842 CHILDS POINT RD, ANNAPOLIS, MD 21401
The long tree lined driveway of this stunning secluded Waterfront Estate, known as Heron Watch, will take you through its beautiful 9 park-like acres, welcoming you home. On approaching the home it may look like a large Country French Cottage, with its stucco, cedar shakes and slate-looking roof. But once you enter the Foyer, through the reclaimed double entry doors and walk across the brick inlaid floor, the home explodes into an incredibly light filled California Coastal Contemporary home! The stunning Living Room, with its 2 story walls of windows on 3 sides, soaring 24ft vaulted beamed ceiling and fireplace overlooks perennial gardens and the waterfront pool with commanding views down Church Creek. ##The large waterfront Dining Room flows to the Living Room, Kitchen, Screened Porch and deck with its wrap-around walls of windows and French doors. There are 2 hidden closets for your China and Crystal and a 3rd closet with a delightful wet bar. The nautical flavored eat-in Kitchen, with teak accents, is large enough for your preference of an island or dining table under the vaulted ceiling and has plenty of bookcases for your cook books and pottery. The adjacent Screened Porch has a convenient serving pass-thru and nearby grilling patio with LP-gas connection. ##The spacious Den has a bookcase/file drawer lined wall, an electric fireplace, and more beautiful water views. The wide Gallery Hall has recessed/angled lights to shine on your favorite art, a 2 story window, a walk-in closet and a sweet little Powder room. ##The RARE and convenient Main level Owners Suite has a generous bookcase, a vaulted ceiling, 2 large walk-in closets and French doors, under the triple skylights, to a waterfront balcony. This area can easily be transformed to a much larger suite, by combining it with the adjacent Family room. ##The delightful first floor Family room/Studio overlooks the front gardens thru its French doors and incudes quad skylights, a built-in bookcase, closet and a 1/2 bath. ##The upper level Family Rooms curved balcony overlooks the Living Room with tremendous views to the water. It has built-in bookcases and a cute little Study/Sleeping Nook. The adjacent 2 dreamy water view Bedrooms are En-suite. Both also have interior windows overlooking the main Living Room. This level also has generous attic storage and a fun water view roof top deck! ##The walk-out lower level has a 4th Bedroom with a lovely floor to ceiling Bay window and a hall bath (great for pool access). The Bonus Room is a possible 5th bedroom, workout room or hobby room with lovely French doors to the patio. Continuing on this level is a Laundry room, large Storage/Utility/Work room and Garage. ##Outside you will find the 2 car carport with 2 attached garden sheds. There are tremendous amounts of perennials, including Hydrangeas, lilies, ferns, many flowering trees and shrubs, including a beautiful Cherry tree at the front door. The inviting waterfront kidney shaped pool is surrounded by Ipe decking, stone walls, gardens and a nearby outdoor shower. The pool Observation deck has wonderful views down Church Creek. Looking back at the home from the deck you will see the colorful chimney Heron Sculpture, Aeriads, by Mary Ann Mears! There is a gently sloping/terraced path down to the 425ft shoreline with 7ft MLW, electric at the pier and a nearby boat shed. ##This great location is minutes from Downtown Annapolis & Annapolis Towne Center, 30-45 minutes to WDC, Baltimore, BWI Airport and 1-2 hours from various Atlantic Beaches! ##Over the years the Owners tastefully remodeled and expanded the original waterfront cottage, with many thoughtful and artistic details throughout. They hope you may just find this property immediately wraps you in a relaxing comfort that welcomes you home!