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Maryland Waterfront Real Estate

Some of the most desirable real estate in Maryland is located along the Chesapeake Bay or one of its many tributaries, which include the following major rivers: Potomac, Patuxent, Susquehanna, Patapsco, Magothy, Severn, South, and West. Each of these rivers is fed by a multitude of creeks that also often have waterfront residential properties, many with navigable water. Use the features below to search for waterfront properties.

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY (including Annapolis)

Featured Anne Arundel County Waterfront Listing

MLS #: AA8268363 $1,950,000     Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4.50

Unique opportunity to own W... More Info...

QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY (including Kent Island)

Featured Queen Anne's County Waterfront Listing

MLS #: QA8357529 $1,175,000     Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3.50

Unique property with beauti... More Info...

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Additional Information for Waterfront Buyers

There are a variety of special considerations when purchasing waterfront property in Maryland. For example, all land located within 1,000 feet of tidal waters is considered part of the Chesapeake Bay "Critical Area" and any portion of property located within 100 feet of the Mean High Water Line of tidal wetlands and tributary streams is subject to stringent "Buffer Zone" protection.

Detailed mapping and information regarding riparian zones, land use, shoreline stability and protection, existing structures, shore protection and access, is available by downloading Shoreline Situation Reports that the Virginia Institute of Marine Science has produced for all coastal localities in the State of Maryland.  

For more information about the unique issues relevant to waterfront property purchases or if you any specific questions, please fill out and submit the Contact form.