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SOLD: 11510 Somerset Ave, Princess Anne, MD 21853

11510 Somerset Ave, Princess Anne, MD 21853

The Collins House [aka Street House] was custom built for the Collins in approx 1909-1910 with locally-crafted bricks, on a huge corner lot at the southern point of the Princess Anne Historic District. Grand Georgian-revival brick home featuring a modillioned cornice, slate roof, is said to be crafted by the same builders of the Somerset County Courthouse. Also sited on the property is one of the few brick outbuildings remaining in the area. Though the home has been updated with central air conditioning, new bathrooms, and a kitchen, the owners have been passionate about retaining the homes original charm and finishes. The first floor features original artisan-laid wood parquet flooring, pocket doors, built in cabinetry. Original doors and transom windows, wood floors, tall ceilings. Parlor features a brick fireplace w/custom-design work, stairs up to the 2nd and 3rd floors, and down to the basement. The living room features a 2nd brick fireplace, with a gas insert, pocket doors into the formal dining room. Dining room has a glass-front built-in cabinet, a 3rd brick fireplace that has been closed off, but could potentially be re-lined, and usable. Roomy kitchen w/pantry. cabinets, breakfast bar. What once was the home’s original kitchen is now a cozy office / study / reading room. Updated full bath with custom tile-surround shower, tile floor. The 2nd floor offers 3 spacious bedrooms, a large laundry room, and a 2nd full bath – renovated with tile flooring, tiled surround tub/shower combo. Stairs up to the 3rd floor have been enclosed in such a way that they could be re-opened if a new owner intended to finish the attic space. The original owners had intended to finish the 3rd floor, but plans changed, so it has tall ceilings, wood floors, spacious rooms. Rear sunporch overlooks a large and lovely patio, lush grounds. Unfinished basement houses the updated furnace. Paved driveway leads to the brick outbuilding that functions as a detached garage with tons of storage space – was previously used as a barn when the property and surrounding acreage was a cow farm. The bricks lining the front walk were locally crafted, as well. So much Eastern Shore history in this beloved home, that only 3 families have had the privilege to call home. Current owners have the floorplans and abundant historical information. Check out the walk-through video tour! Sizes, taxes approximate.

Sold at $264,500

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