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Awesome Strategic Location Waterfront Spa Home Luxurious Yet Livable PERFECT

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

Description

Cape Story by the Sea House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms plus sun room 2 & 1/2 baths sleeps 6, pool, dock, waterfront spa

If you want to be provided with first class, luxury accommodations for your vacation enjoyment, this is the house is for you. It has absolutely everything you could ever need or want, right down to the linens, cookware and martini glasses. The location is convenient to all attractions, should you decide to venture out. The bedrooms are perfect with comfortable mattresses and luxurious bedding. Each room has privacy and a TV for your entertainment. The sectional in the living room is cozy, but big

WE DO MAKE SOME SPECIAL PREPAID VACATION DEALS!

enough for the entire family, while watching a large screen TV. My favorite is sitting in the sun room in the morning with a cup of coffee, or in the evening with a cocktail while watching the sunset on the water. BY A GUEST THIS IS OUR HOME PRIDE AND JOY BUILT AND KEPT AS THE FINEST VACATION PARADISE HOME VALUE AVAILABLE WE HOPE YOU LOVE IT.

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Private Setting, Small Island, waterfront pool: Bay Island is a quaint, gorgeous community on the Chesapeake Bay: The bay where the home is, is

called Broad Bay, the area is surrounded by Seashore State Park. Fishing, kayaking, boating, swimming,

jet skiing, Williamsburg Bush Gardens, the Outer Banks, Nags Head, Cape Hatteras.

Just endless day trips can be made returning to your own private swim jet exercise pool or hot tub.

Hot steam room massage table, barbecue. If relaxing is your thing go to the grocery store

or local butcher, grill up a steak or great seafood on your incredible professional barbecue grill.

Watch the sun set, enjoy high definition TV, satellite TV, DVDs, satellite radio, full line of appliances.

Everything you'd want in a private beach area home, luxury! Lots of nature, birds, crabbing.

Great restaurants minutes away, the boardwalk, movies, concerts, comedy clubs,

great shopping, art

Free kayaks with all equipment: Explore Broad Bay Seashore State Park. Ride 100s of miles of bike paths

all through state parks, ocean and bay communities. Endless tributaries to kayak. Go to ocean.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
steven m kruth
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2016
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About steven m kruth

call me steve 757544 4367 read the reviews come visit us! WE HAVE A GREAT DEAL AVAILABLE ON THREE CANCELLATION WEEKS GREAT VACATION REVIEWS CALL TODAY.

steven m kruth purchased this house in 1997

Why steven m kruth chose Virginia Beach

A GREAT COMBINATION OF A COZY WATERFONT HOME WITH ALL THE COMFORTS OF A PRIVATE SPA YET TUCKED AWAY ON A SMALL NON COMMERCIAL ISLAND. three bedrooms one with two queens

master has king 3rd bedroom 3 bathrooms

What makes this house unique

POOL HOT TUB KAYAKS BIKES FISHING GRILLING WIFI

3 SPECIAL CANCELLATION WEEKS AVAILABLE

MOVIES RELAXING BIRDWATCHING AND CLOSE TO MAJOR ATTRACTIONS BUT NICE AND PRIVATE!

FIOS 4K TV DIRECT TV MOVIES.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Title: "Another Vacation in Paradise"



Arrival date: June 20 (to July 1)



We absolutely LOVE your home on Absalom Drive and look forward to it each year (this was our THIRD visit!). I was just uploading pictures of our vacation to share with friends and got so homesick for that wonderful pool, beautifully appointed house, gorgeous view and peaceful island. The time just goes too quickly when we are there. If I'm repeating myself I'm sorry, but a true testament to this wonderful place is that our 'adult' kids also look forward to joining us each year....priceless! This year, they even used the kayaks!....wonderful photo ops! Now one of us just needs to get a boating license so we can actually take advantage of everything you offer:-)



Thanks so much Steve & Shirley. YOU'RE THE BEST!!!!! See you next year? Lynn
Jun 2011
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Awesome Strategic Location Waterfront Spa Home Luxurious Yet Livable PERFECT
average rating of 4.891892 based on 38 reviews
5

A fun and unique getaway on the bay.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I very much enjoyed our stay at Absalom. My wife and our 5 children had plenty of room to spread out and had a fun time exploring this unique house (beds and bathrooms all over the place!). The quiet neighborhood was a welcome change from the big city. With that said, groceries were only a mile away and great dining another mile beyond that. Also, the freshest seafood you could ask for can be had right off the dock. The raw oysters were amazing (they will shuck them for an extra $1 if you ask at the market) and you can get all the blue crab you are willing to crack.

The property was in great shape and fully stocked with everything we could possibly need, including paper products. The pool was beautiful and clean and the exterior well-cared for. Inside were the latest appliances and electronics for you to play with to your heart's content.

If you want to swim in the ocean, you will have to drive to it, as the bay is not very swimmer friendly. There's a state park 10 minutes down the road with beautiful public beach on the Chesapeake, otherwise it's a 1/2 hour to Virginia beach to hit the big surf of the Atlantic.....or you could just stay home and use the pool and the roomy Jacuzzi.

Steve was a great host and in constant communication, making sure our stay was everything he promised it would be. Would definitely come back again next time we are in Virginia. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: there is a great private ocean beach just 10 minutes down shore drive if you dont want the board walk but the pool intracoastal hot tub kayaks bikes fishing and crabbing might keep u away from the busy boardwalk glasd u loved the house and took great care of it we hope you come back soon thanks again steve for another 5 star review
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5

A must see and stay

  • 5 of 5

We have never been to Virginia Beach and found Steve's home by chance. We were looking for somewhere that accommodated pets as well as spacious enough for a family of four. Wow......the home is immaculate and offers anything and everything you can think of. The pictures on line doesn't do the home justice. The kitchen is first class with all the amenities needed and we cooked every day but one. The weather cooperated gorgeously except one rainy day but Steve thought of that too with his home theater set up giving me the chance to "binge" "Game of Thrones". The pool and hot tub were used every day without fail when not relaxing on the deck enjoying the beautiful view of the bay. When I reserved your home, I was assured it was pet friendly and it certainly was. Our two small furry loved ones had plenty of space in the home to roam as well as in the yard. Both enjoyed watching us fish for crab daily on the dock anticipating each catch. Thank you, my pets are family and am grateful you open your home to them also. Steve, you have thought of everything one can wish for to ensure time spent is inviting, pleasant, and comfortable. You were so very helpful from the beginning when I reserved the week, and when questions arose while staying at your home. We can tell you care about your guests and their needs during stays by the way your home is kept and cared for. I hope to return next year and will be recommending 2012 Absalom Drive, Virginia Beach, Virginia to family and friends. Thank you so very much.

The Goodman's (Bobbi)

New York guests June/July 2016

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

This home is amazing inside and out! The kitchen is top notch with any and all amenities you would need except for the food to cook a gourmet meal. The view from the deck over the water is breathtaking. The beds were very comfortable. The steam shower is an absolute must, as well as the hot tub. A lot of love and care went into this home and I am thankful to Steve who let us share! I will come back again.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you we do put alot of love into this home and are glad to make our friends very comfortable when they come to visit. thank you so much for treating our home like yours, please do come back !
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5

Fishermans Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place in Virginia Beach. The cottage is amazing. Fantastic location. You are in the center of one of the best fishing spots in the US. You can fish in kayaks and small boats in the tributaries or fish larger boats in the bay or Ocean. I caught a 36 inch Red Drum at the tunnel, plus many speckled trout.

Great place for kids to fish too.

My wife loved the fact that we were minutes from the boardwalk. We will be coming back.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect solution for no stress vacation!

  • 5 of 5

It's hard to know where to start. Arriving at the property is like arriving at home, just way cooler.There is water access on a channel leading into Broad Bay. We own two jet skis which we were able to tie up no problem. Broad Bay was perfect for running the Jet skis. A really short ride to the marina and a little further to Lynnhaven Inlet and access to the Chesapeake Bay.

Inside has plenty of space and real normal quality furniture. Bedrooms and bathrooms were perfect. Well maintained and very clean. Kitchen was very nice and provided a good space to hang with family and friends while preparing an awesome meal. Outside the deck had plenty of room and furniture. A retractable awning that is very necessary in the heat of a hot summer day. The pool very very clean and my wife and kids enjoyed using the jets for the endless pool feature. The Jacuzzi was equally clean.

This property is perfect for us, perhaps too perfect. Just hanging out by the pool, and hopping on the jet skis, or kayaking, made Made it hard to get out and tour the area. We spent quality time crabbing off the dock and in the bay. Catching a good quantity of crabs is easy, cooking and preparing the crabs, that's the hard part. We did however experiment cooking a few crabs and gathered enough crab meat to make a fish stick.

When we did tour the area, we found the ocean front of Virginia beach was really close, took less that 20 minutes to get back to the house from the beachfront after we spent a day there shopping, touristing, and eating fabulous food.

You don't need to go far for great seafood though. Less that 5 minutes from the house is the Lynnhaven Fish House... Amazing, Awesome! At the Lynnhaven inlet are a number of seafood places and you can purchase crab and fish right off the boats, or if you like you fish already cleaned check out the Shellfish Company right next to Bubba's Crabhouse which was another great place. Grocery store just a few easy miles away made it very easy to prepare a great meal just so we could spent more time at the house.

The house and property are very well maintained by several dependable and friendly people. Steve was in contact with us before, during and after our trip. making sure we knew how things worked, where to go, what to do and most important the house rules to be safe and respect the property and neighbors. This property is in a quiet neighborhood, with mostly private property surrounding. Thank you Steve for sharing it!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Little House With a Huge Heart

  • 5 of 5

If you read the property description, look at all the pictures and read all the reviews, you'll have a great start at understanding what this property has to offer for those to whom time away is precious. We were a party of six adults, a family, celebrating our fortieth wedding anniversary. We wanted--we needed--the house to be what it appeared: an idyllic setting, open and airy, packed with amenities (don't be afraid of the futuristic commodes!). A place to relax, truly a home away from home. We were not disappointed. We were, in fact, thrilled. Because with all this house offers, you still get a sense of warmth and peace and comfort the moment you walk in. You can play here, swim here, fish here, kayak from here, soak in a hot tub here, ride bikes here, sleep like a log here, relax on the deck here, and so much more. It's enough to make you forget that there's a whole town and a giant beach a short drive away. Don't. There's a lot to see and a lot to do here. But plan more at-home time than usual. It's inevitable that you will linger on the deck or on the dock far more than you'd expect. The house embraces you; it has heart. And its owner, whose own heart is a large part of the experience and likely the reason the house feels as it does, is a dead-straight shooter and a hell of a nice human being. Anything he tells you you can take to the bank. He does not exaggerate. He is fair, and generous with his time when you need to figure out one of his gizmos. Talk to him once and you'll see what I mean; talk to him twice and you'll have a new friend. This was our first stay, and we collectively could not think of one negative to balance this review. For us, on a key anniversary and at a time when we needed a real break, 2012 Absalom was a genuine blessing. If anybody thinking of renting this gem wants to talk to someone who's been there, tell the owner, Steve Kruth, to give me your number and I'll give you a call. But, obviously, beware: this place has made me do an unmanly thing: I'm gushing! But I'm also rebooking for next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you1 million times over im so happy you felt all the hard work and love that went into that home.
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Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
Catch 31
"good food fun tourist spot a bit touristy"
Azar's Mediterranean Grill - Hilltop
"meditaranian food"
Nearest Airport
8 Miles
NORFOLK VIRGINIA BEACH INTERNATIONAL
Nearest Train
5 Miles
amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
GREAT NECK ROAD SHORE DRIVE
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
ONE FISH TWO FISH , CITRUS ,ALDOS, COASTAL GRILL
Car: necessary

CHECK LISTING CARFULLY TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR 2017

WE PREFER WEEKS FROM SAT TO SAT FROM 2800 off season-4000 peak season and holiday weeks

we negotiate fair pricing based on when you pay how many guests and specific use house cannot be used for large gatherings or partys we do sometimes rent weekends in the off season please call steve to discuss pricing thank you.

CALL STEVE DIRECT 7575444367

most recent review Steve,

I wanted to personally thank you for the use of your beautiful home. Everything was perfect and we had a wonderful time. We will be back! I will write a review on the homeaway website.

Thank you again

-Susan P

Heres a current review from summer from the pines family

Hey, Steve

Can't tell you HOW much we loved your wonderful home at Absalom Drive!!! Very much hoping we can return again next year. Just wanted to pass along a few pics I took that may be a little different than ones you already have posted. Feel free to use any or all.

The girls (the Korean one is mine:-) ) had a great time fishing, but we threw them all back because no one could stand to 'kill' them. And my 'city slicker' pups were inside most of time due to very HOT temps, but enjoyed sitting by pool with us later in the day. They're tethered because I was afraid of losing them to the Bay if an errant duck came by:-)

Shirley is a delight and I'm absolutely thrilled with the necklace purchase she helped us with when we visited your store.

My best,

Lynn

Hey, Steve

Can't tell you HOW much we loved your wonderful home at Absalom Drive!!! Very much hoping we can return again next year. Just

Other Activities: kayaks boating fishing Williamsburg great golf 27 miles of beach

Golf: Easy access to great golf communities courses and deals.

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Rates & Availability

Cape Story by the Sea House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
fall&winter
Sep 19 2016 - May 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
SUMMER
May 20 2017 - Sep 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$350
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning supplies set $200

OFF SEASONS SPECIALS FOR WEEKENDS AND WEEKS ARE AVAILABLE NOW BY CALLING STEVE THE OWNER DIRECT 757-544-4367 FEEL FREE TO CALL ME ANYTIME WE A RE MAKING SPECIAL DEALS YOULL LOVE THIS HOUSE.

weeks in summer which sell out early run a total minimum of 3350.00
we do not rent this prime time for less.
Minimum high season rates start at 400 per night plus

DO NOT REQUEST TO BRING MORE THAN 6 GUESTS OR HOLD A GATHERING OR PARTY
THIS IS A PEACEFUL SERENE SPA HOME WITH POOL HOT TUB STEAM AND IT ISNT A PARTY HOUSE OR GROUP HOME FOR GATHERINGS WE RENT TO FAMILIES AND FRIENDS
you should call if you have questions'' 7575444367 call owner for best discount pricing on prepaid weeks

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Amenities

Cape Story by the Sea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort
  • Town ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , steamroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , steamroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , steamroom
    Half Bathroom -
  • wireless remote toto bidets (2) heated towel rack steam master human car wash with steam room washer dryer in master bath
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon , aero beds
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Magnificent, Livable, Fun House, 3rd large floridian room with Aero beds sleeps 6 or more comfortably Pool, Hot Tub, Dock,swim jet pool fantastic cooking facilities close to everything great comfort Kayaks, Big HD TV's, Satellite Everything! This is the nicest rental for the price available! Catch Blue Crabs from your dock! Have fun! Great Deal! 2 queen beds in guest suite number two king and aero in master suite bedroom master bath has steam room laundry bidet and kennel room too special running for early reservation and payment
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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