Historic House Listings

Privacy! Three acres in Maryland. Built in 1885. $249,900

November 8, 2022

Lots of privacy! Situated up on a hill overlooking the Youghiogheny River. The home was built in 1885. It is located on three acres in Friendsville, Maryland. The home features a small covered front porch, hardwood floors and baseboards. There is a babbling brook that runs through the backyard. The property has the original granary, milk house, outhouse, shed and a detached three car garage with workshop above. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 1,392 square feet. $249,900

Contact Emillie Albrecht with Real Broker: 410-218-3157

From the Zillow listing:


THIS IS A ONE OF A KIND HISTORIC PROPERTY 15 MINUTES FROM THE DEEP CREEK AREA NESTLED JUST UP THE HILL FROM THE YOUGHIOGHENY RIVER***SECLUSION AT IT’S FINEST AND JUST 1 MILE FROM THE EXIT 4 OFF RAMP of I-68***Own a piece of history, as your Primary Home, Second Home, VRBO, or B&B. It has been one family owned, passed down from generation to generation, nestled just outside of Friendsville, MD – and is located just 800 yards above the Youghiogheny River. This 137 year old, 3 acre farmette, it is your choice whether you chose to upgrade and remodel or decide to rebuild as this property has a serene park-like setting with your very own babbling brook running through your backyard, and tiered flower beds made with native rock. You will find the original granary, milk house, outhouse and shed still intact. The two story 3 bay oversized 2400 sq. ft. garage/work shop has ample storage or rental space for boats, RV’s, and small travel trailers etc. The work shop above is perfect for a hobbyist or carpenter. The wood shop located on the second floor features oil heat a dust collection system and drying racks to hold your projects awaiting your finishing touch! The homestead has an updated kitchen and bathrooms, enclosed front porch, propane heat, 200 amp service including a propane powered backup generator (GENERAC) capable of supplying the house, garage and workshop with electricity in the event of a power outage. PLEASE NOTE! This property needs a new septic system, the living room and enclosed front porch renovations were in the process of being renovated but never completed, also two of the upstairs bedrooms are original and need upgrading. THIS PROPERTY IS BEING SOLD AS IS. The owners lowered the asking price of $324,900 by $75,000 to $249,900 to allow for renovation cost. New siding, windows, shutters and back part of roof has been replaced. There are hardwoods throughout, storage galore with 1st floor bath and laundry! The possibilities are endless with the potential this property has to offer! Not only do you have a fantastic outdoor space but you are also minutes from the Yough River for fishing, canoeing, kayaking and whitewater rafting! ***This property needs a new septic system, the Sellers will either escrow or install before closing up to $15,000. Seller is working with the health department.



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