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Chesapeake Bay Waterfront Estate Vacation/Reunions/Wedding/Corporate Sleeps 40

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Ransome's Chesapeake Retreats - 250 acres with one mile long of Bay shoreline

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Cambridge estate description

Come to Ransome's Chesapeake Retreats 'RCR', a private, 250-acre, waterfront estate with one mile of shoreline on the magnificent Chesapeake Bay of Eastern Shore, Maryland. 'RCR' is the ideal setting for Family vacations & reunions, Weddings, Corporate Seminars/Retreats, Club events and Weekend Getaways. Looking for a unique and 'extra'ordinary vacation location for your family this year? A place to relax in beautiful and peaceful surroundings, yet be 'close to it all'?

Our Chesapeake Bay estate is located just outside Cambridge, a quaint maritime town filled with history and tucked away on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Travel through the countryside James Michener wrote about in 'Chesapeake.' It is the perfect getaway for boating, fishing, golfing, shopping, sightseeing, or just relaxing and enjoying the beautiful Chesapeake Bay shoreline.

There are miles of walking paths and our boat dock/ramp offers direct access to the bay for water sports. Our facilities offer lots of places to relax and take in the beautiful surroundings - a screened in porch overlooks a fenced-in pool, pond and the Chesapeake. There are unparalleled views from all 3 homes and especially from the 2nd floor deck. Here, you can watch the sun come up on 1 side of our world & later that evening see a breathtaking - 'stop what you're doing & watch' sunset go down into the bay!!

Our multi-complex estate has a Family Room and a Great Room in the Main House. There is also a 30' x 30' meeting/rec room in the Fun Center. Find all the amenities you will need to make memories that last a lifetime. We have thought of everything, so you don't have to.

Wildlife abounds; the surroundings are picturesque. You can go boating, crabbing and fishing on-site. The Blackwater Wildlife Refuge is our neighbor and offers more paths (for walking, hiking, and biking) and waterways (for canoe and kayaking). Boats, canoes, kayaks and bikes can be rented locally. There is a small grocery store 3 miles from our retreat.



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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 11250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Bedrooms: 12 Bedrooms, Sleeps 40, Beds for 40

          Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Tennis Court, Basketball Court, In-ground Pool, Hot Tub, Dish TV, Great Room, Screen Porch, Two-Story Deck, Fully Supplied Kitchen, Cooking Utensils and all Linens provided, Grill, Gated Entrance, First Floor Facilities, 30' x 30' Meeting Room/Fun Center, Smoke free facility - smoking on screened-in porch only, Rentals are for 1 group at a time...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • VCR

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Paragliding
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Telephone
                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Off Season
                  Nov 1 - Mar 28, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $825
                  $5,850
                  Christmas
                  Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2014
                  4 night min stay

                  $4,200
                  flat fee
                  New Year's Eve
                  Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  $3,350
                  flat fee
                  Spring
                  Apr 3 - Jun 12, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $1,050
                  $7,350
                  Peak Season
                  Jun 13 - Aug 29, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $7,650
                  Fall
                  Aug 30 - Oct 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $1,092
                  $7,650
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $1,095
                  $7,650

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 11%

                  Notes:

                  50% is due to reserve the date. The balance is due 1 month prior to arrival


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 12/16/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
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                  Location

                  Crabbing, Fishing and Fishing Charters, Photography, Galleries, History, Canoeing

                   

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                  • Ransome's Chesapeake Retreats - 250 acres with one mile long of Bay shoreline

                    Ransome's Chesapeake Retreats - 250 acres with one mile long of Bay shoreline

                  • Estate compound cozy for a couple or large enough for a family reunion.

                    Estate compound cozy for a couple or large enough for a family reunion.

                  • Relaxing hot tub in screened-in porch next to pool  overlooking pond and Bay

                    Relaxing hot tub in screened-in porch next to pool overlooking pond and Bay

                  • Pool and spacious deck within spectacular views

                    Pool and spacious deck within spectacular views

                  • Fully equipped kitchen

                    Fully equipped kitchen

                  • Game room in the Fun Center for recreation and small meetings

                    Game room in the Fun Center for recreation and small meetings

                  • Wedding ceremony - enjoying the beauty of the grounds & surrounding water scenes

                    Wedding ceremony - enjoying the beauty of the grounds & surrounding water scenes

                  • Conference room in our spacious Fun Center includes a clean modern kitchenette

                    Conference room in our spacious Fun Center includes a clean modern kitchenette

                  • Another fun day boating in the water and exploring the Bay shore

                    Another fun day boating in the water and exploring the Bay shore

                  • The cottage - the original farm house of the estate

                    The cottage - the original farm house of the estate

                  • King size bed in main house bedroom

                    King size bed in main house bedroom

                  • Marie Ransome sitting on houseboat ledge located in basin by the boat ramp

                    Marie Ransome sitting on houseboat ledge located in basin by the boat ramp

                  • 250 acres of raw beauty and abundant wildlife

                    250 acres of raw beauty and abundant wildlife

                  • View of in-ground pool from Main House second bedroom

                    View of in-ground pool from Main House second bedroom

                  • Boaters returning after a day of kayaking and canoeing on the Bay

                    Boaters returning after a day of kayaking and canoeing on the Bay

                  • Great Room in Main House, 1 of 3 Great Rooms and Meeting Areas

                    Great Room in Main House, 1 of 3 Great Rooms and Meeting Areas

                  • Master bedroom in the Main House

                    Master bedroom in the Main House

                  • Cottage 2nd floor bedroom with king and futon

                    Cottage 2nd floor bedroom with king and futon

                  • Sensational sunrises and sunsets from the 2nd floor deck.

                    Sensational sunrises and sunsets from the 2nd floor deck.

                  • Great room in the Main House

                    Great room in the Main House

                  • Fire pit area seats 25+ people

                    Fire pit area seats 25+ people

                  • Tennis / basketball court

                    Tennis / basketball court

                  • Queen bed with set of bunk beds in main house bedroom

                    Queen bed with set of bunk beds in main house bedroom

                  • Percy Ransome relaxing after all the work is done getting ready for your visit!

                    Percy Ransome relaxing after all the work is done getting ready for your visit!

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                  This listing was first published here in 2002.

                  Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

                  $825 - $1,095 per night (USD)
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                  12 Bedroom / 8.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 40

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                  Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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