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New, family-friendly home within walking distance to Lewes beach

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, open-concept, beach & canal views from 3rd story loft

4000 sq. foot home. Main floor includes an open-concept living area with great room (gas fireplace and large flat screen TV), kitchen (fully stocked with dishes, flatware, cookware, bakeware, etc.), dining area (table with seating for 7 & room for additional card table/4 chairs stored in L.R.) , study, laundry room, and powder room. There is access to a front porch via the study, dining area and main hall. A large, screened-in porch off the back of the house includes a grill and table for 6. The house sleeps 8 adults in beds with a maximum occupancy of 10.

The 2nd floor includes all 4 bedrooms which sleeps a total of 8 adults. Bedroom #1 has a queen-sized bed and large TV, Bedroom #2 has a queen-sized bed, crib, and changing table, Bedroom #3 has two twin-sized beds, and Bedroom #4 has a full-sized bed. Bedroom #1 & #2 share a jack-and-jill full bath while there is an additional full hall bath for the other rooms to share. There is access to a 2nd-story front porch via Bedrooms #1 & #4 and the open sitting area which is located between them. There is access to a 2nd-story back deck via the center hall.

The 3rd story offers a loft which includes a sofa, recliner and flat screen TV. The beach and canal are visible from the loft as well. Please note, the loft can be used for an additional sleeping area if guests choose to bring an air mattress.

The back of the house provides access to 4 levels of entertainment space including a lawn, screened-in porch, roof-top deck and 2nd-story back deck. There is an outdoor shower to rinse off after visits to the beach.

Wi-fi access included throughout the house.

More Details

Owner
Jason Matthews
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Jason Matthews

Jason grew up spending summer vacations at Lewes beach and we now enjoy spending our own vacations here with our boys.

Jason Matthews purchased this house in 2006

Why Jason Matthews chose Lewes

We enjoy the charm of Lewes and the relaxed feel it offers for low-key family time at the beach and in the community, while also offering other amenities and forms of entertainment a short distance away.

What makes this house unique

This property has been in Jason's family for many years and when we designed and rebuilt the current home several years ago, we did so with families in mind, making it a place where extended family could gather and relax together as well as providing space for quiet respites. It has proved to serve us well in this regard and it's proximity to the beach and biking on Bay Ave are a huge bonus with our children.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lewes Beach (East of Canal) in Lewes

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jack and Jill shares with bedrooms #1 & #2.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

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New, family-friendly home within walking distance to Lewes beach
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews
Allentown, Pa
4

Well kept, plenty of room

  • 4 of 5

The house was very large, it slept 6 adults and 3 kids comfortably. The crib was a great bonus. Plenty of room to give each couple their own space. The kitchen living room area was great, it was definitely the most popular area throughout the week. The screened in back patio was a nice touch to keep the bugs out. Only (minor) setback was the later than usual check-in time (4pm), not really a big deal however we lost a day on the beach. Would recommend this rental to anyone with a large family or traveling with other families. Thank you, Jason!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome house!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, perfect location, wonderful week at the beach!!! Thanks a bunch!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect house for our group (2 toddlers, 4 couples). Great location, plenty of space, clean & comfy.

  • 5 of 5

Our group had a great long weekend at this house in June. Quick walk to the beach. Well stocked kitchen. Screened in porch is great! We hope to be back next summer!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Could not have been better!

  • 5 of 5

This beach house is specious, beautifully decorated, and just a a 3-minute walk from the bay beach. The owners clearly care about the comfort of their guests. The house is very clean, well appointed, and conveniently located. For such a wonderful property, the rental rate is very reasonable. Would definitely go back.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

Home was clean, cozy and well equipped.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Jason has a wonderful home, close to beach and town. Excellent communications. Plenty of room in a clean, safe neighborhood.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Philadelphia International
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Anglers
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Cap May/Lewes Ferry
Nearest Golf
7.5 Miles
Rookery Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Striper Bites
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Lewes Beach
Car: necessary

Beach Access/Info:

The house is located on Camden Ave which is a side street off of Cedar Ave which runs the length of Lewes Beach. The beach (which is an easy 2 min walk) is more or less 'private' to those staying on Lewes beach as the closest public parking area is over 1 mile away. Also, the beach is large and great for kids as the waves from the Delaware Bay are much smaller than the Atlantic Ocean.

Downtown Historic Lewes:

Second Street has unique, charming shops and a variety of restaurants to choose from. The downtown area also includes historic landmarks, waterfront access, museums, parks, and community events.

Recreation:

Options for biking abound; from a leisurely ride down Bay Ave to more long-distance rides on the bike paths that connect Lewes, Reboboth and Cape Henlopen State Park. Fishing opportunities are plentiful as well. You can surf-fish right off Lewes beach anytime in the off season and during designated hours in the summer. Further, there are piers, inlets, and charter fishing opportunities all within 1-2 miles of the house. For water sports, kayak and paddle board rentals are available through outfitters in Lewes. Cape Henlopen State Park is nearby as well, accessible by bike or car. It offers numerous outdoor activities of its own, including ocean access, hiking, frisbee golf, basketball, playgrounds, and observation towers and other landmarks from WWII.

Nearby Attractions:

Rehoboth Beach is a short drive away and offers the traditional boardwalk activities & excitement. Rehoboth is also home to many popular outlet retailers, providing entertainment for the avid or recreational shopper.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lewes Beach (East of Canal), Delaware

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2017
11 Jun 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,758
for 7 nights
£2,758
 
 
Early Summer 2018
9 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,758
for 7 nights
£2,758
 
 
July 4th Week 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
8 night minimum stay
£3,224
 
 
Mid Summer 2018
7 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,913
for 7 nights
£2,913
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£622
for 2 nights
From
£252
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £116.53
Damage Deposit £213.65

The refundable damage deposit will be returned in 30 days or less.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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