A Closer Look at Captains Cove—Your Waterfront Haven

A Closer Look at Captains Cove—Your Waterfront Haven

aerial view of the new home community, captains cove, by gemcraft homes

March 26, 2024

When it comes to luxurious coastal living, every detail matters. From location to floor plans to amenities, the perfect combination can create a haven of unparalleled beauty and comfort. This is proven true in Captains Cove, a masterpiece by Gemcraft Homes, where waterfront living meets resort-style amenities amidst the stunning backdrop of Greenbackville, VA. As trusted homebuilders in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, West Virginia, New Jersey and Virginia with a legacy of excellence, our offerings in this community to are more than just new homes in Chincoteague Bay— they include a lifestyle where every moment is infused with elegance and ease. Read below as we explore the wonders of Captains Cove, where your dream lifestyle is closer than you think.

Amenities that define luxury living

Captains Cove isn't just a place to live—it's a destination in itself. From the moment you step foot into this vibrant Chincoteague Bay community, you'll be greeted by an array of amenities designed to cater to your every need and desire. Indulge in fine dining at the on-site Marina Club Restaurant, where phenomenal cuisine meets panoramic waterfront views. Tee off at the Captains Cove Golf Course, providing an exceptional experience with stunning scenery for golf enthusiasts of all levels. Dive into one of the two outdoor swimming pools under the warm Virginia sun—or make a splash in the indoor pool on rainy days. Stay fit and active at the fully-equipped fitness center, or engage in friendly competition with neighbors and family on the tennis and basketball courts. 

For those who love to be on the water, the possibilities are endless when you call Captains Cove home. Dock your boat at your waterfront home or simply launch your watercraft with ease using the convenient boat ramp. When it's time to unwind, gather with friends and family at the stunning banquet room, playground or dog park—where laughter and joy abound. In Captains Cove, time seems to slow down and a laid-back, serene way of life takes center stage. 

Homes designed for coastal living

At Captains Cove, we offer a selection of 19 meticulously crafted floor plans, each thoughtfully designed to embrace the coastal lifestyle and complement the gorgeous scenery. From cozy retreats to spacious stilted houses, our homes range from 1,178 to 4,374 square feet, with 3 to 4 bedrooms to accommodate families of all sizes. Whether you prefer the coastal feel of the Osprey or Inlet II, or the functionality of the popular Roosevelt or Nottingham—Gemcraft Homes has what you’re looking for in Captains Cove. With open-concept layouts, luxurious finishes and stunning water views—every Gemcraft home is a testament to quality craftsmanship and timeless elegance. 

Living in Greenbackville, VA

Outside of our new homes in Chincoteague Bay at Captains Cove, Greenbackville awaits with its small-town charm and rich natural beauty. Nestled along the west shore of Chincoteague Bay in Accomack County, this quaint coastal community offers a lifestyle that seamlessly blends convenience with serenity.

Step back in time as you stroll through the streets of Greenbackville, where historic homes and picturesque landscapes offer exploration. Immerse yourself in the local culture at charming shops and boutiques, where artisans showcase their craft and hospitality knows no bounds. For outdoor enthusiasts, Greenbackville is a paradise waiting to be explored. Spend your days kayaking along winding waterways, fishing in pristine waters or birdwatching amidst the lush marshland at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Take a scenic drive along the Coastal Highway, where breathtaking vistas and hidden gems await around every bend.

Despite the plethora of things to do in this tight-knit area, the allure of Greenbackville extends far beyond its borders. Just a short drive away, you'll find an abundance of attractions waiting to be discovered. Explore the beauty of Assateague and Chincoteague Islands, where wild horses roam free and miles of breathtaking beaches beckon. Embark on a journey to Wallops Island, where history and innovation collide at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. Or, escape to the charming seaside town of Cape Charles—where quaint shops, gourmet restaurants and world-class golf courses await.

Whether you're seeking adventure or simply seeking solace, living in Greenbackville offers something for everyone. With our new homes for sale in Chincoteague Bay at Captains Cove, you can start living your dream life today. To learn more about your new home options in Captains Cove, contact us today at (800) 291-7436 or fill out our online form. Pure bliss is just around the corner—and it all begins in this idyllic new home community by Gemcraft Homes.

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