Kiptopeke State Park

Nearby Rentals

–  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 – Bayview Point-BEACHFRONT

Bayview Point Front View

Bayview Point-BEACHFRONT

3Nestled 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. The 3 additional bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms complete the accommodations. The house also offers access to the community pool located within Bay Ridge.

2 – Neptune’s Castle

Neptune’s Castle

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 great swimming beach for kids.

3 – Indigo Cottage

Indigo Cottage

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. 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. 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. 

4 – Sunset Dreamin’-Bay Views and Sunsets -Enjoy Private Beach and Discounted Golf Rates

Bayviews, Sunsets and Private Beach Built in 2016

Sunset Dreamin’-Bay Views and Sunsets -Enjoy Private Beach and Discounted Golf Rates

Your dreams will come true when you enter this stunning, newly built, 4 bedroom*, 2.5 bathroom Contemporary Beach House, located in the resort community of Bay-Creek The home was built with the main living area on the second level to take advantage of the amazing views and sunsets. The owners thoughtfully took their ideas and transformed them into their dream vacation home, which they are proud to share with you.

Entering the first floor you’ll find 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The first bedroom offers a Queen bed with en-suite bath and sliding door to a rear covered deck. The second bedroom offers 2 sets of Bunk beds that sleeps 4. The third bedroom offers 2 Twin beds. There is also a main full bath with double vanity which is shared.

In addition, there is a cozy family room with plenty of seating, flat screened TV and sliding door to a rear covered deck.

Make your way upstairs to the ultimate in vacation living. A fantastic gourmet kitchen with large center island. Prepare and cook like a Top Chef!  Off the kitchen is an additional deck for relaxing.

A private room off the main living area offers a twin sleeper sofa (4th Bedroom). There is also a convenient half bath.

A large dining area with seating for 8. The granite island seats another 3.

The piece de resistance is the ultimate family room with fireplace (not available in peak season) flat screen TV and sliding doors to the screened deck with additional seating and fireplace. A great way to start and end the day.

For extra bedding, 3 of the sofa’s are sleepers.

Walk to the private beach in the community (2 short blocks). 2 Signature Courses are a five minute walk. The community pool and tennis courts are a 1 minute drive. A state of the art fitness center is located at the end of the street (fee charged). There are plenty of walking, biking and golf cart paths within the Community as well as the Coach House Tavern which is very popular (Their Sunday Brunch is amazing).

The Historic Town is a short 5 minute drive. The town is golf cart friendly so leave your car at the house and rent a cart during your stay. Our town offers a fabulous public beach,  upscale shopping, restaurants, coffee shop, library, theatre, pharmacy, children’s playground in the town’s Central Park. 2 Marina’s, public boat ramp (boat parking is not allowed in Bay-Creek) and much more.

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

Please let us know if we can make reservations for golf, dinner or golf cart rentals. We are here to help.



5 – BayPlace


One of the updated grand homes of a bygone era has been made available for vacationers looking to experience the charm of historic Cape Charles while enjoying the numerous shops and unique eateries as well as the family friendly beach.

This large home has seven bedrooms including five with king size beds, one with two sets of twin bunk beds and another with three twins and a queen Futon. With a modern kitchen and wonderfully appointed living areas, and sitting on 3 lots, this home begs for family reunions, reunions of school chums or multi-family gatherings. It also lends itself well to accommodating large wedding parties with its expansive yard.

To make the house great for all ages, it has a crib, two Pack N Plays, a high chair, 8 TV’s with cable service, a game system, games and a patio area with outside furniture.

Only one block from the main street with shops, coffee house, eateries and specialty shops. The town beach is at the end of the block. 

The Cape Charles Beach is perfect for young families. Never crowded, no big waves, shallow water close in to shore. The fishing pier is free with fishing gear rentals available in town. Great shops and restaurants on the main street one block away.  Kiptopeke State Park with a great beach, fishing pier, boat ramps and nature trails only 6 miles away and near the Eastern Shore of Virginia Nation Wildlife Refuge also with trails and bird watching. 

Only 1 hour 20 minutes north is Chincoteague and the Assateague National Seashore where wild ponies (Misty of Chincoteague) roam. 

If you want to spend a day or two with day trips, the Virginia Beach ocean front is 45-50 minutes away with loads of shops and nightlife. Williamsburg and Busch Gardens are 1 hours 20 minutes and the Virginia Aquarium is about 1 hour away.  

Golf: World class Bay Creek golf courses are just 5 minutes away. An hour away in Virginia Beach are numerous other golf courses.

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 – BayCation – Sleeps 8-TWO blocks to the beach!

Four Square 2 Blocks to the Beach

BayCation – Sleeps 8-TWO blocks to the beach!

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!




Vacation Rental


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 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 Hideaway on the Bay!

9 – Pirate’s Hideaway

Park Views from this newly renovated duplex

Pirate’s Hideaway

Be one of the first guests to enjoy this beautifully renovated PET FRIENDLY, 2 bedroom, 3 full bath duplex. Each bedroom features queen bedding. The back bedroom also offers comfortable bunk beds. Each bedroom has its own full bath, one with a whirlpool tub!.  A covered front porch plus 2 balconies off each bedroom (with seating) brings the outdoors in. A gourmet kitchen with all the bells and whistles, along with 3 new baths make this a home away from home. The home features beautiful woodwork throughout and compliments the contemporary style of the home. The Living Room has a gas fireplace (available fall and winter). The Dining Room has seating for 8. The kitchen is fit for a Chef with granite counter tops, under cabinet lighting, plenty of custom cabinets and all the necessary equipment you will need just in case you want to prepare your own meals. The backyard is fenced and offers outdoor dining and a multiple level deck along with a gas grill. Beach chairs and a beach umbrella are available to use at the beach.

10 – BAYHOUSE-Elevated Beach with steps down to the water

BAYHOUSE-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.


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.


Park And Recreation Area
3540 Kiptopeke Dr
Cape Charles, Virginia 23310-1420
(757) 331-2267
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