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.
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