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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

Overview

About the property

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

UPDATE: EARLY BIRD SPECIALS FOR 2018: IF YOU BOOK NOW, THRU THE END OF THIS YEAR, FOR ANY TIME FROM JAN. 2ND THRU FEB 28TH 2018, THE RATE WILL BE $100 PER NIGHT. AND IF YOU BOOK ANY OF THE DATES FROM MARCH 1ST THRU SEPT 30TH, 2018 THE PRICE WILL BE $125.00 PER NIGHT.

HOWL-O-SCREAM IN BUSCH GARDENS IS NOW OPEN FROM SEPT.23 THRU OCTBER 29TH

CHRISTMAS TOWN IN BUSCH GARDENS, FEATURING THE BIGGEST LIGHT DISPLAY IN NORTH AMERICA OPENS FRIDAY NOV. 24 -26TH, DEC.1-3RD AND THEN DECEMBER 8TH THRU JANUARY 1ST, 2018. PARK HOURS ARE 2-10 P.M.

WE STILL HAVE AVAILABLITY FOR SOME OF THOSE DATES AND OUR CABIN IS ONLY ABOUT 20 MINUTES AWAY FROM BUSCH GARDENS!!!

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.

More Details

Owner
Larry and Sheila Tinker
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2017

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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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
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
  • Singles
  • 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!!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Cozy Cabin Getaway with Beautiful Sunsets on York River, minutes from Yorktown
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Just what the Doctor ordered. . .had we consulted a Doctor!

  • 5 of 5

We have never enjoyed a 4 day jaunt more! Everything was as presented in the description. Didn't have a chance to meet Sheila but Larry was a great host as he showed us the ins and outs of the cabin. We had previously visited Wmsburg, Jamestown, Yorktown and Va Beach so we stayed pretty close to home the entire time. Saw dolphins, eagles, herons and ospreys while sitting on the screen porch. Caught our limit of red drum within the first hour casting right from the shore using light tackle and bloodwoms. The cabin was exceptionally clean and well supplied with the daily necessities. Our newly adopted rescue pup made himself at home right away and enjoyed chasing the sand crabs on the shore. We grilled out almost daily and enjoyed eating on the deck looking out on the spectacular sunsets. Looking forward to a return visit in the Spring.

G.W. Fisher & Lou Tinker

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review of our cabin. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and we will welcome you guys back anytime. Thanks also for taking such great care of our place while there. We really appreciate that. Sincerely hope to hear from you again and again!
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Beautiful mornings and evenings on the river

  • 5 of 5

We loved having our morning coffee out on the deck. First morning saw a navy ship, dolphins and an eagle. Made my day. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The evening sunsets were so beautiful and relaxing. We didn't get to see everything we wanted to so we'll just have to come back!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

WE ABSOLUTLEY LOVED THIS PLACE!

  • 5 of 5

BEAUTIFUL VIEW!!! we loved our stay. Very clean, we had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. Close to everything. Loved walks on the beaches around the river. We saw sail boats and dolphins from the porch and the deck. Sheila was wonderful. Great experience and I will recommend to others.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words and we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at our cabin getaway! We would love for you to come back anytime and visit us again. And thank you for taking such great care of our place, we really appreciate that. Sincerely hope to hear from you again in the future!! Sheila and Larry
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5

Wonderful location and million dollar view

  • 5 of 5

Larry & Sheila's cozy cabin is just what the doctor ordered for a waterfront weekend. Fabulous sunsets across the York River. Right across the bridge from the river walk at Yorktown. Went to Saturday's farmers' market, walked along the river, got takeout steamed shrimp + nachos from the Yorktown Pub for dinner and ate at the riverfront park. The screened porch at the cabin is the best, and the king bed is super comfortable. Only recommendations would be to upgrade the den, porch and outdoor furniture, replace the broken patio umbrella and grill, and get rid of the clutter and knicknacks. Overall, though, a great HomeAway rental, with very nice owners. Hope to go back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful every time we are there

  • 5 of 5

The cozy cabin is the perfect weekend get-away for us. Rain or shine, we always have a lovely time. I always appreciate how kind and attentive the owners are to those who rent from them. Looking forward to next time!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. We always love for you to come visit us and look forward to more visits in the future!!!Sheila and Larry
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Great!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful sunsets

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Gloucester Point, Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
FALL/WINTER/EXCLUDING HOLIDAYS
1 Oct 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£176
for 2 nights
From
£88
£616
 
 
SPRING TIME RATES
1 Mar 2018 - 15 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£216
for 2 nights
From
£108
 
 
PRIME SUMMER SEASON
16 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£120
 
 
FALL/WINTER EXCLUDING HOLIDAYS
1 Oct 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
2 night minimum stay
£176
for 2 nights
From
£88
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £7.55
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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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