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Ship’s Bottom Beauty! - Ellicott City

  • front
  • livingroom
  • livingroom2
  • dining
  • kitchen
  • kitchen2
  • family
  • master
  • side
  • patio
  • shed
  • drive
  • front2

Property ID : 3934 College Avenue, Ellicott City, MD 21043

Sold $549,900 - Historic Homes, Homes & Townhomes
3 Bedrooms2.5 Bathrooms Print this page

Designed and built by prideful owners, Bill & Sally Davis in 1988, this one-of-a-kind New England-style, Ship-bottom house boasts a level of historically inspired details and extraordinary workmanship that earned it a featured spot on an episode of HGTV’s Dream Builders show.  From the Rose-head nails that on the bleached Cedar Clapboard siding and aged Cedar Shingles on the exterior to the reclaimed Tobacco Barn Pine floors, old Baltimore Brick fireplaces, early 1700’s Chestnut Paneling and rough-cut Oak ceiling beams, every detail of this unique home is period perfect!

Additional hand-crafted features of this charming 3-bedroom 2.5 bath showplace include hand blown Bulls Eye lights over the front and rear entry doors, 42” Cherry-wood kitchen cabinetry & built in recipe bookcase and built-in china closet in the formal dining room with clever Dutch door design.  Enjoy the ease of main level master bedroom living featuring bi-fold door closets, dressing room with Cherry-wood vanity and dual entry washroom with ceramic tile flooring, walk-in shower with ceramic tile surround, linen closet and pocket doors.  A turned stair with hardwood treads and risers leads to a charming second level featuring two guest or children’s bedrooms with modified vault ceilings, reclaimed Tobacco Barn Pine Flooring, bi-fold door closets and
trunk room and a spacious full bathroom with ceramic tile flooring, Cherry-wood vanity and tub/shower combination with ceramic tile surround.  Make your mark in a full, unfinished basement with high ceilings and rear walk-up, providing ample additional
square footage for storage, workshop or to create your own recreation/media room, home/office or additional bedroom/nanny suite need.

The high elevation and horse-shoe drive adds a stately approach and highlights the mature landscape and picturesque garden shed, workshop or studio which has been designed and constructed to match the main house with bleached Cedar Siding and aged Cedar Shingles and features finished interior drywall, electric service and plumbing rough-in.  Additional features, highlights and improvements of this exquisitely crafted and architectural gem include solid wood windows and doors with mortise lock-sets
and hammered latches, insulated double-hung, casement, picture and bay windows, recent forced heating and air-conditioning systems, professional period color scheme and meticulous care and attention from basement to backyard!


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Agent Kimberly Kepnes

  • Office : 410-525-5435
  • Mobile : 443-250-4241

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