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Good deal... $75.00 nt- 2 BR Private Apt in Huge House 42 miles to DC

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Farmhouse, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-8)

Although we are only one mile outside of the town of Damascus, we are surrounded by 80 acres of woods. (Ck. For certain times ot permitted in woods due to hunting season) You will have your own private floor,private mini kitchen,private washer/dryer and game room, theatre room and charcoal grill. Baltimore and Washington DC are only 42 miles away, Adventure Park is only 8 miles away and Harpers Ferry is only 35 miles away (you can go rafting or boating there) Feed our horse and if we are here, you may groom the horse with our help

You will find the accommodations very clean and comfortable. A little about us... We have 3 boys and have rented out our beach places and thought there might be an interest for others to enjoy a country get away at our home in Damascus. During your stay you can have as much privacy as you want or choose to join us in whatever we might be doing during your stay.

Keywords: Come enjoy your stay with or without your horses. You will find the rooms very clean and comfortable. Lots of games for the kids and close to Washington DC, Gettysburg, Baltimore and Harpers Ferry (water rafting available). Horseback riding 5 minutes away for those who don't have horses of their own. Feed and groom our horses if you like, Adventure Park about 10 mins away.(see link) Theatre room, Private entrance. Mini kitchen, Private washer/dryer. You will enjoy the lower level of the house which is about 2,000 square feet and 9 foot ceiling with lots of windows.(Gas fire place cannot be used) We also have a beautiful two bedroom detached guest house available for 125.00 a night with a full kitchen

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Debbie

We built this house and knew we would love the country setting, woods and pond. We wanted it to be a place we would not have to go anywhere to have fun and never run out of things to do and we think we accomplished that. We are full time Realtors and thought... why not make our real estate work for us and meet new friends in the process.

Debbie purchased this house in 2005

What makes this house unique

You name it and it is close by. All the fun or relaxation at your finger tips.


Damascus House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No balls inside the house
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , This bed is in the main living area. Has TV as well
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1) double futon , 1 cot ,pack and play, high chair and plenty of toys!
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Good deal... $75.00 nt- 2 BR Private Apt in Huge House 42 miles to DC
average rating of 4.642857 based on 14 reviews
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What a nightmare! Black mold on ceiling , wall & shower curtain in bathroom. Black wasps in entryway

  • 1 of 5

Not what the pictures showed! It was very poorly maintained. Very cluttered and not enough storage for the basics such as linens and kitchen items. Bed linen was old and thread bare. Kitchen dishes looked like they came from a thrift store. No vent or fan in bathroom; also no towel rack . Missing light fixtures in ceilings and fire alarm that was disabled. The light switch for the interior was about 15 feet from the entry. The parking area was a joke! We had to park in the trees so when we came back at night it was very dangerous due to numerous tripping hazards. The light they had out there was right at eye level and blinded you so you couldn't see where you were going. There was a nest of black wasps right by the entryway and my husband was stung numerous times. The only TV hooked to cable was in the bedroom and was small and had uncomfortable seating. The bed pillows were either flat or lumpy. The furnishings were old and worn. This definitely was one of our worst home away experiences.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow...very disappointing to see this review as I really try hard to make sure everything is super clean and make sure our guest are comfortable .I wish these guest would have expressed their dissatisfaction while they were here so that I address them instead of waiting until they checked out just to complain. I guess one bad review in seven years isnt bad considering that this couple would not be happy anywhere they go. Our home is very well maintained. We have two large dressers in both bedrooms that have all empty drawers to put there things in but hmmm...I guess they did not happen to see them right out in the open in each room We use 400 count sheets. We do have mismatched dishes but none that are worn or as they said thrift looking. There is no fan in the bathroom however we do have a window to crack open which they must have not notices as well. We have a 3 tier shelving unit in the bathroom for the fresh fluffy towels and a rack with 5 hooks over the door to hang wet towels on.(i guess they prefer a towel rack which we dont have) No clue what they meant by missing ceiling fixture?? There is a fire alarm in EACH and EVERY room. I did move one of them closer to the kitchen so they must have saw where it used to be. We have two flood lights that light up the whole half of the side yard for clear viability in dark. It could have easily been adjusted had they mentioned it to me. They did encounter a bees nest which as SOON as they told me I went to the store and bought bee spray and within 2 hours I had sprayed and removed the nest. I guess I am supposed to be held responsible for Mother Nature lol. The parking area is private and shaded area from the trees. That area has a dawn to dusk light. Most people love that it is private and that there are several spots to park in. I am assuming they did not make it out of their bedroom because all of the rooms in the apartment have cable except one and it had a dvd/vhs player hooked up. I could have easily taken the cable box out of the bedroom they were not using and hooked it up to that TV. They had 15 pillows to choose from and I have several different kinds but they needed to go into the other bedroom a few feet away to pick one. They should have brought their "Mr. Pillow" I guess PICKY is the nicest thing I can say they are. I am so thankful for all the other wonderful guests that we have had in the last 7 years that have been so grateful to stay with us and given us 5 stars and have had wonderful memories
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Great location - perfect for an American history trip with the family

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a place for our family of six that was centrally located to a bunch of historical spots - this was it. Less than an hour from Gettysburg, Baltimore, DC, Mt Vernon, Harpers Ferry, 2 hours to Hershey, 2.5 hours to Philadelphia. Plus it was big enough with enough to do so that we could have fun "rest" days as well. Debbie was very accommodating. Our stay here was a big reason our 3-week family trip was the most memorable vacation we've ever had.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

This property had everything we needed with plenty of room for our short stay while we were in the area. Absolutely beautiful setting with great accommodations! We loved the place. The theater room was great along with the table tennis and air hockey table. We are looking forward to revisiting this home again.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you stay. You guys were great and left the place so tidy and clean. You are welcome back anytime!!
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What a fun & relaxing place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

The downstairs apartment was the perfect set up for our 2 night family gathering. Our multi-generational group consisted of 3 adult couples + an infant. We merged together from PA, CO, & MD. We enjoyed relaxing in the hot tub, watching football in the in-home theater room (including fresh popcorn!), and visiting with their horse, "Doc". Due to hunting season, we did not venture into the wooded or pond areas of the property. It was an easy drive to Harper's Ferry where we checked in on the Appalachian Trail thru hikers that came thru after our son-in-law (Trail name = Long John). We took advantage of the beautiful weather with outdoor dining & awesome tunes playing at

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very accommodating owner, nice family reunion location.

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family stayed here while attending a wedding celebration. Very clean and neat. The parking area handled our many cars. The owner is well organized, provided beds, bedding, and linens for all, provided helpful information, and was patient with arrivals even into the wee hours of the night. The basement is huge. The cooking area is kitchenette, adequate for breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks. We found food and anything we needed at the wonderful Wegmans at Germantown, MD just a short drive away. Entry to basement is downhill, probably not suitable for a wheelchair or person with balance issues. Absolutely no complaints, would happily recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful for the price and so accommodating!

  • 5 of 5

The space was pretty awesome, with a theater room, ping pong table, air hockey, and very comfy furniture. One complaint is having the only bathroom located adjacent to the master suite, meaning that for all people not staying in the master suite, going to the bathroom in the middle of the night means going through someone else's bedroom. That being said, the place was lovely, especially for the price, and the owners couldn't have been nicer! They were on point whenever we requested something, and were very understanding. A terrific place to stay overall!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

The person signing the agreement must stay in the property as well unless disclosed to the owner and agreed to. Please pay directly to me by check or credit card payment there is a 4% processing charge. If booking with VRBO/Home Away please pay by e check or there will be a added fee at time of arrival for 4% for processing fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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