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What’s Up? with Real Estate: Annapolis August 2017

Aug 14, 2017 01:27PM ● By Cate Reynolds
By Lisa A. Lewis

For some homeowners, nothing brings them greater joy than owning a waterfront home. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of options in Anne Arundel County. In this issue of What’s Up? with Real Estate, we profile two exquisite waterfront properties that offer all the amenities that buyers love.

Water Oak Point

Pasadena, Anne Arundel County

  • Primary Structure Built: 2009
  • Sold For: $1,100,000
  • Original List Price: $1,129,000
  • Last Sold/Price: $1,050,000 (2014)
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3 full, 1 half
  • Living Space: 4,084 sq. ft.
  • Lot Size: .99 acres

Boasting more than 100 feet of waterfrontage on Rock Creek, a private beach, and a private pier with two boat lifts and two jet ski lifts, this three-level craftsman-style home is a waterfront paradise—perfect for boating enthusiasts or homeowners who simply enjoy the delights of living on the water. The property, which was listed on February 10th, 2017, closed on April 14th, 2017.
The epitome of luxury, the home features an elegant kitchen with ample cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, a breakfast bar, recessed lighting, and sliding glass doors that lead to the deck—perfect for grilling. Designed for style and comfort, the living room includes a beautiful coffered ceiling, a cozy gas fireplace, and an impressive wall of windows that overlooks the water and offers spectacular views. And the master bedroom suite upstairs features a walk-in closet, a private waterside porch—the perfect setting to relax and enjoy the views—and a spa-like bathroom with a soaking tub. The property also includes a separate dining room, a den/study/library, multiple porches, and an attached three-car garage.

In addition, exquisite architectural detailing, including hardwood floors on the main level and crown and chair rail molding, greatly enhance the home’s interior spaces, adding a touch of elegance. And ample windows and beautifully designed glass doors maximize the water views and provide abundant natural light.

“This home is the total package when it comes to a waterfront property,” says Joseph Bray of Mr. Waterfront Team of Long & Foster Real Estate, the buyer’s agent for the property. “It combines a beautiful home with a private sandy beach, a deep-water pier, privacy, and spectacular views. My clients made this a rewarding transaction for me. Not only were they some of the nicest people I have had the pleasure of representing, but they were also first-time home buyers, which made the entire process very exciting for them.” 

Sources: Charlie Buckley (listing agent), Mr. Waterfront Team of Long & Foster Real Estate, 410-266-5505,, Buyer’s agent: Joseph Bray, Mr. Waterfront Team of Long & Foster Real Estate, 410-266-5505,

Crab Creek Waterfront


Annapolis, Anne Arundel County

Primary Structure Built: 2003
Sold For: $920,000
Original List Price: $997,500
Last Sold/Price: $1,400,000 (2006)
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 3
Living Space: 3,318 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 1 acre

Situated in a tranquil, private setting on Crab Creek and boasting a private pier and a lovely fenced waterside backyard, this three-level colonial home with a beautiful stone and siding exterior is absolutely charming—the quintessential waterfront dream home. The property, which was listed on February 18th, 2017, closed on April 18th, 2017. 

On the main level, the home features a gourmet kitchen with cherry cabinetry, Corian countertops, and ceramic tile flooring. A relaxing retreat, the family room includes a stylish stone fireplace and glass doors that lead to the spacious waterside deck—perfect for entertaining family and friends or simply relaxing. Exquisite in every detail, the formal dining room features hardwood floors, crown and chair rail molding, and an elegant chandelier. The main level also includes the living room, a home office, and a full bath.
The living spaces upstairs are equally impressive. With a beautiful tray ceiling, a gas fireplace, and an enchanting waterside balcony—perfect for relaxing and enjoying the views—the master bedroom suite is absolutely luxurious. And the deluxe master bath with a jetted tub and a separate glass shower offers the ideal setting to unwind after a long day. In addition, ample windows, including beautiful Palladian windows, and glass doors not only maximize the views but also bathe the home in abundant natural light, creating a warm, welcoming atmosphere.

“It is always a pleasure to work with nice people,” says Reid Buckley of Mr. Waterfront Team of Long & Foster Real Estate, one of the listing agents for the property. “The sellers led a busy life, including taking care of their children and their dogs, but they worked hard to keep their home in show-ready condition. The home itself is a winning combination of an acre of land, close proximity to Annapolis by car, easy access to the Bay by boat, and a five-bedroom home that has a great layout and a really nice master bedroom suite.”

Sources: Charlie and Reid Buckley (listing agents), Mr. Waterfront Team of Long & Foster Real Estate, 410-266-6880, Buyer’s agent: Joe Bray, Mr. Waterfront Team of Long & Foster Real Estate, 410-266-6880,