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John Salm

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

Waters Edge at Pickett's Harbor, 'A Perfect Private Beach-front' Estate

21 Reviews
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Picketts Harbor Estate Rental Photos and Description

4 bed, sleeps 9, Direct Chesapeake Bay-front on a private, white sand beach

A 'Perfect Private Beach' If it's Peace and Relaxation you're in search of, you've found it!

Picture that perfect beach day: warm white sugar soft sand, blue sky, gentle waves. Picture yourself there. You see more shorebirds and dolphins than people. You are totally relaxed; You are totally at peace; and, this is your retreat for the week.

'Water's Edge' is located in the private unincorporated community of Pickett's Harbor. Nestled within a private setting, among the unspoiled landscape of Virginia's Eastern Shore. 'Water's Edge' is direct Chesapeake Bay-front on a private, white sand beach. With its open floor plan, this 4 bedroom, 3 bath luxury home is a sure (shore) hit! This home boasts spectacular views from each and every room. Enjoy panoramic (220 degree+) views from the wrap around deck with hot-tub where exquisite sunsets are the norm. Relax in a hammock or walk for miles, as the nearest neighbor on the beach is over a half-mile away.

Our Beach Home: Whatever your fancy; whether it's sipping your morning coffee as you listen to the gentle waves lapping the shore or imbibing in your favorite cocktail while watching a beautiful sunset, you'll find the enclosed portion of the deck the utmost of relaxation. Or perhaps it's grilling your fresh 'catch of the day' then stargaze from the bubbling hot tub.

THANK YOU FOR A GREAT SUMMER OF 2015. WE ARE NOW TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR THREE-WEEKS OVER CHRISTMAS, SPRING-BREAK AND FOR SUMMER 2016!

Contact us for 50% off green fees at the world class Bay Creek Resort Golf Courses.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
John Salm (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

What makes this estate unique

This home is the closest direct beach front home in Northampton County. You are literally at the waters edge when you stay at Water's Edge at Pickett's Harbor.

THANK YOU FOR A GREAT SUMMER OF 2015. WE ARE NOW TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR THREE-WEEKS OVER CHRISTMAS, SPRING-BREAK AND FOR SUMMER 2016!

Reviews

5
based on 21 traveler reviews

Waters Edge at Pickett's Harbor, 'A Perfect Private Beach-front' Estate
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
5

Relaxing and comfortable on your own private beach

  • 5 of 5

Relaxing and comfortable on your own private beach!

House is fabulous.

No neighbors was unbelievable.

Our family of 4 walked the beach daily, played in the water and took full advantage of the closet full of games in the evenings.

Sunsets were gorgeous!

Thank you fora great stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. i am glad that you family had a relaxing time. John W. Salm, III President – JWS3 Enterprises, Inc. Manager for Pickett's Harbor Beach, LLC
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Wayne, PA
5

Relaxation Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We came down with our 3 kids who are aged 3 to 7. Initially we were worried about keeping everyone entertained and happy, including us parents- when we arrived, the view took my breath away! The beach was soft and not too wide that our 3 year old would get frustrated with the trek to the water- and the waves were enough for us to allow the kids in the water without worrying that they would be swept away! Over the course of the week we experienced so many varying views and waterscapes- it was never a bore!

Some of the highlights of the stay for us:

- wildlife! We had the pleasure of viewing stingrays in the surf, needlefish, ghost crabs, pelicans, cormorants, and even a BALD EAGLE feasting on a fish! We saw dolphins as well and every day we couldn't wait to see what else would pop in to greet us! I even found a sand dollar one afternoon. It was so cool and the kids loved all of the new, interesting things! Great learning opportunity, too!

- the hot tub! I wasn't even aware of the hot tub and its not something I would seek out- the beach was more than enough for us- but the hot tub was nice for a change- the view of the stars at night was really quite amazing!

- all of the sand-toys and beach accessories! I had no idea the treasure trove that awaited us! Anything you could imagine was there! It was a challenge getting it all back inside the storage closet, but.... :)

The house is gorgeous- that wasn't the focus for us, but it was a really nice home with anything you might need already on site. Beautiful decor, comfortable layout- can't beat it!

All in all, it was the most perfect vacation we have ever taken. The remote setting was a much-needed change of pace for our busy family- the locals were so friendly and I just couldn't be more pleased with our experience! Highly recommend and might just book again in the future!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your most kind review. We strive to be the bet home on the beach on the Virginia's Eastern Shore and truly relish the opportunity to provide personal attention to all our guests. What a treat to see a bald eagle right from your own deck!
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5

Avsolutely The Best

  • 5 of 5

1st class vacation! Our family of 10 (ages from 2-60) experienced one of the best vacations ever! Such a secluded location, we felt like we owned the Bay. The beach was perfect for us with lots of shallow water to enjoy with the kids. We fished, crabbed, kayaked, swam, ate like Kings-kitchen was equipped with anything you could ever need-& even hosted a crab feed with some friends from the area! Even the linens and towels provided were 1st class! Will Definitely be returning next yesr😎☀️

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
5

Love at First Sight

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 3 adults, 2 seniors, and 2 children (6 and 2) fell in love with this house. We have been beach-hoppers, committed to finding a new beach and beach home to explore each summer. However, we ALL agreed that this one cannot be topped.The view from every room in the house is stunning. The house was well-stocked from the kitchen to the game closet to the beach equipment. We started each day in the hot tub, then moved the few steps down to the practically private beach. It would be generous to say a dozen people crossed our path while we were there. At one point, my 2-year old asked, "Mom, why is that person walking on our beach?" Ha! You really do feel like you have your own slice of heaven at Pickett's Harbor. We got more out of this beach house than any other. It was so convenient that we often were on the beach twice per day--the hot outdoor shower made for easy clean-up. We rented a kayak for the week and enjoyed kayaking with the dolphins, which we saw almost daily before dusk. We spent most of our beach time in the water, which the adults hadn't done in years! We were pleased with the variety of conditions--at times, we were able to enjoy almost flat calm, warm waters. Other times, there were waves big enough to excite the 6-year old. And, when we weren't on the beach, it was still a constant presence in the beautiful views and the nearness of the crashing waves. We took a couple short trips to Cape Charles, which is about 15 minutes away. It's a quaint town--fun for some souvenir shopping. Try the coffee ice cream at the Brown Dog. We also crossed the bridge-tunnel to have a nice birthday dinner at Mannino's Bistro, which did not disappoint. We had never been to Virginia Beach, so after dinner we drove over. My kids wanted to ride the amusements. We indulged them but were chomping at the bit to leave the crowds and get back to our peaceful retreat. Generally, I like to explore while on vacation, but whenever someone suggested going out, I felt like saying, "Fine...but just for a little while." Lest, I sound completely partial and infatuated, I'll add that a couple days the biting flies were so bad that we literally ran back to the house. Most days, they were no problem at all. The game room smell bothered us--we tried be pass through quickly, which is too bad because my son wanted to play. Spoiled as I was, I wished for more screened in porch with room to dine out there. I just couldn't get enough of the views! Best. House. Ever.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind words. You have expressed the essence of what waters edge at Pickett's harbor is; complete relaxation, peace and serenity. I am so glad that the three generations of your family were able to enjoy this unique and truly special place.
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5

Beautiful location and house

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five adults and three children had a wonderful stay at Water's Edge. The location is picturesque and secluded. The house is beautiful and very well equipped. Good use was made of the bikes to explore the surrounding area and the canoe was used for fishing. We brought our stand-up paddle boards and found the bay to be mostly calm and perfect for the boards. Mostly however, we enjoyed relaxing on the beach (very few bugs) or watching the world move slowly by from the porch, from where we saw 8-10 Porpoises while drinking coffee one morning. The resounding vote by the whole family was to return next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home with breath taking views!! Heaven !

  • 5 of 5

This was the most beautiful home and beach. Our family had the best vacation ever, we enjoyed every single second. We hardly ever saw another person, it was so peaceful and relaxing. It was heartbreaking to have to leave. Thank you Waters Edge !

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Kelly's Gingernut Pub
Aqua -- CLOSED
The Shanty
Bay Creek Marina & Resort
Bay Creek Resort & Club: Golf Course
" Contact us for 50% off green fees at the world class Bay Creek Resort Golf Courses."
Brown Dog Ice Cream
SouthEast Expeditions
Cape Charles Coffee House
Bay Creek Golf Club
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Norfolk International
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Kelly's Pub, Cape Charles, VA
Nearest Ferry
150 Miles
Cape May-Lewes
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Contact us for 50% off green fees at Bay Creek
Nearest Motorway
2.2 Miles
U.S. 13
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Aqua, The Coach House, Kelly's Pub, Stingray's
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Private white sand beach only 60-feet away!
Car: necessary

Picketts Harbor

Other Activities: private sunbathing

Golf: Championship 36 holes at Bay Creek in Cape Charles

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Rates & Availability

Picketts Harbor Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2016
Jul 2 2016 - Sep 3 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$5,999
$21,900
 
 
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 26 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,499
 
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,999
 
 
Summer 2017
Jul 15 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$5,999
$23,996
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,999
$15,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
cleaning fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

All stays are from Saturday to Saturday. 3 or 4 day mini-stays, starting and or ending on a Saturday may be considered for un-booked weeks in early June at only $800/night.

10.5% VA Tax is collected.

50% deposit, 50% balance due 45 days prior to arrival.

It is our mission to ensure that you have a pleasant stay. Please call John at 757-695-8866 to discuss this truly exceptional propert

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Amenities

Picketts Harbor Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , tub , Master
    Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs
    Main Level - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main Level
    Outdoor - outdoor shower , Outdoor Beach Shower with Hot and Cold water
  • This home has 2 full baths, 1 large 3/4 with a large jetted shower and separate 'water closet', and an outdoor enclosed shower!
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master - 1 king
    Upstairs Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Upstairs Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Sleeps 9. This 4 bedroom home features 2 master bedrooms with spectacular water views from all bedrooms!
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
A 'Perfect Private Beach' If it's Peace and Relaxation you're in search of, you've found it! Picture that perfect beach day: warm white sugar soft sand, blue sky, gentle waves. Picture yourself there. You see more shorebirds and dolphins than people. You are totally relaxed; You are totally at peace; and, this is your home for the week. Whether it's swimming, fishing, beach-combing or just relaxing in a hammock take full advantage of your own private beach! Or just a short distance away enjoy golfing at Bay Creek, kayaking, dining, or just browse the quaint shoppes of Cape Charles and Marina Village! Contact us for 50% off green fees at the world class Bay Creek Resort Golf Courses.

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