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Bay cottage, Beach 100 yards away! RESERVE NOW FOR SUMMER 2018!!!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

3BR, 1Full BA 2nd floor, 1/2 BA with addl shower in tiled laundry room. Sleeps 6

'A Bayview Beauty' sits 100 Yards from the Chesapeake bay on a quiet, crape myrtle lined blvd. Relax and enjoy views of the bay from the huge screened front porch, LR and second floor BRs. Take a beach umbrella w/chairs to spend the day at the family friendly beach...just steps from the front porch. Refresh after a day at the beach with the outdoor shower. Enter into the tiled mudroom to change and shower. Dine in..fully equipped kitchen, dining room seats eight comfortably. OR.. walk 3 blocks to restaurants/shopping district . Relax in the casual LR with comfy furniture and game table. Two new queen/ two twin pillow top beds in 3 BRs complete the day! Linens provided. Sleeps 6. The house has been lovingly updated, keeping it's original charm. Freshly painted and decorated in beach colors and themes, providing a clean, restful atmosphere. Town safety inspection certificate in home. Relax, rest and refresh.. RESERVE NOW!!

Guest Amenities/information: Guest departure cleaning is provided by a professional housekeeping service. The home has been approved by the town's safety code inspector with certificate issued and is located in our Welcome Binder. Additional pamphlets /info are available in our home as well as at the new Welcome Center south of town on Rt.13 near the CBBT.

Surrounding area/places to visit: The beach is located 100 yards from our front door. The town's fishing pier, shops and restaurants, public library, post office and places of worship are just a few blocks away. Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses, open to the public, with pro-shop and 'Coach House' restaurant are a 2-3 The marina with 'Aqua' restaurant and shops are located at the opposite end of town. Driving S on Rt.13 you will find a Food lion grocery store, ABC store, Dollar General, McDonald's and various businesses unique to the area. Kiptopeke state park, a National wild life refuge, and new Welcome center are located close to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Crossing the CBBT is Virginia Beach and Norfolk/Int. airport (35-40 min), Botanical Gardens. Newport News airport, Historic Williamsburg/Busch Gardens (1-1 1/2 hrs) on Rt. 64 from Cape Charles. Chincoteague-Assateague, and Tangier Island are north on highway 13, making these great day trips! Explore the eastern shore or just relax on the beach!!

Make your reservations now!!: Discover this lovely Chesapeake Bay town with its friendly residents by making reservations now for 'A Bayview Beauty'!!

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Cape Charles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 27
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Town
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , second floor
    Add'l Shower in Laundry/mudroom - shower , tiled laundry room has shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , 1st floor 1/2 bath w/shower located in adjacent laundry room
  • The half bath is located off kitchen and tiled shower located in laundry/mudroom. Outdoor shower is located at rear of house, very convenient after a day at the beach. All linens supplied.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , bed iis a Queen pillowtop
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , bed is a Queen pillowtop
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Twin beds have memory foam toppers
  • All bedrooms are on second floor and have ceiling fans as well as a/c vents in ceiling .Very cool and comfortable in the summer.Two Queen beds, two twin beds with pillow top or foam toppers. Linens are in closets . Additional linens are in small upper hall closet to make up the LR queen sleeper sofa if needed. Bath towels provided and are located in white chest near full bath entrance on second floor. Sofa/ twin day bed linens, vinyl mattress protector and pad are in childrens' bedroom closet . Queen sleeper sofa in living room , which can be closed off for privacy.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
WiFi is available through the USE OF YOUR OWN SMART PHONE’S HOTSPOT or YOUR PERSONAL HOTSPOT. Free Wifi is available at the library, coffee shop and various establishments in town. There is a tiled game table with 4 chairs in Living Room. Family games, family rated dvd's, vhs tapes in tv cabinet. Books, sight seeing pamphlets, tucked into green dining room chest. Garden chairs are on front porch. Small screened porch off kitchen, handy for storage. Canvas chairs, Ironing board, iron, washer /dryer in first floor mudroom. Clothes-line in backyard . You must bring your own beach blanket, and floatation devices. Water cooler dispenser in kitchen; must supply own water. Basic charcoal grill in back yard; must supply own charcoal, lighter fluid. We are sorry but we DO NOT ALLOW PETS.


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Bay cottage, Beach 100 yards away! RESERVE NOW FOR SUMMER 2018!!!
average rating of 4.695652 based on 46 reviews

Beautiful, comfortable, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely house for a week in September, and thoroughly enjoyed our vacation and the house. We love Cape Charles, and this location can't be beat (super close to the beach, and easy walk into town). Most of our waking moments in the house were spent on the front porch, and we loved every minute (eating, chatting, games... it's perfect for everything!). Highly recommend, and we really hope to return next year!!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely wonderful from start to finish!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely and very comfortable home. We had an amazing time.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Location for Walking to Town or the Beach

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our vacation stay. It was a perfect size for my wife and I to share with another couple we vacationed with. The screened in front porch was perfect for enjoying the breeze coming off of the bay. It was blowing pretty strongly, but little to no rain as three of the days we spent in Cape Charles, we had the remnants of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Maria churning up the bay. The beds are comfortable and the rooms are nicely decorated. It is a five minute walk to the shops and eateries on and just off Mason Street. It completely met our needs and we would definitely recommend staying at this property.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wallingford, CT

Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time staying in Cape Charles and we absolutely loved it. We stayed at Bayview Beauty with our 2 children (ages 2 & 5) and a set of grandparents. The house was perfect for what we needed! The upstairs had a large master suite and 2 other bedrooms which connected through a door and was ideal with the young kids. Water pressure in the showers was great as was the hot water. Screened porch was wonderful to have and we sat out there many mornings and evenings!

This house is in an ideal location. We were a 30 second walk to the beach and a 2 minute walk to the wonderful park. The downtown area was only a 5 minute walk and has great shops and places to eat. Beach was perfect for the kids, water was warm and the sand was great for building sand castles. I cannot say enough great things about Cape Charles and Bayview Beauty and cannot wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond, VA (Henrico)

Great home with a short walk to the beach made for a wonderful vacation week!

  • 4 of 5

This was my third time vacationing in Cape Charles and my second time staying at the beautiful Bayview Cottage. It is an easy walk to the beach as well as 4 blocks to the Central Park and 4 blocks to the main street for shopping. The house is roomy and comfortable with a nice sized kitchen, dining room, and living room downstairs. The 3 bedrooms upstairs were roomy and there was plenty of storage for your clothes. The screened porch is a wonderful place to relax after a day on the beach. The Williams are a lovely couple to communicate with and very attentive. They returned my deposit quickly. I'm looking forward to going back next summer for another week of R and R!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, quaint house

  • 3 of 5

Lovely old house, and porch, location to town and beach, great.

Lack of cooling downstairs, a problem. Had to borrow fans from friends who live in town. Also, lack of space to store food in kitchen.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We appreciate all of our travelers feedback and their time in posting a review. As part of our hospitality we call our travelers the day of their arrival to assure that their expectations are met and if they have any questions or concerns. I left a message on the phone number provided, and did not receive any communication regarding these two concerns you mentioned. Our ad states the house comfortably sleeps 6, reservation request was for 7 guests, which we approved for a family reunion in town. It also was extremely hot that week!! I have instructions in the house to keep the house comfortable on both levels. We haven't received concerns about these issues in the past.
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Christine & Richard Williams
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

Why Christine & Richard Williams chose Cape Charles

The town is charming ...older homes, sidewalks, a 'Main Street' in walking distance, and friendly people. It is quiet, with that small town feel. 'A step back into time'.The area is full of history, activities and exploration. Its close proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean provide different water experiences. There is a new, upscale marina with shops and a golf village in town. Cape Charles is a day's drive (just a little over 9 hrs.) from our home in Ohio. The Eastern shore is a beautiful area, some have described it similar to the Outer banks and Long Island as it was thiry years ago. The pace is calm and easy here. We have met many people who have been drawn to the area for the same reasons, with whom we have become friends, and look forward to seeing again.


Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Norfolk/Virginia Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Kelly's Pub
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2.7 Miles
Rt. 13
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Kelly's pub,Cape Charles Coffee House walking dist
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Cape Charles public beach 1/2 block( two houses)
Car: not necessary

Other Activities: Horse drawn carriage tour of town..inquire at town hall. Horse back riding. Kayak rentals at BLUE. Golf cart rentals in town. Fishing on Pier. Central Park .

Golf: Baycreek resort..Nicklaus/Palmer courses with pro shop and clubhouse.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

If pay by credit crd $65
Cleaning & linens $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

Weekly Rental Summer Peak Season, Saturday-Saturday, Check in 4pm, Check out 10am.
Holiday weeks-rates subject to change.
$150 cleaning fee required.

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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