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Large waterfront estate with breathtaking sunset views

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms5
Space 5,700 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Secluded waterfront vacation rental outside of St. Michaels.

A charming historic farmhouse and updated barn with a rustic soul and luxury finishes are the perfect spot for your vacation on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay.

Surrounded by water and farmland, Jane Lowe estate is a very private property that will comfortably sleep 12+ guests. The 3,500-square-foot barn and 2,100-square-foot historic farmhouse are situated on a six-acre stretch on the banks of Harris Creek, nestled between St. Michaels and Tilghman Island.

Discover the serenity of the Chesapeake Bay, watching blue herons, bald eagles and osprey from your front window. Lounge by the 50-ft swimming pool (open until the end of September), fish, crab or sun from the floating dock, kayak, play lawn games and watch the sun set from a private beach.

The houses have everything you need: areas to lounge, nooks to read, a massive game room with a pool table, foosball table, poker table, bar, other casino games and board games. It's easy to eat, drink and entertain with the help of a professional wolf stove and flattop, barbecues, patios, balconies and a sun room.

If you venture out, lovely St. Michaels and the surrounding areas have so much to explore.

More Details

Owner
Heather Leonard
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

Amenities

Wittman Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Second floor bathroom in barn.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom accessible from 1st floor of barn.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Bathroom on first floor of farmhouse.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom in master suite of farmhouse.
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom on second floor of farmhouse.
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 2 double
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double
    Bedroom 8 - 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Large waterfront estate with breathtaking sunset views
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews
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Well Deserved Five Stars!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property = wonderful vacation! Thirteen of us through 3 generations enjoyed a terrific time at Jane Lowe Estate. We rented a boat for fishing and touring the waterways, happy to tie up at the beautiful new dock. Kids especially loved the pool and game room. Cooking was fun in the well equipped kitchens, and I managed to master the vintage stove. First floor bed and bath in the barn worked well for my disabled husband. House and barn are CLEAN and very welcoming. Heather is super and easy going to work with. Yes, the cell service was spotty except for Verizon customers, and wifi is slow, but most of us did not plan to work while on vacation. St. Michael's is just a few minutes up the road for supplies or just browsing. All in all a highly recommended spot for a special family get together.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Wonderful getaway - so peaceful.

  • 4 of 5

From start to finish, the owners were attentive and helpful. They even left a gift basket out for us when we arrived. The houses easily accommodated all 14 of us (big and small). Upper level in the barn could've used some freshening up but besides that, the houses were very clean. Pool and kayaks were awesome!! Only problem we had was the internet service was really bad and some of us had to work.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had 6 families (5 with young kids) split between the two houses. There was plenty of room for all of us. The pool was great since it got quite hot for June. We had minor issues with the gas grills which were fixed with one phone call - Heather was quite responsive!

The barn is newer, and has central air, and can be kept quite cold despite the summer heat. The farmhouse has window units and it's a little tougher to control temperature. Despite that, I wouldn't trade the view upon waking up in the master of the farmhouse for a slightly better temperature control.

One minor thing is that if you need to do heavy internet-based work the satellite internet can be quite spotty. This didn't bother us much since we just needed to send emails but any intensive video downloading or other high-bandwidth activities probably won't work so well. That being said, it's a vacation! Put the phones and laptops away and go out for a kayak!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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5

Breath taking property with tons of activities to do.

  • 5 of 5

Heather was easy to work with and ensures a lot of trust into her guests by leaving items like kayaks at the property for everyone to enjoy. It was the perfect place for our weekend stay.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic long weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We were three very happy families (6 adults and 8 children)! We loved all of the activities - kayaking, pool, game room, acreage for roaming, beach, dock for fishing and chilling out on the water, and on and on. The barn and farmhouse were charming and clean. We loved it so much we already discussed making it to the Jane Lowe estate again next spring. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Great property. Could not ask for more. Highly highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

Great property, great ownership, great amenities (including everything from restaurant-grade kitchen to kayaks). Could not recommend enough.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
72 Miles
Baltimore/Washington International
Nearest Barpub
8.5 Miles
Inn at Perry Cabin
Nearest Ferry
27 Miles
Oxford Bellevue Ferry
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Harbourtowne
Nearest Motorway
17.5 Miles
U.S. Route 50
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Chesapeake Landing
Nearest Beach
On the property
Car: necessary

Relax at the estate, where you can watch the sunset from the dock or beach, swim in the expansive pool, kayak, play lawn games or barbecue. In historic St. Michaels, a 10 minute drive away, you'll find a collection of charming shops and restaurants, boating activities, a brewery, winery and art galleries.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $500
Pet Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $250

Second payment 100% refundable if cancelled within 30 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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