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Cozy Cabin Getaway with Beautiful Sunsets on York River, minutes from Yorktown

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Property
cabin
People
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cabin in Gloucester Point - cabin retreat

1King Bedroom,1Bathroom,Queen Sofa Sleeper in Living Room, sleeps 4 comfortably.

END OF THE 2016 YEAR SPECIALS: FOR ANY DATES STILL AVAILABLE IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, WILL BE AT THE FLAT RATE OF $95.00 PER NIGHT!! (INCLUDES TAX) LIMITED AVAILABILITY!!! GREAT WAY TO END THE YEAR!!

SPECIAL HOLIDAY EVENTS AT BUSCH GARDENS, WILLIAMSBURG: (APRROX. 20 MINUTES FROM THE CABIN)

HALL-O-SCREAM -NOW OPEN FROM SEPT.23-OCT 30TH. PARK OPENS AT 10:00 A.M. THEN AT 6:00 P.M. THE PARK BRINGS THE SPIRIT OF HALLOWEEN TO LIFE!

CHRISTMAS TOWN- ENJOY THE SEASON IN THE GLOW OF MORE THAN 8 MILLION TWINKLING LIGHTS, WITH LOTS OF SHOPPING AND SHOWS. OPENS NOV.25-27 AND THEN DEC.9 THRU JAN. 2, 2017. CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY. OPEN FROM 2 -10 P.M. EACH DAY

ALSO OFFERING THE SAME SPECIAL FOR EARLY BOOKINGS FOR NEXT YEAR, LIKE WE DID LAST YEAR WITH GOOD RESULTS:

IF YOU BOOK NOW, BEFORE THE END OF 2016 FOR DATES IN MAY THRU SEPTEMBER, 2017, IT WILL BE AT OUR SPECIAL EARLY-BIRD RATE OF $125.00 INSTEAD OF $150.00. PLUS IF YOU BOOK 7 NIGHTS YOU GET AN EXTRA $50.00 OFF, AS STATED BELOW!

You will recieve a $50.00 discount when you book 7 nights.

NOVEMBER 2012 UPDATE: We now have WIFI in the cabin.So now you can keep in touch with family or work while you are on vacation in our relaxing cabin!! Also have made a driveway up to the cabin for easier access.

\ Must be 21 years old to rent this cabin and show a valid drivers license if asked by the owners.

We are 2 minutes away from Historical Yorktown and close to much more.We're minutes away from the beautiful Colonial Parkway going to Historic Williamsburg,13 miles from Busch Gardens Amusement Park, Water Country Water Park,close to Historic Jamestown, Williamsburg Pottery Factory, 11 miles from an Airport, Great Golf Courses all around, 1 hour from Virginia Beach, Great Fishing,1 mile to Boat Ramp and launch, Historic Guided Tours, Living History Tours, Wine Tasting Tours, Festivals on the beach, July 4th Fireworks and Celebrations, Market days at Yorktown, Great shopping, Restaurants,Seafood Festivals, Daffodil Festival, and concerts. So much to do for every taste and so close to it all.

2 minutes away from Historical Yorktown: Our 1 bedroom Hilltop Hideaway on the York River is the perfect place for a Romantic Weekend or a great place to stay for the week and be so close to many FUN THINGS to do.So bringing the kids would be great too.There is Historical Yorktown just 2 minutes away,Colonial Williamsburg and all its glory,Jamestown, Busch Gardens Amusement Park just 13 miles away and Water Country USA Park 11 miles.There is great shopping, with the Williamsburg Pottery factory 18 miles away,several Malls, and my favorite, Walmart. Restaurants, Wine Tasting Tours, Historical Guided Tours, Great Golf Courses,Virginia Beach only an hour away, Seafood and Daffodil Festivals, Concerts on the Yorktown Beach all summer, 4th of July Fireworks on the York River that can be enjoyed from the beach. There is also a Public Boat Launch less than 1 mile away and fishing available there too.There is room to park a trailer for whatever you bring.So much to do that a informational booklet will be supplied inside.

The cabin has been newly renovated, with vinyl siding, new windows, new french doors leading out to screened porch,new king size boxspring and mattress, stone fireplace, with electric logs, new refrigerator,microwave, toaster, coffee maker, and blender.The outside is a continual work in progress by us, weather permitting.But the cabin is cozy with a beautiful stone electric fireplace,that can be used year round. Exposed log beams in the tall a-frame ceiling. Front porch looking right out to the beautiful sunsets over the York River and even a closer view from the outside deck.Your own beach down below the deck, just a few steps away to enjoy, with a view across the river to Yorktown Beach. Lots of boats , fishing and jet skiers to watch going by and occasionally navy ships to see go thru the bridge. And the most beautiful Virginia sunsets you will ever see right out your front door !!!

You will need to supply all food and beverages for your stay. There is a Food Lion grocery store approx. 2 miles from the cabin. Please bring your own beach towels also.

SINCE THERE IS NO LAND LINE PHONE IN THE CABIN, A CELL PHONE IS A MUST, FOR EMERGENCIES, OR TO CONTACT US DURING YOUR STAY FOR ANY PROBLEMS OR QUESTIONS.

Fishing license not needed on property, with registration # that can be done over the phone.We will supply the telephone number for your convienence.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Larry and Sheila Tinker
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
1 December, 2016
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About Larry and Sheila Tinker

Owner: Sheila Poland Tinker. I grew up in Gloucester and graduated from Gloucester High in 1977. Married Larry Tinker in 1993, moved to Yorktown and had one beautiful daughter, Brittany.

Why Larry and Sheila Tinker chose Chesapeake Bay - Northern Neck

This cabin has been in my family since 1941. It was being built by my grandfather and his 3 sons(my father was 7 at the time) when Pearl Harbor was being bombed. So it has a lot of memories in it for my family. My husband and I bought it from my 2 uncles in 1991 and now share 2/3 ownership with my dad. We have refurbished it and updated it without taking away the beautiful memories of the history. You can still see the handprints on the A- frame wood ceiling from where they had to place each piece.

This cabin means a lot to me and my family and we look forward to sharing it with you!

What makes this cabin unique

Beautiful stone fireplace with electric fire logs for ambience. French doors that open to the screened porch, where you can see the most beautiful sunsets on the York River. Can fish right from the property without getting a fishing license. (ask for details on confirmation number to do that). Very peaceful and quiet but still close to alot of fun things to do.

We will consider pets, but need to know full details beforehand. Have had trouble in the past and are now very cautious about allowing them, but understand how important they are to your family. We have 2 Yorkies of our own and love being able to take them with us.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were looking for a relaxing waterfront getaway that was quiet, yet still had nearby activities. This place was perfect!! We spent part of each day exploring the area, but returned in the afternoon to enjoy the beach here, and spend time on the porch watching boats and the birds. Caught a few fish too!!

Thank you for a lovely stay.
May 2013
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

Cozy Cabin Getaway with Beautiful Sunsets on York River, minutes from Yorktown
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 80 reviews
5

Couldn't be happier! !!!

  • 5 of 5

Our last night in this wonderful space. We've had a delightful week. The sunsets are absolutely gorgeous. We went into Jamestown and Williamsburg and enjoyed the rise along Colonial Parkway. The cabin was perfect for us, and we felt very well cared for. If you're coming to this beautiful area, you'll be very happy here.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

BEST TRIP IN YEARS!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Best trip in years!!

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

When walking up along the side of this cottage, we stopped in our tracks as we gasped at the sight in front of us! The sun was setting and the view instantly relieved all stresses from our travels. Sheila is a wonderful host and quick to communicate. She met us there and went over some things and included the history of this family owned cottage. We had every intention of going to Williamsburg one day, but instead chose to enjoy the beauty that was around us there at the cottage. The various birds, including the bald eagle feeding, were awesome to watch. Watching the dolphins, yes I said DOLPHINS, frolic straight ahead of us in the brackish waters was such an unexpected joy. This cottage is within minutes to the Colonial Parkway and has easy access from a light at 17. Right across the river is Yorktowne. The cottage was well stocked. The king size bed was super comfy and the extra blankets smelled so clean. We opened the French doors to the screened in porch and let the sounds pour in. Words truly cannot express the beauty that abounds here. Highly recommend this cottage for those who are looking to melt into nature. Already planning 3 more trips back! ;-)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We want to thank you so much for the wonderful words about our cabin! I enjoyed meeting you both and truly loved that you seemed so interested about the history of our place. We also want to thank you for taking such great care of out cozy little getaway place and we sincerely hope you will return again and again. Look forward to talking to you again, Sheila
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5

Perfect Long Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The Cozy Cabin was absolutely perfect for a long getaway weekend. We wished we could have stayed longer. Sheila and Larry were fantastic. Communications were prompt and friendly. We loved their recommendation for Scoot's BBQ and the Yorktown Pub. The view was spectacular morning, noon and night but the sunsets beyond description. We particularly enjoyed the screened porch and the deck. The cabin had everything we needed and was comfy and cozy. Sheila and Larry have added personal touches that make it feel like home away from home rather than a rental. It was super convenient to be able to just walk down and enjoy the beach. We observed a variety of boats, ships and wildlife and caught a few fish each evening.

Our son, daughter-in-law and grandsons came for the day on Saturday to celebrate Father's Day. We had a fantastic day making memories!

We look forward to a return visit and hope to be "repeaters!" .

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so happy that you enjoyed our cabin and want to come back. You will always be welcome and we sincerely look forward to hearing from you again in the future. Also we thank you for taking such good care of our place during your stay. This cabin has been in my family since the 40"s and we really appreciate it when our guests respect that and take as good of care of it as if it were their own. So thank you again for the review and look forward to hearing from you in the future!!!
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5

I didn't want to leave

  • 5 of 5

I pulled up to the sound of bullfrogs and the hum of the river. Walked into a very charming cabin and out to the porch. Talk about a million dollar view, I could have spent vacation on the porch and been happy. Weather was cool and rainy, but the cabin was cozy and warm. Firm bed, comfy couch, WiFi, close to 17, but still 'away from it all'. I will come back, and stay longer. A true gem. Thank you Sheila and Larry!

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful words about our cabin. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and want to come back. We would love to have you come again and thank you so much for taking such great care of our place. We really appreciate it when our guests respect our place and take care of it like it was there own.Thank you again and sincerely hope to hear from you again in the future.
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Word of Mouth-the Best Advertising

  • 5 of 5

I already wrote a review for our stay, but I wanted to add this comment. I have e-mailed about 20 people your website and recommended the Cozy Cabin Getaway for their future vacation plans. Most of the folks contacted are in the Virginia area, and their responses have been quite positive.

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great hidden jewel!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and absolutely love this place! What's even better is that the owners are great to work with. Sheila remembered my name when I sent an inquiry to her. The house is so cozy and convenient to whatever you need to do. There is a Farmers market across the bridge that I believe is seasonal. You have a fantastic view of the York river. There is an enclosed porch tjet is comfortable but there is also a nice deck outside with furniture, cushions and an umbrella. My husband absolutely loves the fact that you can fish off of the little sandy beach area. There is wi-Fi which is a plus if you need to stay connected. Sheila and Larry's place is the perfect getaway to unwind, relax and enjoy the sunsets. Thank you both! We hope to be back real soon!

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words about our little getaway. We love the fact that you keep wanting to come back and we love having you. Thanks also for taking such good care or our place, we really appreciate that. We sincerely hope to hear from you again and again. You are always welcome!! Sheila and Larry
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Location

Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Newport News / Williamsburg International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Yorktown Pub
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Deer Run Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Nicks Spagetti and Steak House
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Yorktown Beach
Car: necessary

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Gloucester Point, Chesapeake Bay - Northern Neck

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Fall/WinterSeason/not holidays
1 Oct 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£185
for 2 nights
From
£93
£648
 
 
BEFORE THE IN-SEASON
1 Mar 2017 - 15 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£227
for 2 nights
From
£114
£796
 
 
IN-SEASON RATES
16 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£253
for 2 nights
From
£126
£884
 
 
FALL/WINTER/EXCLUDING HOLIDAYS
1 Oct 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£185
for 2 nights
From
£93
£648
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £8
Tax Rate 6.0%

SPECIAL RATE FOR WEEKLY RENTALS--GET $50.00 OFF WHEN YOU BOOK A WEEK (7 nights) EXCLUDES THE WEEKS OF JULY 4TH, MEMORIAL DAY AND LABOR DAY. ALSO, THE OFF SEASON RATE DOES NOT INCLUDE CHRISTMAS EVE, CHRISTMAS DAY, NEW YEARS EVE, NEW YEARS DAY, OR VALENTINES DAY! THOSE DAYS ARE $125.00 PER NIGHT. STILL LESS THAN OUR IN - SEASON RATE.
SOME EXCEPTIONS ON PETS: NEEDS TO BE CLEARED AND EXCEPTED BY OWNERS IN ADVANCE AND WILL INCLUDE A FEE PER NIGHT.

Please email us if have any questions.

Require a 25% deposit for a weeks stay
50% deposit for 4 days or less
Full Balance is due 21 days before arrival
Cancellation must be made 30 days in advance. Deposit will be returned less a $25.00 handling fee.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Gloucester Point in Virginia

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • BathTowels, toilet paper and soap provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • King size Bed with comfortable padded mattress cover. Bed linens provided. Small TV with satellite also.There is a queen size sleeper sofa in the living room also for extra guests or the kids and a single fold out cot!
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Conservatory
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
There is a public boat launch less than 1 mile away and room to park a trailer at cabin. There is no dock at this time,but can secure in front of property by anchor. Use is at your own risk. The landscaping is a constant work in progress. There is a queen size sleep sofa in the living room for extra guests or the kids and a single fold out cot. A 32' HDTV in the main room and a small TV in the bedroom.. Some kids games. The electric fire logs in the fireplace, can be used without heat year round for ambience. The cabin is on a hill.There are 21 steps from the private parking area, but we also now have made a driveway up to the cabin, so now there are just about 4 steps to the walkway.Much easier access to the front door!! There is a table, 4 chairs, with cushions, and an umbrella on the deck for eating outside. There is a set of wicker chairs and cushions on the porch for just relaxing and taking in the view. And the Beautiful Sunsets! WOW!!

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