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Chesapeake Bay, Sandy Beach, Beachfront, Peach Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

3 Bdrms, 2 baths, Sleeps 4 - 7. One of three cottages we have in Smith Beach.

On the Chesapeake Bay, Smith Beach is a small, private, bayfront, family-oriented community on Virginia's eastern shore. Only 10 miles from historic Cape Charles, home to the new signature Palmer & Nicklaus Golf Courses, Smith Beach is 'away from it all,' while still allowing easy access to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, Kiptopeke State Park's beaches & hiking trails + nature walks & bird-watching. Ours is a unique property with a bay view and a sandy beach. Kayaking is a favorite pastime along with fishing and all types of boating. Fine dining is available at the nearby Eastville Inn, or travel 30 miles north & visit historic Onancock with its old-timey movie theatre & live theatre, North St Playhouse. A bit further north, visit Chincoteague Island's famous ponies.

Peaceful, Private Sandy Beach: Perfect family beach for families with young children as water stays shallow for a good distance. Build your sand castles in peace and quiet listening to the lapping of gentle waves.

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2018

About Mark

I live in southern Delaware and fell in love with Smith Beach when I first discovered it in 2008.

Mark purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Mark chose Cape Charles

We also own the two cottages next door, properties 164039 and 164040 if this cottage does not suit your needs.

What makes this cottage unique

We offer discounts to veterans and seniors over 62 years old. Contact me for discount pricing.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Cape Charles in Northampton County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Beach View ...
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Outdoor shower for use on returning from beach!!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Linens available for additional $50 fee.
  • The peach house has 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths. One of the corner bedrooms has a queen bed and the other corner bedroom has a king bed. The 3rd bedroom has a queen bed and another twin bed. Family room has a twin day bed; LR has a sleeper sofa (also for very short-term only). There is a lot of living space in the peach cottage, with LR, DR, Family room + another sitting area. So the house can accommodate an extended family gathering. There is a large wrap-around deck on rear and side of house with views of the Chesapeake. Sliders from sitting/dining area to deck make cooking on the gas grill a breeze.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 3 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Please see owner for additional accommodations. Linens are available for an additional $50 fee.


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Chesapeake Bay, Sandy Beach, Beachfront, Peach Cottage
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Very Welcoming

  • 5 of 5

It is a very comfortable home and a great place for anyone with small children. The beach is very private and an easy walk from the house. We enjoyed our stay there.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Heather and we hope you can come back and visit us again in Smith Beach. Mark
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Newark DE

Love this cottage!

  • 5 of 5

The peach cottage at Smith Beach is great. It's location across the street from a great sandy beach is perfect. The cottage is large and the layout is fairly open, which is great for our large family. There is WIFI and Directtv, so we have access to the rest of the world if we want it, something that wasn't available on the beach not that long ago. The furniture is comfortable and well laid out. It was a great week, we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sandra & we will follow up on your recommendations to make things even better for next year. Mark
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Great location. Perfect with kids. Beautiful sunsets! Great owner!

  • 5 of 5

Hope to go back soon!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Shelley and hope to see you again next year. Mark
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Great time.

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in the cottage. It was great for kids (twin 7 years) and even better for the baby (1 years old). Very quite and calm place ! Beautiful sunsets! The Shore is a little bit too shallow. We drove to Cape Charles for swimming, the water there is wonderful and there is a great park with trails, etc... Summarizing, we had what we wanted and it was perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and hope you can return and vacation with us in the future!
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Great for Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

Our family really enjoyed the peace and quiet! The water is great for small children, this is the first vacation that i was able to really relax! We explored the sand dunes and the kids loved all of the different sea creatures that we found. The people in the community are very friendly.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2012
  • Date of Stay: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very relaxing vacation!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time!! It's very beautiful and the sand dunes down the road are amazing! The water is perfect for small children and there are plenty of sea creatures to keep them occupied! This is the first year i was able to have some "mommytime"! The people in the community are very friendly too.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2012
  • Date of Stay: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad to hear you had a great time, Nicole! Just wish we could spend more time there this summer, but both our cottages rented out thru August 25! Thanks & come back and stay with us again.
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Norfolk International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Yuk Yuk & Joes Bar & Grille
Nearest Ferry
150 Miles
Cape May/Lewes Ferry
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Bay Creek, Cape Charles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Rte 13 (Lankford Hwy)
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Cape Charles
Nearest Beach
40 Metres
Smith Beach
Car: necessary

Smith Beach is on the southern end of Virginia's pristine Eastern Shore, the peninsula of land 10 miles wide & 70 miles long between the Chesapeake Bay & the Atlantic; Cape Charles is nearby as is the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel to VA Bch. Nature abounds & city life is a distant memory yet not that far away. Kayaking, boating, relaxing, all eastern shore style. Come, relax, enjoy. Sunbathe; swim.

Other Activities: Sunbathing


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Cape Charles, Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer Season 2018
26 May 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
School Season 2018 - 2019
9 Sep 2018 - 25 May 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Bed linens (optional) £37.79
Refundable Damage Deposit £302.32

Discounts available for veterans and senior citizens. Contact me for discount information.
Winter rate $900 MO + utilities, 1 month security deposit, 3 month minimum stay required. No pets, no smoking. Winter weekly rate based on availability is $900 WK + $400 refundable security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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