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A place to 'unplug' from the norm and embrace the old, the peaceful, the relaxing. Return to a simpler time, to a time of playing outside and sitting on front porches as a family. Or runaway to connect with yourself or friends. This home is the healing place for the soul.
We require that renters be at least 30! No Exceptions!!! Please thank our first bad renters on our facebook page Renter Mugshots : Bad Renters for this and so many other restrictions...Sorry!...moreless
Please Please Please bring your children...we want them to experience this old fashioned lifestyle and the gentle waters of the bay!...moreless
Non Smoking Only:
We ask that all smoking be done outside on the porches! Butts are put in trash. ABSOLUTELY DO NOT SMOKE IN THE HOME!!!...moreless
Although we love pets we know what a difference they can make in the cleaning and wear and tear...dogs must be kept on leashes for their safety and the safety of neighbors dogs, thank you....moreless
We are currently building a small ramp on the back deck but not sure if it is wheelchair accessible? ...moreless
5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16
Blue Room: 1 king
A view of the bay through the magnolia tree....moreless
Lavender Room: 1 queen
Captains Quarters/Meme's Room! Another Two Bay Views!...moreless
The Attic Bath, must have a tweens and teens permission!...moreless
Our intent is that people 'unplug', relax and return to a simpler time. We have opted to not attach wifi or satellite/cable tv. Wifi can be reached via cell phone or it is offered in town. We have provided a fairly large video library to choose from. All cellphones, especially Verizon, pick up well in the home. We encourage games, puzzles, and playing! Please never use the woodstove insert! Facebook friend us at Blessings on the Bay LLC. Get your 10% Preferred/Rebook Discounts. We are a neighborhood policed home! We would welcome a review on our VRBO website and any comments you wish to make in our welcome book. We offer a zen experience in an old fashioned manner in a cozy home beside the calm waters....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
We do not provide because this is an unplug house. ...moreless
Antennae should pick up all local, as well as, some movie channels....moreless
Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
Kites, flying boats, and gulls entertain you over the gentle lapping waters of the bay during the day and the breathtaking sunsets tuck you in at night....moreless
Small town within easy walking distance offering a coffee shop, pizza, yogurt, ice cream, an incredible pampering spa and quaint shops....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Hunting Small Game
Seating for 10 people
We do not provide this because we are an unplug home...however, it is provided at the Cape Charles Coffee House on Mason (Main) Street....moreless
We no longer provide sheets. Please bring your own.
We have several bikes located under the front porch in various sizes. They are put in working order at the beginning of the season but beyond this we do not maintain them throughout the season....moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
Pet Fee$75 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$431
Property Damage Protection$79
Property Management Fee$150 + tax
INSURANCE MUST BE PURCHASED! OUR RATES ARE NON NEGOTIABLE.A Preferred Discount applies to those tenants who have left the home in great condition and it is 5% and a Rebooking Discount applies to those who book for next year and it is 5%. You could get a 10% Discount off of next years Family Vacation at a great home in an awesome, safe, friendly and non commercial town!
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Quaint shops and galleries on the main street, a soda fountain at the pharmacy down the street, great bars and restaurants within walking distance, live theatre, fishing, golfing at the local Palmer/Nicholson Golf Course, a full service day spa, activities at the nearby Kiptopeke State Park and nature conservancy and fishing and crabbing on the pier or on a chartered boat. A water park and Virginia beach are right across the bay bridge in one direction and Chincoteague/Assateague is just down the road in the other direction. A person can walk, ride a bike or take a leisurely drive in a golf cart anywhere and everywhere in town.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: We are a family that is about family. We felt so blessed by our two relaxing and joyfilled vacations here in Cape Charles that we did not want our time to end so we purchased this home. Everyone who has been here feels the same. It is something peaceful and different about this home, this town and this area. We know that you will feel the same.
Why the Owner Chose Cape Charles: We fell in love with the bay, the calm water and quiet cozy beach, and the town of Cape Charles with it's old fashioned charm, laid back feeling, and by gone ways.
The Unique Benefits at this House: When we are not enjoying one of the many activities around town, like live music, a parade, a festival, a talent show or play or enjoying a great meal at one of the many restaurants, we find ourselves gathering on the front porch just as we did when we were children. We are grown with children of our own now but our mom still tells us to be in when the street lights come on!