8 Barranco Court$1,350,000
Towson, MD 21204
Designed by noted female architect Arlyn St. John, this custom-built Tudor home is a hidden gem in sought after West Towson. A one-of-a-kind property on 1.25 parklike acres with well-planned spaces for both casual and formal entertaining. Enjoy the sweeping pastoral views, mature trees, gardens, and extensive flat lawn. A separate pathway and hidden entrance lead to a secret garden sanctuary…hand laid stone and gravel footpaths, multiple garden rooms with shaded seating, statuary, mature alleys and a circa 1920 spring house as a focal point. Truly a gardener’s dream!
Offering unparalleled privacy and convenience, this home has a total of 5 bedrooms 3 ½ baths and approximately 4,755 finished sq ft. The custom Chef’s kitchen (noted designer Trish Houck) features a commissioned mosaic backsplash by Baltimore artist Rick Shelley. An open floor plan includes seating/breakfast area, granite counters, Viking 6-burner gas range, stainless-steel appliances, and separate walk-in pantry. Every detail in this kitchen has been masterfully thought out. The open layout makes this a dream for comfortable living and entertaining. First floor rooms flow outside to the wrap around deck. Step out from the dining room to a 3 season Italian imported pergola system with automatic retractable roof cover/screens and a wall mounted heater.
Outside entertainment areas also include multiple seating areas and a jacuzzi hot tub. A winding staircase and gallery landing access the 4 upper-level bedrooms with spacious closets, custom primary closet, 2 full baths. The Lower Level has a workshop, exercise area and approx 800 sq ft apartment: Murphy bed, open sitting room, fireplace, full kitchen, steam shower and sliding doors to walk out ground level patio and vegetable gardens. Perfect for guests or an au-pair suite. Abundant special features including custom decorator lighting, multiple sound systems. Close to beltway, I83 and numerous amenities.
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