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Warm, Welcoming Waterfront, Relaxing and Close to Everything

Bedrooms 5
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12-18

This property is unique in its location and on-site amenities. It is quiet, quaint and charming, teeming with all the features of the Chesapeake Bay region, yet close to town. You may awake to the sound of Canada geese, a bobwhite quail, whitetail deer or wild turkey. During your stay you will surely spot a bald eagle and cottontail rabbits by the dozen. If you come in June, July or August, you can catch the delicious blue crab right off your private dock and steam them for dinner that night.

Catch whiteperch off the dock, relax with a book in the hammock, take a bike ride down the lane (bikes provided) or simply hike around the 50 acre compound and enjoy the quiet. This is not the Hyatt....this is Chesapeake Bay country at its finest. Enjoy!

The property is ideally located for Golfers, fisherman and hunters. Three excellent courses are within a half hour, two within a 15 minute drive. Fishing is onsite and the Bay a half hour by boat. The Swan's Nest is in the heart of some of the best waterfowl hunting on the east coast. Canada Geese abound on the property. We would be happy to arrange guides and hunting/fishing parties on request.

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2017


Cambridge Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • * King Bed * Queen Bed * Double Bed * Bunk Bed * Child Bed * Convertible Bed * Crib Sleep Sofa
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Raft
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • marina
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Ballfield, Basketball Hoop, Volleyball,Fishing, Crabbing, Kayaking, Boating, Swimming, Biking horsehoes, ping pong


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Warm, Welcoming Waterfront, Relaxing and Close to Everything
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Washington, DC

Gorgeous Property, Great House for Groups!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year at the Swan's Nest and it was even more incredible than the first. Absolutely beautiful property, great activities, great house with a huge back porch perfect for rainy days, it was all more than we could have hoped for, especially at this price. We spent a 3 day weekend with a group of friends enjoying all the property had to offer. The owner was so friendly and helpful. He met us the day we checked in and gave us a great tour, answered all of our questions, provided contact information, and even included a welcome gift on the table, so thoughtful. The water was incredible, we all really enjoyed the dock, and nights at the campfire overlooking the water reminded me why I love Maryland. Hope you have the chance to enjoy this incredible property.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The minute we pulled up to the house, we knew we chose the right anniversary get-away. Hap couldn't have been a better host - greeting us with a bottle of wine and great information about the area and the property. We fished (catching loads of fish), walked, and enjoyed the peace and beauty of the area. What a wonderful host and a wonderful property. The sunsets can't be beat. We will definitely send our friends to the Swan's Nest and definitely be back. Thank you Hap & Christine for sharing your welcoming home.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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10 Minutes from Cambridge, 15 Minutes to Blackwater Refuge, 1 hour from Ocean City, 45 minutes to Prime Outlets.

Other Activities: Boating, swimming, kayaking, basketball, horseshoes, soccer, frisbee, wildlife viewing


Rates & Availability

Cambridge Farmhouse Rental Rates


  • Off season (Oct-April) $1500/week; Peak (May-Sept) $3000/week
  • Off Season: Oct-Apr .. $1500/week
    Peak: May-Sep .. $3000/week

    Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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