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Historic Stepne Manor on Maryland's Eastern Shore

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Historic Stepne Manor in Chestertown, Maryland


Last updated: 04/17/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 15)

Accommodations: Manor House - Five Bedrooms (including one Private Suite), three and one-half Baths, Sitting Room, Den, Formal Dining Room, Kitchen and Sun Room (Sleeps 15).

In 1659, a Mariner by the name of Peter Bovery was granted acreage for what has become Stepne Manor in Chestertown, Maryland (USA). Originally named 'Stepney' and established circa 1690, this historic treasure was renovated in 2005-2006 to comfortably accommodate guests with 21st century comforts. Enter the Manor through the side door into a spacious country kitchen. Put your bags down here and walk past the powder room through the formal dining room with seating for ten toward the sitting room or the family-friendly den, both at the front of the house. A sunroom on the north side welcomes you with all-day warmth during the cooler months and crisp air conditioning during warmer weather. Brick walkways and an extensive lawn beckon just outside.

The Master Suite welcomes you with a private entrance off the kitchen into a quiet second floor sanctuary transporting you into an unassuming private suite layered in sunlight and relaxation. The suite's private bath boasts a plush robe for a soaking in the Jacuzzi tub, a wide sink and custom dressing room on the east end. The suite also has an access door to Room Two, perfect for families. Accessible by climbing the front foyer's winding staircase, four additional guest rooms await. Room Two, with two double beds, and Room Three, with two queen sized bedsand a pull-out twin bed, are on the second floor, separated by a shared full bath. Rooms Three and Four, both on the third floor, each have one queen sized bed and share a third full bath. All five guest rooms provide a private phone extension with voicemail, satellite TV, spacious closet, clock radio, iron and ironing board, luxurious bed and bath linens, full-length plush Manor robe, and complementary toiletries.

Travel back in time to reach the tranquility that awaits you at Stepne Manor. Drive into Chestertown on the National Scenic Byways system toward the downtown center Fountain Park. Surrounding the park are many examples of colonial architecture and local shops of artisan gifts and antiques to treat your eyes. Mariners may tie up at Chestertown Marina next to a variety of vessels like the Sultana, a 1768 reproduction schooner handcrafted in Chestertown, or the Elsworth, an original 1901 skipjack turned floating classroom. Stepne Manor is the perfect pastoral setting for your wedding or reunion.

After settling in to your well-appointed room, take a stroll down the lane toward Wilmer Park. Originally the waterfront of Stepne Manor, the Chester River will meet you here at sunset where your worries will float away. Are your taste buds tingling? Feast at one of the local award winning restaurants where you can enjoy a meal of the finest regional cuisine or, for a change of pace, partake in one of the many smaller gourmet venues for lighter fare. All types of restaurants are within walking distance. For the evenings' entertainment, enjoy a live performance at one of three local historic theaters (Prince Theatre, Church Hill Theatre or Washington College) or settle in for a starry concert in nearby Fountain Park.

This is one of three Brittland Estate properties.

*Required security deposit of $750 refundable 14 days after departure.
*Payment and security deposit required in full 10 business days before check in.
*Prior to confirmation rates are subject to change without notice.
*Cancellations 30 days or more before check in are subject to a $50 fee.
*Cancellations less than 30 days before check in are non refundable.
*Flexible availability throughout the year by weekend, week and month.
*Checks, US Money Orders and cash are accepted for payment.

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Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/17/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 15
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years of age....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Please call ahead regarding working dogs....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • Bedroom 5


  • King size beds (1) Available in the Master Suite., Queen size Beds (4) Available in room three(two beds); room four (one bed) and room five (one bed)., Double Beds (2) Available in room two (two beds)., Twin or Single Beds (1) Available in room three (one pull-out style bed)....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Coffee Maker, Toaster, Dishes, Glassware, Cooking Staples Pantry, and Hair Dryers in every bath....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Available in each bedroom and the den....moreless

  • Television


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Available throughout the Manor....moreless


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio:

    A front porch, covered side entry and sunroom await you....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Available in the Master Suite....moreless



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  • Cleaning Fee $225
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 04/17/2017
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  • Historic Stepne Manor in Chestertown, Maryland

    Historic Stepne Manor in Chestertown, Maryland

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Den


  • Sitting Room

    Sitting Room

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Relax in the sunshine's simple comfort and quiet your mind ... and your soul.

    Relax in the sunshine's simple comfort and quiet your mind ... and your soul.

  • Hide away from the world in a quiet place at Stepne Manor.

    Hide away from the world in a quiet place at Stepne Manor.

  • Sunroom


  • Foyer


  • This relaxing king sized bed awaits you in the Master Suite.

    This relaxing king sized bed awaits you in the Master Suite.

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Bedroom 5

    Bedroom 5

VRBO #124956

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Monday, April 17, 2017

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