7-bedroom Charles Village townhome with downstairs apartment on the market for $749,000

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For your consideration: Luxury home screening rooms

Personal theaters, or media rooms, mean never having to wait in line at the cineplex again. Equipped with such comforts as a fully stocked snack bar, luxury leather recliners, stadium-style seating, surround sound and celestial ceilings set with LED stars, the possibilities for creating a personalized,...

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    Harford receives feedback from developers on uses for 'tire lot' site in Bel Air

    Harford County government has received two responses to its request last year for "expressions of interest" in how to redevelop the county-owned property in the heart of Bel Air known as "the tire lot." The county put out the request in late October, and Jan. 19 was the deadline for submissions....

  • New apartments in Poppleton get underway

    New apartments in Poppleton get underway

    Baltimore leaders are scheduled to gather Thursday to celebrate the start of construction of a new multimillion-dollar apartment building in Poppleton near the University of Maryland BioPark. The project, part of a planned $460 million, 33-acre redevelopment, has been in the works for more than...

  • COPT sells Northern Virginia properties

    COPT sells Northern Virginia properties

    Corporate Office Properties Trust announced Tuesday that it has sold a pair of properties in Northern Virginia for a combined $53 million. The Columbia-based real estate investment trust sold 5.3 acres of land for $14 million and a mid-rise office building in Falls Church for $39 million. The 190,500-square-foot...

  • The latest amenity for attracting luxury rental tenants: Live-in musicians

    The latest amenity for attracting luxury rental tenants: Live-in musicians

    Magellan Development Corp. is planning to fill a fairly unorthodox position at its newly opened 36-story River North building: live-in musician. The new position is the latest salvo to be fired in the battle for renters in downtown Chicago, where a boom in a luxury residential construction has...

  • Residents say changes to Howard County's 'outdated' growth policy don't go far enough

    Residents say changes to Howard County's 'outdated' growth policy don't go far enough

    At the direction of an advisory group convened for the first time in nearly 14 years, Howard County will consider updating an ordinance that manages development as the fast-growing suburban county outpaces statewide population growth. The measure, the Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance, attempts...

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  • Inside chef Cindy Wolf's country retreat

    Inside chef Cindy Wolf's country retreat

    Cindy Wolf spent 22 years looking for her dream home on long Sunday drives down the curvy roads of Baltimore County’s countryside. After six-day work weeks, the drives were relaxing for the celebrated chef, best known for her flagship restaurant, Charleston. One spring day in 2015, Wolf wound her...

  • Kitchens with character: Days of all-white cabinets, standard granite are numbered

    Kitchens with character: Days of all-white cabinets, standard granite are numbered

    All-white cabinets, standard granite. Been there, done that. When it comes to kitchen design, homeowners generally play it safe. Yet the latest trends include mismatched cabinets, mixed materials and unexpected color schemes. When Nancy Wodka was ready to renovate the 35-year-old Pikesville kitchen...

  • Bold homes: Curb appeal that takes risks

    Bold homes: Curb appeal that takes risks

    We’ve all driven past them: those homes that grab our eye, make us pause and make us ask, “What is that doing there?” Despite Baltimore’s reputation for the funky, the artistic and the uncommon, homes in the region generally play it safe when it comes to curb appeal. These are the exceptions. We...

  • Home additions: What you need to know

    Home additions: What you need to know

    Whether it’s a mudroom, bathroom, bedroom or closet, an addition can add aesthetic, functional and even monetary value to a home. But the trick is to make the new space fit with the rest of the home. To do that, homeowners should consider scale, proportion and materials, says Eli Northen, a licensed...

  • Turning functional bathrooms into luxury living spaces

    Turning functional bathrooms into luxury living spaces

    For Michele Guyton, the bathroom is more than a functional water closet; it’s a place to escape. So when she and her husband, Greg, renovated their Phoenix, Md., home, a luxe master bath was a priority. “It’s one of my favorite spaces as a retreat,” she says. “I have three boys and we have very...

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