Cambridge Homes for Sale

Located on the Choptank River, Cambridge is arguably one of the most charming towns in all of Maryland. Not only does it have stunning waterfront views, but it has water activities as well, like yachting and kayaking. Since the town is known for its natural beauty, people from across the state visit this place for vacations. Tourism has positively impacted the city, boosting its economy and creating more jobs. For many, Cambridge is more than just a holiday destination, it’s a home. And with the place comes a thriving real estate market that offers a wide range of homes. Cambridge real estate is rich in acreages and waterfront properties that oftentimes have their own private boat docks. In addition to these properties are the charming colonial-style homes that define Maryland’s real estate market. Read more about Cambridge.

Cambridge Real Estate Stats

Average Price $296K
Lowest Price $12.5K
Highest Price $4.9M
Total Listings 235
Avg. Days On Market 157
Avg. Price/SQFT $177

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More About Cambridge Real Estate

Cambridge is situated on the eastern shore of Maryland, giving the city tons of residential land with access to the water. These waterfront properties are the most highly sought-after in the city, as well as the most expensive. Many of them are several acres in size, offering large wooded lots and unbeatable privacy. Properties also commonly have private boat docks where you can launch your boat on the Choptank River with ease.

Waterfront homes for sale in Cambridge typically stay in line with the prevailing colonial-style that defines Maryland real estate. Expect most of the homes to have lovely red brick exteriors, as well as shuttered windows and lovely front porches. Some of the more extravagant homes on the market have stately Georgian columns that impress every visitor who comes to the property.

Although many of the homes in Cambridge were built in the mid-century, it's common to find ones that have been recently renovated to have modern amenities, like gourmet kitchens and updated bathrooms. The best part about buying remodeled homes is that they retain their original charm at the same time as offering a comfortable living space.

Many homebuyers come to Cambridge for its infamous waterfront properties, but the city has countless other real estate opportunities available. There are tons of single-family homes located in and around town that provide the perfect space to raise a family. These lots are substantial in size, meaning they typically have large backyards and manicured gardens.

Another opportunity that this beautiful town provides is the chance to buy a piece of land and build your own custom home. There are plenty of open lots on the market that are waiting to be developed upon.

Cambridge is filled with tons of incredible amenities that make it an extraordinary city. Keep reading about these amenities below, or find out how you can make this amazing place your home by reaching out to one of the local Northrop Realty agents.

Living in Cambridge MD: Lifestyle & Amenities

With its gorgeous waterfront location and small-town vibe, there’s so much to love about Cambridge, MD. That's why so many people choose to visit this part of Maryland for spring and summer vacations. In recent years, the tourism industry has grown, especially since the arrival of the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort—a four-star hotel located on the waterfront. This hotel has attracted significant figures such as Barack Obama.

Though the city doesn't only bring in people for its waterfront location, but for heritage tourism as well. The city has a long history that dates back to the 1680s, and we can see nuggets of this past in the city's architecture and street blocks. The Cambridge downtown business district is a part of the historical district, so expect to see gorgeous heritage buildings around every corner.

In the downtown core you can find mom-and-pop cafes and boutique shops. Poplar Street is one of the best places in town to find these shops, so don't miss out.

What attracts so many people to live in Cambridge is the city's undeniable charm. With its cobblestone streets, museums, and marinas, you truly can't find a better place to live than this. There are also tons of natural reserves and city parks where locals can enjoy scenic landscapes and dreamy wetlands. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is one of the most popular places to visit wetlands and marshes.

Cambridge is roughly 1 hour's drive from Annapolis

Local Festivals and Events

One of the best parts about living in Cambridge is being a part of its phenomenal community. The city plays host to tons of events and festivals throughout the year where residents can celebrate with live music and great food.

During the summer, the city hosts 2nd Saturday Downtown Cambridge—an art festival that occurs every 2nd Saturday of the month during the summertime.

There is also an Eagle Festival that occurs during the spring at the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.

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