About this listing
Crabbing Country. Short walk to Chesapeake bay beach where you can see beautiful sunsets that you normally would have to go to Key West to see.
Quiet, pet-friendly, family-friendly.
Living room with Dish Network TV, and console stereo, double recliner leather sofa, love seat, and chair with ottoman.
Come enjoy the Eastern Shore of Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay in a relaxing and peaceful way. The Deal Island Bay Cottage on Maryland's Eastern Shore situated on a large lot, is a place where you can unwind from the daily stresses of the beltway life. You can watch the sunrise every morning as you eat breakfast from the cozy dining room or the screened in porch, while a symphony of bird sounds provide the music and entertainment. During the day, bring a bay kayak and float out into beautiful Tangier Sound with your friends. You can also Go crabbing in special spots known only to locals. (Instructions for 'chicken necking' are in the journal as well as the best spot to get huge crabs.)
In the fall / winter use it as your base for Duck and water fowl hunting in the huge Deal Island Wildlife Management Area (WMA).
Deal Island is a year-round Watermen community. Waterman are the people that ply the bay for crabs for their livlihood.
The entire house. A 3BR 2 Full Bath ranch home with a full kitchen, linens, cental AC, Internet Access, Dish cable TV with Encore. Nearby beach on the Chesapeake bay. Crabbing.
Interaction with Guests
It is self-checkin and checkout. Only interaction is by email and phone.
It is quiet and everyone minds their own business, but they are friendly if you interact with them at the local store. In town, there is Lucky's Last Chance which is a convenience store which also sells prepared food which you can eat in the back dining area or take it to go.
At the end of the Island, is Wenona and there is a place there called Arby's which sells items as well as bait and propane if needed.
For major food supplies and shopping, you should stop at the Food Lion before turning on Deal Island Rd on Route 13. It is one signal north of Deal Island Rd. on 13.
There are also restaurants up and down 13, and a Walmart and Lowe's and Dollar Tree in Pocomoke City about 8 miles south of Deal Island Rd. on route 13.
There is no public transportation. You can walk, hike or drive.
Please turn on the water heater from the electric circuit breaker panel located in the living room.
Bag and set all trash in the back before leaving.
Pull sheets from all beds that were used during your stay.
Set the themostat according to the direction card on top of the thermostat.
The house is rented as a complete house. I, as the owner will not be there at any time. There will be a cleaning person before and after your stay to ensure everything is ok.
The house now has Dish Network as well as DSL Wifi, which is great for such an out of the way location.