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Bedrooms 3
Space 167 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)


Located in South Bowers Beach Island directly on the beach and located at the widest point of the Delaware Bay, approx 28 miles across to NJ, this Island home offers something very special that the large resorts don't have, peace and quiet.

Step right onto the sand from this beautiful beach home. If fishing is your thing, cast your line into the water and fresh fish are yours for breakfast or dinner, fishing license required.

You can put your small boat or kayak in the water right off the beach and explore local tributaries where you will find not only the serenity of a wilderness-like landscape but also many species of fish and crabs. Children can ride bikes on the quiet Island road, roller blade or play on the beach, collecting shells and sea glass and be amazed at the site of prehistoric horseshoe crabs that migrate to this area from South America.

Let the sun rising over the Bay and the sound of sea birds wake you in the morning and the gentle rustle of the Bay lapping at the beach lull you to sleep. Enjoy the 'Quiet Life', come to South Bowers Island...

Linens are not included in your rental... they are available for additional cost.

The road is subject to tidal flooding. There is an app available for mobile phones called Tides Near Me (its free). Once you open it, pick Delaware, Milford, Mispillion River Entrance. It will give you the best tide information

Keywords: Beach House

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Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Milford

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 167 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Renters will be asked to provide their home mailing address to prepare the rental agreement. Failure to return it may result in cancellation.
  • Upon booking acceptance, renters are required to return signed rental agreement, liability waiver, & Gov't issued photo ID or booking will be canceled
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , First fl bath with (4') shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Second fl hall bath with (4') shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Master suite- toilet, (4') shower, seperate soaking tub
  • 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , first fl, full lower, single upper. Adjoining shower bath
    Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , master suite has full bath with soaking tub and (4') shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , 2 single bed , Serviced by hall bath with (4') shower.
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Bed (full lower and single upper)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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galloway township, nj

Tranquil Beach House

  • 5 of 5

The owner, Patrick, made this rental transaction very easy. The details were spelled out as well as the instructions for gaining entry to the house.

The house itself was adorable and the open floor plan and adequate seating made it comfortable for all. We're already talking about returning!

  • Review Submitted: 18/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We've rented a lot of vacation properties up and down the east coast and this is one of the very best! The location is quiet and secluded, the views spectacular and the house is just as described. The furnishings were nice and comfortable with amazing views from every room. The kitchen is very well stocked with anything you could want for food prep.

It’s nice to have parking under the house and to have ample parking. The beach is literally right out the door. We loved sitting on the decks and looking at the bay or the marsh while the kids liked being on the beach. The pictures don’t do the decks justice, as there are large decks on the both the front and the back, so whatever the time of day you can be in the sun or shade. The new owners have kayaks for guests to use, and with the bay location, it was a terrific place to kayak with the water being calm most of the time.

The new owners went out of their way to answer all our questions and were very accommodating. We'll definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 20/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our experience matched the reviews here. We really enjoyed the house and the location. Plenty of peace and quiet and close enough to golf courses and short driving trips to area towns and ocean beaches. Bring kayaks or a canoe if you can. Bob was very responsive and easy to work with.

  • Review Submitted: 28/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

2nd visit here, beautiful house, great beach for small children. Very private. If you like bonfires on the beach this is the place to go. Only thing I missed was the Iquana is not on the front of the house anymore. I missed seeing him. Thanks Bob for another great vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 06/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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London UK

Perfect retreat

  • 5 of 5

What a treat to stay at Iguana House. Our ages ranged from 2- 70+ and we could not have enjoyed a more peaceful family holiday. We didn't need to do much - the decks give views to the sea at the back and inland to the front. There was plenty of wildlife to observe on the beach (crab, shrimp, fish, turtles) and shells to collect. The house is light, airy, clean and thoughtfully designed with a brilliantly equipped kitchen. It is remote - a positive for us - coming from London. As we left we felt jealous of the next family to enjoy it!

  • Review Submitted: 18/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Beach Home!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The Iguana house was beautiful. Fully stocked kitchen, all the rooms were very spacious. I love when I find a hidden gem, this place is one of them. My family loved the privacy of our own beach. Sunrises and sunsets were gorgeous. Be prepared to have everything you need food, Paper towels, TP....ect. I found the most convenient place to stock up was the Walmart super center in Milford about 20 minutes away. The dollar store is right next to it for cheap foil, hand soap, baggies, water....all those little things you need. We enjoyed the fireworks display on July 2nd. And our neighbors invited us to and enormous bonfire, great fun! Walks along the beach collecting shells and sea glass. We plan to return, thank you Bob and Cindi for sharing your lovely home with others.


Margaret and Family

  • Review Submitted: 11/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Margaret, Thank you for your kind words. Our beach home is indeed a special place. We look forward to having you visit with us again. Bob and Cyndi
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Nearest Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Milford

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off season
30 Sep 2017 - 19 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$637.15

Weekly rate of $2,600.00 includes cleaning and trash removal.

Off Season:
$1,750 per week (Includes cleaning fee and trash removal)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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