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The Lookout - Spectacular View of Antietam Battlefield

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View of Antietam Battlefield from the deck of 'The Lookout'

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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

'The Lookout' is a fully furnished cottage with a convenient back deck that provides a rare panoramic view of Antietam battlefield. Looking beyond the pastoral battlefield provides one a spectacular 50-mile view extending to the mountains of Western Maryland. Between the awesome sunsets and the abundant wildlife (deer, hummingbirds, hawks, etc.), a perfect place for relaxation.

Conveniently located approximately 70 miles from downtown DC and Baltimore. Less than 25 miles from Frederick and Hagerstown.

“The Lookout” is surrounded by civil war history. While only 10 minutes from Antietam battlefield, several other battlefields are within easy driving distance: South Mountain battlefields - 10 miles, Monocacy battlefield - 25 miles, Harpers Ferry - 15 miles, Gettysburg - 45 miles (retrace Lee’s retreat thru Williamsport). John Brown’s headquarters is less than 10 miles away.

Use Gathland State Park as a starting point for some day hiking on the Appalachian Trail - 6 miles away. Or drive 10 miles over to the C&O canal for some easy hiking or if you bring your bikes – some relaxing bike riding. Either method is a great way to have some fun outdoors - even get some exercise.

Other activities: Outlet shopping in Hagerstown and Gettysburg, antique stores, restaurants - all close by and easy to get to.


Keywords: Antietam Battlefield, Gettysburg Battlefield, Harpers Ferry WV, Winery Tours, Vacation rental, relaxing weekend getaway in a park like setting,

ADDITIONAL RENTAL INFORMATION:
There is a 6% Maryland sales tax and a 6% Washington County lodging tax applied to each stay.
Minimum age for rental and occupancy is 23 years old unless accompanied by parent or legal guardian.
We do have a strict NON Smoking policy. No smoking in the house, on the deck or anyplace on the property.
BONUS Stay - our weekly rate is 7 nights for the price of 6.


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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    kids under 18 stay free - please no sitting on the deck railing....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    this is a tobacco free home inside & out...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Master Bedroom : 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Living room sofa opens to a queen size bed...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) Master bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) both twins in second bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size sofa bed in living room...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Main bathroom ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Full Bathroom with washer and dryer in basement...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Civil war books and Magazines...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    A wide selection of board games and a full size ping-pong table in the basement....moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dishnet...moreless

  • Television:

    42' TV with dishnet...moreless

  • Video Library:

    A few DVDs for your use. A red box is located at the Weis Store five miles away....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    Look down on tower at Bloody Lane...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Round Oak high table with two swivel chairs and two swivel saddle stools. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central Heating...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Pillows, pillow cases, sheets, blankets and quilts are provided for each bed and sofa bed....moreless

  • Living Room:

    A queen size sofa bed, a reclining love seat. A bookshelf stocked with civil war books for your enjoyment....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Large u-shaped driveway. Please park in driveway only....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided:

    One complete set of towels ( bath, hand and washcloth) are provided for each guest. Please bring older towels to be used if you are going to any river activity. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full size washer and dryer and located in the basement bathroom. A small amount of Laundry supplies are provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup Mr. Coffee Maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All basic cooking utensils, can opener, pots & pans, baking sheets, frying pan, Hand mixer and bowl....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes, glasses everyday and wine, silverware, place mats. Fully equipped for six. ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Toaster, coffee maker, full size electric stove and refrigerator along with a table and chairs ( seats four), Microwave cabinet....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Coffe filters, sugar, creamer, Ketchup, mustard, paper goods and dish soap...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size refrigerator with freezer compartment ( no ice maker - two ice trays provided )...moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric stove with full oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large wrap around deck with patio furniture....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    House is on a 3.5 acre lot, mostly wooded....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    A outdoor grill is available - seasonal...moreless

 

Reviews

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2 night min stay
$105 $130
Fri, Sat
$680

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • cleaning,2 adult-2 night $25
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Minimum cleaning fee of $25 for 2 adults for 2 nights, plus $10 for each additional guest above two - depending on length of stay. Call owner for more information.

Check-in time is normally between 3:00 - 6:00 PM, unless prior arrangements have been confirmed.

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50% of total plus $100 security deposit due at booking, balance due at least 30 days prior to arrival.


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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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Location

75 Miles
Nearest Airport
Baltimore-Washington Intl
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Dan's Restaurant & Tap House, Capt. Benders Tavern
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Black Rock Golf Course
14.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Brunswick,MD
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 70
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bonnie's at The Red Bird,
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Whitetail

Car: Necessary

35 miles to Whitetail Ski resort

15 miles to Hagerstown Prime Outlets

 

Owner info


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View of Antietam Battlefield from the deck of 'The Lookout'

    View of Antietam Battlefield from the deck of 'The Lookout'

  • The Lookout

    The Lookout

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Living room from kitchen area

    Living room from kitchen area

  • Master bedroom - queen size bed

    Master bedroom - queen size bed

  • Basement bathroom

    Basement bathroom

  • Beautiful sunsets

    Beautiful sunsets

  • Lock on C & O Canal

    Lock on C & O Canal

  • Battlefield entrance with Red Hill in the background.

    Battlefield entrance with Red Hill in the background.

  • Nearby swimming

    Nearby swimming

  • Mountain laurel

    Mountain laurel

  • Deck view

    Deck view

  • The Lookout

    The Lookout

  • Kitchen view from the front door - sliding glass door leads to wrap around deck.

    Kitchen view from the front door - sliding glass door leads to wrap around deck.

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Living room with bedrooms in background

    Living room with bedrooms in background

  • Second bedroom - two twin beds

    Second bedroom - two twin beds

  • The view of the tower at Bloody lane from the deck.

    The view of the tower at Bloody lane from the deck.

  • Each sunset is different, but beautiful.

    Each sunset is different, but beautiful.

  • Bike path on C & O Canal

    Bike path on C & O Canal

  • Mill ruins at Shepherdstown Battlefield

    Mill ruins at Shepherdstown Battlefield

  • Mountain laurel in bloom in the spring.

    Mountain laurel in bloom in the spring.

  • Deck view

    Deck view

  • Winter time

    Winter time

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Date last modified - Friday, May 22, 2015

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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 05/22/2015
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