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Spend Valentine’s Week-end Looking For Your Dream Home In The Romantic Victorian Town Of Cape Charles, Virginia

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

What better week-end to start to look for your dream home than Valentine’s weekend ?  And what better place to start your search than in the romantic  little Victorian town of Cape Charles, Virginia ?   Many times when customers plan to visit the Eastern Shore of Virginia to look for real estate they often would like to slip in a little personal down time as well.  Fortunately,  Cape Charles offers not only a variety of historic homes and lots for sale but it also offers some delightful Bed and Breakfast accommodations as well,  a great combination making for for a terrific week-end.  Right now the Sterling House B&B,  located on Monroe Avenue in the Cape Charles Historic District,   is offering a special promotional rate for Valentine’s week-end guests.

View of the beautiful Sterling House B&B dining room

A spectacular Valentine's breakfast awaits you at Sterling House B&B in Cape Charles, Virginia

Check with them about reserving  the luxurious Jeanette Laverne room, decorated with beautiful Eastern Shore coastal artwork  and  featuring an oversized German antique king-sized bed and separate bathroom with jacuzzi tub.   Or try the Wilma Ashley room,  offering  a queen sized bed and a deep jacuzzi tub, ever so relaxing.  For his Valentine’s promotion,  Steve Hairfield,  proprietor, is offering the second night for 1/2 price.  To  add to the romantic ambiance,  for the ladies,  a  fragrant red rose.   Steve has also  promised a truly spectacular breakfast accompanied by bottomless cups of his delicious steaming hot signature coffee, all  served in the  elegant dining room.  Since Sterling House is just a few steps from the beach, it’s perfect for an invigorating  after-breakfast stroll along the boardwalk,  enjoying just being alive as the waves roll in and seabirds call overhead.  Evening brings dazzling sunsets over the Chesapeake Bay which can be viewed from the B&B’s cozy front porch.  Relax a bit by the fireplace,  then later slip out for a luscious dinner at Aqua’s,  a fine dining restaurant overlooking the Chesapeake Bay,  located only about 5 minutes away. ( )

View of elegant foyer in Victorian Revival home for sale in Cape Charles, VA

Beautifully restored, this historic Victorian home for sale in Cape Charles, VA is perfect for a B&B or personal residence.

As for the real estate part of the week-end,  among our interesting historic homes for sale in  Cape Charles is a  very special  Victorian Revival home.  This 4200 square foot,   7 bedroom,  8 bath home with  detached office/guest house and back garden with hot tub,  is perfect for use as a B&B  ( which it once was)  or simply as a personal residence.  Definitely plenty of room for friends and family !  Numerous windows  create a light-filled home with a very pleasant feel.    Beautifully restored,  this elegant home reflects the best of gracious Virginia living including a stunning front porch,  with columns,  which wraps around the house on three sides.   All the Victorian bells and whistles are evident here,  the painstaking craftsmanship of yesteryear,  intricate moldings, distinctive fireplace and newly refinished hardwood and pine floors.  The chef’s kitchen features a Wolf range with Viking hood plus a large butler’s pantry, making it a snap to whip up anything from a sandwich to a 5 course meal !  (Well, maybe not exactly a snap but easier anyhow…)

And what about available lifestyle amenites ?  This home is located only a few  blocks from the town of Cape Charles’  sparkling sand beach,  wonderful year round.  A boater ?  Access the new state-of-the-art marina or boat launch ramps  only 5 minutes away.   A golfer ?  Two of the top golf courses on the East Coast, an 18 hole  Palmer Signature course and an 18 hole  Nicklaus  Signature course,  stand ready to challenge you year round, located less than 10 minutes away.  Enjoy eating  out ?   Choose from the 7  in-town restaurants, with offerings from fine dining to casual fare,  all  just a  golf cart ride away,  zip, zip, zip !  ( Cape Charles is one of the few towns in Virginia where electric golf carts are “street-legal”. )  Guys and gals,  call Sterling House for your reservation, grab your honey and come on down to the Eastern Shore of Virginia to spend Valentine’s week-end in Cape Charles, one of the most romantic Victorian coastal towns in all of Virginia.  P.S.  Don’t  forget to call Blue Heron Realty Co. to set up your appointment to see our historic homes or other real estate listings. Check out our website to see our beachfront, boating, town & country and farm listings.  Come on down, Valentine’s week-end definitely is the perfect time to begin the search for your dream home or lot.