Location, Location, Location!--Beautiful in Town St. Michaels Cottage(24 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)
The house was built around 1840 by Washington Melson, a sailor, believed to be one of two individuals who voted for Abraham Lincoln in the presidential election of 1860. The house was originally built at only 16 feet wide but enlarged to the current width soon thereafter.
The first floor of the original portion of the Melson House includes a living room and a dining room. To the rear of the original house on the first floor is a kitchen area which opens up by French doors to an outdoor patio. Also connected to the kitchen is a large family room with a queen sleep sofa. There is a half bath off the family room.
The second floor of the original portion of the Melson house is a large bedroom having two twin beds. The second floor to the rear of the house (accessed by a different staircase than that in the original portion), contains the master bedroom having a queen size bed. There is a full bathroom off this bedroom.
Keywords: Beautiful, comfortable, convenient, historic yet fully updated
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Member since: 2008
- 1400 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 5
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- Patio for enjoying yard or for barbecuing, Chess and checkers sets.
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Fireplace
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 3 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
May 26 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 4 - Dec 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $80
- Tax Rate 10%
MLK Day Weekend, Presidents Day Weekend, Columbus Day Weekend, Thanksgiving Weekend and Christmas all require a 3 night stay. Winefest Weekend in April requires a 4 night stay.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Museums (incl. Maritime Museum), restaurants and shops, a few blocks away, Town Park with magnificent water/harbor views, a few steps from house, Farmers Market from March - October on Saturday mornings, Acoustic music concerts also in Park on Thursday evenings during summer, Bicycle rental 1 block away, Beautiful public pools 6 blocks away, Tennis Courts 6 blocks away, Boat rides (on Patriot, Selina or Maritime Museum Skipjack) a few blocks away, Grocery stores a few blocks away, Town Public Library, 2 blocks away, Kayak rental, in Town, Winery, 4 blocks away, Microbrewery 4 blocks away, Town of Oxford, 1 hr bike ride away (with ride on Tred Avon Ferry), Historic areas, great for walks or bike rides, in all directions!
South side of house with patio in center section. Patio faces large open area.
Living Room in historic section of house with working fireplace
Fully updated kitchen adjacent Outdoor Patio, Family Room and Dining Room
Large Family Room with working fireplace for relaxing or socializing.
Patio for relaxing outside or for bbq!.
Town Park and harbor one half block from house. Farmer's market on Sat. in park
Side patio adjacent kitchen
Front of Washington Melson House. House is centrally located.
Formal dining area in historic portion of house next to living room
Large Family Room with fireplace, large sofa, casual eating area, and television
Family Room for relaxing, reading or watching television with queen sleep sofa.
Second bedroom with twin beds in historic section of house
Side of house with red roof shed and parking at rear of property
Park and beautiful St. Michaels harbor in late afternoon
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017
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