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'Sandy Pines' 4BDRM on Harris Creek w/Pool, Dock, Paddle boards, Kayaks, Sunfish

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 BD, 3BA, (Sleeps 10) with Paddle boards, Kayaks, Canoe, and Sailboat

Sandy Pines, with its own private waterfront, dock, and swimming pool, offers a peaceful retreat within the quiet natural beauty of the Chesapeake Bay region. The very private home, sited on broad navigable Harris Creek, enjoys stunning sunset views across the Chesapeake tributary, and is fully-equipped and furnished for a restful family vacation.

We provide two SUP ATX standup paddle boards, two kayaks, one canoe, and a Sunfish sailboat unlike any other rental in this area!

Sandy Pines features four bedrooms and three full bathrooms. One of the bedrooms and baths is in a separate wing of the house, so that families can offer guests or relatives some privacy. Two families can comfortably share the home with comfort. The home features a screened-in porch, a renovated kitchen, a spacious dining room with water views, a living room, and a stunning high volume Bay room with views across Harris Creek. A piano makes for an added musical treat at the shore!

The home is on 3 acres tucked against a quiet cove, which allows for great kayaking, canoeing, sailing, fishing, and crabbing. A pine grove along the shoreline is a shady retreat with hammocks and furnishings to watch sunsets. The dock, with 2 ft MLW, offers pilings for tying up a small boat.

The shoreline allows for finding sea treasures and setting up a beach chair for reading and enjoying the water on Harris Creek. Your mornings will be filled with the sounds of waterfowl, and you will observe the bounty of Chesapeake wildlife during your stay. Heron, swan, and eagles all visit the area with regularity.

Sandy Pines is less than a two-hours from Washington, D.C. and three hours from Philadelphia and is located in the village of Bozman, five miles from St. Michaels, Maryland. You can walk 5 minutes to the fishing village of Neavitt, which has a playground, park, post office, and deep water boat launch. St. Michaels, Maryland and nearby Oxford, Easton, and Tilghman Island offer great cultural attractions, museums, antiques, artisans to make your stay complete.

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Owner
Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About The Owner

We rented and then purchased this beautiful home and cherish it as a place to gather, and to be refreshed and renewed! This continues a tradition for this property. We offer this treasured place for family vacations, and 50% of our families are returning vacationers.

The Owner purchased this house in 2012

Why The Owner chose Eastern Shore

We loved the quiet peaceful feeling of the property, the natural beauty, and its proximity to town (St Michaels). Our two young children love the pool, outdoor area, and experiencing the creek. It's a great setting for enjoying the water in your favorite way: crabbing, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, etc.

What makes this house unique

A feeling that you have been away from the metropolitan area, that you breathe fresh air, see so many stars at night, and slip out onto the water whenever you choose!

Amenities

Bozman House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • River
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Master - 1 king , Master with en-suite bath (California King)
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Large room with one queen bed and two twin beds
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) There is also a baby monitor at the property.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Raft
  • Sailboat
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
SUP ATX Stand-up Paddle boards (2), Kayaks (2), canoe (1), Sunfish Sailboat (1), High-speed internet connection, Piano, Wood-burning Stove, several bikes (no guarantee on condition) No Pets, No Linen Service, No Smoking.

Reviews

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'Sandy Pines' 4BDRM on Harris Creek w/Pool, Dock, Paddle boards, Kayaks, Sunfish
average rating of 4.822222 based on 45 reviews
5

A lovely country retreat

  • 5 of 5

We love all the greenery at Sandy Pines: the large lot and the view through the pine trees to Harris Creek waters, especially at sunset.

We always hold a family reunion here, and the pool and wonderful water equipment mean that all the children and adults have fun together. It's a very special day. And the well-equipped kitchen and large dining table make eating together easy! We hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Third trip here!

  • 5 of 5

This is our third time staying at Sandy Pines. Each visit has been different re:weather and each time we still love it here! This trip we had some warm sunny days and some chillier overcast days, but there is so much to do here. The hot days are perfect for this pool. Cooler days we took advantage of the bikes and all the kayaks/canoe. Rainy day was perfect to sit on the screened in porch and play games and read. It's a very comfortable house that truly feels welcoming and like home. The layout is perfect for large families or for multiple families to share. The provision of sheets and towels this time around really was a nice benefit that we appreciated. Can't wait to come back again next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Super place!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time vacationing here with our children and grandkids. It is a fabulous place to be. Loved being on the water so we could kayak, water board and fish. Something for everyone. We also enjoyed swimming and relaxing around the pool. The house is wonderful and was spacious enough for all of us to sleep comfortably. The kitchen was well equipped which was a real plus as we ate all of our meals there. The big dining room table was quite large and accommodated all of us. All in all if you want a great vacation on the water, this is the place to go. You won't be disappointed. Hopefully we can return again in the near future.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a great weekend at Sandy Pines. The house had everything we needed for a quick weekend trip and the owners were extremely accommodating to our requests. Only complaint was the weather which didn't allow us to enjoy all that the house had to offer. Would definitely love to come back during better weather!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This Is The Place to Relax Comfortably

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of women here to celebrate a birthday. We wanted to hang out, relax, eat, drink, and sleep and were pleased with our choice to stay at Sandy Pines. The view is gorgeous and we were blessed with a warm fall weekend where we were able to sit by the water and enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning and a glass of wine for the evening sunset. The hammocks were great for an afternoon nap. The screened porch seats plenty and we enjoyed sitting there with a blanket in the evening. It is a nice, shaded, private lot. I am sure the pool is wonderful in the summer and the mature trees provide lots of shade.

We did not use the bikes but they looked like they would be good enough to check out the neighborhood streets, but probably not any distance riding. I believe there were 2 adult bikes and at least 2 children's bikes. If you want to ride into town, I would bring your own bikes. We used the owners kayaks/canoe along with our own blow up kayaks and had a nice tour on the water. We also went for nice walks and the wide shoulders provided us a safe place to walk on the local roads. An afternoon of checking out the shops in St Michael's was also fun.

The kitchen is laid out somewhat awkwardly, but worked fine and is stocked with just about everything you need. Plenty of pots/pans, dishes, utensils, dish towels, glassware & wine glasses, and serving plates & bowls. Only thing clearly lacking are containers for stowing leftovers. Overall, if you are putting together a meal for a large group, you will be happy with the kitchen supplies.

The beds are comfortable, with all of the bedrooms roomy with space to stow your gear. Two of the bathrooms have been renovated and were a nice surprise. Being a fan of an outdoor shower, that would be a nice addition for summer stays.

Cell service is in and out, as mentioned by others, but the wifi worked fine. We found the dryer seemed to take long to dry a load, but we advised the owner the vent may be clogged, so hopefully that would solve the problem.

The owner was a pleasure to deal with from initial questions to booking and always responded promptly. I would definitely recommend this place to others and our group was already inventing excuses to come back another year.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Get-Away for Family's Summer Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four stayed in Sandy Pines for a week in August, and we were thrilled with the house and property. Plenty of space in the house, well-stocked kitchen for cooking meals at home, pleasant screened-in porch for naps, and a great pool for cooling off and tiring out the kids. We really enjoyed the privacy of the lot, and the views from the hammocks and dock - it was so peaceful in the morning to watch the crab boats work their pots while we drank our coffee and read the paper, and the sunsets were brilliant. We didn't use the bikes, St. Michaels was further away than we thought, but that didn't prevent us from driving in every day to get ice cream from Justine's. There are plenty of restaurants and activities within 20 - 30 minutes, and we found Graul's to be a good (though expensive) source for groceries. We caught over a dozen crabs off the dock, using the tried and true chicken-neck-on-a-string method, as well as the crab trap stored in the pool shed. The kids enjoyed kayaking, though they chose not to SUP due to the number of jellyfish in the water. We expected a lot more mosquitoes, but never had to use our bug spray. One of our favorite memories is lying on the dock at night looking up at the stars and the Perseids meteor shower - with so little light pollution the experience was breathtaking. This home made our vacation a great experience we won't soon forget.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
BWI
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
St Michaels
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Oxford, MD
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Harbourtowne Golf Resort
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
U.S. Route 50
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Wittman, MD
Nearest Beach
70 Miles
Rehoboth Beach, DE
Car: necessary

Canoeing, Ecological Tours, Town Festivals, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Golf Course (Martingham)

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Rates & Availability

Bozman House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 19 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,800
 
 
Fall 2017
Aug 20 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Spring 2018
Apr 6 2018 - Jun 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 16 2018 - Aug 18 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,800
 
 
Fall 2018
Aug 19 2018 - Nov 3 2018
2 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$375
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 4.0%

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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