A historic mansion in Ownings Mills, MD comes with a colorful history and a slightly lower price tag. Now at $2M (down from $2.5M) this building was built in 1751, but was moved from its original location 27 miles away. The seven bedroom, five bathroom house is on the National Register of Historic Places has a decor to match. The seller, now in her eighties and ready to have fewer stairs in her life, estimates she and her late husband invested about one million dollars in the property since they purchased it in 1973 (for $203,000). The entire property also includes a pool, two barns, a carriage house, pond and a family of swans.
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