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You can rent this adorable cottage that has the best of every world. This property is located just 2 short miles from historic Chestertown but, situated in a country setting on a deep creek (Morgan creek) with over 2 acres of privacy. The house is 1200 sq. ft. that includes a living room, 1 bathroom, 3 bedrooms, large kitchen with a breakfast bar and full dinning area, stacked washer & dryer. The house has hardwood flooring and newer windows. A swing in the big Maple tree out back for two. A fire pit installed out back for those chilly nights or making smoors. The shed out back has been converted into a game room equipped with ping pong table( was donated to the cause), dart board, cards & board games. There is a 40’ dock with a 10 X 20’ “L” head that is great for boating, cat fishing(really big ones in there,) swimming, or just plain hangin’ out with a cool drink. The water is approximately 19’ at the end of the dock. Children & dogs are welcome. HUNTERS WELCOME!! For any of you NASCAR fans, we are situated only 40 minutes from Dover track. We are also 20 minutes from Rock Hall & 45 minutes from Annapolis. 35 minutes from premium outlets in Queenstown. ** Some dates to consider for fun filled family weeks in 2015 season Chestertown Tea Party 5/22-25, Rock fish tournaments usually early June and mid Sept 7/5 Waterman's day in Rock Hall, 7/3 Fireworks in Rock Hall, 7/4 Fireworks in Chestertown and parade in Rock Hall. All times are great with lots to do but, if you have never been to this part of the eastern shore then these are the best times. Bettertown days @ Betterton Beach 8/1 8/7-8/9 is pirates weekend in Rock Hall another great time to be had. Lots of people dress up for the event. Sultana down rigging 10/30-11/1, 10/10 is Rock Halls Fallfest. Every Sat. till noon in Chestertown's Fountain park, is the farmer's market. Lots of times on Fridays or Saturday evenings(in season) they have entertainment in Fountain park. On the first Friday of every month is 1st Friday in Chestertown(all year long). Many stores stay open and have snacks (wine & beer too) and some have entertainment all FREE. Lots of people walking around during these events. A great way to get to know the town. Wilmer park has events as well. There are concerts, taste of the town to name a few. If you are planning a certain week and would like to know the events near town, just ask and I will do my best to list everything I know. Feel free to surf the web as well. Most of the local towns have event calendars you can find online. Monthly winter rates are available and do not include utilities. FYI, the school zone has a camera 24/7 so, watch your speed.
40' dock with 10 x 20 'L' head. Creek is 19 ' deep at end of dock. Great for fishing, swimming, boating, & relaxing. Bring a float and tie off at the dock. A new fire pit was installed fall of 2013 & game room ready in the outbuilding for spring 2014....moreless
Newly Converted shed. ping pong table(free so, please make note that it is worth what was paid,) dart board, cards & board games. Ceiling fans, plenty of recessed lighting & lots of windows w/screens...moreless
Early season Apr 15 - May 13, 2015 2 night min stay
Graduation May 14 - May 18, 2015 2 night min stay
High Season May 19 - Oct 31, 2015 2 night min stay
Holiday rate Nov 1 - Jan 3, 2016 2 night min stay
$300 Thu, Fri, Sat
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$250
Rates are subject to change without notice until reservation is confirmed. 3 night minimum on all holidays. Rate is $300/night during 2015 high season 5/18-10/31. 4% service fee is charged for all CC & paypal payments. $75+($25) cleaning(laundry) fee is included in deposit that is refundable if property is left in a similar condition. Rate for guests stay 30+ days does not include utilities.
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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There is always something to do locally. If Chestertown isn't featuring an event, The next towns over are. There is a community board when you enter town that gives you details about up coming events. There is first Friday every month (local venders put out munchies and some serve beer & wine. There is the Saturday Farmer's market in the center of town(Fountain Park.) Also on most Saturdays evenings in season, musicians play in Fountain Park. Some of the biggest events are Tea Party ( Memorial weekend), 3rd & 4th of July features Waterman's day(Rock Hall), parades, & fireworks in Chestertown, Rock Hall, & Great Oak. Along with plenty of restaurant choices, there is a local theatre(center of town,) a movie theater in one of the 2 shopping centers and a bowling alley(featuring duck pin)just a short drive out of town. . Most of the local towns have taste of the town at one time or another. Betterton days is the first Sat in Aug.every year. Rock Hall hosts a rock fish tournament June 13-15, Pirates weekend Aug 8-10, Oct 11th is Fallfest. Dover is just 40 minutes away and Annapolis is just 45 minutes. There is a small public beach area in Rock Hall, & Great Oak & a larger beach in Betterton. There are several historical sights and local shopping. Many local restaurants to choose from. Please search the internet and the local commerce for lists of upcoming events.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: My husband and I were first introduced to the eastern shore by very good friends in 2000. We fell in love and purchased a boat, then a bigger boat, then a house, then a bigger house. We are there almost every weekend of the year. The house we live in now is just around the corner from this property. We have been married for 30+ years, have 2 girls, 2 son-in-laws and 1 grandchild so far. Both of us grew up in Delaware county, PA
Why the Owner Chose Chestertown: This was the first home we bought on the eastern shore and I just cannot part with it. It is the perfect place for privacy, serenity, & relaxation. There are so many things to do between Chestertown & Rock Hall. There is always a festival or craft fair, waterman's days, Pirate's weekend(picture), Tea party, the best fireworks & some of the best restaurants in the area. We have had annual tenants for the last 4 years but, this year we wanted to try weekly rentals so that our children could have a place to stay occasionally. I know that you will fall in love with it just as we did.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: I remember how we used to go down to the dock with some snacks and a cool drink, watch the sun go down, watch all the wild life( ospry's ,eagles etc.), and feel completely alone with nature. Only during the winter months can you even see the property across the marsh. On any clear night, there are millions of stars in the sky. You can even see the milky way on occasion. The Legion occasionally has events but they are few and far between and always over by 10pm. You can have camp fires, bar-b-ques, and sit in a swing and melt the everyday stress away. There is large catfish in the creek. Crabs make their way up the creek around mid Sept. The water is nice and deep at the end of the dock so, your feet never touch the muddy bottom. Plenty of water fowl all year long.