Looking for a home in the Baltimore region? Here are some of the top properties on the market. Even if you're not looking, it never hurts to daydream.

A rare find is on the market in Ellicott City for $349,000.  This charming Colonial was built in 1920 and sits on Main Street in the historic old part of Ellicott City.
121 Upnor Street in Homeland
This two-story home has four bedrooms with two full bathrooms, and two half- bathrooms. The home has been a working barn, and a home throughout the years. Records from the Maryland Historical Trust show a barn dating back to the 1780's, and the home still has a portion of the original foundation and exposed beams from that time. The current owner, Arleen Dvorine, an interior designer, and her husband, Ronald Ehman, have lovingly restored the house to a cozy yet large space of 4,860 square feet.
A transitional home in Cockeysville is on the market for $875,000.
A colonial style home in historic Lutherville is on the market for $472,000. This three-story home built in 1930 is a mix of old and new and sits on ½ acre of land. The yellow siding with black shutters and a white trimmed side porch with fretwork trim gives the house curb appeal.
A large Tudor home built in 1929 in Poplar Hill is on the market for $965,000.

A 19th-century log-and-chinking home in Pikesville is on the market for $749,800.

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A brick house that sits on the largest available residential lot in the Annapolis Historic District and is steeped in history is on the market for $1.199

A Colonial home with cedar shake siding in Roland Park is on the market for $799,500.

Built in 1907, this three-story, six-bedroom home with three full

A house in the gated Annapolis community of Epping Forest along the Severn River is on the market for $625,000.
A large house tucked into a wooded setting in central Howard County is on the market for $750,000.
A red brick townhouse in the Fells Point neighborhood is on the market for $309,900.
A superb example of contemporary architecture is on the market in Monkton for $1,175,000.
A semi-attached house with a rare rooftop deck in the Annapolis Historic District is on the market for $679,000.
A custom built home in Ellicott City sites on more than 4 acres.
A contemporary house on Gibson Island with views of the Magothy River is on the market for $4.995 million.
A historic mid-19th-century country home in Howard County is on the market for $649,900.

A century-old home in the Annapolis Historic District that also features sweeping views of Spa Creek is on the market for $995,000.

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A house on Blythewood Road in North Baltimore that dates to 1928 is on the market for $2.195 million.

Horse barns and country living on 6.9 acres meld together nicely with a contemporary house in Sparks that is on the market for 995,000.

This two-level

For those who appreciate history and stately homes, a Flemish bond patterned-red-brick Colonial is on the market in Owings Mills for $1.15 million.


Panoramic views of the Chesapeake Bay from a modern interior with rustic touches characterize a waterfront house in Shady Side that is on the market for $699

Overlooking Wyman Park Dell in the historic Charles Village neighborhood, an Arts and Crafts townhouse at 2943 North Charles St. is on the market for $749,000.

A custom-built contemporary home in an amenity-filled waterfront community in Arnold is on the market for $674,899.

The house, with three levels of liv

A wood-sided Cape Cod home nestled on 6.68 acres in Sparks is for sale for $524,900.

This charming rural house may seem like it's miles away from civil

For folks who enjoy gazing at the water and ships in the harbor, a 22nd floor unit for sale at Harborview at the Inner Harbor in downtown Baltimore may be for you.
A rare opportunity to own a fully remodeled home in a private, wooded Annapolis community known for outdoor recreation amenities is available in a cottage nestled among trees in Sherwood Forest.
Just steps from the State Capitol, this two-story, three-bedroom, 1 ½-bathroom oozes charm and comes with its own history.
Just in time for the holidays, a townhome on Hampden's 34
Built in 1808, the property was once housing for mill workers. The front entrance is accessible from the driveway and leads to the main living quarters. The original heart of pine wood floors can be found throughout the home. The cozy living room with a gas fireplace has a curved stairway that leads to a third floor bedroom with an attached full bathroom.
A light-filled four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom custom house at 6283 Firethorn Lane, was listed recently for $789,900. The property, just shy of 3 acres, features a creek and backs to woods by the Triadelphia Reservoir.
A custom-built Crownsville home that includes a wine cellar and deeded boat slip is on the market for $895,000. The cedar-sided home on Sawmill Lane offers the opportunity to live on 2.1 acres in a private setting just a short walk to the community marina and boat slip.
For those interested in country living with a modern flair, a stunning contemporary home in Ellicott City is on the market for $2.7 million.
Built in 1879, this Sparks house, once a one-room schoolhouse known as the Trujay School, has been re-imagined into a modern, comfortable living space by the current owners Steven Schiff, a local architect, and his wife, Pamela, who are retiring to Arizona. It's on the market for $635,000.
If you like city living and tree-lined streets, then the house at 1711 Bank Street in the Fell's Point neighborhood of Baltimore is worth taking a gander at.
A rare opportunity to own in the Mount Vernon neighborhood has recently become available with a 812 square foot condominium at 14 East Mount Vernon Place.
With some famous family association, the house once owned by Philip Livingston Poe, a paternal cousin of Edgar Allan Poe, who had it for almost 60 years. It became known as the Poe Mansion by locals and is now on the market for $2,499,999.
For those who want a piece of Baltimore history, an English-country, two-story stone cottage in Guilford is on the market for $759,900.
A Colonial-style home in the quaint neighborhood of Sudbrook Park in Pikesville is on the market for $649,000.
A rare octagonal-design home in Lutherville, the Baltimore County neighborhood's third-oldest house, is on the market for $849,000.
Recently fired Terps football coach Randy Edsall's home in the Howard County community of Maple Lawn -- a five-bedroom, 4 1/2-bathroom house overlooking a nearby forest conservation area -- is on the market for $975,000.
With a bird's-eye view of Baltimore's Inner Harbor and beyond, penthouse 1B is located on levels 24 and 25 of the high-rise condominium at 100 Harborview Drive.
For a cool $12 million you can own the penthouse suite at the Ritz-Carlton Residences in Baltimore -- the former digs of the late author Tom Clancy.
In the historic Baltimore neighborhood of Bolton Hill, 1530 Bolton St. is part of a group of five elegant, three-story townhouses of formal Georgian-style architecture.
220 Wardour Drive is known as Trumpy Estate, having been designed and built by John Trumpy Sr.,
The historic property at 74 Charles St. sits on just under a quarter-acre lot, overlooks the Spa Creek waterfront, and is located blocks from downtown Annapolis.
For the amateur cook, for the professional chef or even for a lover of great Colonial architecture and beauty, 302 Club Road in Baltimore's Roland Park
An enchanting, two-story Victorian-style home in the quaint waterside town of Rock Hall in Kent County is on the market for $492,500. Located on Swan Creek, 20818 Rock Hall Ave. is a beautifully restored, circa 1920 home with three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms.
A handsome Colonial-style home, high up on a hill and overlooking almost 11 full acres, will do triple duty for the right buyer.
Halcyon Road is an appropriate location for this elegant, yet comfortable home in Stevenson, which is on the market for $795,000.
A handsomely restored, modified Greek revival house, located at 4566 Solomons Island Road in Harwood, in Anne Arundel County, is on the market for $829,000.
One of the oldest homes in Baltimore County is at 10136 Falls Road and dates, in part, to the late 1600s. Known as Taylor's Hall, the original section is a
A gracious two-story, Georgian-style home cradled in a 2-acre pastoral setting right off Baltimore's North Charles Street almost seems like a contradiction.
Custom home with water views
The building at 1400 Lancaster St. is one of the finest examples of urban condominium living in the city. Unit No. 308, a bi-level residence, is on the market for $725,000.
Burnside Farm is an architectural gem of a property, dating to the 1860s and sitting on approximately 25 acres of century-old trees and sprawling lawns in the Greenspring Valley area of northwestern Baltimore County.
Located in Towson, this model of Jazz Age history and glamour was built as a summer home in 1926 for Baltimore building developer Edward J. Gallagher.
A stone-and-stucco French country-style chateau, located in Kingsville in Baltimore County, has been placed on the market for $1.25 million. This sprawling property, situated on 2.65 acres, features five bedrooms, full baths and two powder rooms.
Like a corner drugstore or grocery, a bed-and-breakfast is always a charming addition to any city neighborhood, and 2920 Elliott St. in Canton, presents a rare opportunity to own and run such an urban inn.
Magnificent Beaux Arts architecture and classic interior features make 700 Washington Park Cooperative one of historic Mount Vernon's most sought-after addresses.
On the banks of the wide Maynadier Creek off the Severn River in Crownsville, a light, blue-gray contemporary mansion commands the natural landscape around it — blue skies, mature trees and a high tide lapping at its shore.
It's a rare opportunity to own a piece of early American history, much less live within its four walls. Built in 1776 (yes, you read that correctly), 179 Duke of Gloucester Street in Annapolis is a restored masterpiece of Colonial architecture.
A traditional English-style country home in the sought-after Baltimore neighborhood of Homeland is on the market for $829,000.
If you have ever wished to run a bed-and-breakfast, a delightful and spacious Cape Cod-style home for sale in Carroll County could be the perfect place. After all, its current owners have enjoyed success doing just that.
Picture a home that has nearly all the ingredients many discerning homebuyers are looking for: a solidly built, well-maintained structure; a prime location; a layout that flows; historic character.
Imagine living in a five-level townhouse in Spain where the cobblestone street leads to an ornate cast-iron front door, and iron window boxes overflow with brightly colored flowers. Now, picture this house on a pier overlooking Baltimore's harbor.
A former Quaker meeting house, built in 1840 on the site of its original 1665 counterpart in Talbot County, is on the market for $2.975 million.
This Federal-style house on Lee Street is priced at $1.15 million.
The only thing more spectacular than the mansion at 2919 Caves Road in Owings Mills is the land on which it sits.
409 Patapsco Ave. in Essex is no run-of-the-mill raised rancher
Prime pieces of farmland like this one on the auction block in northern Baltimore County are few and far between. Ideally situated among the rolling hills of Maryland's horse country, 4101 Butler Road in Glyndon is a 189-acre, horseshoe-shaped estate adjacent to Sagamore Farm, the well-known thoroughbred horse breeding center.
The three-story brick townhouse at 115 W. Lee St. is one of the largest in the Baltimore's Otterbein neighborhood.
The magnificent property at 3925 Folly Quarter Road in Ellicott City and its outbuildings are for sale for $7 million.
If an English country squire or a wealthy industrialist of the gilded age were to have an in-town home, 106 E. Chase St. would fit the bill to a tee.
Three nautical miles from downtown Annapolis but seeming worlds away is the private peninsula where Mill and Burley creeks meet the Chesapeake Bay — and where 2077 Maidstone Farm Road, a nine-acre estate with 2,000 feet of the waterfront, awaits its new owner.
A stylish cedar shake and stacked-stone, transitional-style home, priced at $625,000, is found at 6177 Wooded Run Drive in the Columbia neighborhood of Owen Brown Woods.
At the end of a long driveway in the Reisterstown development of Chestnut Woods, an all-brick and gabled home sits on 1.75 acres of picturesque landscaping in front of a wooded area.
It is not often that a piece of Maryland architectural history goes on the market, which is one of myriad reasons that the Springfield Estate in northern Baltimore County is such a treasure.
A 17th-century land grant formerly known as Planter's Paradise, is now the setting for 2316 Bauernschmidt Drive in Baltimore County. Here, on property once owned by Baltimore philanthropist Enoch Pratt, sits a charming example of a rural frame-and-clapboard mansion designed in the Italianate style.
A contemporary, villa-style home made of brick and cedar siding, found at 4205 Sweet Air Road in Baldwin, is for sale for $675,000.
A sterling representation of Baltimore's architectural past is for sale in the north Baltimore County suburb of Lutherville-Timonium for $1.5 million.
In the Lutherville development of Mayfair, 1 Seaberry Court is a stately and traditional Colonial-style home. The interior, however, is designed for a modern, minimalist lifestyle.
The home at 203 Lambeth Road in Baltimore's Guilford neighborhood comes with a surprise — a completely renovated, contemporary interior behind a traditional brick exterior.
Penderyn estate for auction in Queenstown
One of the finest waterfront properties on Gibson Island in Anne Arundel County is the contemporary, three-story stucco home located at 1621 St. Giles Road.
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A circular driveway leads to the main entrance of 8203 Cranwood Court in Stevenson — a home with all the hallmarks of contemporary, mid-century architectural design.
A home buyer in Baltimore certainly doesn't need to leave the city limits to live in the lap of luxury. One of the area's finest homes is found at 206 Goodwood Gardens in Roland Park.
Located one block from East Baltimore's popular Canton Square, 3027 Dillon St. is an end-of-group contemporary townhouse unlike any other in the area.
Sitting on a crest overlooking the Gunpowder River in northern Baltimore County, 1337 Blue Mount Road in Monkton is a contemporary beauty constructed of cedar wood.