MLS® ID: MDBA436834
100 E LAKE AVENUE
BALTIMORE, Maryland, 21212 $799,000
This Williamsburg style Cape Cod was designed by the architectural firm of Henry Powell Hopkins, and sits on one acre of land on the corner of East Lake Avenue and Mossway. It is surrounded by beautiful mature trees and shrubbery including Japanese Maple, Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, Deodar Fir, Blue Douglas Fir, Redbud, Copper Beech, Hinoki Cypress, Hemlock, Norway Maple, Fig, Crape Myrtle, Spotted Aucuba, Andromeda, and more.The interior of the home is unique with classic character defining every level. The original owner was a master of fine carpentry and included a multitude of rare and quality woods in the construction. The Kitchen walls are Tidewater Heart Cypress, the Library is Walnut, while the lower level bar and game rooms are enclosed with Mahogany and White Ash. There are 2 large Cedar Closets located in the upper level bedroom areas. Doors throughout the home are six panel solid wood, most with solid brass hardware. The wood floors throughout the main level are solid oak, random width, pegged boards that have been recently refinished. Red quarry tile flooring graces the Kitchen, lower level Game Room, and Wet Bar Room. Three of the five full baths are tiled floor to ceiling.Solidly built, the house sits firmly on an 8-10 inch foundation of poured concrete faced with the interior blocks before the finishing of the interior walls. The dual zone, dual controlled heating and air conditioning systems were renovated in 2005 with the installation of two Carrier natural gas 2-stage variable speed furnaces and Carrier 3-phase air conditioners.The Kitchen has vaulted ceilings with a loft overlooking the kitchen/breakfast areas, a 2-sided gas fireplace, and skylights for a warm and inviting space to enjoy meals.Another gas fireplace centers the stunning wall of Mahogany in the light filled Living Room. For outdoor entertaining, the brick and flagstone patio extends almost the entire length of the house. The rear yard is a private oasis and perfectly level for entertaining and sports.