The Bay Life

Where the Piankatank meets the Chesapeake Bay...

Gwynn’s Island Cottage

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Cottage Rental Rates and Payment

$990/week
$190/night with min. 2 night stay
$200 security deposit required – refundable.
$100 pet deposit

Cottage Location and Links Cottage Location and Links

1045 Old Ferry Road
Grimstead, VA 23064

Recent Updates

Blue Heron, Pink Water

Blue Heron, Pink Water

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Beth, a recent guest from Ohio, captured this photo of a Blue Heron near the jetty right in front of the Cottage late in the day.  She says she watched it struggle to eat a small crab then walk slowly and gracefully through the water towards the beach.  Blue Herons are seen often this time of year at the Cottage.

Flounder Catch Last Week By Guests on Hills Bay

Flounder Catch Last Week By Guests on Hills Bay

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Guests celebrating their first anniversary caught this 17″ flounder from their kayak right in Hills Bay last week. They say they found it at Cherry Point, the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay visible from the Cottage.  They report they caught a few larger ones as well. 

There’s a Crab in the Cottage!

There’s a Crab in the Cottage!

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Charlottesville artist Kaki Dimock painted a mural of a blue crab in the twin bedroom this week at the Cottage.  We hear the crab is quite happy in its new habitat and may stick around.