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Bleu Bayou Cottage - Waterfront Beach-Magnificent Views! Close to Dc & Richmond

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Last updated: 05/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

NEW: Ask about 5-day rate for Mon - Friday this year!

This spacious cottage has fantastic views across a wide part of the river to Cobb Island in Maryland; the sunrise is breathtaking. The sandy beach is perfect for spending summer days sunbathing, lounging, swimming and jetskiing. The floor plan is open with windows and doors to the water. The master bedroom is directly off the living room separated by large double pocket doors and looks directly out to the amazing view. The woodburning fireplace is a perfect place to spend down-time away from the cities of Richmond and Washington, D.C. when you get the slightest whim or need to get-away. The kitchen is new and contains everything you need for cooking while at the same time watching fishermen, swans, osprey and watercraft. There are restaurants closeby with local fish and crabs on the menu and the house is equipped with a cable tv and wireless internet.


About The Bleu Bayou: This property was updated to serve as a vacation home that meets the desirability for a perfectly relaxing getaway from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, within 65 miles from each with the beach at the back door.

The screened porch is large, 15 x 20, with a ceiling fan, and is just off the kitchen so preparing food to eat outside is ultra convenient. The french doors from the kitchen are always open when the weather is good.

The Bleu Bayou is a wonderfully quiet property during the work-week and with lots of activity on the weekends. There is a private beachfront to enjoy and a private community pier and boatramp which may be available to guests. The Bleu Bayou is just outside the Town of Colonial Beach for its restaurants, casino, coffee shop and golf cart meandering - and just the right distance away from the house to be convenient.

About Westmoreland County: Colonial Beach is on the northern part of Westmoreland County, Virginia and a favorite vacation and weekend spot for Washingtonians.

Lower Westmoreland County is rural, abundant with wineries, a berry farm and historical elements from colonial times. Stratford Hall (the Lee family home) is nearby and there are many wildlife fish and game refuge areas. It is close enough to Washington, D.C. for day trips or overnight stays to visit museums and monuments or take in the nightlife and entertainment. It is also close to Old Town Alexandria, Virginia to take in artistic communities and shopping, churches and restaurants. George Washington's home, Mount Vernon, is in Alexandria and open to visitors.

Additional activities Include Kings Dominion Theme park just 1/2 hr away, and our area also boasts two major-league baseball teams, the Washington Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles for your enjoyment. You might also visit the Baltimore Inner Harbor with great restaurants, shopping and the fantastic National Aquarium.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • This property is child friendly but there are no child locks, etc and no lifeguard....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • River
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SUMMER
May 24 - Aug 29, 2015
5 night min stay
$185
$1,275
Late Summer
Aug 30 - Oct 2, 2015
4 night min stay
$125
$785 $1,800
Fall
Oct 3 - Dec 5, 2015
4 night min stay
$115
$785 $1,500
Winter
Dec 6 - Mar 15, 2016
3 night min stay
$105
$700 $1,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $125
  • Cleaning $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Five-night stays are acceptable this year, anytime between Sunday check in through Saturday check out only.

Over 4 persons (off-season) and over 6 persons (peak-season) will be charged an extra $20 per night.

Pre- post-season cleaning rates: $60/ weekend for a couple, $85 for 3 or 4 persons and $100 for 5-6 persons. Over 6 $125+

Seasonal cleaning rate will be $85 a couple; $100 for 3-4 persons, and $125 for 5- 6 persons. Over 6 $135

Dogs considered. Limit 2. Pet fees may be partially refundable.

Cash, check and Paypal are accepted.


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Last updated: 05/29/2015
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Location

75 Miles
Nearest Airport
Washington/Reagan National and Richmond
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Less than
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Nearest Train
Fredericksburg
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 301
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Less than

Car: Necessary

Other Activities: Historical Civil War tours, winery tours, Westmoreland Berry Farm, Kings Dominion

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: I work in Falls Church and have been a vacation rental owner in the Colonial Beach area since 2005 and opened my Bleu Bayou property in 2009; I recently opened a new property in Phoenix Arizona and love sharing my homes with other travelers.

Why the Owner Chose Colonial Beach:
This is the perfect beachfront home; a most relaxing place to be within a few hours of the stressful Washington, D.C. Everyone in the DMV has to sit in traffic so long every day, this property is so close, it makes it the perfect getaway without involving more driving!!! For those outside the DMV, the area is the absolute best of waterfront vacationing.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Views; sandy beach; crabs to eat and the best screened porch ever!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The Beach!

    The Beach!

  • 'South Beach'

    'South Beach'

  • Open Spaces

    Open Spaces

  • Fall sun

    Fall sun

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Fish Leg chest

    Fish Leg chest

  • Flip flop guest queen bedroom

    Flip flop guest queen bedroom

  • Twin guest bedroom

    Twin guest bedroom

  • Local Swan family - 2010

    Local Swan family - 2010

  • July 2014 (not my paddleboat though, sorry)

    July 2014 (not my paddleboat though, sorry)

  • The Bleu Bayou

    The Bleu Bayou

  • Open spaces

    Open spaces

  • The Kitchen

    The Kitchen

  • Fireplace

    Fireplace

  • Summertime

    Summertime

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Hall Bath

    Hall Bath

  • Porch

    Porch

  • Guests headed home

    Guests headed home

$105 - $185 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/29/2015
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