"Boston Cliff", patented 1665. Phase one built ca. 1676; phase 2 in 1729; and phase 3 in 1954. Historically and architecturally one of the most important houses in the Chesapeake region. Georgian raised paneling, built-in cupboards, staircase with carved tulip step-ends, mantels with bolection moldings, 5 fireplaces, raised panel doors with original hinges, and paneled window seats. Gunstock cornerposts. Outbuildings including guest house designed by Dr. H. Chandlee Forman. A.I.A. Paddock, horse stalls, tack room. English garden. Large fenced dog yard. Pool. Bailey pier with 10 ft MLW. Minutes from Easton with its hospital, restaurants, museums, galleries; and from the famous sailing seaport Oxford. Current owner rebuilt the swimming pool. installed boat lift on the dock; re-roofed some of the cedar shingle roofs; converted from oil heat to LP Gas; refinished floors; painted interior in early original colors as determined by paint historican Susan Buck; opened the fireplace in the LR; and renovated the guest house. House written up in several books and has been on the Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage. One of Maryland's few houses with a legitimate claim to 17th Century origin.
Listing courtesy of Shoreline Realty.