Magnificent former home of legendary Baltimore musician. Enter the elegant foyer of this grand Roland Park home with its Italian chandelier, high ceilings, heart pine floors and French doors opening into the living room and dining room.
The natural light filling the living room highlights a wood-burning fireplace as well as a wall of built-in bookcases. Adjoining the formal dining room is a butler’s pantry with a wet bar and the original glass cabinetry. The sunny eat-in kitchen features cherry cupboards, SS appliances, a custom tile backsplash, soapstone counters with hanging copper light fixtures. The kitchen exits to a sturdy deck overlooking the fenced in backyard, a small forest of trees and birds. A spectacular family room addition (27’x20’) off the living room offers space for large gatherings. The room was originally built as a music room and housed two concert grand pianos for fundraising events. Built-in cabinetry, cherry flooring, bay window seats and a wall of windows that offer stunning views of the woods in every season, give this room a magical feel. The primary bedroom is flanked by a large walk-in closet, an additional seating area or office, and a spa-like bathroom suite with wooded views. A cast iron wood burning stove provides a cozy feel for chilly nights.
The second floor also offers two additional bedrooms with hardwood floors, hallway and bathroom. Sunlight floods the third floor contemporary family room which could also be used as an office or bedroom. Vistas of treetops and sunsets give one the feel of being in a treehouse. Knotty pine cabinets, ceiling beams, a fireplace, new carpet and windows galore make this a fabulous room. An additional full bathroom with an original clawfoot tub round out the third floor. The lower level addition offers two above ground bedrooms and a tastefully decorated full bathroom. The rooms could serve as a home office, guest rooms or an au pair suite with their own entrance. A furnished room with cork flooring could be your yoga or dance studio. There are two generous unfinished storage areas in the basement. Enjoy life in one of Baltimore’s most desirable, walkable neighborhoods with eighteen footpaths. Conveniently located close to numerous Roland Park amenities.
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