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The Island at Winter Harbor

Port Haywood , VA

Description


The Beach House was originally built in 1933 as a small 8 room hotel on a thin strip of land in Mathews County, Virginia. For decades, it served vacationers and patrons from the many steamboats that plied the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. In the mid 20th century, during a strong Nor’Easter, the upper part of the peninsula was breached by the storm and The Island at Winter Harbor was born. This exceptional property is now available to you and your family. A limited number of weeks are available.

The space

The simple and rustic “lowcountry” style home has been updated with heat and air conditioning and it’s eight bedrooms, and two baths can accommodate up to 16 people. A screen porch sits on the front of the house to enjoy the sunrise on the Chesapeake Bay. There is a large gathering room with several seating areas and dining room tables and there is a full kitchen with all amenities except a dishwasher. There is no washer/dryer. No more than 16 guests permitted.

Guest access

We have vehicle parking as well as complimentary boat parking (up to one boat) available at the marina. Our 19' skiff is available for rent to travel to and from the Beach House. We also offer a taxi service for those uncomfortable operating a boat. The boat ramp fee is waived (up to one boat) for those who wish to bring their own boat. Keep in mind the channel is small, so boats must be small in size. Travel can sometimes be limited due to the tides. Tide charts are available online. Weather can also be a factor. No more than 16 guests are permitted.

Interaction with guests

We have a wonderful team that is available when necessary. Our main goal is to make your stay as pleasurable as possible.

Other things to note

Please be aware of any and all local laws and statutes governing boats and water dictated by law. Travel is limited due to tides. Tide charts are available online. No more than 16 guests permitted.

Amenities

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  Air Conditioning
  Heating
  Fireplace
  TV
  Refrigerator
  Coffee-maker
  Stove
  Microwave
  Kitchen Basics
  Oven
  Pantry Items
  Children's Books and Toys
  Hair Dryer
  Hangers
  Private Entrance
  Baggage Storage
  Living Room
  Dining Area
  Kitchen
  Patio / Terrace
  Balcony
  Backyard / Garden
  Private BBQ / Grill
  Smoke Detectors
  Carbon Monoxide Detectors
  Fire Extinguisher
  First Aid Kit
  Outdoor Furniture
  Parking

Room details

8 bedrooms 2 full bath
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Bedroom 1 :
Sleeps 2
2 Single Beds
Bedroom 2 :
Sleeps 2
Double Size Bed
Bedroom 3 :
Sleeps 2
Double Size Bed
Bedroom 4 :
Sleeps 2
Double Size Bed
Bedroom 5 :
Sleeps 2
Double Size Bed
Bedroom 6 :
Sleeps 2
Double Size Bed
Bedroom 7 :
Sleeps 2
Double Size Bed
Bedroom 8 :
Sleeps 2
Double Size Bed
Common Spaces :
Sleeps 2
2 Couches
Bathroom 1 :
Sink
Toilet
Bathtub
Shower
Bathroom 2 :
Sink
Toilet
Shower

Rules and special rates

16 guests max  7 nights min stay 
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check-in: 02:00 PM
check-out: 10:00 AM
exclusions:
Rates:
Base Rate: $345/nt
Discounts:

Cancellation Policy

No refunds if canceled within 30 days of stay.