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 – Do-Little Cottage in Cape Charles Sleeps 8
Do-Little in Cape Charles Front

Do-Little Cottage in Cape Charles 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. 

Walking distance to the beautiful beach, the fishing pier, and the local shops. Charming 3 bedroom beach cottage in historic Cape Charles. Includes 2 TVs with Dish Network Satellite TV and DVD/VCR player with numerous DVD/VHS movies. Free local calling and Verizon High Speed WIFI Internet. There’s a sleep sofa downstairs creating room for 8, perfect for families. Everything you need is here, down to the fully equipped kitchen. Relax on the front porch after a fun day at the beach (less than 2 blocks away). Don’t miss it, great fun all around – swimming, golfing, boating, golf cart rides in town, sailing, free fishing pier, bike, kayak and wave runner rentals, horseback riding a mile away.

2 – 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.

 

3 –  . Beautifully Renovated Duplex With Open Front Porch and Balconies Off Bedrooms
Park Views from this newly renovated duplex

. Beautifully Renovated Duplex With Open Front Porch and Balconies Off Bedrooms

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. 

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.

4 – Marina View

Marina View

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. 

Marina View is located in Marina Village at King’s Creek Marina. With four plus bedrooms and 3.5 baths it accommodates 10 very comfortable.  Situated to afford views of the morning sun, evening sunsets across the bay and the marina itself, it has multiple decks and porches. Walk to the beach, walk to the Aqua Restaurant and to the docks. Bring your boat and dock it at one of the marina’s transient slips. You will also have access to the community pool at the Bay Creek Resort that is only about a 4 minute drive. The Bay Creek Resort in Cape Charles is also home to both an Arnold Palmer Signature Golf course and a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course.

Cape Charles is a golf cart friendly community making it great fun to commute around town to the various shops and restaurants. It won’t take you long to fall in love with our quiet little bayside town.

Marina View has two bedrooms with queen beds, a third bedroom with two twin beds and the third floor with its fabulous views has a queen bed as well as a very comfortable seating arrangement. Atrundle bed on one of the large landings affords space for two more.

Spend a vacation here and you’re sure to come back.

 

 

5 – BayPlace

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 – Bayview Point-BEACHFRONT- ENJOY 20% OFF 8/6-8/31 (5 NIGHT MINIMUM) Sleeps 12
Bayview Point Front View

Bayview Point-BEACHFRONT- ENJOY 20% OFF 8/6-8/31 (5 NIGHT MINIMUM) 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.
 

7 – Dryden House-FEATURED IN REAL SIMPLE MAGAZINE ONLINE
Front View

Dryden House-FEATURED IN REAL SIMPLE MAGAZINE ONLINE

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. 

The Dryden House is offered as a weekly private rental after an extensive 18 month historical renovation. Enjoy all of the historical charm and updated amenities that this grand home has to offer. You can step back in time and step off your porch into the dunes of the Chesapeake Bay.

This 1912 historic private home known as the Dryden House is located within a registered historic district, known as the Sea Cottage Addition of Cape Charles, which is comprised of an intact grouping of architecturally significant commercial and residential buildings constructed between 1850 and 1915 that display a variety of styles and types of architectural ornamentation popular during this era. The Dryden House is unique due to its prominent size and central location upon Bay Avenue just steps from the beach and only two blocks from the town’s charming business district.

This three-story Victorian has an extensive wrap around porch, with a porte cochere and was constructed by E. T Dryden who built other notable homes nearby. This beachfront home features Bay views from almost every room in the home including all second floor bedrooms with a water view. There are two full baths on the second floor and a full bath on the first floor with a convenient washer and dryer. Before you come into the home from the beach, you can wash away the salt and sand in the outdoor shower.

The large kitchen has new high end appliances, with two full size sinks spacious enough for two chefs and a separate beverage center and coffee station assuring you will not be bumping elbows with your guests! The oversized dining room features an expandable dining table that can easily seat 10 plus for meals. Formal paneled pocket doors make this floor plan as open or private as you desire. 

Finished third floor family room with large flat screen TV, DVD, soundbar, Netflix and Amazon Prie. Wii with balance board and a good selection of Wii games. A selection of over 50 movies for both kids and adults. A full size foosball table completes the game room for when your’re feeling competitive. There is three zone air-conditioning to keep you comfortabel on those hot days and nights.

The town gazebo and free fishing pier is to the left of the home and the extensive town walkways make this ideal for strolling or catching an evening horse and carriage ride on the Bay. Sunsets are nightly!

 

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 – Indigo Cottage
Front View

Indigo Cottage

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 – Mermaid Cottage
Front View

Mermaid Cottage

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. 

Walk to the beach, marina, restaurants and shops from this fully equipped luxury home. Four bedrooms – a first floor master with a king size bed, two with a queen size bed and the fourth with two twin beds allows for eight to sleep comfortably. Two bedrooms open on to covered balconies. You’ll love sitting in the rockers on the covered porch and watching our spectacular sunsets across the bay. The third floor tower room affords sweeping views of the Bay Creek Marina, the western sky over the bay and, for the early risers, spectacular sunrises. A gourmet kitchen, 5 TV’s, charcoal grill and beach chairs and bikes allow you to fully enjoy this terrific location.

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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