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Gorgeous Southern Colonial on the Water in Annapolis-

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description


The Yellow House is a Gorgeous and Charming Southern Colonial, (recently featured in 2 magazines), with a large welcoming front porch and multiple decks off the back, and is situated on one of the most picturesque and serene creeks on the bay. 5 miles from the center of Historic Annapolis, one of the most beautiful little cities on the Chesapeake Bay. Facing east you will enjoy memorable mornings watching the sun come up over the creek and open bay. Work boats out in the early morning, all from most windows. Have your morning coffee at the water's edge. Lots of Garden seating from every vantage point. The wildlife viewing is spectacular. Herons, Osprey-diving for perch, Eagles, and more. Its a unique setting which makes it perfect for a memorable family reunion/ days surrounding a wedding, staff retreat any reason to gather everyone in one place. The home is very spacious, comfortable and reminisent of a fine Country Inn. Two docks for crabbing/fishing /kayaking/paddle boarding(5 kayaks and 2 large paddle boards on Property) or swimming. Or just sit quietly on the dock and watch the beauty up close. 3 comfy cruising bicycles with baskets, on property for leisurely peddles around the surrounding area, peddle along the beautiful stretch of beach just a few blocks down the way.
The Main level (15x 48) deck and lower private flagstone patio, have lots of room for outdoor dining , relaxing, and backyard bbq's/crab feast, small cocktail/dinner parties -can be easily catered. Also, homeowner available for set up for small parties. Included in booking.
Lovingly and meticulously maintained perennial gardens (beautiful all year long. along with waterfront views of the creek and bay.
6 bedrooms/4 with private baths, and 1- 1/2 bath.
All beds are of the highest quality and comfort.
TV's in every bedroom.
The homeowner has chosen calming coastal colors throughout the house. All beds are made up with fine linens, lofty comforters/ soft cozy bathrobe and slippers in each bedroom, every bathroom is stocked with thick fluffy towels, toiletries, soaps, shampoos, hairdyers and necessities. TV/cable /wifi in every room.
The Master Suite has a king and a double bed nook ,luxury private bath with soaking tub/bath salts/scrub , and private balcony overlooking the creek and bay. Remaining bedrooms have beautiful Queen size beds and the 6 bedroom room has 2 doubles. Plus a queen pull out sofa.
The Main living room has 2 sofas for everyone to gather and enjoy watching TV around a toasty fire/ gas fireplace with remote.- The main level deck has outdoor gas grill propane fully provided and outdoor living room seating -Very private. Indoor Lower level has another large and comfy sectional sofa with large screen TV/DVD for the kids , football , lots of room for entertaining on either level-Two large wooden tables on garden level patio, perfect for Crab feasts.One phone call to order your steamed crabs,and all the trimmings, local seafood market , 5 minutes up the street.
The Main Kitchen has lge 4 x 8 granite island, a 6 burner/double oven Viking Gas range. A chef's pantry off kitchen, fully stocked with plenty of pots/pans, dishes,glassware linens, etc. and every cooking tool imaginable/ plus Full beautiful walk in food pantry with lots of shelves, for all of your food storage Extra large Double Door SZ fridge/freezer combo. 2 additional fridges in home. Multiple french doors flank the baby grand piano between the kitchen living room. Main entry way is spacious and open. Patio level has a full 2nd kitchen and makes it easy to prepare meals for lower patio dining or catering prep, as well.
Please feel free to email or call to answer any questions you may have, or to clarify this description as you plan your stay in Annapolis.
Plenty of private off street parking available for as many cars as you have.
Historic Annapolis and all it has to offer is just 5-6 minutes away.
Thank you for considering our home. Please take time to read our very gracious reviews.
Debbie and ' Gepetto' Buchanan

Commissioning Week 2016, 17 are booked -
Standard weekly rate does not apply to Commissioning week , please email for quote.

Keywords: Summer in Annapolis ! We are 5 minutes from historic Annapolis,directly on beautiful black walnut creek , perfect for quiet relaxation, and family reunions, and so much more.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 4200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Car Available
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are very welcome - crabbing fishing off the dock with adult supervison- kayaks to explore creek, many games and childrens books in home. lots of childrens activities in Historic Annapolis for kids of all ages. 1-porta crib/1 pack and play /1 high chair-at home....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    bedroom available with Queen Bed and private bath available on lower level, with no stairs, access, accessed by gravel garden path , slightly sloped....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Bedroom 4

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  • Bedroom 5

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  • Bedroom 6

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • King size beds (1) In master suite- Yve Delorme French Cane King Bed-beautiful private full bath -private furnished balcony looking onto water-, Queen size Beds (5) All Queen beds are beautiful solid wood most 4 poster/ or sleigh style, Double Beds (3) In the : children room 2 double Beds , Baby Cribs (1) beautiful white, porta crib good quality mattress, and 1 pack and play Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) counted in queen count...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • The gardens are painstakingly maintained, full of beautiful perennials, abundant hydrangeas, make for memorable family photos and wedding day photography....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Generous and interesting selections of books. ...moreless

  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    2 on main tvs in both living areas...moreless

  • Game Room:

    lots of board games, all the classics plus croquet, bocci ball badmitton, scrabble chess, backgammon, sequence, puzzles and much more....moreless

  • Games:

    Full selection of indoor and outdoor games, puzzles- monopoly. chess, scrabble,backgammon, bochi ball, croquet and much more.. ...moreless

  • Music Library:

    good selection of musical cd's for all occasion...moreless

  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Fios, full channel line up+sports-TV/cable in every room-many movies to choose from...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Television in every room+ 40' in living area and 50 ' in patio level living area.....moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    nice selection of movies on DVR for family viewing...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Waterfront:

    We are directly on Black Walnut Creek, flows out to open Chesapeake Bay...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Sits directly on beautiful black Walnut creek and the bay very expansive/and breathtaking views. and has been referred to as a sacred place by local author in his book 'Open spaces/sacred places- see pg. 23- which was chosen for among other things its natural beauty and serenity...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    dining Table main floor seats 10-12 dining table lower level kitchen/dining area seats 14- inside. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 14 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air- Double Zones-...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer:

    (2)...moreless

  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Gas Fireplace in main living room controlled by remote...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens and towels provided, all bathrooms supplied with soaps, shampoos, hairdryers. and niceties....moreless

  • Living Area
  • Living Room:

    also very comfy outdoor living room seating on main deck as well as waterside garden patio....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    unlimited parking for cars on property...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Room for all cars within and on the property....moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone:

    Land line available - free long distance-...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    (2) 2 washers and 2 dryers total...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    wifi is reliably available throughout every room and property...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    inquiry within- for recommendations on local caterers familar with home....moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    3 coffee makers 1 14 cup , 1 12 cup filers provided and a large Keurig-...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Chefs pantry off the kitchen very well stocked-all pots and pans and utensils-Items you will find on hand,but not limited to, Belgian Waffle maker,Electric Griddle,2 Kitchen aid mixers, Hand mixers,Blenders,Cuisinart,2 coffee makers,totaling 26 cups, 2 toasters,2/4 slice. Convection,double oven,gas and electric,broiler. Grill/griddle. outdoor gas grill steps away from kitchen. baking pans, sheet pans serving dishes, wisks and hand tools galore....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    Separate full size freezer,...moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Very large well appointed Kitchen 6 burner chefs Viking gas Stove with double ovens and indoor grill+ grill on deck nearby....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Beautiful walk in food storage pantry. Very large with plenty of room for all of your dry food storage needs. and other essentials....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Sub zero style- Full Freezer. full fridge side by side extra large capacity for large platters and gatherings. 3 fridges total....moreless

  • Stove:

    Viking Range, 6 burner gas with electric convection oven and additional gas oven. center has grill and griddle option. also kitchen has electric pancake griddle too....moreless

  • Toaster:

    2 toasters,, 1 4 slice and 1 2 slice...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Master suite has private balcony/deck on garden/waterside-very private...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    3 cruising bicycles-...moreless

  • Binoculars
  • Boat:

    Community launch for trailered boats down the street. ...moreless

  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio:

    2 decks and one beautiful flagstone patio,, main deck has1 large dining table and 1 bistro table , a large gas grill and a very comfy outdoor living room seating set. Extra folding table /(12)...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    5 kayaks for creek and bay exploration, and floats with electric pump in boat house for creek fun.. also 2 paddle boards....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    perennial gardens are amazing - ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Shed
  • Tennis:

    Well maintained public courts nearby...moreless

  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    very nice Local pool about 5 minutes away. ...moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    Large soaking tub in Master, supplied with bath scrubs and salts....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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$995

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Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $250 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

$250. cleaning fee

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
BWI
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Eisenhower-Lake Presidential
10 Miles
Nearest Train
New Carrolton
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 50
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Necessary

Other Activities: Kayaking, fishing.crabbing boating

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1991

About the owner: Home Profile: I have lived on this property for 26 years. This home along with its beautiful perennial gardens,and creek are magical, and should be shared. I now devote all my time and attention to this lovely home. One of my passions is as a pastry chef, no longer full time, but still bake ,when not preparing for house guests. I enjoy the whole process of preparing for the arrival of a new family, ensuring that the home exceeds all expectations.

Why the Owner Chose Annapolis:
There are a thousand tributaries to the Cheasapeake Bay, this one little slice of heaven was little known, but has gained some notoriety several years back, when LL Bean chose it as one of its only 2 spots for their popular Discovery kayak learning trips. Local Annapolis Author in his book ' Open Spaces, Sacred Places' features our exact location on page 23. Across the creek is acreage , expressly left as a nature preserve. The only thing you will see , as you wiling away the hours , are very grateful critters, and some boaters.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The expansive windows in every room, face east, so you enjoy the sunrise as well as the beauty of the moon on the creek , from the master suite as well as other perfect spots. One of the greatest attributes of this property is its beauty and peaceful, quiet surroundngs.


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Main Floor Living room off Foyer

    Main Floor Living room off Foyer

  • view of kitchen shows dining-seats 10 -lower level dining seats 14

    view of kitchen shows dining-seats 10 -lower level dining seats 14

  • The Blue Heron Room/Queen -off kitchen/main floor

    The Blue Heron Room/Queen -off kitchen/main floor

  • Canvasback/Master with view of full bed nook, in far farground

    Canvasback/Master with view of full bed nook, in far farground

  • shown, soaking tub/ and standing shower adj. to window.

    shown, soaking tub/ and standing shower adj. to window.

  • Private bath in Barnacle Room

    Private bath in Barnacle Room

  • Bedroom side of Oyster Suite -Queen Sleigh Bed-full suite-

    Bedroom side of Oyster Suite -Queen Sleigh Bed-full suite-

  • Queen Bedroom with full bath/ in Two Swan Suite.

    Queen Bedroom with full bath/ in Two Swan Suite.

  • Main Deck Lounge area water/garden/Chesapeake Bay side

    Main Deck Lounge area water/garden/Chesapeake Bay side

  • Very large bluestone patio , on garden level.  next pic-crab table in forefront

    Very large bluestone patio , on garden level. next pic-crab table in forefront

  • Chock full of wildlife, fish/crab/open bay in the fog/seen from house.

    Chock full of wildlife, fish/crab/open bay in the fog/seen from house.

  • Front Door Foyer entrance-2 bedrooms upstairs-Master/2nd BR

    Front Door Foyer entrance-2 bedrooms upstairs-Master/2nd BR

  • Partial view of Main Kitchen/full kitchen on lower level-Queen BR to the right.

    Partial view of Main Kitchen/full kitchen on lower level-Queen BR to the right.

  • 6 burner gas range 2 ovens/Farm sink and pantry not shown to the right.

    6 burner gas range 2 ovens/Farm sink and pantry not shown to the right.

  • The Canvasback/Master Suite/King+Full shown next photo

    The Canvasback/Master Suite/King+Full shown next photo

  • Sink side of Master bath-

    Sink side of Master bath-

  • The Barnacle-Queen/full bath

    The Barnacle-Queen/full bath

  • Wide angle of The Oyster Suite full apt. up back staircase. Queen bed+full bath.

    Wide angle of The Oyster Suite full apt. up back staircase. Queen bed+full bath.

  • Patio/garden level bedroom/2 double beds/for children or adults

    Patio/garden level bedroom/2 double beds/for children or adults

  • 2 Swan Queen bedroom door to the left , dining for 14 full kitchen off lg.patio

    2 Swan Queen bedroom door to the left , dining for 14 full kitchen off lg.patio

  • hydrangeas everywhere-

    hydrangeas everywhere-

  • Spacious 48x 15  patio, relaxing and beautiful-looks out onto gardens +water-

    Spacious 48x 15 patio, relaxing and beautiful-looks out onto gardens +water-

  • Elegant dining on waterside patio

    Elegant dining on waterside patio

VRBO #230476

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    15
  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Bathrooms
    4.5
  • Property type
    Cottage
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/19/2015
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