*POOL OPEN FROM APRIL 1ST*
The Durham-Hythe estate is nestled within 7.5 acres of idyllic grounds with its own 750ft shoreline, 75ft private dock (5ft MLW), boat lift, sun deck, waterside in-ground pool, pool houses, crab shack at water’s edge and tree-lined driveway. Its position at the tip of Neavitt fishing village’s peninsula affords breathtaking sunset views of Chesapeake bay at the font of the property and spellbinding sunrises above Choptank River at the back. This destination is set to exceed your greatest expectations with its boundless amenities and activities to ensure you will never want to say goodbye!
Inside the main residence are three suites, open plan kitchen with waterfall marble island, breakfast room, family bathroom, study (6th bedroom), river room with vaulted ceiling, tv room, dining room, two additional upstairs bedrooms, two open fireplaces (ornamental) , shower room, powder room, mudroom, games room, pantry and reception room. Due to the properties position nearly every room enjoys water views.
The residence can easily accommodate as many as 12 guests and offers the following private sleeping quarters:
• Master waterfront suite: queen bed, full bath, freestanding tub, French doors to deck and walk-in closet
• Pool and waterfront suite: king bed, full bath, French doors to pool, and walk-in closet
• Oak tree suite: a queen bed, adjoining bathroom, and walk in closet
• Sewing bedroom: queen bed
• Second floor bedroom one: three single beds
• Second floor bedroom two: a single daybed and a queen bed
Outside is where the magic really happens with sun decks on each side of the property to relax and enjoy the water views, enjoy crabbing and prepare your catch in the crab shack, sit at the end of the dock and fish, or read your favorite book in one of the hammocks under the scented pine trees at the waters edge or simply unwind in the Adirondack chairs at the waters edge and watch the wildlife – eagles, osprey, heron, deer. For the more active members of your group there are two kayaks to explore the shoreline and discover the submerged island and the statue of Nelson, or enjoy a bike ride around the grounds, Neavitt fishing village, play ground, park and post office. Enjoy campfires around the fire pit and swimming in the pool, Frisbee, croquette and racket games on the lawns. For the more adventurous why not bike or kayak to St. Michaels or Tilghman Island on scenic flat roads or undulating waters. If the weather is keeps you inside the games room will keep children and adults entertained with a pool table, ping pong, air hockey, foosball, and more!
The nighttime enchantment alone at Durham-Hythe estate will ensure an unforgettable stay. As the stars shine brightly and the moon rays shimmer across the rippling waters, take a walk along the ambient-lit pier and listen to the rhythmic sounds of Acadia and water lapping at the shoreline.
This breathtaking estate offers the very best of Eastern Shore living, with over 33 restaurants in St. Michaels, an abundant supply of boutique shops, art galleries, ice cream parlors, antique and reclaimed furniture stores, a winery, distillery and brewery, as well as the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and Motor Barn. Be warned, the history and charm of St Michaels will capture your heart forever!!
Please be aware that our short-term rental license does NOT permit events on the property. Use of firearms for sports, pleasure, or practice is strictly prohibited. If you wish to bring your boat please let us know ahead of time so we can ensure accommodation. We also operate a strict occupancy policy.