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Gorgeous Waterfront Estate--Private Pool, Pier, Tennis Court!

Bedrooms 5
Space 5,000 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Beautiful Riverfront, Spacious 5 Bedroom, 5 Bath (Sleeps 10-12),

There comes a time when you need to pamper yourself. Grandview Manor offers you this opportunity. Imagine a vacation where the hustle and bustle of vacation angst is not felt or even thought of. Awake in the morning with a view from the Master suite of your private riverfront where the nearest person is nearly 1/4 mile away from you, your coffee is fresh, steaming and the morning dew is still on the ground. As the day warms up your biggest decision is whether to cross the compound to play tennis or go for a swim, or maybe if fishing is more to your liking, then stroll out to your 100 ft pier and cast a line. You may catch a mouth-watering flounder, a puppy drum or maybe some delicious Chesapeake Bay blue crabs. The end of the day may begin with a toddy on one of the grand porches as the water in the Jacuzzi fills waiting for you.

Your biggest challenge at Grand View Manor is learning to relax. We will provide the surroundings; you provide the relaxation!

Also great for family reunions, weddings/receptions, corporate retreats! On Facebook go to Grand View Manor, Mathews, Va for additional photos.

Keywords: Estate

More Details

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2018


Foster Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , downstairs
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs hall
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , in upstairs queen room
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , in upstairs king master suite
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , bidet , in downstairs king master suite
  • 5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , shower/toilet water view
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large suite, sitting area, jacuzzi tub, water view
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double
    Bedroom 2 Master Suite - 1 king , Large suite, sitting area, shower/toilet, water view
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , shares full bath with double bedroom, water view
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), Queen (1)on sun porch accessed through 2 queen rooms upstairs not considered additional bedroom
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Fishing poles, crab pot, tennis rackets, outdoor games,


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

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Gorgeous Waterfront Estate--Private Pool, Pier, Tennis Court!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 45 reviews

What A Treat!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying at the Grandview Manor for our nephew’s wedding weekend. Wow, this place is awesome! The grounds are very well kept and the spacious house was able to comfortably handle our large family. The two master suites on the first floor are great. We enjoyed playing tennis, using the pool, and relaxing in this unique home. The kitchen is well stocked for a crowd.

We had the most relaxing vacation because of the preparation that the owner and caretaker provided. One of our favorite things to do was to sit on the back porch and enjoy the magnificent view of the East River!

We highly recommend this fabulous rental home. It simply does not get any better than this!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words! It sounds as if you took advantage of the many amenities that Grandview Manor has to offer. We love having repeat customers, so please come back for another visit!
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A picturesque escape from city life.

  • 5 of 5

What's even more charming than the enormous house (which the pictures on the site do not do justice), surrounded by turning red and orange leaved trees in Mid-October - is the stunning view of the river, its oyster speckled beach, and the dock that makes you feel as though you're floating in the river. My family loved staying here, and couldn't stop saying how beautiful this slice of earth was, how beautiful the house is, and how pretty the scenery around it was.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Soddy Daisy, TN, US

Relaxation at its Finest!

  • 5 of 5

My group of twelve (ten young adults and two children) recently stayed at Grandview Manor. I would agree with other reviews that the photos do not begin to do this place justice. The property was quite large and included a firepit area and a strong, relaxing hammock. The pier was very sturdy and provided a relaxing place to sit on the bench and fish, crab, or watch the sunset. Our group enjoyed kayaking in the river as well as well as bird-watching (the eagles were beautiful!).

We enjoyed playing table tennis in the garage during our stay as well as playing on the tennis courts on the opposite side of the pool house.

The pool house was heated to a comfortable temperature and included a sitting area for those who didn't want to sit at the pool. It also included a refrigerator and sink as well as a full bathroom. This convenience was greatly appreciated by our group.

All of the rooms in this house were larger than expected. The two living rooms worked well for our group as well as the two dining areas. The kitchen was well-stocked with all that we needed for cooking, serving and storing during our stay. The additional refrigerator in the garage was also helpful for our group.

The property was clean and the landscaping was beautiful. The experience with both the owner and property manager were positive.

Those who went on this trip had experienced a difficult year and were in need of some peaceful time away to relax and recover. This place provided the perfect environment to heal and prepare for a return to normal life. If you are looking for a place to "reset", I highly recommend Grandview Manor.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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9704 Botsford Road

Grand Old Lady (Grandview Manor)

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property and grounds. Fishing was great from the dock but we were so anxious for crabs we went ahead and purchased a bushel and enjoyed them on the porch facing the water.YUM Weather was so hot and humid we just lounged and stayed close to the pool. We met David the groundskeeper/handyman and enjoyed chatting with him and learning a little of the local history. A big thank you to Cathy the owner. Will see you again. Linda S

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you back again. The huge porches and pool area with the peaceful water view do tend to lead to lazy, relaxing days!
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Person who leased the property

  • 4 of 5

This was one of our most relaxing vacations ever. We thoroughly enjoyed the grounds, pool & tennis courts and wonderful porches. We thought all the space inside was great, but the staircase was a bit of a challenge for the two year olds, but by next time they will have it down.

Just as a personal message to the owner, who may not be aware, but the linens were not kept in good condition. I won't go into it, unless you want to hear directly from me, because in general we were more than delighted with our stay.

We hope to be able to use this lovely house again sometime when we can get our 'scattered across the country' family together again. Thank you for the opportunity to let us enjoy a much needed vacation at your beautiful home.

The Kanes, Summer 2017

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Impressive Southern Mansion

  • 5 of 5

Hosted a mini-family reunion at this property and it was incredible. Kids liked the pool. Elderly loved the back porch overlooking the water and the master suite bedrooms were top notch. Owner and Caretaker were great to work with and would definitely recommend to anyone considering a large gathering....

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad everyone enjoyed themselves! It's a great place for family reunions as there's enough room to hang out together as well as retreat to your own space. Hope you'll come back for another stay!
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $185

WEDDINGS--Please inquire about our special rates!

Cancellation fee $125

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.

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