Hot House: 18207 Bunker Hill Road, Parkton MD 21120
Stone and frame colonial style farmhouse, circa 1896 (possibly older), well-maintained, with later addition and recent wood shingle roof. Includes pool, 4-car garage, several outbuildings and 10 acres of land. House has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths over three levels, floored attic. Entrance foyer, living /dining room, library, family room. Galley kitchen. Master bedroom suite with sep. bath and shower. All bedrooms have fireplaces, hardwood floors throughout. Separate land parcel with 8.12 acres includes stream and pasture Additional 8.5 acres also available, separately priced, with fine old barn. House with 10 acres, $984,900 (8.12 acre parcel is $527,900)
OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, November 21, 1-3
What: An authentic American country house, with the option to be a farm. The original stone house has a nicely integrated addition, with central air. Otherwise, it has not been greatly modernized. There are original oak beams in the ceiling, a cooking fireplace in the living room, and seven fireplaces in total. The best room is the downstairs ‘tap room’ with a large stone fireplace and a walkout onto the porch overlooking the pool. The outbuildings (sold as is) are charming and could be a chicken coop, artist studio, a little guest house… The owner believes the house was actually built pre-Civil War, possibly 1840.
Where: Way up Falls Road, at the intersection with Bunker Hill Road. Take 83N to Exit 31, Middletown Road. Take a left onto Middletown Road and in .3 miles, a left onto Falls Road. In another mile, take a left onto Bunker Hill. Property is on the corner. Parkton is a growing community that still feels rural, but is not actually that far from Baltimore.
Would Suit: Buyer looking to dip a toe in country living.
Why: Beautiful setting, Hereford public schools. Hereford High is 12th best in the state.
Why Not: Kitchen and bathrooms need updating.
NB: If you can afford it, buy the barn. It’s close to the house, and a real beauty.
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