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Farmhouse Front Exterior. Petunias rocked this year!

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Last updated: 11/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:11
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Farmhouse
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Working Farm

Farm is bordered by by three streams, two smaller ones, and backs up to the Catoctin creek a much larger stream for fishing and canoeing when water levels allow. Spend time watching the sheep grazing in the pasture and the “sheep parade” from the barn to the pasture. Deer are often on the property down near the streams. Red foxes can be seen crossing the corn field.

Conveniently situated just off I-70, and 2 miles outside historic downtown Middletown. Secluded and quiet – yet, practically next door from golf, shopping, restaurants, antiques, and lots more.

Enjoy all the charm and attractions of Frederick, or venture to nearby sites from the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War, and the Civil War in four states and the District of Columbia (an easy drive).
50 minutes to Baltimore or Washington DC and Gettysburg, and only 20 minutes to the Grotto or Hagerstown Outlets. Take the MARC train from Brunswick(20 minutes) for a day in Downtown DC. Hop across the bridge to Historic Harpers Ferry, WV in 20 minutes. Hike the Appalachian Trail, tour Antietam Battlefield, or Historic Downtown Boonsboro, MD antiques, Nora Roberts venues, and more.


Greenbriar State Park is great for swimming in the lake and picnics with the family. Gambrill State Park, can't be beat for walking the dog with great vistas of the valley. There are at least five blazed trails of varying difficulty and length. If you like to ski, you'll find Whitetail, Liberty, and Round Top within forty minutes drive! For golf it will be tough to choose between Beaver Creek, Musket Ridge, or Hollow Creek or Maryland National.

Pet Friendly: There's a LARGE fenced yard and accessible from the kitchen door.

Bedrooms: 1 King, 3 Fulls, 6 Twins
Common Areas: KItchen is fully equiped with all electric appliances, dinnerware, flatware and cookware. Main dining room seats eight. Family room has TV, CD, DVD, reciever, sofa , and love seat.

Perfect for every group activity, family reunions, yoga or spiritual retreats, girl’s getaway and celebrations of any kind.

Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 11/26/2015

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years and older...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Kid friendly farm! Bring the water shoes for some great time fishing, splashing, and traipsing through the refreshing streams exploring the farm. Sheep are very friendly and will eat corn right out of your hand. Kids room stocked with books, games, puzzles, and tons of Legos if needed. Old classic VHS Disney movies if some down time is needed. Tons of wildlife! This morning I had a walking stick on my window and yesterday a fox was crossing the field. Deer frequently around the property and currently bed down frequently on hype other side of the chicken coupe. If you need other entertainment middletown has several parks. One of which has marble rings, did you know we have the current marble champion? A bag of marbles in the kids room - give it a try!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No exceptions. Our home and our entire property is non smoking. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Fenced in back yard conveniently located from the kitchen door. Many dogs enjoy swimming and playing in the streams with the kids too!...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

    This is in the original 1800s farmhouse - smallest room...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 twin/ single

    Small room in original farmhouse...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single

    Small room in original farmhouse...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    Bedroom in original 1800s farmhouse...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Addition from 1940s open but still under some construction...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Addition from 1940s - still some minor construction...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Original farmhouse space. Bathroom added in 1950s...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    Half bath downstairs...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Historic 1800s farmhouse with an addition in the 1950s. Majority of the farmhouse has been updated, however, the kitchen/dining areas are still in need of updating. We are working on this as time permits and anticipate updates to be completed by 2016....moreless

Entertainment

  • Games:

    Board games for all ages...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    A ton of kid friendly VHS tapes and a dozen or so PG13/R DVDs. ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Water View:

    Middle creek and Catoctin creek border property. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Two tables with chairs. Dining room also added in 1950s and not yet remodeled but fully functioning space...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 11 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    TV and DVD. Antenna only so don't always have a lot of channels it depends on the weather ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Outdoor parking. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    12cup coffee maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen added on in the 1950s. Has exposed wood beams from original farmhouse. Kitchen not yet updated/remodeled but fully furnished and functioning. Help yourself to pantry, condiments, and eggs!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Front porch seats 7 comfortably. Great place to watch the sheep parade when they transition from the barn to the pasture. Back porch area has a picnic table, chairs that seat 10, and 2 small benches...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$600
$3,600 $9,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $250 + tax
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed and paid in full. The 1800s farmhouse is under remodeling and should be done by 2016. At this time, all space is usable, only kitchen/dining areas still need to be updated. Barn and silo spaces are off limits. 100% non smoking property -no exceptions. Working farm so owners will be on the grounds to tend gardens and watch over livestock.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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


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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
BWI or Dulles
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Main Cup
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hollow Creek
10 Miles
Nearest Train
MARC
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Main Cup

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

About the owner: Originally born and raised in Illinois I now live on this glorious farm in Middletown MD with Mike and our dog Lucy. My two sons, pictured throughout the site, are both college students and it leaves Mike and I a lot of time to work and enjoy plenty of down time on the farm

Why the Owner Chose Middletown, MD, USA:
My husband Mike was born and raised on this family farm with four other amazing brothers. A good family location to create wonderful new memories of special time spent together.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Close to Baltimore/DC activities and yet also a destination in itself for anyone just wanting to relax surrounded by nature.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 11/26/2015

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Photos

  • Farmhouse Front Exterior. Petunias rocked this year!

    Farmhouse Front Exterior. Petunias rocked this year!

  • Living Room on right as you enter front door.

    Living Room on right as you enter front door.

  • Catoctin Creek in the Fall

    Catoctin Creek in the Fall

  • Original 1800s Bank Barn. In season has hay/straw on ends. Sheep live below.

    Original 1800s Bank Barn. In season has hay/straw on ends. Sheep live below.

  • Property Map Outline

    Property Map Outline

  • Kids Playing in the Small Stream -hours of wholesome unplugged entertainment.

    Kids Playing in the Small Stream -hours of wholesome unplugged entertainment.

  • Butterfly resting near the stream.

    Butterfly resting near the stream.

  • My oldest son feeding and hanging out with the sheep!  Always entertaining:)

    My oldest son feeding and hanging out with the sheep! Always entertaining:)

  • Winter on the farm!  That's Mike walking Lucy on a glorious winters day!

    Winter on the farm! That's Mike walking Lucy on a glorious winters day!

  • Original farmhouse bedroom

    Original farmhouse bedroom

  • Bedroom addition in 1950s has 1800s wood floors that used to be crawl space.

    Bedroom addition in 1950s has 1800s wood floors that used to be crawl space.

  • Stepping outside the kitchen door. Fenced bit backyard overlooking field.

    Stepping outside the kitchen door. Fenced bit backyard overlooking field.

  • Parlor Room on left as you enter the front door.

    Parlor Room on left as you enter the front door.

  • Sunset from Kitchen Window over sheep pasture.

    Sunset from Kitchen Window over sheep pasture.

  • Outbuilding. In the 1800s this outbuilding was servants quarters.

    Outbuilding. In the 1800s this outbuilding was servants quarters.

  • Both my boys having some Tire Swing fun!  Field in background often has hay.

    Both my boys having some Tire Swing fun! Field in background often has hay.

  • Sheep inside the bank barn when shelter is needed.

    Sheep inside the bank barn when shelter is needed.

  • Fishing the larger stream called Catoctin.  Perfect family time!

    Fishing the larger stream called Catoctin. Perfect family time!

  • Beaver Dam on the Catoctin creek.

    Beaver Dam on the Catoctin creek.

  • Small section of the Garden / Corn field area

    Small section of the Garden / Corn field area

  • View of the family from top of the pasture

    View of the family from top of the pasture

  • Original farm house small bedroom used as nursery with servant entrance.

    Original farm house small bedroom used as nursery with servant entrance.

  • Full bath in original farmhouse. Added in 1940s - by taking space from adj rooms

    Full bath in original farmhouse. Added in 1940s - by taking space from adj rooms

  • Catoctin creek from the point. My favorite spot on the farm. Always peaceful!

    Catoctin creek from the point. My favorite spot on the farm. Always peaceful!

VRBO #629425

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016

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