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Fisherman or Vacation Delight!

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Last updated: 09/17/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This 2-story country-style home features 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, 2 half-baths with 1590 finished square feet. It was built in 1935 and has been completely updated and refurbished, but retains its country charm. It's located in the sleepy village of Cheriton which is only 3 miles from Cape Charles.

If you're looking for a place to stay for great fishing this is it. It's located close to four public boat ramps and two public fishing piers. Two ramps are on the Bay side (Cape Charles & Kiptopeke State Park) and two are on the ocean side (Oyster & Wise Point). Cape Charles and Kiptopeke State Park both have public fishing piers on the Bay side. This area is re-known for it's black drum, red drum, cobia, spadefish, tautog, speckled & gray trout, flounder and croaker fishing.

Just a 45 minute ride to Virginia Beach will provide all the nightlife, boardwalks, museums and shopping you will need. Within easy driving to the north is Chincoteague famous for it's wild ponies and the pony round-up and sale each year. There are many small village and towns that are both scenic and historically interesting. There are many restaurants from mom & pop's to upscale to enjoy.

If you're looking for a quiet or romantic get-away this will fill the bill. Relax on the front porch or the screened-in patio on the back. Cook-out on the gas grill and kick back! House is cooled by 2-zone heat pump system.

If you're into bird & wildlife viewing you'll find this area rich in both. The fall bird migration here is spectacular! There are many areas set-up for bird and wildlife viewing. Both Kiptopeke State Park and the Eastern Shore Wildlife Refuge have trails and wildlife viewing areas.

There is a 36 x 36 garage with a drive-through bay for parking your boat or vehicle. The over-head clearance is 11’ 10”, so your center-console boats with T-tops will easily fit. You are able to drive-out of the garage and out the back of the lot onto a back street. This prevents problems with having to back your boat out onto a street.
Also, for fishermen there is a covered & lighted fish-cleaning station with water. This station has an electrical outlet for your electric fillet knives. There is also a 50' water hose for cleaning the table and rinsing off your boat & trailer.

The kitchen is fully equipped with microwave, range, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, blender, cookware and tableware. There is also a washer and dryer. The living room has a flat screen TV with high definition satellite programming. There is a screened-in patio with patio furniture for relaxing or having your meals outside. A gas grill is furnished for your outdoor cooking.

Linens are not provided. You should bring your own sheets, pillow cases and towels. There is 1 queen-size bed, 1 full-size bed and 2 twins.

The rental rate is $125 per night or $800 per week. The limit is 6 persons per stay. There is a 10% tax (5% state and 5% Northampton Co lodging tax). A damage deposit of $100 is required. It will be returned after the stay provided there is no damage to the property. The security deposit is not charged for repeat guests. There is no cleaning fee added.

Should it be necessary to cancel a reservation and notice is made at least 14 days prior to the arrival a full refund will be made. If notice is made less than 14 days prior to the arrival the deposit will be forfeited if unable to rent the same period to other guests.

Reservations require a two night minimum. A deposit of half the total is required to hold the reservation. Make your check payable to Michael Ashworth. Mail the deposit to Michael Ashworth, 1439 Oakwood Knolls Drive, Bedford, VA 24523.

Check-in is 3:00 p.m. or later and check-out is by 11:00 a.m. If we do not have guests leaving on the day of your arrival we’ll be happy to allow an earlier check-in. Please be sure to let us know, in advance, what time you plan to arrive. It would be helpful if you would supply us with a cell phone number in case we need to contact you during your travel. If there is any other information about the house or the area you would like, please don't hesitate to ask.

Once you stay you will definitely want to come back!

Keywords: Fishing, Cape Charles Rental, Flounder, Red Drum, Black Drum, Get-Away, Eastern Shore


Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1590 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    We do not allow any smoking inside the house. Evidence of smoking will cause forfeiture of security deposit....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We do not allow any pets....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Queen size Beds (1) There is a queen bed in the master bedroom on the mail level. The master bedroom has a half bath., Double Beds (1) There is a double or full size bed in one of the upstairs bedrooms., Twin or Single Beds (2) There are two twin beds in one of the upstairs bedrooms....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 2 Half Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Has 36' x 36' garage with 11' clearance for fishing boats, even those with T-tops. Has covered and lighted fish cleaning station with water....moreless


  • Books:

    Lots of books. Also detailed bay maps and fishing magazines....moreless

  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    There is a flat screen TV with high definition satellite....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 5 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    The house cooled with a 2-zone heat pump system....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage:

    3-Bay 36 x 36 garage with workbench & freezer....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    The house is heated with a 2-zone heat pump....moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Cell phone reception is very good at this location....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    We have a 36 x 36 garage with an open bay for your boat or RV. The doors on either end are 11'6' tall and will accomadate boats with T-Tops. There is a freezer in the garage for storing your catch and your bait. There is also a work bench for tying rigs....moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you need to cook is provided. There is also a steamer pot for steaming crabs....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All needed dishes and utensils are provided....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Great kitchen with stainless refrigerator, double-oven, dishwasher, microwave, toaster oven and blender....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Has a double-oven...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    There is a toaster oven....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a screened patio on the rear of the house. This is great for enjoying your meals outside while protected from insects. There is table and 4 chairs on the patio....moreless



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Sep 11 - Apr 30, 2016
2 night min stay

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  • Tax Rate 10%

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Last updated: 09/17/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Michael Ashworth is retired from the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries after a 30 year career as a Conservation Police Officer, formally known as Game Warden. Michael currently works as a full-time Realtor. His wife is a Mary Kay Director and they have 3 children. Chris an actor in California, Lisa an attorney for Hanover County and Susan a school teacher in Henry County.

Why the Owner Chose Cape Charles:
My wife, Patricia, and I purchased this home to be used as a get-away for us and also to use as a vacation rental for others. We love the Eastern Shore, it's serenity and it's great fishing!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
You will find this property to priced well below others with comparable amenities. We do not charge the many extra fees tacked on by some other rental units. We strive to keep this property clean and neat at all times. We want every guest to feel at home and want to return again.

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Speaks: english

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Front View

    Front View

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Bedroom #3

    Bedroom #3

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Boat Garage

    Boat Garage

  • Fish Cleaning Station

    Fish Cleaning Station

  • Rear View

    Rear View

  • Screened-in Patio

    Screened-in Patio

  • Bedroom #2

    Bedroom #2

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Boat Garage

    Boat Garage

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