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Dream House In The Heart Of Lewes - Just a few steps to the beach!

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


About the property

3 Bedroom 1.5 Bathroom House With Bay View, Only A Stone's Throw From The Beach

Perfect setup with 3 bedrooms including master with it's own 1/2 bath. Large great room with high ceiling over living and dining areas. Complete modern kitchen found adjacent to great room. Front porch and as well as screened in porch in the back. Two units on property, excellent for families wanting to vacation together and enjoy the ideal mix of togetherness and privacy. Washer and dryer in unit makes life easy. Plenty of off street parking for guests. Outdoor shower as well. New furniture being delivered for the summer, so it won't match the pictures, but will be much better!

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Lewes Beach (East of Canal) House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , private half bath off master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Main bath off hallway
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Outdoor shower great for getting the sand off and day guests
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , master bedroom with private 1/2 bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , third couple or kids
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , second couple or kids - full bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , not a bedroom - pull out sofa in living room can sleep 2
  • Master bedroom with queen size bed and private half bathroom. Pull out sofa bed in living room could sleep two more, but it's really only 3 bedrooms.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
You can rent bicycles and beach equipment in town. If enough interest is shown, I can provide bikes, kayaks, stand-up paddle, etc.


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Dream House In The Heart Of Lewes - Just a few steps to the beach!
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews
New Oxford, PA

Relaxing and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience in Lewes and the rental was perfect for our needs. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lewes beach

  • 4 of 5

Can't beat the location .. gazing, listening at the marsh . A block to the beach .. seagulls , the rythym of the tides

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We enjoyed our visit. House was within walking distance of the beach. We had everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

The house was large enough that everyone had space. Open and airy. Good air conditioner Kitchen stocked well enough for our purposes to cook or we were able to make do. Just a short drive to our favorite restaurants and ice cream places. Was able to host additional family members who could not spend the night to the beach for a day plus a cookout. It didn't take long before we all were calling it home. Wi Fi worked great. The little one enjoyed her TV shows while waiting for the next event to occur. Look forward to next summer at the beach. Perhaps we will have a two week vacation

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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rian's lovely place

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay with my family.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had such a wonderful time staying at Ryan's place. It was perfect proximity to the quiet beach and the screened-in porch served a perfect location for game nights, safe from mosquitoes. It was very convenient that Ryan and family provided linens and bath towels as most rentals require you to provide your own. We really enjoyed the property and town and plan on returning next year, maybe well rent the full house! Ryan was always prompt in responding to my questions, even after the stay. I believe that this has been my best HomeAway rental experience due to Ryan's helpful demeanor and the wonderful condition of the rental property! I highly recommend this property and renting from Ryan and family!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Scottsdale, AZ

Superb location for terrific family holiday

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed this property for nearly five weeks. All the basics are here--including brand new beds, cute beach themed linens and a screened in porch. The kitchen and baths are dated, but function beautifully. With the property being about 200 steps to the sand, we could not have been happier. If you are looking for boardwalks, loud music, parking problems, crowded beaches and big surf this is NOT the place for you.

Our family enjoyed quiet beaches, beautiful sunsets, kayak rides, ferry trips to Cape May, dolphin watching (this was a highlight of the trip--use Groupon to make it affordable), sunburns, ice cream and BBQ nights.

The Cecil family is very responsive to your every need.

Thanks for the memories.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ryan Cecil
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Ryan Cecil

I am an airline captain and ex-military aviator who grew up in Delaware, but have lived all over the world. This property has been in my family for over 40 years and I have enjoyed spending my summers here since as long as I can remember. Anything I can do to make your stay more enjoyable will be my pleasure. I have a jet boat and often take friends out on the water to do some wakeboarding, tubing or waterskiing. If I'm not out flying, I should be right across the street at my parent's house. My parents, Dick and Lynn Cecil, are extremely friendly always available as well if you need anything. I'm also fluent in French - je parle français.

Ryan Cecil purchased this house in 1970

Why Ryan Cecil chose Lewes Beach (East of Canal)

Lewes beach is the crown jewel of the Delaware beach scene. My family has been coming here for three generations and it's only getting better. I have friends from all over the world who have fallen in love with Lewes with its lovely victorian houses and upscale restaurants, bars and shopping. It's the oldest and most charming town in the state with a unique history.

What makes this house unique

I love sitting on the built-in bench on the corner of the wrap-around deck upstairs. It's the perfect place to catch the lovely bay breeze and fabulous views. It's a great place to just chill.


Nearest Airport
110 Miles
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
Nearest Barpub
1.4 Miles
Irish Eyes
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Cape May - Lewes Ferry
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Baywood Greens
Nearest Train
90 Miles
Wilmington, Delaware
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
U.S. Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
The Wharf Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Lewes Beach
Car: necessary

Lewes has it all. A lovely and uncrowded beach that's safe for young children with no big waves and a calm bay perfect for sailing, fishing and water skiing. It's probably the most charming beach town on the east coast with well preserved and restored victorian houses, excellent eateries and quaint shops. You can easily get around on foot or by bicycle. The Cape Henlopen State Park is one mile down the road with excellent nature trails, biking trails and body surfing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500

2nd cleaning fee waived for second week if you wash your own linens and towels.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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