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Cottage by the Bay, Broadkill Beach, Delaware

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Last updated: 03/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, sleeps 6

Lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bath cottage, sunroom with water views, large living room, cable and high-speed internet, new kitchen appliances, central AC, oil heat, ceiling fans, two TVs, master bath, fully furnished. Off-street parking and a nice yard with a grill for outdoor cooking. And it's just 60 steps from the beach!

Broadkilll Beach is a hidden gem on the Delaware Bay. Drive through the PrimeHook Wildlife Refuge (check this out!) to a small strip of beach that is The Broadkill. It goes approximately 2 miles in both directions from the main cross street. This is a great place to get your run in. There is only one commercial property that the locals call 'The Mall', where you can get most everything that you might need to enhance your stay. You might feel, at times, that you have the beach to yourself! The people of the area are terrific, friendly and make you feel welcome.
When you need to be near the hustle and bustle of the popular shore points, it's only a short drive away. Wander over rte 16 to the little town of Milton or make your way south on rte 1 towards the beaches of Lewes, Cape Henlopen, Rehoboth, Dewey, and Bethany. Take a 90 minute ferry boat ride on the Cape May/Lewes Ferry out of Cape Henlopen. Spend the day in victorian Cape May, New Jersey. Take your car, bicycle or just walk aboard. There is a trolly on the other side that can take you to town. Get some fresh, right off the boat, scallops at the dockside restaurant at The Lobster House. Check out Morrows Nut House on the boardwalk for some dessert. Of course you have to play some skeeball or you could wait until you get back to Rehoboth to try your hand at that. The SeaShell shop miniature golf always looks fun, back on Rte 1 in Delaware, or maybe you want to check out all of the outlets. Save the outlets for a rainy day as well as the movie theater that is close by too.
For me, a fun day at the beach is always great; Maybe have your morning coffee on the bench overlooking the bay;start in the morning with a walk to look for seashells; ride the waves; rent a paddleboard or soak up some Vitamin D; then a cookout - I can smell the charcoal-maybe some juicy cheeseburgers tonight? and don't forget the smores. On a clear night, look up and see the billions of stars that you won't ever see at home! It's amazing! Open all the windows at night so you can hear the waves while you have the best night's sleep ever! HAVE FUN!!

Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/21/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1330 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be at least 25 yrs of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Second BR w/ one queen bed, one twin bed and large closet....moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master bedroom with full bath, TV and large closet....moreless

  • Daybed(twin) in sun room (shades for all windows); new bed pillows for all beds...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Second bath is a full bath with stall shower....moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Food Lion grocery store, Milton Liquors, Walgreens (RedBox movie rental outside this store) and laundromat in Milton, Rte 16, is just 6 miles or 12 mins from the cottage. Food Lion in Lewes, right off Rte1, is 10 miles away. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Pictionary,Trivial Pursuit, yahtzee, playing cards, checkers/chinese checkers, parchessi...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    cable...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    The cottage is just three houses from the beach with a lovely view of the water from the sun room!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Heating:

    For comfortable year-round beach living....moreless

  • Internet:

    wi-fi and cable is seasonal limited TV channels in the winter time inquire for more details for dates of service...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Two off-street spaces....moreless

Kitchen

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    You provide paper products-paper towels, toilet paper, napkins. We'll provide dish soap, sponge, dish towels, trashcan liners and also a nice compliment of dried herbs and spices for cooking....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large, side-by-side....moreless

Outside

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    you can rent these at the Broadkill store....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    new outdoor patio furniture. A must have! (seasonal) You provide beach chairs. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    charcoal (seasonal)...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Winter
Jan 3 - Apr 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat
$995 $1,200
Spring 2017
Apr 16 - Jun 17, 2017
2 night min stay
$165 $180
Fri, Sat
$1,150 $1,500
peak summer season
Jun 18 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,375
autumn
Sep 9 - Nov 4, 2017
2 night min stay
$195
$1,200
winter
Nov 5 - Jan 5, 2018
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat
$995 $1,200
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,375
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • security deposit $500
  • cleaning $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Return of security deposit contingent upon condition of dwelling and contents as described in the lease.

You provide paper products-toilet paper, paper towels, napkins.

Security deposit will hold your reservation. This is due when signing the lodging agreement and returning it. We can suggest a payment schedule. All money must be paid 30 days prior to check in. 3 % fee for credit cards via paypal; no fee for personal checks. Security deposit will be returned, if all is well, within 2 weeks of check out. Cleaning fee additional.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 03/21/2017
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Location

7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Irish Eyes, Milton, DE
14.8 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Cape May Lewes Ferry
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
The Rookery South
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt. 1
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Po Boys; The Backyard, Milton, DE
10 Metres
Nearest Beach
Broadkill Beach Just 60 paces from the front door!

Car: Recommended

The cottage is located in a quiet neighborhood just a few steps to the beach and minutes from dining and shopping in Milton, Lewes, Dewey Beach and the boardwalk in Rehoboth. The Cape May Lewes Ferry is close by as well for a day trip to New Jersery shore points.

The Rookery Golf course is just 2.5 miles from the cottage and boasts an excellent Sunday Brunch! Also, we are approximately 50 min from Dover.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We have been vacationing at the Delaware beaches for over 30 years and never knew about the hidden gem on the bay that is Broadkill Beach. We visited the area with friends and instantly felt at home. We think you'll love it, too!

Why the Owner Chose Broadkill Beach, DE, USA:
We love the beach and fell in love with this cottage the moment we saw it. We have vacationed at Broadkill Beach with friends and love the relaxed atmosphere there. The quiet neighborhood is perfect for a family retreat and just three houses off the beach!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Getting to the cottage is an easy drive since the route takes you away from the shore traffic. The best of both worlds, Broadkill Beach is a quiet and secluded place to relax in the sun, and it's also close to the nightlife, restaurants and shopping of the shore points. Also close by are Cape Henlopen State Park, and the Cape May/Lewes Ferry.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/21/2017

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Photos

  • Beach Cottage by the Bay

    Beach Cottage by the Bay

  • our new beach!!! July 2015

    our new beach!!! July 2015

  • spacious living room and adjacent dining room

    spacious living room and adjacent dining room

  • dining room with convenient pass through window to kitchen

    dining room with convenient pass through window to kitchen

  • second half of kitchen; full fridge; lots of storage and prep areas

    second half of kitchen; full fridge; lots of storage and prep areas

  • 2nd bathroom/ stall shower

    2nd bathroom/ stall shower

  • outside patio area

    outside patio area

  • updated patio area

    updated patio area

  • The Broadkill store; 3 blocks away for sandwiches, sundries, shakes, sunscreen.

    The Broadkill store; 3 blocks away for sandwiches, sundries, shakes, sunscreen.

  • Broadkill Beach 4th of July parade

    Broadkill Beach 4th of July parade

  • Sunset - Winter 2013

    Sunset - Winter 2013

  • Horseshoe Crab mating at sunset June 25, 2014 Delaware Bay

    Horseshoe Crab mating at sunset June 25, 2014 Delaware Bay

  • View of our street from the main road looking towards the beach access

    View of our street from the main road looking towards the beach access

  • sunroom w/new table & chairs and side tile table and orbit chair May2014

    sunroom w/new table & chairs and side tile table and orbit chair May2014

  • New sofa and 37'flat screen TV in Living room May 2014

    New sofa and 37'flat screen TV in Living room May 2014

  • kitchen w/gas stove

    kitchen w/gas stove

  • 2nd bedroom- one queen and one twin bed

    2nd bedroom- one queen and one twin bed

  • master bedroom with full bath- tub/shower

    master bedroom with full bath- tub/shower

  • July

    July

  • View from your beach access.

    View from your beach access.

  • Broadkill Beach 4th of July parade

    Broadkill Beach 4th of July parade

  • January 2013

    January 2013

  • Channeled whelk, March 2013.

    Channeled whelk, March 2013.

  • Sunrise on Delaware Bay; early June 2014

    Sunrise on Delaware Bay; early June 2014

VRBO #445696

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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