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'Snug Harbor' Waterfront Cottage with the Most Spectacular View of lighthouse

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
1 - 4 nights

Description

Chincoteague Island Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

It's a celebration of nature in its most magnificent form, as the wild Chincoteague ponies run up and down the marshland, the local birds will sing you a song. As this perfect day comes to an end, the laid back reggae tunes will set the mood for the miraculous montage of Caribbean colors that make Chincoteague sunsets so desired. As you're moved by the awe-inspiring experience, you'll realize there is no place on earth quite like our waterfront Snug Harbor cottage!

Our waterfront cottage has a world class waterview! This spot is absolutely the best waterfront location in Chincoteague. Our cottage sits overlooking the Assateague Island where the wild Chincoteague ponies run free, the beautiful lighthouse and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. In addition, our cottage is located right by a nice deck on the water with picnic tables and chairs, outside grill, tiki hats, dock space, fishing and crabbing piers etc.There is also a little sandy area with beach chairs and palm trees where you can just lay down and relax. All of that for you to enjoy!

There is also a marina right by where you could rent a boat, conoe, kayak and go to explore the island by water or just rent fishing gear and try to catch your dinner.

Our Snug Harbor cottage is located on the tranquil side of Chincoteague which boasts one of the most incredible views on island. Our place will definatelly give a feel of island life. Please don't hesitate, just come and give us a try!

Keywords: WATERFRONT COTTAGE, CABIN, CABANA, RESORT, HOTEL, MOTEL, RENTAL PROPERTY, VACATION RENTAL

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Owner
Basia
Member since: 2011
Speaks: polish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
October 6, 2016
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About Basia

Snug Harbor is one of the longest running businesses on Chincoteague Island.

Basia purchased this cottage in 1970

Why Basia chose Eastern Shore

This spot is absolutely the best waterfront location in Chincoteague. Our cottage sits overlooking the Assateague Island where the wild Chincoteague ponies run free, the beautiful lighthouse and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

What makes this cottage unique

First all all the spectacular view, wildlife all around you, breathtaking sunrises and sunsets...

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

'Snug Harbor' Waterfront Cottage with the Most Spectacular View of lighthouse
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews
5

HIGHLY RECOMMEND FOR FAMILIES OR ROMANTIC GETAWAY!

  • 5 of 5

Great customer service, lovely view, convenient, comfortable place with all the basic necessities that you need for a fun time. Good for families or a romantic getaway. I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bluemont, Va.
5

"I'm in Heaven at Snug Harbor Marina Resort"

  • 5 of 5

Loved Snug Harbor Marina Resort. So peaceful and the views are awesome! The owners, John and Basia are so kind and caring and they make sure you have everything you need to make your stay complete. The cottages are adorable with everything you need for a comfortable stay. They are spotless and very roomy. There is so much to do right at the resort that we never made it over to the beach. The fishing and crabbing was great and we had so much fun making new friends while sitting at the tiki bar on the dock. The boat tours were fantastic and we got to see beautiful wildlife and views. Capt. John is very knowledgeable about the history of the island and makes the trip worth taking. You can enjoy kayak tours to see the wildlife and most of the time, you can get very close to the ponies. Everything at Snug Harbor is just awesome. We love it and will always make that our vacation spot every year. Thank you John and Basia for always making our stay worth the ride.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place for families

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay 3 1/2 day stay at Snug Harbor. We have three children 9, 7 and 3 years old. They had a great time fishing at the dock with daddy just steps away from our back door. Everything was clean and the view was breath taking.

We found this town very friendly. We ride the Pony express, had a boat tour with captain John, enjoyed one day at the beach, play golf, ate the most delicious meals and deserts we ever had, visit the light house, had a horse trail ride and visited the Delmarva discovery center (the best for kids) just 20 min. away in Pocomoke City.

Short stay but well enjoyed. Basia and John were there to answer any question we had. We even had the luck to enjoy one night with live music just a mile away from Snug Harbor. We will definitely be back.

Basia and John, It would be nice if the cottages have at least one closet or dresser, We had to organize all our belongings on the floor on top of some blankets. Also it would be very helpful to have better WiFi access. We did no have any signal in our cottage and having to check on emails or search for local stores or restaurants was kind of challenging. Those are the only things we suggest too improve. Thank you for a great weekend!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Arkansas
4

Enjoyable

  • 4 of 5

Nice location, although a bit close to the road if you have kids or pets. Grounds and equipment are well taken care of. We were upgraded from a 1BR to a 2BR immediately, although this was in the middle of the week off season and the resort was pretty quiet. Still, it was a nice surprise. Staff is very friendly and helpful. While the cottages are very cute, clean, and comfortable keep in mind there are no closets, dressers, or storage to speak of, and little counter space. Kitchens had decent wares but need more utensils for larger groups. I imagine if you as the staff would provide it. Crabbing off of the dock was fun but no one we talked to caught fish. My husband rented a skiff to fish in the waters just off of the resort (as he was advised by them to do) and only caught 2 flounder - not keepers - for 6 hours of fishing. The flies at the resort weren't bad but If you plan to go anywhere near Assateague Beach be prepared for LOTS of biting flies. The restaurants in the area are all ok but we did not find anything exceptional, even at one of the best (and highest priced) restaurants in the area. Also, if you plan to rent a boat or do any fishing bring your own equipment and check rental rates before you arrive as the resort charges a pretty penny for these things, like $25 for a $9 minnow bucket. Their Eco tour was not worth $50 PP.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Piece of Heaven on the Eastern Shores

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Snug Harbor was amazing. The first night we stayed in a One Bedroom, and the second night our two kids joined us so we moved to a Two Bedroom. It was a very easy transition for the second night. The Cottages were both wonderful, spacious and very very clean. The view was incredible! Sitting on the dock at night was so peaceful and coffee outside in the morning was a great way to start the day. This is a little peace of heaven tucked away on the back of Chincoteague that I would highly recommend. Another highlight was the sunset boat tour. The pontoon was roomy and comfortable and the captain was full of great info about the islands. We even had a pod of dolphins start to swim and jump in the water next our boat at one point! WOW!

My one and only suggestion is that if you are under 5'3 tall you bring a mirror along - the bathroom mirror was definitely hung by a much taller person.

Thank you Basia and team for sharing your cottages and your island with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

We didn't want to go home

  • 5 of 5

Our family traveled down to Chincoteague Island for a week of fun and relaxation. This was something we have been looking forward to doing for a long time. While the surroundings and Snug Harbor Marina met our expectations, we were not expecting to fall in love with the Chincoteague/Assateague area.

It all began when we pulled up and entered this CLEAN, updated waterfront cottage. The owners were friendly and welcoming. Prior to our trip we had every indication that this would be a special place to rent because when my wife and I were growing up, our parents also took us on vacations to a waterfront community.

This cottage is quaint, inviting and relaxing for a water side getaway. It has a nice size deck

and excellent access to the dock for our boat (13ft) and wave-runner. Water pressure for the shower is excellent and furniture is comfortable. We saw horses, dolphins, sea turtles, eagles and osprey near the bay that runs directly behind the cottages.

We enjoyed visiting Assateague Lighthouse, The National Wildlife Refuge, Beach, and town with many ice cream shops to choose from. If you are a pie lover, you have to visit “Church Street Produce” they make the best fruit pies.

At night we grilled fresh seafood, steaks, burgers and corn all week long. There are plenty of places to eat out, but we chose to BBQ behind the cottage.. Our son actually stayed on the water all day exploring the bay. He had such a great time. Snug Harbor was one of our absolute favorite places. The nights were peaceful and the locals are friendly. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
salisbury,md
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Greenbackville
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Ettas Restaurant
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Assateague beach

You can rent a fishing boat ( as well as fishing gear), pontoon boat, kayak or canoe right on the premises. Guided kayak eco tours with the instructor and Pony Nature Tours on boats avaiable as well ( right on the premises). Ask for details.

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Rates & Availability

Chincoteague Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Seafood Festival
May 5 2017 - May 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
$189
$1,290
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
May 8 2017 - May 25 2017
1 night minimum stay
$189
$1,290
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day weekend
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$289
$1,290
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
May 30 2017 - Jun 8 2017
1 night minimum stay
$189
$1,290
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
Jun 9 2017 - Jun 29 2017
1 night minimum stay
$289
$1,890
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
4th July weekend
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$289
$1,890
 
 
Summer
Jul 5 2017 - Jul 21 2017
1 night minimum stay
$289
$1,890
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Pony Swim week
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
$349
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40 + Tax
extra person $15 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.3%

The rates are based on double ( 2 people) occupancy. The additional person would be $15+tax extra/ a night or $100+tax/ a week.
Dogs are welcome in selected cottages at $40+tax extra a night ( 2 dogs max.per cottage). We don't allow leaving pets in the cottage unattended unless created.

50% nonrefundable deposit is required for any reservation. The remaining balance is due upon check in.
Any holidays and special evens the full amount is required upfront and it is nonrefundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Chincoteague Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Double Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) additional 2 person futon bed in a living room
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
'Snug Harbor' also offers a nice deck right on the water with picnic tables and chairs, outside grill, tiki hats, dock space, fishing and crabbing piers etc. There is also a little sandy area with beach chairs and palm trees where you can just lay down and relax. We also have a marina where you could rent a boat, canoe, kayak and go to explore the island by water or just rent fishing gear and try to catch your dinner.

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