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Bird's Nest, Peaceful, lakefront home nestled among the trees

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps to 10, 6 adults and 4 children comfortably

A warmly decorated, comfortable, three bedroom, lakefront home designed to accommodate a large family or two smaller families. The bedrooms and dining area can accommodate up to10 people (6 adults/4 children), with play areas and quiet spaces for adults and kids alike.

Nestled among the treetops above Lake Anna, the Bird’s Nest provides a unique feeling to its residents and a special view of the lake and its natural surroundings. The main level provides ample connected space for socializing while cooking, dining, listening to music or watching movies in surround sound – all while overlooking the lake. Opening one of the three sliding glass doors on the window wall expands the living area onto the large deck, with its outdoor chairs and lounges. The deck also includes a gas grill and dining table with chairs to expand dining options. The balance of sun and shade make the deck an inviting space for relaxation throughout the day and evening.

New shopping center with grocery, pizza and Chinese carry-out restaurants, veterinary clinic, ABC store and Redbox DVD only 2 miles away.

Easy Boating & Swimming: A walk down a staircase (consisting of 80 stairs) to the dock provides a boat slip with additional dock frontage for jet skis. You can put your boat and/or jet skis in the water at no cost at the nearby community boat ramp and keep your boat conveniently at the dock for the extent of your stay at the Birds Nest. Nearby marinas also rent boats and jet skis on a daily or weekly basis, if needed. A 10’ x 10’ area at the end of the dock provides ample space for sun bathing or relaxing between swims or floats in the lake. The dock is located in a No-Wake zone, allowing peaceful swimming, floating (in the provided tubes) and fishing. The No-Wake zone opens into a large cove that is away from the main lake and is perfect for learning to wake board, knee board, water ski or jet ski. It's also a great location for tubing with smaller children.

Indoor Activities: Movies, Books, Sports: Should weather keep you indoors, there is an extensive collection of fiction books, DVD/CD player, radio or your ipod/mp3 player. There are also puzzles, as well as family and adult-level board games. For the sports-minded, the lower level play room has a regulation, slate bed pool table with all needed accessories, and a regulation fooseball table. The play room also has its own satellite television and DVD player. The private, covered balcony off of the master bedroom also provides a cozy, quiet respite away from indoor household activities on a rainy day for reading or just relaxing.

Relaxation: Fire Pit: The fire pit in the front yard is suitable for evening storytelling, roasting marshmallows, making s'mores or otherwise extending a relaxing day into the night. There is also a set of horse shoes in the entry closet for your use.

More Details

Owner
Eddie or Dennie Byrne
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Washington Dulles
Car: necessary

Lake Anna is the second largest lake in located entirely in Virginia with over 200 miles of shoreline and stretching 17 miles long. Lake Anna's setting is rural and picturesque, while providing boating, jet-skiing, wake boarding, tubing, fishing and swimming, on its waters, as well as proximity to Kings Dominion Theme Park, Wineries (Lake Anna Winery and Cooper Winery), Monticello (Thomas Jefferson's Home), Montpelier (James Madison's Home), The Wilderness Battlefield, Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park and shopping in Fredericksburg, Charlottesville and Richmond.

Golf: There are a variety of public-access golf courses within a short drive that span the range of difficulty and cost. These include: Tanyard Country Club (Louisa), Shenandoah Crossing (Gordonsville), Spring Creek Golf Club (Gordonsville), Lake Monticello Golf Club (Palmyra), Hunting Hawk Golf Club (Glen Allen), Meadows Farms Golf Club (Locust Grove), Somerset Golf Club (Locust Grove), Lee's Hill Golf Club (Fredericksburg), Cannon Ridge Golf Club (Fredericksburg).

Amenities

Mineral House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Traveler understands that the property have 80 stairs down to the lake
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , bunk bed
  • 3 bedrooms sleep a maximum of 10 people - 6 adults and 4 children. All beds supplied with quilt, blanket and pillows. Each room has a dresser and night stand. Master bedroom has a phone and alarm clock/radio, as well as a private, covered balcony with two comfortable chairs. Renter provides own sheets, pillow cases and towels.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
The kitchen also includes a hand mixer, coffee grinder and crock pot. Internet access requires the tenant to provide their own computer. Non-local calls are blocked on the land line. Six, lightweight Adirondack chairs, two beach chairs and garden umbrella are available for use on the dock. Four large inner-tubes are available for floating on the lake. Horseshoes are available for setup and an outdoor fire pit is located in the front yard. Guests provide sheets/pillow cases and towels.

Reviews

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Bird's Nest, Peaceful, lakefront home nestled among the trees
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 24 reviews
5

Fantastic house and location!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a great vacation we had!! House is better than advertised I would say. Very clean, very modern. Everything you need is there plus more. Videos, board games, etc. and a book of clear instructions. Everything worked - we had such a great time!!! And the no wake zone in front of the house was perfect for paddle boarding and I didn't worry about my boat and jet ski getting beat up by waves. Thanks for a fabulous time!!!

Kevin

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely home!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our weekend at the Birds Nest. Very lovely home with perfect amenities. We loved spending the afternoon on the deck! Thanks for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful lake house. It was perfect for our family. We had five kids and two adults.

  • 5 of 5

This lake house in the woods is a great retreat from Washington, DC. It's a modern house and very clean. Truly loved it. We easily fit our group of seven. Great part of the lake for kayaking. Even with a fair share of rain we had a lovely time. The front yard is much nicer than the photos. It was great for Bocce, frisbee, and fires at night with smores. The dock had tubes for many, an umbrella and stand for shade, and was easy to get in and out of the water. The neighborhood was perfect for running, walking and short bike rides. Huge thanks to Dennie and Eddie for sharing their home.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oxford, PA
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We love to get away from it all and this was the perfect place for that! This was our yearly vacation with our adult sons and my youngest said "this was the best place yet!" The house is spacious, yet cozy. Well stocked with everything you could possibly need. The house gives the sense of being very secluded, in fact, we hardly saw a soul the entire week! The cove the house sits on is a "no wake" cove so there were no speeding boats. Perfect for swimming! We rented a kayak for the week and had a blast exploring. I would highly recommend this house to anyone who doesn't need the "hustle and bustle"!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond, Virginia
5

Delightful week!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a delightful week at the Bird's Nest. We were a bit apprehensive about the 80 steps down to the water at first, but it really wasn't a problem at all. We spent a lot of time hanging out in the water, it was worth it. The house is lovely and spacious. We had a few unexpected issues while we were there but the hosts were very quick with getting help to the house and getting everything working. We would definitely recommend the house and would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Excellent!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice and clean. Enjoyed the large deck.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $100
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 2.0%

Monthly rental rate is negotiable.
We are a Sunday to Sunday rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.