Estates for Sale on the Eastern Shore
For anyone who loves small-town living with access to large metropolitan areas …. the Eastern Shore of Maryland is unparalleled with Washington DC, Baltimore, Wilmington, Philadelphia and Annapolis all within a short drive. The primary attraction is the glorious Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries for sailing, canoeing, kayaking, and crabbing plus wonderful golf courses that provide outdoor adventures. The renowned Eastern Shore is a popular destination for watching eagles soar and enjoying a sporting life full of stunning sunsets and tranquility.
HOMES FOR SALE
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ABOUT THE EASTERN SHORE
Maryland’s Eastern Shore is located on the northern half of the Delmarva Peninsula and is made up of nine counties: Worchester, Wicomico, Kent, Queen Anne, Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester, Somerset, and Cecil. While these counties constitute more than one-third of the state’s land area, their combined population of 420,000 represents only 8% of the population in Maryland. Homes for sale along the open Eastern Shore are always a popular choice for new residents.
The Eastern Shore of Maryland is renowned as one of the greatest places in America for hunting, shooting, sailing, salt, and freshwater fishing. Its quaint waterfront town like historic Chestertown and Easton offers sunset cruises, kayaking, fishing, boating, sailing, art galleries, antiquing, farmers’ and Artisans market, local seafood including famous Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab and the second largest collection of 18th-century structures.
Eastern Shore Maryland homes for sale provide residents with a relaxed style of living. Worcester County, located on the Atlantic Ocean side of the peninsula, is Maryland’s only ocean-front county. It is best known as the home of Ocean City, one of the most popular resort towns on the east coast. Ocean City begins at the Ocean City Inlet, which was formed during a 1933 storm, and extends northward to the Maryland-Delaware state line at 146th Street. It offers visitors ten miles of beaches and twenty blocks boardwalk, in addition to nine golf courses and some of the world’s best fishing.
Wicomico County, located to the west of Worcester County, also borders the State of Delaware. The county is named after the Wicomico River, a 33-mile long tributary of the Chesapeake Bay. Salisbury is the county seat and the largest city on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Homes for sale in Salisbury are located near the banks of the Wicomico River. Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport, the only commercial airport on the peninsula, and Salisbury University are both located in Salisbury.