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Featured, Hot House, Real Estate & Home, Roland Park

1,600 Sq. Ft. Cottage In Roland Park: A Renovation Opportunity

2 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 11:00am

Hot House: 216 Oakdale Road, Baltimore, MD 21210

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Stone and shingle, English style cottage, circa 1894, in need of full renovation. Three bedrooms, two baths over 1,588 sq. ft. Semi-circular stone front porch, 50-year architectural shingle roof, unfinished full basement, and attic. Hardwood floors throughout, living room with fireplace and French doors to sunroom, separate dining room, kitchen. Extra room on second floor with potential for master bath or office. Landscaped front garden with stone walkway. Flat, sunny backyard with driveway and garage foundation: $335,000 Read More →

Featured, Homeland, Hot House, Real Estate & Home

Stone Tudor With Double Lot On Premier Street In Homeland: Asking $1.265M

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 2:45pm

Hot House: 5111 Springlake Way, Baltimore, 21212 MD

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Stone Tudor style house, circa 1930 with slate roof, brick chimneys, copper gutters. Recent renovation. Six bedrooms 4.5 baths over 4,500 square feet. Hardwood floors, many original architectural features. Grand entrance hall with wrought iron stair rail, arched doorways, living room with stone fireplace and french doors, dining room, den, stone sunroom, clubroom with fieldstone wet bar. Gourmet kitchen with black La Cornue stove, marble counters, and island, beamed ceiling. Large master bedroom suite with luxury bathroom. Two-car attached garage, second floor stone patio, bluestone patio with enclosed pond. Three-quarter acre landscaped lot: $1,265,000  Read More →

Beaches, Featured, Hot House, Real Estate & Home

Starter Beach House In Bethany: Adorably Furnished And Move-in Ready

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016 11:26am

Hot House: 624 Sandy Point Road, Bethany Beach, DE 19930

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Key West style beach house, built in 1993, in the small beach community of Bahama Beach Colony. Wood construction with new metal roof. Bike to award-winning beaches, town. Wrap-around deck backs to woods, with access to Assawoman canal for kayaking, paddle boarding, birdwatching and more. Three bedrooms, 2 baths, over 1620 sq. ft.,newly renovated and completely furnished. New kitchen with custom cabinetry, Kohler farmhouse sink, ECO countertops, stainless appliances. Hardwood floors. Under house garage and storage. Outdoor shower, heat pump, central a/c.  Low HOA fees, rentals allowed. Ready for immediate move-in: $344,500 Read More →

Featured, Hot House, Real Estate & Home, Tuscany-Canterbury

Penthouse Condo With Huge Terrace At The Warrington: Asking $1.5 Million

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 05, 2016 11:40am

Hot House: The Warrington, 3908 N. Charles Street, #1301, Baltimore, MD 21218

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Penthouse apartment at The Warrington Condominiums, circa 1928, with a wrap-around terrace and panoramic views (see below). Two bedroom, 2.5 baths over 2,501 sq. ft. with 1,500 sq ft terrace. Living/dining room with fireplace, library, solarium, large kitchen, greenhouse and extensive storage. Central a/c, full-service building with workout room, sauna, meeting room: $1,475,000 Read More →

Featured, Hot House, Pinehurst, Real Estate & Home

Lake Avenue Show House For Sale in Pinehurst

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 11:45am

Hot House: 112 E. Lake Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21212

 

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Southern style Colonial house, circa 1885, frame construction with side porches and front portico. Shingle roof. Six bedrooms, two full, two half baths, 4,281 sq.ft over three stories. Entrance hall, living room with fireplace, dining room, large kitchen, den with fireplace. Hardwood floors, original architectural features.  Central a/c.  1.44 acres with detached garage, mature plantings, swimming pool: $799,000

What: A big, old, welcoming house on Lake Avenue that sits well back from the road. It gets a lot of admiring glances, both for its big leafy yard and the gracious proportions that practically invite you onto the porch for a glass of ice tea. At the moment, it’s a little shabby inside, but the BSO has talked to the realtor about using the house for its 2017 Baltimore Symphony Decorators’ Show House. If chosen, besides being merely flattering, it has the potential to be a huge windfall, as some of Baltimore’s leading decorators will gladly remove old wallpaper (which there’s plenty of), paint, plaster and more to transform these empty rooms into AD-caliber spaces at their expense.  They would just need to know by February, so they could start selling tickets. Read More →

Featured, Hampden, Hot House, Real Estate & Home

Stone Hill Cottage: Baltimore’s Coolest Little House For Sale

5 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 10:56am

Hot House: 718 Pacific Street, Stone Hill, Hampden, Baltimore, 21211

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Stone cottage, circa 1864, well maintained and updated. Three bedrooms, two full baths over three stories and 1,328 sq. ft. Front porch, large living/dining rooms, through to retro style kitchen with original Oriole stove. En suite master bedroom with fireplace, two further bedrooms, skylight, hardwood floors throughout. Four parking spaces, two in front, two in back. Central air fully fenced yard with stone patio off kitchen: $324,944 Read More →

Featured, Hot House, Real Estate & Home, Roland Park

In Roland Park: Distinctive Italianate Villa of Renowned French Medievalist

4 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 9:49am

Hot House: 4828 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21210

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Italian-style stucco house, circa 1900, with portico and large sunroom. Eight bedrooms, 3.5 baths over three levels. About 4,840 sq. ft., in good condition with hardwood floors, leaded-glass windows, original architectural details. Large formal living room and dining rooms with fireplace and columned archway. Large eat-in kitchen, den and glass sunroom running the full width of the house. Master bedroom suite upstairs with three more bedrooms and bath. Four large bedrooms and bath on the third floor. Unfinished basement, elevator, zoned central a/c. .41 acres: $740,000
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Hot House, Poplar Hill, Real Estate & Home

Downsizing Up: The Elusive Smaller, Better House

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 07, 2016 11:15am

 

Hot House: 1020 St Georges Road, Baltimore MD 21210

 

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Classic contemporary style house, circa 1970, well maintained, with new wood shake and shingle roof. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, large living room with fireplace, family room with fireplace, leading to kitchen with granite and stainless steel appliances. Large master bedroom suite. Hardwood floors. No basement. Central a/c. Courtyard entrance off circular drive. Private, 1 acre landscaped property with mature plantings and fine stonework. Large outdoor entertaining areas. Two stone outbuildings. Stone gazebo and patios overlook swimming pool: $875,000

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What: This is in many ways, the ideal place to spend your golden years. Or any years really, but the single level and smaller size make it especially attractive to a downsizing couple looking for a relatively easy keeper (except for the pool guy) and some low maintenance outdoor space. In this case, it’s the outdoor space that sends it to the top of our list for desireability. Number 1, the pool (grandchildren love pools and you might swim a few laps yourself). Number 2, it’s spectacular for outdoor entertaining, with a patio off the kitchen and another just a few steps down, poolside. A stone outbuilding could be the pool house or as it is now, a small studio. The pool is not new, but it’s ideally sited, in sun, with a little dappled shade and low maintenance plantings. Number 3, The rooms are large, and have lots of light and views of a lush green surround. One of the bedrooms is used as a den now, but the house is certainly big enough for visitors. This, and its private, yet central location make it this week’s winner.

 

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Where: St. Georges Road is in Poplar Hill, west of Roland Avenue and north of Northern Parkway. It is a coveted North Baltimore address, quiet and tree lined, with grand houses, widely spaced. 1020 is towards the end of St. Georges, the even-more-quiet end, where the road takes a sharp right and becomes a private lane. There are nice neighbors. Its just over a mile from here to Eddies of Roland Park, library, post office, and a little further on to Petit Louis, Johnnys restaurants. Easy access to 83 via Northern Parkway. 10 minutes to JHU and near all city attractions.

Why: Smaller, but way better.

Why Not: You are probably not done at 875K. It could use some cosmetic work. The kitchen has been updated inexpensively, and it shows.

Would Suit: Couple looking for classy, practical city downsize with outdoor space — not so easy to find.

NB: Huge new washer and dryer in laundry room are fire engine red.

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Hot House, Real Estate & Home, South Baltimore

Gavel Goes Down On Victory House: 39 Bed Flophouse At The Edge Of Port Covington

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jun 01, 2016 11:30am

Hot House: Victory House, 1702-1708 Light Street, South Baltimore, 21230

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Gray painted-brick L-shaped rooming house, circa 1900. Around 7,074 square feet over two stories, with 39 bedrooms, two bathrooms. .1 acre interior courtyard. Walk to waterfront, Federal Hill, and Port Covington: $400,000 (suggested opening bid)

Auction:  July 12th.  Contact Adam@AshlandAuction.com.  Read More →

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Hollywood? Coral Gables? A Guilford Mediterranean With Spanish Tile Roof

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 25, 2016 10:17am

Hot House: 7 St. Martins Road, Baltimore 21218

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Mediterranean style, center hall colonial, circa 1923, stucco with Spanish tile roof, sun porch and covered entrance, in good condition. Five bedrooms, 4.5 baths, over 3 stories and 4.517 sq. ft. with unfinished basement. Formal living and dining room with French doors, library, three fireplaces, open-plan gourmet kitchen with granite counters, Viking appliances, heated travertine floors. Family room off kitchen. Second floor ensuite master bedroom, two further bedrooms, laundry room. Original architectural details, crown moldings, arched doorways, hardwood floors throughout. Central a/c zoned. Landscaped .3 acre lot with detached two car garage and covered patio: $889,000 Read More →

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