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Charm & Privacy! In the heart of town. Walk to Tides Inn and Downtown Irvington!

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Cozy Living room
Living room
Gas fireplace

Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum 
Holiday Rental House
Come unwind and relax at this jewel box of a house in the heart of Irvington, VA! This lovely and stylish home is the perfect place for a romantic getaway, a quiet retreat, a great place to chill after a bike ride or a day of kayaking or golfing. Conveniently located walking distance to almost everything that charming Irvington has to offer. Situated on a lovely half acre lot between the renowned five star Tides Inn Resort and the Hope and Glory Inn, the Blue House offers privacy while just moments to it all! Historic Irvington, VA has been called 'Mayberry meets Manhattan.' Enjoy this quaint quintessential waterfront village without sacrificing great dining, shopping or style. Our house is an easy stroll or bike ride to a delicious meal at Dredge, great coffee and more at The Local, an...Come unwind and relax at this jewel box of a house in the heart of Irvington, VA! This lovely and stylish home is the perfect place for a romantic getaway, a quiet retreat, a great place to chill after a bike ride or a day of kayaking or golfing. Conveniently located walking distance to almost everything that charming Irvington has to offer. Situated on a lovely half acre lot between the renowned five star Tides Inn Resort and the Hope and Glory Inn, the Blue House offers privacy while just moments to it all! Historic Irvington, VA has been called 'Mayberry meets Manhattan.' Enjoy this quaint quintessential waterfront village without sacrificing great dining, shopping or style. Our house is an easy stroll or bike ride to a delicious meal at Dredge, great coffee and more at The Local, and the Chesapeake Club at The Tides Inn. The local shop 'The Dandelion' will keep you in style, and the gallery 'Objects' are also just up the street. The Tides Inn offers amazing spa services and an upscale gift shop. Enjoy history? Walk to The Steamboat Museum. Christ Church is one of the oldest churches in the nation and is just a short drive. There are many other historic sight nearby. Rent a boat for fun or fishing. Golf at one of the famous local Irvington courses, The Golden Eagle, or the King Carter. In warmer weather on the first Saturday of the month, Irvington hosts a wonderful Farmer's Market in the town square (yes, you can walk there as well!) An open air market featuring farm fresh produce and meats, crafts, plants, and something for everyone. There are other markets in nearby towns as well. Two miles to the east is the wonderful town of White Stone. Stop in at The River Market or Bentley's for lunch or dinner, visit Seven -- a sinful Martini bar, or shop for fashionable clothes and accessories at Farm. Take scenic Windmill Point Road to the Pelican Tiki Bar and enjoy drinks and watch the sunset of the Chesapeake Bay. Kilmarnock, VA is about a seven minute drive. There are great high end and casual restaurants there as well: Rappahannock Grill, Thai Pot, Carried Away Cuisine, Savannah Joe's Barbeque, and The Car Wash Cafe. Great antique stores, movie theatres, upscale shopping, and RAL -- The Rappahannock Art League Gallery are all worth a visit. The Northern Neck is known for its festivals, parades and events. All summer long there are things to do and see. The Fourth of July features local small-town parades with vintage cars and fire engines. The Irvington Parade goes right by the house. Dogs are considered on a case-by-case basis with an additional fee. Please contact us for details. Lodging is subject to state and City of Irvington sales tax. Please note we always have a two-day minimum as we do not charge a cleaning fee. Holidays may require a three or four day minimum. Plan a trip to our house and let the stress melt away! Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 518
House Rules
Pet-friendlyKid friendlyNo smoking
Dogs considered on a case-by-case basis w/an additional $50 pet fee per stay. Children are welcomed; parents assume all responsibility for their kids' safety and behavior. NO smoking allowed. Please contact us with additional questions.
Bedrooms
2 Kings
Bathrooms
2 Full baths

Meet the host
David Pumphrey L
Hosting since July 2011
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsWe do not live on the property, so you have plenty of privacy. We are available by phone, text or email should you have any questions. We will provide you with detailed access instructions and upon booking, once we have your email address we can send you information about the area and the house. We strive to be great hosts!

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Reviews (4)
Susan B
Susan B
2 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Weekend
The house itself was very comfortable and it was nicely decorated. The bathtub in downstairs bathroom was not functioning correctly and there were no electrical outlets in it to dry your hair. The outdoor patio has lots of potential, however it was overgrown with weeds. Lastly, there was laundry in the washer and dryer, and we took care of that because we didn’t think wet towels and sheets should be left in the machine.
Visited June 2022
Written 6 June 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Terry V
Terry V
The Villages, FL19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Hope and Glory Inn
I wish I had stayed here in Irvington Virginia, but the Inn was full. BUT, I know the owners and I use to live in this area and I know for a fact how nice it is. I have put friends up here and they were very pleased. I spoke to Peggy, (owner) and asked why everything in town seemed to be booked. She said because it's summer and everyone likes to get away to the water, for boating, crabbing, fishing, weddings, etc. SO, make plans way in advance and remember, the fall is wonderful too.
Visited July 2021
Written 4 August 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Richard Y
Richard Y
Waynesburg, PA2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Very clean, nice quiet neighborhood.
This house is very clean, and the yard well groomed. The neighborhood is very quiet, with people walking, who pleasantly greet you in passing. Parking is about 8 or 9 steps from the front door. All the amenities needed for a pleasant no hassle vacation are provided. Owners are available to answer questions. The kitchen and laundry rooms are small, still they have everything readily available for your use. Other rooms are quite spacious. Bathrooms are modern, and updated. The patio at the rear of the house is fairly secluded, and spacious. There is plenty of closet space. The whole house has been tastefully decorated. The pictures of this property are what you get. Certainly beats a motel room, for the same price.
Visited May 2016 Travelled solo
Written 17 May 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
thebluehouse331
thebluehouse331
Thanks so much for the review and for being a great guest. We appreciate your positive comments! We welcome you back anytime you are in the area!
Written 18 May 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Mary D
Mary D
Richmond, VA1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautifully decorated unique quaint home.
The home was very lovely and accommodating for my 2 parents, friend and myself. The large master bedroom is very roomy and on the 1st floor. The bath is updated with a large tub but no shower. The kitchen is a galley type but has everything you need. No dishwasher though. The stairs leading upstairs are narrow and steep but very manageable for my friend and myself but would not be good for my parents who are in their 80's. The upstairs bedroom is accommodating and adequate with a large closest. The bathroom is small, has a shower and nicely decorated. Overal, the home was perfect for our stay over the weekend. It's close to the shops and the Tides Inn. We hope to return for another visit soon. We love it.
Visited May 2016 Travelled with family
Written 13 May 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
thebluehouse331
thebluehouse331
Mary was a wonderful guest! She was great at communicating with us and left the house in good shape. We welcome her back anytime!
Written 14 May 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
Outdoor amenities
  • Patio
  • Private yard
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Parking
  • Parking available
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Watersports
  • Cycling areas
Indoor amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access
  • Cable television
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Tennis court
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer

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Map
Getting there
Newport News-Williamsburg Airport
59.3 km
Restaurants
The Colonnade
5 min

Merroir
7.7 km

Car Wash Cafe
7.3 km

Kilmarnock Inn
6.7 km
Attractions
Steamboat Era Museum
3 minHistory Museums

Objects, Art and More
6 minArt Galleries

Kilmarnock Antique Gallery
6.7 kmAntique Shops

RAL Art Center
6.6 kmArt Galleries
About the neighbourhood
Irvington is nicknamed 'Mayberry meets Manhattan.' The area is steeped in history. Irvington has a rare blend of sophistication and charm not often found in small towns. It's fabulous, friendly and fun! The Blue House is an easy stroll to the Trick Dog Café, The Local Coffee Shop, The Steamboat Era Museum, and the amenities and restaurants at The Tides Inn.
Getting around
The downtown shops and restaurants of Irvington and the Tides Inn are walk-able from the house (half a mile or less.) A car is necessary for getting around between towns, although there is a trolley that runs between the towns of Irvington, Kilmarnock and White Stone in the summer months.
Access
Car required
How to get there
The house is approximately 2.5 hours from Washington, DC, 1.5 hours from Richmond and 1 hour from Williamsburg. The downtown shops and restaurants of Irvington and the Tides Inn are walk-able from the house (half a mile or less.) A car is necessary for getting around between towns, although there is a trolley that runs between the towns of Irvington, Kilmarnock and White Stone in the summer months.
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Tennis courtWatersports

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 3 pm Check out by 11 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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