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Waterfront Mermaid Cottage Pets Welcome

Bedrooms 2
Space 111 m²
Property type cottage


About the property

Waterfront on the Delaware Bay Pet Friendly Beautiful Views

This darling Bayfront cottage is one for your memory book! Wake up each morning to the waves gently lapping outside your window, with the sun rising slowly and painting the sky varied shades of red and orange. The sunsets over the marsh are fabulous.The cottage is direct waterfront on the Delaware Bay Enjoy this sleepy little town with nature abound! Beautiful quiet beach location minutes from Lewes Ferry, Dewey Beach and Rehoboth Beach, DE. Half hour from Ocean City Beaches, borders to Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge . Tennis courts 1/2 mi. away; Golf Course 15 min away; Convenience Store, 1/2 mile away. Paved roads where bicycles take preference. Dover Downs Casino / Harrington Casino 20 miles away Tax free Outlet stores 15 min. away (no sales taxes).Turn back time -perfect for your get away. Beds are 2 full size and one queen sofa bed. Extra queen size bed on porch.Bring your fishing poles *One owner is a licensed Delaware Real Estate

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Check in time 3pm or earlier if cleaning company is finished and you provide cell number

Checkout time 10am

Disclosure: One owner is a licensed Delaware Real Estate Broker please let us know if you wish to view any property during your stay and I will be happy to have my daughter Erin a licensed Agent show you available properties for sale

Check in time 3pm or earlier if cleaning company is finished -checkout time 10 am later checkout may be arranged if new tenant not checking in on the same day

More Details

Property Manager
Nora and Frank Martin
Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

Why Nora and Frank Martin chose Delaware

Wonderful space to rest relax and renew

What makes this cottage unique

Direct Bay-front home with cable and high speed internet

Smoking only allowed outside and on beach

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a wonderful relaxing time

We hope to return next year five star !!!!!
Jun 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Slaughter Beach

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 111 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed ,
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed
  • Sleeper sofa in living room is queen size and Full bed on porch Please remember to pack your sheets pillow cases and towels.
  • Books
  • books - kids
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • deck chairs
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Pets Welcome grill in back yard is gas Cleaning fee is 100.00 nightly fee is 300.00 Minimum one night stay Smoking allowed outside of cottage and on beach


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(34 traveller reviews)

Waterfront Mermaid Cottage Pets Welcome
average rating of 4.5882354 based on 35 reviews
Riva, Maryland

Cozy, clean and pet friendly

  • 4 of 5

We spent New Years weekend at the Mermaid cottage with our dogs. The fenced in yard was perfect, the house was very clean and had everything you needed. The owners were very responsive when we needed the fireplace pilot turned on and access to the grill in the garage. We enjoyed walks on the beach everyday where you would often find the beach to yourself. Only recommendation would be to extend the fence to the back yard, but we will definitely be back. Thank you!! It was a perfect and relaxing weekend.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous and fun!

  • 5 of 5

What a nice place. And the decorations add to the overall feeling of being away and somewhere special. The beach is a few steps outside and the little fenced yard was perfect for our little dogs. Slaughter beach is really beautiful. Sunrises are so romantic on the water.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay, Great Home, Great Owners, 2nd time here !

  • 5 of 5

THis home is great - great waterfront as well... I always come in the winter and have never been let down .. It is clean, relaxing and the owner is very fast with the reservation even in the last hour.. ( I literally booked about 12 hours before arrival and they could accomodate.. My pups also love the fenced in yard. The owner is a great realtor as well, so if you ever need any real estate there they can help .. ( just don't purchase what I am looking at )

Thanks again for opening your home o my dogs and me - in the last hour - you do a wonderful job on your home there ..

Leslie and the pups

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy, romantic, adorable getaway cottage

  • 5 of 5

On a whim, I booked the Mermaid Cottage for one night over the weekend b/c I needed to walk on the beach, hear the waves and gulls and smell the salt air. In spite of the horrid name, Slaughter Beach is a laid-back, undeveloped stretch of houses on or across the street from the beach. The cottage is clean and adorable with a back yard, fenced in front yard, and right on the beach.

Would love to stay here another time for an entire week.


  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a very good time, the cottage is so cute. It was clean and loved the fenced in yard.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is adorable inside. We knew it was pet friendly prior to renting but the amount of animal hair on every surface, especially the couches, was pretty awful. It would have been much better if the furniture had been cleaned, vaccumed before new renters came in but otherwise very clean. The path down to the water is very narrow with prickly plants overgrown on it. And I'd like to mention how terrible the horseshoe flies were! We couldn't stay outside for more than 20 minutes, even with bug spray and the closer to the water the worse it got!

The location however is excellent. We spend half the time in Dover visiting museums. The Air Mobility Museum was amazing, free and only about 25-30 minutes away. In the opposite direction about 25 minutes was a boardwalk and Cape Henlopen State Park which was an awesome find. $10 for the day with bike trails, swimming in the ocean, activity center and tons of history from WW2 with a lot of massive guns and look out towers!

Overall we would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Lewes cape May
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Route 16 milton
Nearest Train
70 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route One /Slaughter Beach Road
Car: necessary

Peaceful Quiet Perfect spot to find peace and quiet beautiful sunsets Delaware Bay Fishing gentle surf

Here is the link to the property tour


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Slaughter Beach

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$132.69
Refundable Damage Deposit A$265.38
Pet Fee A$132.69

No illegal drugs or activity will be tolerated.
Pets allowed. PETS are permitted only with prior approval. The town has a leash law. Please remember to pick up after your pet and dispose of any waste properly.
No Smoking is allowed in the cottage. Smoking outside is ok Security deposit will be forfeited if the housecleaning staff reports smoking occurred in cottage.Security deposit is refunded within 24 hours of check out
PARKING – Parking is limited to ___4____ vehicle

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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