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Make Holiday Memories in this Charming Chincoteague Cottage; Great Rates; Pets

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1200 sq. ft., 3 bedroom, 2 bath with pond and marsh views

Rates starting at $49/Night

Reserve your summer 2018 vacation now!

Pets Considered: $100/wk. for first pet; $50/wk. for second

Sweet Retreat, a popular vacation rental, is located about a mile and a half from the center of town. Just a short bicycle ride to shopping and great restaurants. Enjoy the natural beauty of close-by Assateague Island's spectacular beaches and wildlife.

Vacationers will feel at home with the amenities and appointments found within this cozy cottage. Sweet Retreat offers a well-stocked full-size kitchen with granite countertops, coffee bar, and breakfast nook. The adjacent dining room is the perfect place to enjoy family dinners and gather after a day at the beach. Just off the dining room is the ideal spot to relish that morning cup of coffee: the sun porch. You will love the marsh view and the comfortable rockers here. A queen size bed and full bath are found in the master suite. In the recently redecorated nautical themed bedroom, there is a full sized bed. And the third bedroom offers a set of twins. Nature lovers are sure to appreciate the spacious screened porch complete with pond view where egrets, herons, and others frequent.

Wi-fi internet is available along with two flat panel TVs and DVD player for your entertainment.

Pets will be considered. Pet fee: $100 for first pet; $50 for second.

Rooms:

Master Bedroom w/full bath

Bedroom 2: full size bed

Bedroom 3: set of twins

Bathroom

Living Room

Kitchen

Dining Room

Laundry Room

Sun Porch

Screened Porch

Amenities:

coffee pot, dishwasher, blender, mixer, toaster

washer & dryer

charcoal grill

3 bicycles

More Details

Owner
Jim & Ann O'Connor
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017

About Jim & Ann O'Connor

We are retired PA educators who grew up in York, PA. We are both graduates of York Catholic High School. Jim did his undergrad at Indiana State University and Ann did hers at York College. Together we have 53 years of teaching experience.

Ann was first introduced to Chincoteague by her father over thirty-five years ago. As many say, it was love at first sight. During our summer vacations there, we would dream about owning a place of our own.

After putting three sons through college, we made the leap and bought Sweet Retreat. We enjoyed every moment we could spend there. It was our happy place.

In the summer of 2016, we sold our permanent residence and became full time Islanders.

Jim & Ann O'Connor purchased this house in 2008

Amenities

Chincoteague Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Check-Out Procedures: Failure to abide by check-out procedures will result in the assessment of an additional fee.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , in master suite
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , with bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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Make Holiday Memories in this Charming Chincoteague Cottage; Great Rates; Pets
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Sweet Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This delightful 3-bedroom, 2-bath home is located on the quiet end of Main Street, surrounded by canals, ponds, marsh grasses, and abundant wildlife. The house is well-appointed. Everything you need is already there, except for personal items (sheets, towels, and toiletries). Sip coffee on the front sun deck or the screened back porch. Build a fire in the fire pit and eat at the picnic table, or dine in the kitchen nook or the full dining room. The property has ample parking and is convenient to everything in town. The landlords are fully cooperative and totally nonintrusive. We couldn't have picked a better vacation home, and we couldn't have enjoyed ourselves more. Jim & Sue

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jim & Sue.
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Charming Cottage

  • 4 of 5

Sweet Retreat is a delightful little home and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. This was a birthday present for my son and our family was so comfortable in the house. We came from quite a distance for a winter weekend in Chincoteague so my only disappointment was having to check out by 10 am on Sunday . Made for a very short weekend.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your response. We are glad you had a great stay. We are sorry about the 10 a.m. checkout time. However, in order for the house to be cleaned for the next guest, we have no choice. We do offer an early check in time whenever possible. And certainly would consider a later checkout time if possible! Please ask! We do our best to accommodate. Please come back again.
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5

Relaxing and charming

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable and relaxing, this home has everything one needs for a restful and low maintenance vacation. Well stocked kitchen with all the implements needed. Good lighting in all rooms. Great porch to find some quiet time away from the group. Nice backyard with a fire pit, charcoal grill, pond and bikes. I would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"Sweet Retreat" a 10+ charmer!

  • 5 of 5

One of the most comfortable VRBO properties of many we've stayed at. Warm, welcoming, cozy with just about all that's needed for a pleasant stay. Soft colors with whimsical beach décor. Well maintained and neat as a pin. Quiet end of Main Street location a bonus. The O'Connors should write a "How To" book for VRBO owners!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a cozy little home away from home! We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The home was so clean and well maintained. We would highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Sweet Spot

  • 5 of 5

Our weekend at the Connors' retreat in Chincoteague was so enjoyable. The cottage was clean, charming and comfortable for our family of five. Even on one rainy day we found plenty of space to be together and places to read or rest on our own. It's a short drive to the National Seashore and close to the town center. We would like very much to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
48 Miles
Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Steamer's Bar & Restaurant
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Assateague National Seashore
Car: necessary

Enjoy views of the famous Chincoteague ponies on nearby Assateague Island.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $100
Cleaning fee $75
Tax Rate 11.3%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.