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The Eastern Shore has never had any trouble being brilliant. So much of our daily lives here would easily make most people’s ‘best of’ list…the weather, our nowhere-else-on-earth landscape, the bay…heck, even our local charm! But the sunsets…oh those sunsets. If you live here you know it…sunsets on the Eastern Shore are nothing short of […]

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I have never been cursed with early-birdism. And that goes double for winter when chilly mornings make you think twice about tackling the day.  An early-bird friend of mine once arrived at a concert so far ahead of schedule that she had the unusual opportunity of sharing coffee backstage with her favorite band before they […]

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Aw, snap—it’s true. At Bay Creek, we’re completely overcome with the winter blues…and pinks, and reds, and oranges and purples of our unbelievable Eastern Shore sunsets.  They just make us…happy! If you live here, you know. They’re soul-stirring. Eye-popping. Life-affirming.  And now we’d like to add ‘prize-winning’ to that list… Announcing the first challenge of our new quarterly […]

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Something Special in the Eyre: A Historic Eastern Shore Jewel quietly awaits Spring If you’ve been on more than one garden tour in your life, you know that they can be as different as night and day—from manicured, stately sculpture gardens to working research conservatories, to small corners in private homes. They can also be […]

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For those of us at Bay Creek, finding out how folks discovered Cape Charles is always one of our favorite things. It’s not exactly on the beaten path. And the fact that it’s a bit of a hidden jewel is one of the things that makes it so special. So we love hearing how new […]

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What flies into your mind when you think of bird watching? If you think of peaceful observation, appreciation of nature, a welcome pause to the busy day-to-day, you’re only half right… First off, let’s change the wording… what we’re talking about isn’t really bird ‘watching,’ it’s birding.It’s not just passively observing a delicate bird on […]

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The New Year’s Resolutions of Bay Creek 2018 has been wonderful. We couldn’t have been more blessed —great new neighbors, lots of activity in Bay Creek and the kind of hometown that most people can only dream of. And, still, as the new year approaches, we feel compelled to make promises and plans for an even […]

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Thanksgiving is upon us and soon, many other special reasons to get together. Cape Charles is definitely on the Nice List this year with all kinds of special events and celebrations. Can one merry-maker do it all? You can certainly try! Here’s our rundown of what’s shakin’ (like a bowlful of jelly) as we enter […]

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The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel connects much more than two pieces of land—it represents an almost magical passage over and under miles of glassy waters—from the easy-going charm of the Eastern Shore to the mainland ‘big city’ attractions, culture and excitement of Virginia Beach, Norfolk and beyond. This modern marvel of engineering coexists with its natural […]

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Our own Linda Buskey has compiled a list of home trends from our esteemed Bay Creek Builders Guild. Take a look at the latest 2019 home trends and discover all the new ideas and features that you’ll fall in love with. Thislist is sure to get you dreaming! Topping the list of trends,the focus is […]

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As 2018 comes to a close, it’s time to review the sales activity in Bay Creek — and we have been busy! This year, Bay Creek welcomed many new owners to our community and saw an increase in construction for home site owners.  Folks are working with our Builder Guild Members not only in Bayside […]

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  A home for retirement? A vacation home? Kathy and Sam Hughes of Hillsboro, Virginia weren’t exactly sure what they were looking for. But they were sure they’d know when they found it. Now proud owners of the William Scott House, Bay Creek’s 2016 Ideal Home, the Hughes family took an interesting path to discover […]

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Who doesn’t love sitting around a table sharing good food with good friends? It’s no wonder Friendsgiving is gaining popularity among those who can’t be with family for Thanksgiving — or for those who simply want to celebrate the season a little differently. In Cape Charles, Phillipa Wilcox and her husband, Dave, of Alexandria, Virginia, […]

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The 7th Annual King and Bear Fall Tournament was a huge success this year at Bay Creek. This two-person team event, open to Amateur and Pro golfers, is always extremely popular and this year was no different. Our beautiful Eastern Shore didn’t disappoint, with players enjoying crisp but pleasant fall temperatures in the low 50’s under […]

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Lunch or dinner and maybe you’ll run into some of your Bay Creek neighbors while you take in the natural beauty of this amazing place we call home. So you’ve rounded the bases at the Thanksgiving table — mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, that delectable turkey — maybe even sliding into home for second helpings […]

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Experience Christmas 200 years ago, in less than two hours’ drive from Bay Creek. Some say our Colonial neighbor to the west is a little ‘old fashioned.’ It’s wonderfully true! And at Christmas, Colonial Williamsburg puts on a celebration for the ages. For starters, there’s ‘Grand Illumination,’ Colonial Williamsburg’s impressive fireworks show bursting onto the […]

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If you LOVE our famous, native Eastern Shore oysters like we do here at Bay Creek, November is thirty days of heaven on the half shell. Our region is fertile ground (and water) for the tastiest oysters in the nation. So it’s no surprise that November has been officially designated ‘Oyster Month’ across the state. During November […]

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You won’t want to miss one of Cape Charles’ best annual events, ‘Festive Fridays’. And with five nights of celebration, you won’t have to! For five special Fridays, November 23rd– December 21st, celebrate the season with small-town Christmas charm. Make your way down to the welcoming, historic streets of Cape Charles and enjoy FREE family-friendly […]

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What do yoga sessions, woodcarving classes and a ‘how-to’ on planting bulbs have in common? They’re all part of the exciting event line-up taking place soon at our beloved Barrier Islands Center in the coming weeks. Check the Barrier Islands Center full event schedule for more details about their enriching events. Some events are free, […]

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We at Bay Creek are honored to be a ‘Southern Living Inspired Community’ as selected by Southern Living magazine. The criteria for selection is rigorous. Bay Creek was hand-picked for our dedication to Southern traditions, exceptional landscaping, architecture and stewardship of the environment. We’re also pleased to work with exceptional home builders who also bear a special designation […]

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