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Large Historic Thomas Harrison House on Harbor in St. Michaels Town

11 reviews
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Overview
7 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
9 guests
2 nights minimum
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The historic Thomas Harrison House is located on the harbor in the center of the town of St. Michaels. This Eastern Shore/Chesapeake Bay vacation rental has magnificent water VIEWS and can accomodate up to 12 people. The house is a short walk from all the museums, parks, restaurants, churches, and shops in St. Michaels. Built around 1790 by Thomas Harrison Jr., 'house carpenter,' the two-story side hall/parlor clapboard house is the oldest two story dwelling in St. Michaels. It stands prominently on the town harbor adjacent the town PARK. The house is fitted with late eighteenth century style woodwork. The floors are wide plank heart of pine, and the windows have very old glass. The federal style stair, the raised six panel doors, and the period chair rails are original features. On the...The historic Thomas Harrison House is located on the harbor in the center of the town of St. Michaels. This Eastern Shore/Chesapeake Bay vacation rental has magnificent water VIEWS and can accomodate up to 12 people. The house is a short walk from all the museums, parks, restaurants, churches, and shops in St. Michaels. Built around 1790 by Thomas Harrison Jr., 'house carpenter,' the two-story side hall/parlor clapboard house is the oldest two story dwelling in St. Michaels. It stands prominently on the town harbor adjacent the town PARK. The house is fitted with late eighteenth century style woodwork. The floors are wide plank heart of pine, and the windows have very old glass. The federal style stair, the raised six panel doors, and the period chair rails are original features. On the first floor of the original or 'Harrison House' are the side hall (foyer) and a large PARLOR (living room) with a spectacular view of St. Michaels Harbor. To the rear of the living room is the LIBRARY having a fireplace, books, a television, stereo, games, cards and puzzles, and the DINING ROOM which can comfortably seat ten. To the rear of the dining room is a one story wing which houses a large, fully equipped KITCHEN. Also on the first floor is a DEN with a queen sleep sofa having a fireplace and half bath. For relaxing outside on the property, the house offers a brick patio facing the harbor and the Miles River, and a covered PORCH facing the white picket fence enclosed back yard and gardens. The second floor of the Harrison house includes the MASTER BEDROOM having a queen size poster bed and a twin trundle bed, a full bath, and an adjacent small sitting or READING ROOM which has a twin sofa bed. The second story of the rear portion of the house includes the BLUE ROOM having a queen size bed, an adjacent 7X7 room with a twin bed, a full bath, and the 8X8 PEACH ROOM having a twin bed. Up a private spiral staircase from the DEN is the 15X11 WING BEDROOM with dormer windows, having a full size converted rope bed and a full bath. More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Porch
Central Heating
Washer
Water Views
Dryer
Air Conditioning
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Books
Waterfront
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were in St Michaels for our son's wedding with all our family. The house easily accommodated the 8 of us, with a variety of living spaces so we could visit in small groups or all at once. Large spacious kitchen and washer and dryer...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank jdspicer
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The owners of the Harrison House have taken great pains to make you feel part of history. St Michaels is all about the period around the War of 1812, and this house dates from well before then. It has been carefully restored in accordance with...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

We booked the property thru the internet and saw only photos in advance. The owners were responsive and met us upon arrival. We had a family wedding with multiple family members and guests who came and went during the wedding weekend. We found the location...More

Date of stay: September 2016
1  Thank Adventure660514
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is a very beautiful house, beautifully decorated, in a very beautiful spot. But it is not suitable for rent. Despite being advertised as able to accommodate 11 guests, when only two people initially were staying, using normal amounts of toilet paper, sewage erupted out...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Julia W
Management response:Responded 1 October 2016

The review of the house is completely inappropriate since the problem that occurred was due to a County sewer line failure- off of the house property and under the public street, and the renters were well aware of this. We were sorry the problem occurred...More

Reviewed 3 September 2015

So much fun and great memories had in the Harrison House. Location to town and marina...FANTASTIC! We stayed for 11 days! House has so much character and a great level back yard for soccer or football or just a game of catch.Beautiful mature trees, Great...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Margaret M
About the Owner
Thomas and Amanda B
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Dutch
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2011
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The home is adjacent the St. Michaels harbor, with wonderful waterviews, in the historic district of St. Michaels. It is centrally located and a short walk from the museums, restaurants, shops, parks, tennis courts, and the town swimming pool in St. Michaels.
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The house is wonderfully located such that you can walk to almost all destinations in Town.
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