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Kindred Spirits at Childs Cove-Direct Lakefront-WIFI-Linens-Towels-Beach-Crib

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,550 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms (One is open loft area), 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8 (Including children)

2018 Bookings for Kindred Spirits at Childs Cove being accepted.

June 23 to June 30, 2018 - Booked

June 30 to July 7, 2018 - Booked

July 21 to July 28, 2018 - Booked

Aug 18 to Aug 25, 2018 - Booked

Serenity at its best! Kindred Spirits at Childs Cove is a charming direct lake front home on the public side of Lake Anna is the one to visit. Relax on almost 2 acres of woods in the small sub-division of Child's Cove. The 250' waterfront shoreline is just waiting for fun and memories to happen. This Kindred Spirits at Childs Cove provides 1 boat slip, a jet-ski lift, large sun deck and beach area to wade your feet in the water. It is close to the Lake Anna State Park, a marina and some waterfront restaurants on the lake, The Cove and Tim's at Lake Anna. The cove we are a part of is called Childs Cove, and it is deep water and quiet, perfect for that guest who likes to throw a fishing line.

The interior of Kindred Spirits at Childs Cove boasts 3 well appointed bedrooms in which 2 have direct waterfront views and 2 full baths. There is an open loft which is a great kid's zone for sleeping and entertaining. The comfy living room also has a direct water view of the lake with a gracious deck that is accessed from the living room or either waterfront bedroom. The galley kitchen and dining area is well stocked for entertaining. All that is missing is you.

We hope you can be our guests. Donna

About Lake Anna: Lake Anna is the second largest lake located entirely in Virginia. It encompasses 250 miles of shoreline and 13,000 acres of water. The lake is 17 miles long and surrounded by farms and forest.

Lake Anna has 2 sections, the main or public lake and the private side. The public section consists of 9,600 acres and where you will find marinas, restaurants and commercial business. The private side is divided by 3 rock dikes and consists of 3,400 acres and there is no public access unless you own property on that section. That means there are no public boat ramps or marinas, only homes adorn the shoreline.

Attractions: There is boating, jet-skiing, fishing and water activities on Lake Anna, but there are many other activities to enjoy while visiting this area and they include: Lake Anna State Park, Wineries (Lake Anna Winery & Cooper Winery), Kings Dominion Theme Park, Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, Bluemont Concert, Monticello (Thomas Jefferson's Home), Montpelier (James & Dolly Madison's Home), battlefields, places to shop. We are nearby Fredericksburg, Culpeper and Charlottesville.

More Details

Donna L Smith-Seeley
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018

About Donna L Smith-Seeley

Our family has the belief in hard work and if you provide a nice clean home with many extras, guests will take care of it, appreciate it and come back. That is what happens for us and we are truly thankful to be able to share our home for others to make family memories. Lake Anna is just a beautiful place for sure. Hope you come visit the lake and our lake home.

Why Donna L Smith-Seeley chose Spotsylvania

When we saw this home at Lake Anna we just fell in love with it. It is where we hope to retire to. We are in a quiet no wake home in a small private sub division. The views of the lake any season were icing on the cake. Re are on 2 acres with 250' water front. Can you say relaxation??? You can at our home.

What makes this house unique

Awesome lake views from all, but two rooms and those see beautiful woods. Lay in bed and see the lake. No wake zone. Great for the little ones swimming and for your boat. On a clear night, go to the bottom dock area and look up to all the stars. Quiet, relaxing with mother's natures critters to visit. Elvis our local heron often visits. Some times you may see an eagle as well. Just what we call our little piece of heaven.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Donna & Randy,

Thank you so much for making Kindred Spirits available and so comforting! We left out cares and stress behind and throughly enjoyed a week of decompression. We started our days on paddle boards and kayaks, taught the kids to water ski (without Chesapeake jelly fish), explored the lake and biked the trails at the State Park. It was wonderful and we are already looking forward to our next visit!
Aug 2015
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Spotsylvania House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Dialup Access ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Large tub sized shower
  • Toilet paper and bath soap and shampoo are provided upon arrival.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , PortaCrib
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Crib - Bed Rails
    Bedroom 4 Loft - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Open Loft overlooks livingroom
  • All bedroom are provided with satellite TV with either a DVD or VCR. A clock and phone is also added. All beds are supplied with blanket, matelasse', quilt and multiple pillows. Linens, towels and beds prepared. Each room has a dresser and night stands. Please contact us for our personal website for additional information and photos.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Sand Box
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
New for 2007 - We have added a slide off the dock so kids swoosh into the lake anna water & we have an outside shower on the dock to rinse off the little sand babies. New for 2008 - Updated to landscaping & new stain on all decking. Large 8 burner Weber Grill New for 2009 - Wine Refrigerator in kitchen, LG high capacity washer/dryer, 3 person swing, updated ceiling fan & lighting and additional patio items New for 2010 - Verizon MIFI broadband service (Sporadic - but best offered currently), desk/work area, painting & new lighting in loft area New for 2011 - 3rd bedroom has a queen sleigh bed, loft twin with dresser below & queen bed in loft. Dressers painted. New at Lake Anna 2011: Food Lion, Asian Grille, Ally's 2012 - Flooring updated with tile in Kitchen, Dining and Living Rooms. Kitchen lighting and appliances updated as well. Tim's at Lake Anna Crabhouse to open Spring 2012 2013 fall to current 2014 -stained all decks and updates tvs 2014-2015 new gate & stone for driveway


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Kindred Spirits at Childs Cove-Direct Lakefront-WIFI-Linens-Towels-Beach-Crib
average rating of 5.0 based on 98 reviews
Elizabethtown PA

The Ideal Lake Home

  • 5 of 5

This home was very clean when we arrived, with so many nice touches - landscaping, flowers at the door, welcome gifts/snacks, etc; we fell in love with it as we walked through the door! And then the view from the decks and bedrooms - awesome!

The owners are so pleasant, friendly, and easy to work with; they answered every question we had on- line promptly and with lots of information. We now consider them our friends!

We had three generations staying at the home, and there was lots of room for everyone. It was so nice that all 8 of us could fit comfortably around the dining room table - for meals and playing games. The 2 yr. old and 5 yr. old loved the new slide and the awesome beach; we ALL loved swimming in the cove. The new shower at the dock/beach was so nice to rinse the kids off before heading up the steps.

We brought our 23' ski boat with us, and all of us agree that Lake Anna is the best lake yet - after serching for several summers to find one that "fits" our family - this home and lake is a winner! Lots of nice calm water for skiing, tubing, etc. The dock, its location, and water depth was great for docking our boat; the hanging chairs were sooooo comfy!

It was really nice to have the beds made when we arrived; I appreciated having a washer/dryer to use, and paper supplies to get our vacation started. And we loved the air conditioning!

We can't wait to go back in 2008!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2007
  • Stayed: June 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Burke, VA

Wonderful Time for Everyone

  • 5 of 5

What a vacation! We found this place by chance through your website and we were so excited when we saw the pictures, hoping it would be just as great in person. Boy were we happy when we actually got there. The view of the lake is spectacular and the home is definitely stocked so you don't have to worry about forgetting anything. It was a short distance from our home in Northern Virginia so having the opportunity to share it with friends and family made the vacation that much better for everyone in the family. We were able to make lots of memories there from swimming, fishing, reading on the dock, making smores in the fire pit, and just hanging out looking at the view and watching all the boats go by. We will definitely be recommending this rental home to friends and family!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2010
  • Stayed: August 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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This was our 3rd year vac...

  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd year vacationing at the lake and as expected it was wonderful. The entire family enjoys relaxing, boating, fishing, etc. The home, of course, leaves nothing to be desired. We hope to return. Thank you again. Kim, Don, Scott, Kate, Tim and family

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2009
  • Stayed: September 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gaithersburg, MD USA


  • 5 of 5

We always travel to stay with family or friends. We needed a vacation for just our family this year. What a fabulous and relaxing time we had! The house has everything and more! The home is beautiful- very clean, neat, organized and very comfortable. It's a perfect home for children. One wakes up with a gorgeous view of the lake. The cove where the home is has clean, deep water and always felt safe. There's a slide for the kids (us adults went off of it also). The sandbox is huge! The kids spent lots of time in it. We took along our canoe to explore the edges of the open part of the lake. During the week the lake is calm and pretty quiet. From the inside of the home, there's pretty much a lake view from the entire house. The decks are beautiful and well kept. One of the things we really liked was the many, many different seating areas. A small back deck (porch), lake-front upper deck, middle deck and lower deck. They all have seating areas. There are 2 air chairs, a bench swing, a hammock and about 3 picnic tables.

We don't have one negative comment about this home - and I'm a picky person - well, just one, that we couldn't stay another week!


  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2009
  • Stayed: June 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fairfax, VA

Great Lake Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful property that comes with everything you'll need, even some drinks in the fridge. A very child friendly home that works for all ages as well. Swim, boat or just relax on the wonderful deck.

Can't wait to visit again.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2008
  • Stayed: August 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bel Air, MD

Kindred Spirits Great Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We all enjoyed "Kindred Spirits" very much. All the extras really made it very nice. The beds were like sleeping on clouds and we hated to leave. We will definetley come back for another visit and highly recomend to others!

Thanks again

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2008
  • Stayed: May 2008
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Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Tim's At Lake Anna
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
Tanyard Golf and Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Asian Grille Restaurant
Car: necessary

Lake, woods, Lake Anna State Park, civil war trails, outlets, antiquing, fishing, water sports, amusement park, historic sites.

Kings Dominion, Busch Garderns, Water Country USA, Williamsburg, Fredericksburg, Washington DC, Monticello, Luray Caverans to name a few.

Other Activities: Jet Skiing, boating, tubing, kyaking and canoeing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Administration $65 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.3%

2108-$2570.00 wkly rate, 8 guest max including children( (2 family (4) adult maximum with children) In addition to the rental rate is $500 Security Deposit, $150 cleaning fee, which includes linens, towels & prepared beds, $65.00 admin fee, 5% VA Tax & 5.3% Spotsy tax added & until confirmed, rates may change without notice. Also only wkly rental Sat-Sat.Check in 4:00 pm est & Check out 10:00 am est

Contact owner regarding payment and cancellation policy

We accept personal checks. A $45.00 return check charge will be added for any return checks
**To keep rates down preferred method of payment is by check. Payment only to be made by signer of Short Term Rental Agreement and payment will not be divided between other guests

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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