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Warm, Welcoming Waterfront, Relaxing and Close to Everything

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Waterfront view on your private!


Last updated: 10/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to the Swan's Nest! You won't find a better location or nicer property on the Eastern Shore. Our gracious and charming5 bedroom farmhouse is well-equipped for small or large groups and can serve up to 18 guests. The kitchen is well-stocked with quality equipment and plenty of pots and pans. The bedrooms are private and very comfortable and match the country hominess of days gone by. Remember sleeping porches? Try ours on a moonlit night with a star-filled sky. You can actually see the stars! The Swan's nest is close to town for the modern conveniences yet seemingly a step back in time when relaxation, reconnecting and rejuvenation were more important for family vacations.

What can you do on 50 acres of waterfront property? Explore with a morning walk and a cup of coffee. Watch the sunrise over the Little Choptank River and Fishing Creek. Play any number of outdoor games like volleyball, basketball, soccer, frisbee, wiffleball and horseshoes on the spacious lawn. Bikes are provided so take a long bikeride. Stroll down to your 120 foot deepwater pier (you can even jump off and swim in the creek). Enjoy the canoe, kayak, johnboat, paddleboat and paddle board. Relax on your sandy beach. During season catch delectable crabs right off the pier and cook them up for dinner. Tired yet? Go back to the house and collapse in the comfortable hammock!

The Swan's Nest offers an incredible array of wildlife that calls our 50 acres 'home'. You may see the beautiful and majestic American bald eagle, bobwhite quail, wild turkeys, whitetail deer, Canada geese, various types of ducks and, of course, cottontail
rabbits. Fishing Creek, the Little Choptank, and the Bay,offer a multitude of fishing opportunities and a variety of species, including the famous and delicious striped bass known locally as the 'Rockfish'.

This is Chesapeake Bay country living at its best......The Swan's Nest.

Keywords: Large Farmhouse, waterfront, private


Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 3025 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Outside please...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 14-18

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Ballfields, Basketball Hoop, Volleyball court, Horseshoes, Fishing, Crabbing, Kayaking, Boating, Swimming, Golf nearby, Biking...moreless


  • Games:

    Wiffleball, Frisbee, horseshoes, volleyball, basketball, football, soccer, bikes etc....moreless

  • Ping Pong Table


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    Beautiful southwesterly vistas...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining room and porch accommodate 18 diners...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    woodburning fireplace inside and bonfire pit (smores!) outside...moreless

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

    seating for 12 with fireplace...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Guests to provide...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:


  • Wood Fireplace


  • Catering Available:

    upon request...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Golf:

    18 hole course 10 minutes away Complimentary greens fees for special guests...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak, canoe, paddleboard provided...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    1 level acre for playing ball...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    PFD's, lifejackets provided...moreless



Write a review 4.5
from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$3,000 $11,000
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$2,500 $8,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $500
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included


$500 deposit with reservation and balance due at checkin in cash or two weeks prior by check

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Last updated: 10/04/2015
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Jimmie and Sooks
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 50
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Jimmie and Sooks, Water's Edge Grill (Hyatt)
55 Miles
Nearest Beach
Ocean City

Car: Recommended


Owner info

About the owner: We love the Eastern Shore for all it has to offer! As a lifelong outdoorsman, Hap has made the Swan's Nest a model for Wildlife habitat in the Cambridge area. Christine has decorated and furnished the spacious farmhouse to be a comfortable oasis for families to have a relaxing experience. Enjoy!!

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Convenient to Cambridge, Easton, St Michaels, 1 hour to Ocean City, outlets. But why go anywhere when you can play ball, bike,swim,sun, boat, fish, crab, right here with your own private dock?!

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Speaks: english



  • Waterfront view on your private!

    Waterfront view on your private!

  • Foyer


  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Mariner's bedroom

    Mariner's bedroom

  • Lighthouse bedroom

    Lighthouse bedroom

  • View from upstairs porch

    View from upstairs porch

  • johnboat, canoe, and kayak

    johnboat, canoe, and kayak

  • beach bum

    beach bum

  • it's a beautiful evening for an outdoor wedding

    it's a beautiful evening for an outdoor wedding

  • here comes the beautiful bride

    here comes the beautiful bride

  • Back porch

    Back porch

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Blue bedroom

    Blue bedroom

  • Kitchen


  • Ping pong, anyone?

    Ping pong, anyone?

  • rafting in the creek

    rafting in the creek

  • relaxing at sunset

    relaxing at sunset

  • ready to dance the night away

    ready to dance the night away

  • wedding by the water

    wedding by the water

  • a lovely backdrop for saying "I do"

    a lovely backdrop for saying "I do"

VRBO #234247

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