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Beautiful Waterviews from Every Room! Indoor hot tub, fireplace, Big Screen HDTV

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedroom, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8) Queen sleep sofa in Living room.

You will love vacationing with the unobstructed views of the Delaware Bay from every room and deck. Located 150 feet to the water where there are miles of sandy beaches for long walks and water sports. The water views from the house are breathtaking, and the beach is gorgeous, and quiet.

Recently renovated, clean, comfortable, and beautiful. Large kitchen and dining room provide the perfect setting for family meals. Screened in porch with views of the water for outdoor dining enjoyment.

Three bedrooms, each with a private full bathroom and a sliding glass door that leads to its own private deck with water views. Living room with wood-burning fireplace and flat-screen TV with queen-size sleep sofa.

Large Indoor Hot Tub room with two chaise lounges, a desk, and views of the water.

7 acres of beautiful woods are to the left of the house. There are no houses in front.

Drive through the Primehook Wildlife Refuge on your way here and enjoy the solitude.

1 hr. 40 minutes from Annapolis and from the Delaware Memorial Bridge. 2 hrs 30 min from Washington D.C., 2 hrs from Baltimore.

Close to the Lewes/ Cape May Ferry to New Jersey, the Outlet Stores, and great restaurants.

Broadkill Beach is a rare and precious find. It is close to all the activities of the Delaware beaches, yet away from the traffic and the 'maddening crowd', quieter, more private and the beaches are less crowded. The gentle waves of the Delaware Bay make it safer for children and great for swimming. Kayak and bicycle rental and delivery available.

Keywords: Beach House

More Details

Owner
Abby Rosen
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 10, 2017

About Abby Rosen

I live in Annapolis, and my sister, and brother-in-law live in Baltimore. We bought this house as a retreat for us, and our families, and a place for me to write a book, which came out in 2010. There's a desk in the hot tub room, that has the best seat in the house and the best view of the water. It's been a blessing in my life, and in the lives of those who have vacationed here, as you can see from the reviews of the house.

Abby Rosen purchased this house in 2008

Why Abby Rosen chose Broadkill Beach

One of the reasons I loved this house is that there are two identical master bedrooms. I knew if my sister and I both came at the same time, we would both argue that the other person should get the best master bedroom. With having two identical masters, that is never an issue.

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The Prime Hook WIldlife Refuge is very close. There is birdwatching all year and hayrides through the park on festival days.The Rookery Golf Course is 2 miles away. Convenient place to stay for the Rehoboth Film Festival in November and Nascar Races in Dover.The house is close to Lewes, Delaware, where there is the Cape May/Lewes Ferry, and also close to the Rehoboth outlets and 12 Movie at Midway Theater. There are also lots of great restaurants where renters who stay at our house get free champagne, and at another 10% off their food and drink bill.

Amenities

Broadkill Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , large shower with seat
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , large shower with seat
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • private outdoor shower with dressing room
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • There are two master bedrooms on the second floor. Bedroom B has a King bed and Bedroom A can be made into a King bed or two Twin beds. Each bedroom has a private full bathroom and a sliding glass door that leads to its own private deck with water views; There is also a third bedroom on the first floor that has two Twin sleep sofas with upgraded mattresses. This bedroom has a bathroom right outside the bedroom and it has a doorway into the living room. There is a queen sleep sofa with a chaise in the living room with a beautiful view of the fireplace and water. There are 2 reclining sofas that are really comfortable.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 2 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We just built a big, outdoor shower and dressing area that everyone loves!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful Waterviews from Every Room! Indoor hot tub, fireplace, Big Screen HDTV
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews
5

Memorable long weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn’t possibly list all of the things we loved about our long weekend. This is a beautiful home, in a beautiful location, and we made many beautiful memories. The home is lovely, comfortable, and very well appointed. We needed nothing. The views were outstanding from every room. We loved the location near the Primehook Preserve and at the end of the road next to the preserve...very private and quiet. We enjoyed many long walks on the beach as well as the preserve. The gift bag waiting for us was a nice bonus and we used many of the coupons. And the Taste of Italy free appetizer was also most appreciated. This house is close to anything you could want or look for, even including a Disc Golf Course which we enjoyed. You could do no better than this house in this area and Abby was very helpful and attentive to our needs. This is must do, so give it a try. Thank you Abby for sharing your home and for allowing our dog to join us too.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a beautiful review - we're so glad you had such a memorable & beautiful weekend. We so appreciate your review, as the house is on the market to be sold, and future renters (we are continuing to rent the house so others can enjoy it), and potential buyers will love to hear what you shared in your review. The house is a little taste of heaven, it's always magical there, and I'm so glad you, your family and your dog got to enjoy it! Warmly, Abby
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Robbinsville, NJ
5

Most relaxing vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

We want to thank you and your family for sharing your lovely beach home with us. We truly had one of our most relaxing vacations. We ate most of our meals in and appreciated your well-equipped kitchen. The doughnuts at the Broadkill Store were phenomenal, and highly recommend a visit on the weekends, just for a taste. The short walk to the private beach was wonderful. We loaded up the beach buggy and headed out most days, and then came back, relaxed with a meal, and a game of cards. We enjoyed the Crooked Hammock Brewery (craft beers and the short ribs were delicious), and the Surf and Crab (crab, shrimp, fish tacos were fantastic). Loved the relaxed atmosphere at both places and the food and service were excellent. We ventured into Rehoboth one night for ice cream and people watching on the boardwalk. Also took an afternoon and headed to Ocean City, MD. A marvelous time was had by all. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad your family enjoyed the house, the beach, and the great restaurants. The house is so comfortable and surrounded by nature, and it sounds like you really did a great job of relaxing, which is what vacations are all about. Thanks for letting us know how much you enjoyed your time at the house. We love renting to people who are so wonderful. Come back soon!
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5

Slice of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year here. We absolutely love this home and visit it yearly. Our children consider it our home away from home. It is well appointed and so quiet and peaceful. From the long days at the secluded beach (just a short walk) to the peaceful evenings spent together at the house, this place is just perfect. It truly is a little slice of heaven, we are blessed to have found this beautiful home. And the owners are top notch to deal with.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lancaster, Pa
5

Great Family Spot

  • 5 of 5

Having just left this beautiful beach house, we are ready to return. From the toddler digging holes in the sand, to the dog trying to catch and eat the waves, to this grandmother sitting on the almost deserted beach reading, we all enjoyed our time there. Abby and Diane were most understanding and patient, with the mechanical issues. The views, the house itself, the beach, the area. Perfect, beautiful. As soon as you open the front door you will feel welcome at your home for the week.

Abby and Diane, thank you.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family Fun

  • 5 of 5

It was only a blessing from GOD that we were able to to find this vacation home. We had a GREAT Family Reunion with siblings, nieces, nephews and grands. The whole family spoke of how awesome this place was and the excitement of being near the beach. It was so convenient to be able to come together to cook, sit and eat out on the patio while viewing the beautiful ocean and have Fun, Fun, Fun; from swimming to running relays on the beach to building sandcastles. Thank you so much Abby, Diane and Jim for Everything! We'll Be Back!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oxford, Maryland
5

The perfect weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

After 30 years of marriage and no children, my husband and I brought a puppy inter home last summer. That has changed everything - including vacation options! It was so wonderful to find Abby's dog-friendly beach house near Lewes, Delaware. It sounded too good to be true! It is all true - all that she describes, plus lots of unmentioned thoughtful touches that surprise you when you arrive. And the house is even better than the photos! We had wonderful views of the beach and the bay from bedroom, kitchen, dining room, living room and hot tub! The screened porch was so perfect - on the rainy day, we were able to sit outside and enjoy, enjoy, enjoy. Choose this vacation home without hesitation. You will have a wonderful experience.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kathleen & Skip, So glad you loved it! Loved having you enjoy our wonderful slice of heaven! Abby
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Pet Fee $295
cleaning fee $130

Renters will be emailed a contract and then they sign and send in 1/2 the total cost to reserve the rental. A month before they arrive, they send the final payment, and then I'll email them about how to get in, the directions, and what to bring for their rental. The letter also includes restaurants that we like.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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