Spacious SuitePerfect Night's rest
Beautiful & Impeccable Suite for two
Beautiful & Impeccable Suite for two
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
3.5 baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
3.5 baths
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Our home is a 5-bedroom warm and friendly home & we are sharing with you a spacious guestroom with queen-size bed and sofa with full bath/tub for a relaxing haven of rest 2nd floor. It is in a quiet & safe neighborhood watch community. Yorktown is part of the Historic Triangle and although these popular tourist destination are full of tourists in the summer, you will find tranquility in our home. We will be around to answer your questions but we will also respect your privacy.

The space

A huge guest room with an adjoining bathroom with tub awaits you with all the essentials you need for a sound sleep and relaxing haven of rest.
There is a big couch which can fit a child or small person.
We have another guest room across with a queen-size bed for an additional $42-$45 for additional family members. Sometimes if there is/are guests there, You may have to SHARE your bathroom for showers and the toilet during the night. There are 3 other bathrooms in the house, two of which are downstairs. You have your own towel racks in your own bedrooms to hang your used towels.. We provide all linens, towels, hair dryers, toiletries and everything you need for a stress-free vacation. There is a regular bath tub in your toilet.

Most of our guests stay here in need of rest and privacy so we expect you to respect that. If you want to watch a movie, use the TV downstairs. If you are watching it through your ipad/cell phone, please use headphones.

SMOKING IS NOT ALLOWED.

Guest access

You can use our kitchen to warm up pre-cooked meals in microwave (we prefer that you do not use stove or oven if I am not home) but you may use our dining room, our kitchen and breakfast area if you have take-out meal. Breakfast of variety of cereals with fresh fruits, juices is available for free daily. Coffee and tea is available 24 hrs. If you want a full breakfast, let me know and I can prepare for you for an additional $6-7. (Europan breakfast of omelet, yogurt, breads or authentic Filipino breakfast).You can relax in our living room or watch TV-cable TV in our family room (no TV in bedroom)and in the summer, you may use the grill outside our back porch. Just bring your meat and we provide ingredients for a perfect steak. Or simply relax and watch and listen to the singing of the birds and enjoy the flowers in my garden.
We do not allow any parties during your stay to ensure a restful vacation.

Interaction with guests

I am available for all your questions any time of the day and I can also be at home if you wish to help you with all your needs. We have a Coffee machine which is on all day long. We provide also hot water for tea, hot cocoa, Ice tea and some snacks are provided at tea time. Cookies when I am home.

Other things to note

Coffee and Hot tea is available for you every morning. Healthy breakfast of mixed cereals with granola with available fresh fruits is served daily. If you want a full breakfast, (Omelette or pancakes with yogurt or fruit or authentic Filipino breakfast, let me know ahead of time for an additional fee of $6-7 per person - you will LOVE IT). There are lots of restaurants around us within 2-5 miles away. Asian food and pizza can be delivered in 10-30 minutes. There is a nearby Sandy Bottom Park for walking/hiking


Amenities
Kitchen
Internet
TV
Essentials

Prices
Cleaning Fee $22 NZD
Weekly Discount: 10%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with keypad

Smoking is not allowed inside our home.
We are trying to provide a quiet and relaxing atmosphere for your stay and we expect the same from you for our other guests.

There is no TV in your room. But you may use the one downstairs in the family room which we do not use. It is only for our guests. We have FIOS cable .
We have a grill in our back porch which you can use for your pleasure in the summer. Feel free to use our eat-in-kitchen as well as dining room for your meals. This is your home while you are staying with us. We might join you for a friendly conversation. Make yourself at home.

Laundry room/dryer is available only to those who stay for three days or more

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs
Some spaces are shared - We are sharing the kitchen. Feel free to use it for your meals. Silver ware and plates are available for your use. You may also store some food in the

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Robert User Profile
June 2017
Inviting, warm and friendly hosts. Clean, comfortable room and good breakfasts. Would recommend to anyone.
Raylene User Profile
Response from Raylene:
Thank you so much for your comments. It was a delight having you.
June 2017

Becky User Profile
May 2017
Beautiful home in a beautiful neighborhood. We stayed 4 nights and I went on 3 early morning bike rides that were delightful. Many ponds and benches to sit on. The food was delightful, but the hospitality was only a 7. Could tell the family not 100% in favor of Raylene opening the house to strangers, and often felt like we were intruding. Home overly cluttered, adding another layer of feeling like my belongings didn't have a place. If you are very quiet and don't want interaction with your host, this would be a good fit. The bed was very comfortable and sleeping was peaceful. First 3 mornings, breakfast was set out, cut fruit, breads and cereals and yogurt to choose from. Then, Raylene surprised us by making a hot egg& potato casserole for our farewell meal AND she and Helmut sat down and ate with us. We enjoyed this very much BUT had not been notified ahead of time, good thing we didn't have other plans.
Raylene User Profile
Response from Raylene:
I am truly surprised that you felt you were intruding and did not feel welcome. I have always been available to my guests and yet, I made sure that you also have your own privacy when you are home. Sorry if I made you feel that way but truthfully most of my guests are peole who have been to our home two or more times because they felt welcome and are now part of the family. You said the room is overly cluttered? Those extra blankets and comforters and towels are for the use of the guests as needed. You have unlimited towel supplies which other Airbnb homes will never give you.And I specifically provided tooth brush holders and such for your own use in your own bathroom. If you read the house rules and what you can use - you will have known. We even let you use our own private bath tub which is in our own private bedroom. You are the lucky one who was given that privilege. As for your breakfasts, if you read the house rules, it will tell you that we provide only cereals and fresh fruit plus unlimited tea and coffee for free- and yet when you were there, we let you helped yourself to yogurt and bagels and all sorts of bread. I always make hot egg casserole and frittata for my family on weekends and if the guests are awake and would like to join, they always can. Most of my guests have always avail of it and have become part of the family. Helmut is a very private person and has always joined breakfasts with the guests and have provided them a lot of information regarding the history of this beautiful historic triangle where we lived. If he was quiet, it is because he felt his privacy has been invaded with too many personal questions. I wish you more fun and more adventures in your next Airbnb experience. I hope the next one will be great as I know ours will be.
May 2017

Robert User Profile
February 2017
What a great experience! Raylene is such a great hostess that we instantly felt like we were home away from home. This was our first Air B&B experience and I think it will be very difficult for others to measure up to the high standard that Raylene has set! She made sure we were always comfortable and had anything and everything we could need. Not only that, but Raylene was very sociable and we made great friends during our stay. We certainly recommend staying at their home to anyone looking for a top notch B&B in VA!

David User Profile
November 2016
My stay with Raylene and Helmut was just wonderful. They were very warm and gracious, and just great hosts. Their home is in a lovely neighborhood, and situated in a really convenient part of the Tabb/Yorktown area (close to main arteries and highways.) The listing was quite accurate, and the bedroom I stayed in was very comfortable with a great bed. The adjoining bathroom was also excellent. I heartily recommend Raylene & Helmut to anyone needing a comfortable and conveniently located place to stay while in the Hampton Roads area.

Mariasha User Profile
July 2016
The room was great. Very cosy and zen. Raylene is a lovely lady, she made us a breakfast with a lot of fruits and eggs and all good stuff. We really enjoyed staying there.
Raylene User Profile
Response from Raylene:
Thank you for choosing to stay at our home Mariasha....we had a great time entertaining you.
July 2016

Waneta User Profile
July 2016
We got a very warm welcome even though we arrived a little late in the evening. They went the extra mile to make sure our stay was enjoyable! It was a nice quiet neighborhood.

David User Profile
July 2016
We had the pleasure of spending two nights with Helmut and Raylene. They were very welcoming with a lovely home complete with a bright and cheerful kitchen and beautiful gardens. We enjoyed a delicious Filipino breakfast while we all shared stories about our travels and recommendations for local sightseeing. Raylene puts an incredible amount of energyt into being the perfect hostess, fulfilling your every need. We highly recommend this home and can't wait for our next visit to Yorktown!
Raylene User Profile
Response from Raylene:
Thank you so much David and Franci for your kind words. Helmut and I have fond thoughts of you and have thoroughly enjoyed your company. Hope to see you again soon.
July 2016

Yorktown, Virginia, United StatesJoined in January 2016
Raylene User Profile

I am a retired Registered Nurse, originally from the Philippines who loves gardening, and world travel. Helmut is a researcher who still works at nearby Jefferson Labs. We both love to travel especially to Europe and Asia, visit botanical gardens and relax in the evening with wine and cheese. Our home has very simple furnishings but we would love to get to know people from all walks of life, learning their culture, history and heritage. You are welcome to join us for meals or social hours. Make this YOUR HOME while away from home. WELCOME to our humble home. We have beach kits /bikes for use if desired plus anything you need during your stay. Just ask.

Languages: Deutsch, English, Nederlands, Tagalog
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