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Location, Location, Location! - W Melson House - Beautiful - In Town St Michaels

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

The recently restored historic Washington Melson House, located at 206 Locust St. is a 2 bedroom vacation cottage that is a short walk from all museums, parks, restaurants, churches and shops in St. Michaels!

The house was built around 1840 by Washington Melson, a sailor, believed to be one of two individuals who voted for Abraham Lincoln in the presidential election of 1860. The house was originally built at only 16 feet wide but enlarged to the current width soon thereafter.

The first floor of the original portion of the Melson House includes a living room and a dining room. To the rear of the original house on the first floor is a kitchen area which opens up by French doors to an outdoor patio. Also connected to the kitchen is a large family room with a queen sleep sofa. There is a half bath off the family room.

The second floor of the original portion of the Melson house is a large bedroom having two twin beds. The second floor to the rear of the house (accessed by a different staircase than that in the original portion), contains the master bedroom having a queen size bed. There is a full bathroom off this bedroom.

Keywords: Beautiful, comfortable, convenient, historic yet fully updated

More Details

Owner
Thomas Byrne
Member since: 2008
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 9, 2018

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Saint Michaels, Maryland

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sleep sofa in family room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Patio for enjoying yard or for barbecuing, Chess and checkers sets.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.774194 based on 31 reviews
5

Comfortable and great location!

  • 5 of 5

Great historic home walking distance to shops, waterfront and restaurants! Beds were comfy, home was very clean. Owner was accessible and super friendly when we called looking for the current wifi password and the extra towels. We stayed for the running festival and brought our 2 kids and dog. The location was 2 blocks away from the finish line which is a godsend after running 13.1 miles! If you enjoy historic homes with some modern amenities this home is for you. Sofa and soft chairs are a bit understuffed. We ate out during our stay so can’t vouch for the cooking utensils and supplies but there seemed to be everything most would need. Be sure to check out the photo album of what the owner did to restore the home...amazing!!

  • Submitted: 20-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Birthday Surprise Present!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful cottage in beautiful St. Michaels.

  • Submitted: 13-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time staying at this cottage. It is comfortable and well-appointed. We love the location in the heart of St Michaels.

  • Submitted: 15-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very cute historic property

  • 4 of 5

The location of this property could not have been better! Quiet location but was within walking distance to everything. Owner let us get in early and offered us a later checkout.

  • Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice historical cottage

  • 5 of 5

Location is perfect, walk to marina, museum, shops in town. If you want to enjoy St Michaels this is the perfect spot to do it from.

The cottage is nicely furnished and has a wonderful feel for an 1840s place.

The sofa in the living room is a bit understuffed and dusty but otherwise it's mostly a beautiful set of wood furniture and furnishings very nicely done.

  • Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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historic cottage modern amenities

  • 4 of 5

You will love staying in this charming historic cottage in St Michaels. The American flag over the door is a welcome greeting. The kitchen is modern and even knives are sharp! There is a large pot for steaming crabs. The .first floor is spacious and furnished in rustic colonial style. Upstairs the ceilings are low.The beds are comfortable . Outside the kitchen entrance is a brick patio with a table and chairs.It is the perfect place for a glass of wine when the sun sets over the yardarms of the boats across the street in the pretty harbor.

  • Submitted: 17-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Museums (incl. Maritime Museum), restaurants and shops, a few blocks away, Town Park with magnificent water/harbor views, a few steps from house, Farmers Market from March - October on Saturday mornings, Acoustic music concerts also in Park on Thursday evenings during summer, Bicycle rental 1 block away, Beautiful public pools 6 blocks away, Tennis Courts 6 blocks away, Boat rides (on Patriot, Selina or Maritime Museum Skipjack) a few blocks away, Grocery stores a few blocks away, Town Public Library, 2 blocks away, Kayak rental, in Town, Winery, 4 blocks away, Microbrewery 4 blocks away, Town of Oxford, 1 hr bike ride away (with ride on Tred Avon Ferry), Historic areas, great for walks or bike rides, in all directions!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Saint Michaels, Maryland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring
Mar 30 2018 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$232
From
C$412
Fri,Sat
C$1,797
 
 
Summer
May 25 2018 - Sep 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$348
From
C$483
Fri,Sat
C$2,255
 
 
Fall
Sep 3 2018 - Dec 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$251
From
C$470
Fri,Sat
C$1,901
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$103.08

MLK Day Weekend, Presidents Day Weekend, Columbus Day Weekend, Thanksgiving Weekend and Christmas all require a 3 night stay. Winefest (last weekend) in April requires a 4 night stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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