Chincoteague Island, VA 

1848 Island Manor House

4160 Main St
Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2410 US
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Rates: $125 to $325
Total Rooms: 9
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (4 reviews)


Circa 1848. Built before the Civil War, this large Maryland "T" house has been restored and furnished in the Federal style. Period antiques, artwork and comfortable furniture create a casually charming and romantic atmosphere. Relax by the fireside in the Garden Room, or read in the front parlor. A brick courtyard with three-tier fountain and rose gardens offer a peaceful serenity. Delightful guest bedrooms feature an assortment of pleasing details from brass beds, window seats and dormers to views of the bay. Warm hospitality and elegant touches are part of this historic treasure on the Eastern Shore. A hearty southern breakfast sure to satisfy is served in the dining room. Assateague Island National Seashore and Wildlife Refuge is a short drive.Location: Waterfront, Ocean Community and Chesapeake Bay.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $125 to $325
Payment types accepted include Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express and Travelers Checks.
Rooms: This property has 9 total guest accommodations with private bath, 1 with fireplace, 1 suite and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include Double, King and Queen.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Two-night minimum on seasonal weekends, three-night stay may be required on holidays
Cancellation: No cancellations due to weather, 10 days prior to reservation less $25 cancellation fee
Smoking: Outside Only.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Snacks/Refreshments.
Types of meals: Snacks/Refreshments, Restaurant off Premises, Picnic Lunches, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Afternoon Tea, Vegetarian Breakfast and Wine.
Amenities In Room: Snack Bar, Iron/Ironing Board, Wireless Internet Access, Television, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Heating, Cable TV, Bathrobes, DVD, Bath Amenities, Air Conditioning, Bottled water and Snacks.
Amenities On Site: Suitable for Events, Parlor Games, Bicycles, Television, Free parking on premise, Fireplace, Fax, Computers, Family/Kid Friendly, Wireless Internet access, Beach towels and Chairs.
Business Traveler Amenities: Wireless Internet Access, Television, Modem Connection, Iron/Ironing Board, Internet Access, Hair Dryer, Gym Nearby, Flexible Check in/out Times and FAX On-site.


Events Hosted: Seminars, Romantic Getaways, Family Reunions, Meetings, Honeymoons, Weddings, social events, weekend getaways and retreats.
Other Activities: Water Sports, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Beaches, Art Galleries, Antiquing, Wineries, Assateague Lighthouse, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and Assateauge Beach.

Historic Interest

The homes were originally built in 1848 by Nathaniel Smith and Joseph Kenney. The gentlemen served in the Civil War together, and ended up marrying sisters. They were both very active in Eastern Shore life as well as local politics.
Historic Awards: Local Register (Granted), City Historical Site (Applied) and City Historical Site (Granted).
Historic Memberships: National Trust, Local Historical Society and City Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Assateague Island (2 miles), Wallops Island (1 mile)

Romantic Interest

The beautiful brick courtyard with 3-tier fountain surrounded by large everblooming roses. The gorgeous glass dining room overlooking the courtyard,the snack room open to guests 24 hours a day and two lovely sitting rooms.