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By Bill Ness | Broker in Chicago, IL
  • Chesapeake by Del Webb, Easton, Maryland

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Easton  |  June 2, 2011 1:43 PM  |  1,560 views  |  1 comment
    Chesapeake by Del Webb, Easton, MarylandChesapeake by Del Webb is a unique active adult community with just 452 single-family style homes. Upon opening in 2002, the first section of the community was open to residents of all ages. The remaining sections were then developed in true Del Webb fashion as age-restricted enclaves open to residents age 55 and better.

    Chesapeake is located in the small town of Easton which is a charming East Coast town still close to major urban centers such as Annapolis, Baltimore and Washington D.C. The area features numerous annual events such as the June Chamber Music Festival, the autumn Waterfowl Festival and First Friday Gallery Walks. Just minutes from the community are everyday conveniences, retail shops, restaurants and golf courses.

    The homes of this Del Webb community were built between 2002 and 2011. Today the community is sold-out of new construction homes yet there is always a nice selection of resale homes available. Prices range from the low $300’s to the low $400’s. When built as new construction there were seven single family floor plans to choose from sized from 1,600 to 2,900 square feet. The homes offers two or three bedrooms, two or three baths and two-car garages. The Del Webb designs offer beautiful open spaces perfect for today's active adult. The majority of the homes are single-story ranch style with a few two-story options available as well. The two-story homes feature main floor master suites.

    Amenities of this elegant Maryland active adult community include a beautiful clubhouse with a wide variety of features to support a physically fit and socially active lifestyle. There is a fitness center with the latest in cardiovascular and strength training equipment plus an aerobics studio. A beautiful indoor swimming pool with 25-meter lap lanes is the perfect place to relax or enjoy low-impact exercise. Other amenities include a variety of spaces to meet up with friends, a relaxing library, billiard room, arts and crafts studio plus a large multi-purpose ballroom. Outdoor amenities include two tennis courts, a putting green, charming gazebo, ponds and parks.

    As with all Del Webb communities, Chesapeake offers an exciting line-up of activities to keep residents busy enjoying favorite hobbies and discovering new things. There are numerous special interest clubs catering to a wide variety of hobbies as well as plenty of events on the social calendar to keep residents busy. It’s easy to meet new people and make new friends at this intimate sized Del Webb community.

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  • Chesapeake by Del Webb, Easton, Maryland

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Easton  |  September 22, 2010 12:11 PM  |  1,447 views  |  No comments
    Chesapeake by Del Webb, MarylandLocated in the Eastern Shore area of Maryland, Chesapeake by Del Webb is an intimate sized 55+ community of just 452 single-family style homes. Maryland active adult communities on the Eastern Shore are typically less populated than communities found in other areas of Maryland however; the Eastern Shore is also a well known tourist destination and East Coast summer hot spot. Easton, Maryland is convenient to larger urban centers including Baltimore, Washington D.C. and Annapolis making this quaint and charming community very appealing to homeowners still in the workforce.

    Originally opened in 2002 as a non-age restricted community, Chesapeake is now restricted to residents age 55 and better. The majority of the community is age-restricted with just the first section being open to residents of all ages.

    Homeowners at this elegant 55+ community in Maryland enjoy a nice collection of amenities centered around an 11,000 square foot clubhouse. Features include a state-of-the-art fitness center with the latest in strength training and cardio equipment as well as a spacious studio for aerobics, yoga and pilates. There is a junior-Olympic sized indoor swimming pool perfect for low-impact exercise. Additional amenities within the clubhouse include cozy spaces to get together with friends for a cup of coffee or for relaxing with a good book (pictured above). There are rooms for cards and billiards, a library and arts and crafts center. A larger multi-purpose ballroom can be used for special events, holiday parties, group meetings and more. Outdoors there are two tennis courts, lovely ponds and parks, a beautiful sitting area with a gazebo, walking paths and a putting green.

    Del Webb knows exactly how to create a vibrant lifestyle for residents to enjoy and that’s exactly what you’ll find at Chesapeake. A full-time Lifestyle Director is on-hand coordinating exciting special events, group outings and social gatherings. There are a wide variety of special interest clubs to discover including the book club, crafters, singles club, bowling, canasta, sewing, woodcarvers, kayak club and more.

    Home shoppers will find a nice selection of single-family style homes at Chesapeake Del Webb. There are seven floor plans to choose from ranging in size from 1,600 to 2,900 square feet. The floor plans have been thoughtfully designed for today’s active adult homeowner and include spacious great rooms, gourmet kitchens and welcoming master suites. Most of the floor plans are single-story while some of the larger plans have an optional second level. All seven floor plans feature first floor master suites. Prices begin in the low $300’s and go up through the low $400’s.

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