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Serene and charming Guest House with views of the James River

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Charming Guest House on the James River

Enjoy the Beauty and Serenity of Being Surrounded by Nature in This Charming Guest House on the Banks of the James River. Located just off Scenic and Historic Route 5 on a property adjacent to Berkeley Plantation, the cottage overlooks a private Pond and includes access to a Dock with Kayaks on the James River. Bring your Fishing Gear or a Boat to Enjoy the Water or Bring your Bikes to take advantage of the Capital Bike Trail that runs from Richmond to Williamsburg. Centrally located between Richmond and Williamsburg, the setting Is perfect for close access to Museums, Amusement Parks, Great Restaurants, Wineries and Historically Significant Landmarks. Don't Miss the spectacular sunsets over the James River. Come stay with us to unwind, rejuvenate and explore all that the area has to offer.

Looking for a place to call home? We also would consider a long term lease, furnished or unfurnished.

More Details

Kathy Wurdeman
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 March, 2018

About Kathy Wurdeman

When John and I were looking for a property that offered access to sailing waters and scenic bike trails, we were amazed that such a place existed so close to two of our favorite cities in Virginia. The greater Richmond/Williamsburg area is not only a water lover's paradise and is also a cultural mecca for the arts, fine dining and history. We live the dream in the main house on the property.

Kathy Wurdeman purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Kathy Wurdeman chose Charles City

Because we enjoy sailing, kayaking, and biking in a serene and beautiful setting, this property on the James River offered us everything we were looking for. With fine dining, shopping and rich cultural offerings nearby, we feel extremely lucky to have found this little piece of paradise.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Charles City in Charles City County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • The cottage is in a very serene setting. To maintain quiet, the owners prohibit parties and loud noise by tenants staying in the guest cottage.
  • The cottage and outdoor areas on the property are non-smoking.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Full bath on first floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Full bath on 2nd floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master Bedroom is on the first floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed , One of two upstairs bedrooms that share a full bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Upstairs bedroom with plenty of space
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming


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Serene and charming Guest House with views of the James River
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

A true gem!

  • 5 of 5

Clean, quiet with all the comforts of home surrounded by nature, with quick access to the fabulous Capital Bike Trail and close to Richmond and Williamsburg.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Better than we could have imagined!

  • 5 of 5

We felt as if we were personal house guests of Kathy and John during our week-long stay. Even before we arrived, Kathy answered all my questions and gave suggestions on places to see. She and John went out of their way to make us feel at home. Kayaking on the James River was one of our favorite things. The guest cottage was beautiful and so comfortable. The bike path located one mile from the property was a great adventure. How lucky were we to find this spectacular property?!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
19.2 Miles
Nearest Train
22.45 Miles
Richmond, VA
Nearest Beach
90.55 Miles
Virginia Beach
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Charles City, Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £90.26
Refundable Damage Deposit £469.36

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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