Featured Properties August 4, 2023

Historic Charm and Commercial Potential: Exploring 860 High Street

For Sale: Active Commercial Property

A mill has stood on this site since the 18th or early 19th century. The present Radcliff Mill complex is historically significant for its association with the development of agriculture and the associated grist milling industry in Kent County.

Nestled on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, 860 High Street presents an exceptional opportunity for commercial property investment. This historic gem, known as the Radcliffe Mill, carries a legacy dating back to 1891 and proudly resides on the esteemed National Register of Historic Places. But there’s more to this property than its rich history; it stands as a testament to modern versatility.

Restoration and Flexibility:

In 2007, the Radcliffe Mill underwent extensive restoration, transforming it into a flexible complex that marries historical charm with contemporary functionality. The complex boasts two prominent structures – the 4-story mill building and the annex/seed house. Spread across 2.3 acres adjacent to the serene Radcliffe Creek, this property beckons with its unique potential.

Agricultural Heritage:

Located in Chestertown, this property’s significance to Kent County’s agricultural heritage dates back to 1694. It’s a testament to the region’s historical and cultural ties to the land.

Captivating Features:

Upon arrival, the main building’s reception area makes a lasting impression, hinting at the grandeur within. An elevator connects the levels, leading to business offices, while a delightful sushi-thai restaurant adjacent to the main lobby adds culinary charm.

Wellness and Creativity Flourish:

MDKE2002916 – The Seed House at 860 High Street

The annex, known as Radcliffe Studios, resides within the Seed House. Here, a yoga studio, cafe, and various wellness-focused businesses create a dynamic ecosystem that enhances the property’s allure.

Amenities for Success:

860 High Street caters to business needs with a 61-car parking area, a practical loading dock, and a unique original grain elevator, a nod to the property’s historic roots.

Crafted for Excellence:

The property’s design was a collaborative endeavor with South Fork Studio Landscape, ensuring a harmonious blend of aesthetics and practicality.

Strategic Convenience:The property’s strategic location places it within walking distance of Washington College and the Wayne Gilchrest Walking Trail. Downtown Chestertown, brimming with opportunities, is just a mile away.

Chestertown’s Rich Tapestry:

Founded in 1706 along the scenic Chester River, Chestertown boasts cobblestone sidewalks, charming period homes, diverse shops, theaters, and galleries. The culinary scene thrives with options including an inviting Oyster Bar and cozy cafes.

Engaging Experiences Await:

Residents and visitors alike relish the vibrant farmers market, the serenity of Fountain Park, strolls along the Chester River Walk, participation in the annual Tea Party Festival, and delightful cruises aboard the Chester River Packet.

Accessibility Redefined:

Chestertown’s strategic location extends its accessibility; it’s just 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia, and a mere hour’s drive from Wilmington.

860 High Street, Chestertown, MD, transcends being a mere property. It’s a canvas where history blends with opportunity, offering a unique investment prospect. From the meticulously restored mill to the bustling annex, every facet of this space holds promise for businesses seeking an inspired backdrop. Join the legacy of 860 High Street and unlock its boundless potential.

Coldwell Banker Chesapeake Real Estate Co. stands as a cornerstone of excellence in the real estate industry, with a rich history of delivering top-tier service. Committed to integrity, innovation, and client satisfaction, their seasoned professionals navigate the complexities of real estate transactions with finesse.  This listing is courtesy of Richard Budden, Realtor GRI  of Coldwell Banker Chesapeake Real Estate Co.


Contact Info: 
Coldwell Banker Chesapeake Real Estate Co.
Address: 114 S. Cross Street, Chestertown, MD
Cell: (443) 480-1181 Office: (410) 778-0330 Email: rbudden@easternshoremdre.com