Exclusive opportunity in historic & Coveted Bolton Hill's. This expansive, multi unit, Victorian, Grande Dame masterpieces offers 7,736 square ft. of living space spanning 4 levels. In fact, a historic district that Balt City gov't website describes as "one of the most architecturally distinguished late 19th to early 20th century neighborhoods in Balt City." This historic Brownstone features French double door entry w/ custom stone & stained glass arched windows detailing which guides you into a grand entry, marble mosaic vestibule that flows into a foyer rich in detail w/ a custom wood carved builtin, hand painted murals, & parquet fls, & according to Balt City govt's website, is located in the block w/ the most significant, large, & ornamental complete houses still in existence. These 19th century mansions overlook a French boulevard style park & their elaborate brown stone detailing are evocative of an Italian Renaissance palazzo. The exquisite parlor features two (2) flr to ceiling windows topped by stained glass framing a pier mirror w custom carved woodwork, custom hand plastered frieze & silk screened neoclassical ceiling detailing. Flowing through to the next room, the neoclassical & baroque architectural design cascades from the one of a kind Bradbury & Bradbury hand painted, ornate ceiling work recreated after 1880s prominent architects-Audsleys of London & NY -designs. Multi-layer hand collages, custom plaster frieze over wainscotting frame custom marble fireplaces (FP). The dining rm is replete w/ cast sconces, carved wood moldings, layers of silk screened ceiling designs interspersed w custom carved plaster and wood moldings. Enfilade rms w/ working pocket drs frame a series of chandeliers. Marvel in the full baths w/ chandeliers & marble mosaic flooring evocative of Italian Baths. Custom carved fireplaces all w/ incredible detailing incl hand painted & multi inlaid cameo medallions; 3 cast iron, claw foot tubs; bronze radiator covers w/ marble tops; parquet flooring; stained glass transoms; custom carved & beadboard wainscotting; & marble & brass sinks. Custom historic recreation solid wood kitchen cabinets by Kountry Kraft Kitchen, Newmanstown, PA, w hidden modern conveniences like sliding shelves & lazy susan.
Front of the property overlooks the mature trees of the park & meandering walkways. Backyard features garage parking & hard landscaping, w/ several brick planters filled w/ evergreen ground cover, & assorted plants such as magnolia trees, a holly bush, an ornamental evergreen fir, elderberry bushes, paw paw trees, bamboo, firs, hostas, wild violets, & low draping shrubs. Several brick planters are strategically positioned on brick platforms perfect for planters, seating & dining areas. Ivy & rambling roses cover the garage. Boston ivy covers the side of house & fence creating a lush retreat. Clematis vines drape over the fence lightly scenting the air. Bowers of double blossom cherry trees drip over the courtyard which may be enjoyed from Sunroom/breakfast nook, 2nd level balcony or side deck. Breezeway along the side of home offers bright & airy rooms throughout & private access to lower level which is predominantly above grade. Side garden leading to a wrought iron inspired porch w/ elaborate railings & Italian lights w/ storage underneath. Lower level offers many options & potential for storage, workshop, home office/s, or possible residential rental as there are 2 areas for full baths, plenty of storage, & 3 side exterior access points: 1 from inside home/side deck, a 2nd from front breezeway, & a 3rd exterior door from back of home. Being sold "As Is".
Licensed multi-unit Bolton Hill gem in Bolton Hill Nat'l Historic District, reflects the historic & architectural heritage of the area. Furthermore, it is conveniently located w/ easy access to Penn Station (DC, Philly, or NY), light rail, Metro, JHU shuttle, Hopkins, MICA