"Mayfair", built in 1812, was the original home and farmland of what is now widely known as Mays Chapel. Perfectly situated off of a private drive, nicely elevated above Greenpoint Rd, on just over 5 acres, the home boasts spectacular views of the county, in a unique and cloistered setting. The 19th century Federal style home is a one of a kind, rich with history and charm. Built using solid random stone from the surrounding land, significant additions have been made throughout the years, to the north, south and west of the original structure. Today, the home features over 6,000 square feet of living space, with 5 bedrooms, 4 and 1/2 baths, and an attached 3 car garage. A barn, built in 1756, is located towards the rear of the property with a large rubble stone chimney. In 2017, the home served as the Baltimore Symphony Designers Show House, and many of the decorator influences remain in the house today. A traditional entry foyer which showcases the lovely wrap-around stair case, leads to the formal living areas. Once inside the foyer, note the striking stain glassed fan light transom window and decorative sidelights that grace the front door. Hardwood floors, 10 foot high ceilings, and attractive millwork are found throughout main floor of the home. The formal living room features a wood burning fireplace and French doors that lead to the north addition which is currently featured as a recreation room. The spacious recreation room boasts exposed beams, vaulted ceilings, and one full wall of exposed rumble stone, which was originally the exterior wall to the house. The recreation room also provides convenient access to the in-ground pool in the rear of the house. The formal dining room features chair rail, and crown, dentil, molding. The kitchen, located towards the rear of the house, is generously sized and features a wood burning fireplace, and offers access to the pool and rear patio. The sun-filled family room is accessible from the kitchen and the dining room. It offers a wall of handsome built-ins, and a second staircase for informal access to the second floor. The second floor offers four bedrooms. The first bedroom to the left of the stairs is spacious and features a wood burning fireplace and a private bath. The primary bedroom suite of rooms is located to the right of the stairs. The primary bedroom area features a sitting room, a private bath, a laundry, and dressing room. This area could be re-configured in endless ways to create the ideal version of your own dreamy retreat. Two additional bedrooms on the second floor share a hall bath. The fifth bedroom is located on the third floor and also features its own private bath. A bonus room located in the gable features a unique, fan-light and view of the county. The property has been in the same family for fifty years. Dont miss this opportunity to add your own personal style and updates to this special home. The property has been subdivided. The house and additional outbuildings are located on 3.044 acres. Two additional lots 1.506 acres and .809 acres are available for development. Supporting documents are available upon requests. The house is also offered separately under MLS MDBC2033568 for $1,275,000
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Listing information last updated on May 23rd, 2022 at 9:46pm EDT.