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Share Splendid Sunsets Over the Beautiful Chesapeake Bay .

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Chesapeake Bay Cottage Across Street from Community Beach

"Shore's Fun" is located at Silver Beach, a small, charming Chesapeake Bay cottage community, established years ago when life moved at a slower pace. One can easily recapture the relaxation of by-gone days while gently swaying back-and-forth on the old-fashioned, porch swing and gazing at the majestic Chesapeake Bay. Reconnect and spend quality time with your family away from the daily interruptions of computers, televisions, doorbells, and endless commitments. Come and enjoy the wonderful things that Silver Beach has to offer: fireflies, hummingbirds, butterflies, bluebirds, bright stars, board games, magnificent sunsets, salty breezes, warm sands, gentle waves, friendly people and tranquil days.

"Shore's Fun" looks directly across an open yard to the Chesapeake Bay and is within steps of our community beach and neighborhood pier. Spend a delightful afternoon on the pier catching crabs and fish, then toast the spectacular sunset with a bottle of chilled wine before preparing your fresh catch.

The air conditioned cottage is designed for a relaxing visit. It is equipped with comfortable furniture and beds, has a screened-in porch, a shady back yard, a picnic table, and a gas grill. There are two bedrooms. One bedroom opens onto the screened-in porch and contains a queen-sized bed and a single bed. The other bedroom has a queen-sized bed. In addition, there is a queen-sized pull out sofa in the family room. The kitchen and dining area, separated by a bar open onto a deck which connects with the screened porch.

More Details

Joan Bryan Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2017

About Joan Bryan Owner

My parents had a cottage at Silver Beach when I was growing up and visiting there was the highlight of my summer. I remember lying in bed in the morning and hearing the gentle waves breaking on the beach, and the delicious smells of fire roasted marshmallows and hot dogs.

Shortly after we were married, my husband and I rented a cottage at Silver Beach. We fell in love with the people and the area and luckily discovered a cottage for sale. We bought it that week, and sealed the deal with a handshake. As the years passed, our children spent long, relaxing, wonderful days growing up at Silver Beach during summer vacations. All of us felt sad when it was time to leave the cottage in the fall and resume our normal lives.

As our family grew, we bought a second cottage at Silver Beach and our fondest memories have taken place there. Today, our adult children bring their little ones and friends to the cottages, and the traditions continue.

Joan Bryan Owner purchased this cottage in 1977

Why Joan Bryan Owner chose Eastern Shore

"Shore's Fun" is in a perfect location. It is within a 1 minute walk of both the community beach and pier.

What makes this cottage unique

"Shore's Fun" was totally renovated during the spring of 2011. It is bright, cheerful, and very comfortable.


Silver Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , This bedroom connects to the screened-in porch.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Share Splendid Sunsets Over the Beautiful Chesapeake Bay .
average rating of 4.75 based on 24 reviews

lovely cottage near a beautiful little beach front

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and our very shy dog spent three nights at this lovely cottage. If you want to relax and unplug this is the place for you. The cottage and the surroundings are just beautiful. It's a one-minute walk to a beautiful little beach front. The cottage has everything you need. The Bryans has done a fantastic job in decorating and keeping up this place in tip top shape and its clean. We absolutely recommend it for your vacation stay, you will love it.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed yourselves. You were wonderful guests. Please visit again with your sweet pup.
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Beautiful and cozy

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful vintage beach cottage just steps away from a little beach on the bay. The beach is small, but during the week we basically had it to ourselves. There is also a nearby fishing pier that was a great place to view the sunset.

The cottage itself was tidy and comfortable. The air conditioners worked well to keep the house cool. There is internet which worked for the most part. We did not get cell phone service there (Verizon and T-Mobile), but I was able to use WiFi calling. The screened porch was wonderful for hanging out at night! The house does not have a TV... We brought our own TV and Roku because we love watching movies 🙂

You can rent kayaks from Southeast Expeditions and they will deliver them to the little beach. We paddled out from the beach across Nassaswadox creek to a little island. I would not recommend doing that paddle if you're a novice like me.... though I definitely slept well that night!! We also did a kayak tour one day in Chincoteague through the same company. Highly recommend!

All in all, a beautiful relaxing vacation. I did not want to leave!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful little cottage with the beach just seconds away

  • 5 of 5

Very nice little cottage and the owners were more than helpful. Wish we could've stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sunsets to die for!

  • 4 of 5

Silver Beach is a sweet little community of lovely cottages. If you want a throwback kind of vacation where it is calm and safe, this is the perfect vacation for you!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We loved it! We will definitely plan a trip back to Shore's Fun, it is the perfect beach cottage and has an amazing view of the Bay!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderfully relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful little cottage in peaceful neighborhood on the Chesapeake Bay. Hosts Joan and George were extremely accommodating and everything was splendid. The sunsets were amazing. Great getaway if youre looking for some serenity

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Norfolk International, or Salisbury Airport
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Cape Charles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
US 13
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Across street, a 30 second walk from the cottage
Car: necessary

There are attractions and activities to please everyone in the family within a two hour drive of Silver Beach. Attractions/Activities on the Eastern Shore include: Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean Beaches, A 1950's Style Diner, Kayak Tours, Deep Sea Fishing Charters, Bay/Ocean/Pier Fishing, Surfing, Crabbing, Star Gazing, Hiking, Biking, Sailing, U-Pick Orchards, Bird/ Butterfly Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding, Antiquing, Nature Photography, Road-side Vegetable/Fruit/Seafood Stands, Farmer's Markets, The Barrier Island Center, Chatham and Holly Grove Vineyards, The Eastern Shore Railroad Museum, Wallops Island Flight Facility, Old Cape Henry Lighthouse, Ferry Ride to Tangier Island, Kiptopeake State Park, Chincoteague Ponies and Assateague National Park and Wildlife Refuge, Old-Fashioned Town Carnivals, Barrier Island Tours, and Boating.Kayaks and canoes can be launced across the street, and there is a public boat ramp about five miles from the cottage.

Activities/Attractions to discover in the Virginia Beach/Norfolk/Portsmouth area include: Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean Beaches, Virginia Beach Tourist Area, Surfing, Ocean Breeze Water Park, Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Museum, Virginia Zoo, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk Botanical Gardens, Nauticus, and Children's Museum of Virginia.

Attractions/Activities found in the areas of Hampton, Jamestown, and Williamsburg include: Virginia Living Museum, Bluebird Gap Farm, Virginia Air and Space Center, Mariner's Museum, Jamestown Settlement, Yorktown Victory Center, Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum, Colonial Williamsburg, Go-Karts, Busch Gardens, Williamsburg Prime Shopping Outlets, and Water Country USA.

I look forward to sharing some of our family's favorite activities with you.


Rates & Availability

Silver Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 8 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Nov 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 10.0%

1.Please inquire if you are interested in renting for a partial week , or for a weekend. Specific open dates may be available.
2. Before paying contact the owner to confirm payment details.
3. Pets will be considered. Please call for approval.
4. Weekly rentals usually run from Sunday to Sunday.
5. Check-in 4:00pm out 11:00am
Rates are subject to change until your deposit is received.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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