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Newly custom built cottage w/ modern amenities, quietly nestled among the Osprey

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Newly Constructed Modern Waterfront Cottage: 3 + Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 9 Sleeps

Located 75 minutes from our Nation's Capital, Old Town Alexandria, and Maryland's newest Casino MGM @ National Harbor (another experience in it self), Cobb Island, is so close, but a world away. Neighbors still come over and say hello, you can ride the bikes to the island park or just ride around the 3 mile island, and get ice cream at the local market. Or, you can simply sit back and enjoy watching nature and beach combing.

Known for its old fishing and crabbing cottages, quint atmosphere, local fisherman hideaway, Cobb Island is where you simply enjoy being surrounded by nature!! CI Wine Country Cottage fits right in, but with today's modern touches.

Newly constructed (built by a custom builder) in 2007 with entertaining in mind (caterer and wine lover), CI Wine Cottage provides the modern day necessaries (what I would consider important): adult and children's games, puzzles, grill and grilling tools, kayak and 3 person canoe, a 10 person custom built picnic table, outdoor lounging area, a craft table (sea glass not included..... only steps away from finding lots, 300 cookbooks (give or take 100), binoculars, beach chairs, beach towels, fresh herbs to pick, lavish perennial garden with accents of 12 and counting Japanese maples, your own beach combing sandy beach, OK..... If you must check into the reality world.......we do have internet, a flat screen tv, and a selection of classic movies and not so classic.

Caters Kitchen:

* Basic spices and herbs

* Two Wine cabniets

* Commercial Wolf Range with convection oven

* 10 foot eat-in island

* Coffee, Tea, and Esspresso making divices

* Additional tables and folding chairs in laundry room

* Spacious open floor plan opening to a separate sitting areas

* Tons of wine glasses

* "Caterers entertainment warehouse"

Themed Bathrooms:

SHARES Jonnie's and Alice's Room

* Robes

* Large bath towels

* Basic toiletries incase you forgot something.


QE2 Bedroom / Den / Office / Best hide away

* Twin Feather Day Bed

* High Top Artist Desk

* Cook Books GALORE

* Sitting Nook

Joins downstairs full bath

Johnnie's Room.

A pirates room complete with pirates beds and dress-up clothes. AYE MATE!!

* Themed Schooner Sheets

* Pirates Costoms

* 3 Twin Beds

* Good Night Moon reading chair for the favorite aunt!

* 2 Closets

* 2 Clothing / Toy Chests

Alice's room

Decorated in Alice in Wonderland decorations. Has a sitting area to escape down the rabbits hole!!

* Luxary 600 Thread-Count Sheets

* Queen size bed with added memory foam mattress

* Tea Cup Chair tand foot stool

* Dresser

* Closet

* A view, that, I think, is the best in the house!!!!!!

And the Master... Your own quiet place with a grand sitting area, jacuzzi tub, own private deck overlooking the water on two sides!!

* King Size Bed

* Rainforest Shower

* Jack and Jill Sinks

* Extra Large Hot Tub with Robes when Mom needs to escape with a bath bubble bath and salts, and an adult beverage!!


* Gas Grill

* Charcoal Grill

* Vegetables and Herbs to freshen up your grill'n menu

* 10 Person Custom Built Picnic Table

* Lounging Area

* 6 Person additional entertainment table

* 25 foot fishing pier

* Crab Pots

* Largest beach area on the island

***green, white, blue, red SEA GLASS***

I know you will enjoy CI Wine Cottage, as long as you are in no hurry to return to the responsibilities of the real world!!

More Details

Liz Hopkinson
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Liz Hopkinson

My grandparents had a little vacation cottage on the island back in the 80's. They would travel on the weekends from near by (an hour in 15 minutes) Brentwood MD, just on the District line.

As grandchildren, we, the cousins, used to spend time at Cobb. The best days were spent in the water, picking raspberries and making homemade ice-cream, and riding bikes! I spent a lot of time sitting at the picnic table as well, TIME OUT before it was call timeout!!

Today, visiting the island is the same, crab cake sandwiches, fighting over the biggest crab in the pot, neighbors waving to each other. YES after 20 years, it is still the same.

Always a friendly hello!! But instead of ice cream it is a full meal at one of the 3 restaurants or a simple cookout with a glass of wine or a adult beverage!!

You will just have to experience it!!

Liz Hopkinson purchased this house in 2007

Why Liz Hopkinson chose Chesapeake Bay

My home is your home without the responsibilities! I enjoy entertaining, families, and friends at Cobb as well as the serenity! Yesteryears with todays amenities.

What makes this house unique

I believe in the simpler ways of life, yet I need the comforts of the modern world around me!! Fine linens, fully stocked kitchen, a cup of tea, a fishing pole, and a glass of wine, yes a Keurig, for you coffee drinkers, while enjoying the views of the water and listening to waves at night.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had the pleasure of renting ___house on Cobb Island. We are 7 women who get together every year in June to slow down, walk, bike, hang out on the beach, drink and eat too much! The house was perfect for our needs. The kitchen is spacious and well-equipped; the living space delightful including a large deck overlooking the river with a huge picnic table. The beach is large and fairly long with a great view for watching the sunset. The beds and linens are lovely--all in all it was a great place to spend our long weekend. We have rented the house for next summer as well, adding a day. I highly recommend this very clean, modern and comfortable house on the water.

May 2013
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Cobb Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - Shared with bedroom 3
    Mater Bathroom - toilet , tub , Master Bedroom
  • 3 full bathrooms.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , There is plenty of room to put a blow-up bed, provided
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 5 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Indoor Accommodations and amenities * Gourmet catering kitchen with all the essentials for entertaining. * Family style bar with seating for 6. Additonal seating available * Open floor plan with two seperate sitting areas. * Masters suite with Jacuzzi tub and Rainforest shower, toddlers crib, deck, and flatscreen tv. * Office/den offers WIFI throughout the property, over 300 cookbooks, a reading nook with a day bed for lazy days. * Childrens room equipped with rainday games, activities, books and pirates beds for sleeping. * Guest bedroom offers panoramic views of the marsh and river with a sitting area to escape. * Lush linens and towels provided. * Easy foamed matress pads. * Central air, washer/dryer, internet through out, cable TV, Games, puszzles, and books Outdoor amenities * Pier for sunning, fishing, crabbing, and just jumping. Fishing poles and crab pots provided! * Large patio with gas grill and extra large picnic table with shades area. * Outdoor shower with hot water for rinsing off. * Large beach area for swimming, sand castles, sea glass combing, fishing, driftwood hunting, and cocktaiing! * Outdoor lounge chairs and beach towels provided. * Play ground less then a mile away. * Swan Point Golf Course less then 5 miles away. * Bird feeders to enjoy the birds. * Vegetable garden to pick some fresh produce in season. * Extra large lawn for playing and entertaining.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Newly custom built cottage w/ modern amenities, quietly nestled among the Osprey
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Beautiful place with everything taken care of!

  • 5 of 5

First time user of HomeAway. I found the process to be extremely simple and straight forward. Liz took care of everything and made sure that we didn't have to bring much, which is so nice on a long weekend trip. It's seriously a nice house.

Golf was close by and it was a pretty good course. We didn't have much luck fishing, but the view was nice and canoe trip worked out well on a warm April day. Shamansky's down the road on Saturday was a nice surprise with good food, cold beer, and alive band.

I'd definitely come back to Cobb island and rent Liz's place.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Travis!! I try to share all the experiences Cobb has to offer. I want it to make awesome memories for people without any stress. I'm glad the house totally worked out for you! I love hearing about Shamansky's. It was just purchased by a new owner! And I love sending people to our local restaurants!!! Thanks for the insight! And I'm so glad you had time to get in a round of golf in at Swan Point!! I'd love to have you and your guests back any time!! I couldn't even tell you all were there. It was left so nice!!! 🍾To Cobb and VBRO!!
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Last minute getaway

  • 5 of 5

The house is absolutely wonderful! It has everything you could possibly need, from the kitchen to the baths, to the activities for indoors or outdoors! The kids loved the pirate ship bedroom and the Alice in Wonderland themed bedroom! After fishing, shell and stone collecting, riding bikes, the husband and I enjoyed the relaxing master suite tub and shower, amazing!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: ❤ Fantastic!!! I am SO glad it was available at the last minute and I was able to accommodate your family in an incredible get away!!! And wat to go with your adult relaxing time!!! ❤
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Just delightful. Such a quint little town. The house was perfect Wonderfully decorated. And the view

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic stay. We loved the property inside and out.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!!! I'm glad you enjoyed yourself!! It's always nice w to get away!!!
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Beyond beautiful! The back yard view when the sun is rising in the morning is breathless!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome house! I would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! The view is diffinenly breathtaking!! I am so glad you enjoyed it. I can't wait until the spring when the new spring grass starts to take hold! I look forward to having you again in the future!
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Such a beautiful place, perfect for making great family memories and relaxing on the water

  • 5 of 5

House was amazing, supplied anything we needed. And what a good sunrise view over the water. So peaceful. Master bathroom was huge! Loved all the rooms and style.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your stay!! The sunrise is totally awesome for sure!!
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

Despite bad weather and an issue with the refrigerator/freezer we had a wonderfully, relaxing weekend. My Husband and I spent the weekend with my Mom and her boyfriend, just catching up, relaxing, and enjoying some much needed peace and quiet. We even did a little fishing on the private dock (during the intermittent breaks from the rain) This home is beautiful. The views are amazing. Loved having the windows and balcony doors open...fell asleep listening the the water. We had a little issue with the refrigerator/ freezer breaking down, but Liz (the owner) responded promptly, and helped the best she could. I found the owner to be very helpful, responsive and pleasant. We are going down again next year, and possibly the year after that.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you enjoyed your stay!!! When the nights are cool and the doors are open and the ripples in the water singing a lullaby, THATS good sleeping!!! Yes the darn fridge! It has a temporary fix, a smaller one for now (but it'll become the new "bait" fridge) until I can research another "max daddy" fridge! Thank you for the wonderful review and I look forward to you and your family next fall!! :)
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Regan National
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Scuttle Butts
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Swan Point
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Route 301
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Ledo's, Cap. Johns, Shamanski's, Scuttle Butts
Nearest Beach
Liz's Beach
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Kayaking.

* Sun bathing with an awesome book.

* Crabbing and crab feeds.

* Locals hospitality.

* Beach combing.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Washington DC only and 60 minutes away.

* National Harbor only 45 minutes away.

* Local Virginia wineries only 30 minutes away.

* Swan Point Golf only 5 minutes away.

* Peacefulness an eyelash away.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Crabbing/fishing.

* Reading books and doing puzzles.

* Riding bikes.

* Playing games.

* Going to the park.

* Watch the Ospary raise their young, ducks waddles, and majestic water fowl find their lunch.

* Sea glass hunting

* Beach combing

* Kayaks and canoe provided for you to enjoy the unseen.

* Star gazing without street lights.

* Golf at Swan Point 6 miles away.

* Three seafood restaurants within two miles.

* 2 Marinas for renting boats.

* Bicycles provided to enjoy the three mile island

* National Harbor is only an hour away.

* Old Town Alexandria is only an 75 minutes away

* Downtown DC is only an hour and 1/2 away.

* Colonial Beach Virginia , a quint little town is only 30 minutes away.

* Two Local wineries are 30 minutes away in King George


Rates & Availability

Cobb Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring is in the air
Apr 1 2017 - May 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 6.0%

The house comes with:
Kitchen: Fully equipped, pots, pans, platters, serving utensils, coffee makers, crab knockers, paper towels, spices
Bathrooms: Towels, wash clothes, toilet paper
Bedrooms: Sheets, blankets,
Outside: Fishing poles, crab pots, sand toys, beach chairs, radio, outside sitting area, grill and grilled tools, picnic table, canoe, kayak, fresh herbs and vegetables when in season.

Sales Tax is collected by VBRO and paid by owner

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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