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**WINTER SPECIAL** Your 'Great Escape' on Back Bay, pool/kayaks/gameroom/firepit

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

FRIDAY-FRIDAY, 6 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 16-18)

**WINTER SPECIAL** 4 nights for $1,350. Ask about the special when requesting a booking for the discount to be applied. Can't stay an extra night, use it for a late check-out on your day of departure or early check-in on your arrival day, it is up to you!

Beginning May 25, 2018, only 7 day rentals will be accepted. All rental weeks will begin and end on a Friday. Friday check-ins let you beat the traffic into Sandbridge on the weekends. You will be enjoying the almost empty beaches on Saturday and Sunday while most vacationers are coming and going.

All OF OUR RATES INCLUDE CLEANING FEES AND LINENS (additional security/damage deposit required).

Coming this fall (2017)...updated patio and deck furnishings, outdoor fire pit, new interior coastal paint scheme, ceiling fans in all rooms, and updated coastal décor.

This incredible property will be your "GREAT ESCAPE" from the ordinary. Our home is located one of the many navigable canals that make up the Back Bay Wildlife Preserve, perfect for boating, kayaking, and fishing! It is located in the quiet community of Sandbridge in Virginia Beach, VA, and is only a short 1-1/2 blocks from the ocean. A short distance away within the Sandbridge community are public tennis courts, basketball courts and playground equipment.

This beach house has six newly furnished bedrooms that are decorated to put you in a beachy state of mind. We work hard to keep the GREAT ESCAPE beach house clean and inviting for our guests. We also have some baby items on hand for your convenience (baby stroller, booster seat, high chair, and pack & play). A highspeed dual band wireless internet connection is also now available to connect to the web.


The first floor contains a large recreation room with a pool table/ping pong table and lounge area with TV, perfect for unwinding from a long day at the beach. Open up the sliding glass doors and you are on a covered patio overlooking your private pool and boat dock. There are also three bedrooms (1 queen room with a private bath) and two bathrooms on the first floor. The queen bedrooms are all equipped with 32' plasma televisions for catching up on those favorite shows and events. This floor also contains a laundry area for your personal use.


The second floor has wide open spaces that add to that light and bright airy feel that a beach house should have. The living room has a 62' plasma television and a sectional big enough for everyone to get together on. The well stocked kitchen is complete with two dishwashers that make cleaning up a breeze after cooking that large family meal. The custom dining room table has plenty of chairs for the family and is a great place to play a board game or a game of cards. The first queen bedroom on this floor has a private bath with a whirlpool tub and a separate shower for freshening up for that evening meal. It also has deck access that overlooks the pool area. The second queen bedroom on this floor has a deck that faces the bay and is a great place for that happy hour cocktail as you enjoy the sunset. Bedroom three on this floor has two full beds that is perfect for the kids. The sunroom is a great place to read that novel or just open up the windows and take that afternoon nap.


The back deck overlooks the pool and the waterway and is the perfect spot to grill those burgers and dogs. The private pool is serviced at least twice a week during the summer so it is sparkling when you and your guests are ready to take a swim. Don't forget about the private crows nest deck on top of the house that give you ocean and bay views while working on your tan. It is also the perfect spot to star gaze or catch an amazing sunrise and sunset.

This is an all inclusive property rental that includes everything you need to make your vacation worry-free. All linens, towels, and some beach gear are included so that all you need to do is show up with those flip flops on and a smile on your face. Let this property be your 'GREAT ESCAPE' from the ordinary.

'GREAT ESCAPE' is a great place for those large group vacation getaways. We're sure you'll enjoy being our guest!

Keywords: Beach House

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Member since: 2009
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Calendar last updated:
19 November, 2017



Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Sandbridge Beach in Virginia Beach

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - 1st Floor - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Mid Level (private) - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Master - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 4 - 2nd Floor - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 5 - 1st Floor Patio - Outdoor Shower , Hot and Cold Water
  • 4
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • 1st Floor Bedroom (Sleeps 2) - 1 Large Double Bed
    1st Floor Bedroom (Sleeps 6) - 1 Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Full Size Bunk Bed
    1st Floor Rec Room (Sleeps 2) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Full-Size Sleeper Sofa
    Mid Level Bedroom (Sleeps 2) - 1 Large Double Bed , with private full bath (twin roll away bed available)
    2nd Floor Master (Sleeps 2) - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Private bath with jetted tub and seperate shower
    2nd Floor Bedroom (sleeps 2) - 1 Large Double Bed
    2nd Floor Bedroom (Sleeps 4) - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Twin-Size Bunk Bed
    Sunroom (Sleeps 2) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen size Sleeper Sofa (Semi-Private Room)
  • Queen size Beds (4), Double Beds (4) Full Size, Twin or Single Beds (1), Pack n Play Crib(1) with infant insert available, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Waterfront, located on the Back Bay


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**WINTER SPECIAL** Your 'Great Escape' on Back Bay, pool/kayaks/gameroom/firepit
average rating of 4.62069 based on 29 reviews
Charlottesville, Virginia

Dream House Comes Through Again

  • 5 of 5

Our visit a year ago was so positive that our group rebooked again. House was clean, beds made, kitchen and bathrooms well stocked. We loved having two dish washers for a large group. Rooms were well separated, private and quiet, even with activity in the main upstairs area. Convenient walk to friendly beach. When electric power to Sandbridge Island went out, Jessica responded helpfully, bringing over generator and extension cords. The only maintenance recommendation we have is to resurface the rooftop deck with new boards. Many thanks for sharing this great getaway.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank your for your review. We are so glad that you and your guests enjoyed their visit to Sandbridge and our home. We would love to host you again next year. Each year we work on upgrades to improve our guests experience, thank you for your suggestions.
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Enjoyed the stay, but have a couple comments

  • 3 of 5

The house was perfect for our group (number of rooms, etc), however, the bedding was in bad shape in all the rooms (pillows were horrible and many of the mattress covers were ripped). Also, there should be a TV and fan in ALL the bedrooms. Many of our kids were disappointed that there was not a basketball court nearby as your description of the house states. They had even bought new basketballs for the trip. I believe my family would stay here again if these few items were addressed.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. This property is under new management as of October 1 and many of your observations were our own. We will be addressing guest concerns and completing several upgrades to the property this fall. We are happy you and your guests enjoyed their stay. We would love to host you again in the future. Jennifer
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Another great stay at Great Escape!

  • 5 of 5

We just had a fantastic stay at the Great Escape for a week in July. We came here last year for vacation and absolutely loved it, so we booked again. We had an amazing time and Tara is an absolute gem. If we had any issues, she let us know that we could call her at anytime. Fortunately, we had no issues at all, and just really enjoyed our stay. The home is great, and very spacious and clean! We loved looking at the stars on the top deck at night, and loved just getting to cookout, relax by the pool, which the kids absolutely loved as well, and hang out. We will definitely be back, and highly recommend this place to stay. You won't be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

We had a great vacation at the Great Escape. The convenience to the beach and then with the private pool, this was exactly what our family needed with 3 little ones 2 and under. The beach is close and easy to walk with all your beach gear and 3 children. We walked to the beach in the mornings and the evening also with our dog...which was also a nice walk for him. The yard around the pool is completely fenced in with some grass area, which was also nice for the dog as well as the children.

We loved the ability to fish off the dock...caught several fish...and to kayak! This added another level of entertainment for everyone!!

The only negatives I would have is controlling the temperature in the house is somewhat of a challenge. You need to keep the air on lower than recommended in order to keep all levels cool and the lower level from smelling a bit damp. We loved being able to just keep the doors and window open...but there are no screens on the doors, so all the flies and misquotes invade the indoors. Updates are needed with the TV and DVD player. The remote doesn't work and there is none for the DVD player making watching children's videos for the week pretty difficult.

The wifi worked great...so that was a good thing and the kitchen is very well stocked. Having the towels and sheets provided is also a nice addition. Other places we have stayed, we had to bring all that as well. The large kitchen table was awesome, we gathered there every day for not just meals but playing games in the evenings.

Overall we had a great family vacation and would choose Great Escape again!!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grafton, OH

Spacious house, needs deep cleaning and updating

  • 3 of 5

The Good. Plenty of room, pool great, very short walk to beach, loved the two dishwashers!

Tara was very responsive to our needs. Tried to resolve issues we were having quickly.

The Bad. The house was not clean! I feel Tara is paying for a cleaning crew that is not delivering. Walls, doors, etc. need painted. Living room sofa needs replaced-it is on its last legs(cushions are ripping away from body of sofa). The whole house could use some refurbishing. Air conditioning units could not keep up with the outside temperature to keep the whole house cool( I realize that there is nothing you can do about the weather!) When you come to the beach, you expect it to be decorated as a beach house. Very few decorations throughout the house.

The ugly! Dirty pair of underwear left in one bathroom! How did the cleaning crew miss that one!

Suggestion. Stop at Dollar Tree and invest in a whole set of measuring cups and spoons!

It would be nice to have glasses-not plastic cups! Glass is so much more sanitary than plastic.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: During the guest stay all issues were addressed same day as we were at the home 5 of the 7 days. It was very unfortunate the underwear was left in the vanity. The cleaning crew was addressed about these issues and will be more diligent in the future. The guest stayed on the hottest week of the summer and when the HVAC company was called out they found them to be in great working order. Both units reading below 75 when it was 100 degrees outside. I will take the suggestion into account. We are a family home and have had many broken glasses that is why we have plastic cups. All other kitchen sets are glass. We update every year. We have a new kitchen, new bathrooms and last year all new floor in downstairs bedrooms and pool table area.
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Quiet property with great amenities

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay here. The house is in a very quiet area but close to the beach. Very clean and no issues at all. Would highly recommend the place.

  • Review Submitted: 24-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Sandbridge Beach, Virginia

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter 2017-2018
6 Nov 2017 - 1 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2018
2 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Pre Season 2018
1 May 2018 - 24 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Early Summer 2018
25 May 2018 - 14 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
15 Jun 2018 - 6 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall 2018
7 Sep 2018 - 4 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £378.3
Pet Fee £75.66
Tax Rate 9.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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