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Harbor Cottage at the Chesapeake Bay Vacation Rental

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 bath; sleeps up to 6

Enjoy the peace and quiet at Flag Harbor, only 1 hour from Washington, DC, or historic Annapolis. Our cottage is a 3 minute stroll along the harbor to the large, private community beach where you can enjoy fishing, kayaking, walking, swimming, and hunting for fossils from the Miocene found on the beach there.

There are many local activities for a rainy day: museums, nature center, antiques mall, candy shop, farm stand (which also has fresh local-caught fish and crab), and many other shops and restaurants in nearby Solomons.

The cottage has two bedrooms, each with a queensize bed. The "open plan" living room sofa folds flat for a full size bed.

We welcome well behaved dogs.

More Details

Harbor Cottages, LLC, attn: Katherine Nelson
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2017

About Harbor Cottages, LLC, attn: Katherine Nelson

We live on a small farm in the beautiful Southern Pennsylvania countryside - but we absolutely LOVE to get away to this fabulous spot on the planet! Even early on New Years morning, we don't want to miss the Tundra Swans.The dogs won't be left behind!

Harbor Cottages, LLC, attn: Katherine Nelson purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Harbor Cottages, LLC, attn: Katherine Nelson chose St. Leonard

We took several day trips to this incredible community and nearby state parks, and fell in love with this quiet and beautiful beach only an hour from Washington DC. We have also succumbed to Fossil Hunting Mania.

What makes this cottage unique

There are many rainy day activities in this historic area - although many vacationers tell me they never left the cottage and beach.


St. Leonard Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Well behaved dogs only - please pad the floor under the crate to protect the hardwood floor. Contact me if your dog as ever bitten man or beast.
  • Our beach is unguarded - swim, fish, and boat at your own risk. Clean-up after yourself and your dog on the beach and in the neighborhood.
  • Stay off the cliffs - they are a landslide danger and private property. Fossil hunt at the water line or in the surf for better results and safety.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Living room sofa folds flat for a full size bed.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
1 full size sofa-bed in the living room. Motorized deck awning. Wireless Internet.


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Harbor Cottage at the Chesapeake Bay Vacation Rental
average rating of 4.7906976 based on 43 reviews
Pelham, New Hampshire

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Our second time in less than a year. Once again a fantastic time on the bay at this great cottage. Looking forward to our next visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2007
  • Stayed: May 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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harbor cottage

  • 4 of 5

a very cozy home. godd for relaxation.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice property, perfect location and great view of the yacht club harbor

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here over the weekend in September. Property in great condition, very comfortable and clean. And to add just down the road is beach on the Chesapeake Bay, as well as close proximity to other Chesapeake Bay Beaches and towns.

The owner very responsive and great to deal with, highly recommend.


  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute Cottage with nice view from deck. Short walk to beach. Clean and tidy.

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was cozy and pleasant for 2-6 people. We were only two so had plenty of space to spread out. Parking for more than one vehicle would not be so handy. Check in and check out were a breeze.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a quiet getaway

  • 4 of 5

This place is great if you want a quiet getaway. We have a 4 year old and an infant, so this summer we wanted something not far from home (Northern VA), in a quiet residential area and with shallow water for kid's safety. This place is literally within three-minute walk from a private beach. The only reason I am giving 4 stars and not 5 is because the cottage does not have washer/dryer and needs some upgrading but it is still good value for the $.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great House and Location

  • 5 of 5

We came out for my daughter's graduation and the house fit our needs perfectly. Only a short walk down to the beach and very pretty view of the boats and water. House was nice. Maybe needs a little updating, but we really liked it for what we needed it for. I would definitely think about renting it again when we come out that way. Owner was great when we had a problem and came down to look at it immediately. If you're looking for someplace close to the bay and private this is definitely the place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Reagan National or BWI
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
The Tavern in St. Leonard
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Chesapeake Hills, Lusby
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 4
Nearest Beach
Long Beach
Car: necessary

Our quiet community beach is famous for fossils of the Miocene period found there. Enjoy beach combing, fishing and swimming only a few minutes walk from the cottage. Convenient to Calvert Cliffs. One hour from Washington, DC. or historic Annapolis. Only 15 minutes from museum, concerts, golf, water park, shops and restaurants at Solomon's Island. Many nature parks nearby as well as historic sites, antiques mall and country auction. Charter fishing available nearby. The entire Chesapeake Bay area is full of tourist activities, museums, and places of historic interest and natural beauty.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $35 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Well behaved dogs are welcome, please add $35. per dog.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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