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Historic Montanverde Farm Guest Cottage

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Idilic farm cottage, 20 miles to DC, yet surrounded by nature.

This is a 3.5 bedroom Guest Cottage situated on the historic Montanverde Farm. It sleeps 7 comfortably (two queen beds, and 3 twins). There is a full kitchen, breakfast area, laundry room, and living room. It is in the heart of the Montgomery Agricultural Reserve, but still only 20 miles from Washington DC. It is a 20 min drive to the DC Metro station.

This farm is on the National Historic Register. The farmhouse was built in 1812, and Abraham Lincoln stayed there in 1848 while attending a political rally Zachary Taylor. The Guest Cottage was built in the 1920s, and was fully renovated in 2014.

It is a beautiful, quite and idilic setting. The property is an island in the middle of the Seneca State Park, with an abundance of wildlife and foliage.

State park hiking trails are at the bottom of the driveway. The road is a common path for road bikers. Seneca Creek (also at the bottom of the driveway) is a great fishing and swimming hole.

The property is close to working farms with markets, and wineries. Also close by is whitewater kayaking on the Potomac river and paddle boarding. There are companies that give lessons close by.

We have WIFI and there is a laptop connected to a flat screen TV, for streaming from the internet.

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Meakin Bennett
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017


Darnestown Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • 3 bicycles
  • limited accessibility
  • forests
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming


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Rates & Availability

Darnestown Cottage Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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