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Perfect Rivah Getaway

Kilmarnock, VA, USA
  • House1600 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, waterfront

Perfect Rivah (as the locals say) Getaway... 3+ wooded acres for lots of privacy. 680 feet of waterfront with views from all angles of the house. Very light and bright, who wants to sleep anyway? Perfect for getting to know the area, stay here, explore the antique shops, Historic Christ Church, parks, etc. There is a 60 ft dock that you can put two boats, 5ft MLW. Sleeps 8, perfect for 6. Everything is included, sheets, towels, pots, pans, dishes, toiletries. The view is spectacular off the back full house length deck. Although, the front porch isn't bad either.



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About Marti

We have many rental properties in the Kilmarnock area. Although all but CAM Landing are yearly rentals. This is the house we will eventually retire to.

Marti purchased this House in 2005

Why Marti chose Northumberland County

We came to this area looking for land to bank for a future retirement house. We saw this land first and bought immediately. It was perfect for us. We then had to build or lose our building site so close to the water. Long story short, it became a vacation rental.


    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 3
        1 sleep sofa /futon
      • Bedroom 4
        1 sleep sofa /futon


        • 2 Bathrooms
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, tub, shower
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, combination tub/shower

          Location Type

            • Beach View
            • River
            • Rural
            • Water View
            • Waterfront
            • Waterfront


                • Away From It All
                • Family
                • Historic
                • Romantic
                • Sports & Activities


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Local Activities Guide
                        • Air Conditioning
                        • Basic Soaps
                        • Ceiling Fans
                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Filtered Water
                        • Heating
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Laundry Soap
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Living Area
                        • Alarm Clock
                        • Local Maps
                        • Local Restaurant Guide
                        • Paper Towels
                        • Parking
                        • Parking Off Street
                        • Shampoo
                        • Sofa Bed
                        • Telephone
                          Local calls only, please. We have a cell booster in the attic which helps with cell phone coverage.
                        • Toilet Paper
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine


                            • Grill
                            • 4 Ring Stove
                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Cooking Utensils
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Freezer
                            • Blender
                            • Ice Maker
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Refrigerator
                              BRAND NEW on August 26, 2016
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining
                                  table for 4
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 8 people


                                    • Books
                                      Over 25 books, again, mostly for kids.
                                    • DVD Player
                                      Over 40 DVDs, most for kids.
                                    • Games
                                      Board games, cards, etc
                                    • Radio
                                    • Television
                                      We do NOT have cable.
                                    • VCR
                                    • Video Games
                                      There is an xbox 360 in the 3rd bedroom with 4 controllers and 10 games.


                                        • Barbecue
                                        • Beach Chairs
                                        • Beach Towels
                                        • Boat Dock
                                        • Deck / Patio
                                          Runs 58' along the entire length of the house.
                                        • Outdoor Entertainment Area
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                          BRAND NEW on August 21, 2016. Extra propane tank under the deck.
                                        • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                        • Walkway to Water
                                        • Wood Deck


                                            • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                            • wheelchair inaccessible
                                              Although, I have had guests that had their own ramp and it worked fine.


                                                • library
                                                • autumn foliage
                                                • churches
                                                • coin laundry
                                                • forests
                                                • bay/sound
                                                • marina
                                                • museums
                                                • pond
                                                • restaurants
                                                • winery tours

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • photography
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • pier fishing
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • hunting
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • fly fishing
                                                            • rafting
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • sound/bay fishing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • water skiing
                                                            • water tubing

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 2:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              19 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Perfect for girls getaway!

                                                              Karen H.Va

                                                              Beautiful and very comfortable home. Gorgeous views. I can not wait to go back in warmer weather so we can enjoy the outdoors a little more. House had everything we could possibly need. It was nice to get away and not be "connected" all the time. Close to town and shops.

                                                              Owner was very responsive and gave recommendations of where to eat etc..... I would love to rent the house again maybe for a little longer in the summer.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Come back often and any time you want. We thought you weren't here... you left the house spotless. I truly appreciate that. Thank you.

                                                              beautiful view.........nice house......conventient

                                                              sonny g.

                                                              use as a base to visit "back home" and family which is very conventient an nice

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Very glad to have you back again. Thank you.

                                                              Lovely house with a BEAUTIFUL view!

                                                              Paula S.

                                                              Great house with lots of room. The view from the back deck is breath taking. Marti answered all our questions prior to our arrival. Would definitely recommend this house to anyone who wants to get away and relax, whether to fish or just sit on the back deck. The dock had ample room for (2) boats to dock. The marina is only a 10-15 minute boat ride away.

                                                              We will definitely be back!!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              I am glad you enjoyed the house. And I agree, the view is breathtaking. I have a tendency to forget and as soon as I arrive and have time to sit down, you remember...

                                                              Absolutely beautiful property

                                                              Kristin P.

                                                              Everything in the house was lovely prepared and clean we had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed the back porch watching the sunrise fishing off the pier and floating in the river excellent time

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              I am glad you enjoyed the place. Please come back soon.

                                                              Very clean cozy place

                                                              Laura W.

                                                              Beautiful house in a beautiful location. Well-stocked kitchen and nice accommodations. Would be 5+ stars with television and Internet access. Kids had a great time in the backyard and hanging out on the dock. Nice large kitchen table for playing family games. The appliances are all clean and well-maintained. The only improvements I would make would be a better mattress for the master bedroom and better window coverings.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Just an FYI, the mattress will be replaced in December and I will put up some other cutains asap. I am still resisting cable. Costs are high and I hate to have to raise my rates just to have everyone sit in front of the TV. Call it forced vacationing. Anyway, I am glad you enjoyed my house.

                                                              Views For Miles, Birds for Days

                                                              Amy M.

                                                              Marti, thank you for sharing your lovely home with renters. It truly is a special piece of property. We loved the views out to the bay from the back deck. Photos don't do it justice. When we weren’t sitting on the deck enjoying the bay breeze and watching the herons nesting right above our heads (definitely something to see and hear these large creatures fly and roost high in the pines), we were fishing off the dock. Most of the time all we could hear were the herons, ospreys, and other birds around us - so peaceful! It is such easy access into town, where people are friendly and life is just a bit slower, but you feel like you’re worlds away when you turn off the road by the sheep farm. We were pleased to have newer cookware (makes eggs much easier) and pleasantly surprised to find not only a clean grill but a grill brush – something most owners don’t think of so we always bring our own. It was very nice to have fresh made beds and towels available. The only downside for us was that, even with the additional bed toppers, the mattresses were very uncomfortable. We didn’t really get a good night of sleep while there.

                                                              A few notes/suggestions:

                                                              -Extra blankets. If they were there, we couldn’t find them. The down comforter is a little too warm sometimes.

                                                              -The front door was a challenge to lock from the outside whenever we left the house, so we ended up locking it from the inside and going out through the side porch door.

                                                              -Address/location of the dump to drop off trash. We just took ours back with us, since we were leaving on Easter and assumed it would be closed anyway, but it might be nice to leave a note telling renters where to go.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              I am giving in on the mattress issue. Although my husband of 26 years is not happy about it. I will be replacing it in December. You are correct about the dump and being closed on holidays, I think. Not sure what happened with the front door lock, works fine now. Sorry for the inconvenience.


                                                              Kilmarnock, VA, USA

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