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Hemingway style, Robert Mitchum visited often , available August 12-20!

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,444 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

Sleeps 12, with 4 divided sleeping areas, and one large downstairs bedroom

Be the first to rent for key holidays and enjoy a superb July 4th with lots of fireworks. No need to bring your own as you can see all the way to Cape May New Jersey and surrounding beaches without the crowds or the parking and most important no noise!

One of the last pristine true beach cottages left that has been updated with the basics in modern, shower, bath, new appliances and air conditioning. Its not your newer beach McMansion so please respect we respect quiet and quaint.

We are directly located on the beach and offer serenity that most resorts can no longer offer. Bring your family, friends and pets. Just remember it is a secret! Shhhhhh!

More Details

Kimberly Adams
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Kimberly, As I expected the moment I booked your lovely cottage, we had a splendid stay. In fact, the experience exceeded our expectations. We will be returning more frequently now that we have discovered this remote and undisturbed corner of the world. My friends and I thank you for everything! Hopefully next time we will get to meet you and have a glass of wine :} I will be in touch , take good care Behrad ( and friends)
Jun 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Milford in Sussex County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1444 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Outdoor Shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • Cottage with one true bedroom and 4 sleeping areas in the loft , very cool fun sleeping, cottage experience
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We have loved this house for years and its part of the reason we keep it. Please check out the historic inscriptions on the wall behind the front door. This house was built in 1931 by a ship builder. You and your family will love this true historic cottage feel. No glam here its all in the memories and the nostalgia, immediately when you walk in you know this cottage has shared many family memories. It's not the Ritz-Carlton, I would say more like Hemingway would have written some of his best novels here! We unplug and haven't had a phone, or internet there in years so bring your devices but know we don't have internet. We used our cell phones as hot spots. Enjoy and please ask if you have requests...we can help in many ways as we are long time residents that can arrange a few quirks! Bring your extended family and don't worry about the sand..it's a beach cottage!!


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Hemingway style, Robert Mitchum visited often , available August 12-20!
average rating of 4.88 based on 26 reviews

House was very clean and welcoming.

  • 4 of 5

We love this house as a GET AWAY FROM IT ALL!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time our family has stayed here and we love it just as much as the first time. The house is so comfortable and meets any and all requirements we have. The beach is beautiful and we just enjoy the peace and quiet as well as the scenery. We hope to return again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Only thing to hate is packing up!

  • 5 of 5

This Cottage offers the cozy feeling of home but the relaxation of being on vacation or just a weekend away. If you are looking to unplug from the hustle and bustle of daily life and being hooked up to gadgets, and re-charge and reconnect with the things that really matter this cottage is the best place to do so! It's far enough to be quiet and relaxing yet close enough to do sight seeing and venture. The Tranquility of being so close to the bay keeps us close to the house though, waking up to the waves crashing and the birds playing in the wind is the most nostalgic sound. The only thing that we hate about this place is having to pack up and head home, but we enjoy knowing we can come back at any time. Kim has accomplished making you feel like part of the family when you are here.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved every minute of it!

  • 5 of 5

As the description clearly states, this is not the Ritz-Carlton. This is more like a cottage that has been in your family for years and Kim provides EVERYTHING to make it feel that way. Every beach toy imaginable is available to you! Bikes, kayaks, board games...you name it and Kim has it. Beach towels, shower towels, bed linens, blankets (extra blankets!) are there, on the bed and freshly cleaned! The house itself is 'rustic'...exposed beadboard, pine boards, the second floor offers separate sleeping areas but only partitioned by almost ceiling high wood walls and heavy canvas drapes for maybe a degree of privacy! The pictures do not do this cottage justice. If you want to step back in time and love rocking in a chair under a covered porch watching sea gulls on the water, book this place now! It will feed your soul!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing weekend away in a charming beach cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 (3 generations) + our 2 senior dogs had a really lovely time at this charming beach cottage right on the bay. The weather was picture perfect, which just amped up the enjoyment of our extended weekend there. Days were seasonably cool and long walks on the beach were on the agenda every day. Sunrises, moonrises off the porch looking out over the bay, sunsets over the marsh from the deck, just beautiful.

The owner was a pleasure to work with and quick to respond to any questions we had. The cottage was equipped with everything we needed, and having linens there was a big help! We made good use of the available heaters since the nights were cold, and they kept us toasty. We did bring in bottled water, though, as the water had an unpleasant sulphur smell (rotten eggs), but that was not a big deal for us. The washer/dryer was great to have as well.

Thanks, Kim, for sharing this gem of your with us 🙂򠠠We look forward to coming back to this rustic cottage on the beach for more R&R in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quaint, charming, cozy!

  • 5 of 5

We love the beach in the off season and this cottage was a perfect fit for us. It had everything and more that we needed. The cottage was clean, comfortable, and homey. We (my husband and I)

and our golden retriever, Sally Mae, loved its charm. It is in a quiet location and when you walk down from the porch you're on the beach which was amazing. The weather was cool the first couple of days and we did use the heat which worked just fine. After the second day of our vacation, we had a little bit of a heat wave for mid-October in the upper 70s, low 80s! The weather was sunny and gorgeous; we were so blessed to be there during the full hunter's moon....beautiful! During the full moon, at high tide the back bays come up over the road a bit but they do recede after a few hours. It was no big deal at all to us. We just planned accordingly when we wanted to go to town etc. There are several restaurants close by which were delicious. Kim was super accommodating to us and always very reachable. Thanks Kim! We hope to come back next fall!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Meding's Seafood
Nearest Airport
75 Miles
70 miles Salisbury, MD, or Philadelphia
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
1/2 mile by kayak, or 7 mile drive
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Cape May /Lewes Ferry
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Nearest Train
65 Miles
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
JP's , or Medings
Nearest Ski
140 Miles
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
South Bowers, 30 feet
Car: necessary

If you have a request or questions about the community please email and I will return your email ASAP. Thanks for visiting our site.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Milford, USA

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £77.13
cleaning fee £77.13

Cleaning fee $100, Pets must be leashed and duty outside, respectfully carry bags for pet waste.$100 pet fee Nonrefundable. Cancelation before 30 days no refund!60 days prior full refund (all cancelations subject to 5% admin fee). If you are traveling with elderly or expect any family illness you should consider purchasing VRBO insurance for emergency cancelations. Check out 11 AM, Check in 3 PM.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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