Begin your story on Hooper's Island, surrounded by the Chesapeake Bay and Honga River on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
This unique island is a "MUST DO" on your bucket list.
Enjoy Maryland crabs, breathtaking vistas and amazing sunsets!
Hooper's Island has no attractions, Hooper's Island "is the attraction!"
Children 12 and over are welcome.
Enjoy your stay on Hooper's Island as you surround yourself in this spacious Contemporary Ranch with a lovely view of the Bay across the road. Sit and swing on the enclosed screened porch while Ospreys, Blue Herons and Eagles fly by. Enjoy your own private Dock around the bend on the Riverside Little Dock is great for crabbing, mooring a small skiff or just chilling out with morning coffee or evening wine. It is a short walk from the house. Also included is wireless high speed internet, flat screen Direct TV, landline phone for local calling and a vintage Auto Return Pool Table in family room for your entertainment. Outdoor games in shed.
This is an adult oriented house best suited for adult vacationers. 5 Guest Maximum. Children over 12 are welcome! Sorry no pets! No smoking facility.
Bring your bike, kayak or boat, easy access with 2 free public ramps close to house.....Larger boats over 14 feet can be moored at nearby Marina, small boats up to 18' can stay on hitch in driveway or small Jon boats can be tied up to dock. Hiking, biking and of course crabbing from your private little dock on the riverside...Kayak rentals, bike rentals and charter boats available on the island and in nearby Black Water Refuge.
Early risers, watch the locals bring in their catch of the day. Late risers, enjoy nature at its finest!
De stress and enjoy a quiet and peaceful vacation surrounded by the Chesapeake Bay, Back Creek and the Honga River. Perfect for a romantic getaway, friends getaway, nature enthusiasts, boaters of all kinds, artists, photographers, writers, historians and a bird watchers paradise. Go Biking and strolling along the scenic bike route. Please note: there is a little wading beach by the causeway on the riverside to sift through the sand for sea glass and arrowhead artifacts, or fish from the point... Just bring your beach chair, fishing pole, beach shoes, towel and a bag to collect your sea treasures.
The nearby town of Cambridge hosts restaurants, entertainment, skip jack cruises, shopping, theaters, art galleries, antiques, etc. A must do is visit the recently built lighthouse at the public marina and to visit the newly built Harriot Tubman museum a short drive away.
And while you are visiting and have time, plan a day trip to the beach and boardwalk in Ocean City. Approx 1.5 hour drive. A great place to visit for a day of swimming, amusements, walking on the boardwalk and dining in local restaurants. Also check out Assateague Island, "the land of the wild pony" It is a 10 minute drive from Ocean City.
If arriving by plane, the closest major airport to Dorchester County, Maryland is Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional cars are available. When on the island...Biking, walking, motorbikes, cars, etc. Tow your own small boat if you drive to the island. It can be docked in a nearby marina down the road... or if small enough, leave on hitch in driveway. A kayak can be stored on your little private dock around the bend on the riverside. Bring your own bikes or rent bikes and kayaks and tour the islands or nearby Black Water Refuge. You can also have boats delivered to your rental for fun on the river and the bay.
This is as good as it gets!!!!
Our house on the island is the "best kept secret" by the bay.
Our house is a NO SMOKING facility
Sorry NO PETS!
12 and over are welcome.
Please note: We are closed from November 1 through March 31 ...Opening day April 1. Book your unique vacation now!+ More