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Sunrise on Irvington's Carters Creek

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Relax and get away....

This rustic cottage on Carters Creek is ideal for a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle. For an individual guest or a couple, this is just the right space to decompress.

The Crab Shack is right at the water's edge, and its cozy bedroom, dining area, galley kitchen and living room all face the water.

The term 'industrial chic' has been used to describe this unique property. The outside of the building is all metal and the inside is exposed wood, with a striking floor-to-ceiling oyster shell fireplace. Usually guests congregate outside on the patio or dock, but if it's rainy, the porch or indoors is where to be, to enjoy the sound of rain drops on the tin roof.


Please see pet rates under RATES.

More Details

Andy Smith
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018


Weems Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • A second outdoor shower affords semi-privacy for adventurers!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen with quality linens - 1 queen
  • There are wonderful sunrise views from the bedroom. Guests just tilt the blinds open first thing in the morning to watch daylight spread across the water.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This quiet cottage offers a respite from the workaday world.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

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Sunrise on Irvington's Carters Creek
average rating of 4.9069767 based on 43 reviews

Great location, cozy and private

  • 4 of 5

There is so much we loved about this property. The location, amenities, etc were very good. Our misfortune was going during the winter time with unusually cold temperatures. The heating in the cottage was not able to keep the inside temperatures comfortable. In fact, it was very cold at night and most uncomfortable. Two other factors are worth mentioning: Would like better cooking facilities in the kitchen and a bathroom that is closer to the bedroom. For us (upper 60's) it was very inconvenient during the night to get to the bathroom. This cottage is better suited for the fall, spring and summer months.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your comment about the cold weather was understandable. The heat pump is not effective when it's super cold like that. I'm sure the gas logs were a help and I'm sorry you were uncomfortable. Please take me up on the compensation I offered for your next the Spring, Summer, or Fall! Thank you for your business and please come back. Andy
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Beautiful escape from reality!!!!

  • 5 of 5

2nd time there in 1 year! I highly recommend this place!!!!! Perfect spot for a perfect get-a-way!!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond, VA

Loved Being Right on Top of the Water

  • 5 of 5

We loved the coziness of this cabin, perfect for a weekend getaway. We especially loved the long dock, the gorgeous views and literally being right on top of the water. Andy is so friendly and welcoming! Our one slight negative would be that it is a little further out than we expected, about a 10 minute drive to get into town (Irvington).

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orlando, FL

The Crab Shack is adorable and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

I had a lovely stay at The Crab Shack for Labor Day weekend. It is convenient to everything in Irvington and Kilmarnock but also a peaceful and quiet place to come home to after being in town. Can't beat relaxing on the porch with the water just steps away!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pure relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

If you cant relax here, you can't relax anywhere. Just be aware the kitchen is rather small so be prepared to get creative with your cooking, or eat at one of the many great restaurants in the area. WE WILL BE BACK!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome once again!

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time we've stayed here and this time stayed a whole week. Once again, we had everything we needed for an enjoyable and relaxing vacation. Look forward to returning again next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Newport News (PHF) or Richmond (RIC)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Golden Eagle Golf Club, King Carter Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nate's Trick Dog Cafe
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Several in the area
Car: recommended

The Crab Shack is ideally situated for a quiet getaway for one person or a couple. At the end of the pier are two chairs from which to watch all types of working and pleasure boats glide by. Eagles, ospreys, herons and gulls provide natural entertainment daily.

Guests may fish off the pier without a permit - there are croaker, bluefish and rockfish in the creek.

If guests choose to arrive by water, either a sail boat or a power boat will have no trouble at the pier - the MLW is 8' deep.

Shopping, sporting and dining choices are just a boat ride or short car ride away. In nearby Irvington, Kilmarnock and White Stone there are art galleries, antique shops, boutiques, tennis courts, golf courses, restaurants and cafes to enjoy. Guests can choose to be as active or as relaxed as they like.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25

Check in time: 4:00 pm
Check out time: 12:00 noon

Approved pets can stay for only $25.00 per night.

Extra guest (more than 2)..... $25.00 each per night with permission.

Attending host, beautiful view, and a peaceful time....NO CHARGE


Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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