Lounge with the locals on the beach in Sept & Oct. Pleasure House Point is a short stroll away.
Entire home/apt
2 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed
1 adult
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0 infants
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About this listing

An enchanting cottage located in one of VB’s oldest neighborhoods, Ocean Park. 2 blocks away are the Chesapeake Bay, Pleasure House Point Natural Area and Lynnhaven Boat Ramp. Your garden is huge live oaks, camellias, azaleas, roses,hostas, & more...


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The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Amenities
Prices
Security Deposit: $100
Cancellation: Strict
Weekend Price: $125 / night
Description

The space

The cottage is nestled under a canopy of live oak trees behind a garden filled with camellias, oak-leaf hydrangeas, rosemary (swipe some to cook with!), nandinas, azaleas, roses, ferns, hellebores, hostas, variegated solomon’s seal … a unique shade garden maintained by a wildly passionate gardener – your host.

The spacious bedroom has a queen size bed, walk-in closet, plenty of light or plenty of soothing darkness with it’s black-out shades.

The galley kitchen has a full refrigerator, stove, dishwasher & more …. It’s well appointed, after all, your hosts are foodies too.

The spacious, open living room & dining room are perfect for comfy lounging and casual dining. There's a small library with a broad selection of books to enjoy too.
Ocean Park Cottage is a non-smoking, pet free property.

There’s plenty to do on the water and on the land.

Or, there’s plenty not to do.

Find yourself. Lose yourself.

You have complete access to the entire Ocean Park Cottage, garden & courtyard and your own private driveway - bring your boat, kayaks, bikes... Front door with keypad lock - no keys needed. Convenient & private. There's street parking too.

Our mission is to make your stay at Ocean Park Cottage the ultimate experience: immensely enjoyable, convenient & memorable. Uniquely Yours.

We live next door and respect your privacy. Think of us as the perfect invisible concierge & tour guides. We're very familiar with and can direct you to, all the Virginia Beach landmarks & "must-sees", great places to eat (we're discriminating foodies too!) as well as the "off-the-beaten-track/well-kept-secret" kinds of things to see, do and experience. Should you want to rent some kayaks/or paddleboards and paddle the Lynnhaven River, take a boat ride, go birdwatching, we have connections--you get the idea!

We'll give you the space that you want and the help you might need.

Whether you're looking to stay for a week, or for a few months, we look forward to meeting you and having you as our guest at Ocean Park Cottage!

Located within 2 miles of Ocean Park Cottage which is centrally located within the Shore Drive community is over 80 places to eat, 6 gas stations, many gift shops, 8 grocery & convenience stores, bakeries - everything you need without having to leave our neighborhood.

LAND

Pleasure House Point Natural Area, First Landing State Park, Lochhaven Park, Bayville Park, Bayside Community Recreation Center…

Everyone in the bay front community loves to play outside whether it’s lounging in a beach chair reading on the Chesapeake Bay or running, walking, strolling, hiking, cycling, training…

Our fav park is just a couple minutes away - Pleasure House Point Natural Area (PHP) - with easy hiking, bird watching & soothing vistas to enjoy.

PHP includes one of the greenest facilities on earth - the Brock Environmental Center which is home to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation & Lynnhaven River NOW.

You can experience a free & inspirational tour there which we strongly encourage you to take! After all, we spent years working on preserving this special place & pitching the idea to have an environmental education facility there to help get kids of all ages into the outdoors getting dirty & learning about Mother Earth.

Stroll through PHP’s maritime forest and on trails bordering the quiet and serene Pleasure House Creek encircled by wetlands.

It’s a 2 minute walk to a quaint neighborhood park with swings, picnic tables and more.

Hike in the 2,888 acres of First Landing State Park, where Captain John Smith made the first landing in 1607.

The artist in you has plenty to photograph, draw or paint in our magnificent outdoors.

Play disc golf, basketball, softball, tennis, and more in our parks located right here.

Enjoy Bayside Community Recreation Center which is a 83,931 square foot multi-faceted recreational space including indoor pool with lap lanes, diving board, locker rooms and showers, multipurpose gymnasium, racquetball courts, sportwall & more.

Short drive to golf and a ton of great area attractions & culture including The Virginia Aquarium, A.R.E., Harrison Opera House, Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach Amphitheater, The Norva, Chrysler Museum and much, much more.

WATER

Chesapeake Bay, Lynnhaven River, Crab Creek, Pleasure House Creek, Long Creek & the Atlantic Ocean.

Beaches. Boating. Fishing. Kayaking. Paddle boarding. Wind surfing. Crabbing. Charters. Tours.

Beloved Lynnhaven Boat Ramp & Beach Facility 2 blocks away.

Bring your boat, canoe, kayak, jet ski… Or rent them while you’re here.

Enjoy our local fresh seafood at any number of eateries or catch your own to cook in the cottage.

Minutes away – walking or driving, enjoy amazing local fresh seafood like rockfish, the famous Lynnhaven oyster, blue crabs, puppy drum, speckled trout, spanish mackerel, flounder and tuna, wahoo, mahi dolphin…

You get the idea.

Catch. Eat. Or Catch & release.

Appreciate the amazing bounty of our local waters.

Just have to get out of the city and don't want to bring your vehicle or rent one? There's plenty to do here on the land & the water within walking & biking distance. You can stroll to restaurants, hike in parks, kayak our waterways, take boat tours and for the adventurous cyclist - even bike to the Northend beaches & Resort Area Boardwalk.
Unfortunately we do not recommend relying exclusively on public transportation.
Bringing your vehicle? It's super easy to get around anywhere you want to go. Norfolk & it's museums, theaters, shops etc is 20 minutes away as is the Resort Area, Hilltop & Town Center in Virginia Beach and bases.

Ocean Park is a Chesapeake Bay beach and fishing community located near Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. We're in a jet-noise-free friendly, casual neighborhood. Love oysters? We are closely partnered with the boutique Pleasure House Oysters who farm the famous Lynnhaven on The Half Shell. Should you wish to have a private tour and tasting on the oyster farm in the Lynnhaven - we can arrange it.

You have complete access to the entire Ocean Park Cottage, garden & courtyard and your own private driveway - bring your boat, kayaks, bikes... Front door with keypad lock - no keys needed. Convenient & private. There's street parking too.

Our mission is to make your stay at Ocean Park Cottage the ultimate experience: immensely enjoyable, convenient & memorable. Uniquely Yours. We strive to be the perfect invisible concierges during your entire Ocean Park Cottage experience which starts when you inquire.

Ocean Park is an old maritime neighborhood tied to the Chesapeake Bay & Lynnhaven water culture.


Just have to get out of the city and don't want to bring your vehicle or rent one? There's plenty to do here on the land & the water within walking & biking distance. You can stroll to restaurants, hike in parks, kayak our waterways, take boat tours and for the adventurous cyclist - even bike to the Northend beaches & Resort Area Boardwalk.
Unfortunately we do not recommend relying exclusively on public transportation.
Bringing your vehicle? It's super easy to get around anywhere you want to go. Norfolk & it's museums, theaters, shops etc is 20 minutes away as is the Resort Area, Hilltop & Town Center in Virginia Beach and bases.

Ocean Park is a Chesapeake Bay beach and fishing community located near Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. We're in a jet-noise-free friendly, casual neighborhood. Love oysters? We are closely partnered with the boutique Pleasure House Oysters who farm the famous Lynnhaven on The Half Shell. Should you wish to have a private tour and tasting on the oyster farm in the Lynnhaven - we can arrange it.

Guest access

You have complete access to the entire Ocean Park Cottage, garden & courtyard and your own private driveway - bring your boat, kayaks, bikes... Front door with keypad lock - no keys needed. Convenient & private. There's street parking too.

Interaction with guests

Our mission is to make your stay at Ocean Park Cottage the ultimate experience: immensely enjoyable, convenient & memorable. Uniquely Yours. We strive to be the perfect invisible concierges during your entire Ocean Park Cottage experience which starts when you inquire.

The neighborhood

Ocean Park is an old maritime neighborhood tied to the Chesapeake Bay & Lynnhaven water culture.

Getting around

Just have to get out of the city and don't want to bring your vehicle or rent one? There's plenty to do here on the land & the water within walking & biking distance. You can stroll to restaurants, hike in parks, kayak our waterways, take boat tours and for the adventurous cyclist - even bike to the Northend beaches & Resort Area Boardwalk.
Unfortunately we do not recommend relying exclusively on public transportation.
Bringing your vehicle? It's super easy to get around anywhere you want to go. Norfolk & it's museums, theaters, shops etc is 20 minutes away as is the Resort Area, Hilltop & Town Center in Virginia Beach and bases.

Other things to note

Ocean Park is a Chesapeake Bay beach and fishing community located near Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. We're in a jet-noise-free friendly, casual neighborhood. Love oysters? We are closely partnered with the boutique Pleasure House Oysters who farm the famous Lynnhaven on The Half Shell. Should you wish to have a private tour and tasting on the oyster farm in the Lynnhaven - we can arrange it.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
May not be safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
Check-in is after 3PM

We know you'll respect Ocean Park Cottage as if it's your own. Ocean Park Cottage is a pet free non-smoking environment perfect for 1- 2 adults, maximum.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Availability
4 nights minimum stay

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Chris And Tim

Chris And Tim

Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States · Joined in December 2012

Chris is a passionately devoted gardener, cook & artist. You'll be surrounded by her lovely woodland garden that IS Ocean Park Cottage's entire front yard, as well as her rotating works on the cottage walls.

Tim is an intensely dedicated civic activist, who was instrumental in the preservation of the magnificent Pleasure House Point Natural Area in the heart of Ocean Park, the "tech wizard" partner of Pleasure House Oysters, web designer & photographer. You can enjoy his unique perspective & images on the cottage walls.

Our mission is to make your stay at Ocean Park Cottage the ultimate experience: immensely enjoyable, convenient & memorable. Uniquely Yours.

Whether you're looking to stay for a week, or for a few months, we look forward to meeting you and having you as our guest at Ocean Park Cottage!

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