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Charming Historic Downtown Annapolis Cottage - Steps to USNA and City Dock

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Location, location, location. Half a block from the Naval Academy in the 'Sailing Capital of the US' and around the corner from City Dock, Market House, oldest operating State House in the country, restaurants and shopping, this charming cottage is the perfect spot to enjoy all Annapolis has to offer. The house is warm and inviting, beautifully furnished and designer appointed. Enjoy a glass of wine or dinner on the lovely front porch furnished with wicker furniture and porch swing or on the back deck in the outdoor living room. Kitchen has stainless steel appliances, butcher block countertops, under-cabinet lighting and mirrored accents and top-line small appliances and entertaining items. Bedrooms each have TV's, are very comfortable with luxurious linens and beds. Living room has wood-burning fireplace.

Minimum 3 night rental. Monthly/Multiple month contracts available.

Keywords: House, Historic District, Downtown, USNA

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We visited our son at the Naval Academy and chose the house for its location. It is a beautiful house, very tastefully decorated and comfortable. Owner was very easy to coordinate plans. Would recommend the house to anyone, especially if you want a location near the shops and restaurants of Annapolis and the USNA.
Mar 2014
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Historic District Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Second Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Guest Room - Twin - 2 twin/ single
    Guest Suite - 1 queen , Private Bath, Sitting Area and Window Seat
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • wind-surfing


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Charming Historic Downtown Annapolis Cottage - Steps to USNA and City Dock
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Great house!

  • 5 of 5

This is such a lovely house with all comforts of home!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great location

  • 5 of 5

Can't go wrong staying this close to the yard! Easy to walk there and downtown. Very clean house

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location Location Location!

  • 5 of 5

This location was perfect, we were a block away from The Naval Academy, Water Taxi, downtown restaurants.We enjoyed the porch in the am, which was the only porch on the Street! The décor was elegant, comfortable and clean.There were large 2 bedrooms on second floor and one large bedroom, with a window seat & love seat, on the third floor. The second and third floor had a bathroom.The house is cooled by window units on each floor, not central air.The third floor unit was not able to cool the bedroom sufficiently, the other two floors were fine. I want to note,we traveled during a period of extreme heat. The kitchen was small but high end and efficient but we ate all meals in the area restaurants. The crab cakes were amazing! The owner, Julie was accessible via cell phone and attentive. We enjoyed our visit and I hope to come back to this property again.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location to Academy made an incredible Parents' Weekend even better.

  • 5 of 5

You can't beat this location and convenience for enjoying Annapolis and specifically the USNA. It was a perfect place for us to host friends and most importantly our Plebe during town Liberty. It is beautifully decorated and well stocked and equipped. And literally around the corner from the heart of the city and the Yard!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We keep coming back!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this property before and keep coming back because of how comfortable, clean, and inviting it truly is. The owner takes great care in communicating well and providing special touches to this beautiful home. The proximity to USNA and all of the wonderful things happening around Annapolis makes it perfect. This home is unique with historical character and high end bedding & furnishings.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Commissiong Week at 147 Prince George Street, Annapolis - It was Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking to stay in a beautiful home that is conveniently located near the Naval Academy and downtown Annapolis, this is the place! We spent Commissioning Week 2016 in this beautiful home for our son's graduation from the Naval Academy. This home was perfect - it is beautiful and charming. It was clean and had everything we needed upon arrival. We received numerous compliments on the décor and how comfortable and nice the home was. We were steps from Gate 1 at the Academy, so it location made it very convenient for attending events during USNA's Commissioning Week. There was no need for us to get caught up in the driving and parking challenges of Annapolis and CW. We seldom had to use our car. You could even walk to the stadium for graduation from this location. The location was also great for accessing Downtown Annapolis, with all the great restaurants and shopping! The house was perfect for entertaining - the first floor has all the space you will need and both an amazing front porch and back patio. The back patio was lovely and had a comfortable daybed with lots of pillows (which was great to relax on after a long day). It had enough seating for guests who wanted to do so. The front porch was also a great relaxation and entertaining area. It's a wonderful spot for coffee/breakfast in the morning, drinks in the afternoon or just people watching. The three bedrooms had plenty of room and window air conditioners that allowed everyone to find their own comfort level (these were only needed for part of the week). The beds were very comfortable. The first floor has a kitchen equipped with everything you could possibly need and has a nice sized living and dining area. Julie (the owner) was great to work with! The reservation and follow up procedures were easy, as was the process for gaining access to the house. If you have elderly or disabled individuals with you, the stairs to the second and third floor could present a challenge in this house though. We had the opportunity to visit several other rentals for CW parties, but were really glad we choose the house we did. Being able to walk to events was a great advantage and this home's beauty, charm and location made it perfect! If I even need a rental in Annapolis again, this will be the place I will go!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Whether you come for the history, the education, the water, or the hospitality, there is always something to enjoy in Annapolis. Experience the colonial capital city, known since its earliest days as the "Athens of America," where one could find a wealth of cultural activities, a glittering social season, gracious hospitality and intellectual stimulation. The small seaport brought visitors from around the world who shared the news of the day while enjoying the ambiance and tidewater cuisine.

You will find the same atmosphere today, drawing more than four million people a year to our shores. Annapolis has been welcoming visitors for more than 300 years.

For many, Annapolis is synonymous with the United States Naval Academy. However, this world famous institution isn't even the oldest college in town. That distinction belongs to St.. John's College, founded in 1696 as King William's School. It is the third oldest college in the United States, after Harvard and William and Mary.

The capital of Maryland was the capital of the United States when the Treaty of Paris, ending the Revolutionary War, was signed here. All four Maryland signers of the Declaration of Independence had impressive homes, still standing, in Annapolis.

Today, Annapolis is a very popular port of call for international sailors. Its anchorage features transoms from all over the world. In the fall, the largest in the water boat shows in the world are held on successive weekends for sail and power enthusiasts.

Take time to walk in our city and peer over the garden gates. Visit our many shops or relax on a water taxi in our harbor. Beneath our waters lie the hull of the Peggy Stewart, burned during a tax revolt, and the great yacht "America" of America's Cup fame. The same harbor where Kunte Kinte was sold into slavery is where the proud Selima, top class thoroughbred whose bloodline gave us Man O'War and other champions, disembarked. The working-class dock, where PT boats and mine sweepers for two world wars were built, now supports the technologies used by Olympic sailors who train here and consider Annapolis "America's Sailing Capital."




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $130

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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