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Best Part Of Virginia Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath One Block From Beach; Perfect For Couples

One bedroom apartment on ground level of private home in North End of Virginia Beach; beautiful beach one block away; queen bed; kitchenette; parking; 2 beach chairs and cooler; nice neighborhood; quiet but close to boardwalk with restaurants, bars, shopping, bike rentals. Owners very helpful with advice about restaurants and other activities. First Landing State park 14 blocks away with beautiful trails. Gas fireplace for cool fall and winter nights. No smoking in the apartment or anywhere on the property.

Leslie Hodeen
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 29, 2017

About Leslie Hodeen

Eric and I have been married and have lived in Virginia Beach for 30 years. After raising children, and semi-retiring, we bought this house in the "north end" of Virginia Beach where we had been wanting to live for years. We feel that this house was waiting for us.

Leslie Hodeen purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Leslie Hodeen chose Virginia Beach

This property is one block from the nicest part of the beach where there are only private homes. It is quiet, yet it is only 10 blocks from the boardwalk where you can find great restaurants, bars, shopping and other activities. Great neighborhood for walking/biking.

What makes this apartment unique

Parking for one car; no stairs; kitchenette; gas fireplace; 2 beach chairs; owners on property; comfortable queen size bed.


Northeast Virginia Beach Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Marathon runners welcome!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

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Best Part Of Virginia Beach
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews

Excellent location. Wonderful property owners.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just stayed at this property for a long weekend; our first trip to Virginia Beach. The location is exactly what we were looking for -- quiet and in close proximity to the beach. And the north side of the beach is perfect for those who want quiet time away from the hecticness of the beach further south. There are a few restaurants within walking distance, but it was easy to access grocery stores, restaurants, and other nearby spots with our car -- everything seems to be a 5 to 10 minute drive away. The unit had everything we needed and it was perfect for a couple. Leslie and Eric are lovely people and we appreciated their insight into good restaurants, tips on scenic spots in the area, and their overall attention to anything we needed to make our stay pleasant. We hope to stay there again soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed all the things that we love about our location. Please come again!!
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Lovely Weekend at Virginia Beach

  • 5 of 5

My Fiance and I just returned from a long weekend at Virginia Beach. The space was perfect for two people with a small living area including kitchenette, bedroom and full bath. Although we brought our own soaps, towels, etc. Leslie and Eric have the apartment fully stocked. We did take advantage of the beach chairs provided and spent the days soaking up the sun - the beach is a 3 minute walk just across the street. We also loved the binder of recommended restaurants and attractions which gave a nice local perspective on the area. We ate at several restaurants listed in the binder: doc taylor's, nick's, the mayflower cafe, and the commune. All were delicious, fairly priced, and true to the couple's description.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed the apartment and that you found our list of our favorite spots to be helpful. Hope to see you again.
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Nice, quiet place for 2

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our week's stay near the beach. It was the perfect size for two; very clean and in a quiet neighborhood yet a close walk to an area of the beach where there are no crowds. Restaurants and stores not far and we tried a couple of the owner-recommended restaurants which we very much enjoyed and would return to! The owners are friendly and accommodating. A very pleasant place to stay that we would recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property was just as advertised and as it appeared in the pictures.

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time using VRBO and a great experience. The rental was clean, modern and very comfortable. Location is great for easy walk to a beautiful beach, nearby State Park with lots of hiking, biking, and water activities. Beautiful VA Beach area is easy to navigate to all the many attractions.

The property hosts were great to deal with. They responded quickly and courteously to inquiries prior to our stay as well as while we were there. Thanks for a wonderful visit!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful long weekend at Leslie and Eric's lovely place. The space is cozy, inviting, well appointed, and stocked with the essentials. All exactly as described in the listing. The location is fabulous... quiet, easy access to the beach, boardwalk, and many stores and restaurants. Leslie and Eric are the perfect hosts... helpful, available, never intrusive. Thank you for a wonderful, much needed escape! We look forward to staying with you again in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What you loved about our spot are the same things that make it special for us. The beach is quiet yet you can get to the boardwalk by bike or walking. So glad you enjoyed your getaway. Please come back.
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Nice place. Great location.

  • 4 of 5

The accommodations were very nice. A nice amount of living space for 2 people. The neighborhood was quaint. We could easily ride our bicycles everywhere. My daughter and I could enjoy the excitement and activity on the boardwalk. Then come home to some nice tranquility. It was a most enjoyable stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Norfolk International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Surf Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Surf Club Grille
Car: recommended

Located in the 'North End' section of Virginia Beach which is exclusively private homes. One block from the least crowded part of the beach because there are no hotels. Easy bike ride or walk to restaurants/bars/boardwalk (10 blocks away). Great for Shamrock or Rock 'N Roll marathoners. Bike or walk to several different stages where there is live music on weekends. A.R.E. (Edgar Cayce) Institute is 18 blocks away. There is a spa and a wonderful cafe overlooking the ocean there. There is a shuttle called 'The Wave' which you can catch from the Wyndham Hotel (6 blocks away) which can take you to the boardwalk. 14 blocks to First Landing State Park where there are wonderful walking/biking trails as well as a boat launch. The boat launch is on Broad Bay (connects with Chesapeake Bay) which is great for kayaking and paddle boarding, in addition to motor boating. Virginia Aquarium 4 miles away. MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) 2 miles away.


Rates & Availability

Northeast Virginia Beach Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Labor Day weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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