Jun 201812

Ellicott City Property Ties for Most Expensive Home Sold in Howard County in the Last Year

11637 Vixens Path Exterior
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Located in Ellicott City, 11637 Vixens Path sold for $3 million last month.
Jun 201812

Ellicott City Property Ties for Most Expensive Home Sold in Howard County in the Last Year

An Ellicott City home sold by Anthony Corrao of  Long & Foster | Christie’s International Real Estate tied for the most expensive home sold in Howard County within the last year. The property, which is extremely unique for Howard County, sold for $3 million in a transaction that occurred on May 8.

Located at 11637 Vixens Path, the private, gated home was built in 2015 for $4.3 million. It includes seven bedrooms, six full baths, two half baths and four fireplaces on three levels. The 14,838-square-foot home is situated on 3.36 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds that back to a stream and woods. The estate is in the prestigious The Chase II community and the River Hill High School district.

Visitors to the home will quickly notice the custom artisan craftsmanship and fine materials that went into its construction. The mahogany double doors open to a dramatic two-story foyer and a circular staircase with decorative iron scrollwork railing and cherry steps. The open floorplan includes a living room with a stone, two-sided gas fireplace and a dining room with built-in China cabinets. Extremely rare natural mahogany features and Italian marble floors are found throughout the first level.

The delightful gourmet kitchen includes custom cabinetry and tile backsplashes, granite counters, a large center island, floating pendant lights and high-end appliances. Adjacent, is a huge wet bar with granite counters and wine cabinets that connects the kitchen to the breakfast room and solarium. Entertainers will enjoy how the space overlooks the custom deck, manicured rear grounds, water feature and has views of the preserved land beyond the property. There is also a separate caterer’s kitchen.

The soaring two-story family room is filled with sunlight with walls of windows, a coffered ceiling, a Juliet balcony and a breathtaking two-story, stone fireplace. Additional features on the main level include a home library with custom cherry built-ins and a fireplace, as well as a main level bedroom that offers the versatility of an entertainment room with no-expense-spared, built-in wiring infrastructure. A cherry elevator connects all three levels of the home.

On the upper level, the spacious owner’s suite has its own sitting room with a dual-sided gas fireplace, lighted tray ceiling, private balcony, wet bar, a cedar closet and a separate, large walk-in closet. The suite’s private bath includes a huge jetted tub, steam shower, infrared sauna and heated marble floors. Three additional large bedroom suites finish the upper floor, each with their own custom designed bathroom and walk-in closet, some of which include balconies.

The lower level of the home receives full daylight and offers a colossal recreation room with a gas fireplace, a full kitchen with a granite wet bar and a patio created with entertaining in mind. The exercise room includes a steam room that accommodates six people as well as an infrared sauna. A state-of-the-art theater room has three-level seating and surround sound. The home provides for flexible living arrangements with space for multigenerational living or an au pair. The space includes a bedroom, walk-in closet, custom full bathroom, a full kitchen and living and dining spaces.

Outside, multi-level paver patios and no maintenance Trex decking offer ample space for outdoor living, and a cleared path leads down to the stream where stone bench invites visitors to sit and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. The property also includes two separate two-car garages – one attached with entry from the rear of the home, and one detached.

For additional information about this property, contact Corrao at 410-336-0877. Long & Foster Real Estate is the nation’s No. 1 independent real estate brand by sales volume. For more information about Long & Foster, visit www.LongandFoster.com.