Heron Point, Home on Chespeake Bay, Reedville, VA
|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
|Living space||3500 square feet|
Suitable for childrenYes
Suitable for the elderlyAsk
|Theme||Luxury, Romantic, Away from it all, Beach, Waterfront|
Description from the owner
Heron Point is a large, two-story open plan house sited on a very private 2.5 acre point facing the Chesapeake Bay. At 10 years young it offers all the modern conveniences with water views from every room.
The property is kept as a mini-preserve, with native trees, plants and grasses edging the 1,100 feet of shoreline to support the local wildlife. Native plants are also combined in the limited landscaping to attract other local fauna and beneficial insects.
The house is designed for exended family and friends to spend time together; the bedrooms are large enough for some private escape when desired. The main level has a sitting...Read more
Heron Point, Home on Chespeake Bay, Reedville, VA
Additional Location Information
A very private setting in a waterfront neighborhood on Virginia'a Northern Neck. This area offers a variety of historical sites to visit (Tangier and Smith Islands Cruises, George Washington's Birthplace, Reedville Fisherman's Museum, among many others).
Things to do: We recommend that you pick up a free copy of ‘The Rivah’ paper at a local gas station or shop on your way to the house. This paper contains many more sites to visit, places to hike, sport and boat rentals, cultural activities, and special events for the season from April to October. You can also plan ahead with their online version at http://www.ssentinel.com/index.php/rivah/
History Close-by: The town of Reedville has a long history. Elijah W. Reed, a New England ship captain, established the town in 1874 after building a factory here to process menhaden, a small bony fish rich in oil. (These fish are still caught and processed for Omega Fish Oil at a modern plant). Reedville soon became the center of the industry and home port to the Atlantic menhaden fleet. By the early 20th century the town, which resembled a New England fishing village, reputedly had one of the highest per capita incomes in the country. Its historic district contains early fishermen’s houses and Victorian mansions. The oldest dwelling is the Walker House (1875).
At 504 Main Street, you will find the Reedville Fisherman’s Museum. Indoor displays and actual moored boats make up the experience. The website for the museum is http://rfmuseum.org/ Small admission fee.
The Northern Neck Farm Museum is located in Northumberland County at 12705 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville VA 22473. The museum shows visitors the story of the Northern Neck farmer and engages them in understanding the many contributions that the unique lifestyle of agriculture has contributed to the nation. Browse the website at: thefarmmuseum.org The museum is open on Saturdays from 10 to 2 and Sundays from 1 to 4, from April 30 through October. Small admission fee.
The Northumberland Heritage Trail is a scenic byway from the Reedville Historic District to the Heathsville Historic District. This follows back roads along the Potomac and its tributaries. It crosses the Little Wicomico River via the Sunnybank Ferry. For several decades, it carried workers to the Reedville menhaden industry. You can drive or bike these roads.
Dining Out: There is a good selection of restaurants within 25 miles of Heron Point.
Tommy’s - Main Street, Reedville
Town Bistro – Kilmarnock
Newsomes Restaurant – Burgess
Trip Advisor has ratings for other dining locations as well.
Location Type Away from it all, Beach, Waterfront
Rates shown in $ USD (change)
|Rate Summary||$275||$375||$1,500 - $2,100||$3,800 - $4,800||3 nights|
|Apr. 5 2013 - May. 24 2013
|May. 24 2013 - Sep. 6 2013
|Sep. 6 2013 - Nov. 1 2013
|Nov. 1 2013 - Dec. 19 2014
|Dec. 20 2013 - Dec. 27 2013
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|Dec. 27 2013 - Jan. 3 2014
New Years Week
|All Other Dates||$275||$275||$2,000||$4,300||3 nights|
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- Tax rate - 5% of rental - Tax
- Damage insurance - $40 - Insurance
- Security Deposit - $200 / stay - Security Deposit - The security deposit will be collected in advance, and returned within 14 days of exit date pending full inspection. $200 minimum deposit to cover items not included on damage policy. Monthly rentals require $500 deposit. Security deposit rate is based on proof of purchase of insurance policy for damages through FlipKey
- Holiday Upcharge - $75 / day - Other - The Holiday upcharge will apply to the following nights in 2013: May 24 - 27; July 4 - 7; August 30 - September 2; November 28 - Dec 1
Additional notes from owner
Minimum renter age is 27. Signer must be resident during rental period. House Maximum occupancy is 11.
During prime season, we appreciate 7-day rentals that begin and end on Fridays. Check in is 4PM and check-out is 10 AM. Other seasons - times may be flexible.
A two week stay includes a mid-stay housekeeping visit. Monthly rentals include two housekeeping visits.
Security Deposits will be fully refundable if there are no damages, losses or excessive cleaning required. $200 refundable deposit required in addition to policy purchase for items not covered.
Repeat Guests will receive a discount.
AvailableUnavailable Last updated: May 07, 2013 ◀▶
What Past Guests Are Saying
This house is the perfect getaway. I've been there with my family, including my two young girls who love swimming at the community beach. I also rented it for a weekend getaway with 9 girlfriends. We had so much fun we didn't want to leave. The gourmet kitchen and large dining room accommodated many wonderful meals. There is plenty of space to spread out and the property lends itself to beautiful walks. The decks and porches are spacious and comfortable, as are the bedrooms and living areas. The décor is spectacular, with themes and beautiful colors. I love natural light and really appreciate the windows everywhere with amazing views. The aerial photo of the property shows how you are surrounded by water, not neighbors. We saw a lot of wildlife, including adorable frogs and unusual looking ducks. Escape from your everyday life and reconnect with friends at this wonderful retreat.
Sittin' on the dock of the bay, watching the time roll away
This place is off by itself with a huge deck that allows you to just sit as long as you would like and watch the little harbor or the bay. Good hiking and sandy beach on the bay near by, with Bald Eagles in the area. Remote if you want to be alone, or easy driving to local town and restaurants which are more "down home" than up scale. Very friendly neighbors and locals to help with directions and suggestions.
Perfect place for boating, jet skis, swimming, or just chillaxin.