Eastern Shore Maryland --2 Minute Walk to Beach; Quintessential Beach Home(13 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
6 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 11
Come for a visit to Betterton in Autumn/Winter: In the Fall and Winter Kent County comes to life in a new way! While in the summer Betterton beach is full of swimmers, in the autumn the beach becomes a magnificent back-drop to sail boats dotting the Bay. Autumn breezes bring antique shoppers to Galena and Chestertown – both a 20 minute drive away; students return to historical Washington College in Chestertown where you’ll find history dating back to the 17th century– take a stroll through the cobble stone streets where you’ll find galleries, studios, and shops featuring the work of local, regional and internationally known artists and craftspeople. Choose a little restaurant for your special meal. The relatively flat land in Kent County attracts cyclists in abundance; the autumn brings the migration of geese seen across the sky. Summer, Autumn, Winter or Spring, Betterton and Kent County, Maryland offers you a get-away for ensuring a relaxing, interesting, and a memorable time for you and your family
Come to visit any time of year and enjoy locale: The summer season has ended, but Kent County comes to life in a new way! While in the summer Betterton beach is full of swimmers, in the autumn the beach becomes a magnificent back-drop to sail boats dotting the Bay. Autumn breezes bring antique shoppers to Galena and Chestertown – both a 20 minute drive away; students return to historical Washington College in Chestertown where you’ll find history dating back to the 17th century – take a stroll through the cobble stone streets where you’ll find galleries, studios, and shops featuring the work of local, regional and internationally known artists and craftspeople. Choose a little restaurant for your special meal. Because of the relatively flat land in Kent County, cyclists are seen in abundance; and don’t forget in the autumn we see the migration of geese sweep across the sky. Summer, Autumn, Winter or Spring, Betterton and Kent County, Maryland offers you a get-away for ensuring a relaxing, interesting, and a memorable time for your
Venturing out of town, you can take a short drive to the bay front town of Rock Hall where you will find marinas and waterman’s workboats; or Galena, a town known for its antique shops; or perhaps to Chestertown, on the banks of the Chester River where a blend of history, arts, shopping, and/or a Saturday morning trip to the Farmers Market along Fountain Park. The students at Washington College keep Chestertown bustling all year round. Come for a visit – you won’t be disappointed.
The county seat of Kent County, on Maryland’s Upper Eastern Shore, Betterton is surrounded by the rich tapestry of farmland, Sassafrass River and Chesapeake Bay.
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- 1700 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 11
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Scenic Drives
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Ceiling Fans
- Iron & Board
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Parking On Street
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Lobster Pot
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $100
- Pet Fee $50
- Taxes Not included
Generally weekly rentals are Saturday to Saturday, however arrival and departure day are negotiable. The home is available for all seasons. Rates are posted as $300 per night; a minimum stage of two (2) nights; $2000 for the week; we will consider long-term rentals upon request. Contact owner for longer stays.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Just a 2 minute walk to the beach; located at the head of the Chesapeake Bay overlooking the confluence of the Sassafras, Elk, and Susquehanna Rivers, Betterton is a lovely town with the only beach in Kent County, Maryland. Come to Betterton for sailing, swimming, and dine at the restaurant overlooking the Bay.
Year Purchased: 1997
About the owner: Our family is from the Philadelphia area, just 2 hour drive to Betterton, Maryland. Our careers are medical/hospital related and insurance managers. We grew up in the northeast section of Philadelphia, a suburban of approximately 20 miles north of downtown Philadelphia. One us was born in Italy and immigrated to the USA as a very small child. We still have family in southern Italy and visit there as often as possible.
Why the Owner Chose Betterton, MD, USA:
Our family has owned this home since 1997; we are from the Philadelphia area and when we made a decision to purchase a "beach house" we wanted a place to reflect a beach community of a bygone era. We stumbled into Betterton on a snowy, cold winter day. As soon as we came up Main Street and saw the Bay below and the beach signs, we knew this would be the place for our "beach house." The first summer in Betterton we were so pleasantly surprised at the peacefulness of the community; the friendliness of the neighbors -- they waving as they pass by. This would prove to us that we would always have a place to relax and enjoy the company of family, friends, and neighbors in a way that we could have only dreamed. The very first upgrade would be to expand the deck because we knew this would be where we could view the bay and watch the boats; we could congregate for morning coffee, eat our meals outdoors and generally enjoy outdoor living. As time went by, we converted the heating system to a modern day convenience -- central air conditioning. This proved to be challenging in a house built in 1929, but it was accomplished! The kitchen is generally vintage (as we like to say) and I can just imagine my grandmother cooking up a big family meal in there! Hope you will enjoy this home as your own!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our beach house is vary spacious and no photo can capture the large open spaces and common areas where a large amount of people can gather together for a meal, play games, or simply talk!
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Corner of First and Bayside Avenues
Back Yard with spacious deck
Screened-in front porch
Sunny dining room
Looking into dining room and kitchen area
Hallway siting area
Bedroom Queen Bed
Bedroom Double Bed
Bedroom Double Bed
Walking down the street from 'our beach house'
Going fishing at the pier with my friend
Deck dining area
Sun room for indoor dining
Bathroom 2nd Floor
Bedroom 2 Twin Beds
Bedroom 1 Twin Bed
Bedroom Queen Bed
Betterton beach on a summer weekend
Sharing our findings of sea glass and sea shells!
Sunset in Betterton, Maryland. Wish you were here!
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