28178 Riverside, Salisbury, Md 21801 $1,279,000


Just Reduced 216,000!!! See Video Link!! Honored To Present To The Market For The First Time Ever, This One Of A Kind 5.25 Acre Private Riverfront Retreat, Meticulously Planned And Built In 1959 By James And Sallie English, Legendary Owners Of English’s Family Restaurant. The Property Includes 4 Adjacent Parcels (home & 3 Buildable Lots) Planned To Keep The Family Close By And Is Being Sold Together. Incredibly Rare Opportunit For Family Or Friends To Own A Waterfront Getaway With The Ability To Have 4 Separate Homes! Includes: Waterfront Brick Home On 1.4 Acres, 1 Acre Waterfront Buildable Lot Both With Very High Elevation, 2 Roadfront Buildable Lots 1.8 Ac. & 1.1 Ac. All 3 Lots Have Perc’s Approved By Wic. Co. New Survey Available, Shows Right Of Ways And Easements. When People Talk Of Nostalgia And The Good Ole’ Days, “english’s Restaurant” Is An Instant Comfort And Reminder Of Good Times! Mrs. English Had A Particular Fondness And Respect For Nature And Wanted Her Home To Reflect The Harmony Of Living Nestled In The Abundance Of Breathtaking Serenity On The High Bank Of The Wicomico River, Overlooking The Expansive Protected Views Of The Historic Pemberton Park. With Abundant Tree Variety, Including A Documented Bicentennial Sycamore Tree, Stunning Water Views, Wildlife, A Profound Respect For Architectural Icon Frank Lloyd Wright They Designed Their Home To Integrate Life Indoors With The The Gorgeous Surroundings. Every Room Takes In A Beautiful View. This Home Epitomizes Mid Century Design And Offers 4 Br, 3 Ba & A Full Basement. Inviting Foyer, Great Room With Soaring Ceilings, Wood Beams, Panoramic Views Of River On One Side And Floor To Ceiling Views Of The Forest On The Other Side, Wood Fireplace With Stone Hearth Perfect For Cozying Up In The Winter Months, Open Dining Area, Plant Shelves, And The Perfect Chandelier For The Era. Kitchen Was Designed For A Large Family, With Many Commercial Upgrades Used In The Restaurant Construction Also Underway When The Home Was Being Built. Solid Wood Cabinets, Built In Stainless Gadgets Like Paper Towel Holders, Foil And Plastic Wrap Dispensers, Bread Storage, Pull Out Cutting Boards, You Name It! Eat In Area In The Kitchen Provides The Perfect Breakfast Space And Access To The Oversized Deck. Experience Incredible Water Views, So High You Barely See Land! It Feels Like You Are Soaring Over The River! Front Hallway Boasts A Unique Space For Office/homework, Or Craft Area, Lots Of Closet Spaces, And Leads To The Modern Style Open Stairs To The Lower Level. Primary Bedroom Overlooks The River, Features Private Bathroom With Separate Tub And Shower, 2 Closets With Built In Storage, & A Walk In Closet Is Also Avail Just Outside The Bedroom. Down The Hall, Two Additional Guest Rooms With Stacked Windows Looking To The Trees And River, Closets With Built Ins, & Oversized Guest Bath W/ 2 Sinks. Wood Floors Grace The First Floor Living Areas And Bedrooms, And Distinctive Tile Highlights The Kitchen And Common Areas. One Of The Many Brilliantly Designed Areas In This Home, Is The 1st Floor Laundry Room With 2 Sided Laundry Wall - Tilt Out Laundry Shoots On Hall Side Drop To Concealed Baskets Inside Laundry Room, Plus Bifold Doors To Shelves Where Clean Clothes Are Stacked And Returned To Their Owners, Washer/dryer (need Replacing), Laundry Sink, & Cabinets. Don’t Overlook The Incredible Detail In The Bathrooms, Where The Highest Grade Fixtures Of The Time Were Used And Still In Mint Condition. Fully Finished Walk Out Basement Is The Same Footprint As The First Floor And Has 2 Huge Entertaining Rooms, Bar Area With Fireplace And Refrigerator, Terrazzo Floors, A Bedroom Overlooking The Water, A Full Bathroom, Workshop, Utility Room And Door To The Backyard! New Bat Septic Tank, New Central Air, Roof Will Need Replacing. Home Inspection Completed And Available To Review At The Property. Sold As-is. Property Is In Chesapeake Bay Critical Areas.

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Exterior Features

Architectural Style
Raised Ranch/rambler
Construction Materials
Exterior Features
Underground Lawn Sprinkler, stone Retaining Walls
Type of Parking
Driveway, off Street
Outdoor Living Structures
No Pool
Water Body Type

Interior Features

Hot Water, baseboard - Hot Water
Central A/c
Cooktop, dishwasher, disposal, oven - Wall, refrigerator, water Heater
Basement Type
Full, daylight, Partial, partially Finished, heated, interior Access, outside Entrance, rear Entrance, walkout Level, windows, workshop
Fireplace Features
Stone, wood, mantel(s), screen
Interior Features
Bar, attic, built-ins, breakfast Area, cedar Closet(s), ceiling Fan(s), dining Area, entry Level Bedroom, exposed Beams, family Room Off Kitchen, kitchen - Island, kitchen - Table Space, primary Bath(s), wood Floors

Additional Details

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None Available
Square Footage
Year Built
New Construction
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