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Waterfront Home with Magnificent Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Secluded and peaceful waterfront estate outside of St. Michaels.

A converted barn with luxury finishes is the perfect spot for your vacation on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay.

Surrounded by water and farmland, the Jane Lowe barn is a 3,500-square-foot private property. The home is situated on a three-acre stretch on a protected inlet, 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. Cozy up and watch the birds and fish, crab or sun from the floating dock. Kayak, play lawn games and watch the sun set from the beach or living room. In the summer, cool off in the 50-ft swimming pool (open until the end of September and shared with the farmhouse on the same piece of land).

The house has everything you need; areas to lounge, nooks to read, a massive game room with a pool table, poker table, foosball, and board games, flat screen TVs for shows, movies and satellite WIFI for internet and four large bedrooms for 6+ people to sleep comfortably. Eat, drink and entertain with the help of a professional Wolf stove and flattop, a barbecue, decks, and balconies.

Downtown St. Michaels and all of its attractions are very close, as is Easton.

DURING PEAK SEASON WE ALSO RENT THIS PROPERTY WITH THE HOUSE NEXT TO IT AS PART OF A LARGE ESTATE FOR BIGGER GROUPS. PLEASE REFER TO THIS LISTING FOR THE SUMMER MONTHS: https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3957742?uni_id=4343317

More Details

Owner
Heather Leonard
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

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 Miles
U.S. Route 50
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Chesapeake Landing
Nearest Beach
On property
Car: necessary

Amenities

Wittman House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes 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
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

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average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews
5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay with four adults and two kids. Heather was so easy to work with, and the waterfront view was beautiful. Would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Property! Perfect for a family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The whole property was awesome. A perfect place for our family to spend time together and relax. Having the bay view was my favorite part. Nothing beats the living room view looking out the window or sitting on the front porch with coffee in the morning. We had so much fun on the kayaks and got to watch the sunset every night. The pool was huge and wonderful. Lots of chairs and some really cool floats. There was plenty of places to sleep and so nice that there were so many towels and toiletries. Our family enjoyed the game room every night. St. Michael's is close enough that there is a place to shop and eat out if you want but far enough away that you feel like you are on a true getaway. Only complaint is that wifi isn't great if you don't have Verizon but we knew that going into it and it was kind of nice to be "unplugged." Heather and her family were so accommodating and sweet. They responded so quickly to our inquiries and really made us feel at home. Was pretty much the perfect week. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Home, get away and experience

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at the home, there is plenty to do, 50 foot pool, kayaks, and lots of quiet time.

Also the town of St. Michaels was a 15 min drive from the home, in case we needed to go into town or needed to re-stock.

The host was reachable, flexible and friendly.

There were service people like lawn mowers, pest control, pool cleaners who came in and out, and because of that we felt a little lacked of privacy, but overall, its a small annoyance compared to the whole fantastic experience, so I'm only writing this for the host to improve (not complaining).

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Away from it all!

  • 5 of 5

The barn has all the modern conveniences you would need. The game room was a big hit with the family. We used the kayaks everyday. The Wolf stove was awesome to cook our meals on. Heather was great to work with. Our only complaint.....can't think of one! Loved this place!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Would love to return!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic long weekend in this location/house. It is so peaceful out in Wittman, and the house was cozy for watching movies, looking out on the water from the comfy couch, or using any of the wonderful bedrooms. We didn't use the game room, but did play one of the games we brought with us (Rummikub) on the large dining table downstairs. The host was amazing...she noticed that I left my Kindle (!) and mailed it to me. The service of the whole experience was top-notch...they provided a lot of the toiletries that you would not find at a 5-star hotel (hello...women's shaving cream and razors!), the kitchen had a lot of the staples you would need, but would not want to buy for a short stay. The internet was a little spotty for streaming movies, but they do have DirecTV, so just plan accordingly. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to get away from busy life

  • 5 of 5

Met family at the house for Labor Day Weekend 2016. The house and property met all my expectations! The house was clean and had all the cooking utensils/ware that we needed for the entire weekend. Large TVs in the living room and game room were great for watching the opening weekend of college football. The best part was the outdoor area. It was peaceful, quiet, and relaxing. I've also never seen such beautiful sunsets as the ones we watched from the dock each evening. I would definitely go back again!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $250

100% refund of second payment if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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