The town of Cambridge was established in 1694, making it one of the oldest communities in Maryland. Originally known for its ship building and as a seaport town, this town is the perfect place to spend each day bouncing between wildlife sanctuaries, boutiques, and museums.
Residents will tell you that Cambridge offers all of the character and attractions of a downtown lifestyle without the hustle and bustle of a metropolitan area. From antique shops and outdoor activities to fine dining, you’ll never want to leave.
Real Estate Offerings
As one of the oldest towns in the area, Cambridge has a unique selection of real estate offerings. Whether you dream of living in the heart of downtown or would prefer a quiet waterfront property, Cambridge has the home for you. You can find homes from the Colonial and Victorian periods as well as modern, contemporary homes. The community is made up of young families, retirees, and regular vacationers. No matter your reasoning for seeking a home in Cambridge, you are sure to find a community of locals to connect with.
Cambridge offers several diverse waterfront property options. With everything from deep water protected homes to broad water views, tranquil wildlife views to harbor front and marina view homes, your dream of living near the water may soon be a reality. Cambridge is one of the few deep water ports left on the Chesapeake Bay, making each of its waterfront homes cherished and highly sought after.
In downtown Cambridge, you will find an array of homes in varying price ranges and sizes. Many of the brick, tree-lined historic properties were once owned by governors, statesmen, and lawyers. In town living also offers new and contemporary housing options. If you’re seeking a place where you can easily peruse antique shops and boutiques, and grab a bite to eat, downtown Cambridge is a great place to settle down.
Condominiums & Townhomes
Waterfront and in town condominiums and townhomes are diversely located. Cambridge offers short and long term rental options. If you’re looking for a private community, look into Oakley Beach, Deep Harbour, and Residences at River Marsh.
Things to Do & See
Whether you’re looking to enrich your historical understanding or spend time on the water, this town has plenty of recreational activities for you to explore.
Cambridge offers educational attractions including the Harriet Tubman Museum and the Dorchester Arts Center. Not to mention, if you’re an avid shopper, Cambridge Main Street holds some of the most eclectic boutiques, antique shops, and art galleries. Explore Layton’s Chance Winery and RAR Brewing for craft beers, tours, and family-friendly settings.
If you’re looking for aquatic adventures, Cambridge offers fishing charters, marinas, sailing, and cruises. Outdoor enthusiasts will love visiting Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Choptank River Fishing Pier, Skipjack Nathan, and Sailwinds Park. There’s always something to do here, but if you want to take a trip, Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport is only a few minutes away.
Cambridge is one of the oldest waterfront communities in Maryland. You can rest assured that there will always be fresh caught seafood and shellfish available. There are also several local taverns, bistros, and wineries to enjoy. Here are a few of our best recommendations:
- High Spot Gastropub
- Jimmie and Sooks
- Portside Seafood Restaurant
- Snappers Waterfront Cafe
- Stoked Wood Fired Eatery
- Rock Lobstah
- Water’s Edge Grill
- River View at the Point
No matter what your craving is, you’ll be sure to satisfy it in Cambridge!