This is the No Drama Zone You Have Been Looking for! Come Relax and Have Fun!(45 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
You have your own parking area right in front of the apartment!
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.
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Member since: 2015
- On floor 1
- 300 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Towels, wash cloths, soap, shampoo, conditioner and hair dryer
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
I live on a private beach. You are free to swim, fish, kayak and just simply enjoy taking strolls down the beach and even have a cozy fire by the water if you wish! We are right on the Chesapeake Bay!...moreless
- Golf Course Front:
- Monument View:
- Ocean View
We have a very secluded home and the neighborhood is fantastic! We all know each other and go to visit each other often! You can use the golf cart to run around the neighborhood. It is OK..It is LEGAL...moreless
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 24 - Dec 26, 2018
1 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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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.
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: 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!
Why the Owner Chose Silver Beach, VA, USA:
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.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
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.
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Nice, quiet place for the evening! You have DISH NETWORK to watch!
With all of the dishes, pots and pans!
It even comes with Fish! These are to look at only
We do have a fish pond with the waterfall. Puts you in a relaxed mood!
The back yard heading towards the private beach!
The beach looking to your right
A nice relaxing time!
Goodies from the garden, cooked on the grill!
Fires all the time! As many as you would like!
One of the BEAUTIFUL SUNSETS of MANY!
A classic WINTER photo! You will see the photos change with the seasons!
A full kitchen
Your own private patio
Our friendly Bald Eagle comes by most mornings to see if we left him anything
The beach, looking to your left
Yes....we really do catch fish here! This guest sure did!
Yes....they were all caught from the beach in a few hours!
This is my boy, Joey. He will sit on your fingers. He likes to eat with you too!
My girl, NIKKO. Please do not try to touch this one!
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Monday, January 16, 2017
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