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Silver Lake- Lakefront Cottage Comforts Await Your Arrival!

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

COTTAGE COMFORTS AWAIT YOUR ARRIVAL IN THIS DOG-FRIENDLY PROPERTY OVERLOOKING THE SHORES OF SILVER LAKE where fish, waterfowl & turtles abound; the Tot Lot is approximately 250 ft. east of the cottage; Beach & Boards, Boutiques & Galleries, and Cafes & Finer Dining are just 3.5 blocks away. An Upper Deck with awning & Lower Deck add to your outdoor pleasure. Silver Lake is the only natural lake in Sussex County and the state has recently appropriated funds for sediment removal on the west end in the fall of 2016.

CLEAN AS A WHISTLE! Our cleaning gal, Marie, prides herself on her 'white glove' service and when you walk into this home, you'll be able to see, smell and feel how clean the walls, interior, bedding, furnishings and contents are.

VIRTUAL TOUR AVAILABLE: Click on the 'Virtual Tour' LINK below for a complete tour of this home (under 'Owner Info').

NOTE: Furnishings, décor and contents are occasionally switched out or updated,; therefore, the VT and photos may not reflect current décor.

NEED A LOCATION MAP or OTHER INFO? Let me know and I'll be happy to assist!

SPACIOUS MASTER SUITE ADJOINS A PRIVATE BATH and includes a full size Tub/Shower combination; Flat Screen TV; Dresser; 3 Chairs; 2 separate Closets & 1 large Linen Closet in the bath & Queen Mattress for your sleeping pleasure.

GUEST BEDROOM #1 includes a Double Closet; Dresser; Nightstands & Queen Size Bed.

GUEST BEDROOM #2 includes a Double Closet; Dresser; Nightstand; Chairs & Twin Size Beds.

ROLL OUT BED includes a blow up Air Mattress on frame to accommodate one child or teen.

NOTE: Each of the 3-Bedrooms include Fresh Mattress Pads, Pillows, Blankets & Spreads. Extra pillows and blankets are provided for your comfort.

PLEASE BRING: Appropriately sized sheets & pillow cases for each of the aforementioned bedding + your fave pillows just in case you can't leave home without them!

NOTE: LINENS & TOWELS AVAILABLE: Please request rental rates.

DINING ROOM, KITCHEN & BAR are fully equipped with Dishes, Pots & Pans, Silverware, Cutlery, Barware & all the comforts of home; while the open mirrored Bar Area has a pass-through to the Living Room with 2 bar stools.

PLEASE BRING: Dish Cloths, Dish Towels, Liquid & Powdered Dish Detergent for dishware & dishwasher.

LIVING ROOM includes a Sofa, 2 occasional chairs; 1 recliner; Flat Screen TV, DVD Player; & 2 Bar Stools in the bar area for extra seating.

HALL BATH includes a festive fish theme with full Tub/Shower enclosure & Linen Closet.

NOTE: Please bring soap, bath towels, wash cloths & toiletries + Laundry Detergent for washing machine.

OUTDOOR CAMP SHOWER: Need to rinse off? Duck under the shower head as you recall your camp days, when the water was cold and giggling was the thing to do. Adults might shiver, but kids won't feel a thing;)

DOG FRIENDLY: We love dogs and welcome your gentle, clean, quiet and well behaved 'additions to the family'. Since other guests will be joining us after your departure, please be sensitive to flea & tick protection prior to your arrival. Adjoining neighbors and their guests are often at their respective properties, so please keep that in mind and remember, there are leash and curbing laws in the neighborhood and city. There is a $200 non-refundable pet fee requirement per pet.

RATES: $850 - $2250 between May & mid October. Please check calendar as to availability and email owner to inquire about rates. In addition to the rate, there is a processing fee of $75 + $35 security deposit waiver fee & 3% city tax fee per stay and, if applicable, $200 non-refundable pet fee per pet. MC & Visa accepted. 50% due at reservation signing, balance due 30 days prior to check in. Trip insurance available upon request.

NOTE: Weekly rentals applicable between June - October. Weekend rentals available during off-season (May). Off-Season rentals require a two night minimum. No cleaning fee applicable for weekly rentals. $70 cleaning fee for any stay less than weekly rentals. Check calendar for availability.

RESERVATIONS: Easy, Breezy process via email or fax. Visa & MC accepted. Trip insurance available. Check calendar regarding availability.

OFF STREET PARKING: Driveway accommodates 2 vehicles + 2 additional vehicles may be parked on the street directly behind the autos in the driveway. Parking passes are required in season outside of metered areas and designated driveways.

BEACH INFO: The Atlantic Ocean and free public beach is 3.5 blocks away straight up Stockley Street with Life Guard stands; BEACH SHACK: Umbrellas and chairs can be rented and set up on a weekly or daily basis -- Or take a stroll on the Boardwalk where you can enjoy a myriad of shops, eateries and Fun Land (amusement rides and games) for the kids.

WHAT TO BRING: BEACH, BATH & KITCHEN TOWELS+ (bath soap, dishwashing/dishwasher & laundry detergents); LINENS (appropriately sized sheet sets... Blankets & Pillows provided); BIKES (storage only under upper deck); WAGON or Beach Hauler (for all of your beach gear); QUARTERS (meters now accept credit cards).

NOTE: Bed linens and towels available upon request. Inquire about rental fees.

NOT CONVINCED YET? Not sure whether this is the right vacation property for you? Then see 'TRAVELER REVIEWS' (below) and let our 'Guests Be Your Guide'!




Keywords: Lakefront, Pet-Friendly, Cottage, South Rehoboth, Country Club Estates, Bungalow, Silver Lake, 3.5 Beach Blocks

More Details

Diane Stacy
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 9, 2017

About Diane Stacy

We have enjoyed living in Rehoboth since 1982 and have seen many changes since that time. However, one thing never changes -- Miles of beautiful sandy beaches stretch along the shores of the Atlantic; while parks, lakes, nearby attractions, boutiques, cafes & fine dining and historic towns make this beach community an ideal place to call home, and where all of the major cities and airports on the northeast corridor are approximately 3-4 hours away.

Diane Stacy purchased this cottage in 1982

Why Diane Stacy chose Rehoboth Beach

This property was built in 1982 as a primary home and has stayed in the family since then. The location was chosen to enjoy the tranquility of Silver Lake and an abundance of flora and fauna. Seasonal changes beckon a variety of fish and waterfowl and a canopy of trees provide an amazing mosaic to enjoy all year long.

What makes this cottage unique

WHAT'S DOING IN 2017? Chocolate Festival (Spring), 4th of July Fireworks (Summer), Sea Witch & Fiddlers Festival (Fall), Christmas Tree Lighting (Winter).... To name a few! For more information and a calendar of events contact the Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce.... 501 Rehoboth Avenue... Rehoboth Beach...

(302) 227-6446

RATES: $850 - $2375... Off-Season; Weekly; Two-Night Miminum; and Weekend rates upon availability (May). See Calendar for availability. $200 non-refundable pet fee required per pet.


NEARBY: BEACH & BOARDS, SUN & SURF, CAFES & UPSCALE DINING, GALLERIES & STUDIOS, BOUTIQUES & SHOPS, HOTELS & SPAS, FARMERS MARKET; PARKS & LAKES are all within walking distance from this 'Barefoot Beach Bungalow'; while the Tangier Outlets, Movies, YMCA, Grocery Stores, Malls, Water & Sports parks & other activities are within 1-5 miles.

NOTE: See 'Traveler Reviews' for the inside scoop on this property! Let our 'Guests Be Your Guide'!

Guestbook comments from the owner


We loved staying at your cottage! The great blue heron, snowing egret, turtles and LARGE fish kept us entertained every morning. Despite the weather we made it to the beach every day except one. We were of course thrilled to have Saturday at the beach with our extra day and were so glad it was available.

I kept commenting on how well stocked the kitchen was every time we made a meal - since we have a one year old and four year old, we didn't venture out with our tired beach babies for meals.

We're talking about renting in the Spring - April or May - and I was going to contact you regarding rates for that time of year.

It was a wonderful vacation for us and very comfortable. Your home is impeccably maintained and was super clean. It was fun to come in with all the Halloween decorations. Our 4 year old especially liked the pumpkin lantern hanging from the dining room table and turned it on at each meal.

Thank you for a great vacation place - we felt right at home!

Sep 2010
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Country Club Estates Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • There is a queen size bed in both the Master bedroom & 1 guest bedroom , and twin beds in the 3rd Bedroom. Each of the bedrooms have fresh mattress pads, multiple pillows and blankets, which are provided for your convenience and comfort. Don't forget to bring your bed linens & bath towels + your fave pillows from home if you can't leave home without them! NOTE: Multiple pillows provided... Feather, Filled & Foam with protective covers. 1 cot with blow up air mattress is available to accomodate a child or teen.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 20 garden chairs
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This property is located in the heart of the city, where you can walk or bike everywhere, including the beach and boardwalk; and where amusement rides, cafes & fine dining and boutiques & galleries abound.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Silver Lake- Lakefront Cottage Comforts Await Your Arrival!
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 22 reviews
Deansboro, NY

Memorial Day Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We have visited Rehoboth Beach for many years and stayed in many properties but this one is unique and special. Upon arrival we feel like we are "Home"! And we never want to leave! The house is extremely clean and very tastefully decorated. The back yard is an oasis! To be so close to the ocean but to have the lake right in your back yard with it's abundance of wildlife is fantastic. The tot lot right down the road is a great bonus for travelers with children and the street is very quiet. We will never forget our interactions with "Bill's Turtle" or any of the other aquatic life in the lake. If you want to go on vacation with all the amenities of home and the added bonus of a huge deck space overlooking a very active turtle community this is definitely the place! We will come back year after year as long as we can!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I cannot begin to convey my gratitude for all of your kind expressions regarding your stays -- now 5 -- at our "Barefoot Beach Bungalow". It's wonderful to know that you feel so at home and that Bill's Turtle and his buddies continue to be a big hit with you and your family. Here's to a wonderful summer and your next memory building visit to our lakeside cottage ...
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Deansboro, NY

4 years and counting, can't wait to return

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th year in this remarkable property it has everything you would ever need to make your stay comfortable. Each year we enjoy a wonderful family vacation with memories to last a lifetime. We arrived this year with a hurricane, and marveled at mother natures wrath; waves the likes of which we will probably never see again, sand drifts that rival our lake effect snow drifts in upstate NY. . We were snug as bugs in a rug in our cottage. My 6 year old grandson has been with us every year, and when we arrived he said "Gosh I've missed this place!" His favorite things are feeding "Bill" the turtle, the playground, the turtle bridge and just hanging out on the deck and in the house. The location is perfect, the house so clean, and the owners seem like family after 4 years! We love this place, and plan to come back again and again.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for another remarkable review. I am always so humbled by your kind words, and it is truly heartwarming to know your family is so eager to return and that priceless family vacation memories are being made at the cottage year after year. I look forward to your visits and hearing about your adventures... Albeit from seasonal storms to smooth sailing. The U-Tube videos of your grandson feeding Bill's Turtle and examining the Halloween bucket filled with treats bring a smile to my face. Thank you, McConnell family! Here's to next year!!
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Deansboro, NY

Another Beautiful Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Another great experience in this house. The location is so convenient and kid friendly. The deck is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the lake and all of the suprises it may bring. The house is clean and inviting and makes you feel like you are at home right away. This is the the type of property where Priceless Family Memories are made!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming rental at the beach!

  • 5 of 5

This was a charming, perfectly located, pet friendly home and suited our needs well. The owners obviously take great care to ensure that their renters are comfortable and have anything and everything that they need. In all the years we have rented various homes in the Outer Banks, none have ever come close to the hominess and the open invitation to help yourself to whatever you might need during your stay. The decks and the lake in the back of the house are quiet and peaceful. The walk to the beach is painless and we also enjoyed walking down to the Avenue in the evenings for dinner. No worries about cocktails and then having to drive. We would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Debbie & Rich- Thank you for your kind observations and outstanding five star review. I am pleased that you found the cottage to be so welcoming & accommodating with a convenient location to beach 'n boards, and that the lake provided such a great source of beauty and entertainment. I look forward to hearing from you again regarding a future stay. Best, Diane
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Harrisburg, PA

Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

When we first saw the pictures of this vacation home and read the reviews, it sounded too good to be true. It wasn't! It was exactly as the listing said and even better. It was a clean, comfortable house and it was so convenient to everything. We could walk to the beach and boardwalk and took advantage of the tot lot, as we had children with us. We fed the turtles and watched all the birds that visited the lake. We really enjoyed eating on the large deck. I can't think of a thing that would have made our stay any better. We would certainly recommend this property to others, and already have.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Diane- I am humbled by your outstanding review and so pleased that your stay with family was so enjoyable and that you found the cottage to be precisely as "advertised". Thank You!
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Serenity on Silver Lake

  • 5 of 5

We're planning our fourth visit to this delightful cottage in Sept 2013. The cottage is spotless, well appointed, and comfortable. We've made it a traditional September getaway and have enjoyed the house, the location, the wildlife, the quiet, and the beaches on every visit. Whatever your interest, you'll discover it in Rehoboth. Owners are great and very easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your exceptionally kind review. We are delighted that you find the cottage so comfortable and the surroundings compelling, and that have chosen to make it your vacation respite of choice for four years in a row! Here's to another wonderful week at the beach...
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Nearest Airport
125 Miles
Salisbury, MD- 60 mi; BWI & Philadelphia...
Nearest Barpub
3.5 blks- Rehoboth Avenue
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Cape May Lewes Ferry- Lewes, DE approx. 10 miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Old Landing Golf Course- Old Landing Rd, Rehoboth
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Amtrak- Wilmington, DE - approx. 100 miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Rt. 1 - 1/2 mile from rental cottage
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Blocks- Rehoboth Avenue
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Water Skiing- Ruddertowne, Dewey Beach, DE
Nearest Beach
0.6 Miles
3.5 blks- .6 mile


Rates & Availability

Country Club Estates Cottage Rental Rates


  • $800-$1950/wk
  • US Dollars
  • 01-5/03/14.. RESERVED 6/21-6/28/14..$1695 8/09-8/16/14.. $1950
  • 5/03-5/24/14..$ 800/wk 6/28-7/05/14..$1750 8/16-8/23/14.. $1395
  • 5/24-5/30/14..$ 900/wk 7/05-7/19/14..RESERVED 8/23-9/06/14.. $ 950
  • 5/30-6/05/14..RESERVED 7/19-7/26/14..RESERVED 9/06-9/27/14.. RESERVED
  • 6/06-6/14/14..$1150/wk 7/26-8/02/14..$1950/wk 9/27-10/18/14..$850/wk
  • 6/14-6/21/14..$1250/wk 8/02-8/09/14..RESERVED
  • Fees:Damage/$35 +3% Tax +$75 Processing +$200 NR pet fee/per dog

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