Eastern Shore - Homes for Sale and Community Information
The Eastern Shore is part of the state of Maryland that lies predominantly on the east side of Chesapeake Bay. Towns on the Eastern Shore include Kent, Queen Anne's, Centreville, Talbot, Dorchester, Somerset and Worchester. It is bordered on the east by Delaware, and on the south the Calvert-Scarborough Line separates Eastern Shore from Virginia.
Homes on the Eastern Shore are nestled along Chesapeake Bay, and many enjoy gorgeous views of the bay. For those who are searching for Eastern Shore real estate, the smart call is the phone call to Coldwell Banker agent Mary Ann Elliott. She is an experienced pro and knows Annapolis and the Eastern Shore. Call her today at 410-991-4000 today before you start the search on your own. She will simplify the process and have you in an Eastern Shore home.
English pioneer and surveyor William Claiborne is the first person to set foot in the Eastern Shore area in 1629, having gotten a land grant from the Colony of Virginia. He named his land Kent County. In 1631, he sailed north up Chesapeake Bay to the area known today as Kent Island, and formed the first English settlement within the province of Maryland. Throughout the 17th and into the 18th century, subsequent counties were formed including Talbot County in 1661, Somerset County in 1666, Cecil County in 1674, Queen Anne's County in 1706, and Worcester County in 1742. Wicomico County was the last, formed in 1867.
Parks and Recreation
The parks all along ther Eastern Shore have well kept fields, playgrounds and trails, and many have a scenic view or are close to Chesapeake Bay. These include Back Creek Community Park, Talbot County Community Sports Complex, Neavitt Community Park, and Perry Cabin Park and Sports Complex. There are also a number of state parks and campgrounds. There are many great golf courses as well, including Chesapeake Bay Golf Club, The Easton Club, Hog Neck Golf Course, and Harbourtowne Golf Resort.
Attractions and Events
As far as local events, the Eastern Shore has its own character and calendar. The Queen Anne's County Fair, Kent Island Farmer's Market, Winter Penguin Village at Lights on the Bay is a popular Christmas season attraction. For an expanded to-do list, Baltimore is only 30 miles away. For those who love sporting events, head out to the Baltimore Grand Prix and spend some time cheering for your favorite driver as they make their way around the tracks. For football fans, the NFL champion Ravens play there.
Eastern Shore - A Great Life on the Waterfront
Eastern Shore homes for sale offer superb quality, reasonable prices and great value overall. Many have spectacular views of Chesapeake Bay. Anyone looking on the Eastern Shore should call Coldwell Banker agent Mary Ann Elliott at 410-991-4000 today. Mary Ann has a line on the best deals in Annapolis, and can help you sort through the options to match you lifestyle and budget. With its historic character and scenic location, the Eastern Shore of Annapolis is one of the hottest real estate opportunities in Maryland today.