For water lovers only, this bucolic cottage is perched on the water towards the head of the Magothy River that leads to the Chesapeake. The view of the water will wow you from the moment you arrive. The cottage features a panoramic 180 degree view of the water from a wall of windows and 6 sets of sliding glass doors. A wrap around deck encircles the cottage, complete with gas grill and deck chairs where you can enjoy your wine or coffee overlooking the river. A beautiful dock extending out into the river for 72 feet completes the bucolic scene. Sit on the dock, by the fire pit next to the water, or enjoy the interior wood stove. You can tie your own boat at the dock or rent one for water activities. Use our two kayaks to explore the river and inlets where you will see bald eagles, ospreys, and other wildlife. Our Magothy cottage was bought as a second home, renovated and lovingly furnished with antiques. The cottage features central heating and cooling, and has been made energy efficient by the owner, who is a professional in the energy efficiency industry. The cottage can sleep a total of six in two bedrooms: one on the main floor with queen bed, and one that occupies the entire second floor with double bed and double blow up mattress. The bathroom features a Jacuzzi tub and glass shower. The kitchen features new appliances. Washer and dryer. TV with cable. Wireless FIOS internet. Barbeque on the deck. Magothy cottage is ideal for one couple with children or two couples looking for peace, serenity, and access to the water.
2 bedrooms, 1 large bathroom with jacuzzi, glass doors, ON the river.
- Calendar last updated:
- Feb 21, 2019
About Babs Carryer
We live in Pittsburgh and bought our Magothy Cottage with an eye towards retirement except that we are not ready to retire! Babs Carryer is an entrepreneur and professor of entrepreneurship; Tim Carryer is an energy efficiency expert and contractor.
Babs Carryer purchased this Cottage in 2010
Why Babs Carryer chose Pasadena
We love the water, we love boating, and we love the Chesapeake. Magothy River Cottage is in an ideal location: on the water, close to Chesapeake Bay, and yet close to wonderful towns and cities like Annapolis, Washington DC, and Baltimore. The climate is temperate and the seasons are lovely. At the dock you will see our two boats, Grania our Sabre sailboat and Big Red our Albermarle motor boat.
What makes this Cottage unique
The view is stunning from daybreak to dusk. It is the most relaxing and inspiring house we have ever experienced. While there are lots of activities to do around boating and other, we often just enjoy the view and the peace and quiet of the river. Our guests sign the guest book and always love it. Many return for repeat visits.
Check-in: 12:00 PM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Lovely cottage in a beautiful spot
We had a wonderful long weekend at the cottage. Felt at home immediately.
Great location to relax – you enjoy the view and feel “away from it all”, but grocery stores etc are nearby.
We'll definitely be back when the weather is warm so we can enjoy the deck, dock, water.
Cozy cottage with great river view
Magothy cottage was exactly as described. Very warm and 'homey'. Good spot for a couple or small family. Highly recommended.
Great cottage, wonderful setting
Enjoyed this charming cottage on the water. If you like to kayak and relax watching boats and waterfowl, this is the place for you!
Location was great and view was better. Truly enjoyed our stay.
Very comfortable, clean and nice place to relax....though we were there for Naval Academy Commissioning week and were not at cottage much to take advantage of surrounding beauty...Would recommend it...short drive to Annapolis and a lot of nice MD. areas...
Babs was very accomadating...
When I stayed there.
I am a traveler, I love to travel. I love to explore new places. This is on the top of the list. Quiet, charming, beautiful and accommodating. The owners go over and above for you. You will love this place, you can get to DC quickly, use the train if you want. Close to Annapolis. Your wine store is about a two miles down. The mall (if you're into that is about 5 miles). Wake up to the misty glow of the river, it is beautiful natural country in the city. Loved it!
Located halfway between Baltimore and Annapolis, Magothy Cottage is an ideal get-away location directly on the Magothy River but close to shopping, restaurants, and attractions.
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