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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Chesapeake Bay reviews
Great view, great location, adorable cottage
"I booked Marina Sunset for a week with my Mom, she's mid 70's, my self and my 2 boys, 11 and 16. The cottage was perfect for us. Plenty of room, outdoor space and the view from the 2nd floor deck is spectacular. Glenda and Jim were there to greet us and once we settled in we felt as if we had the place to ourselves. We rented a golf cart for the week and it was great. We drove all around the community, to the store, beach, dinner. It was very convenient and fun driving it around. Everyone waves at you too! The cottage comes with bikes, which my sons and i used a few times. Jim also provided us with fishing poles, tackle and a net for fishing and crabbing on their neighbors dock. We even caught a few. The cottage is so cutely decorated and super comfy beds and couches. Kitchen fully equipped for cooking in and BBQ grill outside also. We took a day trip to Fredericksburg and we had a great time. Lots of things to do at Colonial Beach and surrounding areas with in an hours drive or less. Im hoping to go back again in the future with my husband in tow. It would be a nice romantic getaway or another great family vacation destination. I recommend staying at Marina sunset. Its everything and more.
Thanks Glenda and Jim, we loved our vacation!"
Guest: Laura F.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 12, 2015
Beautiful and rejuvenating vacation! Perfect trip for all ages.
"My family was a little skeptical of my booking this house in an unfamiliar location. It turned out to be THE PERFECT getaway for all of us (ages 1-65!) It was immediately obvious as we drove down shady country lanes to the property that we were all going to relax during the vacation! The setting is utterly beautiful and peaceful. There is a quiet magic to this area that is unparalleled; it feels like you have stepped into a bygone era when people used to enjoy the simple things in life! With the opportunities to enjoy kayaking (scenic views and historic homes on the river!), picking wildflowers, ping pong tournaments, splashing in the pool, bird watching (with homeowner provided binoculars!), grilling by the riverfront, local seafood, resting in the hammock, s'mores by the fire pit, and unwinding on the comfortable sectional sofa with a great book...how can you go wrong?! Owner even provides super children's book collection! Waking up to the beautiful river views outside of (one of two) master bedrooms each morning, I felt so excited to spend each day here. The other reviewers are correct--even though there are some neat day trip opportunities nearby (we did go to Colonial Williamsburg one day--about 60 minutes' drive), you will not want to leave the property. The house is well-stocked with every single thing you need for a comfortable stay. Food Lion is a decent grocer and about 30 minutes into (the quaint!) downtown Mathews. We returned home and immediately booked the river house for our family vacation next year! Thank you for quite a memorable and relaxing vacation!!"
Guest: CourtneyDate of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 23, 2015
"We were looking for a private place where we could all unwind. No hustle bustle here! Our party included two adults over 50yr, 3 of our children between 21 yr and 27 yr, and 2 girlfriends. We fished, crabbed(crab cages on site), kayaked(brought own), cooked EVERY meal, baked desserts daily. Went to the Vault Field winery(~4 miles away) and got a private tour, went to the state park (~30 minutes north), attended a very friendly local church, played boards games, played pool, did puzzles, RELAXED. Plenty of towels and linens. Kitchen well stocked, even with spices and such that we felt comfortable using, even left a few of what we bought. Fabulous time. hill has an ok area for walking down to the dock. No real beach area per say but there is a large area of sand where you can walk into the water. It gets deep quickly but fine for older children. Dock was perfect and large enough for all of us. Dog even loved the water."
Guest: Julie N John F.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 7, 2015