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Tranquil Beach Cottage - Pets & Children Welcome

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

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 offer guests the option to use our linens at no additional fee however outdoor beach towels, beach chairs, and coolers 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

Owner
Sarah Kniep
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 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

Amenities

Slaughter Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outside: - outdoor shower
  • New Tankless hot water heater never runs out of hot water!
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • 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
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

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average rating of 4.76 based on 25 reviews
4

A little gem

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 4 adults, 3 children, and a small dog loved this cottage. It was clean, convenient, and had everything we needed for a weekend at the beach (beach chairs, gas grill, washer and dryer, and a well stocked kitchen). With small children, it was so nice to be able to just walk across the street to the beach. The day it rained, we took the kids to Funland in Rehoboth. We also, lucked out and witnessed the community's labor day weekend picnic and regatta on the bay, too.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

comfortable, clean cottage far away from it all

  • 4 of 5

This cottage was clean and comfortable and well equipped. If you are looking for a very peaceful get-away, far from the crowds and near nature, then you'll love this place.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The property is just as described. Has everything you need right down to a grill.

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying here. It was perfect for my family of 4. 2 adults and 2 kids under 4. The beach was right across the street. The house had everything you needed. Linens were provided which was nice. It had everything you needed to cook. The backyard was huge and filled with bunnys and deer. It was very very quiet which was so nice. The screened in porch was a plus to eat dinner and breakfast. The lewes beach if you prefer a traditional beach was about a 20 min ride down a country road. Slaughter beach was nice but is a more natural beach but also calm and absolutely no one there to bother you or the kids. This is the perfect place if you just want to get away from everyone and relax. There's no traffic or noise. The sunrises and sunsets were amazing. The house was very large and had an outdoor shower as well. Will definitely look into staying here again next summer with my family.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Nice, quiet and relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, nice quiet and relaxing. My children and I enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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5

BEAUTIFUL!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had the best time ever. The house is super cute and clean. We visited local beaches, and loved biking and running in the area. The local people are friendly. I can't say enough good things about this cute lovely cottage. Thanks so much for sharing with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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5

Clean, well kept. Very nice vaction cottage.

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was ideal for a weekend getaway with our grown kids and dog. It was convenient to all the local beaches and shops. We really enjoyed the short walk to Slaughter Beach that was just across the road. The beach was nice to walk and search for rocks and shells. This is a place we would love to stay again. Claudette, Kintnersville, PA

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

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.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $75

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

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.