A Local’s Guide to Ellendale in Stevensville, Maryland

Located on Kent Island — and with fantastic waterfront views — is Ellendale residential community in Stevensville, Maryland. At just a mile from Chesapeake Bay Bridge, the community is well connected and, at the same time, in the middle of nature. There are a number of walking trails and a beach just beyond the properties. 

Homes at Ellendale

Ellendale has single-family and attached homes (condos, townhouses, lofts, and more), costing between about $316,00 and $650,000. The properties use an architectural style seen across Maryland’s Eastern Shore, including with the signature large and screened front porches. For parking, most homes have a driveway and garage for one, two, or three cars.

The properties come in a number of different floor plans, ranging from about 1,560 square feet to 4,140 square feet. They have between three and six bedrooms and two to five bathrooms. The most luxurious have three levels.

About the Builders

Two builders constructed the properties at Ellendale: Baldwin Homes and Lacrosse Homes.

Baldwin Homes specializes in properties built with modern needs and conveniences in mind. For instance, they have extra-large family rooms and kitchens to make it easier to spend time together as a family. Since the company is passionate about green building, you can be sure that your home will be as energy efficient as possible.

Lacrosse Homes operates just in Maryland, meaning the builder knows how to incorporate the most popular styles and features of the area into its properties. Lacrosse Homes has built properties in several other communities on the Chesapeake Bay.

Amenities at Ellendale Community

When you move to Ellendale, you’ll receive much more than just a home. For instance, there’s a community center, a club house, a pool, a tot lot, and other recreation areas where you can socialize with neighbors, relax, or participate in many regular activities. There’s also boat storage on site, allowing you to enjoy life on the bay to the full. As a recent construction, all the amenities at Ellendale are new and modern.

Living in Stevensville

Stevensville is the most populous place in Queen Anne’s County and home to one of just two registered historic districts in the county. Founded in 1850, the town has around 100 historic structures in Stevensville Historic District.

Once a steamboat terminal with a train station, today most residents use their own private vehicles to get around. To travel further afield, there’s also a public landing strip — Bay Bridge Airport — which is used by many private airplanes.

Local Attractions in Stevensville

Living in Ellendale, you’ll be close to the award-winning Terrapin Beach Park. This is an excellent spot for walking and biking, as you’ll pass meadows, marshes, ponds, woodlands, and beaches. It’s also a great place to go if you like wildlife, as there’s a huge variety in the park, especially waterfowl but also turtles and bullfrogs.

Another nearby local attraction is Bay Bridge Marina. This is the place to go boating; plus, if you want to dine on the waterfront, the marina has Hemingway’s restaurant. In fact, Stevensville as a whole is a culinary center. It has wineries, distilleries producing rum, vodka, whisky, and other spirits, and some great options for seafood. In addition, make sure to visit Historic Kent Manor Inn for Saturday lunch or Sunday champagne brunch.

Other top things to do around Stevensville include Paul Reed Smith Guitars factory (where you can receive a tour to see the guitar-making process) and the arts and entertainment district (for antique shopping as well as events every first Saturday of the month).

Purchasing a Home in Ellendale

There are several homes on the market in Ellendale at the moment — from both builders and in a variety of floor plans. Contact our team of local real estate agents for support finding the perfect property for you.