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COLLECTOR'S HOUSE - DOWNTOWN 3 BR 2.5 BA - WALK TO VOLT, THEATRES, SHOPS!

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Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english
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COLLECTOR'S HOUSE - DOWNTOWN 3 BR 2.5 BA - WALK TO VOLT, THEATRES, SHOPS!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Frederick House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

The Collector's House, located at 209 W. South Street, is a 1325 square-foot, 2-story masonry “shotgun row house” built in 1920, with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and original heart pine floors. (It is the right hand side of a duplex.)

Completely renovated in early 2013, this high-ceilinged, sun-filled house has been furnished to provide a relaxing, attractive oasis to guests, with all the comforts of home. (The left side of the duplex is also a FrederickVacationRentals.com property, called The Artist's House.)

The Collector's House is decorated with many unusual objects from the quirky and eclectic collections of the owner's father, a true Renaissance man and self-professed 'Master Pack Rat.' (You can't take it all with you, but you CAN leave it to your children...)

The Collector's House has beds for 6 and an additional inflatable airbed which can be set up in the dining room or living room.

Although children are permitted as guests at The Collector's House, the home is NOT recommended for toddlers or pre-school-age children. Because there are many fragile pieces of art and collectibles in the house within arms' reach, children should either be newborns or older children who are not inclined to touch everything they see!

For more information, look at the detailed listing for The Collector's House at FrederickVacationRentals website.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner/Property Manager (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english

About Owner/Property Manager

I am an enthusiastic traveler and have been booking my extended family’s vacations online for many years. Before each trip, I spend countless hours researching unique and comfortable hideaways for us to inhabit – in part because I am an online travel junkie, but mostly because I believe that the quality of the accommodations is a huge contributor to the success of any vacation. It's so much easier exploring new worlds when one's family has a comfortable place to sleep, bathe, decompress, and plan the next day's adventures.

And even more than I love exploring other parts of the planet, I love introducing and sharing Frederick (my part of the planet since 1974) with others. I knew

from day one that Frederick County had a very special charm. To me, it has only gotten more charming (and considerably more diverse) in the past 39 years.

Presently, Frederick has no downtown hotel and just two popular downtown B&B’s. I was surprised to discover that there is a dearth of short-term furnished properties or vacation homes available to rent in the downtown area – a huge

omission, from my perspective, because Frederick City and Frederick County are wonderful places for extended visits.

At a crossroads in my life, I decided that something needed to be done about this.

Thus the birth of Frederick Vacation Rentals

Owner/Property Manager purchased this house in 2012

What makes this house unique

Stay here and...

- Walk downtown for coffee and bagels in the morning.

- Sit in a Market Street sidewalk cafe (Cacique, Isabella's) and people watch.

- In cold weather, sit inside at a window seat table (Tasting Room, Olives, Firestones) and people watch.

- Enjoy the downtown festivities and late night shopping on Frederick's First Saturdays (every month of the year!)

- Explore dozens of wonderful restaurants and hundreds of interesting shops.

- See a performance in Frederick's Theatre District (yes, we DO have one!)

- Visit the brand new Frederick Visitor's Center on East Street, see the 13 minute movie and find out how many fantastic things there are to do in Frederick City and County!

- Visit the National Museum of Civil War Medicine on Patrick Street.

- Take a leisurely walk or bike ride in Frederick's city-long linear park, Baker Park.

- Take the Frederick Wine Tour or visit one of our three microbreweries.

- Take a Ghost Tour on a dark and stormy night (available every weekend from spring-fall).

- Follow the Visitor's Center Treasure map through Frederick's historic downtown.

- Look up the many special events going on in town on the City's Office of Special Events Website: the Festival of the Arts, Fourth of July, the In the Street Festival, Holidays events all December.

- Attend the Great Frederick Fair in September and Frederick's two Oktoberfests in - you guessed it - October!

- Tour the Delaplaine Art Museum and Frederick's many ecclectic art galleries.

- Hear some live music at the Frederick Coffee House, Cafe Nola, Brewer's Alley, the Bentz Street Sports Bar, Cafe 611, to name just a few of many venues.

- Check out the Children's Museum at Rose Hill Manor, the Taney House, the Frederick Historical Society, the Hessian Barracks.

- Read the Frederick Magazine and the Frederick Newspost - you just won't believe how neat this area is - and you'll want to come back again and again!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay 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

4.9
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Collector's House - Downtown 3 BR 2.5 BA - Walk To Volt, Theatres, Shops!
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
business
Collector's House - Downtown 3 BR 2.5 BA - Walk To Volt, Theatres, Shops!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p471383vb
-301-252-5304
Frederick Maryland
5

Nice Home, Close To Everything

  • 5 of 5
We had a great week at this very nice home. The layout, outdoor space, and location were a plus. Everything we needed in this very comfortable home. We visited the battle grounds, DC, and went to a baseball game while we were there, perfectly located for us. Very clean with all the amenities.
  • Submitted: May 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you all enjoyed your much anticipated trip to the east coast. There is SO MUCH more to see in the area - come back again!
business
Collector's House - Downtown 3 BR 2.5 BA - Walk To Volt, Theatres, Shops!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p471383vb
-301-252-5304
Frederick Maryland
5

a wonderful retreat or jumping off point

  • 5 of 5
The Collector's House is a comfortable, homey and easy place to stay for anyone who'd like to explore beautiful Frederick Maryland. It is also a great place to hole up for a weekend and get some crafting done! The owner has added many personal touches such as a supply of coffee, chocolates, snacks and even condiments in the fridge! Everything was clean and tidy. Bed linens and towels were soft and comfy. We will definitely be back.
  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Collector's House - Downtown 3 BR 2.5 BA - Walk To Volt, Theatres, Shops!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p471383vb
-301-252-5304
Frederick Maryland
5

Very hospitable home!

  • 5 of 5
Adorable home in an excellent location. The owner has thought of lots of little touches that make you truly feel like a welcomed guest! I loved the sleep number beds. The linens and towels were crisp and clean, as was the whole home upon our arrival. The homeowner left us a personalized welcome note and kept communication open prior to, and after, our visit. We went for a girls scrapbooking weekend and we will most definitely be returning!
  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Collector's House - Downtown 3 BR 2.5 BA - Walk To Volt, Theatres, Shops!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p471383vb
-301-252-5304
Frederick Maryland
Gainesville, VA, USA
5

Girl's weekend

Girl's weekend
  • 5 of 5
My daughters, granddaughter and I had a great time staying in the Collector's House. It was very clean, comfortable and fun. Fredrick was a perfect place to shop, eat and just walk around. My daughter who eats gluten free found plenty of places to eat in all price points. We plan to return next year with another granddaughter.
  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Collector's House - Downtown 3 BR 2.5 BA - Walk To Volt, Theatres, Shops!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p471383vb
-301-252-5304
Frederick Maryland
5

Overdue Review!

  • 5 of 5
I would just like to say that I have used VRBO several times in the past few years for vacation my family, I think the concept is great. This is the first time I had used it for business travel. I am not the type of person that writes reviews, as a matter of fact I have never written one, but felt I needed to share some things about my stay at The "collectors house", the city of Frederick, but mostly about the owner Nancy.
I have stayed at all Three of Nancy's properties all of them fantastic with new kitchens, bathrooms, sleep number beds, etc. very comfortable to stay at, very. Frederick is a great city that I just happened to fall upon due to work. Nancy took the time to recommend several restaurants, landmarks, things to do in the area. It is close to DC, Baltimore, Gettysburg, but you definitely want to spend some time in Frederick.

I ate breakfast at Café Nola, you must try the Italian eggs benedict, awesome, Il Porto for Italian cant be beat, veal chop was incredible, Black Hog for BBQ and a cold beer. There are so many others, you wont go hungry in Frederick! Nancy and her husband Bob are tremendous personable people, fantastic hosts, I could go on & on. Thank you so very much for your hospitality, hope to get to Frederick again and see you soon. Nice job on the collectors house, real nice! Take care.
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Collector's House - Downtown 3 BR 2.5 BA - Walk To Volt, Theatres, Shops!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p471383vb
-301-252-5304
Frederick Maryland
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
5

Great location and comfortable house

  • 5 of 5
The Collector's House is a great place to stay in Frederick. All of downtown is in easy walking distance, including a local pool, Baker Park (with a playground, outdoor theater, and walking paths), plenty of restaurants (we loved Black Hog BBQ), and the Carrol Creek river walk. The house itself has a well-stocked kitchen, laundry downstairs, and comfy bedrooms upstairs. The TV and Blu-Ray player were easy to use and had plenty of options for evenings when we stayed in. Having off-street parking is very nice too. We would definitely recommend staying here!
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children

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Rates & Availability

From $200 Per night

Frederick House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,000
$2,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Notes ATTN: VRBO's Rate System does not always price correctly.

2 nt stays:
$400: 2 midweek nts (Mon-Thus)
$450: 1 midweek nt/1 weekend nt (Fri, Sat, Sun)
$500: 2 weekend nts (Fri, Sat, Sun)

After a 2 night stay, each additional weekday night is $100; each additional weekend night is $150

3 nts: $500 - $650
4 nts: $600 - $750
5 nts: $750 - $850
6 nts: $950
1 wk: $1000
Reduced rates for longer stays!

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Frederick House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1325 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • 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
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Powder Room (downstairs) - toilet
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Ensuite Master Bath
    Back Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared Hall Bath for Middle and Back Bedrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Front Bedroom (Master with Ensuite Bath) - 1 king , New Sleep Number Bed
    Middle Bedroom (tiny) - 2 twin/ single , Twin Bed with Pull-out Trundle Drawer
    Back Bedroom - 1 queen , New Sleep Number Bed and Walk-in Closet
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
All Bedrooms have designer linens, dressers, ceiling fans, and closets. The King and Queen bedrooms also feature new, luxury Sleep Number (Select Comfort) mattresses. There is a 46' flat screen HDTV in the living room. The Collector's House has a private landscaped backyard, with patio seating and 2 offstreet parking spots. It is located within Frederick's downtown Historic District and is a quick 2-block walk to Market Street, Frederick's main North/South artery and an easy 4-block walk to the exact center of town (Patrick & Market Streets).

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