Adorable Efficiency Cottage, LR/BR


Home Description

This is the world's most adorable & tiny beach cottage. Ideal for the solo traveler or romantic couple seeking down time away from the madding crowd & looking to relax on a quiet beach or go sight-seeing. This is an efficiency cottage, so has LR/BR--the orange sofa (pictured) folds down & is the bed, so sleeps one or a very cozy 2. The turquoise bath is spacious & has a stall shower. The kitchen has sink, micro, mini-fridge, NO stove. Cooking is outside on the gas grill with side burner.  There is air conditioning + ceiling fans. The sandy beach is only a few steps distant on the Chesapeake Bay & an outside shower aside the pink cottage will refresh you after your beach time. Incredible sunsets over the Chesapeake Bay!

Pink Cottage Amenities: The Pink Cottage (efficiency) has air conditioning + ceiling fans in addition to the usual Chesapeake Bay breezes. There is an outside shower for your use when returning from the beach, boating, or jet-skiing. The kitchen has sink, mini-fridge, & microwave. No stove. A gas grill with side burner is provided for outdoor cooking. Kitchen items are included as are linens. TV, VCR, DVD.

Activities and Attractions: Boating of all types abounds. Trailer your own boat or jet-ski, wave runner, or load your kayaks on top of your car, and they will see a lot of use at Smith Beach. The community boat ramp (steps from the cottage) is at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and a creek area know as 'The Gulf.' So there is quiet water for novice and/or young kayakers/canoers. The fishing is unsurpassed!! Kiptopeke State Park is nearby for hiking, nature walks, birdwatching, etc. Shop and enjoy the casual to elegant dining options in nearby Cape Charles (10 miles south) or Onancock (30 miles north). Visit Chincoteague Island's (50 miles north) famous ponies and go on the nature walk and enjoy Chincoteague's abundance of tourist/souvenir shops and restaurants. As the eastern shore peninsula area is only 10 miles across & is between the Chesapeake and the ocean, the area is easily explored by car & scenic water/nature vistas are everywhere apparent.

About The Area

On Virginia's pristine Eastern Shore only 17 miles from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, this charming & private bayfront village will exceed your vacation expectations. Our sandy beach and swimming are only steps away with unbeleivable sunsets! Away from it all, yet not too far off the beaten path.

Area & Property Details: Charming and updated one bedroom cottage on the Chesapeake Bay, barely 10 miles to historic Cape Charles and fine dinning. Only 17 miles from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, so convenient to Virginia Beach and yet a world away. Smith Beach is a unique private community with a sany beach, a community dock and boat ramp just steps away. Enjoy swimming, fishing, boating, kayaking, hiking and just plain relaxing. A pleasant 30 - 40 ride north will take you to Onancock with it's art galleries, cultural events and restaurants. A bit further north, find the famous Chincoteague ponies on Assateague Island and enjoy Chincoteague's abundance of tourists/souvineer shops and restaurants. Kiptopeake State Park is nearby for hiking, nature walks, bird watching and fishing. As the Eastern Shore is only about 10 miles wide and between the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean, the area is easily explored by car and scenic water/nature vistas are abundant.


Room Details

Sleeping Arrangements

  • Bedroom 1 1 Double


Bathroom Arrangements

  • Bathroom 1Full

Calendar Last updated Mar 13, 2020
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Wonderful beach, I will be back next year!

Nice sandy beach, very peaceful and the water was perfect.

Visited on "June - 2017

Toddler Beach

I loved this cottage and my long weekend here. Just far enough off the beaten path to offer a quiet, nearly private beach setting. The owner is very kind and accommodating. I ended up staying here with my 3 year old twins, and although this cottage is a bit small for that, we really enjoyed the yard and the beach is just perfect for kids that age - no waves, very shallow for a long ways out. Very relaxing! Can't wait to stay again.

Visited on "May - 2015

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