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Waterview & Water Access, Luxurious Retreat

Bedrooms 4
Space 213 m²
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Farmhouse, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Step back to the yester years' simple life with all of the modern day conveniences of now at 'Family Tides'. Enjoy water views from the home, and water access to the private, guests-only sand beach is just steps away (less than 2 minute walk). This four bedroom, 2300 square foot home is luxuriously furnished and features 2 full bathrooms. Relax on the covered porch in the rocking chairs and watch sunrises and sunsets, or sit on the large deck and soak up the sunshine while barbecuing with your family. Kayak, Canoe, or swim in the river, or play on the sand beach. Cozy up inside with plenty of room to spread out, or cuddle together by the toasty wood burning stove. Great escape from the city as this River View Farmhouse is just a short drive to Williamsburg, Richmond, & Northern Virginia. Find tranquility in the country on the Ware River. Embrace the peace and quiet around you. Upscale perfect retreat for those seeking the quiet 'Rivah Living'.


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Shannon French
Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Shannon French

When I was 27 years old, I decided to sell real estate. Shortly after at the age of 29, I decided to open my own brokerage, Southern Trade Realty (Oct. 2006 so you do the math to see how old I am now)! I quickly learned to combine my passion for designing, creating and decorating to another level. I started to invest in real estate at a very young age, and I am still very passionate about it. I really enjoy getting to know my guests and proud to say I now have repeat buisness. I concentrate on making sure my guests are happy and I take pride in the comfort of my properties and of course, the decor has to be just right. Feel free to call me Shannon 804-815-1912.

Shannon French purchased this farmhouse in 2011

Why Shannon French chose Williamsburg

This area is where I personally grew up. I remember the days on the river at a very young age. I fished, crabbed, learned how to swim, relax, kayak, explore and I am still enjoying all of this today with my family and friends.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Pictures cannot even describe this property (many of our guests say this once they arrive). It is one of the most serene places to be. Listening to the waves crash up against the rocks at night, taking a nap in the hammock on a warm summer afternoon, to watching the Osprey on the river, there is not a better place to enjoy nature at it's best. It is all at your fingertips.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed our stay here at your vacayion home! Your home is amazing! My family & I traveled all over and we usually rent vacation homes and I must say that this home was one of the best homes weve stayed in. We appreciate all the extra ammenities! The beach was wonderful as well! If we ever decide to revisit this area we wouldnt think twice about renting from you again! God Bless you! Thanks for everything!
Aug 2013
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation farmhouse rental in Williamsburg, Virginia

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 213 m²
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Waterview & Water Access, Luxurious Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 46 reviews

Charming and well equipped!

  • 5 of 5

This house is a gem of relaxation. With a fully equipped kitchen, gardens and a serene outdoor sitting area, there's no way to not relax. The beds are comfortable and the rooms quite spacious. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: 4-May-2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had one of our best vacations ever. Shannon, Cory and John were very attentive to all of our needs. An amazing home and property. Very comfortable. John and our grandchildren had a great time fishing and playing. Thanks so much for a great week.

  • Submitted: 14-Jun-2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation farmhouse rental in Williamsburg, Virginia

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$128.12
Damage Deposit C$256.24

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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