PRIVATE SECLUDED RETREAT, WALK TO UNCROWDED BEACH

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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PRIVATE SECLUDED RETREAT, WALK TO UNCROWDED BEACH

Broadkill Beach House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms , 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Welcome to your private, secluded oasis. Our house sits on 4 lots and is the last house on the street. This affords you a quiet retreat bordering the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. The only traffic you will have will be in the air in the form of beautiful flocks of egrets, ospreys searching for a meal, and migrating birds.

The beautiful, uncrowded Delaware Bay beach is just a short walk away down an uncrowded street that is more like a gravel lane - no traffic. The gentle waves are wonderful for children and kayaking and for stand-up paddle boarding. Enjoy views of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, quiet walks searching for shells and seaglass or try your hand at surf fishing.

After the beach, enjoy our large grass yard for games or a catch or spend time in our beachy yard with native grasses, a children's playset and horseshoe pit. Enjoy relaxing in our screened in outside shower while you gaze at the wildlife refuge. Whatever you decide, the quiet and calmness will soothe and relax you.

Our home has 2 screened porches and a wrap around deck on the second level as well as a balcony off of two bedrooms (king and queen) on the 3rd level. Two additional bedrooms on the 3rd level offer a queen bed and two twin beds. There is also a full bath on this level.

The second level which is the main living area offers a fully-equipped kitchen and a full bath. There is also a large sunroom walled by windows overlooking the wildlife refuge, a family room with tv, and a large dining room with two tables. There is a queen sleeper sofa in the family room. The feel is large, bright and open.

To make your packing easier, we offer paper towels, toilet tissue, trash bags, dish and laundry detergent, dish towels, and bath and beach towels. We also have beach chairs, boogie boards, sand toys, an umbrella and a cart to easily get it all to the beach. You can also enjoy cruising around on one of our bikes.

Broadkill Beach holds the charm of yesteryear and is a true treasure. The beach is uncrowded and quiet. There is a small store with sandwiches, ice cream, pantry items, beach goods, fishing supplies and homemade donuts on the weekend. The Rookery, a public golf course, is only 4 miles away. The Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge offers trails to explore as well as streams and ponds to kayak and canoe.

The historic town of Milton is just a few minutes away with restaurants, a grocery store, Domino's Pizza, Subway, etc. The town also offers Music in the Park on Wednesday evenings in the summer along the Broadkill River.

If you want to spend some of your vacation at a faster pace, the towns of Lewes and Rehoboth Beach are about 15-20 minutes away and offer award-winning restaurants, 2 water parks, miniature golf, a cinema, tax-free outlet shopping, the Rehoboth Boardwalk with rides, arcades and boardwalk food. There are also various state parks with ocean beaches, trails and history to explore.

Please note that our home has an occupancy limit of 10 people, including children and babies. Also, no smoking is allowed.

Keywords: beach house, 4 bedroom, cottage

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
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We are unique in that we resided full-time in this home for over 14 years. We have lovingly renovated our home as well as added a large addition in 2007. We both grew up at the Delaware Beaches and knew this was where we wanted to raise our family. We love everything the beach has to offer and enjoy surfing, skimboarding, sailing, windsurfing and the salt air. Aside from the beach life, we are avid ice hockey fans and players - you have to do something when it's too cold to go swimming!

The Owner purchased this house in 1998

We chose Broadkill Beach as our home for the quiet, secluded nature as well as the beautiful beach. It allowed us to 'get away from it all' on a daily basis. However, we recently decided to relocate to a nearby town to be closer to our jobs, schools and numerous activities. This allows us the opportunity to offer our home as a retreat to vacationers. We will only be a few minutes away and look forward to continuing to enjoy Broadkill Beach. We will be performing the cleaning and maintenance duties ourselves between rentals so you can be assured you will arrive to a clean, welcoming retreat.

Broadkill Beach is a rare find on the east coast. Feel like you are being transported back in time as you wind your way through the wildlife refuge on your way to Broadkill Beach. The area is protected from the commercialism of nearby areas so you can enjoy running, walking, biking and a quiet beach. Yet, those conveniences of the modern era are close by when you want to venture back to that world.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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4.8
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Private Secluded Retreat, Walk to Uncrowded Beach
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Broadkill Beach Delaware
Philadelphia, PA, USA
5

EXCELLENT VACATION HOME

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at the house with another family for an extended weekend. Loved it. The house is clean, with a spacious first-floor, a great wrap-around balcony, and a nice sunroom. Our kids loved the large backyard, and the playhouse. The beach is easily accessible and very nice. Added bonuses: (i) the house is the last one on the street and has great views towards the back bay; (ii) included in the rental were bikes and many beach toys; (iii) the owners are very responsive and on top of things.
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Private Secluded Retreat, Walk to Uncrowded Beach
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Broadkill Beach Delaware
Austin Tx
5

GREAT FAMILY VACATION SPOT

  • 5 of 5
Wonderful house, with lots of room for adults and children. Easy walk to the beach. Good bird watching from the back deck!! Lewes down the road had a great Italian restaurant and cute shops.
  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Broadkill Beach Delaware
NJ
5

HAPPY VACATION

  • 5 of 5
We had an excellent vacation. The house was beautifully decorated and clean. The living space was great for our family size. We were in need of good quality family time and the quiet and beauty of the home and yard were wonderful. It was also great to only travel a little to still enjoy beaches, boardwalks, and shopping. We definitely want to return.
  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children
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Private Secluded Retreat, Walk to Uncrowded Beach
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Broadkill Beach Delaware
Monterey, CA
4

GREAT LOCATION!

  • 4 of 5
We really enjoyed getting away to this home! It is just as advertised, with plenty of space for a group of 10 to lounge and relax. The only thing we didn't enjoy was having all 4 bedrooms in close proximity, it was hard to have someone sleeping up there if the occupants of another room were awake (especially for our toddler!).

The beach is fantastic. The marsh is a great view.

The owners were attentive to our needs and the neighbors were all very friendly and helpful as well.
  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Private Secluded Retreat, Walk to Uncrowded Beach
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Broadkill Beach Delaware
New York City
5

2ND YEAR, AND EVEN BETTER!

  • 5 of 5
We loved this place so much we came back a second year. It was as quiet and lovely as we remembered. Beautiful sunsets from the back porch, easy days at the uncrowded beach, rides on the great new bikes. We had 2 others families, each with kids, staying with us, and the house is spacious enough that we all had room to both be together and be apart when we needed space!
Owners are super responsible, responsive and helpful.
  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Private Secluded Retreat, Walk to Uncrowded Beach
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Broadkill Beach Delaware
New York City
5

GREAT HOUSE, WONDERFUL SMALL COMMUNITY, BEAUTIFUL BEACH

  • 5 of 5
This was a perfect place for our family vacation. The house is very comfortable, clean, super quiet, bright, airy, just about everything we could ask for. The 4 bedrooms easily fit our 3 couples and 3 kids. The multiple porches and indoor spaces meant we could spread out and spend time apart, without being on top of each other or hearing every little thing, but the dining room, great room and back porch were each big enough to fit us all when we wanted to be together.
Kitchen could have been slightly better stocked - but the basics + are there, and there's a grill. The dining room easily fit us all, as did the dining table on the screen in back porch.
Great for kids - they loved the yard, the play space and the ping pong table. Very quiet - you can't hear anything from the bedrooms, so no one was disturbed by kids getting up early! And we never heard our neighbors.
We saw tons of birds from the back porch, and even a few rabbits.
The beach is great - easy walk along a sandy drive (and beach cart, towel, chairs, etc provided). Warm water, nice sand, and not at all crowded - never more than a dozen other groups on the beach. The only downside is the water is murky, but its warm.
Nice place to ride bikes. We went to the wildlife refuge for a beautiful morning walk.
Lewes & Rehoboth are close enough for an afternoon visit or trip to Funland.
The owners were very easy, provided clear information - photos don't do it justice! We hope to return.
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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2 water parks nearby, public golf course w/in 4 miles, adjacent to Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge with hiking, canoeing, kayaking, wildlife watching, miles of uncrowded beach, Cape-May Lewes Ferry, numerous state parks, Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk and tax-free outlet shopping about 15-20 minutes, Historic Milton 10 minutes with shops, restaurants, antiquing, and music shows in the park weekly

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Broadkill Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 21 2014 - Aug 30 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
Fall
Aug 31 2014 - Sep 27 2014
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,875
 
 
Off-Season
Sep 28 2014 - May 2 2015
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Personal checks. Reserve your week with $1000.00 refundable security deposit. Half of weekly rate due 60 days before arrival, remaining half due 30 days before arrival. Please contact me for shorter stays.
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Amenities

Broadkill Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2250 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Garage ...
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Queen sleeper sofa in family room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Stereo
  • Games
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • theme parks
  • cinemas
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • water parks
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • wildlife viewing
  • miniature golf
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • shelling
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • basketball court
  • water skiing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
  • parasailing
Notes:
2 zone A/C, 2 screened porches, children's playhouse/swingset, Beautiful view overlooking wildlife refuge, sunset views, large private yard
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