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Quiet Cottage on White Sand Beach of Chesapeake Bay

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wide beach, deck and two story cottage

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Last updated: 07/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Try n Rest
In the Historic Northern Neck of Virginia

Try n Rest. The name says it all, really. This vintage 4 bedroom cottage, with a new family room addition, sits on the shore at the mouth of the Potomac River overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. Try n Rest has a fully equipped kitchen, air conditioning, 2 full baths and a large screened in porch. It can accommodate 6-8 guests. A view of the Bay is enjoyed from the living room, porch and front bedrooms.

From the back door, walk 50’ to a large raised deck which overlooks the Bay and the broad white sand beach. Lying around with a good book is enough activity for some, but for those who prefer moving about, there are plenty of outdoor adventures. You can:
- fish off the shore for spot and croaker
- take long walks down the beach,
- stick a crab pot in at the shoreline,
- take your boat into a three mile long salt water creek
- play croquet or horseshoes in the large back yard
- ride your bikes on miles of flat quiet roads.
Public boat launching sites are within a 15 minute drive at the Great Wicomico River and the Little Wicomico River.

Try n Rest has no TV on purpose as we find this to be a place to enjoy games, books, and conversation.

You have selected an area not only steeped in early Virginia history, but also with memorable restaurants, such as historic 18th Century Hughlett’s Tavern and waterfront seafood restaurants in Reedville. A fifteen minute drive from Try n Rest takes you to Reedville (check out the Victorian houses and the Waterman’s Museum); a thirty minute ride reaches Irvington, and White Stone (towns with resort shopping and restaurants). Winery tours are in the area. You will discover Antique stores and Junque shops all through the area. Public golf courses are available at Tides Inn Resort and in the town of Callao. Finally, from Reedville, you can board a Tangier Island Cruise.

Couples tell us this quiet and beautiful spot is a perfect place for a romantic getaway or to celebrate an anniversary.

This is a great location for kids. The wide, sandy, safe beach leads to water with soft, sandy bottom that very gradually gets deep. Sandbars provide splashy water play with water less than 1 foot deep. There is a 14 foot restored waterman's crab boat parked on the front yard for kids to play in. Numerous indoor and yard games are provided. Seaside wildlife abounds. Fishing from shore is sometimes successful in catching small fish.

Try N Rest is located 2.5 hours southeast of Northern Virginia/Washington D.C. area, or 2 hours northeast of Richmond, Virginia.

For information and reservations, call Reid Carter at 804-651-1683. To view the cottage on Google Earth, just copy this Latitude and Longitude ( 37°56'13.17'N, 76°19'20.11'W) and paste it into the 'fly to' search box at the top right of Google Earth;. Click the 'search icon' and it will fly you to Try'nRest. You will be able to see the white sand beach, the Chesapeake Bay and nearly lakes, inlets and woods.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Wooden skiff for child play in front yard. Large beach and normally calm waters. Child yard games and board games provided....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoke all you want on the deck overlooking the beach. Please no smoking in the house....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Pet keeping and grooming services within 4 miles....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    view the horizon of the Chesapeake Bay. See large ships in major shipping channel 5 miles out and pleasure sailboats 1+ mile out. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    12'x12' deck overlooks the beach. 8'x26' screened porch is views the Bay....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 27 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$300
$1,800
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$200
$1,300

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Tax Rate 5.3%

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 07/25/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1950

Why the Owner Chose Heathsville, VA, USA:
Try'n Rest has been a family vacation spot for over 60 years.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • wide beach, deck and two story cottage

    wide beach, deck and two story cottage

  • Wide beach offers 1 mile for walking

    Wide beach offers 1 mile for walking

  • Living room

    Living room

  • First floor bedroom twin beds

    First floor bedroom twin beds

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Indoor dining and family room

    Indoor dining and family room

  • Upstairs second bedroom

    Upstairs second bedroom

  • Front porch

    Front porch

  • Expansive view of bay from porch & deck. Ship and yachts pass by on the horizon.

    Expansive view of bay from porch & deck. Ship and yachts pass by on the horizon.

  • Grassy yard used for croquet, horseshoes and outdoor games.

    Grassy yard used for croquet, horseshoes and outdoor games.

  • First floor front bedroom

    First floor front bedroom

  • First floor bedroom twin beds

    First floor bedroom twin beds

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Upstairs bedroom

    Upstairs bedroom

  • Front porch

    Front porch

VRBO #128073

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/25/2016

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Heathsville, VA, USA #128073

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