Comfort & Style on the Chesapeake Bay. Rejuvenate, relax and enjoy. Upgraded Aug 2013! Check out the new Game Room. Main Cottage sleeps 10 in comfy beds; 15 total in beds/sofas. Detached studio sleeps additional 5!
**UPGRADES** Brand new stone fire pit, patio heater with glass-enclosed flame, stainless steel convection oven/cooktop stove, microwave (8/1/13). Offered to our friends and guests is a Chesapeake Bay view cottage with versatile layout: 3BR/2BA in Upper Level, 2BR/1BA in Garden Level (either may be rented separately) or whole 5BR/3BA Cottage (plus optional detached Studio/Game Room). Separate/locked entrances for guest privacy/security or leave open plan and rent both levels.
***Don't miss MURDER MYSTERY weekends***
Nov-Feb. Gather friends and get away for a fun-filled weekend.
Crow's Nest Cottage is tucked away in a waterfront beach community, just minutes from Historic Annapolis and the U.S. Naval Academy. The perfect “base” for Boat Show weeks, visiting Annapolis (the nation’s sailing capital and the legislative capital of Maryland), U.S. Naval Academy ( 10 min), Washington D.C. (50 min) and Baltimore (45 min). Leave your worries at home and dive into the Chesapeake Bay’s natural beauty, abundance of flora, fauna and exciting history. “Crow’s Nest Cottage' property line is about 75 feet from the Chesapeake Bay and 100 or so yards to our exclusive pier and boat slips. Community beach, park and playground, ~ 200 & 300 yards, respectively. Boat launch is at the end of the street.
Inside: Unique appointments, upscale décor, gourmet kitchen with new stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and island bar. Dine in style around the circular table (& lazy susan) with seating for up to 8, plus 2 at bar (upstairs) and dining for 6 downstairs…bon appétit!
Appointments: 5 bedrooms, 3 full spa-inspired bathrooms, jetted spa tub, marble shower, eco-friendly bamboo and natural stone floors, mosaic tiling, air conditioning. Fully furnished with fresh linens, towels, bedding, cookware and place settings.
Upper Level (Sleeps 4 - 8): The Master Suite (Captain's Quarters) offers a California King (Ethan Allen “Tobacco”) bed with dreamy 18” mattress, jetted spa tub for two and Decolav bath fixtures.
The 2nd guest room (1st Mate's Quarters) features a second King bed and 3rd guest room (Boatswain's Mate's Quarters) has Queen Bed with ample room and storage space. The two guest rooms share the second, spa inspired bathroom with cross-cut marble shower and Decolav sink.
Gourmet kitchen with new stainless steel appliances (French door refrigerator, microwave, cooktop range, dishwasher) custom built cabinets, granite countertops and island bar create a warm and friendly entertainment area. Arched open-plan design accentuates the Chesapeake Bay views.
The living room fronts toward the Bay and enjoys bay views, LazyBoy easy chair, a comfy queen leather sleeper sofa and open plan layout. Fireplace gives the cottage a warm, cozy feel. Through the archway is a dining area with seating. Upscale round table with lazy susan offer guests additional views of the Bay.
Washer & dryer inside the cottage.
Crow's Nest Down Under (Garden Level; Sleeps 2 - 7):
Two further bedrooms each with Queen bed, 3-seat Lazy-boy reclining sofa plus separate 2nd Kitchen, Dining area and Great Room. A Queen Aerobed is available if needed.
(Opt) Detached Studio/Game Room: So much fun!! Foosball, 36' TV/DVD, movie library, PlayStation gaming, Wii, overflow sleeping quarters. Bunk bed, twin bed & two single sofas sleep an additional 5 guests.
Amenities: 2 full kitchens, shared washer/dryer, air conditioning, fireplace, forced air heating, deck, BBQ grill, hammock, outdoor teak dining table and matching chairs, fire pit, linens, towels and bedding provided, beach, beach access, pier, boat launch, boat slips (optional), detached art studio/atelier (optional).
Local Attractions: Historic Annapolis, Capital Building, U.S. Naval Academy, USNA, shops and boutiques, downtown docks, Annapolis yacht club, Pirate cruise (ideal for kids), Renaissance Festival (ideal for all ages)
Nearby Sporting & Leisure Activities: Golf, Tennis, Spa, Boating, Jet Ski, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Quiet Waters State Park, Walking Trails, Hiking, Fishing, Charter Fishing, Crabbing, Local Seafood, Fine Dining (Chart House, Chop House, Brio, Cantler's Riverside Inn, PF Chang's, and more), Bars and Pubs, Antiquing, Art Festivals/Shows.
Within 1 hour drive: National Aquarium (Baltimore), Washington DC & monuments, Baltimore Inner Harbor, Fort McHenry, Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Blasts, Baltimore Ravens, Washington Wizards, Washington Nationals.
About the property. Offered year-round is the top-level duplex with 3 bedrooms, 2 full spa-inspired bathrooms with two-person spa tub and marble shower. Gourmet kitchen, living room and dining room with seating for up to 8 guests enjoy views of the Chesapeake Bay. The garden level 2BR/1BA garden suite is also available year round. The surrounding natural beauty of the Chesapeake Bay and upscale décor are sure to make this cottage your new home away from home.
Note: The versatile layout allows for your choice of 3 rental options:
1) Whole cottage (5BR/3BA) + Studio, Sleeps up to 20
2) Upper level (3BR/2BA), Sleeps 4-8
3) Garden level (2BR/1BA). Sleeps 2-7
Any vacant unit may be rented separately.
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We love sitting around the fire pit, watching the stars at night and Thomas Point lighthouse on the Bay. Kids love to crab from the pier. Mom likes basking in the sun at the beach. It's a very refreshing place.
We love the Chesapeake Bay, Annapolis and all of the wonderful things to see and do nearby. This property offers:
* Chesapeake Bay views... 90' to the water & steps to Beach, Pier & Boat Slips (Opt),
* Upscale furnishings (not your average beach rental fare),
* Detached Art Studio/Game room (optional) for rainy days or overflow sleeping quarters,
* Outdoor entertaining area with sofa, fire pit, tiki torches, umbrellas, 2 dining tables with 4 chairs each, Gas BBQ.
Chesapeake Bay, Navy Football games, Beach, Boating, Fishing, Crabbing, easy access to Historic Annapolis, Washington DC and Baltimore. Minutes to MD Renaissance Festival. Massage chair, stone fire pit, patio heater with glass-enclosed flame - very cool!