Queen Anne's County Real Estate

Queen Anne’s County, located on Maryland’s eastern shore, offers a relaxing environment in which to live, work and play. Queen Anne’s County is home to almost 50,000 residents who enjoy the county’s 265 miles of waterfront, historical towns and relaxing environment. Despite its small size, Queen Anne’s County has a strong economic environment with one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state. Read more about Queen Anne's County.

Sunset at Bay in Queen Anne's County, Maryland

Queen Anne's County Real Estate Stats

Average Price $660K
Lowest Price $9
Highest Price $7.3M
Total Listings 412
Avg. Days On Market 90
Avg. Price/SQFT $258

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Queen Anne's County Real Estate & Properties

Like other coastal Maryland counties, Queen Anne’s County is the perfect spot for crabbing, watersports and escaping metropolitan hotspots like Baltimore and Washington, DC – both of which are easily accessible by car and air.


Queen Anne’s County is also perfect for shopping and exploring. The county boasts over 65 outlet stores, a thriving antique market, two vineyards on the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail and more than 27 farms.


Queenstown is one of the main communities in Queen Anne's County, along with Centreville, which is its county seat. As of 2021, the population of Queen Anne's County is almost 50,800. This county is located in the eastern section of Maryland, right on the water. It also touches the Maryland-Delaware border, with Kent County found on the other side. To the north is Maryland's Kent County, with Talbot County and Caroline County to the south. The northern border of Queen Anne's County is outlined by the Chester River, which flows into the bay. The community of Queen Anne is located in both Queen Anne's County and Talbot County.


Major roads in Queen Anne's County are as follows:

  • U.S. Route 301 / Blue Star Memorial Highway, which runs from the north in Maryland's Kent County, through Queenstown, and then across the bay into Anne Arundel County
  • U.S. Route 50 / Ocean Gateway, which connects Chester, Grasonville, and Chesapeake Community College, before turning south into Talbot County

Queen Anne's County is ideal for those searching for privacy, tranquility, and an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, whilst never being far from the capital. 


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Real Estate in Queen Anne's County

The real estate market in Queen Anne's County offers a lot to its potential homebuyers. There are listings for wide variety of home types and styles, from a range of price points. From waterfront luxury estates, to peaceful forest homes, there's truly something for everyone.

 

Much of the real estate in this county is single-family homes, which includes both multi-story properties and bungalows. Chester, as an example, does have a number of new developments, with gorgeous homes built in a more traditional styles. Architecture in general ranges quite a bit, but typically homes are built in Colonial, Coastal, Farmhouse, and other traditional styles. Newer properties tend to be more modern, although they do often take design elements from these architectural styles, with updated interiors, of course.

 

For those searching for a historic property, older homes does sometimes pop up on the Queen Anne's County market. Built in Victorian and Farmhouse styles, these homes have construction dates around the early 1900s. Although they do often require renovation and upkeep, they are typically priced lower, and might just be the perfect option for those who wish to restore a home. 

 

Grasonville, Stevensville, and the other western waterfront communities are where you are more likely to find newer, modern condos and townhomes, as well as the luxury waterfront homes for sale.

 

Properties by the waterfront are quite exclusive, and their price reflects that. In regards to luxury homes, these can also be built in a wide range of styles, but do all typically come with generously-sized lots. Once again, newer construction homes have the tendency to be designed in more modern styles, although using traditional elements (siding, shuttered windows, wide porches). Offering unparalleled privacy, these homes tend to be tucked away into the landscape with their own water access and dock. Guest houses are a pretty common feature, however interiors are often styled more traditionally. 

Queen Anne's County History

Because of its location on the waterfront, Queen Anne's County has a long history for being its hunting, fishing, and oyster/crab harvesting industries, as well as agriculture. Kent Island, which is located west, stretching out into the Chesapeake Bay, was the first place to be settled. The county was founded in 1706.

 

There are 38 buildings and landmarks on the National Register of Historic Places, and even more historic properties in Queen Anne's County that are not listed.

Queen Anne's County At A Glance

  • Easy access to the Bay Bridge Airport
  • High school graduation rate is higher than the Maryland average
  • Boasts over 70,000 acres of preserved land

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