Annapolis | MD Luxury Home 1800 Holly Beach Farm Rd

Sold at auction.

The facts of this matter:  1) The Elite Auctions team completed their usual (yet remarkable) work to market the auction for this Annapolis historical masterpiece.  2) Over 150 potential buyers toured the property in the weeks leading up to the auction! 3) Of those potential buyers, 11 of them officially registered for the auction.  4) When the dust settled, after all bidding was complete, the home sold for a record price in the county for 2018. 5) Happy seller, happy buyer.

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The property was viewed over 150 times.

Built in 1908 this all brick colonial features a European-style interior designed by Arlene Critzos, with some rooms custom painted by Warnock Studios, recognized for their work at the White House. The residence was designed by renowned architect Douglas H. Thomas, whose firm created Baltimore’s Belvedere Hotel and the Maryland Club. Bohl Architects created a master plan for Holly Beach Farm’s restoration and modernization. Renovations included the installation of new infrastructure and transformation of a servant’s wing into living space with spacious kitchen. Other extraordinary features include a myriad of formal English gardens featuring a pond, perennials, roses, hydrangeas, and woodlands With its twenty-six acres and 270 degrees of the waterfront, this property is ideally located less than an hour to DC and just ten minutes from downtown Annapolis.


  • Historic Holly Beach Farm
  • Situated on 26 beautiful acres
  • 270 degrees of continuous waterfront
  • The residence was designed by renowned architect Douglas H. Thomas,
  • Features a European-style interior designed by Arlene Critzos
  • Some rooms custom painted by Warnock Studios
  • 11,000 square feet
  • Eight bedrooms
  • Six full baths and one half bath
  • Deluxe master bedroom suite contains sitting area with fireplace
  • Luxurious master-bath features extraordinary custom details
  • All secondary bedrooms incorporate the finest design and materials
  • Four levels
  • Seven fireplaces
  • Detached pool house constructed to host large gatherings and events
  • Detached caretakers quarters
  • Expansive rolling yards with private beach
  • Enough garage space to fit eight cars
  • One hour from DC
  • Ten minutes from downtown Annapolis by car seven minutes by boat


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This Annapolis, MD, luxury home offers more than just waterfront views. You’ll also find timeless, historic-Annapolis-style updates for the best of modern life done by architects and artisans who excel at their trades. The European-style interior was designed by Arlene Critzos, and some rooms were meticulously hand-painted by Warnock Studios. The master bedroom and bath boast extraordinary custom details, and all eight bedrooms are finished in lavish style.

The estate is a dream for entertaining: A separate pool house and the pool itself offer a stunning backdrop for gatherings, while large dining areas in the main estate allow for effortless ease of use. The 26 acres surrounding the property include verdant rolling hills, formal gardens, a private beach, and all of Maryland’s natural beauty. The best part? 1800 Holly Beach Farm Road is within easy reach of D.C. and Annapolis, while remaining secluded enough to feel like a luxury retreat.


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