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Enjoy Sunsets On The Creek In Your Own Private Paradise.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Property type house

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Cottage On Carter's Creek With Dock And Three Decks.

Beautiful cottage on a creek, built into the side of a hill. Main level includes living and dining areas, full kitchen and master bed/bath with a secluded deck overlooking the creek. Lower level includes an additional bedroom and full bath; a family room with a futon and full bath with a side deck; a sitting room overlooking the lower deck that leads down to the dock. Bring your kayak and explore the creek, or fish or crab from the dock.


Owner
Liz Potemra
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 5, 2017

About Liz Potemra

Liz and Mario are residents of Vienna, VA in FairfaxCounty. Liz's parents bought this property in 1996 as a retirement home, but sadly both passed away two years later. Although they only went there on weekends, the local community got to know them and made us feel like part of the local area. Liz and Mario decided to buy out the rest of the family and keep the home. Before kids, they would use it as a weekend getaway for golf trips. While the kids were young, we rented the property full time to pay for the mortgage, but in between tenants we were able to get down once a year or so. Now that the kids are older, and enjoy the summer on the bay, we like to balance the renting with our own personal enjoyment of the area.

Liz is a real estate agent, licensed in Virginia and works primarily in the Northern Virginia area, but has some great referrals for the Northern Neck if you are looking to stay:)!

Liz Potemra purchased this house in 1998

Why Liz Potemra chose Virginia

The Northern Neck is a beautiful hidden gem of Virginia that is loved by all who discover it. This property, in White Stone, is a couple miles from the world renowned Tides Inn in Irvington. Located on Carter's creek, enjoy water access to the Rappahannock, fishing from the dock, or just the views from the decks. Golf at the Tides or the King Carter golf courses. Close to the Dog & Oyster vineyard, halfway between the towns of White Stone and Irvington and 10 minutes from Kilmarnock (on the trolley route in the summer!), shop and antique in this unique area.

What makes this house unique

This property is set in a secluded part of Carter's Creek. Built in the side of a hill, the main level has a deck overlooking the creek. Below, enjoy creek views from the family room and bedroom or decks from each of these.

Amenities

White Stone House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Accessed from 2nd Bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Accessed from the family room
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom is on the main level accesses the main level deck and has a ceiling fan. Lower level bedroom includes two big closets with an additional twin matress.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing

Reviews

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Enjoy Sunsets On The Creek In Your Own Private Paradise.
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 34 reviews
5

Adorable place

  • 5 of 5

The house is well located, well equiped, spacious and so a really nice place to stay. Liz is very nice and helpful. We did not have any issues. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much. It was a pleasure having you guys.
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5

Beautiful getaway

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and tranquil getaway! The home was spacious including the bedrooms. I would definitely stay again when I am in the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Needs some attention

  • 3 of 5

The house needs some repairs. Screen door has nails sticking out of the wood. Deck railing down to the dock very rough - large splinters. The inside of the house very nice but needs more dishes and pots for cooking. Only 4 dinner plates. The lot is overgrown and needs some major yard work. Trees are overgrown obstructing water view and steps to the dock are overgrown. Needs some pruning. This could be a very nice place if given some attention.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback, Mike! I actually have scheduled the decking to be refinished in late June and we've had some problems getting the yardwork done due to all the rain. I was unaware that the inventory was so low on the dishes! When we inventoried the kitchen in January, there was a set of 8 of everything, but I will make sure to replenish.
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5

Great location & property

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I went to the Northern Neck as a weekend getaway. The house is in a great central location, near lots of attractions. The weather that weekend (early April) was too cold and rainy to do much, so when we weren't out exploring the area, we had plenty of time to stay inside and enjoy the house. The outside deck is lovely, wish we could have used it more! The beds were comfortable, and the house was neat and clean. (One thing I really liked was that there are not a lot of knick knacks everywhere, which means there is plenty of room for guests to put their things - on the bathroom counter, on the nightstand, etc.) We rent from VRBO often, and this is definitely going on my list of favorites!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice spot on Carter's Creek

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here recently for a brief family gathering. The house is very spacious and clean.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Delightful Cottage

  • 4 of 5

Centrally located. Well-equipped. Very comfortable and homey. Nice elevated porch.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nate's Trick Dog Cafe
"A little price-y but great food! "
King Carter Golf Course
"Great golf, nice people, very reasonable price.... for golf! However, let it be known that ..."
Historic Christ Church Foundation Inc
"Great for the history buff.... lots of interesting history in this area since Mary (Ball) Wa..."
The Dog and Oyster Vineyard
"We love this place. 5 mins from the house! A nice afternoon activity, and even great for k..."
Stevie's Ice Cream
"Our friends from NoVA know this place.... been there for some time, and great ice cream on a..."
Thai Pot
"Really good Thai food, highly recommended, but unfortunately, most people come to NNeck for ..."
CarWash Cafe and Catering
"I know I give everyone 5 stars, but this place is really AWESOME! Best breakfast ever - Che..."
Premier Sailing
"I have not actually used these guys, but I've talked to them and love them. Nice small busi..."
Nearest Airport
56 Miles
Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
The Tides Inn - Terrace Lounge
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Tangier/Reedville Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
The Tides Inn Golden Eagle
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 3
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nate's Trick Dog Cafe
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Windmill Point
Car: recommended

Carter's Creek, close to the internationally known Tides Inn, empties into the Rappahannock River on the Chesapeake Bay. Explore this beautiful by land or water. Golf at any of the several excellant courses within 20 minutes. Learn about the rich history of this area where Mary Ball Washington (George Washington's mother) was born. Visit the local wineries or shop in nearby Kilmarnock and Irvington, or relax with a nearby spa. Whatever you do, get back in time to enjoy the sunset over the creek and your own private happy hour.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $50

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Cleaning fee is waived for a stay of one week or more.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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