Houses for Sale on the Eastern Shore of Maryland

Skinner House
Victorian with view of the Choptank River
Cambridge, Maryland

Victorian House for sale in Cambridge, Maryland - Eastern Shore - Water views of the choptank river
Circa 1900 home in Cambridge Historic District one block from the Choptank River. Waterviews, with 5+ Bedroom, 3.5 Baths Careful updating has left architecture intact with 3 fireplaces, pocket doors, separate porches encircling the house and elegant foyer & stairway.

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Victorian Queen Anne

Victorian Queen Anne style house for sale in Cambridge Maryland on the Eastern Shore

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Below is a listing of the rooms in the historic Skinner House with images than can be expanded with the click of a mouse.  Simply click the image for a larger view and follow the links in the descriptions to see more images.

Foyer - tower and staircase

Upon entering the house through the front double doors with leaded glass transom, one immediately experiences the regal beauty of this Queen Anne Victorian.  A dramatic stairway with original trim, double newel posts and wainscoting sweeps up all three floors.  The round tower nook in the foyer is lighted by three windows and ideal for piano or small sitting area.

Courting Parlor  17 X 12

Small parlor located immediately off the foyer has fireplace and an entrance into the main parlor or living room.  Both entryways have six paneled, hard wood, original pocket doors.

Living Room  - 20 X 15

The living room also has a fireplace and a 3 bay window looking into the shaded side of the yard.  An entrance to the screened in front porch also is located in the living room.


Dining Room  20 X 15

Large, well lit dining room with period light fixture, fireplace and 3 windows in bay style overlooking side garden.  Stunning trim - very roomy.


Breakfast Room  12 X 10

The breakfast room lies just off the kitchen and has an outside door with leaded glass transom.  The is also a utility room and half bathroom located off the breakfast room with a trap door that leads to the basement.  The basement is partially under the house with a concrete floor and is DRY.  Originally, the basement was used for cooking by servants.

Chandelier in Breakfast Room does not convey.

Kitchen  15 X 15

Gourmet style with a country feel, this modern kitchen with windows overlooking two sides of the house and gardens has been completely remodeled - with everything replaced. Updated plumbing, fixtures, and custom - made cherry wood cabinets with the sink in a center island make this kitchen easily workable for the busy cook or gourmet chef.  Built in hutch and corner desk are just part of the unique features of the kitchen  Appliances include Dishwaser, Disposal, Microwave, Electric Oven / Range (5 months old), Range hood, Washer, Dryer, Freezer, Refrigerator / ice maker / water dispenser (AS IS). 

There is a doorway that opens to a back staircase in the kitchen and a door that leads outside to a screened in porch.  The porch off the kitchen has a working sink and freezer.

Second and Third Floors

There are 5 bedrooms on the second floor and three full bathrooms (one off the master bedroom creating a Master Suite).  Master bath has tub with whirlpool jets. Each bedroom have had ample closets added and are well lit due to the bay style windows of the Queen Anne architecture.  The second floor also has a round tower nook, ideal for a small office or sitting area.

The stairway continues to wind up to the third floor attic.  This area is completely floored with two complete bedrooms and ample storage area.  The bedrooms originally were servants quarters.  Rough plumbing has already been added to assist the process of adding a third floor bathroom.

Third floor does not currently have heating.

Master Bedroom

Bedroom - showing large closet

Bedroom with ample windows and walk in closet

Second floor tower nook.

Third floor - attic tower nook

One of the third floor bedrooms.

Special Features, Extras, touches

Additional features of interest in the Skinner House

Back door with leaded glass transome

Period light fixture in foyer

Period light fixture in dining room

Leaded glass window

Pocket doors

Pocket doors

Sweeping staircase with wainscoting



View of foyer entrance - taken from stairs.

Other Rooms - Dimensions

  • Bedroom 1     16 X 15   (Master Bedroom Suite)
  • Bedroom 2     17 X 13
  • Bedroom 3     21 X 15
  • Bedroom 4     15 X 12
  • Bedroom 5     18 X 13  (3rd floor - servants rooms)

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