THORNTON

Patented 1664

THORNTON

Patented 1664

THORNTON

Patented 1664

Thornton, Patented 1664

A quintessential Eastern Shore estate. This magnificent manor house on 325 acre preserved farm outside of Chestertown on Morgan Creek. In 1664, the original patent for Thornton was granted by Lord Baltimore from the colonial lands he received from King Charles I of England in the 1630’s. Thornton was conveyed to Philip Hopkins in 1693 and is still owned by his direct descendants. The current owners are the 12th and 13th successive generation owners. The house was built in 1815 and renovated in 2001.

Stately 6,000 s.f. brick manor house (c. 1815). Fully renovated. 5 bedrooms (2 suites & 3 guest rooms) and 4 ½ baths. Large new “cook’s” kitchen with attached family room. 2 nd floor master suite deck & washer/dryer. Beautifully furnished. Separate “His” & “Hers” Offices. Swimming Pool. Greenhouse. Elevator. Geothermal HVAC. Magnificent interior woodwork. Library with wet bar. Vineyard in front of house.

Beautiful Grounds

Entirely private. Stately ½ mile tree-lined driveway. Helicopter landing area. Extensive walking paths. Fishing pond. Small boat/canoe/kayaking. ½+ mile creek frontage. Organic & traditional farming. Historic graveyard undergoing restoration. 5 miles from Chestertown. Hunting opportunities. Available guest privileges at Chester River Golf & Country Club.