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Waterfront Tilghman Island Cottage

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Last updated: 07/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Tilghman Island cottage description

Captain's Watch is a Waterfront Cottage which has a screened porch with beautiful sunrise view of Knapps Narrows. It is nestled in a Working Watermens Village, 12 miles from Historic St. Michaels, Maryland on the Eastern Shore. The whole family will be entertained by the boating, kayaking, fishing and crabbing opportunities.
The Cottage has a kayak launch and a Hot Tub for your relaxation. There are 4 Restaurants on the Island serving the Local Fare of Chesapeake Bay Seafood in many different ways. The Owners are on site and live next to the cottage. We have a Gas BBQ Grill for grilling your catch after a hard day of fishing. Captain's Watch has a full kitchen, washer/dryer, central AC, Cable TV, & DVD/VCR. Come to our shores and relax on the porch and watch the waterman toil at their labors of catching Chesapeake Bay Seafood and savor the flavor of the Land of Pleasant living. The Master Bedroom has a queen size bed, the guest bedroom has a trundle bed that can be made as 2 twins or a King, and the Living Room has a queen size sleep sofa. The cottage is available year round and pet and kid friendly.

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels
A Variety of Boat and Kayak Tours in season.
Boat and personal watercraft rentals available
Shopping in the Quaint town of St. Michaels
Relaxation at a slower pace.

Keywords: Cottage

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Considered:

            $50.00 per stay pet fee...moreless

          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Children Welcome
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 2-6

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Full kitchen all pots and pans provided. no dishwasher...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Some condiments in Refrigerator...moreless

          • Dining:

            Table seats 4 and bar seats 2...moreless

          • Stove:

            Electric 4 burner stove...moreless

          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster


          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Parking Off Street

          Other Amenities

              • Trundle bed that makes 2 twins or a king bed. Electric Fireplace.


              • VCR
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Video Library
              • Television
              • Games
              • Books


              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                1 mile away at Harrison's Country Inn...moreless

              • Hot Tub

              Outdoor Features

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Kayaks Available for rent from Tilghman Island Marina 410-886-2500 Launch area available in front of cottage...moreless

              • Boat:

                Rentals Available at Tilghman Island marina, Boat rides available Dockside Express Cruise...moreless

              • Bicycles:

                Available for rent at Tilghman Island Marina Rentals 410-886-2500...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Screened Porch...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden


              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Waterfront:

                Knapps Narrows and Choptank River - Chesaepeake Bay...moreless


              • Restaurants
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Swimming
              • Hunting
              • Jet Skiing
              • Golf
              • Fishing
              • Kayaking
              • Tennis
              • Pier Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Ice Skating
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • ATM/Bank
              • Sailing
              • Fitness Center
              • Boating
              • Museums
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Winery Tours
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Zoo
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Antiquing
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Cycling


              Write a review 4
              from 2 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Jul 20 - Jul 24, 2014
              2 night min stay
              Jul 25 - Jul 26, 2014
              1 night min stay
              July 26
              Jul 27 - Aug 1, 2014
              2 night min stay
              Labor Day
              Aug 29 - Sep 1, 2014
              3 night min stay
              Oct 15 - Jan 4, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $100 $150
              Fri, Sat
              $800 $2,000
              Jan 5 - Mar 15, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $75 $100
              Fri, Sat
              $500 $1,500
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $125 $175
              Fri, Sat
              $800 $2,000

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $69
              • Pet Fee $50
              • Tax Rate 10%

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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              Last updated: 07/13/2014
              Check availability
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
              23 Selected dates


              75 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Baltimore Washington International
              15 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Oxford Bellevue Ferry
              75 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Baltimore Washington International
              23 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Route 50
              83 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Ocean City
              1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Harrison's Blue Crab Deck Bar
              12 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Harbourtowne Resort
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Characters at the Bridge

              Car: Recommended

              We are on an Island that is 3 miles long and 1 mile long.

              Historically a fishing village, there are lots of ways to get out on the water here. We have 5 restaurants each with it's own specialties, but fresh seafood is a must here.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1995

              About the owner: Your hosts, Kelley and Jerry Cox, each hold a 50-ton Captain’s license and have been involved in Chesapeake Bay research for a combined total of 55 years. Jerry grew up on a Tobacco farm across the Bay in Calvert County and worked as a research vessel Captain for the State of Maryland. Jerry’s roots are from nearby Hooper’s Island, where his great, great grandfather William Hooper was a schooner captain aboard the Florence Lee. Kelley’s ancestors have been in this area since the early 1600’s when Edward Comins and his wife Elizabeth served as indentured servants of William Claiborne on Kent Island. Her Grandfather, Russell Phillips, was one of President Harry Truman’s favorite fishing boat captains during his frequent retreats to the Eastern Shore. Kelley is a Biologist and the Executive Director of Phillips Wharf Environmental Center.

              Why the Owner Chose Tilghman Island:
              Kelley's parents built the cottage as a weekly vacation rental in the 1970's. Kelley & Jerry decided the added income would help out and started renting the cottage as a vacation rental about 6 years ago.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              The property overlooks Knapps Narrows one of the busiest waterways on the East Coast you can relax on the porch and watch all the boats going by. We also have a commercial waterman using part of our dock so fresh seafood is available to our guests. Tilghman Island is a fishing village on the Chesapeake Bay so you can fish and crab off of our dock. We have a screened porch with a gas grill for cooking out and a hot tub to relax in after a taxing day of shopping in nearby St. Michaels. We have a park nearby for bird watching and exercising in and it has play equipment for the kids.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english

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              • View from the Porch

                View from the Porch

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Guest bedroom Trundle makes 2 twins or king bed

                Guest bedroom Trundle makes 2 twins or king bed

              • Porch View

                Porch View

              • Full Kitchen

                Full Kitchen

              • Master Bedroom Queen Bed

                Master Bedroom Queen Bed

              • Grill


              • bathroom


              VRBO #244823

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              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

              $75 - $175 per night (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 07/13/14
              Minimum stay: 1-3 nights
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              (410) 886-2643 (Maryland, USA)

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