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Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

Come stay at this cozy beach cottage! Only five buildings from the beach and boardwalk, and four from the center of town. Just park your car out back, for free, and never move it again. You can walk to anything you need! There are many restaurants to choose from, from Mexican, Italian, French, American, English, Seafood, or just Pizza !

The kitchen in this condo has been updated with all your modern conveniences, from a dishwasher (new 2015) ,side by side ref. (new 2013), microwave, garbage disposal, and, YES, a blender for those 'five o'clock somewhere,' kind of days!!

The living room/dining area has the original hardwood floors that have been refinished.

The bathroom has been newly renovated, with tile and glass shower doors.

There is a brand new screened-in/Florida room with a ceiling fans, and a table to dine or play games in the quiet evenings. Also a rattan love seat with sunbrella cushions. A picnic bench to sit on or flip over into a table for the kids!

The cottage is located at the South side of Rehoboth Beach, away from all the stores and crowds of the boardwalk.

You will not be disappointed in the cleanliness of the condo because the owners clean and maintain the cottage to be superior. There is also an outside, private shower with hot and cold wate,r and a shower wand, to wash off the little ones.

There is a Weber charcoal grill for those barbecue nights, (tools for grilling supplied).

The owners also supply all guests with their phone number where they can be reach at all times. We are only located within a few minutes from Rehoboth, so dealing with any problem, is no problem! We strive to make our guests happy!

Sand toys, and boogie boards, located by outside shower for mutual use. Also, books, games, and kites, and a beach umbrella, located in laundry room for everyone's use.

Also, ck out our listings at VRBO #209495, & #178079. Also, Homeaway , listing #278648

Keywords: Wonderful beach cottage.

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About The Owner

My husband and I are Landlords that are close to our rental for any problems there may be. We love taking care of our so called, 'doll houses,' and very much enjoy meeting our guests while doing our lawn, or watering the plants. We have two grown beautiful daughters, and thank God for our blessings. We take pride in everything we do at our property. We hope you enjoy them--and if there is a problem we hope you do not hesitate to let us know. We work very hard from Spring to late Fall.Sometimes thru the winter. Some winters we try to live life a little by traveling. Usually cruising--it is our favorite new thing!!

The Owner purchased this condo in 1999

Why The Owner chose South Rehoboth

We choose Rehoboth Beach because of it's small town qualities. There were no high rise buildings or major highways to worry about children being hurt while riding their bikes or walking. It is a place where you can leave your beach spot, go back to the house or to eat on the boardwalk and not have to worry about people taking your things.

What makes this condo unique

Our vacation home is the -past Rehoboth--it is a beach cottage from the late 1940's, but there is a brand new kitchen being installed for 2017.The living room will also have new furniture for 2017. New carpet throughout the cottage also.The bath room was refinished a few years ago.. We also have just built a new screened in/windows porch are with two ceiling fans. We have clean and comfortable furniture and bedding. Our NEW screened in porch is the best for the early morning coffee and paper, or late night drink. It is also a great place to serve dinner. Our canvas enclosed/private outside shower is the BEST--you must try an outside shower once in your life! It has hot and cold water. There is a free parking space in our backyard for you automobile. The best thing is you are SO CLOSE to the BEACH and the BOARDWALK--and only four blocks to the CENTER of town--COME join us---you won't be disappointed----


South Rehoboth Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No Loud Parties bc families with small children Must follow lease on departure rules or charged Do not run AC's for use on enc. porch-just for cottage
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • All newly renovated bathroom with tile floor and tile tub/shower---elongated toilet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
  • Queen size Bed in master bedroom (1), 2 Twin or Single Beds in 2nd bedroom, Sleep Sofa - Queen in living room
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Washer and dryer shared by other tenants. Cost is $1.50 per load for dryer and for washer. Soap is supplied and dryer sheets. Bike rack for bikes to be locked up in back yard. Outside shower for all tenants with hot and cold water, and shower wand for the little ones! Laundry Room also has for ALL tenant use, boogie boards, umbrellas, sand toys, games, books, puzzles, kites, etc.


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average rating of 4.703704 based on 27 reviews

Extremely disappointed! Would never recommend!

  • 1 of 5

Agree 100 percent with the renter who gave 1 star. We loved the beach but not our stay! Our experience with the owner also turned out to be very unpleasant! Yes, the place is tiny! One bedroom fits in a queen size bed and one night stand and that's all, at which point you can barely walk around the room. Kitchen is very small as well, can only hold one person at a time. So if you are coming with children just know there is not much room to move about.

We would of even overlooked the size of the place but not the way the owner treated us. She was acting nice in the beginning, before we sent money and arrival and after that I suppose she doesn't have to so her true colors started to show. We have rented properties so many times and never had any issues! Beware, she will do everything she can to keep your security deposit or get a chunk of it any way she can. She will charge you a cleaning fee and on top of that if u don't leave that place spotless she will charge you an additional fee! I don't go on vacation to scrub a rental property for cleaning of which I paid when signing contract! She will charge you security deposit, that's what she calls it but truly that money is not to cover "damage"; that money is so she can hold and charge you against it every little thing she finds wrong upon your departure. We are very respectful family and take care of our stuff and respect others and would never damage anything but she found a way to screw us. I made all beds, organized and straightened everything out, including napkins on the table, dvds and remotes, shook out bathroom floor towel, made sure everyone washed feet coming from the beach! I think I took a great care of this rental and did not deserve disrespectful message attacking me over a pinch of sand on a porch and trash bag neatly set up by the door on the porch to go out that night (day we checked out).

Place is maybe 400 sq feet and takes maybe 20 min to clean and should not cost more to clean like she will tell u. If u have kids- beware! Not worth the money! And she takes 3 weeks to return your deposit! Now I want to know why is my deposit not returned upon check out and she gets to use my money and take out anything she feels like charging for! I could of stayed at a nice hotel with pool for my child to swim in on rough days at the ocean, have fresh towels and made beds daily for the money I paid to clean tiny rental property and be disrespected and charged additional fees for dust she fin

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Julia, it’s a shame u feel that way. As I told u, if u read the lease, and FOLLOWED the lease, there would have been no problem. Yes, people like u should stay in a hotel, for more money w one bedroom, not at my place. Happy to see u won’t be back, bc if u cannot respect the rules and take care of my place ( leaving window wide open in pouring down rain, and leaving rotten vegetable trash in bags on departure in an enc. florida room/porch in 85 degrees, instead of placing the trash in your outside can). Lazy, “all abou me, “ people I do not need. Grow up! Lean to read and follow instructions then maybe u won’t have any problems you can blame on the landlord.
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Wonderful, convenient, and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This was a very well-equipped house, just one minute from the boardwalk. The beds, including the sofa bed, were extremely comfortable. The outdoor shower with hot water was luxurious. We appreciated all the vacation extras provided. Thank you Cynthia for making our stay so easy and enjoyable!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect beach cottage for our family of 4!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at the Whaling Cottage (C)! My husband and I and our 2 boys (ages 6 and 4) had plenty of room and all the amenities we needed! Cynthia maintains a beautiful property and we enjoyed all that it had to offer... from the laundry room filled with games and puzzles, to the sand toys and boogie boards, and the clothes line in the back to hang wet towels from the beach. The updated appliances in the kitchen were a plus, too! The cottage was the perfect location from the boardwalk, beach and town... and parking in the back of the property was convenient, too! The beds were cozy and there was planting of seating in the living room and dining area. Our favorite was the screened in porch area which provided a gorgeous breeze with all the windows open.

Thank you, Cynthia for a wonderful week in your beautiful property!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jenny, I want to say thanks so much for taking your time to write such a wonderful review for us. We appreciate it very much. We hope to see you all again! Take Care!
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Convenient and Clean

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for our family (2 adults and 2 kids). The street was quiet, but we could easily walk to the beach and restaurants in minutes. Cottage was well maintained and clean.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and convenient

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at The Whaling Cottage. The accommodations were very clean and the unit was attractively furnished. The kitchen was well equipped and we appreciated the updated appliances. The property is lovingly landscaped. It was great to have a backyard clothesline for beach towels and swimsuits. Off-street parking was also a bonus. We were a bit worried about 4 adults sharing 1 bath, but we made it work. The location of the house is ideal. A short walk to the beach and in the evening we were close to the boardwalk action. The house is on a quiet street and we slept very soundly in the comfortable beds. (Extra pillows were greatly appreciated, too!!) All in all, outstanding accommodations at our favorite place for sun, sand and surf!!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Diane-Glad it all worked out for all the adults! Remember the outside shower is for everyone's use, and it it so spacious--next time try it--you will love it-so much better than an inside shower--thanks for taking your time for writing your review-Much appreciated.
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Great place for family vacation....

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! We traveled with 2 kids (7 years and 4 months). The condo was perfectly prepared and welcoming, clean, had everything we needed. We loved being so close to the beach, restaurants, shops and all the fun stuff around the board walk. We definitely want to go back. Thank you, Cynthia.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Andre-Thank you--hope to see you again!
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Nearest Airport
150 Miles
Phila, PA
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Cape May Ferry, Lewes, DE
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Old Landing Public Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route One, Rehoboth Beach, DE

Midway water park and race cars at the Midway shopping Center, Jungle Jim's water park at Rt. One and Rehoboth Ave.On the boardwalk is Funland-rides for the kids. Walk to the beach/boardwalk -just four buildings away from the rental. Walk everywhere!!!! No need to get in the car!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $400

Shared Laundry Room attached to back of front hs. $1.50 per load. Iron/board for everyone to use. Books, puzzles, games, cards,umbrella, (s), for all to share. Note: Sand toys behind second house, near outdoor shower. Outside shower has hot and cold water (for all guests to use.) Also, boogie boards, sand toys, for all to share. DVD;s in each apt. to use, children and Adult. NOTE; NO REFUNDS IF CANCELLED UNLESS RE-RENTED LESS 15% PAPER PROCESSING FEES

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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