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    8and2 Springfield Lane

    WILLIAMSPORT, MD 21795
    • $4,500,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 41 days
    • ID#: MDWA2000066
    $4,500,000
    • 9
      BEDS
    • 7.31
      ACRES
    • 5
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 6,446
      SQFT
    • $698
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1750
    County:

    School Ratings & Info

    Description

    Historic Springfield Farm Village-Circa 1700's-PERHAPS ONE OF THE MOST HISTORIC AMERICAN PROPERTIES TO COME ON THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET IN MEMORY. Springfield exceeds private&governmental criteria in determining national historical significance.A visit here is a tour of 5 centuries of important American history.Springfield features THE NATION'S OLDEST DISTILLARY COMPLEX&IS LOCATED IN A TOWN THAT IS A NATIONAL TOURIST DESTINATION,WHO+GGS C&O NATIONAL PARK ATTRACTS APPROXIMATELY 4 MILLION VISITORS A YEAR.SPRINGFIELD, IT'S OCCUPANTS&FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE HAD MAJOR ROLES IN AMERICAN HISTORY.WARS- French and Indian Wars,War of 1812,Revolutionary War&Civil War.CONFLICTS-Indian Conflicts,Whiskey Rebellion& Native American Encampment.FAMOUS GENERALSGen. Williams was a Revolutionary War hero,A virtual +G+Who+GGs Who+G- of Civil War luminaries encamped at Springfield&General Braddock traded here during the French and Indian War.CIVIL WAR HISTORY-Springfield&nearby Falling Waters Battlefield were Robert E. Lee+GGs final northern soil encampments during the Gettysburg Campaign.1000 wagons of wounded flooded Springfield and the town. Major engagements ensued here before Lee escaped across the Potomac River to Southern soil. The Springfield Distillery saved the town from burning .The Confederate direct reports notified their generals that they could not burn down Williamsport(as they had ransomed other towns) as+G+ Williamsport is where we get our whiskey.+G-ARCHITECTURAL AND SITE HISTORY-17th,18th, 19th,20th &21th century site and architecture&An Early Native American Property transfer predating area English Land Grants.DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE- Several family members were signers.TRANSPORTATION HISTORY-C&O Canal surveyor, Rivertown Founder&Important in the National Road&Railroad Development.PRESIDENTIAL HISTORY-Where George Washington dined when he visited to consider Williamsport for the Nation+GGs Capital.Where George Washington stayed when returning from the Whiskey Rebellion.INDUSTRIAL HISTORY-DISTILLERY COMPLEX-OLDEST IN AMERICA-The Still House -4 story Stone distillery structure, circa early to mid 1700+GGs.Spring & Springhouse date to late 1600s to 1727- has piping connected to the distillery.Distiller+GGs Quarters,Barrel Fermentation Cellar,Tavern,Carriage House,Livery Stable,Gatekeeper'sHouse & 2 additional barns.This is believed to be the oldest distillery complex in the nation. It even predates George Washington+GGs Distillery. This property could be the crown jewel of the nation+GGs famous historic Whiskey Trail Tourist Attraction, a driving tour of the earliest distilleries. The current crown jewel is The George Washington Mount Vernon Distillery Complex which is not as old & is a total reproduction.The economic possibilities for tours and product branding are impressive.CONTIGUOUS PUBLIC MUNICIPAL AMENITIES-Springfield Barn Museum- one of the state+GGs largest bank barns & other period agricultural buildings,modern rest room pavilion,picnic area,gardens,parkland & benches,Civil War Walking Trails and displays,parking,public swimming pool complex&outdoor events center.WALKING DISTANCE -C&O CANAL,NEW NATIONAL PARK & HEADQUARTERS & POTOMAC RIVER. Springfield+GGs RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURES-4 residential structures comprising 5 separate homes in the Historic Springfield Farm Village. They are the Manor House - Colonial Wing and the Ballroom Wing, the Still House, the Gate House & the Spring House. Additionally there is a restorable guest cottage.THE MANOR HOUSE- Ballroom,Tavern -now the formal dining room,Public rooms - numerous parlors, library&2 dining rooms,Private Rooms - 9 bedrooms, support facilities, 2 kitchens & prep room.SEE 125 PHOTOGRAPHS, VIRTUAL TOUR, ARIELS AND SLIDESHOW FOR BUILDING INVENTORY, SITE FEATURES, INTERIORS, AND AMENITIES. ASK AGENT FOR DETAILS ON POTENTIAL ZONING.

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    8and2 Springfield Lane WILLIAMSPORT, MD 21795

    • Price: $4,500,000
    • Status: Active
    • ID#: MDWA2000066
    9
    Beds
    5
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    7.31
    Acres
    6,446
    SQFT
    $698
    $/SQFT
    1750
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    None Available
    County:
    Washington
    School District:
    Washington County Public Schools
    Property Description
    Historic Springfield Farm Village-Circa 1700's-PERHAPS ONE OF THE MOST HISTORIC AMERICAN PROPERTIES TO COME ON THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET IN MEMORY. Springfield exceeds private&governmental criteria in determining national historical significance.A visit here is a tour of 5 centuries of important American history.Springfield features THE NATION'S OLDEST DISTILLARY COMPLEX&IS LOCATED IN A TOWN THAT IS A NATIONAL TOURIST DESTINATION,WHO+GGS C&O NATIONAL PARK ATTRACTS APPROXIMATELY 4 MILLION VISITORS A YEAR.SPRINGFIELD, IT'S OCCUPANTS&FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE HAD MAJOR ROLES IN AMERICAN HISTORY.WARS- French and Indian Wars,War of 1812,Revolutionary War&Civil War.CONFLICTS-Indian Conflicts,Whiskey Rebellion& Native American Encampment.FAMOUS GENERALSGen. Williams was a Revolutionary War hero,A virtual +G+Who+GGs Who+G- of Civil War luminaries encamped at Springfield&General Braddock traded here during the French and Indian War.CIVIL WAR HISTORY-Springfield&nearby Falling Waters Battlefield were Robert E. Lee+GGs final northern soil encampments during the Gettysburg Campaign.1000 wagons of wounded flooded Springfield and the town. Major engagements ensued here before Lee escaped across the Potomac River to Southern soil. The Springfield Distillery saved the town from burning .The Confederate direct reports notified their generals that they could not burn down Williamsport(as they had ransomed other towns) as+G+ Williamsport is where we get our whiskey.+G-ARCHITECTURAL AND SITE HISTORY-17th,18th, 19th,20th &21th century site and architecture&An Early Native American Property transfer predating area English Land Grants.DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE- Several family members were signers.TRANSPORTATION HISTORY-C&O Canal surveyor, Rivertown Founder&Important in the National Road&Railroad Development.PRESIDENTIAL HISTORY-Where George Washington dined when he visited to consider Williamsport for the Nation+GGs Capital.Where George Washington stayed when returning from the Whiskey Rebellion.INDUSTRIAL HISTORY-DISTILLERY COMPLEX-OLDEST IN AMERICA-The Still House -4 story Stone distillery structure, circa early to mid 1700+GGs.Spring & Springhouse date to late 1600s to 1727- has piping connected to the distillery.Distiller+GGs Quarters,Barrel Fermentation Cellar,Tavern,Carriage House,Livery Stable,Gatekeeper'sHouse & 2 additional barns.This is believed to be the oldest distillery complex in the nation. It even predates George Washington+GGs Distillery. This property could be the crown jewel of the nation+GGs famous historic Whiskey Trail Tourist Attraction, a driving tour of the earliest distilleries. The current crown jewel is The George Washington Mount Vernon Distillery Complex which is not as old & is a total reproduction.The economic possibilities for tours and product branding are impressive.CONTIGUOUS PUBLIC MUNICIPAL AMENITIES-Springfield Barn Museum- one of the state+GGs largest bank barns & other period agricultural buildings,modern rest room pavilion,picnic area,gardens,parkland & benches,Civil War Walking Trails and displays,parking,public swimming pool complex&outdoor events center.WALKING DISTANCE -C&O CANAL,NEW NATIONAL PARK & HEADQUARTERS & POTOMAC RIVER. Springfield+GGs RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURES-4 residential structures comprising 5 separate homes in the Historic Springfield Farm Village. They are the Manor House - Colonial Wing and the Ballroom Wing, the Still House, the Gate House & the Spring House. Additionally there is a restorable guest cottage.THE MANOR HOUSE- Ballroom,Tavern -now the formal dining room,Public rooms - numerous parlors, library&2 dining rooms,Private Rooms - 9 bedrooms, support facilities, 2 kitchens & prep room.SEE 125 PHOTOGRAPHS, VIRTUAL TOUR, ARIELS AND SLIDESHOW FOR BUILDING INVENTORY, SITE FEATURES, INTERIORS, AND AMENITIES. ASK AGENT FOR DETAILS ON POTENTIAL ZONING.
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style ColonialFederalGeorgianManor Carport Spaces 3 Construction Materials BrickFrameMasonryStoneWood Siding Garage YN No Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Types Detached CarportDrivewayOther Pool No Pool View CourtyardCreek/StreamGarden/LawnTrees/Woods Water Access YN Yes Water Body Type Creek Water Oriented YN Yes Water View YN Yes Waterfront YN Yes

    Interior Features

    Above Grade Fin SQFT 6446 Appliances DishwasherDryerExtra Refrigerator/FreezerOven - SingleRefrigeratorStoveWasher Basement OtherOutside EntranceRear Entrance Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Window Unit(S) Exclusions Garden Equipment And Ornamentation Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 7 Heating Baseboard - Hot Water Heating YN Yes Interior Features 2nd KitchenAdditional StairwayAtticBreakfast AreaBuilt-InsChair RailingsCrown MoldingsCurved StaircaseDining AreaEntry Level BedroomFloor Plan - TraditionalFormal/Separate Dining RoomKitchen - CountryKitchen - Eat-InKitchen - Table SpaceSpiral StaircaseStall ShowerTub ShowerWood Floors Levels 4 Main Level Bedrooms 1 Rooms Total 15 Upper Level1 Bedrooms 2

    Property Features

    Accessibility Features Other Assessment Year 2021 Association YN No Central Air YN No Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Heating Fuel Oil Historic YN Yes Hot Water Electric Lease Considered YN No Municipality Williamsport Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 800762037300 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Negotiable Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 0.00 Tax Assessment Amount 0.00 Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Zoning Sr

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