About the property
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- Minimum Stay1 - 3 nights
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.
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**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.
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- Response time:
- within one hour
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 18, 2018
A nearby escape from the DC area- to detox from electronics and be more with face time with family... is always good
Why Owner chose Saint Michaels
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
Pool / Spa
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 3:30 PM
Check-out: 10:30 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Great property. Would be a very nice place to stay in the summer. Being right on the water and with the pool has everything you need and a. Rey easy short ride to town.
Lovely Tranquil Getaway
The house was an excellent choice. It's very clean, comfortable for a big group, and has a nice pool and good view of the bay. Kayaks were fun and bikes available to ride into town. Lovely quiet roads for going for jogs. The logistics were handled so well too... all instructions clear and prompt.
I can confirm there's no musty smell as one reviewer suggested. Well air conditioned and comfortable.
Beautiful backyard view with pool
Thanks for opening this lovely little house to us for our 4th of July family celebration. The children loved the pool and the games in the den. The kitchen was well stocked with all the necessary cooking pots and dishes and utensils. What a peaceful setting.
Great location, beautiful property, picturesque town of St. Michael's!
Although the property and location were beautiful, upon walking up to the front door and walking into the house there was a very strong odor of of mustiness and mildew. It helped when we opened all the windows, but we couldn't leave them open continuously because of the cold and the rain. It would have been nice if the house had been aired out prior to our arrival. Also, with the amount of money per night that we were spending, it was annoying that we had to go to the store to buy toilet paper, paper towels, etc. I would have thought that would be provided. We only ran the dishwasher once when we left, and there was no way I was going to buy a whole box of dishwashing soap for one load of dishes. So I used what was in the kitchen even though paperwork said we had to provide our own. The other thing was one of the bedrooms and bath was only accessible by walking through another bedroom. If this was stated in the listing, I missed it. It was awkward to say the least. Other than that, the house was comfortable, well maintained and we enjoyed our weekend there.
We wish we could have enjoyed more of the amenities provided, but the bad weather prevented that from happening. We had a great lunch at the Inn and delicious dinners at Theo's and Ava's.
I am sorry about toilet paper as we tell our cleaner to stock at least a roll in the bathrooms prior to arrival. I will have to check with her that is done. As for the other household supplies (napkins and detergent) we do ask the guests to bring. We will look into the mustiness upon arrival but sometimes when it is really humid that happens. We are glad you found the the house beautiful and comfortable and enjoyed the town. We thank you for your comments will always try to improve. Glad you enjoyed your stay.
Beautiful, quiet, spacious house
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!
Perfect location for a relaxing weekend
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.
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.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
NO PETS. Holiday surcharge up to $200 for Memorial day, Independence day, Labor day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years All rates subject to change until confirmed. 10 People Maximum Occupancy. No additional visitors or guests. No parties, weddings or large gatherings.