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You'll love watching the breathtaking sunrise over the Chesapeake Bay from your Spacious Private Porch in this One-of-a-Kind Grandview Island apartment. With Panoramic Views from the Living Room, Kitchen and Dining area you can enjoy the view from inside as well as outside. Relax at night watching the moon rise slowly and drift across the Bay, as the twinkling lights from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel magically appear in the distant horizon. You won' t find a place like this anywhere else on the Virginia Peninsula. It's nestled between a Family Friendly Resort Beach and a 475 Acre Nature Preserve with Abundant Wildlife. Both just a Short walk away. We are centrally located between VA Beach and the Williamsburg / Yorktown area, but with so much to see and explore in Historic Hampton you may never want to leave. Since this private apartment is located on the first floor of our home you and your loved ones will not be in an overcrowded resort. Doggie Family Members Are Welcome! Our recently renovated house is on the deep water of the Chesapeake Bay. This first floor apartment has a private entrance, heated floors, oven, refrigerator/freezer, washer/dryer, jacuzzi tub and your own Spacious Private Porch to enjoy the sunrise, dolphins, moonlight and stars. The bedroom offers a comfy queen size bed with linens and pillows provided. Room darkening shades are also included. The hall bath has custom tile and an oversized jacuzzi tub. The Living room has a 40' HD flat screen TV with a DVR, 8 HBO HD Channels, Epix HD, Encore HD, NETFLIX on demand, & DVD player. The bedroom has a 24' HD Flat Screen TV. High Speed Wireless Internet is available anywhere inside and on the porch. Dining area has room to seat 4-6.
For further information please call Kimberly at the number shown on the right. Please contact us directly by phone or email for availability. PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR NAME AND A VALID PHONE NUMBER WITH ALL INQUIRES.
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4 Person Max. 30% NON-Refundable deposit(Minimum $200)applied toward rent Balance including security/damage deposit of $250 is due 30 days prior to arrival 13% Additional Lodging Tax....2.9% Additional Credit Card Fee on Transaction Total Summer Rates May 17,2013 until Sept.29, 2013...3 Night Minimum Stay...Nightly $185 4-5 nights $165 per nt....6-7 nights $155 per nt....10 or more nights $145 per nt Security/Damage Deposit is refundable if property is left as you find it Fall/Winter Rates Oct. 1, 2012 until May 17, 2013...Nightly $125 3-6 nights $120 per nt...7-9 nights $110 per nt...10 or more nights $95 per nt
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The Preserve is only a short walk from our property and covers over 475 acres of salt marsh, tidal creeks, and over 2 miles of Chesapeake Bay beachfront. The Preserve is free and open to the public year round. Walk along the beach about a mile and you will reach the historical landmark ruins of Back River Lighthouse. It was built in 1829 for $4250 and stood for 127 years before being completely destroyed by a hurricane in 1956. The Preserve is a great location to beach comb, observe the migratory birds, and discover the wonders of wetlands....MoreCollapse
A cold war NIKE missile site, Grundland provides an ideal location for outdoor recreation. Programs include moonlight paddles, ecotours and Outdoor Adventure Camp. Goal oriented training and team building activities are available on a 50 foot Alpine Tower ropes course, visible from the water. Please call 757-850-5134 for information. This park is still being developed, and is not open to the public for daily use....MoreCollapse
The nearest resort beach is a 3-4 minute drive away. Bordering the Chesapeake Bay, Buckroe Beach offers eight acres of family-friendly sandy beach, an incredible playground for children, picnic shelters with tables and grills, a great walking and bike path, and spacious car park area. Lifeguards are on duty daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day. During the summer,visitors can swing to the sounds of the Sun.night Groovin by the Bay concerts, or view an outdoor movie as part of the Tuesday night POMOCO Family Movies. Chair, umbrella, kayak and paddelcraft rentals are available. The new 709-foot lighted fishing pier is open 24/7and is equipped with rest rooms, a snack bar, bait shop, 2 shelters and 2 fish cleaning stations....MoreCollapse
Located just about 1 1/2 miles away it is a great place to store and service your boat or charter a fishing trip. While you are welcome to fish from our yard year round, if you would like to venture into deeper water nevaquitcharters.com will be glad to take you out from Bell Island. For a larger group fishing experience check out the Ocean Eagle at hamptonroadscharter.com. The 65 ft. fishing charter vessel is docked about 15 minutes away at the Hampton Public Pier....MoreCollapse
The nearest public boat launch located about 2 miles away. Bring your boats, kayaks, canoes, and other watercraft and explore around the 3,502 acres of Plum Tree Island National Wildlife Refuge. Saltmarsh, shrub-scrub and wooded habitats provide a haven for waterfowl, marsh-birds, and shorebirds. Explore the breathtaking Chesapeake Bay Shoreline and nearby Lighthouses. Venture into the Atlantic Ocean through the modern engineering wonder of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. At 17.6 miles it is the world's largest bridge-tunnel complex. The twinkling lights from the Entire Bridge Tunnel can be seen in the distant horizon from the apartment windows at night....MoreCollapse
Helping you enjoy the great outdoors! Custom saltwater tackle, live & frozen bait, inshore and offshore tackle, rods & reels, rod and reel repair, boating supplies, boating and trailer accessories, kayaks & accessories, marine hardware (stainless steel), fishing clothes & outerwear, fishing & hunting clothes/gear, ammo, beer, ice & snacks, nautical gifts, and propane. Located 1 1/2 miles from the apt. and 1/2 mile from the Fox Hill Dandy Point public boat ramp on Back River, which is minutes from the Chesapeake Bay....MoreCollapse
Gosnold's Hope Park is the second largest developed park in the City of Hampton, consisting of 105 acres. It's dog-friendly and offers the public eight picnic facilities complete with tables and grills, campsites, restrooms, a public boat ramp, a fitness trail, athletic fields, children's playground, picnic shelters with tables and grills for reservation, and a great BMX track that hosts local and national races! BMX racing debuted as a full medal sport in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. The track is open to the public except during racing events, just bring your helmet....MoreCollapse
Captain John Smith and the first english settlers landed here just a few miles up the beach from us at Old Point Comfort where there is now a lighthouse you can see from the apartment windows at night.This Historic Landmark is located on the grounds of Fort Monroe. It is the second oldest light in the Chesapeake Bay and the oldest still in use.The Lighthouse has been privy to events of great military importance, since those it overlooked during the Civil War. On November 14, 1910, the first launching of a plane from a warship took place on the deck of the USS Birmingham in Hampton Roads. Today, the historic lighthouse still watches over the busy waterway frequented by sailboats and aircraft carriers....MoreCollapse
Beginning by 1609, defensive fortifications were built at Old Point Comfort during Virginia's first two centuries. The much more substantial facility of stone to become known as Fort Monroe (and adjacent Fort Wool) were completed in 1834. Throughout the American Civil War (1861–1865), although most of Virginia became part of the Confederate States of America, Fort Monroe remained in Union hands. It became notable as a historic and symbolic site of early freedom for former slaves under the provisions of contraband policies and later the Emancipation Proclamation. For several years thereafter, the former Confederate President, Jefferson Davis, was imprisoned in the area now known as the Fort Monroe Casemate Museum....MoreCollapse
The Miss Hampton II offers the ONLY tour of the famous Hampton Roads Harbor, site of the Battle of the Monitor and Merrimac. The tour includes the magnificent Chesapeake Bay, a stop at the historic Civil War island of Fort Wool (weather permitting), and an in-depth review of the mighty warships at the Norfolk Naval Base. Entering the Hampton Roads Harbor, you will be sailing the waters of Captain John Smith and the First English Settlers. Your tour continues past historic Fort Monroe and the Old Point Comfort Lighthouse, the oldest continuously operating lighthouse in America. View the Hampton River and see the site where Blackbeard the Pirate's head was mounted on a post!...MoreCollapse
Locally known for their mouthwatering pizza specials, this casual dining restaurant serves a wide variety of Italian foods by a professional dressed wait staff in a warm, calm, and relaxing atmosphere. People drive from all over Hampton Roads to dine in this little eatery. If you want to stay in and enjoy the view, you can have the Italian dish of your choice delivered right to your door. Located at 227 Fox Hill Road (757) 850-4355...MoreCollapse
The only place to get Asian food in Hampton! Fresh, yummy, and free of MSG. They offer a diverse menu of chinese, vietnamese, and korean dishes. Everything we have ever tried has been delicious! Delivery is available right to your doorstep. Located at 225 D-1 Fox Hill Rd. (757) 851-6888...MoreCollapse
An exciting, family-oriented adventure and educational experience. The 60-acre farm has about 150 domestic and wild animals, including every farm animal you can think of, to a raccoon, barn owl, whitetail deer, tortoise, and peafowl. A shelter w/4 picnic tables and charcoal grill. More picnic tables are placed throughout the farm. The antique barn features snack and drink vending machines and an information kiosk. Animal feed machines are located in several locations for those wanting a more 'interactive' experience (don’t forget your quarters!). There is a large playground with plenty of benches for the adults to sit and watch, public restrooms, a nature trail, an amphitheater with seating for special events. Admission is free....MoreCollapse
The Hampton Coliseum offers sporting events, concerts, family shows and more. It is a regular stop on the World Wrestling Entertainment tour. Check out the website at www.hamptoncoliseum.org/ Coming to attend an event at the state-of-the-art Hampton Roads Convention Center? Why stay in a cramped hotel when you can wake up to this view AND have a full kitchen to yourself. The convention center is just a short drive away. Business Travelers are WELCOME!...MoreCollapse
Just minutes away! Take flight to the Virginia Air & Space Center, the visitor center for NASA Langley Research Center and Langley Air Force Base. Your imagination will soar as you launch a rocket, pilot a space shuttle, come face-to-face with the Apollo 12 Command Module, and a DC-9 passenger jet. Experience a 3D IMAX film in the Riverside IMAX Theater...you have to see it to believe it! There is always something new landing at the Virginia Air & Space Center. Take a ride on the bumper boats or on one of only 200 antique carousels still in the United States, the Hampton Carousel is a rare and beautiful example of American folk art....MoreCollapse
Located at 120 Old Hampton Lane a visit to the Hampton Visitor Center will start your exploration of a historic city with one foot planted firmly in the past and another poised to leap into the future. (757)727-1610 Established in 1610, St. John's is the oldest continuous English-speaking parish in the U.S. the parish has been at its present site on lovely Queens Way since 1728. Among the church's most prized possessions is the stain-glass window depicting the baptism of Pocahontas. It was given to the church by Native American students from the Hampton Normal& Agricultural Institute in 1887. Located at 100 West Queens Way (757)722-2567...MoreCollapse
Established in 1868 as the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute to educate newly-freed African Americans, Hampton University’s campus is home to six national historic landmarks. Among them is Emancipation Oak, where Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation was read to the citizens of Hampton, and Booker T. Washington Memorial Garden and Statue. Located in the Huntington Building of Hampton University (757) 727-5308 firstname.lastname@example.org...MoreCollapse
Harpoon Larry's Oyster Bar has been a fixture, and a local hang out in the Hampton Roads area for a number of years. Named by Coastal Living Magazine, "ONE OF THE BEST 23 SEAFOOD DIVES IN THE U.S.A." (May/June 2003) Larry serves the freshest seafood available. Located at: 2000 North Armistead Avenue Hampton, VA 23666-3403 (757) 827-0600 Hours: Sun-Sat 11–2am...MoreCollapse
See endangered red wolves, bald eagles and a loggerhead sea turtle. 250 living species depict Virginia’s natural heritage from the mountains to the sea. Hands-on activities, an observatory, digital planetarium, outdoor boardwalk, green living demonstration house, native plant and conservation gardens add to the experience. Amazing Butterflies is opening May 28th at the VLM's changing exhibit gallery! -Come and enjoy one of the largest maritime history museums! Explore over 60,000 square feet of gallery space with rare figureheads, handcrafted ship models, Civil War ironclad USS Monitor artifacts along with 550 acres of privately maintained, naturally wooded property and the five-mile handicap accessible Noland Trail w/14 bridges&picnic areas....MoreCollapse
One of the largest municipal parks in the entire country, this magnificent 8,000 acre-oasis is home to an incredible variety of native wildlife–deer, foxes, otter, raccoon and beaver, to name a few. In a natural setting of lush woodlands, flowering meadows and shimmering lakes. One of my favorite places to visit in the fall when the trees give brilliant shows of changing colors. For history lovers, the park is the site of some of the best preserved Civil War fortifications, earthworks and redoubts in Va.Outdoor enthusiasts will find a perfect retreat for hiking or bicycling on the 30 miles of trails; picnicking w/outdoor grills; fishing, boating and canoeing on the scenic lakes and inlets; archery and golf....MoreCollapse
Four centuries ago, Captain John Smith explored the waters around Yorktown aboard a small sailing vessel while trading with the Powhatan Indians. Join him in spirit when you sail the 105', three-masted gaff-rigged Schooner Alliance, offering Day & Sunset Sailing on the York River and Chesapeake Bay. Today, Yorktown is a quaint and quiet village with many shops, museums and galleries. Colonial National Historic Park administers two of the most historically significant sites in English North America. Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in North America in 1607 and Yorktown Battlefield, the final major battle of the American Revolutionary War in 1781. These two sites represent the beginning and end of English colonial America....MoreCollapse
With dozens of thrilling rides and attractions, entertaining shows, a wide variety of authentic foods and shops, Busch Gardens is the ticket to world-class adventure. Get ready for the slide of your life on Water Country USA’s epic new drop slide: Vanish Point. Inspired by the point on a wave where water and gravity form a perfect partnership, this summit supplies two wicked wet ways to drop out of sight or enjoy the awesome waves of Surfer's Bay. No sharks. Whether you’re up for some serious bodysurfing or simply practicing your back float, the largest wave pool in Virginia is an ocean of fun....MoreCollapse
With Spring, Summer and Winter gardens the Norfolk Botonical Gardens have something to offer Everyone Year Round. The WOW Children's Garden is open year round w/a trail where you can follow the world's Trade Route and find plants from different continents. The Virginia Zoo (located about 15 mins from NBG^) is home to 400 animals, on 53 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. Meet elephants, lions, kangaroos, african bongos, meerkats and more. Go nose to nose with prairie dogs in their interactive habitat where viewing bubbles allow you to get up close and personal with these entertaining creatures....MoreCollapse
The Chrysler Museum of Art is a kid-friendly museum that actively encourages families to visit and explore. The exhibitions throughout will interest and amuse kids of all ages. There's plenty of help available—not only from the gallery hosts, but in free, regularly scheduled programs. The second Saturday of every month is Family Day (from noon to 3 p.m.), which combines art education with hands-on activities. For pre-kindergarten children, there's Tickle My Ears at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on the first Thursday of every month. It's a mix of art, songs and storytelling.Admission is free to the permanent collection. Visiting exhibitions may have entry fees, though children 5 and younger always are admitted free....MoreCollapse
With Dolphin Watching Tours from April-Oct and Whale Watching Boat Excursions from Dec. - March there is Year Round adventure to be found with the trained Aquarium educators that narrate each trip. Don't miss a chance to see some of the most magnificent creatures on earth in their natural habitat! You may see brown pelicans, northern gannets, double-crested cormorants and other sea birds, all of which make a dramatic show while feeding on schools of fish. Explore inside the VA Aquarium and come face to face with Sharks & Sea Turtles. Touch Stingrays, horseshoe crabs,sea stars and more. Look for wildlife in the salt marsh and maritime forest and meet egrets and other aviary residents....MoreCollapse
'Mitzi's Sunrise' Guest Picture Taken From Our Seawall
"Rainbows" Taken from Private Porch
Where The Dolphins Play and the Pelicans Dive and the Great White Egrets Fly By
A short walk to either beach and 475 Acre Nature Preserve
Grandview Nature Preserve A Birdwatchers Paradise
A glimpse of our street from the main nature preserve path
Grandview Nature Preserve is Wild & Untouched
Back River Lighthouse Ruins On the Nature Preserve
Apt on 1st level w/large oceanside porch private entrance and ocean view windows
Kitchen with stove, microwave, washer/dryer and Dining Area which seats 4-6
Bedroom with Queen Size Bed
Crowded August Morning on the Second Neighborhood Beach
"Cloudy August Sunrise" View From Private Apt. Porch
"Heavenly Rainbow" Taken from Our Backyard
"Kola's Dolphins" Guest Picture Taken From Our Sea Wall Late September 2012
Over 475 acres of salt marsh, tidal creeks, and more than 2 miles of beachfront
Grandview Nature Preserve Marshland
White Sand of the Nature Preserve
The lighthouse ruins can be seen from our backyard & seawall 1/2 mile North
"Seagulls & Ruins" The lighthouse ruins are a great place to wade to & fish from
Living Area with Queen Size Memory Foam Sofa Bed and 2 Leather Recliners
Second Neighborhood Beach 4-5 minutes walk away
Sunrise on Second Neighborhood Beach
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