BEAUTIFUL RESTORED HOME IN HISTORIC TOWN CENTER 2 BLOCKS FROM THE CHESAPEAKE

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Melania Quinn

Speaks english, french
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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BEAUTIFUL RESTORED HOME IN HISTORIC TOWN CENTER 2 BLOCKS FROM THE CHESAPEAKE

Havre de Grace House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 + 1/2 bath, sleeps 6

Magnificent restored home built in 1935, fully air conditioned • Comfortably furnished bedrooms; 2 with king beds and 1 with two twin beds • High thread-count cotton sheets and exceptional pillows • Fully equipped kitchen for meals in • Wireless internet • PC and printer • Cable television • Spa/bathtub • Elegantly tiled bathroom • Magnificent wood floors • Spacious dining room seats six • Beautiful ceiling fans throughout • Comfortable and relaxing living room with a classic JFK rocking chair • Laundry room • AND an outstanding timeless front porch!

History and elegance in this fabulous America town, recently voted number 12 out of The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2014, by the Smithsonian Magazine. Visiting Havre de Grace while staying in The Armitage HdG Guest House will give you and your family an unforgettable American experience. She is the America the world should see; shaded sidewalks on tree lined streets, beautifully restored classic homes, parades on the main street and a caring and active community and churches where everyone knows everyone else. And there's more! You may not have known this interesting fact, Havre de Grace tied in a vote with Washington DC to become the nation's Capitol. However, Washington DC's classical train station, on the same route as Vice President Joe Bidon's commute, is an hour away.

There's plenty more to know about the history of this incredible little town!

Downtown charm and plenty to do: The Armitage HdG has been honored with the 2009 residential preservation award by the Havre de Grace Historic Preservation Commission, and is situated in historic Havre de Grace; located just 2 blocks from the heart of downtown art galleries, cafés, restaurants, antique shops, book stores.

Only a stone's throw from the Susquehanna River, at the top of the Chesapeake bay where you'll find the Promenade boardwalk, the oldest lighthouse in Maryland, the yacht harbor, and museums. Boat and Kayak tours, biking and hiking. There's more to do than restaurants and shopping!

Fantastic location and on the NYC/DC Amtrak line: The Armitage HdG in Havre de Grace is a 90 minutes car drive to DuPont Circle in Washington DC or, if you prefer Amtrak, a 10 minute drive to the Aberdeen station servicing NYC Penn station, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Wilmington.

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

Melania Quinn

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2009
Speaks english, french

It's our pleasure to share with our guests the elegance and classic charm of The Armitage HdG, our vacation home in historic Havre de Grace, Maryland, USA.

Bring your family or friends and a few good books; even for a short while, enjoy as we do the quality moments of time-gone-by.

On habite en Suisse, nationalité Française/Américaine; bilingue français/anglais

Melania Quinn purchased this house in 2008
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Property Reviews

Beautiful restored home in historic town center 2 blocks from the Chesapeake
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
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Beautiful restored home in historic town center 2 blocks from the Chesapeake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p225911
Havre de Grace Maryland
5

What a gem!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
What a gem! This house is very well maintained and located in such an accessible but quiet town! We spent 11 days here over Thanksgiving 2013. We found the home very comfortable and family oriented. It was great to be able to walk into town and shop at all the locally owned businesses! This home is flawless, we will definitely be returning. I also appreciated the professional way the home was managed. Very easy to do business with.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Beautiful restored home in historic town center 2 blocks from the Chesapeake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p225911
Havre de Grace Maryland
4

No need for a car!

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
I was part of a group of 6 college girlfriends meeting up for a girls weekend in Havre De Grace. We picked the location to be equidistant for most of us (travelled from DC, Baltimore, Philly, Lancaster) and the house was very easy to find. It was very clean with beautiful architecture. The location was perfect to walk to downtown and the bay side of town. There is a 7-eleven within walking distance, but not a grocery store. We were well supplied with nice wine from the wine bistro and take out food from many of the excellent restaurants. The house slept 6 comfortably (with some sharing beds), but if more privacy is desired, bring an inflatable bed and bedding for the spare room (which is a home office).

The downtown is a bit sleepy, but we weren't looking to go out dancing or clubbing!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Beautiful restored home in historic town center 2 blocks from the Chesapeake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p225911
Havre de Grace Maryland
5

September at the Armitage HdG in Havre de Grace MD

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
The Armitage HdG is lovely restored home with great amenities. Having visited in September, the large covered front porch was especailly enjoyable for morning coffee or afternoon glass of wine. The description of the rooms was right on but did not do justice to the comfort of the beds. The home was entirely ready for arival with lights, ceiling fans and air conditioning on to greet us. The kitchen was well equipped and pleasant to use. Off street parking for two vehicles was welcome although on street parking was easy and available. The house was a few blocks from the downtown area which had enjoyable shops. Havre de Grace had a couple of lovely museums (HDG Maritime Museum and HDG Decoy Museum) that were superb. We had dinner at both The Bayou Restaurant and MacGregor's Restaurant and Tavern in HDG. We enjoyed seafood at both establishments. The Town of Havre de Grace itself was charming and served as a great base for day trips to Philadelphia to Washington and points between. The visit was for far flung family from Connecticut, Iowa and Wisconsin to get together and enjoy time together and to enjoy the area.
business
Beautiful restored home in historic town center 2 blocks from the Chesapeake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p225911
Havre de Grace Maryland
Shelby, NC
5

Elizabeth Presnell

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
Lovely and comfortable home! Could not have asked for anything more while in town to watch our children play baseball at Cal Ripken. If in the area make sure to eat at Price's and go parasailing at Old Town on the River.
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Beautiful restored home in historic town center 2 blocks from the Chesapeake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p225911
Havre de Grace Maryland
5

Golf Vacation

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
This is a beautiful vacation home located in the heart of Havre De Grace. Great golf courses close by within a 5-15 minute drive. The owner of the property was very accommodating (allowed one extra person) and gave us some recommendations for food/night out. The place was spotless and welcoming when we arrived. If we wanted to cook our own food at the guesthouse, the kitchen had all the necessary appliances and utencils to prepare meals and the place was nice enough to just stay in and enjoy our vacation with very close friends without having to go out. However, this house was a very short walk to the great restaurants in the small town of HDG. There were a few places we visited during the weekend for drinks and dinner.

We had a triple digit heatwave (heat advisory/warning) during our visit so walking (even at night) weren't an option. We drove to the restaurants and the local bars.

We had a very comfortable stay and would recommend this place to anyone who enjoys visiting HDG. This was our first visit to HDG and it was primarily to play golf and visit some local restaurants for meals/drinks.
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Map

Nearest Train
5 Miles
Aberdeen (Amtrak)
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-95
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Bulle Rock public golf course
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Laurapin
Car: not necessary

The Armitage HdG is located in downtown Havre de Grace: Concerts in the Park • Art galleries • First Fridays downtown Street parties • LPGA and public golf course at Bulle Rock • Family bicycle rentals • 10 minute drive to Susquehanna State Park • The Promenade boardwalk • East Coast time-pieces restorator, Horologist • Yacht harbor charters and sailing school • Entertaining History! Al Capone and the like • Havre de Grace haunted history and ghost tours • surrounding farms • Wine tastings • Thouroughbred farms • Guided kayaking tours • Canoe crafting club • Fishing and Boating • Crab houses and restaurants • Amish green grocer and furniture maker • Traditional Chesapeake bay handicrafts and shopping • Duck carvings • Decoy Museum • Stained glass art • Historic oyster boat tours and charters on the Susquehanna River • Riverboat tours and charters • Famous Maryland lighthouse and Museums • Chesapeake Bay Antiques • Antique book shops • Farmer’s market • and much much more!

Other Activities: kayaking

Golf: Bulle Rock Golf course is a newly built public course that hosts the LPGA and gives a different elegance to Havre de Grace.

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Availability & Rates

Havre de Grace House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Winter Season
Nov 1 - Apr 30
$225
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,260
$4,200
2 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$225
$260
Fri,Sat
$1,400
$4,800
2 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning based on 4 persons $100.00 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes 3 night minimum stay over major holidays; Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Havre de Grace House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Floor Area:
  • 1856 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • River
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Computer Available ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • PC
  • Parking On Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Broadband Access
  • Iron & Board
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Parking Off Street
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • The full bathroom with spa/tub on the upper level and the 1/2 bath on the main level are elegantly decorated and finished with Italian stone tiles. Plenty of new 100% cotton towels available. The second bathroom has a walk-in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Tastefully decorated air-conditioned bedrooms with high quality mattresses and high thread count 100% cotton sheets and of course exceptional pillows. Beautiful and silent remote control overhead ceiling fans; all to give you a wonderful night's sleep.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • live theater
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
  • recreation center
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • horseshoes
  • boating
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • wind-surfing
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • pier fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
Notes:
Enjoy the charm and elegance of this historic home with modern amenities; was recently honored with the 2009 residential preservation award by the Havre de Grace Historic Preservation Commission.
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