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Cheerful Waterfront Cottage With Perfect Porch For Viewing

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

A Restored Authentic Fisherman's Cottage With Pleasing Decor And Great Location

From the front porch of the Sunrise Cottage enjoy a 180 degree view of the Potomac River while rocking your cares away! Watch the sun rise between your toes from the larger bedroom's french doors. Sit inside in a sun-filled front room with large windows in gliding chairs or in the afternoon or evening on a comfy sofa and basket chairs in the back family room. With a good-sized kitchen and two bedrooms, this cottage is a perfect place to stay for two couples. You'll love it's cheery beachy decor and some original features (hardwood floor, paneled doors, metal kitchen cabinets).

The Potomac River, which is 4 miles wide at this location, can be viewed inside through large windows or outside from the front porch or from a bench at the river's edge. During your relaxing stay at our cottage, wake up to sunrise over the river and then enjoy your morning coffee on the front porch as you watch osprey and cormorants fish for their breakfast. Then hop on a bike* and take an easy, scenic 3-mile ride along the river and bayside. Or jump in your rented golf cart to tool into town to a quaint shop or family-run restaurant -- no chain stores here! A 10-minute walk or a 2-minute bike ride will bring you into town to the public beach, town fishing pier, visitor's center, marina or museum. Nearby wineries, historic sites and parks provide opportunities for other daytime activities. Nighttime activities range from star-gazing and wine/tapa sampling at The Tide's Market to tiki bar hopping and casino gambling at The Riverboat. (Click "more details" to read further.)

If this cottage appeals to you, you may want to also check out our other river-front cottage which is a few blocks away. It is called The Coral Cottage, property #3782422, and it can accommodate 2 people.

* Bicycles can be provided upon request

More Details

Owner
John Lozinyak
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 August, 2017

About John Lozinyak

My wife and I have spent the last 3 decades getting to know Colonial Beach and growing to love its slower pace and unique charm. Although we have experience with rentals through our work, The Sunrise Cottage is our second vacation rental home. We have had a great experience for the past couple years with our first vacation rental -- The Coral Cottage. We've met some really nice people and everyone has been very respectful of our property and appreciative of our efforts!

John Lozinyak purchased this cottage in 2010

Why John Lozinyak chose Chesapeake Bay - Northern Neck

We have worked to restore this cottage, attempting to keep its best features and at the same time opening up its interior by removing some walls and expanding its exterior views and natural light by replacing smaller windows with larger ones.

What makes this cottage unique

We think the cottage is in an ideal location with it's river frontage and quieter setting... yet convenient to the amenities of the town.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Colonial Beach in Westmoreland County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No smoking is allowed in the cottage or on the property.
  • Only the rental party is permitted on the property.
  • This is a shoes-off cottage; outdoor footwear must be removed. No cleaning fee is charged since we expect guests to leave the cottage in a tidy manner
Location Type:
  • resort
  • village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 is off the larger bedroom. Bathroom 2 is off the hall.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Large bedroom with sitting area and dvd player. Large windows and french doors. Adjoining bathroom. Smaller bedroom with two chairs.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Wi-fi is provided during the in-season.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

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Cheerful Waterfront Cottage With Perfect Porch For Viewing
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5

Perfect for our weekend trip

  • 5 of 5

We came into the area for a wedding in King George. Colonial Beach was not even a 10 min drive away from our wedding destination. I stayed at the cottage with the husband and two small kids (6 and 10). We had some relaxing time at the cottage but we mostly enjoyed hoping around town to some local eats, the beach and some shopping. The cottage is adorable -- the perfect little cottage for our family get away. They had all the amenities we needed and much more. The home owners definitely cater to the needs of the travelers (activity, restaurant and shopping information, etc. -- it's all at your finger tips). I would definitely return if I was in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chrissy, We appreciate your positive review so much! Hope you and your family can come back when you have more time to enjoy the beach and all that our great little town offers!
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5

Cute and Calming Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This little cottage sits right across the road from being able to watch the boat traffic as well as the sun rise and set. The cottage is charming. And the decor is lovely. They have thought about everything you could possibly need or want. John was a dear and hooked up the toilet in the second bathroom even though he was in the midst of a renovation! It certainly came in handy as we had kids visiting throughout the weekend. John was very easy to work with and extremely attentive if we had any questions. All of us had a great relaxing weekend. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lynda, We appreciate your kind review. We're sure that being with your family was the best part of your stay! We do hope you can return!
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5

Quaint home with amazing views with everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks John and Susan for letting us stay at your cozy home to celebrate our wedding anniversary! Your home is in a perfect location, the views are spectacular, your home is well equipped, and one of a kind! It was a relaxing and enjoyable weekend!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mel, we're pleased that you had a good time! Hope you might celebrate another special occasion in our cottage. Thanks for the nice review!
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5

A wonderful get-a-way spot in a thoughtful rexaling atmosphere!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay with everything we expected and much more. The decorations were done with taste and were very welcoming. The Hosts were great and we felt like we were right at home among friends even though we had never visited Colonial Beach before. There were many things to do, we had an exciting time going to a local estate sale, visiting the 'Red Barn' and other community highlights allowing us to get a sense of the local atmosphere. Sitting in the front room and watching the sunrise was a highlight that we will long remember. If you are looking for a place to get away and put the normal cares of life on hold this is a great place to go!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both.. and especially for taking time to write a thoughtful review. You made our weekend more enjoyable as well! Looking forward to seeing you back in CB when you have time to get away.
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5

Peaceful, serene, welcoming

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was cozy, bright, immaculate and cheerfully decorated. The kitchen is super well equipped as is the rest of the house. I lacked for nothing, and as a solo traveler I felt very comfortable and also, knowing that John and Susan were only a couple of streets away was comforting. I enjoyed 3 fabulous sunrises and lots and lots of quiet time for reading and relaxing. I am coming back again in April.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marion, we certainly appreciate your nice review. Even more, we appreciate having guests as pleasant as you! Looking forward to seeing you back again!
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5

VERY CLEAN COTTAGE

  • 5 of 5

The owner of this cottage is great to deal with. He always answered my phone calls or called me right back. The cottage was very clean and was equipped with all the essentials. We were very comfortable. Great location and was convenient to everything. I highly recommend this cottage to anyone looking for a nice place to stay while in Colonial Beach.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nancy, thanks for your kind comments on John's responsiveness and the cottage's cleanliness. We hope to see you back again.. perhaps for another special weekend!
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Richmond International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Colonial Beach
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Colonial Beach
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Colonial Beach

Colonial Beach is a golf-cart community with a retro 1940's/50's feel and beachy look. It appeals to young couples, families, and retired folks who appreciate quaintness and want to avoid the cookie-cutter beach resort scene. It's great for biking and walking within the town, fishing and boating on the river and visiting parks (historic and otherwise) and wineries nearby. Local businesses provide opportunities for shopping (antique/thrift/consignment shops), dining out (restaurants, coffee shop, gourmet markets), and entertainment (tiki bars, gambling casino, special events).

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Colonial Beach, 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
 
In-season
1 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£303
for 2 nights
From
£151
£908
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
BikeFest
5 Oct 2017 - 7 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£491
 
 
Off-season
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£262
for 2 nights
From
£131
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£262
for 2 nights
From
£131
 

Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £11.65 per person per night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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