Kiptopeke State Park

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–  Kiptopeke State Park

Kiptopeke State Park

Since 1963, Kiptopeke has been the site of bird population studies. Sponsored by the Coastal Virginia Wildlife Observatory and licensed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, volunteers capture, examine, weigh, band and release resident and migratory birds each year from mid-August through November. In the raptor research area, hawks, kestrels, osprey and other birds of prey are observed and banded from September through November. Kiptopeke’s hawk observatory is among the top 15 nationwide.
1 – Anchors Away-Great Family Home Sleeps 8
Anchor's Away

Anchors Away-Great Family Home Sleeps 8

Most of our properties have 4 to 7 night minimums stays during peak season (June 18 to September 9). If you have a special need, don’t hesitate to contact us. 

Lovely Lady in the Heart of Cape Charles. Walk up to the wrap around porch and enter into an impressive foyer & staircase. Turn right into the first living area and left into Family Room. Straight back is the Eat in Kitchen (Remodeled 2014) and to the left is the Formal Dining Room. Also on the first floor is a full bath and laundry room with access to the backyard. Upstairs Master Bedroom and 2 additional good size bedrooms. The additional Trunk Room accommodates a single person. 2 Zone central heat and air. Walk to town, Central Park and the beautiful pubic beach. Cape Charles is golf cart friendly so no need for a car. We can arrange rentals for you.

You are less than 5 minutes from 2 Signature golf courses in Bay-Creek. Restaurants, shopping, theatre, horse back riding, antiquing, eco tours, jet skis. In other words, there is plenty to see and explore and just have fun with your family.

Cape Charles location is great for day trips to Williamsburg, Virginia Beach and Chincoteague.

2 – AT LAST Cottage-Sleeps 6, Two Blocks To Beach
Victorian Beach House 2 Blocks to the Beach

AT LAST Cottage-Sleeps 6, Two Blocks To Beach

AT LAST is the perfect name for this Victorian Beach House. The owners have lovingly brought the home back to life and now want to share it with you. This PET FRIENDLY home is 2 blocks to the Beach, 1 block to Town and 2 blocks to the 5 acre Town Park. Park your car for the week and explore the Town on foot or in a rented golf cart. Cape Charles is golf cart friendly.

The home offers 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, living room, dining room, family room, kitchen and laundry room. A large fenced in back yard with mature growth trees and plantings offer a cozy setting as your sitting around the fire-pit.

Cape Charles offers great restaurants, shopping, gourmet markets, art galleries, theater, pharmacy, medical services and library. No license is required for the Town fishing pier so bring your polls.

Do you like horseback riding, antiquing, fishing, sailing, jet skiing, kayaking, windsurfing?. We have all that and more. Bring your family on a vacation they will remember. We know you’ll be back.

3 – Bayview Point-BEACHFRONT Contemporary French Provincial Sleeps 12
Bayview Point Front View

Bayview Point-BEACHFRONT Contemporary French Provincial Sleeps 12

Nestled among tall pines, Bayview Point is a contemporary French Provincial with more than the comforts of home.
Large enough for your family and a few friends too! From the fabulous great room with it’s soaring ceiling and walls of glass to the impressive gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops and all the tools available to create your favorite dishes. The first floor Master Bedroom is a private oasis featuring a Master bath and comfortable sitting area to read the latest best seller. Let the kids enjoy their own space right off the great room with enough seating for 8 and large flat screen TV.
There are 4 bedrooms on the second level. The King bedroom offers an adjoining room with a trundle bed and its own mini kitchen. Make a pot of your favorite coffee and walk onto the covered balcony overlooking the bay. 3 additional bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms complete the accommodations. The house also offers access to the community pool located within Bay Ridge.
 

4 – Neptune’s Castle

Neptune’s Castle

Most of our properties have 4 to 7 night minimums stays during peak season (June 18 to September 9). If you have a special need, don’t hesitate to contact us. 

4+ bedroom, 3.5 bath sleeps 10 with room to spare. Located a few hundred feet from the private beach entrance walk and within sight of the community pool, this completely modern brick home is the perfect combination of location and comfort. The kitchen features all new appliances, granite counters and plenty of seating. There is additional seating in the adjacent open hangout room as well as a desk and flat screen TV. Just off the kitchen is a sun room that opens onto the patio with a built in gas grill.

The living room has 4 recliner sofas and a 36″ flat screen TV. Also on the first floor is a small den with a queen size sofa bed. 

There is a half bath on the first floor as well as a full bath in the tiled garage that will serve as a game room. The owner plans to put several games there including air hockey.

There are 4 bedrooms on the second floor, a king bedroom with a TV, a queen bedroom and two bedrooms that each have two twin beds. This is a great house for kids.

Located within a few minutes drive of Cpae Charles with its restaurants and shops. It is close to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel allowing for day trips to Virginia Beach and the historic triangle of Williamsburg-Jamestown-Yorktown. 

Best of all though, it is a quick stroll to the best beach on Virginia’s eastern shore and it is a safe beach for kids.

5 – BAYHOUSE-NEW-Elevated Beach with steps down to the water

BAYHOUSE-NEW-Elevated Beach with steps down to the water

CHESAPEAKE BAY FRONT HOME. Enjoy this beautifully appointed 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath waterfront vacation home on almost 2 acres of prime real estate with the most fantastic sunsets over the Bay. Secluded location, yet 10 minutes to shops and restaurants. There are plenty of windows in the home to take advantage of the views out to the Bay. Offering a first floor master bedroom with master bath and jacuzzi. Sliding glass doors in master open to a deck and large backyard. Wake up to the sound of water lapping at the property’s edge. The second floor offers 3 bedrooms (one with a private bath) and 1 additional bath. An unexpected surprise is the home’s second floor workout area with stationary bike, weights, weight bench and television. Supplying linens, towels and all the comforts of home. Kayaking, fishing, boating, ecotours, antiques, horseback riding or just relaxing around the fire pit watching the sunset and reconnecting with family and friends.

6 – Sunset Bay -Amazing views and sunsets!
Welcome to Sunset Bay

Sunset Bay -Amazing views and sunsets!

Our newest vacation rental with amazing views of the Chesapeake Bay. Enter the spacious foyer and up one flight to an incredible open concept Living Room, Dining Area and Large Kitchen with all the bells and whistles. The living room is spacious with wraparound couch and lounge chairs facing the large screen TV and fireplace. Looking west out the sliding glass doors is a full balcony and an enclosed screened in porch looking out over the Bay and beach. 

The Dining Area can seat 10 and the Breakfast Bar an additional 2 guests.

The kitchen is fully equipped and offers dishwasher, disposal, microwave, wall oven, cook top, serving dishes, pots, pans, utensils

There are 2 downstairs bedrooms. The master with master bath and a second bedroom with access to its own bathroom.

On the main level a third bedroom offering bunk beds. A single upper and a double lower. The den offers a queen sleeper sofa.

The third level offers amazing views as well as a balcony to relax and enjoy the sunsets. A wet bar and a mini fridge complete the loft.

The home is located in the Historic town of Cape Charles in the resort community of Bay-Creek.

This home enjoys access to a community pool and tennis court, two signature golf courses (fee charged), private beach as well as the town beach.

Plenty of shopping, restaurants, fishing, kayaking, eco tours, antiquing, horseback riding, jet skiing, bird watching, 

Cape Charles is poised for great day trips to Chincoteague, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg and Busch Gardens.

 

7 – Old Crow’s Nest
Front With Garage

Old Crow’s Nest

Most of our properties have 4 to 7 night minimums stays during peak season (June 18 to September 9). If you have a special need, don’t hesitate to contact us. 

Old Crow’s Nest is situated in the gated community of Bay Creek Golf Resort within a few hundred feet of the private Chesapeake Bay beach. Several holes of the highly acclaimed Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses can be seen from the balcony.
This home has four bedrooms, two of which open on to a second floor balcony with great views of the lake behind the house and the replicated Plantation Point Lighthouse. The home sleeps six comfortably and has three separate living areas so everyone can do their own thing. There is a first floor bedroom with a double bed and a sitting room right across the hall from it. The first floor bathroom adjacent to the first floor bedroom has a roomy shower. 

The luxurious kitchen with the granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances is open to the living room. Right off the kitchen is a breakfast room that also has great views of the bay and the lake.

There are three bedrooms on the second floor. One bedroom has two twin beds. The other two bedrooms open onto a balcony that overlooks the lake and offers views of the bay and sunsets across the bay. The master bedroom has its own bath and a queen bed and the other bedroom has a double bed. The Hall bath has a tub/shower combo.

The 3rd floor is an additional living space with a small kitchenette, a comfy sitting area and a game table with expansive views across the bay.  

This is Eastern Shore living at it best!!

8 – Spend your Cape Charles Vacation at BAYCATION
Four Square 2 Blocks to the Beach

Spend your Cape Charles Vacation at BAYCATION

Our newest vacation rental is situated on a double lot, this gorgeous historic home is just two blocks from the beach, two blocks from the park, and four blocks from town!

Pottery Barn Grand furniture in the spacious living room, a welcoming foyer, and formal dining room. 

Upstairs are 4 bedrooms; one with TV, and a full bath. One King, 2 Queen’s and 2 twin beds.

Granite countertops, pendant lights, and dishware: this Kitchen offers all the amenities 

For dining al fresco, choose the expansive  furnished porch or oversized backyard. The porch offers bay views and breezes with Elecrtical outlets and stained glass lighting to enhance your porch experience .Enjoy morning coffee, evening cocktails, and our famous sunset!

Oversized back yard is fenced and privacy landscaped. Enjoy the garden seating and table, relax by the fire-pit, and grill while watching the fish in the koi pond with a life-size heron sculpture. Play with the included games, badminton, boogie boards, and available beach chairs. 

Rinse yourself off in the Outdoor Shower with hot and cold water. Enclosed for privacy.

Cape Charles location is poised for great day trips to Chincoteague, Williamsburg, Busch Gardens and Virginia Beach. The town offers a five acre Central Park with a children’s playground, 2 Marina’s, public boat dock, fishing pier (no license needed), shopping, restaurants, library, ice cream shop, medical facilities, ATM, pharmacy and 2 miles on the highway is Food Lion grocery store.

BayCation is sure to please, rejuvenate, and become a family favorite!

 

 

9 – Driftwood Cottage-Sleeps 6, New Kitchen, Baths and High end Furnishings
Front Of House

Driftwood Cottage-Sleeps 6, New Kitchen, Baths and High end Furnishings

Most of our properties have 4 to 7 night minimums stays during peak season (June 18 to September 9). If you have a special need, don’t hesitate to contact us. 

Newly renovated with all new kitchen and baths. Only two blocks to the town beach and a little over 1 block to the town park, this new listing is beautifully furnished by Best Nest Interiors here in Cape Charles. In addition to the attention to interior details, there is a big gas grill and picnic table in the back yard  as well as an outdoor shower.

There is a bedroom with a king bed, one with a queen bed and a third bedroom the has a bunk bed plus a twin bed and a TV for the kids.

Only 4 blocks to the main street with shops and eateries, it is an easy walk or you can rent a golf cart to get around town (they’re legal in Cape Charles)

The very kid friendly beach is never overcrowded like many east coast beaches so it makes for a relaxing time. Jet ski and bike rentals are also available and if you happen to have a trailerable boat, there are great launch ramps at the town harbor and plenty of transient docking. 

10 – Luxury Craftsman Cottage-Sleeps 6, Only 500 Feet To Beach

Luxury Craftsman Cottage-Sleeps 6, Only 500 Feet To Beach

Most of our properties have 4 to 7 night minimums stays during peak season (June 18 to September 9). If you have a special need, don’t hesitate to contact us. 

“Built with character” mission-style cottage is only 9 years old. One block from the beach in the serene Chesapeake Bay town of Cape Charles. Step back in time to a Mayberry-like atmosphere in a pristine cottage with all new furnishings. This home was built to seamlessly fit in to the turn of the century architectural style of the town, and is furnished with a beachy restoration theme in mind. If you want a fully-stocked rental with new, tasteful furnishings and no worries of finding a gaudy property on your arrival, our home is for you! Perfect for a family, couples (golfers will enjoy nearby Bay Creek!) and girls weekends! A luxury property.

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Since 1963, Kiptopeke has been the site of bird population studies. Sponsored by the Coastal Virginia Wildlife Observatory and licensed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, volunteers capture, examine, weigh, band and release resident and migratory birds each year from mid-August through November. In the raptor research area, hawks, kestrels, osprey and other birds of prey are observed and banded from September through November. Kiptopeke’s hawk observatory is among the top 15 nationwide.

Details


Category:
Park And Recreation Area
Address:
3540 Kiptopeke Dr
Cape Charles, Virginia 23310-1420
Phone:
(757) 331-2267
Web Address:
http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/kip.shtml