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UPDATED ANTEBELLUM, DOWNTOWN HISTORIC FREDERICK, PARKING SPACE, NEAR TRAIN & BUS

Swan

Advertiser since: 2013
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 - 14 nights

Swan

Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
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UPDATED ANTEBELLUM, DOWNTOWN HISTORIC FREDERICK, PARKING SPACE, NEAR TRAIN & BUS

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 - 14 nights

Overview

Frederick Townhome Rental Photos and Description

1360 Ft, Dine-In Kitchen, 1.5 Bath, Laundry, Sleeps 6 comfortably, Wifi, DirecTV

We have prepared and maintain your home in Frederick for a comfortable long or short stay. Arrive by car, Marc Train or Greyhound Bus (the transit station is only a two block walk.)

Master bedroom with king bed and desk with uninterruptible power supply and direct cable internet connection and WiFi. Second upstairs room with flat screen HDTV with DVD player, desk with ups, WiFi internet, and a queen size A-frame futon. We just added a twin size air bed (with padded mattress cover) for more flexible sleeping arrangements. Full bath. Deck overlooking backyard including one parking space (during inclement Winter weather conditions you may need to consider alternative City of Frederick parking due to our long, sloped driveway.)

It is often said that one should not take their work with them on vacation. But we know that is more easily said then done for some of us. This home has been prepared with that possibility and need in mind.

Downstairs living room with a second flat screen HDTV and a queen sleeper sofa. Half bath with washer and dryer. Each room with a closet prepared for your comfort and convenience. WiFi throughout.

Fully equipped and appointed kitchen with ample seating for six at the table and 2 at the counter. Pantry essentials stocked and ample supplies to get you started with coffee any way you like it. Please arrange ahead if you would like to provide us with a short list of groceries including condiments and accompaniments you would like to have waiting for you in the fridge and cupboards.

Please let us know ahead of time if you would like the pull out beds to be made in advance of your arrival. We use mattress cases and pillow-top covers for your comfort in addition to freshly laundered linens.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Swan (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2013
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2014

About Swan

We are a happy family of five including our dog, Mojo. We love to travel when we can find the time. Our preference for years has been to use short term rental properties when we do. Seeing from the eyes of locals always trumps a whirlwind 'tour'. When traveling, we like making time for each of our wishes whether a morning hot cocoa and cappuccino, an art museum, local sites, fashion shopping, unusual local cuisines and antiquing. Frederick satisfies all these desires and now we can try our hand at being host :)

Swan purchased this townhome in 2006

Why Swan chose Frederick

You will soon see why we chose this property. Your home in Frederick is a fully updated antebellum townhouse. Modern conveniences of a full dine-in kitchen and 1.5 bath rooms with laundry - all recently refurbished. Rare off street parking space (during inclement Winter weather conditions you may need to consider alternative City of Frederick parking due to our long, sloped driveway.) Not just convenient to downtown, you are downtown. Your home is around the corner from a site George Washington stayed when traveling to Fort Frederick for Pre-Revolutionary assignments (now an architectural remnant.) It is down the road from the historic Hessian Barracks where mercenaries taken prisoner during the Revolution were quartered and where the Lewis and Clark expedition was launched. It is across the street from where Lincoln's train stopped on the way to Gettysburg after that infamous battle. Speaking of which, Frederick is a central starting point to some of the nations' revolutionary, civil war and other historical and national points of interest in the region.

What makes this townhome unique

Half a block to the 'Carroll Creek Linear Park', you transition from historic downtown to a scenic morning jog to beautiful 44 acre Baker Park in less than a minute. Fine dining ranges from the casual (Black Hog BBQ, Nola Cafe), to ethnic (Sabor de Cuba, Sumittra Thai, Ayse Mezze Lounge, many more), to formal (Tasting Room, Volt, Il Porto). The Marc Train is a two block walk and opens up convenient access to the Washington DC Metro system - imagine, no car needed to access museums, shopping, dining and entertainment in the nations capital! Shopping and services in Frederick are ample with small business owners giving their heart and soul.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 - 14 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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

4.6
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Updated Antebellum, Downtown Historic Frederick, Parking Space, near Train & Bus
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews
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Updated Antebellum, Downtown Historic Frederick, Parking Space, near Train & Bus
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Frederick Maryland
5

Ginger

  • 5 of 5
For the price and the location and kindness of our hosts I'll give all the stars there are! It was the perfect place for our small family of four generations to meet. The little kids loved the nearby playground and the big kids appreciated having restaurants and shopping within walking distance. The house was fine and thoughtfully stocked. We would certainly meet here again.
  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Updated Antebellum, Downtown Historic Frederick, Parking Space, near Train & Bus
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Frederick Maryland
College Park, MD
5

A great little getaway

  • 5 of 5
An adorable, comfortable, and clean home away from home, right on the main street. You can walk to shops, food, parks.
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
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Updated Antebellum, Downtown Historic Frederick, Parking Space, near Train & Bus
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+1 -301-695-8808
Frederick Maryland
Prince George's County
4

Great Price, Awesome Location

  • 4 of 5
My husband and I stayed here with our two young children (ages 4 and 1). The townhouse was clean and spacious considering how narrow these units can be. We marveled at the decorating and how they were able to make the space seem so much bigger. Linens and towels are quality, the carpet is well-padded, which was excellent for our newly walking baby. You don't really need a car except to visit the farms or head over to Wegman's since there's so much to do in downtown Frederick. Warning though, if you arrive on a Sunday most of the shops and restaurants are closed and you'll feel like you're in a creepy ghost town (which maybe you'd like! It is historic Frederick, after all). Some cons were that there seemed to be a lot of homeless men hanging out on the stoops around the property and across the street. The property is situated between two liquor stores, so there's lots of foot traffic to and from those. The homeless men (or maybe they just looked homeless) were friendly, but I felt more comfortable leaving through the back entrance since I knew at least one homeless (looking) man would be hanging out outside the front. I didn't feel like engaging with them every single time I left the house. This is not the fault of the property owners and I'd stay again, but just wanted to provide anyone with a heads up if this is something that would bug you. Also, the master bedroom was SUPER BRIGHT all night long. Not sure if a lamp post is shining in or not, but it took me over an hour to fall asleep. The window treatments don't even begin to block it out at all. We would definitely stay here again, though. The positives far outshine any negatives. It's clean, the bedrooms are roomy and there are board games for kids and the kitchen had cooking supplies. We felt at home.
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Updated Antebellum, Downtown Historic Frederick, Parking Space, near Train & Bus
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Frederick Maryland
Middleburg Pa.
4

Quiet Home

  • 4 of 5
House is well maintained and decorated. Kitchen was substantially stocked. House was not a comfortable family place. It is great as a base for sightseeing but not for a night in. Too many decorations everywhere.
  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Updated Antebellum, Downtown Historic Frederick, Parking Space, near Train & Bus
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p464457vb
+1 -301-695-8808
Frederick Maryland
4

Great location, great amenities inside!

  • 4 of 5
My husband and I visited family in the area. We did the country thing with them, and then urban thing in downtown. And what a great choice to be right in downtown with walking distance to everything! We have a great 5 mile urban hike all around town and Baker Park, lots of great food and drink choices and a great townhouse to stay in. Thank you Lee and Swan for your attention to detail and making our stay so cozy!
  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Updated Antebellum, Downtown Historic Frederick, Parking Space, near Train & Bus
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+1 -301-695-8808
Frederick Maryland
5

Wonderful long weekend!

  • 5 of 5
I spent a long weekend at this home with my husband and our two young children. The house is VERY well kept and comfortable. You can easily walk to all of the shops and restaurants downtown. We never drove. The Owners are helpful and provided a lot of information about the area and toiletries in the house. I would definitely stay here again and recommend it to anyone.
  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. You are so right that a car is hardly needed to access plenty within walking distance including dining, entertainment, parks, historical interest, shopping, arts and antiques and more. And the Marc train just a few blocks away opens up more - including the DC Metro area from Union Station. I was pleased to have met you and your charming family upon your arrival while finishing our care of the grounds and was happy to accommodate your prior early check-in request.

Thank you,

Lee

Map

Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Dulles International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Black Hog BBQ & Bar
Nearest Ferry
21 Miles
Historic Harper's Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Frederick City Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
MARC Train
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I270
Nearest Restaurant
0.02 Miles
Il Porto Restaurant
Nearest Ski
31 Miles
Liberty Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
153 Miles
Rehoboth beach
Car: recommended

Just a short, half block stroll from your fully updated antebellum accommodation is Frederick's scenic Carroll Creek park. Choose from an array of cuisine including a Voltaggio establishment (one of three in Frederick) in this beautiful downtown oasis. Perhaps take out an impromptu picnic from one of the restaurants. Then stroll west along the landscaped creek past the Barbara Fritchie house to famous, 44 acre Baker Park (great for jogging, biking, light fishing, bird watching, picnics, cookouts, playgrounds, seasonal entertainment.) or continue north on Market Street to explore the nostalgic shops - a bastion of family owned businesses and 'Bedford Falls' values. Whether you are into American and ethnic cuisine, antiques and collectibles, trendy bars and coffee shops, specialty candy and gift shops, historic destinations, or shopping and library, everyone finds their way. There being so much to mention, we will have some of our personal recommendations waiting upon your arrival.

The region extends many of Frederick city's strong points. Beginning with a tour of the 'National Museum of Civil War Medicine' on east Patrick street, one can then go on the road to one or more regional battlefields including Gettysburg, Antietam, Monocacy, South Mountain, Balls Bluff and more points of interest. From South Mountain, visit the 'Civil War Correspondent Memorial Arch' in Gathland park before continuing on to the first Washington monument erected in 1827 along the Appalachian Trail by the residents of Boonsboro. Other museums in downtown Frederick include historic 'Rose Hill Manor Park and Children's Museum', 'Schifferstadt Architectural Museum', the historic Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney house and (highly recommended) the 'Historical Society of Frederick County'. 'Roads and Rails Museum' is a relatively recent introduction to Frederick.

If you are one to canvas the antique shops wherever you go, you will not be disappointed in Frederick. After visiting local haunts (which we find quite fruitful) including Old Glory, Emporium Antiques, Cannon Hill, and Heritage Antiques, you can then continue your trek to the east (New Market, Ellicott City and perhaps Baltimore), the north (Gettysburg and New Oxford), the west (Beaver Creek and Funkstown, near Antietam), or the south (Leesburg, and the greater Washington DC region.) Being avid antiquers ourselves, we keep literature and recommendations at your home in Frederick.

Seasonally, Frederick has active farmers markets. We will leave you with a seasonal and weekly schedule with our other local recommendations. The Everedy Square & Shab Row farmer's market off east street every Thursday from June through October is a favorite. Get fresh artisan bread and the best pastries in town, just down the street from the market, at Stone Hearth Bakery before selecting produce (take a sturdy bag or backpack with you.) Our favorites are the varieties of peppers, silver queen corn, yellow peaches, berries and cantaloupes. I like to pick up an eggplant on occasion as well. Treat yourself to an ice cream, before or after shopping, from Frederick Fudge & Ice Cream (adjacent to the market.) Walking back along church street, stop by Juliet's Italian Market to pick up a cold or warm salad and some imported cold cuts, fresh mozzarella (to go with the artisan bread from stone hearth) and perhaps a prepared gourmet dish ready to heat. Then take it back to your well equipped and appointed dine-in kitchen carefully stocked with basic necessities and ample seating for eight (arrange with us ahead if you would like us to have your favorite condiments and accompaniments waiting for you in the refrigerator and cupboards.) one thing you will always find ready in your kitchen is everything to get you started to make coffee your way.

For a good quality, quick bite any time, Black Hog BBQ is a hop and a skip away - no jump necessary, giving you a head start on the loyal pilgrims from Pennsylvania, Virginia and west Virginia making the trek for their delicacies.

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Rates & Availability

From $119 Per night

Frederick Townhome Rental Rates

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$725
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
cleaning fee $69
Notes We have set maximum occupancy for the indicated rates at six persons. We can sleep two per bed, including queen futon and sleeper sofa. We have added an air bed for more flexibility in sleeping arrangements.

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Amenities

Frederick Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1360 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Well lighted vanity mirror. All recently refurbished.
    Downstairs Bathroom/Laundry - toilet , Sink, lighted mirror, top load washer, front load dryer
  • The master and second bedroom share a full bath room, off joining hallway, with lighted vanity mirror over sink, shower/bath, and toilet. All recently refurbished and updated. A half bath with laundry, lighted mirror over sink, and toilet is downstairs off hallway joining living room and dine-in kitchen. Towels and washcloths provided as well as soap, shampoo, conditioner and hair dryers.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , Upstairs - Sleeps at least two
    Second Bedroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Upstairs - Queen size sofa futon, sleeps two
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Downstairs living room - Queen size sleeper sofa, sleeps two
  • Master bedroom with new king size bed and mattress with mattress case, pillow-top cover. Upstairs entertainment room with HDTV/DVD and futon sofa converting to queen bed. Downstairs living room with 39' HDTV and sleeper sofa converting to queen bed. Mattress case and pillow-top cover provided for the pull out beds. Always freshly laundered linens. The master bedroom and second bedroom each with a desk and WiFi Internet (the master bedroom also with a direct connection to the cable Internet router.) We have recently added a twin air bed with padded mattress cover for more flexibility in sleeping arrangements.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • swimming
  • tennis

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