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3 Hollis Court, Lutherville - Timonium, MD, USA

For Sale


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4,432 sqft

Claudia O'Hara


Beaver Dam Road, where two centuries collide to deliver a magnificent residence that sits upon 20 acres of natural beauty in a private setting with a rural feel and rich history.

The original home and mill were built in 1791 on a large tract called "John and Thomas's Forest". Purchased by the Shipley family in the 1850s, the mill operated as Shipley Mill and Mill Race through the end of the 1900s. Henry Bishop, a pet-supply store owner, subsequently bought the property adapting the land for use as a fish farm, Bishop Goldfish Ranch. The existing stone grotto fountain installed by Bishop features the face of a fish! The property was sold in 1938 and converted for use as an apartment building. The mill was rehabilitated into a single dwelling with a stunning 2006 addition designed by Lawrence Link, architect and home designer. Impossible to match the character of the original home, the addition depicts a contemporary and modern flair of the 21st century.

The main home’s two-story entryway serves as a bridge from the old to the new with an exposed stone interior, wood ceiling, ceramic tile floors, and windows nearly top to bottom. In the contemporary addition, the space opens to a spectacular combination kitchen, dining, and living room. The wood ceiling and beams visually separate the kitchen and dining from the living room. The eclectic design, textures, and warm brown colors of the wood in the kitchen are a beautiful contrast to the sleek silver of the stainless steel. A sense of warmth and peace can be felt in the living area with the cathedral ceiling, big windows, and views of the outdoor sanctuary that surrounds the residence. The Scandinavian wood burning fireplace is a stunning feature and heating power horse for the open floor plan. Located in the addition, is the owner's suite with an impressive primary bath presenting a large double vanity sink with enviable cabinetry, a walk-in shower with a bench and double shower heads, and a separate water closet. The walk-through closet will not disappoint.

Adventure and respite from daily life await beyond the home’s interior. The additional structures on the property include a rustic feed station used for wood, a barn with access to electricity, a divine grotto to enjoy, an old stone outhouse ideal for storage, and a cottage/guest house with a full bath, kitchenette, living and bedroom, deck and patio.

A convenient location in Baltimore County, located near Hunt Valley Towne Centre and thriving business centers, Oregon Ridge Park and Nature Center, and minutes to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. This one-of-a-kind home offers a healthy balance of elegance, efficiency, and simple beauty.

Property Location

3 Hollis Court, Lutherville - Timonium, MD, USA