TALBOT COUNTY - Where land and water intertwine in infinite varieties of mood and pattern. Dominated by the Chesapeake Bay, Talbot County, with its waterfront tributaries, mild climate and friendly neighbors, offers a lifestyle you simply cannot find anywhere else - an intimate place - capture the richness of a different time marked by the civilities and grace of a bygone era - timeless and serene - “land of pleasant living”. Talbot County’s five bountiful rivers with 602 miles of shoreline are home to great and modest country houses as well as the unique charming hamlets of St. Michaels, Oxford, Wye Mills, Tilghman Island, Trappe, and historic Easton. All offer a timeless treasury of history and beauty with centuries old architectural splendor, unsurpassed in America. The downtown areas are captivating, compact, and filled with a phenomenal assortment of fine art galleries, antiques, museums, theaters and boutiques. Fine public, private and parochial schools are located throughout the area. Surrounded by history, beauty and a wealth of cultural, culinary and outdoor activities, Talbot County is truly the best location to enjoy the best of the region’s many delights.
ACCESSIBILITY - Maryland’s Eastern Shore is one of the most popular coastal areas in America, and Talbot County is the most popular place on the Eastern Shore to live. Central Maryland location is everything - strategic, mid-Atlantic, accessible, easy access to major metropolitan areas. Close to beaches and golf courses and prime yacht moorings - and within spitting distance of the power centers that are sources of great wealth. Tax base provides better schools, health care and public services - not to mention such amenities as better exotic car mechanics, caterers, and gardeners, and Easton airport.
RICH HISTORY - Beginning with our Native Americans over 13,000 years ago - centuries of unspoiled cherished traditions, maritime history, rich architecture, the Chesapeake Bay - “our history is our future”.
UNIQUE LIFESTYLE - With a unique blend of a small-town atmosphere and cosmopolitan flavor, there is a richness of the past, the joy of the present, and the warm prospects for the future. Diversity of style, location, and price create superb housing opportunities. Many beautiful homes cover the outlying areas, and waterfront estates with panoramic views abound. The Chesapeake Bay is a place that can easily be called “home”.
ENVIRONMENT - Continental climate with well - defined seasons, a long growing season conducive to lush crops - natural beauty - salty breezes fill the air. Our uniqueness comes in large part from our natural surroundings and our dedication to the traditional outdoor lifestyle. Natural amenities - 602 miles of shoreline (the longest in the United States) - 80% of land is farmland, woods, and marsh lush land communes with water at every turn - best of outdoor living!