|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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Walk everywhere!!! 2 blocks to the National Aquarium, shopping at the Inner Harbor, waterfront promenade, Power Plant, Phillips Seafood, Baltimore Water Taxi, Starbucks, Whole Foods, CVS and tons of dining choices, cute bars, bakeries & more! 15 minute walk past great bars, restaurants and attractions to the Baltimore Convention Center.
Storybook charm meets Old World romance in Baltimore's Little Italy! Sleeps 8- 10 in 3 bedrooms with 2.5 baths, (dining room seats up to 8). It's also the perfect place for 2. Charming rooftop deck overlooks the cityscape.
When rented along with our other luxury property--only 2 doors down, Little Italy Charmer, Too! (property ID 3887740), these two properties can accommodate groups of up to 20.
A+++location, beautiful furnishings, fully stocked kitchen.
Excerpt from the official Little Italy website:
'This charming, cozy neighborhood located in the heart of downtown Baltimore is an important cultural and ethnic icon for the city. Nestled between the Inner Harbor and historic Fells Point, millions of people annually visit Little Italy to dine at its almost 30 restaurants, watch outdoor movies, participate in bocce tournaments, attend Italian festivals, worship at its Italian parish, partake in Italian language and cultural classes, attend ravioli dinners, go to the Sons of Italy lodge, or simply stroll through the friendly narrow streets to experience a bit of the sapore and ambiente of the old country, Italia.
Located near other quaint Baltimore neighborhoods like Canton, Federal Hill, Fells Point and Harbor East, Little Italy is reachable by car, water taxi, subway, and just a short walk from the Inner Harbor.'
Taxi & bus service are only steps away. You can also can catch the water taxi at the National Aquarium only 2 blocks away--the water taxi stops at Baltimore's most popular attractions! (You can buy fix online ahead of time, or buy them right on the boat with cash per person for an all day pass.)
Well, here's a little about me. . . .I'm married to the best guy on the planet-Cerphe (pronounced Surf), we have a feline child-Poncey and I host a travel show on Eco Planet Radio called TravelGal. (Please check it out!) :-)
Recently, two very dear friends of mine and I fell in love with an enchanting row house in Baltimore's Little Italy. I daydreamed about it, walked around the neighborhood and discovered wonderful Italian restaurants, an amazing bakery, the cutest wine bar ever, the waterfront promenade and on and on! Each time I turned a corner there was more. Then!!!! Just when I thought it couldn't get any better--I discovered a Starbucks, Whole Foods, movie theater and incredible shopping along the Inner Harbor only two blocks away!
So my dear friends and I bought that cutie-pie house and turned it into an elegant corporate and family retreat /super-cool pied a terre.
Susan Colwell purchased this house in 2014
This is such a WONDERFUL area of Baltimore. It's like stepping back in time. The neighborhood is charming, safe and lovely— chock full of wonderful Italian restaurants, even a cozy little wine bar and popular bakery. There are tons of festivals and events in this neighborhood and in the summer time, they even play an outdoor movie (Friday nights) and all the neighbors bring their lawn chairs. It's just magical.
The property was built in 1850 and is so charming and cozy with it's exposed brick and good energy that it makes you want to burrow in, read a book or watch movies and unwind. But with all the shopping, dining and the Inner Harbor only steps away, the city draws you out. I also paid close attention to the comfort of the beds and house amenities like coffee, tea, sugar, hand soap, etc. All the little extras that make a home away from home feel functional and homey. I hope you enjoy what we've done!
House is well appointed and surprisingly clean. We had a wonderful stay and we would definitely book this house again.
Our 5-day stay in this property was perfect for our son's New Year's Eve Baltimore wedding! "Little Italy charmer" is aptly named - it is charming, and well-located almost within Little Italy. The charm is inside and out, from the green door to the well-appointed clean-lined interior, the upstairs balcony overlooking Little Italy (photo op!), and the back deck.
As parents of the groom, we needed a place for our family to stay close to Inner Harbor hotels, for groomsmen to get ready in our place, and for extended family to come and "hang out." This place exceeded our expectations. First, it is spacious. We had comfortable lounging and TV football-viewing for eight on the double-L-shaped couches with pull-out ottoman/bed. The dining table sat 10, with extra chairs to pull up. Bedrooms and bathrooms are also spacious for this type property. The code-access door worked well for coming and going as needed without dealing with keys. Every kitchen convenience was there, all bathrooms were well supplied, plus plenty of closet space for our wedding attire and winter coats. The beds are comfy and, aside from a little street noise & light (to be expected), our stay was quiet and we slept well. The place was spotlessly clean, and Marcia was available by text if we had questions.
Whatever we needed was within blocks: Whole Foods, CVS, Starbucks, well-stocked liquor store, restaurants, snacks, shopping and services. A little further walk either direction are major attractions including the Aquarium, harbor, Fells Point bars & restaurants - all charming and walkable. And by walkable I mean flat and safe enough for many over-50 guests to enjoy and access, including some with disabilities. Just use the crosswalks and abide by signals, as there is fast-moving traffic. Places we enjoyed included The Boathouse (about a 15 minute walk), Bond Street Social, Abby Burger in Fell's Point and Insomnia Cookies. We had a large family dinner at Gia's Ristorante directly across the street, on short notice, at the property owner's recommendation. Great decision! Gia and her mother Giavanna welcomed us like family and served heaps of delicious, reasonably priced Italian food.
One note: although we had no problem - and Uber is readily available - parking your car can be tricky. Also, a full-length mirror would be nice. All in all, outstanding!
The Little Italy Charmer was a perfect fit for our family of 6 adults and 2 small children. There was plenty of living space as well as very comfortable sleeping space for all of us (everyone got a real bed). The property was clean and had everything that we needed to make our Christmas stay enjoyable. The location is fantastic, near the Inner Harbor, aquarium, Port Discovery children's museum, restaurants, and shopping. The owners/managers - Susan and Marcia were very responsive to our every request and got back to us promptly whenever we had a question. We would definitely rent the property again if we are in Baltimore for an event.
The property was very clean. Management very responsive with communication. Great location. Would stay again.
The home was clean, well furnished and had plenty of room for 2 families with a total of 12 people. The kitchen had everything we needed and the wifi supported everyone's needs.
The home is in a nice section of town within walking distance to many shoppes, Resturants and attractions. Parking on the street was easy and there's is a nearby parking garage for busier times of day.
We highly recommend this property.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||A$77|
|Cleaning & Laundry||A$229|