3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 6
Please consider the following guidelines when booking this property:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Little Piece of Heaven
What a hidden gem! I almost hate to tell other people how wonderful this property is because I want to keep it all to myself! The wonderful thing about the Eastern Shore is how far off the beaten path it is. Give me a remote tidal creek where heron and bald eagle fish and weak internet signal over a crowded beach anytime! I shut off my lap top and didn't even look for the TV the entire 10 days of our stay. The large deck offers a tranquil place to sit and watch the water and wildlife, be sure to take your binoculars.
The town of Onancock is a 5 minute drive where you can find all that you need. Herbal Instincts has fresh organic food, Janet's serves up a wonderful breakfast, Mallards has the best crab cakes you will ever taste and the Architectural Salvage will keep you busy for at least an afternoon!
We will be back as soon as we can wrangle more time off!
We had a pleasant stay the house was very private and the view was beautiful. The house was furnished nicely and very comfortable. It would have been nice if the windows had screens so we could have enjoyed the nice breezes and heard the birds while inside.
Sorry that there were not screens, however, there are a few. The window washer did not put them back in place when job was complete.
So glad you enjoyed your stay otherwise.
The Heartsworth Cottage on the Onancock Creek allowed the four of us to enjoy each others company, while at the same time giving us enough space to enjoy quiet moments of reflection. I especially appreciated soaking in the upstairs clawfoot tub while my husband fished off the dock. You can feel the stress wash away. What a wonderful hidden treasure. Thank you.
Great place, attentive owners
The cottage has a great a waterfront location. Nice and scenic and private. The owners responded to a small issue with personal attention and made sure we had what we needed. Highly recommend.
This is a gem of a house nestled on a beautiful creek.
The house is cozy and comfortable with wonderful views of the outside and wonderful details inside everywhere you look. Each window frames a quiet, calming view of water and foliage. The porch and creek side access are fabulous. The house has a wonderful sense of history and welcome to it that is irresistible. We did not want to leave.
Thank you so much the beautiful review. It always touches my heart when others respond so positively to one of my favorite places.
It is the cutest house on the water anywhere in the world. Charming, sweet, clean and roomy. The best deck and the best view. If the owners ever want to sell, I will be first in line! Love, love the little town of Onancock. We participated Saturday in a bike fundraiser run by the very organized CBES.org. Sunday we were on the water on an ecotour to Cedar Island starting from the sweet town of wachapreque.
Loved every minute of our stay.
Your will enjoy the birding, biking, canoeing, fishing, crabbing, and kayaking in the area. There are wonderful top notch restaurants in the town, as well as, nifty gift, art and antique shops. Onancock features a performing playhouse and features performances several times a month. There is also a movie theatre. Stroll around town and visit historic Ker Place. Away from the town heading east, you will find miles of sandy beach on the Atlantic Ocean. From the wharf in Onancock you can catch the mail boat and have a day excursion to Tangier Island, where you will discover a quaint way of living on an island with no autos. The inhabitants speak with a dialect termed by some as 'Elizabethan English.' There are wonderful golf clubs nearby either at the Country Club or the Arnold Palmer courses in nearby Cape Charles. There are canoes and kayaks for rent and you can also join a guided excursion to discover the alluring creeks and marshes.
Other Activities: crabbing, arrow head hunting, bird watching