Property ID : HW9704929
Sold $649,000 - Historic Homes, Homes & Townhomes
Built in 1865 as a summer house by the prominent Howard County Dorsey family, “The Gables” of Lawyers hill is steeped in Howard County history, heritage and authenticity. Originally a small, three-bay, one-room deep, two-story colonial, this incredible home has been expanded to nearly twice its size and has features many updated features and new improvements!
A wonderful combination of house and land, The Gables offers a private setting surrounded by tall trees and hardy landscaping including winding and circle drives surrounded by a nature lover’s paradise. An original front portico of the main house and extended covered porch on the addition welcome your entry and invite you to discover this well cared for an improved home. An
original front door leads to a quaint entry hallway with a formal dining room and greeting parlor with built in bookcases, decorative fireplace and French doors and rear service hallway to a completed reinvented kitchen with black’n white tile flooring, wood cabinetry and Corian counters and a charming breakfast room with hardwood flooring, decorative brick fireplace and atrium door to a covered rear porch and amazing backyard landscape with slate pathways and in-ground pool with lush gardens and that white picket fence of which you have been dreaming! Join friends and family in the addition and enjoy the enormous family entertaining spaces featuring painted hardwood flooring, exposed beam ceiling, decorative fireplace and huge,covered front porch
Taking on the whole family is easy in a seemingly larger second level featuring seven bedrooms including three main house bedrooms serviced by a hall bathroom with claw foot tub; nanny, in-law or teen suite with private bathroom and three additional bedrooms over the addition, serviced by a hall bathroom with claw foot tub! Additional features of the upper level include
front & rear stairways, walk-in clothing/storage room and a master bedroom with additional room for walk-in closet or additional bedroom! Need more space for home/office, hobby or play? Check-out a fully fit lower level workshop with full bathroom or head on over to the custom constructed Post & Beam Garage & Barn with finished 2nd level studio/office
– an absolutely gorgeous space!
From basement to backyard, The Gables is the perfect spot for the growing or combining family and offers updated features and amenity without compromising the interest in historic integrity!