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Historic Oxford Waterfront Estate

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 4,100 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Bonfield Manor is located at the entrance of Oxford, a half mile walk or bike ride to restaurants,shops and the Riverview Ave beach. The waterfront property offers a 12 acre park like setting, fabulous views and access to Boone Creek and the Choptank at its confluence into the Chesapeake Bay. Bonfield Manor and its plantation buildings were established in 1771-73. The original Georgian manor burnt down in 1927 and was replaced by an elegant lodge built on the original mound (and colonial basement kitchen). With two master bedroom suites on the ground floor, two queen size bedrooms and 2 bedrooms with 2 twin beds each on the second floor Bonfield Manor can accommodate 8-12 people. The 12 acre property with its shaded outdoor patio, swimming pool, large dock and extensive grounds provides both privacy, time to relax and an extensive playground for young and old. Fishing, crabbing, canoeing and swimming are at your finger tips as are games, TV, WI-Fi, piano and books for in-door entertainment. Oxford is at your footsteps, St Michaels a ferry trip away and Easton a 15 minutes drive.


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

About The Owner

We have cherished Bonfield Manor for nearly 20 years and use the property YEAR Round as a 1-2 day retreat and for longer vacations. With children grown and heavy travel commitments, we would like to share this special historic property with others who are looking for a short-term 'get-away' or vacation rental. Bonfield has been updated to today's standards and furnished with 19th century antiques and engravings as well as modern art works and furniture.

The Owner purchased this estate in 1995

What makes this estate unique

Priceless setting and water views.Convenient, close-in but peaceful location, Abundant wildlife: ospreys,owls,blue herons, fowl, foxes and deer. Remaining colonial buildings on the property. Plantation and literary history of Bonfield Manor.

Amenities

Oxford Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom1 - 1 queen , with en suite bathroom - first floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , with adjacent sitting room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , with en suite bathroom and dressing room/study first floor
  • 6 bedrooms : 3 rooms with queen beds, 1 double and 2 rooms with 2 twin beds each. Game room has an additional queen sized sofa bed and one twin bedroom has an additional double sofa bed. Maximum occupancy: 12 people
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
5

Our 4th Summer at Bonfield Manor

  • 5 of 5

As we have become accustomed at Bonfield Manor, everything was in pristine condition and we were happy to be back for our 4th summer visit. Wonderful property for an extended family vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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paradise

  • 5 of 5

the perfect home for our big family of all ages. and thanks for throwing in the perfect weather as well! :-)

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Stay. Beautiful family vacation place.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Bonfield Manor. Everything was just as advertised, the care-taker was attentive. We enjoyed canoeing/kayaking, biking, fishing, crabbing, swimming in the pool, and spending time out the big yard. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

"ditto"

  • 5 of 5

We stayed again at Bonfield Manor this summer [early August]. Read our review [5 stars] from July of 2015! Great time, wonderful facilities! A perfect vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, peaceful setting with room to roam

  • 5 of 5

This house was rented by a 3 families with elementary aged children. There was ample room for playing yard games, riding bikes and the fishing from the dock. The pool was a favorite with everyone, as well. While this was the first time we had utilized a rental with mini-splits, they were more than sufficient to keep the entire house comfortable during what was the hottest week of the summer. Both Chris, the on-site caretaker, and the owner were in touch with us via cell several times during our stay to make sure everything we needed was taken care of and any questions were answered. We would definitely be interested in another visit to this estate in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A perfect Eastern Shore week

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed with our grown children and their partners and children at Bonfield Manor for a glorious week. We have stayed in five other vrbo properties in the past, and while all were nice, this was by far the best. The house was well-appointed and full of attractive furnishings. The kitchen was well laid out, a pleasure to cook in. The caretaker was extremely helpful and pleasant. All the equipment - bikes, croquet, kayaks, baseball gloves and ball, etc.- was in good working order (this is not always the case in every property). The village of Oxford is a pleasant walk nearby. Our family had a lovely time in this comfortable and sparking clean house.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
BWI, DCA, IAD
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Latitude 38, Pop's Tavern, Masthead
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Oxford Bellevue Ferry to St Michaels
Nearest Train
60 Miles
BWI Airport
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Route 50
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Latitude 38, Pop's Tavern, Masthead
Nearest Beach
75 Miles
Oxford: Riverview Ave Beach and Strand
Car: recommended

Oxford founded in 1694 is located at the mouth of the Tred Avon River as one of Maryland's oldest town and important shipping center during Colonial Days. Today, it is a picturesque town that Yachting Magazine called 'one of the world's best waterfront towns'. Visitors enjoy the historic Robert Morris Inn, the Bellevue Ferry to St Michaels, attractive restaurants, several bustling marinas, and an active yacht club and museum. Whether walking or taking a bike ride, the well-kept houses and gardens along tree-lined streets offer a wonderful backdrop for a relaxing week-end or vacation. The historical towns of St Michaels and Easton are just 15 minutes away by car and offer further attractions and entertainment.

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Rates & Availability

Oxford Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer
Jun 15 2017 - Sep 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
$800
From
$850
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,600
 
 
fall 2017
Sep 6 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$750
From
$780
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
early summer
May 11 2018 - Jun 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
$750
 
 
summer
Jun 15 2018 - Sep 4 2018
4 night minimum stay
$800
From
$850
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 10.0%

Cancellation policy depending on dates and occupancy
No weddings, fraternities, or events. No Smoking. Pets considered
Rates subject to change until confirmed by Owner for requested dates

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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