Are you in market for a new home? Are you thinking of selling your house and need some price comparisons? Are you a house obsessed lookey-loo? Well, grab a Starbucks and power up the GPS. We have your Sunday afternoon covered with our picks of the best open houses this week.

7506 L’Hirondelle Club Road


5br/6 ba

I find that unless there is substantial acreage involved, Baltimore real estate tends to peter out above $3 million. So, what kind of home justifies a $5.5 million price tag on only three acres? Well, put on your pearls and head to Ruxton to see for yourself. Some clues to the home’s fabulousness are in the listing: “a spectacular gourmet/family room/breakfast room complex” (did they say complex?), “custom walnut bookcases from trees milled on site” (never knew I wanted that, but now I do), “crafts room with full bath” (rigorous scrap booking followed by a shower?). How could you not want to see this place just out of curiosity? Now if you’re a single man looking because you can actually afford it, please let me know…I have a single sister. Visualize: Being rich.