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Sold December 2021
5799 Formosa Drive
Sykesville, MD 21784
  • 4 beds
  • 2 baths
  • 2,820 Sqft
  • 1.25 acres
  • Roof Deck
  • Vintage 1810

5799 Formosa Dr welcomes you home! This stately colonial in Sykesville is ready for new owners. Circa 1810, this 4 to 5 bedroom, 2 full bath home overflows with character and time honored tradition, all set on 1.25 acres. Known updates include septic baffle/piping/drain field 2021, many rooms freshly painted this year, metal roof painted/new shed roof/3 ceiling fans/lights 2020, well pump & water heater 2018, roof on main house with 40 year shingles 2011, stainless steel liner on furnace chimney 2007, oil tanks 2006, windows 2005, kitchen 2004, furnace 2003. An addition with metal roof was added many years ago (age unknown). This beautifully maintained classic home isn’t under historic guidelines. nThe charming flagstone covered porch welcomes you. Upon entry, the grand center hall leads to spacious living areas. Hardwood floors, wide mouldings and 11 ft high ceilings flow throughout the first floor. The Great Room spans from front to back offering plenty gathering space, a striking architectural wood ceiling & fireplace with a wood stove and ceiling fans. The formal Dining Room allows for an oversized set, or if you prefer, utilize the doors for a 1st floor office or bedroom. Enjoy the sunfilled kitchen with Corian counters & seamless sink, soft close drawers, trash/recycle slide outs, ample cabinet space, high ceiling with a fan, and light stained hardwood floors. A mudroom with flagstone floor, separate laundry and 1st floor full bath with wainscotting are located just beyond the center hall. Travel up the elegant central staircase to the 2nd floor with 10 ft ceilings, wide center hall TV/sitting area, large bedrooms, built-ins, a pass thru closet, hardwood floors, and another full bath with tub/shower. The classic winding staircase goes up to the 3rd level where you’ll find another spacious center hall, 5th bedroom or playroom, and storage. Note: the basement area is a small utility cellar only, not living space. Step out back to the patio which provides plenty of space to enjoy meals while overlooking the large fenced yard with 2 sheds, an outdoor fire area, native mature trees and perennials. nThere is plenty space to park, no HOA! Nestled in the country, yet nearby restaurants, grocery, Rt 32, Rt 70, 97, quaint downtown Main St, Merritt Clubs, Piney Run Park Nature Center & Boathouse, Northrop Grumman, periodic festivals, farmers market and all wonderful things southern Carroll County! Seller/agent related.

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