House - Rating 4.6 (8)

Family Tides

$135 - $425 / night + taxes & fees

Bedroom 3 bedrooms
Bathroom 2 baths
Guests 8 guests
Pets Not Allowed Pets Not Allowed
Parking Spaces 2 Parking Spaces

  • Address: 4427 Main Street
  • Location: Chincoteague, VA
  • Type: House
  • View: Water View
  • Area: 1518 sq. ft.

Location Location

Description Description
Looking for somewhere truly special to spend your Chincoteague Island Family Vacation this year? Look no further, as special doesn't even begin to describe the tranquility and beauty of waterfront Family Tides. This adorable home is located directly on Lewis Creek's deep water, so by all means, bring the boat, kayaks, jet skis, or water toy of choice! With sweeping views of the Marsh, Canal, and Chincoteague Bay, you will feel as if you have found paradise.

Family Tides has all of the touches and charm of a historic island home that you love, plus the modern amenities you need. Located in a fabulous location on Main Street, you can walk or ride your bike almost everywhere you want to be. This adorable 3 Bedroom/2 Bath home comfortably sleeps 8, with more than enough room both inside and out to enjoy time together.

As you pull into the driveway, you already know how much you're going to love sitting on the wraparound Front Porch and taking in the Island Views. And you won't have to worry about little ones on the porch, as it is gated for their safety and your peace of mind. Upon entering this delightful home, the Coastal Colors, Exposed Beam Ceiling, and charming Painted Floors will just delight you. Family Tides has a large Living Area with a wall of windows facing the water. With Free WiFi, Satellite Flat Screen TV, and brand new AC/Heat, this is a fabulous place to relax after a fun-filled day on the Beach. And you won't be sacrificing those Water Views to do it - you can take them in right from the comfort of the sofa! Little ones will find hours of enjoyment playing with the Lincoln Logs and blocks the thoughtful owners have provided. Family Tides was recently purchased by a family who fell in love with this one-of-a-kind home while staying in it as Vacationers themselves! There is also a super convenient Full Bath on the main level of this cozy cottage. 

Open the double French Doors and stroll out to your own private waterfront paradise! Family Tides has an awesome Bulkhead suitable to tie up anything from a 16 foot Skiff to a 30 foot boat, and a huge Waterfront Deck with relaxing Adirondacks for taking in those famous Chincoteague Sunsets. There is even a Picnic Table for dining Al Fresco - what a perfect spot for a Crab Feast!

The kids will have a blast fishing and crabbing, and you won't believe the wildlife you will see - everything from Herons, Egrets, and Eagles, to Dolphins, Turtles, and more! The thoughtful Owners have also provide a couple of kayaks for exploring, and some beach chairs so you don't have to pack so much!

Family Tides has several other areas for enjoying family mealtime, as well.  Just off the Living Area is an open Dining Area that seats 4-6. As you wander down the hall, you'll find a large Eat-in Kitchen with absolutely everything you need to make family dinners a bay breeze. All of the charm of painted bead-board Country Cabinets and floors, plus every gadget and convenience you could want, including that ever-treasured dishwasher! The large table seats 6, and there is even a little breakfast nook. Don't feel like cooking on vacation? Take a stroll down the street to one of many awesome dining establishments and try our famous salty, sweet Chincoteague Oysters or a traditional Fried Flounder Sandwich. With any luck, you'll be having a fish-fry of your own with the Flounder you catch in your own backyard!

Upstairs are 3 Bedrooms, each with a delightful uniqueness you will love. Turning to the left at the top of the stairs, you'll find the Library with fabulous Built-in Bookcases and lots of storage. This room opens to the enormous Master Bedroom that will take your breath away. A comfortable King Bed awaits you, and you're very own Waterfront Sitting Area with comfy Wicker Furniture and another wall of windows overlooking Lewis Creek below. Just imagine enjoying your morning coffee here before anyone else is stirring. Soaring ceilings and more Exposed Beams make this room a very special place to wake up every morning, indeed.

Just off the Landing with those fabulous Built-ins is Bedroom 2 with a Full Bed. Down the hall you'll find a large Full Bathroom that was recently upgraded. This spacious Bath adjoins the Laundry Area with a super handy Full Size Washer and Dryer. Finally, Bedroom 3 is absolutely perfect for the kids with 2 sets of Bunk Beds, sleeping 4, and cheerful, welcoming yellow walls. Each bedroom has windows, allowing wonderful, natural light to just pour in. This home will without a doubt thrill your entire family!

Family Tides - "Our memories of the Beach will linger long after our footprints in the sand are gone." 

Seaside Vacations does not allow group rentals to guests under age 25.  Therefore, online bookings for group rentals will not be honored.

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Bedding Bedding
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Bedroom 1
Sleeps: 2
1 King

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Bedroom 2
Sleeps: 2
1 Full

Bedroom 2 has a double / full size bed.

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Bedroom 3
Sleeps: 4
2 Twin Bunks

The room has two bunk beds.

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Living Room
Sleeps: 2
1 Queen Sleeper Sofa

The living room features a sleep sofa


Amenities 68 Amenities
Attractions
  • Assateague National Seashore
  • Churches
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Water Parks
Entertainment
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Essentials
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dryer
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
  • Game Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Lock on Bedroom Door
  • Satelite or Cable
  • Washer
Facility
  • Balcony
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry
Home Safety
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Smoke Detector
Indoor
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen
  • "Keurig" Single Cup Coffee Maker
  • Blender
  • Crock Pot
  • Dishes & Silverware
  • Dishwasher
  • Drip Coffee Maker
  • Full-Sized Refrigerator
  • Griddle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pots & Pans
  • Range
  • Spices
  • Steam Pots
  • Tea Kettle
  • Toaster/Toaster Oven
Leisure
  • Beach Combing
  • Boating
  • Crabbing
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Location
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Outdoor
  • BBQ Area
  • Garden or Backyard
  • Kayaking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Water Sports Gear
Special
  • Linens Provided
  • Non-Smoking
Sports
  • Bay Fishing
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming
Themes
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Reviews Rating 4.6 (8) Reviews
Rating 5
Home away from home
Our extended family enjoyed this comfy, beautifully decorated home. They were comfortably accommodated during their early Christmas family visit to the island to visit us. Our children and grandchildren enjoyed the family friendly environment and excellent views. We were happy to have them enjoy the Chincoteague hospitality..
Anonymous U - Posted: 12/21/2022
Rating 5
A Magic House
Yes, that's what we called it! We could do as little or as much as we wanted from this location - walking, relaxing, kayaking, or fishing. Every time we turned around, there was something new to discover at Family Tides. The house itself provided more amenities than anticipated, and it was fun to have a record player and beach equipment available. Pack your sunscreen and bug spray (those skeeters!), catch some blue crabs off the deck, interact with the boat captains cruising by, kayak around the island, and stroll down Main and Maddox for great coffee, donuts, or ice cream. We were a family of 6 - Grandmas, adult "kids", and a 5 and 11 year old, and the magic worked for all of us!
Anonymous U - Posted: 8/17/2021

Sounds like you made some amazing memories - that makes us so happy! Thank you for the glowing review, and we hope to have y'all again! Best, Elaine

Seaside Vacations staff
Posted: 8/21/2021
Rating 3
We loved our stay at Family Tides.
Staying at Family Tides was a joy for our family. We loved the location - especially being able to watch the sunsets from the back yard. We loved the convenience of being so close to everything in town - even with Covid 19 restrictions it added value to our stay. The house all the amenities needed to make our stay easy and enjoyable. We highly recommend staying at Family Tides and hope to return ourselves in the near future.
wesley w from Salem, Va - Posted: 10/25/2020

Wesley, y'all were absolutely lovely guests, and I am so glad we got a chance to chat while you were here. Thank you so much for the lovely review, and we look forward to having you stay with us again! Best, Elaine

Seaside Vacations staff
Posted: 11/2/2020
Rating 5
A Gem of a Rental!
This rental was a true Gem! The location, the layout, and the amenities provided could not have been better. And that private deck looking out onto the bay is a really special space. We hope to come back one day.
Anonymous U - Posted: 10/17/2020

So happy you enjoyed your time at Family Tides, and on our beautiful little island :). Please do come back and see us again!

Seaside Vacations staff
Posted: 10/19/2020
Rating 4
Family Tides
This was our favorite house so far in our summer visits to Chincoteague. It gave our family with teens the room to spread out, but also gave us the feeling of home away from home because of all of the amenities provided and super clean feeling! The backyard and dock were amazing. There was a great proximity to town. For me it's a 4/5 because I am a view gal, and I just favor the quieter, more expansive view of the lighthouse side of the island and also because I personally didn't love how close to the neighbors we were.
Bobbi P from Willow Grove - Posted: 8/11/2020

Bobbi, I am so happy you enjoyed your time, and I so appreciate that you stay with us at Seaside so often! Everyone has their favorite "nook" on the Island, and it sounds like yours is the East Side. Look forward to having you and your wonderful family again this Fall! Best, Elaine

Seaside Vacations staff
Posted: 8/15/2020
Rating 5
Nicole Peiffer from Douglassville - Posted: 8/20/2019
Rating 5
We definitely want to stay here again!
Dawn Adams from Emmitsburg - Posted: 8/13/2019
Rating 5
Loved it. Hope to return. This property was so pretty, beautifully maintained, well equipped and perfectly located. We were charmed.
Annie Brill from Voorheesville - Posted: 5/23/2019
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