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DC, Baltimore & Annapolis horse farm

Sleeps5
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 576 sq ft
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Whether you're traveling for business or sight-seeing check us out!!!

Whether you're traveling for business, sight-seeing or coming for medical treatments this is the place for you. We are open to hosting small events but must be prearranged with the host.

The space:

We would like to share our little piece of heaven with you. Wake up in the morning, look out your window, & see horses grazing in the field? We offer direct access to Schooley Mill (an equestrian park) with scenic wooded trails for nature walks.

Access

There will be a lock-box with a key for the apartment door. If you have difficulty unlocking the door or need to contact me immediately for any other reason, Our written phone number is on the lockbox. When you end your stay, please just leave the key on the table in the kitchen. FYI For your safety and ours, there are Ring security cameras throughout the property and the pool room.

Guest access

You will have exclusive access to the suite which is pictured. The kitchen, which is fully stocked with cooking utensils and will be yours exclusively to cook in, pots & pans, dishes, cups & silverware, oven, 1 warming drawer, microwave, refrigerator and the list goes on. I will be leaving a packet of coffee in one of the cabinets. This should be enough coffee for 1 pot of coffee. There is sweetener, sugar, powder creamer and a few different flavored teas for your enjoyment to get you started. Please don't throw away the mason jar. Just an FYI, all the supplies, I am leaving you, were not packaged in a commercial kitchen, they were packaged in my clean home kitchen.

In the bathroom pictured, there will be a small bottle of shampoo and soap in case someone may have forgotten theirs. The shampoo is the VO5 brand so if it gets in the eyes it may hurt. Please leave the empty bottles behind, I reuse them.

The sleeping arrangements: The canopy bed size is queen, one of the futons folds out to a full size bed, the futon chair folds out to a single.

Interaction with guests:

My husband and I live in the main part of the house.

We’ll be available to offer help throughout their stay.

Other things to note:

All guests require an owner assigned escort to approach the horse or barns.

For security purposes, there are Ring security cameras throughout the property.

Check out time is 11:00 a.m.

- So our next guests can enjoy as well, please leave the house in same condition that you received it.

- -All guests must be noted and included on the itinerary which is required, even guests just visiting for the day or portion of. There will be a surcharge of $29 for additional guests and may be charged against the deposit.

- If you are new to short term rentals, and have not yet completed your profile on the website, a photo needs to be included. As well, a government issued identification will be asked for if you are requesting through VRBO (HomeAway) or one of their partner websites. We would like to know who is coming to our home. Please take the time to share more about yourself, where you are traveling from, and what you will be doing in Maryland/DC while staying in our home. ( IF a couple/family/friends are coming, which need to be included on the itinerary, then please included some things about your traveling companions as well as their full name and where they are from).

- -The poolroom fireplace is not to be operated by guests. If you would like it on, please request ahead of time.

- -This house is not baby-proof. There are no corner guards, locks on cabinets, there is cleaning supplies in the cabinets and the like. Parents/guardians are required to take responsibility for this without damaging our home.

- -The apartment must be secured (all exterior doors closed and locked) upon departure. There is also a small personal safe for your use in the apartment. You are free to set the combination to whatever you would like.

- -Parties may be allowed, but must be prearranged in advance with the host. With that being said, normally this is not a party house. Quiet time 10:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. If your habits are such, that your group is up during the night into the morning people coming to the house and going out, this is not the home for you.

- The pool is an option, but our home is a family-friendly environment, please be sure bathing suits are appropriate for a family environment. Please no skinny dipping. There is a Ring video floodlight in the pool room for safety purposes.

- We are Green friendly, please conserve energy and carbon footprint. Such as, but not limited to, keeping the doors and windows closed when air conditioning or heat is on. A/C may fail if windows and/or doors left open. Remember, we are a horse farm, leaving doors open lets flies in as well (although we work hard in reducing the amount of them.)

- Don't feed the horses, many of them are on a special diet.

- No climbing the fences.

You must also acknowledge:

Pet(s) live on property - Horses and 1 barn cat for each barn.

More Details

Owner
Theresa Rowan
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2018

About Theresa Rowan

I am a wife to a wonderful man since 1980. A mother of 4 and a grandmother of 4 plus one on the way. I am happy in my heart, but I am happiest when I am at home with the ones I love, gardening and listening to Selah.

Theresa Rowan purchased this farmhouse in 2005

Why Theresa Rowan chose Clarksville

We would like to share our little piece of heaven with you. Our horse farm is close to DC, Baltimore & Annapolis. Wake up in the morning, look out your window, & see horses grazing in the field? Whether you are traveling with your horse, or you are vacationing without and just want to be around the experience, our Airbnb is for you! We offer direct access to Schooley Mill (an equestrian park) with scenic wooded trails for riding & nature walks.

What makes this farmhouse unique

So, if you’re traveling and don’t want to leave your horse behind, you don't have to. We also have a river rock lined pool. In the pool room is a gas log fireplace.

Amenities

Clarksville Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 576 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • - If you are new to short-term rentals, & have not yet completed your profile on the website, a photo needs to be included & a gov. issued ID.
  • All guests coming to our home need to be included in the itinerary. Pls included information about your traveling companions & purpose of your trip.
  • Young guests must have an adult in the pool area at all times. No rude, disrespectful, yelling, or loud music. Leave house in same condition
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • swimming

Reviews

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(16 traveler reviews)

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DC, Baltimore & Annapolis horse farm
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
Lancaster County PA
5

Friendly hosts, beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a short weekend getaway to enjoy the local bike trails, and the outdoors. Jim and Theresa were the most personable and attentive hosts we have experienced yet with vrbo. The kitchen was clean, and stocked with all the utensils we needed, along with other goodies. We enjoyed the patio and the pool, and Jim was gracious enough to give us a tour of the barn to meet some of the horses which we really appreciated. The pool is just as nice as it looks in the pictures. We would love to visit again.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us Matt. Your family is just so precious. Theresa and Jim Rowan
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NJ
5

A hidden gem!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this property in August and the pictures do not do this place justice. It is clear that the owners have put a lot of love and hard work into this place - and they are some of the nicest folks you'll ever meet. The pool alone is worth a go, truly. The suite is exceptional - beautifully decorated, clean and stocked with anything you could possibly need, even a breakfast sandwich maker, and lots of goodies as well. My only regret is I couldn't stay longer. This is a great place to stay if you want a lovely, quiet, rural base while touring the area. Truly a hidden gem, don't hesitate to visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Leeds, UK
5

Loved it.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house, great location for exploring Washington. This has to be one of the most well equipped homes I’ve ever rented. Lovely and clean. The pool was fab. Jim and Theresa were so friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Emmaus, Pa
5

Great Experience! Beautiful Grounds!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 stayed here and we had zero complaints! The entire experience was great, the pictures don't do it justice. We loved where we stayed, everything you need will be available, to include an amazing pool with upper level waterfall, grill and sunshine! Our boys pretty much lived in the pool the entire stay. Jim and Theresa are super friendly and accommodating. I would recommend this location to anyone looking for a quiet, private getaway on a beautiful "Italian like villa" grounds. There are many close parks and shopping centers for the needful. We look forward to staying here again soon. Thank you again Jim and Theresa!

-- The Marshalls

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lakeville, MA
5

5 Star "resort" with peace and tranquility

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have asked for a better location, property, and hosts for our vacation. The pictures that are supplied on line do not do justice to the room and pool house. Jim and Theresa were more than accommodating giving us unrestricted access to the pool, which is inside of a stone pool house, is stone lined, and a few short steps from our room. The property was perfect as our two girls are avid equestrians and enjoyed being around the horses. There are nice paths through the paddocks and in the nearby woods to talk peaceful walks. The property location is idyllic, secluded from the city and loaded with deer and other wildlife. Located halfway between DC and Baltimore. We were also able to take in some Civil war history at Sharpsburg, about an hour's drive. Although the Metro to DC is within 10 minutes we elected to drive in and out of the city with ease, as long as we stayed clear of the morning and evening commuter traffic. Our hosts were incredibly kind to us. They left us information for multiple convenient ways to view the DC 4th of July fireworks without crowds or traffic. I would highly recommend this property to other renters. My wife and I have now used VRBO for several vacations and Jim and Theresa were by far the kindest and most accommodating hosts. There is shopping located within a few miles, but you will feel total seclusion, in a peaceful setting, with a comfortable, clean room, and beautiful pool and property, and fantastic hosts.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Metuchen, NJ
5

Peace and paradise

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently stayed for 5 nights with our three children. To say that our hosts Jim and Theresa were accommodating is a gross understatement. They made us feel welcome, providing us with little niceties that are not often seen in guest rentals. Their property was spacious, beautiful, cozy and very clean. Our privacy was highly respected, so much so that at times we did not realize there was a working farm/business our entire time there! The peacefulness and unique traits were a welcome change to my family's daily sightseeing adventures in nearby DC during our vacation. In addition my three children were able to enjoy the private pool on the grounds without interruption while my husband and I could relax on the spacious courtyard surrounding it. I highly recommend this property to any family or any couple needing a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Thank you Jim and Theresa!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
21.7 Miles
Baltimore–Washington International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Looneys
Nearest Train
8.3 Miles
Marc Train
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Hudson Coastal

Whether you decide to go into DC sight seeing (Jump onto the Marc train in Laurel, to Union Station & find a Washington DC bus tour. Get a 48 hour pass for tours and sight seeing in DC) the White House, the Washington Monument, the National Mall, Madame Tussauds, historic Georgetown, Arlington National Cemetery, Air & Space Museum, museums, art galleries, magnificent buildings and grand views which are the hallmarks of the US capital, OR take a trip 30 minutes in the opposite direction to the Baltimore Harbor and venture to the National aquarium finished off at Phillips seafood IN THE HEART OF THE INNER HARBOR with their award winning crab cakes. Another day go to the Chesapeake Bay on a lunch or dinner cruise. We are only 4 miles from the Scaggsville Park & Ride where public transportatyion is available to major attractions . Download the "Smart Ride app,.

or visit http://www.smartrideapp.com/ for free real-time transit Info

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $50 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59

Please be sure to have your photo uploaded in your profile and government issued ID will be requested to be scanned and sent to host after approval.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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