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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english

5*****Star Home in St. Michaels -

14 Reviews
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

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Overview

Chesapeake Bay House Rental Photos and Description

Waterfront house, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8 adults 2 children)

All listings becoming a blur? Some distinguishing features of the BOAT HOUSE:

Location is a couple of miles from the center of St. Michaels (Museum and Inn at Perry Cabin)- close enough to bike into town and just far enough for privacy. New salt water pool is large with teak pool loungers. Beautiful house with spectacular views from almost every room. Bikes, kayaks, fresh linen and bath towels all included in rental rate.

Thinking vacation should be... watching sail boats from the pool, kayaking to a nearby island with sand beach, biking into town for ice-cream or napping on the hammock.

The beautiful house is a short bike ride to museum/light house, restaurant, quaint shops, ice-cream parlors, cafes, bistros, brewery and winery. Bikes (including tandem bike- for- two) and kayaks (adult and kids size) are available.

The Boat' house is on 6 acres of wooded retreat located right on the the Chesapeake Bay (San Domingo Creek) with a new private pool (18x36 ft) with spa -opens memorial day to September (Labor day). Spa heating option available with additional utility fee.

The layout of the house makes you feel like you are outdoors in almost every room overlooking the water and beautiful tall pine trees. View of amazing sunrise from house and dock every morning. House comfortably sleeps 8 adults and 2 children.

Whether lounging by the pool overlooking the bay, crabbing on the dock, kayaking, biking, exploring the 6 acres of woods, -there is something for everyone of all ages.

For more pictures please visit our direct website link below.

**RATES are discounted if you stay for 6 nights or more *** Stay a week for a better rate

Holiday charges apply up to $200 for New Years, Memorial day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

To check rates- enter the dates of your stay on the right Book It calendar

Summer -weekly rentals preferred with priority. 3 night min. considered if not booked 2 weeks prior to arrival date.

No parties, weddings, rehearsal dinner, receptions, banquet, corporate retreat or similar activity at the house.

Keywords: St. Michaels, waterfront, house, cottage, bay, pool, spa, dock, hot tub, bike, kayak, boat, fish, crab, new in-ground pool, luxury, renovated,

For security purposes - the owners will never ask you to make any payments via wire transfer. Beware of any response seeking payment via wire transfer.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english

About The Owner

A nearby escape from the DC area- to detox from electronics and be more with face time with family... is always good

Why The Owner chose Chesapeake Bay

A waterfront home inside the town of St. Michaels is the most ideal. A perfect and close escape for a romantic get-a-way, relaxing retreat or entertaining family and friends. Shorter trip. Longer vacation.

Less than a couple of hours from home and just a short bikeride into town for ice-cream. Perfect.

What makes this house unique

Being right on the water from sunrise to sunset..... savoring the good life. Swimming just a few steps from house makes the best vacation

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for an excellent stay. My husband and I truly enjoyed ourselves in this incredible home. The view is fantastic.
Jul 2013
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Reviews

4.9
based on 14 traveler reviews

5*****Star Home in St. Michaels -
average rating of 4.857143 based on 17 reviews
5

Beautiful, quiet, spacious house

  • 5 of 5

We recently enjoyed a girls weekend getaway without husbands and children at this beautiful house. The pictures on the site adequately represent the beautiful rooms, it just doesn't show how expansive the house really is. The place was incredibly clean and spacious and the amenities offered were outstanding for a rental. There were 5 beds (for 4 rooms) and all the beds were bigger than twins (which was an added bonus). The pool is a nice oasis, the screened in porch with large table and large deck added to the experience and is where we spent a majority of our time. We particularly loved that the owners include bicycles, kayaks, and life vests in the rental. We enjoyed SO much time in the kayaks on the water. And, I can't adequately capture how beautiful and peaceful it is out there. Once you venture out a bit you see how vastly huge the area of water is (not just a small area to kayak) and yet how quiet it is. There were a few boaters here and there but for the most part, we had the water all to ourselves. That is a huge bonus for us b/c it was not overcrowded at all like other places we have been.

While we did not have children with us, this would be a great place for them! There is so much to do and a lot of space (inside and out). The house is stocked with kid bikes/life vests, kayaks and games/books. It would be very hard for a family to not have everything they need here.

This was our first time to St. Michael's in general and the area itself is beautiful and quaint. We were there 2 nights and people at the restaurants recognized us by day two. We are so grateful that this house is super close to downtown St Michaels' so that we can experience downtown yet stay in woods/by the water where it is serene/quiet.

Did I mention how peaceful it is? :) We are looking forward to going back next Summer!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location for a relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5

This property exceeded all of our expectations. There was plenty of space for sleeping, eating and relaxing. The beds were comfortable and the bathrooms up-to-date. The well-appointed kitchen, grill and screened in porch were ideal for cooking and enjoying meals together. (We actually had reservations in St. Michaels that we canceled because we had such a great time making dinner at the house.) The pool was perfect for lounging/swimming and we had fun trapping crabs off the dock, which was also a wonderful spot for early morning coffee. We didn't take advantage of the kayaks or bikes, but having the option to do so was wonderful. The proximity to St. Michaels was convenient for an ice cream run and window shopping. The owner responded to questions promptly. It was my first VRBO experience and I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South Orange, NJ
5

Beautiful location and perfect for families

  • 5 of 5

We had a spectacular time at this property. The location and access to the bay right in front of us was the highlight. The pool is just great. Hot tub for the adults at night. Our kids enjoyed waking up, running to the kayaks and getting out to explore. Mid mornings were spent playing in the pool. Lunch in town with a wonderful choice of culinary delights and we're from NY/NJ so picky. Lazy afternoons in the sun again or shopping and end of day bbq on the deck and the hot tub. Overall 5 stars. Bedroom set up was ideal for a family of 5 with our 3 kids able to be in adjoining rooms. Good for little kids and parents too.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

House is okay!

  • 3 of 5

Good location, and great outdoor space. There was an ant infestation while we were there (which is being professionally treated). The pool is only cleaned only on Saturdays, so if it's dirty on a Wednesday, you're out of luck! The house is quaint, but old. Although there are four bedrooms, there are only 2 small bathrooms.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jun 16 at 12:18 PM Luckily, the ant issue was successfully professionally treated and the next guest immediately after did not have any issues with the ant or pool which is serviced and cleaned weekly. If a storm comes in overnight, there may be pine needles and debris that blows in the pool which you can remove with the net. The charm of St. Michaels is the natural surroundings and historic homes dating back to 1600's. This is house was built in 1970's so "old" is relative. The kitchen and bathrooms were all updated in 2012-and we are considering adding on another bathroom.
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Fallston, MD, USA
5

St. Michael's boat house

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our weekend getaway with the girls. The home was clean and bathrooms updated. Too early for pool weather, but the location on the water could not be better.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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baltimore, maryland
5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful house to stay in. Percs were one level, a separate 2 bedroom bathroom area for kids, large kitchen, fantastic pool and screened porch. It was perfectly located just 2.5 miles outside of town so easy access via bike to shop or pick up a few groceries. The crabbing from the pier was very good and the area was very quiet. Plenty of sitting areas and bikes and kayaks for all. The owner was very responsive to questions we had prior to our stay and we had no issues while there.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Bikes and kayaks are included in rental rate. 10 minute bike ride into the heart of town of St. Michaels. Tandem bike (bike for two) available.

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Rates & Availability

St. Michaels House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Peak
Jun 24 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$750
From
$985
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,950
 
 
Fall
Sep 6 2016 - Nov 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
$680
From
$750
Fri,Sat
$3,000
 
 
Winter
Nov 2 2016 - Jan 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$500
From
$550
Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,550
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$600
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning/linen $225 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
processing $80
Tax Rate 10.0%

NO PETS. 10 People Maximum Occupancy. No additional visitors or guests. No parties, weddings or large gatherings.
Holiday surcharge up to $200 for Memorial day, Independence day, Labor day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years
All rates subject to change until confirmed
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Amenities

Chesapeake Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Queen size Beds (1) Total 5 beds- 4 Queen and 1 Full; Sleeps 8 adults and 2 children; 4 bedrooms; Mastersuite- 1 Queen bed plus 1 full bed; Attached bedroom - 1 Queen; First hall bedroom - 1 Queen; Second hall bedroom - 1 Queen, Double Beds (1) Double Bed is located in the master bedroom
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
Private dock, private new pool and spa on oversized deck overlooking the Bay located on 6 acres of trees on the water

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