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Budget And Pet Friendly - Serene Escape Near Bethany, Rehoboth And Dewey Beaches!

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights


Millsboro Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Nicely Decorated And Welcoming Home On The Indian River Bay! Bring your boat!

Pool Opens Friday, May 27th until the 17th of September!

Fully furnished, beautifully decorated home situated on the Indian River Bay that is just a short walk from our home. 14 miles away from Rehoboth Beach and Tanger Outlets. One of the best golf courses in the area just miles away. Grocery stores, restaurants and gas station just minutes away! Also, 15 miles from Sports at the Beach in Georgetown, DE.

Nearby Destinations:

Rosedale Beach Public Boat Launch = Right next door with kayak/canoe/paddle board access

Baywood Greens Golf = 4.2 miles

Tanger Outlets = 12.8 miles

Rehoboth Beach and boardwalk = 14.5 miles

Dewey Beach = 15.3 miles

Sports at the Beach = 15.6 miles

Cape Henlopen State Park and Lewes Ferry = 17.9 miles

Bethany Beach = 21.1 miles

Fenwick Island = 24.6 miles

The Space

Family Friendly Vacation! (Or a great place for a girls get-away or guys fishing and/or golfing dream!). Quaint community where you never feel over crowded; relaxing atmosphere and small city charm!

Our home will accommodate up to 6 people (children and/or adult). Guests will feel welcomed and provides a comfortable home away from home feel. Pet friendly (1 dog only; two with owner permission) for well behaved pet.

* Living Room = Queen Pull Out Sofa + TV + DVD Player + Roku

* Master Bedroom = Queen Bed + TV + DVD Player + Roku

* 2nd Bedroom = 2 Full Beds + TV + Roku

* Main Bath with Master Bedroom access and half bath in entry

* Living/Dining Room Combination

* Screened in Porch with small table + 2 chairs

* Deck with table + 4 chairs + propane grill

* Kitchen with pots, pans, dishes, utensils (to eat & cook), cups, glasses, Kurieg coffee machine, microwave, dishwasher, flat top stove/oven

Guests will have full access to the home. (2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, kitchen, living/dining room combination, screened in porch, deck, propane grill to cook on outside, washer/dryer in home).

We are very excited to be apart of this community and hope that you love it as much as we do! We fell in love with the charm, relaxing atmosphere, and friendly people in this community (along with the bay access, pool, close by beaches, and tax free shopping!). We love the quaint feeling this area offers - but also that we can quickly get to the hustle and bustle of a typical beach town.

Our home is approximately 10 miles from route 1 and multiple beaches (Rehoboth and DE State Parks), all with parking available. For example, parking at the DE State Parks is $10 a car (summer 2015 rate) for out of state and valid at ALL DE State Parks for the entire day.

Gull Point offers the best of both worlds and is unlike any other community because it offers not only pool access and a nicely maintained pool house, but also walking distance to the bay. Our home is about a 1-2 minute stroll to picturesque views.

Fishing and crabbing may be done from the community piers. (Fishing license may be obtained at a number of nearby facilities and are available for a nominal fee). Boat docks available for rent with boat ramp right next door.

Our hope is that you will make many new memories while vacationing in our home and come back year after year. Our goal is to provide a warm and welcoming, well decorated home with all the amenities you need to make your stay with us relaxing and enjoyable.

Guests must have their own transportation for getting around the area. No public transit available in our area.

* Check-in is at 4 p.m.; Check-out is at 12 p.m.

* Daily housekeeping not available

* If approved, pet fee is $60 per pet (max 2) - per week (dogs only please; cat allergies)

* Boat slip available for rent (daily or weekly)

We are available to answer your questions via email, text, or phone. Please do not hesitate to contact us - we will respond quickly.

As a special 'thank you', we offer repeat guests a rate lock guarantee for every continuous year they stay with us. If you loved your vacation - please come back and stay year after year!

We are open to renting for less than a week during the peak season based on availability. Please contact us with specific dates and we will do our best to accommodate you.

***Please note: Our home will be unavailable to rent beginning October 25, 2015 thru February 29, 2016. While we perform maintenance on our home, please feel free to ask questions and/or to reserve future dates.***

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2016

About Rebecca

Our family first vacationed in this community in 2014 and absolutely fell in love with it's easy going charm and relaxing atmosphere. We swam, fished and caught blue crabs off the private community only piers and were able to get to the hustle and bustle of a typical beach town. It felt amazing to sit in the gazebo on the water in the marina and just watch the boats and enjoy the bay breeze. This was easily one of the best vacations we ever had, so much so we had to purchase a home to make it a home away from home escape.

Why Rebecca chose Delaware

After visiting many other communities in the area, there were none that offered walking distance to the bay, with a private marina and a pool. We did not like the idea of sharing one community pool with hundreds of other homes in a community. Our home is in a small, hidden gem on the Indian River Bay and we did not find another community in the area that offered what we found with Gull Point.

In our opinion this community has everything we need; peace and quiet days spent relaxing by the pool or on the back deck, fun filled afternoons on the pier catching blue crabs, quick drive to multiple beach towns when the mood strikes. We are so grateful that we have found this community and we cannot wait to see what other memories will be made at our serene escape.


based on 10 traveler reviews

Budget And Pet Friendly - Serene Escape Near Bethany, Rehoboth And Dewey Beaches!
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Great Central Location

  • 5 of 5

Our Family has been staying in rentals in Delaware for years. This was one of the nicest and the owner was easy to work with and was extremely fast in responding. This home is very nice and all the extras are a nice touch. The location is ideal as it is quiet but is still close to shops, restaurants, etc but not in the craziness of Route 1. It is a quick drive to all the beaches, but the community has a warm atmosphere. We enjoyed our two weeks here and would recommend this home to anyone who is looking for the best of both worlds of quiet and relaxing, but can be in the heart of the beach crowd within minutes.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review! You nailed exactly what we love about the community and area. Very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your comments regarding our home. When we decided to rent, we wanted to evoke the feelings being shared by you (and all the others who have left reviews) and make it truly feel like a home away from home. Everything provided is what we would like to have in a rental and to have a comfy and inviting environment to vacation...happy to hear we are hitting the mark and exceeding the quality of other rentals in the DE area.
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Thank you for the "Serene Escape" - it truly was!

  • 5 of 5

We just loved our stay at your condo. The place was warm and cozy, was decorated beautifully and was in a great location. We were there for the weekend to visit some builders and we found we were very centrally located for seeing things in the beach areas. The best thing was being able to bring our two little dogs, who seemed to also enjoy watching the sunset from your lovely screened in porch. We are going to take a look and see what vacancies you have in May as we would like to come back - it really is a very special, relaxing place. See you soon!


  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! When we decided to rent our home we wanted our guests to feel at home. Our home is really located in an undiscovered gem of an area that we absolutely love and happy to hear so many like yourselves feel the same. Looking forward to having you back in the future!
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Relaxing, well kept and everything one would want for a vacation getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This home was a great find for us! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this this well appointed, pet friendly home. The photos don't do justice to the charm and atmosphere you will enjoy if you stay here. The owners make the entire stay easy, from the reservation, to entry, to the comfortable stay, through to the check out. We would not hesitate to book a return stay if we return to vacation in Delaware. Thank you Himes family for a delightful vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! So happy you enjoyed your stay! :)
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Comfortable home centrally located

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable, well-kept home. Very quiet with very few neighbors around. View out back of unit was lovely and peaceful. Had everything we needed however we didn't bring paper towels or toliet paper and those were running low. Thanks for letting us bring our little dog. She liked looking out the front storm door and the screened porch out back.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! I apologize that you did not feel your Stay was five stars, however I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. :)
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Definitely recommend!

  • 5 of 5

I have absolutely no complaints about this property. It was easy to relax there, because it was clean and comfortable. The owner always provided extremely quick responses to all of my questions. This was the perfect place for my 2 children (ages 4 and 8) and our dog. We had a lot of fun crabbing, which was a first for us! Since we were close to so many beaches, we went to a different one everyday. This was our fifth year traveling to the Delaware beaches and our best family vacation ever!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cindy thank you so much for your positive review! I love hearing this was the best family vacation you have had in the area!! My family and I felt the very same way about our stay in the community. We hope the next time you visit you will consider staying in our home again. So happy to hear you and your family had such a fun and relaxing stay! :)
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Beautiful home, fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this property, the house is clean, neat and had everything we needed for a relaxing, comfortable vacation. The community itself is quiet and serene but close to grocery stores, restaurants etc. We used the community pool and spent hours on the dock crabbing and fishing. We spent several days at nearby beaches, our favorite was Cape Henlopen. The owner is easily reached should you need her, we had no issues. I hope to visit Delaware again and would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very happy to hear you enjoyed your vacation in the community and surrounding area! We would love to have you stay at our home again in the future. Thank you so much for such a great review! :)
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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Salisbury, MD (SBY / KSBY)
Nearest Ferry
15.5 Miles
Cape May - Lewes, DE
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Baywood Golf Course
Nearest Train
97 Miles
Wilmington, DE
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Rehoboth Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Millsboro Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2016:After Labor Day - Dec
Sep 11 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
2017:Jan-prior to Memorial Day
Jan 1 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
2017:Memorial Day-Labor Day
May 27 2017 - Sep 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
2017:After Labor Day-Dec
Sep 4 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $70
Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $65
Tax Rate 5.0%

Please contact directly for any questions, either by phone (301-639-5956) or email. Please note: current inquiry requests block your personal email and I am only able to communicate via the website. Prior approval for pet is required and subject to a $65 pet fee per pet/per week (max 2 dogs considered). Damage deposit is $300 beginning 1/1/2016. If interested in renting a boat slip, please contact me to ensure a slip is available the week you are requesting. A boat slip is available for $35 a day (24 hours) or $200 per week to rent. Boat trailer storage available and paid by property owner; storage is in a locked lot facility - one (1) mile away from our home. Email regarding shorter stays during peak season; nightly rate is higher than average rate if not staying 7 nights Memorial Day - Labor Day.

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Millsboro Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double Vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Vanity
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • Both bedrooms are on the 2nd level of townhome
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
We provide two small crab traps and a net for guest's use during their stay. Please do not leave them unattended on the piers. (Please note: you do need a fishing license to fish and/or crab on the piers...we like to use Bill's Sport Shop in Lewes to obtain license, however Rick's Bait and Tackle is closer. Note: Rick's only accepts cash to pay for fishing license). We also have two folding chairs you may use and a beach umbrella if you opt to go to the beach. Please return all items to the location found so other guests can enjoy the same extras as you. Thanks!

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