368 ACRES ON THE CHESAPEAKE
Bohemia Manor Farm. An unrivaled testament to the natural beauty of the Chesapeake Bay and an integral property in the history of Maryland. Bohemia Manor Farm was founded in 1661 by Augustine Herman, the notable Czech cartographer, merchant, and adventurer, its name an enduring tribute to Herman's homeland of Prague, Kingdom of Bohemia. Herman had garnered the land from Lord Baltimore, Cecil Calvert, in exchange for creating the first extensive and accurate map of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay coastline.
This captivating waterfront property situated on a bountiful 368 acres of tillable fields, waterfowl impoundments, and impeccable lawns, offers 3,600 feet on the Bohemia River and 3,000 feet on Manor Creek. At its heart is a classic Georgian manor house built in 1920 by Senator Thomas Bayard upon the site of the original home built by Herman, and restored in 2004-2005 with the nationally renowned firms of Archer-Buchanan and Dewson Construction. The home features 11 bedrooms, multiple wood fireplaces with striking mantels, a grand ball room, a stunning blue Viking range, and exquisite period wall coverings, amongst a bevy of amenities that bespeak both a thoughtful consideration of modern living and a soulful respect for the property's historical legacy.
A gentleman's hunting estate of incomparable beauty and resource featuring gun storage and temperature controlled game storage rooms. An architectural accomplishment that revels in the interplay of light, space, and function offering its denizens both epic inspiration and quiet repose.
Bohemia Manor Farm is at its essence a world class property. Unfettered natural expanse. Sophisticated, artisanal finishes. Epic views. This is a property that was personally selected by one of Maryland's founding pioneers and cultivated for over three centuries. A proud, historical beacon on the country's largest estuary, Bohemia Manor Farm is the quintessential American coastal, hunting estate.
For the adventurous, pure contentment awaits. Opportunity for possible donation of development rights.