Looking for a place to call home or a retreat where you can relax and enjoy the Eastern Shore lifestyle? You are in luck. A rare opportunity to purchase a 3 bedroom, two bath, water view home on Basin Road in West View Shores is now yours. This home, with almost a half acre, has an open floor plan and a full deck on its waterside which looks over the community area, the Elk River and the Chesapeake Bay. The constant parade of pleasure boats and ships that traverse the world can keep you occupied for hours on end. There is also a garage with a shop under the house that is large enough to store a 32 foot Cigarette style boat. Community amenities include a sandy beach, volleyball court, picnic area, pier and boat ramp.
West View Shores has a long and interesting history. I will only cover it briefly.
In 1946, Paul and Neil DeTramble acquired the 256 acres known as the "Beach Farm" and began planning West View Shores as a community of 234 building lots complete with a "yacht basin' community park, clubhouse, stores and a gas station. The DeTrambles soon learned that dreams are not easily turned into reality. The "Yacht Basin" dredging turned into a nightmare and the brothers had to file for brankruptcy. In 1955 part of the holdings were sold to Mr. Everett Walls and were developed into the neighboring community of Bay View Estates. The remaining 85 acres of West View Shores was acquired by Bernard Segal of Elkton. The yacht basin idea was abandoned and the 23+acres are now owned by the Civic Association Share Holders.
Houses in West View Shores range from some of the original cottages to some newer larger homes along Bluff and Basin Roads. The community amenities include a wonderful sandy beach, volleyball court, picnic area, boat ramp, and pier. It is certainly a great place to call home whether is be year round or seasonal.
Chesapeake City MD Waterfront Specialist - Rich Cotton Serving the Waterfront/Water Oriented Buyers and Sellers since 1989 in Elkton, Chesapeake City, Earleville, Cecilton, North East, Charlestown, Perryville, Port Deposit, Galena, Kennedyville and surrounding areas. 800-757-7412.