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Plan your fall getaway now!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Rock Hall is called the “Jewel of the Chesapeake” and you will discover that for yourself when you rent this charming waterfront house on a private shared driveway. Located off of Lawton Avenue in Rock Hall, the house is perched on pilings above the marsh with its full-length deck facing east and overlooking Heron Cove. You won’t find Heron Cove on a chart or a map; that is the name we gave this short branch of Swan Creek after enjoying the summer watching the herons fishing right off of the dock. Herons, ospreys, ducks, swans and cormorants all enjoy the water by the house. You will too. The water off the dock is very shallow and can completely disappear if the wind blows from the North. Most of the time, however, the water is just right for launching a Kayak or Canoe and exploring swan creek, or just enjoying the tranquility.

The house is clean, modern and simply furnished. An elevator is available to transport you and your groceries to the main level where you will find wireless internet, a TV with Surround sound, BluRay DVD player and a selection of movies. *No cable TV at this time*.

Visit Rock Hall’s web site to learn about the great marinas, restaurants and shops within walking and biking distance of your vacation rental. Two comfort bikes are available to help you get around town and explore.

You are only walking distance from the Bay. The public swimming beach (Ferry Beach) on the Chesapeake Bay is less than ten minutes walk from the house.

One Kayak (Corona Perception)

One Oldtown Loon two person open kayak

One leaky canoe

Two Paddleboards

...all available for your enjoyment

More Details

Bob Walker
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2016

About Bob Walker

My wife and I came to the Rock Hall when our kids were little and loved it. Somehow, time passed and we did not return until our 25th wedding anniversary. Again, we fell in love with the area. We put together a five year plan to buy our own place, but six months later we found our home on Heron Cove. We are enthralled by the ever-changing water, colors, light, and wildlife. We are calmed by the peaceful quiet of the deck looking over the cove.

Bob Walker purchased this house in 2008

What makes this house unique

We love sitting on the deck, paddling around the cove and walking around the town!


Rock Hall House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Hot and Cold
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Temperpedic Mattress
    Second bedroom - 1 queen , Firm mattress with memory foam topper
    Loft - 1 double , Futon
    Third Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Day bed and pull out trundle bed. Basic Mattresses
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Double Bed (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
Private Dock suitable for Kayaks and Canoes. Several small boats are provided for use at your own risk. Additional Kayak and Canoe Rentals are available for delivery. Two adult comfort/mountain bikes are available for use.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Plan your fall getaway now!
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Amazing, wonderful, intimate

  • 5 of 5

Can't wait to go back next year!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Great place to stay in Rock Hall!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for us and looked exactly as pictured. It is fairly well updated and has 3 bedrooms - the master has a picture perfect view! The owner provided a great overview of the house and the surrounding area as soon as we contacted him through VRBO. There were kayaks and canoes available, although we did not choose to use. All looked in great condition. The house does have an elevator to the first floor which contains 95% of the living area, but the stairs should not be a problem for most. The house offers a great view in the morning, with resident geese often floating in the creek. I occasionally visit Rock Hall so I am familiar with the area. Most activities are within 1.25 miles of the house, some closer. Rock Hall is a quaint community, no hustle and bustle unless a festival weekend, so good for relaxing. There are good places to eat and shop, as well as a local beach. It is a nice place to visit, especially in the spring, summer and fall. Chestertown, Maryland, another good place to visit during your stay, is a 15 - 20 minute drive.

Thanks for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Second stay as good as the first!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second trip to Heron Cove and are so glad we went back. It was just as wonderful and relaxing as we remembered. Bob is a fantastic host, and the house is perfectly equipped, from the kitchen amenities to the water toys. We will certainly be back if this house remains available as a vacation home. Thanks again for the great hospitality!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great time! Wonderful house!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time at Heron Cove. It was wonderfully relaxing, clean and well equipped. I spent many hours on the deck with a book while the beach and town were very accessible for the kids on bike. Looking forward to next year already.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

I was looking for a relaxing and peaceful vacation house near the Bay, but not remote from nice restaurants and cafes. Bob and Cathy's house exceeded our expectations. The house is modern and clean and filled with natural light. The sunrise over the marsh was beautiful, and the suset over the Bay was stunning. The elevator was a nice surprise, and we could bring our luggage and supplies upstairs in one easy trip. We look forward to coming back soon! Beth J., Washington DC

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rock Hall Splender

  • 5 of 5

Our family had the very best stay in Rock Hall and the Walker's home was perfect! We were looking for a short stay in a small town in a home with a dock to celebrate our 35th Anniversary. The home was perfect because it was well detailed with the space we needed for our family and the amenities to allow us to relax and enjoy the water. It's short distance to the public beach was our favorite walk in the evening to take a dip and watch the beautiful, peaceful sunset. We also were able to drive the short distance to town to enjoy a community event and shop at the local stores. We all agree this is a home we would definitely rent again. Above all the Walker's were the best and made it clear they were available for any questions. Definitely a great experience!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We think it is a special house and a special town. We are so glad you had a good time. Best, Bob and Cathy
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Nearest Airport
83 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Swan Point Inn
Nearest Ferry
85 Miles
Cape May Lewes Ferry
Nearest Train
69 Miles
Amtrak Wilmington
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Swan Point Inn
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Ferry Beach
Car: recommended



Rates & Availability

Rock Hall House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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