Charlestown Real Estate

In Cecil County, discover the wonderful maritime community of Charlestown. Public parks, fantastic fishing piers, pristine marinas and friendly residents combine to create a one-of-a-kind destination. Founded in 1742, the town once acted as a major port for trade encouraging business along Chesapeake Bay. In the years that followed, the ports that emerged in Havre de Grace and Baltimore quickly gained prominence, overtaking Charlestown. Today, Charlestown remains quaint & quiet and offers a laid-back lifestyle in a wholesome coastal town. Read more about Charlestown, Maryland.

Downtown historic district in Charlestown, Maryland

Charlestown Real Estate Stats

Average Price $351K
Lowest Price $190K
Highest Price $540K
Total Listings 4
Avg. Days On Market 99
Avg. Price/SQFT $164

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The real estate market in Charlestown, Maryland offers affordable housing options in a picturesque setting. You’ll often find modern amenities in colonial style homes. 


There are plenty of mid to large sized family homes with upwards of three bedrooms. A lot of these properties also have spacious yards, and thanks to their generous sizes decks, gardens, and porches are plentiful. 


While some homes boast a grassy, green landscape, waterfront properties bring with them sandy shores and stunning scenery. 

Living in Charlestown, Maryland

When you call Charlestown home, you can look forward to an active and independent lifestyle. A variety of recreational amenities, endless entertainment, historical attractions and special activities await. 

Local Amenities and Attractions 

There are many ways to keep busy in the charming town of Charlestown. If you’re a fan of history and art, consider visiting one of the many places listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


For instance, head over to the Charlestown Historic District, spanning 150-acres of the town, it has all the known existing 18th century features. Or, check out the Indian Queen Tavern, a historic and iconic landmark showcasing two mid-18th century structures including a hotel and a store complex. In 1975, it earned its place on the National Register of Historic Places. 


For something a little different, head to the town pier and try your hand at fishing! Unlike other locations that require the purchase of a Maryland State Fishing License, this spot holds no such restrictions. So anyone and everyone can enjoy the variety of fish available. So what are you waiting for – grab your rod and get out there!


To take a page out of locals books, try spending an afternoon on the water – it’s truly the cure-all. With four marinas to choose from, you have plenty of options.

  • Charlestown Marina

  • North East River Marina 

  • Lee’s Marina

  • Wellwood Marina

If you’d prefer to stay on land, the following parks are an excellent alternative. 

  • Athletic Complex

  • Avalon Park

  • Fair Green Park

  • Veterans Park

  • Long Point Park

  • Town Foot Log Park

  • Trinity Woods Playground, perfect for the younger ones!

To make the charming town of Charlestown home, connect with the professionals at Northrop Realty and start looking for that perfect listing!


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