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Best St. Michaels Cottage in Best Location Walk to Everything

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Blades Cottage on historic Locust St--walk to everything!

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Last updated: 08/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
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  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

St. Michaels cottage description

The truly special and recently restored historic Thomas Blades House is centrally located in the Historic District of St. Michaels, a few steps from the Town park with magnificent waterviews. It is a 2 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom vacation cottage.

Museums, shops (including grocery stores and a drug store), restaurants, churches, parks, tennis courts, Town pool. library, the weekly farmer's market, and other attractions are within walking distance of the house!

The house is very comfortable and beautifully decorated with period and reproduction furniture. Perfectly suited for a small family or one or two couples. The house is also an ideal romantic getaway for a couple. The large family room and big back porch create an ideal environment for relaxing!

The house was built around 1850 by Thomas Blades, a young sailor.

The first floor of the original portion of the Blades House includes a LIVING ROOM and a DINING ROOM. To the rear of the original house on the first floor is a KITCHEN area connected to a large wood paneled FAMILY ROOM. There is a half bath off of the family room.The rear of the family room opens up by French doors to a large outdoor PORCH with ceiling fan and dining area. There is a deck to the rear of the porch for outdoor grilling.

The second floor of the original portion of the Blades house includes a large BEDROOM with a queen size bed. The second floor to the rear of the house contains the large MASTER BEDROOM with a king size bed. Off of a hall between the two bedrooms is the master bathroom.

An additional cottage and large waterfront house are also available for rent (click on link below).


Keywords: Cottage

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

            5...moreless

          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Kitchen
          • Dishwasher
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 5 people

          Amenities

          • Babysitter
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Washing Machine
          • Parking Off Street
          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Large screened porch for relaxing or outdoor dining, Outdoor deck for sitting or for barbecuing, Chess and checkers set....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet
              • Broadband Access
              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Bay Hundred pool about 6 blocks from house...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large screened porch and outdoor deck ...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Lawn / Garden

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                      • Water View

                      Activities

                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Kayaking
                      • Sailing
                      • Tennis
                      • Fishing
                      • Hunting
                      • Golf
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Boating
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Horseshoes
                      • Shopping
                      • Walking
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Antiquing
                      • Museums
                      • Playground
                      • Library
                      • Churches
                      • Live Theater
                      • Cinemas
                      • Restaurants
                      • Swimming
                      • Hiking
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      fall
                      Sep 2 - Dec 31, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $190 $375
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,350 $3,150
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $40
                      • Tax Rate 10%

                      Notes:

                      Minimum three day rental required for Winefest, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Discounts for last minute bookings.


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                      Last updated: 08/12/2014
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                      Location

                      Museums (incl. Maritime Museum), restaurants and shops, a few blocks away, Town Park with magnificent water/harbor views, a few steps from house, Farmers Market in the Park from March - October on Saturday mornings, Acoustic music concerts also in Park on Thursday evenings during summer, Bicycle rental 1 block away, Beautiful public pools 6 blocks away, Tennis courts 6 blocks away, Boat rides (on Patriot, Selina or Maritime Museum Skipjack) a few blocks away, Grocery stores a few blocks away, Town public library, 2 blocks away, Kayak rental, in Town, Winery, 4 blocks away, Microbrewery 4 blocks away, Town of Oxford, 1 hr bike ride away (with ride on Tred Avon Ferry), Historic areas, great for walks or bike rides, in all directions!

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2003

                      About the owner: I purchased and restored the nearby Thomas Harrison House in 1991. As my interest in the area grew, I purchased and restored the Thomas Blades House as well as the Washington Melson House and John Bruff House (click on link).

                      Why the Owner Chose St. Michaels:
                      The proximity to the harbor and to Town, the architecture and the historic character of the area.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Walking distance to everything...shops, restaurants, museums, tennis courts, community pool etc. Large screened porch off of family room.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Blades Cottage on historic Locust St--walk to everything!

                        Blades Cottage on historic Locust St--walk to everything!

                      • Large screened porch with ceiling fan allows outdoor dining and relaxing.

                        Large screened porch with ceiling fan allows outdoor dining and relaxing.

                      • Living Room with working fireplace-very cozy on fall and winter evenings!

                        Living Room with working fireplace-very cozy on fall and winter evenings!

                      • Fully equipped kitchen adjacent panelled Family Room with informal eating area

                        Fully equipped kitchen adjacent panelled Family Room with informal eating area

                      • Family Room for socializing, reading or watching television.

                        Family Room for socializing, reading or watching television.

                      • Second Bedroom with queen size bed and sitting area.

                        Second Bedroom with queen size bed and sitting area.

                      • Town Park on Harbor 1/2 block away

                        Town Park on Harbor 1/2 block away

                      • Front and side view of Blades House from Locust St.

                        Front and side view of Blades House from Locust St.

                      • Town Park and harbor view 1/2 block from house. Farmer's market in park on Sat.

                        Town Park and harbor view 1/2 block from house. Farmer's market in park on Sat.

                      • Rear porch and deck for BBQ! Great area to relax.

                        Rear porch and deck for BBQ! Great area to relax.

                      • Dining Room adjacent living room for more formal dining.

                        Dining Room adjacent living room for more formal dining.

                      • Eating area in panelled Family Room. Eat here, in dining room, or on porch!

                        Eating area in panelled Family Room. Eat here, in dining room, or on porch!

                      • Large masterbedroom with king size bed and ceiling fan.

                        Large masterbedroom with king size bed and ceiling fan.

                      • Second bedroom sitting area and child's bed

                        Second bedroom sitting area and child's bed

                      • Historic Streetscape Photo c1910 -Blades house is white house in middle

                        Historic Streetscape Photo c1910 -Blades house is white house in middle

                      • Blades House on right and Melson House VRBO 359766 on left on historic Locust St

                        Blades House on right and Melson House VRBO 359766 on left on historic Locust St

                      VRBO #229963

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

                      $190 - $375 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

                      View calendar: Updated 08/12/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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