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Liz Potemra

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, portuguese

Enjoy Sunsets On The Creek In Your Own Private Paradise.

22 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Property type house

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Overview

Virginia House Rental Photos and Description

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.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Liz Potemra (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, portuguese

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 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.

Reviews

4.9
based on 22 traveler reviews

Enjoy Sunsets On The Creek In Your Own Private Paradise.
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews
5

Great Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We were visiting family and could only stay one night but we really enjoyed our stay and hope to be back. Rooms were spacious and comfy. Kitchen had everything we needed. Owner was very helpful, always responsive and gave clear directions.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Great home, tucked away gem but central to all activties!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great home for a retreat in the Northern Neck area. Home is clean, spacious with a quaint deck on back to enjoy nature. Loved being only a short 5 minutes to a few small towns to enjoy food & activities(loved the Tides Inn). Our visit was short but this place is worth checking out for your next get-away to the area. Thank you, Liz.

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

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time when we were in town for a wedding. The property is a lot larger than it looks, which was a pleasant surprise. Very homey feel to it, and secluded so that you aren't bothered. With the water backdrop it is perfect for fishing, kayaking, or just hanging on the dock. Would definitely visit again.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, location and perfect for family!

  • 5 of 5

The house was just perfect and even cuter than pictured. My mother in-law and her 4 young grandsons stayed at the house while in town for a wedding. The boys absolutely loved the decks and pier. How the house is split between two floors makes it perfect for two couples or family with kids as it allows for a good amount of privacy. I highly recommend the house and you can't beat the location. I hope we have future reasons to celebrate in the area and I'll plan to book this house again!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a very peaceful time.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

Great house to enjoy family time

  • 5 of 5

Great location, very close to the water and next time I'll bring a kayak. We will definitely come back when the weather is warmer to take advantage of all the activities we can do.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Map

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

White Stone Beach House Rental Rates

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1 night minimum stay
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$900
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 5.3%

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

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Amenities

Virginia House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
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
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
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

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