Welcome to 13804 Kennard Drive in Glenelg, MD. This majestic home seamlessly blends the charm and elegance of a French Country farmhouse with a modern floor plan and sophisticated amenities to enhance a contemporary lifestyle. This glorious home boasts grandeur both inside and out. Constructed by a builder and styled by an interior designer for their own family, this custom masterpiece is built to perfection with no detail or upgrade overlooked. The exquisite home sits serenely on 3.6 beautifully manicured fully-fenced acres with lush green views from practically every room.
You’ll be reminded of days gone by, as you sit on the relaxing wrap-around front porch. Once inside the tastefully designed two-story entry foyer, the true splendor of this home comes into view. Intricate details show what this home has to offer.
Step inside the living room and enjoy the open 10 ft. ceilings, top of the line light fixtures, custom draperies, built-in shelves, and moldings that carry through the entire home. The warm hues of the stylish color palette create a soothing and calming aura for entertaining.
Proceed through an arched doorway to the great room, a welcoming and comfortable space to gather, that features a striking 12 foot coffered ceiling. Generous windows with transoms, framed by sumptuous drapes, bring in an abundance of natural light for you to truly appreciate the meticulous detailed craftsmanship, including built-in shelving and cabinets surrounding the fireplace. Continue on through an arched entryway to the formal dining room, also lavishly enhanced with gorgeous moldings and a tray ceiling.
The gourmet kitchen is a chef’s dream. An extensive granite covered island enhances the room’s functionality, creating enough space for everyone to relax for breakfast. Top-of-the-line appliances are seamlessly integrated into the abundant cabinets with intricate craftsmanship. Two pantries offer generous storage. A spacious laundry room serves as a productive home center with a utility sink, and abundant cabinetry and counter space. The adjacent home office is the perfect place to write or work in tranquility. Gather the family in the breakfast room and enjoy relaxed dining by the bay window. A comfortable keeping room extends directly off the kitchen and creates an intimate gathering area with its stone fireplace and walls of windows.
Perfect for guests, the first floor has a complete bedroom suite opening to a screened porch, with a kitchenette and full bathroom featuring a steam shower. Two powder rooms and a mudroom round out the amazing first level.
When you’re ready to retire for the night, stroll up either the grand entry staircase or the home’s second stairwell off the great room. Enter a personal retreat on the upper level, with four en-suite bedrooms. A large fifth bedroom or office with gorgeous windows may also serve as a huge bonus room or additional family room space. Feel the indulgence of a five star hotel at home, with the impeccably luxurious master suite. Enter the grand chamber through double doors and prepare to relax. Unwind in the cozy sitting area by the Palladian window, or curl up with a good book in front of a fall of windows nestled between built-in bookshelves.
The soothing ambiance of the magnificent master bath welcomes you to linger in comfort. Featuring a luxurious Sanijet whirlpool, the jet tub is situated near the natural light of a Palladian window. Enhanced with decorative flourishes, the tile floor leads to an enormous shower with frameless surround. The unique architectural of this spacious retreat, with its arched bead board ceilings, will take your breath away. The suite leads to an immense closet and dressing room.
When you descend to the lower level, you’ll find an immense recreation room with wet bar and intimate seating area drenched in the light from the wall of bay windows. French doors lead to a large room perfect for a home theatre or exercise room. A game room and an additional office area, offering a wall of built-in shelves, round out the common areas. A sixth bedroom suite, complete with full wet bar and cabinets and a full bath, complete the lower level. This private retreat offers its resident access to the home’s back porch via a convenient exit.
This 8,552 square foot home boasts other exceptional and comforting amenities. A candle lighting system and solid core wood doors throughout the entire home add to the welcoming ambiance. There is a central vacuum system and whole house generator and a spacious four car attached garage.
This elegant home’s Glenelg location perfectly positions residents to enjoy the serene pastoral living of Western Howard County without sacrificing convenience to major commuter thoroughfares and urban amenities. The area’s award winning Blue Ribbon public schools are all within a short five-minute drive. Students attend Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School, Folly Quarter Middle School and Glenelg High School of the Howard County Public School System.
Life in Glenelg is ideal for workers to commute by car to employment centers located in Baltimore, Columbia, Frederick, or Washington, DC. Minutes to Maryland Route 32, Interstate 70 and Maryland Route 97, Glenelg’s location offers easy access to major highways, combined with alternate scenic routes should you choose to take the road less travelled.
Glenelg residents also enjoy short commutes to both sophisticated and vintage shopping districts, with the convenience of everyday essentials close at hand. A quaint shopping center with eateries, fitness center and organic coffee shop are just around the corner from this home. For big store names and designer labels, the Mall in Columbia is a mere 20-minute drive.
With its luxurious French Country appeal and ideal location, 13804 Kennard Drive, Glenelg, MD, is the perfect place to call home!