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 – CHECK OUR JUNE RATES!-Park Row-Close to the Beach and Overlooking the Park

Park Row-Close to the Beach and Overlooks the Park

CHECK OUR JUNE RATES!-Park Row-Close to the Beach and Overlooking the Park

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 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. 

The loft offers a pull out sofa to accommodate one comfortably.

A third full bath is also included.

A large upper deck is 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.

2 – 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.

3 – Bay Dunes

Steps away from private beach access

Bay Dunes

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.

4 –  Pelican Watch – 1 Block to Beach, Bay and Sunset Views, 2 Person Kayak Included

ROMANTIC GETAWAY ONE BLOCK TO BEACH,  BAY VIEWS, W

Pelican Watch – 1 Block to Beach, Bay and Sunset Views, 2 Person Kayak Included

This is a charming 1000 sq ft cottage with bay views and bay breezes. You are a 600 foot walk to the bay beach and a few blocks to the restaurants, shops, harbor, fishing pier, spa, gym, theater and marina. This is the quiet end of town and the yard is fenced in so pets are considered. Watch the sunset over the bay while sitting on your own back deck.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,dining room. Utility room with washer/dryer. Gas grill and 2 person kayak in yard. Wifi Internet/DishTV/DVD/CD. Romantic, cozy and clean. Plenty of parking for your boats. Charter a fishing boat or walk to the pier and fish for free. Pelican Watch Cottage has breathing room on each side.The neighborhood is one of the quietest areas in the town.Sunsets are spectacular from the back deck or from 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.

5 – BayFront Escape -13 PEAK DAYS LEFT -8/5-8/11 and 8/26 to 9/2 Out The Door, Onto The Beach!

Beautiful Chesapeake Bayfront Home with private beach. Offering Community Pool, Tennis, and Lake Allure, a freshwater lake.

BayFront Escape -13 PEAK DAYS LEFT -8/5-8/11 and 8/26 to 9/2 Out The Door, 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 – AT LAST Cottage-PET FRIENDLY-Sleeps 6, Two Blocks To Beach, 1 Block to Town

Victorian Beach House 2 Blocks to the Beach

AT LAST Cottage-PET FRIENDLY-Sleeps 6, Two Blocks To Beach, 1 Block to Town

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.

7 – Barefoot on the Beach, 2 Blocks to Beach 2 Blocks to Town

Barefoot on the Beach-2 BLOCKS TO THE BEACH

Barefoot on the Beach, 2 Blocks to Beach 2 Blocks to Town

People watch from the open front porch of this Eastern Shore style 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home. 2 BLOCKS TO THE BEACH AND 2 BLOCKS TO TOWN. Perfect to enjoy coffee in the morning or relaxing after a hard day at the Beach!

The large foyer welcomes you to the Living Room with a large sectional sofa and flat screen TV and DVD player. The Dining Room has room for 6 and the oversized kitchen has additional seating for 4. The laundry room and half bath are located on the first floor as well with access to the backyard.

Upstairs are 3 good size bedrooms offering 1 King, 1 Queen and 2 Twins. There is a full bath offering a tub/shower combination and plenty of space to keep your essentials.

Outside is a hot/cold shower to wash off the Beach before you enter the house. Outdoor dining is provided on the front porch as well as the back patio along with a gas grill.

Enjoy the convenience of Dining, Shopping, Kayaking, sailing, fishing, boating, and golfing all without leaving town. Rent a golf cart during your stay (Book early as they sell out quickly!).

If you do explore the area, Cape Charles is a convenient place to day trip to Chincoteague, Virginia Beach, Busch Gardens and Williamsburg.

 

 

8 – 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 REAR rooftop deck offering town views. Walk 1 and 1/2 blocks to the beach to watch the sunset and 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.

THIS HOME HAS A LIMIT OF 1 DOG

9 – 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!

 

 

10 – Life’s A Beach

 Lifes A Beach Front View

Life’s A Beach

Able to sleep 15 in beds, this home works great for family reunions or for a multi-family get together.
With bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, there is plenty of room to spread out so everyone can enjoy the place without crowding. There is cable TV in the family room and three bedrooms, a blue-ray player in the family room, and a DVD player in bedroom 4. Bedroom combinations: Bedroom 1 – King, Bedroom 2 – 1 twin trundle and 1 bunk bed (full on the bottom, twin on the top), Bedroom 3 – 1 Full, Bedroom 4 – 1 full and 1 bunk bed (full on the bottom, twin on top). Bedroom 5 – 1 queen.

Located only one block from the main street with its shops and eateries there are now a great new pizza place and Brown Dog Ice Cream (ranked among the top ten in the country by Trip Adviser). This is a golf cart friendly town and carts are available for rent at several places as well as beach cruiser bikes. Day trips to Chincoteague and Virginia Beach and even Williamsburg are all doable.

Visit Cape Charles, stay at Life’s A Beach and experience one of the best vacations you can have.

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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