Join your fellow Annapolitans tonight from 5:00p.m. - 8:00 p.m. for the annual lighting of the Christmas Tree at City Dock! Bring the kids to see Santa arrive by horse and carriage. Dancing and carols sponsored by the Annapolis Jaycees. Holiday fun for the entire family!
Written by Lucy Fitzgerald.
Photo by Michael Garland.
There’s only one chance for a first impression, and your home’s front hall will be the first thing your guests see. Thick garlands of evergreen spiraling down a grand banister or a fresh bouquet of amaryllis waiting by the front door greet your guests with the warmest of welcomes. Read on for more decoration inspiration.
Brinton Parker compliled a list of 16 beautiful Thanksgiving Tablescapes from Instagram users. Click on the image below to see all 16.
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Welcome to Swanfall, a unique, waterfront home situated on a serene, 1.6 acre wooded lot. This Victorian-style home has hardwood floors, a 2-story living room with stone fireplace, gorgeous updated baths & master with balcony & sitting room. With its relaxing pool, gazebo, 2 decks & private pier with water, electricity & 2800 lb boat lift, this home is perfect for entertaining & is any nature lover's dream. This property is now listed at $899,000. What an incredible opportunity to own a waterfront home on 1.6 acres in Shady Side. Contact me for more details.
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to sell a house? There’s always that question whether or not you should keep your house on the market for the holidays. You figure that potential home buyers will be preoccupied with buying gifts, planning parties, cooking meals, and visiting relatives; the last thing on their mind is searching for and purchasing a new home, right? For this reason, many home sellers choose to temporarily remove their home from listing, then wait until the new year to relist. Before you hold off on listing your home until the new year, consider the benefits of listing your home for sale during the holidays, such as:
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They say kitchens and bathrooms sell homes, so here are 12 shower upgrade ideas to get you thinking...
In the past 6 months there have been 27 new waterfront parcels listed in the Annapolis area ranging in size from 28.5 acres on the Severn to .135 on the Magothty. The property below is a 17+ acre lot on the Severn with easy access to Rt. 50 and downtown Annapolis. It is listed for $1.395M and the grading permit is in hand.
Check out some of these great kitchen design ideas from the 2014 HGTV Dream Home!
In the past 30 days there have been 24 new waterfront listings in the Annapolis area. Topping the list is a duplex in Eastport with it's own 16 slip private marina for $3M. On the other end of the list is a 3 bedroom split foyer in Arnold for $499,000. Click on the image above to see the full list.
*The enclosed information is from the multiple listing service and neither suggests nor infers that Travis Gray or Coldwell Banker participated as either the listing or cooperating agent or broker in the sale or purchase of the properties depicted.
The following article was originally published by housebeautiful.com.
We asked 11 top designers to predict the design color trends of the upcoming year. From olive greens and bright patterns, to "Monet meets Molly Ringwald," these chic combinations may be the next big thing.
Greek Blue "The blue of the Mediterranean, and the tops of the churches in Santorini—or Papers and Paints' TC32. It's so rich and fabulous, perfect when paired with a grey or pink" -Sara Story
60s Shades "I saw palette of 60s colors on the 2015 runways that was exciting—shades like olive and orange are being given new life."
Sour Green With Blue "We thought a lot about color trends as we were designing our Duralee fabric line and we love a little sour green mixed in with anything—here, vibrant versions of classic blue and green have a fresh, bold look."
-Anne Maxwell Foster and Suysel dePedro Cunningham of Tilton Fenwick
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Here is the latest Market Update for Annapolis. In general it's looking like the market is slowing down, but this year activity has been very unusual in general. Active listings, listing prices, and days on market have all increased over last year at this time. Median sale price increased slightly, while the number of units sold decreased. Watch the video below for the full update.
Welcome to 704 Pilot House Drive, located in the community of Kingsport in Annapolis. This beautiful 5 bedroom, 5 full bath home includes a private stone paver patio, 2 car garage and custom landscaping. Inside boasts wood floors, crown molding & tasteful trim throughout the mail level. Soaring 18' family room ceiling, gas fireplace & open kitchen. Huge master suite w/ his & hers walk-in closets. Fully finished basement with wet bar and room for a home theatre. As a resident of Kingsport, you'll enjoy a community pool, crabbing pier, walking trails, tot lot and many annual community events and activities. This property is listed for $599,995. Contact me today to learn more about this exceptional property.
Travis Gray was born in Annapolis and raised on the Severn River. He specializes in marketing fine homes and waterfront property in the Annapolis area.