Need a sanctuary with every convenience? Total privacy with accessibility? This is absolutely it.L'Aquila Farms is a magnificent, truly unique, gated estate house and farm of 61 acres in a private park-like setting. There are three ponds & a stream all nestled against the Liberty Reservoir Preserve. Step across your property line into 9200 acres of fishing, bird watching & trails to hike or horseback ride. Or just fish, hunt, ride & hike on your own property. All within minutes of BWI, Hunt Valley or Downtown Baltimore. This estate is ideal for family, entertaining & relaxing. A Getaway, a Hideaway or a Showcase. A large swimming pool, tennis court with night lighting, 4+ car garage, guest cottage, recently built, Amish built, 4 stall post-and-beam bank barn, 3800 square foot pole barn & nearly 20 acres of fenced pastures with three run-in-sheds, automatic watering & electricity.Car collector (bank barn)? Horse or alpaca lovers? Organize events or throw a lot of parties? Want to grow your own crops? All with unparalleled privacy? This your dream home!The combination of rolling hills, forests, pastures, ponds & streams make this estate singularly exceptional. And the house itself is extraordinary.The original stone farmhouse was built in 1852. The house has been expanded & enlarged over the years by several creative and innovative architects and owners. Now over 8000 square feet, the present combination of rustic and modern styles is compelling. Using old stone and vintage chestnut beams, floor to ceiling windows, three fully lined stone fireplaces, the result is breathtaking and architecturally perfect. Using high ceilings and low, the effect is both grand & comfortable. The house is filled with light & warmth.It has recently been extensively renovated to bring everything important up to the highest standards. The house now has all new Anderson thermo-pane windows and skylights, new HardiePlank siding & a new architectural grade shingle roof. A new spacious screened porch off the master overlooks ponds, pastures, & forest. New systems, furnaces, pumps & water heaters have been installed through out the house. As you pass through the iron gates and wind down the long paved driveway you can feel it. The property has been meticulously planned. planted and maintained for 150 years. Specimen trees and wildlife abound. It will take your breath away. It is magical & magnificent!
4 bd 9,000 sqft lot 2,663,694 sqft Nob Hill