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THE ALEXANDER HOUSE

 
The Alexander House Booklovers’ Bed & Breakfast is a literary-themed inn located in the quaint historic district of Princess Anne on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

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BEAUTY FROM THE BEACH TO THE BAY

 
One of the most unique inns on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, this literary treasure is nestled between the beach (Atlantic) and the Bay (Chesapeake).

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In the Historic District of Princess Anne, Maryland

Escape from the tense world of traffic and television, come down in time to a place that celebrates books and authors. The Alexander House Booklovers B & B is set in a lovingly restored Victorian house filled with books, music and a sense of relaxation and whimsy (no tvs, just lots of books and free wifi).

Enjoy a relaxing stroll through the historic district of Princess Anne, teeming with lovingly preserved historic homes from the Colonial, Federal and Victorian eras. Walk to the nearby Teackle Mansion for a tour of one of Maryland’s beautiful historic manses, then meander along the water in Manokin River Park. Take a walk down the quaint main street–featuring antique and gift shops.

Local events include the annual Chesapeake Celtic Festival on the first weekend in October, the Seagull Century Bicycle Ride and the Annual Skipjack Races on Labor Day Weekend.

Nestled between the beach (Atlantic) and the Bay (Chesapeake), nearby nature attractions include Assateague and Chincoteague (35 minute drive), where you can share the pristine, natural seashore with wild ponies. Or for some really wild night life, there’s always Ocean City, a 40 minute drive away. Within minutes of various wildlife sanctuaries, rivers, waterways and marshes, where hundreds of bird species can be observed. Kayak and canoe rentals are available in town on the Manokin River, in Snow Hill on the Pocomoke River or at Janes Island State Park on the Tangier Sound (opening to the Bay). A ferry boat ride away are Smith Island and Tangier Islands, where ancient Colonial English/Cornish dialects are still spoken.

Please Call or Text 443-880-6858 if you wish to reserve a date less than 7 days from now. Otherwise feel free to call or email us at AlexanderBookloverbnb1@verizon.net

WE OFFER A FREE NIGHT FOR EACH PAID NIGHT TO ACTIVE MILITARY WITH ID. (HOLIDAY AND SPECIAL EVENT WEEKENDS EXCLUDED).
DISCOUNTS FOR TWO OR MORE NIGHTS ALL YEAR TO ALL GUESTS.

ASK ABOUT OUR WINTER WRITER RETREATS.

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Testimonials

 

Thank you for making our first weekend in Somerset County most enjoyable.

Bob and Jeanne, Ellicott City MD

 

Thank you for the most enjoyable b and b stay I have ever had!

Caron and Aubrey

 

So cozy, so welcoming, so very tranquil. Such care was taken with all aspects. Elizabeth and her cuisine are indescribable.

Phyl and Fred, Pennsylvania