12500 Ivy Mill Rd, Reisterstown, MD, 21136





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Extraordinary Private Gated Estate**61 park-like rolling acres backing to the Liberty Reservoir Preserve**It's hard to imagine that you are within 30 minutes of BWI, Hunt Valley or Downtown Baltimore***Recently extensively renovated Main House, Large Pole Barn & 4 Stall Bank Barn & Other Out Buildings**Guest Cottage***20 Acres of fenced Pastures*Fiber optic line installed perfect for working from home*Pool**Tennis Court**Ponds**stream**Horse & Hiking trails*Dreaming of a private sanctuary, water, woodlands, wildlife--serenity-- magically a stone's throw from work & civilization? Total privacy with accessibility. This is all that and more****This is a magnificent and truly unique, gated estate house and farm on a private park-like setting.****The house has been expanded and enlarged over the years by several creative and innovative owners and architects. Now over 8000 square ft. the present combination of rustic and modern styles is very impressive****Using old stone and vintage chestnut beams, floor to ceiling windows & three fully-lined stone fireplaces, the result is breathtaking and architecturally perfect. The enormous central hearth and chimney are fantastic features. using high ceilings and low, the effect is both grand & comfortable. The house is filled with light and warmth. There are high open spaces & dim secret areas, creating a sense of largeness & coziness in one spacious yet accessible house****It has recently been renovated to bring everything up to the highest standards. The house has all new thermo-pane Anderson windows & skylights, new Hardie-plank siding, a newer architectural grade shingle roof & a chef's kitchen. * A spacious porch off the master bedroom looks out over the pond, paddocks, and forest. Stone pillared electronic gate at the entrance increases privacy with a sense of style. A large whole house generator help create the feeling of being away from it all, while still connected to the world at large****As you enter through the gate and wind down the long, long paved driveway, you can feel it right away. This property has been meticulously planned planted & maintained. All manner of trees abound. Wildlife is everywhere. By the time you get to the house and outbuildings, it will take your breath away****There are 3 ponds & a stream, all nestled against the Liberty Reservoir Preserve step across your property line into 9200 acres of fishing, bird watching and trails to hike or horseback ride. Or just fish, hunt, ride & hike on your own property. All this in a location where your security, tranquility & privacy are perfectly protected****This highly versatile estate is ideal for family entertaining & relaxing. Perfect for anyone with an active lifestyle and an extraordinary aesthetic. A Getaway, a Hideaway or a Showcase. The screened in porch, located off the mudroom and kitchen, overlooks a large swimming pool and the tennis court with night lighting, a 4+ car garage, a guest cottage, an Amish built 4 stall post-and-beam bank barn, a 3800 square foot pole barn with cement flooring and drainage and nearly 20 acres of fenced pastures with 3 run-in-sheds, automatic watering & electricity****Car collector (bank barn)? Horse or animal lover? Organize event or want to throw a lot of parties? Want to grow your own crops? All with unparalleled privacy? This is your dream home!****The combination of rolling hills, views from high & low, forests, pastures, ponds and streams make this estate singularly exceptional. This home is neither a photo or a video. It's really not like any other property. Its a multi-dimensional experience that must be entered to be understood. Birdsong and wild turkeys, green hills & bubbling streams, grazing animals, free range pets, sledding, hiking, swimming, biking, tennis, soccer, fishing, whatever you love, all on your own gloriously private property. Bedroom/bathroom count includes 1 bedroom 1 full bathroom in the guest house......

Facts & Features

MLS® # MDBC2044106
Price $3,199,000
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 4.50
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 8,168
Acres 61.15
Year Built 1987
Type Residential
Sub-Type Detached
Style Contemporary, Farmhouse/National Folk, Post & Beam
Status Active

Community Information

Address 12500 Ivy Mill Rd
City Reisterstown
State MD
Zip Code 21136


Amenities Recessed Lighting, Stall Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors, Butlers Pantry, Additional Stairway, CeilngFan(s), Exposed Beams, Wet Bar/Bar, Built-Ins
Parking DW - Circular, Asphalt Driveway
# of Garages 6
Garages Additional Storage Area
View Creek/Stream, Pond, Trees/Woods
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool Yes
Pool Pool (In-Ground)


Interior Features Floor Plan-Open
Appliances Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer, Oven/Range-Gas, Range hood, Stainless Steel Appliances
Heating Heat Pump(s), Zoned
Cooling Central A/C, Ceiling Fan(s)
Has Basement Yes
Basement Fully Finished, Improved, Walkout Level, Combination, Outside Entrance, Side Entrance, Connecting Stairway
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 3
# of Stories 4
Stories 4


Exterior Stone, HardiPlank
Exterior Features Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Porch(es), Sport Court, Tennis Court(s), Outbuilding Apartment, Flood Lights, Panel Fence, Board Fence, Stone Fence, Fenced-Partially, Split Rail Fence, Riding Trails, Stable(s), Horses Allowed, Paddock, Pool (In-Ground), Balconies-Multiple, Deck(s), Patio, Porch-screened
Lot Description Bcks-Prklnd, Backs to Trees, Landscaping, Trees/Wooded, Secluded, Private
Windows Energy Efficient
Foundation Other, Stone

School Information


Additional Information

Date Listed July 23rd, 2022
Days on Market 130
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

OfficeRE/MAX Advantage Realty

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