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1910 Beach Beauty Two Blocks from Bay! Sunny, Roomy, Colorful!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps up to 9)

Come relax in our newly renovated and furnished 107-year-old house two short blocks from the Chesapeake Bay beach in charming Cape Charles, Virginia, a turn-of-the-(last)-century railroad town on Virginia's Eastern Shore. From the wraparound front porch with ceiling fans and rocking chairs, enter the sunny foyer, which leads into the dining/reading room with book-filled shelves. Step through to the light-filled kitchen, fully equipped for summertime chefs, with corian counters, stainless steel farm sink, french-door refrigerator, jenn-air stove top, lots of shelves and cabinets, and a pass-through window to the t.v. room. Attached is the mud room with washer and dryer. The t.v. room connects to the family room, with sofa-bed and chairs, and a full bath. Double french doors lead to the full back deck and fenced backyard, ready for barbecues.

Up the beautifully-crafted staircase are three bedrooms. The master bedroom has a premium queen bed, and en suite bathroom with double sinks and glass shower. Bedroom 2 also has a premium queen bed. Bedroom 3 has a single over double bunk bed, and a twin trundle bed (room sleeps 5 children, or 2 adults). The hall shower is tiled in aqua accents, and has a vanity and glass shower. Windows abound in all rooms. Two-zone central HVAC, plumbing and electrical are all fully modernized.

Keywords: historic beach house on Virginia's Eastern Shore

More Details

Owner
Julia Stone
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Julia Stone

We have been coming to Cape Charles since 2002, and can't seem to resist the charm of the old houses set in this great old town. Happily, there are also plenty of fun, outdoorsy things to do here, too. We ride our bikes around all the time, kayak at the beach, and have lots of family gatherings here.

Julia Stone purchased this house in 2010

Why Julia Stone chose Cape Charles

We LOVE Cape Charles. It is such a retreat for us to be among one of the most scenic and historic areas in Virginia. The old town charm is so satisfying, and the modern amenities of good restaurants, golf courses, beach access, boating, birding, kayaking, fishing, and antiquing are a great addition. People are nice here, and the pace is measured. Fun activities such as the Fourth of July parade, the Tomato Festival, Virginia garden week, and Christmas progressive dinner are very welcoming.

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Amenities

Cape Charles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , attached to the master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , in the upstairs hall
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , off the family room downstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • master bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    "kids" bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , single-over-double bunkbed, and a trundle bed (2 twins)
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1); also a Pack'n'Play baby bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
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A Real Gem

  • 4 of 5

Ample space for everyone. Great up to date bathrooms. But, still maintains charm of older home. Really liked large dining table. House well stocked for most any need. Convenient to everything. Large corner lot provides privacy on a beautiful street.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great

  • 5 of 5

The home is perfectly clean, has plenty of space, and best of all the location was great. Only 2 blocks to the beach, 2 blocks to the main street, and 2 blocks to the park. Highly recommend this location in Cape Charles

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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EXCELLENT!

  • 5 of 5

This is a very well stocked house with quality furnishings. We have stayed here for several summers and it suits our needs perfectly. It's in close proximity to the beach and Mason Street. Perfect house... don't change a thing!

-The Painter's

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous home!

  • 5 of 5

Not knowing anything about Cape Charles, we chose this property for our family getaway. From beginning to end, we enjoyed our stay. While the owners have renovated the home, it maintains its charm and character. The location is super convenient and the neighborhood is something out of the past. The home is comfortable and the owners have paid attention to every detail. We've rented many vacation homes and there was always a hotel-like quality to them. This home felt like one was staying with family. They provided the linens and towels, which makes it easy when you travel. A couple of us are a bit on the OCD side about cleanliness. This home was spotless and awesome. I had one question and I literally hit "send" on my phone to ask a question of the owner and almost instantly my cell phone was ringing. She was so kind and accommodating. When we return to Cape Charles, I will definitely try to rent this home again. We had an excellent experience.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really nice place

  • 5 of 5

We went for a short visit just to get out of the city. The house was very clean and comfortable.

We have a 4 year old and 4 month old and to house was equipped well for children.

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

We went for a short visit with one other family and wished we could have stayed longer. This is a beautiful comfortable house - wonderful linens, furnishings and decor. Plus tons of extras - things to take to the beach, games if you stayed in, lots of kitchen items. The kids loved the bunk bed room. We definitely recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping fee $100
Tax Rate 5.7%

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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