The SpaceQuilt Room: Medium sized bedroom with 3/4 Antique size bed in the older part of the house next to one of the two shared full baths (accommodates two snugly). A crib can be added to this room but room will be very crowded.
The location is peaceful, rural and there are shops and restaurants 2-4 miles from the farm. Guests are welcome to use the large country kitchen if they clean up after themselves. There is an indoor theater with a fireplace off the kitchen.
There is no public transit but for tourists Baltimore and Washington, DC are accessible for day trips. Frederick is about 10 miles away and has sophisticated shopping and restaurants.
Kennel and stable facilities are available with advance notice. Wireless internet. 35 miles to either Baltimore or Washington DC. To the north are the historic towns of Gettysburg, PA, Antietam, MD, and Frederick, MD. The farm is a couple of miles from New Market, MD also known as the "Antiques Capital of Maryland". See the website for Frederick tourism org (remove the spaces) for "what-to-see-and-do" for links to local parks, historical locations, breweries, wineries, shopping, art galleries, and entertainment.
Guest AccessIndoor theater, library, kitchen, porches and patio (guests are expected to clean up after themselves). To use the kennels, stables or RV parking make requests in advance. (Cleaning fees may apply) To entertain other guests please ask permission in advance so there are no conflicts. Interaction with GuestsHosts are present at the initial night of the guest's stay and usually during the entire stay. We tend to leave guests to themselves unless they request us to do otherwise. Most people have told us they are coming to the country for some peace and quiet and to get away from it all. We want to respect their opportunity to do that. The NeighborhoodThis is a historic working farm in a transitional suburban area with cows, horses and a stocked pond. The location is peaceful. We are about an hour from either downtown DC or Baltimore. Antietam and Gettysburg battlefields. Harper's Ferry, WV is about 45 minutes away.
Nearby, the Maryland historic towns of New Market (Antiques Capital of Maryland) and Mt. Airy are a few miles from us respectively West and East on the Old National Pike.
For more sophisticated dining and shopping Frederick, MD is about 20 minutes to the historic downtown. Frederick is home to the Civil War Medical Museum, the Monocacy Battlefield and the famous "Clustered spires" of downtown Frederick.
For current local events go to the Frederick County Tourism website. Substitute "." for the spaces in the following: Frederick tourism org , then look for the tab "what-to-see-and-do". This should take you to links for local parks, historical locations, breweries, wineries, shopping, art galleries, and entertainment.
Getting AroundThere is no public transportation. The nearest DC Metro stop is 20 miles in Shady Grove, MD. Other Things to NoteThe parking area of the farm can accommodate an RV. We accept small pets in the house and kennels. Larger animals such as horses and aggressive breeds of dogs require advance approval. Please no people with bad allergies or afraid of friendly dogs and cat. Linens and self serve continental breakfast included.