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

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 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:
15 October, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint Michaels in Talbot County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
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
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • 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:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Patio for enjoying yard or for barbecuing, Chess and checkers sets.

Reviews

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Location, Location, Location! - W Melson House - Beautiful - In Town St Michaels
average rating of 4.75 based on 28 reviews
4

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.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 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.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Love this charming cottage.

  • 5 of 5

We come to the wine festival and have stayed at this house two times. It is a great home with all the amenities and close walking distance to all the wine events.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely cottage in amazing location

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with our stay in a charming house so close to the water and the downtown. It was perfect for our family and a gorgeous base for the week. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Outstanding

  • 5 of 5

Nice experience Great location.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 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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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Saint Michaels, Maryland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Fall
4 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£292
for 2 nights
From
£146
From
£229
Fri,Sat
£1,230
 
 
Winter
1 Jan 2018 - 1 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£250
for 2 nights
From
£125
From
£229
Fri,Sat
£730
£1,460
 
 
Spring
2 Mar 2018 - 24 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
From
£267
Fri,Sat
£1,163
 
 
Summer
25 May 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£676
for 3 nights
From
£225
From
£313
Fri,Sat
£1,460
 
 
Fall
3 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£325
for 2 nights
From
£163
From
£304
Fri,Sat
£1,230
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £60.66
Tax Rate 10.0%

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 for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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