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Booking long-term winter rental or long weekends - classy 3-4 BR beach cottage!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,450 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

This 3-4 bedroom, 2 1/2 baths vacation home is only steps to the quiet beach

2017 is in the books, and we are looking for a long-term winter guest or people looking for long weekends away. 2018 inquiries are being accepted, with new rates available soon. Winter rental is "plus utilities" for long term (30 days +). Ask about our Military Discount!

Please feel free to email ( or call with questions about the property and availability at 302-388-6203.

Come visit Lewes Beach, where you will have a choice of beaches (bay or ocean);historic sights, and quaint, strollable downtown; tax-free shopping; fishing boat charters, boat rentals, boat launch ramps, shore fishing & crabbing, miles of bike-friendly roads and trails….and you even have the ability to take the Cape May/Lewes Ferry over to Cape May, NJ for the day!

The Rehoboth Beach boardwalk, tax-free shopping, water parks, and amusement rides are less than 10 miles away!

Fresh, cozy 7-room ranch sleeps 8, just 400 feet from the gentle sandy beach on the Delaware Bay. A safe, shallow drop off with no rip tides, 3 miles of walkable clean sand and tidal pools to dabble in. Or for big surf and miles of unspoiled Atlantic Ocean shoreline, bike or drive 2 miles to vast Cape Henlopen State Park.

House has a spotless eat-in kitchen, living room, screened porch, and enclosed sun porch. A Convertible 'great room' has a new sleeper sofa and couch, along with its' own private full bath with shower and tub, and an outside entrance!

Master Bedroom has a king bed and a newly appointed half-bath!

2 Bedrooms share the hallway bathroom with stall shower.

*** Bed Linens, Towels, and other rentals available upon request through our cleaning service.

Central AC; 3 New Flat Screen TVs

A well-stocked kitchen - utensils, pots, pans, dishwasher, and a washer & new dryer.

Outside includes a gas grill and an enclosed outside shower (hot/cold) to use during the warm season!

Accommodates up to 9 people (including children).

Tenants bring (or rent) their own bed linens, towels, and beach gear; also bring soap/detergent/paper goods for kitchen and bath. ***Our cleaning service offers very reasonable linen rentals.***

The Chillax Inn at Lewes Beach has 4 new low, reclining beach chairs and 2 high sitting beach chairs.

Lease and security deposit required.

More Details

Karen Marsh
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 9, 2018

About Karen Marsh

Our families have been vacationing on the East Coast for well over 40 years, and have especially enjoyed spending many summers in Lewes! Lewes is a place that is quaint and within about an hour of our home in Middletown, DE. For our family of five, Lewes Beach has provided our children the opportunity to relax with their friends, while mom & dad don't have to incessantly worry about all the hustle and bustle of larger vacation spots. The kids also enjoy taking a trip to either Cape Henlopen or Rehoboth Beach, depending upon what suits their desires. We hope that you will begin creating similar memories here in Lewes Beach!

Karen Marsh purchased this house in 2014

Why Karen Marsh chose Lewes Beach (East of Canal)

Our beach house brings the beach to you and let's you check your worries at the door! We pride ourselves in making our rental properties just like home. That is no different here at the beach! As new owners, we made changes to the house during our first year, including fresh paint throughout, new flooring in the Family/Sun Room and Front Porch, flat screen TVs, and updating the master 1/2 bath. We continue to make updates to the furniture and facilities every year!

What makes this house unique

This vacation getaway allows you to step off the beach, rinse your feet, and relax.


Lewes Beach (East of Canal) House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - Master Bedroom - toilet , A nice private powder room in the master bedroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , A shared bath for the two back bedrooms that is nicely appoi
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , A nice private bath servicing the room with the sleeper sofa
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - Back Right - Queen - 1 queen , A nice queen bed with a flat-screen TV
    Master Bedroom - Front Right - King - 1 king , A king bed with a private 1/2 bath and a flat-screen TV
    Bedroom 3 - Back Left - Bunk Bed (two full-sized beds) - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , A new Bunk Bed with two full-sized beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Booking long-term winter rental or long weekends - classy 3-4 BR beach cottage!
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Well maintained, clean and comfortable. The Owners are always improving the property. We will be back again next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nicely equipped.

  • 5 of 5

I found the house clean and uncluttered but thoroughly equipped. The kitchen was loaded with virtually everything we needed. Much better than most rental kitchens. Even the beach equipment available was just right. We met the owners and they were charming and completely accomodating.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A really nice place to stay. As comfortable as h

  • 5 of 5

A comfortable & well maintained property just a short walk from the beach

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hidden jem!

  • 5 of 5

Have been coming here for several years and love it. The beach is a short walk and has the best sandbar in the Lewes Bay. Spacious cottage on the inside with everything you need. Extremely clean. Owners are great to work with and add upgrades each year. Reasonably priced.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house in a great town

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the nicest vacations ever! We had never been to Lewes Beach and we just fell in love with the entire area. The house is great. Very comfortable and has everything you need or want. Nice quiet neighborhood as well. We especially enjoyed the screen porch where we ate all our meals. Very comfy sofas in the back room (wish I had them at home!). A special bonus was being able to see both sunrise and sunset at the beach, which really is only 200 steps (or less). We brought our bikes and rode the Junction & Breakwater trail to Rehoboth Beach one day and then to the state park a few of the other days. We also rode into town each day. This is a great place to ride bikes and you can rent them in town if you don't bring your own. It was also fun to just ride around the nearby neighborhoods in the evenings. Cape Henlopen State Park is a real gem. We have vacationed many times at the Outer Banks in N. Carolina, and we found the Delaware beaches to be every bit as nice. Very friendly people, too. We loved this place and can't wait to come back. Thank you Rob and Karen - we had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family vacation house.

  • 5 of 5

We all greatly enjoyed our week at the Chillax Inn. The owners, Rob and Karen, were incredibly helpful throughout the whole rental and have thought of everything for their guests' enjoyment The cottage is perfectly located being just a short stroll to one of the nicest parts of Lewes Beach. We have rented in Lewes for over 10 years and everyone in the family agreed that this was their favorite of the cottages we have rented. We particularly enjoyed the screened in porch which was perfect for family dinners. Our teenagers liked the back family room which was well equipped with a nice TV and very comfortable couches The gas grill was used frequently as were the beach chairs. The nice outdoor shower was much appreciated after a long day at the beach. The cottage was incredibly clean and comfortable. We hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Salisbury Airport (SBY)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Irish Eyes Pub & Rest. or The Wharf Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
The Rookery South - 27052 Broadkill Rd., Milton/DE
Nearest Train
85 Miles
Newark Train Station or Wilmington Train Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
1.1 Miles
Agave Mexican Restaurant, 137 2nd Street, Lewes
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Lewes Beach
Car: necessary

Lewes is a quaint coastal community that is close to the Tax-Free Outlets and less than 10 miles from Rehoboth Beach. In addition to the relaxing Delaware Bay beach that is about 100 yards from the house, you can also enjoy the Atlantic Ocean waves at Cape Henlopen State Park that is accessible by car or bike and is approximately 2 miles away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

All short term rentals include utilities. We have more flexibility in the Off Season to meet your needs for getaways. The Off Season Long Term Rental will require the tenant to pay utilities.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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