Have you ever thought about owning your very own urban farmette or homestead? Check out this stunning 5.94 acre property with accessory building and garden located in Brookeville, MD.
As the largest of 14 lots in the subdivision, this property is a one of a kind with an amazing accessory building already on the property. Intended by the current owner to be used as a detached equipment shop, guest house, studio and business offices, this building has over 4,200 square feet of usable space, with the potential to add more. You can decide to complete it as a primary residence or use it for any number of purposes while you build the main house. The main interior structure is all mortise and tenon post and beam construction with 1 1/2 inch thick tongue and groove flooring and pine ceilings that run the length of the building. In the workshop area, the main floor is a 900 square foot cement slab elevated on steel beams with a full basement below. Three full levels of crossing timbers and wide open spaces make for stunning interior views. The building is also very energy efficient with roof and walls constructed of 6 inch thick structural insulated panels that boast a minimum R-40 insulation value. All passage doors, windows and rear sliding door are also double insulated. Additional items to note on the building are the multilayer Grand Manor architectural roof shingles, the oversized copper gutters and downspouts, the 6 inch natural stone around the foundation, and the handmade, hand painted porcelain tiles that grace the front porch entrance. In addition to the building, the property also includes the added bonuses of a large fenced in garden area ready to cultivate your favorite vegetables, and numerous pallets of building stone for use in retaining walls or other landscape features.
The building will require re-permitting with the county to complete, but it already has electric service, running water, septic for up to 3 bathrooms, and a large amount of rough-ins completed for the electrical, plumbing and HVAC. These rough-ins include a kitchen, laundry room and two bathrooms. There is also a separate septic field previously identified for a main house or building addition if so required. Bring your contractor, architect, and creative mind to figure out how to best finish it for your needs The possibilities are endless. Buyer to do all due diligence on property use.
This expansive partially wooded lot is part of the Grove Hill Farm Estates subdivision that backs up to the Patuxent River State Park. The original Grove Hill Farm dates back to within a decade of the signing of the Constitution, and is associated with an impressive lineage of families like the Brookes, Tysons, Ellicotts, Clarks and Hopkinses. These families had great influence in shaping both Montgomery and Howard counties, and their names are still relevant today. Brookeville, Ellicott City and Johns Hopkins University are some notable examples. This 5.94 acre lot was once part of the original Grove Hill Farm, and epitomizes the perfect combination of cleared area, green space and woods with a deep setback from the main road. With wooded areas separating all lots in the subdivision of no less than 2.07 acres, privacy is abundant. In addition, the 6700 acre adjacent park contains stunning natural habitat, vast varieties of plant and animal life, as well as numerous activities for outdoor enjoyment. These include miles of hiking, horseback riding, fishing, hunting, kayaking and canoeing to name a few. Together, the rural nature of the area is captivating and should be preserved in perpetuity. But dont let all that nature make you think civilization is far away. The property is in close proximity to restaurants, shopping, entertainment, music and other public venues. Its also just minutes away from of the MD200 Intercounty Connector and Maryland Route 650 ramp, providing convenient access to Washington, DC, Baltimore, BWI.