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Deep Water For Private Boats, Private White Sand Beach & Private Pier

Bedrooms 5
Space 5,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

5 en Suite Bedrooms Plus, Additional Bonus Floor, 7 Full Bathrooms & more!

• Deep Water Frontage on estuary very, very close to the Chesapeake

• 5 en Suite bedrooms ++, Additional Bonus Floor

• 6 Queens, 2 Doubles & 4 Twins

*One of the queens and two twins are located in the third floor 'Bonus'

room only accessible from the second floor master bedroom by close

family members or relatives.

• 7 full baths

*en Suite private baths include ceramic tile showers

*6th Full bath located on 1st floor and has a tub/shower combination

*7th full bath is located in the garage and easily accessed from outside.

• Three porches, one screened and two with gorgeous views of the water

• Plus a deck with charcoal grill, charcoal provided

• Fire Pit, wood provided

• Private pier and a private white sand beach

• Bring your boat or rent one locally

• Kayaks with life vest are provided at no charge, as well as Bicycles and helmets for your enjoyment!

• The town of Mathews, listed as one of the Top Five Coolest Small Towns in America by Travel and Leisure, is eight short miles away

• Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown Landing and Yorktown Battlefield are less than an hours’ drive.



More Details

Catherine Zych
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Catherine;

I , wanted to take a few minutes to say Thanks for your wonderful hospitality. For providing everything that might be needed, to have a delightful and memorable vacation on Chesapeake Bay. Your home is beautiful, with wonderful views. Fantastic accommodation with room for 20 people. Kids and (adults) loved the crabbing from the dock and the kayaking. A quick 45 minute ride to Busch Gardens topped off the week.

I would without reservation recommend TALL PINES BY THE BAY AS A FIVE STAR vacation rental!

Thanks Again for everything
Jul 2014
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Hallieford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - 1st floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - 2nd floor - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - 2nd floor - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - 2nd floor - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - 2nd floor over the garage - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - 2nd floor over the garage - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - in Garage!! - toilet , shower , located just inside main door to side yard & river access
  • Every bathroom has abundant towels, basic toiletries, facial wipes, cotton rounds & q-tips to remove eye makeup, travel size shampoo & conditioner, body wash, bar soap and a blow dryer.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1st floor - 1 queen , River Views, adjacent full bath tub/shower
    Bedroom 3 - 2nd floor - 1 queen , en suite full bath w/tile walk-in shower
    Bedroom 4 - 2nd floor - 1 queen , River View, en suite full bath, flat screen, lg sitting room
    Bedroom 5 - 2nd floor, West Wing - 1 queen , en suite full bath w/tile walk-in shower
    Bedroom 2 - 2nd floor - 1 queen , River View, en suite full bath w/tile walk-in shower
  • Every bedroom has a Ceiling Fan(s), dresser, bedside table(s) with lamp(s) & alarm clock, large closet (in most cases walk-in), chair(s) and luggage rest/bench. Pack & Play available for infants and toddlers
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 12 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Beautiful new fire-pit, providing a perfect spot to watch the sunset, roast marshmallows, chat and create memories of a life time!


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(33 traveler reviews)

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Deep Water For Private Boats, Private White Sand Beach & Private Pier
average rating of 5.0 based on 34 reviews

Absolutely beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home for my moms 70th birthday, 12 adults and 2 children. The pictures on the website are beautiful but when we arrived it truly took our breath away!

From fishing off the pier, kayaking to roasting marshmallows in the evening it was just perfect. We didn't go exploring because we were in love with the house and the view there was really no reason to leave. This house will not disappoint and Catherine is a pleasure to work with. We are already planning to return!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home with everything you could need!

  • 5 of 5

Catherine was so accommodating and the home was absolutely beautiful. Everything was there that we needed.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Recommended to everyone

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We look forward to your return!
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Arlington, VA


  • 5 of 5

Catherine's place has been a great house for our 12 person golf group for a long weekend getaway the past two years. House is well appointed and equipped for our group, which includes excellent cooks and helpers - all of whom pitch in for meals better than we would get at most restaurants in the area. We are hopeful she will keep this home as a rental option in future. No better bang for the buck in the area!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Jacksonville, NC

Great house and great location

  • 5 of 5

We visited for Thanksgiving with 6 adults, 2 teens and 2 children. The house was immaculate and more than well-equipped. We rent a large house like this each year so we can all meet and this was the best one yet! The layout was great as the family with the two younger kids had their own space above the garage and the two teens also had their space on the third floor. The kayaks were great and we appreciate the smores items for the firepit that the owner left for us. We had a nice day trip to Busch Gardens but spent the rest of our time at the house and in Mathews. Great communication with the owner and a very comfortable stay. Everyone agreed this was an awesome house and a great time. You cannot go wrong renting this home for a large family/friend get together.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful house, beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

I have rented vacation homes for over 10 years and read reviews for positive and negative comments. Past experience has taught me to appreciate the negative comments for the information they give, so I try to give a balanced review of both positive and negative comments. The house is spacious, clean and with great views of the water. The kitchen is well stocked with cooking pans, pots and pantry items, but is small for this size of house. The owner left ingredients for making s'mores which was a nice surprise. There was plenty of wood for the fire pit and chairs for seating, but the chairs have to be stacked and placed near the fire pit every night. Kayaks and life vests are provided; however, the kayaks have to be placed back in rack, paddles and vests returned to the garage at the end of each day. The owner doesn't charge for cleaning, only requires a deposit and has a checklist of things to do before checking out. We cleaned more than we have for previous rentals and did a few things not required at previous rentals, such as opening blinds slightly upward, turning ceilings fans to low, sorting the laundry.

One thing we noticed driving to the house is the metal cow sculptures in a nearby field. We learned from a neighbor that if the gate is open, you can walk through the fields, look at several bronze sculptures and gardens. There is a small miniature golf course, which you can play, if you have your own clubs and balls. It is a beautiful and fun place to explore, within walking distance of the house.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Piankatank River Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Southwind Cafe, Richardsons, Mi Casa Azteca & more
Car: necessary

The town of Mathews, listed as one of the Top Five Coolest Small Towns in America by Travel and Leisure, is eight short miles away and Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown Landing and Yorktown Battlefield as well as Busch Gardens and Water Country USA are all less than an hours’ drive.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79

* You will receive a 3rd Payment Request for the "Refundable Cleaning Deposit" It is due 30 days before check-in and MUST BE PAID BY ELECTRONIC CHECK thru HomeAway Payment App; NO Credit Cards accepted
* Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10.00 per night, per additional guest
* Year Round Listing
* Check In: 4:00 pm EDT or later, Check Out: 10:00 am EDT or Before
* Reservations: considered BOOKED upon receipt of 50% of Rental plus PDP & completed, signed Rental agreement.
* RECYCLING at Tall Pines is Required.
* Tall Pines is a “Non-Smoking” property. NO Smoking is allowed in the House or the Garage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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