Private white sand beach, fishing pier, kayaks, and 15 minute ferry ride to Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg, Busch Gardens, Water Country, Williamsburg Winery, and much more. Yorktown is a short drive from Jamestown Settlement down the Historic Colonial Parkway. The cottage is directly across the river from the site of the original 1607 Jamestowne Fort under excavation.
Watch spectacular sunrises over Jamestown Island, relax on the pier while watching beautiful sunsets, enjoy breakfast on your deck, stroll the beach searching for sharks' teeth, watch ships sailing up and down the river, spend time kayaking in owner provided kayaks, fish off of the owner's pier, and enjoy your private cottage at the end of a day of sightseeing in Surry County, the historic triangle of Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown and other sites. A 15-minute ferry ride from Jamestown brings you home in the evening to your own romantic, beach side cottage just a few steps from the sand, the water and the owner's private pier. Enjoy.
This luxury vintage cottage is features fresh flowers, luxurious bed and bath linens, terry robes, beach towels, soaps, shampoo, hair dryer, cookware and kitchen essentials, and even is stocked for your first morning breakfast. So..... just bring your toothbrush and clothes. No need to even get groceries til your second day.
The cottage has much sought after direct water and beach access 25 feet out your front door. Enjoy your private white sand beach, pier for fishing or sunbathing, lovely gardens and wonderful river views. The cottage is beautifully renovated and decorated and nicely equipped to provide a wonderful, tranquil, and fun vacation.
Two kayaks with life preservers are available for exploring the river and creeks. Four fishing poles and tackle box with essentials also provided for fishing off the pier, the beach, or the kayaks.
A well equipped kitchen provides amenities needed to prepare meals if desired including ceramic cook top range, oven, dishwasher, refrigerator, ice maker, trash compactor, microwave, coffee makers (single serve, eight cup and french press), blender, crockpot, toaster, marble countertops. Dinnerware, glassware, and cookware are provided along with basic cooking spices. A gas grill on the waterside deck offers easy dinner preparation after a day of sightseeing. If cooking is not on your menu, many restaurants and delicious take out foods are available close by.
BEDROOMS AND BATH: Three bedrooms, designed for a maximum of four or possible five people, include a queen bed in the River Bedroom, a double bed in the Williamsburg Bedroom, and a single daybed in the Flip Flop Bedroom. The cozy bedrooms are furnished with antique beds, mirrors and other furniture made by the owner’s grandfather who was an antique dealer and cabinetmaker in Petersburg, VA during the early 1900s.
Each bedroom has a ceiling fan, alarm clock, feather and alternative pillows, luggage rack, reading lamp, and luxurious linens, blankets, and comforters by Peacock Alley, Sferra, Cuddledown and others.. Electric blankets are also provided in each bedroom for chilly evenings.
BATHROOM: The renovated bathroom provides a vintage clawfoot tub with in-tub thermostatic shower, hand shower, heated towel rack, ceiling heater, hair dryer, towels, and toiletries (soap, shampoo and conditioner). Terry cloth robes and paper products are provided. A lighted make-up mirror is available in one of the bedrooms.
BEACH: Enjoy hunting for shark teeth on the beach, building sand castles in the white sand, fishing on the owner's adjoining pier, sunbathing, napping on the beach or reading on your private waterfront deck. Beach towels and chairs provided. Your own private beach is right outside your door providing hours of relaxation.
SIGHT SEEING BASE: Use this delightful site as your base for travel throughout Virginia’s tidewater area and other historic locations including Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Richmond, Smithfield, Petersburg, Fredericksburg, Charlottesville, and Washington, D.C. Listen to the waves roll in as you drift off to sleep and wake ready for another day of sightseeing or lazing on the beach.
A full collection of sightseeing guides is provided along with suggestions for local restaurants and attractions. Provided for your use are two kayaks, four fishing poles, a small library of books, games, TV, DVD, VCR, and collection of movies. The grounds around the cottage have lovely gardens with roses, clematis, hosta, azalea, crepe myrtle and hydrangea.
Come and enjoy!
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