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311 S Commerce Street

CENTREVILLE, MD 21617
  • $459,000
  • STATUS: Active Under Contract
  • ON SITE: 159 Days
  • ID#: MDQA2008302
Under Contract
UPDATED: 83 min ago
$459,000
  • 3
    BEDS
  • 1.34
    ACRES
  • 2
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 2,662
    SQFT
  • $172
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1860
County:

School Ratings & Info

Description

New Price - Opportunity to own this Beautiful home for only $499,900. The Rectory Hill property, with its origins believed to date back to 1779, holds a rich history in the early development of Historic Centreville. Driving up the front circular drive you will love this impressive two-story frame three bay colonial featuring elegant architecture and welcoming portico with balcony. Upon entering the home, though the unique front door to the west wing is the study offering a wood-burning fireplace, exposed beams, custom knotted pine paneling, a bright and cozy sitting area and access to the afternoon terrace.The central foyer with what is thought to be the original staircase serves as a central connecting point to the other downstairs rooms. The formal drawing room awaits, with a wood-burning fireplace, opening to a bright sunroom, and access to the Morning terrace in the East Wing. The formal dining room has access to the morning terrace, connects with the kitchen, a powder room, and access to the afternoon terrace. Off the kitchen is a breakfast/ mudroom with brick floor and wood burning fireplace with backdoor for easy access to the outside.Upstairs, you will find three spacious bedrooms one of which offers an ensuite bath. The other two bedrooms have convenient access to the large full bath. Lovely hardwood floors throughout the main living areas. This beautiful home overall offers exceptional comfort for everyday living.The house has undergone several transformations, reflecting the passage of time and the influence of its dedicated owners. In 1863, the house served as a rectory for St. Pauls Episcopal Church. During this period, a wing was added to the rear contributing to the distinctive cruciform shape of the home. Notable Centreville families, including the McKennys, have left their mark on the property as evidenced by the lock on the front door.Judge William Raymond Horney made substantial enhancements to the property in the 1920s, adding wings to both sides of the original structure and designing the beautiful formal gardens. Despite the belief that portions of the house was initially built in late 1700s, the Maryland Historical Survey and Inventory, state a construction date of 1860, a common discrepancy in historic property records.The property sits on a private hill of 1.34 acres ensuring a sense of seclusion and tranquility. Mature trees encircle the property offering a natural screen for privacy. Terraced gardens adorned with beautiful camellias and perennials, a garden house and multiple terraces grace the expansive lawn creating a beautiful landscape. This property is a treasure for those who appreciate and value the preservation of history and architectural heritage. This property is being sold through an Estate AS IS" with inspections for Buyers informational purposes only, Seller will make no repairs. Property zoned R-2, potential option for a B&B. Visit the Maryland Historical Trust to learn of tax saving benefits. Please note that there is a underground oil tank and evidence of knob and tube wiring. Agent must accompany all showings, so please allow ample time to schedule showings. Private Drive, No Drive-Bys Please.

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311 S Commerce Street CENTREVILLE, MD 21617

  • Price: $459,000
  • Status: Active Under Contract
  • On Site: 159 Days
  • Updated: 83 min ago
  • ID#: MDQA2008302
3
Beds
2
Baths
1
½ Baths
1.34
Acres
2,662
SQFT
$172
$/SQFT
1860
Built
Neighborhood:
Historic Centreville
County:
Queen Annes
School District:
Queen Anne's County Public Schools
Property Description
New Price - Opportunity to own this Beautiful home for only $499,900. The Rectory Hill property, with its origins believed to date back to 1779, holds a rich history in the early development of Historic Centreville. Driving up the front circular drive you will love this impressive two-story frame three bay colonial featuring elegant architecture and welcoming portico with balcony. Upon entering the home, though the unique front door to the west wing is the study offering a wood-burning fireplace, exposed beams, custom knotted pine paneling, a bright and cozy sitting area and access to the afternoon terrace.The central foyer with what is thought to be the original staircase serves as a central connecting point to the other downstairs rooms. The formal drawing room awaits, with a wood-burning fireplace, opening to a bright sunroom, and access to the Morning terrace in the East Wing. The formal dining room has access to the morning terrace, connects with the kitchen, a powder room, and access to the afternoon terrace. Off the kitchen is a breakfast/ mudroom with brick floor and wood burning fireplace with backdoor for easy access to the outside.Upstairs, you will find three spacious bedrooms one of which offers an ensuite bath. The other two bedrooms have convenient access to the large full bath. Lovely hardwood floors throughout the main living areas. This beautiful home overall offers exceptional comfort for everyday living.The house has undergone several transformations, reflecting the passage of time and the influence of its dedicated owners. In 1863, the house served as a rectory for St. Pauls Episcopal Church. During this period, a wing was added to the rear contributing to the distinctive cruciform shape of the home. Notable Centreville families, including the McKennys, have left their mark on the property as evidenced by the lock on the front door.Judge William Raymond Horney made substantial enhancements to the property in the 1920s, adding wings to both sides of the original structure and designing the beautiful formal gardens. Despite the belief that portions of the house was initially built in late 1700s, the Maryland Historical Survey and Inventory, state a construction date of 1860, a common discrepancy in historic property records.The property sits on a private hill of 1.34 acres ensuring a sense of seclusion and tranquility. Mature trees encircle the property offering a natural screen for privacy. Terraced gardens adorned with beautiful camellias and perennials, a garden house and multiple terraces grace the expansive lawn creating a beautiful landscape. This property is a treasure for those who appreciate and value the preservation of history and architectural heritage. This property is being sold through an Estate AS IS" with inspections for Buyers informational purposes only, Seller will make no repairs. Property zoned R-2, potential option for a B&B. Visit the Maryland Historical Trust to learn of tax saving benefits. Please note that there is a underground oil tank and evidence of knob and tube wiring. Agent must accompany all showings, so please allow ample time to schedule showings. Private Drive, No Drive-Bys Please.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Colonial Construction Materials Frame Exterior Features Extensive HardscapeOutbuilding(s) Garage YN No Lot Features CornerLandscapingSecluded Parking Features Circular DrivewayPrivateShared Driveway Parking Types DrivewayOff Street Patio And Porch Features TerracePorch(es) Pool No Pool View Garden/LawnStreet Water Access YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 2662 Appliances DishwasherStove Basement Connecting StairwayOutside EntrancePartialUnfinished Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling None Exclusions Sconces in Dining Room and Sconces in Family Room will be removed prior to settlement. Fireplace Features BrickWood Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 3 Flooring HardwoodTile/Brick Heating RadiatorBaseboard - Hot Water Heating YN Yes Interior Features Floor Plan - TraditionalExposed BeamsFormal/Separate Dining RoomKitchen - Eat-InWood Floors Laundry Type Main FloorHookup Levels 2 Main Level Bedrooms 0 Room List Living RoomDining RoomBedroom 2Bedroom 3KitchenBasementFoyerBreakfast RoomBedroom 1StudySun/Florida RoomBathroom 1Bathroom 2 Upper Level1 Bedrooms 3 Walls Ceilings Plaster WallsDry WallPaneled Walls

Property Features

Acceptable Financing ConventionalCash Accessibility Features None Association YN No Central Air YN No Condo YN No Cooling Fuel None Foundation Details Brick/MortarBlock Heating Fuel Oil Hot Water Oil Lease Considered YN No Municipality Centreville Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 802773088444 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Sale Type StandardThird Party Approval Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 4212.00 Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Year Built Effective 1920 Zoning R-2

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©2024 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Arlington Realty, Inc.. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2024-05-21T08:51:20.867.
 
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