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Dewey Beach Clean Cozy Cottage 2 Blocks From The Beach! Best 5 Star Experience

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

Enjoy a family vacation or romantic get-away just 2 blocks from the sun, sand and ocean. Close to everything you'll want, this will be the perfect cottage for you and your family.

In addition to a brief walk to the beach, you also have convenient access to the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk, fine and casual dining, shops, fishing/crabbing, and shopping outlets, this home is truly a “Beach Retreat” for creating special and memorable experiences.

This coastal home, completely renovated in 2013, is furnished with casual and cozy furniture for the best in vacation relaxation.

High-end kitchen with gorgeous quartz counter tops, custom cabinets, dedicated ice maker, gas double-oven cook top, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, and plenty of cookware for preparation of meals with friends and family.

Beautiful, refinished hardwood floors throughout, with 3 bedrooms, 7 dedicated beds, 1.5 bathrooms, buddy bed and new sleeper sofa in the family room for guests. Plus, for convenience in getting the sand out, a high-end front-load washer and dryer!

Starting with the 50' TV in the family room, each bedroom has 27' TV's, equipped with HD DirecTV as well as WiFi Internet access.

The outside screened porch is a perfect place to relax and if you listen carefully, hear the ocean waves crashing on the beach. The outside deck surrounding the house with hose makes it easy to clean off the beach sand and an outside shower, featuring direct, convenient access to/from the master bedroom. All compliment each of the amenities you'll want to make this your permanent vacation home! Don't forget, you can also cook out with the charcoal grill on the outside, backyard patio.

If you love the beach and beach combing, 123 Carolina is a great spot to enjoy a secluded and relaxed beach vacation.

Rentals beginning second week in June through first week of September require full week rental, e.g., 7 night minimum stay. Check-In/Checkout for weekly rental is Sunday to Sunday: Check-in time is 3:00 pm; Check-out time 10:00 am. Flexibility is provided when possible. No security deposit is required. VRBO Reservation Service Fee, 3% Dewey Beach accommodation tax, and cleaning service are included in your quote. Linens (sheets, pillow cases, & towels) can be provided for an additional fee.

We're excited to share our home away from home with you. No Smoking is permitted inside the house. Pets will be considered and additional fees may apply.

Use the Book It Now! feature or send an inquiry for a detailed quote today to secure your vacation plans to rest and relax by the shore.

Keywords: Beach House, Single Family, Cottage, Children, Friendly, Close to beach, Walk, Vacation, Rental, Rehoboth by the Sea, ocean side

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Brian and Beth Bruffey
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Brian and Beth Bruffey

My family has been coming to the Dewey and Rehoboth beaches for over 40 years. Growing up with 4 brothers and 1 sister in Silver Spring, Maryland, our parents gave us the opportunity to build and enjoy an incredible amount of memorable experiences at the shore. My parents, along with my older brother, currently live in Rehoboth. One of my younger brothers also owns a cottage 4 houses down on Carolina St. We're incredibly fortunate to have this home and the opportunity to share it with others to enjoy all of the fun the beach has to offer to create those unique, memorable family and friends experiences.

Brian and Beth Bruffey purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Brian and Beth Bruffey chose Dewey Beach

We purchased this property primarily to provide the same opportunities my parents provided for us over the past 40 years to our family of now three young men. We're anticipating 123 Carolina will be their vacation destination for their families for the next 40+ years as well! This area is consistently recognized as one of the top vacation places in the country. How can you not love Dewey?

What makes this cottage unique

The convenient, 2 block walking access to the beach is fantastic. You can even hear the waves crashing on the beach from the porch. Very dog friendly area and walking distance to many of the Dewey Beach and Rehoboth activities. Featuring great restaurants, family atmosphere, boardwalk, shops, fishing/crabbing, summer night-life activities, and of course, the sun and fun at the beach, Dewey & Rehoboth have everything for a wonderful, restful and relaxing vacation.


Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk
Tanger Outlets
Big Fish Grill
Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats
Fins Fish House & Raw Bar
Jungle Jim's
Browseabout Books
Delaware Beach, Ocean City, Maryland Bait & Tackle Shops
"go online to Beach-Net to get..."
Grotto Pizza
Nicola Pizza
Movies At Midway
Rehoboth Beach
Walk to Beach and Boardwalk. August 27-Sept 3 week open!
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
The Cultured Pearl Restaurant & Sushi Bar
The Starboard
Matt's Fish Camp
Denovo's Trattoria
Outlet Liquors
Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Rusty Rudder, Bottle & Cork, Jimmy's Grill, etc.
Nearest Ferry
8.5 Miles
Cape May Lewes Ferry
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Midway, Old Landing, Rehoboth Beach CC, Baywood
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Delware Coast Line Railroad
Nearest Motorway
0.15 Miles
Coastal Highway / Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Big Fish, Cultured Pearl, Fins, Rusty Rudder, etc
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Dewey Beach
Car: recommended


Rehoboth by the Sea Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Outside Grill is available for use. Please clean after usage.
  • Keep Trash and Recycle cans on side of the house. Please do not move the Trash cans.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Outside Shower - shower , Kid Friendly w/ direct outside access to master bedroom
    Buddy Bathroom - toilet , Buddy Bath - Shared between two bedrooms
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Full Shower, Linen closet, with Washer and Dryer
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , 3 total twin beds
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , 3 total twin beds; Access to Buddy Bathroom
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Master Bedroom with access to Buddy Bathroom
  • 27'' TV's in each room, along with WiFi access.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.981132 based on 53 reviews
Mc Lean

Fantastic cottage--great for families and pets

  • 5 of 5

My family of 6 and yellow lab were wowed by this adorable cottage located about 2 blocks from Dewey beach on a nice quiet street. We found everything very comfortable and very clean. The house is well stocked with everything you will need (from kitchen and cleaning gear to extra toiletries in case you forget anything).

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the excellent review, Sara and more importantly, that your family enjoyed everything the cottage and area had to offer. And, it's nice to hear about how the additional amenities are helpful. Hope to have your family back (and yellow lab!) in the future. Thank you again! Cheers, Brian
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Lovely home with excellent location near Dewey Beach

  • 5 of 5

This property was wonderful. Beautifully updated and decorated, The extra touches like toiletries and available beach gear made me feel like an honored guest.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad your party enjoyed the weekend get-away, Jill. Thank you for taking the time to share the positive sentiments as an honored guest! Welcome you all back any time. Thank you, Brian.p
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Harrisburg, PA

Repeat Ladies Weekend

  • 5 of 5

The 8 of us found this property just as impressive as it was in 2015! Kitchen has everything you need…and more, beds are still very comfortable, screened-in porch just the spot for early AM coffee or late afternoon cocktails and a good book. Oh, and is it stocked with good books, games, etc!!

Great location too….5 minute walk to beach, 5 minutes to a farmers market for fresh produce and a beautiful 10 minute walk to Rehoboth around Silver Lake. Weather was so much better this time around….no need for outlet shopping or restaurants….just beach and eating in on Carolina Street!

Anyone can tell the owners take pride in exceeding expectations. We’ll be back, Brian…Thanks so much for everything!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive experience, Patty. So glad your "Ladies weekend" was a success with the excellent weather. We certainly welcome you all back any time! Cheers, Brian
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Wonderful house and renters, will stay again!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this house for a girls weekend and it was perfect. They have everything you need except for your food and beverages. It's a 5 minute walk from the beach and a 15 minute walk to the bar area. Brian was wonderful in answering all of my questions. I will 100% rent again!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear everything was up to expectations and your party had a great time, Megan. Thank you so much for the positive review and look forward to hosting your your party in the future! Thank you, Brian
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A fantastic home, all of the amenities and a superb location in a quiet residential neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

Brian and Beth are great hosts, always a text away to answer questions or help you choose a restaurant! We highly recommend 123 Carolina to anyone seeking a Dewey escape, the home and location exceeded all of my expectations.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thank you for the quick and positive sentiments, Dwayne. Happy your family enjoyed, even with the spotty weather. Welcome your family back any time! Thank you again!
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Arnold, MD

the location is perfect!

  • 5 of 5

There are many pros for this rental. The house is located a short walk from the beach access, Fifer's Farm Market, and the main strip of Rehoboth. It was the perfect place for my family of 6, plus 4 small dogs. Everyone had their own bed. Plenty of room to relax and have dinners in. The screened in porch was used throughout the day. A great neighborhood for walks with our dogs. We realized there was no grill upon arriving, and the owner was quick to fix that problem. He had Amazon ship us a grill with all the needed materials, so we were able to cook the meals planned. The owner was very quick to respond to any questions I had!!!

There are just a few things to consider: If you have pets, there is no fenced in area for them. Our dogs hung out on the screened porch a lot. Though everyone in our family had a bed, two of the rooms only offer twin beds, as clearly shown in the listing's photos. This could be a problem for families with teenagers or more than one couple. FYI: the outdoor shower is outdoors, though not open air.

Our family had a wonderful time and would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the 5 Star Review, Mary. It was a pleasure hosting your family and appreciate your patience when there were a few hiccups along the way. The specific guidance and clarity you've also provided will be helpful to future guest and again, appreciate you taking the time to detail. Hope to have you back in the future. Cheers, Brian
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Service is included in all published rates. 3% Dewey Beach accommodation tax is in addition to published rates. Please refer to Quote.

Rentals beginning May 23rd through September 7 require full weekly rental, e.g., 7 night minimum stay. Check-In/Checkout for weekly rentals is Sunday to Sunday: Check-in 3:00 pm; Checkout 10:00 am. Linens are provided for an additional fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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