Quick-Look:  3886 square feet, 1.5+/- acres, private dock with two slips. Total utility costs less than $350/month (actual 6 year average)

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First Floor has:  Great Room (formerly the country store) with huge fireplace;  Dining Room with wood paneling and exposed original posts and beams;  Front Parlor with fireplace;  Back Parlor/Library with fireplace;  Gourmet Kitchen with 21+/- feet of windows overlooking the river; Guest bedroom with large closet, Full Bathroom, Linen Closet, and Laundry Room.  Historic original pine floors and plaster walls; exposed posts and beams.

Second Floor has:  Master Bedroom with fireplace and 5 closets (3 walk-in, 1 hall, 1 linen closet); Master Bathroom; Three additional bedrooms (one with fireplace), each with very large closets; large Upper Stair Landing; and an additional Full Bathroom. Historic original pine floors and plaster walls.

Outdoors: Brick Patio, Brick & Stone Walkways; 3-Car Garage with full second floor;  Two large garden sheds;  Elevated wooden deck above river; wooden stairs to private dock with two slips.  Extensive landscaping, trees, shrubbery, and flowering perennial beds.


Geothermal heating and air conditioning, installed in 2008, ten year warranty.  Top of the line Water Furnaces with two zones, each with programmable thermostat.

Energy Effeciency

Insulation: crawl space insulated with spray foam, attics insulated with extra fiberglass and/or blown in insulation. South end of house insulated with 3" of spray foam behind siding.

Humidity control: Crawl space dehumidifiers installed 2011.

Water heater boost: Geothermal heating and cooling system has water heater boost feature (means lower hot water heating bills in the summer).


All Electric, served by Southern Maryland Electrical Cooperative (SMECO), a local utility with excellent customer service. Monthly electric bill average = $<350 (9/2009 to 9/2015). This is your only utility bill!


Double pane, argon filled, Low-E, wood frame (historically compliant).  Kitchen windows new in 1999; all other windows new in 2008.

Water & Sewer

Deep (400+ feet) artesian well drilled in 1992; septic system replaced with environmentally compliant drain field in 2006. You pay no water or sewer bills.


25-year architectural shingles installed 1997; new aluminum
gutters installed on house 2012.

 Pier & Dock

80 foot pier with 21 foot dock, about 10 feet of water at low tide, 12 feet at high tide.

TAXES: $6,059.42 for 2014-15

The Harbor Master's House

4215 Chaneyville Road

Owings, MD 20736


This home is located in Lower Marlboro, Maryland at the corner of Lower Marlboro Road (MD Rte. 262) and Chaneyville Road.  Get directions.  Only a 45 minute drive from Capitol Hill or Annapolis, or 30 minutes from METRO's Green or Orange lines.

By air - Ronald Reagan National Airport is 60 minutes, Baltimore-Washington International is 75 minutes.