Living the Good Life: The Country Lifestyle


Maria Dampman knows the country lifestyle because she lives it every day.  As a farm owner herself, Maria combines her extensive Real Estate knowledge and her experiences as a farm owner to ensure that you find the perfect property for your needs.  From homesteads and hobby farms to large equestrian facilities and vineyards, Maria has the skills to make certain your dream property becomes a reality.

A former Veterinary Technician, Maria has extensive love and knowledge of all animals, as evidenced by her current home, Smiling Cat Farm.  There, Maria currently raises a wide variety of animals and fowl including chickens, peafowl, goats, horses, donkeys, as well as cats and dogs.  With her knowledge of the health and safety needs of a wide assortment of critters, she will be certain you will buy the perfect property not only for your own residential comfort, but for the needs of your animals, as well.


Maria is also an avid equestrian, and has been riding and caring for horses and ponies for over 35 years.  Throughout the years, she has been trained by some of the best riders in the country in the disciplines of hunters, eventing, dressage and in the art of sidesaddle riding.  She regularly attends shows locally and regionally, as well as participating in hunter paces and foxhunting.

After finding your perfect piece of paradise, Maria has the Real Estate knowledge to get you through the offer, contract ratification and inspections to make sure your dream property doesn't become a nightmare once you move in.  From septic inspections and well water safety to Radon tests and termite inspections, Maria has a team of highly reputable professionals ready and waiting to ensure the health and safety of the property and structures.  

As a hands on Realtor and an Accredited Buyer's Representative, Maria will be with you through every step of the process. Her clients have always applauded her work ethic and attention to every detail, as well as her ability to handle negotiations professionally and calmly.