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Location/Convenience/Charm: Heart of Historic Frederick with Private Garden

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

2 bd 1 ba rowhouse w/loft. Adjoins park. Perfect for vacation or corporate use.

The 1860's 2 1/2 story brick rowhouse, completely rehabbed in 2014, features the comfort, convenience and safety of a new home where you can nestle in and chill out for a quiet weekend, or 'Vacation Central,' a home base from which to explore Frederick and a region filled with some of the country's most historic sites.

Attractively and comfortably appointed, the house is designed and furnished to be flexible to meet the needs of vacationers or corporate tenants. It features a living room, dining room and kitchen on first floor. An office space, laundry closet, queen bedroom, full bath and a flex room (single bedroom or second office) occupy the second floor. The third floor loft is a comfortable casual family game room or third office space with a big desk situated under a skylight. The room has fold-out sleeping accommodation for two. A fenced, landscaped back garden with stone patio and fountain makes guests as comfortable outside as in.

The house is next to Carroll Creek Park, the jewel at the center of Frederick's historic downtown, lined with restaurants, sidewalk cafes, walking and biking paths. Carroll Creek Park links to Mullinix and Baker Parks, with their diverse recreational amenities, including well-maintained pools, tennis courts, children's playground, amphitheaters, picnic tables, and an adult recreation and fitness center, all within 2-4 blocks.

Visitors with access to MARC can arrive by train and walk the three blocks from the downtown MARC station along Carroll Creek to Creekside House to try small city living without a car. If it's summertime, they can enjoy the fountains and waterlilies in the creek as they stroll. Visitors with cars can store their vehicles in the parking deck a half block away. There is no parking on site.

It is a half block to the Courthouse, a block and a half to City Hall, and a block west and south of the main intersection of the downtown. The theater district is just steps away around the corner, and the arts centers, museums, and downtown boutiques and dining are within easy walking distance. Frederick has tens of wonderful restaurants to tempt your palate: VOLT!, AYSE Meze Lounge, The Tasting Room, Pissarro's, and many more.

Sorry, but no smoking in or on the property, and no pets permitted.

More Details

Owner
Carolyn Greiner
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

Location

Nearest Airport
41 Miles
IAD 41 mi, BWI 52 mi, DCA 49 mi, Frederick 2.3 m
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
La Paz
Nearest Ferry
24 Miles
Whites Ferry
Nearest Golf
2.8 Miles
Clustered Spires
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
MARC
Nearest Motorway
2.6 Miles
I-70, I-270, US 15
Nearest Restaurant
0.15 Miles
Black Hog Barbecue Restaurant
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Ski Liberty
Nearest Beach
154 Miles
Rehoboth Beach, DE
Car: not necessary

Creekside House has a great central location, within easy walking distance of boutique and antique shopping, theaters, museums, restaurants, Hood College and recreational facilities. The MARC train and bus stations are three blocks away.

Frederick is approximately 45 miles west of Baltimore along Interstate 70, and 45 miles northwest of DC along Interstate 270. Visitors with private planes can arrive at Frederick Municipal Airport, home base for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.

If history is your thing, Frederick is your place! Whether staying close to Creekside House and exploring local museums and historic sites, or choosing a central location from which to make day trips to Gettysburg, Antietam, and Civil War sites in northern Virginia, perhaps topped off by taking the train into Union Station to visit the Smithsonian, a vacation in Frederick offers enough interest and variety to please most folks.

You might be surprised to learn that Frederick was the home of the country's first president (and he wasn't George Washington!) In November 1781, John Hanson became the first President of the United States in Congress Assembled, under the Articles of Confederation. Washington visited-- and Lafayette, and Francis Scott Key, and Barbara Fritchie, and Lincoln, and Jubal Early.

Frederick was a 'jumping off place' where travelers and explorers outfitted and prepared to cross the Allegheny Mountains to settle the west, for they could follow the Potomac to its headwaters and after crossing a few miles of the Eastern Continental Divide, enter the headwaters of streams which carried them to the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. The Lewis and Clark expedition took on provisions here.

Sports enthusiasts can stroll less than a mile south on Market St. to take in a Frederick Keys game at Harry Grove Stadium. The Class A Minor league team is an affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. Skiers from the DC and Baltimore areas can make a short 35 minute hop to Ski Liberty.

Or they can bring their clubs and sign up for a tee time at Clustered Spires, the municipal course less than 3 miles away with a 4-star rating from Golf Digest. Real golf addicts could stay for two weeks and play a different course in Frederick County every day.

The City and County provide bicyclists with wonderful opportunities for rides at many skill and endurance levels, and maps showing routes are available at the Tourism Center across from the MARC station, or at http://www.visitfrederick.org/what-to-see-and-do/frederick-county-heritage-bicycle-tours. Some of the tours are 'themed,' featuring Civil War sites or the C&O canal, or covered bridges, for example. A short bicycling video is at www.youtube.com/visitfrederick

Combine history and easy hiking in tours of The C&O canal or the Monocacy Battlefield, or challenge yourself a bit more on the Appalachian Trail or trails in Catoctin Mountain Park or Gambrill State Park. Easiest of all is to take one of the history tours of Frederick's downtown.

Frederick County is well-endowed with streams and rivers. Fishing in our mountain streams or canoeing or kayaking on the Monocacy or Potomac Rivers are great ways to relax and recharge your batteries while enjoying nature.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Downtown, Maryland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
MLK 3-day weekend
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$632
Flat fee
 
 
Inauguration
Jan 18 2017 - Jan 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$237
 
 
Presidents' Day 3-day Weekend
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$632
Flat fee
 
 
Memorial Day 3-Day Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$632
Flat fee
 
 
Nightly Rate
May 28 2017 - Jun 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$184
From
C$211
Fri,Sat
C$1,277
C$4,995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest
 
July 4 weekend
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
C$842
Flat fee
 
 
Labor Day 3-Day weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$632
Flat fee
 
 
Columbus Day 3-Day weekend
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$632
Flat fee
 
 
Veterans Day 3-Day Weekend
Nov 9 2017 - Nov 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$632
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas 4-day Weekend
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
C$842
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$184
From
C$211
Fri,Sat
C$1,277
C$4,995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$78
Cleaning C$105

There is an additional $25 holiday premium for federal holidays, the Friday following Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and New Year's Eve.

Lower weekly rates for longer stays. Please inquire.

PROPERTY DAMAGE PROTECTION IS REQUIRED. The amount quoted is the minimum, for two people for two days. The level and price of coverage are dependent on the number of guests and length of stay. Please inquire.

Arrangements can be made for cleaning service for periods longer than a week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Downtown, Maryland

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Brand new, with adjacent area for hair/makeup
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , New Tempurpedic queen mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , Can be set up as single bedroom or an additional office
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 child bed , Family rm/loft with double air mattress or 2 fold-out chairs
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
For business travelers, business services are available in the downtown, including meeting space and temporary help. A small printer is available.