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Our Magical Home on the Bay, lots of windows, magnificent views from very room

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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

We rent two kayaks for $75.00 each for your entire stay.

Beautiful sunrises and panoramic bay views make this three-bedroom/two-bath (sleeps eight) beach front house spectacular. We recently installed huge picture windows throughout the main level, creating spectacular post card views of the Bay. Our home is located on Maryland's Chesapeake Bay's western shore, just 45 minutes from Washington, DC. The area is rich in colonial history, as well as fossils from the Miocene era.
Enjoy miles of sandy shoreline, a 450-foot private pier, and two-mile nature trail through deep woods, open recreational field, playground, and plenty of fabulous seafood restaurants.
This is a magical place. I'm not sure there are words to describe the charm of our warm and inviting home on the bay. The views from every room are simply breathtaking! You'll truly feel like you are on a ship overlooking a vast body of water. The view is constantly changing -- either due to weather, or by the large variety of boats and an array of birds.
The house itself has 'yesteryear' charm combined with today's modern conveniences. It has a wrap-around porch that now includes the gourmet kitchen where your views are magnificent. The kitchen has solid cherry cabinets with granite counter tops and top of the line appliances. It is fun kitchen to work in because of the views. We also provide spices, flour and sugar for your ease in packing. We love to cook so we have top of the line cookware.
Recently renovated, the home has two stunning stone fireplaces, and hardwood floors throughout, with the exception of the porch, which is tiled. The lower level is open with walls of glass surrounding two sides …. the views are breathtaking from every room. We have two separate family gathering areas on the lower level, one on the porch and the other by the stone fireplace with a 45” screen T.V. This floor plan allows for everyone to have their space yet not fell separated from the group. The upper level is conveniently designed as third sitting area with another T.V over the fireplace. The sofa serves as a queen size bed and the blow up mattress is extremely comfortable, not something typically found in a sofa bed. There is a trundle bed in this room that serves as two twin beds. You will love the desk in this room, perfect for your computer, if you can stop looking at the bay as it has a 6’ picture window.

The master bath is spectacular. It has an oversized floor to ceiling shower with two shower nozzles. There is a 6’ picture window in the shower so the view while showering is not something you would find even in the Ritz. The master bedroom has a cathedral ceiling and is a wall of glass. You wake up every morning to the sun rise over the bay and every morning the sky looks different. Although we have wooden blinds, I think you will want to keep them up because it is truly like looking at a living canvas and it will be a memory you won’t ever forget.
Enjoy an enclosed outdoor shower that has wonderful views of the bay. The front deck spans the entire length of the house. Imagine sipping wine or your morning coffee and watching the blue herons -- our local eagles -- and an assortment of other birds diving into the bay in search of their next feast. Or watching the large variety of boats traveling the bay for commerce or pleasure. Or waking up in the morning to the sun rising over the bay, with spectacular colors that would inspire anyone to paint. Or spending countless hours fishing or crabbing off the 450-foot pier. Or walking the 3,000 feet of beach is search for sea glass or fossils from the Miocene era including sharks teeth. This is truly the place where special memories are made.
We also have a back deck which is wonderful for morning coffee. The deck is surrounded by beautiful gardens offering an assortment of color for your enjoyment. There is a 20 year old Crape Myrtle that graces our walkway. It starts blooming in mid July thru August and sometimes into September. You will really enjoy the beauty of its deep blossoms as you sip your coffee. There is another tree that sits close to our deck, offering you lots of privacy, which is a favorite sanctuary for an assortment of birds. Expect to be serenade by various songs as birds chat with each other. Download a bird app and listen to the excitement of the birds around you.
We also have a large open field, perfect for a playing soccer with your children or a baseball game. Also enjoy our miles and miles of nature trails that spread throughout our back 80 acres which is adjacent to an even larger nature preserve. It is hard to leave the beach and its miles of open beach but the back land is also nature wonderment.
As all my guests have said… “This is a vacation you will never forget… it is magical!”



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Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21, ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children love it here!. Everyday is an excitement. Fishing and crabbing is so much fun from our 450' pier. Searching for sharks teeth is a game played everyday to see who can find the most. We have a swing set in the back yard, miles of hiking trails through the deep woods and open spaces to play ball, a true exciting paradise for children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    You are welcome to smoke on the two decks, but please no smoking in the house....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    No more than two dogs are allowed, on a case by case base, please inquire at the time of booking, but No Cats as too many people are allergic to cats. Dogs Must Be Kept on a Leash....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    One step entrance bay side. Please call owner for details. Lower level bath tub. Outside shower which could be a roll in shower. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    sleep sofa - queen and a trundel bed = 2 twins...moreless

  • The Master Bedroom has a panoramic view of the Bay. The view is incredible- it is like looking out at a living canvas. The second bedroom converts into a second family room. We have a sleep sofa that is extremely comfortable and a day bed that contains two twin beds. There is a large stone fireplace with a 32' high definition television over it. We also have a desk that over looks the bay - perfect for a lap top! The floors are hardwood that were just refinished and freshly painted. walls The third bedroom is charming and bright with lots of windows. It is located on the lower level and has an adjacent full bath...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Outdoor: outdoor shower

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  • Renovated full bathroom upstairs that has a 6 foot picture window of the bay. It is truly one of most spectacular bathrooms you will ever see. The tile is exquisite and done by a true craftsman with an artist flair. The outside shower is very cool as well. It is a covered show but you have a breathtaking views of the bay....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Amenities for the Bay The magical bay house is located in a community that has lots of special amenities on site. We have a 450 foot pier which is perfect for crabbing and fishing. You can either use our crab pot or catch the crabs off the pilings. We provide a long metal net. The big stripers are back in the bay, so you have a good chance of catching a 30” fish. Blue fish, croakers, flounder, mackerel, and spot also abound…. Lots of great memories will be had at the end of the pier! You can walk for miles on the sandy shoreline. There are fossils from the Miocene era (15-20 millions ago) all along the shoreline. It is great fun to find the old scalloped shells and paint them with your children; they will become your treasures. You will also find sharks teeth and old pieces of sea glass. Don’t be surprised to find a wale or shark vertebrae, coral, and sand dollars from the Miocene era. There are several in the house that we found over the years. Be sure to study our books in the house about both which will add to your great fun. Besides the beach, the community also owns 80 acres of deep woods behind our property. It is adjacent to another nature preserve so consequently there are miles and miles of trails. The trails at times follow a creek and become steep as the path wanders its way through this nature preserve. The woods are full of very old trees and a wide assortment of hardwoods. It is so quiet and tranquil, you could spend all day just exploring. The woods are thrill for bird watchers because of the wide assortment of bird life. We also have a playground directly behind our home, perfect for the young children. There is an open field just a 100 feet away for a pick up came of soccer or baseball. Just down the road, there is miniature golf and a water park which I am sure your children will love. We have so many great restaurants within ten minutes from our home, it would be impossible to visit them all! The Calvert Museum in Solomon’s is a must. You will learn all about the fossils found along our shoreline, how boats were built in yesteryear and the history of Southern Maryland. There is a light house on site that is fascinating to see. You can take a boat ride from the Museum which will take you for a tour all around the area. You can also take a ride on an Oyster Boar and learn how they fish for oysters. The Museum also has lots of night life so be sure to look them up before you arrive and purchase tickets for the fun entertainment they always offer. Solomon’s Island is also filled with lots of old Victorian houses, great seafood restaurants and fun shops. Calvert County has so much to offer, it is known as the “Charm of the Chesapeake”. You can trace the history of the railroads at the Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum; learn about life in the Chesapeake Bay at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory; shop the farm markets for local produce… one is just down the road from us called Chesapeake Bounty. You should Google it before you arrive to see their weekly specials; study over 100 species of birds in their natural habitat at Battle Creek Cypress Swamp; tour the historic churches; explore the work of wonderful artisans at Ann Marie Sculpture Garden’s ; watch sailboat races from the Solomon’s Island Rivrwalk on Thursday nights throughout the summer; trace early history at the Jefferson Parkers Patterson Park and Museum, an archeological and environmental preserve; learn the role the Chesapeake Bay played in shaping bayside communities at the Bayside History Museum; Visit the J.C. Lore & Sons Oyster Houseman restored 1934 seafood-packing house in Solomon’s; or Walk or bike the scenic Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail. Please visit our web site for more detailed information about fun things to do in our area....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Library of books on second level...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    We offer not only Cable networks but Netflex with a DVR an...moreless

  • Games:

    Board games are located in the hall cabinet...moreless

  • Music Library:

    We offer XM radio...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Both with Cable- including most of the video channels...moreless

  • Stereo:

    We offer a whole house stereo system including outside speakers on the bayside deck....moreless

  • Television:

    45' LCD high definition on the first floor and 35' LCD high definition on the upper level...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Limited video library...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Western shore of the Chesapeake Bay...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    We are right on the Chesapeake Bay. View of the Water from Every Room!...moreless

  • Downtown:

    Downtown Washington and Annapolis are both 50 miles from our home, just an hours drive....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The Chesapeake Bay is our front yard, magnificent views of the ever changing moods of the bay. ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Our beautiful home is located on the water, overlooking miles and miles of the Chesapeake Bay...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Oversized french country dining rm table, or dine on our decks which offers tables and chairs for your dining pleasure. We also have lots of picnic tables on the beach with a charcoal grill. ...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central AC througout house but accended upstairs by a window unit because of the skylights and walls of glass. ...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    The dryer is located under the granite counter located on the porch...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    We have two stone all wood fireplaces on the first and second floor. There is a wonderful large fire pit on the beach in front of our home...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance:

    Free calls only in the USA...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating, very comfortable oil heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free internet offered...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Owner will provide linens and towels if it is too difficult for the renter to bring them, such as flying or car too full. $100.00 extra fee...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Our living room could not be more charming with amazing bay views. The stone fireplace is stunning. The LR opens into the enclosed porch area, creating a open feeling. Very comfortable furniture!...moreless

  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    We have lots of parking in the back of the house ( the front faces the bay). ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Lots of parking behind our home...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    In the filed behind the boat ramp. It tends to get slick, so use at your own risk...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Our home phone number is 410-586-9465...moreless

  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    We provide linen service which includes towels. Ask the owner if you want it supplied for $100.00...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    The washing machine is locacted under the granite counter located on the porch. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    We have wireless internet throughout the house. We will provide you the password upon final payment...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Lots of firewood available in the parking lot, across from the trash cans. We also have a firepit on the beach...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    10 cup Mr. Coffee...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    We are gourmet cooks, so there is every utensil imaginable for your cooking needs. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Owner supplies are all the dishes and glasses need for large gatherings...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New Kenmore Dishwasher that is so quiet, you don't know it is on...moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen offers plenty of counter space for cooking. We live here 6 mths of the yr so the kitchen is very well equipped with the best in cooking pots and pans. We also supply spices, flour/sugar...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Counter top microwave...moreless

  • Oven:

    Both an oven and a warmer oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    We supply flour, sugar, cooking oil and all the spices you could possible need...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large refrigerator, Perfect for big gatherings. Freezer is on the bottom of the refrigerator...moreless

  • Stove:

    Glass top stove with oven beneath stove and a warmer oven as well...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    4 slice toaset ...moreless

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio:

    The front deck has panoramic views of the Chesapeake Bay. The view is breath taking. The back porch is perfect for tree and garden views - and the song birds are wonderful!...moreless

  • Golf:

    There is a county golf course located just 10 minutes from the house, located near Solomons Island. There is also a more charming public course located in Dunkirk, about 30 minutes away. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    (2) Kayak's for rental fee, please inquire at the time of booking if you are interested...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    We have planted beautiful flowering gardens surrounding our home. Our 15 home community is actually a condo so the 8 acers of surrounding land can be used for your enjoyment...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    We offer a gas grill and a over-sized charcoal grill on the beach!...moreless

  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
peak
Jun 17 - Sep 5, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,900
Non- peak
Sep 6 - Jan 10, 2017
2 night min stay
$350
$2,100
winter/spring
Jan 11 - Jun 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$200
$1,400
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$425
$2,800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Maid service $125 + tax
  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

Second payment is due 120 days from date of reservation. There is no field for 120 days. We have two kayaks available for rent. We book Friday to Friday, June, July and August


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Reagan National and BWU
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bricks
55 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Point Look Out
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Chesapeake Club
45 Miles
Nearest Train
Washington D.C.
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lots of Restuarnts, Will send to Client

Car: Necessary

The area is rich in colonial history. St. Mary's County is just a few miles away and it is the home of Maryland's first colonial settlement. Solomon’s Island is a charming Victorian Village that has an abundant number of fabulous sea food restaurants with great ambiance. It also is the home to the well known Chesapeake Bay museum. It has displays that teach you about the fossils that you will find on our beach as well as the names of all the shark teeth. It also features the many different ships that sailed the bay for the past three centuries. At night they offer a variety of music festivals. We are only 45 minutes from Washington D.C.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1981

About the owner: My husband and I purchased this property in 1980. We are in a community called Governors Run that is rich in history. Where our pier exists, it was formerly one of the oldest wharfs in Southern Maryland. At the turn of the century, it was a resort for Washingtonians. A group of us purchased the entire 15 home resort, each owning our individual homes. We have successfully turned into one of the more magical and beautiful spots on the Chesapeake. One day, I will write a book about this great adventure.

Why the Owner Chose Port Republic, MD, USA:
Beautiful sunrises and panoramic bay views make this three-bedroom/two-bath (sleeps eight) beach house spectacular. It's located on Maryland's western shore, just 45 minutes from Washington, DC. The area is rich in colonial history, as well as in fossils from the Miocene era. Enjoy miles of sandy shoreline, a 450-foot private pier, two-mile nature trail through deep woods, open recreational field, playground, and plenty of fabulous seafood restaurants. This is a magical place. I'm not sure there are words to describe the charm of our warm and inviting home on the bay. The views from every room are simply breathtaking! You'll truly feel like you are on a ship overlooking a vast body of water. The view is constantly changing -- either due to weather, or by the large variety of boats and birds. The house itself has 'yesteryear' charm combined with today's modern conveniences. It has a wrap-around porch that now includes the kitchen where your views are simply magnificent.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
There are very few communites on the Chesapeake Bay where you can walk for miles on sandy beach, tide/jelly fish permitting. We are one of them. We also own 80 acres with miles and miles of nature trails through deep hardwoods along a stream, perfect for birders or those who like the solitude of of the woods.


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Speaks: english

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  • Our Magical Home on the Bay, lots of windows, magnificent views from very room

    Our Magical Home on the Bay, lots of windows, magnificent views from very room

  • Expansive beach with a fire pit & large charcoal bar-be-que, pier. Walk miles!

    Expansive beach with a fire pit & large charcoal bar-be-que, pier. Walk miles!

  • View from our deck

    View from our deck

  • Looking into the kitchen from the entrance hallway

    Looking into the kitchen from the entrance hallway

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • First floor bedroom

    First floor bedroom

  • Morning sunrise, picture from our Master Bedroom

    Morning sunrise, picture from our Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs great room, sofa opens to queen size bed

    Upstairs great room, sofa opens to queen size bed

  • View from the master bedroom

    View from the master bedroom

  • View from mater bath shower

    View from mater bath shower

  • Night sky

    Night sky

  • You will love your pier

    You will love your pier

  • Chesapeake Rainbows are such a treat

    Chesapeake Rainbows are such a treat

  • Full moon over the bay, it lights up the sky

    Full moon over the bay, it lights up the sky

  • Kitchen with granite countertops.  New stove, dishwasher and refrigerator.

    Kitchen with granite countertops. New stove, dishwasher and refrigerator.

  • Spacious living room off porch

    Spacious living room off porch

  • Trundle bed which opens to two twins in upstairs great room

    Trundle bed which opens to two twins in upstairs great room

  • Spacious upstairs family rm, opens into a bedroom with sleep sofa & trundle bed

    Spacious upstairs family rm, opens into a bedroom with sleep sofa & trundle bed

  • Master BR, Morning sun rises with the brilliant colored sky is breathtaking

    Master BR, Morning sun rises with the brilliant colored sky is breathtaking

  • Master Bath- 8 foot picture window of the bay

    Master Bath- 8 foot picture window of the bay

  • Fossils Galore

    Fossils Galore

  • 36' Rock caught off our pier

    36' Rock caught off our pier

  • Sun room off living room and Kitchen, picture windows offer breath taking views

    Sun room off living room and Kitchen, picture windows offer breath taking views

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Thursday, July 28, 2016

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