Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)
Keith V. Bird
About Keith V. Bird
We are an international and special needs adoptive family. Mom (Bonnie) is a psychologist; Dad (Keith) is now our 'stay-home dad' and property manager after 8 years doing mercy ministry among the poor in Juarez, Mexico. Russian-born daughters are Amy Oksana (26) and Jennifer Marina (22) . Mexican-born daughter is Yajaira Margarita (26) We also have the most wonderful grandchildren, Kimberly Diana (10)and Kevin Michael (7), and Domenick (1). We are very blessed.
Keith V. Bird purchased this Cottage in 1995
Why Keith V. Bird chose Dewey Beach
Bonnie had vacationed at the MD/DE shore from the time she was 3 years old, and Keith from about age 10. We rented for many years but had kept our eye on these little cottages. When one came on the market at the time we had a small inheritance from Keith's dad's estate, we were able to realize our lifetime dream of a little cottage at the ocean. 'Making memories' at Rehoboth/Dewey is now a four generation experience, with the grandkids loving it as much as we did, and our children did.
What makes this Cottage unique
It is SO close to the beach, so easy to go back if you forgot something, to go to the bathroom (or take a potty training child back quickly!) Our little homeowners group of 9 all get along well and those who rent have had nice tenants as long as we've owned. We love having our little cottage where we can kick back, be casual and relax.
books, puzzles, games, videos, bunk bed
All members of adult groups must be minimum age 23.
Family groups (defined as including at least one parent - child pair, regardless of age) have no age limits for group members.
Lease signer must be minimum age 21 and must reside at this rental property for the duration of the rental.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Location, location, location!
Our family of five, children 16, 14, and 12, had an absolutely wonderful time! The house is exactly how it is described, the property manager responded quickly to all correspondence and resolved the one small issue we had immediately! We hope to definitely return next year. There are not a lot of bells and whistles but the location is perfect, kids went back and forth to the beach and we walked and biked to restaurants in Dewey and Rehoboth. My son said the pull out couch was the most comfortable one he had ever slept on 😊�!
Perfect Beach Bungalow
This cottage is perfectly situated between the beach and the bustling downtown of Dewey Beach. It was very clean and well-equipped for cooking (just remember to bring paper towels, tp, and dish soap!). We really enjoyed out stay and would come again!
Great Location, perfect for a couple
The location is ideal for making trips back and forth to the beach during the day, and going out to bars and restaurants at night. Although it's smaller, it fits a lot of amenities like well stocked cookware, small deck area outside, and Roku TV.
Small upgrades like better mattresses, a larger waste bin, and a newer/bigger grill would make this a five star review for me. Overall though, it was a positive rental experience.
Perfect beach cottage
We had a great week staying in this cottage. It is so close to the beach that I walked up and had my coffee in the sand every morning. Also very close to all the bars and restaurants--especially the Starboard and Dewey Beer Company. Aside from grocery store runs, we parked our car and were able to walk to everything. The cottage was very clean and the kitchen had everything we needed. With three kids, we used all the beds, including the futon in the living area. We used the outside hose to rinse off all the time. That being said, the one improvement that would make a world of difference would be an outdoor shower. All in all, we would highly recommend this cottage for a beach getaway
Great location to the beach!
The property owner was very organized with the needed paperwork and information. The house was a great price, very close to the beach.
Delightful little cottage very close to the beach
The cottage was actually more spacious than I expected based on other reviews. The owner provides four towel bars in the bathroom and extra hooks on bedroom doors to allow six people to dry bath and beach towels. There is also a clothesline outside. There were no damp odors in the cottage. The kitchen was well equipped. No trouble preparing meals. I don't particularly like gas stoves but it did the job. The tap water was good. First time I've rented and haven't had to purchase bottled drinking water. The location was great. Other sections of the beach were much more crowded but we saw less traffic along our beach access route. The walk to the beach was shorter than expected. We had no issues with parking but there were never more than 4 cars total in the private lot while we were there. It might be a little tight when fully occupied. I always had space to turn around so I never had to back out into the road. The only downside was the mattresses. The master bedroom has a 4" foam mattress on a wooden platform. It was in decent shape but that's not a lot of padding on a hard surface. The full size mattress in the second bedroom was decent but had a saggy spot in the middle. My daughter said she could feel the springs in the twin mattress on the top bunk but she didn't seem to have trouble sleeping. The futon mattress was pretty bad. Definitely could feel springs when sitting and the metal center pole in the frame was very uncomfortable for sleeping. Because there were 5 of us renting and we used the futon as a bed for one person, there was really nowhere to sit comfortably except at the dining table. We were prepared for that and spent most of our time outside anyway. The space is really optimal for four or less people. All in all we were very pleased with the space and would definitely rent it again. We really enjoyed our first experience with Delaware beaches!
Dewey Beach has a reputation for being a party town, but it is also a wonderful place for families and children - especially the small oceanblock houses like ours