Luxury short-term rentals in historic downtown Frederick, MD

The Collector's House


Please note that there is

no smoking indoors and

no pets of any kind 

at The Collector's House.


We appreciate your adhering to our policies. 

(Failure to do so will cost you your Security Deposit.)

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The Collector's House, located at 209 W. South Street, is a 1325 square-foot, 2-story masonry “shotgun row house” built in 1920, with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and original heart pine floors.   Completely renovated in early 2013, this high-ceilinged, sun-filled house has been furnished to provide a relaxing, attractive oasis to guests, with all the comforts of home.  It is the right side of a duplex building.  (The left side of the duplex is also a property, called The Artist's House.) 


The Collector's House is decorated with many unusual objects from the quirky and eclectic collections of the owner's father, a true Renaissance man and self-professed "Master Pack Rat."  (You can't take it all with you, but you CAN leave it to your children...) 


The Collector's House has beds for 6 and an additional inflatable airbed.

On the first floor are

·         a covered front porch with a wrought iron table and chairs;


·         a front living room with warm sunny walls, a big comfortable sofa, two easy chairs, and a 46-inch flat screen HDTV;


·         an open central dining room with a several display cabinets and a hardwood table with 6 chairs;


·         a fully-equipped kitchen at the back of the house with new appliances, butcher block countertops, a small table with seating for two, a rolling center island, the original ironing board closet, and a small pantry/vestibule leading to the backyard;


·         a new powder room with plenty of storage and upscale fixtures; 


·         private backyard with a small patio and lots of patio furniture;


·         a charming landscaped garden of native flowers, with a grape arbor, and an ivy-covered fence;


·         a tall wooden wall and door leading to 2 off-street parking spaces in the back alley.

Upstairs are three bedrooms and two new bathrooms:

·         The front master bedroom has a cast iron King bed, a well-stocked bookcase and a handcarved chair, as well as a large new private bathroom with shower;


·         The cozy middle bedroom features a white twin bed with a pull out trundle drawer;


·         The back bedroom has a Queen bed and walk-in closet;


·         The rear bathroom, looking out on the garden, has a new appliances and built in linen shelving.  This bath is shared by the back two bedrooms.


The King and Queen bedrooms have new luxury Sleep Number (Select Comfort) mattresses; all three bedrooms have designer linens, dressers, ceiling fans, and closets.
The 93 year-old Collector’s House is heated with forced air heat and cooled with new central air conditioning.  The house also has 4 ceiling fans.
The unfinished  basement contains a washer and dryer, plenty of storage and cabinet space, and a “project" table with 6 chairs.  The home’s owners live in Frederick and can also provide basic “homeowner tools and supplies” and any special fixtures/features for those guests staying longer than a quick visit.

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