About This 1857 Italianate In Ellicott City Maryland
Stunning Tuscan Italianate grand manor home built in 1857, with 5500 sq feet above grade and 2800 below grade, on 1.62 private acres with a detached 800 sq ft carriage house (cottage) with rental license. *Please note the first-floor bedroom and full bathroom are in the cottage*
The Temora is in an excellent state of preservation, boasting rare architectural features such as a Rooftop Belvedere with a seating room to take in panoramic views. Upgrades and additions include the kitchen, baths, laundry, electrical, and central air conditioning, making it rich in comfort and style, while the original design inside and out remains unaltered. Exceptional craftsmanship is reflected in the details throughout such as the original wide plank, heart pine flooring, authentic moldings, marble fireplaces, 10 ft. solid mahogany pocket doors, high 13’ ceilings, and original window shutters.
Outside, a shallow-pitched, multi-gabled roof is embellished with a distinctive eve structure of brackets and decorative corbels. Design symmetry incorporates a five-sided bay window on each end, while the front and rear elevations showcase similar pavilion-like features crowned by the belvedere. Adjacent to the house is a 2-bedroom, or 1 bedroom, flex room, and 1 full bath Cottage House with a wraparound deck, which was built in the 1910’s, over the still intact original icehouse, with separate metering and a rental license, serving as a rental home property currently occupied by a tenant through August 2023.
Grounds and gardens offer bountiful season blooms and stately specimen trees that help tell the story of Temora Manor. There are 11 original fireplaces, 3 are operational. Conveniently located close to major access routes I-95 and Rt-29, and near stores and amenities. Come home to Temora, a well-built and well-engineered piece of history that offers timeless architecture, privacy, and beauty.