Patty & Kenny Smallwood
REALTOR/Associate Broker/CRS
Direct: 301-332-3876
Office: 240-456-0016

The Smallwood Team

"Your Home Town Experts With a World of Knowledge"

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MLS #: MDAA434402
Price: $685,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2 full  1 half
Status: ACTIVE
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Type of Home: Detached
Style: Cabin/Lodge
Year Built: 1991
Lot Acreage: 8.40
Subdivision: GAMBRILLS
City, State, Zip: GAMBRILLS, MD, 21054
  • Fireplaces (1)
  • Other Basement
  • Additional Stor Garage
  • Bedroom on Main Level
  • Central Air
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Comments: Welcome to your personal nature retreat at 1226 Defense Highway. This rustic, secluded home is tucked away from the bustle, but convenient to modern amenities. This one-of-a-kind custom log home is situated on 8.4 acres of fun and adventure. Approach via the gated, circular drive with plenty of parking. The park-like setting instills a sense of calm. The front porch is a great place to stop and sit for a moment, taking in the sights and sound of the babbling stream. Through the front door, is a wide foyer--perfect for receiving guests. Flow into the great room with its vaulted ceilings and new hardwood floors. The stately brick fireplace is the perfect place to cozy up and gaze up on the back woods. The lodge-like feel of this home is enhanced by the exposed wood throughout. The over-sized dining room is perfect for gatherings, and features an added bump out. The kitchen is well-suited for multiple cooks and has ample cabinet space. A main level master suite ensures a functional floorplan for years to come. The master suite features a full bath, bow window with bench, access to the rear deck, and walk-in closet. The vaulted ceiling gives a light & airy feel to this space. Also on the main level is a room that can be used as needed: family room, additional bedroom or other. This room opens onto the front porch. The bedrooms and upper level feature new carpet. Also on this level is a laundry center/storage room. Upstairs you will find another welcoming bedroom with fresh floors and plenty of room. There is a hall bath up here with linen closet. The cozy sitting/den area overlooks the great room. At the end of the hall is a grand office, with the potential to be whatever you need it be. The skylight and large window in here lends to the open feeling of the space. On the lower level you will find well-maintained systems. Designed for energy efficiency with dual zoned HVAC, plus a back-up generator and a new roof. The space is ready for you to customize how you'll use it: fitness room, play room, workshop, etc. There is a walk-up, plus a rough-in for a bath on this level. The rear decks of the great room are calling you to spend a sunny moment outside. Enjoy exploring the woods and stream, identifying birds & wildlife, and just generally relaxing on your personal nature preserve! You'll also appreciate easy access to Crofton, Waugh Chapel, Annapolis, Baltimore, DC & more. So much seclusion and yet so much convenience! Check out the virtual tour: You must see this home in person to understand all it offers! Visit today!
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Taxes: $6,543.00  
Home Interior Features
Square Feet: 4575 Basement: Other
Other Rooms: Dining Room, Kitchen, Den, Basement, Breakfast Room, Great Room, Laundry, Office, Recreation Room, Storage Room Heating System: Forced Air
Heating Fuel: Propane - Owned, Electric Cooling System: Central A/C
Cooling Fuel: Electric Parking Info: Attached Garage, Driveway
Water System: Well  
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Construction: Log Buildings: Above Grade, Below Grade
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