Historic House Listings

Sold for $105,000. Old general store and a house! Circa 1900. Almost one acre in Maryland. $185,000

April 13, 2021

Love those old gas pumps! Pretty views of the Sassafras River! These structures were built in 1900. They are located on .86 acres in Galena, Maryland. They sure do need a lot of work and they might be asking too much. Having said that, I am not familiar with the area. In the main house there are hardwood floors, bay windows, and an attached two car garage. The old general store has original shelving and a covered porch. The listing says there is a hand dug pool on the property. Three bedrooms, one bathroom, and 4,680 square feet. $185,000

Contact Lisa P. Raffetto with Coldwell Banker Chesapeake Real Estate Company

From the Zillow listing:


Very unique property consisting of multiple parcels. Included in this sale is the house, the building to the right that had once been a county store, the corner lot across the street looking towards the pond and a lot adjacent to it, which are in the tiny town of Sassafras (close to Middletown), a small parcel just up the road from the country store, and a parcel on Sandy Bottom Rd in Chestertown that does not perc. Seller will not separate parcels. All being sold together. The house and store are in need of major rehab and both look toward the headwaters of the Sassafras River. The well and septic haven’t been used in over 9 years so their current condition is as-is. Could be difficult to finance. Check with one of our local banks for financing options. No central heating or AC although seller had been using wall units that heated main floor well during the winter. Walking through the house you can sense the splendor that it once had. Gated garden and hand dug swimming pool. Screened porch on the main house. Second floor porch off the owner’s bedroom. House and store have some weak floor boards. Showing must be by appointment only. Do not enter property without listing agent.


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