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    954 High Street

    CHESTERTOWN, MD 21620
    • $825,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 36 days
    • ID#: MDKE118230
    $825,000
    • 6
      BEDS
    • 6.02
      ACRES
    • 6
      BATHS
    • 0
      1/2 BATHS
    • 6,334
      SQFT
    • $130
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1881
    County:

    School Information

    Elementary School:
    School District:

    Description

    Lauretum, an 1881 country house built in the grand manner, defines a period of American history when architecture was at it more picturesque and exuberant. An exemplar of the Queen Anne style, Lauretum, Latin for "laurel grove". This unusual landmark building was designed by the renowned architect, Edmund George Lind, commissioned by the prominent Vickers family, is rich in 19th c. history. An accomplished builder of the time, R.K. Pippin was the local contractor. Fine Pippin buildings are scattered throughout Chestertown emphasizing his importance as a builder. Approached by a gravel driveway that winds rising from the County road. Other aspects of Lauretum indicate the tasteful and selective influence of a master architect. Details include pierced fretwork, Oriole window, granite sills, elaborately paned window lights, Jib-way doors that allow the interior to open to the extensive open porches. The extremely high ceilings, room transoms and the many windows speak to the importance to the late Victorian penchant for cooling rooms and fresh air in designs of that period. Lauretum has been a residence, a Bed & Breakfast and currently the cooperate offices of a national firm. The construction is stucco over solid thick brick walls. The current owners relocated the kitchen while bringing the kitchen into the very modern era. It features fine architectural details, fireplace and high-end appliances. Please call for an extensive brochure on the many details of this fine property located within Chestertown on six acres high on a prominent hill. A National Register property. Lauretum is site on the Civil Trail. Because of its size, location and architectural prominence one can envision Lauretum is so many ways. A tour will bring those used to light. Lauretum, an 1881 country house built in the grand manner, defines a period of American history when architecture was at it more picturesque and exuberant. An exemplar of the Queen Anne style, Lauretum, Latin for "laurel grove". This unusual landmark building was designed by the renowned architect, Edmund George Lind, commissioned by the prominent Vickers family is rich in 19th c. history. An accomplished builder of the time, R.K. Pippin was the local contractor. Fine Pippin buildings are scattered throughout Chestertown emphasizing his importance as a builder. Approached by a gravel driveway that winds rising from the County road. Other aspects of Lauretum indicate the tasteful and selective influence of a master architect. Details include pierced fretwork, Oriole window, granite sills, elaborately paned window lights, Jib-way doors that allow the interior to open to the extensive open porches. The extremely high ceilings, room transoms and the many windows speak to the importance to the late Victorian penchant for cooling rooms and fresh air in designs of that period. Lauretum has been a residence, a Bed & Breakfast and currently the cooperate offices of a national firm. The construction is stucco over solid thick brick walls. The current owners relocated the kitchen while bringing the kitchen into the very modern era. It features fine architectural details, fireplace and high-end appliances. Please call for an extensive brochure on the many details of this fine property located within Chestertown on six acres high on a prominent hill. A National Register property. Because of Lauretum's proximity to a well-known and admired Historic Town (home of Washington College - tenth oldest in America) one can envision the many ways Lauretum could be used including a lovely residence.

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    954 High Street CHESTERTOWN, MD 21620

    • Price: $825,000
    • Status: Active
    • ID#: MDKE118230
    6
    Beds
    6
    Baths
    0
    ½ Baths
    6.02
    Acres
    6,334
    SQFT
    $130
    $/SQFT
    1881
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Chestertown
    County:
    Kent
    Elementary School:
    Garnett
    School District:
    Kent County Public Schools
    Property Description
    Lauretum, an 1881 country house built in the grand manner, defines a period of American history when architecture was at it more picturesque and exuberant. An exemplar of the Queen Anne style, Lauretum, Latin for "laurel grove". This unusual landmark building was designed by the renowned architect, Edmund George Lind, commissioned by the prominent Vickers family, is rich in 19th c. history. An accomplished builder of the time, R.K. Pippin was the local contractor. Fine Pippin buildings are scattered throughout Chestertown emphasizing his importance as a builder. Approached by a gravel driveway that winds rising from the County road. Other aspects of Lauretum indicate the tasteful and selective influence of a master architect. Details include pierced fretwork, Oriole window, granite sills, elaborately paned window lights, Jib-way doors that allow the interior to open to the extensive open porches. The extremely high ceilings, room transoms and the many windows speak to the importance to the late Victorian penchant for cooling rooms and fresh air in designs of that period. Lauretum has been a residence, a Bed & Breakfast and currently the cooperate offices of a national firm. The construction is stucco over solid thick brick walls. The current owners relocated the kitchen while bringing the kitchen into the very modern era. It features fine architectural details, fireplace and high-end appliances. Please call for an extensive brochure on the many details of this fine property located within Chestertown on six acres high on a prominent hill. A National Register property. Lauretum is site on the Civil Trail. Because of its size, location and architectural prominence one can envision Lauretum is so many ways. A tour will bring those used to light. Lauretum, an 1881 country house built in the grand manner, defines a period of American history when architecture was at it more picturesque and exuberant. An exemplar of the Queen Anne style, Lauretum, Latin for "laurel grove". This unusual landmark building was designed by the renowned architect, Edmund George Lind, commissioned by the prominent Vickers family is rich in 19th c. history. An accomplished builder of the time, R.K. Pippin was the local contractor. Fine Pippin buildings are scattered throughout Chestertown emphasizing his importance as a builder. Approached by a gravel driveway that winds rising from the County road. Other aspects of Lauretum indicate the tasteful and selective influence of a master architect. Details include pierced fretwork, Oriole window, granite sills, elaborately paned window lights, Jib-way doors that allow the interior to open to the extensive open porches. The extremely high ceilings, room transoms and the many windows speak to the importance to the late Victorian penchant for cooling rooms and fresh air in designs of that period. Lauretum has been a residence, a Bed & Breakfast and currently the cooperate offices of a national firm. The construction is stucco over solid thick brick walls. The current owners relocated the kitchen while bringing the kitchen into the very modern era. It features fine architectural details, fireplace and high-end appliances. Please call for an extensive brochure on the many details of this fine property located within Chestertown on six acres high on a prominent hill. A National Register property. Because of Lauretum's proximity to a well-known and admired Historic Town (home of Washington College - tenth oldest in America) one can envision the many ways Lauretum could be used including a lovely residence.
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style Victorian Construction Materials StuccoBrick Direction Faces East Fencing PartiallyRearWood Garage Spaces 1.00 Garage Type Additional Storage AreaGarage - Front EntryOversized Garage YN Yes Lot Features Backs To TreesFront YardPartly WoodedPrivateRear YardTrees/WoodedSecluded Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Types Detached GarageDrivewayOff Street Pool No Pool Property Condition Very Good Riparian Rights YN No Roof Architectural ShingleSlate View Garden/Lawn Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Above Grade Fin SQFT 6334 Appliances Built-In RangeDishwasherExhaust FanIcemakerOven - Self CleaningOven - SingleRange HoodRefrigeratorStove Basement Other Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Central A/CHeat Pump(S)Zoned Exclusions Light Fixture in Kitchen And Main Parlor And Any Personal Property Of Current Tenant. Fireplace Features Mantel(S)Wood Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 5 Flooring CarpetHardwoodWood Furnished No Heating Heat Pump(S) Heating YN Yes Interior Features 2nd KitchenAtticBuilt-InsCrown MoldingsFloor Plan - TraditionalKitchen - Eat-InKitchen - GourmetKitchen - IslandRecessed LightingSprinkler SystemStain/Lead GlassTub ShowerWainscottingWood FloorsOther Laundry Type Main Floor Levels 4 Main Level Bedrooms 6 Pets Allowed No Pet Restrictions Room List Living RoomDining RoomSitting RoomKitchenFamily RoomFoyerBedroom 1Other Spa YN No Walls Ceilings 9'+ CeilingsMasonryPlaster Walls

    Property Features

    Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2021 Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Federal Flood Zone YN No Heating Fuel Electric Historic YN Yes Hot Water 60+ Gallon TankElectric Lease Considered YN Yes Municipality Chestertown Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 304644291591 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Pets Allowed YN Yes Possession Settlement Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 9344.00 Tax Assessment Amount 601467.00 Tax Lot 2 Utilities Phone AvailableUnder Ground Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Zoning R-2

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