Relaxing stay in lovely surroundings
I stayed here with my husband and my sister and brother and their spouses, and we had a wonderful stay! We especially enjoyed the summer house which is adjacent to the swimspa -- a lovely, rustic brick building with a fireplace, stone floor, plenty of windows, and ceiling fans to keep you cool. We ate most of our meals out there buffet-style, set up on a table made from a slab of quartz atop a brick base. The swimspa/hot tub (or cool tub, depending on what the weather dictates!) is huge, clean, and beautiful, and we spent hours in the water relaxing under the cool canopy of beech trees. The property is within a quick walk of a large park which has lots of woodland hiking/mountain biking trails. The house itself is comfortable, and while not huge, we found it just fine for 6 adults, especially because there are so many pleasant gardens and other nice spots to spend time outside. (We lucked out with fantastic weather.) Wendy and Gene are wonderful hosts; very helpful, but not intrusive. They felt like friends! Plus Gene's wine = fantastic. It's a quick trip to Baltimore and D.C. but during our stay we hardly left the place and instead had 4 days of lounging about, enjoying one another and the beauty of Avalon Cliff.
Baltimore County, Avalon, MD Patapsco Valley State Park