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10 Most Expensive Homes in Maryland (with Pictures)

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Maryland’s residential population has been on a steady increase since 1980. However, this comes to no surprise as the Old Line State is well-known for its high-quality schools, cultural diversity, lively cities, rural towns, and natural surroundings. But living here does come at a cost. Maryland often finds a place in the top ten most expensive states to live in, and this is evident when you look at the housing market.

If you have a desire to move to “America in Miniature” and have several million dollars to spend, this article shows you what kind of luxury homes you can get for your money in Maryland.

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The 10 Most Expensive Homes in Maryland

1. 948 Melvin Road, Annapolis, MD 21403

Sold Price $7,350,000 (Sold on June 17, 2022)
Bedrooms/Bathrooms 5 Bedrooms/8 Bathrooms
Lot Size 7.92 acres
Year Built 2002

948 Melvin Road, Annapolis, MD 21403 is a sought-after area for many people due to the proximity to the coast and other urban areas. The Maryland capital combines centuries-old architecture with modern styles, evident in many luxury homes. This home on Melvin Road, called Silver Maple Manor, was designed with European structural tastes extending from the main house, the guest lodge, and flagstone patio with pergola. With 21-foot ceilings, a curved stairway, and custom stonework, this home is a work of art. With five bedrooms and eight bathrooms, this home can comfortably house a large family. The kitchen is another prize feature, containing top-notch cooking amenities: a 5-burner cooktop with warming draw, sub-zero side-by-side refrigerator/freezer, double convection ovens, and soapstone counters with granite island.

Silver Maple Manor embraces nature and outdoor activities. The property has a barn with a horse stall, several boat slips and lifts along with a cedar boathouse, a heated saltwater pool, and an outdoor flagstone patio with pergola. A price of $7.35 million is nothing to sneeze at; however, Silver Maple Manor is like its own private world.

2. 964 Melvin Road, Annapolis, MD 21403

Sold Price $7,000,000 (Sold on April 8, 2022)
Bedrooms/Bathrooms 5 Bedrooms/6 Bathrooms
Lot Size 1.08 acres
Year Built 2019

Melvin Road is the location of another luxurious Maryland home. This $7 million estate is tucked away on just over an acre of waterfront property, this modernized farmhouse embraces comfortable indoor living and outdoor activities. This home has floor to ceiling windows in the main dining area, so people can enjoy the view as they eat their meals. Every bedroom is spacious, giving each guest the perfect place to get a good night’s rest.

Having a party? Do not worry about parking! This property has 13 parking spaces, some of them covered. Guests can enjoy swimming in the heated saltwater pool without having to worry that their car is parked too far away.

3. 2701 Willow Hill Road, Annapolis, MD 21403

Sold Price $7,750,000 (Sold on July 12, 2022)
Bedrooms/Bathrooms 7 Bedrooms/6 Bathrooms
Lot Size 2.25 acres
Year Built 2019

It is not surprising that the next entry on this list is another Annapolis home. Built recently in 2019, this home captures maritime design both on the exterior and in the interior. Along with its waterfront views of South River during the sunset, this manor is a dream for people who want to relax in serenity.

The specialized design of the house is meant to represent shipbuilding, which has the perfect feel for Annapolis. Another unique feature of this house is the handcrafted compass inlay, so people always know where true north is. With a fully equipped kitchen, wine storage room, and a fireplace, a dozen people could sleep comfortably spread out over the seven bedrooms.

This property comes with over half an acre of undeveloped land, ideal for building a tennis court or a guest house.

4.  225 Wardour Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401

Sold Price $6,480,000 (Sold on June 22, 2022)
Bedrooms/Bathrooms 7 Bedrooms/7 Bathrooms
Lot Size 1.59 acres
Year Built 2000

Our third home on this list embraces European design, evident from its name: 225 Wardour Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401. With building materials imported from Bourdeaux, France, this manor immediately grabs people’s attention with its circular arrival court with a fountain, private waterfront, and impressive architectural design.

Complete with seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms (five full and 2 half baths), this house can easily house a large family. Plus, with over an acre and half of land to yourself on a quiet, private road, this house can make you feel like you are on a secluded island.

5. 9300 River Road, Potomac, MD 20854

Sold Price $7,400,000 (Sold on May 10, 2022)
Bedrooms/Bathrooms 9 Bedrooms/12 Bathrooms
Lot Size 2.85 acres
Year Built 2006

Potomac is a sought after area in Maryland’s most upper class county, Montgomery County. So, it is not surprising that there are some regal houses in that area! The mansion, aptly named the Villa Riviere, on River Road allows its owners to live in complete grandeur with a European design. Art is a major part of this home’s exterior, with gorgeously painted ceilings that present a Vatican aura.

This home has everything to make you feel like royalty: chandeliers, marble countertops, a swimming pool, private movie-showing room, and a gym. Villa Riviere redefines luxury living.

6. ​​8503 Country Club Drive, Bethesda, MD 20817

Sold Price $6,600,000 (Sold on July 1, 2022)
Bedrooms/Bathrooms 9 Bedrooms/12 Bathrooms
Lot Size 6 acres
Year Built 2002

Montgomery County is the location of another one of Maryland’s most expensive homes. This colonial-styled nine-bedroom home has an artfully crafted stone exterior centered on a 6-acre plot of land. Because of the window design and placement, the rooms of the house are bathed in natural light. Some special features of this home include a chef’s kitchen, swimming pool, handmade waterfall feature, and gorgeous stone fireplace. It is a wonderful combination of colonial design with a modern touch.

7. 4728 Dorset Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Sold Price $6,000,000 (Sold on April 8, 2022)
Bedrooms/Bathrooms 5 Bedrooms/6 Bathrooms
Lot Size 0.75 acres
Year Built 2002

This home on Dorest Avenue is in the coveted city of Bethesda in Montgomery County. Instead of being built in the European style that many grandiose homes feature, this home embraces its original 1893 farmhouse-style. Despite maintaining the farmhouse style, this home has many modern comforts. All the rooms are spacious and brightly lit with hardwood floors. Owners of the house can relax in their spacious glass and steel pool house by the heated swimming pool and hot tub. People can easily stay warm in the middle of winter with this home’s features!

8. 8850 Dawson Road, Saint Michaels, MD 21663

Sold Price $6,300,000 (Sold on March 31, 2022)
Bedrooms/Bathrooms 6 Bedrooms/8 Bathrooms
Lot Size 17.5 acres
Year Built 2003

The town of Saint Michaels sits on the Chesapeake Bay away from the bustle of the larger Maryland cities and suburbs, making it an ideal place for people who want serenity. The house on Dawson Road is tucked away on over 17 private acres and a stone’s throw away from the water’s edge. With several bedrooms in the main home and a guest house with full amenities, a number of people can comfortably live here. Owners of this estate enjoy the tennis court, swimming pool, and sauna on their tree-lined property.

9. 3809 Leland Street, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Sold Price $5,850,000 (Sold on August 1, 2022)
Bedrooms/Bathrooms 5 Bedrooms/7 Bathrooms
Lot Size 0.56 acres
Year Built 1941

The affluent community of Chevy Chase has many beautiful and pricey homes, hence why the one on Leland Street makes this list. This Georgian-style home with its red brick exterior and colonial style windows, the home has a warm feeling right off the bat. The home has four floors with five bedrooms and six full bathrooms (one half-bath), easily sleeping a larger family in comfort. As people say, location is everything and it is hard to find homes of this standard in the Chevy Chase community.

10. 6008 Highland Dr, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Sold Price $5,595,000 (Sold on April 1, 2022)
Bedrooms/Bathrooms 6 Bedrooms/8 Bathrooms
Lot Size 0.33 acres
Year Built 2022

While Chevy Chase is known for its older style colonial home, sometimes there are more modern-styled homes popping up. This manor on Highland Drive is one of those homes! Built in 2022, this home is one of the newest additions to the desirable Chevy Chase community and is within walking distance of shops and restaurants. With high ceilings and ceramic and wood flooring, this house is nothing short of impressive. The cleared fenced in yard gives the owners opportunities to build a pool, sauna, or hot tub.

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Final Thoughts

Despite Maryland being small in terms of landmass, there are some spectacular places to live. While some people might balk at the idea of paying millions for a house, many homes with that price tag certainly seem worth it. It can be enticing to live in luxury!

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