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Tranquil Beach Cottage - Pets & Children Welcome

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning


About the property

3 Bedroom 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8, Plus Outdoor Shower

This Slaughter Beach Cozy Cottage is looking forward to sharing the beautiful beach with new visitors. The property is located directly across from public beach access so your feet will never get tired of walking to the beach. However, lounging in the cottage or reading a book on the screened in patio is sometimes just as relaxing. The cottage is located on two lots so you will have plenty of space for outdoor fun in addition to your own privacy. There is a spacious outdoor patio area for sunset dinners. Recent renovations include all new floors and ceiling fans in addition to a tankless hot water heater, air conditioning, and brand new washer and dryer. The tankless hot water system allows for endless amounts of hot water for all of the guests!

The cottage is fully furnished and recently renovated. You will find everything you need if you plan on cooking during your stay. There is a gas stove and oven, dishwasher and coffee maker. There is even a grill outside for your convenience. We also keep a cooler available so you can keep your food/beverages cold while you relax on the beach.

We offer guests the option to use our linens at no additional fee however outdoor beach towels and beach chairs will need to be supplied by the guests.

During your stay you should expect to see horseshoe crabs, numerous birds and wildlife. The bay at Slaughter Beach offers guests a more relaxing time playing in the water. The waves are small and the tide is remarkable. You will find when the tide is high you can sail boats, swim laps, fish right from the beach and kayak for hours. However when the tide is low you will find an open ocean bottom waiting to be discovered. Take a walk in the bay and discover what lies beneath.

Slaughter Beach is located North of Rehobeth Beach and Lewes, Delaware. The Tanger Outlets are close by and offer approx. 130 brand name outlets along the 3 mile stretch of Route 1. Near the Tanger Outlets you will find Midway Speedway Park, an exciting family attraction. It has 5 go-kart tracks for all skill levels in addition to 18 holes of miniature golf.

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More Details

Sarah Kniep
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 17, 2017

About Sarah Kniep

This home was purchased to bring our family together. We use the home for holidays to make sure everyone can stay close. The rest of the year we hope to share beautiful Slaughter Beach to vacation goers.

Sarah Kniep purchased this cottage in 2010


Slaughter Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outside: - outdoor shower
  • New Tankless hot water heater never runs out of hot water!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Middle Bedroom - 1 queen
    Far Bedroom - 1 double
    Front Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Twin pull out couch in Front Living Room - Twin size pull out couch
    Couch in Back Living Room - Couch
  • All bed linens and indoor bath towels provided at no cost to the renter Baby's pack and play and/or high chair available upon request at no additional charge
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
  • 1 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Tranquil Beach Cottage - Pets & Children Welcome
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 18 reviews

Charming little cottage by the bay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying at the house. It is very peaceful. The kids loved exploring the bay's low tides. Great place for a relaxing family getaway. Not too far from the big beaches either. Can't wait to come back and explore longer.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a great week at this adorable cottage! The pictures don't do it justice!It was clean, beachy, comfortable, and had everything we needed for a relaxing getaway. The owners were great to work with, and were available if you needed them. We loved the screened in porch for meals and just relaxing. The beach entrance right across the street was so convenient, and it was so quiet most of the time there was hardly anyone around. Being able to bring our dog with us was a plus. Our family came home with some great memories! We will definitely stay here again! Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Delaware Bay shore cottage

  • 5 of 5

Our family was looking for a last-minute getaway at the Delaware shore, and we were lucky to find this lovely cottage that was available by the day. It was the perfect size for our family of two teens, two adults and a dog. The house is furnished and equipped as though the owners planned to use it themselves. All the kitchen equipment was like what I have at home, making it easy to put together meals with the provisions we brought in. Our kids were happy to have a large screen tv and wifi! The cottage is tucked away on the Delaware Bay right near a marsh preserve about 30 minutes north of Rehoboth, and really feels like you are getting away. The beach is literally across a tiny road. It is a really empty beach and is shallow for a long way out but gets a bit muddy. There were lovely pebbles and some whelk and other shells and lots of horseshoe crabs. We saw people fishing and kayaking off the beach. The DuPont Nature Center really helped us understand the area, with well informed and friendly staff. It is closed on Mondays. We learned so much about horseshoe crabs! There is no commercial area in walking distance, but the town of Milford is not far by car. We had a great taco meal there at Bibi's Taqueria (don't be dissuaded by the strip mall).we also spent an afternoon wandering around the very cute and historical town of Lewes. Overall it was a great place for a break. Just be aware that to get to the Rehoboth Boardwalk area is a bit of a journey.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and welcoming cottage

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed our stay so much at this cottage. It was absolutely spotless and so home like. The owners go out of their way to make your vacation a memorable one. They had books, tv, dvd player and even bikes. To get to the beach all you needed to do was walk across the street. We will definitely come back again to this cottage.


Wise Family

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pleasantly surprised!

  • 5 of 5

We are from NJ and always rent on LBI or stay at our home in Surfside Beach, SC. We had never heard of Slaughter Beach but took a chance on it for a quick getaway. The owner, Sarah, is absolutely awesome. She was responsive to every email or call on a timely basis and is even mailing back a bathing suit that was forgotten in the outside shower after our stay. We fell in love with the home the minute we walked in. It was way more than we expected...quite large, actually. The location was so perfect and close to the beach, the side yard with trees was a great place to hang out after the beach and the screen in porch was the final stop each night before heading to bed. We would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This place was amazing! The cottage was immaculate and had every amenity. After a 30 second walk we found ourselves on a quite, country beach. Simply the best vacation we have ever experienced.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Abbott's Grill
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Lewes - Cape May Ferry
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Rookery Golf Course
Nearest Train
70 Miles
Wilmington, DE
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Abbott's Grill
Car: necessary

Slaughter Beach is a small bay side community 30 min north of Rehobeth Beach. The property is located across the street from the bay. Direct beach access is available. The Community offers basketball courts, tennis courts, and playground. Property backs up to nature reserve. Spectacular bird watching. Minutes away from DuPont Nature Center. Ample parking for recreational vehicles in addition to cars. Beautiful sunset view over rear of property. Slaughter Beach is a horseshoe crab sanctuary. The community is focused on its natural surroundings which anyone is sure to enjoy.


Rates & Availability

Slaughter Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $59

We are very open to working with different schedules and can accommodate last minute guests. If you have questions about rates, just ask!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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