Idyllic Waterfront - Classic Updated Farmhouse - Pool and Deep Water Pier(22 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Farmhouse: 4 Bedrooms (2 Masters); 3.5 Baths; Sleeps 8-10 + optional cottage
House accommodates 3 couples in 3 king master suites. ( without use of twin room)
With guest house, accommodates 4 couples in 4 king master suites.
Wake to sweeping, pastoral river views.
Sip your coffee on the cushioned wicker porch swing on the waterfront porch.
Slip into your swimsuit for a dip in the pool.
Relax in the hammock by the water, shaded by hundred year old trees.
Here is a complete antidote to everything urban.
Watch the bald eagles and ospreys catch fish in the river.
Launch the kayaks and explore the pristine river shorelines.
Sail down into the Chesapeake Bay from the private deep water dock.
Gather at the firepit for smores and star gazing in the evenings.
Daytrip to Williamsburg, golf courses, wineries, theme parks and museums.
Families love this updated farmhouse that perfectly blends vintage charm and upscale conveniences.
ACCOMMODATIONS : 4 Bedrooms / 3.5 Baths (sleeps 8 - 10)
House and Guest House sleep 10 - 12 people
Master Suite # 1:
Downstairs King Bedroom w/private bathroom, sitting area & waterfront deck
- Sitting area has a pair of chairs with ottoman overlooking the water
Master Suite # 2
Upstairs King Bedroom w/ private bathroom, sitting area & waterfront balcony
- Newly remodeled bathroom has freestanding soaking tub and separate large shower
Upstairs King Bedroom with waterview; shares attached bathroom
- plus windowseat daybed suitable for child or teen in separate alcove room
Upstairs Twin Bedroom; shares attached bathroom
- plus windowseat daybed suitable for child or teen in separate alcove room
Beds are freshly made up with high thread count linens.
Baths are stocked with Turkish cotton spa bath towels, pool towels, soaps, shampoos, facial tissues and toilet tissue.
Optional Guest House is a large, 900 square foot open floor plan with kitchen, bath, living area and brand new king bed in sleeping area.
Guest House is rented only with the main house.
Wireless 4G internet connects up to 5 computers or PDAs
Great sunset views from the west-facing, brick floored, river front porch with porch swing and wicker chairs.
Cozy family room with sectional sofa for watching movies, eating popcorn or playing games.
Good selection of board games and puzzles provided.
Well equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and rustic brick floors.
Separate dining room (seats 10)
Quiet and cozy study/parlor for curling up with a good book.
DirectTV satellite TV service with DVR and DVD player
Large swimming pool with chaises, tables and chairs (open seasonally April - Sept)
Private pier with 7' water depth - dock up to a 60' craft
Attached floating dock makes stepping off your boat a breeze
Miles of unspoiled coastline for kayaking, sailing or fishing
No fishing license needed to fish from the dock
Crabpots available for catching crabs from the dock
Horseshoe Pit with horseshoes, Croquet & Volleyball
Hammock by the water shaded by huge old trees
Fire Pit with Adirondack chairs
Private neighborhood boat launch is one house away
Local marina for boat service and supplies
KITCHEN AND DINING
Well equipped kitchen -- Stainless cookware, baking dishes, service for 12, Cuisinart coffeemaker, Cuisinart food processor, crockpot, blender, waffle iron, mixer, electric griddle for pancakes.
Prepare meals with the abundant locally grown produce and fresh seafood. Pantry staples provided.
Dining table seats Ten
Herb garden for your use - basil, thyme, rosemary, tarragon, oregano, lavender - in season.
DAYTRIPS, GOLF, THEME PARKS, MUSEUMS
Historic Williamsburg (45 min) and Yorktown (30 min) are south, just across the York River.
Jamestown Settlement and historic river plantations beckon you farther along the James River.
Mariners Museum in Newport News houses the raised Civil War ironclad, The Monitor and great displays on the history of boats and fishing in the Chesapeake Bay.
Virginia Institute of Marine Science ( VIMS ) aquarium is a fun, family learning adventure.
Busch Gardens, Kings Dominion, Water Country USA, are popular family theme parks in Williamsburg.
Award winning golf courses to the south in Williamsburg and to the north near Irvington.
Norton Yacht Marina in Deltaville is an ASA sailing school with top-rated instructors.
Local children's sailing and tennis camps are available - at Ware Neck Yacht Club - register early!
Local farm offers pick your own blueberries for luscious, fresh berries in season.
To the north, across the Rappahannock River is the National Park birthplace of George Washington and Stratford Hall, the ancestral home of the Lee Family (Henry Lightfoot Lee and Robert E. Lee).
RESTAURANTS, WINERIES, SAILING SCHOOL, FISHING CHARTERS
In the town of Mathews find great locally owned restaurants: Richardson's (in the old drug store building -still retains the original ice cream counter), Southwind Cafe has innovative food, pizza and week-end music or the White Dog Bistro for fine dining or casual drinks on the deck.
Donk's Theatre houses the Lil' Ole Opry and features talented regional singers. Check their website.
Bay School of the Arts features the artwork of local artists and has fun art classes for all.
Stop by the Mathews Visitor Center in the original Sibley's General Store on Main Street.
Arrange for a guided kayaking tour or charter a local boat captain for fishing or sightseeing to the lighthouse and into the Chesapeake Bay.
You will find much to like in Mathews, but not a stoplight in the entire county.
In the town of Gloucester Courthouse, visit the 18th century village green with original courthouse and Visitors Center.
On Main Street you will find:
Ware Neck Produce for just-picked local produce, fruits and freshly caught local fish.
Kelsick Market has local gourmet foods to pair with their selection of craft beers and wine.
Food Lion grocery stores located in Gloucester Courthouse and Mathews. On Route 17 South, find Super Walmart, Lowe's, Home Depot, Starbucks, UPS Store and other nationally known stores.
Pick up a brochure on the Virginia Wine Trail and try some great local wines. Saude Creek Winery and New Kent Winery are in New Kent, home of Martha Washington, our first, First Lady.
Step back to simpler times, wonderful memories await you in this unhurried and unspoiled area.
A portion of our annual rentals are used to support conservation of the waters of the Chesapeake Bay so that future generations may enjoy the beauty and bounty of our rivers and estuaries.
Keywords: Chesapeake Bay, Swimming Pool, Williamsburg, Internet, King, Wifi, Oysters,
Mathews, Gloucester, Riverhouse, Waterfront,
Fishing, Sailing, Kayaking, Retreat, Farmhouse
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Member since: 2011
- 2850 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- CD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Water View:
House sits on a 3 acre point on the North River with 7' MLW at our sailboat depth dock. -- Sail directly to the Mobjack Bay and Chesapeake Bay -- Private 60' Dock, Boat Ramp one house away ...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Pier Fishing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Linens Provided:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 5 - Mar 15, 2017
2 night min stay
Mar 16 - May 26, 2017
3 night min stay
Memorial Day / Early June
May 27 - Jun 9, 2017
7 night min stay
Prime Summer 2017
Jun 10 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Linen & Cleaning Fee $150
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 5.3%
House is FULLY FURNISHED - bed linens, bath towels, pool towels, paper products, soaps, shampoos.
Kitchen has dish soap, dishwasher detergent, dish towels, trash bags and pantry staples.
Add the guest cottage (sleeps 2 -4) for $500 week / $100 night.
Ask for our getaway rate for two persons.
Cleaning & Linen Fee $150
$500 Security Deposit - refunded promptly after departure.
Virginia tax 5.3%
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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This area is an antidote to everything urban --
family vacations as they used to be - unspoiled by development and chain restaurants.
Experience privacy, seclusion and nature along with the friendliness of small towns with owner run restaurants, shops, and art galleries.
Yet you are less than an hour to world-class historical sites, golf, museums, theme parks nature areas and airports.
Year Purchased: 2011
Why the Owner Chose North, VA, USA:
Mathews / Gloucester Courthouse area is filled with miles of pristine water coastline and friendly owner-run businesses. Yet you are less than an hour to major airports, world-class museums, golf and theme parks. The abundance of locally available seafood, wine & produce is our favorite part of this area!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The North River is the gold coast of the area, lined with historic farms and equestrian properties. Whether you want to fish, sail, kayak, bike, paddleboard or stretch out in a hammock, this is a perfect location.
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Waterfront wraps around house - 3 private acres with pool and deep water pier.
Swimming Pool with chaise lounges, dining tables for 8 and charcoal grill.
River front porches upstairs and downstairs - relax and enjoy the sunsets !
Master bedroom waterfront porch - Overlooks pool and shoreline.
Family Room w/ large flat screen TV - Gather for movie night or board games.
Downstairs Master Bedroom with sitting area and attached bath. Waterfront views.
Sitting area of upstairs master bedroom with door to waterfront balcony.
4th Bedroom w/ twin beds and daybed. Attached bath shared w/ Bedroom # 3.
Downstairs master bathroom Shower with Moen body sprays and built-in tiled seat.
Soaking tub in newly remodeled upstairs master bathroom
Visit Haven Beach in Mathews - unspoiled by development - a 15 minute drive
Sunset across the river - Unwind at the end of the day with this amazing view.
Aerial View of house on 3 acre point - photo by a daring paragliding guest !
Dock and floating dock - Catch Fish or Crabs, Bring your boat - Sailboat depth
The waterfront porch with wicker chairs for eight. Dibs on the porch swing !
Kitchen has sunny water view - Stainless steel appliances & deep farmhouse sink.
Upstairs master suite w/ sitting area, balcony access and newly remodeled bath.
King bedroom #3 w/ daybed in small adjoining room. Attached bath shared w/ BR#4
Windowseat daybeds w/ waterviews in 2 bedrooms, a cozy space for a child or teen
Newly remodeled upstairs master bath - has rainhead shower and soaking tub.
Two kayaks are provided - Launch from our floating dock or 900 foot shoreline.
Watch the ospreys raise their chicks - the nesting platform is on our shoreline.
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Monday, January 16, 2017
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