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The recently restored historic Washington Melson House, located at 206 Locust St. is a 2 bedroom vacation cottage that is a short walk from all museums, parks, restaurants, churches and shops in St. Michaels!
The house was built around 1840 by Washington Melson, a sailor, believed to be one of two individuals who voted for Abraham Lincoln in the presidential election of 1860. The house was originally built at only 16 feet wide but enlarged to the current width soon thereafter.
The first floor of the original portion of the Melson House includes a living room and a dining room. To the rear of the original house on the first floor is a kitchen area which opens up by French doors to an outdoor patio. Also connected to the kitchen is a large family room with a queen sleep sofa. There is a half bath off the family room.
The second floor of the original portion of the Melson house is a large bedroom having two twin beds. The second floor to the rear of the house (accessed by a different staircase than that in the original portion), contains the master bedroom having a queen size bed. There is a full bathroom off this bedroom.
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Winefest, Easter, Columbus Day and Christmas require a 3 night stay. Linens are 20/bed if we provide.
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Museums (incl. Maritime Museum), restaurants and shops, a few blocks away, Town Park with magnificent water/harbor views, a few steps from house, Farmers Market in the Park from March - October on Saturday mornings, Acoustic music concerts also in Park on Thursday evenings during summer, Bicycle rental 1 block away, Beautiful public pools 6 blocks away, Tennis Courts 6 blocks away, Boat rides (on Patriot, Selina or Maritime Museum Skipjack) a few blocks away, Grocery stores a few blocks away, Town Public Library, 2 blocks away, Kayak rental, in Town, Winery, 4 blocks away, Microbrewery 4 blocks away, Town of Oxford, 1 hr bike ride away (with ride on Tred Avon Ferry), Historic areas, great for walks or bike rides, in all directions!