MLS® ID: MDPG525374
8801 FRANK TIPPETT ROAD
UPPER MARLBORO, Maryland, 20772 $899,000
Rare opportunity to own one of the few historic properties in Southern Maryland, complete with an attached equestrian center! (Search MerryMount Equestrian Center on the net). The home was built in the nineteenth century by Joshua Turner, a Baltimore entrepreneur, as a summer home. The registered historic property is an architectural statement. The 3 story home is entered form the wrap around ground level porch. The entry hall is 32 feet long, with a grand parlor to the left, library and dining rooms to the right, all with 12 foot ceilings, marble fireplaces, and floor to ceiling windows, with magnificent views that are unchanged from the first days of the estates construction! Beyond the entry hall, is a large kitchen with its own comfortable sitting area, and attached office. Beyond the kitchen is the back hall, with the laundry, full bath, with sauna, and a side door to the estate. The second floor is accessed from the main hall, via the grand staircase, featuring the finest of railings money could buy in the nineteenth century. The second floor hall provides access to the main living quarters, complete with their own fireplaces. There are two full baths on this level. From this level, the stairs to the third floor are accessed. There are four large rooms on this level! From this level, the stairs to the roof top "Widows Walk" are accessed. The roof top views are unchanged from the 1800's, and are absolutely amazing! (Take advantage of the "Prince George's County Historical Property Grant Program HPGP, along with the "Historic Preservation Tax Credit" (Contact Daniel Tana, 301-952-3574 for details on the process.) while enjoying and restoring the beautiful home). The attached equestrian center, great indoor riding ring, with 20+ stalls, and tack rooms on either side of the ring. This is a phenomenal value for the price! The equestrian center enjoys the use of some surrounding public land for trail riding, fields, and paddocks. The trails provide access to hundreds of acres. Please see the highlighted sections of the MNCPPC document attached to the listing documents section. If you are unable to find in the listing, please email the listing agent, Craig Marcum. The property has 2 wells, and two septic systems. ~The Historic Joshua Turner House, built in the 1880s, is a two-and-one-half story, cross-gable frame dwelling with paneled gable peaks and a twentieth-century stucco covering. The house was built for Joshua J. Turner, a Baltimore entrepreneur who specialized in agricultural fertilizers. The house, which also exhibits elegant Victorian interior trim, is significant as the late 19th century country house of a successful businessman, and for its fine Queen Anne style decorative detail. The Historic Site~s Environmental Setting includes approximately five acres (Part of Parcel 91).~Excerpt from: The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Prince George~s County Planning Department Development Review Division 301-952-3530. MerryMount is a prominent equestrian center deep seated in Prince George's County for 60 years. The equestrian tradition at MerryMount spans generations from the very young to mature and with skill levels from beginners to National Champions. In 1979 MerryMount founded the National Capital Equestrian League which continues today. MerryMount has picturesque trees overlooking the riding ring, rolling hills on the outside course and miles of accessible trails directly from the property, making MerryMount appealing to all horse enthusiasts. Amenities include a 42 stall barn with an indoor riding arena, indoor and outdoor wash racks, multiple tack rooms, grain room, 4 hay storage areas and a heated lounge with two half bathrooms. Multiple outside riding rings, spacious turnout and paddocks enhance the equestrian center.