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Spacious & Relaxing with Great In-Town Location - Walk to Lewes Shops & Dining!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom/2.5 Bath. Great In-town Location On Quiet Street.

Vacation in this newer 3 bedroom/2.5 bath home. Enjoy the amenities of a new home, surrounded by the quaintness of old town Lewes. The house is located on a quiet street, just one block from the Historic District and Ship Carpenter Square. It is a short walk, past historical houses and beautiful gardens, to the great restaurants and quaint shops on 2nd Street, and to Canalfront Park.

The indoor spaces are comfortable, inviting and spacious, with a large open great room, private sitting room, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and powder room. French doors and the many windows bring in lots of light and allow breezes to flow through on days you want to skip the AC. But, your favorite spot will undoubtedly be the large screened porch overlooking the private yard and garden...perfect for morning coffee, happy hour, a good book, or relaxing with family and friends.

Once you are in Lewes, you never have to venture out on to Route 1. Relax on the beach...just an easy mile bike ride is beautiful Lewes Beach on the bay, or go an extra mile and a half beyond that to Cape Henlopen Park. Here, miles of pristine Atlantic beach stretch from the Cape to Rehoboth. Explore the many bike paths and hiking trails in the park. Kayak in the Canal or Bay. Bike the Junction and Breakwater trail to Rehoboth. Take the kids to the playground or play tennis in Canalfront Park. And, of course, dining and shopping in town. If you do want to venture out, Lewes is short drive to great outlet shopping, golf, Rehoboth Beach and other amenities.

The living spaces...

On the first floor, enjoy the openness of the living area, with a comfy sectional sofa, fireplace, flat screen TV, DVD player, stereo/CD/iPod player, and a space perfect for games or puzzles. Enjoy cooking in the spacious, well stocked kitchen with stainless appliances, granite counters and an island with seating for 3. The dining room offers seating for 8 at a large table.

Two sets of french doors bring the outside in, and open these rooms to a large screened porch overlooking the private back yard. It is perfect for relaxing or entertaining with ample seating and a dining table.

Also on the first floor is a powder room and small sitting room with another TV and DVD player. This room is great if the kids want to watch something different or the guys want to watch the game. Plus, the convertable sofa in this room can be used as an additional bed.

Bedroom & Bathrooms

The bedrooms are on the second floor, and all have new, comfortable mattresses. The large Master Suite with a cathedral ceiling, has a queen bed, TV and sitting area. The private master bath contains a shower and large vanity. The other two bedrooms share a hall bath, also with a shower and large vanity. The Sunflower Room, with a set of twins beds, has two closets and a window seat...perfect for sharing, and the Paisley Room is roomy with a queen bed.

Also on the second floor, is the laundry with extra large capacity washer and dryer, and a small sitting area to escape for some time to yourself.

A private outdoor shower is adjacent to the screened porch, perfect for a hot shower after a day at the beach.

More Details

Owner
Karin Giacomini
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Karin Giacomini

I have been coming to the Delaware Beaches since I was in my twenties. Bike rides often brought me to Lewes during that time. With each visit, I fell in love a little more, and knew it is where I wanted to be. Lewes is quiet, quaint and historic, with great beaches and beautiful natural areas.

Karin Giacomini purchased this house in 2012

Amenities

Lewes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Bath - Full bath with a shower and large vanity
    Master Bath - Full bath with a shower and large vanity
    Powder Room - Located on first floor with toilet and pedestal sink
    Outdoor Shower - Just off the back porch. Includes a small changing area.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • 2nd Bedroom - 1 queen , Roomy with large closet
    3rd Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Window seat and 2 closets
    1st Floor Sitting Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Convertable sofa folds out to a full size bed.
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Cathedral ceiling, private bath, TV and small sitting area.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Spacious & Relaxing with Great In-Town Location - Walk to Lewes Shops & Dining!
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews
5

Relaxing and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation. The house was beautiful and fit all our needs so well. We look forward to returning in the future :)

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Will definitely return!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect. Extremely well appointed and beautifully decorated. The location is ideal for a gorgeous walk into town or a quick drive to the beach. Wonderful screened in porch and outdoor shower. We will certainly return.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful comfortable home, spotlessly clean.

  • 5 of 5

This home is well located within easy walking distance to downtown. The neighborhood is quiet and delightful. It was good value for this time of year. Lots of wonderful amenities including the screened in porch.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely home, great location

  • 5 of 5

The house is lovely, lots of space and natural light. The location was perfect, within walking distance to shops and restaurants, an easy drive to the ocean. The kitchen had everything you need to prepare meals, one of the best that i have ever seen in a rental. We loved the porch, though the weather was not the best for enjoying the outdoors. Karen was prompt in responding to the reservation request and in answering questions that we had throughout our stay. I highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Wonderful spring break/Easter

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in Lewes and enjoyed this rental home. It is on a quiet street but still a short walk to the center of town. The house was stocked well, the beds were comfortable and the owner always answered my questions immediately. Because the weather was so warm, we were able to enjoy several meals on the lovely screened in porch. We will definitely consider staying here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful time in Lewes

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Lewes was wonderful. The three bedrooms upstairs accommodated our 3 couples perfectly. I stayed in the master bedroom and slept like a baby. The living room was relaxing and comfortable and had just enough cough space for us all us! We had the fire on almost the whole time. We didn't get to use the porch because of the weather but it made us really want to come back during warmer weather! The puzzles were great. We assembled one and started on another. The house was an easy walk into town. We didn't use our cars the entire time. So many cute shops and restaurants in town. Our stay just couldn't have been better. We're already planning our next trip!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Deep sea fishing, dolphin watches and sunset cruises from the Canal. Tennis courts and playground in Canalfront Park. Kayak, SUP and bike rentals near Canal bridge. Bike rentals in Cape Henlopen Park.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $300

Weekly rentals run SUNDAY to SUNDAY.
Refundable security deposit of $300 on all rentals
City of Lewes tax - 5%.
Rates subject to change until confirmed. Holidays may be higher. Please contact owner for specific pricing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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