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Large Luxury Waterfront Home with pool...... 2 1/2 miles from the center of town

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, sleeps 10

'MisBayhaven' is located on 4 pristine waterfront acres 2 miles from the center of St. Michaels, Maryland. Situated on a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay (the largest inland body of water in the United States). The property offers beautiful views, a relaxing park-like atmosphere in a truly natural environment.

'MisBayhaven' is a spacious 5000 square foot (including the screened-in porch) country cape cod situated on the east bank of the Harris Creek (1/2 mile wide) making for easy water access and beautiful sunsets. It has central air-conditioning, two master bedroom suites with king size beds, 4 full bathrooms and three additional large bedrooms. Living is centered around the spectacular 500 sq. ft. screened-in porch with mahogany wood floors and ceilings with gorgeous views to the water.

'MisBayhaven' also offers a family room with fireplace, a large kitchen and a t.v/game room. Amenities include a pool, hot tub, dock, outdoor tree swing, hammock, ping pong table and two laundry facilities for convenience. The house has just completed a full renovation including a new pool, landscaping and hardwood floors.

Activities include fishing and crabbing directly from the dock, countryside biking, tubing, boating, ping pong, badmitton, relaxation by the pool or in the hot tub, reading under the trees or swinging in our tree suspended hammock or swing. Evening activities including star gazing and sunset watching are memorable as a clear night will reveal the Milky Way Galaxy directly above.

Due to its temperate climate, the Eastern Shore enjoys a long outdoor season from March through November. The summer is most popular for its celebration of crab feasts and Plein-Air art festivals. The fall is famous for the massive influx of migratory waterfowl and associated festivals. Situated in a quaint historical locale and steeped in Eastern Shore culture, St. Michaels offers a beautiful contrast to cities such as Washington and Baltimore both of which make for a great day trip.

St. Michaels was voted one of the top 10 'Most Romantic Get-Aways' by Coastal Living Magazine.

Listed as one of the '1000 Places to See Before You Die' (Patricia Schultz)

More Details

Owner
Deb
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Debbie, we loved your beautiful home! I'm not sure if I told you, but we have been renting vacation homes for a very long time. I guess you'd say we are professional renters by this time in our lives! You wouldn't believe how often a rental for 10 or 12 people has seating for 8! And kitchen equipment...we even carry our own box of certain things. You can tell you use your home and love it. And know what families need while enjoying your home. The kitchen is so well equipped, and day to day supplies are so much appreciated. As I said, we never know what to expect, so we come prepared. Of course the setting is amazing, and though it was hot ( not as bad as last year when we were in Annapolis - 106!), we were able to utilize the screened porch, which we love. We were a bit concerned about the fridge. It was broken, not cooling, but shelving, and we were careful about further breakage. And the 2 metal stools at the island are a bit precarious. We put them aside. I always say to our gang, " not on our watch". But these things are minor, just wanted you to be aware. The bedrooms are fabulous, and so much space to be together and hang out, which is our primary purpose. And your suggestions for dining out were super. We hit Ava's, the Big Pickle, Harbor Lights, the schooner ( I think that's it ), and the kids did Gina's Cantina. All great!!! Thank you very much for providing our family with a perfect summer setting. Of course, I imagine it's perfect whatever the season!
Jun 2012
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Amenities

Saint Michaels House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , 1st floor Master bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st floor guest bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , 2nd floor Master bathroom
  • All the bathrooms are clean and large. The 2nd floor master bathroom is a new addition and is beautiful. The second floor hall bathroom was totally renovated within the past 3 years and is lovely and roomy.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1st floor Master Suite WATERVIEWS
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 2nd Floor Master Suite WATERVIEWS
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1st floor Guest Bedroom GARDEN VIEW Room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2nd Floor 4th Bedroom WATERVIEWS
    Bedroom 5 - 3 twin/ single , 2nd Floor 5th Bedroom WATERVIEWS
  • There are two master suites. One is on the 1st floor and one is on the 2nd floor. All bedrooms have been completely renovated within the last year with all new beds, linens, paint, woodwork, and hardwood floors on the first floor (two bedrooms). Four out of five bedrooms have beautiful views of the water! The last bedroom has a beautiful garden view.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 15 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Large Luxury Waterfront Home with pool...... 2 1/2 miles from the center of town
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Reunion of old college pals

  • 5 of 5

Nine women who met in college gathered at this gorgeous house to re-connect after many years. The weather and the house were perfect...although it was early October, it felt like summer and we wished the pool had still been open. As a result of summer weather, we barely used the spacious living, dining and TV room as we stayed on the decks/porch/dock the whole time. We ate in both nights and the kitchen had everything one could need.

We remained baffled with some of the technology: wifi and stereo system. A little wireless speaker could have solved that problem as we all had music on our phones/ipads.

The bedroom arrangement turned out a little troubling as we settled in and learned that some of the gals needed more separate rooms for various reasons and the girls assigned to the kids bunk room found those beds not totally comfortable. As such, one guest ended up in the laundry room on the trundle bed which was comfy but not as luxurious as the other rooms. We could not find any extra sheets for that bed either. She was a sport and didn't complain.

Two of us used a couple of the bikes for a great ride. The other two needed their tires inflated and we couldn't find a pump. Deb, the owner is amazingly responsive but we didn't connect with her in time to solve that problem.

The house is very close to St. Michael's but away from any congestion and we just loved it.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, beautiful view, kids loved the pool. Close to St Michaels shopping, restaurants

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house. We had two grandparents, children and spouses and 4 grandchildren. The house has two living rooms so the kids could be watching a movie while the adults enjoyed adult beverages and the view. The kitchen was very well equipped ,every possible pot, pan skillet etc you could want. The pool was perfect for the grandchildren and adults. The shallow end allowed the littlest ones to stand wearing swimmers and the older ones could dive for dropped objects. We rented a boat which we just tied up to the dock. All in all, a wonderful home and a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Picture Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This house is gorgeous and big! We had everything we needed! Only issue was that two of the bedrooms did not have curtains...made for some early mornings!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best time ever! What a lovely home and beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time renting through VRBO and we were not disappointed. Our family had such a great time. The home was perfect with plenty of room for all. It was comfortable and really clean, with everything we could possible need, including a beautiful view of the water. You can definitely tell the property is well maintained. We took advantage of the pool during the hot days and hot tub in the evening. The screened in patio was perfect for dinner after grilling and there is a large comfortable seating area where we enjoyed a glass of wine. Getting up in the morning we sit by the water with our coffee which was very quiet and peaceful. The house was just a few minutes outside of St. Michaels which made it so easy to try out the many restaurants. There is great shopping in town and would definitely recommend Rise Up for a specialty coffee. We revisited Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge where we had fun biking and kayaking. This is such a great area to take the family to on vacation because there is so much to enjoy! We'll definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home

  • 5 of 5

We were in st Michaels for a weekend getaway with friends. The house was amazing, well appointed and much bigger than it appeared in the pictures. The pool was open, but too chilly to go in, but the hot tub was perfect! Communication with owner was prompt and she was helpful with things to do in the area. Also lots of information in the house. Would love to return with our family. Thank you for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful sunsets indeed ! Not to mention - this lovely home had everything our family needed to celebrate my 80th birthday with elegance and cosiness.

First of all, it was clean and sparkling, the kitchen perfectly stocked for 11 people to cook anything and everything !

Secondly, the space is conducive to comfort, easy movement from room to room....suited to backgammon tournements, long chats, or just sitting quietly looking out the window . Since it was a rather chilly, rainy Saturday, we had a roaring fire going all day and night - which was a delight for everyone...

There is a lovely ambiance about this home - the feeling that it is meticulously cared for - in all details, and yet arranged for pure comfort.

If I live to be 85 I will be right back there enjoying it all over again ! You come too !

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
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Car: necessary

Golf: Several challenging golf courses within a 10 mile area.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning $225
Linens and Towels $50
Tax Rate 10.0%

$1000. Security Damage Deposit (No damage-refunded within 10 days after departure)
Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend (Peak Season) Weekly rental only

PLEASE CONTACT FOR HOLIDAY RATES

As per Talbot County law, wedding reception and special events are strictly prohibited in vacation rentals.
Linens not included, linen service provided upon request ($50.)
Cleaning Fee: $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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