Osprey Landing at Diggs Point(12 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
4 Bedrooms, FROG room, 3 Full Baths- Sleeps 10 Persons Max
PEACEFUL ...TRANQUIL.... PRIVATE.... SECLUDED
Enjoy water views from every room. Open air living, dining, kitchen and family rooms provide guests with
all the comforts of home. Four bedrooms and a FROG with 2 single beds.
Waterfront pier provides access for fishing, boating, crabbing and more. Bird watchers will never tire of all the osprey who flock each year to raise their chicks in nearby nests. The blue heron is a frequent guest and looks like a 747 come alive. They croak loudly when disturbed. Keeping the birdbaths full draws the blue birds and cardinals and chickadees..they splash like a toddler in a tub!
Member since: 2014
- 4000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 10
- Events Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Ping Pong Table
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- *cleaning $300
Message for All Guests
*ANY SPECIAL EVENTS THAT ARE APPROVED BY OWNER WHICH ARE HELD INSIDE OR ON THE PROPERTY WILL INCUR AN EVENT FEE PENDING SPECIFICS OF YOUR REQUEST.
PLEASE NOTE THAT IF PAYING BY CREDIT CARD THERE WILL BE A 3% CREDIT CARD TRANSACTION FEE ADDED TO YOUR RENTAL AMOUNT.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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MATHEWS COUNTY VISITOR & INFORMATION CENTER is your source for maps, brochures, event tickets, the community calendar, local art and history, cycling & kayaking trail maps, and much more.
NEW POINT COMFORT NATURE PRESERVE is a short 15 minute drive. It provides a unique look at life at the edge of the Chesapeake Bay. It was commissioned in 1804 by Thomas Jefferson. Depending on the tide, this site combines tidal shallows, mudflats, beach, exposed pilings, and deep offshore channels, all of which offer their own assortment of numerous waterbirds, lusty displays of fiddler crabs and yellow Seaside Dragonlets, our only truly saltwater dragonfly. You may experience this beauty on the boardwalk, or launch a kayak or canoe there.
One of the oldest recorded churches in Virginia, KINGSTON PARISH EPISCOPAL CHURCH, est 1652, is situated in a lovely spot shaded by trees and dotted with many headstones of interesting, history making individuals.
SALLY TOMPKINS COTTAGE - Sally Louisa Tompkins was a Southern Belle who became known as the 'Angel of the Confederacy' during America's Civil War. The first female office of the confederate army is honored and remembered as not only a nurse, but a humanitarian, philanthropist, and Captain of Cavalry as commissioned by President Jefferson Davis himself. The cottage, circa 1815, is the oldest wooden structure in the historic district.
MATHEWS MARITIME MUSEUM and HERITAGE TRAIL
The Mathews Maritime Museum, owned and operated by the Mathews Maritime Foundation, houses artifacts, documents, and photographs depicting the history and legacy of Mathews County, the Middle Peninsula of Virginia, and the Chesapeake Bay. Kayakers and canoers alike enjoy MATHEWS MARITIME HERITAGE TRAIL.
GEO CACHING is a great activity for all the family and you will be surprised how many other visitors to the area are playing. A great outdoor activity if you tire of the water and beach.
PICKING BLUEBERRIES at Eastfields Farms. In late summer, the fields are overflowing with blueberries ripe for picking. Before you know it you can have 20 lbs. That will make a lot of blueberry pancakes!
HISTORIC WILLIAMSBURG and YORKTOWN, WATER COUNTRY, AND THE WILLIAMSBURG OUTLET STORES are all a 45 minute drive.
Mathews County prides itself on annual events that draws crowds from all over including arts and crafts
festivals, a farmers market, book sales, Mathews Market Days Street Festival and so much more.
Year Purchased: 1993
About: World wide travelers from Va Beach search for a retirement retreat for their growing family and grandchildren.Our first grandson came to the water at age 3;he is now 26.Five more grandchildren followed and still visit often. It is our favorite family gathering place. 30 years in the USN,tech positions and then retirement for Jim made him more than ready for the quiet, secluded Mathews homestead.Lou Ann busied herself raising the 4 children,resuming her nursing career,studying music,theology and also becoming a travel agent.
Why Moon, VA, USA:
The owners found the perfect spot for building their retirement/vacation home. The only problem was, the property wasn't for sale. Several years of spontaneous visits forged an amazing friendship with the owner and when he decided to sell the property, he invited Capt. Jim & Lou Ann to take the reins and build their dream retreat. They spent a year in a used trailer,meeting their incredible builder,Bobby Thomas,who took their sketches and built our home. We still honor his memory by calling it 'the house that Bobby built'.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Private road, secluded, peaceful, water access for fishing, boating, kayaking, Bird watching,especially the yearly migration of the osprey..arriving March 15 and departing September 15.The nest,west of the house,keeps our binoculars at the ready. Most evenings you will find us on the west porch,watching the sunset over Stokes Creek-it never gets old! The quiet surroundings soothe our souls.
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just one of many family reunions
front lawn overlooking Rigby Island
Kayak launch from private beach,the blue heron fishing, known as 'long johns'
pier for fishing, crabbing, sun bathing
view of living area from 2nd floor
west side screened in porch
comfortable family room with TV
Peaceful and private..location, location, location
hanging out on the pier
just one remarkable sunrise
private sandy beach
lawn to private beach
2nd floor bedroom with 3 twin beds
front porch with 20' cascade of steps facing waterfront
open living dining area
1st floor twin room
Lots of Kayak's
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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