Custom $3 Million Coastal Retreat In Maryland Is Skipper-Ready

Front view of house
About $3 million buys a coastal retreat with a private pier on Maryland's coveted Little Round Bay.

Boating enthusiasts looking for a snug harbor between Baltimore and Annapolis, Maryland, need look no farther than Little Round Bay, a deep-water cove on the Severn River.

This custom coastal retreat, designed by local architect Cathy Purple Cherry, encompasses 2.72 acres in Crownsville’s Herald Harbor area.

Included in the 2.72-acre offering in Crownsville, Maryland, is a 170-foot pier with three slips and an electric lift. (LONG & FOSTER REAL ESTATE)

A long wooden walkway leads through the treed grounds to a 170-foot pier with three boat slips and an electric lift. The average water height at low tide is 10 feet.

An elevator accesses all three levels of the gray and white-trim home, which has a New England coastal vibe. Augmenting the nearly 5,100 square feet of interior living space are multiple water-view decks, balconies and a screened-in porch.

Little Round Bay is an unspoiled deep-water cove located up the Severn River from Annapolis, Maryland. (LONG & FOSTER REAL ESTATE)

The open-plan layout centers on an airy great room with a fireplace, 11-foot ceilings and abundant windows. The space flows into the dining area, which has a wet bar, two beverage refrigerators and an ice machine.

The kitchen features KitchenAid stainless-steel appliances, a granite center island and granite countertops. A family room with a fireplace flanked by window seats is off the kitchen.

The open-concept floor plan includes a light-filled chef’s kitchen, family room and eat-in bar room. (LONG & FOSTER REAL ESTATE)

The primary suite includes a large private balcony with water views, a spa-like bathroom and a walk-in closet. There’s also an au pair suite with a deck, water views, a full bathroom and a sitting room for a total of five bedrooms and five bathrooms.

The game/media room has a kitchenette with counter seating for snacking and entertaining.

A dark-hued island provides visual contrast against the kitchen’s classic white cabinetry. (LONG & FOSTER REAL ESTATE)

In addition to the dock, outdoor amenities include a fire pit set on a paver patio, a water’s edge seating area and a sandy beach.

John Collins of Long & Foster Real Estate is the listing agent for 972 Bargagni Road, Crownsville, Maryland. The asking price of the home, built in 2018, is $2.999 million.

Light hues and hardwoods lend a breezy, nautical tone to the interior. (LONG & FOSTER REAL ESTATE)

Family friendly Crownsville is a suburb of Baltimore with easy access to metropolitan areas. It hosts the county fair each September and a renaissance festival in the summer.

Other community amenities include a public golf course, restaurants and parks such as the Generals Highway Corridor, which offers a nature trail and playing fields.

Low-maintenance landscaping was designed to complement property’s natural surroundings. (LONG & FOSTER REAL ESTATE)

The 630-acre Bacon Ridge Natural Area, a protected space with forests and marshes, is a popular hiking spot.

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