Best Chesapeake Bay Sunrise & Sunsets! Water Views from Every Room in the House(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Close to Princess Anne, Crisfield, Chincoteague, Assateauge, Salisbury
GPS address: 25678 Frenchtown Road, Westover MD, 21871
Member since: 2014
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Both bedrooms enjoy water views and have double beds. Master bedroom has full hanging closet. Guest bedroom has a skylight right over the bed, enjoy star gazing as you drift off to sleep. Master bedroom has tv/dvd player. If you have more than four guests up to two more can sleep on the futon in the living room ...moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Lots to do nearby, 2 miles from a public boat ramp at the marina where there is also a small restaurant where you can go to pick crabs or order a great crab cake. About 3 miles away is Fairmount National Wildlife Management Area, great for canoeing & kayaking to go see all kinds of bird life, Bald Eagles, Osprey, Great Blue Heron, etc (we even saw a snowy owl this fall!) and 45 min from Chincoteauge and the Assateague Wild Ponies. Great bike riding area too. Dogs must be kept on leash when outside....moreless
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Pet Fee $50 + tax
- cleaning fee $75
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 6.5%
Shoes off when you come in please, and absolutely no smoking. Food in the kitchen only, not upstairs. There is plenty of parking in the gravel parking area just before you get to the house, not in the neighbors driveway just past the house, and please no parking on the lawn. Hot water is a tankless on-demand Eco-friendly heater and doesn't come on until you run the hot water hard enough!
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Located in Frenchtown, MD, 30 min south of Salisbury, MD on Chesapeake Bay's Eastern Shore. This is a private home on an island in the middle of ten thousand acres of salt marsh and near a national wildlife management area. Views from the bedroom enjoy waterfront sunrises, water views from the living room & dining area, and the front porch enjoys waterfront sunsets. Perfect for a very quiet getaway. Two bikes and kayaks available for your use. Soak up mother nature. This quaint Eastern Shore town is on an island looking over Tangier Sound on the Chesapeake Bay. It's a quiet place with only 17 houses and no commercial stores, but there is plenty to do in the area. Bicycling is easy on these flat back country roads. 2 miles away in Rumbley is a marina with a restaurant - you can crack crabs or have a delicious crab cake right after you get back from launching your boat or kayak from the public boat ramp. 3 miles away is the Fairmount Wildlife Management Area where you will see Bald Eagles, Great Blue Heron, waterfowl of all kinds. Walk or bike the impoundments. 10 Miles away is Great Hope Golf Course, open to the public. 20 miles away is Crisfield where you can tour the home of Lem & Steve Ward, the famous decoy carving brothers. Then pick up a ferry to Smith Island or go to Tangier Island and hear the locals talk - they still have an Elizabethan accent! 30 miles away is Pocomoke, home to the Discovery Center where reptiles, Native American displays & maritime history all collide to offer all interestes something to do. 45 minutes away go through Chincoteague to get to Assateague National Seashore and see the wild ponies, and from there hit the beach and listen to the Atlantic Ocean as the waves roll in. Parking is never a problem anywhere. Easy, the way it should be. As you can tell, I love my neighborhood! - Iris
P.S.. There is wifi and dogs must be kept on a leash when outside.
Close to Princess Anne, Crisfield, Chincoteague, g, Salisbury, Chincoteague, and Ocean City
GPS address: 25678 Frenchtown Road, Westover, MD 21871
Year Purchased: 1981
About the owner: The reason my house is for rent in the summer is because I became a ship's captain in 2001 when I inherited my grandfather's yacht the Selina II. I operate her as a charter boat in St Michaels, MD, about a two hour drive away, too far to commute, so I stay there during the sailing season.
Why the Owner Chose Westover, MD, USA:
I grew up the water on Shelter Island, NY. When I got to be an adult, I wanted to continue to live on the water, but property values there we prohibitive, so I move to MD where I could afford a waterfront home. Then I feel in love with the Eastern Shore. They call this place the 'Land of Pleasant Living'', and it is. Everyone is very friendly and the community is tight, a bit like Mayberry in the old Andy Griffith TV show.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
I grew up on an island and Frenchtown is on an Island. You will go over three bridges to get to the house, so it has an island culture, just like where I grew up. And there is only one way on and off, so there is very little traffic, nice and quiet, the way I like it. Sleepy little town. Plus you can't beat the views, water from every window, including the bathroom! Most city folks pull the blind, but I don't; there's only birds to look in and see you, and I like looking out to see them. I love looking at the Great Blue Herons that sit on the pilings out back. Sometimes we get White Herons, quite a thrill to see. I love all the wildlife in the area, the proximity to the Wildlife refuges where I like to take a long walk everyday, the beautiful views, easy bike riding, and great neighbors. Many of the people who live in Frenchtown are still working watermen who bring back the crabs they catch and keep them in the floats at the crab houses out front. So wonderful to live in a place time forgot
Windrush Cottage, enjoy both sunrise and sunset views over the water
bring your own - lots of flat country roads, or beach bikes for Assateague
Kyakers paradise found!
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Monday, February 06, 2017
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