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"the Frisky Dolphin" - Fabulous Beach House ON Private Beach- 3bed, 2bath!!

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  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Pet Friendly
  • Washer


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Buckroe Beach and Park
    1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Hampton University
    8 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Virginia Air and Space Center
    9 min drive
  • Airport
    Norfolk, VA (ORF-Norfolk Intl.)
    23 min drive

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    About this area


    Located in Hampton, this vacation home is in the city center and on the beach. Virginia Air and Space Center and Virginia War Museum are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Peninsula Town Center and Norfolk NEX. Traveling with kids? Consider Virginia Zoo, or check out an event or a game at Hampton Coliseum.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Buckroe Beach and Park - 1 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Hampton University - 8 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Virginia Air and Space Center - 9 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Boo Williams Sportplex - 12 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Hampton Coliseum - 17 min drive

    Getting around

    • Newport News Station - 22 min drive
    • Norfolk, VA (ORF-Norfolk Intl.) - 23 min drive

    About this property

    "the Frisky Dolphin" - Fabulous Beach House ON Private Beach- 3bed, 2bath!!

    “THE FRISKY DOLPHIN” A MINI PARADISE!!! SPECIAL- 10/12/2019-10/19/2019-$1200.00 for 7 Nights ( all other fees apply- rate for 6 people) WE HAVE INDIAN SUMMER NIGHTS WITH LOW PRICES! SPACIOUS 3BD,2BA HOUSE WITH LARGE DECK ON THE BEACH. Come enjoy a relaxing & affordable stay at “The Frisky Dolphin” a spacious 3 BD, 2BA private beach house overlooking the tranquil waters of the magnificent world-famous Chesapeake Bay. Enjoy out-of-this world sunrises & sunsets as you relax on the over-sized rear deck facing the Bay with a stunning 180-degree an un-obstructive panoramic view. In Season rentals run from 06/01-08/31/2019 and are from Sat to Sat. Off Season reduced rates with a 3 day minimum begin September 8, 2019. Look for specials throughout the season! We enjoy beautiful Indian summers as late as November and December. “The Frisky Dolphin” is located on the private end of fabulous Buckroe Beach in historic Hampton, VA. Buckroe Beach is a ¾ mile stretch of white sand beach & dunes with an abundant & diverse ecosystem of plants, birds, and sea life. Pods of migrating Bottle Nose Dolphins frequent the surf in front of the unit providing a spectacular show dancing on top of the water performing aerial stunts. Bird watchers will delight watching the Brown Pelican, osprey and even the majestic Bald Eagle soar overhead at close range. “The Frisky Dolphin” is nestled on the outer edge as the beach curves inward creating one of the largest & widest swaths of privately-owned beach. Sliding glass doors span across the entire back of the house facing the water and provide access to the rear deck from the living room, master bedroom and one guest room. Each room has a clear view of the sand and the surf. Drift off to sleep listening to the sound of the waves gently lapping the shore. The house rises over the dunes on large pillars and features a lower and upper level. The lower level of the house contains the entry foyer and a laundry room equipped with a washer and dryer. Two short flights of stairs from the foyer leads to the second level where all the living space is located including both decks and the front screen porch. The living room is spacious and features a fireplace with a beautiful stone chimney and a set of dual sliding glass doors spilling out to the deck. The dining room walls are lined with nostalgic pictures featuring Buckroe Beach during its amusement park era. Be sure to visit & ride the iconic vintage Carousel from the Buckroe Amusement Park; a hand carved fully functional beautifully restored 1920’s antique wooden Merry Go Round housed in a weather- proof pavilion on downtown Hampton's waterfront. The master bedroom is spacious and provides traveling parents or couples increased privacy with its own private slider with a screen door leading out to the rear deck and spans almost the entire right side of the house and on the opposite side from the 2 guest bedrooms. Open the slider at night and fall asleep to the sound of the waves lapping the shore! The master is complete with a king size bed, a master bathroom & 46” flat screen TV. The guest bedrooms radiate off the living room on the opposite side of the house and have a full bathroom located in between. The rear guest bedroom includes a comfortable king size bed and features a sliding glass door with a screen door providing a private entrance out onto the rear deck. The front guest bedroom features a Queen size bed & Toddler bed. It is located at the front of the house without deck access providing the perfect set up to accommodate small children. The kitchen is complete with a wet bar and fully equipped with a stainless-steel refrigerator & DW, double wall oven, cooktop with grill, microwave, coffee maker, Keurig and all the necessities to prepare a home cook meal. Visit Captain Ron at Buckroe Bait & Tackle around the corner and purchase a variety of fresh seafood delivered daily by the area waterman fresh off the boat. Fishing enthusiasts can cast their line from the shoreline of their own private beach or from J.T Wilson’s Fishing Pier. The formal dining room seats 6 & has a set of sliding glass doors leading to the front deck with a gas grill and a screened in front porch. The front porch is a perfect spot to gather around & play board games or just to unwind. The rear deck has a variety of deck furniture to relax in the shade or to soak of the rays from a set of 4 Captain chairs, a sun lounger, and a patio table with 4 patio chairs shaded by a large solar cantilever umbrella that lights up a night. The private beach transitions into a well-maintained public beach featuring a concrete Boardwalk, Nautical Playground, Live Stage, Watercraft Rentals, Picnic Area with Gazebo’s and more. “The Frisky Dolphin” is a quick commute to many family fun attractions & historic sites via Interstate 64 including Busch Gardens, Water Country, Fort Monroe, Colonial Williamsburg, Nauticus and more. Visit Hampton’s Parks & Recreation website ( a calendar of events @ Buckroe Beach’s live stage and more detailed information for the City of Hampton. Good news for the furry members of your family-We are Pet friendly! A completed pet addendum, a picture of your pet & a $150.00 non-refundable pet fee is all that is required to bring the family pet. There is a maximum of 2 pets. Please note we do not entertain dangerous breeds. Pets are allowed on the private beach as long as you scoop the poop and do not allow your pet to defecate in the water. However, you must abide by the leash law when you leave the property line of The Frisky Dolphin. Reserve your stay today & become one of our many repeat customers who come year after year to this secret gem of a mini paradise. “The Frisky Dolphin” is the perfect place for a romantic get-away or a family vacation to escape the hustle and bustle but with all the amenities and in arm’s reach of all the happenings! Please note we do not entertain parties, weddings, family reunions or other large gathering we are strictly devoted to family-oriented vacations. Strictly enforced-No Exceptions. Once you have secured your reservation please complete the rental application and pet addendum attached to your reservation and send with your picture ID and a picture of your pet(s) if applicable. Please return via email through VRBO’s website within 72 hours of payment to finalize the reservation. This is critical and must be received to complete your reservation. Failure to return the required documents will result in cancellation due to liability concerns so please don't forget! Thank-you for considering “The Frisky Dolphin” as your vacation destination and we look forward to hosting you at this wonderful mini paradise!!! Sincerely, "The Frisky Dolphin"

    Property manager

    property manager

    Liz Paiva



    Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

    Special check-in instructions

    Guests will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions.


    Check-out before 10:30 AM

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.


    • Pets allowed
    • Restrictions apply
    • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation
    Property Registry Number - 1548126

    Payment types

    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    We should mention

    Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A car is required for transportation to and from this property.

    Property is also known as

    • "the Frisky Dolphin" Private Beach House-3bd 2ba Sleeps UP 8
    • "the Frisky Dolphin" Private Beach House 3bd 2ba Sleeps UP TO 8

    Sleeping arrangements

    Bedroom 1

    1 king bed

    Bedroom 2

    1 queen bed, 1 child bed

    Bedroom 3

    1 king bed

    Property amenities


    • On the beach


    • Close to skiing


    • Internet access

    Parking and transportation

    • Onsite parking

    Family friendly

    • Toys


    • Refrigerator
    • Stovetop
    • Microwave
    • Oven
    • Dishwasher
    • Cookware/dishes/utensils
    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Toaster


    • 3 bedrooms
    • Bed sheets provided


    • 2 bathrooms
    • Shower/tub combination
    • Towels provided
    • Hair dryer

    Living spaces

    • Fireplace
    • Living room
    • Dining room


    • TV with cable/satellite service
    • Arcade/game room
    • Books
    • Stereo
    • Games

    Outdoor areas

    • Balcony
    • Garden


    • Washing machine and dryer


    • Air conditioning
    • Heating


    • Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    • Iron/ironing board
    • Phone

    Location highlights

    • Near the ocean
    • On the waterfront
    • In the city center

    Things to do

    • Bicycle rentals on site
    • Theme parks, water skiing, and hiking/biking trails nearby


    • Sleeps 8
    • Unit size: 1800 sq ft (167 sq m)

    Nearby things to do


    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
    • Water skiing nearby
    • Snorkeling nearby
    • Bicycle rentals on site
    • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
    • Hiking/biking trails nearby
    • Kayaking nearby
    • Sailing nearby
    • Windsurfing nearby
    • Scuba diving nearby

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