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Chesabelle - Belle of the Bay - Sweeping Views with Style!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Indoor Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

Chesabelle is our Belle of the Bay. This fully renovated beach house is stylishly appointed with stunning views across a small estuary into the Bay. The house features an open floor plan for easy entertaining. See diverse wildlife including, herons, swans, ospreys, bald eagles, and pelicans as you cook, read, or relax on the screened-in porch. Or, grab a beach chair or towel and head for the private sandy beach just steps away. Kayak or bicycle - the world is your oyster here.

Back in the house, the open floor plan, complete with a well-equipped kitchen, dining room, and sitting room with TV and porch + deck allows a family or group to be together whether cooking, playing games, watching television or just relaxing. The wood burning stove makes winter days at Chesabelle as enticing as summer days. Enjoy a weekend wine tasting at nearby Woodlawn plantation - Slack wine dot com.

A short bike ride away is Point Lookout State Park, a Civil War site. Today the park, which is located on the point where the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River meet, hosts miles of protected land set aside for biking, kayaking, boating, fishing, camping or enjoying nature as well as a museum that provides a historical perspective on the region. Or charter a boat at one of many local marinas for a day of fishing on the Bay. Another nearby historical site is St. Mary's City (10 miles), the original capital of Maryland.

Visitors are 25 minutes from dining and shopping on Solomon's Island or in historic Leonardtown. Or enjoy one of several local marina restaurants. Want a day trip away? All that the nation's capital has to offer is a short 80 miles away.

Collect shells and beach glass while walking uninterrupted for miles along the sandy beach. Unlike typical cheek-by-jowl beach houses, Chesabelle offers its visitors direct Bay views while nestled on a 1/2 acre of land. Enjoy rare, unimpeded waterview privacy and access so close to major cities and amenities.

Keywords: Totally renovated; open floor plan; sweeping views across Bay; chic beach style

More Details

Owner
Daniela Bostic
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 28, 2017

About Daniela Bostic

I love to create beautiful beach houses of all types for people to enjoy to the fullest.

Daniela Bostic purchased this house in 2008

Why Daniela Bostic chose Chesapeake Bay

A fabulous place to be away, be active or just relax...and so close to Washington, DC

What makes this house unique

The sound of the waves soothes the soul!

Amenities

Point Lookout House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , footed soaking tub with shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Large shower with shower heads at both ends
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Indoor Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
2 kayaks and 4 bicycles with easy access to the Bay, to area creeks and to Pt. Lookout Park. Beautiful beaches a few steps away. A paradise for the active vacations or the nature lover. Local Chesapeake Bay oysters may be ordered (delivery provided) at $50 for 50 or $100 for 100. Please inquire about availability in advance.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

Chesabelle - Belle of the Bay - Sweeping Views with Style!
average rating of 4.9 based on 40 reviews
5

Wonderful beach home!

  • 5 of 5

I can no say enough good things about this house, and all of the the Scotland yards rentals! The home is beautifully decorated, with spacious bedrooms and 2 great bathrooms! The AC had some issues during our stay, but the property managers Bob and Robb were so prompt, and helpful! The problem was fixed remarkably fast and with amazing customer service. I will definitely be returning for another visit soon!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Pleasant retreat.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed the accommodations. Clean and quiet. We rode our bikes to state park. Only caution suggested...bring the Deet! Biting flies a big problem as you get near the water.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Adorable house

  • 4 of 5

4.5 really! The house is absolutely adorable! Off the charts gracious and charming. Owner cares and it shows all over. The process of renting was one click easy. Bikes and kayaks were fantastic additions. Our family enjoyed emensely. Double shower--how cool. Housekeeping wasnt as enthusiastic--could use a good clean! Other than that tweak, its a vacation house/location to love.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank these guests for their kinds comments! With respect to housekeeping, we hire professional cleaning staff and pride ourselves in having Scotland Yards houses cleaning and welcoming for our guests with fresh linens on the beds, etc. However, if ever a guest finds something less-then-satisfactory, we encourage them to let us know so that we can solve the problem for that stay and future guests.
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5

Beautiful beach house, great location

  • 5 of 5

This beach house really is beautiful. Fully equipped with everything we needed and perfectly located. We spent mornings collecting shells on the beach and lounging on the day bed that looks out over the woods. Very comfortable and spacious, a bathroom that makes you never want to leave the house and a giant shower. If you do get around to leaving the house St Mary's City is so close and Solomon's Island an easy drive for great sunsets and lovely restaurants. The property managers were also incredibly helpful and arrived just at the right time to jump start our car! All in all a wonderful holiday. I wish all holiday homes were as beautifully done as this one. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chesabelle

  • 4 of 5

Aside from the well pump going mid-week, we had a wonderful stay. We were able to call property maintenance, and they came out immediately. You can't predict these things!

We stopped down at the beach our first day there only to find that jellyfish had infested our beach. This is fairly common during the warmer summer months on the Chesapeake. Luckily, we had the currents on our side. By Tuesday, the jellyfish had moved elsewhere. We never saw any more the rest of the week. The water was good and warm. The kayaks were a nice bonus! We also managed to stop down to Point Lookout State Park during the week; the beach there is amazing! A must see.

The house itself was great; it comes stocked with all the essentials. However, if you wish to watch movies, be sure to bring down your own DVD player. I was pleasantly surprised at how few bugs we encountered around the house too, considering how close we were to the lagoon across the street. The big yard was great for outdoor activities.

All in all, we really enjoyed ourselves. We typically stay in Calvert County or venture further south to Virginia, but you won't be disappointed staying in St. Mary's County. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle, this is the place for you. Be prepared to travel for groceries! And definitely make your way down to the beach at night, the stars are incredible!

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

Great place for a family get away

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our little 4 night getaway with our family (4 adults, 3 kids). We biked, swam, fished, crabbed and kayaked everyday. We had the beach to ourselves most days. The house is great. It had everything we needed, but we have one little suggestion - it would be great if the house had a small vacuum, to help keep up with sand, crumbs from the kids, and dog fur. In any case, we'll book again for sure.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Point Lookout House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
May 19 - June 8
May 5 2017 - Jun 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
$220
From
$315
Fri,Sat
 
 
High Season
Jun 9 2017 - Jul 21 2017
6 night minimum stay
$300
$2,050
 
 
Nightly Rate
Jul 22 2017 - Aug 20 2017
6 night minimum stay
$300
$2,050
 
 
High Season
Aug 21 2017 - Sep 8 2017
6 night minimum stay
$300
$2,050
 
 
Sept - October
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$220
$1,300
$2,200
 
 
November
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$199
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,100
$2,200
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Early Winter
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$310
Fri,Sat
$1,800
 
 
Holidays
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 3 2018
4 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Mid-Sept - October
Sep 17 2018 - Oct 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$220
From
$295
Fri,Sat
$1,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30
Cleaning Fee $90

Cleaning fee is $90
Pet cleaning fee is an additional $25 (where applicable)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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