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Idyllic Waterfront - Classic Updated Farmhouse - Pool and Deep Water Pier

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 264 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Farmhouse: 4 Bedrooms (2 Masters); 3.5 Baths; Sleeps 8 - 10 Opt. Guesthouse

Perfect for familes - or a Couples Retreat !

Wake to sweeping, pastoral river views.

Sip your coffee on the cushioned wicker porch swing on the waterfront porch.

Slip into your swimsuit for a dip in the pool.

Relax in the hammock by the water, shaded by hundred year old trees.

Here is a complete antidote to everything urban.

Watch the bald eagles and ospreys catch fish in the river.

Launch the kayaks and explore the pristine river shorelines.

Sail down into the Chesapeake Bay from the private deep water dock.

Gather at the firepit for smores and star gazing in the evenings.

Daytrip to Williamsburg, golf courses, wineries, theme parks and museums.

Families love this updated farmhouse that perfectly blends vintage charm and upscale conveniences.

ACCOMMODATIONS : 4 Bedrooms / 3.5 Baths (sleeps 8 - 10)

(Optional guest house with king bed, bath, kitchen and living area sleeps an additional 2 persons.)

Master Suite # 1 :

- Downstairs King Bedroom w/private bathroom, sitting area & waterfront deck

- Sitting area has a pair of chairs with ottoman overlooking the water

Master Suite # 2 :

- Upstairs King Bedroom w/ private bathroom, sitting area & waterfront balcony

- Newly remodeled bathroom has freestanding soaking tub and separate large shower

Bedroom # 3 :

- Upstairs King Bedroom with waterview; shares attached bathroom

- plus windowseat daybed suitable for child / teen in alcove room

Bedroom # 4 :

- Upstairs Twin Bedroom; shares attached bathroom

- plus windowseat daybed suitable for child / teen in alcove room

Optional Guest House:

- Separate guest house just steps off the driveway courtyard.

- Large (900 sq ft) open floor plan space has a king bed sleeping area, bath, seating area with sofas, kitchen and huge windowseat overlooking shoreline.

AMENITIES:

Beds are freshly made up with high thread count linens.

Baths are stocked with Turkish cotton spa bath towels, pool towels, soaps, shampoos, facial tissues and toilet tissue.

LIVING AREAS

Wireless 4G internet connects up to 5 computers or PDAs

Great sunset views from the west-facing, brick floored, river front porch with porch swing and wicker chairs.

Cozy family room with sectional sofa for watching movies, eating popcorn or playing games.

Good selection of board games and puzzles provided.

Well equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and rustic brick floors.

Separate dining room (seats 10)

Quiet and cozy study/parlor for curling up with a good book.

DirectTV satellite TV service with DVR and DVD player

OUTDOOR FUN

Large swimming pool with chaises, tables and chairs (open seasonally May - mid-Sept)

Private pier with 7' water depth - dock up to a 60' craft

Attached floating dock makes stepping off your boat a breeze

Miles of unspoiled coastline for kayaking, sailing or fishing

No fishing license needed to fish from the dock

Crabpots available for catching crabs from the dock

Horseshoe Pit with horseshoes, Croquet & Volleyball

Hammock by the water shaded by huge old trees

Fire Pit with Adirondack chairs

Private neighborhood boat launch is one house away

Local marina for boat service and supplies

KITCHEN AND DINING

Well equipped kitchen -- Stainless cookware, baking dishes, service for 12, Cuisinart coffeemaker, Cuisinart food processor, crockpot, blender, waffle iron, mixer, electric griddle for pancakes.

Prepare meals with the abundant locally grown produce and fresh seafood. Pantry staples provided.

Dining table seats Ten

Herb garden for your use - basil, thyme, rosemary, tarragon, oregano, lavender - in season.

DAYTRIPS, GOLF, THEME PARKS, MUSEUMS

Historic Williamsburg (45 min) and Yorktown (30 min) are south, just across the York River.

Jamestown Settlement and historic river plantations beckon you farther along the James River.

Mariners Museum in Newport News houses the raised Civil War ironclad, The Monitor and great displays on the history of boats and fishing in the Chesapeake Bay.

Virginia Institute of Marine Science ( VIMS ) aquarium is a fun, family learning adventure.

Busch Gardens, Kings Dominion, Water Country USA, are popular family theme parks in Williamsburg.

Award winning golf courses to the south in Williamsburg and to the north near Irvington.

Norton Yacht Marina in Deltaville is an ASA sailing school with top-rated instructors.

Local children's sailing and tennis camps are available - at Ware Neck Yacht Club - register early!

Local farm offers pick your own blueberries for luscious, fresh berries in season.

To the north, across the Rappahannock River is the National Park birthplace of George Washington and Stratford Hall, the ancestral home of the Lee Family (Henry Lightfoot Lee and Robert E. Lee).

RESTAURANTS, WINERIES, SAILING SCHOOL, FISHING CHARTERS

In the town of Mathews find great locally owned restaurants: Richardson's (in the old drug store building -still retains the original ice cream counter), Southwind Cafe has innovative food, pizza and week-end music or the White Dog Bistro for fine dining or casual drinks on the deck.

Donk's Theatre houses the Lil' Ole Opry and features talented regional singers. Check their website.

Bay School of the Arts features the artwork of local artists and has fun art classes for all.

Stop by the Mathews Visitor Center in the original Sibley's General Store on Main Street.

Arrange for a guided kayaking tour or charter a local boat captain for fishing or sightseeing to the lighthouse and into the Chesapeake Bay.

You will find much to like in Mathews, but not a stoplight in the entire county.

In the town of Gloucester Courthouse, visit the 18th century village green with original courthouse and Visitors Center.

On Main Street you will find:

Ware Neck Produce for just-picked local produce, fruits and freshly caught local fish.

Kelsick Market has local gourmet foods to pair with their selection of craft beers and wine.

Food Lion grocery stores located in Gloucester Courthouse and Mathews. On Route 17 South, find Super Walmart, Lowe's, Home Depot, Starbucks, UPS Store and other nationally known stores.

Pick up a brochure on the Virginia Wine Trail and try some great local wines. Saude Creek Winery and New Kent Winery are in New Kent, home of Martha Washington, our first, First Lady.

Step back to simpler times, wonderful memories await you in this unhurried and unspoiled area.

A portion of our annual rentals are used to support conservation of the waters of the Chesapeake Bay so that future generations may enjoy the beauty and bounty of our rivers and estuaries.

Keywords: Chesapeake Bay, Swimming Pool, Williamsburg, Internet, King, Wifi, Oysters,

Mathews, Gloucester, Riverhouse, Waterfront,

Fishing, Sailing, Kayaking, Retreat, Farmhouse

More Details

Owner
Marsha Carlton
Member since: 2011
Speaks english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in North

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 264 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 27
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Only persons staying at the house may be on the property. No additional guests at the house, pool or on the dock w/o permission from the homeowner.
  • No special events, caterers, bands, or amplified music at the property. Our neighbors enjoy the quiet and peacefulness of their rural properties.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath # 1 - toilet , shower , Large shower with tiled bench & grab bar
    Master Bath # 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Upstairs master bath w/soaking tub & large walk-in shower.
    Bathroom # 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom attached to Bedrooms #3 and #4, grab bar in bath.
    Downstairs Half Bath - toilet , Conveniently located downstairs.
  • 3.5 Baths in the main house. Turkish Spa Towels, Soaps, Shampoo, toilet tissue and facial tissues are provided Total of 4.5 baths with optional guest house. Guest house bath features exterior door to pool area.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom #1 - Downstairs - 1 king , Private Bath, Sitting area, Glass Door to Waterfront Porch
    Master Bedroom # 2 - Upstairs - 1 king , Bath w/ soaking tub & luxury shower; Sitting area + balcony
    King Bedroom #3 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Plus small adjacent room w/ daybed - Shared adjoining bath
    Twin Bedroom #4 - 3 twin/ single , Plus small adjacent room w/ daybed - Adjoining shared bath
  • High thread count linens, superior mattresses. Four pillows on king beds, two pillows on each twin.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Large Waterfront Swimming Pool (May - mid-Sept), Deep Water Dock ( MLW 7'), Private Location on 3 acres, Horseshoe Game Area, Private community boat ramp, Fire Pit for fun evenings under the stars. Separate, optional waterfront guest cottage with kitchen, bath, living area (sleeps 2) could be the 5th bedroom.

Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Newport News 30 miles / Richmond -60 / Norfolk -60
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 14, John Clayton Memorial Hwy.
Nearest Beach
9 Miles
Haven Beach - 9 miles; Yorktown - 30 miles
Car: necessary

This area is an antidote to everything urban --

family vacations as they used to be - unspoiled by development and chain restaurants.

Experience privacy, seclusion and nature along with the friendliness of small towns with owner run restaurants, shops, and art galleries.

Yet you are less than an hour to world-class historical sites, golf, museums, theme parks nature areas and airports.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in North

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Prime Summer 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
C$5,130
 
 
Aug 19 - 26
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
C$5,130
 
 
End of Summer
Aug 26 2017 - Aug 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$626
 
 
September 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
C$3,503
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$532
C$3,003
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
C$532
C$3,003
 
 
Late Fall
Nov 29 2017 - Dec 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$438
C$1,877
 
 
Holiday / New Year
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$532
C$3,003
 
 
Winter Retreat
Jan 4 2018 - Mar 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$438
C$1,877
C$4,379
 
 
Spring 2018
Mar 29 2018 - May 21 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$532
C$3,503
C$8,758
 
 
Memorial Day 2018
May 22 2018 - Jun 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
C$3,754
 
 
Early June 2018
Jun 2 2018 - Jun 8 2018
7 night minimum stay
C$4,379
 
 
Prime Summer 2018
Jun 9 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
C$5,130
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$626
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$625.6
Linen & Cleaning Fee C$187.68
Tax Rate 5.3%

House is FULLY FURNISHED - bed linens, bath towels, pool towels, paper products, soaps, shampoos.
Kitchen has dish soap, dishwasher detergent, dish towels, trash bags and pantry staples.

Add the guest cottage (sleeps 2 -4) for $500 week / $100 night.
Ask for our getaway rate for two persons.
Cleaning & Linen Fee $150
$500 Security Deposit - refunded promptly after departure.
Virginia tax 5.3%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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