About the property
- Villa2700 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights
6BR+ Villa=3BR/2BA Up+2BR/1BA Garden+Det.Studio; Sleeps 10 Adults/21 max.
We are very pleased to offer accommodations to Maryland State Delegates serving in the Maryland General Assembly from January through April each year. Enjoy comfort & style steps from the Chesapeake Bay. Rejuvenate, relax and enjoy. Upgraded September 2016! Check out the new Game Room. Main Cottage sleeps 10 Adults in 5 comfy beds; 8 kids in bunk beds; 22 total including sofas.
**UPGRADES** 49" Ultra HD Smart TV, Stone fire pit, patio heater with glass-enclosed flame, stainless steel convection oven/cooktop stove, microwave, new waffle iron. Outdoor spa tub & 2 Kayaks included with optional studio/game room. Offered to our friends and guests is a Chesapeake Bay view cottage with versatile layout: 3BR/2BA in Upper Level plus 2BR/1BA in Garden Level = total 5BR/3BA Cottage (plus optional detached Studio/Game Room). Separate/locked entrances for guest privacy/security or leave open plan. Ideal for reunions, Navy Football weekends and just good old fashioned rest & relaxation.
***Important note about rates*** We do not know how VRBO/HomeAway comes up with their 'average nightly rate'. For an accurate quote, click on the orange 'Book Now' button, enter dates and # guests and the system will return a detailed quote for the selected dates. The base rate is $695/night.
***Don't miss MURDER MYSTERY weekends***
Nov-Feb. Gather friends and get away for a fun-filled weekend.
ATTENTION: Active Duty Military returning from overseas combat deployment who wish to R&R in Annapolis, MD.
THE CROW'S NEST COTTAGE WILL MEET YOU HALF WAY. That means 50% off your stay with no blackout dates. OK for relatives to make the reservation for you.
Crow's Nest Cottage is tucked away in a waterfront beach community, just minutes from Historic Annapolis and the U.S. Naval Academy. The perfect “base” for Boat Show weeks, visiting Annapolis (the nation’s sailing capital and the legislative capital of Maryland), U.S. Naval Academy ( 12 min), Six Flags America Theme Park (40 min), Washington D.C. (55 min) and Baltimore (50 min). Leave your worries at home and dive into the Chesapeake Bay’s natural beauty, abundance of flora, fauna and exciting history. “Crow’s Nest Cottage' property line is about 120 feet from the Chesapeake Bay and 150 or so yards to the gated community pier and boat slips. Community beach, park and playground, ~ 300 yards. Boat launch is at the end of the street.
Inside: Unique appointments, upscale décor, gourmet kitchen with new stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and island bar. Dine in style around the circular table (& lazy susan) with seating for up to 8, plus 2 at bar (upstairs) and dining for 6 in studio…bon appétit!
Appointments: 5 bedrooms, 3 full spa-inspired bathrooms, jetted spa tub, marble shower, eco-friendly bamboo and natural stone floors, mosaic tiling, air conditioning. Fully furnished with fresh linens, towels, bedding, cookware and place settings.
Upper Level (Sleeps 7): The Master Suite (Captain's Quarters) offers a California King (Ethan Allen “Tobacco”) bed with dreamy 18” mattress, jetted spa tub for two and Decolav bath fixtures.
The 2nd guest room (1st Mate's Quarters) features a second King bed and 3rd guest room (Boatswain's Mate's Quarters) has a Queen bed. The two guest rooms share the second, spa inspired bathroom with cross-cut marble shower and Decolav sink.
Gourmet kitchen with new stainless steel appliances (French door refrigerator, microwave, cooktop range, dishwasher) custom built cabinets, granite countertops and island bar create a warm and friendly entertainment area. Arched open-plan design accentuates the Chesapeake Bay views.
The living room fronts toward the Bay and enjoys bay views, LazyBoy easy chair, a comfy leather sofa that sleeps 1, love seat and open plan layout. Through the archway is a dining area with seating. Upscale round table with lazy susan offer guests additional views of the Bay.
Washer & dryer inside the cottage.
Crow's Nest Down Under (Garden Level; Sleeps 10):
Two further bedrooms each with Queen bed, 3-seat Lazy-boy reclining sofa plus separate 2nd Kitchen, Dining area and Great Room. Two sets of bunk beds (sleep 4) plus two single sofas complete the downstairs area. Fireplace gives the cottage a warm, cozy feel.
(Opt) Detached Studio/Game Room: So much fun!! Foosball, 36' TV/DVD, movie library, PlayStation gaming, Wii. Can serve as overflow sleeping quarters (2 sets of bunk beds plus single sofa / not pull out). Note there is no bathroom facility in the Studio.
Amenities: 2 full kitchens, full size washer/dryer, air conditioning, fireplace, forced air heating, deck, BBQ grill, hammock, outdoor teak dining table and matching chairs, fire pit, linens, towels and bedding provided, beach, beach access, pier, boat launch, boat slips (optional), detached art studio/atelier (optional).
Local Attractions: Historic Annapolis, Capital Building, U.S. Naval Academy, USNA, shops and boutiques, downtown docks, Annapolis yacht club, Pirate cruise (ideal for kids), Renaissance Festival (ideal for all ages), Six Flags America (Adventure & Water Park).
Nearby Sporting & Leisure Activities: Golf, Tennis, Spa, Boating, Jet Ski, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Quiet Waters State Park, Walking Trails, Hiking, Fishing, Charter Fishing, Crabbing, Local Seafood, Foodie Favs (Carroll's Creek Cafe, Main Ingredient, Cantler's Riverside Inn, , and more), Bars and Pubs, Antiquing, Art Festivals/Shows.
Within 1 hour drive: National Aquarium (Baltimore), Washington DC & monuments, Baltimore Inner Harbor, Fort McHenry, Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Blasts, Baltimore Ravens, Washington Wizards, Washington Nationals.
About the property. Offered year-round.
Upper level: 3 bedrooms, 2 full spa-inspired bathrooms with two-person spa tub and marble shower. Gourmet kitchen, living room and dining room with seating for up to 8 guests enjoy views of the Chesapeake Bay. The garden level 2BR/1BA garden suite is also available year round. The surrounding natural beauty of the Chesapeake Bay and upscale décor are sure to make this cottage your new home away from home.
Versatile layout. You would be the only renters during your stay.
1) Whole cottage (5BR/3BA) + Studio, Sleeps up to 21 (See rates)
2) Upper level (3BR/2BA), Sleeps 6-10 (published rates less 20%)
3) Garden level (2BR/1BA). Sleeps 2-10 (published rates less 40%)
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We love sitting around the fire pit, watching the stars at night and Thomas Point lighthouse on the Bay. Kids love to crab from the gated pier. Mom likes basking in the sun at the beach. It's a very refreshing place.
Paul purchased this Villa in 2007
Why Paul chose Arundel on the Bay
We love the Chesapeake Bay, Annapolis and all of the wonderful things to see and do nearby. This property offers: * Chesapeake Bay views... ~120' to the water & steps to Beach, Pier & Boat Slips (Opt), * Upscale furnishings (not your average beach rental fare), * Detached Studio/Game room (optional) for rainy days or overflow sleeping quarters, * Outdoor entertaining area with sofa, chaise loungers, zero gravity recliners, fire pit, tiki torches, umbrellas, 2 dining tables with 12 chairs, Gas BBQ, Gas Patio Heater.
What makes this Villa unique
Other benefits include: Outdoor Spa Tub. Chesapeake Bay - water access, Navy Football games, Beach, Boating, Fishing, Crabbing, easy access to Historic Annapolis, Washington DC and Baltimore. Minutes to MD Renaissance Festival and Six Flags America adventure park. Massage chair, stone fire pit, patio heater with glass-enclosed flame - very cool!
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We had a wonderful Thanksgiving experience here -- there were 22 of us in total so we utilized almost every sleeping area available, beds, sofas, and couches. House was very comfortable and clean .. Paul was super responsive to any request we had -- it was great waking up, getting my coffee, and watching the sun rise over the bay -- overall, a terrific time.
Excellent home! As advertised
Paul was a terrific host and everything was great! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend a stay there.
Thank you for your helpful feedback! Returning guests get 10% off, over and above any specials we may be offering during your requested dates. Come again soon!
Excellent house with all the amenities you need. The downstairs rooms just as nice as those upstairs. And, yes, great views of the Chesapeake
We are thrilled to hear your comments about the Crow's Nest Cottage "Down Under', our lower level. In addition to the Upper Level with Chesapeake Bay views, the Lower Level includes 2 bedrooms, living area with video gaming, DVD, kids bunk room, bathroom, laundry and a 2nd full kitchen for entertaining. If your travel plans bring you to Annapolis, we'd love to accommodate you at the Crow's Nest Cottage.
This was a great location! Highly recommend for large groups. Spacious and clean! Paul was great.
There were 8 of us in for a Navy football game. We could have had 4 more comfortably. Beautiful view and a very cool layout. Would be great for a family vacation
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Beautiful Home and Amazing Location
The Crow’s Nest was amazing! We stayed there with a group of friends while in town for a wedding and it was the perfect location; very clean and amazing place to hang out and relax while getting ready for and relaxing after the festivities. The Chesapeake Bay is beautiful and the house was amazing, and Paul was a great host. Would stay again 10 times out of 10!
Your comments humble us. Please have more weddings in Annapolis and come back soon!
The Perfect Place to Stay
The Crow’s Nest was amazing! We stayed there with a group of friends while in town for a wedding, and it was the perfect location, very clean, and an amazing place to hang out and relax while getting ready for and relaxing after the festivities. The Bay is beautiful and the house is amazing - would stay again 10 times out of 10!
Annapolis (~10 - 14 min drive): U.S. Naval Academy, Historic Old Town Annapolis, Maryland Legislature & Capitol Building, Chesapeake Bay, MD Renaissance Festival. Six Flags America (40 min): Amusement & Water Park. Baltimore (50 min): Inner Harbor, Aquarium, Power Plant, Fort McHenry (where our National Anthem was written by Francis Scott Key), Baltimore Orioles, Ravens. Washington DC (55 min): White House, Monuments, Capitol Building, Museums, Potomac River Cruises, Cherry Blossom Festival (Mar/Apr).
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Rates based on party of up to 8 with a $10/person/night supplement for additional guests. For best value, consider booking a full week...and save vs. nightly rate!