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Still Pond Creek Waterfont Estate W/ Beach, Privacy and Dock!

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-13)

Located about 85 miles or a 2-hour drive from Washington DC, Baltimore and Philadelphia, 'Still Pond Point' is a 50 acre 'getaway' located on Still Pond Creek, near Chestertown, Maryland. This penninsula-shaped property has 3,000 feet of direct waterfront! The private sandy beach and 150 foot pier are great for swimming, boating and relaxing with friends and family.

With 4,000 square feet, large room sizes and open layout, the house is designed for family get-togethers. The house can accomodate 2 families. The main gathering place inside the home is the large great room with quarry stone fireplace, satellite TV and plenty of comfortable seating for everyone. There are 4 bedrooms, each with king or queen beds and private bathrooms attached. Two of the guest rooms have additional trundle beds for extra sleeping capacity. There is also a den with a futon foldout bed.

The large wraparound deck with hot tub and screened porch are perfect for those warm Summer nights. The grounds are expansive, so the only neighbors you are likely to see are the four-legged kind - the property is home to plenty of wildlife. Bring your sports equipment for pickup ball games out on the huge front lawn, or gather around the fire pit at the beach for roasting marshmallows!

Still Pond Creek is connected to the Chesapeake Bay for easy access to the largest estuary in the world! The 'creek' is a smaller, protected body of water with no jellyfish, which makes for fantastic water skiing, tubing, fishing, etc. If you have a boat you can tie up to the dock, but the boat hoists are not available. There are several restaurants and other attractions in nearby Chestertown and Rock Hall.

Come with your family and friends and enjoy this spectacular property and explore the area to see all that the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay has to offer!

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More Details

Owner
Jay Barrett
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 7, 2017

About Jay Barrett

I'm one of four siblings who share our parent's vacation home. We have enjoyed countless hours of water skiing, fishing, sailing and swimming on the creek and gathering with our families for holidays at Still Pond Point.

Jay Barrett purchased this house in 1981

Why Jay Barrett chose Maryland

My Parents purchased this property about 30 years ago and built the home to be a place for all of us to come together with our friends and family as often as possible. The convenience with close proximity to metropolitan areas, the desirable, quaint town of nearby Chestertown and the unique characteristics of the property were the primary reason's for selecting this location.

What makes this house unique

Still Pond Point offers a getaway like no other. Once you drive through the stone gate at the top of the driveway, the privacy and tranquility that the 270 degrees surrounding water awaits. With expansive grounds and everyone has room to roam and plenty of things to do. The sandy beach and fire pit at the point offer a comfortable spot for families to relax and enjoy while on vacation.

Amenities

Worton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom (main floor)
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Upstairs Bdrm Over Attached Garage Accessed by 2nd Stairway
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Upstairs Bedroom with Queen and Trundle Bed (Twins)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Upstairs Bedroom with Queen and Trundle Bed (Twins)
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Main Floor Den with Futon
  • Total King size beds = 1. The Master bedroom located on 1st floor has a King bed, private bathroom with spa shower and jetted tub. Total Queen size beds = 3. Bedroom's 2, 3 and 4 all have Queen Beds. Bedrooms 2 and 3, located on 2nd floor, each have 1 queen bed and 1 twin bed with another pull-out trundle twin bed and private baths. Total Twin or Single Beds = 4. Bedroom 4, located above attached garage , has 1 Queen bed and a private bath and private stairway. Total Sleep Sofa or Futons = 1. A futon couch located in the den on first floor.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(42 traveler reviews)

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Still Pond Creek Waterfont Estate W/ Beach, Privacy and Dock!
average rating of 4.952381 based on 42 reviews
5

Great week

  • 5 of 5

Incredible piece of land. We had a great week

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The setting and views of the water are positively lovely. The house needs some work for the rental p

  • 4 of 5

We absolutely loved the location and access to water and views. Loved kayaking in Still Pond Creek and hanging on the private beach and swimming off the dock with the family. The house itself was probably equally amazing in its day but needs attention.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent New Years on the water

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautiful: spacious, warm, and located on a huge plot of land that runs all along the water and features all sorts of wildlife. We had a great time running around outdoors in the day and then staying up late in front of the fire at night. Check in was easy and everything was clean and inviting. The bedrooms are large and private, with multiple bathrooms that was excellent for our group of five couples. Only complaint of note is that the house is connected to well water, which smelled a little funky for the days we were there. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Still Pond Creek in Late Fall

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic experience with three of my lifelong best friends and their families for my 50th year. The house and property were simply stunning and very private. We spent hours each evening in conversation around the fire-pit, just off the beach. The dining table, along with a side table and chairs from other spaces, allowed all 15 of us to have two dinners together. Kitchen was extremely well stocked and once we settled in on Friday, never needed to leave until our rental ended on Monday morning. Communications with owner were timely and deposit refund was prompt. You will love this place.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wonderful house for large families.

  • 4 of 5

Our family vacation at the Barrett home was ideal. 4 bedrooms with each having their own bathroom was the best.

The access to the water for kayaking and Paddleboarding was so great .

Regarding the house, the back porch area needs rescreening badly, but we enjoyed sitting out there early morning.

Wildlife abounds .....deer, and bird life so enjoyable. I made sure the bird bath in the back yard was full before I left

I hope other renters do the same. A variety of birds were there every day !

Eating @ Barbaras on the Bay @ Betterton Beach ,good restaurant and nearby.

All in all a very enjoyable 2 weeks..

Diana Conrad, Pennsylvania

2016

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Still Pond Point. Thank you for letting us know about the porch screens. Repairs are being made this week!
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house - perfect for our group of 4 young families. We each had our own room with bathroom, lots of gathering space, a good kitchen, sound system was really nice to have music on. The property looked beautiful - it was really cold out our weekend, so we didn't get to enjoy it much, but could tell it would be great. Super easy to ask questions and book via the app and email. Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $250
Damage Deposit $500

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