Beach Front Historic Home - Two Master BR'S W/King Beds & New Fire Pit(19 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4-5 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Ask Manager
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
4 Bedrooms all w/water views (plus attic beds), 3 Baths, Sleeps up to 10 guest
The Dryden House is available as a weekly private rental after an extensive historical renovation. For 2016 we've made more improvements and added an outdoor fire pit, 2nd full size refrigerator and extra bikes to make your stay even more enjoyable.
This 1912 historic private home is located within a registered historic district, known as the Sea Cottage Addition of Cape Charles, which is comprised of Arts and Crafts, Victorian and other architecturally elegant homes dating from 1850 to 1915, that display a variety of styles popular during this era. The Dryden House is unique due to its prominent size, intact historical details and central location upon Bay Avenue just steps from the beach and only two blocks from the town's charming business district.
This three-story beachfront Victorian has an extensive wrap around porch, with a porte cochere and stunning views of the Bay. This home features bay views from almost every room in the home including the kitchen. All second floor bedrooms and the third floor have water views. There are two master bedrooms with king beds and sweeping water views, and Queen size bedroom with en suite bathroom, two full baths on the second floor with a third extra large waterfall shower bathroom on the first floor and a convenient washer and dryer. Additional, outdoor shower with temperature control to wash away the salt and sand.
The large chefs kitchen has new stainless steel high end appliances, including 5 burner gas stove, with electric oven and two full size sinks spacious enough for two chefs and a separate beverage center and coffee station with Keurig. The over-sized dining room features an expandable dining table that can easily seat 10 plus for meals just off the first floor living room and parlor each with fireplaces and flat screen TV/ DVD.
Finished third floor family room with 42' flat screen TV, DVD, soundbar, Showtime, Starz, HBO, Hulu, Netflix and Amazon Prime Streaming. Wii with balance board and a good selection of Wii games. There is a good selection of over 50 movies for both kids and adults. A full sized foosball table completes the game room for when you're feeling competitive. There is three zone air conditioning to keep you comfortable on those hot days and nights.
The town gazebo and free fishing pier is to the left of the home and the extensive town walkways make this ideal for strolling or catching an evening horse and carriage ride on the Bay. Sunsets are nightly!
We offer concierge services and will be happy to make reservations for dinner, golf, golf cart rentals, eco tours, kayak tours, etc. Ask about local babysitting!
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Member since: 2012
- 3800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Books For Adults
- DVD Player:
- Game Room:
- Games For Kids
- Music Library:
- Away From It All
- Coin Laundry
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Near The Ocean:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Tubing
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Parking Off Street
- Parking On Street
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Lobster Pot
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Porch / Veranda:
- Porch Furniture
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Aug 27 - Jun 16, 2017
4 night min stay
Jun 17 - Sep 8, 2017
5 night min stay
Sep 9 - Dec 31, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
Peak Season is rented by the week only.
Will consider renting for 5 days during peak season if the desired time is still available 14 days prior to stay
Weekly rates are all inclusive except for the $500.00 Refundable Security Deposit.
Daily rates do not include cleaning and linen fees, any insurance fees, and an approximately 4% administration fee since they are charged on a per stay basis.
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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'The Dryden House' is a stately victorian home located at the beachfront in Cape Charles. It has been lovingly restored and is now being made available for rent for a second season. The home is conveniently located within walking distance to town shopping and restaurants.
Cape Charles is Golf Cart Friendly so leave the car at the house. Rentals are available on a daily or weekly basis.
If golf is your game, you'll be truly impressed with Bay-Creek's two Signature Courses, designed by Nicklaus and Palmer, both offering fairways bordering the Chesapeake Bay. Kayaking, Horseback riding, Bird watching, Antiquing, Eco tours, Dolphin watching tours, sailing and fishing charters are all available nearby.
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The Dryden House
Comfortable beds with memory foam mattresses in every room
Second master with king bed, with views across the bay to the fishing pier
Spacious modern kitchen with all new stainless steel appliances and gas burners
Plenty of room in the kitchen with two separate work areas with their own sink
Large formal dining room with seating for 10
Foyer provides a nice airy reading area, with view of the bay
Wonderful bay views from every room
Walk in from the beach into the large waterfall shower with endless hot water
Dining on the deck, with access to the beach literally a stone's throw away!
Walk Out Your Front Door To The Beautiful Town Beach & Fishing Pier
Tall Ships at Cape Charles Harbor - just a 5 minute stroll away
Master Bedroom with king bed, looking directly out across the bay.
Beautiful views across the bay from every bedroom
4th bedroom with queen bed, bay views and its own en-suite bathroom with shower
Beverage station with Keurig as well as standard coffee maker
Comfortable living room with bay views, TV and DVD
Original wooden pocket doors can be used to provide privacy if needed
Attic with daybed, and plenty of entertainment options - Foosball, DVDs, Wii ...
Updated bath on second floor with new bath fixtures and original tile floor.
Side entrance with the bay boardwalk just across the street
New Fire Pit
Take advantage of the town's free fishing pier - just a 5 minute walk away
Cape Charles from the air
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