2500 ROCHELLE DR $995,000



    • 6 Beds
    • 5 Baths
    • 4,630 sq. ft.
    • Single-Family
    • MLS# MDHR2003546
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    Don't miss this rare opportunity to own a piece of history! Built in 1851 and meticulously restored by the current owners, 2500 Rochelle Drive (known historically as Rochelle Mansion) offers the the best of both worlds: charm & craftsmanship of a historic home, with the luxury & convenience of modern living, updated with an eye toward minimal maintenance! The circular driveway welcomes you to the sweeping property, with ample parking for you and your guests (attached 2-car garage + detached 2-car garage). More than 40 stunning windows, many still boasting original wavy glass and those on the ground level floor-to-ceiling in height, have all been insulated with custom storm glass by a window preservation specialist. The 3.5-acre property combines expansive lawn, mature landscaping, and wooded, rock-lined paths, anchored by a 400-year-old tulip poplar tree with lightning protection. Rochelles five porches & enormous rear deck (an entertainers dream!) have been rebuilt with carefree Azek & iron railing and surrounded by flagstone patios & walkways, providing views from all sides of stunning sunrises & sunsets. The homes roof, with architectural shingles, its 4-zone heating & cooling systems, and new insulated wide-plank vinyl siding have been added for efficient comfort. Rochelles tall ceilings, sweeping entry staircase, wide mouldings, and large family-oriented spaces offer classic elegance. From the exquisite mural bringing the outdoors into the formal living room, to the original heart-pine floors throughout, to the multiple fireplaces (3 are propane-fueled; many have marble mantels), this home offers so many wow rooms that you wont be able to pick a favorite... until you lay eyes on the kitchen. The enormous custom 540-square-foot kitchen features the Elmira Stove Works reproduction Cooks Delight oven with 6-burner cooktop, and custom oversized Frigidaire freezer-fridge, and is appointed with new stainless appliances, granite countertops, gleaming white Shaker cabinets with abundant storage, copper farmhouse sink, & open floorplan where twelve can be comfortably seated under the inlaid copper-tile cove ceiling in the eat-in addition, leading to deck through the new double slider. Stairs off the kitchen lead down to family room & bonus room w/ full bath; adjacent staircase leads up to the 1909 addition, with two bedrooms sharing a full bath and adjoined outside by an east-facing porch. This wing offers possibilities as in-law suite or home-based business separated. Back through the kitchen, the conservatory and the dining room (w/ built-in china cabinet & custom mouldings) -- the homes main staircase leads to 4 more bedrooms and 2 more full baths, all with original pine flooring, additional fireplaces, another 2nd floor porch, & custom touches throughout. 2nd-floor master features fireplace and renovated master bath w/ jetted tub. Curving staircase leads to a massive 3rd floor space w/ 2 bonus rooms, a 5th full bath, easy roof/ Widows Walk access for incomparable view of property, & new storage under both eaves. (Buyer might consider making this a 2nd master; transform 1 of the extra bonus rooms into a walk-in closet without sacrificing space for family or guests.) In the basement, original fieldstone foundation walls have been polished & repointed and original ceiling beams have been refinished & flanked with dozens of recessed lights -- perfect atmosphere for a large family room with pool & ping pong, or man cave with bar & poker table, or additional home office (fully wired for all your technology needs). Adjacent storage leads down to a space believed to have hidden runaway slaves on the Underground Railroad! Rheem tankless water heater for unlimited hot water. Award-winning schools and all the conveniences of Fallston.

    • General Features
      • Condo Coop Association Y/N N
      • County HARFORD
      • HOA Y/N N
      • New Construction Y/N N
      • Pool No Pool
      • Sale Type Standard
      • Senior Community Y/N N
      • Tax Annual Amount 6260.00
      • Tax Year 2021
      • Utilities Cable TV,Electric Available,Phone
      • View Trees/Woods
      • Water Access Y/N N
      • Waterfront Y/N N
      • Year Built 1858
      • Zoning RR
    • Building Features
      • Appliances Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer - Front Loading, ENERGY STAR Freezer, ENERGY STAR Refrigerator, Icemaker, Intercom, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven/Range - Electric, Refrigerator, Six Burner Stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Stove, Washer - Front Loading, Water Heater - Tankless
      • Basement Type Fully Finished
      • Cooling Fuel Electric
      • Cooling Type Central A/C, Programmable Thermostat
      • Electric Service 200+ Amp Service
      • Exterior Features Exterior Lighting, Flood Lights, Outbuilding(s), Sidewalks
      • Fireplace Features Gas/Propane, Mantel(s), Marble
      • Fireplaces Count 6
      • Flooring Type Carpet, Hardwood, Partially Carpeted, Tile/Brick, Wood
      • Foundation Details Crawl Space, Stone
      • Garage Spaces Count 4.00
      • Garage Type Additional Storage Area,Inside Access
      • Garage Y/N Y
      • Heating Fuel Electric
      • Heating Type Heat Pump - Electric BackUp, Heat Pump(s), Programmable Thermostat
      • Interior Features Built-Ins, Curved Staircase, Dining Area, Exposed Beams, Family Room Off Kitchen, Intercom, Kitchen - Table Space, Recessed Lighting
      • Sewer Septic On Site Septic
      • Style Farmhouse/National Folk, Post and Beam, Traditional
      • Total Garage And Parking Spaces 4
      • Total Living Area 5150
    • Room Features
      • Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
      • Bathrooms 5
      • Bedrooms 6
      • Full Bathrooms 5
      • Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
    • Property Features
      • Fencing Vinyl
      • Lot Features Backs to Trees, Landscaping, Partly Wooded, Rear Yard, Secluded
      • Lot Size Acres 3.55
      • Outdoor Living Structures Balconies- Multiple, Deck(s), Patio(s)
    • Schools



    21047 (FALLSTON) Demographics

    45 Median Age
    525 Population Density (per sq. mile)
    52% College Educated
    $101,076 Estimated Median Income
    3,892 Estimated Total Home Owners
    295 Estimated Total Renters
    93% / 7% Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
    3 Estimated Average Household Size
    12,340 Total Population
    Community data courtesy of LiveBy, Inc.

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