Situated on the northeastern coast of Calvert County, MD right on the Chesapeake Bay, Chesapeake Beach, MD was founded in the late 1800s by the Washington and Chesapeake Bay Railway Company as a resort town. To this day, Chesapeake Beach maintains its popularity with a variety of attractions and things to do. The town, of course, boasts plenty of beach access, several marinas, and an abundance of small-town charm, making this the perfect place for waterfront lovers to buy a home and settle down.
Many Chesapeake Beach, MD homes for sale are located either on the water or nearby, and while most daily errands require a car to get to and from, this small beach town is somewhat walkable/bikeable during the warmer seasons. Interested in a particular property from my listings? Use the search function on this page to get the walking and biking score for that particular address.
Regardless of whether you drive, walk or bike, there is always plenty to do and see in Chesapeake Beach, MD.
The Chesapeake Beach Water Park
If you’re looking to mix things up and swap a relaxing day on the beach for a fun day of adventure, you’ll find just that at the Chesapeake Beach Water Park. Pack up the family and spend the day zipping down water slides and enjoying all that this backyard paradise has to offer. The best part is that Calvert County and Chesapeake Beach residents are eligible for a discounted tickets!
The Breezy Point Marina
If a love for boating and fishing is what brings you to Chesapeake Beach, there’s no better place to be than Breezy Point Marina. This 215-slip, full-service marina has its own entrance channel to the Chesapeake Bay, where you will find plenty of fishing hotspots. Use one of the marina’s double-wide ramps to launch your boat, or if you choose to buy a home in Chesapeake Beach and need somewhere to keep it, purchase a slip.
The Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum
Prior to the Great Depression, the waterfront in Chesapeake Bay was bustling with beaches, casinos, and a 1600-foot boardwalk that featured a roller coaster, carousel, dance pavilion and more. Folks from Washington and Baltimore would board the train and make their way here all summer long to indulge in the joys of Chesapeake Beach. Today, the history and excitement of that time is immortalized in the Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum, and is a great place to learn more about the history of this small town.
The Chesapeake Beach Rail Trail
Along where the original railway route was once set is now the Chesapeake Beach Rail Trail. Hike through or bike along the trail and take in the beauty of this area we call home. The trail takes you through a wetland area, and if you’re lucky, you may be able to spot a bald eagle, a great blue heron, or even a few river otters.
With a population that hovers right around 6,000, Chesapeake Beach is slightly larger than many of the towns that surround it. If you’re ready to make beach town your new home, I’m here to help. With over 30 years of real estate experience, allow me to show you call that Chesapeake Beach has to offer in terms of real estate.
Contact me, Bonnie Augostino, at 301-351-4278 today to learn more about buying a home in Chesapeake Beach.