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Chesapeake Bay Lookout Cottage

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Escape to the relaxing and calm waters and incredible views of the Chesapeake Bay in this new sun drenched cottage. Fish and crab from the private pier or tie up your boat for immediate access to great angling spots including the Bay Bridge Tunnel, Mobjack Bay, Gwens Island, Wolftrap lighthouse, Piankatank and Rappahannock Rivers.

Leave the traffic and crowds behind and explore the small town charm of nearby Mathews. Enjoy the Saturday morning farmer’s market, area artisans, wildlife, historic New Point Comfort lighthouse, and specialty restaurants.

The gentle lapping surf and private ample beach is perfect for small children. The third level lookout has a wet bar, mini frig, microwave, telescope, TV and sleep sofa for the perfect private escape. Three additional bedroom, two with queen beds and one with twins all have private baths. Bring your kayak or jet ski and enjoy!

Please note that during certain times of the year the bay can be grassy.

Keywords: Chesapeake Bay house 4 bedrooms 3 baths pier

More Details

Owner
Carolyn Davis
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

About Carolyn Davis

I am a licensed real estate agent. I specialize in the sale of historic properties, land and timber. I live in a small rural town in central Virginia. I enjoy my work, family and travel. In my spare time I spend lazy days at the lookout cottage fishing, crabbing, cooking and relaxing with my three grandchildren.

Carolyn Davis purchased this house in 2007

Why Carolyn Davis chose Chesapeake Bay - Northern Neck

My husband and I decided to look for a building lot in the Mathews area. First we found the plans for the lookout cottage and then set out to find just the right spot to build it. When we came upon this lot there were already piles up as if someone had started construction. When we asked the owner why the pile were in place, we found he was starting to build the very same home we had choosen, but decided to enlarge the floor plan and build on the adjoining lot. So our dream home was being built even before we found it. We looked no further and you must admit the view is wonderful.

What makes this house unique

We enjoy the fact that most of the homes around us are occupied by owners who live there year round. It gives us an added sense of being in a community. We love the veiw, fishing and crabbing and never get tired of just gazing out at the incredible view. We have even seen deer on the beach, a bald eagle, swans and dolphin.

The water is shallow and great for children, yet deep enough to dock a boat at the pier.

Amenities

New Point House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) on third level
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
There is a 400 foot pier, crab pots are provided. Great fishing and crabbing from the private pier. Boats can be launced from Horn Harbour Marina or Camp Grounds.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
5

Excellent location, better than pictures suggest

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Lookout Cottage. Home is bigger than we expected from pictures.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

beautiful, relaxing - FUN

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year we have rented this home, it is beautiful, secluded, fun and very relaxing. Close to Busch Gardens, wonderful shops and delicious seafood. We hope to stay again next summer!!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet, relaxed setting

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this lovely home on Chesapeake Bay. A perfect spot for a relaxed family get-away.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Thanksgiving away!

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful place and we hope to go back. The view was gorgeous and the accommodations were comfortable and relaxing.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful & relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The home is bright and cheerful. Loved to nautical motif, the beach is beautiful - fishing and crabbing is great off the dock. Close enough to Busch gardens and water country (my daughter & her husband took a day for Busch gardens). Short drive to great restaurants and shops - locals are super friendly.

My stay was very relaxing -I truly hated to leave

Thanks for sharing such a wonderful home - we created many fun memories on this trip

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous home and location!

  • 5 of 5

My family (husband, children of 3,8 and 10 years old & 2 senior citizens) enjoyed the Lookout Cottage very much. it was very clean, nice décor, and a lot of natural sunlight! I could live there! It is definitely away from it all. The kids enjoyed digging in the sandy beach and swimming. I would recommend bringing water shoes because there are some areas that had rocks, but was nice safe swimming. We all enjoyed crabbing for the first time. You Tube videos helped us to learn how to catch and clean them. Watched the birds..especially the heron that was perched on rood the home next to us. We bought garden tomatoes and cucumbers from a local home on the way into town. Church of Francis de Sales in Matthews was a great experience in Matthews...very welcoming and awesome folk group. Bought some pottery from The Poddery in Matthews. We took one day to drive to VA Beach where we saw dolphins, got to play in the surf and crashing waves and come back to the tranquil Lookout Cottage. The owner got back to us quickly with any questions that we had. Great place!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: necessary

Crabbing and fishing from private pier. Convenient to Colonial Williamsburg and outlet mall.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.