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A former church altar space, the addition of whimsical elements, and nautical decor redefined. Tour the spaces that three designers have transformed.
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28 History in Full Bloom on the Eastern Shore
With the help of ground-penetrating radar, a professional team recreated the magnificent 18th-century garden owned by Revolutionary War Colonel William Hemsley.
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As we try to make sense of our lives, flowers remind us that there is a universal rhythm and order to things. We must also pay attention to the soil from which our flowers spring, for it hides ancient pollen grains, soil sediments, and other data that can be analyzed to reconstruct not only the vegetation but the lifestyles of the past. Our article called History in Full Bloom on the Eastern Shore reveals how archeologists and landscape architects used ground-penetrating radar to discover the invisible geometries of several historic gardens built on top of each other, all in the same place.
The team chose to focus on a garden planted in 1784 that surrounded the grand Cloverfields Estate and Plantation. We are delighted to bring you this 18th-century garden and to make visible the invisible. We hope you enjoy not only reading about it but also strolling its lush parterres when the time is right and the weather permits.
The past exists on our pages, along with a very vibrant present. Read on to view contemporary and traditional homes, bathrooms, and kitchens that define our lifestyles. Note the various ways their spaces emphasize personal interactions and privacy and encourage gatherings in the context of architecture that represents new technologies and the fine design of the Chesapeake region.
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Annapolis Film Festival
It’s been more than a decade since the Annapolis Film Festival reeled onto the local scene, drawing the attention of movie buffs from all over the country to our area. From March 23-26, you can enjoy more than 70 films, including shorts and features, panel discussions, Q&As, coffee talks, and more with filmmakers, directors, and industry experts—all at locations throughout Annapolis. Whether you’re a casual movie watcher or a distinguished critic, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to see so much diverse and engaging work from independent filmmakers. For more information, go to annapolisfilmfestival.com.
Classic Theatre of Maryland presents Our Town
Find an escape from the hustle and bustle of modern society at Classic Theatre of Maryland as the company presents Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer-winning drama Our Town, a nostalgic and charming look at a small American village. The production runs April 7-30 with matinee and evening performances. For information, visit classictheatremaryland.org.
Historic Annapolis Maryland Day Celebration
It’s time to show your Maryland pride and learn about everything that makes the Old Line State so special. Historic Annapolis holds its annual Maryland Day Celebration the weekend of March 31-April 2, with a different set of interactive activities each day. For times and events, visit annapolis.org/events.
Washington National Opera presents Blue at the Kennedy Center
There’s still time to catch the D.C. premiere of the relevant and thought-provoking new opera, Blue, hailed by the Music Critics
Association of America as the “Best New Opera of 2020.” Running through March 25, the opera depicts the struggle of a family and an entire community when a Black teenager dies at the hands of a police officer. For information and tickets, visit kennedy-center.org.
Shakespeare Theatre Company presents King Lear
The Shakespeare Theatre Company tackles a heartbreaking and bleak tragedy about an aging monarch brought down by his conniving daughters who betray him in this provocative staging of Shakespeare’s King Lear, running February 24-April 8. For tickets and information, visit shakespearetheatre.org.
Mary Cassatt: Labor and Leisure Exhibit at Academy Arts Museum
See the many etchings, aquatints, and oils of the acclaimed American artist Mary Cassatt, best known for the way she depicted everyday moments in the lives of women. You’ll be able to admire Cassatt’s style as it evolved and the influences that characterized her work. For information, visit academyartmuseum.org/marycassattlaborandleisure.
Shemekia Copeland at the Avalon Theatre
Acclaimed blues and soul singer Shemekia Copeland—the winner of the 2021 Blues Music Award for B.B. King Entertainer of the Year and hailed by NPR Music as “one of the leading blues artists of our time”—takes the stage at the Avalon Theatre for a one-night engagement on April 8 at 8:00 pm. For information and tickets, visit avalontheatre.com.
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Scene from Blue, Kennedy Center (photo by Karli Cadel)
HISTORY IN ON THE EASTERN SHORE Full Bloom
By Kymberly Taylor
Photography by Pete Albert and Jennifer Hughes
The ambitious project had two parts. It began in 2017 with the meticulous restoration of the manor by Lynbrook of Annapolis and culminated with the restoration of its gardens, finished in 2020 by Kimmel Studio Architects.
Kimmel and his team chose periodspecific plants or similar hybrids to establish a sense of historical accuracy as well as beauty.
It’s 1784 on the Eastern Shore. A horse-drawn carriage rattles up to the front door of this two-story double-pile gentry house foregrounded by English/French-style formal gardens, resplendent in the spring sunshine. Greeting guests is the wealthy planter and statesman Col. William Hemsley (1736-1812), owner of his ancestral estate, Cloverfields.
The garden we see today is very similar to that 18th-century masterpiece. Almost miraculously, a professional team composed of Kimmel Studio Architects, Lynbrook of Annapolis, McHale Landscape Design, and the Cloverfields Preservation Foundation used ground-penetrating radar to discern its invisible geometry hidden by centuries of weeds. After mining archival material from the 17th and 18th centuries and analyzing archeological findings, they have recreated its formal design, providing not just a period garden with colonial specimen plantings but a glimpse of 18th-century life and values.
“It is an interpretive garden placed on top of what was there in 1784; beneath that is a garden from 1705,” notes Devin Kimmel, founder of Kimmel Studio Architects and lead member of the gardens’ restoration. The classical design is exact; the plantings are a spirited interpretation based on historical research. The mix includes 600 boxwoods, 85,000 bulbs, and 6,000 perennials, along with topiary fruit trees and medicinal flowers and herbs.
The gardens reflect the year 1784 because that is when the estate was at its finest, explains Kimmel. At this time, Col. Hemsley had 1500 acres, 85 slaves, indentured servants, 28 outbuildings, an ice house, and a mill that supplied neighbors with flour. According to the Maryland State Archives, one such neighbor was William Paca, who owned a neighboring plantation and residence at Wye Hall. During the Revolutionary War, Hemsley led the Queen Anne’s County Militia’s Twentieth Battalion in 1777 and provided the Continental Army with flour and other supplies. He later served in the Maryland Senate and in the Continental Congress from 1782 to 1783.
After declining a second term in the Maryland senate in 1784, Hemsley “refashioned his estate into the power-house that his position and fortune demanded,” according to historian Willie Graham of the Cloverfields Preservation Foundation. During the 1700s, the wealthiest colonial Americans copied European garden styles when establishing their own grand estates, explains Kimmel. “In Europe in the late 1700s, French and English gardens were mainly formal, though the English Landscape style was starting to emerge in England. But here, it’s wild in the country, so there was the notion of maintaining control over the landscape and control of nature.” Wild is not an overstatement; during the 1700s, just beyond the plantation, black bear, bobcat, and timber wolf roamed the unbroken canopy of old-growth forests filled with oak and hickory.
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“In Europe in the late 1700s, French and English gardens were mainly formal, though the English Landscape garden was starting to emerge in England. But here, it was still wild in the country, so there was the notion of maintaining control over the landscape and control of nature.”
Some squares are outlined in rows of boxwood; other quadrants have boxwood placed at each corner, variations on the same design. Colonial hollies were shaped like sugar cones, duplicated here.
Restoring the Cloverfields mansion and gardens seems like a project specially created for Kimmel, who is both an architect and landscape architect. He integrates both disciplines during the design process. “I have a fascination with American architecture in general… and, being a landscape architect, I got into understanding the design of the parterres in the garden and axial relationships, how the architecture radiates out into the landscape and creates the parterres and the garden rooms,” he reflects. “The house has these long axes, and the garden is symmetrical, centered, and very formal. The terraces get lower as you get farther away from the house, and there were bowling greens on either side.”
He explains that a wealthy 18th-century family often used the gardens for active and passive entertainment. For this reason, they created a four-season garden composed of eight quadrants, six on one side of the home and two on the other. Each quadrant is planted with boxwoods and other evergreens to establish a basic structure, much like bones in a skeleton. The upright boxwoods and holly trees shaped like sugar cones give height to the garden, whereas the low hedges and perennials create patterns within each parterre. They are filled in with plants of the era, including primroses, bluebells, and larkspur, as well as English roses grown by William Farris in Annapolis in 1792, European plum trees planted by pilgrims in Massachusetts in 1629, and ‘Queen Victoria’ cardinal flowers, cultivated in European gardens and native to Maryland.
Everything in this garden, including the benches built by artisans, reflects 18th-century practices and materials. What is especially unique, says Kimmel, are the fruit trees that have been pleached or sculpted into fruit-bearing and blossoming topiaries that also provide
superb winter interest. Even the pathways have been re-created based on archeological findings, with gravel, crushed oyster shells, and materials from leftover bricks fired on-site during the restoration by Lynbrook of Annapolis. In the 18th century, enslaved African Americans and indentured servants would have hand-fired the bricks used to build and expand Cloverfields. “We mixed the materials and laid them down in such a way that the bricks would show through,” says Kimmel.
The steps on the property were sourced authentically and created from Purbeck and Portland limestone quarries and then shipped over from England. “Those stones were available then. We used what they would have used,” says Kimmel.
The evergreens and boxwoods are Kimmel’s favorite things. “I like the boxwoods… they give it a dynamic that is really crucial to creating the garden for me,” he reflects. Brian Hjemvik, landscape architect at Kimmel Studio Architects, appreciates the garden’s classical dimensions, “how the central line of the ellipse is a cross axis that ties the garden rooms together.” His favorite time is the spring. “I love the bulbs… the geometry of the garden and looseness of the borders planted with salvia.”
It was important to get it all right, reflects Hjemvik. “The garden had to live up to the same expectations as the house. It had to be responsibly designed and sustainable as a garden.” Bloom times, textures, colors, quantities, and spacing were all important factors.
Matt Rhoderick, a landscape architect with McHale Landscape Design, was responsible for converting verbal discussions and
The pathways are lined with fragrant sages from 1597: Salvia ‘Mystic Spires Blue,’ Salvia Nemorosa ‘Amethyst,’ Salvia x Sylvestris ‘Mainacht,’ and Salvia x Sylvestris ‘Snow Hill’.
drawings from Kimmel’s office into reality. He notes that out of the thousands of gardens his firm has installed over the past 42 years, for him, Cloverfields is the most ambitious and perhaps one of the most meaningful. “It was actually about preserving the history and preserving the past. I mean, that’s just something that is so incredible about this,” he reflects.
He shares that the garden’s flawless layout is the product of hundreds of hours of manual labor, team meetings, and something unexpected: plotting to acquire rare tulips from the Netherlands, which have exquisite layers and unusual petals. Because there is worldwide competition for certain cultivars, orders had to be placed the moment they went on sale.
Then there was the installation. “We measured the distance between every single bulb we put in the ground,” says Rhoderick, adding that it took about two weeks to plant over 50,000 bulbs, with 10 to 20 people tackling a single quadrant before moving on to the next. They worked feverishly “in the planting window” and had to finish before the ground froze. “Creating an 18th-century garden is especially demanding,” he notes. “Today, gardening is a little more natural and creative and flowing. To bring it to a more regimented formal space like this requires discipline. We’re essentially creating an indoor space outside when you take something to this amount of level of detail.”
Symmetrical gardens have a special way of calming the spirit, with flowers neatly contained, like old-fashioned handwriting in loose sentences. The blooms that effloresce before our eyes exude a dependable beauty despite turmoil happening in the very air around them. Cloverfields has had its share. In fact, history suggests that its first owners, Philemon and Mary Hemsley, were eccentric and feisty. Inventory records reveal they owned a horse named Murderer and, according to The Maryland House
of Delegates Assembly of 1715, the couple was charged with embezzling gunpowder, pistols, and muskets “delivered out of the publick store at Annapolis” in 1706.
Correspondence from Cloverfields’ archives point to happy occasions, such as Col. Hemsley’s daughter Polly’s marriage in 1782, and others of severe suffering: on his deathbed, Col. William Hemsley had violent seizures “which has reduced him to a deplorable state of imbecility and almost total deprivation of his intellect” says an 1812 letter by ‘Thomas Earle at Clover Field to William Tilghman in Philadelphia.’ After Col. Hemsley’s death in 1812, the estate was divided, and parcels gradually sold. Nature exerted its long-lost control, and the exquisite contours of the garden vanished. In the 1900s, the once-grand estate faded into a farmstead owned by the Callahan family.
Luckily, all that is in the past. On a sunny day on the Shore, the garden’s crisp lines seem etched into the world itself. The fragrance of ‘Hidcote’ lavender released by the sun drifts into our minds, communicating every garden’s true gift: hope. All that seems to be missing is the Colonel himself. In fact, he actually is there, buried in the family cemetery just beyond the tulips, surely resting in peace now that his gardens have been restored.
To learn how to tour Cloverfields home and gardens, visit the Cloverfields Preservation Foundation online at cloverfieldspreservationfoundation.org
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LANDSCAPE: Matt Rhoderick, McHale Landscape Design, mchalelandscape.com, Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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by walinda west
When a couple bought an abandoned church in Detroit Lakes, MN, in 2021, they knew it would almost take an act of God to restore it. They turned to Divina Cloney of Annapolis-based Divina Lourdes Interior Design for help.
Cloney had worked with the couple on their home in Severna Park and a new build in Minnesota. For this project, however, they wanted to transform the church into a combination short-term rental and event space.
The challenge was to marry the two uses. The church already had things going for it like an arched window, a high roof pitch, and a scalloped ceiling that drew attention to the altar below it.
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Cloney encouraged the couple to add a loft on the second floor and a stained-glass window, but they focused their attention on the old altar space which would become a kitchen. Locating the kitchen at the altar created a focal point from anywhere on the main level.
Along the back wall, the range hood was raised to interrupt a linear row of cabinets, and stacked cabinets with glass doors were added for visual interest. Originally positioned over the front door, the arched window was moved to the kitchen to draw the observer’s eyes upward.
An oversized island appears to be built into the altar—a clever illusion that serves as an homage to the building’s past life. The island is counter-height in the kitchen and bar-height in the lower main living area.
The neutral paint palette allows the blue cabinetry to take center stage. Milk glass pendants over the island were salvaged from the church.
The new space is a skillful blend of the past and present, Cloney said. “You can come to the bar and have a drink and then pray for forgiveness,” she jokes.
KITCHEN DESIGN: Divina Lourdes Interior Design, divinalourdesdesigns.com
Photography by Jill Ockhardt Blaufuss Photography
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In Ellicott CIty
Kitchen designer Sarah Kahn Turner’s clients were clear about what they didn’t want in their new kitchen addition to their Ellicott City farmhouse. As for what the couple wanted, “They would know it when they saw it,” said the designer for Gilmer Kitchens. Undaunted by the challenge, Turner took her color and design cues from the couple’s family room which opens into the kitchen, a space that is a creative interplay between elegance and fun.
Turner, along with her clients, took a traditional approach to cabinetry, countertops, flooring, and appliances, all of which had to stand the test of time. But they decided to go all out on easily changeable pieces like chairs, stools, and lighting, which reflect the couple’s penchant for color and whimsy. “Our clients love pattern and color,” Turner said.
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For the cabinetry, the couple chose a combination of open and closed shelving. The cabinetry, mostly Paldao Veneer, is a greyish-brown striated wood that resembles American black walnut. The couple chose classic countertops and a waterfall island large enough to comfortably seat six. Wolf Sub-Zero was the brand of choice for the appliances, including a six-burner Wolf range for the family who enjoys hosting.
The kitchen seating and lighting is where tradition yields to fun. Six colorful stools flank the island. Hanging above it are two Hubbardton Forge handcrafted pendant lights that are as much décor as a necessary fixture. Bright yellow chairs surround the nearby kitchen table.
With their two high school and college-age children in mind, the couple envisioned a kitchen fit for entertaining and fun. The project, which took a year to complete, is everything they wanted, Turner said. The new kitchen adds to other playful spaces in the home, including a pool and a basketball court. “This house is a place where everyone wants to be,” Turner said. “It’s a community house.”
KITCHEN DESIGN: Sarah Kahn Turner, Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath, Ltd., gilmerkitchens.com | Photography by Robert Radifera | Styling by Charlotte Safavi
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nautical reimagined on spa creek
In a city where nautical design is, in so many ways, the rule rather than the exception, Andrea Wheeler’s client, a high-powered DC political consultant, wanted no part of the traditional, literal interpretation of living in a coastal town. No boats. No navy blues. No anchors. No shells.
“If I had to give our client a color, he would be cinder gray,” Wheeler says of the client who moved from DC to Annapolis with his teenage daughter. “He is a bachelor with a city vibe.”
The previous owner had almost completed a top-to-bottom renovation of the 4-bedroom, 4-bath home on Spa Creek. Wheeler’s client immediately made it his own by giving the interior a sleek, moody feel with shades of gray.
After working with the previous homeowner, Wheeler, a designer with Design Solutions, Inc., and her contractor, Ryan Long of Aspect Contracting, Inc., were retained by the new owner, who wanted to put his own stamp on the home. Special attention was
paid to the main bathroom, which is mainly used by guests. “I don’t care what you do, but I want it to be a wow,” Wheeler says, quoting the homeowner.
Wheeler took this as permission to push design boundaries as she sourced elements for the 5' X 8' space: from a teak countertop and cabinetry to a custom Concretti sink and a Kasai Notte Koi tile in the shower. The custom waterproof wallpaper map of Annapolis applied to the bathroom ceiling was a standout in the design—and the wow the client was looking for. “The client gave us the freedom to create something different,” reflects Wheeler. His trust in her abilities has paid off. The result? A rare and striking design.
BATH DESIGN & PHOTOGRAPHY: Andrea Wheeler, Design Solutions, Inc., dsikitchens.com
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This 100-year-old cottage exuded charm, but with only 900 sf of living space, it was impractical as a year-round home for KCI principal Katie Carlin and her young family. Undeterred, Carlin set out to redesign the layout to establish a more functional flow and consistent style throughout. A total “gut” to the existing house, Carlin took the house down to the studs. “The addition of a true master suite with an ensuite bathroom and two larger bedrooms provided the much-needed delineation between private versus public spaces.” The construction included digging out a walk out lower level to give this young family the guest bedroom, playroom, and additional home office space. Carlin’s favorite improvement? The “his and her home offices!” With two business owners, separate offices spaces were a must.
The interior finish and style selections maintains the charm of the original house which include marble countertops, custom designed cabinetry and millwork throughout, and classic trim profiles. Natural cedar shingles and a custom-built trellis graces the exterior to welcome family and guests. The appealing cupola is a nod to the coastal style which coincides with Chesapeake Bay living. With a house ready for a lifetime of family memories, Carlin says few can tell where the old stops and the new begins.
Architect: James Geretty, AIA
Builder: Carlin Brothers Construction
Exterior Photographer: Sarah Culver
Interior Photographer: Keyanna Bowen
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Resurrecting a Masterpiece
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Built in 1919, this home was an architectural masterpiece badly in need of updating. Its new owners chose Delbert Adams Construction Group to bring their Grande Dame into the modern era while respecting its original character. DACG transformed a dark eat-in dining nook and kitchen into an expansive, sun-drenched space with all-new custom cabinetry, chef’s grade appliances, concealed refrigerator/freezers, double wine coolers, and loads of storage. DAGC’s team also fashioned period-informed doors, windows, and exterior brick to complete the cosmetic transformation. Hidden from view but just as important, they updated compromised substructures to stabilize the new construction and other areas of the home. This elevated space exudes modern elegance while saluting its historic character.
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BY DYLAN ROCHE
Maryland Avenue ONE OF THE OLDEST COMMERCIAL STREETS IN MARYLAND
See Dan Kuhne’s new painting exhibition opening this night at Jo Fleming Contemporary Art, 68 Maryland Avenue. Stroll the avenue where over ten distinctive home and antique stores, boutiques, and art galleries will be open until 8:00 p.m. This event is organized by Annapolis Home in collaboration with the Maryland Avenue and State Circle Association. Join UsTHURSDAY, MARCH 30 5:00–8:00 P.M. For the Annapolis Home March/April issue release party on Maryland Avenue.
Take a stroll
down the charming brick street of Maryland Avenue in downtown Annapolis, and you’ll find yourself immersed in a combination of local history and local commerce. Branching off from State Circle, with the Maryland State House looming in view, the picturesque avenue feels preserved from a time in the past, with many shops and structures maintaining their original architecture and aesthetic.
In fact, Maryland Avenue is the oldest commercial street in Maryland—and one of the oldest in the entire country. It’s home to an eclectic assortment of businesses, meaning shoppers can get a full experience all within one stretch of street, whether they want coffee, a unique gift, a bottle of wine, antiques, home décor, or even some beauty treatment. You can stop and enjoy a meal at Galway Bay Irish Restaurant, which was featured on the 13th season of Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives in 2012, or you can view some of the work by established and emerging regional artists at the boutique gallery, Jo Fleming Contemporary Art.
Maryland Avenue is also the site of the historic HammondHarwood House, an 18th-century colonial structure that served as home to many famous Marylanders throughout the years and today serves as a museum preserving Annapolitan history.
The businesses of Maryland Avenue collaborate together as part of the Maryland Avenue and State Circle Association, an organization that puts on regular events, including the annual fall festival.
By Dylan Roche
There’s a reason Edgewater-based artist Dan Kuhne prefers landscapes to abstract paintings, even though he has done both throughout his art career. As he sees it, realistic subject matter gives him a lot more freedom of creativity. Abstraction has to be pinned down to something, he explains, but realistic subject matter is different. “It gives me the opportunity to weave in poetry and religion and man’s struggling and so on,” he says. “It’s not just about what you’re looking at. It’s so much more.”
Kuhne often visits Historic London Town & Gardens for the chance to draw and find inspiration. As he puts it, a photograph of a landscape would show nature as it simply is. But in his paintings, he likes to tell stories, give humanlike qualities to the trees and other plants, and create a sort of visual poetry. “If I’m doing a tree, I’m not just painting what it looks like; I try to show it dancing and how it moves,” he says. “I sometimes make it anthropomorphic.”
His upcoming exhibit at Jo Fleming Contemporary Art, which opens March 5 and runs through April 30, will showcase an assortment of his many landscape pieces, so art enthusiasts can see firsthand what he means with this philosophy.
The recipient of a prestigious Annie Award for Visual Arts Achievement in 2022 by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, Kuhne sees painting as a type of synesthesia—an intermingling of the arts. Even though paintings are visual and two-dimensional, he believes they should give a sense of movement, dancing, poetry, and storytelling.
Find more information on Kuhne’s upcoming exhibit at joflemingcontemporaryart.com.
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View from the State House dome of Maryland Avenue with the Naval Academy and Severn River in the background, circa late 19th century. Photo courtesy of Maryland State Archives.
BY DYLAN ROCHE PHOTOGRAPHY BY STEVE BUCHANAN
Combining West Coast-style luxury with Chesapeake flair, the home of Anna and Steve Kutchman goes against expectations in many ways—and that’s exactly why the architecture and design work so well. With four floors and lots of open space, it feels much bigger on the inside than its footprint would suggest, and its California vibes work well against the sweeping view of the South River, where many of the waterfront homes have a more traditional style.
“We knew we wanted modern but not cold. We wanted something that was modern but warm,” Anna Kutchman says. “But we had no idea what that exactly would look like. We were just so interested in something that was young and fun and different and reflected how we live.”
The team creating the home—including architect Cathy Purple Cherry, builder Tony DeSimone, and interior designer Polly Offutt—understood the Kutchmans’ vision and knew exactly how to bring it to life. Still, there were other challenges to consider, namely the sloping hill and the site constraints, which made it an “incredibly difficult piece of property,” according to Cherry.
“The hills defined what we could do in terms of maximizing floor area,” Cherry says. “That informs the shape of the architecture, and then your job as an architect is to beautifully embellish it and actually make it feel fantastic.” Specifically, the slope meant the house would be rectangular with a footprint of approximately 35 feet by 70 feet.
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The Kutchman house feels modern while still being warm and inviting.
The main living area boasts a sweeping view of the South River.
But with four floors, the home boasts more than 5,700 square feet of living space. The front door opens into the lowest level, where floating stairs lead from the foyer into the main living space on the second floor. “We felt very strongly about placing the staircase on the corner because of the large-scale glass and its ability to stream natural light through the rest of the house. That was important to us,” Cherry explains.
Up the floating stairs—a combination of steel fabricated by Bay Metals and wooden treads by Beers Flooring—are the open kitchen, dining, and living areas overlooking the pool deck, the yard, and, of course, the river. It’s a place that lends itself to relaxed living and endless entertaining. A butler pantry sits off the kitchen, along with a bar and a serving window, making it easy to pass drinks and other refreshments from inside to the pool without anyone having to come in through the house. Outside, along the side of the pool deck, a wall of greenery installed by McHale Landscape Design provides privacy, “as if you’re transported to another world,” says senior landscape architect Matt Rhoderick.
The interior design makes use of minimal color and lots of neutral tones to achieve a calming effect while still creating plenty of interest. “It’s nice and peaceful, but there are still striking things like the concrete fireplace,” Offutt says. “And the built-ins and cabinets in the kitchen, butler’s pantry, and living room are all black, so they pop out.”
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The flat roof provides space for a relaxing deck.
The reclaimed wood dining room table adds interest to the interior design. As in the kitchen, window trim is dark with white and neutral furnishings, creating a calm unity between the two spaces.
Built-in cabinetry in the kitchen and the window trim is dark, creating a striking contrast with white walls. The spacious kitchen is a favorite gathering place for the Kutchmans and their guests.
Offutt’s biggest considerations when designing the interior were the open layout and the sightlines between different spaces, ensuring that everything from the light fixtures to the furniture flowed and looked good together, even if they weren’t directly in the same space. “It takes more forethought designing a big open space than with something that has more closed spaces,” Offutt explains.
Another space where the water view is maximized is the primary suite on the third floor, where both the bedroom and bathroom look out over the river. With its all-glass shower and double showerheads, hotel lighting, and electric shades that lower and rise with the touch of a button, the primary suite bathroom is the height of luxury—and the room Offutt describes as her favorite. “I like the way it came together with the centered glass-sided shower, the natural stone mixed in with porcelain tiles, and gold brass fixtures that pop out,” Offutt says.
Then there’s the rooftop deck. Although the Kutchmans and Cherry briefly discussed having a gabled roof, they knew this house would be flat on top to accommodate a walk-out deck off the fourth floor. Because the Brazilian hardwood decking lays in easy-to-dissemble pieces, any roof replacement that needs to be done in 20 years or further in the future can be easily accomplished.
And for any out-of-towners visiting for an extended stay, the property has a guest house just a few steps away from the front door. “It feels like the main house, but even softer and cozier,” Anna Kutchman says. “I wanted it light and fresh.” With many of the same materials as the main house, including the same hardwood floors, but on a smaller scale, the guest house feels like a cottage on the beach—and like the main house, it even has the water view.
Although Anna and Steve agree that the process presented its fair share of challenges, it was ultimately worth it to have the home built for the life they like to live. It’s a place where, as they like to put it, you can arrive on a Friday and not have to go anywhere until Monday. It’s a home built for fun and sharing memories with friends and family.
ARCHITECT: Cathy Purple Cherry, Purple Cherry Architects, purplecherry.com, Annapolis, Maryland | BUILDER: Anthony DeSimone, DeSimone Construction, desimoneconst.com, West Deptford, New Jersey, Assistant: Charles Dagenhart | INTERIOR DESIGNER: Polly Offutt, Birdie & Bean Interiors | LANDSCAPE: Matt Rhoderick, McHale Landscape Design, mchalelandscape.com, Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Dylan Roche is a journalist and fiction writer who also works in theater.
Floating stairs connect the home’s four floors of living space.
A guest house is strategically placed near the main home’s front door, ensuring a comfortable space for guests.
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Bayberry Nursery Farmhouse
Architect: Hansen Architects
Builder: Hansen Contracting, Marta Hansen
The addition to this 1940s farmhouse, which sits on 1.5 acres of land, connects the main living house to two other existing structures on the property: a retail office turned architect’s studio and a four-car garage. The design abstracts some aspects of the design to give it a more modern appearance while using natural materials to add a sense of warmth.
MERIT—Residential New Construction
Architect: Donald Lococo Architects
Builder: Shay Gallo Construction
This stunning oceanfront home features floor-toceiling glass on each of its three floors, which not only maximizes the view but also allows light to create shape within the architecture. To reduce the solar heat gain from all of the glass, the architecture uses fins along the windows. Notably, the wire-brushed Shou Sugi Ban fins create a wavy pattern that adds to the home’s coastal aesthetic.
Architect: The Drawing Board, Inc.
Builder: Lynbrook of Annapolis, Inc.
For this renovation of a two-story home on the South River, the team removed all the traditional vestiges that previously characterized the home to make it as sleek as possible. In the process, they completely demolished the first-floor interior and the existing roof to create something completely new and recladded the exterior for a fresh appearance.
HONOR—Residential New Construction
Perkins Homes Redevelopment
Architect: Hord Coplan Macht
Builder: Commercial Construction
This redevelopment project encompasses 12 blocks in downtown Baltimore where low-rise affordable apartment buildings sit alongside townhomes and market-rate apartments, retail space, and a public park. Although the architecture resembles the style of the original 1940s Perkins Homes for shipyard workers, each of these homes has its own unique design for greater visual appeal, better energy efficiency, and good overall construction value.
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Get the Look
Family heirlooms, a spouse’s favorite decorative piece, found objects from travels, or even existing style elements in a home don’t have to disrupt your design scheme. When blending old and new, remember that statement pieces should be incorporated strategically while ensuring the overall aesthetic is classic and designed for longevity. Start with a neutral palate and build your layers with colors, textures, and symmetry in shapes and patterns.
Intentional blending occurs room by room, but also throughout the entire home, to ensure consistency of design throughout. Each room can have its signature “moment” but blended together in a cohesive way. It’s like puzzle pieces that, when put together, make a beautiful picture.
In this living room, a reclaimed wood mantle and textured shades echo the client’s existing coffee table and TV console. A “found”
By Kathy Shaffer
apple picking ladder holds cozy throws while giving a nod to the high ceilings, tall windows, and the strong vertical lines of the brick fireplace, itself updated with fresh white paint. In other examples, new white club chairs with crisp navy and white cushions update a client’s blue loveseat, while new tabletop accessories and two upholstered cube ottomans make a brass hall table more contemporary.
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Kathy Shaffer, interior designer and founder of Embark Designs, is a full-service interior design firm located in Annapolis, MD.
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THE CHESAPEAKE REGION’S HIGHEST SALES end
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY
1. 31 Eastern Avenue, Annapolis: $6,250,000
4 beds | 5.5 baths | 5,000 sf
4 level waterfront home in Eastport with a pool
Listing & Selling Agent: Day Weitzman, Coldwell Banker Realty
2. 1541 Cedar Lane Farm, Annapolis: $5,500,000
6 beds | 9 baths | 14,000 sf
14 acre waterfront estate on Whitehall Creek with a pool
Listing & Selling Agent: Patrick Cummings, Douglas Realty
3. 3240 Harness Creek Road, Annapolis: $5,300,000
1 beds | 1 bath | 1,600 sf
13.51 acre lot on Harness Creek with (uninhabitable) home dating from 1690
Listing Agent: Brad Kappel, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty
Buyer’s Agent: David Orso, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty
QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY
1. 2800 Bennett Point Road, Queenstown: $3,875,000
5 beds | 4.5 baths | 7,000 sf
Contemporary home with pool on 17.98 acres along Greenwood Creek
Listing Agent: Brad Kappel, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty
Buyer’s Agent: Courtney Chipouras, Benson & Mangold Real Estate
2. 309 Blue Jay Road, Stevensville: $3,495,000
9 beds | 8 baths | 10,000 sf
2.78 acres on Love Point with views of the Bay Bridge with pool
Listing Agent: Timur Edib, Sabri Realty
Buyer’s Agent: Larry Doyle, Long & Foster
3. 1011 Penny Drive, Stevensville: $2,500,000
4 beds | 6 baths | 4,500 sf
Situated on Eastern Bay with pool
Listing Agent: DeeDee McCracken, Coldwell Banker Realty
Selling Agent: Kevin McCracken, Coldwell Banker Realty
1. 10295 Sherwood Manor Drive, St. Michaels: $3,295,000
6 beds | 5.5 baths | 5,000 sf
8.93 acres on Eastern Bay with a pool
Listing Agent: Laura Carney, TTR Sotheby's International Realty
Buyer’s Agent: Edward Cartwright, Benson & Mangold Real Estate
2. 26631 North Point Road, Easton: $2,950,000
4 beds | 4.5 baths | 5,800 sf
2 acres on the Tred Avon River with a pool
Listing Agent: Laura Carney, TTR Sotheby's International Realty
Buyer’s Agent: Barb Watkins, Benson & Mangold Real Estate
3. 201 North Morris Road, Oxford: $2,475,000
6 beds | 4 baths | 2,800 sf
0.71 acres on the Tred Avon River with a pool and guest house
Listing Agent: Breese Dickinson, Breese M Dickinson Real Estate
Buyer’s Agent: Carolyn Schafer, Long & Foster
31 Eastern Avenue, Annapolis Day Weitzman, Coldwell Banker Realty
2800 Bennett Point Road, Queenstown Brad Kappel, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty
10295 Sherwood Manor Drive, St. Michaels Laura Carney, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty
755 Dividing Road UNDER CONTRACT $1,695,000 35 Eastern Avenue UNDER CONTRACT $3,995,000 215 W. Lake Drive UNDER CONTRACT $4,500,000 400 Mulberry Lane OFFERED AT $2,900,000 2148 Poplar Ridge Road OFFERED AT $1,975,900 208 Tower Drive OFFERED AT $1,125,000 964 Melvin Road SOLD $7,000,000 2701 Willow Hill Road SOLD $7,750,000
Harness Creek Road SOLD $12,000,000 For Those Seeking The Exceptional • Visit BradKappel.com
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You Deserve The Best.
If real estate agents charge about the same fee then why wouldn’t you hire the absolute best to represent you? Similar fee with different client outcomes doesn’t seem fair. The market has shifted and the stakes have been raised which make it paramount to hire the professional you deserve; the very best in their field. David Orso is celebrating his 20th year in real estate which has led to a curated system for maximum client outcomes for both sellers and buyers. Since 2013, David Orso has been the #1 agent in Anne Arundel County for total real estate sales. This unprecedented accomplishment is wholly due to his CEO level marketing and negotiation skills combined with his deep commitment to superior client outcomes. When asked his secret to year over year elite performance he stated, “When my clients win; I win. Always in that order.” This new market requires more than glamour shots and a couple good years during the real estate boom. Now is the time to evaluate your potential real estate representation closely and dig deep into their experience in challenging markets.
You deserve the best... so hire the best.
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5 Boone Trail, Severna Park SOLD – $4,950,000
202 Norwood Road, Annapolis SOLD – $4,500,000
1003 Grand Flora Court, Severna Park SOLD – $1,425,000 Buyer Represented
407 Yantz Drive, Severna Park SOLD – $1,850,000 Buyer Represented
RECENTLY SOLD PROPERTIES
1317 Upper Patuxent Ridge, Odenton SOLD – $1,011,315 Buyer Represented
2701 Willow Hill Road, Annapolis SOLD $7,750,000 – Buyer Represented
3240 Harness Creek Road, Annapolis SOLD $5,300,000 – Buyer Represented
1 Ridge Road, Severna Park SOLD – $2,100,000
128 St. Andrews Road, Severna Park SOLD – $1,200,000
203 Marlbrook Road, Severna Park SOLD – $2,650,000
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3707 Birkdale Circle, Davidsonville SOLD – $1,375,000
JOANNA DALTON REALTOR ® Coldwell Banker Realty 3 Church Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401 | 410.263.8686 HISTORIC DISTRICT 215 King George Street | Active $3,850,000 HISTORIC DISTRICT 99 Compromise Street, Unit 3 | Active $2,600,000
CARRIAGE HILLS 1062 Carriage Hill Parkway UNDER CONTRACT | $890,000 EASTERN SHORE 200 Middle Fox Farm Lane | SOLD $1,500,000 DAVIDSONVILLE 2912 S. Lake Drive | UNDER CONTRACT $1,050,000 PASADENA 1945 Orchard Point Road UNDER CONTRACT | $1,699,000 JOANNA DALTON REALTOR ® Multi-Million in Sales • Coldwell Banker International President’s Circle • Global Luxury Certified Call Joanna Today! Serving Anne Arundel County and the Eastern Shore 410.980.8443 | JOANNA.DALTON@CBMOVE.COM ©2022 Coldwell Banker® Realty. All Rights Reserved. Coldwell Banker® Realty fully supports the priciples of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Owned by a subsidiary of Realogy Broker Group LLC. Coldwell Banker, the Coldwell Banker logo, Coldwell Banker Global Luxury and the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury logo are registered service marks owned by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC.
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WARDOUR ON THE SEVERN
Classic Annapolis, mint condition, waterfront home built in 1948 sits on over an acre along the Severn River in the sought after community of Wardour. Entertaining spaces include waterside pool, outdoor kitchen and dining, private pier with 3 deep water slips, and 85 feet of water frontage. This coastal waterfront home offers 5 bedrooms and 6.5 baths including a redesigned owner’s suite, kitchen with fireplace and adjacent family room, formal dining and living rooms, walkout lower level with a 2nd family room, bedroom, full bath, wine cellar for over 2500 bottles and Swedish sauna. The Amish built two-car garage has a spacious private studio/office above with full bath and balcony overlooking the pool and the Severn River. Offered at $5,998,000 (MDAA2053320)
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SHEARWATER 11 SPA CREEK LANDING A3, ANNAPOLIS OFFERED FOR $730,00 Luxurious Penthouse Condo Pool – Tennis – Pickleball Spa Creek Views – Marina Gated Community
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MEET WITH A WATERFRONT SPECIALIST 410-266-6880 WaterfrontHomes.org Gorgeous 5-BR home, 1.9 acre private setting, waterside pool, and deep-water pier. Live the Waterfront Lifestyle every day! Offered at $3,480,000. Tour it at WaterfrontHomes.org. 320 Sixth Street, Annapolis MD 21403 | BOM: 410.260.2800 JUST LISTED! 917 Childs Point Rd on Crab Creek, Annapolis R E I D B U C K L E Y of MrWaterfrontTeam MrWaterfrontTeam
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Betsy has been selling the Annapolis lifestyle for over 20 years. Her love of coastal real estate and keen eye for details provides a wealth of knowledge for her clients. It is Betsy’s approach that sets her apart, building life-long relationships with her clients so she can guide them in buying their dream home. Betsy’s understanding of her clients’ desires allows her to help them navigate through any challenges and make their dreams a reality. Along with an extensive knowledge of the current market, Betsy brings with her a team of experts including stagers, contractors, and craftsmen. Whether you are buying or selling, Betsy makes it happen!
Betsy Dunigan m +1 443 994 1239 firstname.lastname@example.org Annapolis Brokerage 209 Main Street, Annapolis, MD 1612 Ridout Road Annapolis, MD | SOLD $1,350,000 1848 Milvale Road Annapolis, MD | $6,199,000 895 Holly Drive W Annapolis, MD | SOLD $1,420,000 ©2023 Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. All Rights Reserved. Sotheby’s International Realty® is a licensed trademark to Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. Each Office Is Independently Owned And Operated. SIR1
You Need More Than Just An Agent
ANNAPOLIS, MD 21409
SOLD FOR $2,000,000
The SBG Marketing Department curated a custom marketing plan that highlighted this home’s idyllic location on the Whitehall peninsula, leading to multiple offers and a successful sale.
GAMBRILLS, MD 21054
UNDER CONTRACT IN 2 DAYS
SOLD FOR $965,000 - 107% OF LIST PRICE
The SBG Staging and Design team curated a staging plan that allowed this already stunning home to shine. It photographed beautifully and was met with great interest as soon as it hit the market.
SEVERNA PARK, MD 21146
UNDER CONTRACT IN 3 DAYS
SOLD FOR $761,000 - 104% OF LIST PRICE
SBG implemented a complete complimentary Staging and Design installation in this vacant home. A true testament to the power of staging, the transformation resulted in multiple offers and minimal days on the market.
The Snyder | Bradshaw Group Difference Starts With Our Team
• In-house Staging & Design Team
• Personalized & Experienced Marketing Department
• Dedicated Operations Staff
• Five Licensed Agents
• Waterfront & Water-privileged Community Specialists
The Snyder | Bradshaw Group is led by two real estate veterans, Carol Snyder and Tina Bradshaw, who partnered to create an unmatched real estate experience. They have curated a team of professionals to support their clients through this changing market. A real estate transaction is a far more comprehensive process than it once was, and having the right support can make all the difference for a successful outcome.
THE REAL ESTATE MARKET HAS CHANGED,
1039 WHITEHALL COVE ROAD
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2324 PATUXENT RIVER ROAD
8 WISLER COURT
10 CHESTON AVENUE SOLD for $997,000
Waterviews of Spa Creek, located in Murray Hill on a street that dead ends to water. Last original craftsman cottage on this quiet street, water access at the street end.
SOLD for $1,075,000
HERE’S WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT MALINA:
“We have bought and sold numerous homes over the years and Malina was hands down our best realtor ever! She was thorough and detail-oriented at every stage of the transaction. She stayed on top of our closing, despite issues from our lender. And she was fun to work with! We highly recommend Malina!”
“I can’t say enough positive things about working with Malina. She is professional, communicative, thoughtful, and makes buying a house a personal, fun, and insightful experience.”
“I feel so fortunate to have been able to work with Malina in both selling and buying a home. You will not find anyone more honest, engaged, knowledgeable, and patient. She was very proactive and responsive, which was especially important as we were buying during a seller’s market.”
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131 ARCHWOOD AVENUE
SOLD for $2,525,000
3302 HIDDEN RIVER VIEW
Stunning waterfront in Fishing Creek Farm • Represented Buyer
512 N. HIBERNIA LANE | CENTERVILLE PENDING $3,000,000 | REPRESENTING BUYER 36 CORNHILL STREET | ANNAPOLIS SOLD $740,000 | REPRESENTED SELLER 53 FLEET STREET | ANNAPOLIS SOLD $740,000 | REPRESENTED SELLER 379 BROADVIEW LANE | ANNAPOLIS SOLD $1,800,000 | REPRESENTED SELLER Professional Service. Integrity. Community Leadership. RECIPIENT OF TTR SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARD ©2023 Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. All Rights Reserved. Sotheby’s International Realty® is a licensed trademark to Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. Each Office Is Independently Owned And Operated. SIR1 Sarah Greenlee Morse m +1 410 303 1522 | firstname.lastname@example.org | SarahGMorse.com Annapolis Brokerage 209 Main Street | o +1 410 280 5600 | ttrsir.com LUXURY SERVICE AT EVERY PRICE POINT 4 CUMBERLAND COURT | ANNAPOLIS COMING SOON | REPRESENTING SELLER
©2023 Coldwell Banker® Realty. All Rights Reserved. Coldwell Banker® Realty fully supports the priciples of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Owned by a subsidiary of Realogy Broker Group LLC. Coldwell Banker, the Coldwell Banker logo, Coldwell Banker Global Luxury and the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury logo are registered service marks owned by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. C. (410) 725.8973 | LIZDOONER@GMAIL.COM @ANNAPO LIZ HOMES | LIZDOONER.COM 3 CHURCH CIRCLE, ANNAPOLIS, MD 21401 | O. (410) 263.8686 LIZ DOONER LUXURY PROPERTY SPECIALIST Top 1% of Coldwell Banker Agents Worldwide 2022, 2021, and 2020 | 2022 Face of Annapolis Real Estate, Annapolis Home Liz has been a leading agent in waterfront and in-town living in greater Annapolis for more than 15 years. Liz's deep market knowledge, strong work ethic, attentive eye and passion for the Annapolis lifestyle are crucial for guiding buyers and sellers through every step of their transaction. ANNAPOLIS WATERFRONT SOLD for $1,400,000 ACTIVE ON SEVERN RIVER 1610 Knoll Road | $1,750,000 ANNAPOLIS WATERFRONT SOLD for $2,395,000 | Represented Buyer MURRAY HILL SOLD for $2,200,000 | Represented Buyer PENDING IN HOMEWOOD 11 McKendree Avenue | $950,000 MURRAY HILL SOLD for $2,110,000
Laura Carney’s extensive knowledge of the Eastern Shore real estate market is second to none. As Senior Vice President of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty and a native of Talbot County, Laura has witnessed the many changes and growth over the last several decades. Her insight and in-depth understanding of the area is critical in guiding both buyers and sellers.
Laura was recently ranked #5 in the Top 150 Real Producers, named the #1 agent in the Easton office of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, and sold over $40 million in 2022. Laura’s professionalism, unmatched ethical approach, and unwavering dedication to her clients’ success are what makes her one of the leading agents in Talbot County.
m +1 410.310.3307 o +1 410.673.3344 email@example.com lauracarney.com Easton Brokerage 17 Goldsborough Street, Easton, MD ©2023 Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. All Rights Reserved. Sotheby’s International Realty® is a licensed trademark to Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. Each Office Is Independently Owned And Operated. SIR1 SOLD 8533 Deep Cove Road,Easton | $3,295,000 ACTIVE 4190 Evergreen Road,Easton | $5,250,000 SOLD 7049Thomas Lane,Easton | $950,000 SOLD 5826 Oxford Road,Oxford | $2,850,000 LAURA CARNEY Your Trusted Eastern Shore Real Estate Advisor for More Than 30 Years. Local Expertise. Global Connections.
“Travis was absolutely wonderful to work with. He went above and beyond in all aspects of listing and selling our home. Travis left no stone unturned in researching and understanding our property. He then launched a far-reaching and effective marketing campaign.”
– Seller, Eastern Shore Waterfront | Sold Price $5 Million US Dollars
For more about Travis & for more reviews...
Travis Gray | A ssociate Broker Engel & Völkers | Private Office C 301.641.0809 | O 443.292.6767 Travis.Gray@evrealestate.com 138 West Street · Annapolis · MD 21401 ©2023 Engel & Völkers. All rights reserved. Each brokerage independently owned and operated. Engel & Völkers and its independent License Partners are Equal Opportunity Employers and full support the principles of the Fair Housing Act. FINEST REAL ESTATE WORLDWIDE
Annapolis to Abu Dhabi and everywhere in between, Engel & Völkers opens the door to a world of possibilities. Whether it’s a family house across the street or a holiday home in Tuscany, with over 16,000 real estate advisors across the globe, our network allows me to provide an experience unlike any other.
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A ®2023 BHH Affiliates, LLC. An Independently owned and operated franchise of BHH Affiliates, LLC. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices symbol are registered service marks of Columbia Insurance Company, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. Equal Housing Opportunity. Ashley Stanwick REAL ESTATE RESULTS THAT MOVE YOU C 301.643.3350 | O 410.266.0600 ASHLEY.STANWICK@PENFEDREALTY.COM ANNAPOLIS OFFICE 1997 ANNAPOLIS EXCHANGE PARKWAY, SUITE 101, ANNAPOLIS, MD 21401 EASTPORT WATERFRONT 301 BURNSIDE STREET APT. B101 | SOLD FOR $710,000 ANNAPOLIS WATERFRONT 934 BARRACUDA COVE CT. SOLD FOR $1,175,000 SEVERNA PARK 26 BELLEVIEW DR. SOLD FOR $920,000 OFF MARKET IN ANNAPOLIS 710 WARREN DR. SOLD FOR $1,180,000 OFF MARKET IN SEVERNA PARK 209 LYNELL CT. SOLD FOR $800,000
Vol. 14, No. 2 2023 105 SOLD FOR $2,350,000 1110 Steamboat Road, Shady Side Erica pairs knowledge of the clients’ goals with the needed steps for selling and buying property, with market trends, integrity, creativity, and innovation to purposefully market a home or structure a winning offer for her clients. She is ranked as a top Realtor in our region, won top negotiator and fast seller, has glowing reviews from satisfied clients and is the go-to Realtor to achieve top dollar in todays’ market. ERICA BAKER m +1 410 919 7019 | o +1 410 280 5600 firstname.lastname@example.org | ericabaker.sothebysrealty.com Annapolis Brokerage 209 Main Street, Annapolis, MD ANNAPOLIS 1707 S HARBOR LANE SOLD FOR OVER ASKING PRICE SOLD FOR $1,051,000 ANNAPOLIS 204 BOWEN COURT SOLD FOR $899,000 SEVERNA PARK 199 TOPEG DRIVE JUST LISTED, OFFERED AT $$925,000 EDGEWATER 12 WILLOW SPRING DRIVE SOLD FOR $715,000 ©2023 Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. All Rights Reserved. Sotheby’s International Realty® is a licensed trademark to Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. Each Office Is Independently Owned And Operated. SIR1
BRINGING MY BEST TO ANNAPOLIS & THE DMV
For the past 18 years, Kara Chaffin Donofrio has lived and breathed real estate…and loves it! From leading several of Long & Foster’s most profitable offices, overseeing 200+ agents and managing over $2 Billion in sales volume, she has incredible knowledge of the market, the industry and how to best serve clients.
And now, with her own KCD team of professionals, Kara loves being home, back in Annapolis where she grew up. Bringing the best of both worlds together, all the knowledge and reach, Kara is back in force following her true passion, serving clients on a deeper level, one home at a time. Recognized locally and nationally as a real estate icon who cares deeply about results and customer care—Kara is committed to excellence and to helping her clients and community achieve freedom and connection through real estate.
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LONG & FOSTER REAL ESTATE
Annapolis: 145 Main Street, Annapolis, MD O: 410.263.3400 DC Metro: 1355 Beverly Road, McLean, VA O: 703.790.1990
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Team Leader, Jennifer Chino and Stahley Thompson
Homes is your premier choice for real estate in Annapolis. With only a select amount of properties available, I've honed my skills to find off market solutions that bring buyers and sellers together. The reward is fulfilling— creating an optimal experience for both sides without the hassle or stress normally associated with real estate transactions. I have over 17 years of experience selling residential real estate throughout the Chesapeake region. I understand how to leverage the power of local expertise with the reach of the iconic Sotheby’s brand. Let my passion for real estate deliver results for you.
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clients SOLD 4168 CADLE CREEK ROAD, EDGEWATER | SOLD FOR $1,595,000 SOLD 651 SANTA MARIA LANE DAVIDSONVILLE | SOLD FOR $$925,000 SOLD 294 WHISTLING PINE ROAD, SEVERNA PARK SOLD FOR $662,500 | Represented Both Sides ©2023 Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. All Rights Reserved. Sotheby’s International Realty® is a licensed trademark to Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. Each Office Is Independently Owned And Operated. SIR1
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Straight Up on Dining Out
CONSIDER THE BRATWURST GARTEN
By Christine Fillat
Travel is important. As humans, we need to go to other cities, other towns, and other countries to see how other people live, to understand ourselves better, and to understand our place in the world. Sometimes we have mentioned that going to a restaurant is like traveling to another country, a vacation. This is what Garten in Severna Park attempts to offer.
A highly successful renovation of the previous Café Breton, Garten by Preserve is in a charming country cottage on Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard. The exterior is painted with a mural of honey bees. Planting beds are in the garden where surely, vegetables will be planted this spring. The restaurant is bright and nicely furnished but tends to get a bit noisy at capacity. For the brave and adventurous this time of year, outdoor seating will be very popular when the weather warms up.
Here you will find a modern take on Northern European country-style cooking. The menu favors sausages and sauerkraut. A quick scan of the menu reveals such items as currywurst, soft pretzels, schnitzel, and sauerbraten. This may not be the sort of cuisine that comes to mind when considering a new, chic restaurant, but when trying anything new, it’s good to be open-minded.
108 ANNAPOLIS HOME
Appetizers are a selection of somewhat heavy items. The pretzels are fresh and soft, in a torpedo shape, studded with bits of coarse salt, and served with mustard. The smoked salmon dip is quite good and flavorful.
The charcuterie board is all about flavor combinations: some meat, some pickle, with a dash of sauerkraut and mustard on a point of grilled bread. A winter salad is replete with ingredients that hit all the marks for a rewarding healthy dish consisting of beets, cheese, hazelnuts, blood orange, and greens.
Sandwiches favor sausages and burgers, but the Preserve Burger is unremarkable. The Jalapeño Business, with jalapeño-cheddar sausage, has the potential to be a good sandwich but isn’t spicy enough or cheesy enough to be truly great.
Platters and dishes signify selections that veer more toward hearty food. The chicken schnitzel is a hit: the chicken is nicely brined and breaded and served with a satisfyingly lemony frisée salad. The pot pie is piping hot and rich with chunks of chicken, potato, and corn. A pork shank is fall-off-the-bone tender, served with red cabbage and a coarse mustard glaze.
A sausage platter, key to the restaurant’s theme, is disappointing. Could the sausages be more distinct and flavorful? Or maybe it’s also due to the choices of sides that are all cured or sauced or vinegary and cheesy. The sauces could supply more oomph here. Beer-battered apple rings are sweet but not too sweet.
Garten takes wine very seriously. General Manager Chris Walker has a thing for organic and natural wine. The dining room walls are lined with beautiful shelves holding cases of natural and organic wines. The Domaine Benastra La Petite Sœur is full-bodied and fruit-forward without being too jammy. The Red Tail Ridge Good Karma Riesling is floral with a sweetness that aligns well with the savory dishes.
Then there are also beers on tap and in bottles. Try the Hefeweizen or the house Pilsner, Garten Picnic Pils. They also offer a selection of mocktails with evocative names like Green Bee and Marigold Daydream.
It is an amusing notion to go to a country restaurant on Baltimore and Annapolis Boulevard and be offered fare that one would expect to find on the outskirts of some town in Germany or Northern France. We applaud Garten for its imaginative offerings in Severna Park, where there is a need for better restaurants.
AHM Rating Design & Décor Food Service 5 = truly memorable 2.5 = needs improvement 1 = forgettable GARTEN 849 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park, Maryland 21406 garten-eats.com 443.261.3905 Hours of Operation: Wednesday–Sunday 11am–3pm | 5–9pm FENCES PERGOLAS ARBORS GATES TRELLISES RAILINGS Bring inspired ideas for your outdoor home to life with Walpole Outdoors. Schedule your free design consultation. walpoleoutdoors.com | 866.757.6979 LIVE OUTSIDE EXPECTATIONS
Christine Fillat lives on the Magothy River and is an aficionado of Chesapeake Bay living and cooking.
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ABS Architects pg. 79
410.268.1213 | absarchitects.com
Hammond Wilson pg. 13
410.267.6041 | hammondwilson.com
SPIRE Architecture pgs. 54-55
410.212.6790 | spirearch.com
Three B Architecture pg. 19
443.791.6193 | threebarchitecture.com
Bayview Builders pgs. 8-9
410.280.0303 | bayviewbuildersmd.com
Blackketter Craftsmen, Inc. pg. 111
410.923.3111 | blackcraft.com
Delbert Adams Construction Group, LLC pg. 57
Fichtner Home Exteriors pgs. 52-53
410.519.1900 | fichtnerexteriors.com
Gate One Builders pg. 21
410.268.0778 | gateonebuilders.com
Lundberg Builders, Inc. pg. 37
410.643.3334 | lundbergbuilders.com
Lynbrook of Annapolis pg. 35
410.295.3313 | lynbrookofannapolis.com
Nugent Design Build pg. 49
301.261.9685 | nugentdesignbuild.com
Pyramid Builders pgs. 2-3
410.571.7707 | pyramid-builders.com
Winchester Construction pg. 17
410.987.5905 | winchesterinc.com
Younger Construction pg. 78
410.626.8602 | youngerconstruction.com
Erica’s Events & Décor pg. 111
Farnady Interiors pg. 18
443.822.3248 | farnadyinteriors.com
Fitzsimmons Design Associates, Inc. pg. 39
410.269.1965 | fitzsimmonsdesign.com
Interior Concepts, Inc. pg. 15 410.224.7366 or 301.970.8009 interiorconceptsinc.com
Kathy Shaffer, Embark Designs pg. 77 | 310.489.2578 embark-designs.com
Katie Carlin Interiors pg. 56 410.755.7022| katiecarlininteriors.com
Sew Beautiful pg. 22 410.544.3300 | sewbeautifulwindows.com
Simply Wesley Interior Design pg. 78 | 443.994.6757 | simplywesley.com
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Kitchen Encounters pg. 12 410.263.4900 | kitchenencounters.biz
Maryland Shower Enclosures pg. 111 | 410.626.1222 marylandshower.com
Stuart Kitchens Back Cover 410.761.5700 | stuartkitchens.com
The Somerville Bath & Kitchen Store pg. 50 | 410.266.1122 thesomervillebathandkitchenstore.com
ProMD Health pg. 70 410.449.2060 | promdhealth.com
84 Lumber Kitchen & Bath Design Studio pgs. 6-7 410.757.4684 | 84designstudios.com
ADU, Your Appliance Source pg. 69 | 410.267.7110 | adu.com
Architectural Window Supply pg. 16 | 410.266.5254 | archwin.com
California Closets pg. 38 410.247.8088 | californiaclosets.com
Compass Stone & Tile Studio pg. 14 | 410.224.0700| cst-studio.com
Elite Hardwood Flooring pg. 23 | 410.280.1420
In Home Stone Marble & Granite pg. 75 | 410.626.2025 | inhomestone.com
Quality Window & Door pg. 20 | 877.542.8481 qwdinc.com/annapolishomemag
TW Perry pgs. 10-11 443.808.1481 | twperry.com
WalterWorks Hardware pg. 76 410.263.9711 walterworkshardware.com
Bay Pile Driving pg. 74 410.879.3121 or 888.886.1213 baypiledriving.com
Campion Hruby Landscape
Architects Inside Back Cover 410.280.8850 | campionhruby.com
McHale Landscape Design Inside Front Cover + pg. 1 410.990.0894 | mchalelandscape.com
Walnut Hill Landscape Company pgs. 4-5 | 410.349.3105 or 410.690.0977 walnuthilllandscape.com
Walpole Outdoors pg. 109 866.757.6979 | walpoleoutdoors.com
Church Circle Title & Escrow pg. 79 410.269.6488 | cctitle.net
The Frame Shoppe, Inc. pg. 111 410.721.9479 | theframeshoppeinc.com
Green & Bean Boutique pg. 111 greenbeanboutique.com
Jo Fleming Contemporary Art pg. 75 | 410.280.1847 | 703.989.9043 joflemingcontemporaryart.com
Ashley Stanwick of Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices PenFed Realty pg. 104 c. 301.643.3350 | o. 4410.266.0600 email@example.com
Betsy Dunigan of TTR|Sotheby’s International Realty pg. 96 443.994.1239 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Brad Kappel of TTR|Sotheby’s International Realty pgs. 82-83 m. 410.279.9476 | o. 410.280.5600 bradkappel.com
Coldwell Banker Realty, pgs. 58-59 Annapolis Church Circle | 410.263.8686 coldwellbankerhomes.com
Connie Cadwell of Coldwell Banker Realty pg. 94 | c. 410.693.1705 o. 410.263.8686 | conniecadwell.com
David Orso of Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices PenFed Realty pgs. 84-85 c. 443.691.0838 | o. 443.372.7171 davidorso.com
Day Weitzman of Coldwell Banker Realty pg. 48 m. 410.353.0721 | o. 410.263.8686 dayweitzman.com
Erica Baker of TTR|Sotheby’s International Realty pg. 105 m. 410.919.7019 | o. 410.280.5600 email@example.com
Georgie Berkinshaw & Jean Berkinshaw Dixon of Coldwell Banker Realty pgs. 88-89 gb. 443.994.4456 | jbd. 443.995.279 o. 410.263.8686 | gberkinshaw.com
Jennifer Chino of Stahley Thompson Homes, TTR|Sotheby’s International Realty pg. 107| m. 443.494.9091 o. 410.280.5600 stahleythompsonhomes.com
Joanna Dalton of Coldwell Banker Realty pgs. 86-87 c. 410.980.8443 | o. 410.263.8686 firstname.lastname@example.org
Kara Chaffin Donofrio of Long & Foster Real Estate pg. 106 c. 703.795.7238 | o. 410.263.3400 kcdrealestate.com | email@example.com
Laura Carney of TTR|Sotheby’s International Realty pg. 101 m. 410.310.3307 | o. 410.673.3344 lauracarney.com
Liz Dooner of Coldwell Banker Realty pg. 100 c. 410.725.8973 | o. 410.263.8686 lizdooner.com
Malina Koerschner of Coldwell Banker Realty pg. 98 c. 410.493.9059 | o. 410.263.8686 firstname.lastname@example.org
Michele Deckman of The Tower Team, TTR|Sotheby’s International Realty pg. 93 c.410.353.3703 | o. 410.280.5600 micheledeckman.com
Sarah Greenlee Morse of TTR|Sotheby’s International Realty pg. 99 | m. 410.303.1522 o. 410.280.5600 | sarahgmorse.com
Reid Buckley’s Mr. Waterfront Team of Long & Foster Real Estate pg. 95 | 410.266.6880 waterfronthomes.org
Rosemont Real Estate pg. 49 703.628.1386 | rosemontrealestate.com
Snyder Bradshaw Group of Monument Sotheby’s International Realty pg. 97 | o. 443.906.3848 d. 410.216.0018 | snyderbradshaw.com
The Tower Team of TTR|Sotheby’s International Realty pgs. 90-91
Alex Tower Sears: 443.254.5661
Michele Deckman: 410.353.3703 Merrie Louise Raynolds: 516.993.5083 o. 410.280.5600 | thetowerteam.com
Travis Gray of Engel & Völkers pg. 103 c. 301.641.0809 | o. 443.292.6767 travisgray.evrealestate.com
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112 ANNAPOLIS HOME Join us for an elegant, fun-ﬁlled evening of dinner, drinks, auctions, and dancing to support our vital programs. Saturday, April 22, 2023 6:00 PM Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland 7002 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover, MD 21076 For tickets, please visit hospicechesapeake.org/2023-gala or call 443-837-1531. ANNAPOLIS HOME MAGAZINE IS PLEASED TO BE A SPONSOR OF THE HOSPICE OF THE CHESAPEAKE GALA.
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