Though the calendar says we’re still a couple of weeks away from the official start of spring, now is the time to start thinking about booking your waterside Virginia vacation home.
Just steps away from lapping waves and sand dunes, Virginia’s coastal vacation rental properties that include an ocean view book up months in advance of the summer travel season. Check into these attractive bungalows and book now.
— ALONG THE CHESAPEAKE BAY —
Bay Beach House, Bavon
The waterfront Bay Beach House is a 5 bedroom home with three full bathrooms and two half bathrooms. The house is big enough to hold up to eleven people and is right on the sandy beach beside the Chesapeake Bay. Large decks look out over the Bay and there is a screened-in porch on the side of the house that is perfect for outdoor meals and enjoying some evening air.
$3,000-$3,800 per week during the summer months. Inquire with the host for off-season availability. Book Now
The Key Cottage, Irvington
Leave all your troubles behind and unwind at this adorable 2 bedroom 2 bath bungalow in the heart of historic Irvington. It is the perfect spot to relax after a day of golfing, fishing, sailing, waterskiing, antiquing, and boutiquing. Key Cottage is centrally located and walkable to everything the charming village of Irvington has to offer. Sleeps 4. Pets considered. Approximately $1200/1400week. Book now
James Ross River Plantation, Urbanna
Boaters, crabbers and fisherfolk will fall in love with James Ross River Plantation in Urbanna. This expansive four acre estate includes a boathouse, heated indoor pool, dock and accommodations for 14. $3400-$3900 week. Book Now
— ON THE EASTERN SHORE —
Seahorse Retreat, Cape Charles
Located in the heart of the quaint Cape Charles Historic Area on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, “Seahorse Retreat” is a sweet second story one bedroom unit that requires steps to access, a beachy vacation rental, located in a historic brick building on Mason Avenue, the town’s historic thoroughfare, perfect for great people watching. Sleeps 4. Approximately $900-$1200/week. No smoking, no pets. Book now
Pickett’s Harbor Beach House, Cape Charles
Picketts Harbor Beach House. Photo courtesy of Tom Goffigon.
Pickett’s Harbor Beach House is on the southernmost tip of the Eastern Shore. This contemporary beach cottage is made of unfinished cedar planking and sand stucco and has four bedrooms and three bathrooms, fitting about 8-10 people. This rental offers seclusion and privacy in a beautiful setting that is surrounded by nature. The property has over 27 acres of private beach and is a birdwatcher’s paradise because it is a stopover for birds that annually migrate. From $2900 a week. Pets considered, no smoking. Book Now
Eagle’s View, Chincoteague Island
Eagle’s View on Chincoteague Island is a four-bedroom, three and a half bathroom waterfront house near the Assateague Lighthouse that can accommodate up to eleven guests. This rental is great for outdoor enthusiasts and wildlife observers, as it sits on a wildlife refuge that provides sanctuary to over 300 species of birds. In addition to bird watching, guests can see the famous wild ponies that live on the Eastern Shore. The property has a private dock for crabbing, boating, and getting a little sun. The house includes a screened porch, balcony, and two master suites. Contact Owner for Booking & Rates
— VIRGINIA BEACH RESORT AREA —
Atlantic Breeze, Virginia Beach
Atlantic Breeze is an upscale beach townhome with four bedrooms and three bathrooms that sleeps 8-12 people. The game room is perfect for the kids, with air hockey and foosball tables. Guests can cook up some hamburgers and hotdogs for dinner on the grill. No smoking or pets. Rates from $2765-$3850 per week. Book Now
The Dunes, Virginia Beach
The Dunes is a four bedroom, two full bath house that can accommodate around 6-10 people. Two blocks from the beach and boardwalk area, the house is only a short walk to the Atlantic. There is a sundeck and an outdoor picnic area with a grill for wonderful summertime family meals. No pets or smoking. Call for availability and pricing. Book Now
1925 Beach Cottage, Virginia Beach
This adorable 1925 Beach Cottage in the north end of Virginia Beach has four bedrooms and two full bathrooms, as well as an outdoor shower where you can clean off the sand and salt after a day at the beach. The property rental also includes bicycles and beach chairs that guests are welcome to use during their stay. Grill out on the private patio, or check out one of the many restaurants that are within a short walk or drive from the home. The house sleeps up to seven and does not allow pets or smoking. Book Now
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