Historic Maritime Dual Cottage Rental on Chesapeake Bay near Onancock, Virginia

Onancock, Virginia (United States)

Historic Maritime Dual Cottage Rental on Chesapeake Bay near Onancock, Virginia

Vacation Rentals
1 unit
14 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed
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  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Private Barbecue
Set near the shores of the Chesapeake Bay near the idyllic port town of Onancock, Virginia, this waterfront rental is perfect for a quiet escape away from the daily grind, consisting of two spectacular cottages. Between six bedrooms and six bathrooms, the entire rental can accommodate up to 14 guests at a time.

Formerly a farmhouse, the main cottage features quintessential East Coast architecture as well as a rich history dating back to 1654 as part of the original Jamestown colony. Over the centuries, the farmhouse has been lovingly maintained, restored, and repurposed into the charming vacation cottage it stands as today.

The main cottage includes three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The three bedrooms are arranged as a master suite, with one room outfitted with a king-size bed, one with two twin beds, and the final with two double beds. There are also four bathrooms, as well as an outdoor shower.

The cottage features two spacious living rooms, outfitted with comfortable sofas and a television, and are adjoined by a screened-in porch that includes a table for dining surrounded by uninterrupted panoramic views of the water. The kitchen is fully-equipped and also includes an indoor dining area. Outside, guests have access to the lovely deck, outfitted with patio furniture, which overlooks the water.

The second cottage is just 50 feet away and includes an additional two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Both bedrooms are outfitted with two twin beds and private bathrooms. The living room includes a television, as well as plenty of seating room. There is also a second fully-equipped kitchen, which opens to the beautiful deck outside which overlooks the rushing creek. There is a gas and a charcoal grill for afternoon cookouts.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Linens and pillows
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe box
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Fireplace
  • Fan
  • Dining table
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Parking
  • Fire pit
  • Private Barbecue
  • Telephone
  • Sound system
  • BR/DVD player
  • Television
There are a number of amenities to elevate the experience of any guest staying here, including air conditioning, heating, Wi-Fi connectivity, and more. Guests won't have to worry about bringing towels or linens as they will be provided.

There is a private dock and boat ramp, complete with a kayak, windsurfer, water toys, and life preservers available for guest use.

Guest Services

This property is suitable for events such as weddings, family reunions, and workshop retreats. Guests should inquire with the host about booking this service.

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
  • Antiquing
  • Movie theater
  • Museums
  • Shopping
Situated on the Virginia Capes with the Chesapeake Bay to the west and the vast Atlantic Ocean to the right, this property promises guests a spectacular glamping experience surrounded by the natural beauty and serenity of the idyllic East Coast. Just a fifteen-minute drive away lies the charming seaside port town of Onancock, Virginia, which is brimming with maritime charm, heritage, and beautiful Victorian-era architecture. Guests can shop, dine, or visit some of the town's many points of interest, including the market which sells fresh produce, seafood, and handmade crafts.


  • Horseback riding
  • Swimming
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife watching
  • Whale watching
  • Biking
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Water sports
  • Kayaking/Canoeing

Guests will find a myriad of potential activities and adventures to complement their stay at this property. Brimming with small-town charm, the seaside community of Onancock provides the perfect backdrop for an idyllic maritime getaway. For food, guests can check out the Onancock Market, offering fresh produce, seafood, as well as arts and handmade crafts. Those looking to immerse themselves in the community's history and heritage can take a trip to the North Street Playhouse, the Ker Place House Museum, or the Jack Richardson Gallery. Guests can also spend an afternoon at the Onancock Town Wharf, watching the gentle ebb and flow of the ocean as transient boats float on by the channel.

For those who are looking to add some adrenaline to their vacation, there are kayak and paddle board rentals for guests to have exciting excursions around the creek or ocean, as well as bicycle rentals for those who prefer to stay on land. Guests also have the opportunity to go fishing, crabbing, or boating. There are ferries which take visitors to the nearby Tangiers Island, perfect for a day trip. Other points of interest include the renowned horses of Chincoteague, Assateague Island National Seashore, NASA’s Wallops Island Space Center, and fishing hotspots at Wachapreague.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Thirty: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 30 days before check-in.

Additional Information

Pets are welcome at this property, but only with prior approval from the host. Guests bringing pets will be subject to an additional fee.

There is a $250 refundable damage deposit for this booking.

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