Beach Cottage, Riverview
- english, I speak a little Spanish
About Caryn Self-Sullivan
Virginia is for Lovers and our #LoveVA Photo Spot on the beach highlights our favorite things: Ospreys, Rockfish, Crabs, Oysters, Sandy Beaches, and Golf Carts! Whether you are traveling with your family, soul mate, best friend, sister, daughter, or your dog, you are welcome to stay in my little cottage. I am, and have been, many "things" in my life, including mother, grandmother, Realtor, Marine Biologist, Animal Behaviorist, and Professor. Today I am self-employed, working mostly with dogs and their people in the Northern Neck and Greater Fredericksburg areas. I have lived and traveled the world, but am blessed to call Colonial Beach my "forever home." My family has owned property here for over 30 years and I've spent my summers here since I was a young child. Today, I live in Carin Cottage, my family's beach cottage just around the corner from Cairn Cottage II. Cairn Cottage II used to belong to my Mom so when it came on the market a few months ago, I knew it would make the perfect vacation rental property for me. I grew up in nearby Fredericksburg, located between the Rappahannock and Potomac Rivers. There are few places left in the USA like Colonial Beach. We are a golf cart and bicycle community with all the amenities of a small town including our own Independent School System, Police Department, Fire & Rescue Squads. Where else can you and your children or grandchildren bicycle from one end of town to the other safely? We are proud of our diversity and the fact that we can all enjoy Colonial Beach "Our Way."
Caryn Self-Sullivan purchased this Cottage in 2017
Why Caryn Self-Sullivan chose Colonial Beach
Cairn Cottage II offers you the chance to enjoy Colonial Beach like a local. You will be residing in the quiet north end of town, locally known as Classic Shores. Yet, you are just a mile from the center of Town with access to shops, restaurants, festivals, and the public beaches. It's a perfect 6-mile walk or bike ride to The Point and back.
What makes this Cottage unique
Quiet neighborhood, walk to cliff overlooking the Potomac River (5 miles wide) with 180 degree vistas.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Children allowed - Home if NOT child proof!Home if NOT child proof!
Pets allowed - No fenced yardNo fenced yard
No smoking - No smoking inside home!No smoking inside home!
Max guests: 4 (sleeps up to 4 adults)
Minimum age of primary renter: 35
- Quiet hours between 9 PM and 9 AM. You will be living in a quiet community...please respect my neighbors.
- Please bring your dog license(s) and rabies certificate(s) with you. Keep your dog(s) on leash at all times and pick up after them, immediately.
- Dogs are allowed on the public beaches ONLY during the off season - from October 1st to April 30th. The private beach at Dockside is dog friendly.
Cute and Clean little cottage
This house is located out of the hubbub of the main area of Colonial Beach, in a quiet neighborhood. We enjoyed walking our dog and going the short walk to the river. Would love to have had a golf cart to run around in, but they were all rented for the entire time we visited, as it was Labor Day weekend. The town area is only a couple minutes away. We enjoyed our getaway at this cute cottage!
Cute clean cottage!
Easy in. Easy out. Clean, well air conditioned cottage. In 100 degree heat, it was perfect.
Thanks Leslie, so glad the AC was working well! It's one of my nightmares...that AC or Heat will go out when I have a guest staying at the Cottage.
Great place to get away
The house was amazing and incredibly comfortable. It was well off the main drag so it was nice and quiet, but still only a few minute golf cart ride in. I would definitely stay here again.
Even better than the pictures!
We loved staying at Cairn Cottage in Colonial Beach. Wonderfully quaint, cozy and quiet neighborhood where you can see the Potomac from the kitchen windows! Colonial Beach is a vibrant little gem in the Northern Neck area of Virginia---and we want to keep it that way for everyone! Caryn is so kind and helpful--you'll love your stay in her clean but comfortable cottage!
Thanks for the great review Lolah! Look forward to seeing you again, soon.
The cottage was a lovely, perfect little get-away. Exactly as advertised!
Colonial Beach is the perfect place to unwind, kick back & relax! Cairn Cottage II just added to that ambiance. It was fully supplied with every amenity you needed for a vacation. Very clean & just down right cute! Highly recommended!
Stay in Colonial Beach and explore the Northern Neck: George Washington's Birthplace National Monument, James Monroe's Birthplace, & James Madison's Birthplace. Visit Stratford Hall, the Lee Family Estate. Featuring multiple vineyards and berry farms, we are on Virginia's Artisan Trail, Birding Trail, Wine Trail, and Oyster Trail!