Location: 902 W. Ocean View Ave Norfolk
Price: $1500 - $1900 with Yearly Leases
Deposit: 1 Months Rent with Approved Credit
Phone Number: 757-583-8808
Lease Terms: Short Term Airbnb Leases also Available
Pet Policy: Upon Review
This property was originally constructed in approximately 1911 as a cottage on dune line along the beach in Willoughby Spit. Between 2009 and 2015 we meticulously restored and modernized this historic bay front cottage. It now features a main house on the second and third floors that is a family home for the property owner, a carriage house, a courtyard apartment home, and a ground floor luxury beach front apartment home.
All utilities are included with the rent (even cable and internet service). Security deposit is equal to 1-month's rent with approved credit.
This property has seen a great deal of history and has been a part of sea-trade along the Chesapeake Bay since the early 1900's. Not only has this home experienced its share of activity along the bay over the past 104 years but the neighborhood was created by The Great Coastal Hurricane on August 22, 1806. A few blocks from the Poseidon is the spot where President Abraham Lincoln came ashore to plan the Battle of Norfolk during the Civil War. From our private beach we still see commercial and naval ships as well as commercial watermen plying the historic Chesapeake Bay and still hear fog horns from their vessels.
From our private beach, the fishing, crabbing, clamming, sailing, and kayaking is outstanding. Shared property amenities include private landscaped yard with courtside deck, beachfront deck, beachfront gazebo, courtside patio with patio furniture, outdoor beach shower, decked pathways to beach, seating area around fountain sculpture of Poseidon, and outdoor recreational kitchen that is perfect for bar-b-ques and fish cleaning. On-site parking provided.
The Beach Front rental is truly magnificent and unique. Our understanding is that this part of the original home was a gathering spot for rowdy commercial sailing captains that moved goods between Norfolk and Baltimore as well as an alleged meeting spot for Rum Runners in the 1920's. It is a 1-bedroom apartment home that contains nearly 1,200 square feet of living space. Features include wood floors throughout, plaster walls/ceilings, recessed ceiling lighting, sailing inspired wall sconces, fireplace, and sauna. Also included is beautiful wood trim and wainscoting created by craftsmen that trimmed ship interiors over a century ago, windows that overlook the beach, walk-in pantry, large open kitchen, dishwasher, microwave oven, and full-size washer/dryer in a large laundry room shared with the Courtyard Rental. Rental rate is $1,900 per month. This unique, high-end unit is now available for rent.
A carriage house on the beach in Norfolk? This property was constructed in the early 1900's, and yes, it is a structure that formerly housed horses, carts, and row boats. At 600 square feet the structure is now much smaller than it was at that time. It is now a 1-bedroom Carriage House that features 16-foot-tall vaulted ceilings, crown molding, ceiling fans, washer/dryer, wood floors, upscale appliances that also includes a vent/microwave, ceiling fans, washer/dryer, and loft areas for storage. Also provided is a private deck that overlooks the professionally landscaped courtyard. Rental rate is $1,500 per month
The Courtyard rental is a 1-bedroom apartment home with 800 square feet. It features a separate entrance from the private landscaped courtyard, wood floors throughout, plaster walls, crown molding, breakfast serving bar, built-in microwave oven, dishwasher. There is also a full-size washer/dryer located in a large laundry room that is shared with the Beach Front rental. Rental rate is $1,500 per month
Located 3-blocks from I-64, less than 5-minutes to the Willoughby Marina District, Ocean View Fishing Pier, Ocean View Golf course, Norfolk Naval Base, and 10 minutes from Norfolk International Airport, NIT, ODU and Little Creek Base. Downtown Norfolk, Downtown Hampton, EVMS, and NSU are located less than 15-minutes away. Dogs are not permitted. Non-refundable pet fee of $300 and monthly pet rent of $35 per month will be added for a cat
Prices quoted above are with a year's lease. Shorter term leases are available at higher rates.
When available, all of the rentals described above are also available for shorter term leases that range from 3 days to several months. At the current time only the Courtyard rental is being used exclusively as a Short Term Rental. These wonderful vacation rentals are professionally decorated and include all utilities, furnishings, linens, housewares, and two large Smart Televisions. Each rental has a laundry room. Look for the listing on Airbnb or call us at 757-583-8808 for rates.
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