Enjoy Sandpiper House on Chincoteague's Peaceful Piney Island!

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Last updated: 10/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Stay in Chincoteague and swim, hike, bike, kite, birdwatch, etc. in Assateague. Our home is conveniently located on Chincoteague’s Piney Island, designated bird sanctuary and gateway to Assateague Island National Seashore. Whether you bike to the beach every day, or hang out at home on the deck, you can enjoy nature immersion at it's best! This modern style house has new gorgeous hardwood floors in an open floor plan living-dining area, fresh paint, new fans, remodeled master bath and bedroom, new gas range and many other updates .

Our home has three bedrooms. The master bedroom was remodeled this year with a new queen bed, mattress, floors, lamps, paint etc. and the master bath was remodeled last year. Master bedroom also has a flat screen TV. Our second bedroom the 'apricot room' has a queen bed.
Our third bedroom, with two twin beds, the 'turquoise room', was updated with pain and new beds and mattresses in 2012. The apricot and turquoise rooms share a hallway with a full bathroom with tub for the kiddies.

Our den, located adjacent to the kitchen, has a full-size fold-out futon and screened back door. A sliding shade- door to the kitchen makes for sleeping privacy. The den is also great for kids. We have games (monopoly, apples to apples, uno, scrabble) in the red cupboard and chalk and a chalkboard are set up for your little one's amusement while you're fixing breakfast!

Our kitchen is fully-equipped eat-in with gas stove, dishwasher, hot water kettle, microwave, refrigerator with freezer top, blender, espresso machine, toaster, new range fan etc.

The open floor-plan living-and dining-area is truely a great family 'hang-out' space with cathedral ceiling, fireplace, couch, comfortable lounge chairs, w/cable TV/DVD/VCR player. Dining room looks out over back deck, pine trees , and a view of Assateague Island while large picture window in living room floods the house with light.

Outside there's a new enclosed shower with hot and cold water for rinsing off after a day at the beach, a large driveway for cars, a Weber charcoal grill for cooking and new patio dining table and chairs.
Book now for wonderful spring, summer and fall vacations and great bird watching!

Keywords: modern, beach house

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Community Boat and Kayak Ramp to Assateague Channel, house is in peaceful wooded area- within walking distance from house...moreless



  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room:

    plenty of seating and flat screen tv...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker and Expresso machine...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Crab Steamer all the pots and pans , cookie sheets etc you would need...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Has chairs with leg rests, new table with benches and chairs...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Picnic table in the yard with grill...moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall season
Sep 30 - Dec 6, 2016
3 night min stay
Summer season
May 21 - Sep 28, 2018
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 11.3%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 10/22/2016
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bird-watching, wild-pony watching, nature hiking, pine forest enjoying, meditating, private community boat and kayak launch, Crabing

GREAT WEEKEND OCT 8!! Seafood festival- get tickets now and plan your long weekend/ you can even walk to the festival grounds. Look it up on Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce site- food is amazing!!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1970

About the owner: My husband, daughters, grandchildren and I enjoy this house immensely! We started coming here when the girls were little, they are now full grown with children. We live in Garrett Park, Maryland and love to come to Chincoteague to relax and enjoy the quiet island life. A regular day in Chincoteague for us is going for a bike ride around the nature reserve to the beach, swimming and playing in the water, followed by some relaxation on the deck with a glass of white wine and an amazing seafood dinner, We love this house and are really happy to be able to share it now with brand new floors, new paint, and many other upgrades!

Why the Owner Chose Piney Island, Chincoteague Island, VA, USA:
Our family has been vacationing in Chincoteague since the early 1970s. We first owned a house in town on Chicken City Road, but when the Maddox family decided to sell Piney Island, we jumped at the chance to build a little house in the Piney woods. With my own children now grown, we have a new tradition of bringing our young grandchildren here to enjoy the magic and beauty of Chincoteague. While much of the beach towns of the eastern shore have changed quite a bit over the last 40 years, so much of what makes Chincoteague unique and special-- the wildlife refuge for bird and pony-watching, the quiet peacefulness, the 'fishermans-town' feel of Chincoteague, remain the same.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our house is located on Piney Island, a15 min walk/5 min. bike ride from the entrance to Assateague National Seashore. It is close to everything (restaurants, the best bbq place on the island, surf shop, bike rentals, family dollar for essentials) and yet Piney Island is remote, quiet peaceful. There are very few parts of Chincoteague that are this relaxing and mellow. The house itself is surrounded by pine trees. At night you'll hear the trees whispering in the night breezes and see the lighthouse flashing from across the channel. You are one street from the water! For kayaking and boating, the Piney Island community has a boat launch right down the road a short 5 minutes away. The Assateague Channel is also about 500 feet (stones throw) from the house, so though you are not right on the water, you are always surrounded by the fresh salt air and cool breezes.

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  • Front of house

    Front of house

  • Newly updated master bedroom

    Newly updated master bedroom

  • View of living room and dining room

    View of living room and dining room

  • newly-remodeled master bath

    newly-remodeled master bath

  • Back deck

    Back deck

  • Snow Geese

    Snow Geese

  • Kayaking at sunset

    Kayaking at sunset

  • Sika Deer

    Sika Deer

  • All new Master Bedroom (bed, mattress, tables, rugs, floor, paint, blinds)!

    All new Master Bedroom (bed, mattress, tables, rugs, floor, paint, blinds)!

  • Queen bed

    Queen bed

  • 'Turquoise Room' with new twin beds/paint

    'Turquoise Room' with new twin beds/paint

  • New outdoor shower W. Hot& cold spray

    New outdoor shower W. Hot& cold spray

  • Sunrise on Assateague

    Sunrise on Assateague

  • sunset from Assateague Island

    sunset from Assateague Island

  • Den


  • New Stove

    New Stove

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, October 22, 2016

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