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Antietam Retreat, a Civil War home, Sharpsburg, MD

Our new roof, new paint, and July decorations await your arrival.
5.0 of 5 bubbles
6 reviews
Our new roof, new paint, and July decorations await your arrival.
We welcome you to the Antietam Guest House.
Enjoy our sunny front porch on a warm fall day.
Our rear deck and furniture are near the kitchen door and off-street parking.
Vernell clears the rear deck after a really big snow.
Our new heat pump system keeps our guest house cozy in the winter.
Our second level sitting area is available for coffee and/or conversation.
Our second level sitting area offers an original exposed log wall and wide plank wood floors.
Our kitchen area has a stove, microwave, dishwasher, and a map for pinning your hometown.
Our main bathroom is on the second level, behind the kitchen and next to the sitting area.
A washer-dryer is available for you at the far end of the second level bathroom.
Our 'landing library' is on the third level just outside the bedroom.
Deep windows in stone walls are a feature of our first level family room.
Street side blossoms frame the Antietam Guest House in the springtime.
The Antietam Guest House 'Postman' wears earmuffs and a scarf in the snow.
Welcoming lights are on for you at the Antietam Guest House in all seasons.
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1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Sharpsburg, Maryland
.Our Civil-War era house is a perfect go-to or get-away for those who are stopping for only one night and for those who need a homebase as they explore the area. Visitors can stay home and enjoy the porch, deck, and 1/2 acre backyard, or they can venture out to the nearby attractions--battlefields, shopping malls, biking or hiking trails, canoeing/kayaking/tubing on the Antietam Creek and Potomac River.
The log and stone house has three levels--UPSTAIRS: bedroom with a queen bed, half bath, and "landing library" that has a convertible double sofa bed. A chaise lounge on which to read the books and magazines there. MIDDLE: fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, dining/sitting room,l bath with washer/dryer; LOWER: two convertible sofas (a queen with an inflatable pillow and a twin bed hidden in the chair and a half)), piano, ca...
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About the Owner, Vernell G
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN2379720
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Jack G
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

From the moment we walked through the door of this historic log and stone home, we were immediately transported back 160 years in time. Quaint and cozy, the Antietam Guest House is simply a delight! The owners went above and beyond in creating a hospitable and welcoming environment, and even adjusted the food items on the continental breakfast, upon discovering...

Robin B
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2015 for a stay in November 2015

My friend and I took our two teenage sons to tour Sherpherd University in nearby Shepherdstown, WV and stayed at the Antietam Guest House. It was conveniently located to the school (10 minutes or so) and gave us all plenty of room. Much better than a hotel room! The owners thought of pretty much everything we needed for our stay...

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We like to think that the Potomac River connects Sharpsburg and Shepherdstown and are happy that guests find that connection and stay at Antietam Guest House when they visit the university for programs, sports events, theater, or research. We especially thank the guests who take the time to share their experience of a visit in our 1856 house, once the...


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Michael E
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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70 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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My wife and I drove the country roads from Arlington, Virginia to Sharpsburg, Maryland for a weekend getaway. This rustic house was the perfect solution to our trip, and I didn't know what a gem it was until we arrived. We stepped into the house and immediately felt at ease. Nothing fancy just a wonderfully decorated, warm, comfortable place to...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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  • Cleaning fee: $25 / stay - Fee
  • dog/ per dog per day: $10 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The base rate of $116 is for one adult.
Base rate for one night is $143 for two adults.
$27 for each additional adult.
For dogs, $10 per dog per day.
No charge for children.
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How to get there
From the C&O Towpath, follow Snyder's Landing Road to Chapline St., turn left, go down hill for 2 blocks. House on the left.

From Main St. (MD Rt. 34), Sharpsburg, turn north onto Mechanic St., go one block to Chapline St., turn left, house is the third on the left.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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