Marina Brockmann

2500 Rochelle Drive
Fallston, MD 21047

Single Family, Single Family-Detached
Sq. Ft.
Acre Lot
Courtesy: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty> Maryland> Fallston> 21047
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.
Single Family, Single Family-Detached, Farmhouse, Traditional
5 Full
3.55 Acres
Tankless Water Heater, LP Gas Water Heater, Well
Concrete, Mason, Stick Built, Stone, Stucco, Vinyl
The scores below measure the walkability of the address, access to public transit of the area and the convenience of using a bike on a scale of 1-100

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Courtesy: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty
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