|The Alexander House Booklovers Bed & Breakfast is a Queen Anne Victorian in
the quaint historic district of Princess Anne, Maryland featuring authors' portraits,
dramatic colors and whimsical literary details throughout.
Each room offers a realistic interpretation of a famous author's own room in his or
her time. Immerse yourself in the jazzy Harlem Renaissance of the Langston
Hughes Room; a 19th-Century high seas adventure in the Robert Louis Stevenson
Room; or the romance of Regency England in the grand Jane Austen Room. Relax
with a book from the eclectic library in the Mark Twain Reading Parlor. Partake of
a gourmet breakfast, afternoon tea or evening liqueur in the charmingly French
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 estates, then meander along the water in Manokin River Park. Take a walk
down the quaint main street--featuring antique, coffee and gift shops, eateries and
an ice cream parlor serving delectable gourmet ice creams and desserts.
Local events include the annual Chesapeake Celtic Festival, (see link on page 2)
and the Skipjack Races (local events link). Olde Princess Anne Days is celebrated
the second weekend in October with home and garden tours, carriage rides, street
fair and more. Click on the Calendar of Events link to your right for a full listing.
Nestled between the beach (Atlantic) and the Bay (Chesapeake), nearby nature
attractions include Assateague and Chincoteague (35 minutes), where you can
share the pristine, natural seashore with wild ponies. Within minutes of various
wildlife sanctuaries, rivers, waterways and marshes, where hundreds of bird
species can be observed. Kayak and canoe rentals are available on the Pocomoke
River or the Tangier Sound (opening to the Bay). A ferry boat ride away are Smith
and Tangier Islands, where Colonial English/Welsh dialects are still spoken.
Innkeepers: Elizabeth and Peter Alexander.
Elizabeth (Ochoa) Alexander is a retired journalist and teacher who now writes
books and plays. Formerly, Peter was a professional woodworker and furniture
maker (his work can be seen throughout the inn). Currently, he is an architectural
and nautical draftsman/designer.
Click on the inn tour link above for more on the rooms and rates.
To check availability: click on the e-mail link at the bottom of this page or call
410-651-5195 from 8 am to 10 pm daily. Please call to book a reservation.
30535 Linden Ave Princess Anne, Maryland 21853
(corner of Linden & Beckford Aves.)
Turn off Route 13 (heading north or south) onto Linden Ave (east). Go one block to
the stop sign at Beckford Ave. The inn is across the street on the right (southeast)
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