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- Minimum stay:4-7 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Cobb Island house description
This Waterfront Vacation Home has been pleasing guests every summer since 1998, with hundreds of satisfied vacationers!! Read some of the reviews from past vacationers attached to this listing
WATERFRONT VACATION HOME on the POTOMAC RIVER:
- SCREENED PORCH - new in 2013
- KITCHEN - Gourmet - Fully Equiped
- SWIM at a sandy beach
- FISHING & CRABBING from a private dock
- KAYAKS - 3 Kayaks are provided for you.
- DOCK w/ BOAT LIFT
- BOATING - bring your own or rent a motor boat locally
- BEACH GLASS - comb the shoreline and make decorations
- BICYCLES - provided for your cycling pleasure
- STAR GAZING - dark nights make for great panoramas
- PLAYGROUND- New playground 500 yards from house
- GOLF - 3 miles to Swan Point golf course
- ANTIQUING - many shops in the area
- OUR AVAILABILITY CALENDAR IS ALWAYS UP TO DATE
- Maximum Occupancy 9 people;
If you are looking for a place to really RELAX; stay where your children can connect with NATURE; We have the room and facilities for a 'FAMILY' vacation, enjoy the community atmosphere of Cobb Island -- Look no further You have found a place for a great Family Summer Vacation.
- Swimming, sunbathing at waterfront Dock & Deck.
- Sandy Beach for children to play, Swim, search for Beach Glass
- Kayak around Cobb Island or explore the many inlets and coves.
- Enjoy expansive waterfront views from the dock and house.
- Fishing & Crabbing from the dock: fishing rods and crab traps provided
- Bring your Boat or Jet Ski or rent a Motor boat at the local marina
- Bicycle around Cobb Island or surrounding farmlands.
- Large deck at water's edge. Great for eating crabs, sunbathing, reading, relaxing.
- Deck attached to house – stay close to food and drink
- Bird Watching - Purple Martin House on property, Ospreys, Herons and occasional Eagle.
- Star Gazing - bring your telescope or binoculars
- Playground – popular meeting place for children on the island.
- Cobb Island Art Gallery and Coffee shop
- Marinas & Restaurants – 4 on the Island – experience Southern MD cuisine
- The Island is ideal for walking and biking. 3.5 miles walk/jog around island.
- Golf: outstanding Swan Point golf course just 3 miles from Cobb Island
- 4 bedrooms and bunk area, all with exceptionally comfortable beds.
- Very comfortable furniture throughout the house, tastefully decorated.
- Gourmet kitchen with an oversupply of cookware, dishes, appliances, outside grill
- Adult bikes provided for cycling.
- Board games , reading material, DVD Library
- Washer/Dryer, CAC.
.- No Pets, No Smoking. Capacity 9 people.
- Guest book comments indicate previous guests found the property exceeded their expectations
-Washington, D.C. area: One hour to all the following: U.S. Capitol and Museums, Old Town Alexandria, VA, Potomac Mills Shopping Mall(largest mall on East coast), Mt. Vernon (George Washington's Home), Fredericksburg (Antiques and Civil War battlefields), Robert E. Lee and George Washington birthplaces.
30 minutes to Westmoreland Berry Farm. Wineries Trail Tour
1.5 hours to Annapolis, Richmond VA.
2.5 hours to Colonial Williamsburg, Waterworld, Busche Gardens,
QUOTES from our COBB ISLAND GUESTBOOK:
'What a delicious view of life through your eyes. Thank you for such an intoxicating moment in time! Loved the place and the view!! The ospreys are magnificent.' Heyden & Micco Families (Boston, MA)
'Thanks for the use of your beautiful home. All the wildlife reminded us of our parent's home on a river in Oregon. Beautiful setting and relaxing time. It was fantastic. The view of the river was absolutely fabulous.' Schweiger & Dobyns Families (Chicago&Beaverton,OR)
'Great place to come back to after a long day of being a tourist. Loved the decor of the house. Enjoyed the view...very relaxing.' The Hymel Family (New Orleans, LA)
' 'Remembrance is the sweetest flower...' It says somewhere in your holiday home. Seldom do you find a house with a perfect location, that's furnished and equipped like yours...that's what we call hospitality!' The Bruckmaier Family (Frankfurt, Germany)
Keywords: Waterfront Vacation Home
- 2200 sq. ft.
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
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- Iron & Board
- Hair Dryer
- Clothes Dryer
- Video Library:
- DVD Player
- Broadband Access
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- Kayak / Canoe:
- Away From It All
- Water Skiing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Tubing
- Pier Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Winery Tours
- Eco Tourism
- Wildlife Viewing
- Sight Seeing
- Bird Watching
ReviewsWrite a review
Our best faily vacation in years!
Our best faily vacation in years!
"My entire family thoroughly enjoyed our vacation at this beautiful waterfront house which is a hard feat to accomplish simply because we have 3 generations of children, all of course with different interests and expectations. Our youngest daughter is a rising 5th grader, our son will be graduating H.S. and our oldest daughter will be graduating from Grad School this year. The house was was very clean, well decorated, spacious and most importantly lived up to the owners billing of having a true gourmet kitchen which just delighted my wife as she loves to cook. The views were spectacular, the fishing and crabbing was excellent, the local restaraunt food was fantastic, the neighbors very friendly, the kayaking a lot fun and the private sandy beach was simply icing on the cake. We also took a ride up to Baltimore for a day and saw the Red Sox play the Orioles and visited some sights in D.C. as they are not that far away. I highly recommend this rental property to anyone seeking a truly enjoyable relaxing vacation. We enjoyed it so much that we plan on coming back again next year! Dan, Linda, Caitlin, Daniel and Julia.
- Guest BoSox Dan (Mechanicsville, VA, USA)
- Date of stay 08/16/08
- Review Submitted 10/13/08
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers, tourists without a car, girls getaway.
Owner response: Our goal is to send our vacationers home 100% satisfied, and we take a really nice location and combine it with all the things we can plus extras to make your stay memorable.
Cpbb Island Vacation
Cpbb Island Vacation
What we especially liked about your Cobb Island house was: being on the water, fishing, kayaking, biking, catching lightning bugs watching the fireworks on our 1st evening on the porch. If we were not in the water swimming, picking up sea glass, sea shells,fishing or trying to catch a crab we were on the porch. Star gazing at night was also a bonus! We so enjoyed your home! Ernie and Marty were very friendly and shared zucchini from their garden. The kayaks were wonderful to have and be able to get on the water. Good view of the osprey nest in the pine tree and different posts along the waterway. Our daughter brought her bike with a tag along for our grand-daughter. We had some wonderful bike rides. My legs today are a little sore. Your bikes were another wonderful addition. We look forward to our future visit with our children and grand-children. The one thing we did not like was - Having to leave!!!
- Guest Annie (Cicero, New York)
- Date of stay 07/06/13
- Review Submitted 07/17/13
Recommended for: People with disabilities, families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Every year, my mother takes us all on vacation, my brother, sister, and I and our families. Since my father passed away, these times together have become more important to all of us. Each year we look forward to the trip, but always hope that we will find "the vacation spot". The place that makes us all happy, adults and kids alike. I think we found that place in your house. After a tumoltuous year and a half long divorce, the papers were finally signed on the 18th. So the timing was perfect for my part of the family. Every thing about the house was perfect. It was just the right amount of time away, the right amount of house, and the right amount of fun. We spent our days on the river swimming and Kayaking and our evenings watching the river and the stars. The kids enjoyed hanging out in the living room and the adults relaxed in the spacious kitchen and caught up. There was no stress of making sure we saw everything, because everything to see was right in the backyard. We were all able to kick back and relax, just like you should on vacation. The house was beautiful and far exceded our expectations. We've done this enough to know that pictures don't always tell the truth. But yours were exact. Thank you so very much for sharing your home with us to enjoy. I am hoping we will be back again.
- Guest Michelle (Stanhope, NJ)
- Date of stay 07/21/12
- Review Submitted 10/01/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, people with disabilities, families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers, tourists without a car, girls getaway.
Great Family Vacation Location
Great Family Vacation Location
The feeling of walking into our own place was fantastic. It was homey, cozy, clean and well equipped! I spend a lot of time in the kitchen, so I especially loved the well equipped kitchen. The layout and furnishings were perfect for our family! We spend a lot of our time outdoors and on the water, so the dock and water access was perfect for our family! We enjoyed our vaction and plan to come back, as well as would recommend this place to friends and family!
- Guest Dani (Pulaski, NY)
- Date of stay 06/23/12
- Review Submitted 07/09/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers, girls getaway.
My brothers and I planned a surprise for my Mom's 80th birthday weekend. It was to take her back to Cobb Island where she summered growing up. The weekend was a huge success and much of that was attributed to this beautifuk house we were fortunate enough to find. The house itself is charming, clean and homey. sleeping facilities were ample and the 6 of us never felt on top of one another. the real traet though, and where everyone spent the majority of the time, was the outside areas. The deck, picnic table and dock were so relaxing and beautiful. the amenities were also appreciated. I myself became a kayak freak while we were there and have bought my own since returning home to Tampa. we hope to return soon. thanks for everything.
- Guest frreshdc (tampa)
- Date of stay 08/20/11
- Review Submitted 09/07/11
Dear Ed...wish I had allowed myself enough time to write more in the guest book...I could have written PAGES! What a wonderful time I had with my "main squeeze" , son , daughter, son-in-law , and granddaughter . Every morning I was up with the sunrise and a cup of coffee at the end of the pier taking in all the beauty..a dream realized. My daughter and son-in-law ended up driving two cars down so my son-in-law could fit the telescope in (as all the baby's paraphernalia took up one car!) and the stars were amazing! My son-in-law has a computer program, which we brought out to the dock on more than one night along with the telescope and identified all the constellations as they appeared...knowing when to watch for Jupiter to rise...the Milky Way was incredible! I have traveled extensively (former Pan Am stewardess...back in the dark ages) and have seen both the northern lights and the southern cross, but nothing compared to the Cobb Island starry nights with my family. My daughter tried fishing...but found out from a man fishing off the neighbor's pier that blood worms were the bait of choice and she was using night crawlers. My son did catch a perch, however, with his bare hands!!! Little did we know we had a noodler in the family! We didn't catch any crabs...maybe Irene was the cause of that! We did have many laughing gulls...cracking me up every time they called out! The big surprise was the stingray which hung out for two days - kids went swimming anyway. I could go on and on but most of all... Thanks again for making your wonderful home a home for us to say good bye to the summer.
- Guest Laurie (Washington, DC)
- Date of stay 08/28/11
- Review Submitted 09/06/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with young children, age 55+, girls getaway.
Our 3 families traveled from North Carolina, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island to be together for summer vacation. We had in our group almost 80 year olds, 40-somethings, teens and 10 yr. olds. The house is extremely comfortable and very well maintained. It is quiet at all times here so if you are looking to truly "get away" this is your place. You won't find any taffy shops or those giant - shark - mouth chain t-shirt shops. It is a very small peaceful place. We fished, crabbed, kayaked, and welcomed the sun every day. The only and I mean only thing missing would be a nice boat or jet - skis to rent. It was hot, very hot in late July - but so easy to cool off in the water. We hit Captain John's for crab cakes and according to our server - theirs were rated 3rd in the state. They were really, really good. Absolutely, positively the best feature of the house is the peace and tranquility of the Potomac river. We feel fortunate to have found you on VBRO.
- Guest Lisa (Kernersville, NC)
- Date of stay 07/23/11
- Review Submitted 08/09/11
Recommended for: Families with young children, age 55+.
Not *exactly* 4 bedrooms + loft
Not *exactly* 4 bedrooms + loft
While the house and property are very nice, I felt that the posting was misleading. It states there are 4 bedrooms plus loft, but there actually are 3 bedrooms, a den-type room between the kitchen and living room that contains a futon (and the walls do not go to the ceiling and there is no window covering on the bottom half of the window), and the "loft" is a single-over-double bunk bed in an area immediately outside the door to the master bedroom. It caused a bit of a problem for us. That said, we did enjoy the property, with fishing and kayaking, eating crabs at the picnic table, and cooking in the marvelously equipped kitchen. We would likely return -- but with an awareness of the actual configuration of the house.
- Guest Ms. B (Arlington, VA)
- Date of stay 06/25/11
- Review Submitted 07/20/11
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, romantic getaway, families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers, girls getaway.
A group of us stayed at Ed's Cobb Island home in August 2010... it was a wonderful vacation! The house was very clean and extremely well-stocked... you can't imagine the amount of appliances in the kitchen (you don't need to bring anything- even a coffee grinder!) We spent our time fishing, crabbing, kayaking, tubing and stargazing - so much fun! I'd also like to mention there is a wonderful playground for the kids right up the road. We weren't interested in sightseeing as we all lead very busy lives in Philadelphia. We wanted a place to just sit back and relax... Ed's house is a gem in a laid-back little town!
- Guest brigette (philadelphia)
- Date of stay 08/28/10
- Review Submitted 09/29/10
Recommended for: Adventure seekers.
Everything you could want in a vacation!!!!!!!!!!!
Everything you could want in a vacation!!!!!!!!!!!
The house has everything that ED has described...and more! The property has a fully equipped kitchen, sleeping accomodations for a large number of people (we had two families of 4), terrific views, huge dock for lounging and diving, kayaks and bikes. The town was very friendly and Capt Johns had a pretty good seafood buffet. Ed's meticulous details of where to grocery shop, where to eat, where to take the kids for the playground, and lots more were tremendous! He truly has thought of everything...including a slew of board games. This getaway was a perfect family vacation to spend time with the family. My daughter (3yrs old) enjoyed playing on the beach and jumping off the dock, she can't stop talking about the fun she had. The kids from both families (two 3 yr olds and two 11 month olds) had a great time. If you do have really young ones, you may want to consider to bring a child gate for the stairwell. The ONLY negative for our vacation was that we had two days of jellyfish, as the water was very warm. This is not the owners fault. We bought an inflatable pool that the kids used on the two jellyfish days. We were unsuccessful catching the "BLUE CRAB" but were quite successful buying half a bushel of them for $40 at the local market and they were quite delicious! We had fun checking the crab pots every day though. Also didn't do so well catching fish with any size, caught a few really small ones, but we still had a blast trying. The neighbors were kind and helpful. I would DEFINITELY book this place again for my family. If you are looking for a relaxing vacation...look no further, you found it. Ed's house is as gorgeous as the pictures and the views are quite beautiful.
- Guest Vacationer (Rochester, NY)
- Date of stay 08/13/10
- Review Submitted 08/26/10
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers.
|Dates||Nightly||Wknd Night||Weekend||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 22 - Jan 6, 2014
4 night min stay
Jun 21 - Aug 30, 2014
7 night min stay
|My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
- Refundable Damage Deposit: $500
- Taxes Not included
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- Nearest Airport: Reagan National at 55 Miles
- Nearest Train: Washington DC at 55 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: US 301 at 10 Miles
- Nearest Barpub: Scuttlebutts at 0.5 Miles
- Nearest Golf: Swan Point at 3 Miles
- Nearest Restaurant: Captain Johns at 1 Miles
Year Purchased: 1997
About the owner: My wife and I are retired and enjoy giving families real value and satisfaction for their vacation
Why the Owner Chose Cobb Island:
Quiet, friendly, safe Island community with lots of amenities.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
A short drive to Washington DC. It is a Single Family House with its own waterfront dock, shoreline which provides lots of outdor oriented activities.
- Primary: Cell: (703) 216 6593 (Virginia, USA) 7032166593
- Secondary: (703) 532-5708 (Home) (Virginia, USA) 7032166593
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Side view of Waterfront house and Porch
View of house from end of dock
Screened Porch with table
View of water from street side of house
Kayaks on the Beach
Kids playing in sand on beach at waters edge
Swimming at the Dock
Upstairs Master Bed Room
Bunk Bed on Second floor
Portion of playground - 500 yards from house
Screened Porch in early evening
Aerial View of House and Dock before addition of porch
Screened Porch with view of water
Waterfront Deck and Dock with View of Potomac River
Sunrise over our dock
Kayakers heading out for a paddle
Family room - with view of river
Den / bedroom on ground floor with Futon
Upstairs Master Bedroom
Aerial View of Cobb Island about 1.5 miles long
Cobb Island Motorboat Rentals
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