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What’s Up? with Real Estate: Annapolis February 2016

Feb 01, 2016 12:48PM ● By Cate Reynolds
by Drew Haste

One of the perks of waterfront living is the ease of access to all the things that help provide an active lifestyle. From going wake boarding in the early hours of the morning to being able to fish off your dock in the evening, waterfront living is ideal for those who seek an active lifestyle or simply love the views. We showcase two extraordinary properties that combine ideal waterfrontage with unique and beautiful homes.

Oyster Harbor

Annapolis, Anne Arundel County

  • Primary Structure Built:       2010
  • Sold For:                              $1,200,000
  • Original List Price:               $1,295,000
  • Last Sold/Price:                   2005/$1,100,000
  • Bedrooms:                           3
  • Bathrooms:                          3
  • Living Space:                       2,300 square feet
  • Lot Size:                              .18 acre

With water views from almost every window in the house and a private pier with access to the Chesapeake Bay, this Oyster Harbor home truly encapsulates the dream of waterfront living.

This home features a beautifully updated kitchen with granite countertops, top of the line appliances, and a massive island. An espresso bar, wine cooler, and plenty of natural light complete this well made living space.

Huge windows and hardwood floors are present throughout the house, giving it an open, airy feel in combination with all the natural light from the abundance of windows.

The master bathroom is one of the main selling points of this home. With a double vanity sink draped in marble countertops, a beautiful glass encased shower, and a large soaking tub, all featuring views of Oyster Creek, this bathroom oozes relaxation.

Not to be forgotten is the private pier in the back of the house that resides on Oyster Creek. This pier features a boatlift, making winterization that much easier. Recently built, the owners will enjoy many maintenance-free years with this feature. Oyster Creek also provides immediate access to the Chesapeake Bay, for those who love fishing or simply going for a relaxing boat ride.

Source: Brad Kappel, Waterfront Property Specialist, Mr. Waterfront Team of Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc. www.WaterfrontHomes.org, 410-266-6880

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South Haven

Annapolis, Anne Arundel County

  • Primary Structure Built:      1978
  • Sold For:                             $900,000
  • Original List Price:               $975,000
  • Last Sold/Price:                   2006/$800,000
  • Bedrooms:                           2 + Loft
  • Bathrooms:                          2
  • Lot Size:                               .44 acre

This charmingly quaint cottage is situated on a prime piece of real estate. With its own private pier and gorgeous water views from both the inside and out, this home could be considered a steal at just under a million dollars.

Located on South River near Porter’s point, this stunning home features two bedrooms with a loft, as well, as two full bathrooms. The entire back of the home is a wall of windows that let in natural light and stunning views of the water from every angle.

The newly remodeled kitchen is bathed in natural light and has the same gorgeous views of the water as the rest of the house. It features brand new granite countertops, a breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, and a wine cooler.

A prime feature of this home is its A-frame-style roof that allows for high ceilings in the great and living rooms. The warm wood that covers the inside of the roof, coupled with the ambiance of the natural light, helps to create the coziness of this home while providing the illusion of more space.

The outside of this home is as beautiful as the inside. The private pier allows for one to jump on the boat and be out in the Chesapeake Bay in only fifteen minutes. Not only does this home feature its own multi-slip pier, but it also has a fire pit for some late night s’mores and even an outdoor dining area for quiet dinners with magnificent water views.

Source: Brad Kappel, Waterfront Property Specialist, Mr. Waterfront Team of Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc. www.WaterfrontHomes.org, 410-266-6880

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