Welcome to the Hayloft in Rehoboth Beach


PHOTO - HAYLOFT VAC HOUSE   As of November 1, 2017 the rental process for the Hayloft is being reviewed by the Trustees of New Castle Presbytery.  The information indicated below may be amended, however an update will be available shortly. 
 Hayloft is a 5-bedroom vacation home located at 41 Olive Avenue just two blocks from the Atlantic Ocean and three blocks north of Rehoboth Avenue in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.  The house offers off-street parking, a beautiful back yard with a large pond and quiet relaxation watching the geese and ducks.

  The home was generously donated to the  New Castle Presbytery for use as a vacation house for ministers and their families who are members of New Castle Presbytery.  

  The house is available for off-season rental (first week in November through the last week in April) by Presbytery staff, Commissioned Ruling Elders and Ruling Elders on Presbytery committees, commissions and units (who are in good standing and have attended 50% or more of scheduled meetings).   Available weeks or 2 and 3-day stays may be available October through December and March through May.  Call the Presbytery office for availability.

 Amenities Include:

  • Screened Porch
  • Central Heat & Air Conditioning
  • Five Bedrooms with 3 Queen-size beds, 2 twin-size beds and one set of twin bunk beds
  • Queen Sleep Sofa in the living room
  • Wireless internet service
  • Washer/Dryer, Stove, Refrigerator, Microwave and Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • 2 Bathrooms with Showers
  • WiFi, however no telephone service (A cell phone number must be supplied with your reservation)
  • TV with DVD; no cable
  • Blankets and pillows provided (Please bring your own sheets & towels) 
  • Off-street parking for 4 vehicles; move railroad tie in front of walkway for 5th vehicle
  • Handicapped accessibility


  • 2018 Peak season applications are for minister members only.  NOTE:  As of November 1, 2017, the process for 2018 peak season reservations is being reviewed by the Presbytery Trustees.  Online registration is not currently available.

Rental Requirements:  

  • Deposit and payment requirements is being reviewed for 2018 and will be available shortly.
  • Paper Goods and basic household necessities are to be supplied by the renter.
  • The member-of-presbytery applicant must personally be in residence during the vacation period.
  • No pets are permitted.
  • Key must be returned to the presbytery office as soon as possible upon completion of the rental.  The key deposit of $50 will be reimbursed at that time.