Elkton, MD, United States
USD $1,950,000
For Sale
5 Beds
6 Bath
MLS MDCC163402
Built 1967


This riverfront retreat nestled on 5.5 acres on top of a 40 foot bluff offers panoramic views and breathtaking sunsets over looking miles of the Elk River. If you are looking to enjoy the water front lifestyle, you've found it here at The River House. From this vista, the river appears to be kissing the sun in the evening. The property has 372 feet of waterfront, and a 120 foot dock with multiple boat lifts. The manicured estate starts as you pass through the large brick double gates down the illuminated graceful tree-lined driveway with circular access to both homes. The property offers outdoor park-like areas which include: sand volleyball court, tether ball, horse shoes, fire pit, barbecue areas, landscaped bridge, children~s play ground with swing set, picnic tables, scenic track for running or walking that meanders throughout the property, and professionally landscaped areas which complement the Chesapeake Bay's setting and ambiance. This Estate home has; two full master suites, and additional spacious bedrooms, five full bathrooms, a professionally appointed gourmet kitchen, theater room, spacious marble covered living areas, a large mahogany library, glassed-in four-season large room, two fireplaces and a complete reconditioned heated pool. More than a bonus room, the estate has a full separate guest home which offers; privacy from the main house, with 1 bedroom, 1 bath, kitchen, large living room with fireplace, laundry room and screened in porch. Your dreams of a home on the waterfront can become a reality at The River House. Imagine yourself relaxing in your hot tub as the sun sets on the beautiful Elk River, taking a refreshing swim in your saltwater pool, or jumping into your boat for a quick trip to Schaeffer's Canal House or The Chesapeake Inn. Maybe you'd like to take your jet skis or kayaks out for a fun time. Make memories with your family and friends that will last for a lifetime at The River House. If you like to explore, there are many local opportunities. Practically in your back yard is the newly opened Ben Cardin C&D Canal Recreational Trail great for biking, jogging and walking. This new trail links to Delaware's Michael Castle Trail. The combined route takes travelers from the historical, quaint canal town of Chesapeake City to Delaware City. Another great local attraction will be the Bohemia River State Park. This new 400 acre waterfront state park offers additional access for fishing, trail use and wildlife viewing. Or maybe you would prefer wine tasting overlooking the Bohemia River at the local Chateau Bu-De Vineyard & Winery, Bohemia Manor Farm. Be sure to put one of Fair Hill's equestrian events on your calendar. Fair Hill is moving towards becoming a 5-star equestrian venue and one of the premier equestrienne event sites in the world. The nearby waterfront towns of Chesapeake City & North East offer many opportunities for casual and fine dining as well as antique and boutique shopping. Other local amenities include the Elk Neck State Park and Turkey Point Lighthouse. There are many historic places, activities and venues to visit and explore. All within a short ride by car or boat from The River House. Come see this spectacular riverfront retreat and all it has to offer. Don't wait any longer; come see for yourself how you can enjoy your new Eastern Shore lifestyle. The River House is a convenient drive to Wilmington DE, Philadelphia suburbs, and Washington DC and NYC. Come get a taste of what your life would be like living on the Elk River and enjoying everything Cecil County and the Eastern shore has to offer. The River House is currently being run as successful VRBO (Vacation Rental By Owner) which could be continued if desired. Listed for below appraised value this property is a great opportunity! Call today to schedule your private tour.



Central Air Conditioning, Cook Top Range, Dishwasher, Ice Maker, Microwave Oven, Refrigerator, Washer & Dryer.

Interior Features

Hot Tub/Jacuzzi/Spa.

Exterior Features


Exterior Finish

Vinyl Siding.


Carpet, Marble, Tile.




CHESAPEAKE CITY Elementary, BOHEMIA MANOR High, Junior High, BOHEMIA MANOR Middle School.

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