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Historic Cottage on Ware River Estate

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Williamsburg Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cozy one bedroom cottage on riverfront property on lovely Ware Neck.

Come and spend your vacation in this quiet, peaceful setting on the Ware River. The estate boasts 290 ft of shoreline. This charming and historic 2 story cottage sits on 7 acres located on the Ware Neck Peninsula. The cottage has hand hewn post and beam construction dating to approximately the 1790s. There are fireplaces in both the living room and bedroom. There are ceiling fans in the bedroom and on the front porch. Just in front of the cottage is the restored icehouse built in the late 18th century and used to store blocks of ice brought from up north by steamboats down the Chesapeake Bay. The water front is a short stroll and has a pier with a floating dock. This is a perfect spot for watching beautiful sunsets while enjoying a glass of wine, fishing, crabbing or launching your canoe or kayak. The Cottage is 70 min from Richmond or Norfolk, 2 hours from DC, 45 min from Williamsburg, 30 min from Yorktown and 20 minutes to the Arts community of Matthews. It provides a great home base for exploring this beautiful and diverse region of Virginia.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Margaret Montgomery
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2016
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(52 traveler reviews)

Historic Cottage on Ware River Estate
average rating of 5.0 based on 52 reviews
Modiin Israel
5

Beautiful and interesting property

  • 5 of 5

The only drawback was that we couldn't extend our stay and get to know the area better. The cottage is so pretty. It had everything we needed including a fantastic old fireplace we lit both nights. When we had trouble with the fire the first night John came right over and showed us the proper way to light a fire. We explored Yorktown and Williamsburg and loved it.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Connecticut
5

A 5 star VRBO!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently spent 3 nights at this extremely charming cottage! It was immaculate, perfectly appointed, and very comfortable for the two of us. The beautiful and quiet grounds, as well as the opportunity to get out on the Ware River in kayaks, made this a very unique spot. We never would have enjoyed discovering this interesting part of Virginia had we not booked this VRBO. The nearby general store was a hit! We picked up a last minute dinner there and returned to the cottage to enjoy it in front of a cozy fire.

The owners were fantastic communicators both prior and after our stay. They also made us feel very comfortable during our stay as we walked the property and used their dock. We will definitely pass on our positive experience with friends and family AND hope to make a return visit in the future!!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

A peaceful place with great hospitality. Will be returning every chance we get.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Longmont Co
5

The cottage was adorable and well appointed. The grounds were beautiful with room to roam.

  • 5 of 5

We came to Glebefield Cottage after my son's wedding to unwind and enjoy the beauty of the property. The coziness of the cottage and expansive grounds were peaceful and a welcome respite. If our travels take us back to the area, there is no other place we would rather be.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlottesville, VA
5

Magical anniversary weekend getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were celebrating a milestone anniversary and chose the Ware River Cottage. This cozy cottage was beautifully appointed and had everything we needed for a magical weekend. I spent the mornings sipping coffee on the brick patio, and the dock was a favorite sunset destination. Our hosts, Peg and John, were very friendly and we got a wonderful sense of the history of the property. The location was very peaceful but close enough to town for meals and shopping, and we were able to make the short trip to Yorktown to enjoy the national park and join a sailing charter down the river. This was the perfect choice for our getaway and is the best VRBO we have ever stayed at.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Glebefield Middle Cottage is a bit of paradise not to be missed.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were delightfully surprised by our visit to Middle Cottage. The cottage was immaculate and exuded a great deal of country charm. Set a half mile down a private, well kept road it is the perfect place if you are looking for a quiet getaway from a busy suburban life or a romantic weekend. We live in the country in the middle of the woods in a very small New England town and still found the quiet solitude a welcome respite. Peg and John, for the brief amount of time we spent with them, were warm and welcoming. They are delighted to share their garden, their property, and their waterfront with you. Their only concern is making certain everything is just right for you and your visit.

The area holds many surprises from wine tasting at Nuttall's Country Store to the vast supply of garden bulbs at Brent and Becky's, not to mention its close proximity to Jamestown, Yorktown and Colonial Williamsburg. There is kayaking on the Ware River or quiet walks around the property and down the road. If you are looking for a moderately priced vacation where you can experience as much or as little as you choose, this is definitely the place to go.

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Vermont

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Newport News
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Williamsburg
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Yorktown
Car: necessary

We are in a lovely rural setting and yet close enough to Yorktown, Jamestown and Williamsburg to enjoy all they have to offer including historical tours, amusement parks,

Farmers markets and fine dining.

Rates & Availability

Williamsburg Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
From
$145
Fri,Sat,Sun
$895
$1,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Prime season
Apr 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
From
$145
Fri,Sat,Sun
$895
$2,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$135
$895
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $75

100% refund for cancelations made 30 or more days prior to arrival date.
If you have pets we are requiring insurance through VRBO which is an additional $59. We ask that pets not be allowed on furniture unless the furniture is covered, that food and water bowls be in utility room and not on hardwood floors, that you clean up behind your dog, and that your pets not be left alone in cottage for long periods of time.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Williamsburg Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Toilet paper Shampoo and conditioner towels beach towels hairdryer soap
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Daybed in bedroom, plus Sleeper sofa in living room
  • fireplace ceiling fan open beamed ceiling
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing

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