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This is the NO DRAMA ZONE you have been looking for! Come relax and HAVE FUN!

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 300 sq. ft.
Property type apartment

Overview

About the property

You have your own parking area right in front of the apartment!

I want to explain, more in depth, the property and things you can expect. The property is located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and is surrounded by Salt Water. We run WELL WATER at this property and there are times when it will smell a little funny, because of the minerals in the water. The water is treated and not dangerous. Well water actually does have a better taste, but when you are not use to it, it is strange. We also have BUGS/ INSECTS around this property and I ask that you bring BUG REPELLENT with you. There will be bugs found at the beach, so do not be surprised if you see them. We do treat the yard and apartment! You will see mosquitoes, flies, gnats and spiders, insects that are found everywhere you go.

This is a Private apartment with 1 bath, 1 queen bed, 1 fold out queen couch bed, stove, microwave, dishes, pots and pans. All the comforts of home! (AND THEN SOME)

Wash and Dryer, Dish Network TV, WIFI, Internet! As I have stated....YOU have your own parking space! This is the second driveway by the garage! You will see a white volkswagon in the drive in front of the garage. You want to drive straight in and this is the room where you will be staying! I can usually be found on the back deck if you should need me for anything!

You have free rein of the property and can come and go as you please. The kayaks are here for you to use, as well as the fishing poles! I do ask that you take a life jacket with you if you will be on the water. It is a safety issue and I want all of my guests to be safe.

The refrigerator in the apartment is a little small, but there is a standard refrigerator in the laundry room. This is available for you as well. The bait for fishing will be found in the freezer section of this fridge.

Yes, you can wash and dry your clothes while you are here. You also have a choice to dry the clothes in the dryer or, (my favorite) on the line and get that clean and fresh scent!

There is a key that is available to you so you can lock the door if you leave. It is a very safe place, but you may feel you need to lock the door. This is fine. Just let me know!

Grills on site to be used by you. It is a propane and charcoal grill! There is also a smoker! There have been MANY GREAT MEALS cooked on this grill and I am sure many more are coming!

There is a golf cart, that is (LEGAL TO DRIVE ON THE ROAD) available for you to use while you are here! As you have seen in many reviews, it is one of the most loved things at Thelma's Dawn! It is here for YOU! Of course there has to be a catch in operating the golf cart. You must be at least 15 years old to be permitted to drive it by yourself, UNLESS there is an adult riding with you! These are not my rules, but the rules of the community.

I like to load up the golf cart when I go fishing. I put the poles, cooler, bait, drinks and everything I will need to sit down on the beach for a long time. When I go fishing, I mean business!

The outside of the property is a 1&1/2 acre property. We have volleyball, horseshoes, CORN HOLE, (yes, I said it....CORN HOLE) and other games that you can play.....Just ask us! Remember....we are here to make your vacation as special and memory making as we possibly can!

We even have TENTS and AIR MATTRESSES that can be used in the event you have more people that want to join you on your vacation! There is a 2 person, 4 person and a 3 ROOM TENT! This thing is BIG!

Then you have to remember all of the FISHING, KAYAKING, SWIMMING, PRIVATE BEACH, BEAUTIFUL SUNSETS, BONFIRES and so much more! This is YOUR TIME!! I want you to LOVE IT HERE!

So I have been asked how I came up with the name "THELMA'S DAWN". Well, my mother passed away from cancer in 2007. Mom was 68 years old when she was called home. I had a sister, Dawn, who was called home at age 28. She was murdered in January1988. It was fitting to name this beautiful place after the two of them.

More Details

Owner
Christi Medice
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

About Christi Medice

I am a retired Paramedic and Lieutenant Firefighter for the City of Hampton, VA. I live with my husband, Rick, and our two parrots, Joey and Nikko. I am an outdoors lover and love to fish. We have bon-fires often and just enjoy the evenings and the sound of the waves as they crash along the shore line while looking at the stars above us. We have a fish pond in the yard, but these fish are just for admiring. I love to get around to talk to my neighbors and make sure they are all doing ok. I try to exercise as much as I can by walking on the beach and kayaking. There is a garden in the yard that Rick and I tend to. I love to can the vegetables for the Winter.

So I have been asked how I came up with the name "THELMA'S DAWN". Well, my mother passed away from cancer in 2007. Mom was 68 years old when she was called home. I had a sister, Dawn, who was called home at age 28. She was murdered in January1988. It was fitting to name this beautiful place after the two of them.

I have lived in this home since I was born, except for the 25 years I moved to Hampton, Virginia, in 1885, to take a job as a professional firefighter and went to school to become an Emergency Rescue Diver and Nationally Registered Paramedic. I was diagnosed in 1995 with Multiple Sclerosis, but continued to work in the fire department as an instructor of various Fire, Emergency Medical, Driving, CPR and Water Safety courses. I retired from the fire department in 2006 and moved back to the Eastern Shore, which I have always called my home!

Having MS, I can not enjoy things the way I use to. I love the beach and the water, but due to MS, I cannot stay in the heat long. With this being said, I have felt that this property was being wasted, so I made the decision to renovate the attached garage into the apartment in the hopes that people could come and enjoy everything "Thelma's Dawn" offers!

I am positive that you will love it as much as I do! I look forward to meeting you soon!

Christi Medice purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Christi Medice chose Eastern Shore Virginia

The Space

This efficiency apartment offers A QUIET and SECLUDED stay.. It is larger than a hotel suite, PLUS, You can fish right from the beach and filet and fix your catch for dinner! There have been Indian Arrowheads found on the beach as well as various seashells and treasures.

The apartment is an attached garage (to my house), that we have remodeled into the apartment, but offers complete privacy to our guests.

There is a stove, apt size refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot and dishes, glasses, cups and silverware. There is also a full size refrigerator/freezer located in the laundry room. Bath towels, wash cloths and face towels are provided, along with soap, shampoo and conditioner.

We ask that you bring your own food and drink.

There are bugs on the beach, but please do not let this deter you from coming and enjoying your vacation! There is nothing around here that you are not familiar with, so please bring your Insect Repellent!

Private Beach, Fishing, Bon-Fires, Beautiful Sunsets,

The efficiency apt. has all the comforts of home, including washer and dryer. Wonderful community! You will see nature all around you! .

(The apartment comfortably sleeps 4 people}

PETS WELCOME

This efficiency apartment offers A QUIET and SECLUDED stay.. It is larger than a hotel suite, PLUS, You can fish right from the beach and filet and fix your catch for dinner! There have been many various treasures found on the beach, from drift wood and sea shells! You can. take these home with you if you would like!

The apartment is an attached garage (to my house), that we have remodeled into the apartment, but offers complete privacy to our guests.

There is a stove, apt size refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot and dishes, glasses, cups and silverware. There is also a full size refrigerator/freezer located in the laundry room. Bath towels, wash cloths and face towels are provided, along with soap, shampoo and conditioner.

We ask that you bring your own food and drink.

What makes this apartment unique

You can use the washer/dryer in the laundry room.

The TV also plays DVD's

There is a key for you so you can lock up if you leave.

I do offer WIFI and also satellite

There is information giving you the passwords for WIFI and computer access

CELL PHONE SERVICE DOES NOT WORK AT THE BEACH, BUT YOU CAN DRIVE THE GOLF CART .3 MILES TO GET ACCESS

YOU CAN USE THE HOUSE PHONE TO MAKE OR ACCEPT CALLS! JUST LET US KNOW.

COMFORTABLY SLEEPS 4!

You will have the freedom to do whatever you want. We will go over certain things when you arrive.

You will have access to the grill on site and can set yourself up with a fire on the beach or the back yard.

This location brings a new definition to the term "Blanket of Stars".

The Main thing....HAVE FUN!!!!!!

We are here to make this experience one of the best vacations you have had. We will stop at nothing to assist you with whatever you want or need to spoil you.

Of course we realize when you are on vacation, you want to spend time alone with the family and we are here if you need us or just simply want to ask questions about the area.

There are bugs on the beach, but please do not let this deter you from coming and enjoying your vacation! There is nothing around here that you are not familiar with, so please bring your Insect Repellent!

Private Beach, Fishing, Bon-Fires, Beautiful Sunsets,

The efficiency apt. has all the comforts of home, including washer and dryer. Wonderful community! You will see nature all around you! .

(The apartment comfortably sleeps 4 people}

PETS WELCOME

This efficiency apartment offers A QUIET and SECLUDED stay.. It is larger than a hotel suite, PLUS, You can fish right from the beach and filet and fix your catch for dinner! There have been many various treasures found on the beach, from drift wood and sea shells! You can. take these home with you if you would like!

The apartment is an attached garage (to my house), that we have remodeled into the apartment, but offers complete privacy too!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Silver Beach in Northampton County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , All aminities available
  • Towels, wash cloths, soap, shampoo, conditioner and hair dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Air mattress available upon request
  • The apartment is larger than a hotel suite and has the kitchen included in the space. There is a full laundry room beside the apartment, which can be used by our guests. There is a fish tank with goldfish to keep you company.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
We have BON-FIRES often and love S'MORES! We hope you do too! Hotdogs on the open fire!

Reviews

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This is the NO DRAMA ZONE you have been looking for! Come relax and HAVE FUN!
average rating of 4.8245616 based on 57 reviews
5

Heaven!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second yr going, We love this place!! No Drama No Worries Enjoy yourself!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing time

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing week. Our kids loved the golf carts, fishing on the beach, the ocean, and especially Christi and Rick. It is in a great neighborhood, and we cant wait to go back and visit! We can't say enough about our week there. We drove to see the horses on Asseteague, and the cement ships at Kipoteague. we had a great time and our kids can't wait to go back and see the ocean and Christi!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I had the best time with all of you! It was as good for me as it was for you! The kids were fantastic! I am glad you were able to get some away time for you and your family and you know I will be happy to see you all come back to stay! Maybe I can think of a few extra things to do with all of you! I look forward to seeing you all again soon!!!!
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Me and my son had the best time ever. One of the best vacations ever. I would like to say thank you Christi and Rick for everything. We will definitely see you again. My son had a blast and he said thank you Dad for the awesome vacation. I looked into his eyes and said you're welcome. You have to check this out the perfect getaway with no drama. Until next time once again thank you for everything.. Your friend always Don...

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Don...thank you for the beautiful words! I really appreciate it! Remember....we have a date for when you come back. I to come back huh? I just fell in love with your son! He was great!!!! Thank you for accepting invitation! It was wonderful and I cannot wait to see you in the future! I love you guys! Christi
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Very nice beach experience

  • 5 of 5

My family had a blast! We stayed in this peaceful beach house for a week. We tried many different activities including kayaking, fishing, boating, driving the golf cart around ... The water is shallow enough for our 8 year old daughter to swim. The beach is quiet and the sunset is beautiful. Many thanks to our hosts, Christi and Rick. They helped to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. They shared their floaties, kayak, boat and even their vegetable harvest from their garden. My daughter enjoyed picking the blackberries. And they even caught some delicious crabs for us. I will definitely recommend this beach house to my friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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This getaway has a home sweet home approach. Great facilities to make your stay fun.

  • 5 of 5

This is our second vacation stay here this year. It just keeps getting better! Our hosts, Christi & Rick are such warm,easy going, very understanding people. Great place to get away from it all. Plenty of peace and quiet, but being this was the week of 4th of July, plenty of activities in the village, plus the greatest fireworks show to top it all off.My furbabies are water dogs and this a place don't want to leave from. We will return as much and as often as I can. Thanks again for a most memorable and fun week.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We had such a great time having you and your girls come and stay with us! Thank you for helping eat all of those crabs! You did me proud! I am really looking forward to your next visit and THANK YOU for sharing your fur-babies with us! They were GREAT!!!!!
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If the beach is what you want...

  • 5 of 5

If the beach is what you want, this is the place to go! My husband and I stayed with our young sons, 5 and 3, as well as our dog, and they couldn't have enjoyed it more. Like other reviewers mentioned, the property is rural, so plan a grocery trip, but the peace and quiet is part of what we loved about it. The unit itself is clean and well-stocked so you don't have to pack more than your clothes, and the amenities offered (washer/dryer, ice machine, full fridge) definitely made the trip easier. And the golf cart was a big hit with the kiddos!

But that's not the important part... the beach is why we went. It's in the bay, so the waves aren't as strong as the ocean, but still more than enough for kids and dog to enjoy. There are areas where you can swim and shallow sandbars where we walked 10-20 feet off the beach, to hunt for crabs and shells, and were still only in two feet of water. The beach itself is clean and there were many times we had it completely to ourselves, to try out the many boats and floats Christi keeps on the property.

Christi and Rick were wonderful hosts; giving us plenty of space but still being readily available whenever we needed help or had questions. My kids are still talking about going with Christi to check the crab traps, and how "Christi let them drive the golf cart all over."

To top it all off, the fireworks and beach bonfires were straight out a movie, and overall we are so glad we found this gem of a rental for our beach vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad to hear that it was worth the trip! I really enjoyed stealing your kids for a few golf cart rides and exploring time! I had as much fun having them with me to get the crabs as they did! I really want to thank you for coming and spending your vacation with us, but thank you for sharing your kids and fur baby with me! I look forward to the day you all come back!
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Location

Exmore Diner
Subway
China Wok
Chatham Vineyards
Food Lion
Assateague Lighthouse
Chincoteague Island
Kiptopeke State Park
Sage Diner -- CLOSED
Cape Charles
Little Italy Restaurant
El Maguey
Bloxom Winery
"If you have time to venture out, may I suggest the Bloxom Winery? A beautiful setting! A mus..."
Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Salisbury, Md
Nearest Barpub
9.4 Miles
Sage Diner,Exmore, VA
Nearest Ferry
150 Miles
Lewes, DE
Nearest Golf
35 Miles
Arnold Palmer Golf Course/Cape Charles, VA
Nearest Train
90 Miles
Newport News, VA
Nearest Motorway
9.3 Miles
Lankford Hway/Route 13
Nearest Restaurant
9.4 Miles
Sage Diner/Exmore,VA
Nearest Beach
Right here
Car: necessary

If you like to check out antiques, there are many place to go around here!

Have you ever heard of CONCRETE SHIPS? They were used in WWI and WWII. You can go to Kiptopeake State Park, located in Cape Charles, VA. Go SOUTH on RT 13 and you will see it!

Don't forget to go to ASSATEAGUE and see the wild horses and take walks on the nature paths! Located in Silver Beach, we are right in the middle of the attractions the Eastern Shore has to offer! We are within an hour of either side of the Shore.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Silver Beach, 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
 
HOLIDAY
24 Dec 2018 - 26 Dec 2018
1 night minimum stay
£93
for 1 night
From
£93
£543
£1,551
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£93
for 1 night
From
£93
£543
£1,551
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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