About the property
- House3000 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 nights
6 Bedroom Home, 2 1/2 Baths, Sleeps 15, Dutch Colonial In Town.
Sip a drink on the front porch, ride a bike, walk to the beach, go antiquing/fishing/sailing/golfing or just watch the beautiful sunsets. Our 'Southern Living II' is the 'sister house' to 'Southern Living on the Eastern Shore'. It is located between the Central Park, and the town beach, both a 5 minute walk to either spot, as well as a 5 minute walk to the downtown attractions of Kelly's Gingernut, The Shanty, and Cape Charles Coffee House Restaurants. There is an Arnold Palmer/ Jack Nicklaus Golf Course within a 10 minute drive. The new boatyard and marina, along with the redesigned Aqua restaurant are MUST see. The white sand beach (cleaned and graded daily) is the perfect place for children to play, swim, shelling, and search for sea glass. This 1920 house has was remodeled in 2004 and again with upgrades in 2013 after we purchased it. It is one of the largest dwelling rental properties in town sitting on 3 1/2 lots that are fenced in for relaxing while the kids are at play. The house has refinished hardwood floors throughout. The first floor boasts a huge Master bedroom suite with an over sized tub and walk in shower, with a private balcony. All new appliances throughout the kitchen and laundry room, a walk in pantry, dining area that seats 12, a large living area, along with a screened in porch for night time cocktails & fellowship. Walk up to the second floor (in one of the 2 staircases that the kids LOVE!) to find a fully remodeled bathroom, a children's themed double bunk bed room, 2 queen bedrooms and a 1 full bedroom. One more floor up is a finished attic with a Full bed and twin bed. There is a 1/2 bath off the kitchen, a storage basement area, and an outdoor shower with an additional cottage to store bikes, beach chairs and such. The property offers backyard ally parking as well as street parking, and has 2 hot water heater sources as well as 2 zoned Central Air Units. We have made every effort to duplicate the fantastic feedback from our first property to truly make it a 'home away from home'.
Jennifer & Jeff Dawson
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- May 24, 2018
About Jennifer & Jeff Dawson
After acquiring our first house in Cape Charles, we pursued this beautiful dutch colonial right across the street that we have always loved. We are a family of 6 with 4 young children and come to Cape Charles as much as we can, with hopes to make this town our next move.
Jennifer & Jeff Dawson purchased this House in 2012
Why Jennifer & Jeff Dawson chose Cape Charles
We started coming to Cape Charles about 7 years ago and knew we wanted to make this our hometown some day. This spacious property offers 6 bedrooms. It easily allows for 8-11 adults along with 4-6 kids to enjoy a vacation without climbing over each other. The house has so many areas to relax in. From the front porch, side porch, gardens in the yard, and the proximity to everything is great. Monroe Street is the quietest street in town, that has a tree lined peninsula. The park also breaks up the street so this end of Monroe has very few cars that travel through it.
What makes this House unique
3 story single dwelling home. Basement available for storage. Cottage on fenced in property available for storage.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Spacious for multiple families
We've stayed here for the past 5 years. Great location to beach, park and shops. The homeowners have everything you need.
Wonderful Vacation Home in Cape Charles VA
We spent a wonderful week in beautiful and quaint Cape Charles VA on Virginia's Eastern Shore. Southern Living II is a lovely home, with large, comfortable rooms that are very well appointed. A large kitchen that is extremely well equipped leads out to a large yard with ample off-street parking via the rear alley. Master Bedroom is huge, as well as the Master Bath. Upstairs bedrooms are roomy, with a terrific room for the kids (four bunk beds!). All the way up on the third floor is a spacious attic bedroom with space for several more.
The living and dining areas are great and can comfortably seat a large crowd. A/C works great, and it is a quick walk to the beautiful beach, bay, and shops. Get a golf cart or just stretch your legs...Central Park is a half block walk and just lovely. Perfect location close to everything. Great restaurants for eating out or taking out.
The owners have thought of everything, and I can't think of anything they missed. We truly look forward to our next visit to Cape Charles and Southern Living II !
Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback! We try our best to make it a home away from home and to provide things that can allow our guests to feel like it's their own place!
Great for larger families and kiddos!
I'd love to rent this house again in the future - lots of room to spread out, well appointed kitchen, comfortable mattresses, fenced-in yard, screened porch and a location to die for. Owners are very easy to work with and quick to respond.
Cape Charles Southern Living
While in Cape Charles for a wedding, we stayed at Southern Living. It was a nice big house, well equipped and very close to our venue and easy walk downtown. We would recommend it to anyone visiting Cape Charles on the Eastern Shore, and would like to come back again sometime for another long weekend.
Great house, especially for a large number of people. Also, right in town; almost everything is an easy walk away. Owners answered all questions pretty quickly.
We rented this home for a quick end of summer vacation in August of 2014. The house is everything the pictures show and so much more. The house is in great shape, clean, and really is large enough to sleep 15 comfortably. The owners did an excellent job answering my questions and were able to work us in despite this being a last minute trip. I also was impressed there were no hidden fees or taxes added on, the price is the price, plus a reasonable security deposit. Our family included 4 young children ages 3 to 8 and the fenced in, shady yard was nice for them to play in when we were not at the beach. The front porch is screened in and a great place to enjoy the breeze. This was our second trip to Cape Charles and Monroe Ave is a very quiet street with little traffic. We were able to take a short walk to the beach and to the ice cream parlor, Brown Dog Ice Cream was a big hit with the kids.
Cape Charles and the Eastern Shore are a great place for a relaxed vacation. The people in the town are real Virginia people, friendly and glad to have visitors. The town beach is great, especially for young children. My 3 year old niece could play in the water without worrying she would get knocked over by a wave and my sister commented it was the first beach trip where she was able to actually relax on the beach without worrying about rip tides & rough water. If you are looking for a relaxing place to unplug, I highly recommend Cape Charles & this home.
Our 'Southern Living II' is the 6 Bedroom 'sister house' to 'Southern Living on the Eastern Shore'. It is located between Central Park, and the town beach, both a 5 minute walk to either spot, as well as a 5 minute walk to the downtown attractions of Kelly's Gingernut, The Shanty, and Cape Charles Coffee House Restaurants. There is an Arnold Palmer/ Jack Nicklaus Golf Course within a 10 minute drive. The new boatyard and marina, along with the redesigned Aqua restaurant are a MUST see. The town is 30 minutes from Virginia Beach, 45 minutes to Norfolk Airport
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