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Private Cottage Steps to the Beach-Just Four Homes Back from the Dunes & Ocean

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Last updated: 03/02/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 Bedroom/1.5 Bath Private Cottage Sleeps 4 and Steps to the Beach

I have named my beach cottage La Sauterelle – French for cricket – in honor of the copper cricket weather vane that has graced the top of my beach home for many years. The cricket is a symbol of good luck but I do not have them in the house!
This single family cottage is at the end of one of the last sandy lanes in Dewey Beach. It is only 50 yards or so back from the sand dunes, beach and ocean at the end of the street. Perfect for quick trips back and forth from the beach for lunch, snacks, refreshments or naps for the little ones. No major streets to cross in this residential area. And you can easily stroll to all the restaurants and entertainment in Dewey. Or hop the Jolly Trolley on the corner for a quick fun open-air ride into Rehoboth Beach which is just one short mile up the road.
This two-story, two-bedroom, 1.5 bath home is a classic cedar-shingled cottage. Tastefully furnished combined living and dining areas, fully equipped and modern kitchen, one bedroom (queen size bed) and one full bath on the ground floor. A side entrance leads to a wonderful outdoor shower. The circular staircase takes you to the loft bedroom (king size bed) on the second floor with an adjoining half bath. An entrance off the second floor leads you to a dramatic roof deck with upholstered patio furniture, table and umbrella. Perfect for enjoying the ocean breeze, sunset and evening cocktails.
This well-maintained home features warm pine paneling throughout, tongue and groove wood ceilings, vaulted ceiling in the dining/kitchen area with skylights, gleaming hardwood floors in the living areas, and carpeting in the cozy loft bedroom. The living room features ample upscale seating with one full size sofa and one love seat. Customer window blinds and treatments throughout.
There is a small deck/stoop on the front with one dedicated parking spot on the size. The home has cable TV, wifi, stereo, baseboard heating and AC.
Occupancy limited to four.
I invite you to view a video tour of my home.
Thanks so much for considering La Sauterelle for your beach vacation. Hope to see you in Dewey Beach.
Small pets are allowed for an additional fee and upon pre-approval by the owner.
Rents by the week in season, Saturday-to-Saturday. Shorter stays based on availability, contact owner.
Cottage Amenities
• Patio door entry into the living area.
• Two upscale leather sofas in the living room – one full and one loveseat. Ample seating.
• Cable HDTV, DVD, stereo and Internet Wifi.
• Three TVs – one in the living room, and one in each bedroom.
• Kitchen/dining room is furnished with a big dining table and has all the equipment you might need, including a dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, oven, microwave, gas stove, and enough cutlery, utensils, plates, pots and pans for a small gathering. Coffee-maker, blender and all standard equipment is supplied.
• Two bedrooms – one on the first floor with a queen size bed and one in the second floor loft with a king size bed. Designer bed coverings with comfortable updated mattresses.
• Full size washer and dryer in the first floor bathroom.
• 1.5 Bathrooms – one full bath with tub and shower on the first floor and one half bath on the second floor. Additional outdoor shower on the side of the home.
• Ceiling fans throughout.
• Gas barbeque grill.
• Parking for one mid-size car on the side of the cottage.


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/02/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    No group or high school or college groups accepted. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    There is a circular staircase to loft area and roof deck that may not be suitable for all children. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Contact owner with details. Suitable for a small dog, no cats please. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Full Bath on first floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    Adjacent to loft kinf bed area with toilet and sink....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower

    Outdoor shower on side on side of home. ...moreless


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking for one car....moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster




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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
April 7 through May 12
Apr 7 - May 12, 2017
2 night min stay
Week of May 13
May 13 - May 19, 2017
2 night min stay
Week of May 20
May 20 - May 26, 2017
2 night min stay
$250 $350
Week of May 27
May 27 - Jun 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$250 $350
Sat, Sun
Week of June 3
Jun 3 - Jun 9, 2017
2 night min stay
Week of June 10
Jun 10 - Jun 16, 2017
2 night min stay
Week of June 17
Jun 17 - Jun 23, 2017
3 night min stay
Week of June 24
Jun 24 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$375 $400
Week of July 1
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay

July 8 through August 25
Jul 8 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay

Week of August 26
Aug 26 - Sep 1, 2017
3 night min stay
$325 $350
Week of September 2
Sep 2 - Sep 8, 2017
3 night min stay
$250 $350
Sat, Sun
Week of September 9
Sep 9 - Sep 15, 2017
3 night min stay
September 16 thru November 8
Sep 16 - Nov 8, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $250
  • Cleaning fee per Rental $125 + tax
  • Tax Rate 3%


Rates are subject to change until confirmed by a signed rental agreement.

50% deposit to hold the reservation, balance due 30-days prior to arrival.

Credit card and pay pal payment plans not accepted.

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: 03/02/2017
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Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/02/2017

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  • Roof Deck perfect for enjoying the afternoon sun and fresh air.

    Roof Deck perfect for enjoying the afternoon sun and fresh air.

VRBO #608643

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017

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