Sandy Pines, with its own waterfront, dock, and swimming pool, offers a peaceful retreat within the quiet natural beauty of the Chesapeake Bay region. The very private home, sited on broad Harris Creek, enjoys stunning sunset views across the Chesapeake tributary, and is fully-equipped and furnished for a comfortable and restful family vacation.
We provide two stand up paddle boards (SUP ATX), two kayaks, one canoe, and a Sunfish sailboat unlike any other rental in this area!
Sandy Pines features four spacious bedrooms and three full bathrooms. One of the bedrooms and baths (the blue suite) is situated in a separate wing of the house, so that families can offer guests or relatives privacy. The home features a furnished screened-in porch, renovated kitchen and baths, a spacious dining room with water views, a living room, and a stunning high volume Bay room with sunset views across Harris Creek. A piano makes for an added treat.
Setting of Great Beauty: The home is on 3 acres tucked against a quiet cove for great kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and crabbing. A pine grove along the shoreline is a shady retreat with hammocks and furnishings to watch sunsets. The dock, with 2.5 ft MLW, offers pilings for tying up a small boat. Sandy Pines includes two kayaks, a canoe, and a Sunfish sailboat.
The waterfront allows for finding sea treasures and setting up a beach chair for reading and enjoying spectacular views. Your mornings will be filled with the sounds of waterfowl, and you will observe the bounty of Chesapeake wildlife during your stay. Heron, swan, osprey, and eagles all visit the cove regularly. Sandy Pines is less than a two-hour drive from Washington, DC and three hours from Philadelphia and is located in the village of Bozman, five miles from St. Michael's, Maryland. You can walk to the fishing village of Neavitt, its public boat launch, a post office, and a great playground for children!
Many Amenities in this Family Home: St. Michaels, Maryland and nearby Oxford, Easton, and Tilghman Island offer great cultural attractions, museums, antiques, artisans to make your stay complete. 4 BR, 3 full BA, Dock, Private Waterfront, In-Ground Pool, Screened Porch, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Dishwasher, Wall Over, Electric Range, High Speed wireless Internet connection, Washer and Dryer, Microwave, Oven, Coffee Maker, Toaster, Crib, High-Chair, Central A/C and Heat, Cable TV, Television Set, DVD, Wood-Burning Stove, Player Piano, Water views from Most rooms, Kayaks provided (2) Canoe provided (1), Stand-up Paddle Board (2), Sunfish Sailboat (1), Floats for Pool, Books, Puzzles, Crab Traps, Crab Nets
Many Amenities for Young Families, Charcoal Grill, One-Level, Beautiful Natural Setting, Wooded area, Wildlife, Level Grassy Yard, Gardens, Badminton Court, Crab nets, Crab Pots and Superbly Maintained. Guests supply own linens and towels. No Smoking. No Pets ( No Exceptions)
Activities for a Great Vacation: Activities: Swimming (pool and bay), fishing from dock, crabbing, bicycling, antiquing, cultural attractions in St. Michaels, boating, kayaking, sailing, canoeing, sunbathing, shopping, fine dining, eco-tours, sailboat tours, gourmet dining in town, charter excursions, day boat trips. 2 hours (85 miles) to Washington, D.C., 3 hours to Philadelphia and Wilmington, 1 hour Annapolis. 7 minute drive to town of St. Michaels (shopping, antiques, grocery store, cafes, restaurants (casual and fine dining) crafts, historical sites, historic village, waterfront festivals), 25 mins. to Easton, MD (historic city, antiques, shops, county seat art museum, fine dining,). Annapolis Maryland, historic state capital, is just 1 hour as well.
Left on 01/10/2014 for a stay in December 2013 | AshReviewed Jan 10, 2014Stayed Dec 2013
My family recently spent a memorable weekend in December at Sandy Pines. We comfortably shared the house with a group of friends -- three other couples and their young children. The house has a lovely home-away-from-home feel. We especially enjoyed the wood-burning fireplace in the evenings.
Sandy Pines is perfectly situated -- a short drive from St. Michaels, and on a tranquil spot by the Bay.
This is an ideal vacation rental for those who wish to enjoy the Eastern Shore to the fullest. I even managed to fit in a kayak ride!
We would highly recommend Sandy Pines!
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