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Chesapeake Bay, Sandy Beach, Beachfront, Peach Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

3 Bdrms, 2 baths, Sleeps 4 - 7

On the Chesapeake Bay, Smith Beach is a small, private, bayfront, family-oriented community on Virginia's eastern shore. Only 10 miles from historic Cape Charles, home to the new signature Palmer & Nicklaus Golf Courses, Smith Beach is 'away from it all,' while still allowing easy access to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, Kiptopeke State Park's beaches & hiking trails + nature walks & bird-watching. Ours is a unique property with a bay view and a sandy beach. Kayaking is a favorite pastime along with fishing and all types of boating. Fine dining is available at the nearby Eastville Inn, or travel 30 miles north & visit historic Onancock with its old-timey movie theatre & live theatre, North St Playhouse. A bit further north, visit Chincoteague Island's famous ponies.

Peaceful, Private Sandy Beach: Perfect family beach for families with young children as water stays shallow for a good distance. Build your sand castles in peace and quiet listening to the lapping of gentle waves.

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2018

About Mark

I live in southern Delaware and fell in love with Smith Beach when I first discovered it in 2008.

Mark purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Mark chose Cape Charles

We also own the two cottages next door, properties 164039 and 164040 if this cottage does not suit your needs.

What makes this cottage unique

We can accomodate family gatherings up to 14 using all three cottages.


Cape Charles Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Outdoor shower for use on returning from beach!!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Linens available for additional $50 fee.
  • The peach house has 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths. One of the corner bedrooms has a queen bed and the other corner bedroom has a king bed. The 3rd bedroom has a queen bed and another twin bed. Family room has a twin day bed; LR has a sleeper sofa (also for very short-term only). There is a lot of living space in the peach cottage, with LR, DR, Family room + another sitting area. So the house can accommodate an extended family gathering. There is a large wrap-around deck on rear and side of house with views of the Chesapeake. Sliders from sitting/dining area to deck make cooking on the gas grill a breeze.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Please see owner for additional accommodations. Linens are available for an additional $50 fee.


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Chesapeake Bay, Sandy Beach, Beachfront, Peach Cottage
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Very Welcoming

  • 5 of 5

It is a very comfortable home and a great place for anyone with small children. The beach is very private and an easy walk from the house. We enjoyed our stay there.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Heather and we hope you can come back and visit us again in Smith Beach. Mark
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Love this cottage!

  • 5 of 5

The peach cottage at Smith Beach is great. It's location across the street from a great sandy beach is perfect. The cottage is large and the layout is fairly open, which is great for our large family. There is WIFI and Directtv, so we have access to the rest of the world if we want it, something that wasn't available on the beach not that long ago. The furniture is comfortable and well laid out. It was a great week, we will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sandra & we will follow up on your recommendations to make things even better for next year. Mark
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Great location. Perfect with kids. Beautiful sunsets! Great owner!

  • 5 of 5

Hope to go back soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Shelley and hope to see you again next year. Mark
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Great time.

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in the cottage. It was great for kids (twin 7 years) and even better for the baby (1 years old). Very quite and calm place ! Beautiful sunsets! The Shore is a little bit too shallow. We drove to Cape Charles for swimming, the water there is wonderful and there is a great park with trails, etc... Summarizing, we had what we wanted and it was perfect.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and hope you can return and vacation with us in the future!
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Great for Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

Our family really enjoyed the peace and quiet! The water is great for small children, this is the first vacation that i was able to really relax! We explored the sand dunes and the kids loved all of the different sea creatures that we found. The people in the community are very friendly.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very relaxing vacation!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time!! It's very beautiful and the sand dunes down the road are amazing! The water is perfect for small children and there are plenty of sea creatures to keep them occupied! This is the first year i was able to have some "mommytime"! The people in the community are very friendly too.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad to hear you had a great time, Nicole! Just wish we could spend more time there this summer, but both our cottages rented out thru August 25! Thanks & come back and stay with us again.
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Norfolk International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Yuk Yuk & Joes Bar & Grille
Nearest Ferry
150 Miles
Cape May/Lewes Ferry
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Bay Creek, Cape Charles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Rte 13 (Lankford Hwy)
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Cape Charles
Nearest Beach
40 Metres
Smith Beach
Car: necessary

Smith Beach is on the southern end of Virginia's pristine Eastern Shore, the peninsula of land 10 miles wide & 70 miles long between the Chesapeake Bay & the Atlantic; Cape Charles is nearby as is the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel to VA Bch. Nature abounds & city life is a distant memory yet not that far away. Kayaking, boating, relaxing, all eastern shore style. Come, relax, enjoy. Sunbathe; swim.

Other Activities: Sunbathing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Bed linens (optional) $50
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 5.0%

Summer rate $1,500 weekly + $400 refundable security deposit.
Winter rate $900 MO + utilities, 1 month security deposit, 3 month minimum stay required. No pets, no smoking. Winter weekly rate based on availability is $900 WK + $400 refundable security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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