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Coltons Point Waterfront Vacation Cottage in Southern Maryland

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

Quiet and peaceful cottage located in Coltons Point. Enjoy the serenity of this beautiful home located right on the water with your own private dock. Bring your boat for sight seeing or jet skis and enjoy what the Potomac River has to offer. Bring the kids to fish or crab on your private dock. St. Clement's is a only a birds eye view away from your backyard, simply take a taxi boat and spend the day exploring this 'shrinking island' with its beautiful beach and seashells.

Charming cottage with three bedrooms, full size kitchen, and 2 full baths. Large dining room area with a wood burning fireplace. Very well lighted, lots of windows for fresh air in the porch area complete with living room furniture and additional dining area , additional sitting area in the living room w/ high vaulted ceiling, ceiling fans including a television. Three bedrooms equipped with linens and blankets with AC units. Beautiful view of the river and the dock from the living room. Lots of privacy, quiet, and serene. Large green lawn around the yard with beautiful oak trees for those shady afternoons. Outdoor furniture and charcoal grill provided.

Great vacation get away for 1-2 families with children who loves the outdoors, fishing, crabbing, and boating. Bring your pets with you for a worry free vacation. An ideal get away for the budget conscious person.

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Joe Jarvis / Rosemary Jarvis
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
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December 12, 2016


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Coltons Point Waterfront Vacation Cottage in Southern Maryland
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews

Quiet Retreat

  • 4 of 5

Overall, the family enjoyed our visit to Colton's Point. This house is an older waterfront cottage and does show it's age which is part of the character. I mean in slopping floors kind of way and obvious the structure was built on over time adding to it's charm.

PROS: The house is on a secluded spot with only 2 other houses next door. You can see the water out the back from the kitchen window and the front of the property where the dock is (in the picture). For what my family was looking for in a long-weekend, we had everything we needed. The closest grocery store is at least 15-20 min away but there is a convenience store about half that (nothing you can walk to if you need to buy anything). A canoe is available (which we did use) and some small bikes (which we did not use).

No hesitation in recommending if you are not looking for a newer house to rent. Convenience of a full kitchen and AC units in each bedroom was appreciated and the place was clean enough. Plenty of towels available.

CONS: Some obvious needed updates include replacing the crank style windows on the porch (only 1/2 of them open).There were supposed to be crab pots, but we couldn't find them to try out. And some places could use a spring cleaning (like overhead fans and book shelves for example). There was a gas grill, but only one of the three burners turned on. For my preference, I wish the owners removed more of their personal belongings out of sight and toiletries from the bathrooms. It made me feel like I was intruding.

Would recommend - but don't expect a new property. Dog friendly was important to us.

Thank you to the owners!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The veiw is very pleasing to the eye.

  • 4 of 5

Other then a small hic-up, the stay was wanderful, everybody had a great time of relaxing.



  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Vacation - Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time during our stay! We were two families (two teenage boys) and had a marvelous time. Biking, kayaking and fishing. The amenities were amazing, all you need. We did bring our own food to cook, but had all we needed to prepare meals. It was relaxing and quiet. We loved the pier and the firepit in the evening. The owners were very responsive and so very friendly. We wan to make this an annual summer trip. Thank you so very much for lending us your home for our vacation. We loved it and hated to leave! (We did leave, of course :-)) Hopefully, this little gem will not get too booked so we can make an annual journey to this lovely waterfront jewel.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great spot to relax

  • 5 of 5

A group of buddies and I rented out this home and we loved it. The view of the Potomac is great and you feel a world away from Washington, DC. We were able to put in our small sailboat easily and sail to St. Clement's Island. It was a great vacation. The owners were very gracious, kind and generous. I would definitely visit this home again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most Relaxing Vacation Ever

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for us -- my husband and two teenage sons loved it. We brought our kayaks and paddled the creeks and one day went to St Clements island -- great to just put your kayaks in right out front. One day we rented a boat at Solomons Boat Rental which was 8 hours of fun. We went fishing and spent a lot of time on the pier. We were amazed at the views and the beautiful location. The house itself is a surprise -- cottage on the outside, fully stocked beautifully appointed house on the inside. There was always something to do or see. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for four days over the weekend. Myself, my beautiful fiancee, and her two girls had the best time. The views are amazing, the house is comfortable-clean and well stocked, and the property is the most amazing place we've stayed at. We travel a lot, and this was one of, if not our favorite. The fishing was a blast even if we didnt have much luck with the crabs (2), the girls had a blast swimming off the dock, and we got to relax and enjoy the gorgeous views on an almost private island. It was peaceful and quiet all day and evening. The girls had a blast and we got some MUCH needed time away from the world. We cant wait to get back, Megan even wants the place for Christmas... Rosemary was great to deal with, very prompt and friendly, and Destiny, our contact, was prompt and extremely helpful with all our questions. One thing, you wont want to leave. Ever.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
BWI Baltimore, DCA Washington DC
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
MD route 242
Car: necessary

1/2 mile offshore from St. Clement's Island - Potomac River Museum, St. Mary's County Museum, Blackistone Island Lighthouse, Lincoln Park Golf Course, Mother of Light Shrine, Colton's Point Marina, Westerly Town Beach, Sandyland Beach, Cather Marine Inc., Leonardtown Tudor Hall, Town of Leonardtown, Town of Lexington Park, Point Look Out State Park & Historic Lighthouse, St. Mary's College, St. Mary's River State Park, Greenwell State Park, Newtowne Neck State Park, Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, Piney Point Lighthouse, St. Mary's City.

DINING: Cafe' des Artistes (French Cuisine), Drift Inn, Seabreeze, Sandgates, Scheible's, Courtney's Restaurant.

LOCAL DIVES: Lenny's Restaurant, Kevin's Corner Kafe, Linda's Cafe, Clarkes Landing Restaurant, Morris Point Restaurant, and the Front Porch.


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Pet Fee $13
Cleaning fee $75
Tax Rate 8.0%

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Coltons Point Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (2) 2 Queen Beds, Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 Twin Bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor amenities includes: Outdoor furniture, portable fire pit, swing, charcoal grill, tiki torches, and set of bicycles. You're welcome to bring an airbed for the living room if needed.

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