26 MALLARD DRIVE, BERLIN, Maryland
Waterfront: Bay Pool: Yes - Community
8 Bedrooms, 8 Baths, 1 Half Baths
Perfectly positioned in a quiet cul-da-sac, this beautiful Ocean Pines home is nestled on a very desirable Point Lot providing both privacy and unobstructed sweeping views of Isle of Wight Bay, coastal natural habitats, and the Ocean City Skyline! The character and charm of this eight-bedroom home is showcased by lush landscaping, multiple balconies, decks with built-in seating and overhead retractable awnings, and a Nantucket style exterior of gray shaker siding, crisp white trim, and copper topped cupolas. With your own outdoor summer kitchen, hot tub, private pier, boat dock and lift you will be fully equipped to enjoy family boating trips, kayaking, jet skiing, swimming, crabbing, and fun filled summer days on the water!
Inside this exceptional 5,092 sq. foot residence, you will find both formal and casual living spaces ideal for generational gatherings. Take the elevator to the third level, constructed in 2012, to the primary bedroom with luxury ensuite bath and a stunning gourmet kitchen complete with a balcony, sitting area, a cozy gas fireplace, a lovely sky mural ceiling and gorgeous Brazilian cherry hardwood flooring. This kitchen has it all, 42-inch cabinets, sleek granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, multiple ovens, a GE induction cooktop, a peninsula island with built in dishwasher, two sinks with water dispensers, tons of storage space, a wet bar, beverage refrigerator and a self-serve Danby kegerator with single tap!
The second level hosts six ensuite bedrooms, most with balconies and water views! The main level is highlighted by a two-story foyer adorned with a brick feature wall and stained-glass. Lofty windows, soaring ceilings, hardwood flooring and generous room sizes are just a few of the outstanding features on the first floor. The living room is anchored by a two-story brick fireplace, wet bar, and a wall of windows with fabulous water views in all directions. Meals may be served in the formal dining room, breakfast room overlooking the Bay, or the main level chef’s kitchen outfitted with beautiful granite countertops, two ovens, two dishwashers, two sinks, a long island that can be converted into an L-shaped table, white cabinets, brushed nickel hardware and a decorative stone backsplash. Completing this first floor layout is a sunroom, home office with built-ins, first floor ensuite bedroom, and laundry room providing access to a finished three car garage with heat and A/C. Additional features Include: A 200 Amp whole house Generator, four built-in sheds, motorized storm shutters, four laundry stations, six refrigerators, an encapsulated crawl space with a dehumidifier and sump pump.
This waterfront retreat is affectionately referred to as “Windmere”. Beloved by its owners and the cherished memories made with family and friends. You will find a plaque on the main level with a special message to their guests that reads in part, “that even a short weekend visit here begins to distort the reality of the world you left behind”. Ocean Pines is amenity rich in parks and recreation, aquatics, golf, Beach Club and more. Come, see, and explore all that this beautiful home and community has to offer and start making some special memories of your own!
Priced to sell: $1,790,000
Listing Agent: Alyson Kendall
Listing Broker: Northrop Realty