691 River Rd, Sykesville, MD 21784

$950,000
5
BD
4
BA
3,338
SqFt
List Price
$950,000
Days on Market
22
Status
ACTIVE UNDER CONTRACT
MLS#
MDHW2041380
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4
Full Baths
3
Half Baths
1
Living Area
3,338
Lot Size (Acres)
3.14
Style
Colonial, Farmhouse/National Folk, Other
Year Built
1720
County
Howard
School District
Howard County Public Schools

Property Description

Welcome to 691 River Road, a grand estate known as Salopha, with a rich history dating back to the 18th Century and thoughtful additions from the 19th Century. Proudly listed on the State Historic Register, this unique property masterfully blends historic architectural features with modern conveniences, offering an unparalleled living experience. Set on 3.14 acres of lush, landscaped grounds, the estate invites you with an expansive covered front porch. The outdoor amenities include a charming greenhouse, an in-ground pool with a nearby pergola, and a serene terrace. The property also boasts the famous Circle X Ranch barn, complete with painted floors, beams, and an expansive fireplace. Seller-owned solar panels enhance the estate's sustainability, and an easement at the rear of the property backs onto Patapsco State Park, providing serene natural surroundings. Inside, original treasures abound, including random width hardwood floors, exposed beams, three fireplaces, and classic moldings. The foyer, adorned with hardwood floors and classic moldings, leads to a formal living room on the right, featuring a striking stone fireplace. To the left, the formal library boasts built-in bookshelves. The dining room, with its exposed beams, fireplace, built-ins, and access to a side patio, offers a picturesque view of the landscaped grounds. The kitchen is a chef's delight, equipped with a cooking fireplace, exposed beams, granite countertops, and a wine refrigerator. The main floor also includes a private office, a powder room, and a laundry area. The primary bedroom features an expansive walk-in closet with built-in shelving and an en-suite full bath with attic access. The upper level comprises two additional bedrooms, two full baths, and a formal family room, while the top level offers two more bedrooms, completing this historic and luxurious home. Discover the perfect blend of history and modernity at 691 River Road, where every detail has been meticulously preserved and thoughtfully updated for a truly exceptional living experience. Separate History of Property provided at showings.

Additional Information

Subdivision
None Available
Taxes
$9625
Interior Features
Additional Stairway, Built-Ins, Chair Railings, Dining Area, Exposed Beams, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Table Space, Pantry, Primary Bath(s), Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors, Other
School District
Howard County Public Schools
Fireplaces
3
Flooring
Hardwood, Carpet
Exterior Features
Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Secure Storage
Pool Description
In Ground
View
Garden/Lawn, Scenic Vista, Trees/Woods
Heating
Baseboard - Hot Water, Heat Pump - Oil BackUp
Heating Fuel
Electric, Solar
Cooling
Central A/C, Heat Pump(s), Programmable Thermostat
Roof
Other, Shingle
Water
Well
Sewer
Septic Exists
Room Level
Foyer: Main, Living Room: Main, Dining Room: Main, Kitchen: Main, Library: Main, Office: Main, Primary Bedroom: Upper 1, Bedroom 3: Upper 1, Bedroom 4: Upper 1, Bedroom 5: Upper 2, Bedroom 6: Upper 2, Basement: Lower 1, Laundry: Main, Attic: Upper 2, Family Room: Upper 1
Basement
Yes

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Listing courtesy of Northrop Realty. Contact: (410) 549-2200