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Private Beach Front Cottage on the Historic James River

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Last updated: 07/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Williamsburg cottage description

Our waterfront beach cottage sits on a bluff overlooking the James River and Jamestown Island, with steps down to your private beach. The free ferry across the river to Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown is 1.6 miles from the cottage. It runs every 30 minutes during the day until 9 p.m. when it runs every hour during the night. The land that our cottage is on was originally part of the Pleasant Point Plantation. Watch spectacular sunrises over the river from the deck or the air conditioned/heated front porch. You can take a ride in one of our two kayaks, row boat or canoe that we have for your use (life preservers provided). After enjoying a day of history in Jamestown, Williamsburg, or Yorktown, having fun at Busch Gardens and Water Country, playing a round of golf at one of the many golf courses, shopping in Historic Williamsburg and the outlets, or enjoying some of the other attractions Virginia has to offer, come back to relax on the 'rivah' in the privacy of your cottage. Sometimes just sitting quietly watching the movement of the water, a tug boat going by, or eagles and ospreys fishing is just what is needed after a busy day. The moon coming up over the river is as beautiful as the sunrise.

Our cottage is in a neighborhood where there are no other rental cottages, only cottages used by their owners. There are no houses behind the cottages, only fields and woods. Once you leave the paved road, you are 0.3 mile down a dirt lane from the start of a perfect vacation. You will not hear any traffic noise. The view of the river is wide open (about a mile to the left is the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry and to the right is Cobham Bay).

Our cottage has a fully equipped kitchen with oven/convection oven, stove top, refrigerator, icemaker, microwave, coffee maker (with filters, coffee and sugar), toaster, and blender. Dinnerware, silverware, glassware, cookware, cooking utensils, paper plates and cups, cooking oils, basic spices, condiments, sugar, hand soap, dish detergent, dish towels and cloths, paper towels and trash bags are provided. In the backyard there is a gas grill ready for your barbeque.

The cottage is centrally heated and air conditioned.

All of the bedrooms are equipped with bed linens, extra blankets and linens, a clock, and a flashlight. One bedroom has a TV and DVD player.

The Bathroom has a tub with a hand-held shower. Hair dryer, towels, toiletries (soap, shampoo, conditioner, hand lotion), paper products, and first aid kit.

The cottage uses well water which is perfectly safe. Since not everyone is used to well water, we provide bought jugs and bottled water.

Brochures for tourists attractions are provided.

Outside, there are two kayaks, a row boat and canoe. Adult and children's life preservers are provided. Also provided are beach chairs, beach umbrella, cooler, beach towels, floats, children's beach toys, and fishing poles with gear.

This is a wonderful place for children but the cottage is not child-proof. Cottage sits on a bluff with steps to the beach.

Pets are considered, and if approved, there is a $100 fee. Even though some of us like to take our pets on vacation, the next family that rents our cottage should not see any sign that a pet has been there. Please email or call us about your pet.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            If approved, there is a $100 fee. Even though we like to take our pets with us, the next person who rents our cottage should never see any evidence that a pet has been there....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            This is a wonderful place for children but the cottage is not childproof. Cottage sits on a bluff with steps to the beach....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 25 years old or older to rent cottage....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 double

            TV, DVD Player, Children's DVD's, Books...moreless

          • All bedrooms have linens, extra blankets, alarm clock, and flashlight. One bedroom has a TV and DVD player. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: combination tub/shower, toilet

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          • The Bathroom has a tub with a hand-held shower. Hair dryer, towels, toiletries (soap, shampoo, conditioner, hand soap), paper products, and first aid kit. ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • o The view from this cottage is beautiful with a nice beach to relax, swim, or fish. Private steps in front of the cottage take you to the beach where you will find two kayaks, a row boat, a canoe, adult and chidren's life preservers, beach chairs, beach umbrella, floats, children's toys and fishing poles and gear. You can enjoy a busy day exploring Williamsburg, Jamestown, Busch Gardens, or have a fun day on the 'Rivah.' o We do not have internet access, however, most of the historic area of Williamsburg has free WiFi. Go to www.williamsburgwifi.com to see the coverage area and instructions to connect. Also, most restaurants and stores in the Williamsburg area have free WiFi. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Games:

                Yahtzee, Dominoes, Uno, Checkers and Playing Cards, Children's Games....moreless

              • Stereo
              • Books:

                Adult and Children's Books...moreless

              • Toys:

                Beach Toys...moreless

              • Video Library
              • Television:

                TV in Living Room has satellite TV with MLB Extra Innings. Small TV in one Bedroom....moreless

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Waterfront
              • Beach
              • River
              • Waterfront
              • Water View

              sports and adventure activities

              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 5 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Linens Provided:

                        Extra linens and blankets....moreless

                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Parking:

                        Private parking in backyard....moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Central Air. Back-up window unit....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Satellite TV with MLB Extra Innings....moreless

                      • Heating:

                        Central Heat. Back-up gas heater....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Microwave
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Also glassware, cookware, and paper plates and cups....moreless

                      • Toaster
                      • Pantry Items:

                        Sugar, basic spices, basic oils....moreless

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        With filters and coffee....moreless

                      • Kitchen:

                        Dish towels, dish cloths, dish detergent, paper products....moreless

                      • Oven:

                        Countertop Oven/Convection Oven. ...moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        With freezer. Plus an ice maker for your cooler....moreless

                      • Stove:

                        Range Top. ...moreless

                      Outside

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Two kayaks with paddles and life preservers provided for guests....moreless

                      • Boat:

                        Row boat with paddles and life preservers provided for guests....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        Fishing poles and gear....moreless

                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Spring/Summer/Fall
                      Mar 29 - Oct 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $300
                      $1,500
                      Winter
                      Nov 1 - Mar 28, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $200
                      $1,000

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $100
                      • Cleaning $100
                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      Cottage is limited to 5 people (including children and overnight guests).

                      Rents from Sat. to Sat. (weekly or daily) June - August

                      Check-in: 4 p.m. Check-out: 11 a.m.

                      Pay by check, e-check or credit card.

                      Pet must be approved.

                      No smoking in cottage.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/29/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

                      40 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Williamsburg-Newport News, Virginia
                      1.6 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Jamestown-Scotland Ferry
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Williamsburg
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      State Route 10 and 31

                      Car: Necessary

                       

                      Owner info

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Our cottage is in a neighborhood where you will only see other cottage owners with their families. All the cottages are on the waterfront. It is a perfect location, has a beautiful view, but close to the ferry that will take you across the river. It is like having the best of both worlds. You will understand why the people who have a cottage here love it.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Porch (Air Condtioned or Screen Windows)

                        Porch (Air Condtioned or Screen Windows)

                      • Sunrise, Sep 25, 2013.

                        Sunrise, Sep 25, 2013.

                      • Living area.

                        Living area.

                      • Bedroom

                        Bedroom

                      • Bedroom

                        Bedroom

                      • Back of Cottage

                        Back of Cottage

                      • View of Jamestown-Scotland Ferry.

                        View of Jamestown-Scotland Ferry.

                      • Jamestown.  Picture taken while on ferry.

                        Jamestown. Picture taken while on ferry.

                      • 'Rivah' Cottage

                        'Rivah' Cottage

                      • View from bluff.

                        View from bluff.

                      • Living Area. Air conditioner & gas heater are for back-up. Central heat and air.

                        Living Area. Air conditioner & gas heater are for back-up. Central heat and air.

                      • Bedroom

                        Bedroom

                      • Bedroom

                        Bedroom

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • View while standing on deck.

                        View while standing on deck.

                      • Sunrise

                        Sunrise

                      • Picture taken from other ferry.

                        Picture taken from other ferry.

                      $200 - $300 per night (USD)
                      8

                      3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

                      View calendar: Updated 07/29/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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