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Beautiful restored home in historic town center 2 blocks from the Chesapeake

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,856 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 + 1/2 bath, sleeps 6

Magnificent restored home built in 1935, fully air conditioned • Comfortably furnished bedrooms; 2 with king beds and 1 with two twin beds • Cotton sheets and exceptional pillows • Fully equipped kitchen for meals in • Wireless internet • PC and printer • Cable television • Spa/bathtub • Elegantly tiled bathroom • Magnificent wood floors • Spacious dining room seats six • Beautiful ceiling fans throughout • Comfortable and relaxing living room with a classic JFK rocking chair • Laundry room • AND an outstanding timeless front porch!

History and elegance in this fabulous America town, recently voted number 12 out of The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2014, by the Smithsonian Magazine. Visiting Havre de Grace while staying in The Armitage HdG Guest House will give you and your family an unforgettable American experience. She is the America the world should see; shaded sidewalks on tree lined streets, beautifully restored classic homes, parades on the main street and a caring and active community and churches where everyone knows everyone else. And there's more! You may not have known this interesting fact, Havre de Grace tied in a vote with Washington DC to become the nation's Capitol. Washington DC's main train station is only an hour away on AMTRAK or MARC from the Aberdeen train station (3 miles from our home)

There's plenty more to know about the history of this incredible little town!

Downtown charm and plenty to do: The Armitage HdG has been honored with the 2009 residential preservation award by the Havre de Grace Historic Preservation Commission, and is situated in historic Havre de Grace; located just 2 blocks from the heart of downtown art galleries, cafés, restaurants, antique shops, book stores.

Only a stone's throw from the Susquehanna River, at the top of the Chesapeake bay where you'll find the Promenade boardwalk, the oldest lighthouse in Maryland, the yacht harbor, and museums. Boat and Kayak tours, biking and hiking. There's more to do than restaurants and shopping!

Fantastic location and on the NYC/DC Amtrak line: The Armitage HdG in Havre de Grace is a 90 minutes car drive to DuPont Circle in Washington DC or, if you prefer Amtrak, a 10 minute drive to the Aberdeen station servicing NYC Penn station, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Wilmington.

More Details

Owner
Melania Quinn
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Melania Quinn

It's our pleasure to share with our guests the elegance and classic charm of The Armitage HdG, our vacation home in historic Havre de Grace, Maryland, USA.

Bring your family or friends and a few good books; even for a short while, enjoy as we do the quality moments of time-gone-by.

On habite en Suisse, nationalité Française/Américaine; bilingue français/anglais

Melania Quinn purchased this house in 2008

Amenities

Havre de Grace House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1856 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • River
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • The full bathroom with spa/tub on the upper level and the 1/2 bath on the main level are elegantly decorated and finished with Italian stone tiles. Plenty of new 100% cotton towels available. The second bathroom has a walk-in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Tastefully decorated air-conditioned bedrooms with high quality mattresses and high thread count 100% cotton sheets and of course exceptional pillows. Beautiful and silent remote control overhead ceiling fans; all to give you a wonderful night's sleep.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Enjoy the charm and elegance of this historic home with modern amenities; was honored with the 2009 residential preservation award by the Havre de Grace Historic Preservation Commission.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Beautiful restored home in historic town center 2 blocks from the Chesapeake
average rating of 4.731707 based on 41 reviews
5

Beautiful and Unique!

  • 5 of 5

Great property to stay in - plenty of space yet very warm and cozy. The owner was very easy to work with and all house guidelines were explicit. The house is within walking distance to views of the water and to the shops on Washington St. It is great to have an lodging option like this in the area! My only feedback is having brighter lighting in some rooms; however, that is certainly a personal preference and not a deficiency with the property itself. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pottstown, Pa. 19465
5

An Excellent Property for Visiting Upper Chesapeake Bay and Havre de Grace, MD.

  • 5 of 5

Property Owner was Communicative, Gracious and Helpful.

Property was as Advertised, Well Cared For and Easy to Call Home.

Need seating for 5-6 in Living Room but, was adequate for our stay.

We will plan to stay there again !

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very nice and convenient to restaurants

  • 4 of 5

Was a great experience

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at the Armitage for our son's wedding. We loved being together in this wonderful house, sitting on the porch, cooking and just talking. It was so much nicer than multiple hotel rooms and restaurants. We did not come across any problems and were not disappointed with any aspect of our stay. The owner is very gracious, responsible and professional. We would not hesitate to stay at the Armitage again.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming home with everything you'd need!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a wonderful stay at Melania's home! It's a beautiful property filled with character and updated amenities. The kitchen was excellent and we loved the front porch! The beds were very comfortable and the location was convenient. Working with Melania was terrific, too. Definitely consider this home when traveling to the area!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Dauphin, PA
5

Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was great! The beautiful home was well equipped and cozy! It was convenient to many stores in town and close to the marina.

Highly recommend! Thank you for a good time.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Bulle Rock public golf course
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Aberdeen (Amtrak)
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-95
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Laurrapin
Car: not necessary

The Armitage HdG is located in downtown Havre de Grace: Concerts in the Park • Art galleries • First Fridays downtown Street parties • LPGA and public golf course at Bulle Rock • Family bicycle rentals • 10 minute drive to Susquehanna State Park • The Promenade boardwalk • East Coast time-pieces restoration, Horologist • Yacht harbor charters and sailing school • Entertaining History! Al Capone and the like • Havre de Grace haunted history and ghost tours • surrounding farms • Wine tastings • Thoroughbred farms • Guided kayaking tours • Canoe crafting club • Fishing and Boating • Crab houses and restaurants • Amish green grocer and furniture maker • Traditional Chesapeake bay handicrafts and shopping • Duck carvings • Decoy Museum • Stained glass art • Historic oyster boat tours and charters on the Susquehanna River • Riverboat tours and charters • Famous Maryland lighthouse and Museums • Chesapeake Bay Antiques • Antique book shops • Farmer’s market • and much much more!

Other Activities: kayaking

Golf: Bulle Rock Golf course is a newly built public course that hosts the LPGA and gives a different elegance to Havre de Grace.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $400

* Cleaning fee: minimum $100 or $25 per person
* 3 night minimum stay over major holidays: Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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