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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... 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:
May 15, 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:
  • 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 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , TV Room
  • 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 NOT charge extra for cleaning, WIFI, credit card use (when booked directly with us), or damage protection. 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.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Family vacation on a farm near Washington DC, Baltimore, Gettysburg.
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 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: Mar 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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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful, relaxing stay at Sue and Jim's beautiful home. The view out over the farm and neighboring vineyard was a delight, and the house is lovely. Sue and Jim take extra care to make visitors feel welcome, including a welcome note, candies and a bottle of local wine. The house is near historic Mt. Airy, and we enjoyed spending time there as well as Frederick, about 20 minutes away. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. Also thank you for your honesty (you know what I mean), thoughtfulness and for your time to write this review. We hope you come back again. It was a pleasure to share our rental and farm with you. Sue
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Beautiful country vacation house 40 miles from BWI

  • 5 of 5

We had a 4 day class reunion at Windsong Arabian & it was the best venue & time ever. 10 people could sleep at the guest house & others in the class stayed at nearby hotels. We shopped for food to feed the crew & everything we needed to cook breakfast, lunch & dinner was there for us to use in the well stocked kitchen. The venue was the greatest for us to walk the property, help with feeding the chickens & horses, or just sit on the front porch or patio to relax. October was a perfect time to enjoy the ranch & the surrounding sites in leisure time. The owners, Sue & Jim, were very helpful & wonderful people. I would recommend Windsong Arabians to anyone planning a family vacation, family reunion or class reunion. It is the greatest!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Place for Your Mt. Airy Wedding Party

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home for our wedding party to stay in as well as the bride/groom. We had 8 guests. It was the PERFECT place to relax and get ready in. Our venue was only 15 minutes down the road. We loved the property so much that we took some of our photos here as well. The owners are super friendly and reliable and go the extra mile. They let me check in early so I could set up goodie bags for my bridal party and accommodated this busy bride's schedule. I'd highly recommend staying more than a short weekend here though! It just didnt make sense for us because we live somewhat in the area but it was excellent for our out-of-town guests for a weekend wedding. The wine and flags are an added bonus that made us smile. 5 STARS!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great Small Retreat Location

  • 5 of 5

It was a wet, rainy weekend but this location was perfect for our leadership retreat weekend.

Be sure to contact the owners for specifics on pricing! It is described on their facility website as well. The price listed on homeaway is only accurate if you have 2 people staying.

The horses on the farm are a beautiful and peaceful addition to this country setting.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place in the country

  • 5 of 5

We traveled from Edinburgh in Scotland for our Easter holidays. The house is situated in quiet wonderful surroundings while only few minutes drive from shops and restaurants.

Great location - quite central - to visit Gettysburg Washington DC and Baltimore.

However we found ourselves spending more time around the farm than we originally planned.

My son fell in love with the horses and even had couple of lessons.

Jim and Sue were very hospitable and friendly and I would strongly recommend you buy your eggs from them :)

The house was very clean and well equipped with anything you would need! A homely environment, a great place for families with rabbits and deer spotted daily!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great folks... enjoyed having them all. We hope to hear when Johnathan buys his farm (:>)!
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New York J and P Pizza
"Family oriented... good food. Easy access in the Safeway/Walmart shopping center."
Gettysburg National Military Park
"Great day! Take a tour... by car or horse! Make sure to go to the panorama picture."
Harper's Ferry Engine House
Mamma Angela
"Best Italian food in the area!!"
Antietam National Battlefield
Monocacy National Battlefield
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

Mount Airy House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

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.
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