St. Michaels Manor Bed & Breakfast

50200 St. Michaels Manor Way, Scotland, Maryland 20687
Innkeeper(s): Joe & Nancy Dick
 
  • Introduction

    Enjoy a relaxing getaway at historic St. Michael’s Manor Bed & Breakfast, a charming country manor house on the shores of Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay. Rich in history, St. Michael’s Manor was Patented to Lord Leonard Calvert, 1st Governor of Maryland in 1637.

    Built in 1805, the manor is decorated with period antiques and rugs. The manor was originally heated by wood burning fires and there are five fireplaces between the first and second floors.

    Our guests find St. Michael’s Manor a quiet place to relax away from their fast paced lives. Located on the waters of Long Neck creek in historic St. Mary’s county, the property encompasses ten tranquil acres including a three acre vineyard. Stroll the grounds and enjoy the abundance of wildlife and the natural beauty that abounds. Enjoy a complementary glass of wine from the estate upon arrival.

    Enjoy the beauty of St. Mary’s county whether biking, canoeing, paddle boat or bird watching in the marsh, there’s something for everyone!


    As a guest at St. Michael’s your invited to put your feet up and enjoy the comforts of home. Inn keepers Joe and Nancy Dick offer not only fine hospitality but interesting conversation, and information to make your visit one to bring you back again and again.

    Your comfort is assured in four relaxing guest rooms, each decorated with period antiques and handmade quilts. All rooms have a water view perfect for watching the sun rise or set and are cooled with central air.

     

    After a restful night sleep wake to the aroma of freshly brewed coffee and a continental breakfast. Every breakfast includes fruit and juice, delicious baked goods, local jams, tea and coffee. May also include muffins, coffee cakes, or scones, and yogurt. Many seasonal fruits and vegetables are grown on the property for freshness. Enjoy home made pear and apple jams with oven fresh breads and muffins.

    Served at 8:30 a.m., our breakfasts get rave reviews. The menu is always changing and designed to make the most of seasonal specialties.

    Ideal setting for family reunion or groups attending local weddings and festivals.  Discount offered for full-house.

     
  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Joe & Nancy Dick for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Guests stay at our inn, to attend events at St. Mary's college, such as graduations, to visit Historic St. Mary's City, and Pt. Look-out State Park, the largest camp for confederate prisoners, during the Civil War.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    We are best known for our historic house, and its history, our vineyard and the start of the co-op winery in our area. A unique feature is the family grave-yard near-by, with a wrought-iron fence.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Historic sites: Historic St. Marys City (1634). Pt. Look-out State Park, a former confederate prison.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    The best compliment most people write is the friendliness, and caring.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Leonardtown, the county seat, has a French restaurant. The Café de Artiste, with the owner voted one of the 9 best French chefs in U.S.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    There are 5 museums in our Co., Winery tours. Many antique stores, tours of St. Mary's City, Solomons island nearby, with a marine museum, many sea-food and other type of restaurants. In the summer there are free concerts at St. Mary's College on the water-front. Every week.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Pt. Look-out State park and museum, beaches. Located on the point of land where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Potomac River.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Two of our favorite restaurants are Spinnaker’s, and Courtney’s sea-food, both near-by.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    St. Mary's Co. Dept. of tourism

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    Four rooms are available.

    Do you accept pets?

    No pets allowed. St. Mary's Vet Clinic offers pet boarding.

     

  • Guest Comments

    “Beautiful place, great hospitality and yummy wine; I’ll be back!” - M.R., Alexandria, VA

    “Beautiful view! Lovely wonderful food and people.” - W.G., Hummelstown, PA

    “Wonderful, magic place, thanks for everything.” - M.G., Los Angels, CA

    “Friendly place and a very comfortable atmosphere - thanks.” - R.H. Virginia Beach, VA

    “A very restful place, loved the quiet!” - M.D., Churchton, MD

    “Serene and happy home, filled with love and peace! Thank you!” - L.C., Virginia Beach, VA

    “Enjoyed a great weekend! Breakfast was great!” - G.S., Toledo, OH

    “Gourmet breakfast and charming host.” - P.O., Richmond, VA

    “Thanks very much - delicious breakfast!” - S.K., Buckeyetown, MD

    “What a beautiful place! Thanks for making us feel welcome, great wine and conversation!” - A.M, Silver Spring, MD

    “Thanks for the great place. Great time. Great talk. See you next year!.” - L.B., Conifer, CO

    “Beautiful house, we love it - Great job!” - D.B., Lusby, MD

    “So quiet and peaceful, we’ve had a lovely time.” - K.F., Staten Island, NY

    “We love the quiet - the boating and birds!” - P.M., Virginia Beach, VA

    “Such solitude! Great, great place.” - J.J., Richmond, VA

    “A breath of fine air boating in the wilderness.” - D.S., Torrance, CA

    “Had a great time! Morgan really enjoyed the paddle boat.” - C.J., Vienna, VA

    “Location, Location, Location!” - M.B., Weogufka, AL

  • Area Attractions

    Explore the bounty of St. Mary’s county and discover something for everyone!  Enjoy a range of outdoor activities from bicycling the scenic back roads of St. Mary’s county to catching the renowned Chesapeake Bay Blue crab.

    • Boating and bird watching
    • Bicycling
    • Fishing
    • Crabbing on the dock
    • Chesapeake Blue Crabs
    • Paddle boating
    • Grape harvest
  • Directions

    North of Washington, DC:

    • I-95 South to the Capital Beltway (I-495)
    • Capital Beltway (I-495) East to Rt. 5 South
    • Rt. 5 South to Rt. 235 South
    • Rt. 235 South to intersection of Rt. 5, take a left at stop sign
    • Continue on Rt. 5 South for approx. 3 miles. Left onto dirt drive opposite of Confederate Memorial
    • St. Michael’s Manor at end of Drive

    South of Washington, DC:

    • I-95 North to the Capital Beltway
    • (I-495)
    • Capital Beltway (I-495) East to Rt. 5 South
    • Rt. 5 South to Rt. 235 South
    • Rt. 235 South to intersection of Rt. 5, take a left at stop sign
    • Continue on Rt. 5 South for approx. 3 miles. Left onto dirt drive opposite of Confederate Memorial
    • St. Michael’s Manor at end of Drive