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Relaxing Waterfront Home Annapolis Area - Top Rated with 99 Reviews - 5.0/5.0

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,176 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Waterfront 4 bedrooms in a restful setting!

This rental not offered through Craigslist or similar offerings.

Very comfortable living space with new upgrades to the property coming in March 2018!!

Breathtaking Waterfront Property ten minutes outside Annapolis, Maryland. Step back in time and enjoy the boats sailing by while still enjoying modern day amenities. Expansive views of the river as you look out from this light filled and open floor plan custom built home in 2000 (2176 sq ft excluding basement) with 278' pier on private lot with your own 50' sandy beach. Enjoy a swim, take the kayaks out, or go fishing or crabbing ... This comfortable home boasts 4+ bedrooms (plus Murphy bed in the finished basement - new bunkbeds in one of the bedrooms - for a total of 7 beds: 1 King, 3 Queens, 1 Full, and 2 Twins), three and a half baths, paver patios, open main floor with finished oak hardwood floors, gourmet kitchen, separate laundry room with full size washer and dryer, custom built-ins in many rooms (lots of books), finished lower level with new 50" television and many other upgrades in 2016 and 2017. Bring your laptop and log into the internet (through Verizon Fios) as you sit on the porch and enjoy the gentle breeze with your cool drink and watch the boats sail by.

Fishing and crabbing from the middle to the end of our dock ... swimming for the kids in 2-3 feet of water (on a sandbar that goes half way out the length of the pier - at the end of the pier the depth is about 7-8 feet of water) and kayaking (2 kayaks - LL Bean Ocean Kayak Malibu Two Package and an LL Bean Single person kayak) on the river which is as wide as a lake and feeds into the Chesapeake Bay about a mile or two up. Community beach and activities ... several great seafood restaurants within 5-10 minutes, or less than a mile if you are kayaking, The Point Crab House and Grill,

Come explore the Magothy River and the nearby Ferry Point Marina.

Discounts sometimes available for (i) parents and families of Midshipmen and (ii) for grandparents and kids under 10. Please inquire.


Commissioning Week 2013

Commissioning Week 2014

Commissioning Week 2015

Commissioning Week 2016

Commissioning Week 2017

Commissioning Week 2018 - AVAILABLE

Perfect rental for Annapolis Powerboat Show; Naval Academy reunions, Navy football games, family reunions, fall retreats, romantic getaways.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 10, 2018

About John

Our family has loved spending time here on the Magothy River ... we love the water, the calm breeze, and the slower life style in an upscale location (yet only minutes away from downtown Annapolis or Kent Island) ... we hope you enjoy our vacation home here as much as we have!

John purchased this house in 2008

Why John chose Severna Park

Waterfront location with upscale home just outside Annapolis and conveniently situated near Baltimore and Washington, DC ... lots to see and do in a restful setting with so many activities and sightseeing adventures close by. Airports are close by with BWI being about 25-30 minutes away and DCA about an hour.

What makes this house unique

Water activities, sightseeing, touring, museums, dining out, and all that Annapolis, Baltimore, and Washington, DC have to offer! See links below to a range of activities.


Severna Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2176 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs Bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , 1/2 bath on main floor
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Basement Bathroom
  • 3.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom - King Size Bed; Second Bedroom -Queen Size Bunk Beds; Third Bedroom - one full size and one twin bed; Fourth Bedroom - one twin bed; Basement - one queen size Murphy Bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Owner Operated. Linens provided at no charge. Relaxing waterfront views. Less than 10 minutes from Annapolis - close but far enough away to enjoy yourselves!


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(99 traveler reviews)

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Relaxing Waterfront Home Annapolis Area - Top Rated with 99 Reviews - 5.0/5.0
average rating of 4.969697 based on 99 reviews
Hockessin, De

Long weekend

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding time. Great place, great location. Such a beautiful and relaxing place directly on the water. Very clean, just like in the photos. I can't say enough . John was fantastic to deal with and very helpful. I recommend this home to all and look forward to booking again.


  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Dave. It was our pleasure hosting you and we look forward to your visiting us again next year!
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Colorado Springs, CO

Great house, beautiful view.

  • 5 of 5

This house was a great fit for our family, we really enjoyed our stay! We especially loved being able to wake up and look at the water. We would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Terrific house for Commissioning week

  • 5 of 5

Our overall impression was this was a terrific house to rent for our family during Commissioning week at the United States Naval Academy!

This house sits at the top of the Magothy river with beautiful views of the sunrise!! It was far enough away for our son to feel like we were not on top of downtown Annapolis yet a close enough drive to the academy and stadium which was under 15 minutes. The house has three bedrooms upstairs -we had 6 adults stay upstairs and a fully furnished basement where another couple slept very comfortably. In addition we had room for a couple of people to crash on air mattresses but only for one night.

The.House has an open floor plan and a fully updated big kitchen with barstools which was perfect for entertaining inside. Driveway area had ample room for 3 cars. All in all, we had a great week and highly recommend this property and its owner

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Sam, for such a great review. It was our pleasure to host your family for Commissioning Week 2017 and we hope to see you back again! Best wishes, John
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Swansboro, NC

Very comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

All was just comfortable for our multi-generational family. We were there for a family funeral. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great venue for family and friends!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived at John and Jacqueline's house we were drawn to the front porch on the river. The scenic view never got old, from the beautiful sunrises to the gorgeous reflection of the full moon on the Magothy. What a great place to gather to catch up with friends or share quality family time.

The property was just as advertised, a comfortable, relaxing home with all the amenities. John was extremely helpful and gracious in answering all our questions and assisting with our arrival.

The location was super, allowing easy access to the Naval Academy, historic Annapolis and many fine eating establishments.

Although time did not allow this trip, water activities such as swimming, kayaking, fishing and crabbing are accessible within steps of the front porch.

Everyone in our party had a wonderful time, and we would definitely consider an exciting return visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Mike. We were pleased to hear that your family enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again next year!
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Great House! Perfect for the kids!

  • 5 of 5

The house was great. Well stocked and comfortable. The kids had a blast making sandcastles on the small beach and kayaking. Spectacular place to unwind. John was very friendly and available to answer any questions. Perfect location for going into Annapolis or downtown Baltimore for sight seeing.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks again for staying with us!
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United States Naval Academy
Tours available on certain days - call ahead. Don't forget the gift shop for souvenirs.
Boatyard Bar & Grill
Family restaurant although parking can be a little difficult at times.
Cantler's Riverside Inn
Casual dress ... and sometimes a line but well worth the wait - people come from states away...
Moulin DE Paris French Bakery
Middleton Tavern
A step back in time with very good food and atmosphere :)
McGarvey's Saloon and Oyster Bar
Good food and great location in downtown Annapolis.
Chart House
A bit on the expensive side but the food is good.
Annapolis Towne Center
The Point Crab House & Grill
Great ambience on the water/marina ... good food, only downside is the wait on some nights. ...
Nearest Airport
16.78 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.8 Miles
Cafe Bretton
Car: necessary

Approximately 10 minute drive to downtown Annapolis with the U.S. Naval Academy, Maryland state capital, shops, historic homes, tours, fantastic restaurants, historical sites, sailing, and boat rentals. Even a Pirate Ship cruise for the kids in summer/fall!

Sandy Point State Park is definitely worth a visit - less than 10 minutes away. and

Within minutes to other shopping, restaurants, activities (public golf courses, miniature/putt putt golf, golf driving range, executive par 3 course, boating, sailing, fishing trips, etc.)

Approximately an hour drive to either Washington, DC for the Smithsonian (19 museums, 9 research centers, and the National Zoo), theaters including the recently renovated Ford's Theater, restaurants, White House, U.S. Capitol, Georgetown, and more in our nation's capital or a half hour drive to visit Baltimore, MD for the upscale Harborplace and the Gallery with shopping and restaurants, and the National Aquarium for the kids.(

Finally, a visit to Ft. McHenry near Baltimore, Maryland is not to be forgotten. Still, if you long for a more relaxed approach to the area, drive across the Bay Bridge to Kent Island and then on to the Eastern Shore with dozens of small waterfront or resort towns for antiquing, historical sites, shopping (discount outlets), exploring, eating, etc.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Quoted Rates are based on 6 guests - For more than 6 guests, cleaning fee and security deposit may be higher. Additional fee and security deposit required for any boat used at or tied to the dock.

Minimum Stay: 3 days

$400+/nt is standard base rate - may be higher for holidays, special events, Navy football games or summer rate

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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