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Madison House - Museum in a Mansion, Cozy Abode

Entire house hosted by Paul
14 guests9 bedrooms11 beds12 baths
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Exclusive rental of our MUSEUM IN A MANSION, COZY AND QUIET, ROMANTIC ABODE. Elegant but comfy Madison House circa 1850 boasts nine uniquely and comfortably, antique furnished bedrooms, each with its attractive and modern private bathroom with bathtub and shower. Our 100 by 30 feet enclosed arboretum- courtyard is a haven for birds and a peaceful place to sit, relax, contemplate, smoke, etc. In accordance with Air B and B policy & Covid infection control advisory NO parties/events allowed.

The space
This 13,000 square feet, 1850's mansion, faithfully restored by its owner, M.D. geriatrician, educator and hotelier (owner and designer of Great Huts Resort Jamaica), is cozy and warm, yet elegant and grand. Period chandeliers hang from the high ceilings, Persian rugs cozy up the common rooms and oil paintings, sculptures and etchings adorn the walls. papered with historic William Morris wall coverings by Bradbury and Bradbury. You'll feel transported to the 19th century but with high speed internet. The home has hosted John F. Kennedy, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Katherine Hepburn, Errol Flynn when (for more than 80 years) it housed the world famous Dr William S Baer 4 East Madison Orthopedic Clinic. Located on the corner of Madison Street and North Charles, the detached home with generously sized English garden is steps away to local eateries, Spirits Wine Shop, and the fine restaurants and musical venues of Harbour East.

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
TV with standard cable
Air conditioning
Bathtub
Patio or balcony
Backyard
Indoor fireplace
Luggage dropoff allowed

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Architecturally renowned Mount Vernon is an historic artistic and cultural district just north of downtown Baltimore and the Inner Harbor. Steps away are great pubs, cafes and ethnic restaurants. We are also a block or two away to the original Washington Monument (climb and enjoy a panorama of Mount Vernon and beyond) the Walters Art Museum, the Peabody Conservatory and Library and near the Baltimore Museum of Art, Visionary Art Museum and the Inner Harbour. Scooters for zipping through the City are rented across the street. Explore the alley ways and converted horse and carriage houses including that of Love Grove behind Madison House.

Hosted by Paul

Joined in December 2018
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Call me Dr. Paul! I am a native of Brooklyn,NY but have lived in Baltimore -Washington for 40 years. My wife and I love each other but she lives and works in LA. My projects are my 'children." Maybe I'll be a real dad in my next life. But great that you have kids! Hats off to you, truly! I am a house calls physician (yup I make house calls) and geriatrics specialist ( and hotelier) I love both aspects of my work (health care and hospitality) . As an associate clinical professor of medicine at George Washington University I round with my enthusiastic medical students to the homes of homebound elders in underserved areas of the District of Columbia. In this - the autumn of my career - I aspire to support medical excellence, build team spirit, teach and inspire medical students and residents and keep patients well cared for. By sharing medical judgement, humility, warmth and humor, I strive to keep my patients comfortable and happy. My other passions include African art and culture, architecture, Judeo-African connections, interior design, cinema and community service.I am honored to be the co-founder of the Port Antonio Homeless Shelter, which I help fund through rentals at Madison House Baltimore. I am the founder and designer of socially conscious, ecotourism retreats in Port Antonio, Jamaica - Great Huts Resort and Africana House (see (Website hidden by Airbnb) and I have the honor of having established a number of internationally recognized cross cultural educational programs in Jamaica including Cinema Paradise: Portie Film Festival. I recently self published an illustrated family memoir called Pink! which I presented in theatrical form to student groups in New York. I am completing my second book, House Calls: Tales of an Aging Geriatrician. I am a percussionist and vocalist and often sing American standards and Broadway favorites at Supanos and other Karaoke venues. Come sing with me!
Call me Dr. Paul! I am a native of Brooklyn,NY but have lived in Baltimore -Washington for 40 years. My wife and I love each other but she lives and works in LA. My projects are my…
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Check-in: Flexible
Checkout: 1:00 PM
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed
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