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Idyllic Waterfront -3 Acres, Private Pool, Deepwater Pier, Kayaks, Guest Cottage

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Waterfront wraps around house - 3 private acres with pool and deep water pier.

Waterfront wraps around house - 3 private acres with pool and deep water pier. Aerial View of house on 3 acre point  - photo by a daring  paragliding guest ! Swimming Pool with chaise lounges, dining tables for 8 and charcoal grill. Dock and floating dock
Water Depth - 7 feet MLW
Crab, Fish, Sail
Bring your boat River front porches upstairs 
and downstairs - relax and 
enjoy the sunsets ! Master bedroom waterfront porch - Overlooks pool and shoreline. Imagine lazy afternoons on the west waterfront brick porch.  Great sunset views Kitchen has sunny water view - Stainless steel appliances & deep farmhouse sink. Family Room w/ large flat screen TV - Gather for movie night or board games. Dining Room
Table extends to seat 10.
Original hardwood floors. Downstairs Master Bedroom with sitting area and attached bath. Waterfront views. Upstairs master bedroom with sitting area and access to waterfront balcony. Sitting area of upstairs master bedroom with door to waterfront balcony. Twin bedroom opens to small room w/ daybed.
Attached bath shared with BR # 3 Downstairs master bathroom
Shower with Moen body sprays and built-in tiled seat. Newly remodeled bath attached to upstairs master bedroom Two kayaks are provided for our guests -
Launch right from our floating dock. Learn to sail at local sailing camps
for children or adults Visit Haven Beach in Mathews -
Walk and play in an area unspoiled
by development Watch the ospreys raise their chicks - the nesting platform is on our shoreline. Watch for the blue herons fishing 
on our natural shoreline Queen bedroom area in the open floor plan guest house - wake to water views. Windowseat overlooking water in the guest cottage - what a great place to relax with a book or take a nap..

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Last updated: 04/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Mathews house description

Wake to sweeping, pastoral river views.
Sip your coffee in a comfy wicker chair on the waterfront porch.
Slip into your swimsuit for a dip in the pool.
Relax in the hammock by the water, shaded by hundred year old trees.
Here is a complete antidote to everything urban.

Launch your boat and sail down into Chesapeake Bay from the deep water dock.
Watch the bald eagles and ospreys catch fish in the river.
Gather at the firepit for smores and star gazing in the evenings.
Daytrip to Williamsburg, golf courses, wineries, theme parks and museums.
This charming and updated farmhouse perfectly blends vintage charm and luxury conveniences.

ACCOMMODATIONS : 4 BR / 3.5 BA (sleeps 8 - 10 ) + optional guest cottage (sleeps 2 - 4)
House and Guest Cottage sleep 12 - 14 people

2 King master suites + 1 King BR + 1 BR w/ Twins + 2 Daybeds
~ Downstairs king bed master suite w/private bath, sitting area and waterfront deck
~ Upstairs king bed master suite w/ remodeled private bath, sitting area & large waterfront balcony
~ 3rd king bedroom - water view, adjacent room w/ twin daybed - shared attached bathroom.
~ 4th bedroom - 2 twin beds, adjacent room w/ twin daybed - shared attached bathroom.

Amenities - High thread count bed linens, spa bath towels, cabana pool towels, soaps, shampoos & paper goods are provided.

Optional guest cottage - open floor plan w/ full kitchen, bath, living area and queen bed.
Guest cottage is rented only with the main house.


LIVING AREAS
Wireless 4G internet connects up to 5 computers or PDAs
Great sunset views from the west-facing, brick river front porch.
Cozy family room for watching movies, eating popcorn or playing games.
Good selection of board games and puzzles provided.
Well equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and rustic brick floors.
Separate dining room (seats 10)
Quiet and cozy study/parlor for curling up with a good book.
DirectTV satellite TV service with DVR and DVD player


OUTDOOR FUN
Large swimming pool with chaises, tables and chairs (open seasonally May - Sept)
Private pier with 7' water depth - dock up to a 60' craft
Attached floating dock makes stepping off your boat a breeze
Abundant water areas for kayaking, sailing or crabbing.
No fishing license needed to fish from the dock
Crabpots available for catching crabs from the dock
Horseshoe Pit with horseshoes, Croquet & Volleyball
Hammock by the water shaded by huge old trees
Fire Pit with Adirondack chairs - wood provided
Private neighborhood boat launch is one house away
Local marina for boat service and supplies

KITCHEN AND DINING
Well equipped kitchen -- Stainless cookware, baking dishes, service for 12, Cuisinart coffeemaker, food processor, crockpot, blender, waffle iron, mixer, electric griddle for pancakes.
Prepare meals with the abundant locally grown produce and fresh seafood.
Dining table seats Ten
Herb garden for your use - basil, thyme, rosemary, tarragon, parsley, lavender, mint - in season.

DAYTRIPS, GOLF, THEME PARKS, MUSEUMS
Historic Williamsburg (45 min) and Yorktown (30 min) are south just across the York River.
Jamestown Settlement and historic river plantations beckon you farther along the James River.
Mariners Museum in Newport News houses the raised Civil War ironclad, The Monitor and great displays on the history of boats and fishing in the Chesapeake Bay.
Virginia Institute of Marine Science ( VIMS ) aquarium is a fun, family learning adventure.
Busch Gardens, Kings Dominion, Water Country USA, are popular family theme parks in Williamsburg.
Award winning golf courses to the south in Williamsburg and to the north near Irvington.
Norton Yacht Marina in Deltaville is an ASA sailing school with top-rated instructors.
Local children's sailing and tennis camps are available - at Ware Neck Yacht Club - register early!
Local farm offers pick your own blueberries for luscious, fresh berries in season.

To the north, across the Rappahannock River is the National Park birthplace of George Washington and Stratford Hall, the ancestral home of the Lee Family (Henry Lightfoot Lee and Robert E. Lee).

RESTAURANTS, WINERIES, SAILING SCHOOL, FISHING CHARTERS
In the town of Mathews find great locally owned restaurants: Richardson's (in the old drug store building -still retains the original ice cream counter), Southwind Pizza has innovative food and week-end music or the White Dog Bistro for fine dining or casual drinks on the deck.
Donk's Theatre houses the Lil' Ole Opry and features talented regional singers. Check their website.
Bay School of the Arts features the artwork of local artists and has fun art classes for all.
Stop by the Mathews Visitor Center in the original Sibley's General Store on Main Street.

Arrange for a guided kayaking tour or charter a local boat captain to take you fishing or tour the beautiful Chesapeake Bay and the local rivers.
You will find much to like in Mathews, but not a stoplight in the whole county.

In the town of Gloucester Courthouse, visit the 18th century village green with original courthouse, debtors prison, museum and Visitors Center.
On Main Street you will find:
Wild Rabbit Cafe has casual food made with fresh local ingredients -- a favorite for coffee and WiFi.
Visit Ware Neck Produce for just-picked local produce, fruits and freshly caught local fish.
Kelsick Market has local gourmet foods to pair with their selection of craft beers and wine.

Food Lion grocery stores located in Gloucester Courthouse and Mathews. On Route 17 South, find Super Walmart, Lowe's, Home Depot, Starbucks, UPS Store and other nationally known stores.

Pick up a brochure on the Virginia Wine Trail and try some great local wines. Saude Creek Winery and New Kent Winery are in New Kent, home of Martha Washington, our first, First Lady.

Step back to simpler times, wonderful memories await you in this unhurried and unspoiled area.

A portion of our annual rentals are used to support conservation of the waters of the Chesapeake Bay so that future generations may enjoy the beauty and bounty of our rivers and estuaries.




Keywords: Chesapeake Bay, Swimming Pool, Williamsburg, Internet, King, Wifi, Oysters,
Mathews, Gloucester, Riverhouse, Waterfront,
Fishing, Sailing, Kayaking, Retreat, Farmhouse

Property Type

  • House
  • 2 story

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking in the house or guesthouse will result in forfeiture of entire deposit...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Children must be supervised by adults around all waterfront areas ...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Responsible party - 27 years old...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          • Master Bedroom #1: 1 king

            Private Bath, sitting area with chairs and ottoman...moreless

          • Master Bedroom # 2: 1 king

            Private Bath, Sitting area + Access to waterfront balcony ...moreless

          • King Bedroom #3: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

            Small adjacent room with twin daybed - shared attached bath...moreless

          • Twin Bedroom #4: 3 twin/ single

            Small adjacent room w/ twin daybed - attached shared bath...moreless

          • Optional Guest House: 1 queen, 2 sleep sofa /futon

            Guesthouse - Sleeps 2 - 4 - full kitchen, bath, living areas...moreless

          • High thread count linens, superior mattresses, water views

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Master Bath # 1: toilet, shower

            Large shower with tiled bench & grab bar...moreless

          • Master Bath # 2: toilet, tub, shower

            Newly remodeled upstairs master bath w/ soaking tub & shower...moreless

          • Bathroom # 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Bathroom is attached to Bedrooms #3 and #4, grab bar in bath...moreless

          • Downstairs Half Bath: toilet

            Conveniently located...moreless

          • 3.5 Baths in the main house Turkish Spa Towels and Paper goods - toilet tissue and facial tissues are provided Total of 4.5 baths with optional guest house Guest house bath features exterior door to pool area...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            Help yourself to pantry staples: sugar, spices, flour, cooking oils, balsamic vinegar - Herb garden in season...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Small Appliances - Cuisinart Food Processor, Crock Pot, Waffle Iron, Smoothie Blender, Large Blender...moreless

          • Stove:

            KitchenAid Convection Oven and Glass top Cooking Surface. Warming Drawer under oven....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Stainless Steel Appliances Rustic Brick Floors Ample Cookware and Service for 12...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            KitchenAid French Door Refrigerator with Freezer on the bottom...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Service for 12 Wolfgang Puck Stainless Cookware...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            Kitchen Aid quiet dishwasher...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Cuisinart Coffee Maker...moreless

          Amenities

          • Towels Provided:

            Turkish spa towels in baths, Separate cabana towels provided for the pool area, Shampoo, soaps and paper products provided....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            500 thread count cotton sheets Beds are made-up with freshly laundered linens for your arrival....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Large Parking area for boat and trailer Driveway entrance will not accommodate an RV...moreless

          • Parking:

            Parking available for up to 6 cars and a boat - No RV parking please...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            High Efficiency front load washer - detergent provided...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Zoned Central Air Conditioning upstairs and downstairs...moreless

          • Heating:

            Zoned Central Heating upstairs and downstairs...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Matching front load dryer...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Large Waterfront Swimming Pool, Deep Water Dock ( MLW 7'), Private Location on 3 acres, Horseshoe Game Area, Private community boat ramp, Fire Pit for fun evenings under the stars. Separate waterfront guest cottage with kitchen, bath, living area (sleeps 2 - 4) available....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Books on local birdlife, history, and environment as well as light reading....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Large Screen Flat Screen with Direct TV / DVR / DVD...moreless

              • Television:

                Large Flat Screen with DVD / DVR...moreless

              • CD Player
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Internet:

                Wireless Verizon MiFi connects up to 5 computers or other devices. Light internet usage please no streaming movies or intensive gaming please....moreless

              • Telephone:

                No land line - Verizon cell coverage is best here...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Verizon MiFi / Printer available...moreless

              Pool & Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    Large pool - professionally maintained weekly...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large waterfront porch with wicker chairs Pool deck with tables, chairs and lounges...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Yard big enough for touch football and games. Horseshoe Pit and Volleyball Court...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Charcoal grill - please provide your own charcoal...moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    Large waterfront upstairs balcony w/ chairs...moreless

                  Theme

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

                  Location & View

                  • Waterfront:

                    House sits on a 3 acre point on the North River with 7' MLW at our sailboat depth dock. -- Sail directly to the Mobjack Bay and Chesapeake Bay -- Private 60' Dock, Boat Ramp one house away...moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Sweeping 900' waterfront on North River Birdwatching - ospreys, bald eagles, herons Pastoral views to 100 acre farm ...moreless

                  Car

                      • Necessary

                      Activities

                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Boating
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Golf
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Restaurants
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Museums
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Horseshoes
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Antiquing
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Walking

                      Other Activities

                          • This area is an antidote to everything urban -- family vacations as they used to be - unspoiled by development and chain restaurants. Experience privacy, seclusion and nature along with the friendliness of a small town with owner run restaurants, shops, and art galleries. Yet you are less than an hour to world-class historical sites, golf, museums, theme parks nature areas and airports....moreless
                           

                          Reviews

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                          • Trip to Mathews

                            Trip to Mathews

                            • Guest Anonymous
                            • Date of stay 10/04/13
                            • Review Submitted 10/10/13
                            We hit the jackpot with this house. Everything is top notch and in great condition. I've stayed at numerous VRBO homes , and this is by far the nicest place we have ever stayed. I would highly recomend it to anyone looking for a get away trip for a family or group of friends. You can stay on the property and go swimming, kayaking, fish and crab off the dock, play vollyball, horsehoes, ...Homeowner was extremely helpful and went to great lenghts to ensure we had a fantastic time. Looking forward to a return trip.

                            Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, girls getaway, families with young children.

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                          • Most relaxing vacation ever

                            Most relaxing vacation ever

                            • Guest Nana (Oil City PA)
                            • Date of stay 08/24/13
                            • Review Submitted 09/17/13
                            Our family vacation at the River House was perfect in every way (except for the ray sting sustained by one son!). The house is beautifully and thoughtfully appointed, including binoculars and spotlights in a basket by the front door, bird identification books, books of area history, maps and local info. Beds are comfortable and bathrooms have many pampering extras. When we encountered a wi-fi problem, the owner had a new unit overnighted to us and followed up with us to make sure everything was working properly. We enjoyed the kayaks, the crab pots, fishing off the dock, the croquet, the pool, the horseshoes - there was so much to do we only left for a half-day in Williamsburg! The kitchen is well-equipped and it was a pleasure having access to the fresh herbs in the garden. The charming housekeeper left us a coconut cake at our arrival and checked in with us midweek to see if we needed anything. An exceptional experience all around!!

                            Recommended for: Age 55+, girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway.

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                          • Fairytale Farmhouse on the Water

                            Fairytale Farmhouse on the Water

                            • Guest Susan & Brian (New Jersey)
                            • Date of stay 09/22/12
                            • Review Submitted 01/08/13
                            You always hold your breath a little when you drive up to a vacation rental for the first time. I must say we were amazed and totally charmed the minute we drove in and saw the beautiful farmhouse with the romantic willow tree and the water views on all sides. Definitely a home run! The house had plenty of space for our extended family and the beds and linens are the best we have experienced in a vacation rental. We loved having all the king bedrooms - no one felt like they had to compromise. The owners provided all paper products, soap and shampoo - which made shopping for the week very simple. And the house was immaculately clean ! Obviously the owners have taken great care to make their guests feel totally at home. We used the herb garden every day - made pesto with the abundant basil. The kids loved the pool and we pitched horseshoes and sat around the firepit in the evenings. Living in the city, you forget how bright the stars can be! We found the binder of local info very helpful. It had menus from local restaurants plus spots to buy seafood that we would have never found on our own. We highly recommend Merroir - the oyster tasting room in Topping - fresh oysters and fresh local cuisine in a very relaxed setting on the water. Our daytrip to Williamsburg was an easy drive - but the rest of the vacation we wanted to stay at the house and swim, rest in the hammock and sit on the porch - waiting for the beautiful sunsets over the water. Thank you for a making this great property available - we can't wait to come back next year.

                            Recommended for: Families with teenagers, girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway.

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 4/4

                          • Great Get-Away

                            Great Get-Away

                            • Guest Ruth (Richmond, Va)
                            • Date of stay 08/04/12
                            • Review Submitted 08/20/12
                            A fantastic place!!! Our family of ten enjoyed Thanksgiving here last year AND the week in August was equally enjoyable. The owner leaves nothing to be desired either in winter or summer. It is very well equipped, very clean and very comfortable!!

                            Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, girls getaway, adventure seekers.

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 4/4

                          • Pam and Family

                            Pam and Family

                            • Guest Pam and Family (Boalsburg, PA )
                            • Date of stay 07/14/12
                            • Review Submitted 08/10/12
                            We spent a week at this beautiful home with our grown children and their families in July 2012. We rented both the main house and the guest quarters for our stay. Both were immaculate and very nicely furnished. We loved crabbing and fishing from the dock. The children spent most of their time in the pool, our youngest grandson (2) learned to "cannonball" during our stay. I do wish there had been two hammocks overlooking the water, that was a favorite spot for everyone! We had many enjoyable evenings sitting around the fire pit. The house is located in a very quiet area, but we were within 1/2 hour of major stores. We took a day trip to Williamsburg, but our favorite spot was the town of Mathews. It was such a quaint town, don't miss Richardson's Cafe! It was very nice having paper products and beach towel supplied for our stay. We cooked most meals, and the kitchen had everything we needed, as well as a grill. In addition, there is an herb garden that the owner generously shared with us. We would recommend this rental to anyone, especially for a family vacation! Thanks Marsha and Mark for sharing with us!!

                            Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children.

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 4/4

                          • Simply extraordinary!

                            Simply extraordinary!

                            • Guest Rick & Amy (Northern Virginia)
                            • Date of stay 06/16/12
                            • Review Submitted 06/25/12
                            My wife and I decided to vacation a little closer to home this year since we would be traveling for the first time with our two boys and infant baby girl. Previously we rented beach homes exclusively, so weren't quite sure what to expect. I have to say that this place exceeded our wildest expectations. The house was magnificent, with sweeping views of Mobjack Bay, Ospreys, and an occasional bunny out of each window. The rooms were ornate, tastefully decorated, and immaculately cleaned. The kitchen was very well equipped (my wife loved the coffee maker!) and the pool was crystal clear, well maintained, and refreshing on the 90+ degree days we were blessed with. Our mornings consisted of lazy breakfast on the rear porch overlooking the bay, which allowed easy planning of the days activities. Whether splashing the day away, or a day trip to Williamsburg, we found each day more relaxing and refreshing than the last. For a great opportunity to enjoy the beach as it was many years ago, before spoiled by development, I recommend the short drive to Haven Beach. For a more exciting time with the kids, Water Country USA is pure water-infused lunacy. The boys (8 and 5) and I had a wonderful time fishing from, but due to my complete ineptness, caught nothing more than great memories. :) We consider ourselves very particular when we rent, and were completely delighted with our experience. We will absolutely recommend this property to our family and friends, and will be back in the future. Thanks for sharing this beautiful property, and enabling our magnificent vacation. Rick, Amy, Noah, Josh and Baby Avarie

                            Recommended for: Age 55+, girls getaway, families with young children, sightseeing, romantic getaway.

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 5/5

                          • RW

                            RW

                            • Guest RW (NC)
                            • Date of stay 02/18/12
                            • Review Submitted 02/26/12
                            Fantastic in every aspect, would highly recommend to anyone.

                            Recommended for: Age 55+, romantic getaway.

                            Owner response: We love sharing this peaceful retreat and are so glad the house exceeded your expectations! We have an email from part of your family - they made great use of the horseshoe pitching area near the river. Who knew that we would be hosting someone who pitches on the professional horseshoe pitching tour? We look forward to your return.

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 3/3

                          • I would and have recommended this property to family and friends,the photos were dead on,serenity is

                            I would and have recommended this property to family and friends,the photos were dead on,serenity is

                            • Guest Dotti (Charlotte)
                            • Date of stay 02/18/12
                            • Review Submitted 02/25/12
                            OMG,what a wonderful taste of paradise:) this was such a great get-a-way. We meet our aunt and uncle half way(they are from Pa,we are from NC)there were so many things to do there.The town of Mathews and Glouchester were very quaint.The people we encountered here are genuinely friendly,and always ready to offer suggestions:)We walked on the many beaches,all being very remote,metal detecting and roasting marshmallows on our Bon fire.We loved the stillness of the atmosphere,peepers peeping driving to the cottage,turkeys in the yard,walking on the dock at sunset,playing horseshoes,and just enjoying all the amenities the farm house had to offer....it is close to many of the bigger cities that we visited also.Thanks so much for lending your beautiful home to us:)

                            Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, girls getaway, sightseeing, romantic getaway, adventure seekers.

                            Owner response: We agree - Mathews is a hidden gem with miles and miles of remote coastline. Sounds like you have many great family memories to take home with you!

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 4/4

                          • Fishing was fantastic!

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                            Fishing was fantastic!

                            • Guest Fishing and boating enthusiasts from Maryland
                            • Date of stay 09/24/11
                            • Review Submitted 10/27/11
                            We really enjoyed ourselves at your house, one of the most comfortable beds we have ever slept in. We got to watch the bald eagle hunt almost every morning. It was so quiet and peaceful. We were amazed at how little boat traffic was on the river, that is what makes your place unique. Navigation on the river was not a problem, there are enough markers so you can stay in the channel. They do have an oyster reef that is marked about a mile down from the house, you need to stay to the right heading down the river. Fishing was fantastic! We caught lots of big speckled trout down in Mobjack Bay heading toward the East River. The dock is one of the best we have ever used and the boat ramp is very convenient. It was also nice catching crabs while sitting on the dock watching the sunset. Nice crabs!

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 7/7

                          • Wow - what a perfect house!

                            Wow - what a perfect house!

                            • Guest Kelli & Dave (Washington DC)
                            • Date of stay 10/02/11
                            • Review Submitted 10/15/11
                            We had a great week at this wonderful house - the setting is so peaceful and private. The house has so much natural light and great views to the water. The owner made us feel so welcome - leaving information on local events, shopping and restaurants. The house had everything we needed; the beds were very comfortable and we enjoyed eating on the porch in the evenings watching the sunset. Several nights we sat down by the water and had a fire in the firepit and watched the stars. We watched a bald eagle who sat on a tree by the water in the mornings. We had never seen one so close up. The owner provided binoculars to watch the birds. The house was very clean and filled with thoughtful touches. The wifi worked great with our laptops - we enjoyed having this convenience at the house. Our day trip to Williamsburg was an easy drive back and forth. We are already planning our trip back for next year.

                            Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, girls getaway, families with young children, sightseeing, romantic getaway, adventure seekers.

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 8/8

                           
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          May 27 - 30
                          May 27 - May 30, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $400
                          Early Summer 2014
                          May 31 - Jun 27, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,500
                          Prime Summer 2014
                          Jun 28 - Aug 1, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,900
                          Late Summer 2014
                          Aug 2 - Aug 29, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,500
                          Labor Day 2014
                          Aug 30 - Sep 5, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,000
                          September 2014
                          Sep 6 - Oct 3, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,400
                          Fall
                          Oct 4 - Nov 21, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $400
                          $2,400
                          Thanksgiving
                          Nov 22 - Nov 30, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,000
                          Dec 1 - 19
                          Dec 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $350
                          $1,800
                          Christmas
                          Dec 20 - Dec 28, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,000
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $500

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Linen & Cleaning Fee $150
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                          • Tax Rate 5.3%

                          Notes:

                          House is FULLY FURNISHED - sheets, bath towels, pool towels, paper products, soaps, shampoos.

                          Kitchen has dish soap, dishwasher detergent, dish towels, trash bags and pantry staples.

                          Add the guest cottage (sleeps 2 -4) for $500 week / $100 night.

                          Ask for discounted rate for just two persons

                          Cleaning & Linen Fee $150

                          $500 Security Deposit - refunded promptly after departure.

                          Virginia tax 5.3%


                          Cancellation policy:

                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                          • The White Dog Bistro

                          • Nearest Airport: Newport News 30 miles / Richmond -60 / Norfolk -60 at 30 Miles
                          • Nearest Beach: Haven Beach - 9 miles, Yorktown - 30 miles at 9 Miles
                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2011

                          Why the Owner Chose Mathews:
                          Mathews / Gloucester Courthouse area is filled with miles of water coastline and friendly owner-run businesses. Yet you are less than an hour to major airports, world-class museums, golf and theme parks. The abundance of locally available seafood, wine & produce is our favorite part of this area!

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          The North River is the gold coast of the area, lined with historic farms and equestrian properties. Whether you want to fish,sail, kayak,bike,paddleboard or stretch out in a hammock, this is a perfect location.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

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                          • Waterfront wraps around house - 3 private acres with pool and deep water pier.

                            Waterfront wraps around house - 3 private acres with pool and deep water pier.

                          • Swimming Pool with chaise lounges, dining tables for 8 and charcoal grill.

                            Swimming Pool with chaise lounges, dining tables for 8 and charcoal grill.

                          • River front porches upstairs 
and downstairs - relax and 
enjoy the sunsets !

                            River front porches upstairs and downstairs - relax and enjoy the sunsets !

                          • Imagine lazy afternoons on the west waterfront brick porch.  Great sunset views

                            Imagine lazy afternoons on the west waterfront brick porch. Great sunset views

                          • Family Room w/ large flat screen TV - Gather for movie night or board games.

                            Family Room w/ large flat screen TV - Gather for movie night or board games.

                          • Downstairs Master Bedroom with sitting area and attached bath. Waterfront views.

                            Downstairs Master Bedroom with sitting area and attached bath. Waterfront views.

                          • Sitting area of upstairs master bedroom with door to waterfront balcony.

                            Sitting area of upstairs master bedroom with door to waterfront balcony.

                          • Twin bedroom opens to small room w/ daybed.
Attached bath shared with BR # 3

                            Twin bedroom opens to small room w/ daybed. Attached bath shared with BR # 3

                          • Newly remodeled bath attached to upstairs master bedroom

                            Newly remodeled bath attached to upstairs master bedroom

                          • Learn to sail at local sailing camps
for children or adults

                            Learn to sail at local sailing camps for children or adults

                          • Watch the ospreys raise their chicks - the nesting platform is on our shoreline.

                            Watch the ospreys raise their chicks - the nesting platform is on our shoreline.

                          • Queen bedroom area in the open floor plan guest house - wake to water views.

                            Queen bedroom area in the open floor plan guest house - wake to water views.

                          • Aerial View of house on 3 acre point  - photo by a daring  paragliding guest !

                            Aerial View of house on 3 acre point - photo by a daring paragliding guest !

                          • Dock and floating dock
Water Depth - 7 feet MLW
Crab, Fish, Sail
Bring your boat

                            Dock and floating dock Water Depth - 7 feet MLW Crab, Fish, Sail Bring your boat

                          • Master bedroom waterfront porch - Overlooks pool and shoreline.

                            Master bedroom waterfront porch - Overlooks pool and shoreline.

                          • Kitchen has sunny water view - Stainless steel appliances & deep farmhouse sink.

                            Kitchen has sunny water view - Stainless steel appliances & deep farmhouse sink.

                          • Dining Room
Table extends to seat 10.
Original hardwood floors.

                            Dining Room Table extends to seat 10. Original hardwood floors.

                          • Upstairs master bedroom with sitting area and access to waterfront balcony.

                            Upstairs master bedroom with sitting area and access to waterfront balcony.

                          • Downstairs master bathroom
Shower with Moen body sprays and built-in tiled seat.

                            Downstairs master bathroom Shower with Moen body sprays and built-in tiled seat.

                          • Two kayaks are provided for our guests -
Launch right from our floating dock.

                            Two kayaks are provided for our guests - Launch right from our floating dock.

                          • Visit Haven Beach in Mathews -
Walk and play in an area unspoiled
by development

                            Visit Haven Beach in Mathews - Walk and play in an area unspoiled by development

                          • Watch for the blue herons fishing 
on our natural shoreline

                            Watch for the blue herons fishing on our natural shoreline

                          • Windowseat overlooking water in the guest cottage - what a great place to relax with a book or take a nap..

                            Windowseat overlooking water in the guest cottage - what a great place to relax with a book or take a nap..

                          VRBO #369597

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                          This listing was first published here in 2011.

                          Date last modified - Monday, April 14, 2014

                          $286 - $557 per night (USD)
                          10

                          4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

                          View calendar: Updated 04/22/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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