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Location Location! St Michaels-- In Town Cottage!

Front of W Melson House
5.0 of 5 stars
14 reviews
Front of W Melson House
Front of Melson House on Locust St.
Melson House with neighboring Blades House
Park and Harbor One-Half Block Away
Side of House
Living Room with Fireplace
Dining Room
Dining Room
Family Room
Family Room
Family Room
Family Room
Master Bedroom
Second Bedroom
Park and Harbor One Half  Block Away
Side Patio
Side Patio
Side of House and Rear Shed
Patio and Rear of House
Rear of House
View from park half block from house
Park half block from house
St. Michaels Harbor from Park
Front of House
Shed in Rear Yard
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
The recently restored historic Washington Melson House is a 2 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom vacation cottage that is a short walk from the harbor, all museums, town pool, parks, restaurants, library, churches and shops in St. Michaels.

The house was built around 1840 by Washington Melson, a sailor, believed to be one of two individuals in Talbot County 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. On the first floor of the REAR WING is a KITCHEN area which opens up by French doors to an OUTDOOR PATIO. The kitchen also connects to a large FAMILY ROOM with a queen sleep sofa. There is a half bath on the first floor.

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About the owner, thomas b
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 27 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #FKN2081103 by: FlipKey
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Jeanie H
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in September 2015

For probably the past twenty years my husband andI have spent days week-ends and weeks exploring the Eastern Shores of the Chesapeake Bay area. It is safe to say that fifteen of those twenty years we always ended back in the charming town of St. Michaels trying Inns,B&B`s until we discovered The Thomas Blade cottage which is now synonimous to... more

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Access to lots of restaurants - enjoyed the whole experience! Excellent restaurants,within walking distance of where we were staying, We would HIGHLY recommend this vacation spot. Not noisy! more

olyphant , pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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The pictures of this house do not lie. It is that nice. We parked our car and didn't need again until we left. Close to everything. Walk to the water , sit on the bench and relax. Beautifully decorated. All appliances are there. Cable and great WIFI. Bed was so comfortable! Slept like a baby. Remember to take a hair... more

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
Sep 8, 2015 -
Jan 2, 2016
2 nights
Jan 3, 2016 -
Feb 29, 2016
2 nights
Mar 1, 2016 -
May 26, 2016
2 nights
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  • Pet: $40 / stay - Fee
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Rates vary accordingly to the season, and the length of stay (e.g.s weekend, week, or entire season). The minimum stay is two nights (3 nights during summer). Rates are discounted for last minute rentals or seasonal rentals, Taxes and linens (if requested) are extra.Wine Festival, Easter, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas require 3 night stay
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