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Charming Riverview Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 912 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

A charming 2 bedroom, 1 bath cottage with gorgeous views of the Miles River.

Riverview Cottage is a 2 bedroom, 1 bath cottage located on a large corner lot with beautiful views of the Miles River in Saint Michaels. The cottage has been completely renovated, features hardwood floors, and is decorated in a cozy shabby chic style. The location makes it a breeze to park your car and walk or ride the cruiser bikes provided into the town of Saint Michaels or harbor for a unique shopping and dining experience.

Some of our amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, brand new beds (1 King , 2 twins) and gorgeous bedding. Internet and cable TV plus a CD player and assortment of movies are provided. Upon arrival guests are greeted with a complementary welcome basket that features, homemade breakfast breads, coffee and tea, savory snacks and chocolate. All to help insure a relaxing stay! And a perfect spot to enjoy morning coffee and /or evening happy hour is on the screened-in porch.

Some unique benefits of our cottage include its location to the start of the SM Race in May -- just a walk to the end of the street! Our location is also ideal for watching log canoe races in June, fireworks in July , walking or biking to the Wine Festival in April and/or taking advantage of the many wonderful events scheduled at the Maritime Museum. Our community pool and tennis courts are also located at the end of Seymour avenue -- a breeze to walk or bike to. The backyard has an outdoor dining set and incredible views of the Miles River, and our shed hosts 4 brand new cruiser bikes.

More Details

Diana Bartell
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2018

About Diana Bartell

My husband and I fell in love with Saint Michaels 20 Years ago during an anniversary weekend. We began looking for a weekend home and were fortunate to find the cottage in 2006. As our family grew we renovated a slightly larger home near by. We decided to keep the cottage for our family to enjoy and now offer it to guests to enjoy its many charms as well.

Diana Bartell purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Diana Bartell chose Saint Michaels

The location is ideal! It's on a gorgeous corner lot with the Miles River at the end of the street and the views and sunsets are incredible. You can easily walk or bike to town -- my daughter and her friends like to go to Justines ice cream in the summer and I enjoy biking to the farmers market for flowers and delicious pastries. My husband and I also love to run and take advantage of the SM race every year. The starting line is just down the street, perhaps a 3 minute walk. During the warmer months we also ride or walk into town or the harbor to enjoy the unique dining/shopping

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage has an enchanting feel to it. A sign in the kitchen says it all "This is my happy Place" We hope it is for our guests as well. The screened in porch is a favorite spot to relax, read a book, enjoy a glass of wine in the evening or coffee in the morning. We hope the welcome basket with baked breakfast breads, savory snacks and chocolate will help begin your relaxing stay.


Saint Michaels Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 912 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • The master bedroom features a new Beautyrest mattress and gorgeous bedding. A TV, dresser, night stands and chair complement the room. The twin bedroom also has 2 new Beautyrest mattresses, beautiful bedding, a makeup table and chair. Linens are included!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming


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Charming Riverview Cottage
average rating of 4.9661016 based on 59 reviews

Cozy, clean, quiet - just right!

  • 5 of 5

We spent Thanksgiving at Diana's lovely cottage and had a perfect time. She is so thoughtful and we felt very welcome.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bethesda, MD

Wonderful cottage, great owner!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is delightful -- lovely, homey, and so comfortable, with a fantastic view of the river. Diana, the owner, is an amazing hostess who does everything imaginable to welcome you and insure that you'll have a great stay. My husband and I have booked vrbo rentals for many years and Diana is the best owner we've ever worked with. Homemade banana bread, a basket of treats, more treats in the fridge, little toiletries in case you've forgotten something...thanks so much, Diana!

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything was wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely river view home. Well kept and clean. Thanks for generous treats!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington, DC

Wonderful Riverview Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent weekend at Riverview Cottage. The home is warm, well-stocked, and immaculate. Diana was a wonderful hostess, leaving us snacks and information about the town, and providing restaurant recommendations. We would not hesitate to stay here again, or to recommend it to friends.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adorable Cottage Located Perfectly

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this cottage was unforgettable! The first impression entering the cottage was breathtaking! We were welcomed with a note that was personalized to every guest, a gift basket with treats, and a cheese tray with a bottle of wine waiting for us in the fridge. The cottage was it decorated very nicely and had everything that we needed for a nice girls weekend away! We love being within walking distance to the water and within walking distance to the Main Street. I would recommend this cottage to anyone that is looking for a nice little weekend away in St. Michael's!! Diana was a fabulous host!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Michaels serenity

  • 5 of 5

What a great place! Diana was very accommodating and her accomdations were superlative. She clearly cares for her home meticulously and she adds extra touches to make guests feel more like old friends than guests. I would rent this place again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Some of our favorite places include the Chesapeake Maritime museum a waterfront museum that hosts many wonderful exhibits and festivals. Other favorites include taking a cruise on the PATRIOT, wine tasting at the Saint Michaels Winery, beer tasting at the brewery, unique shopping in town, and dining out!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.