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This is the NO DRAMA ZONE you have been looking for! Come relax and HAVE FUN!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 300 sq. ft.
Property type apartment

Overview

About the property

You have your own parking area right in front of the apartment!

I want to explain, more in depth, the property and things you can expect. The property is located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and is surrounded by Salt Water. We run WELL WATER at this property and there are times when it will smell a little funny, because of the minerals in the water. The water is treated and not dangerous. Well water actually does have a better taste, but when you are not use to it, it is strange. We also have BUGS/ INSECTS around this property and I ask that you bring BUG REPELLENT with you. There will be bugs found at the beach, so do not be surprised if you see them. We do treat the yard and apartment! You will see mosquitoes, flies, gnats and spiders, insects that are found everywhere you go.

This is a Private apartment with 1 bath, 1 queen bed, 1 fold out queen couch bed, stove, microwave, dishes, pots and pans. All the comforts of home! (AND THEN SOME)

Wash and Dryer, Dish Network TV, WIFI, Internet! As I have stated....YOU have your own parking space! This is the second driveway by the garage! You will see a white volkswagon in the drive in front of the garage. You want to drive straight in and this is the room where you will be staying! I can usually be found on the back deck if you should need me for anything!

You have free rein of the property and can come and go as you please. The kayaks are here for you to use, as well as the fishing poles! I do ask that you take a life jacket with you if you will be on the water. It is a safety issue and I want all of my guests to be safe.

The refrigerator in the apartment is a little small, but there is a standard refrigerator in the laundry room. This is available for you as well. The bait for fishing will be found in the freezer section of this fridge.

Yes, you can wash and dry your clothes while you are here. You also have a choice to dry the clothes in the dryer or, (my favorite) on the line and get that clean and fresh scent!

There is a key that is available to you so you can lock the door if you leave. It is a very safe place, but you may feel you need to lock the door. This is fine. Just let me know!

Grills on site to be used by you. It is a propane and charcoal grill! There is also a smoker! There have been MANY GREAT MEALS cooked on this grill and I am sure many more are coming!

There is a golf cart, that is (LEGAL TO DRIVE ON THE ROAD) available for you to use while you are here! As you have seen in many reviews, it is one of the most loved things at Thelma's Dawn! It is here for YOU! Of course there has to be a catch in operating the golf cart. You must be at least 15 years old to be permitted to drive it by yourself, UNLESS there is an adult riding with you! These are not my rules, but the rules of the community.

I like to load up the golf cart when I go fishing. I put the poles, cooler, bait, drinks and everything I will need to sit down on the beach for a long time. When I go fishing, I mean business!

The outside of the property is a 1&1/2 acre property. We have volleyball, horseshoes, CORN HOLE, (yes, I said it....CORN HOLE) and other games that you can play.....Just ask us! Remember....we are here to make your vacation as special and memory making as we possibly can!

We even have TENTS and AIR MATTRESSES that can be used in the event you have more people that want to join you on your vacation! There is a 2 person, 4 person and a 3 ROOM TENT! This thing is BIG!

Then you have to remember all of the FISHING, KAYAKING, SWIMMING, PRIVATE BEACH, BEAUTIFUL SUNSETS, BONFIRES and so much more! This is YOUR TIME!! I want you to LOVE IT HERE!

So I have been asked how I came up with the name "THELMA'S DAWN". Well, my mother passed away from cancer in 2007. Mom was 68 years old when she was called home. I had a sister, Dawn, who was called home at age 28. She was murdered in January1988. It was fitting to name this beautiful place after the two of them.

More Details

Owner
Christi Medice
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2017

About Christi Medice

I am a retired Paramedic and Lieutenant Firefighter for the City of Hampton, VA. I live with my husband, Rick, and our two parrots, Joey and Nikko. I am an outdoors lover and love to fish. We have bon-fires often and just enjoy the evenings and the sound of the waves as they crash along the shore line while looking at the stars above us. We have a fish pond in the yard, but these fish are just for admiring. I love to get around to talk to my neighbors and make sure they are all doing ok. I try to exercise as much as I can by walking on the beach and kayaking. There is a garden in the yard that Rick and I tend to. I love to can the vegetables for the Winter.

So I have been asked how I came up with the name "THELMA'S DAWN". Well, my mother passed away from cancer in 2007. Mom was 68 years old when she was called home. I had a sister, Dawn, who was called home at age 28. She was murdered in January1988. It was fitting to name this beautiful place after the two of them.

I have lived in this home since I was born, except for the 25 years I moved to Hampton, Virginia, in 1885, to take a job as a professional firefighter and went to school to become an Emergency Rescue Diver and Nationally Registered Paramedic. I was diagnosed in 1995 with Multiple Sclerosis, but continued to work in the fire department as an instructor of various Fire, Emergency Medical, Driving, CPR and Water Safety courses. I retired from the fire department in 2006 and moved back to the Eastern Shore, which I have always called my home!

Having MS, I can not enjoy things the way I use to. I love the beach and the water, but due to MS, I cannot stay in the heat long. With this being said, I have felt that this property was being wasted, so I made the decision to renovate the attached garage into the apartment in the hopes that people could come and enjoy everything "Thelma's Dawn" offers!

I am positive that you will love it as much as I do! I look forward to meeting you soon!

Christi Medice purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Christi Medice chose Eastern Shore

The Space

This efficiency apartment offers A QUIET and SECLUDED stay.. It is larger than a hotel suite, PLUS, You can fish right from the beach and filet and fix your catch for dinner! There have been Indian Arrowheads found on the beach as well as various seashells and treasures.

The apartment is an attached garage (to my house), that we have remodeled into the apartment, but offers complete privacy to our guests.

There is a stove, apt size refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot and dishes, glasses, cups and silverware. There is also a full size refrigerator/freezer located in the laundry room. Bath towels, wash cloths and face towels are provided, along with soap, shampoo and conditioner.

We ask that you bring your own food and drink.

There are bugs on the beach, but please do not let this deter you from coming and enjoying your vacation! There is nothing around here that you are not familiar with, so please bring your Insect Repellent!

Private Beach, Fishing, Bon-Fires, Beautiful Sunsets,

The efficiency apt. has all the comforts of home, including washer and dryer. Wonderful community! You will see nature all around you! .

(The apartment comfortably sleeps 4 people}

PETS WELCOME

This efficiency apartment offers A QUIET and SECLUDED stay.. It is larger than a hotel suite, PLUS, You can fish right from the beach and filet and fix your catch for dinner! There have been many various treasures found on the beach, from drift wood and sea shells! You can. take these home with you if you would like!

The apartment is an attached garage (to my house), that we have remodeled into the apartment, but offers complete privacy to our guests.

There is a stove, apt size refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot and dishes, glasses, cups and silverware. There is also a full size refrigerator/freezer located in the laundry room. Bath towels, wash cloths and face towels are provided, along with soap, shampoo and conditioner.

We ask that you bring your own food and drink.

What makes this apartment unique

You can use the washer/dryer in the laundry room.

The TV also plays DVD's

There is a key for you so you can lock up if you leave.

I do offer WIFI and also satellite

There is information giving you the passwords for WIFI and computer access

CELL PHONE SERVICE DOES NOT WORK AT THE BEACH, BUT YOU CAN DRIVE THE GOLF CART .3 MILES TO GET ACCESS

YOU CAN USE THE HOUSE PHONE TO MAKE OR ACCEPT CALLS! JUST LET US KNOW.

COMFORTABLY SLEEPS 4!

You will have the freedom to do whatever you want. We will go over certain things when you arrive.

You will have access to the grill on site and can set yourself up with a fire on the beach or the back yard.

This location brings a new definition to the term "Blanket of Stars".

The Main thing....HAVE FUN!!!!!!

We are here to make this experience one of the best vacations you have had. We will stop at nothing to assist you with whatever you want or need to spoil you.

Of course we realize when you are on vacation, you want to spend time alone with the family and we are here if you need us or just simply want to ask questions about the area.

There are bugs on the beach, but please do not let this deter you from coming and enjoying your vacation! There is nothing around here that you are not familiar with, so please bring your Insect Repellent!

Private Beach, Fishing, Bon-Fires, Beautiful Sunsets,

The efficiency apt. has all the comforts of home, including washer and dryer. Wonderful community! You will see nature all around you! .

(The apartment comfortably sleeps 4 people}

PETS WELCOME

This efficiency apartment offers A QUIET and SECLUDED stay.. It is larger than a hotel suite, PLUS, You can fish right from the beach and filet and fix your catch for dinner! There have been many various treasures found on the beach, from drift wood and sea shells! You can. take these home with you if you would like!

The apartment is an attached garage (to my house), that we have remodeled into the apartment, but offers complete privacy too!

Amenities

Silver Beach Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , All aminities available
  • Towels, wash cloths, soap, shampoo, conditioner and hair dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Air mattress available upon request
  • The apartment is larger than a hotel suite and has the kitchen included in the space. There is a full laundry room beside the apartment, which can be used by our guests. There is a fish tank with goldfish to keep you company.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
We have BON-FIRES often and love S'MORES! We hope you do too! Hotdogs on the open fire!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(51 traveler reviews)

This is the NO DRAMA ZONE you have been looking for! Come relax and HAVE FUN!
average rating of 4.8039217 based on 51 reviews
4

Amazing property and great hosts

  • 4 of 5

The hosts could not have been more helpful and super nice. It was great having our dog there and the apartment was very comfortable. Having an ice machine was nice too. Having use of golf cart and grill was awesome as well. Hope to come back.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Karen! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your vacation! I hope the next time you are going on vacation, you will think of us. :) We would love to have you come back and stay with us!
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5

Perfect Place To Go On Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Thelma's Dawn Getaway is the prefect place to take a relaxing vacation! Christi and Rick are both welcoming and kind owners! Christi was an amazing host, providing everything you could need at your home away from home. The property is right along the bay, allowing you to enjoy easy, private beach access 24/7. There is also a swing that allows you to sit and watch the sunset along the bay. The list of amenities is extensive, but to name a few: The apartment has everything you may need, such as silverware, plates, cups, and other kitchen utensils. Guests have access to their own parking spot, their own golf cart, kayaks, washer/dryer, ice machine, fire pit, etc. They treat every guest like family, and open their home/property to each and every guest. I felt welcome the minute I parked my car as Christi came up and welcomed me! I traveled with my dog, a Shetland Sheepdog, and Christi was so kind and welcoming to her, even getting down on the ground to play. My pup certainly enjoyed having someone else to play with! I am unfortunately not a seafood lover, but Christi and Rick offered to catch and prepare something for me, which I thought was extremely thoughtful! Silver Beach is a beautiful small town that is perfect for one person, a couple or a family. The area and beach is neat and clean, which was so nice. The drive to local grocery stores really isn't too far from the property. I brought most of my groceries ahead of time because I was traveling with my dog, but when I needed something, it was just a short drive to the grocery store. This vacation was absolutely perfect for me as it was relaxing and welcoming. I can't say enough about both Christi and Rick, and I would certainly give them more stars if possible. I already started looking at coming back!! Thank you for making my vacation wonderful!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We Really Loved This Place !

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I really enjoyed the tiny house. It's situated on a cul-de-sac of a road that travels north along the eastern shore of the Chesepeake Bay. The property has great views of the bay which includes a lot of interesting wildlife and beautiful sunsets. We surf fished, walked and sat on the beach, enjoyed our am coffee & mimosas in the swing overlooking the beach, saw some gorgeous sunsets and enjoyed a great view right out the front window.

The tiny house itself is well appointed with all you need to be self contained and enjoy the most of this beautiful and private location. There's a double bed in the bedroom as well as a day bed with a trundle underneath it in the big-window room. We cooked outside on the grill as well is inside using the appliances provided. We're not into eating out every day/night, so we brought grocs and alcohol with us as the nearest place to obtain those is 10 mi away in Exmore. It is neat, clean and great for a couple or a small family. As amenities, we had access to a fire pit, kayaks, fishing bait and tackle, washer/dryer, gas & charcoal grill, ice maker and biggest feature of all, the beach.

We pretty much had the beach to ourselves the whole week we stayed with only a handful of others walking or playing. It is shallow and sandy a fair ways out. We fished two full days, and although not successful, had a blast! Christi showed us how to crab trap and she and Rick prepared the crabs we caught and showed us how to clean them ourselves, which was great as we're into that kind of thing. The beach is backed by some grassy dunes and in places maritime forest, sometimes the bugs come out if there's no breeze, so you need to be prepared to deal with that; it's wasn't a huge problem during our visit & totally manageable.

I can't say enough about the owners Rick and Christi. They were friendly and accommodating and attentive to our every need. We had a charged golf cart at the ready for quiet rides around the beautiful neighborhood of coastline, cottages and meadows . They're easy going and offer true southern hospitality that is incomparable in our opinion. They showed genuine concern for the quality of our visit and that was the real icing on the cake of a vacation that was too short, but great nonetheless.

If you don't need shopping, bar/restaraunts and too busy/crowded right out the front door (like we don't) & you like the beach nature, privacy, outdoor activites and relaxation, this place is for you.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: April & Shawn....it was great having you two come and stay with us! I really enjoyed the times we were able to sit on the porch and just talk about anything we wanted to! You are both so nice and lots of fun and I want to thank you for sharing your vacation time with us! I must say, I was rather sad to see you leave and have to go back to your life. I really enjoyed taking you with me to get the crabs from the creek! It is always fun when someone can show the interest that you two did! I had a great time with you and am looking forward to the day you can return! Here is hoping the fish are around! I would love for you to catch some keepers and grill them up for dinner! I thank you for everything and will ALWAYS welcome you both with open arms!!!!
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5

Loved our trip!

  • 5 of 5

Christi was an amazing host! We had a beautiful weekend filled with tent camping on the beach, bonfires, kayaking, and an enormous hamster ball on the water! Oh yeah, and the kids got to drive a golf cart too!! We can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I really had a great time with all of you! Thank you for thinking of us when you made your vacation plans! It is great seeing the family and extended family come together and enjoy hanging out with one another they way all of you did! The Ball was great! We all have tried and we all have failed, but it was really fun trying! I enjoyed having you all here and am looking forward to your return! GOOD TIMES!
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5

Hidden Beach Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Peaceful. Great owners who are there for you day or night. Right on the beach! Private Beach!!! Kayaking!!! Bicycling riding!!! Free Golf Cart for your use. Everything the spirit and soul needs. Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Having Eric and his wonderful wife, with their two beautiful pups was great! I had the chance to talk with them over a fire and we had a really fun time! They were very friendly and the dogs were very good! I am looking forward to their return!
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Unable to do a review at this time, my reservation had to be delayed due to an illness

  • 3 of 5

Unable to do, due to illness, rescheduled for May 22 thru May 26,2017

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wayne...the only thing you need to do is get better! I will be seeing you soon!
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Salisbury, Md
Nearest Barpub
9.4 Miles
Sage Diner,Exmore, VA
Nearest Ferry
150 Miles
Lewes, DE
Nearest Golf
35 Miles
Arnold Palmer Golf Course/Cape Charles, VA
Nearest Train
90 Miles
Newport News, VA
Nearest Motorway
9.3 Miles
Lankford Hway/Route 13
Nearest Restaurant
9.4 Miles
Sage Diner/Exmore,VA
Nearest Beach
Right here
Car: necessary

If you like to check out antiques, there are many place to go around here!

Have you ever heard of CONCRETE SHIPS? They were used in WWI and WWII. You can go to Kiptopeake State Park, located in Cape Charles, VA. Go SOUTH on RT 13 and you will see it!

Don't forget to go to ASSATEAGUE and see the wild horses and take walks on the nature paths! Located in Silver Beach, we are right in the middle of the attractions the Eastern Shore has to offer! We are within an hour of either side of the Shore.

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Rates & Availability

Silver Beach Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
HOLIDAY
Dec 24 2018 - Dec 26 2018
1 night minimum stay
$120
$700
$2,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$120
$700
$2,000
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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