Historic Riverside farm. First time offered for sale in 144 years. Riverside was purchased in 1877 by Charles E. Trail, a prominent banker and landowner in Frederick City, and it has remained in the family since. The main section of the 2,800 SF +/- primary residence is believed to have been constructed in the 1840's and features: Italianate cornice with brackets and dentil molding; double two-panel wood entrance doors with a four-light transom; 11' ceilings on the first level and 10' ceilings on the upper level; two original parlors each with a four panel doors and two-light transom above it; pine floors; some original hardware; a standing seam metal roof; a three story stone tower (added in 1878). A frame wing with vinyl siding was added to the rear of the stone structure in the 1990's and provides a modern kitchen, dining room, laundry and pantry on the main level and a large primary bedroom on the 2nd level.
The property includes a two story summer kitchen (now used for storage), a 4 bay bank barn (circa 1900) and a block dairy barn which are both in very good condition; a 3 bay machine shed, and a 1,200 SF +/- tenant house.
Riverside includes over 2,000 linear feet of frontage on the Monocacy River and is situated 1/2 mile south of the Monocacy National Battlefield. The Frederick County Land Preservation Program office has stated that this property would be their top priority for the Rural Legacy preservation program. Approximately 175 acres of tillable land, 80 acres of clean woods, a creek which bisects the land. One lot was previously subdivided off the farm, two conventional subdivision rights and 6 ag cluster rights remain.
Seller will review offers on Monday 8/30 - please submit offer on Seller approved Letter of Intent which will be available from listing agent on/about Tuesday 8/25.
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