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Start or end your day relaxing on the open front porch

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Last updated: 09/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

NOTE: Nightly rates shown at upper right may vary based on length of stay and season. See notes under rate section. This means that the Instant Quote feature may not be accurate. Please contact us by email for an accurate quote. Also, see rates section regarding the Ironman races (June 12 and October 2 of 2016).

A perfect location in Cambridge and the Eastern Shore for family, families, or a group of friends vacationing, or attending special events in Cambridge or nearby historic communities such as St. Michaels, Oxford and Easton. Cambridge was named the #10 Best Small Town in America for 2013 by Livability.

Our large, fully updated smoke-free home is located in the West End Historic District within walking distance of the downtown shops, restaurants, museums, Long Wharf Marina featuring the Choptank River Lighthouse and Great Marsh Park (riverfront park with picnic shelters, boat ramp, small sand beach and site of the IRONMAN Maryland races). We are located just three blocks from the Choptank River, which offers outstanding boating, sailing and fishing off of the old Choptank River bridge.

You are welcomed to our gracious home by the wrap-around porch with a wicker swing and lots of wicker seating in the open area as well as a screened-in section with additional seating, a dining table and ceiling fans. The beautiful entryway is notable for its three story stairway with original chestnut wood details that continue throughout the home. The main floor includes an updated and equipped kitchen with island seating, a living room with pocket doors and a large dining room that features a table which opens up to nine feet and seats up to twelve for large groups. In addition there is a half bath with a full laundry.

The second floor offers three spacious bedrooms - two with queen beds and one with a double bed, an office and two fully updated baths, one of which is en suite. The bedroom with the en suite bath also has an alcove with a sitting area and crib. The third floor includes two charming bedrooms - one with a double bed and one with a double and a twin, and an updated bathroom.

The house features wireless high-speed internet and cable TV in the kitchen and living room, including a DVD player in the living room. The back yard is fenced in with a patio and small porch off the kitchen.

Cambridge is a charming “Main Street” community with great restaurants (many featuring local fresh seafood), unique shops and art galleries. Museums include the recently completed Harriet Tubman Museum and the Richardson Maritime Museum, as well as the Sailwinds Visitors’ Center with adjacent park and sandy beach.

The arts are well represented by the Dorchester Center for the Arts and many downtown art galleries. In addition, nearby towns offer attractions such as the excellent Maritime Museum in St. Michaels and the beautifully restored art-deco Avalon Theatre offering year-round live entertainment in Easton.

For nature lovers, Dorchester County abounds with opportunities for hiking, kayaking, cycling, bird watching, hunting and fishing. The Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge offers all of these activities in one location, with a visitors center, an environmental education building and the second largest population of bald eagles on the East Coast.

For biking enthusiasts our home is conveniently located for you to participate in Blackwater Duathlon, CheapeakeMan Endurance Festival, Eagleman Ironman 70.3 Triathlon, Heart of Chesapeake Ride, Six Pillars Century Cycling Event, Trek in the Neck, Vineyard Dash, Wild Goose Chase Women’s Cycling Event and more events in Dorchester and surrounding counties.

Enjoy a leisurely sail on the Skipjack Nathan at Cambridge’s Long Wharf or head over to the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina for a round on the links, boating and both fine and casual dining on the riverfront. Atlantic Ocean beaches are just an hour away.

Keywords: House, home, Cambridge, Eastern Shore, Chesapeake, Choptank River, porch, marina, bikes, cycling events, festivals, boating, sailing, triathlon, downtown, restaurants, shopping, antiques, arts, galleries, farmers market, consignment shops, fresh seafood, historic downtown, waterfront town

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    (2) Portable Cribs (1) High Chair ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Dog considered - pet fee applicable - no cats or other pets allowed...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

  • Gold Bedroom - Queen Four-Poster Bed - 2nd Floor

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  • Burgundy Room - Queen Sleigh Bed - 2nd Floor

    ...moreless

  • Beige Room - Double Bed - En Suite Bathroom - 2nd Floor

    ...moreless

  • Yellow Room - Double & Twin Bed - 3rd Floor

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  • Blue Room - Double Bed - 3rd Floor

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  • Total 6 Beds: (2) Queen (3) Double Beds (1) Twin Bed

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Books about travel in and around the area...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Board Games, Cards...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    New flat screen TV (2012) with ROKU in living room & additional TV in kitchen...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    bath and kitchen towels - beach towels are not provided ...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 12...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    New Electric Oven (2012)...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    3 adult bicycles 2 children's bicycles...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio off back porch in fenced backyard...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    Wrap around front porch features open and screened area - additional open porch off kitchen...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall/Winter, 2016
Sep 6 - Dec 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$300
$1,895
Winter/Spring, 2017
Jan 1 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$350
$2,200
High Season, 2017
May 26 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$375
$2,360
Fall/Winter 2017
Sep 5 - Dec 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$375
$2,360

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
  • Cleaning $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Please contact us to discuss rates for different length stays (shorter stays, longer stays, extra nights) than shown in rate schedule above. Nightly rates will vary based on length of stay. For the Ironman races of 2017, a $3600 weekly rate applies (you do not actually have to stay all seven nights, but the weekly rate would be charged regardless, unless waived at the discretion of the owner).

Cleaning fee applies.

Holiday and event fees and minimum stays may apply - please inquire.

Pet fee applies and varies based on length of stay, with a minimum of $75 for shorter stays and $125 for seven nights.

Payment can be made by personal check for:

- Reservation deposit (converts into refundable security deposit)

- Rental Fee


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

70 Miles
Nearest Airport
BWI Airport - Baltimore, Maryland
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Leaky Pete's Oyster & Wine Bar
17 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Oxford Bellevue Ferry - Oxford, Maryland
3.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort
0.7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
U S. 50
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Jimmie & Sooks
60 Miles
Nearest Beach
Ocean City, Maryland

Dorchester Family YMCA is within walking distance - membership anywhere allows you to enjoy the facility during your stay - bring your membership card.

Playground equipment at Great Marsh Park and also Sailwinds Park.

The Cambridge Main Street Farmer's Market is open twice a week offering local produce, fruit, baked goods and other items. Stop by on Saturdays between 9 a.m. - 12 noon and on Thursdays from 3 - 6 p.m. from early May through mid-October on the waterfront at Long Wharf Park, near High and Water Streets in downtown Cambridge.

Enjoy a tour of the beautiful newly built replica Choptank River Lighthouse at Long Wharf Marina. The lighthouse is now part of the U.S. Lighthouse Society's Passport Program - bring your lighthouse passport and get it stamped during your visit.

Information on the Taste of Cambridge and other local events can be found on the Dorchester County Tourism site, I Love Dorchester County Facebook page as well as Cambridge Main Street website and facebook page.

The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Golf Resort, Spa and Marina is just one mile away. Resort offers several options for dining and entertainment as well as other amenities.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We are empty nesters with a daughter in Brooklyn and a son in Boston. We live in central New Jersey, but our work gives us the flexibility to get away and enjoy the Eastern Shore.

Why the Owner Chose Cambridge, MD, USA:
What drew us to Cambridge? The relaxed lifestyle of the community and surrounding Eastern Shore, with its extensive waterfront and natural rural areas, historic charm and friendly folks. The town has seen an influx of great restaurants and shops as it has undergone revitalization in recent years. And it offers quick access to other historic Eastern Shore towns and easy day trips to Annapolis, Baltimore, Washington, DC, Atlantic beaches and Assateague Island. We also took the opportunity to buy and restore an antique cabin cruiser, fulfilling a long-time dream.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Start or end your day relaxing on the open front porch

    Start or end your day relaxing on the open front porch

  • 1910 Charmer framed by lovely crape myrtles

    1910 Charmer framed by lovely crape myrtles

  • Screened side porch with access to front and back yard

    Screened side porch with access to front and back yard

  • Relax in the living room which opens to the entry hall and dining room

    Relax in the living room which opens to the entry hall and dining room

  • Spacious and bright kitchen with island seating

    Spacious and bright kitchen with island seating

  • Enjoy the game table and historic postcards lining the wall along the stairs

    Enjoy the game table and historic postcards lining the wall along the stairs

  • Comfortable 2nd floor bedroom with sleigh bed

    Comfortable 2nd floor bedroom with sleigh bed

  • Quaint 3rd floor bedroom with natural wood floor and double bed

    Quaint 3rd floor bedroom with natural wood floor and double bed

  • Porch off kitchen leads to patio and fenced yard

    Porch off kitchen leads to patio and fenced yard

  • Long Wharf Marina anchored by the beautiful Choptank River Lighthouse

    Long Wharf Marina anchored by the beautiful Choptank River Lighthouse

  • Revitalized downtown features unique shops, local fare and galleries

    Revitalized downtown features unique shops, local fare and galleries

  • Local artists featured at Dorchester Center for the Arts & Main Street Gallery

    Local artists featured at Dorchester Center for the Arts & Main Street Gallery

  • Open front porch with wicker and seasonal seating

    Open front porch with wicker and seasonal seating

  • Screened porch with table for meals

    Screened porch with table for meals

  • Beautiful entry with chestnut trim provides a warm welcome

    Beautiful entry with chestnut trim provides a warm welcome

  • Large bright dining room - table opens to 9 ft. for large group meals

    Large bright dining room - table opens to 9 ft. for large group meals

  • Step outside the kitchen door on to the open side porch and fenced yard

    Step outside the kitchen door on to the open side porch and fenced yard

  • Bright and spacious 2nd floor bedroom with queen bed

    Bright and spacious 2nd floor bedroom with queen bed

  • Large 2nd floor bedroom with double bed and en suite bathroom

    Large 2nd floor bedroom with double bed and en suite bathroom

  • Cheerful 3rd floor bedroom with double and single bed

    Cheerful 3rd floor bedroom with double and single bed

  • Fenced yard with river birch, magnolia tree, azaleas & holly

    Fenced yard with river birch, magnolia tree, azaleas & holly

  • Worlds's oldest crab company on Cambridge Creek

    Worlds's oldest crab company on Cambridge Creek

  • Enjoy meals at Jimmie & Sook's, High Spot, Stoked, Poplar Bistro and more

    Enjoy meals at Jimmie & Sook's, High Spot, Stoked, Poplar Bistro and more

  • Second Saturdays and the Taste of Cambridge are among many downtown events

    Second Saturdays and the Taste of Cambridge are among many downtown events

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Date last modified - Saturday, October 01, 2016

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