Contemporary Home on 18 Acres with 1,400 ft of Waterfront
Queenstown, MD - $3,995,000
The best of what the Eastern Shore has to offer, a rare contemporary home on 18 acres with 1,400 ft of waterfront. Designed by a renowned architect as his own home, this single story home has floor-to-ceiling windows for sight lines that connect with the water and nature from sunrise to sunset.
Entertaining is easy for large and small gatherings with open spaces, a chef's kitchen, accordion glass wall to the three-sided screen porch, three fireplaces, home theater, full bar with wine storage, billiards room, workout room, and kid's play area; the list goes on and on. The primary suite, including an office with private porch, spa-like bathroom, and expansive dressing room, is separated from the rest of the house by a glass-enclosed walkway.
This home encourages indoor-outdoor living with access to the pool from the family room, dining room, primary bedroom, guest bedroom and dedicated bathroom. Kids and adults enjoy the solar-heated pool with a sundeck for lounge chairs and an umbrella and a side ledge that allows soaking while gazing out over Greenwood Creek. At 15' above mean high tide, the elevated landscape provides wraparound views of the water with access via the private beach; perfect for kids to explore, playing fetch with your dogs, and launching paddleboards and kayaks.
The pier has a 14,000lb. boat lift and space for two additional boats making the 20-minute jaunt to beautiful St. Michael's or Kent Narrows an easy outing. Designated as part of the Maryland Environmental Trust, the property provides privacy and a sense of escape convenient to Easton, Annapolis, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia.
The outdoor environment boasts a combination of open lawn, native Maryland gardens designed by the former Atkins Arboretum Executive Director, wooded areas abound with mature specimen trees, and natural wetlands that protect the shoreline. Imagine picking wild raspberries and asparagus as you stroll through your own park-like setting with a commercial grade swing set and zipline. Birds and the occasional boater are among the few sounds that disrupt the peaceful quiet.
Located near the house, the three bay outbuilding provides additional garage parking, storage, garden center, hobby space and a woodworking shop with its own water views. Ease of maintenance was a core tenet in the house design with cement-board panel system, ultra-high-performance window system, durable, standing seam metal and membrane roofing, electric pool cover, geothermal heating/cooling, and irrigation system. The lower-level bunkroom is designed for conversion to separate living quarters with a dedicated entrance and private bathroom.
Greenwood Creek is one of the hidden gems of the Eastern Shore with clean water, a sandy bottom, good crabbing, and multi-acre protected lots with wide open, natural views. Don't let your chance at this dream home slip away!