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.
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.
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
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
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.