS+ bath soap, dishwashing/dishwasher & laundry detergents; LINENS-- appropriately sized sheet sets... Blankets & Pillows provided; BIKES-- storage only under upper deck; WAGON or Beach Hauler (for all of your beach gear); QUARTERS-- parking meters now accept credit cards.

NOTE: Bed linens and towels available upon request. Inquire about rental fees.

NOT CONVINCED YET? Not sure whether this is the right vacation property for you? Then see 'TRAVELER REVIEWS' (below) and let our 'Guests Be Your Guide'!

CALENDAR OF EVENTS: Rehoboth Beach Main Street- (302) 227-2772

Keywords: Lakefront, Pet-Friendly, Cottage, South Rehoboth, Country Club Estates, Bungalow, Silver Lake, 3.5 Beach Blocks

More Details

Diane Stacy
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

About Diane Stacy

We have enjoyed living in Rehoboth since 1982 and have witnessed many changes since that time. However, one thing never changes -- Miles of beautiful sandy beaches stretch along the shores of the Atlantic; while parks, lakes, nearby attractions, boutiques, cafes & fine dining thrive and historic towns make this beach community an ideal place to call home; and where all of the major cities and airports on the northeast corridor are approximately 2-4 hours away.

Diane Stacy purchased this cottage in 1982

Why Diane Stacy chose Country Club Estates

This property was built in 1982 as a primary home and has stayed in the family since then. The location was chosen to enjoy the tranquility of Silver Lake and an abundance of flora and fauna. Seasonal changes beckon a variety of fish and waterfowl, while a canopy of trees mirrored in the lake provides an amazing mosaic to enjoy all year long.

What makes this cottage unique

WHAT'S DOING? Chocolate Festival (Spring), 4th of July Fireworks (Summer), Sea Witch & Fiddlers Festival (Fall), Christmas Tree Lighting (Winter).... To name a few! For more information and a calendar of events contact the Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce.... 501 Rehoboth Avenue... Rehoboth Beach... (302) 227-6446

RATES: $850 - $2375... Off-Season; Weekly; Two-Night Miminum; and Weekend rates upon availability (May). See Calendar for availability. $200 non-refundable pet fee required per pet.


NEARBY: BEACH & BOARDS, SUN & SURF, CAFES & UPSCALE DINING, GALLERIES & STUDIOS, BOUTIQUES & SHOPS, HOTELS & SPAS, FARMERS MARKET; PARKS & LAKES are all within walking distance from this 'Barefoot Beach Bungalow'; while the Tangier Outlets, Movies, YMCA, Grocery Stores, Malls, Water & Sports parks & other activities are within 1-5 miles.

NOTE: See 'Traveler Reviews' for the inside scoop on this property! Let our 'Guests Be Your Guide'!

Guestbook comments from the owner


We loved staying at your cottage! The great blue heron, snowing egret, turtles and LARGE fish kept us entertained every morning. Despite the weather we made it to the beach every day except one. We were of course thrilled to have Saturday at the beach with our extra day and were so glad it was available.

I kept commenting on how well stocked the kitchen was every time we made a meal - since we have a one year old and four year old, we didn't venture out with our tired beach babies for meals.

We're talking about renting in the Spring - April or May - and I was going to contact you regarding rates for that time of year.

It was a wonderful vacation for us and very comfortable. Your home is impeccably maintained and was super clean. It was fun to come in with all the Halloween decorations. Our 4 year old especially liked the pumpkin lantern hanging from the dining room table and turned it on at each meal.

Thank you for a great vacation place - we felt right at home!

Sep 2010
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Country Club Estates Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • 1. Leave sand at beach! Hose off or use Camp Shower! 2. Groom dogs! Other guests follow! 3. No smoking, drugs, loud noise! 4. Buy trip insurance!
  • 5. This is someone's house. Be kind! 6. $200pp charge above 7 guests! 7. Housekeeping may not be done by check-in. Be patient! 8. Trash to curb - M&Th
  • Thanks for choosing our Barefoot Beach Bungalow, where cozy Cottage Comforts await you and it's not so fancy you can't prop your feet up! Enjoy!
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • There is a queen size bed in the Master Bedroom & 1 Guest Bedroom , and twin beds in the 3rd Bedroom. Each of the bedrooms have fresh mattress pads, multiple pillows and blankets, which are provided for your convenience and comfort. Don't forget to bring your bed linens & bath towels + your fave pillows from home if you can't leave home without them! NOTE: Multiple pillows provided... Feather, Filled & Foam with protective covers. 1 cot with blow up air mattress is available to accomodate a child or teen.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This property is located in the heart of the city where you can walk or bike everywhere, including the beach & boardwalk; and where amusement rides, cafes & fine dining and boutiques & galleries abound.


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Silver Lake- Lakefront Cottage Comforts Await Your Arrival!
average rating of 4.95 based on 25 reviews

Lakefront at the Beach

  • 5 of 5

Staying in this cozy, well-equipped cottage on the lake added an extra fun dimension to our beach vacation. Our two-week stay involved less schlepping to the beach, and more relaxing and restful time on the decks facing the lake. We rented a kayak (highly recommended), and took it out almost every day! We have vacationed in Rehoboth for several years now, but have never stayed in a lakefront property. This unique location has now spoiled us to the point where we would never even consider another property that is not located on Silver Lake. We had the pleasure of meeting the cottage's owner, Diane Stacy, who could not have been more accommodating. The house is so clean and well-kept, with a touch of antique charm, yet with all of the modern conveniences. Staying in this house is like going to a mountain house at the lake, AND going to a beach house, all in one vacation! We can't wait to book it again for next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! What a fantastic review of our Barefoot Beach Bungalow. Thank you, Thank you!! Looking forward to your return to the cottage next year where you can build more happy memories on the lake. Best, Diane
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Cozy cottage and ideal for small families.

  • 5 of 5

We've come back to this place now for three years. Sit out back and enjoy the scenery and nature. Close to the beach but in a quiet neighborhood. Very clean, cozy house that makes you feel at home. Love this place!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Love this review! Thank you, Bryant Family, for enjoying our cozy Barefoot Beach Bungalow for 3 years now! Here's to more memories on the lake and Happy Vacationing 2018 ~Diane
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Deansboro, NY

Home away from Home!

  • 5 of 5

This is our fifth year renting this property and there is no other place in the area that can top it! The house is Clean, Conveniently located, and Full of wonderful surprises! The owner could not be any more accomodating and pleasant! We have made amazing memories and hope to make many more! We particularly love the backyard wildlife.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a lovely testimony! I am delighted that you find the cottage so pleasing and also very grateful that you have chosen to "Wake By The Lake" for the 5th year. Thank You!!!
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Deansboro, NY

Memorial Day Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We have visited Rehoboth Beach for many years and stayed in many properties but this one is unique and special. Upon arrival we feel like we are "Home"! And we never want to leave! The house is extremely clean and very tastefully decorated. The back yard is an oasis! To be so close to the ocean but to have the lake right in your back yard with it's abundance of wildlife is fantastic. The tot lot right down the road is a great bonus for travelers with children and the street is very quiet. We will never forget our interactions with "Bill's Turtle" or any of the other aquatic life in the lake. If you want to go on vacation with all the amenities of home and the added bonus of a huge deck space overlooking a very active turtle community this is definitely the place! We will come back year after year as long as we can!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I cannot begin to convey my gratitude for all of your kind expressions regarding your stays -- now 5 -- at our "Barefoot Beach Bungalow". It's wonderful to know that you feel so at home and that Bill's Turtle and his buddies continue to be a big hit with you and your family. Here's to a wonderful summer and your next memory building visit to our lakeside cottage ...
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Deansboro, NY

4 years and counting, can't wait to return

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th year in this remarkable property it has everything you would ever need to make your stay comfortable. Each year we enjoy a wonderful family vacation with memories to last a lifetime. We arrived this year with a hurricane, and marveled at mother natures wrath; waves the likes of which we will probably never see again, sand drifts that rival our lake effect snow drifts in upstate NY. . We were snug as bugs in a rug in our cottage. My 6 year old grandson has been with us every year, and when we arrived he said "Gosh I've missed this place!" His favorite things are feeding "Bill" the turtle, the playground, the turtle bridge and just hanging out on the deck and in the house. The location is perfect, the house so clean, and the owners seem like family after 4 years! We love this place, and plan to come back again and again.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for another remarkable review. I am always so humbled by your kind words, and it is truly heartwarming to know your family is so eager to return and that priceless family vacation memories are being made at the cottage year after year. I look forward to your visits and hearing about your adventures... Albeit from seasonal storms to smooth sailing. The U-Tube videos of your grandson feeding Bill's Turtle and examining the Halloween bucket filled with treats bring a smile to my face. Thank you, McConnell family! Here's to next year!!
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Deansboro, NY

Another Beautiful Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Another great experience in this house. The location is so convenient and kid friendly. The deck is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the lake and all of the suprises it may bring. The house is clean and inviting and makes you feel like you are at home right away. This is the the type of property where Priceless Family Memories are made!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
125 Miles
Salisbury, MD- 60 mi; BWI & Philadelphia...
Nearest Barpub
3.5 blks- Rehoboth Avenue
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Cape May Lewes Ferry- Lewes, DE approx. 10 miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Old Landing Golf Course- Old Landing Rd, Rehoboth
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Amtrak- Wilmington, DE - approx. 100 miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Rt. 1 - 1/2 mile from rental cottage
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Blocks- Rehoboth Avenue
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Water Skiing- Ruddertowne, Dewey Beach, DE
Nearest Beach
0.6 Miles
3.5 blks- .6 mile

Most of the aforementioned attractions and activities are available within 5 - 15 minutes of the cottage.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200
Property Damage Protection $59

Special reservation form & payment rules apply. Contact Carla to make your reservation. 302-227-5000
1. FIRST! Confirm rates, dates, availability and easy, breezy reservation details with Carla --
2. NEXT! 2018 reservation roster available. Reservations with deposits begin Jan, 2018. Contact Carla 302-227-5000.
3. FYI! Weekly rates range between $850 - $2375 depending on the time of the season, May - October.
4. NOTE! Check out all of the VRBO details about this property before booking to ensure that it's a good vacation fit.
5. LAST! Contact owner regarding any specific questions not mentioned on the VRBO site...
6. BTW! Special reservation form & payment rules apply. Contact Carla to make your reservation. 302-227-5000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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