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BEACHFRONT COTTAGE 5BR, Wifi, Pet Friendly, WiFi, Outdoor Fireplace

Bedrooms 5
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Ocean View Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Beachfront! Wifi, Linens, Outside Fireplace, Pet friendly, Views

Watch the dolphins swim past this cottage most mornings! Hunt for shells and sea glass just out of your back door. Decks on levels 2 offer amazing views. Smell the sea air! Listen to the waves lap or crash onto the shore, depending on the weather. This is an extra large cottage, built in the 1940's and still charming as a seaside family home. Rustic but comfortable. We have a non-working fireplace inside the cottage but you can enjoy our outside fireplace year round.

Off-street parking. Gas grill, outdoor fireplace and much more!

For larger groups why not combine both the main cottage and the attic apartment for 6 Bedrooms & 5 Bathrooms. Contact us for more information. See our apartment listing on VRBO property #641718

Walk out your door and onto the sand dunes to your beautiful sand beach on the Chesapeake Bay!

5 bedrooms, each lovingly decorated with a queen bed.

$100 weekly discount if you bring linens (bed & bath)

PLUS -3 Futons

Four bathrooms

Living room

Dining room

Eat-in kitchen with table seats four and restaurant style high chair.

Dining room table with window seat plus 6 chairs.

Two large 3-season porches are on the main level.

The 5th bedroom/1 bath are in the garden basement level and perfect for a granny flat as it has a separate entrance.

Our Beach cottage has plenty of room for your family to enjoy! After a day at the beach, rinse off with our outdoor shower. There's also an outdoor fireplace for cooler evenings! For a little friendly competition, we have a foosball table.

Plenty of local attraction brochures inside our cottage. Convenient to Naval Bases and Virginia Beach too but with a more quiet and quaint atmosphere of days gone by.

Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, Water Country USA and Busch Gardens are just a 30 minute drive. Virginia Beach is a 15 minute drive. Water sports nearby. Take the Amtrak from Norfolk to Washington DC for the day.

This could be a getaway where you never leave the house and beach - or schedule day trips from this home base.

We provide a restaurant style high chair plus pack and play crib and toddler bed, upon request.

Consider this cottage for extended stays!

Also provided are all bath, beach & kitchen linens so your packing will be much lighter.

Includes use of beach chairs, beach towels and beach toys (April-October)

Cable TV and Wifi is provided.

Off Street parking for 2-3 vehicles

Pet friendly (with pet fee)

Non-Smoking only inside the cottage

No Parties

Take a long weekend, a week or an extended stay and come play at the beach! Send your inquiry today or book it now!

We offer a military and first responders discount so ask when you send an inquiry.

Book with confidence. If you must cancel your reservation with us, please give 30+ days notice before your check in date and we'll give a 100% refund.

For 1-2 people, check out our listing on VRBO property #641718

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Barbara Mastaglio
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016
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About Barbara Mastaglio

Barbara is an Artist and Teacher. Tom is retired US Army, and now works as a Computer Scientist and business owner.

Barbara Mastaglio purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Barbara Mastaglio chose Norfolk

You can't get closer to the beach! Just walk out our back door and over the dunes. Our cottage is rustic and charming, built in the 1940's with lots of room!

What makes this cottage unique

On the Chesapeake Bay! Quiet beach with shells, sea glass and dolphins. Great swimming for families as the surf usually isn't as rough in this spot!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved our stay at your Norfolk Beach Flat! We played in the surf and visited many local attractions. My hubby golfed a couple of days and we even took a day to visit Colonial Williamsburg. Fishing at the Ocean View Pier was great with the kids. Thanks for providing our beach chairs and towels - it made our packing much lighter. Overall it was our favorite beach getaway ever as a family!
May 2014
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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BEACHFRONT COTTAGE 5BR, Wifi, Pet Friendly, WiFi, Outdoor Fireplace
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 43 reviews

Wonderful place for reunion at Thanksgiving!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great gathering place for our extended family to be together during the Thanksgiving holiday. We had plenty of space & bedrooms for the couples & for the grandkids, as well as several gathering spaces with sofas & chairs for separate conversations. We especially appreciated the fact that the kitchen was well-stocked with pots & pans, serving dishes, every utensil, etc. With the small grandchildren, having the amenities of home enabled us to bring and prepare food in our Thanksgiving "home," which was much more fun than having to go out for every meal. One of my favorite things to do was to take the kids out to walk along the beach, which is right outside the house. Perhaps one of the nicest assets of the property is the owner herself. She was extremely easy to work with, responsive & always gracious. Her reviews were in fact one of the primary reasons I chose this property over several others. Thank you, Barbara, for enabling our family to have a wonderful reunion!

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice beach cottage

  • 4 of 5

Great place to have a large group right on the beach. Loved the fire pits and especially loved having a place large enough to contain our entire family including two grandchildren., with adequate bathrooms. Convenient location close to the airport which was really nice. Owner very helpful.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Family Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This was my families first vacation with my sister and her family. We weren't sure how it would work out but this cottage was perfect. There was plenty of room for everyone to be together and if you want to escape for some quiet time that was easy to find as well. The cottage was clean, roomy and very welcoming. The cottage is older but is decorated nicely and was well equipped with all the comforts of home. My favorite part of course was the beach. We had perfect weather and even though it was September, we spent a lot of time on the beach as the air and water were still warm. We loved that the beach was not crowded at all and a few times in the mornings, I was the only one on it!! In the evenings, you can see the lights of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge in the distance and a couple times we also saw dolphins swimming by. We also enjoyed sitting out on upper level decks as well.

As others have stated, Barbara is the perfect host and is very kind and accommodating. If you are looking for peace and quiet walks on the beach, this is the one for you. Beach is less that one minute away right over the dune!! We look forward to vacationing there again. I didn't want to leave!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect family vacation

  • 5 of 5

It was our second stay at Barbara's cottage in Norfolk. Again this year, at our arrival, the place was clean and well equipped. We had a wonderfull sunny week, staying at the quiet beach all day long and relaxing in the backyard in the evening. Because the house is directly on the beach, it is very safe for the kids. Because the towels, the beach toys and chairs are included, you have practicly nothing to bring with you. Again this year, we caught a few fish directly on the beach (rays, blue fish, etc.) and the beach was quiet and clean. We rented a lot of houses during the last 10 years, and let me say that the owner, Barbara, is very friendly, efficient and that she only wants the best for her guests. I totally recommend this place. You can truly book with confidence.

Vincent Lussier and Justine Morin

Montréal, Québec

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Cape property!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! The cottage is a 1940's house right on the Bay. There is a dune between the house and the Bay, stairs on one side. The beach is public, but had vastly fewer people than Virginia Beach. We felt as if we were on a private beach with just our neighbors. We saw dolphins several times and what we think was a black swan once.

We needed space for 7 adults wanting five bedrooms and each room had a queen bed. Lots of privacy even when inside the house. Every floor had a TV. Barbara (the owner) provided beach chairs, towels, boogie boards, sand pails, and other beach toys as well as lots of books (all ages), games, and a few puzzles in case it rained. The kitchen was extremely well stocked--lots of plates, flatware and cooking utensils. Even a mixer, cookie sheets, cake pans & waffle maker! Soap and a hairdryer were in each bathroom/bedroom.

We were there for the 4th of July--a house just down the beach from us had incredible fireworks--they lasted about half an hour and we didn't have to leave the deck!

As long as you realize the house is about 70 years old (no dishwasher) and has Bay weathering, you will appreciate the character and individuality of the property. Barbara has gone out of her way to provide the little things that make life easier while traveling.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location for relaxing and close to many nearby attractions.

  • 5 of 5

It was a great family vacation. Barbara was an awesome host! The house is everything that is advertised and more. The beach is right in the back of the house over the dune. My family of 7 adults and 3 children under 7 years old, enjoyed going for walks, watching the Dolphins when they would come by, swimming. It was quiet, so relaxing in the evenings. The house has everything you need! We even had fire wood in the campfire pit ready for us. We had a few evenings that got cool enough for us to enjoy that.

The location is perfect, if you want to be away from the busy city. It is also close enough to it if you want to go in for the day. We will definitely be back again soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Norfolk International
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Ocean View City Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
At the door! We are on the dunes!
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Ocean View Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Oct 18 2016 - Dec 16 2016
2 night minimum stay
Holidays 2016
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017 (Saturday-Saturday
May 20 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Vacate Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%

Check-in time is 4pm. We will contact you a couple of days before for check-in instructions.
Check-out time is 10am

Non-smoking only inside the cottage - Smoking inside means forfeiture of all deposit amount
No parties
Off-street parking
Wifi passwords provided at check-in

Book with confidence. If you need to cancel your reservation with us, please let us know 30+ days before your check-in and you'll receive a 100% refund.

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.
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Ocean View Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bathroom is in the separate Granny flat bedroom suite.
  • Bathroom linens, hand soap, body wash and toilet paper is provided.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 child bed , Toddler bed with crib sheets available.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Large Master suite with private deck and second room w futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd Floor Master Suite w private deck overlooking the beach
    Porch - 1 baby crib , 3 sleep sofa /futon , Three futons
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Master suite has a queen bed and a deck on beachfront
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Granny suite on the ground floor w separate entrance
  • Sheets, pillows and comforters provided by owner. We also have two toddler beds for our smaller guests. (upon request) and a pack and pay type crib, upon request. The fifth bedroom has a separate entrance and is on the garden/basement level without steps. The lower level or 'Granny flat' has a kitchen and private bathroom and large shower. Two second-floor bedrooms are master suites with private baths and private decks overlooking the beach and the Chesapeake Bay.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Check-in is 4pm. Check-out is 10am Spend your days at the beach! Just walk out the door and over the dunes to the beautiful 9 mile long beach of the Chesapeake Bay. Visit the Ocean View Fishing Pier for a day of fishing and lunch on the rooftop deck. In the evenings, utilize the cottage grill for cooking and watch the lights of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel.

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