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Island Estate - 7 acres w/ 600 foot Private Sandy Beach & Pier on Potomac River

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths2
Space 6,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

7 Bedrooms, 6 Baths (Sleeps up to 20)

Located on the shores of historic St. George Island (est.1638) in southern Maryland (no Chesapeake Bay Bridge to cross!), this 6,500 sq. ft. custom-built home is situated on 7 wooded acres with expansive views of the Potomac River – the perfect retreat for multi-family reunions/vacations, and business conferences.

While enjoying your morning coffee, watch the watermen in their Chesapeake Bay wooden work-boats as they bring in their catch of Maryland blue crabs or oysters, just off shore. Have the desire to also be on the water? Bring your boat! Boat lift at the end of your pier is set for approximately 21 ft boat, weighing less than 7,000 lbs.

Stroll up and down your own private sandy beach (almost 2 football fields long) - ideal for collecting lots of sea glass, sun-bathing, swimming, tubing (2 provided), floating (many floats provided), kayaking (2 provided), picnicking (picnic table for 8 on your private pier), and long romantic walks.

Later, walk onto your private pier for some fishing and crabbing (rods & traps provided). Later in the day, you may want to feast on your catch of crabs (crab steamer provided), perch, spot, and/or flounder on the waterfront porch that seats 20. This is when you’ll see many of the birds that inhabit St. George Island: Bald Eagles, Great Blue Herons, Brown Pelicans, Swans, Ospreys (a pair are nesting right off shore), Hummingbirds, Bluebirds, Great Egrets, Barn Owls, Mallards, and Loons. Almost 6 acres of the estate is wooded and home to fox, deer, chipmunks, rabbits, and turtles.

To work off some of your scrumptious meal, there are tons of outdoor games (cornhole, bocce, badminton, volleyball, basketball, etc.) to play (all provided). Jump on your bike (4 provided) if you care to explore the rest of St. George Island.

Want to get off the island for a while? Jump in your car and visit historic St. Mary's City St. (the original capital of Maryland and host of the River Concert Series), Sotterley Plantation, Calvert Marine Museum, five (5) lighthouses, historic barns, Amish communities, Maryland International Raceway, cruise to historic Smith Island, golf courses, deep sea fishing tours, as well as other historical sites, museums, movies, restaurants, shopping, etc. that southern Maryland has to offer. Want to go a bit further? Washington DC, Annapolis, and Baltimore are all about 2 hours away. You’ll find a brochure display in the laundry room, with over 40 destinations for you to pick from.

Once you’re back on the island, you’ll be there just in time to enjoy the most spectacular sunset you can imagine. After dark, light a fire in the fire pit (wood provided), located on the upper beach (yes, you have 2 beaches!) and roast marshmallows (skewers provided) or, make them into smores. When it’s completely dark you’ll see an astonishing number of stars. Spend hours star gazing with the naked eye or binoculars (3 provided). Before putting your head on your pillow, listen to the sound of the waves gently breaking on the sandy beach. If you should wake up, chances are you’ll see the moon and its light reflecting off the river.

After you read the reviews other vacationers have posted on this site regarding their stay on St. George Island, we hope you'll come visit with us. Once you've slept on an island you’ll never be quite the same!

More Details

Rick Tancreto
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About Rick Tancreto

I'm surrounded by my 5 amazing grandchildren - the joy of my life. All children are special to me and for that reason, I've written a series of children's illustrated books titled Hang On to Jesus! Adventures. It is my hope that these books will provide children and their parents with a Christian foundation.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Piney Point

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We cannot accommodate any underage groups or spring breakers
  • Please see owners rental agreement for cancellation policy (90 days 100% refund)
  • No weddings or wedding parties and no bachelor/bachelorette parties.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 (Master Bedroom bathroom) - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Walk-in shower, large soaking tub, vanity-2, private toilet
    Bathroom 2 (Jack & Jill bathroom between bedrooms 2 & 3) - toilet , bath with shower , Bathroom between 2 bdrms-2 sink vanity, private toilet & tub
    Bathroom 3 (Hallway) - toilet , bath with shower , Full Bathroom located in hallway.
    Bathroom 4 (Located in Bedroom 4 w/ optional hallway access) - toilet , bath with shower , Private; or accessible from hallway as available option
    Bathroom 5 (1st floor) - toilet , Half bath w/sink & toilet; located on 1st floor - north side
    Bathroom 6 (1st floor, next to bedroom 7) - toilet , Half bath w/sink & toilet;located on the1st floor-south side
  • 4 Fulls baths + 2 Half Baths. Toilet paper, tissues, hand soap and bath soap in all bathrooms.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master Bedroom - 1st floor. Expansive waterview
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Waterview. Share full bathroom (Jack & Jill)
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , Share full bathroom (Jack & Jill)
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , Private bath - optional access from hall for use by others
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double bed , Hallway full bath
    Bedroom 6 - 4 single bed , Waterview. This bedroom can be set for up to four.
    Bedroom 7 - 2 single bed , Handicap accessible with 36 inch door and on the 1st floor
  • -King Size Bed (1), Queen Size Beds (2) Double Bed (1), Twin or Single Beds (12), Graco Pack 'N Play (1) -Beds are made up in advance of your arrival and situated in bedrooms as you request prior to your arrival. -Ceiling fans in 6 bedrooms. -Towels, extra pillows and extra blankets are all provided. -There are two (2) staircases to the 2nd floor. -Bedroom 7 is handicap accessible - 36 inch door and on 1st floor.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(51 traveller reviews)

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Island Estate - 7 acres w/ 600 foot Private Sandy Beach & Pier on Potomac River
average rating of 5.0 based on 51 reviews

A heavenly oasis

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love everything about this home. It was so peaceful and calming. The minute we walked through the front door and saw the spectacular river view, we knew it was going to be the best week of our lives and it was! This home is beautiful well appointed, very classy, and has thoughtful details in every room. The private waterfront yard, dock and pier is like your own private resort. The sunsets were breathtaking and the osprey were magical to watch. We loved every thing about this home. Just perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 06/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Long Weekend! Great Property, Great Host!

  • 5 of 5

Piney Point was a place my family and I had never been to and it sure did not disappoint. With my family in Raleigh, NC and my extended family in Philadelphia, this was a great central meeting point for all parties to conjugate and celebrate Memorial Day Weekend. It was certainly memorable. From the beginning of this process to the end Rick was incredible to work with and an absolute great host. He was very attentive and he made sure all our needs were taken care of. Outside of bringing your own food, this house and property provided everything else we could possibly need (Literally!). Upon arrival, the beds were made, the house was spotless, and the outdoor living space was ready for us to relax/play. With a crowd that ranged from 3 to 70 years old, I can assure you that everyone enjoyed themselves. We were able to swim at our own beach, play corn hole, fish, set crab pots, kayak, bike, play basketball, enjoy board games, grill out, and much more. The sunsets were some of the best I have ever seen and as night drew, the outdoor fire pit was the perfect way to cap the day off. This whole experience exceeded all of our expectations. It is easy to see why each review before me is 5 stars. My family and I have already begun discussions to rent this property again next year. Its the best and it really has it all. Thanks again Rick!

  • Review Submitted: 29/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful, charming, best customer service!

  • 5 of 5

This is our third year spending our retreat weekend here and just thinking about it brings back waves of peace and fondness. The sunset, the water, the family style layout, the spacious rooms with darling character...the list goes on and on. We love this place and the seclusion it offers. Everything is SO clean and our host Rick goes ABOVE and BEYOND the call of service. Down to the very detail he served us so well and is always a pleasure to work with. I wish I could live there. Really. :)

  • Review Submitted: 10/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible getaway, attentive host

  • 5 of 5

It's impossible to overstate how thoroughly prepared this property is to anticipate your every need. If the sunset views, private beach, immaculate yard, and spacious deck don't impress you, the beautiful indoor spaces, spectacular kitchen, and comfortable bedrooms will. This was our group's second stay at this luxurious retreat and we can't wait to come again. Rick has thoughtfully stocked everything from bug spray to popcorn makers, from baby furniture to crab pots. We loved kayaking, fishing off the dock, playing in the yard, and sitting around the firepit each night. Upgraded televisions in the bedrooms and a formal dining room set this special place apart from other rental homes. Perhaps rivaling the amenities and spaces, though, is Rick's willingness to help, even at the last minute. Our internet went out after the meter man came and said that the power would go out for a moment. Even though it was certainly not his fault and couldn't have been anticipated, Rick came out within minutes to fix it for us and was similarly attentive to any other requests we had. We would whole-heartedly recommend this location for a relaxing, worry-free vacation you will remember for years to come.

  • Review Submitted: 26/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply the best!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 17 ranging in age from 7 to 76 just returned from the most amazing week at Rick's beautiful home. This house is equipped with every kitchen utensil you could imagine (we played "guess what this is used for" one night), high end cookware, enough plates and glassware for your entire party, beach towels, bath towels, sheets...simply everything!! The beauty of the location cannot be adequately described in a brief review. The sunsets are magnificent, but the sun shimmering on the water late afternoon is equally breathtaking. Our children spent from morning till night, crabbing, searching for sea glass, searching for turtles...watching the amazing birds and many butterflies and of course, swimming and floating. For a family that has only ever vacationed at the ocean, this was a first for us and boy are we happy we tried something new. What makes this house even more wonderful is the amazing owner, Rick, who goes out of his way to make sure your stay is wonderful. While I'm sad the week had to come to an end, I'm happy to say we are all relaxed, refreshed and blessed with amazing memories.

  • Review Submitted: 26/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our group of four families, 3 generations ranging from 5 years old to 85 years old had a great time at this place. The house is large and well maintained, and fit our group comfortably. It was well equipped with everything, even spices for cooking, soaps, paper towel, everything. Each room also has clean towel, and plenty of beach towels outside. The shed has a lot of things for water activities, tubes, floating, fishing, crabbing equipment. Rick was a great host, and reached out before and during the trip to ensure we have everything we needed. The view on the water is beautiful. The kids enjoyed the water a lot, jumping into the bay multiple times a day. I highly recommend this house!

  • Review Submitted: 24/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
95 Miles
Baltimore/Washington International (BWI)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Ruddy Duck on the Island. Spectacular views!
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Breton Bay Golf and Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Ruddy Duck (on the Island)
Nearest Beach
600ft sandy beach on the property!


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$404.19
Damage Insurance AU$106.44

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.