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Bishop's House
Bed and Breakfast

Easton, Maryland

The Bishop's House is a landmark of Talbot County, conveniently located within 10 miles of Historic Oxford and St. Michaels.

Built in 1880 as the home of former Maryland Governor Philip Frances Thomas and his wife, Clintonia Wright May Thomas, the Victorian house was sold to the Episcopal Diocese and served as the Bishop's home until 1955.  

Located in the heart of of Easton, Maryland, (rated the 8th Best Small Town in America), the Bishop's House is within walking distance of the historic and picturesque Town Center, art galleries, museums, specialty boutiques, antique shops, and casual and gourmet restaurants.

The Bishop's House is owner-occupied and managed.  Your hosts, John Ippolito and Diane Laird-Ippolito provide a warm, friendly welcome and an exceptional standard of individual service and hospitality.

Bishop's House guest amenities include on-site off street parking, Garden Courtyard with Fish Pond & Fountain, secured overnight storage for guest bicycles, bicycles available for guest use, and a full sumptuous breakfast served at 9A.M..  You're within 2 miles of the Tred Avon River, Tennis, Swimming, Boating, Fishing, Sailing and Canoeing.

To the left of the main entrance is the magnificent drawing room with plaster molding & ceiling medallion and a Victorian tiled fireplace.

This room is an excellent place to read a book, listen to music, or spend a few hours with your traveling companions discussing the day's activities

We are happy to share our local knowledge with guests so they can plan the days activities for a pleasant and memorable visit.

Beyond the comfort and spaciousness of the living areas, guests may choose from five guest rooms each with a distinct personalities. Beautiful, comfortable rooms, with each room having been individually decorated with 21st century Comfort in mind.
The Bishop's House offers the personal attention to detail and amenities found only in the very finest accommodations.

All guest rooms have hardwood floors, lace curtains, and period furnishings.  Guest room amenities include a CD Player, Ceiling Fan, Clock Radio with iPod Charger, Cable TV/DVD Player, Doeskin Guest Robes, Complimentary WIFI, Mini Fridge, individually controlled heat and air conditioning, Steam Iron and Ironing Board, luxurious linens & bath amenties, such as a lighted make-up mirror and hair dryer.

The second floor guest room, (Governor's Room below), has a King Size Bed, Working Fireplace, Cable TV/DVD Player, Mini Fridge, Ceiling Fan, and an en-suite bath with a Heated Whirlpool Tub with European styled hand held shower attachment AND a MasterShower Tower with Sheetflow Spout, 3-Way Showerhead, and 2 Oscillating Adjustable Bodysprays.  A sitting area is located in the oriel window, an ideal setting for reading or passing the time with your traveling companion.

Four guest room baths also have whirlpool tubs, two have walk-in showers as well as tubs, and three guest rooms have king size beds & working fireplaces.

Reservations are required for both weekdays, as well as, your weekend getaway in Maryland. A two-night minimum stay, per room, is required year round for all guest rooms with a three-night minimum stay required for the Labor Day, Columbus Day, and Waterfowl Festival Weekends.

We will accommodate guests on an overnight basis, but payment for a two-night stay (three-night stay for holiday & special event weekends) is required.

Guest room rates are $185.00 to $195.00 per night, plus taxes, for single and double occupancy, and include our full hot sumptuous breakfasts which are served daily at 9 AM.

Explore the countryside on Bishop's House bicycles, (complimentary bicycles available for guests use).

  • Art Galleries and Exhibits
  • Avalon Theatre for theatrical performances/concerts
  • Historic tours
  • Specialty shops and Boutiques
  • Antique browsing
  • Public golf courses
  • Boating, Sailing & Skipjack Cruises
  • Tennis
  • Cycling
  • Casual & Gourmet Restaurants
  • Wildlife refuges.

Easton is a popular destination with its many boutiques, art galleries, antique shops, and the casual and gourmet restaurants.  It is the base for your visit to Maryland's Eastern Shore and the Delmarva Peninsula.  The Bishop's House is centrally located within 10 miles of Historic Oxford and St. Michaels and only 20 miles from Tilghman Island or the Blackwater National Refuge in Dorchester County.

Gift Certificates Available

Bishop's House
Bed and Breakfast

214 Goldsborough St.
Easton, MD 21601
410 820-7290 or toll-free, 800 223-7290.
E-mail: bishopshouse@bishopshouse.com
Homepage: www.bishopshouse.com
Innkeepers: John Ippolito and Diane Laird-Ippolito

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