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House from Pier, showing beach, deck, jet ski lift, and screened porch

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Last updated: 08/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

"Eagles Wings" is the ONLY rental home on Cobb Island with BOTH a BEACH (great for children to play in the sand and collect sea glass) AND a large SCREENED-IN PORCH with wide river views (for relaxing in the shade during the day and for "mosquito-free" dinners when the sun sets). Our home has comfortable upscale leather furnishings with a kitchen well equipped for the gourmet cook. Located on Cobb Island in Southern Maryland (a one hour drive from the Washington, DC Beltway) our home is situated where the Wicomico River joins up with the mighty Potomac.

There are large floor to ceiling windows throughout the house giving the feel of being "outside" even when you are "inside". Our large and comfortably furnished screened-in porch allows you to be "outside" long after the sun has set. The river views are amazing everywhere you look! Upscale and comfortable furnishings throughout the house add to the relaxing feel of being on Cobb Island.

The private pier for fishing & boating, the large lower deck for sunbathing, our unique beach for children to play, our panoramic waterfront views from our incredible screened-in porch combined with our comfortable furnishings make our 4 bedroom and 2 bath vacation home a special getaway. Dining area is off the kitchen or you have the option of dining out on our screened-in porch. Post dinner family games and puzzles out on the porch are a fun option, too!

We provide kayaks, fishing rods, bicycles and even a crab trap for our guests. Cobb Island is a great, quiet (best kept secret) and the perfect place for a relaxing vacation with family and friends. Our repeat guests are a testament to just how much people enjoy our dual riverfront and beachfront home. Please take a moment to read all the wonderful reviews our guests have written about their stay with us.

Sample fresh crabs or oysters (in season) at one of the four local restaurants.

HIGHLIGHTS:
-SANDY BEACH & SCREENED-IN PORCH (ONLY rental property On Cobb Island with BOTH). Children dig in the sand and can wade slowly into the water. The Porch provides a place to dine and play games after the sun sets.
- DOCK (Fishing, crabbing & swimming)
- WATERSIDE DECK (Sunbathing, eating crabs)
- KAYAKS - 3 Kayaks provided and great fun!
- BOATING - Bring your own boat or rent one locally
- PLAYGROUND - 500 yards from house...kids love it!
- GOLF - 3 miles to Swan Point golf course.
- BEACH GLASS - comb the shoreline for some rare finds.
- BICYCLES - Adult bikes provided.
- STAR GAZING - Amazing!
- BIRD Watch - the Purple Martins/ospreys/eagles
HOUSE:
- Very Clean, updated, comfortable & well maintained.
- 4 bedrooms and a bunk area, all with very comfortable beds and beautiful quilt blankets plus a full size crib.
- Gourmet kitchen with an oversupply of cookware, dishes, gadgets, outside Weber grill
- Board games , magazines, some books, DVD Library
- Washer/Dryer, CAC.
.- No Pets, No Smoking. .
- Property reviews indicate guests found that our Cobb Island home far exceeded their expectations.
- Marinas & Restaurants – 4 on the Island – experience Southern Maryland cuisine
- The Island is ideal for jogging, walking and biking. (A 3.5 mile walk around)
- Golf: outstanding Swan Point golf course just 3 miles from Cobb Island

SAMPLE QUOTES from our COBB ISLAND GUESTBOOK:

'What a delicious view of life through your eyes. Thank you for such an intoxicating moment in time! Loved the place and the view!! The ospreys are magnificent.' Heyden & Micco Families (Boston, MA)

'Thanks for the use of your beautiful home. All the wildlife reminded us of our parent's home on a river in Oregon. Beautiful setting and relaxing time. It was fantastic. The view of the river was absolutely fabulous.' Schweiger & Dobyns Families (Chicago&Beaverton,OR)

'Great place to come back to after a long day of being a tourist. Loved the decor of the house. Enjoyed the view...very relaxing.' The Hymel Family (New Orleans, LA)

' 'Remembrance is the sweetest flower...' It says somewhere in your holiday home. Seldom do you find a house with a perfect location, that's furnished and equipped like yours...that's what we call hospitality!' The Bruckmaier Family (Frankfurt, Germany)

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age of 30 for renters. Ideal tenants are families on vacation or couples looking to get together with friends for some down time....moreless

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

    Owner's family have pet allergies and, therefore, pets are not allowed under any circumstances. Sorry! !...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 6-9

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Bunk Area: 1 bunk bed

    Twin on top, full size on bottom...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Extra comfortable Springfree Mattress, Waterview,HDTV...moreless

  • Bedroom 4 in den area off the kitchen: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Very Comfortable Queen Size Futon, Water View...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sized Futon - very comfortable. This is located in a Den on the first floor, Bunk Beds (1) This bed is located in an upstairs 'ante room' next to the master bed room. Full size crib in one of the lower bedrooms. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Inside Master BR on second floor...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Boatlift, Dock, Bicycles, Fishing Rods, Crab trap, Kayaks on property site. Motor boat rentals available at Shymansky's Marina....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    One closet has plenty of family games and puzzles...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Bose radio and CD player in the kitchen....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Enjoy the beautiful wide river view from our deck or from our big screened in porch. Porch is great for getting out of the sun and for mosquito free meals and socializing in the evening....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    We are the only rental property on the island that has a beachfront (excepting high tide). Great for childrens' play and collecting sea glass. We also have a big, new screened in porch...A MUST!...moreless

  • Golf Course View:

    We are just 5 minutes from Swan Point Golf Club, an amazing course (guests have commented how much they have enjoyed playing this course). ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Wide river view from newly installed floor to ceiling windows throughout the first floor and the beautiful oversized screened in porch with upscale furniture inside and out to sit on & enjoy the view....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Expansive river view from our property looking down river. Ours is the only rental property on Cobb Island with both a beach AND a large screened in porch! Children love to play on the beach. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table for 8 is off the kitchen with view of the River (if you angle the table it can seat 10 with people at both ends of the table)....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas Forced Hot Air - Year round living...moreless

  • Internet:

    WiFi enabled...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Optional - Charge of $150 added for linens and towels. Must be prearranged with the owner at the time of rentl....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Every possible sized upscale quality pot that you could imagine plus even more! ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Oversupply of all dishes, serving ware, silverware, utensils, kitchen gadgets, etc. No need to bring a single thing (unless you have a favorite carving knife!....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen is overstocked with utensils and dinnerware...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Double Self Cleaning Ovens...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    KtichenAid blender, griddle pans, panini maker, waffle maker, toaster, mixmaster.....just about anything a baker or cook would need in the kitchen....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    26 Cubic foot with bottom freezer and ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Amana 5 burner glass cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster:

    4 slice toaster, does bagels, will toast on one side only...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    6 adult bikes available for guests. ...moreless

  • Boat:

    Boat Lift and jet ski lift available. Day and half day boat rentals available at local Shymansky's marina (check there for current rental rates). ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Waterside deck (30x14) with picnic table and umbrella to eat crabs or for sunbathing on the lower deck....moreless

  • Golf:

    Swan Point Golf Club just a five minute drive ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    3 Kayaks available for guest use...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    New 24 x 12 Screened Porch facing dock and River with comfortable upscale furnishings....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large lawn to setup games and outdoor activities...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Gas Grill...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Dock for fishing or swimming...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$250 $275
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,600

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Minimum age to rent property is 30 years old. Contact owner at cobbislandrentals.com to discuss payment arrangements or at 703-300-3100 (cell). Calls or emails will be returned within 12 hours.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 08/17/2016
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Location

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55 Miles
Nearest Airport
Reagan National
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Scuttlebutts
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Swan Point
55 Miles
Nearest Train
Washington DC
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 301
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Captain Johns

Car: Necessary

Crabbing, boating and fishing are popular water activities in the area. Swan Point Golf Club is just a five minute drive away and a beautiful course which is open to non members. Bird watching is also quite popular with n purple martin nest on the property and numerous osprey nests and frequent bald eagle sightings. Our rental property comes with three kayaks. Guests enjoy kayaking around the 3.5 mile island and viewing the many osprey and eagle nests up close. Bicycles are also supplied with the rental and is a fun family activity.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: I am retired and enjoy spending time on Cobb with my children and grandchildren. It is our favorite family vacation spot and we invite you to experience special family times in this special island setting.

Why the Owner Chose Cobb Island, MD, USA:
My husband and I owned a beach house in Bethany Beach, Delaware for many years. Sometime in the mid 1990s (while we were stuck in traffic trying to cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge to our home in Bethany Beach) we decided it was time to find a place with an easier commute from Northern Virginia. We landed on Cobb Island and never looked back! It is an easy 75 minute commute from our Northern Virginia home and those coming from the Greater Washington DC area will appreciate not having to cross the Bay Bridge to get to our wonderful island home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
A short drive to Washington DC. It is a Single Family Home with both a private waterfront beach and a large screened in porch (both are unique to our Cobb Island home!) plus a large waterfront dock and lower deck for sunbathing, all with expansive river views.


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Photos

  • House from Pier, showing beach, deck, jet ski lift, and screened porch

    House from Pier, showing beach, deck, jet ski lift, and screened porch

  • Screened Porch in early evening

    Screened Porch in early evening

  • Screened Porch with table

    Screened Porch with table

  • View of water from street side of house

    View of water from street side of house

  • Kayaks on the Beach

    Kayaks on the Beach

  • Kids playing in sand on beach at waters edge

    Kids playing in sand on beach at waters edge

  • Swimming at the Dock

    Swimming at the Dock

  • Downstairs Bedroom

    Downstairs Bedroom

  • Family room

    Family room

  • Den / bedroom  on ground floor with Futon

    Den / bedroom on ground floor with Futon

  • Bunk Bed on Second floor

    Bunk Bed on Second floor

  • Portion of playground - 500 yards from house

    Portion of playground - 500 yards from house

  • Side view of Waterfront house and Porch

    Side view of Waterfront house and Porch

  • Aerial View of House and Dock before addition of porch

    Aerial View of House and Dock before addition of porch

  • Screened Porch with view of water

    Screened Porch with view of water

  • Waterfront Deck and Dock with View of Potomac River

    Waterfront Deck and Dock with View of Potomac River

  • Sunrise over our dock

    Sunrise over our dock

  • Kayakers heading out for a paddle

    Kayakers heading out for a paddle

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Family room - with view of river

    Family room - with view of river

  • Bedroom - Ground floor

    Bedroom - Ground floor

  • Queen bed in Master Bed Room

    Queen bed in Master Bed Room

  • Aerial View of Cobb Island about 1.5 miles long

    Aerial View of Cobb Island about 1.5 miles long

  • Cobb Island Motorboat Rentals

    Cobb Island Motorboat Rentals

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This listing was first published here in 1999.

Date last modified - Sunday, September 25, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 08/17/2016

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