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Close to beach home with relaxing views of tidal wetlands and neighborhood pool

22 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Lewes House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, open concept with a wall of windows to enjoy the view.

For something a little different from the typical hustle and bustle of a beach vacation, we offer a restful retreat away from the traffic, congestion and noise. Yet, we are still a ten minute drive from the beaches in Rehoboth and Lewes. And when you don’t want to deal with the traffic and parking and crowds, our neighborhood pool is just a short walk away.

Our home is a custom built 5 year old home in the back of a quiet cul de sac. Ranch home with a gourmet kitchen that includes granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, breakfast area and snack bar. Large formal dining room. Open concept great room with hardwood floors and 10 foot ceilings. Wall of windows to let in great sunlight, breezes and views of the woods. Stone gas fireplace for winter month use. Sleeps 8 with brand new sleeper sofa. Master bedroom with sitting area and new king-size bed. Master bathroom has a private bath with double sink and shower. Second bedroom with cathedral ceiling has new queen-size bed. Twin beds in third bedroom. Second bathroom with tub/shower. Ceiling fans in all bedrooms and great room.

Family size two level flagstone patio overlooking woods with gas grill. Large 2 car garage. Neighborhood pool, tennis court, pier and walking trails are just a short walk away.

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Pam and Scott Lackman
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 3, 2016
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About Pam and Scott Lackman

This is our future retirement home and we can't wait to be here full time - two years to go! We have enjoyed the Lewes/Rehoboth Beach area for the last four decades with family and friends and are happy to now own a home here. We currently live and work in the Lehigh Valley Area of Pennsylvania and visit as much as we can to enjoy the beach and the peaceful setting of our home.

Pam and Scott Lackman purchased this house in 2012

Why Pam and Scott Lackman chose Delaware

We love the closeness to the beach, restaurants and shopping but love to come back to our serene setting on Love Creek.

What makes this house unique

When we were looking for our retirement home we fell in love with the mature trees, the private location, the sunsets over Love Creek and our amazing home.

There is nothing like sitting on the flagstone patio in the morning to greet the day and watch the birds come to visit the feeders and watch the ospreys and bald eagles fly over Love Creek. And then at the end of a busy day at the beach, shopping or sightseeing to come back, sit out on the patio and watch the sunset. And because there are no distracting lights, the stars at night are incredible.

Guestbook comments from the owner

You have a beautiful home – we especially enjoyed the birds being the only “life” noise of the week! Thank you for sharing your home.
Jul 2013
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based on 22 traveler reviews

Close to beach home with relaxing views of tidal wetlands and neighborhood pool
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 24 reviews
Boulder, Colorado

A relaxing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This is not a typical beach rental. It’s the owners' future retirement home on a premium lot at the end of a cul-de-sac in a quiet well maintained subdivision. You truly feel like their welcome guests staying here. The backyard is very private as there are many trees with wetlands and Love Creek beyond. We found it very relaxing to sit in the rocking chairs on the flagstone patio enjoying this natural setting. The great room takes advantage of this view with an abundance of windows. It’s a short drive from this home to Lewes or Rehoboth Beach and all the restaurants and stores you’ll need on your vacation. We were here in October and particularly enjoyed hiking the many trails and walking along the beaches in Cape Henlopen State Park. We also visited the nearby Prime Hook and Bombay National Wildlife Refuges along the Delaware Bay to do some bird watching. If you enjoy ocean beaches, wetlands and viewing wildlife then you'll want to enjoy quality time here with family and/or friends. The owners were very professional and helpful in making our rental reservation.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You have so very kindly highlighted all the reasons that we picked this home to be our retirement home. And until we can be here full time we do love sharing our home with guests that appreciate the charm and appeal of this special place. Thank you so much for your gracious compliments.
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Beach, Lewes, Rehoboth, Backyard, Oh my!

  • 5 of 5

This rental was great! Clean, new, filled with amenities. Great patio in the backyard backing up with the watershed. Beach is close by, downtown Lewes is close by, nightlife in Rehoboth is close by. We had a great time relaxing and getting around the area, we want to come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We take great pride and pleasure in offering our home to guests that are looking for something more than a typical beach rental. And our location is convenient to all that the area has to offer. Thank you so much for your kind review - we hope you will return again next year!
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Lovely home, great location

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our family - 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, an open floor plan, lovely backyard view and patio, easy access to Lewes and Rehoboth communities and beaches. We were celebrating family birthdays and had a caterer prepare the food in the kitchen and the dining room sat all of us. It was a multi-generational gathering and we could not have been happier. The homeowners were great to work with, too. A lovely, lovely stay. We highly recommend for families.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have found our home to be so very perfect for all types of visitors… from two people visiting for a getaway weekend to families of all ages coming together for special celebrations. We can even accommodate a caterer! One of our great pleasures in sharing our home is to know that special vacations and memories have been created. Thank you so much for your very kind review.
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We enjoyed our week's stay at Greenfield Court at Love Creek!

  • 5 of 5

This home is located in a very well maintained development It is at the rear of a small cul-de-sac overlooking Love Creek, and therefore is quite private. The grounds are immaculate. We (2 grandparents, 2 parents and 2 children) found this three bedroom home to be just the right size for us. We enjoyed sitting at the breakfast table, looking out over the patio toward Love Creek and watching the many varieties of birds and a doe and her two fawns. On July 3rd, a neighbor across the creek put on a very professional, long fireworks display - a real treat! The home is open, airy and well equipped with everything we needed. It was quite hot and humid during our stay, but we remained cool and comfortable inside. It is centrally located and surrounding activities (beach, etc.) are short drives away, as are stores and restaurants. Dover is less than an hour's drive, and for those airplane enthusiasts, a must see is the Air Mobility Command museum on the grounds of Dover Air Force Base! The pool on the grounds of the development was a hit, especially with the children, and adults, too! We so enjoyed our daily walks on the sidewalks all around the grounds.

The rental process with the Lackman's was smooth and Pam was always a quick email away with any questions. We would certainly recommend this lovely home for your vacation!!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There is not much I can add – you have underscored the reasons why we chose this home for our future retirement. We are in a private location, have access to a lovely pool, visiting wildlife is right outside our windows, everything is within close driving distance and we don’t even have to leave our patio to watch an excellent firework display! Thank you for your very kind words, Jo Anne, and your time! I appreciate your wonderful review!
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Love Creek Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous, one-level home with open floor plan and a rear patio with a privacy and active view of local wildlife: deer, fox, numerous birds, squirrels, etc. House is very well maintained, and lots of garage shelving for storing beach equipment and coolers, etc. Close to Coastal Route 1, local beaches and stores. Very nice pool if one wants to stay within confines of the development. Pam is an easy person to work with and was timely in getting back to us when we had questions prior to our arrival, and she even checked in with us during the week in the event any issues had arisen. We enjoyed our stay immensely and would consider vacationing there again.

Jim and Geri Banks,

Lancaster, PA

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The comfort and well being of our guests is so very important to us. When we go on vacation we want to have the best experience possible and so we hope to provide that same level of experience for all our guests when they pick our home for vacation. Thank you so much for your kind review
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Beautiful house in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean and inviting. It was basically perfect. The back yard was great, we saw deer, cardinals, blue birds, orioles, wood peckers, and squirrels. It was very calm and peaceful. The house had everything; air conditioning, ceiling fans, cable, Netflix, wireless internet, a great kitchen, and great bathrooms.

My mom did not want to leave. The owners were very accommodating. We lost the house key and they had someone bring us another copy and did not charge us for anything.

We were very happy and would definitely stay there again. It is perfect for someone who wants to be right by the beach but doesn't want the loudness and business of staying on the beach.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do love our quiet, peaceful location and since we are at the back of the cul de sac, at the end of the development, we don’t see any houses when we sit out on the patio. And it is so great to sit out back and watch the wildlife, you never know what animal or bird will visit. It is so very private yet so very close to all that Rehoboth and Lewes have to offer. We also find it very hard to leave! It is very important to us to maintain a home that is clean and welcoming for our guests and we work hard to maintain that high standard. We are glad to have our efforts appreciated – thank you! And thank you for your very kind review, we are always glad to help when needed!
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Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Cape May - Lewes Ferry
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Rehoboth Beach
Car: recommended

Since our property backs up to Love Creek, kayaking, canoeing, crabbing and fishing are just a few steps away at our private community dock. Also enjoy our private community swimming pool, tennis court and walking trails. And Cape Henlopen State Park, the Cape May Lewes Ferry, Historic Lewes and Rehoboth Beach are all within a very short drive. And don't forget the shopping at nearby outlets.


Rates & Availability

Lewes House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 10 2016 - Nov 4 2016
2 night minimum stay
Off Season
Nov 5 2016 - Feb 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
Feb 25 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer I
May 26 2017 - Jun 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer II
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

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Lewes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2010 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master Bathroom with double sink vanity
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
  • Queen size sleeper sofa in great room adds extra sleeping accommodations. Guests provide linens and towels unless prior arrangements are made.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
There are no additional charges for housecleaning. We maintain a very clean, well kept home and expect our guests to leave our home in the same condition as they found it. We provide cleaning supplies for light cleaning and inspect the home between guest stays to insure that our guests have the best possible visit to our home.

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