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Cute, cozy cottage getaway

Bedrooms 2
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, Sleeps 4

Cute, cozy, and cheery...this little ranch house on a quiet street in the quaint fishing village of Wenona, a small community on the southern tip of Deal Island where crabbing and oystering are a way of life is a perfect and peaceful vacation retreat. Eventhough water view is from just one window in the house, what this does mean is that you are very close to water...just minutes from a public boat ramp! This little house lives large and pleasant with its newly remodeled kitchen offering plenty of counter space, lots of big windows and bright light, and fresh paint throughout. We have so enjoyed this home and hope you will too with your next visit to Deal Island.

mary fosnaught
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 10, 2017


Deal Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • bay/sound
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Smoke-free environment, linens provided, washer, dryer, dishwasher, microwave (over the range), toaster, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron, bath/shower, TV (local channels only), DVD player and DVD's, piano, deck, charcoal grill, plenty of yard/parking (boats, etc.). If you have a little one, there is a PacknPlay, stroller, and high chair.


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Cute, cozy cottage getaway
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews
Gardners, Pa


  • 5 of 5

this was our second time to stay in this house. It is perfect! Clean, comfy, and has everything you need! Go down to the end of the road, You can walk, and get fresh, delicious, huge crabs from Mr. Terry Daniels or Mr. Andrew Benton.

We kayaked, fished, ate fish and crabs and relaxed!! Beautiful location, wonderful people, perfect house!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words, and thank you for staying again! Sounds like you had the quintessential Deal Island experience! Maybe we will see you next year! Enjoy the rest of your summer!
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New Castle

An excellent home that was clean, thoughtfully supplied and very restful! Great peace!

  • 5 of 5

Slow mornings and quiet evenings---that's a vacation! We enjoyed local amenities and were close enough for valuable day trips within a couple of hours any direction! A well kept property that allowed you to have peace and focus on restful activities. Thanks Mary! She kept in touch just in case we had other needs but she had thought of virtually everything we needed. Neighbors were nice and always had a wave and a shout. John and Joanna

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Inattentive, unresponsive, absentee owner who happens to have a nice home

  • 3 of 5

BEWARE of this owner, especially if you have pets! She will try to extort you for extra $$$ from you if so...

It is a beautiful home & we had a lovely stay...BUT...

The owner only responded when I booked initially & asked for an extra night, but otherwise radio silence! If we had an emergency or a major issue with the house, I'm not sure what we would have done!

Steer clear if you have pets...a great nightly rate, but you get what you pay for!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words about the house and glad you enjoyed your stay. I am glad we were able to get your reservation turned around quickly and to accommodate your senior Newfoundland. I understand you would have preferred more communication, but I would note that I responded to your initial contact within 1 hour and had you reserved within 3 hours; I responded to your request to stay an extra day within 30 minutes; and I responded to your request for a late check out within 20 minutes. In the 6 days prior to your stay and during your 6 day stay, I wrote you 13 texts. I know you made 3 requests for confirmation that your check had arrived, but I could only do that when I had returned home which occurred late at night, and so I contacted you the following morning. I also understand that you felt my request of you to cover $50 of damages associated with your pet ($10 for a chewed blind and $40 for a cleaning fee) was unwarranted. As you know, my summer price of just $70/night with no cleaning fees is one of the best deals you will find on the Eastern Shore especially at such a well cared for home. I try to make the experience for guests one that I would enjoy by providing a home that is clean, comfortable, and affordable without hidden fees. Since up until now I have not charged a security deposit, I have relied on the integrity of my guests to help cover the costs of damages so that I can continue to keep rates low. In lieu of a security deposit, I had simply contacted you asking for this modest request especially considering how perfuse and pervasive dog hairs were; they were on all upholstered surfaces, in the refrigerator, in the freezer, on mattress pads, pillow covers, the dishwasher, the toilet, etc. We have not ever had to request an extra cleaning fee beyond the $30 nonrefundable pet fee, but the extra work required to remove all the long black hairs left by your pet was necessary so our next guests will enjoy the same clean home that you enjoyed. Thank you for your feedback; we are always looking for ways to improve our guest's experiences.
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Very clean & cozy

  • 4 of 5

Nice quiet getaway. Very clean.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying!
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Teaneck, NJ

Perfect pace to rest

  • 5 of 5

Very peaceful place, wonderful house, supply with everything we needed it. Great for my 2 lovely dogs. Its a perfect place to rest and get away from rutine and busy life

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lillian, Glad you enjoyed your stay! Please come again! Thanks! Mary
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  • 5 of 5

Loved the get away for a few days! Took some day trips to sight see and loved the feel of being at home away from home!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Salisbury Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Fishing/Crabbing.

* Boating/Kayaking/Canoeing.

* Hunting.

* Biking.

* Birding.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Swimming on beach.

* Collecting sea glass/shells.

* Hiking/Birding.

* Biking.

* Fishing from docks/surf.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Fishing.

* Boating.

* Beach.

* Biking.

* Birding.

Deal Island is a quiet, friendly fishing community in the heart of "crabbing country"; do not be surprised that your neighbors will be professional watermen some of which offer chartered fishing tours that leave from Deal Island making fishing and boating perhaps the most popular draws to the area. There is a small public beach area (on right as soon as you cross the bridge onto D.I.) that is great for swimming, surf fishing, and finding sea glass and shells. There are multiple areas of public lands in wildlife management areas on or near D.I. which is great for hikers, birders, kayakers, as well as hunters. Since the island is so flat and home to some very courteous drivers, biking is also very enjoyable here on D.I. The annual Skipjack Races are held every Labor Day weekend, and is a wonderful event to capture the local culture and flavor of the island.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $5 per person per night
Pet Fee $30
Damage Deposit $100

Nightly Rate: $60 - $85
Memorial Day to Labor Day: $85/night with < 4 night stay; $70/night if 4+ night stay
Remainder of year: $70/night with < 4 night stay; $60/night if 4+ night stay
Deposit to hold reservation required. (paid within 7 days of booking).
Non refundable deposit if not confirmed before arrival date.
Confirmations, cancellations or changes must be received 10

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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