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Jewel Vinsota Artist's Guesthouse

Jewel Vinsota Artist's Guesthouse

6 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
6 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

Less than a mile from the Appalachian Trail, the dog-friendly Jewel Vinsota guesthouse is the perfect get away to explore nature or your artistic leanings. The house is full of original artwork, hand-crafted details, and books on art and architecture. Wander the grounds and find sculpture, ponds, and trails through the woods.

Want to hike the entire 40-mile length of Maryland on the Appalachian Trail? Start and end at the Jewel Vinsota and we can drop you off and pick you up.


Air conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 air mattress

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

64 Reviews

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Phoennix User Profile
April 2018
My husband and I cannot say enough good about this place! This was our first Airbnb experience and it could not have been any more perfect. The space is incredibly welcoming, unique and so wonderfully relaxing. All the personal artistic touches made us feel right at home and ther…

Wendy C. User Profile
Wendy C.
April 2018
A beeathtaking spot and beautiful artwork inside. A true treasure of a stay! Thanks for a lovely memory!

Mary Lee User Profile
Mary Lee
April 2018
I appreciated the sun room and view of the creek, as well as the sculpture trail! The place was accurately described and well-stocked with treats. I enjoyed the French press and delicious coffee. I also loved the art basket and accessing my artistic side. The cottage is less than…

Sheri User Profile
March 2018
Definitely one of a kind special place. Would love to come back and stay longer!

Elly User Profile
March 2018
Our second time there- it's beautiful, interesting and perfect for an artistic retreat!

Bryon User Profile
March 2018
Awesome place to clear your head.

Kelly User Profile
March 2018
What a lovely space to get away from the city! The guest house is exactly as pictured with so many added touches, it really made for a nice relaxing stay. With a power outage earlier in the morning from a wind storm, Sarah was very communicative about everything, offering to re…

Hosted by Sarah

Smithsburg, Maryland, United StatesJoined in November 2014
Sarah User Profile
85 Reviews
Sarah is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Mid 40's. Love to travel the backroads. After a dozen pleasant AirBnB stays, I'm lucky enough to be hosting with my artist/craftsman husband David. I've loved being welcomed into others' homes and am enjoying sharing our home with folks from places far and near. David and I b…
Response rate: 92%
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Smithsburg, MD, United States

We are conveniently located to everything and nothing.
--0.7 mile from the Appalachian Trail,
--a couple miles from the heart of Smithsburg MD where you'll find a bar, a diner and a couple restaur…

Getting around

The Washington County Transit has a route that goes into Smithsburg MD from Hagerstown.

If you're a hiker, we may be able to coordinate picking you up.

Exact location provided after booking

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