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Charming Waterfront Cottage Outside St. Michaels Close to the Oaks

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7/8

Beautifully renovated one story home directly on the water. Gorgeous hickory floors. Open layout for entertaining. Dining room table for 10. Brand new kitchen and bathrooms. Master bedroom with ensuite bath and walk out access to 32 x 12 enclosed sunroom facing the water. 2nd bedroom with queen bed. 3rd bedroom with bunk beds and additional twin. Large waterside sunroom with terra cotta floors and wet bar. Porch opens to large outdoor patio for enjoying dinner or cocktails or simply watching the sunset. All rooms have brand new furnishings including flat screen TVs, DVD players in mb and living room. Wireless internet throughout. House has attached garage for bike storage, fishing gear, etc. Vacationers will find everything they need in the home, from appliances, cookware and glasses to kayaks, horseshoes and games. Let our home be your vacation home...We have taken care of everything!

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 4, 2017


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Charming Waterfront Cottage Outside St. Michaels Close to the Oaks
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews

Great Property

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time during a quick weekend reunion with friends. The property is beautiful, the house is very updated and very well maintained. It has virtually everything you could think of, including a pantry loaded with all the essential toiletries, which we found incredibly convenient. The bathrooms were stocked like a hotel and were spotless. We met one of the owners who was very down to earth and friendly. We used the kayaks and played some bocce in the yard. The waterfront view is fantastic. The house is a few minutes from downtown St Michaels and we were able to get an Uber for dinner Saturday night. The house was well worth the price and I would recommend it to anyone in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Potomac, Maryland

Perfect getaway, lovely home

  • 5 of 5

I echo the prior reviews entirely. This home is beautifully furnished, immaculately kept and well-provisioned with all the amenities one could wish for. While it is not a large home the layout provides a lot of great spaces to be together as well as spaces for alone-time. It is steps from the very tranquil inlet which provides a lovely way to greet and end the day. The owners have thoughtfully provided anything a family could want for recreation including kayaks with flotation vests, brand new bikes with helmets, a corn hole game and lots of board games. The kitchen is one of the best-stocked in terms of cookware and tableware of any rental I have ever had. Between the outdoor grill, the kitchen and the very generous dining table, families who like to cook and eat together can have very memorable meals during a stay here. The home is very good for anyone with mobility issues as everything is basically on one level--there is just a small step from the dining area to the living room. This is a cozy home where you can enjoy a cuddling up with a book, board game or movie on a rainy day just as thoroughly as you might enjoy kayaking on a sunny day. It is nice that the owners are next door--they are gracious and caring but respectful of their renters' privacy. St. Michael's, Easton, Oxford and Tilghman Island are all very close. There is also a really excellent restaurant literally a 3 minute drive (or short bike-ride) from the house called T at the General Store.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbia, Maryland

Beautiful home in stunning waterfront setting

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in vacation homes in several European countries and all over the U.S. and Canada and we've never stayed in such a well-stocked home as this. Stephanie and David have thought of literally everything -- every little thing -- to make your stay in this home as relaxing and enjoyable as possible.

The home and property are immaculate and well-maintained and the descriptions of the amenities are accurate. However, they do not do justice to the wealth of indoor games, water activities, yard games, and kitchen supplies that this house supplies. We visited for a week with our children, ages 18, 15, and 6. All three were thrilled to have access to the huge and beautiful yard (complete with hammock and corn hole) and the water. We spent hours and hours on the provided kayaks and paddle boards -- the water was wonderful and there are great waterways to safely explore, even for amateurs like us. The kitchen is fabulous for cooking and gathering. And the screened porch is just about the most perfect place on earth.

The town of St. Michael's is a ten-minute drive from the home and offers many good shopping and dining options. We enjoyed Theo's and Ava's, both for dinner, and Justine's for ice cream. The Maritime Museum is worth a visit, especially the boat shed, where you can visit with volunteers who are handcrafting small watercraft as you look on.

Thank you for a wonderful vacation! We will certainly visit again soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous, relaxing...PERFECT

  • 5 of 5

We stayed only 4 nights as it was our 15 month old's first vacation. We can't wait to return! Stephanie and David really have thought of everything: plenty of bikes w helmets, games, kayaks, paddle boards, life vests, fresh linens, plenty of towels, FULLY stocked kitchen and there was even a Pack n Play for the baby! They quietly replaced a hammock that had gotten frayed with a brand new one. They are next door but they totally respect your privacy, which is so key. Their lab, Gracie, was a doll--friendly, playful and welcoming to our 3 pooches. You just cannot beat the setting--the white Adirondacks overlooking the water and the pristine dock..serene and beautiful. My husband and I have been going to Easton and St. Michaels and Oxford for years. This spot is a GEM for the whole family. Stephanie and David and Gracie, thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chester Springs, PA

Sisters Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Best of both worlds - my husband and sons and I enjoyed a wonderful weekend at the cottage. They took full advantage of the dock - launching their boat nearby and exploring all the great places to fish. Everyone enjoyed crabs in the backyard at the picnic table. Perfect setting and we had perfect weather. The house is amazing. as a frequent VRBO renter, I was impressed with the furnishings, linens, and all of the extras: bikes, corn toss, kayaks etc. The house was immaculate and the owners could not have been more friendly and acommondating. Our dogs enjoyed visiting with Gracie, we appreciated the fact that pets were welcome . For the remainder of the week, my sisters visited and we enjoyed all that St. Michael's had to offer: restaurants, bars, spas and shopping. House is so convenient to St. Michael's, but quiet and secluded and a perfect setting on the water. Favorite spots: on the sunporch, the Adirondack chairs on the dock, hammock under a shade tree - just about everything was perfect!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect fall weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about the house - the gorgeous location, the dock, the comfortable furnishings and how well appointed the kitchen was. They had bikes, kayaks and canoes and really anything else you could think of. We cannot wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
BWI - Baltimore Washington International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Carpenter Street
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Bellevue - Oxford Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Harbourtowne Golf Resort
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Theo's Steak House
Nearest Beach
73 Miles
Ocean City, Maryland
Car: recommended

Quintessential Eastern Shore Cottage on Edge Creek offering the perfect getaway for boaters, cyclists and anyone who enjoys the water, nature, outdoor activities, fine restaurants, museums and the history of the Town that Fooled the British. With Zagat rated fine dining within minutes, the pristine waters of the Bay at your doorstep, Waterfowl and Seafood Festivals, and charming boutique shopping in downtown St. Michael's, the area is sure to please everyone in your group.


Rates & Availability

Royal Oak Cottage Rental Rates

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2 Night Min Rate
Jan 18 2017 - Jan 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

VRBO/HOMEAWAY AUTOMATED QUOTE IS NOT ACCURATE! Standard Nightly Rates from $375.00 (our lowest rate) applies to rentals 7 nights or longer; Nightly rental rate for periods shorter than one week vary by time of week and season. Rental rate will be provided in response to your inquiry. Weekly rates from $2,450.00. Weekend rates from $1,250.00, with flexible check-in and check-out times!

Please contact owner for specific payment terms. Security Deposit due at reservation. Deposit is fully refundable if reservation cancelled more than 30 days prior to check-in. Cancellations made between 30 & 15 days prior to check-in are entitled to 50% refund. Cancellations made within two weeks of rental period forfeit deposit. Owner will consider extenuating circumstances for cancellation.

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Royal Oak Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Newly renovated. All new tile, toilets, vanities and fixtures.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
  • Master Bedroom with queen bed and en suite bath. Large all tile shower. Walk out access to waterside sunroom. Brand new furnishings, flat screen tv with dvd player. All bedrooms have brand new furnishings and linens.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 2 bicycles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

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