Discover the idyllic charm of rural living at the lovely farm located at 3400 Clipper Mill Road in Manchester, Maryland. Enjoy the privacy, natural beauty, and sense of history on this unique property. Spanning 41.4 acres of picturesque land, this farm boasts a serene and private setting that is perfect for those seeking a retreat from bustling city life. As you arrive at the property, you'll be greeted by rolling hills, lush green meadows, and breathtaking views. Offered for sale for the first time in 70 years, the property is surrounded by the environmentally protected forests and trails of Prettyboy Reservoir.
The views from this very private and serene setting have changed little through several generations. The 1851 log & stone farmhouse's history dates back to the Hoffman Family, builders of the Hoffman Paper Mills, Maryland's first producer of watermarked paper for the country's currency, beginning in 1776. The wooded hillsides and surrounding meadows reflect the original property name of "Stoney Ups and Downs," offering abundant opportunities for birding, hiking, horseback riding, and observing the wildlife and native plants on the property, along with direct trail access to the reservoir.
The original two-story house contains a living room with a fireplace, a dining room, three second-floor bedrooms, one full bathroom, an attic, and a basement. A 1990's one-story addition contains an eat-in kitchen, powder room, first-floor bedroom, full bathroom, laundry/mudroom, and basement with interior/exterior access. The property offers a variety of outbuildings and structures that enhance its functionality and versatility. A large barn provides ample space for storing equipment or transforming into a workshop or studio. Additional storage sheds and outbuildings offer plenty of room for tools, supplies, and machinery.
Located in Manchester, Maryland, this property is conveniently situated near local amenities, convenient to I83, schools(Hereford Zone), and shopping centers while offering the peace and seclusion of rural living. It provides easy access to major highways, allowing a straightforward commute to nearby urban areas.
If you've been dreaming of a simpler and more fulfilling lifestyle, the 3400 Clipper Mill Road farm is a remarkable opportunity. Embrace the tranquility of rural living, unleash your creativity, and experience the joys of farm life. Schedule a visit today and immerse yourself in this property's endless possibilities. Property is shown" By Appointment Only."