|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
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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 paint 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
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!
Ellen de Bremond purchased this house in 1970
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.
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.
Key not available when family member arrived. Mix-up with getting key. Had to rent motel for first nite as could not get in. Would not rent anywhere again unless lock box provided. Not a good experience with 1 year old child after driving several hrs to get there & ending up having to rent somewhere else for house that was paid for.
We've stayed at Sandpiper for a couple of years now.... over Thanksgiving week and it's been perfect! It is very nicely furnished and it is situated in our favorite part of Chincoteague. We bike everywhere and you can enjoy both the sunrises and sunsets. Highly recommend Sandpiper.... very well cared for and it is well stocked with everything you need. The layout allows for both community and privacy if you are vacationing with another couple. The owners are wonderful to work with. We'll be back!
We have had the pleasure of staying at the sandpiper house over the past few years, and consider it to be like our second home. It has a great deal of charm, very cozy furnishings with all state of the art appliances, a modern flavor and an open floor plan. The surrounding neighborhood is very quiet and all of the conveniences are a short bike ride or drive away. The island offers unique opportunities for all family members from bird watching, to put put for the kids, with a nice selection of local restaurants. The owners are most accommodating as they want you to have the full experience, while visiting the island. In addition, we have visited during off peak season and the experience was equally as enjoyable as it was in the summer months. We highly recommend the sandpiper house whether your looking for a family vacation or couples getaway!
The location is close to all ameneties. The place is clean and the price is excellent. The owner is professional and thorough right from the beginning of the inquiry. Also, there is a back up plan incase of mishaps, e.g. locking ourselves out. It was resolved right away, unlike the last place we rented, which was not our fault(electronic lock/faulty code). Their back up plan also did not work and we waited for over 12hrs and had nowhere to sleep. Thank You, Ellen!!!
Great little house. Super comfortable and great location. Kitchen was well stocked with all of the essential and much more.
Sandpiper house was just wonderful
With 2 teenagers we had not one complaint, for a whole week!
The house had everything we needed it was great!
Chincoteague was truly a beautiful place to visit!
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!!
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
May 21 2018 - Sep 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay