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Stunning, Immaculate, Contemporary Home Near Beach and Ponies

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Stunning, Immaculate, contemporary home. upgraded amenities. modern furnishings.

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Last updated: 12/09/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Chincoteague house description

Enjoy what nature has to offer in this quiet but active resort island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The atmosphere is a relaxed one yet there is an extensive amount of activities for vacationers. From surf, bay or offshore fishing to kayaking, sunbathing, bird watching, hiking and biking nature trails, picking clams, oysters and crabbing for the famous blue crabs in the surrounding waters. The Island is home to many well-known painting and decoy-carving artists and has a variety of craft shops for browsing and taking home souvenirs.

La Maison Bleue, is a contemporary home centrally located 1/2 mile to downtown and 2 miles to the Assateague bridge and beach road. It is nestled in a quiet setting overlooking a pond teeming with ever changing wildlife: blue and green herons, mallards, ibis, kingfishers, skimmers, killdeer and more. You may witness a brood of wood ducks dropping from the nest guided to safety by their mother. Two screech owls have nested in one of the two nest boxes in past years. The colorful kingfisher visits the pond throughout the day for his meals. We often see deer strolling around the pond from our living area.

Our favorite room in the house is the gourmet kitchen with upgraded amenities: SS double oven, double dish drawer, side by side refrigerator and 5 burner gas cook top inviting you to create your delectable recipes while sipping on your favorite beverage. A deer might be in sight waiting patiently to cross the yard to the safety of thick woods in the back of the house. French doors lead to a well appointed screened porch. Great for dining, reading or just observing wildlife in and around the pond.

Sunbathe in privacy on the large exterior deck or relax on the ground level patio in the shade of trees. Refresh yourself in the enclosed outdoor hot shower after a day at the beach. Prepare your catch of the day at the cleaning station and BBQ your favorite food or steam fresh caught crabs, clams and oysters on a large gas burner. Roast marshmallows in the chiminea and reminisce about the day’s events while being serenaded by the sounds of nature’s creations.

The spacious and bright living room has floor to ceiling windows overlooking the pond giving a feeling of outdoor living. Relax on very comfortable modern leather sofas and enjoy your favorite show on a flat screen HDTV/VCR.

The open floor plan connects the living room with a formal dining room. Dim the chandelier lights and enjoy a memorable dinner with your loved ones while listening to your favorite music with our docking station for your electronics.

The Master bedroom has a private bathroom with shower, a closet organizer for your belongings. Dream in a California king size bed fitted with Egyptian cotton sheets or read in a comfy leather chair. A lovely crib is also in the room for your infant child. In the morning you will likely awake to the quacking of Mallard ducks waiting for a handout of corn. Corn is provided in a container under the house.

The guest bedroom has a queen size bed with a firm mattress for comfortable sleeping and a closet organizer.

The study/bedroom features two twin size beds and a queen size convertible futon bed to accommodate all guests. The corner desk for your laptop will facilitate keeping in touch with friends and family with Wi-Fi access. A bookcase is filled with books and games for your pleasure.

The second full bathroom is shared with these two bedrooms.

The full size washer and dryer will serve you well at your convenience.

Keep cool with covered parking under the house. The spacious area around the house can accommodate several vehicles, a boat trailer or kayaks.

A secured storage room under the house is for your bikes and other personal belongings. Crabbing lines and nets are there for your use

A nature lover’s delight!

A paradise for birders!

Keywords: Chincoteague Island. Gateway to Assateague Island, Home of the wild ponies, Rated # 1 Best Beach Town in America by AOL travel in 2011. Owner Vacation Rental, Immaculate, stunning, contemporary home. Residential area. Nestled in a peaceful setting. Overlooks a pond teaming with wildlife. Centrally located. 1/2 mile to downtown. 2 miles to the Assateague Island bridge and biking trails. Walking distance to Chincoteague Pony Center. Gourmet kitchen. Top of the line amenities. Large, well furnished screened porch. Great for eating your catch of the day: blue crabs, oysters, clams and fish. Living room with floor to ceiling windows that enables outdoor living. Modern furnishings. 2 large decks for sunbathing, entertaining. Privacy fence, outdoor enclosed hot shower, fish cleaning station, BBQ, chiminea,outdoor gas burner for steaming crabs. Extensive parking for cars and a boat trailer. Storage room for your belongings.Birders Paradise.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Platform contemporary bed with firm mattress...moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 baby crib

                Cal King platform bed - Lovely Sorelle Vicki Crib Model 740...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Sleep sofa futon Queen size with an 8 in thick mattress....moreless

              • Bedroom 1: (1) California King size bed with firm mattress; (1) Sorelle Vicki Crib Model 740. Bedroom 2: (1) Queen size Bed with firm mattress. Bedroom 3: (2) Twin beds with European size mattress 33 x 76, (1) Futon converts to a queen size bed with 8' thick mattress...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                Private master bathroom...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Shared bathroom...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, outdoor shower

                enclosed outdoor hot water shower and toilet....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Large, secure storage room for your bikes and personal belongings.

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television
                  • Toys
                  • VCR

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Basketball Court
                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Paragliding
                      • Parasailing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Sailing
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining:

                        Elegant Dining area with dimming chandelier light, featuring an expandable table to accommodate 8 comfortably and a buffet filled with a lovely service for 8 and wine glasses....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      General

                      • Heating:

                        Central heat...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided:

                        High quality linens and bath towels. ...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Spacious, bright living room with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the pond giving the feeling of outdoor living. Two modern leather sofas and two leather chairs ...moreless

                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Telephone:

                        Local calls only...moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Excludes Beach Towels that are available for a reasonable rental price. ...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        full size...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Stove:

                        Outdoor chiminea...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Programmable auto drip....moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        The kitchen is complete with pots/pans and cutlery, bread machine, food processor, programmable coffee maker, 4 slice bread toaster, popcorn maker...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Plentiful....moreless

                      • Dishwasher:

                        Double dish drawer....moreless

                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Double oven...moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Oven:

                        Large double electric ovens with multiple cooking settings....moreless

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        (2) Large decks: 10' x 24' composite of the kitchen leading to a 14' x 18' enclosed patio with shower, BBQ, large burner for outdoor cooking and chiminea. Fish cleaning station with DBL SS sink....moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        Enclosed 12' x 16' screened room with 2 patio tables and seating for 8....moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Natural landscaping, wooded corner lot....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Large Weber grill. Propane gas provided...moreless

                      • Tennis:

                        Public courts nearby at Memorial Park...moreless

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        Boogie boards, beach toys Beach chairs and umbrellas Fishing poles & crabbing lines & nets...moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included
                           

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                          Weekly rates - Saturday to Saturday - 4 nights minimum off season
                          Early Spring:    3/29 - 5/17/14          $1500 + $170 Tax
                          Late Spring:     5/17 - 6/14/14          $1700 + $192 Tax
                          Summer:          6/14 - 9/06/14          $1900 + $215 Tax
                          Fall:            9/06 - 10/18/14         $1500 + $170 Tax
                          Pony Penning:    7/26 - 8/02/14          $2400 + $271 Tax
                          Additional charge of $100 per person over 6 people. Maximum occupancy 8 people.
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                          Last updated: 12/09/2014
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                          Location

                          103 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Norfolk International Airport
                          20 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Captain's Cove Golf and Yacht Club
                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Lankford Hwy - Rte 13
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Various
                          6 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Assateague

                          Car: Necessary

                          As you approach Chincoteague Island along Route 175, explore NASA Wallops Flight facility with its full scale rockets, displays and hands-on activities. The world renowned Pony Round Up and Swim July 28 to Aug 1, brings a large influx of visitors to the Island. The Saltwater Cowboys guide the ponies on Monday July 28 along the beach from the North to the South corral where they will rest for a day. The ponies swim the Assateague channel at low tide to the Chincoteague Memorial Park, Wednesday July 30th. The yearlings and younger ones are auctioned by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, July 31st. The remaining ponies swim back to Assateague, August 1st. Enjoy: Volunteer Fireman's Carnival, Blueberry, Seafood, Oyster, and Easter Decoy and Arts Festivals. Annual Chili and Chowder cook-off.

                          Visit the Herbert H. Bateman Center, Museum of Chincoteague Island, Beebe Ranch, home of 'Misty', and Assateague Lighthouse. Go on the Wildlife Refuge Tour. Ride the Chincoteague Island Trolley.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          About the owner: Richard retired after 30 years from Federal Government and 10 years with private industry. I worked for a large telecommunication firm for 25 years. We love the outdoors and have hiked many trails in the Swiss Alps, the famous Bessegen mountain in Norway and the Grand Canyon. Cooking is our passion and savoring the famous Chincoteague oysters and clams while sipping a glass of Muscadet wine with fresh bread by Richard was always a treat. This remains true with picking crabs shared with friends and neighbors on the patio. Richard was known in Chincoteague Island as “the bread man” He shared many of his creations with friends on the Island.

                          Why the Owner Chose Chincoteague:
                          As youngsters, Richard and I were raised near the water. Richard from Salem, MA and I from a small fishing village on the Brittany coast of France. Growing up, we both learned to fish, crab, clam and discover the treasures of the sea. While residing in the Washington, DC area, we spent most weekends camping at Maddox Campground. We both love the peaceful, island life in Chincoteague. After purchasing a building lot our dear Mennonite friends from PA helped make our dream house, 'La maison bleue', came true. The house was completed in 2004. We have divided our retirement living between Chincoteague and Europe, the best of both worlds. We were privileged to become grandparents and our priority now is to be near Laurel, our 5 year-old, granddaughter living in San Diego, CA. We treasure our new life in San Diego near our family but plan to make return visits to Chincoteague Island.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          La maison bleue is centrally located on Chincoteague island, within ½ mile to downtown, local supermarket, shops and galleries and 2 miles to the Assateague Island bridge. The 3 mile ride to the beach is a delight for nature lovers. Sika deer are often seen grazing on the road side, delmarva squirrels, herons, egrets, ibis, ducks, gulls, shore birds and others can be spotted along the way. The famous wild ponies are mostly observed in the marshland from the road side. Bike the 3.5 mile wildlife loop, you may see a pair of eagles that nest nearby. Cross the beach road to the Woodland trail where ponies can be seen grazing on the marshland or continue to the beach. Walk to the Chincoteague Pony Centre on Chicken City Road, get acquainted with the ponies and enjoy the activities and shows. Explore the Island of Chincoteague while riding an electric street cart or a scooter. Play miniature golf in the evening after a hot day at the beach. Challenge a friend on the tennis court or shoot basket balls at Memorial Park. You can fish or crab from the park, great for children. Enjoy a picnic in a designated area with lovely views of the Lighthouse and the bay. Dine and savor the local seafood at one of the nearby restaurants. Do not leave the island without a visit to the Island Creamery for a taste of freshly homemade ice cream. Your camera should now be filled with memories of your stay at our home. Au revoir et Merci de votre visite.


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                          • Stunning, Immaculate, contemporary home. upgraded amenities. modern furnishings.

                            Stunning, Immaculate, contemporary home. upgraded amenities. modern furnishings.

                          • Street View, lots of parking available for cars and boat trailer. Lg storage Rm.

                            Street View, lots of parking available for cars and boat trailer. Lg storage Rm.

                          • Kitchen nook area, large upper deck overlooking pond. Black & grey squirrels pla

                            Kitchen nook area, large upper deck overlooking pond. Black & grey squirrels pla

                          • One of two patio tables on screened in deck overlooking pond and wildlife.

                            One of two patio tables on screened in deck overlooking pond and wildlife.

                          • Living room: comfortable leather sofas and chairs. Flat TV on left side of room

                            Living room: comfortable leather sofas and chairs. Flat TV on left side of room

                          • Comfortable king size bed in master bedroom. Private bathroom with shower.

                            Comfortable king size bed in master bedroom. Private bathroom with shower.

                          • Guest B/R, Queen size bed. View of wooded area. Shared bathroom with 3rd BR.

                            Guest B/R, Queen size bed. View of wooded area. Shared bathroom with 3rd BR.

                          • Study/3rd bedroom: Futon converts to queen size bed - 8' mattress

                            Study/3rd bedroom: Futon converts to queen size bed - 8' mattress

                          • Large laundry room: Full size washer and dryer, plentiful shelving for clothing.

                            Large laundry room: Full size washer and dryer, plentiful shelving for clothing.

                          • Comfortable Lafuma chairs for beach and deck.

                            Comfortable Lafuma chairs for beach and deck.

                          • Spring has arrived. We were greeted by several families of Mallards.

                            Spring has arrived. We were greeted by several families of Mallards.

                          • Blue Heron looking for lunch

                            Blue Heron looking for lunch

                          • Pond view from living room,Plentiful wild life to view AM & PM. Feed Mallards.

                            Pond view from living room,Plentiful wild life to view AM & PM. Feed Mallards.

                          • Gourmet kitchen. upgraded amenities. SS appliances. Well equipped. eat-in nook.

                            Gourmet kitchen. upgraded amenities. SS appliances. Well equipped. eat-in nook.

                          • Well appointed screened porch overlooking the pond.
Patio set. 2 recliners.

                            Well appointed screened porch overlooking the pond. Patio set. 2 recliners.

                          • Dining Room. expandable table. buffet. lots of nice china. modern   furnishing.

                            Dining Room. expandable table. buffet. lots of nice china. modern furnishing.

                          • L/R, cathedral ceiling.floor to ceiling windows view of pond.
nice furnishings

                            L/R, cathedral ceiling.floor to ceiling windows view of pond. nice furnishings

                          • Lovely crib in Master Bedroom, view of pond and garden area.

                            Lovely crib in Master Bedroom, view of pond and garden area.

                          • Study/3rd bedroom: Corner desk for your laptop, view of wooded area and wildlife

                            Study/3rd bedroom: Corner desk for your laptop, view of wooded area and wildlife

                          • Study/3rd bedroom:  2 twin beds with thick mattresses & queen size futon bed

                            Study/3rd bedroom: 2 twin beds with thick mattresses & queen size futon bed

                          • Lower deck, enclosed privacy fence outdoor hot shower, BBQ, chiminea, Lg sink.

                            Lower deck, enclosed privacy fence outdoor hot shower, BBQ, chiminea, Lg sink.

                          • 2 visiting mallards in our pond, waiting for a handout of corn.

                            2 visiting mallards in our pond, waiting for a handout of corn.

                          • Beautiful night heron on the lookout for minnows.

                            Beautiful night heron on the lookout for minnows.

                          • Eddie Bauer High Chair for the little ones.
Restaurant style chair for  toddlers

                            Eddie Bauer High Chair for the little ones. Restaurant style chair for toddlers

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                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

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                          Speaks: english, french
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                          • Calendar last updated: 12/09/2014
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