988 Forest Drive

Arnold, MD
$ 2,495,000 Beds 7 Baths 5.5 Sq 7,090 Virtual Tour
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Escape to "Tusculum" a glorious waterfront estate on the shores of the Magothy. This striking, all brick waterfront manor sits on a flat 1.2-acre double lot with 217 feet of water frontage and plenty of room for an in-ground pool. Live the waterfront lifestyle and entertain inside and out from this exquisite retreat with breathtaking views of the Magothy River, Gibson Island and the Chesapeake Bay. Premium quality, low-maintenance materials were used throughout the elegant, 7,000 sqft, custom home boasting 7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and a light-filled, 2-story entrance with grand staircase and soaring ceilings. Other fine features include: 3-zone Geo-thermal HVAC, 75KW Generator, 3-car garage, circular driveway and 217 ft of bulkhead/stone revetment. The expansive pier complex is the perfect launching point for the boating enthusiast, providing quick access by boat to the Chesapeake Bay. The sale includes a charming guest cottage, which sits on the adjacent waterfront property (986 Forest Drive - Tax id# 020374990007934). The Shore Acres community beach, picnic area and boat ramp are just one block away, and the property is located in the highly coveted Broadneck school district. It’s the perfect location to quickly access downtown Annapolis for shopping and dining or jump on Rt. 50 to get back to Washington, DC. If you’re looking for a fabulous property in a great neighborhood setting with the complete waterfront package, this is absolutely the best value on the market! To explore the property without leaving your home, be sure to view the HD Video Tour.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 2,495,000
  • Lot Size
  • 1.22 Acres
  • Bedrooms
  • 7
  • Sqr Footage
  • 7,090
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 5
  • Year Built
  • 1981
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Arnold
  • Taxes
  • $ 13216
  • County
  • Style
  • Coastal,French
  • Area
  • MLS#
  • MDAA461370
  • Zip
  • 21012
Listing Provided by: TTR Sotheby's International Realty
Data Source: Bright MLS



Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional
Accessibility Level Entry - Main
Additional Parcels Y/N Yes
Appliances Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer - Front Loading, Exhaust Fan, Oven - Double, Refrigerator, Washer - Front Loading, Water Conditioner - Owned, Water Heater - Tankless
Architectural Style Coastal, French
Association Amenities Beach, Boat Dock/Slip, Boat Ramp, Water/Lake Privileges
Association Y/N No
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick
Cool Fuel Geothermal
Cooling Geothermal
Days on Market 74
Elementary School BROADNECK
Exterior Features Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting
Flooring Hardwood, Carpet, Ceramic Tile
Garage Spaces 3.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Heat Pump(s), Programmable Thermostat, Zoned
Interior Features Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Chair Railings, Combination Kitchen/Living, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Dining Area, Family Room Off Kitchen, Kitchen - Country, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island
Legal Subdivision SHORE ACRES
Levels 4
Location Type River
Middle/Junior High School MAGOTHY RIVER
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Circular Driveway, Concrete Driveway
Patio/Porch Features Patio(s)
Possession Immediate, Settlement
Price Per Sq Ft 351.9
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Very Good
Roof Architectural Shingle
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Private/Community Septic Tank
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name SHORE ACRES
Tax Annual Amount 13216.0
Tax Lot 23
Tax Year 2021
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Bay, Panoramic, River, Scenic Vista, Water
Water Access Y/N Yes
Water Body Name Magothy River
Waterfront Features Private Dock Site, Rip-Rap
Zoning R2

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 7090
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N No
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 3.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 3 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 5
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 3
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 3 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 7
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 3
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Central Air Y/N No
Fireplace Features Brick, Wood
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Geo-thermal, Wood
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Propane, Tankless
Living Area 7090
Room Type Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Den, Bedroom 1, Sun/Florida Room, Great Room, Loft, Utility Room, Bedroom 6, Bathroom 1, Bathroom 2, Bathroom 3, Primary Bathroom
Total Baths 6
Total Bedrooms 7
Total Fireplaces 2

Exterior Features

# Of Attached Garage Spaces 3
Dock Type And Features Material - Treated Lumber, Multiple Slip, Pier (Perpendicular)
Dock/slip Conveys Yn Yes
Fencing Masonry/Stone, Decorative
Garage Features Garage - Front Entry, Garage Door Opener, Inside Access, Oversized
Lot Features Bulkheaded, Flood Plain, Front Yard, Landscaping, Level, No Thru Street, Premium, Private, Rip-Rapped
Lot Size Acres 1.22
Lot Size Source Estimated
Lot Size Square Feet 53143.20
Navigable Water Y/N Yes
Number of Docks 1
Number of Slips 5+
Pool Y/N No Pool
Total Parking Spaces 3
Type of Parking Attached Garage, Driveway, Off Street
Water Access Features Private Access, Boat - Powered, Canoe/Kayak, Fishing Allowed, Personal Watercraft (PWC), Swimming Allowed
Water Body Type River
Water Oriented Y/N Yes
Water Source Private, Well
Water View Y/N Yes
Waterfront Y/N Yes

Room Details

Bathroom 1 Upper 1
Bathroom 2 Upper 1
Bathroom 3 Upper 1
Bedroom 1 Upper 1
Bedroom 2 Upper 1
Bedroom 3 Upper 1
Bedroom 4 Upper 2
Bedroom 5 Upper 2
Bedroom 6 Upper 2
Den Upper 1
Dining Room Main
Full Bath # 2 Upper 3
Full Bath Upper 2
Great Room Main
Half Bath Main
Kitchen Main
Loft Upper 3
Primary Bathroom Upper 1
Primary Bedroom Upper 1
Sun/Florida Room Main
Utility Room Main


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Based on the average sale price from the Columbia, MD office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,740
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Broadneck Elementary School
Middle School Magothy River Middle School
High School Broadneck High School

Price History

4/8/2021 Listed $2,695,000
4/21/2021 8% - $2,495,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 21012

AVG $900K
AVG $7,180
AVG 77
Year Built
AVG 1969


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988 Forest Drive Arnold, MD is a Single Family Home for sale at $2495000 with 7090 sqft and a lot size of 1.22 Acres Acre(s). 988 Forest Drive Arnold has 7 bedrooms, 5 baths and was built in 1981. The property's zip code is 21012 which is in Arnold, MD

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