Chesapeake Bay/Rappahannock River with Private Sandy Beach and(28 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Mouth of the Rappahannock River where it meets the Chesapeake Bay.
From our beach, the river is five miles wide, directly across from Deltaville, and a quarter mile northwest of the Chesapeake. Our 2.5 acres of land boasts 250 feet of shoreline, a private sandy beach, a dock, a waverunner lift, a basketball court, and enough room to toss around a football, frisbee, baseball, lacrosse ball, or anything else that flies. We have two sea kayaks available for your use, as well as a paddle board, and you are welcome to bring your own sunfish, waverunner, windsurfer, or other beach toys that will enhance your vacation. But don’t worry about bringing your own beach chairs or beach umbrella – we got that covered!
No slimy sand on our beach – at low tide with the slow sloping beach an adult can walk 100 plus yards off the shore and still be standing. Bring your own waverunner and put it on our lift to use at your leisure without having to tow in and out with each use. We often have schools of dolphins in the river, particularly during the late summer. Tall pines on the front yard (river facing) provide excellent shade in the afternoon if you need a break from the sunny beach to play a game of corn toss, or to set up the fire for the evening in the fire pit to sample some smores with the kids. Catch some fish off of the dock, or, if you are as bad as we are at fishing, drive in the morning to the commercial fisherman up the road to get some flounder fresh from his morning catch. Try throwing some bait in our crab trap (chicken necks often work) and with some luck you may be eating blue crabs for dinner. Enjoy your morning coffee on the outdoor patio, play card games on the front screen porch, take an overexposed picture of the spectacular sunsets, or just kick back with a cold refreshing drink and let the summer day just stretch on!
Walk to the Pelican Bar/Restaurant on the water to catch a live band on a Saturday night, head up the road to Irvington to catch breakfast at the Tide’s Inn, from there sample some local wine and oysters at the Dog and Oyster, head into Kilmarnock for some antique and specialty shops. Hit the links at either Golden Eagle or King Carter golf course, each about 10 country miles away (if you are used to waiting to take a shot at a crowded city course, prepare for having the course to yourself). Take a day trip to Busch Gardens, historic Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown, Richmond (each between 1 and 1.5 hours), Virginia Beach (2 hours), or even Washington D.C. (2.75 hours). We know you will have a fantastic vacation at an affordable price.
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Member since: 2013
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 9
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Great private outdoor shower is used almost exclusively for showering.
- - Check in time is 4:00 pm and check out time is 11:00 am - 60 day cancellation policy: If reservation is cancelled within 60 days of arrival date, full payment is forfeited - All guests participating in the reservation will be registered prior to your arrival date. Should there be unregistered guests at the property, at any time, for any length of time without prior approval, you will be asked to leave and forfeit the remainder of your reservation. - Guest shall assume all risk of any injury to self and/or their guests during reservation - This property shall be used for residential purposes only - No firearms, fireworks, ATV's, or four wheelers are permitted on this premises. ...moreless
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Room
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 1 - May 1, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Pet Fee $200
- Cleaning Fee $145
- Tax Rate 6.5%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: John and Jenelle have been married 17 years and have four wonderful sons. We are a very athletic family and have come to love being at the river and all it has to offer. Last year (2012) our life took us from Arlington, VA to Austin, TX. We are now not able to spend as much time at the river and would like to share it with others. Our kids have spent the last five summers here, attending sailing and baseball camp, wakeboarding, water-skiing, tubing, and just playing in the water. The kids have also enjoyed catching rockfish, flounder, and spot off the pier. Crab pot off the dock too. I'm sure you will enjoy it just as much as we have.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Quiet getaway with your own private beach!
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- Secondary: 2022030742
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Cottage -view of river
Pier with wave runner lift. Pier jumping for kids. Water depth 3-4'.
Large yard for throwing baseball, etc.
Living room pic 1
Living room picture 2 with tv and blue-ray DVD
River and fire-pit
Well equipped kitchen
Pier from beach
Basketball hoop and court
Bedroom 1 with private bath
Private drive to house
Deck over looking the water
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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