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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

It is CRAZY how expensive these houses are, right? The perfect vacation home is more affordable than you think! This modern 4,000 SF home is located 3 miles from Sandbridge Beach and 8 miles from the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Situated on an operating equestrian property, this spacious home is equipped with all of the necessities and upscale amenities for your next vacation or group outing. How about a steam shower and hardwood sauna session after your swim or work-out? Getting together for an event or much needed vacation? We know The Seahorse is the perfect home for your group because we've personally done it all there: Family gatherings, team and graduation parties, weddings, concerts and even church! See what our awesome guests from past seasons have to say!

HOME AMENITIES: Private Wing of House Offers Amenities Including: Luxurious Master Bedroom, Flat-panel HDTV, Panoramic View of Property, Breakfast/Sitting Room, Private Office, His/Hers Full Baths. A Gorgeous Great Room Provides Premium Entertainment: 55' Flat-panel HDTV, Cable Television, BLURAY / DVD / HDDVD Players with Video & Music Library, Surround-sound Stereo, Plenty of Seating, Fireplace (wood provided) and 100' Projection Screen (available upon special request). An Unbelievable Workout Center for Winding UP and DOWN: Private Gym, Hardwood Sauna, Steam Shower, Free Weights and Benches, Yoga Mats and Props, Treadmill, Slip-resistant Flooring, Body Exercise Equipment. The Game Rooms Offer Hours of Fun: Pool Table, Ping-Pong Table, Games for Adults & Kids. Also Available at The Seahorse: 33' Pool, Hot Tub, Basketball & Volleyball Courts, Gas & Charcoal Grills, Hammocks, Chairs, Tables & Equipment for Parties/Events, Beach Equipment.

The bedrooms are currently undergoing some changes which we are certain will be a positive for all inquiring groups:
The Annie - 1 king (floor 1, Master suite with private bath)
The Premadonna - 1 queen, Private Bathroom (floor 2, private bath)
The Lilly - 1 queen (floor 2, shared bath)
The Cameo Appearance - 1 king (floor 2, shared bath)
The Trilogy - 2 bunks: 1 double, 3 single (floor 2, kitchenette & playroom, shared bath)
The Cadet Bue - 2 single or 1 double (floor 1, private bath)
Living Room - 1 pull out sofa
SANDBRIDGE: Welcome to Sandbridge Beach! You’ll be delighted to live the real beach life in this Southern Virginian community. Where wild horses still roam, dolphins play in the water, and the occasional sea turtle comes up to nest. Here in Sandbridge, you and your family can get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Come spend your days relaxing on the beach while your children play in the waves on our lifeguarded beaches. Whether you’re looking for a new surfing, hiking, kayaking adventure, Sandbridge is the place to be. For a relaxing day, there’s lots of fishing, whether it be from the pier or the shore or crabbing in one of the inlets or the bay. Assistance: On-site keepers are available for optional assistance staging outdoor activities (horse-play, basketball, volleyball, etc). We also offer full-service options including: Party Planning, Catering, Taxi/limo service, Maid service to name a few. If you need it, we can arrange it (or stay out of the way!)

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Car Optional
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Your children are sure to have a blast at The Seahorse! They'll stay occupied all week, we guarantee it :)...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    The home and property are well accommodated for our 4-legged guests. We do request that pets stay in the cooled garage or crated when you leave the house. We also ask that pets stay on leash while they are outside for the safety of the young horses, and for their own. We love animals as Dr. Sheffield (the home owner) is a small animal Veterinarian here in Virginia Beach. Should they need any services while in town, they will be in good hands! ...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking is permitted in designated outdoor areas. Waste must be disposed of in the provided receptacles. ...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14

  • The Annie: 1 king

    Master in Private Wing...moreless

  • The Premadonna: 1 queen

    Private Bathroom...moreless

  • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Extra linens and blow-ups are available for larger groups....moreless

  • The Cadet Bue: 2 twin/ single

    Private suite attached to hardwood sauna and steam shower....moreless

  • The Triolgy: 1 double, 3 twin/ single

    Two Bunkbeds with Flat screen TV, Kitchenette & Playroom....moreless

  • The Cameo Appearance: 1 queen

    Attached shared bath....moreless

  • The Lilly: 1 queen

    Attached shared bath....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • The Alligator: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    Master in Private Wing - Hers...moreless

  • The Wanga Gut: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private Bathroom ...moreless

  • The Gabriel: toilet, shower

    Shared Bathroom (Lilly/Cameo/Trilogy)...moreless

  • The Dinky: toilet

    Downstairs Half-Bath...moreless

  • The Nate: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    Master in Private Wing - His...moreless

  • The Rooster: outdoor shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Nearby Sandbridge beach offers the best daily beach-going in Virginia. Get all the room in the sand and water you need just a quick drive or bike away (very experienced riders only)....moreless

  • Rural:

    We take a great deal of pride in caring for the 5+ acres that The Seahorse is located on. Dr. Sheffield's horses and our guests deserve only the best :)...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Plenty of room for your biggest meals together!...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 14 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fax

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    You won't believe how well this kitchen is stocked. You won't want for a single pot, appliance or gadget!...moreless

  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Two ranges, one with stove, one in island....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf
  • Golf Cart
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Skis
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Season Value
Aug 27 - Sep 2, 2016
3 night min stay
$330 $365
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,295
Labor Day Holiday
Sep 3 - Sep 9, 2016
3 night min stay
$330 $365
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,995
Fall Season 1
Sep 10 - Sep 23, 2016
3 night min stay
$300 $340
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,995
Fall Season 2
Sep 24 - Oct 28, 2016
3 night min stay
$285 $325
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,595
Winter Season 1
Oct 29 - Nov 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$250 $295
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,295 $3,995
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 19 - Nov 27, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,695
Winter Season 2
Nov 28 - Dec 20, 2016
3 night min stay
$240 $280
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,495 $3,995
Christmas Holiday
Dec 21 - Dec 28, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,695 $3,995
New Year Holiday
Dec 29 - Jan 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$350 $380
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,695
Winter Season 3
Jan 4 - Mar 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$240 $280
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,495 $3,995
Spring Season 1
Mar 3 - Apr 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$275 $325
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,595
Spring Season 2
Apr 29 - May 18, 2017
3 night min stay
$295 $375
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,695

Rates are based on 13 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Memorial Day Holiday
May 19 - May 26, 2017
4 night min stay
$440
$2,195

Rates are based on 13 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Summer Season 1a
May 27 - Jun 16, 2017
4 night min stay
$455 $575
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,695
Summer Season 1b
Jun 17 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,895

Changeover Day: Saturday

Independence Day Holiday
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
5 night min stay
$650
$3,695

Changeover Day: Saturday

Summer Season 2
Jul 8 - Aug 25, 2017
5 night min stay
$575
$3,295

Changeover Day: Saturday

Summer Special
Aug 26 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$500
$2,795
Labor Day Holiday
Sep 1 - Sep 8, 2017
4 night min stay
$475
$2,495
Pre-Fall Season
Sep 9 - Sep 29, 2017
4 night min stay
$400 $450
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,495
Fall Season
Sep 30 - Oct 27, 2017
3 night min stay
$280 $310
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,695 $3,995
Winter Season 1
Oct 28 - Nov 17, 2017
3 night min stay
$225 $260
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,295 $3,995
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Booking Fee $250
  • Pet Fee $150
  • Tax Rate 8.1%

Notes:

BEST VALUE AT SANDBRIDGE - GUARENTEED!

Please send us an inquiry with a little information about your party and the nature of your trip to Virginia Beach. We specialize in coming up with discounts on our published rates to ensure your vacation is not only perfect but affordable!

No Security Deposit! Taxes and all change-out fees are included in the published rate!

Non-refundable Reservation Fee ($250 for Pre and Prime Summer Periods) is required at booking. Typically, one-half of the rental rate is due 21-30 days after Booking Date. and the balance is due 14-30 days prior to check-in.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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Location

Car: Recommended

Family Fun: Virginia Beach Natural Science Museum and Aquarium (8 miles), Ocean Breeze Fun Park (7 miles), Owl's Creek/Rudee Inlet Boat Ramp (8 miles), Sandbridge Surf & Adventure (3 miles)

Golf: Hells Point ( 1 mile), Heron Ridge (3 miles), Virginia Beach National/TPC (6 miles).

Tennis: Lagomar Park (1 mile), Owl's Creek Municipal Center (5 miles).

Shopping/Grocery: Bloom (1 mile), Red Mill Commons (2 miles), Strawbridge (2 miles), Lynnhaven Mall (9 miles).

Restaurants: Amazing! Anything you desire within 2 miles.

Golf: Hells Point Golf Course (.5 miles)

Virginia Beach National - Formerly VB TPC (6 miles)

Herron Ridge (3.5 miles)

The Signature at West Neck - Arnold Palmer (6 miles)

Red Wing Lake (6 miles)

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Dr. Barbara Sheffield earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Florida in 1984. Her ethic and dedication placed her in the Phi Zeta Honorary Society. Dr. Sheffield has owned and worked at several practices in Florida, North Carolina and Virginia. She served as a relief veterinarian throughout Hampton Roads since 2007, networking and building her strong reputation throughout the area. Along with her love for small animal medicine, Dr. Sheffield is also an avid equestrian breeder and trainer. She and her horses have been awarded multiple International Hunter Futurity and National Championships. She, her husband, David, and her three children live in the Pungo area of Virginia Beach.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We are so very pleased to provide The Seahorse as a venue for weddings, receptions, events, parties and shows! The property is well suited to accommodate large groups, vendors and event equiptment with adequate parking space for over 100 vehicles! During the Prime Rental Season, events must be booked during a weekly rental reservation. Outside of this period, events and the duration of bookings will be considered on a case by case basis. Event Fees are in addition to the rates published for the vacation rental and charged per event. The structure is as follows: Number of Attendees: Cost 15-30: $495-695 31-50: $695-895 51-75: $895-1,195 75-100: $1,195-1,495 100-150: $1,495-1,995 150+: Per quote The listed amounts cover extra preparation and care of the property leading up to your event as well as day-of assistance with set-up, parking and professional service. Please inquire for additional charges which may be applicable for your event (equipment set-up, permits, etc) and optional services offered!


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • The Seahorse at Sandbridge

    The Seahorse at Sandbridge

  • Keep cool and refreshed in the Summer heat!

    Keep cool and refreshed in the Summer heat!

  • Fully equipped kitchen with the usuals, plus your every desire!

    Fully equipped kitchen with the usuals, plus your every desire!

  • The Seahorse was completely remodeled in 2009, all for our awesome guests!

    The Seahorse was completely remodeled in 2009, all for our awesome guests!

  • Yard games, a fire-pit and outdoor activities for days..or weeks!

    Yard games, a fire-pit and outdoor activities for days..or weeks!

  • Bubbly anyone?

    Bubbly anyone?

  • Plenty of space for events (60' tent shown) inc. parking for up to 200 guests!

    Plenty of space for events (60' tent shown) inc. parking for up to 200 guests!

  • Pool and game room (you could spend ALL suimmer here without getting bored!)

    Pool and game room (you could spend ALL suimmer here without getting bored!)

  • "The Premadonna"

    "The Premadonna"

  • 'The Lilly'

    'The Lilly'

  • Our staff offers endless optional services and support for your vacation/event!

    Our staff offers endless optional services and support for your vacation/event!

  • Ask us about our baby horse birthing schedule!

    Ask us about our baby horse birthing schedule!

  • You've just got to see this place for yourself :)

    You've just got to see this place for yourself :)

  • One of the finest homes in Sandbridge, for less!

    One of the finest homes in Sandbridge, for less!

  • Welcoming home and layout lends to a fun environment for entertaining!

    Welcoming home and layout lends to a fun environment for entertaining!

  • Georgious home with plenty of room for everyone in your group!

    Georgious home with plenty of room for everyone in your group!

  • 30' swimming pool added in 2010!

    30' swimming pool added in 2010!

  • Weddings, receptions and events are some of our specialties!

    Weddings, receptions and events are some of our specialties!

  • Family rivalries are best settled here!

    Family rivalries are best settled here!

  • "The Annie". Private Master and 1,000 SF wing of home offers luxury and privacy.

    "The Annie". Private Master and 1,000 SF wing of home offers luxury and privacy.

  • "The Wanga Gut"

    "The Wanga Gut"

  • Come RELAX, won't ya? :)

    Come RELAX, won't ya? :)

  • Not your typical beach vacation!

    Not your typical beach vacation!

  • Sandbridge Beach, the Virginia Outer Banks

    Sandbridge Beach, the Virginia Outer Banks

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, August 29, 2016

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    14
  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Bathrooms
    4.5
  • Property type
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