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Island Life- Relax-enjoy Sun Sets- Sun Rises- Mother Nature- the Stars !!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 12 -wrap Around Porch from Front to Back. Great Views.

2 Twin Bedrooms

1 Double Bedroom

1 Kids Room With 6 Bunk Beds

1 Gas Stove and 2 Gas Refrigerators

dining Room for 12

rocking Chairs On Front Porch

Out Door Shower

beautiful Views Where Ever You Look

see Eagles ,kingfishers, Song Birds, Deer, White and Grey Herons. Be One of the Few to Stay On Only Privately Owned Island On Lower Seaside of the Easter Shore of Virginia. This Island is Adjacent to Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge, As Well As, Smith and Mockhorn Islands at Mouth of Chesapeake Bay.


Owner
Karla Hehl
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few days
Response rate
80%
Calendar last updated:
11 May, 2018

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Cape Charles, Virginia

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • City Centre ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 4 - 6 bunk bed
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Supplied 5 gallons of water for drink per day

Reviews

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(4 traveller reviews)

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Island Life- Relax-enjoy Sun Sets- Sun Rises- Mother Nature- the Stars !!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Onancock, Virginia
5

Fantastic Paddlers Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We (Burnham Guides) brought a group of paddlers to the island for 3 days of kayaking around the barrier islands and everyone said it was the best trip ever!! These were all people from the Eastern Shore, who got to experience something special in their own backyard, and they were amazed. We normally camp, so pulling up to this cozy guesthouse with comfortable beds, hot showers and a fully-equipped kitchen was a real treat! The Hehls are the most welcoming and hospitable people and we also enjoyed their dog Belle! Among the highlights: we bought a bushel of fresh crabs from watermen at the boat ramp and Karl steamed them up for us; sunsets on our own private beach, morning yoga on the deck, good food, conversation and drink around the table, oh, and paddling everyday to Mockhorn Island, Smith and Fisherman, bird-watching including two bald eagles. These islands all once had homes like this 1930s Holly Bluff hunting lodge, but they have all fell into disrepair or succumbed completely to the sea. This is a slice of history and one of the only opportunities you will ever get to stay on a Virginia seaside island. We are returning in the spring. For information on joining us on a paddling trip, visit www.burnhamguides.com/virginia

  • Review Submitted: 27/10/2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Great review!
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washington, dc
5

ideal place to stay

  • 5 of 5

had a 3 day 2 night kayak trip which was totally awesome due to holly bluff. cannot say enough about the beauty of the setting, the fun of the cottage--updated old fishing cabin--way updated and fun. am planning on returning to experience the kayaking, the lovely place and the wonderful supportive caretakers right there to help.

  • Review Submitted: 26/10/2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!! You all come back!!!
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5

First Paddling Trip

  • 5 of 5

What a great Base camp for a paddling weekend! The Beds were very comfortable!(slept like baby). Clean, and for a neat freak that was very important! Ladies, no need to bring your hair dryers. Didn't think they had outlets for them. Soooooo go and just enjoy the simple things. In my one word I think this place is AWESOME!! Not to mention, the owners Carla, Carl and Mary were very nice people. They wanted everything right for us!

  • Review Submitted: 26/10/2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you come back!
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Warrenton, NC
5

Getting Away

  • 5 of 5

Whenever I have been to Holly Bluff, I feel I have totally been away from this world I live in, refreshed, relaxed and exhilarated.

  • Review Submitted: 05/07/2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you !!!! I feel the same way about Holly Bluff.
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Norforlk, VA
Nearest Beach
out the door
Car: necessary

THIS GUEST HOUSES IS 1 OF 2 HOUSES ON HOLLY BLUFF ISLAND

YOU NEED A BOAT OR KAYAKA TO GET TO IT! OR WE CAN PICK YOU AND GROUP AND PROVISION'S UP ROUND TRIP IS $50.00.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage Cape Charles, Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Sunday
3 night minimum stay
AU$538
AU$3,763
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$268.78

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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