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Family vacation on a farm near Washington DC, Baltimore, Gettysburg.

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4BR , 3 full baths accommodations for up to 10 guests, Mount Airy, Maryland USA

Please call for a quote or search for our own web site: Above All Else @ Windsong. We may be less or more than the quote you get from HomeAway!

Above All Else @ Windsong is situated in a quiet corner of Windsong Arabians Mayland horse farm. (Google Windsong Arabians) Bring your own horse(s) or watch ours graze alongside the deer as you sit on the porch and enjoy the view! (A corral suitable for four compatible horses is included in this vacation rental.)

This vacation home is perfect for small family reunions or gatherings, as well as for ACCOMMODATIONS for your wedding party, graduations, retreats, and celebrations of any sort. (We do not accommodate weddings, receptions, parties, ETC. Maximum # of guests on the property is 10.)

Above All Else is centrally located to Washington D.C., Baltimore, Harper's Ferry, Ellicott City, Hagerstown, and Gettysburg.

The house has four bedrooms, three full baths, a fully-equipped kitchen/dining area, a living room, TV room, and laundry room -- as well as a front porch and a rear deck. We supply the linens and towels.

There are 5 golf courses closeby. Also, nearby, there are 2 state parks with lakes. In Harper's Ferry there's a river for tubingor white water rafting! Go to a wine fest (our neighbors, Linganore Wine Cellars) or shopping. Or just stay 'home' and sit on the porch or the deck!

Above All Else, you'll love the peace and quiet!

Linens and things: Thanks, but we prefer and request that you allow us to wash our own linens. If there is a need for more towels or linens than are available in the house, just call us and we will provide you with additional linens and towels. We have stain treatments and peroxide available to treat stains/blood before they are laundered by us.

More Details

Property Manager
Sue Doll: Call for quote/or go to rate details. HAway quotes not alwys accurate
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 28, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you to all of our guests who have commented in our guest book at the house. If you would like to add additional comments or share your comments with folks searching for a Maryland vacation rental house, you can leave your comments here.

The most frequent comment we receive is:

"I'd like to come back again and just relax on the porch"

We hope you will visit with us and read about the many positive comments we have received about our vacation rental house.... and then leave some of your own comments for futher guests.

We have had guests from all over the world..Great Britain, Europe, South Africa and just about every state in the Union. We hope we can accommodate you and your family.
Apr 2004
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Mount Airy House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , TV Room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • The downstairs bedroom has a trundle bed. You choose 1-2 twins or we can push 2 twins together to make a King bed. Bedroom #4 is a full bed (not a futon). The sleep sofa in the family room is a queen. The master bedroom has a private bath. Two other upstairs bedrooms share a bathroom (located between the two rooms) Please let us know if you require a porta-crib.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Please call owner for quote! We may be less or more than any quote given to you from HomeAway! We do charge extra for extra guests when booking the daily rate, cleaning, pets and credit card use (when booked directly with us but much less than the service fee to book with HA). There is no charge for WiFi. There is a 6% MD tax we are obligated to pay. Smoking is permitted in the garage or outside. No smoking allowed inside the house. Well behaved dogs only may be allowed. We prefer nonshedding dogs. There is a $100/week/dog cleaning fee required.


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(31 traveler reviews)

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Family vacation on a farm near Washington DC, Baltimore, Gettysburg.
average rating of 5.0 based on 32 reviews

Amazing find!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about Above All Else was perfect; so peaceful and beautiful! The kitchen had everything you could possible need--many spices, condiments, sharp knives, etc. Everything was exceptionally clean and cared for. The property was beautiful with a variety of wildlife--one day we saw two foxes. But what truly makes this place wonderful are Jim and Sue; they are warm, friendly and helpful. Our daughter helped with chores a couple of times which was a highlight for her. Our only regret is that we spent too much time in DC and not enough time at Above All Else. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words ! Thank you for taking care of Above All Else @ Windsong and for completing our survey. We enjoy sharing the farm with youngsters. Hope to see you again when there is less rain! Sue
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What a treasure!

  • 5 of 5

We spent Christmas in this delightful place and can't wait to return. The home is wonderful- clean, neat, COZY, welcoming and very well-appointed. There are so many amenities - complete kitchen which includes many condiments, washer and dryer, towels and linens, starter things like dish soap, paper towels, etc... There's too many to mention. Guests leave things behind for you to share which is sooo nice- so we did the same.

The most important thing was that Jim,and Sue are the best in hosting guests. Jim spent a morning teaching one grandchild (while 4 watched) how to walk a horse from the barn to the field. She was so delighted and in awe. The kids would 'visit' the horses several times a day and it was cold out!! I loved that part! Sue was very responsive to emails, finalizing the reservation, and helpful.

The view (in December) is one of the farm, horses, etc... and just beautiful.

I can't say enough about staying here and am looking to come back soon.

The grandkids are already asking ....

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for a family get together

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place for our adult children and us to get together for a family wedding. The house was spectacularly clean, the rooms were as they were described and the location was beautiful. There were horses in every field kicking up their heels and putting on a show for us charmed spectators. Jim and Sue were easy to work with and made us feel at home. This was a perfect place to relax and enjoy life.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved everything about it!!

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing place for our two families to stay! It was secluded and the house and property was gorgeous! It was so peaceful and nice watching the horses in the pasture. Sue was so very friendly and accommodating! The perfect host❤️ Thank you so much for allowing our family to share this beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my sisters and mom. We visited family all over Maryland and this house was the perfect spot to come home to after a long day hanging out with family near and far! We loved it!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

Impeccably clean, nice appointed, glorious view! The hosts were gracious and helpful and our whole family (aged four to mid-seventies) had a blast. I'm so glad we followed previous reviewers' suggestions to spend at least one day just enjoying the farm. In fact, we could have spent more time there. What a tremendous value for the price!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. We certainly enjoy sharing the farm and even more, we love seeing our guests enjoy the farm! Looking forward to seeing you and your family again! Sue
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"Great day! Take a tour... by car or horse! Make sure to go to the panorama picture."
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"Best Italian food in the area!!"
Antietam National Battlefield
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Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
"Well worth the trip.. one hr. away!"
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Mt. Airy Inn
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Mt. Airy/Frederick
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
I70/Route 27
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Mt. Airy
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Ski Liberty
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Ocean City
Car: necessary

Frederick County is in the heart of American History. Visit Civil War Battlefields or the many museums in Frederick, Gettysburg, Baltimore, Harpers Ferry, Ellicott City and Washington DC!! Hike the C&O Canal, eat at any one of the fine restaurants in the area, take the children to one of the zoos in Thurmont, Baltimore or Washington DC or take them to Adventure World USA 15 min. away or a 6 Flags theme park. Go antique or outlet shopping nearby, take a tubing or water rafting outing, ice skate indoors (Frederick), or take a horseback riding lesson on the farm. There's something for everyone!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
cleaning $200
extra guests $0
Tax Rate 6.0%

NIGHTLY RATE is FOR 2 guests. $20/night for extra guests..$1000 max.
WEEKLY Rate is FOR 8 guests: $1000/week; Add $125/stay/ week for addl. guest 9 and 10 , max. of 10 guests.
Extra nt for same group: $250
Max. stay is 2 wks; Cleaning fee:$200/stay. $40 to process credit card.

Accommodations/Parties Max.# of guests at any time on the property is 10.


Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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