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Perfect Waterview Cottage - St. Michaels Getaway

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Sleeps 4. 2 Bedrooms. 1.5 Baths.

Shipwright Cottage is a fully-renovated idyllic getaway located in the Bay Hundred area of the Chesapeake Bay just 8 miles outside of St. Michaels, MD. Bikes and kayaks included!

Shipwright Cottage is a fully-renovated 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath house that is a perfect getaway for couples or small families. The open concept main room on the second floor offers an queen-sized bed and reading nook, while the second bedroom has two extra long twin beds that can be combined to make a king. The living room offers an electric fireplace and pull out sofa. The full bath features a luxurious glass shower and water views accent every room. A screened porch offers space to relax and enjoy the views. The cottage is fully equipped with a fabulous kitchen, WiFi, DVD player, washer-dryer, and charcoal grill. Linens and bath towels are included. Two kayaks, Two adult bicycles, one child's bike, and one bike trailer are available for your use.

Shipwright Cottage is located on Cummings Creek, just a short drive to St. Michaels, Tilghman Island, Oxford, and Easton.

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Melissa Haber
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Wittman, Maryland

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , King bed or 2 extra long twins
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

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Perfect Waterview Cottage - St. Michaels Getaway
average rating of 4.8378377 based on 37 reviews

Yes please, I’ll have seconds.

  • 5 of 5

Last year’s fall visit to the Shipwright’s Cottage has been followed up with a New Year’s weekend. I will tell you that what makes this cottage specials has not changed, only the weather.

The local wildfowl now visit fallow corn fields as hawks squawk overhead. Sika dear are visible at the edges of fields of cover crops and a skim of ice, thicker at water’s edge is visible. Winter has come to Wittman but the restaurants are busy, the town of Saint Michael’s sparkles in the evening and the Shipwright’s Cottage continues to be wonderful spot to spend some downtime. Too bad the football games were not better.

Well appointed, functional and just central enough - including water views on two sides – to be a memorable hideaway any time of year. The representations made are reliable as the communications from the owner. If you visit enough of these kinds of places, you will realize how valuable those two items are.

  • Submitted: 3-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location for Us

  • 4 of 5

This quaint cottage is just perfect for the two of us. It provided a launch pad for biking, kayaking, and long walks. Close to historic St Michael's and all its attractions. Plan to come back next year.

  • Submitted: 7-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

I selected this property because of the consistent 5-star reviews and comments. They were correct; it is a charming, beautifully decorated, and fully equipped place to relax. Loved the peace and quiet and views of the water. When our daughter, who has a small second home in St.Michaels, came to see our accommodations at the Shipwright Cottage, she was equally dazzled and immediately took a couple of cards saying this would be a perfect place to put up other guests visiting them. It's only an easy 10 minute drive to St. Michaels. Highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house is and bath updated,, bright, cheerful. Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Overall a great property and a great value!

  • Submitted: 23-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice rental

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is well located, with lovely and comfortable furnishings. It is quite well equipped. We used the kayaks, but found the steep and craggy put-in point a challenge for the less than surefooted.

Lots of historic small communities to explore with friendly people and great food.

  • Submitted: 1-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Sanctuary For Two Weary Souls

  • 5 of 5

About 2/3rds into a 2,000 mile, 3 week road trip, we chose to spend 5 nights at the Shipwright's Cottage. It was a wise decision. While the property is not waterfront per se, you can see two wide creeks from darn near every window. The "neighborhood" is quiet and serene. The houses are scattered apart, so most of the sounds we heard came from birds and cicadas. Nothing interrupted our sleep in the comfortable queen bed upstairs. The a/c units kept the inside quite comfortable day and night. The full bath has limited counter/shelf space if you are the type who brings their salon with them on holiday, but the two of us managed just fine and enjoyed the spacious shower (no tub) with plenty of water pressure. Downstairs there was a comfortable couch in which to watch tv or sunsets. We preferred one of the two nearby beaches suggested by the owner. The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare whatever meals we chose to prepare ourselves. It also contains a washer/dryer in one unit. We definitely needed that, but be sure to read the directions carefully. The bikes and kayaks available our use were of high quality and we enjoyed both, though use extreme caution when launching the kayaks on the rocky shore. Once in the water, you are only limited by your own skills and stamina. Same with the bikes. Riding around dusk will bring you into contact with many of the deer who inhabit the area. Nearby St. Michael's provides a full service grocery store and a wide variety of restaurants if you decide on that option. Opportunities to charter boats or simply rent a small outboard abound in the region, so you can use this spacious cottage as your haven or as your base of operations-either way we found it ideal for our needs.

  • Submitted: 4-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Wittman, Maryland

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2018
Apr 6 2018 - Apr 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Apr 26 2018 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
May 1 2018 - May 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
May 24 2018 - Sep 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
Sep 4 2018 - Nov 30 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$63.8
Refundable Damage Deposit C$319.02
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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