The Real Estate Book - ROCK HALL, MD

Live your dream and enjoy an elegant and serene waterfront estate nestled on 177+ acres of a private and secluded peninsula along Maryland's Eastern Shore. Delight in the commanding and expansive views of the surrounding farmland and the picturesque Chesapeake Bay. The views are rivaled only by the impressive and completely renovated 5,500+ square foot classic 19th-century farmhouse. This majestic property features beautiful 100-year-old reclaimed heart pine flooring, an open floor plan with an abundance of natural light, four master suites, two additional guest bedrooms, a powder room, and a home office with custom bookshelves. Enjoy many options for casual or formal entertaining inside the house, outside on the sprawling lawn or around the relaxing pool and hot tub. You or your guests can also retreat to the one bedroom cottage situated along the shoreline. Its oversized windows provide captivating panoramic views of the bay. No matter what you feel like doing, there is something for everyone. You might take a refreshing dip in the pool, barbecue with guests on the large side deck, play a few rounds of tennis on the fenced-in hardtop court, enjoy the sunset from a rocking chair on the front porch or stargaze from the widow's walk. The estate is also the ultimate retreat for outdoor sportsmen & enthusiasts. Boaters will appreciate the private pier tucked in a protective cove on Tavern Creek. It is the perfect place to fish and crab for the evening's meal. You may also launch boats from the property's boat lift, floating dock or cement boat ramp. Grab your kayak from the boathouse and spend the day watching ospreys and blue herons while exploring the bay and the surrounding waterways. With its ideal location, you are just minutes away from some of the Chesapeake Bay's finest marinas and authentic waterside restaurants. Private and remote while being close to major Mid-Atlantic metropolitan areas, this Eastern Shore jewel is sure to give you and your family a lifetime of memories. The Main House: This 1870s farmhouse had a complete renovation from the foundation up along with a major addition in 1998. 5,500+ sq. ft. - 6 bedrooms/5.5 bath home. 3 full levels w/ partly finished basement. 3 woodburning fireplaces / 2 propane. Widow's walk / sundeck with 360 degree views. Large, covered front porch. Designed for both formal entertaining and causal living. Reclaimed heart pine flooring throughout. Original staircase and mouldings. The Cottage on the water's edge: 1 bed/1 bath with expansive waterviews. Situated along the Chesapeake Bay and protected Tavern Creek. Large, waterside deck. Waterside patio. Wood flooring throughout. Open floorplan designed for every room to have a view of the water. The Accessory Structures: Garage with 1 bed/1 bath above, attached fenced in dog pen. Converted dairy barn with two levels of storage. Storage shed for fuel & decoys. Dry boat house with a cement ramp for ease of launching small boats and running water. Pier with electric boatlift, floating dock, power and running water located on Tavern Creek with easy access to the Chesapeake Bay. Heated inground pool with built-in hot tub. Tennis court - fenced-in hardtop. The Grounds & Property Features: Ultimate privacy on 177+ acre waterfront peninsula. Gated entrance providing additional privacy. Two waterfowl ponds & 3 duck blinds. More than 1.5 miles of waterfront shoreline. All 4 contiguous lots are waterfront and each have separate tax IDs. Lot 2 / 36.74 acres - Lot 3 / 22.28 acres - Lot 4 / 78.18 acres - Lot 5 - / 40.63 acres- Agricultural conservation easements are available for review by request.