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Spacious & Relaxing Home in Historic Lewes - Walk to Lewes Shops & Dining!

Lewes, DE, USA
  • House2000 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps7
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights

3 Bedroom/2.5 Bath. Great In-town Location On Quiet Street.

Vacation in this newer 3 bedroom/2.5 bath home. Enjoy the amenities of a new home, surrounded by the quaintness of old town Lewes. The house is located on a quiet street, just one block from the Historic District and Ship Carpenter Square. It is a short walk, past historical houses and beautiful gardens, to the great restaurants and quaint shops on 2nd Street, and to Canalfront Park.

The indoor spaces are comfortable, inviting and spacious, with a large open great room, private sitting room, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and powder room. French doors and the many windows bring in lots of light and allow breezes to flow through on days you want to skip the AC. But, your favorite spot will undoubtedly be the large screened porch overlooking the private yard and garden...perfect for morning coffee, happy hour, a good book, or relaxing with family and friends.

Once you are in Lewes, you never have to venture out on to Route 1. Relax on the beach...just an easy mile bike ride is beautiful Lewes Beach on the bay, or go an extra mile and a half beyond that to Cape Henlopen Park. Here, miles of pristine Atlantic beach stretch from the Cape to Rehoboth. Explore the many bike paths and hiking trails in the park. Kayak in the Canal or Bay. Bike the Junction and Breakwater trail to Rehoboth. Take the kids to the playground or play tennis in Canalfront Park. And, of course, dining and shopping in town. If you do want to venture out, Lewes is short drive to great outlet shopping, golf, Rehoboth Beach and other amenities.

The living spaces...

On the first floor, enjoy the openness of the living area, with a comfy sectional sofa, fireplace, flat screen TV, DVD player, stereo/CD/iPod player, and a space perfect for games or puzzles. Enjoy cooking in the spacious, well stocked kitchen with stainless appliances, granite counters and an island with seating for 3. The dining room offers seating for 8 at a large table.

Two sets of french doors bring the outside in, and open these rooms to a large screened porch overlooking the private back yard. It is perfect for relaxing or entertaining with ample seating and a dining table.

Also on the first floor is a powder room and small sitting room with another TV and DVD player. This room is great if the kids want to watch something different or the guys want to watch the game. Plus, the convertable sofa in this room can be used as an additional bed.

Bedroom & Bathrooms

The bedrooms are on the second floor, and all have new, comfortable mattresses. The large Master Suite with a cathedral ceiling, has a queen bed, TV and sitting area. The private master bath contains a shower and large vanity. The other two bedrooms share a hall bath, also with a shower and large vanity. The Sunflower Room, with a set of twins beds, has two closets and a window seat...perfect for sharing, and the Paisley Room is roomy with a queen bed.

Also on the second floor, is the laundry with extra large capacity washer and dryer, and a small sitting area to escape for some time to yourself.

A private outdoor shower is adjacent to the screened porch, perfect for a hot shower after a day at the beach.


Karin Giacomini

Member Since 2013
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 01, 2018
About Karin Giacomini

I have been coming to the Delaware Beaches since I was in my twenties. Bike rides often brought me to Lewes during that time. With each visit, I fell in love a little more, and knew it is where I wanted to be. Lewes is quiet, quaint and historic, with great beaches and beautiful natural areas.

Karin Giacomini purchased this House in 2012


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
      • 2nd Bedroom
        1 queen, Roomy with large closet
      • 3rd Bedroom
        2 twin/ single, Window seat and 2 closets
      • 1st Floor Sitting Room
        1 sleep sofa /futon, Convertable sofa folds out to a full size bed.
      • Master Bedroom
        1 queen, Cathedral ceiling, private bath, TV and small sitting area.


        • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
        • Main Bath
          Full bath with a shower and large vanity
        • Master Bath
          Full bath with a shower and large vanity
        • Powder Room
          Located on first floor with toilet and pedestal sink
        • Outdoor Shower
          Just off the back porch. Includes a small changing area.


            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Air Conditioning
                      Dual zone
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      Large capacity
                    • Fireplace
                    • Heating
                      Dual zone
                    • Internet
                      Comcast WIFI
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking
                      Off street parking for 2 cars
                    • Washing Machine
                      Large capacity


                        • Coffee Maker
                          12-cup drip coffee maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Service for 12
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Fully stocked, with granite counters, stainless appliances and large island.
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                        • Refrigerator
                          Stainless with ice maker
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster
                          Wide, 2 slot toaster


                            • Dining
                              Leaf opens dining table to seat 8, plus 3 at kitchen island.
                            • Dining Room
                            • comfy seating for 8 people


                                • Books
                                • DVD Player
                                  2 DVD players - Living room and sitting room
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                  CD's and Ipod port
                                • Television
                                  3 flat screen TV's - Living room, sitting room and master bedroom
                                • Video Library


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Large screened porch overlooks private back yard
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Private fenced yard
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Weber 3 burner grill


                                        • wheelchair inaccessible


                                            • museums
                                            • churches
                                            • health/beauty spa
                                            • library
                                            • marina
                                            • cinemas
                                            • playground
                                            • restaurants
                                            • synagogues
                                            • water parks
                                            • winery tours

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • paddle boating
                                                • antiquing
                                                • bird watching
                                                • boating
                                                • miniature golf
                                                • outlet shopping
                                                • beachcombing
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • shelling
                                                • shopping
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking
                                                • wildlife viewing

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • pier fishing
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • jet skiing
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • deepsea fishing
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • sound/bay fishing
                                                        • surf fishing
                                                        • surfing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • tennis
                                                        • wind-surfing

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                          37 Reviews


                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Highly recommend!

                                                          JoAnna G.

                                                          Karin is great! Good communication and very accommodating. The home is in a great location, close to Lewes Main Street, as well as beaches. The kitchen is well stocked and with the huge screened in porch, perfect for entertaining. Looking forward to coming back!

                                                          Spacious, well-stocked, and CLEAN!

                                                          Devon H.

                                                          This is the 2nd year that our group of educators has enjoyed this home for our annual ladies weekend. The house is perfect for a getaway to reconnect with friends. It’s clean and well-stocked! The kitchen has everything you need and there are plenty of extra pillows and blankets. The house is close to the beach, quaint downtown Lewes, Rehoboth, Dewey, and the outlets. We will be back! Karin, the owner, is great!!!

                                                          Lovely house

                                                          Kathleen H.

                                                          Lovely house on a quiet street. Great access to everything. Wishing it were mine so I could run down and relax every weekend! Thanks again

                                                          Lovely house within walking distance of downtown Lewes.

                                                          Amanda S.Philadelphia PA

                                                          Great place, we will definitely be back. House was perfect for three adults though there was space for one more. Love the fireplace and huge couch! Wish there was a cozy spot right in front of fireplace but that’s just a suggestion, not a criticism. The upstairs heat had to be turned way up to feel it, a hint for future renters. We will definitely be back!

                                                          Very comfortable home, in a very walkable location.

                                                          beth g.

                                                          Very clean, nice location, comfortable beds, spacious, and well equipped. No problems during our stay. I can definitely see us staying here again. Thank you Karin for a wonderful stay.

                                                          Wonderful lodging, great location

                                                          C R.

                                                          This is our second time staying at this house, and it's still in great shape! The layout is perfect for our group of six--enough spaces to gather together or get a little time apart. Walk to Second St. is a 10-minute saunter, and a little over a mile to the bayside beach. Lovely gardens around the house and in the back add to the peaceful vacation location, and the kitchen had all of the utensils and tools needed for cooked, baked, or grilled meals. Thanks for a well-appointed house and environment for another great week!


                                                          Lewes, DE, USA

                                                          Deep sea fishing, dolphin watches and sunset cruises from the Canal. Tennis courts and playground in Canalfront Park. Kayak, SUP and bike rentals near Canal bridge. Bike rentals in Cape Henlopen Park.

                                                          Rates & Availability

                                                          Taxes and fees are additional

                                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                                          Damage Deposit
                                                          Tax Rate

                                                          Linens not included. Weekly rentals run SUNDAY to SUNDAY. Refundable security deposit of $300 on all rentals, City of Lewes tax - 5%. Rates subject to change until confirmed. Holidays may be higher.

                                                          37 Reviews
                                                          Exceptional 5/5
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