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We asked residents and fans of Bay Creek to submit their most spectacular photo of an Eastern Shore sunset for our first ever Bay Creek Quarterly Photo Contest. We had an overwhelming response to this challenge, with nearly 50 entries*. Thanks to everyone who entered—there is certainly no shortage of talent among you, making choosing […]

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In February, a member of our very own Builder Guild, Jim Schneider of Schneider Custom Builders, spoke at the 75th Annual International Builders Showin Las Vegas, presented by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Building Professionals from all over the world were in attendance, the biggest exhibition in the housing industry. Jim Schneider, owner and […]

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Our Bay Creek team is head over heels for this fabulous new 5K… Announcing the inaugural Cape Charles Main Street LOVE Run! Join us for the fun at this special family friendly 5K COLOR run/walk on April 27th presented by Cape Charles Main Street, Inc. Travel at your own pace through the lovely downtown streets […]

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Tennis and pickleball players have a chance to make quite a racket at Bay Creek in the coming months. We are fortunate to have a supportive and active tennis club here at Bay Creek. And with the growing popularity of pickleball, we’re all set to help our residents and guests enjoy the fun of that, […]

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We’re lucky to have a great place to dine and get together right here in Bay Creek: Coach House Tavern is a convenient stop for a good meal and a great view of the golf course. And now there’s a new energy in the air, courtesy of highly acclaimed chef (and local favorite), Shelly Cusmina. […]

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Even people who have lived their whole lives on the Eastern Shore have an evergreen sense of wonder about it. You can never really get used to the untamed beauty of this place. Most “come here’s”, as non-natives are lovingly called, have vivid stories about their first time experiencing the barrier islands—the unusual wildness of […]

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In last month’s newsletter, I shared the first 24 hours of my two-day winter visit to Cape Charles and Bay Creek. The chilly wind didn’t deter the inimitable Linda Buskey from leading me on a whirlwind winter tour of her amazing Eastern Shore community. If you missed it, check out the hidden winter joys of […]

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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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