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Chesapeake Bay/Rappahannock River with Private Sandy Beach and

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 185 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Mouth of the Rappahannock River where it meets the Chesapeake Bay.

Welcome to White Stone in the beautiful Northern Neck of Virginia! Our house is located on Windmill Point, at the mouth of the Rappahanock River on its northern bank, where it meets the Chesapeake Bay. We know you will enjoy your family vacation on the banks of the Rappahanock River. Here you will find a stay that is very private 2.5 acres of land, with 250 feet of water frontage, 150 feet of sandy beach, a dock for fishing and jumping, a half basketball court, corn-toss, fire pit, and plenty of room to play. We can sleep 10, we have three bedrooms (two with queen size beds, and a bunk room with two bunkbeds, and a futon. Two bathrooms, and a spacious outdoor shower.

From our beach, the river is five miles wide, directly across from Deltaville, and a quarter mile northwest of the Chesapeake. Our 2.5 acres of land boasts 250 feet of shoreline, a private sandy beach, a dock, a waverunner lift, a basketball court, and enough room to toss around a football, frisbee, baseball, lacrosse ball, or anything else that flies. We have two sea kayaks available for your use, as well as a paddle board, and you are welcome to bring your own sunfish, waverunner, windsurfer, or other beach toys that will enhance your vacation. But don’t worry about bringing your own beach chairs or beach umbrella – we got that covered!

No slimy sand on our beach – at low tide with the slow sloping beach an adult can walk 100 plus yards off the shore and still be standing. Bring your own waverunner and put it on our lift to use at your leisure without having to tow in and out with each use. We often have schools of dolphins in the river, particularly during the late summer. Tall pines on the front yard (river facing) provide excellent shade in the afternoon if you need a break from the sunny beach to play a game of corn toss, or to set up the fire for the evening in the fire pit to sample some smores with the kids. Catch some fish off of the dock, or, if you are as bad as we are at fishing, drive in the morning to the commercial fisherman up the road to get some flounder fresh from his morning catch. Try throwing some bait in our crab trap (chicken necks often work) and with some luck you may be eating blue crabs for dinner. Enjoy your morning coffee on the outdoor patio, play card games on the front screen porch, take an overexposed picture of the spectacular sunsets, or just kick back with a cold refreshing drink and let the summer day just stretch on!

Walk to the Pelican Bar/Restaurant on the water to catch a live band on a Saturday night, head up the road to Irvington to catch breakfast at the Tide’s Inn, from there sample some local wine and oysters at the Dog and Oyster, head into Kilmarnock for some antique and specialty shops. Hit the links at either Golden Eagle or King Carter golf course, each about 10 country miles away (if you are used to waiting to take a shot at a crowded city course, prepare for having the course to yourself). Take a day trip to Busch Gardens, historic Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown, Richmond (each between 1 and 1.5 hours), Virginia Beach (2 hours), or even Washington D.C. (2.75 hours). We know you will have a fantastic vacation at an affordable price.

More Details

Owner
Jenelle Hatch
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
7 December, 2017

About Jenelle Hatch

John and Jenelle have been married 17 years and have four wonderful sons. We are a very athletic family and have come to love being at the river and all it has to offer. Last year (2012) our life took us from Arlington, VA to Austin, TX. We are now not able to spend as much time at the river and would like to share it with others. Our kids have spent the last five summers here, attending sailing and baseball camp, wakeboarding, water-skiing, tubing, and just playing in the water. The kids have also enjoyed catching rockfish, flounder, and spot off the pier. Crab pot off the dock too. I'm sure you will enjoy it just as much as we have.

Jenelle Hatch purchased this house in 2008

What makes this house unique

Quiet getaway with your own private beach!

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Windmill Point

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 185 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
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
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
  • Great private outdoor shower is used almost exclusively for showering.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sofa bed/futon , This Futon in not in a closed off bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
- Check in time is 4:00 pm and check out time is 11:00 am - 60 day cancellation policy: If reservation is cancelled within 60 days of arrival date, full payment is forfeited - All guests participating in the reservation will be registered prior to your arrival date. Should there be unregistered guests at the property, at any time, for any length of time without prior approval, you will be asked to leave and forfeit the remainder of your reservation. - Guest shall assume all risk of any injury to self and/or their guests during reservation - This property shall be used for residential purposes only - No firearms, fireworks, ATV's, or four wheelers are permitted on this premises.

Reviews

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Chesapeake Bay/Rappahannock River with Private Sandy Beach and
average rating of 4.888889 based on 36 reviews
Maryland
5

Fabulous rivah property, well kept....great view, private, great owners

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about this home. The view, the fire pit, the dock, the sandy beach, everything. It is so relaxing, well equipped and perfectly hospitable. It has character, with some modern updates. We caught a rockfish right off the dock, enjoyed beautiful sunsets, went to a local farmers market, steamed crabs, shucked oysters, you name it....we did it. If you are looking to get away and relax, this is the home for you.

  • Review Submitted: 04/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy you enjoyed your stay, it truly is a special property! Please come and see us again sometime! Jenelle
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5

Well maintained, very comfortable older cottage with fantastic setting.

  • 5 of 5

Three friends and I rented the Hatch cottage for the second of what has become an annual rockfishing (aka, striped bass) trip. It is located on the Rappahannock side of Windmill Point, a 5 minute drive from a free boat launch. We kept our boat at the cottage dock - so convenient! The living area is large and comfortable, the kitchen a bit small but has all the necessities. The queen beds are very comfortable. We could not figure out the TV, or connect the Roku to the house WiFi, instructions would have helped. I've been looking at property in the area, and was especially impressed with how they have armored the shoreline with boulders, allowed the natural vegetation to grow on the dunes for further stabilization, and kept a wooded or vegetated border on all sides. It is truly well thought out, natural landscaping. My friends were really impressed with the view of the river and bay. Although we did not use them, the Hatch's provided games, kayak, and I believe a jet ski. We also ate at Merroir just across the Rt. 3 bridge - very good! And the fishing was great! One caution - I would not trailer a boat larger than 18 ft into the house due to a bit of a windy road.

  • Review Submitted: 01/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cute Cottage & Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay and the cottage is well equipped. The view is fabulous and the sunsets don’t get any better! Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: 26/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond
5

Loved it !

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and our two dogs spent our disconnect week at the rivah house. It was exactly as described. The property was beautiful and very peaceful and plenty big for our dogs to run without getting out of site. The beach was perfect nice sand and the water was just right even though we had a few days of wind which roughed up the water some. The dogs loved fetching the ball all day and swimming. We loved the outside deck by the water you can enjoy the beach without getting sand in your shoes! Fished off the pier but didn't catch anything. Even though we did not go there to play tourist we did do a few things in the area. If you're into history go see historic Christ Church that was cool. the house was very nice even though we did not spend much time in there other then the porch facing the river. The bed we slept in was very nice. The bathrooms have been updated recently and the kitchen was set up nice. It had everything you need to prepare your meals. I'm a grilling person so I always mention something about the grill these homes have for other guests to know. They have a nice Weber gas grill nothing crazy huge but clean and it worked great! We are already planning our trip for next year!! Thanks Jenelle for opening your lovely home to us!

  • Review Submitted: 25/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond, VA
5

Perfect River Cottage Experience

  • 5 of 5

Great place to get away from it all. Private beach. Sandy bottom. Nice dock for crabbing or watching the sunset. Big secluded yard. Outdoor shower. Firepit. Picnic table. Kayaks. Nature. Everything you need to have a true river holiday. A very special place.

  • Review Submitted: 03/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place for families

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time on the river! Nice and private, we only saw 2 other people on the beach the whole time. We loved the outdoor shower, it was perfect to clean up sandy children before letting them inside. We had a couple of rainy nights and it was still a blast with all the games and movies available via Netflix. We would stay here again in a heartbeat, in fact I'm already trying to get my husband to book it again next year!

  • Review Submitted: 14/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Pelican's Bar and Restaurant
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Pelican's Bar and Restaurant

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$190.02
Pet Fee AU$262.1
Damage Deposit AU$393.15

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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