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Darwin's Hearth, a Historic Gem in the Heart of Frederick

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Last updated: 08/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Darwin's Hearth has been standing in the heart of Downtown Frederick since Stonewall Jackson marched his troops through the town on their way to battle. Whether you are looking for a stroll through the area's rich history or a week's getaway in a super trendy little town, our little home is waiting to welcome you!

Our home is a completely renovated historic home within walking distance (2 blocks) of all downtown shops, restaurants and bars. Walk 2 blocks in the other direction and you'll stumble into Frederick's magnificent Baker Park that has a big playground for the kids, lovely strolls for the adults and free concerts every Sunday evening in the summer.

At Darwin's Hearth, we welcome your whole family including small children and even your small doggy if he or she knows about indoor rules!

As an added treat, with every rental of at least one week we'll throw in a free massage (either at our home or at the spa) by My Red Bow Spa in nearby Braddock Heights!

We know you'll love our home as much as we do and can't wait to welcome you into the warmth of our hearth and home!

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    All of the bedrooms are upstairs and the stairs, especially up to the loft, are quite steep. Everyone is welcome, but I wouldn't recommend it for someone with restricted mobility....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Kid's room: 2 twin/ single

    Bunkbed with two twin mattresses...moreless

  • Loft: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Full sized futon upstairs....moreless

  • Master bedroom: 1 queen

    ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Master bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    ...moreless

  • Main bathroom upstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Washroom main level: toilet

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Other Amenities

  • With every one week rental, we include one free spa massage from My Red Bow in nearby historic and beautiful Braddock Heights....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    In the heart of Historic Downtown, restaurants, shops and lots more are a short walk away!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$130
$835 $2,250

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $119 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $75 Nightly

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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $75
  • Cleaning fee (non-refundable) $85
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

$200 deposit required to secure reservation. Full payment is due 14 days before check-in. Alternate payment options may be offered for extended rentals (more than one month). No penalty for cancellation with 14 days notice. Deposit may be forfeited if cancellation is made less than 14 days prior to check-in date, unless we are able to rebook all the cancelled dates on short notice.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 08/23/2015
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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Dulles Airport

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: I grew up in the area and have lots of family nearby. We bought this lovely home to live in, but work has taken us away from the United States for a few years and while we can't enjoy our home, we would love for others to enjoy its quaintness, convenience and rich history.

Why the Owner Chose Frederick:
We bought the home quite simply because we fell in love with it!


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
 

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    Townhome
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
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  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 08/23/2015
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3 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 6

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