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A rare find on Historic Ellicott City’s Main Street

A rare find is on the market in Historic Ellicott City for $349,000. This Colonial at 8469 Main St. was built in 1920. Many original touches can be found in this three-story, one-bathroom home. It also packs a lot of curb appeal. The restored standing-seam metal roof, and a covered …

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Gift Guide 2017 – Baltimore Sun

Gift Guide 2017 – Baltimore Sun Gift Guide Don’t let holiday shopping – and the pressure of finding the perfect gift – stress you out. The Baltimore Sun’s gift guide is here to save the day (and your sanity). Filter by category and price point to …

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Large house in Baltimore County comes with 41-acre lot

A 12,000-square-foot house located on 41 acres in the Phoenix community of Baltimore County is on the market for $1.65 million. An L-shaped wrap-around porch is one of the features of the four-story Colonial-style structure. A columned portico leads to the front entrance and a large double foyer. Hickory floors …

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How a Canton garage inspired a home designed for hospitality

The story of Bob and Pat Lippert’s Canton home begins in the garage. Bob, a one-time racer and longtime collector of British sports cars, needed a place to keep his four-wheeled darlings. A neighbor’s house happened to have a large garage, and the couple seized the opportunity to purchase the …

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This Clarksville home is a love letter to the environment

Originally, Ed Gaddy just wanted an environmentally friendly house. He was starting a job at the Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel after retiring from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. He wanted to find a house within walking distance that reflected his passion for environmental preservation. “I’m …

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