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1923 Colonial 1 Block to Beach! King Bed Wifi Netflix Bikes Grill Dog Friendly!

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SOUTHERN BREEZES--For families who like to have fun!

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Last updated: 09/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cape Charles house description

TOP 7 REASONS TO STAY AT SOUTHERN BREEZES

1) Location one block to beach, one block to park & playground, 3 blocks to town.

2) Easy monthly credit-card payments if desired. NO security deposit, NO contract, NO administrative fee. And full refund if you have to cancel -- no travel insurance needed!

3) Tree-shaded private picnic areas with gas & charcoal grills.

4) All linens plus beach towels included -- also all paper products and soaps. Basement laundry area has W&D, 4 bikes, boogie boards, sand toys, crab traps and more.

5) Large eat-in kitchen has dishwasher, disposal, double door fridge, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, blender, TV, much more.

6) High-speed WiFi, cable TV with Netflix movies, flat panel in living room, additional TVs in every other room of the house. Also free long distance phone.

7) Five years of great reviews by many, many satisfied guests!

We are ONE BLOCK from a pristine sandy beach on the Chesapeake Bay! How long does it take to get there? Watch our short video A WALK TO THE BEACH.

So many folks tell us that after a long drive, arriving at a house they've never seen before, when they walk inside SOUTHERN BREEZES the first word they utter is 'Wow!' So we call it the 'Wow factor' --how loud the 'Wow' expresses how charming, spacious, and clean the house is. Cape Charles is a Victorian village, and our grand old four-level brick duplex epitomizes the character of the town.

Built in 1923 for two families, that's the way SOUTHERN BREEZES remains today. Choose between the NOR'WESTER for up to 8 people (maximum 6 adults) or the NOR'EASTER for up to 10 (maximum 8 adults).

The Nor'wester and Nor'easter each include a living room and front porch, dining room, eat-in kitchen and half bath on the first floor. An easy walk up the presentation staircases brings you to three bedrooms and a full bath. The full basement includes a laundry room with stall shower and sink on each side with four bicycles and crabbing gear, just a few steps down from the outside entrances.

The Nor'wester has 1 king bed, 1 queen bed, 2 twin beds, and 2 bunks. The bunks are on the sleeping porch sun room for kids old enough to be downstairs by themselves. (And they will be thrilled -- there's even a TV!)

Over in the Nor'easter there's a king and a twin in the front bedroom, a queen and a twin in the middle bedroom, a queen in the back bedroom and 2 bunk beds downstairs in the main part of the house (intended for kids only).

Every room has cable TV/DVD plus online movies & music -- thousands of titles from Netflix, Amazon, Cracker, and Hulu, plus Pandora music. And the living rooms have Angry Birds and Pac-Man games as well.

And of course, we have high-speed WIFI Internet!

The kitchens have seating for 6, and the formal dining rooms seat up to 8. The living rooms each have both a sofa and a love seat -- ideal for watching movies on the flat panel TVs.

Each room has its own window AC, so everybody can be happy at their own preferred temperature. Or, open the big windows and catch the breezes! The bedrooms have ceiling fans and transoms over the doors. Off season, enjoy the old-fashioned steam radiators that will warm you to the bone!

There's a shower/bath on each second floor, another shower in each lower level laundry room, and a private hot shower outside (our favorite).

Kitchens include a double-door fridge with water and ice dispenser, dishwasher, disposal, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, blender, electric teapot, TV, etc.

Four cruiser bicycles on each side, and two more in the carport.

Full-size washer and dryer in each laundry room.

The entire house has been repainted in fresh, cheerful colors, and the bed selection ranges from firm to plush. Heavenly!

You'll enjoy 'Cracker Barrel' rockers and wicker furniture on the divided front porch, stainless steel pots and pans in the kitchens, and both gas and charcoal grills in each separate picnic area out back.

We provide premium quality sheets, blankets, pillows, and towels (including beach towels), soap, dishes, silverware, and pots & pans. Also lots of books and magazines -- plus the town library is a 5-minute walk away!

Arranging to stay at SOUTHERN BREEZES is easy: no contract to sign, no check to write, no security deposit, no worries about keys. Just call George with your credit card info. You'll receive an email receipt and welcome letter with everything you need to know, including the lock box combination on the front door. When you depart, just return the key to the lock box -- that's it!

Everyone LOVES our monthly payment plan! For example, reserve six months in advance and have 1/6 automatically charged each month to your credit card. Or if you prefer, pay half to reserve and half upon arrival. Either way, if you have to cancel for any reason, all your payments are refunded without penalty.

This house has it all: historic charm, perfect location to beach and town, and reasonable rates -- all geared toward families looking for a relaxing, spacious, clean but not too fancy old homestead for gatherings up to 6 adults per side plus their children and the family dog. (No cats, please -- they prefer to stay home anyway!) And if you like Victorian, you'll love SOUTHERN BREEZES -- this American Foursquare Colonial is in near-original condition.

PARENTS -- This area is perfect for children! The bay is calm and shallow. There's a huge park and playground just up the street. And with minimum traffic and the shallow bay, you can relax and let your older children roam and bike the town at will. There's a skateboard park, tennis court, basketball court (at Baptist Church), beach volleyball games every night, fishing and crabbing. For a change of pace, take a day trip across the bridge to Virginia Beach, Busch Gardens, and Williamsburg.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Massage

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                At least one adult over 25...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                1-time $50 charge per dog (maximum two). No cats, please (they prefer to stay home anyway!)....moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Outdoor shower: shower

                Private outdoor hot water shower...moreless

              • Upstairs bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Downstairs bath: toilet, shower

                Toilet & Vanity off kitchen; shower in basement...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Online movies include NETFLIX, AMAZON, HULU, and CRACKLE Online music via PANDORA We welcome up to 2 well-behaved dogs ($50 extra per dog -- No cats please)...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • DVD Player:

                    Large DVD library...moreless

                  • Games:

                    Lots of Board Games!...moreless

                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library:

                    PANDORA music online!...moreless

                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (6) Includes ESPN, Turner Classic Movies, etc....moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    Pandora Internet radio...moreless

                  • Television:

                    Includes ROKU with Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Pandora music & more...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Lots of sand toys...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Video Games:

                    Angry BIrds, Pac-Man...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    FREE NETFLIX! Also DVD & VHS titles...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Massage Therapist

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Town

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    6 quiet window AC units...moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Sheets, pillows, pillow cases, mattress pads & quilts; bath towels, face towels, wash cloths; beach towels...moreless

                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking On Street
                  • Telephone:

                    Free long distance...moreless

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Water Cooler
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Large pot for corn or crabs, corkscrew, cooking knives & forks, table service for 10...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Coffee maker with filters, toaster, blender...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Bicycles:

                    4 California Cruisers (2 men's, 2 women's) on each side of house...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    (It's actually a front porch -- perfect for a summer evening.)...moreless

                  • Gazebo:

                    (Public, on the walkway next to the beach)...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus signature golf courses five minutes away...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    A gas grill & a charcoal grill on each side of house...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Raft
                  • Screen Porch / Veranda
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 34 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      LATE SUMMER
                      Aug 23 - Oct 3, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,200

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      EARLY SUMMER
                      May 23 - Jun 19, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,200

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      PEAK SUMMER
                      Jun 20 - Aug 21, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,500

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      My Standard Rate
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,200

                      Changeover Day: Saturday


                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $50
                      • Cleaning/linens/consumables $150
                      • Tax Rate 11%

                      Notes:

                      SOUTHERN BREEZES is available from late May through early September. All rentals are by the week, from Saturday to Saturday.

                      House comes with all linens + beach towels, papers & soaps, WiFi, online movies, bicycles, and much more!

                      Pay monthly on your credit card with no interest!

                      Pet fee is $50 per dog, maximum 2. No cats please! (They prefer to stay home)


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Location

                      Car: Recommended

                      We are ONE block from the beach. Maybe we're biased, but we think Monroe Avenue is the best street to live on in Cape Charles! It starts at the beach, runs to Central Park, and stops, so there's no through traffic! Almost every place is an easy walk: Kelly's Gingernut Pub & Restaurant, the new harbor Seafood Shanty, various gift/arts/antique shops, coffee shops, sandwich shops, public library, Post Office, churches, Pizza/deli, Watson's Hardware, Palace Theatre, Bailey's Bait & Tackle. Rayfield's Pharmacy and soda fountain and the public marina. Aqua Restaurant in Bay Creek is a mile away. Golf courses (and Coach House Restaurant) are 5 minutes away.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2010

                      About the owner: We are two families who purchased SOUTHERN BREEZES with the aim of retiring here. After living all over the world, we can say we've never seen a place quite like Cape Charles -- the town that time forgot!

                      Why the Owner Chose Cape Charles:
                      Maybe we're biased, but we think Monroe Avenue is the best street to live on in Cape Charles! It starts at the beach and runs to Central Park, where it stops, so there is no through traffic! You can count the cars that pass in an hour on the fingers of one hand -- and they drive about 10 mph.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      For all its charm, Cape Charles has yet to be overrun by tourists. Most of the available lodging is in privately owned homes like ours. Come stay in a restored private home and you'll feel like you always lived here!


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                      Speaks: english, spanish, Also reads French, German, Italian

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                      • SOUTHERN BREEZES--For families who like to have fun!

                        SOUTHERN BREEZES--For families who like to have fun!

                      • Living Room has HUGE Sofa

                        Living Room has HUGE Sofa

                      • Nor'wester middle bedroom has queen, Netflix TV, ceiling fan, AC

                        Nor'wester middle bedroom has queen, Netflix TV, ceiling fan, AC

                      • Kids can camp out on sunroom bunks (there's even a TV!)

                        Kids can camp out on sunroom bunks (there's even a TV!)

                      • New kitchen cabinets, double-door fridge, and stainless sink

                        New kitchen cabinets, double-door fridge, and stainless sink

                      • Upstairs bath has tub & Euro-style shower

                        Upstairs bath has tub & Euro-style shower

                      • Nor'easter living room has sofa & love seat, big TV, Netflix

                        Nor'easter living room has sofa & love seat, big TV, Netflix

                      • Nor'easter front bedroom has a king bed . . .

                        Nor'easter front bedroom has a king bed . . .

                      • Nor'easter back bedroom has queen bed, TV with Netflix

                        Nor'easter back bedroom has queen bed, TV with Netflix

                      • Nor'easter top bunk is a great place to watch TV

                        Nor'easter top bunk is a great place to watch TV

                      • Monroe Avenue streetscape looking west toward Southern Breezes (3rd house)

                        Monroe Avenue streetscape looking west toward Southern Breezes (3rd house)

                      • Parents: this is what it's all about!

                        Parents: this is what it's all about!

                      • 'Set a spell' on new Cracker Barrel rockers

                        'Set a spell' on new Cracker Barrel rockers

                      • Nor'wester front bedroom has pillow top king, Netflix TV, ceiling fan, AC

                        Nor'wester front bedroom has pillow top king, Netflix TV, ceiling fan, AC

                      • Nor'wester back bedroom has 2 extra-long twins that can be made up as a king

                        Nor'wester back bedroom has 2 extra-long twins that can be made up as a king

                      • Nor'wester dining room with antique sideboard seats up 8

                        Nor'wester dining room with antique sideboard seats up 8

                      • Big Nor'wester kitchen seats up to 6

                        Big Nor'wester kitchen seats up to 6

                      • Each side has private picnic area with gas and charcoal grills

                        Each side has private picnic area with gas and charcoal grills

                      • . . . And a twin bed as well!

                        . . . And a twin bed as well!

                      • Nor'easter middle bedroom has a queen and a twin bed

                        Nor'easter middle bedroom has a queen and a twin bed

                      • Sunny Nor'easter dining room seats up to 8

                        Sunny Nor'easter dining room seats up to 8

                      • Nor'easter kitchen has Bosch dishwasher, ice maker, microwave, TV, toaster, more

                        Nor'easter kitchen has Bosch dishwasher, ice maker, microwave, TV, toaster, more

                      • A 2-minute walk brings you here!

                        A 2-minute walk brings you here!

                      • Playground adjoins Central Park 2 blocks away

                        Playground adjoins Central Park 2 blocks away

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                      Date last modified - Monday, September 22, 2014

                      $1,200 - $1,500 per week (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 18

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