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Historic District 1910 Colonial with Wrap-Around Porch

Roger and Meg Hayden

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Roger and Meg Hayden

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2015
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Historic District 1910 Colonial with Wrap-Around Porch

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Cambridge House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10 - 11)

NOTE: Nightly rates shown at upper right may vary based on length of stay and season. See notes under rate section.

A perfect location in Cambridge and the Eastern Shore for family, families, or a group of friends vacationing, or attending special events in Cambridge or nearby historic communities such as St. Michaels, Oxford and Easton. Cambridge was named the #10 Best Small Town in America for 2013 by Livability.

Our large, fully updated smoke-free home is located in the West End Historic District within walking distance of the downtown shops, restaurants, museums, Long Wharf Marina featuring the Choptank River Lighthouse and Great Marsh Park (riverfront park with picnic shelters, boat ramp, small sand beach and site of Eagleman Triathlon and IRONMAN Maryland). We are located just three blocks from the Choptank River, which offers outstanding boating, sailing and fishing off of the old Choptank River bridge.

You are welcomed to our gracious home by the wrap-around porch with a wicker swing and lots of wicker seating in the open area as well as a screened-in section with additional seating, a dining table and ceiling fans. The beautiful entryway is notable for its three story stairway with original chestnut wood details that continue throughout the home. The main floor includes an updated and equipped kitchen with island seating, a living room with pocket doors and a large dining room that features a table which opens up to nine feet and seats up to twelve for large groups. In addition there is a half bath with a full laundry.

The second floor offers three spacious bedrooms - two with queen beds and one with a double bed, an office and two fully updated baths, one of which is en suite. The bedroom with the en suite bath also has an alcove large enough for a playpen/crib. The third floor includes two charming bedrooms - one with a double bed and one with a double and a twin, and an updated bathroom.

The house features wireless high-speed internet and cable TV in the kitchen and living room, including a DVD player in the living room. The back yard is fenced in with a patio and small porch off the kitchen.

Cambridge is a charming “Main Street” community with great restaurants (many featuring local fresh seafood), unique shops and art galleries. Museums include the recently completed Harriet Tubman Museum and the Richardson Maritime Museum, as well as the Sailwinds Visitors’ Center with adjacent park and sandy beach.

The arts are well represented by the Dorchester Center for the Arts and many downtown art galleries. In addition, nearby towns offer attractions such as the excellent Maritime Museum in St. Michaels and the beautifully restored art-deco Avalon Theatre offering year-round live entertainment in Easton.

For nature lovers, Dorchester County abounds with opportunities for hiking, kayaking, cycling, bird watching, hunting and fishing. The Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge offers all of these activities in one location, with a visitors center, an environmental education building and the second largest population of bald eagles on the East Coast.

For biking enthusiasts our home is conveniently located for you to participate in Blackwater Duathlon, CheapeakeMan Endurance Festival, Eagleman Ironman 70.3 Triathlon, Heart of Chesapeake Ride, Six Pillars Century Cycling Event, Trek in the Neck, Vineyard Dash, Wild Goose Chase Women’s Cycling Event and more events in Dorchester and surrounding counties.

Enjoy a leisurely sail on the Skipjack Nathan at Cambridge’s Long Wharf or head over to the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina for a round on the links, boating and both fine and casual dining on the riverfront. Atlantic Ocean beaches are just an hour away.

Keywords: House, home, Cambridge, Eastern Shore, Chesapeake, Choptank River, porch, marina, bikes, cycling events, festivals, boating, sailing, triathlon, downtown, restaurants, shopping, antiques, arts, galleries, farmers market, consignment shops, fresh seafood, historic downtown, waterfront town

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Roger and Meg Hayden (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2015

About Roger and Meg Hayden

We are empty nesters with a daughter in Brooklyn and a son in Boston. We live in central New Jersey, but our work gives us the flexibility to get away and enjoy the Eastern Shore.

Roger and Meg Hayden purchased this house in 2007

Why Roger and Meg Hayden chose Cambridge

What drew us to Cambridge? The relaxed lifestyle of the community and surrounding Eastern Shore, with its extensive waterfront and natural rural areas, historic charm and friendly folks. The town has seen an influx of great restaurants and shops as it has undergone revitalization in recent years. And it offers quick access to other historic Eastern Shore towns and easy day trips to Annapolis, Baltimore, Washington, DC, Atlantic beaches and Assateague Island. We also took the opportunity to buy and restore an antique cabin cruiser, fulfilling a long-time dream.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 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.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 21 traveler reviews

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Historic District 1910 Colonial with Wrap-Around Porch
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews
5

As good as it gets!

  • 5 of 5

Literally everything was perfect. Stocked better than most permanent houses, the fundamental house is beautiful and comfortably spacious with a meticulous eye for and execution of decorations and landscaping, first rate furniture and complete amenities. There have been some architectural upgrades - all well done - and the house is in extraordinary condition without a single creak that I could discern. And the owner couldn't have been more gracious or forthcoming with information - happenings in Cambridge or what to do to set the AC if needed. A rare completely enjoyable experience!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Great house

  • 5 of 5

They could definitely use some new pictures for this place - because the ones they have don't do it justice! This house is stocked with everything you could think of - toiletries, towels, kitchen ware, spices, you name it. We brought my brother's hobie (sailboat), and the water being a stone's throw away was nice. We weren't out in Cambridge very much, but the one time we went out to eat was great. If you're going to Cambridge, definitely stay here.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Bryan, TX
5

A Cambridge, MD treasure!

  • 5 of 5

We were in the area for a family reunion and this house was perfect for us. It is a beautiful old home that has been restored to include all the modern amenities you would want or need. We enjoyed coffee each morning on the large wrap around porch after meeting in the kitchen to talk and fix breakfast. It is only a few blocks from town and from the water and we rode around on the bikes the owner provided. We had 6 adults and there was plenty of space to get together or to have your own privacy. The owner was very easy to work with. We have some family in the area who now want to take a few days to stay in the house and enjoy it.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Westfield, NJ, Northeast US
5

June 2014 - Birthday bash on the Eastern Shore

  • 5 of 5

This property is an absolute treasure providing the right balance of common space and privacy when needed during this birthday weekend. The home has everything you need from a well appointed kitchen to a fabulous porch with seating for all. Within walking distance of the harbor and the many exciting new restaurants in Cambridge, we felt like we were staying at a five star resort without the snooty help. A must stay at property. Perfect for a group dinner and very relaxing.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Baltimore, MD
5

Beautiful well kept home, owners were terrific to work with

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend this rental home!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Fantastic family reunion site.

  • 5 of 5

This beautifully appointed home has everything. Cribs, high chair, blow up beds, every kitchen gadget you can think of. When it snowed, we even found a snow show shovel. Lovely walk to the water and park as well as downtown shops and I would highly recommend this home to anyone looking for a spot in the Cambridge area.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
BWI Airport - Baltimore, Maryland
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Leaky Pete's Oyster & Wine Bar
Nearest Ferry
17 Miles
Oxford Bellevue Ferry - Oxford, Maryland
Nearest Golf
3.3 Miles
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort
Nearest Motorway
0.7 Miles
U S. 50
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Jimmie & Sooks
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Ocean City, Maryland
Nearest Point of Interest
Great Marsh Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Long Wharf and City Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Sailwinds Visitors' Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Downtown Shopping and Restaurants
Nearest Point of Interest
Snappers Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Portside Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Waterfront Bike and Walking Route
Nearest Point of Interest
Emily's Produce

Dorchester Family YMCA is within walking distance - membership anywhere allows you to enjoy the facility during your stay - bring your membership card.

Playground equipment at Great Marsh Park and also Sailwinds Park.

The Cambridge Main Street Farmer's Market is open twice a week offering local produce, fruit, baked goods and other items. Stop by on Saturdays between 9 a.m. - 12 noon and on Thursdays from 3 - 6 p.m. from early May through mid-October on the waterfront at Long Wharf Park, near High and Water Streets in downtown Cambridge.

Enjoy a tour of the beautiful newly built replica Choptank River Lighthouse at Long Wharf Marina. The lighthouse is now part of the U.S. Lighthouse Society's Passport Program - bring your lighthouse passport and get it stamped during your visit.

Information on the Taste of Cambridge and other local events can be found on the Dorchester County Tourism site, I Love Dorchester County Facebook page as well as Cambridge Main Street website and facebook page.

The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Golf Resort, Spa and Marina is just one mile away. Resort offers several options for dining and entertainment as well as other amenities.

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Rates & Availability

From $235 Per night

Cambridge House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
May 22 2015 - Sep 7 2015
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,645
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$235
$1,595
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes Please contact us to discuss rates for different length stays (shorter stays, longer stays, extra nights) than shown in rate schedule above. Three night minimum during high season may be waived at our discretion. The $275 nightly rate shown for a three night booking will be lower for longer stays.

Cleaning fee may apply.
Holiday and event fee may apply.
Pet fee applies.
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Amenities

Cambridge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 1st Floor Half Bathroom -
    2nd Floor Bathroom - Shower -
    2nd Floor Bathroom - En Suite, Combination Tub/Shower -
    3rd Floor Bathroom - Shower -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Total 6 Beds: (2) Queen (3) Double Beds (1) Twin Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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