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Waterfront Mermaid Cottage Pets Welcome

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage

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Slaughter Beach Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Waterfront on the Delaware Bay Pet Friendly Beautiful Views

This darling Bayfront cottage is one for your memory book! Wake up each morning to the waves gently lapping outside your window, with the sun rising slowly and painting the sky varied shades of red and orange. The sunsets over the marsh are fabulous.The cottage is direct waterfront on the Delaware Bay Enjoy this sleepy little town with nature abound! Beautiful quiet beach location minutes from Lewes Ferry, Dewey Beach and Rehoboth Beach, DE. Half hour from Ocean City Beaches, borders to Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge . Tennis courts 1/2 mi. away; Golf Course 15 min away; Convenience Store, 1/2 mile away. Paved roads where bicycles take preference. Dover Downs Casino / Harrington Casino 20 miles away Tax free Outlet stores 15 min. away (no sales taxes).Turn back time -perfect for your get away. Beds are 2 full size and one queen sofa bed. Extra queen size bed on porch.Bring your fishing poles *One owner is a licensed Delaware Real Estate

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Check in time 3pm or earlier if cleaning company is finished and you provide cell number

Checkout time 10am

Disclosure: One owner is a licensed Delaware Real Estate Broker please let us know if you wish to view any property during your stay and I will be happy to have my daughter Erin a licensed Agent show you available properties for sale

Check in time 3pm or earlier if cleaning company is finished -checkout time 10 am later checkout may be arranged if new tenant not checking in on the same day

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Nora and Frank Martin (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

Why Nora and Frank Martin chose Delaware

Wonderful space to rest relax and renew

What makes this cottage unique

Direct Bay-front home with cable and high speed internet

Smoking only allowed outside and on beach

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a wonderful relaxing time

We hope to return next year five star !!!!!
Jun 2014
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Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)
Waterfront Mermaid Cottage Pets Welcome
average rating of 4.571429 based on 29 reviews

Perfectly lovely.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in the cute and cozy cottage was awesome. Clean and comfortable to relax with our doggies in between trips to the beach and boardwalk. The attractions are close enough to enjoy and the local wildlife and scenery is stunning. Thanks for a wonderful trip.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, clean, relaxing, enjoyable and air conditioned(!) place

  • 5 of 5

Very pleased with our recent stay. Everything was as advertised: very clean, quiet, private, dog friendly, and cool inside. It was exactly what my family and I were looking for when we stayed recently at Slaughter Beach. There really was not anything the place was lacking.

We would definitely stay here again and in fact, plan on doing so next year. Hoping though next year we get some slightly cooler temperatures outside!!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nicest and cleanest little cottage one could imagine. Sun rises directly off Slaughter beach!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic cottage. I will stay here again next year again. So relaxing, clean and cozy. The photos don't do this place justice. The inside is a must see.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved staying at the Mermaid Cottage with our friends. It was the perfect weekend getaway. House is very clean and comfortable. Would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We hope you will someday return to the Mermaid Cottage you are always welcome
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Girls Weekend Getaway!!

  • 3 of 5

Me, my sisters, and mom had a fun weekend getaway at the cottage. It was almost perfect, loved the private beach front, hardly saw any people. The house was very comfortably cool, nicely set up, and did not have ANY pet odor.

The only things that I was not totally pleased with was the filthiness of the place. I realize it is pet friendly, but pet hair all over the furniture, floor, etc could be avoided. Our comforter was very badly stained, and the water in the shower did not go down very well at all; till the end of the shower you were up to your ankles in water. We were a little surprised that we had to clean the house, and take out all the trash, (this was not mentioned on the site). There was less pet her when we left the cottage than when we came.

All this said I would still recommend this cottage, because of the wonderful location and privacy. We had a wonderful time. The owner was also very accommodating; however I would recommend new cleaning staff. :)"

Update on review....The owner called me personally after I posted this review and was very nice and said she will take care of the shower issue right away and make sure the cleaners are doing they're job! She was very concerned about the pet hair etc...I would recommend this cottage to a friend!!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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little cozy place

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is located in the slaughter beach, only couple steps away to the water. it provides mostl the necessity you need in the cottage; Nora is very nice to order a brand new playpen for my 4 month old. We planned a get away weekend after memorial day but unfortunately hit a raining/shower weekend. We stayed in the cottage for most of the time and devoured crabs from a local seafood company(that's right seafood) on light house road.

Slaughter beach is very quiet in September but with lots of dead horseshoe crab shells on shore. It does look like a slaughter field. LOL. I guess it would be much exciting to come at the hatching season when lots of red knots are around.

thank you for having us.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We hope you and the family will someday return to the Mermmaid Cottage. I do hope you next visit will be sunny days and clear nights. Glad you arrived home safely with the children. Best wishes always
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Tanger Outlets
Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats
Cape Henlopen State Park
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk
DuPont Nature Center
Jungle Jim's Water Park & Miniature Golf
King's Homemade Ice Cream Shops
Delmarva Board Sport Adventures
"will deliver boards to cottage and provide lessons"
Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Lewes cape May
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Route 16 milton
Nearest Train
70 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route One /Slaughter Beach Road
Car: necessary

Peaceful Quiet Perfect spot to find peace and quiet beautiful sunsets Delaware Bay Fishing gentle surf

Here is the link to the property tour


Rates & Availability

Slaughter Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $100

No illegal drugs or activity will be tolerated.
Pets allowed. PETS are permitted only with prior approval. The town has a leash law. Please remember to pick up after your pet and dispose of any waste properly.
No Smoking is allowed in the cottage. Smoking outside is ok Security deposit will be forfeited if the housecleaning staff reports smoking occurred in cottage.Security deposit is refunded within 24 hours of check out
PARKING – Parking is limited to ___4____ vehicle

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Slaughter Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double ,
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Sleeper sofa in living room is queen size and Full bed on porch Please remember to pack your sheets pillow cases and towels.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Beach Chairs
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Pets Welcome grill in back yard is gas Cleaning fee is 100.00 nightly fee is 300.00 Minimum one night stay Smoking allowed outside of cottage and on beach

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