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Waterview & Access, Luxurious, Retreat-Near Williamsburg

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Farmhouse, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Step back to the yester years' simple life with all of the modern day conveniences of now at 'Family Tides'. Enjoy water views from the home, and water access to the private, guests-only sand beach is just steps away (less than 1 minute walk). This 4 bedroom, 2300 square foot home is luxuriously furnished and features 2 full bathrooms. Relax on the covered front porch in the rocking chairs and watch sunrises and sunsets, or sit on the large deck and soak up the rays while barbecuing with your family. Kayak, Canoe, or swim in the river, or play on the sand beach. Cozy up inside with plenty of room to spread out, or cuddle together by the toasty wood burning stove. Great escape from the city life as this River View Farmhouse is just a short drive to Williamsburg, Richmond, & Northern Virginia. Find tranquility in the country on the Ware River. Embrace the peace and quiet around you. Upscale perfect retreat for the quiet 'Rivah Living' seeker.

Keywords: FARMHOUSE, WATER ACCESS, WATER VIEW, SAND BEACH, WILLIAMSBURG, PEACEFUL, QUIET, KAYAKS, CANOE, FISHING, SWIMMING, GRILL, WOOD STOVE, NEAR GOLF COURSES

More Details

Owner
Shannon French
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Shannon French

When I was 27 years old, I decided to sell real estate. Shortly after at the age of 29, I decided to open my own brokerage, Southern Trade Realty (Oct. 2006 so you do the math to see how old I am now)! I quickly learned to combine my passion for designing, creating and decorating to another level. I started to invest in real estate at a very young age, and I am still very passionate about it. I really enjoy getting to know my guests and proud to say I now have repeat buisness. I concentrate on making sure my guests are happy and I take pride in the comfort of my properties and of course, the decor has to be just right. Feel free to call me Shannon 804-815-1912.

Shannon French purchased this farmhouse in 2011

Why Shannon French chose Hampton Roads

This area is where I personally grew up. I remember the days on the river at a very young age. I fished, crabbed, learned how to swim, relax, kayak, explore and I am still enjoying all of this today with my family and friends.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Pictures cannot even describe this property (many of our guests say this once they arrive). It is one of the most serene places to be. Listening to the waves crash up against the rocks at night, taking a nap in the hammock on a warm summer afternoon, to watching the Osprey on the river, there is not a better place to enjoy nature at it's best. It is all at your fingertips.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed our stay here at your vacayion home! Your home is amazing! My family & I traveled all over and we usually rent vacation homes and I must say that this home was one of the best homes weve stayed in. We appreciate all the extra ammenities! The beach was wonderful as well! If we ever decide to revisit this area we wouldnt think twice about renting from you again! God Bless you! Thanks for everything!
Aug 2013
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Amenities

Williamsburg Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (4)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Kayaks, Canoes, Guests-only sand beach & river access

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

Waterview & Access, Luxurious, Retreat-Near Williamsburg
average rating of 4.7 based on 79 reviews
5

Wonderful property. We had an amazing time.

  • 5 of 5

Was perfect for our family. Rooms were large and comfortable. Beds were very comfortable and we had plenty of rom for everyone. Our children and grandkids loved the close access to the beach and water. No one was ready to leave. Grandkids already asking when we can go back. Would highly recommend this property. Owners very pleasant and helpful. Ideal vacation spot.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved being out away from town. The farmhouse was very clean and had everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

This was the first family vacation that we rented a house, always stayed in resorts. This was one of the most peaceful, restful vacations we've taken. There were 6 adults and five kids, two of them teenagers. The house had plenty of room for all of us. The second living room was nice for the kids to have their own space. Loved having the deck to grill out. Everyone enjoyed the beach and going out on the kayaks. The kids loved jumping off the pier at high tide. They all rated this as one of the best vacations we've had.

Shannon and Corey were wonderful to rent from. Very responsive to any questions we had before and during our stay. Our son in law had some issues with his vehicle, Corey graciously let him borrow tools that he needed and also helped out.

Our deposit was refunded very quickly.

We highly recommend this property and if we are ever back in the area, we know where we will stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Farmhouse stay was fantastic

  • 5 of 5

The farmhouse was very spacious and accommodating for my family . The kitchen has everything that a large family needs. The bedrooms are large and have extremely comfortable beds. We would definitely recommend this property.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Peaceful

  • 4 of 5

Lovely home though a little far from Colonial Williamsburg

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming country house.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this riverside home. It's far enough away from everything to afford some nice peace and quiet but not isolated as there are are other homes nearby. We came to bring our grandchildren to see Williamsburg and Jamestown and to visit Busch Gardens. The house was a little farther from Williamsburg than we would have liked (30+ miles), but only a few miles from nearby Gloucester Courthouse, which has shopping and restaurants. The house is a nicely renovated older home with lots of room for everyone. You won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Relaxing, comfortable and inviting home!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time getting together as a family outside of the home we raised our children in. (We downsized). This farmhouse home was a great choice for us. The home was easy to navigate from a renter's point of view. The living areas were large and the furniture was extremely comfortable. The kitchen was a joy to work in and could accommodate 3 of us. Even though it was cold we used the kayaks. The beach and water were absolutely beautiful. The owners were nearby but gave us free reign. The master bedroom downstairs was a big draw for my husband and I. Plus the fact that all the beds were king sized -- made the house appealing. The home was clean, had nice linens, and spectacular views! Oh yes, all of us appreciated the "get away from the city" feel. Thanks so much to the Frenches for having us.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Williamsburg Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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