PRIVATE BEACHFRONT HOME WITH BEAUTIFUL BAY VIEW

Dan Head

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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PRIVATE BEACHFRONT HOME WITH BEAUTIFUL BAY VIEW

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4 bedrooms (2 Q, 1 D, 4 twins, 1QSS), 2 full baths, 2 outdr showers, sleeps 12

Enjoy spectacular 180 degree views of the Chesapeake Bay on this 4 bedroom waterfront home situated on a private treed lot with trees atop a 75 ft. cliff overlooking Southern Maryland's Western Shore. It is part of a Private Community with private community beach and boat ramp, pool and tennis courts. The private neighborhood, called Scientists Cliffs, is surrounded by a nature preserve that is ideal for hiking and mountain biking. Kitchen, bathrooms and porch were recently remodeled in 2008. Kitchen features new cabinets, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Located about 1 hour from Washington, DC, 45 minutes from Annapolis, 25 minutes from Solomon's Island.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A NON-SMOKING HOUSE AND NO PETS ARE ALLOWED.

Additional activities include:

- collecting shark's teeth and other fossils on the beach

- fishing and crabbing

- swimming in the Bay (Sandy beaches)

- kayaking and boating

General: - Private beach in front of house with stairs to beach one house away

- Access to community pool (with lifeguards), tennis courts (x2), and neighborhood playground included - unlimited guest privileges

- 2 outdoor showers/foot wash/changing area

- Available boat ramp in the community

- Sea Kayak available for use on beach

- 2 refrigerators

- Carport for 2 cars

- No pets

Newly Remodelled in 2008: - New kitchen cabinets,

- Granite countertops in kitchen and bathrooms,

- New stainless steel appliances, convection oven,

- Restored screened bayfront porch with outdoor speakers and ceiling fan (includes dining table)

- New roof, gutters and 80 gallon water heater in 2009

Vacation Amenities Included: - Cable TV - 3 TVs

- 50' LCD HD TV in Family Room

- DVD player and DVD library

- Wireless broadband Internet access

- Stereo and CD player with outdoor speakers

- Unlimited domestic calling

- Linens and towels provided

- Books and Games

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome

Dan Head

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We grew up in the Washington, DC area and have been coming to the Chesapeake Bay since we were kids.

Dan Head purchased this house in 2005

Easy drive from Washington, DC. We have been coming here with my family since I was a little kid and we were happy to share that happy experience with our children. Love the private neighborhood and quiet beach. The bayfront view from the cliff is amazing - the pictures don't do it justice!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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4.7
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Private Beachfront Home with Beautiful Bay View
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AWESOME VACATION

  • 5 of 5
My family had a wonderful time visiting the Chesapeake Bay at this wonderful home. Everything was as described and Dan was very easy to work with. It is true that the pictures do not do the view justice. It is very peaceful and the scenery is spectacular. You have reasonably close access to the beach and the water was great compared to the ocean for my kids to play in as the waves were minimal and there wasn't any undertow. If you are looking for a great place to go to get away from the hustle of today's world this is a great option and I would highly recommend it.
  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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ABSOLUTELY LOVELY!

  • 5 of 5
I had my expectations in check, having been burned a few times when picking a house for the family vacation on line but this time, everything was right on the money! Starting with the view--which was stunning! and continuing through Dan, the owner, who provided thoughtful help and details about the area--there was nothing to dislike about this rental. We had a group of older adults, who wanted to see DC attractions, check out Civil War battlefields, and go out on the water &/or hang out watching the Cheasapeake---and we did it all. We could be in DC in 40 minutes, and even made the run to Gettysburg (2.5 hours). There were lovely places in eat in Solomon's Island (30 minutes). We sat on the hill overlooking the Bay several evenings--so restful. House was plenty big for us, clean and well-stocked. We were there early in the season but this was one of the QUIETEST places I have ever stayed in. I should mention that the cell phone service /Wi-Fi was a little spotty--it worked most of the times but would sometimes just fade away. Always came back, though. Thanks, Dan, for your suggestions and your flexibility!! It was a lovely week.
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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NATURAL BEAUTY AND A FRIENDLY COMMUNITY

  • 4 of 5
Our family of 5 had a great time in this cottage (actually, a comfortable and perfectly clean house). The view on the Bay is nothing less than spectacular. Many kinds of birds fly by right over the clif behind the house, including eagles!The one mile-long beach (great for walking and beachcombing) is a very short walk away. The community has a swimming pool and a tennis court.There is even a small museum to help identify fossils that may be found on the beach. Many restaurants and stores can be found at Prince Frederick, a ten minute drive. We did a interesting day-trip to Annapolis (a 45 minute drive). I would strongly recommend this property to anyone seeking a quiet and restful vacation in a friendly environment.
  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Washington Reagan or BWI
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
beach
Car: necessary

This house is located in a private community called Scientists Cliffs in Prince Frederick, Maryland which is about 25 minutes from Solons Island, 45 minutes from Annapolis and about 1 hour from Washington, DC. Prince Frederick is only about 10 minutes away and there is easy access to shopping and restaurants. Waterfront dining is available at Solomons Island or the well known Stoney's Crab House on Broomes Island Road which is less than 10 miles away. The community is surrounded by a land trust which provides a forested land buffer ideal for hiking.

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Peak Season
May 27 2014 - Sep 1 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 
 
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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Notes $100 one time cleaning fee included in the rate
Additional credit card fees will apply if paying online (2.5%)

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

Port Republic House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Broadband Access
  • Alarm Clock
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking On Street
  • Heating
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • 4 Ring Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , outdoor X2
  • 2 roomy private outdoor showers Separate footwash for sand from beach
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 double , bunkbeds plus a double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , bayview - Q w/memory foam mattress + a Q sleeeper sofa
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , bayview, Master bedroom #1
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Bayview
  • 3 bedrooms with Bay views 1 Queen sleeper sofa in downstairs bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Books
Outside:
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Gated Community
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • wind-surfing
  • water tubing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • sound/bay fishing
Notes:
Window air conditioners cover entire house.
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