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Charming Accommodations Backing Misty's Pasture

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Sans Souci from the drive.

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Last updated: 04/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Sleeps 6; 2 bedrooms, 1 den, 2 bathrooms

After a day on the beach, water, or wildlife refuge watching birds and ponies, relax at Sans Souci, located on the land where Misty of Chincoteague once grazed and immediately adjacent to what remains of her pasture, where new ponies are boarded.

Sans Souci is French for 'no worries' or 'carefree,' and that's what your vacation will be when you stay in these charming accommodations. Decorated in whimsical Eastern Shore Americana and beachy island living, this home has an open downstairs floorplan and unique upstairs ceiling lines. A large screened front porch is a perfect place to enjoy a cool drink, while watching your children safely play or ride bicycles on the quiet cul-de-sac.

The open first level design includes a living room, dining area with ceiling fan, kitchen, and large island with seating where everyone can hangout while meals are prepared . A separate room on the first level, the Americana room, serves as a television viewing room or sleeping area with two extra-long twin sleeper sofas; just flip the backs up (or leave them as is), and they are ready to use (extra foam toppers for comfort available). This room features a ceiling fan and sliding French doors that open onto the back deck with a view of Misty's pasture. Across the hall is a full bath and the washer/dryer closet.

On the second level, you'll find a full bath, master bedroom (the Dune room), and 2nd bedroom (the Bermuda room). The Dune room features a seating area for two, walk-in closet, and direct bathroom access. Or wake up in the Bermuda room, where you can look out the window to Misty's pasture. Both rooms feature a queen-sized bed, television with streaming Wi-Fi player, ceiling fan, multiple windows, and charming ceiling lines.

The large screened porch features a ceiling fan and light and a table with chairs. Outside enjoy the long drive way with ample parking, the floral plantings, the deck, and the shower with hot and cold water.

Sans Souci is within walking distance to Captain Bob's Marina, Curtis Merritt Harbor (an excellent location to view a rocket launch off Wallops Island), a summer trolley stop, the area where the ponies come ashore after the pony swim, and the route used to herd the Chincoteague ponies to the carnival grounds during pony penning week in July. It's less than a mile from Memorial Park where visitors will find tennis courts, basketball courts, a playground that includes a huge wooden pirate ship, a skate park, a fishing/crabbing pier, ball fields, a boat ramp, a pavilion, and restrooms; about one mile from downtown shops; and about four miles from Assateague Island National Seashore/Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

*These accommodations are located on a quiet, family-friendly cul-de-sac. If you are interested in a "party house," this is not the house/location for you.
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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/27/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1585 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Dune Room: 1 queen

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  • Bermuda Room: 1 queen

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  • Americana Room: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    2 long singles; foam toppers available for extra comfort....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Outside: outdoor shower

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  • 2 full baths; 1 outdoor shower

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Radio and CD player....moreless

  • Television:

    Basic cable; Smart tv boxes provide additional viewing options and can be used with your personal Netflix, Amazon Prime, etc. accounts. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    Some toys....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Long drive...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Large screened in porch with ceiling fan/light and table with chairs....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Small outdoor grill. ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Some boogie boards; sand toys. ...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 3 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,225
Pony Penning
Jul 22 - Jul 28, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,600
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 11.3%

Notes:

Summer rentals run from Saturday 3pm until the following Saturday 11am. There is a $200 refundable security deposit. Tenants are responsible for general cleanup; the house should be left in the condition it was found. The security deposit (or a portion there of) will be kept in the event of unusual cleaning requirements or for the specific tasks listed in the rental agreement. The security deposit automatically will be refunded 14 days post-checkout, if no claims are made against it.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Assateague National Searshore

Immediately adjacent to Misty's pasture and Beebe Ranch; Pony Center with pony rides, riding lessons, and shows with Chincoteague ponies; Assateague Island National Seashore with visitors center, sea life touch tank, undeveloped beach, wildlife refuge, bird refuge (located on Atlantic flyway), lighthouse, walking/biking paths, and educational center; NASA Goddard Space Flight Visitors Center, Wallops Island, with occasional rocket launches; The Marine Science Consortium, Wallops Island, with child and family programs and camps; safe biking with island speed limit of 25 MPH (strictly enforced).

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: We are a family of 5 living outside of DC. We have a 13-year-old boy and 6-year-old twin girls. Our son first visited Chincoteague when he was 2 months old. Our twin girls first visited when they were 1 month old, and we stayed for 2 months! Lucky girls!

Why the Owner Chose Chincoteague Island, VA, USA:
We chose Chincoteague because of its uniqueness and our long history of coming to the Island. Dad has been coming since childhood...about 40 years! And Mom has been coming for over 20 years. We love the small town atmosphere and the respect for nature and the beach shown by the residents and the visitors. We also love the strictly enforced 25 miles/hour speed limit on the entire island. It makes biking enjoyable and safe.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We chose our home because of the quiet surroundings and unique design. We love sitting on the large screened-in porch, whether it be in the morning having coffee listening to the distant gulls at the marina or in the evening sharing a drink with friends listening to the tree frogs. As parents, we especially love being able to watch our children from the porch safely playing in the large front yard and cul-de-sac. Of course, then there is what remains of Misty's pasture in the back where there's usually a pony or two grazing!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/27/2017

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Photos

  • Sans Souci from the drive.

    Sans Souci from the drive.

  • Living room area.

    Living room area.

  • 'Dune Room' master bedroom with queen, walk-in closet, seating area.

    'Dune Room' master bedroom with queen, walk-in closet, seating area.

  • 'Bermuda Room' den w/ queen. And, yes, those are ponies out the window!

    'Bermuda Room' den w/ queen. And, yes, those are ponies out the window!

  • 'Americana Room' den/bedroom with 2 single couches and sliding doors to deck.

    'Americana Room' den/bedroom with 2 single couches and sliding doors to deck.

  • View from deck.

    View from deck.

  • Kitchen w/ island and seating.

    Kitchen w/ island and seating.

  • View from the screened porch...our son riding his bicycle around the cul-de-sac.

    View from the screened porch...our son riding his bicycle around the cul-de-sac.

  • Sans Souci!

    Sans Souci!

  • Living room area.

    Living room area.

  • 'Dune Room' master bedroom with queen, walk-in closet, seating area.

    'Dune Room' master bedroom with queen, walk-in closet, seating area.

  • 'Bermuda Room' den w/ queen.

    'Bermuda Room' den w/ queen.

  • 'Americana Room' den/bedroom with 2 single couches and sliding doors to deck.

    'Americana Room' den/bedroom with 2 single couches and sliding doors to deck.

  • Kitchen/dining area.

    Kitchen/dining area.

  • Dining room table for 6.

    Dining room table for 6.

VRBO #427085

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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