Sting-Rays Restaurant at Cape Center

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–  Sting-Rays Restaurant at Cape Center

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Sting-Rays Restaurant at Cape Center

One of the favorites of locals, Sting-Rays has been called Chez Exxon in a Southern Living Magazine article. Located on U.S. Route 13, approximately five miles north of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, Cape Center is one of the most popular rest areas on the Eastern Shore. It consists of the famous Sting-Ray’s Seafood Restaurant, the Eastern Shore Pottery, a Convenience store/Exxon Station, and an RV and boat storage facility.
1 – Family Tides – Great For Reunions and Multi-Family Gatherings – 5 Miles

Family Tides – Great For Reunions and Multi-Family Gatherings

Formerly know as the Quarter Master, Family Tides is a fully restored and renovated Victorian home dating from 1928 and one of the structures contributing to the Historic District classification of Cape Charles. Located just a short walk from the public beach and 1 block from the main street shops and eateries, Family Tides sleeps up to16 in beds. Ideal for large families or multi-family groups. It has multiple living areas that allow everyone to have some space .

There are two master bedrooms with queen beds,  each with en suite baths. Two additional bedrooms, each with two sets of bunk beds that offer double beds on the bottom and twin bedding on top. The two bunk rooms are served by a Jack and Jill bath. In addition there is a full bath on the first floor. 

A large fully equipped kitchen offers eating space in addition to the dining room. The middle of the house includes  the dining room and a large, comfortable sitting area with flat screen TV.  On either side of the entry hall are two smaller living areas, one with comfy seating and TV and the other suitable for the kids. 

When you want to enjoy the out of doors, there is a full width front porch with seating. A real gem is the fenced back yard with a large patio that has a dining table and built in benches all around. The storage shed houses several adult and childrens bikes as well as some beach equipment including beach chairs and carts for transporting gear to the beach. The outdoor storage trunks hold plenty of sand toys for the little ones.

For large groups or folks who just like a lot of space, Family Tides is one of the best options in Historic Cape Charles.

2 – Tidewater Shore – Beach Access Near State Park – 3 Miles

Front View with Parking

Tidewater Shore – Beach Access Near State Park

Tidewater Shore. What more could you ask for? Beaches, boating, kayaking, fishing, crabbing, trails, shopping, eateries and a quiet place to lay your head. There are so many amenities that you will have access to!

Staying at Tidewater Shore entitles you to unlimited visits to Kiptopeke State Park. Bring your boat! The community has a boat parking area (first come, first served)and right next door (Kiptopeke State Park) has a boat ramp! No boat, no worries; the park has a fishing pier and a beautiful white sandy beach.

Tidewater Shore is just minutes away from the historic town of Cape Charles, which offers another beautiful public beach, restaurants, shopping, golf cart rentals, and specialty shops. Conveniently located just 3 miles from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, one of the modern wonders of the world, for easy day trips to Virginia Beach and Williamsburg.

If available this property may rent weekly during the Summer months, Saturday to Saturday. If you have dates in mind, please do not hesitate to give us a call or email. We may consider adjustments. two night rentals are acceptable during the shoulder and off seasons.

3 – Always Sunny – One Block To The Beach, Sleeps 10 – 5 Miles

Always Sunny – One Block To The Beach, Sleeps 10

We proudly present our newest vacation rental in Cape Charles, Always Sunny!

This professionally renovated three story charmer yields beach side luxury like you’ve never seen before! Attention has been paid to every last detail at Always Sunny, and it is sure to ‘wow’ you and your guests! Upon arriving at Always Sunny, you are greeted by a delightful southern style front porch complete with rocking chairs for relaxing in the breezy summer evenings. The first room you enter is a bright, spacious living room that features a wall-mounted flat-screen TV, plenty of seating, and that is accented by pine hardwood flooring that flows into the entirety of the interior of the home. A cased opening leads you to the dining room that features arched windows that allow sunlight to pour into the elegantly designed space. Beyond the living and dining rooms, you enter the jaw-dropping kitchen complete with quartz counter tops and back splash, all brand new high-end appliances, which include a microwave, flat cooktop, oven, washer and dryer, and gorgeously built-in refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, and wine chiller. The kitchen also features a long wooden wet bar conveniently located for easy entertaining and family gatherings. The kitchen is well-stocked with plenty of cookware, baking pans, a crockpot, a blender, a food processor, a French Press and a drip coffeemaker. The first floor of the home also presents a bedroom with a Queen bed and an en suite bath with marble tile and upgraded finishings. The second floor of the home features two bedrooms; one bedroom that features a King bed and daybed/trundle and attached balcony, and one bedroom that contains two Twin beds. A marble tiled full bath is located off the second floor hallway. The third story conveys the fourth bedroom which features a Queen bed and yet another marble tiled en suite bath. There are sound machines with white noise and alarm clocks (each with 2-USB charging ports) in all four bedrooms. Need a space for kids to play separately from the adults? There is a separate kids’ play nook on the 3rd floor with toys, books, and floor seating. Outside, Always Sunny boasts an outdoor shower, a well-landscaped fenced in side yard that is highlighted by an aged brick patio and outdoor table and seating. Enjoy outdoor grilling in the evening on the propane grill. Your family and friends will enjoy additional amenities designed to enhance your leisure and recreation, including three bikes, a corn hole set, and a karaoke machine. There are plenty of books, board games, and puzzles. For families with young children, there is a pack ’n play and a high chair. Beach towels, chairs, and toys are also provided.

All of this within a short walk to the beautiful, pristine Cape Charles Beachfront! This home is sure to be a guest favorite! Don’t miss your chance to vacation at this Always Sunny beauty!

The quaint, beach town of Cape Charles features a beautiful beach, theater, library, golf cart & bike rentals, fishing charters and a variety of restaurants & shops (even a local brewery and distillery!). It’s just 12 miles from one of the Modern Wonders of the World – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel! The location makes it easy for day trips to Busch Gardens in Colonial Williamsburg, or Ocean Breeze Fun Park in Virginia Beach as well as Chincoteague and the the Assateague National Seashore.

Please note: Linens are provided upon your arrival. This property is NO SMOKING & NO PETS.

4 – Pelican Watch – 1.5 Blocks to Beach, Kayak Included PET FRIENDLY – 5 Miles

ONE BLOCK TO BEACH,  BAY VIEWS, KAYAK INCLUDED

Pelican Watch – 1.5 Blocks to Beach, Kayak Included PET FRIENDLY

This is a charming 1000 sq ft vintage cottage with bay breezes. You are a 600 foot walk to the bay beach and a few blocks to the restaurants, shops, harbor, fishing pier, theater and marina. This is the quiet end of town and the yard is fenced in so pets are considered. 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 and separate dining room. Utility room with washer/dryer.

NEW THIS YEAR-OUTDOOR SHOWER

The steps to the second floor are on the steep side. Elderly or very small children should be monitored.

Gas grill and 2 person kayak in yard. Wifi Internet/DishTV/DVD/CD. Romantic, cozy and clean. On street parking for car and boat. Charter a fishing boat or walk to the pier and fish for free. Sunsets are spectacular 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 – GOOD VIBES Is WHAT YOU’LL FEEL WHEN YOU STEP IN TO OUR NEWEST LISTING! – 5 Miles

Good Vibes-3 Blocks to the Beach 3 Blocks to Town

GOOD VIBES Is WHAT YOU’LL FEEL WHEN YOU STEP IN TO OUR NEWEST LISTING!

PEAK SEASON REQUIRES A WEEK’S STAY

The new owners have transformed and updated their Beach House.  Located 3 blocks to the towns white sandy beach and 4 blocks to downtown. It sits diagonally across from the 5 acre town park with a walking trail and a children’s playground.

The home is on the Historic Register of Cape Charles and offers 3 bedrooms and a SURPRISE hidden bedroom the kids will love. 2 full baths, one on each level.

An inviting open front porch and a back deck for outdoor dining is part of this home’s charm. And there is an outdoor shower for rinsing off after a day at the beach.

The kitchen has all the necessities you need to make family meals if you choose and there is an open concept feeling to the living and dining rooms so no one feels closed off.

The bedrooms are on the second floor and all quite spacious. Sleeps 8 to 10.

A spacious living room and dining room will seat eight comfortably.

6 – Bay Charles – Restored Victorian One Block From Beach – 5 Miles

Bay Charles – Restored Victorian One Block From Beach

This one of a kind picturesque historic home that sleeps eight is situated perfectly near the beach on the west end of Historic Cape Charles.   The house is one block from the family friendly beach and ½ block to the business district with all the shopping and restaurants you could want.  Park your car with the unlimited street parking available and you’ll never need to drive again during your stay at this massive retreat originally built in 1913.

Designer decorated with nautical and timeless pieces in a bright and cheerful beach theme.  The highlight of the house is its massive wraparound porch where you will spend your mornings sipping coffee and after a full day at the beach your evening happy hours watching the town stroll by.  If porches and fresh air aren’t your thing then the newly added rear sun/screen room with views out to the harbor and bay will be your relaxing and socializing hotspot.  The warm inviting parlor is perfect for reading, relaxing or visiting.  Large farm-style dining room just off the kitchen is suitable for even the largest of family meals and gatherings. Family room has 55″ Smart TV with NetFlix and AppleTV.   Three large bedrooms and one kids “cabin”.  Each of the newly decorated bedrooms comes equipped with its own A/C unit and temperature control as well as remote control celling fan.  Two full renovated baths on the second floor and one ½ bath on the main level.   Corner lot has large yard for outdoor activities and sundeck and stone patio leading to the garage where you can store your beach gear in the evenings.   Optional Golf cart can be included with your stay to scoot around to anywhere you’d ever need to go in town. 

 

7 – Haven House – NEW LISTING 3 Bed Rooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 9+ – 4 Miles

Haven House – NEW LISTING 3 Bed Rooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 9+

Haven House is a new listing in a great location. Step off the front porch and you can walk to the beach, fishing pier, town park and the shops and restaurants.

Pet friendly for up to two dogs, it has a fenced back yard. 

It has four bedrooms that sleep 9 with the possibility of 11 with the futon. Three baths, two living rooms, a separate dining room and a completely modern kitchen. 

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

8 – Chesapeake Dream – Restored Victorian 1 Block to the Town Beach! – 5 Miles

Stately Victorian 4 homes from the beach

Chesapeake Dream – Restored Victorian 1 Block to the Town 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.

9 – BayFront Escape- PRIVATE BEACH, COMMUNITY POOL & TENNIS STEPS FROM THE DOOR! – 2 Miles

BayFront Escape- PRIVATE BEACH, COMMUNITY POOL & TENNIS STEPS FROM THE DOOR!

DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS, THE COMMUNITY POOL WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE THIS SEASON. WE ARE SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.

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 home is currently on the Market. At this time, the owners will honor any booking through the end of October 2019.

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.

 

 

10 – Bay Dunes – BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED HOME WITH BAY VIEWS AND PRIVATE COMMUNITY BEACH – 2 Miles

Steps away from private beach access

Bay Dunes – BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED HOME WITH BAY VIEWS AND PRIVATE COMMUNITY BEACH

DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS, THE COMMUNITY POOL WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE THIS SEASON. WE ARE SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE

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.

This vacation home is located on the BEST BEACH on the Eastern Shore.

  • Five bedrooms, each with private full bath and flat screen TV
  • Den with queen Futon bed and large flat-screen TV
  • Spacious family entertainment area
  • Open gourmet kitchen with large island, breakfast bar, 2 dishwashers and 2 ovens
  • Additional Refrigerator in Garage
  • Water filtration system
  • 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
  • Electric Blower to inflate water toys
  • 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.

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One of the favorites of locals, Sting-Rays has been called Chez Exxon in a Southern Living Magazine article. Located on U.S. Route 13, approximately five miles north of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, Cape Center is one of the most popular rest areas on the Eastern Shore. It consists of the famous Sting-Ray’s Seafood Restaurant, the Eastern Shore Pottery, a Convenience store/Exxon Station, and an RV and boat storage facility.

Details


Category:
Restaurant
Address:
26507 Lankford Hwy
Cape Charles, Virginia 23310-5603
Phone:
(757) 331-1541
Web Address:
http://www.cape-center.com/