About this listing
Charming row house, in a quiet, friendly residential neighborhood, close to Johns Hopkins Homewood, Charles Village, Union Memorial Hospital, and Morgan State University. Free parking, close walk to
Our charming row house is located in the Ednor Gardens neighborhood of Baltimore. The spare bedroom is available for rent, and it is outfitted with a full-size bed, closet, nightstand, dresser, desk, and lamp. The bedroom is located on the second floor of the house, as is the shared full bathroom. There is an additional half bath located in the basement. We have wi-fi, but no television. Light breakfast (cereal, fruit, juice, coffee and tea) is provided-- let us know if you have any preferences!
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The house was built in 1928, and maintains its original charm-- there are hard wood floors throughout, the kitchen contains vintage features including a fully functional 1940's Chambers stove, and the living room has an art deco style gas fireplace. There is a sun room which is great for enjoying a cup of tea and a good book. There is also a deck with a grill and deck furniture.
If you are driving, there is plenty of free street parking available, as well as a private driveway in the back of the house.
You will have access to the full house, except for our bedroom and the other room that we rent. You can use the kitchen, dining room, living room, sun room, back porch, the full bathroom (on the second floor, shared), and half bathroom in the basement.
Interaction with Guests
We live in the house, along with our dog, a Staffordshire Terrier named Petunia. We will be at the house during your stay. We love getting to know new people, and giving travel tips based on your interests. We also respect that guests have varying levels of desire for interaction with their hosts, so we will give you solitude if that's what you prefer.
The neighborhood is quiet and safe. It is tree lined and the residents are a mix of young professionals, families, and students from Hopkins and Morgan State.
The house is located about a mile from the Johns Hopkins Homewood Campus and less than a mile from the Waverly Farmers Market, Giant Grocery store, and Lake Montebello (an urban lake, with a path around it for running and biking). It is about 3.5 miles from Fells Point and the Inner Harbor (15 minutes drive or 1/2 hour on public transport) and 2.5 miles from Hampden (10 minute drive). There are a number of restaurants within walking distance (Thai, Chinese, carry out fried chicken/burgers, a diner), and it's about a mile to Charles Village where there are even more restaurant/bar options.
There are numerous bus lines within walking distance of the house. The 36 bus line, which runs downtown, stops one block from our house. The 3 bus line stops about 1/3 of a mile away, this bus goes to downtown, Penn Station, and the Inner Harbor. There are many other bus lines that access Johns Hopkins Bayview and other points of interest within walking distance. From the airport you can take a taxi (about $35) or take the light rail and switch to a bus, or, our personal favorite: take the light rail to near Penn Station, and hop in a taxi at Penn station (about $10).
Other Things to Note
We have a second room available in the house which can also accommodate up to two people, so please check out that listing if you need additional space (Charming Row House in Charm City). If you do not book both rooms it is possible there may be guests in the other room during your stay.
The rules are pretty simple-- We ask that you treat the space respectfully! Smoking, drugs, and illegal activities are not allowed in the house. Guests may not bring people who are not listed on the original reservation into the house without our prior permission.
We live in Baltimore, with our dog, Petunia. Amy works in public health and Bobby is a spin instructor/homemaker. We like to run, hike and camp, garden, and travel. As hosts we hope that we can share with you a little corner of the world that you might not otherwise see in your travels.
Amy's thoughts on travel: I like to get to know people when I travel-- my favorite parts of travel are the unexpected/unplanned interactions that come up-- my brother and I were in India together awhile back, and we were going to go to a museum. It turned out there was an elementary school field trip going on, and the classes were picnicking in front of the museum. The teachers invited us to join the group, and we ended up having a fascinating chat with the teachers and students, and sharing a home-cooked meal. We could never have 'planned' that to happen!