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Beach Bird -Comfortable Nautical Theme Home with Pool- Non-Smoking

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Last updated: 02/06/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:19
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

5+ bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, remodeled kitchen and baths

We specialize in family groups and reunions. Two king BR, two queen BR, two bunk rooms, first with triple bunk and twin and own bath sleeps 4, second with triple bunk sleeps 3, rec room with double futon and queen sofa-bed. Suggested capacity 15, but obviously can sleep more, main consideration is for our guests to be comfortable. Remodeled In 2010: Upgraded Kitchen W/ Granite Counter Tops & New Appliances, Enlarged Master Bath With Tile Accents. Two Full Bathrooms Downstairs Remodeled. Located in the quiet, low-traffic north end of Sandbridge, a short stroll to the lifeguarded beach, Beach Bird features a solar-heated 16 x 36 pool. You can relax on the wonderful shaded poolside patio with comfortable cushioned chairs and table under the 12 x 12 gazebo. There is also ample poolside lounging, outside shower, and two gas grills in the private fenced backyard. Additional features are the downstairs kitchenette with 2nd refrigerator and microwave, hot plate & oven off the rec room. There is a spacious front deck with second patio dining set and ample parking in the gravel front yard. AC/heat-pump, 7 TVs (1 large screen), VCR's, DVD's, hi speed wireless internet access, basketball, ping pong, high chair. No smoking or pets.

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/06/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 19
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    26 and over for adults ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    bunkroom with triple bunk and twin; entry room with triple bunk...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    After one good but several very bad experiences have decided to make property absolutely non-smoking. Tired of abuse with inside smoking and tired of picking up butts. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    I love pets also, but some guests are extremely allergic. Also cleaning is hard enough already without dealing with pet hair and messes....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Main doorway 30" but next doorway 24". Next remodel will try to widen to 36", but bathrooms still would be 30"....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 19, Beds for 15-19

  • King Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Queen Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Queen Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • King Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Rec Room: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Q sofabed/Dbl futon...moreless

  • Bunk Bedroom with bathroom: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    Triple bunk double lower, twin upper; separate twin...moreless

  • Entry Room with door: 1 double

    Triple bunk, double lower, twin upper...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The 16-1/2' x 36' in-ground pool is solar heated to extend the swimming season. You, your family and friends will enjoy a very well-equipped kitchen on the second floor as well as a kitchenette with a full size refrigerator, microwave and toaster oven on the ground floor. Plastic ware for the pool area is also provided in the downstairs kitchen. In addition to the living room, there is lounge seating for 6 in the recreation room and for 3 in the family room. A beach cart, rolling cooler, beach chairs, umbrellas, and toys are supplied for your convenience. And there is lots of off street parking available....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books:

    Several shelves fiction various genres, (suspense, action, chick-lit), Health shelf with Reversal Medicine books: reverse diabetes, reverse heart disease, arthritis, most inflammatory based illnesses....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Smart player with pandora, netflix, etc. Every room has DVD player....moreless

  • Foosball
  • Games:

    Board games and cards in bookshelf in LR. Pool and sand volleyball.Badminton, Bean bag toss....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cox digital cable with HBO and hundreds of channels in LR, regular cable with 99 channels other TV's....moreless

  • Television:

    50" in living room, 40" in rec. rm., TV in every room....moreless

  • Toys:

    pool and beach toys, two wagons. ...moreless

  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Regular every two years sand replenishment paid in part by extra 1.5% on city lodging tax. Regularly included in top ten lists. Runs from Dam Neck Naval Base to North for over 20 miles to NC....moreless

  • Beach View:

    500 feet to the Beach. Path is right across from driveway....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Partial ocean view from second floor deck, living room and bedrooms....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining table seats 8, six bar-stools at counter, patio set front deck seats 6 more. For 2017, two dining table seating 16, plus bar-stools....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 14 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Two heat pumps, separate systems for each floor....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full size electric....moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Heat pumps....moreless

  • Internet:

    Cox high speed...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room:

    L shaped sofa, coffee table, large screen TV 50". (Large to me; every year seem to get bigger). Smart blu-ray player with Netflix, etc....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Ample parking driveway and gravel front yard, 8+ vehicles...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Ample parking large driveway and gravel front yard....moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Cox digital, handsets up and down, local calls only. co...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine:

    Full size washer and dryer. Laundry soap provided....moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    Router strong enough to reach pool area. Password protected. ...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Mr. Coffee....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything I or anyone can think of or has been suggested....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Two full sets, one corelle, one china...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    One up and one down....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Granite counter-tops and new cabinets 2010. Fully equipped with coffee maker, crock pots, blenders, large crab pot, etc....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:

    One up and one down....moreless

  • Oven:

    New 2015....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    storage containers, dish and dishwasher soap, cleaners...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New 2015 SS side by sides up and down kitchens....moreless

  • Stove:

    New flat-top 2015...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Four slice up and toaster oven down....moreless


  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat:

    Fishing and dolphin watching out of Rudee Inlet south end downtown VB, just over Rudee Inlet bridge. Jet ski rentals and parasailing same area....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Front deck 7' X 40', 15 X15 section with patio set...moreless

  • Golf:

    Nearby Hell's Point said to be highly rated. City tournament player's course off Princess Anne Rd. probably 10 miles. Several other courses in guidebooks....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Several kayak/canoe rentals in Sandbridge, as well as eco-tours....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    12' X 12' gazebo pool area, with patio set; watch the kids in shaded comfort...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill:

    two gas grillls...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts Little Island park south end Sandbridge. Huge city complex off General Booth Blvd. just before Acquarium, including nite and I believe indoor courts....moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Surfboard rentals and lessons in Sandbridge. Kite-sailing lessons off Shore drive 30 minute drive....moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    16 X 36, adjacent gazebo with comfortable patio set. Chaise lounges...moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2017
Jan 1 - Apr 28, 2017
7 night min stay

May, 2017
Apr 29 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay

May 27 - Jun 9, 2017
7 night min stay

Jun 10 - Aug 18, 2017
7 night min stay

Fall Value
Aug 19 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay

Fall 2017
Sep 9 - Oct 27, 2017
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Opt. linens incl. towels $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 15.5%


Three payments: $600 down with signed lease, half nominal rent less down payment due Sept. 30, balance rent, taxes and security deposit due 21 days prior to arrival.

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Last updated: 02/06/2017
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Norfolk International
300 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Sandbridge Island
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Knott's Island-Currituck-Corolla
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hells Point Golf Club
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrack Station, Harbor Park, Norfolk
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 264
300 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Sandbridge Island
150 Miles
Nearest Ski
150 Metres
Nearest Beach
Sandbridge Beach

Bike, kayak, surfboard paddleboard rentals and surf and paddleboard lessons and eco-tours in Sandbridge. Jet-ski and parasailing rentals at Rudee Inlet 20 min.away as well as bike rentals on Boardwalk.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2001

About: We took over management of Beach Bird in 2011 from an agency to better serve our guests. Thanks to Homeaway this was not as daunting as expected; it turns out everything is done online now anyway. We get to meet and know our guests and this has been very rewarding; there are some really great folks out there and providing them with a first class vacation has been a wonderful experience. When you have guests relaxing and having a good time it makes all the hard work worthwhile.

Why Sandbridge Beach, Virginia Beach, VA, USA:
For me Beach Bird was love at first sight; my real estate agent wanted to turn around and leave immediately. All the windows and doors were frosted and furnishings were pretty basic, but I liked the layout and location in the low-traffic North End. You would never guess now with the large pool and gazebo but the backyard was a bramble path. But there were great views, and the owner had already installed solar hot water, so we already had a start on my goal of going solar.We now have a solar pool heater and this year hope to start on our PV solar project. Every off season we were busy remodeling starting with the doors and windows. Some day maybe I'll get to stay there a few days without working and see what it's like!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Over the years as Sandbridge has become busier I have come to appreciate the North End more and more. You can walk or bike ride without worrying about busy traffic, and crossing the street to the beach path is never an issue, the neighbors have been great and we have tried to be selective in having guests who like to relax and enjoy peace and quiet on their vacation. We have made the backyard pool area into an oasis where you can relax by the pool and keep and eye on the kids in comfortable reclining patio chairs out of the hot sun under the gazebo cooled by the ocean breeze. I'm sure that sounds like hype but we do actually get an afternoon rising convection sea breeze most afternoons when I'm taking a break from the remodeling; it's my favorite spot.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/06/2017

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  • Beach Bird

    Beach Bird

  • Private pool and Gazebo

    Private pool and Gazebo

  • Great Room - 2nd floor

    Great Room - 2nd floor

  • Dining Area - table seats 10

    Dining Area - table seats 10

  • Very well equipped kitchen

    Very well equipped kitchen

  • Queen bedroom w/ deck - 2nd floor - early morning

    Queen bedroom w/ deck - 2nd floor - early morning

  • Converted to King bedroom - ground floor

    Converted to King bedroom - ground floor

  • Double/single bunk & twin single bedroom w/ private bath - ground floor

    Double/single bunk & twin single bedroom w/ private bath - ground floor

  • Entry/Family Room w/ foosball - ground floor

    Entry/Family Room w/ foosball - ground floor

  • Recreation Room - Q sofabed & D futon - ground floor, staircase no longer spiral

    Recreation Room - Q sofabed & D futon - ground floor, staircase no longer spiral

  • Deck seating

    Deck seating

  • Access path to beach on right of neighbor in front - 500 feet

    Access path to beach on right of neighbor in front - 500 feet

  • Private pool - 16 x 36 ft - can be solar heated

    Private pool - 16 x 36 ft - can be solar heated

  • Gazebo with poolside dining

    Gazebo with poolside dining

  • Living room area w/ big screen HDTV, Blu-ray DVD w/ Netflix

    Living room area w/ big screen HDTV, Blu-ray DVD w/ Netflix

  • Breakfast bar - seats 6

    Breakfast bar - seats 6

  • King master bedroom w/ deck - 2nd floor

    King master bedroom w/ deck - 2nd floor

  • Queen bedroom w/ deck - 2nd floor - sun doing down

    Queen bedroom w/ deck - 2nd floor - sun doing down

  • Converted to King bedroom - ground floor - closeup

    Converted to King bedroom - ground floor - closeup

  • Converted to Queen bedroom - ground floor

    Converted to Queen bedroom - ground floor

  • Entry/Family room twin/double futon

    Entry/Family room twin/double futon

  • Kitchenette - ground floor

    Kitchenette - ground floor

  • Deck dining

    Deck dining

  • Sunrise over the ocean at the beach access

    Sunrise over the ocean at the beach access

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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