Waterfront Near Annapolis - Huge Screened Porch Overlook - Deep Water Dock

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Last updated: 09/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This Non-Smoking / No Pets home has an incredibly massive, screened-in porch facing due east overlooking the scenic water paradise of Dividing Creek. It was built as a summer cottage by a millionaire in the thirties and retains much of its feel with large wood beam ceilings in the living and dining rooms. Paradise is closer than you think with quick access to Annapolis, Baltimore and Washington DC. The living room sports an impressive fireplace and the downstairs playroom is complete with a (natural gas) wood burning stove, 55' flat screen with FIOS, free wifi zones and a ping pong table.

Please contact us so we can direct you to our wellscottage org website.

Dividing Creek is one of the most beautiful on the Chesapeake Bay. Water depth is impressive at 10'-12' at the end of the pier and the creek is commonly used by sailors and boaters as an overnight anchorage. Music can be heard in the distance from the famous "The Point" crabhouse and grill just across on Mill creek, and fireworks seem like a weekly event. A large lower grassy level makes a perfect spot for family picnics or parties. Four kayaks, inflatable rafts/tubes and a pedal boat!. Lots of different sized life vests for our guests. For boat owners, a deep-water slip is available at the pier, please call for more info.

The location and natural beauty of this land is unrivaled and was valued by Indians as well. Walk down the 18 rock steps to one of the most desirable, wide, deep water and weather protected creeks on the Chesapeake Bay. Blue Herons, Ducks, and Canadian Geese are your neighbors. Steamed crabs, corn-on-the-cob, and a cold brew is your celebration. Crab and fish right off the pier. Bring your fishing rods!

We know that you will thoroughly enjoy your stay at our cottage. This is one of the most scenic places on earth... that's why we live only two doors down!

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 twin/ single

    Pull Out Trundel...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double


  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen


  • Convertible bed(s)

    Extra Matresses to be thrown whereever...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) Two bedrooms each have a Queen bed., Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) This is a trundle bed. This bedroom can sleep two., Baby Cribs (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Cable, High-Speed Internet w/ 2 WiFi zones, wireless inside and out, (4) Kayaks, Inflatable Tubes & Rafts, Pedal Boat, Fishing Rods, Bikes (4), Crab traps and live box, Plenty of puzzles, board games and books, NO SMOKING IN HOUSE...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    Ping Pong, Entertainment center...moreless

  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Large New LCD 55' HD 1080P Flat Screen Television...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • River
  • Water View:

    Incredible views of this top rated deep water anchorage on Dividing Creek....moreless

  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront:

    Property is located on scenic Dividing Creek which feeds into the Magothy River which is one of the most beautiful areas in the Chesapeake Bay. Swimming, fishing, boating, sailing are all right there...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    When we remodeled the builder goofed and added an over sized 4 ton unit. Nice and cool on a real hot day....moreless

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

    Gas Dryer is in the basement next to the washer....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Rowing machine, Ping Pong Table, Foosball Table, Corn hole game under construction....moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Located in the basement....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas Furnace...moreless

  • Internet:

    Two Wifi zones...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bath towels are in the linen closet upstairs and in the basket next to the bath room downstairs. Sheets are located in the bottom drawer of the chest in each bedroom. Hot tub towels are in the basket in the living room as you go out the door....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    The drive way can hold six cars, with all cars able to exit w/o moving another car....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer is brand new and located in the basement....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless both in the house and on the porch and outside....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Located in the living room....moreless

  • Wood Stove


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerator is located in the kitchen. Small refrigerator for beverages on the screened in porch. Large freezer located in basement....moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Beautiful raised screened porch overlooking Dividing Creek. Includes porch swing, chairs, and picnic table for eating steamed crabs...moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:


  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Hot Tub is cleaned and water changed with each new renter. Great view of the Magothy river from the hot tub....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub


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My Standard Rate
5 night min stay

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Payment can be made by check or PayPal so you can pay by credit card, 3.7% surcharge for PayPal payments. Taxes and cleaning fees included in rental rate. 50% deposit due upon reservation, remainder due 15 days prior to stay.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 09/17/2016
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16 Miles
Nearest Airport
BWI - Baltimore Washington International
2.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Park Tavern
2.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Nearest Train
BWI Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 2 and Jones Station Rd
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Point Restaurant at Ferry Point Yacht Club
Severna Park, MD, USA
Nearest Beach
Manhattan Beach

Car: Necessary

Explore the scenic Magothy River & its many beautiful creeks & islands, Go swimming & tubing in the water & watch boats of all types going up & down the creek wishing they were you! Explore fine seafood restaurants and historical sites, Take sailing lessons in Annapolis, Quick access to highways to get to Annapolis, Washington DC, or Baltimore FAST! Enjoy!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

About the owner: John & Marianne Wells are both engineers (VA Tech) and currently run their own business in Columbia, MD. They have two children who are both recently married and live in the area. They have lived in Iowa, Georgia, Virginia and settled right back next to John's grandfather's summer shore cottage.

Why the Owner Chose Severna Park, MD, USA:
Largest screened porch on the bay with fantastic views and relaxing environment. A shore vacation you will always remember.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Wells Cottage is perfectly located. You can easily tour Annapolis, Baltimore and Washington DC from this location. The cottage is waterfront but close to shopping and restaurants. Many of our renters simply enjoy sitting in the porch swing and watching the activity in the creek. Groups of all types family, business, yoga retreats, all enjoy the peaceful and enjoyable setting of Wells Cottage.

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Speaks: english



  • From Boat

    From Boat

  • Your Screened Porch - Complete with swing, chairs and picnic table.

    Your Screened Porch - Complete with swing, chairs and picnic table.

  • Beautiful Fireplace for winter visits also!

    Beautiful Fireplace for winter visits also!

  • Steps to upper level

    Steps to upper level

  • Sacred Place

    Sacred Place

  • View of pier from porch swing.

    View of pier from porch swing.

  • Queen


  • Dual vanity main bath

    Dual vanity main bath

  • Plenty of parking.

    Plenty of parking.

  • View from Porch

    View from Porch

  • Adirondack Chairs, Paddle Boat, 4 Kayaks, Life vests in storage box.

    Adirondack Chairs, Paddle Boat, 4 Kayaks, Life vests in storage box.

VRBO #37178

This listing was first published here in 2004.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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Waterfront near Annapolis - Huge Screened Porch Overlook - Deep water dock

Severna Park, MD, USA #37178

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