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On Private Beach, Wow Sale! Week Just $2,100 Inclusive & $200 Off 9/8-9/10

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Last updated: 08/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7-31 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cape Charles house description

Seize the final days of summer-$200 OFF Rare 3 Night Reservation Sept 8-10. LOWEST on Beach WEEK in area ONLY $2,100 includes ALL except REFUNDABLE $300 Security Deposit. [Pet Fee if applicable.] Laze on your own secret BEACH, float away on warm waters, stroll miles of private sands. Start your day with peace and coffee on bayfront verandas. Say good night sipping local wine- wrapped in the most amazing watercolor sunsets.

On the serene side of the Chesapeake Bay you are literally barefoot steps from your own private, SANDY beach where bald eagles soar. No dragging stuff, kids blocks to the beach, or battling for parking.
[Unlike other venues we pride ourselves on NO HIDDEN FEES*] Pets negotiable.
Just 8 minutes away Cape Charles, a charming bay-side town provides:shopping, European Day Spa, festivals and world class golf. Restaurants include Aqua-- gourmet dining on the bay but leave the tie at the office, our local 'Cheers'-- Kelly's Gingernut Pub, a great cup of joe and more at the Cape Charles Coffee House, and fresh/causal seafood dining harbor-side at The Shanty.
Award-winning golf courses of Bay Creek Resort. Stop by SouthEast Expeditions for guided kayak tours to secret places, perfect for all ages/levels.Or they will deliver kayaks for you to enjoy at the cottage!
Convenient boat landing 5 minutes south at Kiptopeake State Park, fishing pier also available. Want to saddle up? Trail riding available nearby. Discover Chatham Vineyards-wine tastings, home of the Kayak Winery Tour featured in Southern Living Magazine. Back at your beach retreat grab a seat, build a campfire and watch the sun kiss the bay good night.
Along with family fun its a perfect year round hideaway for COUPLES, ARTIST'S RETREAT, or special GIRLFRIENDS GETAWAY, sitting pretty on 4 acres.
Sip your morning coffee from your choice of 3 verandas savoring vistas of brilliant blue waters and pristine woodlands. Unplug and reconnect exploring miles of wild beach, swimming, collecting seashells/Indian arrowheads, fishing, kayaking and awesome year round birdwatching.
MONTHLY RENTALS available Feb & March for only $1,799. The ultimate in serenity. Finish your best seller. :)
We have a lovely, sandy beach because we have utilized a beach protection system that is posted as not to hinder your swimming and beach strolls.
Certain holiday rates may apply. Contact us for prices.
OCCUPANCY Limit:11

Property Type

  • House
  • 2900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Housekeeper

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11

          • Bay Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            private bath,upstairs veranda...moreless

          • Sleeping Mermaid: 1 double

            upstairs...moreless

          • BlueSky: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            upstairs, TV Room...moreless

          • Magnolia Porch: 2 twin/ single

            downstairs...moreless

          • Crepe Myrtle Bedroom: 1 queen

            Pillowtop Queen: Upstairs...moreless

          • BlueSky Bedroom connects to both Bay Bedroom and Sleeping Mermaid Bedroom, perfect for parents to keep little ones close. BlueSky Bedroom/TV Room has no private access but doors can be closed for privacy....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bay Bathroom : toilet, tub, shower

            large clawfoot tub...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            upstairs...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            downstairs...moreless

          • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

            private, hot water...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Screen-porch set up for dining alfresco.

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Video Library
              • VCR
              • Television:

                The TV is used for movie playing only and some are available.[Many children videos!] You are welcome to bring your own as well....moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Stereo:

                Downstairs there is portable CD player....moreless

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All

              Attractions

              • Marina
              • Bay/Sound
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Forests
              • Pond
              • Churches
              • Playground

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Photography

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Medical Services
              • Hospital

              Location Type

              • Beachfront
              • Waterfront
              • Waterfront
              • Beach:

                Secluded sandy beach perfect for romance. You won't find a sign listing all the fun things you are NOT allowed to do. This is your private paradise. Celebrate the freedom! ...moreless

              • Rural:

                Plenty of privacy and room to explore. You're more apt to see deer playing on our beach then people. Beautiful, wild coast as Mother Nature intended....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Jet Skiing
              • Paragliding
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Bring chairs in from living room and it can fit 8....moreless

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Parking
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Living Room

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included

                          Kitchen

                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Blender
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Stove
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Kitchen
                          • Stove
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Pantry Items:

                            Variety of Spices...moreless

                          Outside

                          • Balcony
                          • Screen Porch / Veranda
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Walkway To Water
                          • Golf:

                            Nearby Cape Charles has two acclaimed signature golf courses at Bay Creek Resort ...moreless

                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            One kayak...moreless

                           

                          Reviews

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                          from 3 traveler reviews
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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Peak Season
                          May 19 - Sep 21, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,244

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Winter
                          Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                          31 night min stay

                          $1,999

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          HOLIDAY WEEKS, 4th of July & Labor Day... Rental Fee:$3,700.

                          No hidden charges like other listings. :) This includes EVERYTHING except REFUNDABLE $300 Security Deposit and Pet Fee if applicable.


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                          Last updated: 08/29/2014
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                          Location

                          30 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Norfolk International Airport
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          US Highway 13
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Sunset Grille
                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Bay Creek Resort & Club
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Sting Ray's

                          Car: Necessary

                          Remote is close, and close to fun amenties. Tucked between the bay and sea, the pastoral peninsula of Virginia's Eastern Shore is just 30 minutes north of Virginia Beach but sans the crowded sands and traffic.

                          Revel in nature's playground, feast on fresh from the tides seafood, and soak up small town hospitality.

                          EASY will be this vacation from packing-- throw in the bathing suits and beachy attire-- to planning-- why not wake up and see where the gulls take you?

                          You'll make memories at Mermaid Bay.

                           

                          Owner info

                          About the owner: Hi Fellow Beach Lovers! I'm a former tourism director now turned full time writer. I built Mermaid Bay Beach Cottage in the 90s and happily raised my daughter Alex here. There was no finer place for a child to grow up connected to the rhythm of the tides and small town Southern sensibilities. We welcome you to share our serene shores with you and your loved ones.

                          Why the Owner Chose Cape Charles:
                          If you're like me, body packed, sterile beaches with expensive blocks-away parking raise your blood pressure. Instead recharge, relax and reconnect on quiet sands where eagles and osprey soar. Kick your shoes off on the porch and step right onto your own secluded, sandy beach with miles of natural beach to explore. Tucked away yet an 8 minute easy drive to our lovely hometown of Cape Charles. Bistros, shops, day spa, first class golf courses and most importantly-- friendly, helpful people. :)

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Pets negotiable.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

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                          • Our idyllic beach hosts photo shoots & can be your picture perfect vacation spot

                            Our idyllic beach hosts photo shoots & can be your picture perfect vacation spot

                          • See more pelicans than people--and the occasional mermaid on your private beach.

                            See more pelicans than people--and the occasional mermaid on your private beach.

                          • Life's a bay breeze on big porch off living room. Screened dining area too.

                            Life's a bay breeze on big porch off living room. Screened dining area too.

                          • Kids [big kid too after cocktail hour] can channel their inner Pirate.ARG!

                            Kids [big kid too after cocktail hour] can channel their inner Pirate.ARG!

                          • Living Room. The house is lovingly decorated in Beachy Chic.

                            Living Room. The house is lovingly decorated in Beachy Chic.

                          • Dine inside or out -on screen porch while you listen to the shore birds call.

                            Dine inside or out -on screen porch while you listen to the shore birds call.

                          • Wave whispers lull you to sleep from the Bay Bedroom's veranda. Queen & twin

                            Wave whispers lull you to sleep from the Bay Bedroom's veranda. Queen & twin

                          • Sleeping Mermaid Bedroom is serene with full size antique bed.

                            Sleeping Mermaid Bedroom is serene with full size antique bed.

                          • Magnolia Porch Bedroom.1st floor gives teens space or ...

                            Magnolia Porch Bedroom.1st floor gives teens space or ...

                          • Mermaid Dining Room overlooking front porch and giant magnolia tree.

                            Mermaid Dining Room overlooking front porch and giant magnolia tree.

                          • Charming Cape Charles is 8 minutes away. Shops,dining,pub,outdoor outfitter.

                            Charming Cape Charles is 8 minutes away. Shops,dining,pub,outdoor outfitter.

                          • Entrance to Mermaid Bay. Plenty of privacy to run free by the sea

                            Entrance to Mermaid Bay. Plenty of privacy to run free by the sea

                          • Pick your perch. Verandas overlook the Bay, salt breezes, music of the tides.

                            Pick your perch. Verandas overlook the Bay, salt breezes, music of the tides.

                          • Guests enjoying Paddleboarding. Rentals available in Cape Charles.1 kayak onsite

                            Guests enjoying Paddleboarding. Rentals available in Cape Charles.1 kayak onsite

                          • Yes, it really is this beautiful on Mermaid Bay.

                            Yes, it really is this beautiful on Mermaid Bay.

                          • Living room.Take in the bay beauty from comfy couches or adjoining porch

                            Living room.Take in the bay beauty from comfy couches or adjoining porch

                          • View from Living R to breakfast nook/kitchen.Sliding door leads to screen porch.

                            View from Living R to breakfast nook/kitchen.Sliding door leads to screen porch.

                          • Pleasure to cook while overlooking the bay & talking with friends in living room

                            Pleasure to cook while overlooking the bay & talking with friends in living room

                          • Master Bath features antique claw foot tub and shower.

                            Master Bath features antique claw foot tub and shower.

                          • Crepe Myrtle Bedroom - Luxury Queen Air Bed on Frame: Upstairs

                            Crepe Myrtle Bedroom - Luxury Queen Air Bed on Frame: Upstairs

                          • BlueSky Bedroom has comfy queen sleeper sofa, skylights,view of Elliott's Creek.

                            BlueSky Bedroom has comfy queen sleeper sofa, skylights,view of Elliott's Creek.

                          • Calm, shallow water, great for children and mild temperatures through the fall.

                            Calm, shallow water, great for children and mild temperatures through the fall.

                          • Elliot's Creek is right next door. Mother Nature stocks with blue crabs.

                            Elliot's Creek is right next door. Mother Nature stocks with blue crabs.

                          • The Chesapeake Bay is in your backyard. Come play!

                            The Chesapeake Bay is in your backyard. Come play!

                          $466 - $3,244 per week (USD)
                          3

                          5 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 11

                          View calendar: Updated 08/29/14
                          Minimum stay: 7-31 nights
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