Luxury Outlook 2022
An ambitious exploration into high-end residential markets across the globe.
Single Family Homes
Custom-Built French Country Estate on over five picturesque lush acres. Built with an impressive 62 tons of hand-cut stone, this five-bedroom five full and two half-bath masterpiece with over 10,000 + square feet took two years to cultivate every detail. This showpiece welcomes you with a calming stone water feature and spiraling wrought iron staircase at the entrance, migrating into a wide-open main floor living level with sprawling red cherry hardwood floors, soaring ceilings, a grand wrap-around spiral staircase, custom stone centerpiece accented with a gas fireplace and built-ins, and even a few uniquely remote-controlled upper windows. Enjoy quick bites in the breakfast room or opt for the more formal dining room space for parties and family dinners. Pass by a bright sunroom and enter into a kitchen anchored by a massive center island, complete with Thermador appliances in both the kitchen and a tailor-made sidebar area. Completing this expansive kitchen is a built-in pantry and a large picture window overlooking a custom stone patio and deck area that is expertly designed with an outdoor kitchen of its own with a built-in Thermador gas grill and Refrigerator accompanied by a heated pool and hot tub that looks out over a soothing waterfall that gently trickles down to a charming pond. Entertain and relax taking in the awe-inspiring views of the surrounding nature and lush mature landscaping that can be seen from every angle of the patio, deck, and every inside window. A first-floor primary suite allows access to a wraparound deck and double-sided fireplace with which it shares alongside the expansive marble en-suite bath. Rounding back on the main floor, the Laundry area with a dog bath is right around the corner from one of two half-baths and entrance to the oversized three-car garage that comes complete with an upper-level storage area. A large office with a built-ins and third gas fireplace completes the main floors rooms not to be outdone but the upper and lower levels. Climbing the grand entryway staircase you will find three large bedrooms, all complete with en-suite baths and private terraces. The walk-out lower level features a large area for an Entertaining or multi-purpose room, an in-home fully equipped gym, wine cellar, an artfully designed tasting room, theatre or media room, and an additional bedroom with an en-suite bath that exemplifies the quality and care that went into crafting this treasure.
Among Maryland’s many boast-worthy statistics is one that catches people by surprise. It has the most millionaires per capita. Maryland is the nation’s wealthiest state with the highest household income and median home value.