Hot House: 327 Warren Avenue, Unit K, Federal Hill, Baltimore

Two-level penthouse with a view over Federal Hill Park and the harbor. Three bedrooms, two and a half baths, impressive views. Asking price: $1,075,000

With plenty of room, decorator touches, and stunning views of Federal Hill Park, the harbor, and the glittering city skyline, this place has space, convenience, and great looks!

What: Think about the features you ideally want in a house: spectacular views, plenty of room, lots of light, lush gardens, beautiful architecture, on-site parking, secure entry points. Well, this penthouse on top of Federal Hill checks all of the boxes. Currently owned by one of Baltimore’s premier interior designers, the space has been well-thought-out to take advantage of the views.

The main level of this penthouse has a large living room, complete with a wood-burning fireplace, plenty of windows and an open plan with numerous built-ins. There is also a dining room, and an open kitchen featuring professional appliances, a curved glass wall overlooking a section of the terrace, and a vibrant ocean blue floor. Additionally, on the main level, there is a master bedroom with another wood-burning fireplace. There is an en-suite bathroom, and huge walk-in closet, a dream for any clothes horse!

A mezzanine holds a study/bedroom and the laundry room, which is convenient to both levels. The third level holds two bedrooms and a recently updated bathroom with a soaking tub. It can be accessed via a private elevator or the in-house staircase.

This unit also features more than 800 square feet of outside space on the terraces surrounding the apartment, and currently filled with flowering plants in boxes and planters. The terraces have stellar views overlooking the city, the harbor, and the two stadiums, both of which are within walking distance. Start planning your parties to watch the fireworks on July 4th and New Year’s Eve!

Where: Warren Avenue sits at the very top of Federal Hill and is one of the best addresses in the area. The penthouse is in an old warehouse that was converted to apartments in the late 1980s. It’s convenient to the restaurants in Federal Hill, as well as Cross Street Market, and, as mentioned, Orioles and Ravens stadiums. It comes with two secure on-site parking spaces, a true bonus. It’s a five minute (or less) drive to I-95. When you’re finished working from home, it’s a short stroll to your office downtown.

Final Appraisal: If you are ready to downsize, but not too much, or just looking for a great looking city pad, this penthouse in Federal Hill overlooking the city skyline will be perfect. It’s in the middle of everything but above it all.

The listing is here.

Meg Fielding writes the local interior design and lifestyle blog Pigtown Design and is the past president of the Baltimore Architectural Foundation. She enjoys dual citizenship with the US and the UK.