Southwind, on a prominent point in the Tidewater region of Maryland's renowned Eastern Shore is sited to perfect advantage with panoramic vistas of Hudson Creek, a tributary to the Chesapeake Bay. Located on 214+ acres with approximately 2.5 miles of waterfront, breathtaking views and incredible scenery delight from every vantage. A tree-lined, gated estate drive opens to reveal the panorama surrounded by stunning water front.
Built in the style of a Maryland Tidewater manor house in 2003 by Willow Construction. Leaded glass double doors open from the columned portico to the two story marble Foyer with its cherry double staircase. Double French pocket doors lead to the formal Dining Room and adjacent Den, each with Brazilian cherry floors and fireplace. Light pours in from the two-story bay window into the Great Room with its soaring coffered ceiling, wood burning fireplace and cherry wet bar. French doors open to the river front portico, revealing a tremendous sight as gentle bay breezes float in from the water beyond. A cased portal leads into the adjoining Library with custom cabinetry, large picture window to enjoy the scenery and French doors to the terrace.
A Butler's Pantry leads to the gourmet Kitchen boasting custom cherry cabinetry, granite counters, professional grade appliances and a matching built-in desk. An adjoining Breakfast Area in the bright and cheerful bay window offers the perfect place to enjoy a morning coffee while staring out in wonder at the beautiful and ever changing variety of Bay wildlife. A wide architectural cased archway leads to the Great Room while a separate hall leads to the back Foyer.
A private Foyer opens to the Master Bedroom awash in natural light and stunning views from an oversized bay window with a cherry breakfast bar nearby. Separate custom fitted Dressing Rooms and the Spa Bath with Jacuzzi, an ideal spot to relax and put all cares aside while gazing at the surrounding scenery from the bay window at the tub. A Powder Room, Laundry Room, Mud Room, Bath, oversized three-car Garage with work area, and an attached Greenhouse complete the Main Level.
A dramatic second level overlook at the top of the double stairs looks out over the Foyer to one side and into the Great Room from the other. A large Bedroom with an impressive vaulted and beamed ceiling and a full-width bay window with incredible river vistas, adjacent Exercise Room, third and fourth Bedrooms and a spacious fifth Bedroom/Playroom comprise the 2nd level. The columned riverfront portico leads to brick sidewalks, formal gardens and a pergola patio, perfect for al fresco dining. A nearby pier provides water supply and a boat lift as well as 7’ mean low water at its 3 slips.
Away from the main house, a large 5 bedroom Guest House features a Great Room & Master Bedroom Suite with water vistas. A Workshop with two rooms provides maple butcher block workbenches, extensive cabinetry, model train platforms and an adjacent dog kennel. Oversized sliding doors on the large Morton building barn provides ideal equipment storage for maintaining this incredible property.
Outdoor sporting options abound through the expansive lawns, meadows, wetlands and wooded groves. Four ponds, including a 4-acre flooded duck hunting pond and two duck blinds as well as eight deer stands provide convenient setups for the avid hunter and approximately 2.5 miles of waterfront along Hudson Creek (including a mile of rip rap protected shoreline) are a fisherman’s delight. On 5 separate parcels totaling 214 acres, this serene & peaceful oasis provides the very best of the Maryland Tidewater tradition.