The Bay Life

Where the Piankatank meets the Chesapeake Bay...

Gwynn’s Island Cottage

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Cottage Rental Rates and Payment 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

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. 

Anchors Aweigh on the 2017 Season!

Anchors Aweigh on the 2017 Season!

Posted by on Mar 6, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Annual guest George P sent this photo in a few weeks ago, showing his boat on the Cottage beach last summer.  A nice reminder that warmer temps are coming soon. Bookings for the 2017 season are open on VRBO:  https://www.vrbo.com/821333. Anchors aweigh!  

Bald Eagle Spotted Over Gwynn’s Island

Bald Eagle Spotted Over Gwynn’s Island

Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Guests at the Cottage earlier this month saw a bald eagle every morning while there.   This beautiful photo, published this week in the Gloucester-Mathews Gazette, was taken the morning before the Cottage guests arrived of a bald eagle over Hills Bay by Gwynn’s Island Resident Roxy Gwynn. “Each fall, eagles return to this area and drive (the ospreys) out, […]