Bushwood Homes for Sale
Real Estate for Sale in Bushwood Maryland
Bushwood Maryland is a small town/undesignated census area of southern Maryland in Saint Mary’s County. It is located just 50 miles south of Washington DC with a tiny population of just over 400 residents. Surrounding towns of Bushwood include California and Lexington Park of which Bushwood is part of the California/Lexington Park metro area, right on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay and the Wicomico River.
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Relocating to Bushwood
This quiet area right on the water provides a very rural and affordable suburban area to those working in neighboring larger towns including Washington DC and parts of northern Virginia.
Bushwood has a rich history dating back to the 17th century much of the center of the town of Bushwood features 19th century architecture. In the 17th and 18th centuries, the road that passes through Bushwood was used to serve as a road for local farmers to reach the plantation wharf at Bushwood, it was the main area in southern Maryland used for buying and selling goods and labor. Much of Bushwood’s commercial activity happened during the 19th and early 20th century when it provided access to Plowden’s Wharf which was a location on a steamboat landing. The steamboat landing led to a large increase in activity in the town of Bushwood which decreased as steamboat service ceased in 1932.
Things to Do in Bushwood Maryland
Seventh District Community Park
This community park is on route 242 right next to Bethune Elementary School. The park is a great outdoor recreational space free for anyone to enjoy with a softball diamond, baseball diamond, soccer field, tennis courts, playground and picnic area.
Bushwood Lodge/Ocean Hall
Bushwood Lodge or Ocean Hall is one of the last remaining historical sites in the town of Bushwood from its early historical commercial boom. Today it is on the national registry of historical sites.
Public boat ramp where are you can put in any type of vessel. Many people love to start a kayak trip from here near the mouth of the Wicomico River where the Wicomico enters the Potomac River. The area was renovated in 2005 and is a popular spot for fishing as well. During the 1920s this was an important port for Saint Mary’s County were passengers and goods were transported to and from Baltimore and Washington DC on regularly scheduled steam ships. Today you can see part of the remnants of the original steamship port here at low tide.
Quade’s Store is a small local store located at Bushwood Wharf. It is a historical and charming gem of Bushwood known for friendly staff, the best comfort food you have ever had in southern Maryland, amazing views of the water, and some staple items you may need for boating out on the wharf. Quade’s is a little-known gem, but well known by every local in Bushwood as a place to get one of the best meals in southern Maryland.
Bushwood Real Estate
There is a very wide variety of homes in the town of Bushwood Maryland. There are some beautiful historic homes still standing but rarely available, there are affordable mobile homes, there are newer construction homes, and there are also large plots of land for sale in the area. Most properties in Bushwood are single-family homes in a rural and quiet area offering plenty of relaxed small-town quiet privacy not far from the water. Currently, home prices in and around Bushwood range from under $100,000 to over $400,000 with a median home price of around $250,000.
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