Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge

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–  Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge

Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge

Lying at the tip of the Delmarva Peninsula, the Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge serves as one of the country’s most valuable stopovers for migratory birds. Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay, this 1,127-acre refuge was established in 1984 for migratory birds and endangered species management and for wildlife-dependent recreation including interpretation and education.This area is one of the most important avian migration funnels in North America. Each fa
1 – Chesapeake Dream – Restored Victorian 1 Block to the Town Beach! – 10 Miles

Stately Victorian 4 homes from the beach

Chesapeake Dream – Restored Victorian 1 Block to the Town Beach!

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Recently bought and already a showpiece. The owners have furnished their home with the comfort of their guests in mind. Located a short 1 block to the beautiful Cape Charles town beach, this home offers 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, office, 2 dining rooms, a spacious modern kitchen with plenty of prep area, a convenient laundry room off the kitchen and both side and back doors for convenience. The second level offers 3 spacious bedrooms and 2 full baths. The third level is a true hideaway. Great for kids and also wonderful for a parents retreat. Spacious and private with an en-suite full bath.

Sit on the covered wrap around porch in comfortable rocking chairs and enjoy people watching, catching up on a good book or a midday nap. When your rested from a hard day at the beach, walk the two blocks into town for restaurants, shopping, homemade ice cream (so good!) and watching the sun set over the Bay. We celebrate sunsets, as one is more beautiful than the next.

Cape Charles is golf cart friendly. Leave your car at the house and explore the town and Bay-Creek from your golf cart rental. From chartering a boat, to taking a guided kayak tour, horseback riding, winery tours, eco tours or antiquing , you’ll remember this vacation for years to come.

2 – Pelican Watch – 1.5 Blocks to Beach, Kayak Included PET FRIENDLY – 10 Miles

ONE BLOCK TO BEACH,  BAY VIEWS, KAYAK INCLUDED

Pelican Watch – 1.5 Blocks to Beach, Kayak Included PET FRIENDLY

This is a charming 1000 sq ft vintage cottage with bay breezes. You are a 600 foot walk to the bay beach and a few blocks to the restaurants, shops, harbor, fishing pier, theater and marina. This is the quiet end of town and the yard is fenced in so pets are considered. 3 bedrooms, 1 downstairs with queen bed, 2 upstairs bedrooms, one with two twin beds and the other with one twin bed. 1 bathroom downstairs with tub/shower combo. Comfortable airy living room. Small well-equipped kitchen and separate dining room. Utility room with washer/dryer.

NEW THIS YEAR-OUTDOOR SHOWER

The steps to the second floor are on the steep side. Elderly or very small children should be monitored.

Gas grill and 2 person kayak in yard. Wifi Internet/DishTV/DVD/CD. Romantic, cozy and clean. On street parking for car and boat. Charter a fishing boat or walk to the pier and fish for free. Sunsets are spectacular down on the beach. The house is on the north end of the beach, and we love watching the seagulls and pelicans and other shore birds perching on the pilings from the old ferry dock.

3 – Pelican Nest-A Great Nest For Couples or Singles. PET FRIENDLY! – 10 Miles

Welcome to Pelican Nest!

Pelican Nest-A Great Nest For Couples or Singles. PET FRIENDLY!

Newly Renovated cottage, located 2 short blocks to the beach and nestled on a quiet lane. it is also PET FRIENDLY!

More spacious than a hotel room,  this sweet cottage has all the creature comforts of home. Living Room, Kitchen, Queen Bedroom, Full Bathroom with tub/shower combination and Stackable Washer/ Dryer. This quiet location puts you close to main street, beach access, fishing pier, restaurants, shopping, day dreaming and golf.

Leave your car at home and rent a golf cart for your stay. The town is golf cart friendly!

Williamsburg, Busch Gardens, Jamestown and Chincoteague are a hour and twenty minute drive. Virginia Beach and Norfolk are less than an hour away. Great day trips!

4 – Family Tides – Great For Reunions and Multi-Family Gatherings – 10 Miles

Family Tides – Great For Reunions and Multi-Family Gatherings

Formerly know as the Quarter Master, Family Tides is a fully restored and renovated Victorian home dating from 1928 and one of the structures contributing to the Historic District classification of Cape Charles. Located just a short walk from the public beach and 1 block from the main street shops and eateries, Family Tides sleeps up to16 in beds. Ideal for large families or multi-family groups. It has multiple living areas that allow everyone to have some space .

There are two master bedrooms with queen beds,  each with en suite baths. Two additional bedrooms, each with two sets of bunk beds that offer double beds on the bottom and twin bedding on top. The two bunk rooms are served by a Jack and Jill bath. In addition there is a full bath on the first floor. 

A large fully equipped kitchen offers eating space in addition to the dining room. The middle of the house includes  the dining room and a large, comfortable sitting area with flat screen TV.  On either side of the entry hall are two smaller living areas, one with comfy seating and TV and the other suitable for the kids. 

When you want to enjoy the out of doors, there is a full width front porch with seating. A real gem is the fenced back yard with a large patio that has a dining table and built in benches all around. The storage shed houses several adult and childrens bikes as well as some beach equipment including beach chairs and carts for transporting gear to the beach. The outdoor storage trunks hold plenty of sand toys for the little ones.

For large groups or folks who just like a lot of space, Family Tides is one of the best options in Historic Cape Charles.

5 – Bay Charles – Restored Victorian One Block From Beach – 10 Miles

Bay Charles – Restored Victorian One Block From Beach

This one of a kind picturesque historic home that sleeps eight is situated perfectly near the beach on the west end of Historic Cape Charles.   The house is one block from the family friendly beach and ½ block to the business district with all the shopping and restaurants you could want.  Park your car with the unlimited street parking available and you’ll never need to drive again during your stay at this massive retreat originally built in 1913.

Designer decorated with nautical and timeless pieces in a bright and cheerful beach theme.  The highlight of the house is its massive wraparound porch where you will spend your mornings sipping coffee and after a full day at the beach your evening happy hours watching the town stroll by.  If porches and fresh air aren’t your thing then the newly added rear sun/screen room with views out to the harbor and bay will be your relaxing and socializing hotspot.  The warm inviting parlor is perfect for reading, relaxing or visiting.  Large farm-style dining room just off the kitchen is suitable for even the largest of family meals and gatherings. Family room has 55″ Smart TV with NetFlix and AppleTV.   Three large bedrooms and one kids “cabin”.  Each of the newly decorated bedrooms comes equipped with its own A/C unit and temperature control as well as remote control celling fan.  Two full renovated baths on the second floor and one ½ bath on the main level.   Corner lot has large yard for outdoor activities and sundeck and stone patio leading to the garage where you can store your beach gear in the evenings.   Optional Golf cart can be included with your stay to scoot around to anywhere you’d ever need to go in town. 

 

6 – DUNE BRIDGE – Breathtaking Bay Views From Almost Every Room. Front Row Seats at Sunset! – 5 Miles

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DUNE BRIDGE – Breathtaking Bay Views From Almost Every Room. Front Row Seats at Sunset!

Cape Charles pristine beachfront custom built home with unobstructed views of the Chesapeake Bay and beyond located just south of town. Inside you will find 4 Bed Rooms and 4 Baths and over 4434 sq ft. The main floor has an open floor plan that faces toward the sunset with views across the 18 mile wide Bay. Just imagine the views you will enjoy from 2000 sq feet of decks that surround this magnificent home. The Master Suite takes up the entire 3rd floor with sweeping views of the Bay. The en-suite bath and sitting area with Queen sleeper sofa complete the Master Bedroom retreat. Heart pine and tile floors throughout. Located just steps from the wide powder white beach known locally as Sugar Hill and accessed by your own boardwalk. Equipped with a summer kitchen with direct access to the back yard. A large enclosed gazebo with electric and a raised deck by the beach are just a few of the amazing amenities you’ll find at Dune Bridge!

7 – Bay Cottage – 200 Feet to The Beach – 10 Miles

Across from the beach. Only about 200 feet.

Bay Cottage – 200 Feet to The Beach

The most affordable BEACHFRONT vacation rental in Cape Charles/200 FEET FROM THE BEACH with access walkway over the dunes sits BAY COTTAGE. Step out the front door and be on the white sand beach in less than a minute. The Cottage sleeps 8 with 3 bedrooms and two baths plus a queen size sofa bed in the living room. The Living Room and Sunroom face the Bay with spectacular sunsets. The dining room seats 6+ and is conveniently located off the modern kitchen. A large patio offers comfortable outdoor seating with a full size gas grill. The property offers off street parking for your convenience.

Bedrooms 1 and 2 offer queen beds and bedroom 3 offers two twin beds. As mentioned, there is a queen size sofa bed in the living room and a portable pack and play. The cottage works well for a family or a group of friends to spend a beach vacation in a charming town where everything is within walking distance. 

Cape Charles offers an array of dining and shopping. Charter fishing, kayaking and eco tours let you experience the amazing ecosystem this area offers. Bring your boat and launch off the public boat ramps of Cape Charles, Kiptopeake or Oyster. Rent a golf cart while you’re here as Cape Charles is golf cart friendly.

If you feel like venturing out of town, Cape Charles is conveniently located for great day trips to Chincoteague, Virginia Beach, Busch Gardens and Williamsburg.

Come back and watch the most amazing sunsets right out your front door!

 

8 – The Mermaid – Sleeps 10 in Prime Location – 400 feet to the beach – 10 Miles

The Mermaid – Sleeps 10 in Prime Location – 400 feet to the beach

THE MERMAID is a unique setting for families and groups looking for a getaway to clear the mind and revitalize the spirit. One will find themselves a one-block walk from the sands and calming waters of the Chesapeake Bay. A friendly historic town featured in Travel & Leisure, Coastal Virginia, Southern Living magazines and The Washington Post is just a few steps away and ready to be embraced. THE MERMAID’s front porch is your front row seat for the comings and goings of Cape Charles Harbor and the beautiful sunsets of the Eastern Shore. After extensive renovations, this newly decorated beach home offers five bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and an open backyard and deck for outdoor dining, relaxation or entertainment. Casual, comfortable furnishings and décor make this home perfect for a warm, southern, relaxing atmosphere. Each room is created with simplicity, color and comfort. Open space and seating areas throughout the home will allow you to create memories using our Game Cupboard, sharing conversation, or quiet reading. THE MERMAID is ready to help you explore the magic of Cape Charles, Virginia.

 

9 – Huntington Farm – Great Gathering Place – 15 Miles

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Huntington Farm – Great Gathering Place

Huntington Farm is a fantastic 14 acre gathering place for a large family or multi-family group.  Situated along Cherrystone Creek just 5 miles from the town of Cape Charles, it dates from the 1600’s when it was known at the Huntingdon Farm. Somewhere along the way, the “d” was replaced by a “t”  and hence the name Huntington. It is an ideal setting to get away from it all but still close to the great shops and restaurants in the town.

Built in the 1600’s and fully restored, it has a huge living area including a formal living room, formal dining room, a large modern kitchen and a family room with large picture windows looking out on Cherrystone Creek. The second floor sleeping areas include three bedrooms with en suite baths. Bedroom 1 has a king bed, bedroom 2 has a queen and bedroom 3 has two sets of bunk beds. There is also a sleeping/sitting room that has two day beds (twin size). 

10 – BayFront Escape- PRIVATE BEACH, COMMUNITY POOL & TENNIS STEPS FROM THE DOOR! – 5 Miles

BayFront Escape- PRIVATE BEACH, COMMUNITY POOL & TENNIS STEPS FROM THE DOOR!

DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS, THE COMMUNITY POOL WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE THIS SEASON. WE ARE SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.

Beautiful beachfront home on 2+ acres with 185’ private beach on the Eastern Shore of VA, with water swimmable even at low tide. Private community with pool, tennis court, volleyball net and private lake. Short drive to world class golfing at Bay Creek, with both Palmer and Nicklaus Signature golf courses. Dolphins, pelicans, ospreys, and eagles often seen right from the beach. Take long beach walks, go beach combing, kayaking, crabbing, fishing, and birding. All of this can be done right from the beach and/or at many fabulous locations nearby. Kayak rentals and eco tours nearby. Near Kiptopeke State Park, offering nature programs and Eastern Shore Wildlife Refuge with nature trails and  information center. Quaint town of Cape Charles nearby with town harbor, town pier, shopping and restaurants. Short drive to VA Beach Oceanfront. Easy day trip to Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Chincoteague. Cap each perfect day watching amazing sunsets from deck or beach.

Enjoy, kayaking, paddle boarding and beach combing. Kayaks can be delivered to the home during your stay.

Special rates for Bay-Creek Golf courses are available with this home.

This home is currently on the Market. At this time, the owners will honor any booking through the end of October 2019.

This gorgeous, sunny home provides beautiful Chesapeake views from almost every room.

Two spacious family rooms on the first floor each have a TV, books, games and comfortable seating, The fully equipped kitchen is perfect for entertaining and relaxing with friends and family. The kitchen is open to the dining room, family rooms and the expansive deck which overlooks the bay. The first floor bedroom offers a queen size bed and adjacent new full size bath with seaglass tiled shower.

The second floor features a magnificent master bedroom with a sitting area where you awaken to mesmerizing views of the bay. There are two additional bedrooms, one with a queen bed and views of the bay and the fourth bedroom with twin bedding. A sleeping loft offers a comfortable queen size sleeper sofa and TV.

The lower level offers a queen bed with a full bath and a spacious entertainment area with a large flat screen TV and an air hockey table.

PLEASE ADHERE TO THE NO PET POLICY.

IF YOU NEED TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS  FOR BOARDING, WE WILL BE HAPPY TO HELP.

 

 

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Lying at the tip of the Delmarva Peninsula, the Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge serves as one of the country’s most valuable stopovers for migratory birds. Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay, this 1,127-acre refuge was established in 1984 for migratory birds and endangered species management and for wildlife-dependent recreation including interpretation and education.This area is one of the most important avian migration funnels in North America. Each fall, like colorful clockwork, the refuge is the scene of a spectacular drama as millions of songbirds and monarch butterflies and thousands of raptors converge at the tip of the peninsula on their voyage south.

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Category:
Park And Recreation Area
Address:
Cape Charles, Virginia