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NEW ! "Sailor's Rest" on the Bay *FREE SUNSET CRUISE* Couples*Families*

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

NEW ! "Sailor's Rest"Chesapeake Bay Waterfront, Old world Charm-Just Renovated,

Between the place where the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers empty into the Chesapeake Bay is a peninsula called the Northern Neck of Virginia. It may seem to be the end of the earth but when you arrive you find a lovely destination that is the perfect getaway.

Nautical Decor that would charm the Saltiest Sea Captain. Water view from most rooms. Well equipped kitchen with new appliances. Luxury Hotel quality mattresses and bedding in every detail. The master bedroom has a private deck also with a breathtaking view of the Chesapeake Bay. A Covered deck with gas grill is comfortably furnished with plenty of outdoor seating. Fishing and crabbing from a private dock just steps from the door.

Private boat slip for your personal watercraft. The Chesapeake Bay offers some of the very Best Fishing and Sailing in the Region. Kayaks and Canoe provided. Charter Fishing trips, small boat rentals available on site(in season). INCLUDED IN WEEKLY RENTALS : A 2 HOUR CRUISE ABOARD THE 46' CHARTER BOAT LIQUID ASSETS II. Enjoy Breathtaking Sunrise on the Bay and Glorious sunsets fading into a meadow of sparkling fireflies.

More Details

Mary Pipkin -
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

About Mary Pipkin -

Our Family owns & operates the marina next door to this property, a charter fishing service and more vacation rentals. Captain Billy Pipkin, has 30 years experience as a US Coast Guard licensed Captain. He is your fishing and cruise guide.

Blessed to live here since 1985, it is Quite simply our life. And a good life it is that we are privileged to share with you. A Little corner of the world undiscovered by the tourist crowd, that allows us to live & work & play on our beloved Chesapeake Bay.

Mary Pipkin - purchased this house in 2010

Why Mary Pipkin - chose Heathsville

We had so many inquiries about where to stay from our customers, we decided to make this property available to meet the needs of our regular clientele. It was a greater need than we realized. In addition to fishing customers we now have families, honeymooners and regular folks like you and me just longing for the Chesapeake Bay. They come for fun in the sun, fishing and water sports or just the peace and tranquility of being ….. on the Bay

What makes this house unique

THE CHESAPEAKE BAY ! is the very best feature about this property. We so want to share it with you that we INCLUDE with WEEKLY RENTALS : A 2 hour cruise aboard the 46' Charter Boat "LIQUID ASSETS II". Dameron Marsh just outside the jetty has fantastic kayaking and fishing. This property is also Great for : Sportsman, Boaters, Fisherman, Nature Lovers, Honeymooners, Kayakers, Bird Watching and more. Charter Fishing trips, Sunset Cruises, Eco Tours, on site. Packages and discounts available for guests. Small boat rentals available on site. (in season).

Guestbook comments from the owner

We booked this for a week in July before the renovation began. I stopped in last week to see what we had gotten ourselves into. This is above and beyond what we expected. I can't wait until July
Mar 2018
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Heathsville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • *Parties and events such as weddings are fee based through the marina and are subject to the owners approval.
  • *Housebroken and well behaved DOGS ONLY. Do not allow on the furniture or bedding. Crate pets that must be left alone inside for any length of time.
  • *Children are welcome by all means but should be carefully supervised at all times. Children should wear a Life Jacket when near the water
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom have towels, hand towels and wash cloths provided
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Island Hopper - 2 twin/ single
    Captain's Quarters - 1 king
    The Waterman - 1 king
  • Master Bedroom has full bath and a waterfront view All Bedrooms have 5 star hotel quality mattresses and linens
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Mobile Massage Therapist available on request.


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NEW ! "Sailor's Rest" on the Bay *FREE SUNSET CRUISE* Couples*Families*
average rating of 4.875 based on 10 reviews

Amazing home, amazing Chesapeake Bay views

  • 5 of 5

wow--we loved every second of our stay at Sailors Rest. It is very private, spacious, immaculate, and beautifully furnished including very comfy beds and linens. The huge covered back porch was a wonderful spot to enjoy the views of the chesapeake bay and surrounding marshes. We even had a private dock to tie our boat steps off the porch. Kayaks are provided and it was fun to explore the close by Marina and chat with Captain Billy about the what fish are where and when. A hidden treasure is the acres of preserve on the property to observe wildlife of all kinds.

Thank you Mary and Captain Billy for sharing your wonderful home with us. We will return

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sharon and Bobby, It was delightful to meet you both and your Pooch Molly. It was so considerate of you to leave the house so neat. We hardly knew you were there. It was great getting to know you and I'd love to have you back anytime. Until then, Fair Winds
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A beautiful location paired with a great rental. What more can you ask for?

  • 5 of 5

This area of Virginia's Northern Neck is a hidden gem. At least it was to our group of ladies looking for a few days away. What a find Sailors Rest was! Mary and Bill have ensured that visitors will be comfortable and taken care of. This home is situated right on Towles Creek, with access to the Chesapeake Bay. We totally enjoyed sitting on the back deck watching sunrises (yes, one of us was up early) and sunsets. We ventured into the town of Kilmarnock, just 20 minutes away.

If you love relaxing Sailors Rest is perfect and if you also like to boat, kayak, fish, etc. then this rental will fit the bill. Combine a wonderful rental, hidden gem location, and great hosts like Mary and Bill you will be happy indeed!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful, peaceful getaway. House was great. Location is fantastic. Hosts were very accommodating. Just what the doctor ordered. Definitely recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Truly felt like our home for a week! Very comfortable and pleasant!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our week we spent at Sailors Rest. The home is decorated beautifully, and the bed especially in the master bedroom is so comfortable. We took a tour of Tangier Island through Ingram tours,and our captain who is one of the owners was so very informative. I would suggest it to anyone that is interested in the history of the area. Mary and Billy the owners went out of their way to make our stay very relaxing and pleasant. I suggest Sailors Rest on the Bay to anyone interested in just a nice relaxing vacation,or those interested in a great fishing vacation. The fishing here is excellent. Just see the Ingram’s! Thanks again Mary and Billy.....Hope to see ya again real soon.........Roger & Rhonda McCall

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sailors Rest is a comfortable, newly refurbished home set in a beautiful place near Ingram Bay, VA.

  • 5 of 5

My wife (Claudia), our chocolate lab (Grace), and I enjoyed 4 wonderful days staying at Sailors Rest after a wild week in the OBX with our kids and grandkids. It was a perfect setting to decompress and spend our 25th wedding anniversary. Mary Pipkin was a gracious host, met us when we arrived, helped us navigate the surroundings, offered great suggestions about sites to see and places to eat, and checked on our comfort during our stay. The home, Sailors Rest, was clean and comfortable. It felt like home, and there's no greater compliment. We spent down time in the family room, just relaxing, reading, playing games, and watching some TV. The rest of the house and property are well designed - including kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, and utility room indoors, and a private dock, porch, and new gas grill outdoors. We took advantage of opportunities to spend time outdoors, grilled seafood, and shopped and ate in both Kilmarnock and Reedville. I didn't know there were so many tasty fish in the Northern Neck, not to mention soft shell crab, blue crab, shrimp, clams, and oysters.

Part of our unforgettable experience was also spending some time with Capt. Billy Pipkin. I regret not getting on board for a fishing charter, and we were sabotaged by weather for a scheduled sunset cruise. However, we were able to just sit with Billy and hear his stories about Chesapeake Bay and surroundings, family, etc.

Mary and Billy team to make a stay at Sailors Rest a thoroughly memorable and enjoyable experience. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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nicely decorated, comfortable

  • 4 of 5

Nice private property, comfortable furniture inside and on the covered patio. You will need to bring or buy all non perishable kitchen supplies if you plan to do any cooking. Also there is no foil, cling film, napkins and very little paper towel or dish soap.

Our stay was very pleasant.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoy greeting our guests with a welcome basket that has crackers, mixed nuts, wine, popcorn, etc. The items vary. We also provide a generous supply of paper products, soap, shampoo, conditioner & body wash. In the kitchen, salt & pepper, olive oil, sugar, coffee & filters. We check each guest in person and give assurance that we are a phone call away, if there is anything we can do. On the occasion that our guests have special requests, we gladly offer Concierge service for a wide range of food and supplies.
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Cleaning fee $130
Property Damage Protection $59

*** Cancellation Policy is 30 days Notice *** We will do our very best to reschedule to a date that is convenient to your schedule. If this is impossible, we will give a full refund provided we have 30 days notice. Peak Season for us is April 15 through December 31. Monthly rates are only available from Jan. 1 - April 30) - Off Season. There is a premium rate for holidays and events. Please contact for accurate pricing and information on minimum stays for holidays and events. Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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