|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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Welcome to our Riverfront home in Historic Gloucester County. Here you will find the peace and tranquility you have been searching for. This two story home, perched high above the ground, is perfect for a small family or two couples. The main floor consist of a large living room with unobstructed views of the water. The kitchen is well equipped with clean updated appliances, cookware and plenty of counter space for preparing meals. Open from the kitchen is the dining room with french doors leading to a massive deck. Here you can enjoy a refreshing beverage at the outdoor bar or recline in a lounger and take a nap! The master bedroom on the main floor has a king size bed and a sitting area. Awaken to the majestic sunrise as it glistens off the water. A large walk-in closet provides more than ample storage for all of your belongings. Aside from the master bath, there is a half bath and a laundry room with front loading washer and dryer. The home is supplied with filtered, softened well water. Relax on one of several decks as sailboats dance by in the breeze. Enjoy kayaking, swimming, fishing and crabbing from shore. In the evening, take a moonlit cruise in a rowboat or paddleboat. The upper floor has a large living room with two double rocker/recliners for lounging or watching tv, and a small bar for eating those late nights snacks. Off the second living room is a study or game area with a futon, a bathroom, and a queen size master bedroom. There is a door at the top of the stairway which can be closed to give privacy to the whole second floor. The grounds provide ample parking if you chose to bring your boat or camper, and there is a free public boat landing nearby.
Southern hospitality abounds in the quaint Town of Gloucester. Main Street provides a vast array of shopping, entertainment, and Dining to please any palate. If 'Staying in' is your preference,but cooking is not, a Concierge delivery for meals and personal essentials is available for a small fee.
History buffs can discover and experience Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown through guided tours and re-enactments of early Settler living. Walk along the grounds where famous battles took place and the American Democracy was born! Also, while in Williamsburg, you might explore renowned Golf Clubs, Busch Gardens Amusement Park, Water Country USA and Premier Shopping Outlets.
Plan a day trip to the Atlantic Ocean, Virginia Beach or Richmond, (the Capital of Virginia) all within a ninety minute drive. Upon your return, bask in the warmth of a soothing jetted tub and sleep comfortably in either of the master suites with clean soft bedding.
Bicycles, sporting equipment and non-motorized watercraft such as paddle boats, are at your disposal along with life saving floatation vests. There is a half bath on the ground floor for quick and easy clean up from a vigorous day of playing basketball, horseshoes and sun bathing! There is plenty of outdoor seating and picnic tables for you to prepare and enjoy your freshly caught fish and crabs.
Our home is located near three international airports, Richmond, Norfolk and Newport News/Williamsburg. Movie Theaters, Bowling, and many other types of activities are local, but not within walking distance. Daily cleaning service is also available for additional fee. A true vacation is not having to clean a thing!
Due to the high balconies and easy access to the water, the home is not suitable for small children, pets or travelers with difficulty in climbing stairs.
Check-in time is 4pm. Check-out time is 10am
We felt like we were staying in a private luxury resort with all the amenities. The house, property and owners were awesome. It was the perfect vacation for our family with 3 teenage boys. There was so much to do here and Paula and Larry thought of EVERYTHING to make your stay enjoyable. They were gracious, hospitable and thoughtful hosts, available when you needed them but making sure your privacy was respected. The boys enjoyed kayaking and fishing every morning while we watched and drank our coffee on the covered deck. There was so much to do from playing basketball, corn hole, horse shoes, frisbee, badminton, riding bikes, crabbing, watching dolphins, seeing the space station fly over and more! We saw an amazing heat lighting storm which lasted over an hour. It was better than fireworks! We loved the location. It was about a 50 minute ride to Busch Gardens/Water Country/Williamsburg which was a must do with 3 teenagers. We also enjoyed the Courthouse Restaurant for breakfast and Olivia's for dinner. The general store/post office nearby is a piece of living history. I can't say enough wonderful things about this vacation. This place is truly a treasure!!
Paula and Larry super nice owners very welcoming. Our Family of 5, three young adult children. We all enjoyed the activities the home had to offer kayaks, volleyball, basket ball, daily bike rides, swimming etc. Just what we needed to have fun with our kids and make them and us feel like kids again. Nestled back in the woods but not to far that we couldn't go out to get necessities. We drove to Va beach in about an hour and 15 min. walked around a few hours and came back. Beach life not really our family's thing. Lol Larry showed my husband how to bring in crabs and cook them and Paula showed us how to clean and eat them. I could go on and on but I won't. Haha We was suppose to leave Saturday but was enjoying so much we stayed another day. We saw the Dolphins right before we left, so pretty. Conclusion Great Vacation wonderful memories made.
Do yourself a favor and STOP looking. My Husband and I have been renting property for 30 years and have NEVER had an experience like this!!!!! Isabel's Choice is absolutely Incredible!!!! The Sunrise took our breath away!!!! There are tons of lawn games to play, bikes to use to go exploring, kayaks, a row boat and much more!!! Sitting on the covered porch and looking at the beautiful views was heavenly. The home is beyond beautifully decorated and beyond comfortable. It is away from it all, peaceful and quiet. The little Country Store is close by for essentials you may have forgotten and there is a large major shopping center with a Walmart and more only 10 miles away. As wonderful as the Home is, the owners are the best things about it. Paula and Larry are treasures. They seemed more like Innkeepers at a 5 Star bed and breakfast than property owners. Even though they were close by to the property, they were literally invisible, unless we needed something, and then they magically appeared to fulfill our need. They provided everything we needed (including breakfast for the next morning, complete with orange juice). All we needed to pack was whatever food we might want during our stay (if we didn't want to go out. And why would we want to???), clothing and sunscreen. Forget all of the other stuff you normally have to pack when renting a house. It's there already. We met with a handshake when they greeted us upon our arrival and we left with hugs, hating to say goodbye. Love you guys, Paula and Larry. Thank you for sharing your awesome with us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Loved the house and the owners are very hospitable. Wake up by sunrise and see dolphins !
This home and grounds are immaculately kept. It is very peaceful and quiet. Currently the house next to the property (can't see it), on the other side of the tree line is under construction. I must say though, they are the quietest construction workers I've ever heard. It was only my husband and I staying in the home, so if you had a couple kids (making normal kid noise) or a radio playing some light music you wouldn't hear them at all. The owners are very nice and are available for anything you might need...This comes into play when you have forgotten something, because the house is "off the beaten path". However, we discovered this fantastic country store about half way between town and the rental property, they have just about everything you could possibly need, and if you don't need anything, you should stop in and visit anyway!! Another must is the "courthouse restaurant" great food, and the staff make you feel like you're old friends!!! I would say this home is ideal for one or two families vacationing together, lots of games and things to do. The little (fiddler) crabs on the shore line are fascinating and hilarious to watch. The property itself deserves 5 stars, I gave it 4 just because of the distance from town, and the lack of wifi availability. I knew going into it that there was no wifi, but knowing and experiencing are two different things. My husband is a pastor and where it was nice being able to get away from everyone, and just take time to watch the clouds and water and reflect on the amazing nature God has made. It did put a damper on things a little when trying to do some research for sermons (which was part of the reason for the trip). Again that was just an issue for us, and most families are there to spend time with one another, not a working retreat. FYI, the little country store does have free wifi if you absolutely have to have it. Otherwise in the rental/vacation world, you couldn't ask for a better home to stay in!!
We visited for a weekend with teenagers. The house was beautiful, clean and well appointed. There were so many outside things to do that we couldn't fit them all in - kayaking, volleyball, basketball, badminton, corn hole just to name a few. We loved the early morning dolphins and the nighttime fire pit. Some relaxed in the hammocks while others enjoyed the floating dock. I can't say enough great things about the place and the owners that were around to help out when needed.
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$250|
Owner is on site and available 24/7. We live in a smaller home on the property and will meet you upon arrival. We will walk through the home with you and explain the working functions of the house. Dog must be approved by owner prior to booking and separate pet contract signed with proof of health record from your Veterinarian. Dog must be at least eight months old, house trained, non-shedding breed and weigh no more than 40 lbs. No cats. Booking traveler must be age of 25+. No smoking inside of home. No refunds for early check out, Power outages or inclement weather. Daily housekeeping, if you so chose, is an additional $5.00 per person per day,cash only. Concierge delivery charge is $10 per trip.max 2 per day,plus cost of products ordered. cash only. GPS directions to the home are given when confirmation of payment has been made.