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Peter Sarro


A RARE and EXCEPTIONAL offering! Truly magnificent, stately, charming beyond compare- warm & inviting historic 1917 built home on gorgeous, sprawling 3.79 acre lot! Grand "Neo Classical Revivalist" Style, 3-levels, 5 bedrooms total which include a private 3rd floor bedroom suite, 2.5 baths - 5269 total interior sf - formerly known as the "Arthur Forsyth House." Elegantly sited on 3.79 fenced acres, the main house is stunningly beautiful, flooded with natural light, and full of original features and classic characteristics, such as high ceilings, original hardwood floors, artistic doorways & mantels, wide center halls, reproduction tin ceilings, and much more. The residence exudes sophisticated charm and promotes open style living with scenic views of trees and greenery. Two driveways (private, front and rear) lead to the main house, with its wide and open wrap-around porch and classic "Porte Cochere" (covered carport). The grand front entrance brings you to a cozy living room with an original brick fireplace, which also adjoins to a welcoming sitting room. Large pocket doors then lead into an open formal dining room resplendent with classic details, which in turn, connects to a picturesque sun room with walls of windows on 2-sides. A fabulous open kitchen, with expansive center island and table space, also boasts custom-built pantry and shelving throughout. Wide original stairs with bannister take you to the second level, featuring 4 large bedrooms total, renovated full bath, and a study/library room! Each room is unique with their own original period characteristics. The third floor boasts an expansive additional bedroom suite with adjoining en-suite/full bath w/ clawfoot tub and vintage fixtures! Loads of attic storage space as well! Partially finished lower level houses utilities, laundry, work shop area and plentiful storage areas. A rear sitting porch, a main level screen porch, and a second level Victorian sleeping porch complete the picture! The outside grounds are truly spectacular, featuring a classic well house, large flagstone patio, a recently constructed Victorian style 2-car, 2-story garage complete with attached potting barn/farmer's shed, a charming stand-alone cottage with electricity, a custom-built covered bridge (also w/ electricity) over a dry creek bed, and lovely gardens flanked by green pastures. Two separate garden areas; an established and charming rose (multiple varieties of roses) garden and an expansive flower/vegetable garden are ready to enjoy! Grand mature trees, including tall pines, gorgeous beech trees, and stunning sycamores, dot the grounds. The property provides perfect spaces for peaceful everyday living and entertaining. A PICTURESQUE LOCATION - CLOSE TO OUTDOOR WALKING PATHS, WATERFRONT PARKS, AND RESTAURANTS! HISTORIC SYKESVILLE, OLNEY, BROOKEVILLE, ELLICOTT CITY, FREDERICK, AND BALTIMORE NEARBY!
  • Sold
  • 5
  • 3
  • 1917
    Year Built
  • 3,646 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 3,646 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 3.79 Acres
  • MLS® ID: MDHW294126
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1917
  • Architecture Styles: Victorian
  • View Description: Garden/Lawn, Panoramic, Pasture, Trees/Woods
  • Elementary School:BUSHY PARK
  • Middle School: GLENWOOD
  • High School: GLENELG


  • Total Bedrooms: 5
  • Total Bathrooms: 3
  • Full Bathrooms: 2
  • Half Bathrooms: 1
  • Flooring: Hardwood, Laminated
  • Fireplace: Gas/Propane, Wood
  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal, Refrigerator, Water Heater, Dryer - Electric, Oven/Range - Gas, Washer
  • Other Interior Features: Attic, Cedar Closet(s), Ceiling Fan(s), Chair Railings, Combination Kitchen/Living, Crown Moldings, Exposed Beams, Floor Plan - Open, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Table Space, Soaking Tub, Tub Shower, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Dining Area, Kitchen - Country, Kitchen - Island, Upgraded Countertops, Additional Stairway

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 4
  • Garage Space: 2.00
  • Water Source: Well
  • Utilities: Cable TV Available, Electric Available, Propane, Phone Available
  • Roof: Slate
  • Parking: Crushed Stone, Fenced, Gravel Driveway, Private
  • Heat Type: Forced Air
  • Air Conditioning: Central A/C
  • Sewer: Septic of BR
  • Substructure: Other
  • Security Features: Carbon Monoxide Detector(s), Smoke Detector
  • Other Exterior Features: Outbuilding(s), Secure Storage, Other, Extensive Hardscape, Stone Retaining Walls, Patio(s), Porch(es), Screened, Wrap Around, Enclosed, Above Grade, Below Grade


  • Sales Price: $865,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $7,284/yr
  • Zoning: RCDEO


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