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Private Beachfront Cottage on the Historic James River

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Last updated: 07/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Our waterfront beach cottage sits on a bluff overlooking the James River and Jamestown Island, with steps down to your private beach. You will have the privacy of a cottage and will be directly across the river from Jamestown and Williamsburg. The view of the river is wide open (about a mile to the left is the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry Dock and to the right is Cobham Bay)

Watch spectacular sunrises over the river from the deck or the air conditioned/heated front porch. After enjoying a day of history in Jamestown, Williamsburg, or Yorktown, or 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. Once you leave the paved road, you are 0.3 mile down a lane from the start of a perfect vacation.

The free car ferry is part of the Virginia Department of Transportation and runs every 30 minutes during the day until 9 p.m. when it runs every hour during the night.

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.

Our cottage has a fully equipped kitchen with countertop 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, aluminum foil, plastic wrap, baggies, coffee, 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 living area has satellite TV (DirecTV) and a 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.

We do not have internet access, however, the whole 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.

Brochures for tourists attractions are provided.

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. The cottage is limited to one (1) pet. Even though some of us like to take our pet 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.

Check-in time is 3 p.m. and check-out time is 10 a.m.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

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

  • Non Smoking Only
  • 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

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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: toilet, combination tub/shower

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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

  • Books:

    Adult and Children's Books...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    DVD Player in Living Room and one Bedroom....moreless

  • Games:

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

  • Satellite / Cable:

    DirecTV...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    TV in Living Room has satellite TV (DirecTV) Small TV (antenna) in one Bedroom....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Paddle Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • River
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

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

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

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

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Extra linens and blankets....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Satellite TV (DirecTV)...moreless

  • Parking:

    Private parking in backyard....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    With filters and coffee....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

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

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Dish towels, dish cloths, dish detergent, paper products, baggies, Reynolds wrap, plastic wrap....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Countertop Oven/Convection Oven. ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

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

  • Refrigerator:

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

  • Stove:

    Range Top. ...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    Row boat and canoe with paddles. Life preservers provided for guests....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

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

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

    Fishing poles and gear....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 30 - Sep 11, 2015
3 night min stay
$300
$1,500
Fall
Sep 12 - Dec 4, 2015
3 night min stay
$250
$1,300
Winter
Dec 5 - Mar 25, 2016
3 night min stay
$225
$1,200
Spring 2016
Mar 26 - May 27, 2016
3 night min stay
$250
$1,300
Summer 2016
May 28 - Sep 9, 2016
3 night min stay
$300
$1,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $100
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

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

Rents Sat. to Sat. Jul - Aug.

Check-in: 3 p.m. Check-out:10 a.m.

Credit cards and checks accepted.

Half is due when booked; 2nd half due 30 days before check-in.

CANCELLATION POLICY: 100% 60 days prior to check-in; 50% 30 to 59 days prior to check-in; no refund less than 30 days prior to check-in.

No smoking in cottage.

Pet must be approved.

Cottage is limited to one (1) pet.

Two kayaks, a small boat, a canoe, and life preservers provided.

Beach chairs, umbrella, toys, and towels provided.

Bed linens, bath towels, kitchen towels, paper products, etc. provided.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 07/01/2015
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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
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Anna's Italian Restaurant. Take-out menu provided.

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Why the Owner Chose Williamsburg:
Our cottage is in a perfect location for privacy, has a beautiful view, a private beach and the James River to play in, but close to the ferry that will take you across the river to visit the sites you came to see. It is like having the best of both worlds. You will understand why the people who have a cottage here love it.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Private, beautiful view, can have fun on the 'rivah' as well as visiting Jamestown, Williamsburg, Yorktown, Busch Gardens, playing golf or shopping at the outlets.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Porch (Air Condition/Heat or Screen Windows)

    Porch (Air Condition/Heat or Screen Windows)

  • Looking toward Cobham Bay.

    Looking toward Cobham Bay.

  • Central air and heat.  Air condition unit for back-up.

    Central air and heat. Air condition unit for back-up.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Sunrise

    Sunrise

  • View from bluff.

    View from bluff.

  • 'Rivah' Cottage

    'Rivah' Cottage

  • Mid-tide. Beach and our steps taken from neighbor's cottage on bluff.

    Mid-tide. Beach and our steps taken from neighbor's cottage on bluff.

  • Sunrise, Sep 25, 2013.

    Sunrise, Sep 25, 2013.

  • Living area.

    Living area.

  • Bedroom.

    Bedroom.

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Back of Cottage

    Back of Cottage

  • Jamestown.  Picture taken from ferry.

    Jamestown. Picture taken from ferry.

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Minimum stay: 1-3 nights
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  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 07/01/2015
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Private Beachfront Cottage on the Historic James River

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