"Charming, Victorian era Chesapeake Bay home on historic Smith Island, the only inhabited island in the Bay accessible only by boat. Corner lot at the main intersection in the village of Ewell just steps to the main Town Dock. This two story home on a level lot sits behind a white picket fence. Open the front gate, up the walkway, thru the front door into an enclosed porch. To the right is the Living Room, (can be a combination Living Room/ Dining Room) & modern era Kitchen addition with custom-made knotty pine cabinets, double oven, large eating area and laundry, discreetly tucked away behind doors. Walk out the kitchen door onto a nice sized wooden deck, down the steps into the back yard. There's a First floor Master Bedroom with a large closet, a Den, (could be a third Bedroom), and a full Bath complete the first floor. The Second floor has a large Bedroom with many windows and water views. A walk-in Attic takes care of your storage needs. This delightful home is heated for year round living and has 2 window A/C units for summer. Smith Island and its Island culture has been the subject of books, such as Tim Horton's An Island Out of Time and numerous publications and television news and documentary reports. Smith Island was written up on CNN Travel as one of the 5 great spots in America to go off the grid. In 2016, National Geographic Traveler listed Smith Island as one of the 20 places to visit in the world. Smith Island is a great place for young and old alike. Bring the kids, the grandkids, they'll all love it. So many outdoor activities. Biking, kayaking, fishing and crabbing, boating and other islands to explore. Maryland's official cake is the ten layer Smith Island cake. Visit 4040 Smith Island Road. You'll fall in love with this affordable Island Cottage in the middle of America's greatest estuary, the Chesapeake Bay."