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 – Laughing Gull-PET FRIENDLY Sleeps 6-8 One and one half blocks to Beach
Living Room with Flat Screen TV and DVD player

Laughing Gull-PET FRIENDLY Sleeps 6-8 One and one half blocks to Beach

Located one block to the beach and right in the center of town. Leave your car and walk to shopping, restaurants, beach and fishing pier. Located on the second floor (elevator building), this Condo has everything you will need for the vacation you have been waiting for. Offering 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths, the home sleeps 6 to 8 comfortably. The Master Bedroom has a Queen size bed and the second bedrooms offers 2 sets of bunk beds. The living room offers a Queen size sleeper sofa.

Enjoy the fully equipped kitchen just in case you want to cook. The Dining Room seats 6 comfortably.

The cozy living room offers a DVD player and  flat screened TV. Access to the back deck is off the Living Room.

The Condo has access to the rooftop deck offering 180* views. Enjoy the sunset from here or walk 1 and 1/2 blocks to the beach to celebrate the end of the day.

Conveniently located for day trips to Chincoteague, Virginia Beach and Williamsburg. Brochures will be available in the Condo to help you decide what to do each day.

2 – Beachcomber
Front Angle

Beachcomber

Beachcomber is ideally located just 1 block from the Cape Charles Town Beach and two blocks from Mason Avenue where the shops and eateries are located. It is the first floor level of  a three story duplex so all the living is on one floor. With a king bedroom, a queen bedroom and and a queen size futon in the living room, it sleeps six. A bright breakfast room and a completely modern kitchen open to the living area make for a great spot to hang out with family and friends.

The huge columned porch adds to the fun of this spot with the beach dunes in sight from the porch. 

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

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

“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.

4 – Park Row
Park Row-Newly Built in 2016

Park Row

NEWLY BUILT IN 2016. Be the first to enjoy this beautiful 2 story home overlooking Central Park in town. It is conveniently located 3 blocks to downtown and 3 blocks to the beach. Enjoy the 2 large decks overlooking the park and next to the children’s playground, which was completed in 2016.

Offering 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. A large dining area and a gourmet kitchen with large breakfast bar (seating for an additional 3 persons)

The laundry room and a convenient half bath is located behind the kitchen and the rear door opens up to a screen porch.

The Master Bedroom with en-suite is located on the first floor as well.

Upstairs are 2 bedrooms, one with a queen bed and en-suite and the 3rd bedroom offers 1 set of bunk beds and a trundle bed sleeping 4. 

A third full bath is also included.

A large upper deck if off the loft area overlooking the park. A great way to start or end your day.

Cape Charles is located at the southern end of the Peninsula and ten miles to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. 

Cape Charles offers a wonderful beach, restaurants, ice cream shop, shopping, library, marina, town fishing pier (no need for a license)  2 signature golf courses, kayaking, charter fishing and more.

Great day trip can be taken to Chincoteague, Virginia Beach and Williamsburg.

5 – BayFront Escape – Out The Back Door and Onto The Beach!
Beautiful Chesapeake Bayfront Home with private beach. Offering Community Pool, Tennis, and Lake Allure, a freshwater lake.

BayFront Escape – Out The Back Door and Onto The Beach!

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 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.

 

 

6 – Chesapeake Dream – Restored Victorian 1 Blocks To Beach
Stately Victorian 4 homes from the beach

Chesapeake Dream – Restored Victorian 1 Blocks To 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.

7 – 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.

8 – Bay Dunes – Sleeps 14, Steps From Private Beach
Steps away from private beach access

Bay Dunes – Sleeps 14, Steps From Private Beach

Plenty of room and privacy in this extra-large luxury home in the desirable Bay Ridge community, steps from the best private beach on the Eastern Shore.

  • Five bedrooms, each with private full bath and flat screen TV
  • Den with queen sofa bed and large flat-screen TV
  • Spacious family entertainment area
  • Open gourmet kitchen with large island, breakfast bar, 2 dishwashers and 2 ovens
  • Dining room with large dining table
  • Powder room
  • Two expansive decks w/deck furniture
  • Screened in porch
  • Beautiful wooded lot with Chesapeake Bay views
  • Two outdoor showers with dressing rooms
  • Enjoy the Bay Ridge community, with private pool, covered picnic area and tennis courts.

 

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. 

This beachfront home is waiting for a large family to enjoy the 5 bedrooms plus Den, 5.5 bathrooms, spacious entertaining area and a large gourmet kitchen. In addition, enjoy the expansive decks and screened in porch with views to the Bay. Walk to the end of the driveway and see the boardwalk leading to the communities private beach. Walk to the end of the block and enjoy the community pool. Take advantage of 2 convenient outdoor enclosed showers to shake the sand or chlorine off before entering the home.

9 – 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.

 

 

10 – Hideaway on the Bay
Vacation Rental

Hideaway on the Bay

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. Open floor plan that faces sunsets over the 18 mile wide bay. Just imagine the views you will enjoy from 2000 sq feet of decks that surround this magnificent offering. Enter the master suite on the third floor from the elevator and be swept off your feet when you see it. The sitting area alone is worth the ride up. 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. Master bedroom suite is 1400 sq ft and has BR Sitting area, Office, Master Bath and large Walk in closet.

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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