Water Views
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455 Barstow Road, Prince Frederick, MD
$ 1,760,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#MDCA2011296
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyCALVERT
  • CityPrince Frederick
  • Zip20678
  • StyleColonial,Manor
  • Year Built1714
  • Taxes$ 4740
  • Price$ 1,760,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage4073
  • Lot Size74.75 Acres
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

**PLEASE - No drive-bys, no driveway pull-ins, approved appointments ONLY.*** Multiple streams of passive income on Historic Cedar Hill Farm, none of which interfere with the quiet enjoyment of the main home and grounds. **Natural farm. No pesticides or herbicides since 2017! The Manor home offers over 3500 sf in the owners quarters with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Attached to the back of the main home, there is a full private guest suite with separate entrance and double balcony offering another 700+ sf with one bedroom and two bathrooms. The manor home is over 300 years old and boasts stunning original brickwork, highly prized historic woodwork throughout, original wide plank flooring and huge open spaces with grand architectural features. Other residential dwellings include a large one bedroom guest house with stunning industrial farmhouse finishings and an adorable little one bedroom cottage with a private driveway. (Total of 3 homes plus the attached guest house) The grounds include ancient shade trees (Chestnut, Elm, Oak, Maple and so many more), a stunning boxwood lined rose garden, rolling hills, pasture, gardens, and miles of wooded trails. Buildings include: 60x120 indoor riding arena, 6 stall horse stable with a half bathroom, hot/cold water, large storage room, tack room, huge loft, large run-in for extra horses or livestock, two large tobacco barns, historic corn crib, tool shed, garden shed, cedar shake carriage barn, and multiple smaller storage buildings and livestock shelters. The rolling grounds also host multiple creeks/streams with small waterfalls and 2 wooden bridges. A stocked pond is ready for your fishing outings or small kayak adventures. New features include approximately 20 acres of 2x4 no-climb livestock/equine fencing with an extra electric line along the top (all of this fencing new in 2022.) Extensive cross fencing completed in early spring of 2023 to allow for easier pasture rotation. The master bathroom was completely renovated in 2021 as well as the main level powder room. New architectural roof in 2018. New steam boiler in 2017. 2 new HVAC systems in 2022. All carpentry restoration and all white wood surfaces scraped and painted on the main house in 2021. The white cottage was scraped and painted inside and out in 2020. Main house was upgraded with new insulation and the partial crawl space was encapsulated in 2020. With all of the restoration and renovations complete, this Historic gem is ready for you to move in and enjoy! (Agent owned)(Historic Preservation & Agricultural Preservation) History: This land was originally settled by John Bigger and the property was known as Bigger Plantation. The manor home was completed in approximately 1714. By the early 1800s, the property had changed hands and was owned by the Gantt family whose descendants still live in the area today. The original property included over 1200 acres all the way down to the banks of the river. Today, this brick home sits atop the highest point of the remaining 74+ acres.

Price History
5/5/2023 Listed $1,998,000
6/19/2023 5% - $1,899,000
9/23/2023 8% - $1,760,000

General Features

Accessibility None
Additional Parcels Y/N Yes
Appliances Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Dryer - Front Loading, Dryer - Electric, Exhaust Fan, Icemaker, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven/Range - Gas, Water Heater, Washer - Front Loading, Stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Si
Architectural Style Colonial, Manor
Association Y/N No
Bathrooms Count Main Level 2.00
Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
Body of Water Pond, 3 Creeks
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick, Wood Siding, Stick Built
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C, Attic Fan, Heat Pump(s), Programmable Thermostat, Multi Units, Zoned
Days on Market 166
Exterior Features Extensive Hardscape, Chimney Cap(s), Exterior Lighting, Flood Lights, Outbuilding(s), Play Area, Play Equipment, Stone Retaining Walls
Garage Y/N No
Heating Central, Heat Pump(s), Steam, Zoned, Radiator
Historic Y/N Yes
Interior Features 2nd Kitchen, Attic, Attic/House Fan, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Chair Railings, Dining Area, Crown Moldings, Double/Dual Staircase, Exposed Beams, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Country, K
Levels 3
Location Type Rural
Lot Size Square Feet 3256110.00
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Patio/Porch Features Balconies- Multiple, Brick, Deck(s), Patio(s), Porch(es)
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Pool Y/N No Pool
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 492.58
Property Condition Excellent
Property Type Residential
Roof Architectural Shingle
School District 121139842846
Security Features Exterior Cameras, Electric Alarm, Monitored, Motion Detectors, Security System, Smoke Detector, Surveillance Sys
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer On Site Septic, Private Septic Tank
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Annual Amount 4740.0
Tax Year 2023
Utilities Cable TV, Electric Available, Phone Available, Propane, Under Ground
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Creek/Stream, Garden/Lawn, Pasture, Pond, River, Trees/Woods
Water Access Y/N Yes
Waterfront Y/N No
Year Built 1714

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 3573
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Daylight, Partial, English, Front Entrance, Heated, Improved, Interior Access, Outside Entrance, Partial, Sump Pump, Windows
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 3.00
Bathrooms Full All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Full Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 3
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 5
Below Grade Finished Area 500
Below Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft 880
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Features Brick, Mantel(s)
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Flooring Wood, Marble
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Electric, Oil
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Electric
Laundry Type Upper Floor, Basement
Total Baths 6
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 5
Window Features Storm, Wood Frame

Exterior Features

Living Area 4073
Fencing Board, Electric, Partially, Wire, Wood, Other
Foundation Details Brick/Mortar, Crawl Space, Permanent
Horse Amenities Arena, Horse Trails, Horses Allowed, Paddock, Riding Ring, Stable(s)
Horse Y/N Yes
Lot Features Backs to Trees, Crops Reserved, Front Yard, Landscaping, Partly Wooded, Pond, Private, Rear Yard, Road Frontage, Rural, Secluded, SideYard(s), Stream/Creek
Lot Size Acres 74.75
Lot Size Source Estimated
Navigable Water Y/N No
Road Responsibility State, City/County
Road Surface Type Paved
Spa No
Total Parking Spaces 200
Type of Parking Driveway
Water Access Features Fishing Allowed, Canoe/Kayak, Private Access
Water Body Type Creek
Water Oriented Y/N Yes
Water Source Private
Water View Y/N Yes


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Contingent Average in 20678

AVG $650K
AVG $3,887
AVG 275
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1933

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