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WATERFRONT TILGHMAN ISLAND COTTAGE

Kelley Cox

Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Kelley Cox

Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english
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WATERFRONT TILGHMAN ISLAND COTTAGE

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

Tilghman Island Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-6)

Captain's Watch is a Waterfront Cottage which has a screened porch with beautiful sunrise view of Knapps Narrows. It is nestled in a Working Watermens Village, 12 miles from Historic St. Michaels, Maryland on the Eastern Shore. The whole family will be entertained by the boating, kayaking, fishing and crabbing opportunities.

The Cottage has a kayak launch and a Hot Tub for your relaxation. There are 4 Restaurants on the Island serving the Local Fare of Chesapeake Bay Seafood in many different ways. The Owners are on site and live next to the cottage. We have a Gas BBQ Grill for grilling your catch after a hard day of fishing. Captain's Watch has a full kitchen, washer/dryer, central AC, Cable TV, & DVD/VCR. Come to our shores and relax on the porch and watch the waterman toil at their labors of catching Chesapeake Bay Seafood and savor the flavor of the Land of Pleasant living. The Master Bedroom has a queen size bed, the guest bedroom has a trundle bed that can be made as 2 twins or a King, and the Living Room has a queen size sleep sofa. The cottage is available year round and pet and kid friendly.

Activities:

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

A Variety of Boat and Kayak Tours in season.

Boat and personal watercraft rentals available

Shopping in the Quaint town of St. Michaels

Relaxation at a slower pace.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Kelley Cox (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english

About Kelley Cox

Your hosts, Kelley and Jerry Cox, each hold a 50-ton Captain’s license and have been involved in Chesapeake Bay research for a combined total of 55 years. Jerry grew up on a Tobacco farm across the Bay in Calvert County and worked as a research vessel Captain for the State of Maryland. Jerry’s roots are from nearby Hooper’s Island, where his great, great grandfather William Hooper was a schooner captain aboard the Florence Lee. Kelley’s ancestors have been in this area since the early 1600’s when Edward Comins and his wife Elizabeth served as indentured servants of William Claiborne on Kent Island. Her Grandfather, Russell Phillips, was one of President Harry Truman’s favorite fishing boat captains during his frequent retreats to the Eastern Shore. Kelley is a Biologist and the Executive Director of Phillips Wharf Environmental Center.

Kelley Cox purchased this cottage in 1995

Why Kelley Cox chose Tilghman Island

Kelley's parents built the cottage as a weekly vacation rental in the 1970's. Kelley & Jerry decided the added income would help out and started renting the cottage as a vacation rental about 6 years ago.

What makes this cottage unique

The property overlooks Knapps Narrows one of the busiest waterways on the East Coast you can relax on the porch and watch all the boats going by. We also have a commercial waterman using part of our dock so fresh seafood is available to our guests. Tilghman Island is a fishing village on the Chesapeake Bay so you can fish and crab off of our dock. We have a screened porch with a gas grill for cooking out and a hot tub to relax in after a taxing day of shopping in nearby St. Michaels. We have a park nearby for bird watching and exercising in and it has play equipment for the kids.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Waterfront Tilghman Island Cottage
average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews
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Waterfront Tilghman Island Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p244823vb
-(410) 886-2643 (Maryland, USA)
Tilghman Island Chesapeake Bay
WV
5

Perfect Place

  • 5 of 5
My family of five spent a week in this wonderful home and hated to leave it. As former residents of the shore, we return whenever we can and this place was such a blessing. The owner could not have been more accomodating. The house was smartly equipped and we wanted for nothing. You can truly arrive and begin your vacation without having to spend all of your time making beds. The property was spotless- trust me on tis, I am a germaphobe! It was like visiting Grandma's house. We loved visiting Phillip's Wharf Environmental Center which is on the property. My children played in the water and we loved watching the Waterman bring in their catch. The boats going by provided entertainment, too. Don't hesitate, rent this place.
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Waterfront Tilghman Island Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p244823vb
-(410) 886-2643 (Maryland, USA)
Tilghman Island Chesapeake Bay
Washington, DC
3

Cute place on the bay

  • 3 of 5
This place was a nice and quick get-a-way from the city. The hot tub was great, the place was very warm and cozy and had everything we needed. We were however, a little disappointed to realize that the cabin is attached to the owner's permanent private house. We were expecting a bit more of a secluded place, but overall it was very nice and great to see the water.
  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Baltimore Washington International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Harrison's Blue Crab Deck Bar
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Oxford Bellevue Ferry
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Harbourtowne Resort
Nearest Train
75 Miles
Baltimore Washington International
Nearest Motorway
23 Miles
Route 50
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Characters at the Bridge
Nearest Beach
83 Miles
Ocean City
Car: recommended

We are on an Island that is 3 miles long and 1 mile long.

Historically a fishing village, there are lots of ways to get out on the water here. We have 5 restaurants each with it's own specialties, but fresh seafood is a must here.

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Rates & Availability

From $100 Per night

Tilghman Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Nov 9 2014 - Apr 1 2015
2 night minimum stay
$100
$500
$1,000
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$175
Fri,Sat
$800
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Property Damage Protection $69
Tax Rate 10.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Tilghman Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bath tub/shower combo
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Bed (1), Twin trundle bed which can make a King (1), Sleep Sofa - can be 2 twins or a King (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Trundle bed that makes 2 twins or a king bed. Electric Fireplace.

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