From the dentils that punctuate the roofline to the wide staircase leading upstairs, the home of Gretchen and A. Denis Clift is a classic.
And it's in an Annapolis community where architecture is distinctive, gardens are gracious and century-old trees shade winding streets.
The house offers views of the Severn River through original windows of rippled glass and looks over sections of Wardour. Even though the neighborhood is in the city of Annapolis, it feels anything but urban.
"This is a big old house," said Gretchen Clift, extending her arms as she stood in the foyer where hundreds of people are expected to visit as part of the upcoming Maryland House &...