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Historic Brick House Farm c.1830
This gorgeous historic farm is perfectly situated in a secluded 45+ acre park-like setting in rural Carroll County, near Baltimore and Washington, DC.
Down its long driveway, over a small stream, through a wooded area is an expanse of 3 fenced pastures, vintage barns & outbuildings, and a beautifully restored 6 bedroom historic farm house featuring a modern addition, manicured grounds and gardens, and a full complement of wild life & vegetation.
The current owners, as well as, past stewards have taken pride in their ownership tenures, preserving the home’s historic detailing, including the original heart of pine wood floors, faux-painted wood doors & a 2 story porch, while tastefully enhancing its modern amenities, featuring a gourmet kitchen with a gas cook top & stainless steel appliances, 4.5 updated bathrooms, a spacious master suite with large walk-in closet & whirlpool tub, updated heating and cooling systems, and much more. The exquisite landscaping around the house includes beautiful mature trees and shrubbery — perfect for the gardener and outdoor entertaining.
Set near the center of 45+ rolling acres, insuring absolute privacy, this beautifully restored historic home is truly unique in the marketplace. The property’s versatility is unmatched and its uses may include, a horse farm, certified organic farm, vineyard, and if permitted, a wonderful retreat, wedding venue or B&B, or perhaps simply a beautiful, restful estate within 35 minutes of the Baltimore Beltway and a little over an hour from the Washington DC Beltway.
This is a historic estate of rare and beautiful distinction, close to DC and Baltimore, yet a world away.
Center Hall 20′ x 10′ – Wood floor, chair rail, original wood front double door, closet, rear door to screened porch.
Powder Room 6′ x 5′ – Wood floor, wainscot.
Living Room 22′ x 16′ – Wood floor, fireplace (Rumford) with wood mantel, wainscot, hanging lamp, 2 Sets of French doors to fenced yard, 2 windows.
Kitchen 16′ x 16′ – Wood floor, gas cook top range, granite counters, double wall oven, double sink, wainscot, custom cabinets, 3 hanging lamps, built-in bookcases, window seat, 2 windows.
Kitchen “L” 8′ x 6′ – Wood floor, extra dishwasher, washing sink, pantry.
Dining Room 24′ x 11′ – Wood floor, hanging lamp, fireplace with wood mantel (decorative), original faux-painted doors, 2 windows.
Parlor/Music Room 25′ x 16′ – Wood floor, 2 hanging lamps, back staircase, door to front porch, 4 windows.
Screened Back Porch 24′ x 16′ – Flagstone floor, 2 ceiling fans.
Landing 20′ x 10′ – Wood floor, track lights, skylight, exposed brick wall, 2 windows.
Hall Bathroom 12′ x 7′ – Ceramic tile floor, ceramic tile wall, wainscot, claw foot bathtub, 1 window.
Master Bedroom 22′ x 14′ – Wood floor, fireplace (Rumford) with wood mantel, 4 windows.
*Walk-in Closet 11′ x 8′ – Wood floor, 1 window.
*Master Bathroom (Vanity) 10′ x 6′ – Wood floor, double sink, 1 window.
*Master Bathroom 10′ x 9′ – Ceramic tile floor, whirlpool bathtub, shower, heat lamp, 2 windows.
Bedroom 2 13′ x 10′ – Wood floor, 1 window, pass door to Bedroom 3.
Bedroom 3 11` x 11′ – Wood floor, 2 windows, pass door to Bedroom 2.
Hallway w/stairs to 3rd floor.
Bedroom 4 13′ x 10′ – Wood floor, clothes pegs, 2 windows.
Bedroom 5 13′ x 10′ – Wood floor, clothes pegs, 2 windows.
Bedroom 6 Suite – Carpet, skylight, exposed beam ceiling, 3 windows.
*Bathroom 9′ x 6′ – Vinyl floor, ceramic walls, bathtub, track lights.
Exercise Room 15′ x 12′ – Wood floor.
Storeroom/Workshop 28′ x 20′ – Concrete floor, HVAC.
Storeroom (2) 12′ x 8′ – Concrete floor.
Laundry Room 9′ x 7′ – Ceramic tile floor.
Closet 8′ x 6′ – Concrete floor.
Bathroom 13′ x 7′ – Ceramic tile floor, bathtub, closet.
Sitting Room 11′ x 7′ – Carpet, 1 window.
Recreation Room 23′ x 16′ – Carpet, fireplace with wood mantel, closet, back staircase to first floor, door to front patio, 3 windows.
2 Tractor Sheds
Original Pig Barn (c.1830)
Small Animal Barn
3 Field Run-in Sheds
Brick House Farm was built circa 1830 and was originally part of a larger two farm tract called Big Owl Hill which included an older log home and outbuildings. After the death of the owner in 1884, Brick House farm was separated from the original estate when the land was split into two farms and sold at auction.
Manchester Maryland was used as an encampment during the American Civil war for the Union Sixth Army Corps under General John Sedgwick on July 1 st , 1863. The following day, the army made its march to the Battle of Gettysburg.
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Certified Historic Properties Specialist
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
189 Kentlands Blvd.
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
301-975-9500 ext.4604 Office