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Oasis in the Center of Dewey Beach

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 162 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

In the middle of Dewey Beach, walk to the beach (1-1/2 short blocks), shopping, restaurants and nightlife Dewey offers. Quite neighborhood feel on the bay side across from the children's park and North Beach. Enjoy bay views and sunsets everyday.

The upstairs living space is comfortable and takes advantage of an open floor plan with the kitchen, dinning, living area. Enjoy a wetbar in the lighthouse room while watching the sunset over the bay. Plenty of areas to bond with your guests and also get some down time.

The ample sized bedrooms are downstairs with comfortable beds and plenty of pillows and bed covers to choose from.

This is the ideal space for multiple families or a group of responsible friends to enjoy some down time at the Delaware beaches.

Wifi and Cable TV is available on 2 flat screens with stack of DVDs ready for use.

Enjoy grilling out front with an outdoor seating area off the front steps.

Please note the crow's nest balcony on top of the house is unaccessible due to insurance reasons.

More Details

Preston Thomas
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
17 November, 2017

About Preston Thomas

Hi, we are the owners at Dover Road, Lisa and Preston, and we thank you for considering our vacation rental. Preston grew up in Hockessin, Delaware and enjoyed coming to Dewey Beach with his family and then on his own through college. We moved back to the Philadelphia area 5 years ago and have been visiting Dewey every summer. The kids love funland and rolling around in the sand. And love spending time at Dover Road where we can walk to the beach, the playground and their favorite, taco Tuesday at Que Pasa.

Preston Thomas purchased this house in 2015

Why Preston Thomas chose Dewey Beach

We purchased this property after much searching in Rehoboth, Dewey, and Bethany area and decided on Dover Road because it was a stand alone house (vs a townhouse) and it's location is killer. We are in a residential area yet we can walk to everything including the beach, bay, and restaurants. Everything is within a 5 minute walk.


Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Grotto Pizza Beach Bar
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Lewes/Cape May Ferry
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Dewey Beach

There is plenty to enjoy in Dewey from relaxing on less crowded Dewey beach, to great restaurants, to live music, to nightlife to tons of family activities during the sumer.

Dewey Beach has been recognized for the cleanest water quality in the nation, with Dewey recognized one of the country's 13 "Superstar Beaches" for their perfect swimming water quality for the past four years, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). AND it's only a 5 minute walk from our house.

Personally we enjoy going out to eat at IVY, Woody's, Nalu Hawaiian Grille, Port, Dewey Beer Company. Jimmy's is good for listening to music over a bucket of killer fried chicken. Sitting at the bay beach for taco tuesday at Que Pasa. Seeing music in the sand at North Beach.

The kids love walking across the street to the playground. They feel so independent even through we can see them from the yard. The bay offers some great opportunities to explore sea live near the beach. Or go crabbing off one of the piers.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Dewey Beach

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 162 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
    Master Bathroom - toilet , bath with shower
    Guest Bathroom on floor with living area - toilet
    Outdoor shower - shower enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Guest Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bunk Bedroom - 4 bunk bed , Sleeps 4 in beds.
    Guest Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Includes a couch in the room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Oasis in the Center of Dewey Beach
average rating of 4.375 based on 8 reviews
Wading River NY


  • 1 of 5

My family met here in Sept for a 3 day weekend. We were supposed to get code night before to get in. On the way there we received the code and message that the front steps were being replaced and would not be done - we could use back door only. Not happy with only one means of egress with small children. The house had a terrible mildew smell, the master bath shower curtain had mold growing up it, the upstair bedroom door curtain was dirty, the windows in house were filthly and the coffee pot was totally unusable (mold) - we got box of coffee everyday from starbucks. I don't know how often owners are there but they need to pay more attention to how house is being cleaned. We have traveled often, this is my only bad revue!

  • Review Submitted: 18/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girls Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This house was SO so perfect. It was clean, beautiful, central to everything and the owner has everything you need on site!

  • Review Submitted: 17/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location! Cute House!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this home. It was in a great location easy walking distance to the beach, food, and bars. Plenty of lounging space. Bedrooms and bathrooms were spacious.

  • Review Submitted: 02/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, beautiful town!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time in Dewey and Rehobeth. The house was in the perfect location and was so comfortable and beautiful. It was a treat to be able to bring the dog, as well. Thanks for a great weekend!

  • Review Submitted: 20/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington DC

Amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

Preston was great to rent from and the house was perfect for our group. It's very large and lends for entertaining the whole group!

  • Review Submitted: 02/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome location many amenities exceptional communication with owner

  • 4 of 5

Our visit to Dewey beach was great. The house has a premier location close to town and to the beach just a short walk. Preston 's Communication was superb . There is not a lot of outdoor space but the house was clean and well managed. In the welcome book it was a nice touch to see favorite restaurants and things to do that the owners do with their family. Thank you for a great stay !!!

  • Review Submitted: 24/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Dewey Beach

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Rate
3 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
Spring Rate
1 Mar 2018 - 5 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
June 2018
25 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
July 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 2 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
August 2018
3 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning AU$131.82
Pet Fee AU$131.82
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$659.1
Tax Rate 3.0%

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed. Renter must be at least 25 years of age.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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