About the property
- House2500 sqft
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights
4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Home With Beautiful Furnishings & Loads Of Special Touches
Our beautifully-appointed home pays homage to the Colonial Period. It comfortably sleeps up to 9 guests with four bedrooms and 2.5 baths. It boasts elegant dining and living rooms. Enjoy the quiet street and an easy stroll to downtown Annapolis. It is .8 miles to the State House.
We have taken great care to ensure that guests enjoy their stay at the Gilbert Thornton Renaut house -- this old-style post-and-beam house is truly a treasure. The house has a large, well-stocked kitchen that is great for aspiring chefs and bakers. It's large enough to serve as a gathering place, too, while meals are prepared. We try to ensure the pantry has sundries and essentials. The dining room seats up to 8 to feast on the culinary pursuits undertaken in the kitchen. We can arrange for additional tables and seating if needed. The living room harks back to the bygone colonial days with relics and furnishings of that departed era. It has a piano, a stereo, jigsaw puzzles, and other games such as trivial pursuit, bridge, backgammon, etc. In the winter, the roaring fireplace crackles and quickly thaws any cold fingers and toes. The bedrooms are spacious, furnished with comfortable beds and new linens, and have flat-screen televisions. There are Roku players in 3 bedrooms so you can stream and there's a DVD player in the 4th bedroom complete with a DVD collection. The kids' bedroom also a closet of toys and bookshelf full of children's books. There is a washer and dryer available for your use in the basement.
The house is centrally located so that you can go car-free for your stay and explore Annapolis on foot - unless, of course, you prefer the free Annapolis Circulator Trolley that stops at the end of the street or the water taxi that can whisk you away in unique style to downtown or to Eastport (during peak season only).
Parking is on-street and plentiful right in front of the house. There is no permit required, and since the house is on a corner lot, there is loads of parking on two streets that front the house.
The owners grew up in Maryland's capital, so they can provide endless advice on where to go, what to do, and how best to enjoy America's sailing capital. You can easily walk to the charming brick-lined streets of historic downtown-- where you can stroll along City Dock, watch boaters strut their stuff on Ego Alley, take the kids to battle pirates on the Sea Gypsy, captain your own boat, rent a canoe or a kayak or a paddle board, go on a walking tour or a ghost tour, take a trolley or Segway tour, or dine waterfront.
Or maybe you want to see what it's like to be a midshipman. Visit the Naval Academy and take a tour.
Still looking for things to do? Maybe art and culture is your thing. There are 25 fine art galleries within walking distance of downtown. Additionally, galleries and museums offer classes and sponsor year-round musical and performing arts events. Want free fine art? Who doesn't?! The Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Gallery at St. John's College is the only accredited fine arts museum in the area and admission is zippo, nada, nothing.
Festivals and events abound in Annapolis. In-season sailboat races every Wednesday night...the First Sunday Arts Festival (free! and running through October) is an arts and craft show featuring 100 local and regional artists with live music, dance, street performers, food, and more... county fairs... seafood festivals... sail and powerboat shows... lights on the Bay... and this is to name just a few.
We'd love to host you and help you plan your stay.
Please note that higher prices apply for event weekends, such as Commissioning week, boat shows, USNA Homecoming, Christmas, New Year's Eve, and similar. The calendar may not reflect higher prices during these weekends, so please do inquire. We also require a two-night minimum stay between May and October.
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- Response time:
- within one day
- english, french, spanish
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 23, 2018
The owners hail from Annapolis and Kalamazoo, Michigan. Between the four of us, we've attended a number of schools for both college and post-graduate studies, including Virginia Tech, McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland), Davidson, Kalamazoo College, Johns Hopkins, University of Maryland, University of Connecticut, and University of Arizona. Our occupations are as varied as our schooling. Among us, we have a software engineer, a sports rep, a physical therapist and an appellate attorney.
barb purchased this House in 1984
Why barb chose Murray Hill
Three of the owners grew up in this house.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Great house in a great location
We enjoyed our stay. Thanks!
Amazing Home and Location!
Was an amazing find with easy walking access to Annapolis and the Academy. Owners were wonderful to work with, very responsive and supply everything you could need in the home. Will be back for sure.
Perfect house for group weekend in Annapolis
Great little house for our group's weekend getaway. Short drive to the marina/downtown area for night life. House had all the amenities we needed.
Plebe Parents Weekend
We came to town to spend the first weekend with our Plebe since dropping him off. We didn't know how the weather would be, so we wanted a place we could be comfortable in if we just "hung out at home" rather than having to schedule activities around town. This is a great home with lots of space for our large group to both spread out, as well as gather around a table or together in the living room. The owners were gracious and accommodating! Being on a corner helped tremendously with parking, too! Great stay!
Great House and Location
Close to Downtown Annapolis and located in a friendly neighborhood. House is in great condition, and the owners make access an easy process. Definitely recommend this house for a family weekend stay in Annapolis.
The Colonial period charm of the house makes you feel at home the minute you walk in the door. It’s the perfect location very close to downtown, a short walk to the water, yet in a beautiful, quiet residential neighborhood. The house was spotless and the manager provided more than enough towels and other complimentary household goods for the time we were there. The layout was perfect, an easy flow from the kitchen to the spacious dining and living rooms. There was abundant seating throughout the first floor. The fully equipped kitchen was stocked with everything you would want plus more.
The owner immediately got back to me in response to any questions I had. She ensured check-in and check-out was uncomplicated and provided detailed notes for the stay. I would definitely stay here again and highly recommend it to anyone traveling to Annapolis.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Higher rates may apply for events, including Boat Shows, USNA events, holidays. Please inquire for specific rates. Lower rates may apply in the off-season and for last-minute bookings.