Comfort & Style: Chesapeake Bay Views, Outdoor Spa, Kayaks, Gated Pier & More

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We are very pleased to offer accommodations to Maryland State Delegates serving in the Maryland General Assembly from January through April each year. We still have availability for the upcoming 2017 Session. Enjoy comfort & style steps from the Chesapeake Bay. Rejuvenate, relax and enjoy. Upgraded September 2016! Check out the new Game Room. Main Cottage sleeps 10 Adults in 5 comfy beds; 8 kids in bunk beds; 22 total including sofas and Queen Aerobed mattress.

**UPGRADES** Stone fire pit, patio heater with glass-enclosed flame, stainless steel convection oven/cooktop stove, microwave, new waffle iron. Outdoor spa tub & 2 Kayaks included with optional studio/game room. Offered to our friends and guests is a Chesapeake Bay view cottage with versatile layout: 3BR/2BA in Upper Level plus 2BR/1BA in Garden Level = total 5BR/3BA Cottage (plus optional detached Studio/Game Room). Separate/locked entrances for guest privacy/security or leave open plan. Ideal for reunions, Navy Football weekends and just good old fashioned rest & relaxation.

***Don't miss MURDER MYSTERY weekends***

Nov-Feb. Gather friends and get away for a fun-filled weekend.

ATTENTION: Active Duty Military returning from overseas combat deployment who wish to R&R in Annapolis, MD.

THE CROW'S NEST COTTAGE WILL MEET YOU HALF WAY. That means 50% off your stay with no blackout dates. OK for relatives to make the reservation for you.

Crow's Nest Cottage is tucked away in a waterfront beach community, just minutes from Historic Annapolis and the U.S. Naval Academy. The perfect “base” for Boat Show weeks, visiting Annapolis (the nation’s sailing capital and the legislative capital of Maryland), U.S. Naval Academy ( 12 min), Six Flags America Theme Park (40 min), Washington D.C. (55 min) and Baltimore (50 min). Leave your worries at home and dive into the Chesapeake Bay’s natural beauty, abundance of flora, fauna and exciting history. “Crow’s Nest Cottage' property line is about 120 feet from the Chesapeake Bay and 150 or so yards to the gated community pier and boat slips. Community beach, park and playground, ~ 300 yards. Boat launch is at the end of the street.

Inside: Unique appointments, upscale décor, gourmet kitchen with new stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and island bar. Dine in style around the circular table (& lazy susan) with seating for up to 8, plus 2 at bar (upstairs) and dining for 6 in studio…bon appétit!

Appointments: 5 bedrooms, 3 full spa-inspired bathrooms, jetted spa tub, marble shower, eco-friendly bamboo and natural stone floors, mosaic tiling, air conditioning. Fully furnished with fresh linens, towels, bedding, cookware and place settings.

Upper Level (Sleeps 4 - 10): The Master Suite (Captain's Quarters) offers a California King (Ethan Allen “Tobacco”) bed with dreamy 18” mattress, jetted spa tub for two and Decolav bath fixtures.

The 2nd guest room (1st Mate's Quarters) features a second King bed and 3rd guest room (Boatswain's Mate's Quarters) has a Queen bed. The two guest rooms share the second, spa inspired bathroom with cross-cut marble shower and Decolav sink.

Gourmet kitchen with new stainless steel appliances (French door refrigerator, microwave, cooktop range, dishwasher) custom built cabinets, granite countertops and island bar create a warm and friendly entertainment area. Arched open-plan design accentuates the Chesapeake Bay views.

The living room fronts toward the Bay and enjoys bay views, LazyBoy easy chair, a comfy queen leather sleeper sofa, love seat and open plan layout. Through the archway is a dining area with seating. Upscale round table with lazy susan offer guests additional views of the Bay.

Washer & dryer inside the cottage.

Crow's Nest Down Under (Garden Level; Sleeps 2 - 10):

Two further bedrooms each with Queen bed, 3-seat Lazy-boy reclining sofa plus separate 2nd Kitchen, Dining area and Great Room. Two sets of bunk beds (sleep 4) plus two single sofas complete the downstairs area. A Queen Aerobed is available if needed (downstairs sleeps 10). Fireplace gives the cottage a warm, cozy feel.

(Opt) Detached Studio/Game Room: So much fun!! Foosball, 36' TV/DVD, movie library, PlayStation gaming, Wii. Can serve as overflow sleeping quarters (2 sets of bunk beds plus single sofa / not pull out). Note there is no bathroom facility in the Studio.

Amenities: 2 full kitchens, full size washer/dryer, air conditioning, fireplace, forced air heating, deck, BBQ grill, hammock, outdoor teak dining table and matching chairs, fire pit, linens, towels and bedding provided, beach, beach access, pier, boat launch, boat slips (optional), detached art studio/atelier (optional).

Local Attractions: Historic Annapolis, Capital Building, U.S. Naval Academy, USNA, shops and boutiques, downtown docks, Annapolis yacht club, Pirate cruise (ideal for kids), Renaissance Festival (ideal for all ages), Six Flags America (Adventure & Water Park).

Nearby Sporting & Leisure Activities: Golf, Tennis, Spa, Boating, Jet Ski, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Quiet Waters State Park, Walking Trails, Hiking, Fishing, Charter Fishing, Crabbing, Local Seafood, Foodie Favs (Carroll's Creek Cafe, Main Ingredient, Cantler's Riverside Inn, , and more), Bars and Pubs, Antiquing, Art Festivals/Shows.

Within 1 hour drive: National Aquarium (Baltimore), Washington DC & monuments, Baltimore Inner Harbor, Fort McHenry, Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Blasts, Baltimore Ravens, Washington Wizards, Washington Nationals.

About the property. Offered year-round.

Upper level: 3 bedrooms, 2 full spa-inspired bathrooms with two-person spa tub and marble shower. Gourmet kitchen, living room and dining room with seating for up to 8 guests enjoy views of the Chesapeake Bay. The garden level 2BR/1BA garden suite is also available year round. The surrounding natural beauty of the Chesapeake Bay and upscale décor are sure to make this cottage your new home away from home.

Versatile layout. You would be the only renters during your stay.

1) Whole cottage (5BR/3BA) + Studio, Sleeps up to 22 (See rates)

2) Upper level (3BR/2BA), Sleeps 6-10 (published rates less 20%)

3) Garden level (2BR/1BA). Sleeps 2-10 (published rates less 40%)

 

Annapolis (~10 - 14 min drive): U.S. Naval Academy, Historic Old Town Annapolis, Maryland Legislature & Capitol Building, Chesapeake Bay, MD Renaissance Festival.

Six Flags America (40 min): Amusement & Water Park.

Baltimore (50 min): Inner Harbor, Aquarium, Power Plant, Fort McHenry (where our National Anthem was written by Francis Scott Key), Baltimore Orioles, Ravens.

Washington DC (55 min): White House, Monuments, Capitol Building, Museums, Potomac River Cruises, Cherry Blossom Festival (Mar/Apr).


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The Perfect Place to Stay

The Crow’s Nest was amazing! We stayed there with a group of friends while in town for a wedding, and it was the perfect location, very clean, and an amazing place to hang out and relax while getting ready for and relaxing after the festivities. The Bay is beautiful and the house is amazing - would stay again 10 times out of 10!

Anonymous

Visited on "September - 2017

Great location for a big family gathering

I rented Paul's home to host my extended family the week of my son's Labor Day weekend wedding in Annapolis. We are all cooks and took advantage of the home's well-stocked kitchen to host a family dinner on Friday night and a post-wedding brunch for 50+ on Monday morning. With five bedrooms and 8 bunks, everyone had a comfortable place to sleep, and the washer/dryer made it easy to keep up with laundry. Unfortunately we were too busy to take advantage of the kayaks or the beach. The home's location is super-convenient for enjoying all of the charms of Annapolis, and Paul was quick to respond to any questions we had. My only suggestion is that, if you are hosting large groups for meals, bring a couple of big platters or serving bowls. Otherwise there's more than enough china/glasses/cutlery for big parties, and adequate cookware. We are thinking about renting the home again so we can just enjoy Annapolis on a more leisurely schedule!

Harriett W.

Visited on "August - 2017

Delegate Kevin Hornberger

We rented this property during the legislative session in Annapolis. It quickly became our home away from home. The water views were amazing and enjoyed the sun rise veiws. Bring your swim trunks because the hot tub is always ready for a dip!

Kevin H.

Visited on "January - 2017

Great for Family Reunion

The house and grounds were excellent for our large family reunion! We had 10 adults and 9 small children, and the space fit us well. Great accommodations, and very convenient to lots of activities. The yard is wonderful for hanging out. Highly recommend!

John B.

Visited on "June - 2017

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