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MLS® ID: MDHR238154


DARLINGTON, Maryland, 21034

$299,900 Active
  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 2261 SQFT
Own a piece of history with a modern twist. Features old world charm blended with a new addition. Currently showing as a 3 bedrooms and 1 1/2 bath. Has a huge area ready for a master suite and bath. The private setting is the wooded retreat you were looking for. From the minute you pull up to the house, you will know you are home. Known locally as the ~Wheaton House.~ Was the location of the original telephone switchboard when Darlington got party line phone service. That is why the telephone poles make a straight line to the living room rather than following the lane. The oak tree in the middle of the front yard is a first generation descendant of the Wye Oak, purchased from Cylburn Arboretum in 1995. The rock wall surrounding the property is an ancient property marker. The gap in the wall was opened for visitors. The shed in the yard is Amish-built and was purchased in 2012. It contains two lofts and a workbench. The well and septic were new in 2011. The holding tank is 1000 gallons concrete and the last pump out was in June 2019. Constant pressure pump on well, yields 13.6 gallons/ minute. Well is 300 feet deep. The furnace and the stove run on propane. Furnace is high-efficiency and is nine years old. The furnace is located in a dirt cellar, accessible through a hatch in the floor in the utility room next to the rear staircase. The water heater is three years old. Water filter system. Owner owns propane tank. Harman Pellet stove in living room. Wiring for surround sound in living room wall. Yamaha surround sound system stays with house. Wiring for system routes to living room closet. Hot air circulating system between living room and kitchen. Flooring throughout house new in 2018, professionally installed. Bedrooms 2 and 3 have carpet tiles. There is a box of replacement tiles for each room. Gutters replaced 2018. With the exceptions of the second floor walk-through room/ loft and the kitchen, every room in the house has been stripped down to studs and remodeled- new electric, insulation, drywall (including ceilings). The kitchen has new electric, new ceiling (with insulation) and new floor. Floor of the front porch rebuilt, including joists, in 2017. Roof over original section of house (where living room is) replaced in 2016. Roof over kitchen replaced in 2012. Roof over remainder of the house last replaced in 1999. The only bedroom with no closet contains a wardrobe, which the owner is willing to leave for buyer. Window treatments stay with the house. Window air conditioners stay with the house. Secluded acre, close distance to public library, convenience store, pharmacy, and post office. Half mile from Darlington Elementary and Francis Silver Park. Less than five miles from Conowingo Dam, Susquehanna Park and Steppingstone Farm Museum. Twelve minute drive to I-95.
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Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage


  • Full baths
  • Half baths
  • Full Baths Range
    1+ Baths
  • Total Baths
  • Zip
  • Office name
    Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
  • Subdivision
  • SQFT
  • Bedrooms
  • Property type
  • Zoning type
  • School district
  • Year built
  • Lot size
  • Sewer
    Septic Exists
  • Heating
    Central,Forced Air
  • Agent name
    Jeremy William Martin
  • Purchase Type
  • Price Range
  • Square Feet Range
    2000-2500 sq ft.
  • Bedrooms Range
    3 Beds
  • Year Built Range
    1989 (and earlier)
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