Skip to main content

What’s Up? With Real Estate: Eastern Shore May 2017

May 30, 2017 10:56AM, Published by Arden Haley, Categories: Home+Garden, Today



By Lisa A. Lewis

Prospective homeowners who are seeking a waterfront home definitely won’t be disappointed. In this issue of What’s Up? with Eastern Shore Real Estate, we profile two spectacular waterfront properties that offer all the wonderful amenities that homeowners desire.


Martingham

St. Michaels, Talbot County

Primary Structure Built: 1994
Sold For: $1,075,000
Original List Price: $1,295,000
Last Sold/Price: $840,000 (2002)
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4 full, 1 half
Living Space: 4,005 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 2.43 acres

Situated in a picturesque setting and boasting beautiful views of the Miles River, this two-level Cape Cod home is absolutely charming—offering an idyllic lifestyle on the water. The property, which was listed on October 29th, 2015, closed on October 31st, 2016.

The beautiful waterfront home features a gourmet kitchen with ample cabinetry, a butler’s pantry, and laminate flooring. The separate dining room with hardwood floors and an elegant chandelier offers the perfect setting to enjoy a delicious meal with family and friends. Designed for style and comfort, the living room includes hardwood floors and a cozy gas fireplace. And the lovely enclosed waterside sunroom with brick flooring and sliding glass doors is a relaxing escape from the stresses of day-to-day life. Exquisite detailing, including crown molding, custom woodwork, and built-in shelves and cabinets, add a touch of absolute elegance throughout the home’s interior spaces. The property also includes a cozy family room, a library, and an attached two-car garage with a garden storage area.
“The Eastern Shore is all about the water, and this home takes full advantage of the Miles River with incredible views from almost every room,” says Jane McCarthy of Benson & Mangold Real Estate, the listing agent for the property. “It is a beautifully built home with spacious entertaining rooms. The buyers were very happy to be the new owners, and the seller was very accommodating, which made it a very pleasant transaction.”
Sources: Jane McCarthy (listing agent), Benson & Mangold Real Estate, 410-310-6692, jmccarthy310@gmail.com, oxfordmaryland.com. Buyer’s agent: Melissa Knapp, Long & Foster Real Estate, 410-303-9484, Melissa.Knapp@longandfoster.com, lnf.com.


Grasonville

Queen Anne’s County

Primary Structure Built: 1890
Sold For: $605,000
Original List Price: $659,000
Last Sold/Price: $218,000 (1998)
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Living Space: 2,989 sq. ft.
Lot Size: .76 acres

Offering 150 feet of waterfront on Winchester Creek, a private deep-water pier with two slips, a boat lift, and a crabbing deck, this two-level colonial home is truly a waterfront paradise—perfect for boating enthusiasts or homeowners who simply enjoy the delights of living on the water. The property, which was listed on October 21st, 2016, closed on January 24th, 2017.
The charming home features a beautifully updated kitchen with ample cabinetry, granite countertops, high-end stainless steel appliances, a center island that overlooks a brick gas fireplace, stained glass pendant lighting, and teak flooring. Designed for comfort and style, the living room includes gleaming hardwood floors and a brick hearth wood-burning fireplace. The cozy family room features sliding glass doors that lead to a screened-in porch. And the spacious open-air dining and grilling deck, located off the screened–in porch, offers the perfect setting for hosting cookouts, entertaining family and friends, or simply relaxing and enjoying the outdoors.

Exquisite detailing, including classic moldings, custom built-ins, stylish ceiling fans, and recessed lighting, add a touch of flair throughout the home’s interior spaces, and ample windows maximize the water views. The property’s exterior features include lovely landscaping, hardscaping with brick/concrete entry walkways, a spacious backyard with a fire pit, a detached two-car garage with an apartment above it, and sheds.

“This waterfront home offers a warm, inviting ambiance and was designed with the kitchen as the focal point, according to the sellers,” says Donna Wisniewski of Champion Realty, Inc., the listing agent for the property. “The kitchen was where everyone congregated, and they spent many nights there enjoying dinner with friends. The husband also loved the waterfront, the pier, boating, and crabbing. And we discussed how the garage was his man cave.”
Sources: Donna Wisniewski (listing agent), Champion Realty, Inc., 410-224-0600 (office), 410-991-7305 (cell), DonnaWis@verizon.net, FindMDHomes.com. Buyer’s agent: Jimmy White, Long & Foster Real Estate, 410-643-2244 (direct), 410-320-3647 (cell), jimmy.white@longandfoster.com, jimmywhitehomes.com.


Eastern Shore Real Estate What's Up? with Real Estate May Eastern Shore 2017


  • Raspberry and Strawberry seasons have begun! Come pick your own at Linvilla Orchards!  General H...


  • David Rogers' Big Bugs at Tyler Arboretum

    08/21/2017
    09:00AM — 06:00PM

    Exhibit opening day: June 3, 9 am - 6 pm Exhibit continues until August 29 They’re BIG, they’...


  • Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage School of Real Estate prepares each student not only to pas...


  • Join the fun and learn what the "RAVE" is about. Turning Leaf Wellness Center, LLC offers a week...


  • Kids can cook! One week cooking camp!

    08/21/2017
    09:00AM — 12:00PM

    Join the fun and learn what the "RAVE" is about. Turning Leaf Wellness Center, LLC offers a week...


  • Turning Leaf Wellness Center, LLC offers a weeklong cooking camp from 9am-noon for children ages ...


  • Emily's Produce Farmer's Market

    08/21/2017
    09:00AM — 06:00PM

    Enjoy local farm fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy, meat, eggs & more! Enjoy a homemade lunch or b...


  • Two Paths

    08/21/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    The Galleries of Quiet Waters Park will host an exhibition featuring the watercolors and drawings...


  • Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage School of Real Estate prepares each student not only to pas...


  • ‘En Blanc et Noir’

    08/21/2017
    09:00AM — 11:00AM

    As beautiful as a color-laden photo can be, there is something to be said about removing the dist...


  • Log Canoe Racing: Photographs by Morris Ellison

    08/21/2017
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    Opening in conjunction with the 30th annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival, Log Canoe Racing: Ph...


  • Summer Group Show

    08/21/2017
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    Our Summer Group Show includes a large variety of styles & media with work by new artists & Galle...


  • Toddler Time

    08/21/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Children ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate ...


  • Babies in Bloom

    08/21/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Babies from birth to 18 month (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while b...


  • Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage School of Real Estate prepares each student not only to pas...


  • James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution—a brand new exhibit—will challenge what visitors think they...


  • Toddler Time

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Children ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate ...


  • Backyard Birds & Birdhouses

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM

    Opening reception May 20 in conjunction with the Delmarvalous Festival The beauty of nature is j...


  • Revival

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    In celebration of NMWA’s 30th anniversary in 2017, Revival presents contemporary sculptors and ph...


  • Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces tells the remarkable history of th...


  • River Arts Photo Club Show

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Recent works of the local photographers.


  • Ken Karlic Exhibit

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Meet the Artist: Ken Karlic Enjoy a live Painting Demonstration! Live guitar music by Tim ...


  • Creepy Crawlers Preschool Gardening

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 11:15AM

    Hands-on environmental education for our youngest crowd!  Creepy Crawler gardening classes are op...


  • In the Tower: Theaster Gates

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Over the past decade, American artist Theaster Gates (b. 1973) has explored the built environment...


  • Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage School of Real Estate prepares each student not only to pas...


  • June Schwarcz: Invention and Variation

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    June Schwarcz (1918–2015) is considered one of the most innovative enamelists working in the late...


  • President John F. Kennedy’s administration coincided with a golden age of photojournalism in Amer...


  • Weekly Fine Art Classes

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM

    Chesapeake Fine Art Studio offers top-quality art classes in a variety of media every week. Study...


  • Plein Air Judges, Unite Exhibit

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Troika Gallery will exhibit the paintings of two Plein Air Judges, West Fraser and Kenn Backhaus,...


  • Under One Sky

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    In this joint exhibit, Carol Donahue and Gail Higginbotham, reveal their artistic similarities an...


  • Matthais Mansen: Configurations

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Matthias Mansen is a contemporary Berlin-based artist (b. 1958) whose work advances the long trad...


  • Nicolas Party: Sunrise, Sunset

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Sunrises and sunsets are among the only moments in the day when we are reminded, as the sun appea...


  • Representational Ambiguity

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Ken Karlic's watercolors can best be described as sophisticated chaos, as an accurate drawing giv...


  • Equilibrium: Fanny Sanin

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    This exhibition explores her methodical process through a selection of some the artist’s earliest...


  • Ai Weiwei: Trace at Hirshhorn

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    One of China’s most provocative living artists, Ai Weiwei has spent nearly four decades exploring...


  • Parallax Gap

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Parallax Gap transforms the Renwick Gallery’s Bettie Rubenstein Grand Salon into a visual puzzle....


  • Retrievers: The Hunter’s Best Friend

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    The Retriever in its many breeds–Golden, Labrador, Chesapeake, Flat Coated, and more–have been th...


  • "Ken Karlic: Watercolor Expressions" Show

    08/21/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    In honor of the 27th Annual Art Walk McBride Gallery is hosting a watercolor painting exhibition,...


  • The Academy Art Museum is pleased to present its Annual Members’ Exhibition. This exceptional tra...


  • Four Centuries Walking Tour

    08/21/2017
    10:30AM — 12:45PM

    A period dressed guide in colonial attire will lead you through Annapolis’ historic district and ...


  • Toddler Time

    08/21/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Children ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate ...


  • DISCOVER ANNAPOLIS TOURS

    08/21/2017
    10:30AM — 03:00PM

    Join us on a trolley tour to explore the back streets, marinas, and points of interest in Annapol...


  • Preschool Storytime

    08/21/2017
    11:00AM — 12:00PM

    Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school...


  • New York Artists' Guild

    08/21/2017
    11:00AM — 04:00PM

    Exhibition will be held in the Studio Gallery.


  • Harbor Queen Cruises

    08/21/2017
    11:00AM — 04:00PM

    Watermark immerses people in the history, culture and fun of the Chesapeake Bay region and Harbor...


  • Eighth Annual Crab Week

    08/21/2017
    12:00PM

    Let’s get crackin’! Join Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina for the resort’...


  • Open Portrait Studio

    08/21/2017
    01:00PM — 03:30PM

    Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - noon The group meets weekly with a live model. Model fee collected weekly....


  • Four Centuries Walking Tour

    08/21/2017
    01:30PM — 03:45PM

    A period dressed guide in colonial attire will lead you through Annapolis’ historic district and ...


  • Schooner Woodwind Solar Eclipse Viewing Cruise

    08/21/2017
    01:30PM — 03:30AM

    Sail away and watch the event being called the “Great American Eclipse”. While we are not in the ...


  • PAWS TO READ

    08/21/2017
    03:30PM

    Practice your reading by reading to a visiting therapy dog! Please call the library to book a 15-...


  • Spa Creek Tour on Miss Anne

    08/21/2017
    03:30PM — 08:30PM

    This 40 minute Annapolis boat tour is for those who want to get close to the water on a smaller, ...


  • Phillips Early Bird Special

    08/21/2017
    04:00PM — 05:00PM

    Catch the early bird each day at Phillips for special savings on our buffet and menu dining at Ph...


  • Chicken & Rib Night

    08/21/2017
    05:00PM — 10:00PM

    Get a free draft beer and special sauces only available Monday nights! Smoked Fried Chicken: ...


  • Girls’ Woodshop Program

    08/21/2017
    05:30PM — 07:30PM

    The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is hosting an evening Girls’ Woodshop pro...


  • Yoga en Español

    08/21/2017
    05:45PM — 06:30PM

    Yoga en Español Práctica Suave . Mujeres Sólo Todos los Lunes 5:45pm - 6:30pm Precio: $10 9...


  • Book Club

    08/21/2017
    06:00PM — 07:30PM

    We will be discussing A Man Called Ove by Swedish author Fredrik Backman. This feel-good story ab...


  • Waxahatchee

    08/21/2017
    07:00PM

    Out in the Storm, Katie Crutchfield’s fourth album as Waxahatchee and her second release with Mer...


  • August Wine Dinner

    08/21/2017
    07:00PM

    Summer dishes paired with prophecy wine! Welcoming wine: Pinot Grigio First Course: Mexican shr...


  • Mainstay Monday

    08/21/2017
    07:00PM — 08:30PM

    Join us for another Mainstay Monday! These eclectic evenings happen every Monday night. Each is h...


  • Come out to Camden Yards to cheer on your favorite Baltimore Orioles as they play the Oakland Ath...


  • Come to Prince George's Stadium to cheer on the Bowie Baysox as they play the Reading Fightin Phils!


  • Join host Norm Amorose every Monday at the Market Street Public House at 7:30 p.m. for a fun-fill...


  • Brett Dennen

    08/21/2017
    08:00PM

    That notion is at the heart of Por Favor, Dennen's intimate and revealing new album that Elektra ...


  • Federal House Bar & Grille Acoustic Shows!

    08/21/2017
    08:00PM — 12:00AM

    Tuesday, August 1st - Jordan Sokel - Acoustic Solo Wednesday, August 2nd - Kajun Kelley - Acoust...


  • Lunes Latino

    08/21/2017
    08:00PM — 11:00PM

    Every Monday night, guests can enjoy live Latin music to salsa dance to. Want to learn? Come e...


  • Every Monday night at Stan and Joe's on West Street in Annapolis join Kevin "The Hurricane" Lebli...


  • Timmie Metz

    08/21/2017
    10:00PM — 01:00AM

    Enjoy music from Timmie Metz every Monday at 10 p.m.


  • Anchors Away! Sunset Cruise

    08/23/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Join the Wellness House of Annapolis for Anchors Away, a sunset cruise on the Severn aboard Water...


  • Maryland State Fair

    08/24/2017
    10:00AM — 10:00PM

    Celebrating its 136th year, the unFAIRgettable Maryland State Fair returns Thursday, August 24th ...


  • On Saturday August 26th, 11 a.m., the historic Christ Church Port Republic will hold the 151st Ca...


  • Jim Breuer

    08/26/2017
    06:30PM

    With over 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, Jim Breuer remains one of today’s top entertain...


  • Jim Breuer

    08/26/2017
    09:30PM

    With over 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, Jim Breuer remains one of today’s top entertain...


  • The 42 annual Annapolis 10 Mile Run, presented by the non-profit Annapolis Striders, is scheduled...


 

 

Towne Social