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Family and Pet-Friendly, Waterfront with Pier

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,872 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Four Bedrooms, Comfortable, Spectacular Views, Boating, Swimming and family fun

There are two houses on the property. In June of 2015 we completed a complete and total re-build of the carriage house and are back up and running on VRBO. Since retiring in 2014, Clarissa and I are living full time in the house and you may see us from time to time, but the carriage house 'cottage' has been designed to be a get-away that is comfortable, elegant, private, cozy and memory making. It is perfect for families, couples, and or friends just wanting to spend some time together. It is far enough away from civilization to enjoy the water, sky, trees and wildlife, without being entirely out of touch. You are in short driving distance to Cambridge, Easton, St. Michaels, and Salisbury for lots of day-trip entertainment. For nature lovers, we are near the Blackwater Refuge for kayaks or canoes. For hunters, this is an area sought after by those interested in ducks, geese, deer, turkey and others. For golfers, there are two nearby golf courses and plenty of varied and highly-rated local restaurants.

If you’d rather just stay on the property in a quiet, secluded natural arena, you can enjoy boating, kayaking, fishing, crabbing (right from the pier), swimming, walking, biking, sitting with your favorite folks, or holding down the hammock with a good book. In cool or rainy weather, there are games, books, internet and TV. The house is designed for entertaining, with a brand new kitchen equipped with plenty of cooking paraphernalia, and the living space is conducive to easy conversation and lots of comfortable seating.

There are two different areas for dining, inside or under the pergola, all in view of the Brooks Creek/Choptank vista. It is perfect for a family to get re-acquainted or a romantic getaway. We provide the ambiance, you provide the fun!

Living room with 42' flat screen TV, dining room, bathroom and kitchen, two with queen beds and a third with a full size bed, and a loft with two twin sized beds. separate 15 x 12 pergola with slate flooring, adirondacks, fireplace and dining seating for four. The pier can handle motorboats, canoes, or rowboats. Two kayaks are available. Linens and paper ware provided along with all kitchen equipment and dining ware.

More Details

Owner
Rob Neumer
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Rob Neumer

We bought this Cambridge property as a family getaway from our full-time jobs in Harford County. Our grown children travel here from various Maryland locations with their friends to do loads of relaxing, kayaking, swimming, jet skiing, and many kinds of games and outdoor fun.

Rob Neumer purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Rob Neumer chose Chesapeake Bay

The main purpose of this beautiful location is for peace and quiet, beautiful vistas, water, trees and sky. It was discovered with the help of locals who knew of its privacy and scenic view.

What makes this cottage unique

Reading a book under the pergola with a soft breeze blowing in from Brooks Creek, napping in the hammock, or enjoying a fire after sunset with friends makes this a restful, rejuvenating place.

Amenities

Cambridge Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1872 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , dual sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , half bath downstairs
  • There is an additional half bathroom available in the wood shop downstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , the loft has two twin beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 5 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

Family and Pet-Friendly, Waterfront with Pier
average rating of 4.9761906 based on 42 reviews
5

The house and the bay are beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Loved it had a great time. Definately a place to get away from the city life, definately planning on coming again.

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

Fun family getaway

  • 5 of 5

This property is AMAZING. It's beautiful, quiet and the water views (and sunsets!) are breath taking. The owners (Rob & Clarissa) who live on the property are very accommodating. We had a wonderful stay and will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

waterfront perfection

  • 5 of 5

Rob and Clarissa's place is fantastic. Rob was very responsive and incredibly welcoming, offering a tour of the property upon arrival. With a group of 8 adults, we were comfortable in the three bedroom plus loft space. The draw of this location is not only stunning views from the two docks, a hammock, lawn chairs, and porch but all the activities available on the property: we kayaked, grilled, swam, played ping pong, rode bikes, and walked the woods. The pergola was perfect for a cookout, and the hammock for afternoon naps and spotting eagles. Best of all, our city dog got to spend the weekend off-leash roaming the property. Without a doubt, a perfect spot to spend a relaxing and fun weekend.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

Rob was a great host as well!!

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

Waterfront Treasure

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful two night stay at Rob and Clarissa's. My husband, friends, and I were looking for a weekend escape from the city and this rental was perfect for just that. The carriage house is clean, comfortable, and cozy. The views of the river were breathtaking, and a clear, warm morning made for a perfect kayak ride. Our toddler loved exploring the expansive yard and had fun with the toys that were available. We visited several spots in the region including the Blackwater Refuge and the Harriet Tubman visitor's center, both of which were wonderful, but the best eagle sighting of the weekend was from the dock at the Rob and Clarissa's!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peace by the Chesapeake Bay

  • 5 of 5

From gentle breezes and seabirds to glass-like water, our stay was wonderful in every way. As a quiet get-away, and yet close enough to town for an excursion, or to the ocean side, this locale is hard to beat.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
14 Miles
RAR
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Clearview at Horns Point
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
University Restaurant

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Rates & Availability

Cambridge Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$225
Sat
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 5.0%

A $59.00 Property Damage Protection fee will be added in lieu of a damage deposit. A $50.00 pet fee will be added for guests bringing a pet. The rate for a weekly rental is $1500.00, monthly rentals are negotiable. Cleaning fees and taxes are included in the total fees. The service fee is a VRBO service fee of 4% to 9% with a cap of $399.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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