The Inn at Tabbs Creek is a relaxed and romantic waterfront Bed and Breakfast situated in Mathews County, Virginia just off the Chesapeake Bay. The Inn is an Eco friendly and certified Virginia Green Lodging establishment, where the natural splendor of the outdoors surround the multi building property which offers guests an array of activities. There are three buildings that make up the Inn at Tabbs Creek property- the main Captain Billups House, Bay Cottage and Bayside Suite & Owners Quarters. The main house is circa 1800 which is in exceptional working order, having been dutifully upgraded and renovated by current owners. The second building houses two larger suites and a guestroom and sits just beyond the Inn’s in-ground swimming pool and gardens. The third building is home to the owner’s two-level quarters and a guest suite (The Bayside Suite). All guestrooms have a view of the water or the well tended grounds, gardens and swimming pool. All rooms updated with ensuite baths and kitchenette amenities.
The Inn at Tabbs Creek enjoys an enviable waterfront location on a secluded creek of the Chesapeake Bay in Mathews County, Virginia. Situated on secluded5+ acre waterfront protected cove off East River and the Mobjack Bay. The area surrounding the Inn is rife with opportunities for outdoor recreation, including several state parks and natural preserves which draw guests in droves in the warmer months. The Inn’s grounds offer a direct connection to this celebrated natural environment and a long list of amenities and activities that can be enjoyed on the Inn’s sprawling waterfront lawn, dock, and beyond. Of particular note is the Inn’s private dock which is home to a private charter boat in the summer season, and a general launchpad for water activities, adding a resort like ambience to the Inn experience. Ultimately, the sensational location of the property is one of several ingredients that make the Inn at Tabbs Creek a viable Inn business.
The location allows your guests (and you!) to enjoy every variety of outdoor play – kayak, paddleboard, pool, bike, bocce, crabbing, oystering & fishing, or just relaxing by the fire. The Inn is also located within an easy access to the Northern Neck of Virginia, where guests enjoy tasting wine at multiple area vineyards, waterfront dining, and shopping the many boutiques, art galleries, and antique shops in Irvington, White Stone, and Kilmarnock. A gorgeous drive over the Piankatank and Rappahannock Rivers will get you there in a half hour or less.
The Inn is situated in a quiet waterfront cove off the Chesapeake Bay, but within an hours drive of the Historic Triangle of Yorktown, Williamsburg and Jamestown. The Inn is also within an easy drive from Richmond, Norfolk, Northern Virginia, Charlottesville, Washington DC and Baltimore, offering amazing waterfront stays for a large population surrounding the Mid-Atlantic. Growth has been strong for this well run Bed & Breakfast, for guests have desired a quiet place to relax with wonderful amenities (such as built in swimming pool, kayaking, paddleboarding, bay cruises, biking, etc). Several rooms have exterior entrances and mini kitchen setups, offering even more privacy and flexibility. This has added to the Inn’s popularity. But, the amazing setting on the waterfront with access to the Bay is what sets this Inn apart for guests and will keep them returning in years to come
Weddings and events (tented) have also been a part of the Inn’s business in the past and can be for the next owner.