ELEGANT COLONIAL RETREAT/PRIVATE/SELF CHECK IN

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Entire rental unit hosted by Nikki

  1. 3 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
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Check yourself in with the keypad.
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This beautiful 4000 sqft Colonial home was built in 1880..The house was featured in Elle magazines 2000 Christmas edition.

The Guest portion of the home is an attached carriage house, and was used to house horse carriages in the 1800's.
The first floor features a large 1000 SqFt living space that is dedicated entirely to guests. Above it is a locked unoccupied attic.

The house is very private and secluded, and is surrounded by bamboo.

Private driveway, with space for two vehicles

The space
Step into a cozy one of a kind, high end oasis. Where you can lay your weary heads on a cloud like bed with luxurious linens, You will have all the amenities you need to include breakfast in the fridge, washer and dryer .
We also provide L occitane en Provence bath products, and scent free options for those sensitive to fragrance.

We can assure you, once you enter you will find it hard to leave. Take a look at our reviews :-)
In the evenings you can either enjoy the outdoors with a nice glass of wine or cozy up on the comfy Chesterfield sofa in front of a 63 inch screen Smart TV.

The studio is a very large open 1000 Square foot space, with plenty of space for up to 3 guests.

Keep in mind this is an open concept studio, there is no private bedroom. There is a King bed, and a single daybed to accommodate up to 3 guests

The guest studio (Carriage house) is an add on to the main house, which is where we reside.

The guest space is solely for your enjoyment, we do not enter the space at anytime during a guests stay, and is not shared by us or other travelers.


It is furnished with beautiful Vintage and Antique furniture that we collected on our travels throughout Europe.

There is a private fully stocked kitchenette with a countertop 2 burner stove.
An extra large countertop Convection oven for baking ,cooking utensils and spices.

We also provide a charcoal grill upon request only.

Coffee, tea, water, juice ,creamer, eggs, bacon ,bagels, butter and various jams and jellies are provided for you to enjoy at no extra charge.

There is a full size refrigerator, LG washing machine and dryer ( not shared)

PLEASE BE ADVISED,WE DO NOT OFFER CABLE.
However the Smart TV is equipped with the Amazon Prime, Netflix ,Hulu, Sling TV Apps.

Because of recent unauthorized guest purchases, we unfortunately can no longer provide our log in information.

YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDE YOUR OWN LOG IN.

The WiFi in the space is also very fast, and is perfect for business travelers.

Enjoy the convenience of having all the amenities you need in a very private 1000 square foot space.

In light of the current Covid -19 virus, we are taking every precaution by providing a safe and sterile environment for every guest. We air out and sanitize every single surface in the home, to include running an Ozone machine when the space is vacant.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 king bed, 1 single bed

What this place offers

Courtyard view
Garden view
Kitchen
Wifi
Free driveway parking on premises – 2 spaces
Pets allowed
63" HDTV with Amazon Prime Video, Netflix
Free washer – In unit
Free dryer – In unit
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

Portsmouth, Virginia, United States

Our 140 year old home was once a working farm. The entire neighborhood belonged to the house, and was parceled and sold off over time. The house does not fit the neighborhood because of this fact, but makes us very unique :-)

The street we live on (Vick Street) was named after the original owners of the home. The house was passed down from generation to generation, making Eric and myself up until 5 years ago when we bought the home ,the only other owners not related to the Vick’s to live here .Something we’re really proud of :-)

We live in a working class, blue collar neighborhood, it is very quiet and safe, and within walking distance to city park (area to run, barbecue, fish, golf, or play tennis).

There is a convenience store located right next door (2 min walk)
Nearest grocery stores are (Food Lion)which is a 10 minute walk .Lidl, Aldi, Walmart, Sams Club which is a 10 minute drive.

Anytime Fitness is also a 10 minute walk and located next to Food Lion.

Hosted by Nikki

  1. Joined in August 2017
  • 220 Reviews
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Hi!
We’re Nikki and Eric... I’m from the Isle Of Man ( small island in the Irish Sea. Known for Manx cats, and TT bike racing.
I have spent the last 30 years living in the US.
Some of my hobbies include interior design and furniture restoration.

Eric is from Tucson AZ, and is a retired US Army senior officer, currently working overseas for the DoD and enjoys tinkering with his 64' Mercury Merauder.

After 23 years of moving with the military, we decided to call VA home. We both currently live in Germany, but i spend half the year in VA, as being an active host is my first love.

We’re very friendly and love meeting new people from all walks of life (without being overbearing) and therefore decided to open our home to share a little of what our unique home has to offer.

We welcome EVERYONE.. regardless of Race, faith, political views and Sexual Orientation etc..We do not discriminate, nor do we tolerate it in return.

We’re also very laid back and we like to make fun of ourselves.. Life’s too short not to :-)

We look forward to hosting you!
Hi!
We’re Nikki and Eric... I’m from the Isle Of Man ( small island in the Irish Sea. Known for Manx cats, and TT bike racing.
I have spent the last 30 years living in…

During your stay

We prefer to give guests their privacy, hence encouraging self check in.
If you prefer to be greeted upon arrival, we would be more than happy to accommodate that.

Nikki is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Languages: English, Deutsch
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with keypad
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy