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Private Retreat - Wareloch a Waterfront Estate in Tidewater

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Last updated: 07/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

'You have to see it to believe it. Wareloch is one of the few places on earth where you can experience uninterrupted views of land and sea, not a neighbor in sight. Gorgeous spot, lovely home, gracious host. Pure paradise!' Previous Guest's Comment

Wareloch is one of the few remaining places where you can enjoy sweeping, uninterrupted views of the Ware River and Mobjack Bay – an arm of the Chesapeake Bay. Wareloch is on a natural inlet between two coves with beautiful private, secluded beaches.

Children can enjoy a swim in the river, build a sandcastle or play hide-and-seek in the boxwood gardens. Adults can relax by the water – a good read in one hand and a favorite beverage in the other. Nature lovers can take leisurely strolls along the private, half-mile lane, under a canopy of loblolly pines, magnolias and hollies. Animal watchers can observe such wildlife paradise as ospreys, snowy egrets, blue herons, bald eagles, great horned owls, wild turkeys, white-tail deer and more. Or you can kayak along the shoreline, soak up the sun on the private beaches, or find your own peaceful spot at a scenic paradise we call Wareloch.

Wareloch is the perfect spot to host family and friends for the holidays or anytime you want to gather at one place. The kitchen is fully stocked and the dining room can seat 10-12 guests. This 3,900-square-foot home has 12 rooms featuring 4 bedrooms (1 king, 1 double, 2 twins, 2 twins & a futon), 2 ½ baths, formal living room, dining room, den (sofa bed), library (sofa bed), music room, breakfast room, kitchen, butler’s pantry and screened porch. The kitchen features new cabinets, countertops and appliances. Whether you come with family or friends, you will find Wareloch is an unbelievable place that will beckon you back year after year. We are happy to answer any questions and help you plan your perfect vacation getaway!


Keywords: House, waterfront, estate, sleeps 8, home, private beach, river house,

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    We have books, movies and toys, just pack their swimsuits and clothes!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Sundeck at Water's Edge; Outdoor Shower

Entertainment

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Private beaches looking out to the Mobjack Bay...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Secluded Waterfront with Cove on Each Side and Expansive Acreage...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Fireplace and also wood stove...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    (3)...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bedding and bathroom towels provided. Beach towels, toiletries, paper products & other consumables not provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry detergent not provided....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator:

    48' Built-In Stainless Side by Side and a Seperate Wine Refrigerator...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) One Facing the Water, the Other Beside the Informal Kitchen Garden....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks provided along with life jackets and paddles....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas and charcoal. Consumables not provided....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak
May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$550
$2,750 $8,000
Off-Peak
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$450
$2,000 $6,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 07/23/2015
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Location

Bring your own motorboat,sailboat, jet skis,.etc..Put in your boat at nearby public launch site and anchor at property's shoreline. Kayaks, paddles and lifejackets on site.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Born and raised in Gloucester. Attended the University of Virginia for my undergraduate degree and the College of William and Mary for my M.B.A. I reside in Williamsburg full-time with my family and pets. I teach as an adjunct professor of Economics for Thomas Nelson Community College. The rest of my time I spend volunteering at my daughters' elementary school and maintaining Wareloch! I am happy to help you plan your perfect getaway to the Tidewater area!!

Why the Owner Chose Gloucester:
I grew up in Gloucester. When my uncle passed he left me his beautiful home on the water. I spent many hours as a child on the beach and playing in the woods here.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
For me Wareloch is the perfect getaway spot, I love the tranquility and peacefulness here. Whether I am enjoying the view by the water or taking a walk through the woods, it is a place that rejuvenates the soul.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • A View for Two

    A View for Two

  • Morning Kayak Infront of Wareloch with Kayaks Provided for Guests

    Morning Kayak Infront of Wareloch with Kayaks Provided for Guests

  • View North of Two Private Beaches from Sundeck

    View North of Two Private Beaches from Sundeck

  • Favorite Spot to Enjoy a Nap or a Good Read

    Favorite Spot to Enjoy a Nap or a Good Read

  • Music Room and Formal Living Room with Fireplace

    Music Room and Formal Living Room with Fireplace

  • Den Looking Towards the Library

    Den Looking Towards the Library

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Downstairs Master King Bedroom

    Downstairs Master King Bedroom

  • Upstairs Double Bedroom

    Upstairs Double Bedroom

  • Downstairs Full Bath

    Downstairs Full Bath

  • Relaxing on the River

    Relaxing on the River

  • Dawn Breaking- the Sun Rises Right Infront of the House - Spectacular!

    Dawn Breaking- the Sun Rises Right Infront of the House - Spectacular!

  • Searching for Treasures by the Cove

    Searching for Treasures by the Cove

  • Walking Along the Southerly Private Beach

    Walking Along the Southerly Private Beach

  • Wareloch - 3,900 square-foot-home with 12 rooms

    Wareloch - 3,900 square-foot-home with 12 rooms

  • Formal Living Room

    Formal Living Room

  • Library with Sofa Bed

    Library with Sofa Bed

  • Large Dining Room Perfect for Gatherings

    Large Dining Room Perfect for Gatherings

  • Downstairs Guest Twin Bedroom

    Downstairs Guest Twin Bedroom

  • Upstairs Twin Bedroom (also has futon - not pictured).

    Upstairs Twin Bedroom (also has futon - not pictured).

  • Downstairs Half Bath

    Downstairs Half Bath

  • Kayaking Fun

    Kayaking Fun

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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
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