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Chesapeake Bay Nature-Oriented Recreation & Repose

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Chesapeake Country House is spacious and relaxing.

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Last updated: 07/06/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Here is a unique opportunity to stay in a charming, historic home in the Neck District, Maryland's most beautiful, unspoiled areas. This adorable east-facing 100-year-old home sits on a generous lot (over an acre) with forever waterviews, mature shade trees, flowering perennials, roses, large fenced vegetable garden, breezy patio, wide covered front porch and more. This home is ideal for cycling enthusiasts, kayaker and canoers, hunting parties, and folks seeking an affordable, serene getaway close to boating, wildlife, kayaking and nature-based fun. It's not a ritzy luxury hotel - it's a funky country house where you can relax and hit your inner reset button

Nestled in the Village of Hudson and overlooking picturesque Hudson Creek, Chesapeake Country House is situated in the center of one of the foremost hunting and rockfishing areas of North America. We can arrange for hunting and fishing guides for your next expedition.

Love cycling?
Chesapeake Country House is an ideal setting for Eagleman triatheletes or any cycling enthusiast. We are directly on a premier bike route that meanders along the Chesapeake Bay on one side and lovely creeks along the other -- Rte. 343, the route of the Eagleman Triathalon included in Dorchester County's Biking Guide.

Into fishing?
The rockfish are biting and our expert guide knows just where they hang out. And you can cook them up along with some fresh crabs caught just up the street up right on our grill!

Hunting enthusiast?
Chesapeake Country House is an ideal year-round setting for
seasonal hunting for geese, duck & deer. We can help arrange for
an expert guide to take you to the foremost hunting grounds in North America.

* Sleeps up to six comfortably
* Forever water views of picturesque Hudson Creek
* Large upstairs bathroom with large jaccuzzi tub
* Full bathroom downstairs
* Spacious sunny, fully appointed kitchen with tile floor and lots of cabinets, thermal coffemaker bar, dishwasher, double sink
* Completely renovated
* Two staircases, spiral in living room, staircase from kitchen to master bedroom
* Vaulted ceilings in 2 bedrooms
* Ceiling fans throughout
* Three bedrooms or 2 bedrooms plus office
* New replacement windows throughout
* Laundry room with washer and dryer
* Efficient pellet stove with stainless steel lined chimney and electric baseboard heat
* Wide front porch with gorgeous water view
* Patio with chimnea, grill and stone table
* Vegetable garden
* Secure shed for bike storage or equipment

Guestbook Entries
What a beautiful house!
Very artistically decorated with a wonderful collection of paintings and artifacts. We enjoyed ourselves throughly and thanks for the brochures and maps you sent us! Thank You!
Aditi (SC)

It's a beautiful place!
Loved everything in the house, from the bathroom, kitchen to bedroom. The whole house is an amazing masterpiece. Miss Bose you are an amazing designer. Thank you so much! It was a great stay!
Shruti (SC)

Great!
We Loved the stove. It sure warmed the house. We had a great time. I walked the creek daily. I bet its beautiful in the Spring and Summer. We will be back. Dave Cathy Daniel John Mike Sam (Ohio)

Exotic Interiors!!
Great paintings. So bucolic and peaceful. God Bless You!! Love,
Yolanda (CA)

So Relaxing
It has been a wonderfully relaxing environment. Thanks for making it so homey!
Paul & Geri (VA)

Homey
Thanks for the use of your place - very homey and relaxing!!! (I love the elephants!)
Betsy (PA)

Wonderfully Quaint
What a wonderfully quaint place you have created. See you again next year. Thanks!
Jerome (NJ)

Kids Loved It
We had an enjoyable stay. The kids loved it.
Richard (MD)

Wonderful
Thank you very much for allowing us to stay at this wonderful home. The college students and the rest of us really enjoyed out=r time.
Gail (DC)

Wonderful Character and Interest!
Enjoyed the peace and quiet and nice neighbors.
Paul & Jason (WA)

Very, Very Nice
Came down from SE PA (Lancaster County) to celebrate the 60th birthday for my wife with two other couples. House made a very nice weekend home for six people. Enjoyed the porch - sitting on the porch telling stores at night -- We had a wonderful day at Blackwater Wildlife Refuge. Saw several bald eagles and blue herons up close - amazing! Saw a large turtle stretched out warming itself on a rock in a waterway --head and legs fully extended for a long period of time. None in the group had ever seen anything like that before! The fall weather was fine -- warm and comfortable. We even stumbled upon a schooner show in Cambridge. Boarded several boats and enjoyed free folk music about the sean and the Chesapeake Bay. All in all it was a very nice weekend. Thanks for sharing the house!
Tom, Tina, Carl, Deb, Harold & Phyllis (PA)

I Will Spread the Word
Thank you for a wonderful stay at the country home. It was so relaxing and provided for a perfect stay. I will certainly spread the word.

Enjoyed our stay.
We lucked out with the weather. Porch is great!
Beth, Tom, TJ, Emily, Daryl & Ziggy
















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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome:

    There is a spiral staircase as well as a regular staircase....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Additional pet deposit required....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    feel free to use my music collection, just please respect it!...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    feel free to enjoy my video collection, just please respect it!...moreless

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Looks out to Hudson Creek. Water access through neighbor's yard or public marina a few miles away....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Water Skiing

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    house stays cool with breezes from the creek, but feel free to use the A/C...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Store bikes or equipment in our secure garage....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street:

    Very safe area. Plenty of parking....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    All sorts of space for your RV or boat....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Land line in house - (no long distance)...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Pellet stove...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Efficient and toasty pellet stove if needed, besides the baseboard heat....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Call for arrangements....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Spacious and sunny kitchen with all you need....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Wide front porch with a view of Hudson Creek - very pleasant for reading, snoozing, dining and gathering....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Extra long and deep Jacuzzi tub....moreless

 

Reviews

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$200/night .. $550/weekend .. $1200/week
cleaning fee $100
pet fee $50
damage deposit $250 (returned check uncashed post inspection)
(plus tax)
holidays add $200
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Last updated: 07/06/2015
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Location

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: that's me: Barbara Bose, of Chesapeake Country House

Why the Owner Chose Cambridge:
This is a spectacularly beautiful area - unspoiled, serene and historic. Staying there is like pushing the reset button. It is situated on a long peninsula that juts out into the Chesapeake Bay and there is a picturesque creek across the street. I never didn't love the 10-mile drive from town, whatever the weather or season. Keep a keen eye for nature, which abounds - you'll always see something - wild turkeys, rabbits, deer, turtles, geese, ducks, crabs, eagles, osprey, and lots more.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This neighborhood is gorgeous 365 days a year - wake up early and have a cup if coffee on the front porch to witness the sun's glow through the morning mist that rises off the creek. Step outside at night at see a billion stars twinkling overhead, free of any competing city lights. Take a walk in the crisp fall and hear the geese which are settling into their winter rest right nearby. Be reminded by a friendly wave (and almost everyone does) that there are places where people are actually nice.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

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  • Chesapeake Country House is spacious and relaxing.

    Chesapeake Country House is spacious and relaxing.

  • Gorgeous biking with along the Chesapeake Bay - this is Just around the corner.

    Gorgeous biking with along the Chesapeake Bay - this is Just around the corner.

  • Our very comfortable living room is peaceful and airy.

    Our very comfortable living room is peaceful and airy.

  • The waterview dining room also had a comfy couch and cable tv.

    The waterview dining room also had a comfy couch and cable tv.

  • The master bedroom has a king bed, and a staircase to the kitchen.

    The master bedroom has a king bed, and a staircase to the kitchen.

  • The breezy front porch has a water view, comfortable seating & dining table.

    The breezy front porch has a water view, comfortable seating & dining table.

  • The loft has a twin bed and a very comfy day bed and a shelf with toys and games

    The loft has a twin bed and a very comfy day bed and a shelf with toys and games

  • Sit on the front porch swing and catch the breeze off the creek.

    Sit on the front porch swing and catch the breeze off the creek.

  • A scenic little church is just down the street.

    A scenic little church is just down the street.

  • Ride your bike and this is one of the views you will encounter around the bend.

    Ride your bike and this is one of the views you will encounter around the bend.

  • The end of the neck at Ragged Point Rd, great for fishing for snapper from shore

    The end of the neck at Ragged Point Rd, great for fishing for snapper from shore

  • This area is where the geese come to winter, so it's popular with hunters, too

    This area is where the geese come to winter, so it's popular with hunters, too

  • Relax in the living room on leather sofas and a waterview.

    Relax in the living room on leather sofas and a waterview.

  • Bucolic views of Hudson Creek await at the end of the driveway.

    Bucolic views of Hudson Creek await at the end of the driveway.

  • Cheerful, fully-equipped is kitchen with bar has south-facing windows.

    Cheerful, fully-equipped is kitchen with bar has south-facing windows.

  • The second bedroom has a queen bed and a twin bed.

    The second bedroom has a queen bed and a twin bed.

  • Just across the road is beautiful Hudson Creek

    Just across the road is beautiful Hudson Creek

  • There is lots of interesting local artwork on the walls.

    There is lots of interesting local artwork on the walls.

  • Nearby Church Creek, where the 1st Episcopal church in America was built (1600s)

    Nearby Church Creek, where the 1st Episcopal church in America was built (1600s)

  • A waterfront farm across the street is beautiful year round.

    A waterfront farm across the street is beautiful year round.

  • A public marina is just a few miles down the road where a creek meets the Bay.

    A public marina is just a few miles down the road where a creek meets the Bay.

  • It's beautiful here year round. This is a shot of the Bay, around the corner.

    It's beautiful here year round. This is a shot of the Bay, around the corner.

  • Sunsets last a long time here. The golden quality of the light attracts artists.

    Sunsets last a long time here. The golden quality of the light attracts artists.

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Date last modified - Monday, July 06, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 50%
  • Calendar last updated 07/06/2015
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(410) 330-1238 (Maryland, USA)

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