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Sun archive: Dream Home

Dream Home takes readers into the houses of Baltimore area residents who have found their ideal home, whether it be a mansion, rowhouse or two-room cabin.

Have you found your dream home? Tell us about it at homes@baltsun.com.

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  • Butchers Hill home features traditional furnishings, eclectic art

    Butchers Hill home features traditional furnishings, eclectic art

    After living in Rye, N.Y., for many years and raising three children there, Geoff and Betsy Wadsworth wanted to retire in a city with a harbor on the Intracoastal Waterway. "I pulled out a nautical chart, looked at the East Coast and said, 'What about Baltimore? If we don't like it, we'll go somewhere...

  • Towson condo has compact character

    Towson condo has compact character

    When Frank and Sandy Gurchik decided on a clutter-free lifestyle in their 830-square-foot condo, they discovered the feeling of total liberation. "People come to visit and ask, 'Where's the stuff? Do you really live here?'" said Sandy Gurchik, a real estate agent with Keller Williams Excellence....

  • Butchers Hill rowhouse features pops of color and vintage touches

    Butchers Hill rowhouse features pops of color and vintage touches

    The journey from a ranch-style house in the suburbs of Kansas City, Kan., to a three-story rowhouse in Baltimore was a move worth taking for MaryAnn and David James. The couple chose to be closer to their grown son, a musician living in New York City. They were also eager for a change from their...

  • Trading traditional for bold and funky in Pikesville

    Trading traditional for bold and funky in Pikesville

    Joann Levy sits at her Colonial-style oak dining room table. Six high-backed Windsor chairs surround it. These pieces, along with an oak breakfront displaying crystal stemware and china, are the only traditional furnishings left over from a past life. "My decor now is like my personality," she...

  • Narrow is no problem in this Butchers Hill alley house

    Narrow is no problem in this Butchers Hill alley house

    Remington Nevin can stand midway into the first floor of his home, spread his arms and touch the walls on either side of him. No, he's not a giant. He owns an alley house in Butchers Hill that measures 70 feet deep by just 10.5 feet wide. The 40-year old doctor, a former public health physician...

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