Listed By:
Meredith Fine Properties
8588 Wheatlands Road, Easton, MD
$ 9,900,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#MDTA2005072
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyTALBOT
  • CityEaston
  • NeighborhoodEaston
  • Zip21601
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1700
  • Taxes$ 32487
  • Price$ 9,900,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage7990
  • Lot Size40.15 Acres
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

Birthplace and home of General Perry Benson, a Captain in the Revolutionary War, and Major General in the War of 1812, Wheatlands is a significant, Historic estate on the Miles River of Talbot County. The primary structure, a stately 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath, Colonial, is sited on almost 25 acres along with an Historic barn with office, powder room, and den, a 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath guest house, a heated, waterside pool, a 1 bath pool house with temperature and humidity-controlled wine cellar, a 1 bath recreation house, a potting shed, and a hen house. A separate parcel of almost 16 acres provides additional privacy and agricultural land. The property has been substantially renovated and boasts fine craftsmanship, finishes, and fixtures. Outside you will find over 800 feet of riprapped shoreline, formal gardens, a deep-water dock with boat lift, an outdoor shower, a floating dock, and a highly coveted boat house with boat lift and second-level deck, a prime spot for entertaining. Other property features include a generator, hardwood floors, beamed ceilings, a sauna, steam showers, theatre room, an abundance of fireplaces, lawn irrigation, a paved, circular driveway, and brick and slate patios and walkways. Easton, Maryland, known as the New Hamptons of the Chesapeake Bay by Forbes Magazine, is conveniently located 1.5 hours from D.C. and Baltimore, and 2 hours from Philadelphia. Wheatlands is 5 miles from Downtown Easton and just minutes from fine dining, shopping, healthcare, theatres, galleries, museums, golf courses, a country club, a yacht club, and a jet airport. Exclusions and a right-of-way apply.

Price History
3/15/2024 Listed $9,900,000

General Features

Interior Features Bar,Breakfast Area,Built-Ins,Carpet,Cedar Closet(s),Crown Moldings,Dining Area,Entry Level Bedroom,Exposed Beams,Family Room Off Kitchen,Formal/Separate Dining Room,Kitchen - Eat-In,Kitchen - Gourmet
Sewer Private Septic Tank
Heating Heat Pump(s)
Cooling Central A/C
Possession Settlement
Appliances Dishwasher,Disposal,Dryer,Washer,Exhaust Fan,Icemaker,Oven/Range - Gas,Refrigerator,Six Burner Stove
Exterior Features BBQ Grill,Hot Tub,Outbuilding(s),Outside Shower,Play Equipment,Private Beach,Underground Lawn Sprinkler
Zoning R
Garage Spaces 1.00
Pool Y/N Yes - Personal
Patio/Porch Features Patio(s),Deck(s),Terrace
Architectural Style Colonial
Pool Features In Ground
Security Features Electric Alarm
Construction Materials Brick
Exclusions See Documents
Year Built 1700
View River
Levels 3
Tax Year 2023
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Cool Fuel Electric
Waterfront Features Rip-Rap,Private Dock Site,Sandy Beach
Accessibility None
Additional Parcels Description Map 24,Parcel 203
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
HOA / Comm Assn No
Subdivision Name EASTON
Garage Y/N Yes
Water Access Y/N Yes
Other Structures Above Grade,Below Grade
Directions From Easton,St. Michaels Rd to right on Unionville Rd to left on Miles River Rd. Property down on left. No sign.
ModificationTimestamp 2024-04-17T07:10:21
Buyer Agent Compensation 2.5
Body of Water Miles River
Disclosures Buried Fuel Tanks,Historic Property,Prop Disclaimer,Other
Senior Community Y/N No
Lot Size Square Feet 1748934.00
Tax Assessed Value 3797900.0
Waterfront Y/N Yes
Tax Annual Amount 32487.0
Home Warranty Y/N No
Structure Type Detached
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
Bathrooms Count Main Level 2.00
Price Per Sq Ft 1239.05
Additional Parcels Y/N Yes
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Virtual Tour
Total SQFT 9382
Days on Market 384
Location Type River
Standard Status Active
Year Built Source Assessor
Legal Subdivision *
Buyer Agent Compensation Type % Of Gross
Association Recreation Fee No

Interior Features

Heating Fuel Geo-thermal,Propane - Owned
Basement Fully Finished
Total Fireplaces 6
Hot Water Propane
Basement (Y/N) Yes
Heating Y/N Yes
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Above Grade Finished Area 7990
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Street Suffix ROAD
Central Air Y/N Yes
Total Bedrooms 5
Room Type Living Room,Dining Room,Primary Bedroom,Bedroom 2,Bedroom 3,Bedroom 4,Bedroom 5,Kitchen,Family Room,Library,Foyer,Media Room,Bathroom 1,Bathroom 2,Bathroom 3,Primary Bathroom,Full Bath,Half Bath
Main Level Bedrooms 1
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
LivingAreaSource Assessor
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin SQFT 1392
Below Grade Unfin SQFT Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 3
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 2
Bathrooms Full Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Full All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 2.00
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 1
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Total Baths 6

Exterior Features

Parking Features Paved Driveway,Circular Driveway
Lot Features Additional Lot(s),Rip-Rapped
Water Source Well
Inclusions See Documents
Total Parking Spaces 1
Garage Features Additional Storage Area,Garage Door Opener
Type of Parking Detached Garage
Land Use Code A
Foundation Details Block
Water View Y/N Yes
Lot Size Acres 40.15
Water Body Type River
Lot Size Units Square Feet
Lot Size Source Estimated
Land Assessed Value 1940600.00
Navigable Water Y/N Yes
Water Oriented Y/N Yes
# of Detached Garage Spaces 1

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bathroom 1 Upper 1 Flooring - Tile/Brick
Bathroom 2 Upper 1 Flooring - Tile/Brick
Bathroom 3 Upper 2 Flooring - HardWood
Bedroom 2 Upper 1 Flooring - HardWood,Attached Bathroom
Bedroom 3 Upper 1 Flooring - HardWood,Attached Bathroom
Bedroom 4 Upper 1 Flooring - HardWood
Bedroom 5 Upper 2 Flooring - Carpet
Dining Room Main Flooring - HardWood,Fireplace - Gas
Family Room Main Flooring - HardWood,Fireplace - Wood Burning
Foyer Main Flooring - HardWood
Full Bath Lower 1 Flooring - Tile/Brick
Half Bath Main Flooring - HardWood
Kitchen Main Flooring - HardWood,Breakfast Bar,Breakfast Room,Double Sink,Island,Kitchen - Eat-in
Library Main Flooring - Carpet,Built-Ins
Living Room Main Flooring - HardWood,Fireplace - Gas
Media Room Lower 1 Flooring - Carpet
Primary Bathroom Main Flooring - HardWood,Walk-In Closet(s),Soaking Tub
Primary Bedroom Main Flooring - Carpet,Fireplace - Gas,Walk-In Closet(s)


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 21601

AVG $2.36M
AVG $9,985
AVG 493
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1967