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Upscale Furnished Vacation/Corporate Rental

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Bancroft Parkway House Rental Photos and Description

3 BDs & 3 full BAs sleeps 5 (ask about the possibility of two additional)

If you are seeking a corporate rental or vacation stay in the Wilmington, Delaware area, this charming Cape Cod home is a lovely choice. Stay a week or a month and feel comfortable with all the amenities of a fine hotel.

This home has been totally remodeled with top of the line kitchen cabinetry and granite counter tops with hardwood floors throughout. Two large Bedrooms with Queen size beds and flat screen TVs on the 2nd level share a beautifully upgraded full bath. On the main floor, an Office/Library/Guest Bedroom with a twin day bed has an adjacent beautifully upgraded full bath with shower. Two more twin beds are in the finished, partially furnished basement. A cozy screened in porch is just off the spacious Living Room which has a fireplace as well as a 52' flat screen TV.

TO AVOID A 3% - 5% SURCHARGE YOU MAY PAY BY CHECK OR ACH TRANSFER.

Our key-less lock system eliminates picking up keys, dropping off keys, losing keys or getting locked out!

We have not raised the rental rate in quite some time, but due to increases in maintenance costs, taxes, utilities etc. our rates are being increased up to 10% effective 3/1/2015

Location: Wilmington, Delaware is midway between New York City and Washington, DC -- 115 miles in each direction. Center City Philadelphia: 30 miles. Downtown Baltimore: 85 miles. Lancaster, PA: 50 miles. Atlantic City, NJ: 90 miles. Delaware's Atlantic Ocean beaches -- Lewes, Rehoboth, Bethany, Dewey, Fenwick: 90 miles.

Air/Rail Access: PHL/Philadelphia International Airport: 25 miles. ILG/New Castle Airport -- private planes: 10 minutes by car. BWI/Baltimore-Washington International: 80 miles.

Amtrak (800) USA-RAIL -- all northeast corridor trains stop here -- including the high-speed Acela Expressway. Also SEPTA commuter trains (R-2 line to/from Philadelphia and south to Newark, Del). Approximately 80 trains per day.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Richard Arthur Fenner (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

About Richard Arthur Fenner

Kathy and I are both transplants from the East Coast to Southern California. We live in Irvine CA and are in the residential Real Estate Market. We have one son Richard Arthur Fenner II who graduated from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland in 2008 and now works in London

Richard Arthur Fenner purchased this house in 2006

Why Richard Arthur Fenner chose Wilmington

My wife grew up in Wilmington DE and we decided to purchase this home as a vacation/rental property. We spend a couple weeks a year at Bancroft Cottage and love having our own place to entertain family who live very close by.

What makes this house unique

The only top notch furnished rental that accommodate five or more guests within an hours drive of Wilmington.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)
Upscale Furnished Vacation/Corporate Rental
average rating of 4.885714 based on 35 reviews
Long Beach, CA
5

Great location and comfortable home for the family

  • 5 of 5

Have rented the Bancroft home from Mr. & Mrs. Fenner several times. They are so easy to

work with and the home is terrific for family and jaunts to the various Brandywine Valley

attractions. I rent several homes throughout the year for business and vacation. This home

is great for both. Five strs out of five stars.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love having you back and you are a Five Star guest!
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California
5

Clean, comfortable. Great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have stayed at I don't know how many VRBO/Homeaway rentals over the years and this one is certainly one of the best. It was very comfortable with room for all 5 of us to spread out, the kitchen is well appointed, the internet was fast, everything was sparkly clean, the owners are very responsive, and it's close to most everything (e.g. 15 minutes to Winterthur, 7 minutes to Hagley, etc). Oh, and restaurants are an easy 2 block walk away.

If I plan a trip to Wilmington again I'll be sure to stay here.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bloomfield, MI
5

Top notch and always very clean and comfortable. Love your place!

  • 5 of 5

Will return again!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The greatest compliment is when guests return. Thank you!
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5

Another good visit

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at this house and it was wonderful once again. Its the perfect option for our situation and if/when we are in the area again we will definitely be staying here!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely house near downtown wilmington!

  • 5 of 5

I was visiting Wilmington with my brother and his kids for a few days and decided to rent a house to make our stay more comfortable. This home was fantastic! Came with everything we needed from blankets to utensils and even soap in some of the showers. The house is cozy and there is plenty of yard space if you happen to bring kids who like to run around. The property manager lives right near by and was very responsive when we (by our own fault) accidentally locked ourselves out. I would definitely stay here again if i was ever in the area. We all had a wonderful time. Thanks Richard for opening your home to us.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Luis Obispo
5

Charming and cozy cottage in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Bancroft Cottage was charming and cozy! The master bedroom was large and warm and inviting. The kitchen was well appointed but we never needed to cook while we stayed there. We did have a small get together (8 people) on our last night and everyone said the next time they vacationed they would use VRBO because ours was such a great place! We only wish we had enough people staying overnight that we could have used the secret room. Next Time!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ah, the "secret room" ... little cold to sleep in most Decembers. Thanks
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Philadelphia International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Logan House
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Wilmington Country Club (Porky Olivers)
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Wilmington Train Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route I-95
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Columbus Inn
Nearest Beach
75 Miles
Rehoboth Beach
Car: recommended

Situated minutes from the downtown Business District and blocks from the Delaware Art Museum and Rockford Park, this lovely Cape Cod detached, fully furnished home is ready for a Corporate Executive or vacationing family. Local area attractions include food and entertainment at the Riverfront, Winterthur Museum (a DuPont Mansion and Gardens), 12 miles from the University of Delaware, 11 miles to Wyeth Country, 30 minutes from Philadelphia Airport, minutes from Historic New Castle, home of the minor league Wilmington Blue Rocks. We are located just 4 miles (10 mins.) from A. I. DuPont Children's Hospital.

Other Activities: running, walking, golfing

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Rates & Availability

Bancroft Parkway House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Labor Day Weekend 2016
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 
 
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 22 2016 - Dec 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 
 
O of D Graduation 2017
May 25 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$195
From
$210
Fri,Sat
$1,150
$3,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $110
Refundable damage deposit $500

A 2.75% fee on the total will be added to all credit card payments. To avoid this fee you may pay by check.

Reservations of less than 7 days will only be accepted within 30 days of occupancy or when it immediately proceeds or follows an existing reservation.

Cancelation Policy:
50% refund for cancellations within 14 - 30 days of arrival
100% refund for cancellations 30 days or more before arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Bancroft Parkway House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , in Basement
  • Bathrooms 1 and 2 are totally updated and upgraded. Bathroom 3 located in basement
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Pack and Play travel crib - 1 baby crib
  • Bedroom 3 on the main floor is set up as office/library with a daybed. That room does not have a closet, but we have a hanging rack we can bring up from the basement for your use if requested. We also have a full height single air bed available. Park and Play Travel crib can be found in the basement.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
Notes:
Library Close by

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