Architectural Digest: Historic Annapolis Estate Now Up For Auction

When asked to describe the historic 26-acre waterfront Georgian estate that she called home for 25 years, the current owner Liz Munz can’t help musing: “It’s quite unusual.” The property, located in Annapolis, Maryland, less than an hour outside of Washington, D.C., was constructed in 1908 in a colonial style, all brick and shingles, with an interior that is as lavish as it is pedigreed—some of the rooms were custom-painted by Warnock Studios, which is recognized for its work at the White House. The home spans eight bedrooms (six in the main home and two in the staff quarters) and six full bathrooms and one half bath, and it was built by industrial magnate Sylvester Labrot Sr., who—among other things—developed the formula for bourbon and owned a creosote factory in New Orleans. The Annapolis home was his family’s summer escape, just one part of a 3,000-acre estate and summer home that Labrot commissioned architect Douglas H. Thomas to create (Arlene Critzos designed the interiors).

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