Premier St. Michaels Cottage-- Best in Town Location -- Walk to Everything(26 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)
Museums, shops (including grocery stores and a drug store), restaurants, churches, parks, tennis courts, Town pool. library, the weekly farmer's market, and other attractions are within walking distance of the house!
The house is very comfortable and beautifully decorated with period and reproduction furniture. Perfectly suited for a small family or one or two couples. The house is also an ideal romantic getaway for a couple. The large family room and big back porch create an ideal environment for relaxing!
The house was built around 1850 by Thomas Blades, a young sailor.
The first floor of the original portion of the Blades House includes a LIVING ROOM and a DINING ROOM. To the rear of the original house on the first floor is a KITCHEN area connected to a large wood paneled FAMILY ROOM. There is a half bath off of the family room.The rear of the family room opens up by French doors to a large outdoor PORCH with ceiling fan and dining area. There is a deck to the rear of the porch for outdoor grilling.
The second floor of the original portion of the Blades house includes a large BEDROOM with a queen size bed. The second floor to the rear of the house contains the large MASTER BEDROOM with a king size bed. Off of a hall between the two bedrooms is the master bathroom.
An additional cottage and large waterfront house are also available for rent (click on link below).
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Member since: 2008
- 1400 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 5
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
- King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Child Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Jet Skiing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 5 people
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Fireplace
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 3 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
May 26 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 4 - Dec 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $80
- Tax Rate 10%
Minimum three day rental required for MLK Day weekend, Presidents Day Weekend, Easter Weekend, Columbus Day Weekend, Thanksgiving Day Weekend and Christmas. Minimum 4 night stay required for Winefest in April. Discounts for last minute bookings.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Museums (incl. Maritime Museum), restaurants and shops, a few blocks away, Town Park with magnificent water/harbor views, a few steps from house, Farmers Market in the Park from March - October on Saturday mornings, Acoustic music concerts also in Park on Thursday evenings during summer, Bicycle rental 1 block away, Beautiful public pools 6 blocks away, Tennis courts 6 blocks away, Boat rides (on Patriot, Selina or Maritime Museum Skipjack) a few blocks away, Grocery stores a few blocks away, Town public library, 2 blocks away, Kayak rental, in Town, Winery, 4 blocks away, Microbrewery 4 blocks away, Town of Oxford, 1 hr bike ride away (with ride on Tred Avon Ferry), Historic areas, great for walks or bike rides, in all directions!
Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: I purchased and restored the nearby Thomas Harrison House (VRBO 198445) in 1991. As my interest in the area grew, I purchased and restored the Thomas Blades House as well as the Washington Melson House (VRBO 229963) and John Bruff House (click on link).
Why the Owner Chose Saint Michaels, MD, USA:
The proximity to the beautiful harbor and to almost everything in Town, the architecture and the historic character of the area.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Walking distance to everything...harbor, shops, restaurants, museums, library, tennis courts, community pool etc. Large screened porch off of the family room. Very comfortable and relaxing home.
- Primary: (703) 732-2073
Links to more information:
Front and side view of Blades House from Locust St.
Large screened porch with ceiling fan allows outdoor dining and relaxing.
Living Room with working fireplace-very cozy on fall and winter evenings!
Family Room with Sleep Sofa
Eating area in panelled Family Room. Eat here, in dining room, or on porch!
Second Bedroom with queen size bed and sitting area.
Town Park on Harbor 1/2 block away
Historic Streetscape Photo c1910 -Blades house is white house in middle
First floor bathroom
Second floor bathroom
Park half block from house
Town Park and harbor view 1/2 block from house. Farmer's market in park on Sat.
Rear porch and deck for BBQ! Great area to relax.
Fully equipped kitchen adjacent panelled Family Room with informal eating area
Large masterbedroom with king size bed and ceiling fan.
Second bedroom sitting area and child's bed
Blades Cottage on historic Locust St--walk to everything!
Blades House on right and Melson House VRBO 359766 on left on historic Locust St
View of harbor from Park half block from house
St. Michaels Harbor from Park down street
Front and side view of Blades House from Locust St.
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017
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