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Bring Your Boat! Charming Magothy River Cottage with Stunning View.

(18 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 bedrooms, 1 large bathroom with jacuzzi, glass doors, ON the river.

For water lovers only, this bucolic cottage is perched on the water towards the head of the Magothy River that leads to the Chesapeake. The view of the water will wow you from the moment you arrive. The cottage features a panoramic 180 degree view of the water from a wall of windows and 6 sets of sliding glass doors. A wrap around deck encircles the cottage, complete with gas grill and deck chairs where you can enjoy your wine or coffee overlooking the river. A new dock extending out into the river for 72 feet completes the bucolic scene. Sit by the fire pit next to the water or enjoy the interior wood stove. You can tie your own boat at the dock or rent one for water activities. Use our two kayaks to explore the river and inlets where you will see bald eagles, ospreys, and other wildlife. This Magothy cottage was bought as a second home, renovated and lovingly furnished with antiques. The cottage features central heating and cooling, and has been made energy efficient by the owner, who is a professional in the energy efficiency industry. The cottage can sleep a total of six in two bedrooms: one on the main floor with queen bed, and one that occupies the entire second floor with double bed and double blow up mattress. The bathroom features a Jacuzzi tub and glass shower. The kitchen features new appliances. Washer and dryer. TV with cable. Wireless FIOS internet. Barbeque on the deck. This Magothy cottage is ideal for one couple with children or two couples looking for peace, serenity, and access to the water.


Member since: 2013

Speaks: french
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/27/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    Cottage is wonderful for a couple with two kids, but is not ideal for toddler (only because of the deck height - but many toddlers have stayed here and been perfectly safe!)....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We had a beagle who loved our cottage, and we will consider well-trained, housebroken pets for an additional fee (please clip the nails of your pet prior to arriving so as not to scratch our wood floors)....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Mater bedroom: 1 queen


  • Upstairs bedroom: 2 double

    double bed and air mattress...moreless

  • Master bedroom has queen bed, window to the river. Upstairs bedroom occupies the whole floor and has two double beds (one is air mattress). Windows to the river....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub


  • Bathroom is newly renovated with glass shower, jacuzzi tub and wood floors. ...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    Cottage is ON the river. Beautiful views from sunrise to sunset. Bring your boat and keep it at our brand new dock. The Magothy River is 6 miles long, emptying into the Chesapeake Bay....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    Lovely oak dining table seats 8 comfortably a stone's throw from the river....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air; 2nd floor has window unit...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air keeps you warm! 2nd floor has electric unit....moreless

  • Internet:

    FIOS wireless...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Leather couch, second leather chair and rocker ensure your comfort!...moreless

  • Parking:

    Fits 2 cars comfortably....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker:

    Mr. Coffee (filters supplied)....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Completely outfitted....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen has new appliances and is light, airy and charming. Everything that you need to eat in or take out for a picnic....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic staples included (flour, salt, pepper, coffee filters, etc.). Please replace as they are used....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Boat:

    Bring your own boat and tie up at our dock!...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks - must contact owner and sign separate liability waiver. Specific kayak instructions will be sent....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,575 $5,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Pet Fee $200


Rates are subject to change unless reservation is confirmed.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/27/2017
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Baltimore Washinton International (BWI)
10 Miles
Nearest Train
BWI airport
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Magothy Beach

Car: Necessary

Located halfway between Baltimore and Annapolis, Magothy Cottage is an ideal get-away location directly on the Magothy River but close to shopping, restaurants, and attractions.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: We live in Pittsburgh and bought our Magothy Cottage with an eye towards retirement except that we are not ready to retire! Babs Carryer is an entrepreneur and professor of entrepreneurship; Tim Carryer is an energy efficiency expert.

Why the Owner Chose Pasadena, MD, USA:
We love the water, we love boating, and we love the Chesapeake. Magothy River Cottage is in an ideal location: on the water, close to Chesapeake Bay, and yet close to wonderful towns and cities like Annapolis, Washington DC, and Baltimore. The climate is temperate and the seasons are lovely.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The view is stunning from daybreak to dusk. It is the most relaxing and inspiring house we have ever seen. While there are lots of activities to do around boating and other, we often just enjoy the view and the peace and quiet of the river.

Contact us

Speaks: french
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/27/2017

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  • Enjoy drinks on the dock!

    Enjoy drinks on the dock!

  • Sunrise from Magothy Cottage

    Sunrise from Magothy Cottage

  • Living rooom

    Living rooom

  • Master bedrooom

    Master bedrooom

  • Upstairs bedrooom

    Upstairs bedrooom

  • Kitchen


  • Kitchen


  • The dock with our boat, Big Red

    The dock with our boat, Big Red

  • View from Magothy Cottage at dusk

    View from Magothy Cottage at dusk

  • Our kayaks on the beach

    Our kayaks on the beach

  • View across the river in Fall

    View across the river in Fall

  • Beautiful in winter too!

    Beautiful in winter too!

  • Magothy Cottage walkway from driveway

    Magothy Cottage walkway from driveway

  • Dining room table (seats 8)

    Dining room table (seats 8)

  • Cafe table with view of river

    Cafe table with view of river

  • Bathroom with jacuzzi tub (and glass shower not shown in photo)

    Bathroom with jacuzzi tub (and glass shower not shown in photo)

  • Upstairs bedroom

    Upstairs bedroom

  • Kitchen


  • Kitchen


  • Deck and your chairs

    Deck and your chairs

  • Heron under dock

    Heron under dock

  • Enjoy dinner outside on the picnic table!

    Enjoy dinner outside on the picnic table!

  • Reeds on our beach

    Reeds on our beach

VRBO #460604

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 27, 2017

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