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Exceptional architect designed Contemporary residence sited on a 1.8 acre private wooded lot enjoys 190' of protected waterfront, a 110' private dock and 3.5' MLW on Fairlee Creek; one of the prettiest bodies of navigable water in Kent County situated within just 1 nautical mile of the Chesapeake Bay. The property includes three separate living structures: the main house, an office/guest house. and a heated workshop/storage shed that, together, include approximately 3500 square feet of finished living space. The open floor plan interior of the main house features vaulted beaded board ceilings, strategically placed nooks and ledges to showcase art and collectibles, a double sided free standing fireplace between the kitchen and dining area, over sized windows and full-view glass doors overlooking the waterfront and easy care radiant heated tile floors. The cooks delight eat-in kitchen features stainless appliances, granite counter-tops, maple Brookhaven cabinetry, above and under-cabinet lighting, a large walk-in pantry, a built-in maple breakfast table, lovely views of surrounding gardens and the waterfront from the sink area through large space-enhancing corner windows and a double sided wood burning fireplace located between the kitchen and the dining area. A spacious private master bedroom and bath area includes a walk-in closet and a master bath with a tiled walk-in shower and Pearl brand whirlpool bathtub. Generously sized windows in the bedroom frame a serene verdant view through the trees to the water . The open living room features large windows and a brick wood-burning fireplace and opens to a screened porch that spans the waterfront side of the house. A 2011 addition includes a spacious cork floored Great Room with an outdoor deck seating area and a separate outdoor entrance. A discreet stairway leads from the Great Room to a bright and airy 2nd level studio that can, alternatively, serve as a third bedroom. A ships ladder stairway leads from the studio/bedroom up into a delightful tower space that offers birds-eye views of Fairlee Creek. An ingenious arrangement of a hallway and hide-away doors connects the Great Room and studio/bedroom to the first floor guest bedroom and bath; enabling use of this whole wing of the house as private guest or live-in quarters with its own private outdoor entrance. Additional main house rooms include a cozy den adjacent to the kitchen, a bright office area with water views and a separate laundry/utility room. The two outbuildings and carport connect to the main house via raised treated-wood walkways. The heated/air conditioned office/guest house includes a large main room, kitchenette, full bathroom and sleeping loft. The workshop includes a large built-in workbench and storage shelving. Rounding out this unique residential compound are a bluestone central courtyard patio, a roofed 2 car carport and a large outdoor equipment storage shed with sliding doors. Lush native and ornamental plant gardens watered with an automated in-ground irrigation system surround the house and point the way to steps leading down to the dock which has electric service. As if all of this isn't more than enough to support a great lifestyle, the property is located in easy walking distance to the Fairlee Creek Public Landing where area residents can easily off-load trailored boats, canoes and kayaks into Fairlee Creek and just a 15 minute drive to both historic downtown Chestertown and the lively waterfront town of Rock Hall. Plus, this property comes with a one year Home Warranty!

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Listed by Paula B Reeder of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

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