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NEW! Restored 1920's Cottage on 1 Acre w/ Fire Pit

Beachfront Hayes accommodation with kitchen and lanai

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Hayes, VA, United States of America
  • It was secluded on what appeared to be old farm land, close to the York River. Beautiful…

    Apr 2, 2022

  • We certainly enjoyed staying in the cottage! It was clean, warm and cozy. The beds were…

    Jan 28, 2022

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  • 6 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathroom
  • Pet-friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • On the beach
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Towels provided
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Washer/dryer

What’s around

  • On the beach
  • Rosewell Ruins - 7.4 mi / 12 km
  • Middle Peninsula State Park - 7.4 mi / 12 km
  • Yorktown Beach - 11.1 mi / 17.9 km
  • Gloucester Museum of History - 9.8 mi / 15.7 km
  • Riverside Walter Reed Hospital - 9.9 mi / 15.9 km

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 2

2 Twin Beds

Bedroom 5

1 Queen Bed

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About this cottage

Nestled on a hill overlooking sloping green meadows and a picturesque horse pasture, this charming 2-bedroom, 1-bath vacation rental, ‘Frogmore,’ is the ideal backdrop for your next getaway to Gloucester. Launch your kayak on York River, hit the beach, or plan a day exploring popular attractions such as Busch Gardens or Yorktown Battlefield Colonial National Historical Park. At day’s end, retreat back to the restored cottage and warm up around the fire pit as you take in the peaceful scenery!


Pets Welcome w/ Fee | Private Yard | Keyless Entry

With its peaceful surroundings and original charm and beauty, 'Frogmore' is the perfect home base for small families or couples visiting the area for outdoor recreation, popular attractions, or simply to get away from life's everyday stresses.

Bedroom 1: Queen Bed | Bedroom 2: Queen Bed | Library: Twin Daybed w/ Twin Trundle

OUTDOOR LIVING: Furnished screen porch, sunroom w/ dining table, fire pit w/ Adirondack chairs, gas grill, large yard

INDOOR LIVING: Library, hardwood floors, original crystal doorknobs & antique glass

KITCHEN: Fully equipped, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, knife set, dishware/flatware

GENERAL: Washer/dryer, linens/towels, A/C & heating, ceiling fans, pets fee (paid pre-trip)

PARKING: Driveway (3 vehicles)


YORKTOWN ATTRACTIONS: Watermen's Museum (10.9 miles), American Revolution Museum at Yorktown (11.2 miles), Yorktown Battlefield Colonial National Historical Park (12.1 miles)

WILLIAMSBURG ATTRACTIONS: Water Country USA (21.4 miles), Colonial Williamsburg (22.3 miles), Busch Gardens Williamsburg (22.3 miles), Colonial Williamsburg Visitors Center (23.4 miles), Capitol Building (23.6 miles), Governor's Palace (24.5 miles), Ripley's Believe It or Not! Williamsburg (25.4 miles), Jamestown Settlement (30.3 miles)

OUTDOORS: Cedar Bush - Oliver's Landing Kayak + Canoe Launch (2.4 miles), Machicomoco State Park (4.3 miles), Gloucester Point Beach Park (9.9 miles), Williamsburg Charter Sails (9.9 miles), Yorktown Sailing Charters (11.1 miles), Yorktown Beach (11.2 miles), Yorktown Fishing Pier (12.3 miles), Newport News Park (17.2 miles), Jamestown Beach Event Park (30.1 miles)

BREWERIES/WINERIES: That Damn Mary Brewing Company (4.3 miles), Gloucester Brewing Company (10.7 miles), Anheuser-Busch Inc (22.1 miles), The Virginia Beer Company (23.0 miles), Silver Hand Meadery (25.1 miles), Williamsburg Winery (27.7 miles)

AIRPORTS: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (20.2 miles), Norfolk International Airport (50.2 miles)


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- No smoking

- Pet friendly with a fee

- No events, parties, or large gatherings

- Must be at least 25 years old to book

- Additional fees and taxes may apply

- Photo ID may be required upon check-in

- NOTE: The property does not currently have WiFi or TV

What’s around


  • On the beach
  • Rosewell Ruins - 7.4 mi / 12 km
  • Middle Peninsula State Park - 7.4 mi / 12 km
  • Yorktown Beach - 11.1 mi / 17.9 km
  • Gloucester Museum of History - 9.8 mi / 15.7 km
  • Riverside Walter Reed Hospital - 9.9 mi / 15.9 km
  • Yorktown Victory Center - 11.1 mi / 17.9 km
  • Yorktown National Cemetery - 12.5 mi / 20.1 km
  • Fort Eustis - 19.6 mi / 31.6 km
  • Water Country USA - 21.3 mi / 34.3 km
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg - 21.6 mi / 34.8 km

Getting around

  • Newport News - Williamsburg Intl. Airport (PHF) - 34 min drive
  • Williamsburg Transportation Center - 40 min drive
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Hayes, VA, United States of America

The manager


Speaks: English, French, German, Spanish

The cottage

Key facts

  • Cottage (900 sq ft)
  • On the beach
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washer/dryer
  • Pets allowed


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom two - 1 queen bed
  • Other sleeping area one - 2 twin/single beds
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Towels provided


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


  • Dining table

Entertainment and recreation

  • TV
  • Books
  • Library
  • Powerboating nearby
  • Hunting nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby


  • Barbecue grill
  • Porch
  • Garden
  • Private yard

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 6
  • Minimum check-in age: 25

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 3:00 PM
  • Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 13
  • Minimum check-in age is 25

Travelling with others

  • Pets allowed


  • Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

Also known as

  • New! Restored 1920's Cottage on 1 Acre w/ Fire Pit Hayes
  • New! Restored 1920's Cottage on 1 Acre w/ Fire Pit Cottage
  • New! Restored 1920's Cottage on 1 Acre w/ Fire Pit Cottage Hayes
  • 445493


  • Yes. Onsite parking is limited (max 3 spaces).
  • Yes, pets are welcome.
  • You can check in starting at 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Wendy's (6.4 mi), Short Lane Ice Cream Company (7 mi), and Hardee's (7.6 mi).
  • Have fun with nearby activities like hiking and power boating. Additional recreation nearby includes hunting. NEW! Restored 1920's Cottage on 1 Acre w/ Fire Pit also has a garden.
  • 10.0.Exceptional


    My daughters and I had a very good stay at this property. It was clean and very well appointed with kitchen supplies, paper products and linens. The notebook left by the owner was very helpful.

    April M., 2 night trip, Nov 12, 2021

    Verified Vrbo guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The Way Life Should Be!

    Our vacation to Frogmore was the best trip we've ever taken as a family. Our kids are still talking about it and my wife and I are planning when we can make a trip back. It's a perfect Virginian cottage nestled up on a hill of the Frogmore farm. We woke up to amazing sunrises, had our coffee, listened to the gentle sounds of a quiet life, got the fire pit lit to warm ourselves as we had coffee. The kids would climb in the trees, we'd take walks on the paths in the woods and then head into Yorktown or Williamsburg for the day. At night, we'd come back to make dinner, let the kids run free and have another fire outside. And we wanted to be back in time to walk down by the water to see the most gorgeous sunsets. At night, we'd put the little ones down and our 7 and 8 yr old would play board games with us. Then my wife and I would drink a glass of wine and enjoy the peace of Frogmore. The house was so beautiful with built-in bookshelves filled with books for adults and kids. We honestly felt so at peace, so relaxed and amazed to see the kids happier and actually playing outside and with each and getting along. We didn't watch tv the entire time and no one even asked for it! We will make it an annual vacation. I also can't say enough good things about the owner - an outstanding host! Lastly, there was a review about the house not being clean - that couldn't be further from the truth for our visit. We are very particular about cleanliness and we felt so at ease, so at home. Our time at Frogmore is the way life should be!

    Christopher B., 5 night trip, Nov 1, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Decent Stay

    Needed to stay here while doing home improvements. Overall, it was decent. I originally had a very hard time trying to find the driveway due to lack of signage. Ended up driving through the front yard, and realized that you needed to take a right where there is a barn/apartment is. There is no microwave, which I didn’t realize I missed until we didn’t have one. No WiFi, which was fine for me. The sheets did not fit the bed properly, and were thin. There is only one a/c unit that properly cools the whole house, so I would suggest turning it down low if you want the home to be cool when you get home. I did observe there to be Cobb webs up in the window in the kitchen, and the kitten sponge smelled horrible. I preferred to was the dishes with paper towels. It was quiet, and taking a walk throughout the property was very nice. Beautiful sunrise/sunset. If there could be some adjustments to the recommendations/concerns, then it would be perfect.

    Brittany A., 5 night trip, Oct 10, 2021

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  • 4.0.Fair

    Not as Expected

    Beautiful views but the windows were filled with dirty cob webs. Comfortable mattress but the bed linens were worn and too small for the bed. It was not throughly cleaned or properly prepped for guests (coffee maker wasn’t emptied, oven hood was filthy). Overpriced for the overall condition and lack of amenities.

    Eric D., 3 night trip, Sep 16, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    tranquil getaway in the country.

    My wife and I enjoyed our anniversary getaway to the country. Well-appointed Cottage with everything you need. Very comfortable beds and a great selection of books to read. We loved having our morning coffee looking out on the view in front of the house. Quiet and peaceful. Will definitely be back.

    Louis F., 2 night trip, Sep 12, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    A magical place

    I’ve stayed at vacation rental properties throughout the US and abroad. Out of the many, many places I have stayed, this was by far THE BEST vacation property for peaceful relaxation. The little cottage is so charming. It’s roomy and exceptionally clean. The beds and furnishings are high quality and comfortable. The land on which the cottage is located seemed like heaven to me, and my dogs loved being able to run and explore. There was a beautiful screened porch and a fire pit with comfortable Adirondack chairs which overlooked the property. There are very few neighbors close by, however a big fluffy black dog came to visit and play with my dogs every evening. I will definitely visit again! This place is absolutely amazing!!

    Cindy P., 5 night trip, Aug 25, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    It was nice but could have been cooler

    We had a good time but wish it wasn't so warm in the home because the heat kicked on and we got extremely warm. My 6 year old was slightly bored since there was no wifi or television but we knew that going in so we taught her how to do puzzles and played cards. The rain kind of dampered our stay but overall it wasn't too bad. We also wish there was a microwave or toaster oven and like others, a sign to show the driveway would be great.

    Rebecca R., 3 night trip, Aug 19, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Cottage vacation

    Loved our stay at the cottage in Hayes. We had our 3 dogs with us and it was a wonderful place for them to run and play. Very quiet and peaceful. Did not miss WiFi or TV. Owner was very accommodating!

    Carole H., 4 night trip, Jun 3, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Business...just moved to the area

    Excellent experience. The home is very nice and situated in a lovely setting. The host is super helpful and kind.

    Wilford A., 7 night trip, May 7, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Peaceful, beautiful location

    This property is perfect for a wonderful get away. Atmosphere of this site gives a feeling of being in a more peaceful time from the past. For those who won't fret over the lack of Wifi & TV it is a great escape with plenty of entertainment and dining close by. A sign at the last two intersections on the gravel driveway might be helpful.

    Connie S M., 4 night trip, Apr 11, 2021

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