Gorgeous Southern Colonial on the Water in Annapolis-
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
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, lots of fun floats. 3 comfy cruising bicycles with baskets, on property for leisurely peddles around the surrounding area, peddle along the beautiful stretch of beach just a 2 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/5 with private baths, and 1- 1/2 bath.
All beds are of the highest quality and comfort.
TV's in every bedroom. Full house generator provides peace of mind, no matter what mood mother nature is in.
The homeowner has chosen calming coastal colors throughout the house. All beds are made up with the finest 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, sectional sofa with large screen 50" TV/DVD , lots of room for entertaining on either level- large wooden table 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. Homeowner always available to assist.
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 complete kitchen and makes it easy to prepare meals for lower patio dining or catering prep, as well. 3 vintage Cape Cod Style Bicycles . And a brand new Ping pong table and every board game and outdoor games. Ask me about 4 hour cruises/dinner/brunch on 46 foot luxury Catamaran just minutes from the house. (Additional charge) .
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
Will consider price match in winter months
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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- 4200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Car Available
- Private Chef
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:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15
- 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
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Game Room:
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Sight Seeing
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
- Deepsea Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 14 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Basic Soaps
- Clothes Dryer:
- Ducted Heating
- Free Long Distance
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Area
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street:
- Sofa Bed
- Split-System Air Conditioning
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- 4 Ring Stove
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker:
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
- Mini Refrigerator
- Pantry Items:
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Boat With Paddles
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:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $250 + tax
- Tax Rate 6%
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Other Activities: Kayaking, and Stand up Paddle boards,fishing.crabbing boating on property
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.
- Secondary: Cell: (410) 703-4343 (Maryland, USA)
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Main Floor Living room off Foyer
Partial view of Main Kitchen/full kitchen on lower level-Queen BR to the right.
The Blue Heron Room/Queen bed -off kitchen/main floor, with full private bath.
Canvasback/Master with view of full bed nook, in far farground
Private bath in Barnacle Room
Bedroom side of Oyster Suite -Queen Sleigh Bed-full suite-
Queen Bedroom with full bath/ in Two Swan Suite.
Beautiful bluestone patio , on garden level.
Chock full of wildlife, fish/crab/open bay in the fog/seen from house.
one of several stone paths to the water's edge
French doors open to relaxed seating off Main living room.
front door foyer entrance
view of kitchen shows dining-seats 10 -lower level dining seats 14
The Canvasback/Master Suite/King+Full shown next photo
The Barnacle-Queen/full bath
The Oyster Suite full apt. up back staircase. Queen bed+full private bath.
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
Spacious 48x 15 patio, relaxing and beautiful-looks out onto gardens +water-
first of 3 Grassy areas off flagstone patio.
This table can seat up to 10 , seating for 14 on patio level dining table
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, November 25, 2015
- Property typeCottage
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