27391 SOUTHSIDE ISLAND CREEK ROAD
Martins Point Farm has been in the same family since the 1930's and offers 115 acres with 2.3 miles of shoreline! With origins dating to the 18th Century, this gorgeous farm is brimming with history, natural Chesapeake Bay splendor, and extraordinary opportunity for an Eastern Shore life well-lived. The long lane leads you past fields, pasture and historic barns up to the main residence, situated on a point with old shade trees, lovely gardens, and magnificent river views. With 360 degree vistas (including stunning sunrises and sunsets), this property is completely secluded and offers the utmost in privacy. The home's interior is casual yet elegant and boasts high ceilings, double porches, hardwood floors, doorways, and millwork all recalling eras gone by. The oldest part of the house dates back to the 1700's and includes the original kitchen with its wood ceiling and large hearth, a very useful mudroom, private office, and elegant dining room. Over the year additions were added including a large comfortable family room, formal entrance with staircase, and beautiful living room with fireplace, all with water views. The wonderful screened porch looks out the river and enjoys endless summer breezes.
Upstairs are 4 well-appointed bedrooms with water views and 3 baths but the most coveted spot is the second floor screened porch; a perfect place to enjoy a good book or take in the tranquil setting. Adjacent to the main house are 2 treasured waterside cottages, one with 2 BR/2BA, the other with 2BR/1 BA. Absolutely ideal for family or guests. The pool and brick patio are convenient to all and again take in the endless water views. Steps away is the 60' pier with two slips tucked in the protected cove with 3.5'MLW . There is a 2 BR/1 BA caretakers home and also a 3 BR /1 BA waterside tenant house along with an adjoining pasture for sheep and horses. Several additional structures include an old large dairy barn with loft (used occasionally for parties), sheep barn, and other structures which can accommodate boats, farm equipment, potting supplies, and tools. This is one extraordinary offering seldom found on the Eastern Shore !
Please note: The main residence is rented throughout the summer on a short term basis so showing times are limited to Saturdays (12:00-4:00) and the tenant house is also leased. About 75 acres are tilled and 28 are in CREP including a wetland impoundment. There is also a hunting lease in place . For further information, please contact the listing agents.