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'Pop Castle' Historic Gem on the Rappahannock River

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Last updated: 07/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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White Stone house description

Crossing the bridge into the town of White Stone you arrive at this magnificent estate on the Rappahannock River. 'Pop Castle' is a property entrenched in civil war history. It is on the National Registry of Historic Homes and a registered Virginia Historic Landmark.
This 1855 house, flanked by two majestic Oak trees overlooking the two-mile wide Rappahannock River, offers expansive lawns, towering trees and a long sandy beach. Sit out on the screened porch and watch the osprey and the resident eagle go after their daily catch while the dolphins swim by. Relax in the hammock on the sandy shores of the river or go swimming, fishing, or crabbing off the 30 foot deck (two crab pots are available). This five bedroom historic home on twelve exquisite acres with hundred year old magnolias and oaks is fully furnished and equipped with WiFi, cable, bikes, outdoor games and a ping pong table.
With the wood paneled living room with fireplace, comfortable TV room with fireplace, formal dining room with fireplace, sunroom with a large bay window overlooking the river, a large and bright kitchen with adjoining windowed garden/laundry room, and a spectacular 50 foot long porch opening directly to the wide treed lawn and the river, your family and friends will have plenty of space to share your valued time together. On the second floor, five bedrooms, three with fireplaces, offer ample sleeping space (although if more is needed, the first floor sunroom and TV room with adjoining full bathrooms can easily be converted into bedrooms using our queen airbeds).
Vacation homes abound, but none other offers such serenity and natural beauty, while allowing you to stay in a house shelled by Union gunboats in 1861 or on the land raided by the British fleet during the War of 1812. The property includes historic outbuildings, including a smoke house and granary from the 1850s and an enormous work shed housing some of the cannonballs uncovered on the property.
Come take off your shoes and relax in this historic estate on the Rappahannock River, one mile from the Chesapeake Bay. Above all, come sit on the deck and experience a sunset as you have never seen it before, and be a part of history.




Keywords: Waterfront, Chesapeake Bay, Northern Neck, Historic, Colonial, Riverfront, Beach, Swimming, Boating, Fishing, Dock, Family, Kids, Biking, Rappahannock River, White Stone, Privacy, Weekend trips from Washington D.C.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            One of the party must be over 27 years of age....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed
          • Pets Considered
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 14-16

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Two dining tables, one in the dining room, the second on the porch; both seat 12. ...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            (2)...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            12...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen
          • Oven
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 12 people

          Amenities

          • Wood Fireplace:

            (6)...moreless

          • Parking
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking Off Street
          • Living Room seats 14
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Hair Dryer
          • Towels Provided

          Entertainment

          • Video Games:

            (10)...moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Books
          • Game Room
          • Games
          • Music Library
          • Ping Pong Table
          • Toys
          • Video Library
          • Video Game Console
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • VCR
          • Stereo
          • CD Player

          Communications

          • Telephone
          • Broadband Access
          • Wireless Internet
          • Internet

          Outdoor Features

          • Tennis:

            6 rackets available, and courts are in Irvington, less than 5 minutes away...moreless

          • Golf:

            Three public courses less than 10 minutes away...moreless

          • Bicycles:

            four available for your leisure...moreless

          • Garden Chairs:

            20...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Balcony
          • Deck / Patio
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Wood Deck
          • Outdoor Grill Gas
          • Porch / Veranda

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Budget
          • Romantic
          • Spa
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions
          • Family
          • Away From It All
          • Historic

          Location & View

          • Beachfront:

            Over 500 feet of sandy beach on the Rappahannock River....moreless

          • Waterfront:

            Over 500 feet of sandy beach on the Rappahannock River....moreless

          Activities

          • Restaurants
          • Laundromat
          • Fitness Center
          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services
          • Pier Fishing
          • Parasailing
          • Rafting
          • Scenic Drives
          • Kayaking
          • Hiking
          • Jet Skiing
          • Fishing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Water Skiing
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Tennis
          • Sailing
          • Cycling
          • Basketball Court
          • Miniature Golf
          • Paddle Boating
          • Museums
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Cinemas
          • Churches
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Playground
          • Ruins
          • Winery Tours
          • Live Theater
          • Horseshoes
          • Recreation Center
          • Walking
          • Shelling
          • Antiquing
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Shopping
          • Boating
          • Sight Seeing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Swimming
           

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          Special offer: 50% OFF!

          Reducing the 7 night minimum to THREE!!

          Offer for: Aug 16, 2014 - Sep 4, 2014 View calendar

          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          PEAK 2014
          May 1 - Aug 17, 2014
          7 night min stay
          $800
          Late Summer Peak 2014
          Aug 18 - Sep 30, 2014
          4 night min stay
          $800
          Off Peak 2014
          Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2014
          3 night min stay
          $650
          My Standard Rate
          3 night min stay
          $650

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Housecleaning $300
          • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
          • Tax Rate 5%

          Notes:

          Minimum stay during the PEAK time in 2014 is 7 nights at $800/night.

          If you would like to reserve it for a 3 night weekend during the peak period, the rate is $975 per night.


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          Last updated: 07/09/2014
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          Location

          Car: Necessary

          In the heart of historic Virginia, less than one hour to Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown, Jamestown, Richmond.

           

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          This listing was first published here in 2011.

          Date last modified - Saturday, July 12, 2014

          $650 - $800 per night (USD)
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          6 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 16

          View calendar: Updated 07/09/14
          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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