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Cottage with Art Studio, Near Beach, Dog-Friendly

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-5)

The Seahorse Guest Cottage is located in North Beach, Maryland, on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, within an hour’s drive of Washington, Baltimore, and Annapolis. Recently renovated with new kitchen and bathroom, the fully furnished cottage has a living room with sofabed, bedroom with queen size bed, front sunporch with day bed, a full kitchen, and a fenced backyard with a deck and gas grill. The Seahorse Guest Cottage sits on a quiet street within walking distance to the Chesapeake Bay and the North Beach town boardwalk, beach and pier. Additionally located within easy walking distance are several restaurants and quaint shops. A marina with boat launch, a waterpark, and a shopping center are within one mile of the cottage. There are close-by opportunities for charter fishing, kayaking, hiking, fossil hunting, bicycling, and bird watching. A weekday commuter bus provides service into Washington. The Seahorse Guest Cottage is dog-friendly. The cottage is an ideal and inspirational place for artists, musicians, and writers, with a separate north light studio building located behind the cottage (seasonal - studio is unheated).

Keywords: cottage, art studio, dog-friendly

More Details

Owner
Gary Jameson
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 29, 2017

About Gary Jameson

Gary and Betty Jameson, owners of the Seahorse Guest Cottage, have lived in North Beach for over 30 years. They are both artists who are also involved in historic preservation. They also presently have three retired racing greyhounds.

Gary Jameson purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Gary Jameson chose Chesapeake Bay

We live next door to the Seahorse Guest Cottage.

Amenities

North Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
two blocks from beach and boardwalk, free pass for renters to beach and fishing pier separate studio building

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Cottage with Art Studio, Near Beach, Dog-Friendly
average rating of 4.923077 based on 26 reviews
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Cozy Cottage for Family Getaway

  • 4 of 5

We decided over Christmas break to spend a few days in North Beach, near to where we used to live. The Seahorse Guesthouse was great for us. The wife and I had the bedroom, with one daughter sleeping on the futon sofa and the other on the porch daybed, with dog nearby. Fenced front and back yards allowed for the dog to run without us worrying about him in the street. The cottage is close to boardwalk and restaurants, and the owners are adjacent. A great time and would return!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The town is a hidden gem where people keep their doors open and say hello as you pass on the streets. Almost everything is walkable. The owner provides passes to the beach and parking. The Jameson's are great hosts and wonderful people.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful combination of old-fashioned charm, modern convenience, and proximity to the Bay.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage, as described. (Studio rental is separate.) Very comfortable for a couple. Simply but beautifully furnished. Very high quality linens and towels, including beach towels, a really nice touch. Renovated bathroom and kitchen, comfy mattress. Great cable, very reliable internet. An older property but clean and well-maintained, with a huge fenced yard and lots of privacy. Wonderful original artwork on the walls. Gary was a most accommodating and welcoming landlord. He allowed us to bring our two cats, who clearly took no time feeling at home. I would recommend this property to friends or relatives. We walked every morning on the Boardwalk (you get to know all the regulars) and kayaked nearly every day from the West Marina,, one mile away. One of the nicest features of the Seahorse Cottage was access to the tomato and herb garden, of which we made much use. Also loved the weekly Friday evening Farmers Market and the Chesapeake's Bounty produce store, but if you are a cook you may want to bring your own knives and favorite pans.

We stayed for three weeks in July/ August.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We upgraded the kitchen knives and updated the pots and pans! :)
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Great cottage, great location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family (family of four plus dog) enjoyed our time at the Seahorse cottage. The cottage was clean and well-appointed, with a terrific amount of kitchen supplies including coffee maker, blender, and cooking utensils. Towels, sheets, and blankets were all super soft and quality materials. The cottage had cable, wifi, and a DVD player, which was an awesome way to fill a rainy afternoon. The host has also provided Scrabble, Chess, and a jigsaw puzzle for quiet entertainment as well.

We walked to the beach, to restaurants, and to ice cream. At the Cold Penguin, we enjoyed great waffle cones and even got a beef-flavored doggie sundae (which was a big hit, BTW.) Around the corner is Neptune's, where we had good pizza and burgers. We were so close, I was able to run back to the cottage quickly for jackets when the restaurant got too cold. Thanks to the cottage we were able to keep our out-of-pocket costs pretty low.

Our host was very accessible and friendly. Gary and his wife live adjacent to the cottage and have lots of great recommendations for enjoying their town.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A wonderful weekend for our dogs and us.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was exactly as described. It was well supplied with all the amenities you need in both kitchen and bath. We will definitely be going back again. It is within walking distance to just about everything.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Delightful!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was more quaint than the pictures showed. My sister and I were very happy with the property. The house was clean, well equipped throughout and comfortable. It was nice to also find a washer and dryer available. We were able to let our two dogs out in the back yard without having to worry about them getting out. They had plenty of room to explore. We thoroughly enjoyed North Beach and the proximity of the Bay front pier and walking path, although it was unseasonably cold during our stay. We made fast friends with Sharon at the Wine Shop near the bay. :-) I am planning a trip later in the year and will definitely book this property again. Thank you, Gary and Betty!

I would recommend this property to friends as well as booking through VRBO, which I found to be easy to navigate.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
BWI or DCA
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Neptune's Seafood Pub
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Twin Shields
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Neptune's Seafood Pub
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
North Beach
Car: recommended

'Fossil Hunting,' 'Bird Watching'

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Rates & Availability

North Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017 In Season Rate
Apr 28 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,000
 
 
2017 off season rate
Sep 6 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$150
$700
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

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