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The River House Getaway! Come Relax and Enjoy!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

11303 Piankatank Drive, Gloucester VA 23061

What a wonderful property located at 11303 Piankatank Drive, Gloucester VA 23061. This all brick ranch is located across the street from the Piankatank River with super views as well as access to a small sandy beach. The River House is 2000 sf and can accomodate up to 10 guests. Enjoy the Canoe, play some ping pong, relax in the sun room, go fishing, or just do nothing at all! Bring your Jet Ski or Boat if you have one because there is a community boat ramp less than 1/4 Mile away. Bedroom number 1 has a queen size, Bedroom number 2 has a Full and a set of Bunk Beds, Bedroom 3 is the Master with a Queen and private full bath. The Kitchen has all Cherry cabinets and stainless steel appliances. The River House has central heat and air as well as brand new double hung windows. The Dining area has an awesome view of the river with a bay window that can let in River Breezes!

Don't Forget about the best room in the house on the end...The Sunroom; ideal for relaxing, watching a movie, or taking a nap!

Easy access to America's historical triangle of Yorktown, Williamsburg, and Jamestown. Duke of Gloucester Street (featuring the Williamsburg Taverns - King's Arms; Christiana Campbell's and Shields Taverns) 58 min. Yorktown (Riverwalk Resturant is our favorite there) 36 min; Urbana (Urbana Oyster Festival is Nov 2-3, 2012) 34 min; Gwynn's Island (Gwynn's Island Festival June 28-29, 2013) 24 min; Deltaville (Cocomo's Resturant) 22 minutes; Mathews Courthouse (Mathews Market Days Sept 7-8, 2012) 20 min; Our favorite pottery is The Poddery (Owned and operated by Robert and Karen Podd) in Foster 14 min; Gloucester Courthouse (Daffodil Festival April 6-7, 2013) 20 min. Holly Hill Antiques on Route 14 - 11 minutes; Mathews Courthouse has a farmer's market on Main Street each Saturday morning. Favorite grocery store - Food Lion in Mathews Courthouse. Favorite fresh vegetables -Ware Neck Produce in Gloucester Courthouse. Wines come from Kelsick Specialty Market in Gloucester CH (they'll also order any wine you want). ABC stores in Gloucester CH, Mathews CH and Deltaville. Best fried seafood is Seabreeze on Gwynn's Island. Closest pizza - Stan Strings - Cobbs Creek 10 min. We also love the Crazy Crab Resturant in Reedville (1 hour).

More Details

Owner
Gary Ornoff
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

About Gary Ornoff

Gary and Christine Ornoff

Gary Ornoff purchased this house in 2006

Why Gary Ornoff chose Gloucester Courthouse

We fell in love with this house on a new years day drive in 2006! We thought we were going to see a small home in need of repair but instead we saw a wonderful place that has a personality all its own! Something about being away from the City lights really can do wonders for the soul! We have enjoyed the River House for several years now and hope you find it as relaxing as our family does!

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
newport news international
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Across the street or Virginia Beach

Nearest Airport: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport at 33.48 Miles

Nearest Train: Amtrak Station, Williamsburg at 37.05 Miles

Nearest Motorway: Interstate 64, Exit 220 at 30.4 Miles

Nearest Beach: Yorktown Beach, Yorktown at 25 Miles

Nearest Barpub: Jessica's on Main, Gloucester Courthouse at 10.35 Miles

Nearest Golf: Painkatank River Golf Club, Hartfield at 11.97 Miles

Nearest Restaurant: Rosemary and Wine, Gloucester Courthouse at 10.25 Miles

Amenities

Gloucester Courthouse House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM / Check-out: 4:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

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The River House Getaway! Come Relax and Enjoy!
average rating of 4.571429 based on 28 reviews
5

Perfect weekend retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic weekend at the River House. We were amazed at the size of the house. The photos don't do it justice. We enjoyed the private beach and kayaking around the river. Our dog had an amazing time exploring the surrounding area. We also enjoyed a trip to Main Street, Gloucester visiting the quaint shops on a rainy day. Ware Neck Produce had some amazing fresh shrimp which we cooked in the large kitchen. Plenty of cooking utensils to cook a banquet if you wished. We also appreciated all the games, DVDs etc. The house is so well stocked. We'll need to go back to enjoy it all as we ran out of time. A week here would be great. Thanks for a great stay. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for sharing this with the community! We love the house, it’s charm, location, and amenities! It’s a great feeling to be able to share this relaxing house and make memories!
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ok stay

  • 3 of 5

Big home plenty of space. I hate to be crucial over small things!

Let me start with this… for the money it’s a good deal. With that said if small things were improved we would have had a better stay. Attention to details matter to me. A lot of the blinds were either broke or do not function, light bulbs in bathrooms, bed room burned out. Luckily I found some bulbs. Kitchen wares need to be replaced: old or not functional. Trash was a concern. We were down for a wedding and were packed up pretty good in the car. We were scheduled to leave on a Sunday. We didn’t know how we were going to take care of the trash because no trash pickup… directions were left to the dump but were closed on Sunday. I would imagine your cleaning company would take care of this.. beings no trash pickup. Communication was clear, and Gary was very responsive. Thanks for allowing us to use your home.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place for family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this home. We've been to many other vacation rentals and I was very happy with how laid back this one felt. Not only in location and amenities but also in how it was working with Gary on details. Our kids really loved the boats and it was so nice to be able to get out there first thing in the morning!! We also explored a bit and were sent to Haven Beach outside of Mathews. Super secluded and clean beach we enjoyed before the tide took our spot away. Lol

We'd be happy to return in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome property and location. Cant wait to visit again.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

SUPER RELAXING!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

I just want to say this has been the best two days I've had in a very long time. I've had time to actually relax with the kids and find time to fish and crab. I feel rechargered. Can't wait to come back. Next time it'll be a longer stay

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The house is really clean and spacious. The river is right across the street and was clean as well.

  • 4 of 5

We loved the proximity to the private beach. The neighbors are super nice and helpful. The house had everything we needed. We brought our own kayak and paddle board and definitely got good use of them on the river as it isn't too crowded with bigger boats.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We hope you get a chance to stay with us again soon. I appreciate you taking the time to write a review! All the best to you and yours! The Ornoff's
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60

We are negotiable for leasing terms so if you need to stay a couple nights or several months we may be able to work out a special rate that works for all parties. Owner/Agent. This property was purchased by our family to be a vacation house and we have loved every minute we spend there, and now we are offering it to you so please enjoy and take care of our River House.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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