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The Ultimate Chesapeake Bay Experience!

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 4,100 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

110 Acres, 1000 Ft Of Private Bay-Front Beach, 3000+ Ft Of Lakefront Shoreline

Our 110 acre sanctuary is a peninsula with the Chesapeake Bay to our east and private lakes to our north and south. It features an incredible 1000 feet of private Bay-front beach and over 3000 feet of pristine inner-coastal shoreline - overall, boasting nearly a mile of private, water-front property!

Here, nature is your only neighbor. White sandy beaches, a cozy lagoon, a giant sand dune, and an immense forest provide the perfect habitat for all kinds of wildlife - and lots of family fun. Swim, kayak, hike, bike, fish, catch crabs - explore nature at its best - all on our property! Enjoy a deluxe kids' play set, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, and many more outdoor and indoor games too.

Spread out in our stunning and spacious 4100 sq. ft. home. Designed by renowned architect, Jim Glave, it enhances your experience with an open floor plan and panoramic views of the Bay. A large screened porch directly off of the kitchen is perfect for dining, entertaining, and relaxing. A rooftop deck provides dramatic and unique views. 5 bedrooms and 3 full baths accommodate up to 14 people. The first floor master suite is extraordinary with a central sky dome, sitting nooks, built-ins, and a lavish bathroom with a separate vanity, two sinks, walk-in shower, and Jacuzzi tub.

Explore our community. Historic Reedville, once considered one of the wealthiest towns in America, has 19th century mansions that will astound you. A fisherman's museum, antique shops, fine restaurants, wineries, and challenging golf courses are also popular attractions.

Come for the peace and privacy. Leave with a better perspective. The Preserve is the perfect Chesapeake Bay experience!

Note: We own 2 other rental properties on the Bay (VRBO#399839 and #644192). We've rented for 3 years and had many satisfied guests and positive reviews.

More Details

Owner
Bill
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Bill

We are Northern Virginia natives who cherish convenient getaways to water and woods. We found it on the Chesapeake Bay. The easy commute to a nature-lovers dream located in a folksy, family-oriented community is all we could ask for.

Bill purchased this estate in 2013

Why Bill chose Reedville

The tranquil setting and spectacular views are why we chose this property. We've owned another nearby Bay-front home for two years and continue to enjoy it immensely (VRBO#399839). But this property is different and unique in many ways. We look forward to enjoying and sharing both properties for many years to come.

What makes this estate unique

Peace, privacy, and stunning views - all thanks to nature!

Amenities

Reedville Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master suite bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Plus seperate vanity and 2 sinks
    Upstairs bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2 sinks
    Downstairs bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Suite - 1 queen , Includes sky dome, sitting nooks, and lavish bathroom
    Upstairs bedroom 1 - 1 king , Plus sitting area, access to screened porch and deck
    Upstairs bedroom 2 - 2 bunk bed , 2 large bunks sleep 4 people
    downstairs bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    downstairs bedroom 3 - 2 queen
  • 3 Cribs also available
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Bring your boat! There's a public boat launch a few minutes from our house.

Reviews

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(43 traveler reviews)

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The Ultimate Chesapeake Bay Experience!
average rating of 4.976744 based on 43 reviews
5

A Fantastic location for our Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

What an ideal location for our family reunion! We loved the open floor plan for our family gatherings and meals together. The numerous bedrooms, screened in porches and acres and acres of ocean front gave our family so much room to spread out and feel comfortable in this private haven. Thank you so much! We would love to come back to the beautiful Northern Neck of Virginia. It was the vacation of a lifetime!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Arlington, VA
5

Awesome Autumn

  • 5 of 5

My three-generation family returned yet again to our favorite Chesapeake Bay house -- I think this was our 5th trip. The weather was quite warm, so we were in the water in the first week of October. We had fun with the kids identifying and following the footprints in the sand -- birds, deer, dogs -- and creating the story the prints told. Our 9 year old soloed in her kayak and, with her Grandpa, maneuvered into Gaskin Lake -- a nice boost of self-confidence. We're cooks, and the pinnacle was beef wellington -- spectacular! And second place went to the empanadas. :-9 We always have a very lovely time at The Preserve, with the fire pit in the evenings and boat- and bird-watching during the day. There is no place else where we can unwind so thoroughly. Thanks for everything, Bill. We will talk soon about next year!

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

Outstanding! Remote, wild, beautiful retreat

  • 5 of 5

Perfect holiday, truly special property, great house for families with small children, amazing sweeping views, total privacy, and true quiet. Loved it and can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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West Chester, PA
5

Great Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 11 ranging in age from 2-70 years old spent a week in July at "The Preserve".

This was our first time staying in this part of Virginia.

The house and property are great. We spent the week swimming, kayaking, crabbing, fishing, and hunting for shells and sea glass. When not on the beach or in the water, there were board games, a swing set for the little ones, and outdoor games to play. There was something for everyone to do.

The fire pit at night was perfect for s'mores and memories. Everyone had an enjoyable time and were sorry to leave at the end of the week.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful property--peaceful and isolated

  • 4 of 5

If you are looking for a place completely away from it all, then this is the rental for you. Our family (7 adults, 5 kids) stayed at the Preserve for a week. We enjoyed the beach, kayaking, sea glass hunting and spending our evenings around the fire pit. The kids in our group ranged from 20 months-7 years and they never tired of the beach, especially loving the beach around the bend from the house at Gaskins Pond.

As far as the house goes, it is clean and comfortable, although the bathrooms and kitchen are dated. Also, with a group as large as ours we really needed another bathroom. We only ventured out to Kilmarnock one evening for dinner and to Chitterchats in Reedville for ice cream. Please note that many shops and restaurants in the area are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays so plan accordingly. We were disappointed we could not enjoy Chitterchats homemade ice cream at the beginning of the week.

Overall I would recommend the house if you are truly looking to get away from it all. Wifi is spotty at best, but satellite television worked well. The property cannot be beat. We would stay here again, especially having better expectations as to how much (or little) there is to do around the northern neck of Virginia.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year joining our 3 daughters' families including teenage + kids at this Chesapeake Bay home. We love the architecture, the comforts, the screened porch, the seclusion with expanse for wandering, and certainly the BEACH! Our daughters hope to bring their kids and grandkids here someday too.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fish (private fresh water and salt water lakes directly to our north and south), hike and bike our vast grounds and charming neighborhood, play golf at 4 local courses (including King Carter, Golf Digest's 2006 public course of the year), take nearby ferries to Smith and Tangier Island, explore Northern Neck history - Home to a number of presidents and famous Americans, enjoy quaint and historic Reedville, visit local antique shops and wineries.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 5.3%

No Cleaning Fee

Linens Provided

Fully refundable $300 Damage Deposit is due with final payment and returned within 20 days after departure

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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