A Southern Maryland Waterfront Escape

Susannah’s Watch is a historic manor house on the Dixon Family Farm that has been transformed into a unique Bed & Breakfast on the banks of the Patuxent River

Voted #1 Bed & Breakfast 2020 & 2021!

Guest Rooms

Our guest rooms are professionally designed, beautifully appointed, and each room has a story of it’s own. All guest rooms have luxurious linens, and high-end mattresses, and the same pillows 5-star luxury hotels use to ensure a comfortable, and restful sleep.


Wake up to the aroma of just out of the oven French butter croissants. We use fresh, seasonal, locally sourced produce, herbs, meats and eggs. Please use our breakfast form at the link below if you have food allergies or require a restricted diet.


Susannah’s Watch has partnered with local businesses to offer our guests unique Southern Maryland Experiences.

Weddings & Events

Now booking events and weddings for 2022 & 2023.

Who is Susannah, and what is she watching?

Susannah Marie (Bennett) Darnall Lowe was born in Annapolis in 1666. She lived in the original manor house (our B&B) in the late 1600’s, at the time was known as Fenwick Manor, or Part of De la Brooke. Susannah had ten children while living in the house, she died at age 48 in 1714. Susannah is still on the property today, and has been watching over the Patuxent River for the last 300 years.

Dining Recommendations

St. Mary’s County offers some amazing dining options, these are our favorites.


Local Highlights in St. Mary’s County

Local History to Explore

The Patuxent River was the early Colonial American I-95. This is our curated list of interesting historical sights worth visiting.


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