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Unplugged in Chincoteague

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Last updated: 03/30/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Unplugged is an immaculate three story house with fresh paint and hardwood floors in the majority of the house.

The house is regularly described by those who have stayed there as 'beautiful'.

We decided to open up our home to share the joy we’ve experienced in this wonderful town that was rated the number one beach town in America by AOL online. We hope you will be comfortable and happy here.

If you’re like us, you crave uninterrupted family time. The combination of work, kids activities, television and the internet consume hours we might otherwise spend connecting with the people who are the most important to us.

When you spend time at Unplugged, you can realize the vision of creating lifelong memories with family and friends.

The house has everything you need to create great memories and nothing you don’t; there is no television or wifi in the house.

You will find:
• boogie boards, beach chairs, sand toys, coolers, and beach umbrellas to enjoy your time at the beach.
• 1 tandem sit on top kayak (Feel Free Gemini), 2 paddles and 4 life jackets to enjoy the back bays, including paddling right up to the ponies.
• 4 bikes (3-26' and 1-24') with helmets and baskets and two Razor scooters to explore the town or to just pick up sticky buns in the morning at the bakery.
• crab box traps, crab basket, tongs, measurer and steamer pot to catch blue crabs and host a feast.
• surf rods and holders for surf fishing
• board games, puzzles and books for hours of family fun at home.

As you pull up to the house you'll notice the nice tan siding, red metal roof and plantings surrounding the house.

Pull your car into the TWO CAR GARAGE which easily fits two cars and the driveway which will hold another two. The garage has a large workbench which is a great place for the kids (or grownups!) to do crafts on rainy days.

Around the corner of the garage is an OUTDOOR SHOWER. If you’ve never tried it, taking a shower outside with the bright sun shining on you, the birds chirping and a gentle breeze blowing is a complete joy…

One of our favorite things to do is to sit on the FRONT ENCLOSED PORCH in the morning, bare feet on the cool ceramic tile, and have our morning coffee while watching for both birds and the Chincoteague ducks who wander around town. There are guidebooks on the porch to help you identify any mystery visitors; there are hundreds of species of birds on Chincoteague and Assateague.

As you walk into the FAMILY ROOM you’ll find two cozy sofas and a comfy wicker chair as well as a gas fireplace for those cooler fall and winter visits. There are a number of books in the family room so you can learn about the history of the island, the wildlife, and the world famous Chincoteague ponies.

The cheerful yellow DINING ROOM is a perfect place to have family game night and special meals. The table seats ten comfortably and the china cabinet is stocked with board games, puzzles and books, as well as glassware. The three windows, dining room light and four wall sconces allow you to customize the lighting according to your mood.

The fresh bright white eat in KITCHEN is well equipped with good quality pots and pans, and all the dishes, flatware, and gadgets you will need. There is a blender for smoothies and margaritas and a griddle for pancakes. There is a coffee maker, toaster, toaster oven, crab mallets, etc. While there is no dishwasher, there is a full size washer and dryer in a closet in the kitchen. There are plenty of pans for making homemade apple pies or blueberry muffins, some of our favorite things to do. The trestle table in the kitchen has four chairs and one bench and seats six comfortably.

The downstairs BATHROOM features a tub with an adjustable showerhead, and a sink and toilet set below a mirrored wall with shelves and medicine cabinet.

The BLUE BEDROOM on the second floor features a king size bed and a wall of closets (luggage racks inside) offering ample storage space. There is a sink in the room and a shower and toilet in the attached bathroom which has a lovely stained glass window. This peaceful bedroom retreat has an air conditioner and ceiling fan so you can set the temperature exactly where you want it.

The ORANGE BEDROOM next door has a comfortable queen size bed, air conditioner and ceiling fan. Store your luggage on the luggage rack or hang your things in the closet. The bed is cozy with a down-alternative comforter and vibrant floral quilt.

The 3rd FLOOR has two queen beds and sleeps four comfortably. The superior quality carpeting feels soft and cushy underfoot, and the ceiling fan has a built in heater function for cooler nights. The 3rd floor is cooled with a Frigidare 8,000 BTU Window unit meaning guests have their own zone! Store your luggage on the luggage racks or hang your things in the closet.

The BACKYARD is small but very private. The yard consists of thick tall fescue grass (we sodded it in early 2011) and has a flat 20 x 14 area where you can have a campfire in the cast iron chiminea. Provided are 4 zero gravity chairs, 2 tables and 4 tiki torches for your enjoyment.

Unplugged is the ideal home base for an active family getaway in any season.

Please contact us if you'd like to see our picture album (80+ pictures) which showcases the house, Chincoteague Island and Assateague Island or if we can answer any additional questions.

The Fogarty Family

Keywords: In the heart of town, near the beach
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/30/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1850 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    There is a handicap ramp leading up to the front door. There is not, however, a bedroom on he first floor....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Books:

    Lots of books are provided in the dining room cabinet...moreless

  • Games:

    Lots and lots of classic board games (Monopoly, Scrabble, Battleship, Sorry, Apples to Apples, etc) are provided in the dining room cabinet....moreless


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    A tandem kayak (Feel Free Gemini II) with 2 paddles and life jackets in several sizes is provided....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    There is a small private back yard perfect for eating crabs (using the folding picnic table provided)...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.7
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Shoulder Season
Apr 15 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$250 $250
Thu, Fri, Sat
Peak Season
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

Pony Penning
Jul 22 - Jul 28, 2017
7 night min stay

flat fee
Sep 2 - Jun 1, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300


** We're here to help and are glad to answer any questions you might have - we love being helpful. Please don't hesitate to reach out to Greg at 302-437-4731 or Susan at 302-530-7158 if you have any questions / need a little help :)

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 03/30/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Greg and I met in college, have been married for twenty four years and are the parents of two wonderful daughters. We love the outdoors and have been on over 50 camping trips ranging from backpacking, canoe camping, snowshoeing to plain 'ol campground camping.

Why the Owner Chose Chincoteague Island, VA, USA:
From staying at a friends' house in Chincoteague, we came to realize it is the perfect family getaway. It's really hard to describe the town, other than to say to us it's perfect; it's charming, family friendly and you only need to be as busy as you want to be. We love the house because it's spacious and comfortable, close to town and has everything our family needs to really connect.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Unplugged is unique in that there are no distractions. Since our kids are only young once, we decided to try to spend our vacation time together without all the normal distractions. Now that they are older, we still use our time at Unplugged to reconnect with them. It has been wonderful. We would love to see everyone take a break from all the rush and enjoy the peace and simplicity of being 'Unplugged in Chincoteague'.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/30/2017

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  • Front of House (two car garage to the right)

    Front of House (two car garage to the right)

  • Family Room looking into Dining Room

    Family Room looking into Dining Room

  • Kitchen


  • 2nd floor bedroom

    2nd floor bedroom

  • Front Porch

    Front Porch

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Master Bedroom that also has a full bath

    Master Bedroom that also has a full bath

  • 3rd floor bedroom

    3rd floor bedroom

VRBO #320253

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Saturday, April 22, 2017

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