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Summerlee - Luxury Chesapeake Bay Waterfront with Sandy Beach!

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Summerlee awaits you (5 bedrooms, 5 baths total). This classic beach house has been fully renovated and luxuriously appointed. The house features an open floor plan for easy entertaining. Situated directly on Chesapeake, hear the waves while you cook, read or relax; see diverse wildlife including, herons, swans, ospreys, bald eagles, and pelicans through expansive glass doors, from the screened-in porch, the wrap-around deck or the large deck off the master bedroom. Or, grab a beach chair or towel and head for the private sandy beach. The open floor plan, complete with a large kitchen, dining room, 2 sitting rooms and a TV room allows a large family or group to be together whether cooking, playing games, watching television or just relaxing. A crackling fire in the wood burning fireplace makes winter days at Summerlee as enticing as summer days. Enjoy a weekend wine tasting at nearby Woodlawn plantation - Slack wines dot com.

A short-bike ride away is Point Lookout State Park, a Civil War site. Today the park, which is located at the intersection of the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River, hosts miles of protected land set aside for biking, kayaking, boating, fishing, camping or enjoying nature as well as a museum that provides a historical perspective on the region. Or charter a boat at one of many local marinas for a day of fishing on the Bay. Another nearby historical site is St. Mary's City (10 miles), the original capital of Maryland. Visitors are 25 minutes from dining and shopping on Solomon's Island or in historic Leonardtown. Or enjoy one of several local marina restaurants. Want a day trip away? All that the nation's capital has to offer is a short 80 miles away.

Collect shells and beach glass while walking uninterrupted for miles along the sandy beach. Unlike typical cheek-by-jowl beach houses, Summerlee offer its visitors bayfront accommodations on an acre of land. Enjoy rare waterfront privacy so close to major cities and amenities.

Keywords: private beach house; open floor plan,;glass-enclosed;Chesapeake beach-front

More Details

Owner
Peggy Binzel
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2017

About Peggy Binzel

Love urban life; also, love the isolated beach with amazing wildlife. Scotland is a welcome retreat from hectic city life.

Peggy Binzel purchased this house in 2007

Why Peggy Binzel chose Chesapeake Bay

Scotland is a rare find. Rarely do you find an area that begins with beautiful forests and opens up onto fabulous beaches. Little traffic but only 2 hours from Washington or Baltimore. I discovered a jewel.

What makes this house unique

Sunrise over the Bay with morning coffee is heavenly. Walks on the beach. Take a 30 minute kayak ride or a 5 hours one - very convenient out the front door. Enjoy a tasting of good quality local wines at beautiful Woodlawn plantation just 10 miles away.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Point Lookout in St. Mary's County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Queen size Beds (3) Double Beds (1) one in main house; double bed room also has a twin sofa bed Twin Beds (2) Baby Cribs upon request
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
Local Chesapeake Bay oysters may be ordered (delivery provided) at $50 for 50 or $100 for 100. Please inquire about availability in advance.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

Summerlee - Luxury Chesapeake Bay Waterfront with Sandy Beach!
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 36 reviews
Philadelphia
5

Winter beach family getaway

  • 5 of 5

Came to the area to run the Lower Potomac River Marathon in Piney Point. It may have been because it was winter, but the area was so peaceful and quiet. It made for a relaxing weekend for all 7 of us. There was a slight issue with the hot water not working shortly after we arrived (we may have been the first guests for the winter) but maintenance came within 20 minutes of our call - Robb & Bob were wonderful and helped to get the issue resolved for us. Woke up to the most amazing sunrises and enjoyed relaxing evenings watching the sun set over the water. It was especially beautiful to watch the full moon's reflection over the water. We even took the kayaks for a spin in the bay a few times, in the middle of march! The house was well supplied with quality appliances, bedding, and kitchen items so we had all the equipment needed to make our own meals.

Our only complaints would be that we could not find any dish towels in the house, and more coffee cups would have been nice because we had so many people and we all drink coffee!

Because we were so busy with the marathon and relaxation, we unfortunately didn't get to visit nearby Point Lookout State Park - we will just have to come back and enjoy Summerlee again!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We hope to welcome these guests back to Summerlee soon! At Scotland Yards, we pride ourselves in responding to guests whenever things go a bit askew - which we hope is not often. We've installed an on-demand hot water boiler so that guests don't run out of hot water, but the system is a little more complicated than a regular tank water heater so we apologize that our guests had a temporary issue. We hear our guests and will add more coffee cups! With respect to tea towels, if guests ever find a basic item like that missing, just let our property managers know and we'll try to remedy the situation.
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5

Great experience, as usual!

  • 5 of 5

We keep coming back to Scotland Yards properties with groups of friends because it's always a great experience. This time was no different. Everyone was very impressed with the house, and kept asking me how I'd found it. We love the big open common space in Summerlee especially. Pro-tip: bring a lot of firewood, you'll go through it faster than you expect if you like using the fireplace in the evenings, which we certainly did.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great weekend

  • 5 of 5

The house accommodated seven people comfortably for our fishing weekend. Everything was as described and I'd certainly recommend the property to anyone. It stinks that there are no good restaurants around anymore, but that's nothing to do with the house.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Outstanding house, large enough that my family had plenty of room and lots of extras.

  • 5 of 5

Well maintained home with everything that you would need on vacation. Beach just out the rear door. The curb appeal, like the real estate people claim is needed just was lacking. But you get both of the two different worlds, the beach and the woods, depending what door you go out. Should suite everyone. The owners also provide a lot of things that a person might forget to take along on vacation, like body soap, shampo, things in the kitchen and etc. I know for a fact, my family told me that this was the best vacation rental that we ever had and we do normally go to different one each year. It rained two of the days, but there was still plenty of things to do and places to go. Just have to look around.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful property and location

  • 5 of 5

The floor plan and lay out of Summerlee is perfect for the extended family. Grandchildren can retire to their own place and everybody may separate whenever they want.

Very few things that I can think of that I could had expected or wanted and that hadn't been provided. Here's a minor one: better knives. Trivial but that is all I can think of. The small touches: books and magazines scattered about, extra soaps and towels, extra paper goods, excellent kitchen and dishes, comfortable furnishings, etc made this a great place.

The location is a bit out of the way so stock up on groceries and insect repellent (pesky flies that bite). If you want nearby shopping and a beach to people-watch, you should go elsewhere. This is not what we wanted so the location was ideal. Bring binoculars to watch the working boats, freighters, and birds; you will appreciate the lives of the watermen as they tend to the crab pots visible off shore.

I would recommend Summerlee to others; and we will revisiit in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Home & View!

  • 4 of 5

Our family vacation at Summerlee was great! The view of the beach from the wall of windows is fabulous! We enjoyed playing in the sand with our grandkids, swimming, kayaking, crabbing, biking on flat roads & playing games on the screened in porch. Peggy has so many amenities at the house. You only need to bring food & bug spray. The beds are all very comfortable. It was a wonderful place for 3 generations to spend a week together. Plenty of room for everyone with 2 sitting rooms, a large kitchen & dining table, 5 bedrooms each with their own bath, laundry room, screened in porch. A wonderful place to make memories with those you love!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Washington, Reagan
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
3 on Wynne Road
Car: necessary

Slack vineyard wine tasting on weekends - 10 miles away at Woodlawn plantation. Also, they host outdoor symphony and other musical concerts in a beauitful waterfront setting.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Point Lookout, Maryland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
March-April
1 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£563
for 2 nights
From
£215
From
£274
Fri,Sat
 
 
Early May
1 May 2017 - 10 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£954
for 3 nights
From
£274
From
£352
Fri,Sat
 
 
mid-May to Mid-June
11 May 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,189
for 3 nights
From
£352
From
£391
Fri,Sat
 
 
High Season
30 Jun 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,949
for 7 nights
£2,949
 
 
Mid-late September
15 Sep 2017 - 2 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£602
for 2 nights
From
£235
From
£352
Fri,Sat
£2,089
 
 
October
3 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£602
for 2 nights
From
£235
From
£313
Fri,Sat
£1,776
 
 
late Fall
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£602
for 2 nights
From
£235
From
£297
Fri,Sat
£1,619
 
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,541
for 4 nights
From
£352
 
 
Late Nov - mid-Dec
27 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£563
for 2 nights
From
£215
From
£254
Fri,Sat
 
 
Holidays
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,385
for 4 nights
From
£313
 
 
October
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£681
for 2 nights
From
£274
From
£325
Fri,Sat
£1,698
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £23.47
Cleaning and linens fee £133

Please contact owner if you would like to discuss a rate arrangement not shown, such as multi-month.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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