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14396 Old Frederick Road Sykesville, MD
$ 879,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#MDHW294126
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyHOWARD
  • CitySykesville
  • NeighborhoodSYKESVILLE
  • Zip21784
  • StyleVictorian
  • Year Built1917
  • Taxes$ 7284
  • Price$ 879,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage3646
  • Lot Size3.79 Acres
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Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

A RARE and EXCEPTIONAL offering! Truly magnificent, stately, charming beyond compare- warm & inviting historic 1917 built home on gorgeous, sprawling 3.79 acre lot! Grand "Neo Classical Revivalist" Style, 3-levels, 5 bedrooms total which include a private 3rd floor bedroom suite, 2.5 baths - 5269 total interior sf - formerly known as the "Arthur Forsyth House." Elegantly sited on 3.79 fenced acres, the main house is stunningly beautiful, flooded with natural light, and full of original features and classic characteristics, such as high ceilings, original hardwood floors, artistic doorways & mantels, wide center halls, reproduction tin ceilings, and much more. Take a interactive floor plan tour @ The residence exudes sophisticated charm and promotes open style living with scenic views of trees and greenery. Two driveways (private, front and rear) lead to the main house, with its wide and open wrap-around porch and classic "Porte Cochere" (covered carport). The grand front entrance brings you to a cozy living room with an original brick fireplace, which also adjoins to a welcoming sitting room. Large pocket doors then lead into an open formal dining room resplendent with classic details, which in turn, connects to a picturesque sun room with walls of windows on 2-sides. A fabulous open kitchen, with expansive center island and table space, also boasts custom-built pantry and shelving throughout. Wide original stairs with bannister take you to the second level, featuring 4 large bedrooms total, renovated full bath, and a study/library room! Each room is unique with their own original period characteristics. The third floor boasts an expansive additional bedroom suite with adjoining en-suite/full bath w/ clawfoot tub and vintage fixtures! Loads of attic storage space as well! Partially finished lower level houses utilities, laundry, work shop area and plentiful storage areas. A rear sitting porch, a main level screen porch, and a second level Victorian sleeping porch complete the picture! The outside grounds are truly spectacular, featuring a classic well house, large flagstone patio, a recently constructed Victorian style 2-car, 2-story garage complete with attached potting barn/farmer's shed, a charming stand-alone cottage with electricity, a custom-built covered bridge (also w/ electricity) over a dry creek bed, and lovely gardens flanked by green pastures. Two separate garden areas; an established and charming rose (multiple varieties of roses) garden and an expansive flower/vegetable garden are ready to enjoy! Grand mature trees, including tall pines, gorgeous beech trees, and stunning sycamores, dot the grounds. The property provides perfect spaces for peaceful everyday living and entertaining. A PICTURESQUE LOCATION - CLOSE TO OUTDOOR WALKING PATHS, WATERFRONT PARKS, AND RESTAURANTS! HISTORIC SYKESVILLE, OLNEY, BROOKEVILLE, ELLICOTT CITY, FREDERICK, AND BALTIMORE NEARBY!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Bushy Park Elementary School Glenwood Middle School Glenelg High School
Price History
5/6/2021 Listed $995,000
5/20/2021 6% - $939,000
6/12/2021 7% - $879,000

General Features

Above Grade Unfin Sqft 1623
Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional
Accessibility None
Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Refrigerator, Water Heater, Dryer - Electric, Oven/Range - Gas, Washer
Architectural Style Victorian
Association Y/N No
Basement Other, Connecting Stairway, Daylight, Partial, Outside Entrance, Workshop, Full
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Carport Spaces 1
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Other
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
Days on Market 42
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Elementary School BUSHY PARK
Exterior Features Outbuilding(s), Secure Storage, Other, Extensive Hardscape, Stone Retaining Walls
Facing Direction Southwest
Flooring Hardwood, Laminated
Garage Spaces 2.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Forced Air
High School GLENELG
Interior Features Attic, Cedar Closet(s), Ceiling Fan(s), Chair Railings, Combination Kitchen/Living, Crown Moldings, Exposed Beams, Floor Plan - Open, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room
Levels 4
Location Type Rural
Middle/Junior High School GLENWOOD
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Crushed Stone, Fenced, Gravel Driveway, Private
Patio/Porch Features Patio(s), Porch(es), Screened, Wrap Around, Enclosed
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 241.09
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Very Good
Roof Slate
Security Features Carbon Monoxide Detector(s), Smoke Detector
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Septic = # of BR
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name SYKESVILLE
Tax Annual Amount 7284.0
Tax Year 2021
Utilities Cable TV Available, Electric Available, Propane, Phone Available
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Garden/Lawn, Panoramic, Pasture, Trees/Woods
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning RCDEO
Zoning Description Rural Conservation Density Exchange Option

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 3646
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Above Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Above Grade Unfin Sqft Source Estimated
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 1
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Features Gas/Propane, Wood
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Propane - Owned
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Electric
Laundry Type Basement, Lower Floor
Living Area 3646
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom 4, Kitchen, Basement, Library, Bedroom 1, Sun/Florida Room, Great Room, Workshop, Bathroom 2, Bathroom 3, Attic, Half Bath, Screened Porch
Total Baths 3
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 2
Window Features Screens, Storm

Exterior Features

# Of Attached Carport Spaces 1
# Of Detached Garage Spaces 2
Door Features Storm
Fencing Fully
Foundation Details Slab, Concrete Perimeter, Brick/Mortar
Garage Features Garage - Front Entry, Oversized, Additional Storage Area
Lot Size Acres 3.79
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 165092.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Soil Types Unknown
Spa No
Total Parking Spaces 8
Type of Parking Driveway, Detached Garage, Other, Attached Carport
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Well
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Attic Upper 2
Basement Lower 1 Flooring - Concrete
Bathroom 2 Upper 1 Flooring - HardWood
Bathroom 3 Upper 1 Flooring - HardWood
Bedroom 1 Upper 1 Flooring - HardWood
Bedroom 4 Upper 1 Flooring - HardWood
Dining Room Main Flooring - HardWood
Great Room Upper 2 Flooring - HardWood,Attic - Access Panel
Half Bath Main Flooring - HardWood
Kitchen Main Flooring - HardWood
Library Main Flooring - HardWood
Living Room Main Flooring - HardWood
Screened Porch Main
Screened Porch Upper 1 Flooring - HardWood
Sun/Florida Room Main Flooring - HardWood
Workshop Lower 1 Flooring - Concrete


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Contingent Average in 21784

AVG $570K
AVG $4,723
AVG 76
Year Built
AVG 1985

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