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Miles River Guest House

Miles River Guest House is located near the historic towns of Easton and St Michaels. The Guest House has four rooms and accommodates only one party at a time. On the 12 acres of land, the Guest House, a horse farm, and a pool sit along the waterfront of a river. Will and Dorothy, the owners, strive to give their guests the best experience. They work to give them the privacy and the help needed to enjoy their stay. Upon request, the property owners may lend a kayak or canoe for activities on the river. At the Guest House, breakfast is served in a continental fashion, and guests may receive a message indicating the meal is ready. At the front of the Guest House are a large room with a TV, a jukebox, video games, movies, board games, and other activities guests can use at their leisure. Popular attractions in the area include the historic town of St Michaels with maritime activities, along with the cities Baltimore and Washington D.C., both of which are just under two hours drive from the Miles River Guest House.


The Miles River Guest House is located in Maryland near the cities of Easton and St Michaels. The property is on 12 acres of land, with some of the land being used for a horse farm. The property is situated on the waterfront along a river and has access to its own private dock. The Guest House is two stories tall and was built in a colonial fashion. Surrounding the property are many trees giving shade and secluding the area from its neighbors. On-site, there is a pool available for guest use, along with chairs and places to lounge, relax, and socialize around the pool. There is also a grill for cooking outdoors by the seating and pool area. A private dock is available for guest use, and upon request, a two-person kayak and canoe may be provided by the property owners, Will and Dorothy. The dock is also available for fishing at guests' leisure. Horses and other animals can often be seen on the property, such as geese, blue herons, and swans near the dock.

Inside the Guest House, there are four units. The master bedroom and one other room are located upstairs, with the other two rooms situated on the main floor. At the front of the Guest House is the great room for recreation activities and socializing. In the great room, there is a jukebox and an iPod stereo for music, along with video games, a relatively large TV with cable, VCR, and DVDs included. There is high-speed internet at the property, and a small bar with a wet bar is located next to the great room and kitchen area. Inside the Guest House is an area for laundry with a fully equipped dryer and washer, along with an iron and ironing board.

Near the great room and laundry area is a full-sized kitchen stocked with pots, pans, silverware, and other common kitchen items. Additionally, there are two small refrigerators, a stove, a coffee pot, and a microwave. There is also a small conference room on the main floor for office work and other related activities if guests desire. On the main floor, both rooms are connected to the same bathroom. Each room upstairs has its own private bath. Three of the four bedrooms have a view of the river; two of the four rooms have a tv with cable; each room has heating and AC along with ceiling fans. Hairdryers linens, robes, soaps and shampoos, and other standard bathroom amenities are available at the Guest House. All rooms share a similar maritime theme with ocean-side paintings, simple furniture, and waterfront views.

Popular attractions in the area are the historic towns of St. Micheals and Easton. In St. Michaels, there are small-town dining options, and maritime museums guests may visit. Easton is a five-minute drive away from the property and shares similar historical sites as St. Michaels with many museums and old colonial-styled homes. At Easton, there is the Avalon Theater and Historic Academy of the Arts. Washington D.C. is just under two hours away, offering many activities within the capital city. Baltimore is also close by for those wanting to visit the metropolitan areas of the east coast. Near the Guest House, people may be seen fishing in the rivers or boating on the water.


At the Miles River Guest House, the owners, Will and Dorothy, strive to give their guests privacy and their own time to relax and distance themselves from the world. The Guest House is a site dedicated to one group at a time. The property is open year-round but sees many of its guests during the summer. People of all ages are allowed to come and stay at the lodging place, and as such, it is not uncommon for it to be used for small family gatherings. 

Will and Dorothy try to be available if guests have questions or need help. They are also happy to give recommendations on dining options and local attractions. One guest's comment about the Miles River Guest House says, "We've been coming to the Guest House for ten years and always have a wonderful and relaxing time. Will and Dorothy are the most gracious and considerate hosts, opening their home to us and making us feel welcome, and always available for the occasional question or request. Fresh fruits, cut flowers, complimentary WiFi, restaurant recommendations, local attractions; they always take the best care of us. It truly is a home away from home and a place which my family has made so many happy memories."

The Miles River Guest House offers a continental breakfast to its tenets. When they arrive at the property, breakfast is already prepared and stored in the fridge. Breakfast often consists of a variety of foods such as strawberries, blueberries, bananas, peaches, coffee, teas, creams, muffin, eggs, bacon, cereal and milk, and juice. If requests are made in advance, some dietary restrictions can be accommodated. Guest are free to eat at any time outside or inside the home at their leisure. 

Upon request, visitors may use a Kayak and Canoe provided by the owners. They are welcome to bring their own boats as well. Massages are offered at the establishment for an additional fee and may be done inside the Guest House, by the pool, or in the waterfront area. Wedding ceremonies and similar events are also offered at the Miles River Guest House. Weddings and other events will need to be set up in advance and coordinated with property owners as necessary. 

Important policies have been put in place at the Miles River Guest House to help keep visitors safe and maintain the establishment's atmosphere. Guest may not bring pets to the property. Smoking is not allowed inside the house but is permitted outside on the premises. There is no quiet time, but the owners ask that guests be respectful of the area. 


Will and Dorothy are the original owners of the Miles River Guest House and still currently own the property. They built their home 38 years ago and the Guest House 35 years ago for their family. Throughout the years, Will and Dorothy have made minor changes, improvements, and even some extensive renovations to both buildings, such as adding a fourth room to the Guest House. With encouragement from friends and the local area, Will and Dorothy opened the doors to their Guest House and turned it into the bed and breakfast eighteen years ago. The property has been operating as a bed and breakfast ever since.

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8862 Quailsar Rd
Easton, Maryland
United States




Dorothy and Will Howard

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