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Make it a memorable cottage getaway - Rose Suite
Make it a memorable cottage getaway - Rose Suite

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1 bedroom

1 bed
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Escape to the serenity of our captivating garden cottage, set in the rolling hills of Maryland. Rose Cottage in Fairplay, Maryland offers the perfect setting for romantic getaways, girlfriend retreats, history buffs and adventure-seekers visiting our 3 local national parks. The Rose Suite is a 1 bedroom en-suite with private entrance and homemade breakfast. Enjoy a special homemade dessert each evening as well.

The space

We currently offer two en-suite guest spaces with their own private entrance. The Rose Suite guest room is on the second floor in a private section of the house. It features a queen size bed, high-end linens, and a private en-suite bath. Overlooking our rose garden, this suite is cheerful and sunny. We take pride in our natural surroundings and enjoy viewing abundant wildlife on our 20+ acre farmland. Our gardens abound with organic fruits and vegetables in the summer. If you love strolling in lush flower gardens or relaxing on a swing, we're here for you. We're happy to offer a 10% discount to teachers and the military. Just mention it with your reservation request.

Guest access

The Fairplay Common Room is next door and is available from 8 A.M. to 12 P.M. daily. It features game boards, books, and a large flat-screen TV with Direct TV access. Both spaces offer WiFi, central air, and hardwood floors. Your own private entrance leads directly to the guest suites section of our house. Complimentary parking is located beside the front walk.

Interaction with guests

We're here to help in any way or we'll leave you to total privacy; it's all up to your discretion.

Other things to note

We offer 2 and 3 night discounts, so stay longer than one night and save on your nightly rate. Just send us a request and we're most happy to help make your getaway longer. The room rate includes an elegant continental breakfast, served daily from 8-11 A.M. in the Fairplay Common Room. If the weather permits, enjoy breakfast on our covered deck. You'll be delighted by a variety of local pastries, Kathy's homemade jams and muffins, seasonal fresh fruits, and our house blends of Chai tea and coffees. Enjoy a variety of juices, bottled water, teas and coffees, available all day in our complimentary hospitality alcove. Please let us know of any special dietary needs you may have. We're most happy to accommodate! If you're celebrating a special occasion, we'd love to help make it memorable. We've lived in the area for 30 years, so we're knowledgeable about local history and can recommend local guides and venue to suit your interests. The room rate includes a 6% hotel tax.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Private room

Amenities
Essentials
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Heating
Air conditioning

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Weekly Discount: 35%
Weekend Price $189 NZD / night
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 4PM

Guest check-in is from 4 -11 P.M.
Check-out is no later than 12 noon, daily.
Please give us a few hours notice if you need to request alternative times. Sorry, but smoking is not allowed on the property. We also cannot accommodate pets or children under the age of 12.


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Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
1 night minimum stay

12 Reviews

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Leanne User Profile
July 2017
It was a busy wedding weekend and each night as family/friends headed to hotels, I was so grateful to head to Kathy's. It was like heading for home. The BB is as advertised. It was clean, comfortable beds, easy to get interstates and larger towns, yet, secluded. Breakfasts were plentiful. It was a treat to sit on the patio for breakfast. There was even little touches ... plenty of towels, bottled water, etc. Yet, what makes a BB in my opinion, is the host. Kathy was so gracious and sincere. I had a rough drive over the mountains and she was very patient as my arrival time was pushed back. When I needed assistance with locating an automotive person to locate a shop open on weekends (construction pothole on my way). It put me at ease. She was also helpful with suggestions on places to see. I would highly suggest this BB. I will be returning when I visit friends.

Dianne User Profile
May 2017
The Rose Suite is a very charming place, beautifully decorated, gorgeous views and with all the amenities you could ever desire. The breakfast was super delicious served on a wonderful deck overlooking the countryside. And Kathy, the hostess, is not a bit intrusive, but is always behind the scenes making sure the guests are well taken care of. She is a delight to talk to as well. I would definitely send my friends and go again myself. It is close to Shepherdstown and Sharpsburg and Antietam Battlefield and close to DC.

Beth User Profile
April 2017
Our stay at Rose Cottage was just what we had hoped for. We were attending an event at Saint James School and touring Antietam Battlefield so this was super convenient: just a few minutes away from both. The room was big and clean, perfect for us to set up a pack'n'play for our toddler. It was also nice to have access to a common room for a little extra space. Kathy was such a gracious host! She had cookies waiting for our arrival, and the mini fridge stocked with water was so clutch on a hot day! She even brought out a stroller for the baby to ride around in. The breakfast was fantastic and was served on the deck with a beautiful view. It was a great way to start the day. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking to stay in the Hagerstown area and hope to have an opportunity to return ourselves. Thanks, Kathy!

Siobhan User Profile
May 2016
Lovely lovely stay! Spacious, quiet, clean and easy check in and check out. The breakfast on the patio was exceptional. If you need to stay in the Hagerstown area, skip the chain hotels and stay just a few miles out in the country. We will definitely stay again if we are back in the area!

Lori User Profile
August 2015
Kathy was wonderful and we felt welcome as soon as we arrived. The accommodations were very nice and comfortable. Kathy made us delicious food for breakfast. We enjoyed our time at the B&B.

Marisa User Profile
June 2015
It was such a pleasure staying at the Rose Cottage. My boyfriend and I had the escape we needed beyond what we could have ever expected. From the fresh cut roses, delicious home made cookies, to the amazing breakfast spread Kathy made us feel right at home. The room itself and the shared living room had a wonderfully set up with anything and everything we could want. We hope to escape to this oasis again :)

Eric User Profile
May 2015
My wife and I stayed at Kathy’s B&B over Memorial Day weekend, when I wanted to work on section hiking the Appalachian Trail and she wanted a comfortable place nearby to work on her dissertation. Rose Hill Cottage demanded a bigger financial commitment than we initially had in mind, but we had limited options and decided to splurge.

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Fairplay, Maryland, United StatesJoined in July 2013
Kathy User Profile

Our cottage has been a dream come true over the past 12 years. My husband of 30 years and I have designed and finished every detail ourselves and we continue to develop the gardens to reflect a whimsical and romantic style. After raising a family, we're eager for the next leg of the journey, sharing our home and region with others who want to travel in authentic ways. We are passionate about gourmet cooking, organic gardening, and conservation. You'll notice we care about details - rain barrels, our geothermal heating/cooling system, and energy-friendly appliances. We look forward to making new friends, learning about new cultures, and enjoying this renaissance time in our lives.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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