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Front of house from St. Michaels harbor looking across Town Park

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Last updated: 03/20/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.75
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

The John Bruff House Is A 2 Bedroom Cottage In The Heart Of Historic St Michaels

The fully restored historic John Bruff House, located on the Town park, has magnificent St. Michaels harbor and Miles River water views. The house is 2 bedroom, 3 bathroom cottage with plenty of living space and a rear screened porch. It is a short walk from all museums, parks, restaurants, churches and shops in St. Michaels.

The house was built around 1805 by wheelwright John Bruff who is believed to have constructed the magnificent mantel and paneled wall in the living room.

The first floor of the original portion of the Bruff House includes a LIVING ROOM with original paneling, a DINING ROOM, and small DEN. To the rear of the original house on the first floor is a KITCHEN area connected to a large paneled FAMILY ROOM. To the rear of the kitchen is a screened PORCH facing a large backyard.

The second floor of the original portion of the Bruff House is a very large MASTER BEDROOM with fireplace having a king size bed. The second floor to the rear of the house includes a SECOND BEDROOM with a queen size bed.

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Owner

Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/20/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1400 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking indoors...moreless

  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    Bathroom with toilet and sink in second bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    Bathroom with toilet and sink in master bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    First Floor...moreless

  • Each bedroom has its own bathroom with toilet and sink. Full bathroom with bathtub/shower on first floor....moreless

Entertainment

  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village
  • Water View:

    The house has a spectacular view of the St. Michaels Harbor and Miles River...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Table both in family room and dining room...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    2 off street parking spaces...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Ask owner...moreless

  • Boat:

    Can be rented nearby or boat tours such as Patriot or Selina walking distance from house...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Screened porch...moreless

  • Golf:

    Wonderful courses- Hog Neck and Martingham - a short drive from house...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Can be rented within a block of house...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    St Michaels has a wonderful Town pool about 5 blocks from the house...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Mar 3 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$190 $355
Fri, Sat
$1,495
Summer
May 26 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$290 $395
Fri, Sat
$1,910
Fall
Sep 4 - Dec 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$215 $395
Fri, Sat
$1,675

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $40
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Minimum three day rental required for MLK Day weekend, Presidents Day Weekend, Easter Weekend, Columbus Day Weekend, Thanksgiving Day Weekend and Christmas. Minimum 4 night stay required for Winefest in April. Discounts for last minute bookings.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 03/20/2017
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Location

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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Easton
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Oxford
60 Miles
Nearest Beach
Delaware
 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: I have been enjoying St. Michaels and restoring historic houses there since 1991.

Why the Owner Chose Saint Michaels, MD, USA:
I purchased this remarkable property because of its architecture, its history, the wonderful yard, the harbor and river views, the location on the Town park and harbor, and the convenience to everything in St. Michaels.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The architecture, the history, the yard, the harbor and river views, the location on the Town park, and the convenience to everything in St. Michaels, make this an extraordinary property.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/20/2017

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Photos

  • Front of house from St. Michaels harbor looking across Town Park

    Front of house from St. Michaels harbor looking across Town Park

  • St. Michaels harbor from Park in front of house

    St. Michaels harbor from Park in front of house

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Paneled Wall in front parlor

    Paneled Wall in front parlor

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Screened Porch

    Screened Porch

  • St. Michaels Harbor from Park in front of house

    St. Michaels Harbor from Park in front of house

  • Park with Gazebo in front of house

    Park with Gazebo in front of house

  • Looking east on Green St.- Bruff House and Harrison house further down St.

    Looking east on Green St.- Bruff House and Harrison house further down St.

  • St Michaels harbor and Miles River in distance from park in front of house

    St Michaels harbor and Miles River in distance from park in front of house

  • Historic photo of Green Street

    Historic photo of Green Street

  • View from front yard of house -- facing St. Michaels harbor

    View from front yard of house -- facing St. Michaels harbor

  • Front of house

    Front of house

  • Bruff House on left with Thomas Harrison house vrbo 198445 on right

    Bruff House on left with Thomas Harrison house vrbo 198445 on right

  • Front Parlor

    Front Parlor

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Rear Yard and Screened Porch

    Rear Yard and Screened Porch

  • House from Harbor

    House from Harbor

  • Park with Gazebo in front of house

    Park with Gazebo in front of house

  • Historic photo of Green Street

    Historic photo of Green Street

  • View from Park in front of house

    View from Park in front of house

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This listing was first published here in 2016.

Date last modified - Monday, March 20, 2017

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