Bolton Hill

ZIP Code: 21217

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The Garden District of Baltimore, Bolton Hill combines the beautiful; architecture of the 19th century with stunning fountains with parks and monuments throughout the area. Former President of the United States Woodrow Wilson lived here, as did House of Cards President Frank Underwood portrayed by actor Kevin Spacey. With over 20 blocks of well-preserved buildings from the late 19thcentury, and a commitment to open spaces and parks, this community is a beautiful place to visit and make a life.
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Number of Properties Sold:  39
Average Sale Price:  $422,506
Highest Sale Price:  $790,000
Lowest Sale Price:  $80,000

Walkscore:  83
Transit Score:  77
Bike Score:  78

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To Downtown Baltimore:  8-20 minutes
To Towson:  16-26 minutes
To BWI:  16-35 minutes

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School GreatSchools Rating
Mount Royal Elementary/Middle School
Level: PK-8

Park-front and majestic, this home is gorgeous from top to bottom! The home's grand exterior overlooks a tree lined street, pocket median park and gorgeous fountains. The classic brownstone steps, and large wood doors with stained glass all create an inviting entry representative of the beauty carried throughout the home.  As you step inside, the main floor showcases decorative molded plaster ceilings, pocket doors and an ornate wrapped staircase framing a stained glass skylight. The original historic open floor plan allows uninterrupted views from the front parlor to the sitting room and into the rear dining room with bay windows. Refinished floors on the main level gleam and elevate the grandeur...The garden level kitchen and family room boasts exposed beams, new floors and kitchen, new full bathroom, and an enclosed, walkout courtyard. Access the courtyard through the kitchen glass doors which bring the outside in and gives it a truly unique and private, but full of light, layout. This home provides an exceptional experience with its modern, catalog-worthy details in its historic, garden-level kitchen. This painted brick kitchen retains the best of the historic details while being totally re-imagined to suite today lifestyles. Even gorgeous photos don~t do it have to experience it in person! Garden level also offers easy access to a two car, over-sized brick garage...This semi detected 6 bedroom townhome features a side bay 'bump out' that ensures that each of the 6 bedrooms has at least two windows providing natural light throughout. In addition to renovating two bathrooms and entire kitchen level, updates include, replacement of the main water line replacement, newer roof and the installation of new HVAC (2 zone.) The home includes an elevator that the current owners have not used but the next owner may update the mechanical system to have a working elevator that doesn't impact the architectural integrity of the home. Multiple fireplaces with architecturally interesting mantels were not designed to burn wood so are being conveyed as decorative. This magnificent mansion embodies the best of historic Baltimore while providing the perfect layout for today's modern lives. Be inspired and infused by the area's architecture or art scene. Enjoy new Bolton Hill restaurants The Tilted Row and Noona~s or nearby Station North which continues to come alive with recent additions such as Milk & Honey's new location, Hancock Solar Gallery, and Orto and mainstays such as Charles Theater and Pen & Quill. Blocks from Mt. Vernon, BSO, Penn Station/Light Rail/MARC for DC access. Enjoy the history and modern updates! $799,000 ACTIVE


6 Beds 4 Baths 3,600 SqFt 0.080 Acres

Listing courtesy of Monument Sotheby's International Realty

Rare opportunity to purchase unique four-story Bolton Hill home on Park Avenue. Victorian details galore including six original mantels, ceiling medallions, and crown molding, wood floors, and massive center staircase with sweeping views from top to bottom. Currently used as a three-unit home. The owners unit is located on first, second and lower levels connected by the original servants staircase. The first floor has a large living room and dining room with intricate marble mantels. The dining room has French doors opening onto the covered gingerbread porch with direct access to the garden and patio. Also on the main floor is a butler~s pantry/bar and powder room.  The second floor boasts two spacious bedrooms, walk-in closet and two full baths with access to the second floor covered porch. The lower level has a large English basement kitchen with direct access to patio and garden. Gourmet cooks kitchen with JennAire dual fuel range and convection/microwave, Asko dishwasher, large center island that converts to a dining room table with seating for eight, numerous cabinets for storage and ample space for entertaining and living. Convenient laundry room and second half bath off the kitchen. Enjoy a spacious owners unit and a bonus of $2750 in monthly rental income OR easily convert back to a single-family by opening a few doors. The third and fourth floors are spacious, full-floor apartments each with ac, washer/dryer combos, and updated kitchens.  Tenants pay for electric and gas for cooking. Gas heat is common via a Columbia boiler hot water radiator system. Numerous updates include zoned high-velocity central ac in owners unit, two additional zones of ac in each apartment, updated plumbing with most replaced with copper, new main 1~ copper water line and 400 amp electric, TPO Roof with 2~ insulation board. Double-hung windows have been replaced with double glazing. Large yard has a terraced garden with ample space for the next owner to build a garage or add a parking pad. The owner has a current multifamily dwelling license, lead certs for the two tenant-occupied apartments with required inspection by home inspector per Baltimore City new code. Subject to Midtown Special Benefits District Surcharge Tax. Close to Penn Station for DC Commuters on MARC Train, Amtrak commuters to Philly and DC, Bolt Bus, 2 Light Rail Stops, Subway, MICA, U of Baltimore, U of Maryland, Bolton Hill Swim/Tennis Club, Bolton Hill Nursery School, Midtown Academy, and Mt. Royal Elementary. Come and find out why so many people love to call Bolton Hill home! $725,000 ACTIVE


6 Beds 6 Baths 4,752 SqFt 0.060 Acres

Listing courtesy of Cummings & Co. Realtors

Twice as nice! This double unit sacrifices nothing in spaciousness or historical features in a multi-level living home. Snag a large Bolton Hill Victorian while sharing your costs with an upstairs tenant!  Live in the Owner's Unit and have supplemental income with tenants, or simply rent both. An easy walk to Penn Station, JHU Shuttle, Light Rail and Metro, the area quickly rents to tenants from MICA, University of Baltimore, DC Commuters, University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins and more. Owner's unit main floor runs the length of this extra-long townhome offering the expanse of a full Victorian. A quiet rear sitting room off the kitchen creates a space for contemplative time or easily transitions for entertaining. Both casual and formal dining areas feature oversized unique side windows and contribute to the spaciousness and options of this unit. Owner's second level provides for two bedrooms, each with their own private bath allowing breathing room for guests or home office set up. The Owner's Unit has full private access to the deck and fully fenced rear garden (which can easily be converted to a parking pad) as well as the full basement for storage.  Upstairs unit includes a gracious living area with classic, large Bolton Hill front windows combined with a kitchen. Top floor for the tenant's unit includes 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms and a covered porch/deck creating a traditional townhome feeling with bedrooms set apart from living. Plenty of space to create a home or environment for roommates. This home offers a rare, well-kept, inviting space while also being multi-family in a primarily single family neighborhood. The creative renovation of this two unit townhome allows you to gain all the amenities of this historical and picturesque neighborhood without occupying all the floors. Get the address, but share the costs! $549,900 ACTIVE


5 Beds 5 Baths 3,536 SqFt 0.040 Acres

Listing courtesy of Monument Sotheby's International Realty

PRICE REPOSITIONED $475K. Quintessential Bolton Hill beauty on a quiet block of West Lanvale. This home features a luscious secret garden featured in Baltimore Magazine. Large open living and dining room with 10Ft ceilings graciously lit with an oversized skylight, decorative mantels, wood floors and built-ins. Updated kitchen with tons of storage opens on to a unique den or family room and then a very special screened porch overlooking the garden. The second floor has two bedrooms and two baths including a master bedroom suite with dressing room and en-suite master bath with potential rear deck. The third floor has three bedrooms and one bath with a clawfoot tub. Convenient to MICA, Penn Station and MARC Train to DC, both Hopkins Campuses, U of MD, Peabody and Light Rail. Walk to Cafes, Restaurants, and shopping. Ample on-street parking right in front of the house.  Roof Recoated 16', Skylight sealed with membrane 18' and Hot Water Heater Replaced 17'. Subject to MSBD Tax. $475,000 ACTIVE


5 Beds 4 Baths 2,605 SqFt 0.040 Acres

Listing courtesy of Cummings & Co. Realtors

A Charming Federal Style Semi-Detached treasure awaits you here! Endearing landscaped front courtyard, side entrance, well-proportioned rooms throughout, updated kitchen and baths, and central air conditioning on second and third floor. Loads of architectural detail, sweet porch with garden views, rear outdoor private garden. Convenient to BHSTC, MICA, Penn Station, and so much more!!! $430,000 ACTIVE


5 Beds 3 Baths 2,715 SqFt 0.040 Acres

Listing courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty

DRAMATIC $25K REDUCTION. A Bolton Hill jewel of a home with stunning custom ironwork and brownstone facade plus off-street parking for two cars! Surrounded by three parks, Maple Leaf, Sumpter and Wilson Street Parks and conveniently located near Penn Station to catch the MARC Train to DC, Amtrak to Philly & NYC, Hopkins Shuttle, MICA, U of Baltimore, Peabody and many restaurants and cafes, dog park and just overall amazing neighbors and community. Come see why everyone loves Bolton Hill! So many original details including beautiful, 4 original victorian mantels, gleaming pine wood floors, skylight, exposed brick, french doors, spacious center staircase with newel post and balusters, stained glass in living room, window and door trim and much more. This home seems much larger in person than it appears on paper. 4 Bedrooms, plus bonus study, nursery, gym or dressing room, 2 Full Baths plus a first floor half-bath, a finished lower level family room, play room or space for your gym with brand new plush carpet. Gourmet kitchen with Jenn Air downdraft gas range, granite counters and a mudroom with stackable washer and dryer. The rear of the home has a beautiful deck with steps down to a patio perfect for a grill and firepit. This home was meticulously renovated top to bottom just under ten years ago. Two Zone Central AC & Gas Heat, Instant Hot Water Heater, New Sewer Line, New Rear Roof, Electric, Plumbing and many other bells and whistles. Located in a CHAP Historic District and Subject to the Midtown Special Benefits District Surcharge Tax. This is the one you were waiting for! $425,000 ACTIVE


4 Beds 3 Baths 2,280 SqFt 0.030 Acres

Listing courtesy of Cummings & Co. Realtors

NEW PRICE $424K! Open concept, contemporary home in the heart of Historic Bolton Hill. Award-Winning, 1971 renovation offers for the discerning buyer. Large open spaces, soaring ceilings, skylights, and massive walls to house your collection of contemporary art. No heavy or dark Victorian rooms in this home. Light beams in from every direction. The main level has a large living room with wood-burning fireplace, coat closet, dining room, wet bar, powder room and gourmet kitchen with large French doors opening onto a beautiful deck and landscaped garden. Best of all this home has a parking pad already in place, just move the back fence or build your very own garage! The second floor has a large open den/family room in the front, a second den or bedroom with an en-suite bath and laundry with another bedroom and bath in the rear. The third floor has a magnificent master bedroom suite with sitting room, bedroom, large walk-in closets, and a spa-like bathroom with soaking tub and separate shower. Just beyond the bathroom is a fourth bedroom or office, you choose! The rear of the house is accessible via the original rear servant's staircase. A large full-length unfinished basement is ideal for your woodworking projects, art projects or just storage. Bolton Hill is very convenient for commuters traveling from Penn Station-MARC Train to DC, AMTRAK to Philly and NYC, Hopkins Shuttle to both campuses, Bolt Bus, Circulator Bus and 2 Light Rail Stops in the neighborhood can take you to BWI Airport. Enjoy this very special city neighborhood with tree-lined streets, neighborhood festivals, dinner parties and stoop sitting with your friends and neighbors. Steps to cafes, restaurants, shopping, places of worship, Bolton Hill Nursery School, Mt. Royal Elem & Middle, Midtown Academy, and neighborhood parks. Subject to the Midtown Special Benefits District Surcharge Tax. $424,000 ACTIVE


4 Beds 4 Baths 3,870 SqFt 0.060 Acres

Listing courtesy of Cummings & Co. Realtors

Treat yourself to this absolute "gem" in the heart of historic Bolton Hill. Nestled in sought after sylvan Linden Green, this 4 Bedroom - 3.5 Bathroom contemporary townhouse has been sleekly and sensitively updated throughout. Living room with gas fireplace, replacement windows/slider, walk-in California closet, private lushly landscaped, two-tiered courtyard, deeded parking space and so much more. $380,000 ACTIVE


4 Beds 4 Baths 1,604 SqFt

Listing courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty

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Terrific 3 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath Rental on a quiet non-thru street in Bolton Hill. Enjoy three levels of living space. The first floor has One Bedroom, 2nd Floor has a large living/dining room combo with a renovated kitchen with dishwasher and granite counters along with a half bath. The third floor has two large bedrooms with a full bath with tub. Massive roof deck off the rear bedroom. Common laundry and storage are available in the basement. Central AC, Gas Heat. Tenant pays gas and electric. Landlord pays water. Convenient to MICA, Hopkins, U of Baltimore, Penn Station, Light Rail, and the subway.  One block to shopping, pharmacy, and multiple parks. Available now. $1,700 ACTIVE


3 Beds 2 Baths 2,966 SqFt

Listing courtesy of Cummings & Co. Realtors

Welcome home to this beautiful duplex in a converted corner townhouse in desirable Bolton Hill. The unit features two bedrooms, one bathroom, and expansive livingroom with high ceilings, decorative fireplace, and sweeping views of Park Avenue Median Park. (The tenant is restricted from operating the fireplace). Desirable amenities include air conditioning, dishwasher, and in-unit washer/dryer. You'll enjoy easy access to the cultural district, greenspace, MICA, UB, I-83, and light rail. $1,650 ACTIVE


2 Beds 1 Baths 1,400 SqFt 0.060 Acres

Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Legacy

A handsome townhouse on Baltimore's grand boulevard, Eutaw Place, is the setting for this attractive and spacious two-story rental unit.  Living room, dining room and kitchen on first level of unit; upstairs are two bedrooms and bath.  Nicely equipped kitchen.  Individual HVAC.  Laundry in basement.  Parking available for rent. $1,350 ACTIVE


2 Beds 1 Baths 4,683 SqFt 0.060 Acres

Listing courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty

Welcome to your new home! Located in Bolton Hill Proper. Sunny and spacious top floor 2 bedroom unit. Features, two skylights, rooftop deck, large bedrooms with a dual entry bathroom, and spacious kitchen with breakfast nook. Hardwood floors throughout.  Close to Colleges, shopping, entertainment, and public transportation. This is a 3rd floor apartment. $1,275 ACTIVE


2 Beds 1 Baths 2,960 SqFt

Listing courtesy of Keller Williams American Premier Realty LLC

An elegant townhouse on Eutaw Place's grand boulevard is the setting for this sunny and attractive two-story rental unit. Living room/dining room, kitchen located on main entrance level.  Downstairs are large bedroom, den/study and bath.  Fenced yard at rear (shared with tenant on 1st floor front) . Fine architectural detail throughout.  Parking available for rent. $1,250 ACTIVE


1 Beds 1 Baths 4,683 SqFt 0.060 Acres

Listing courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty

WALK to MICA! Conveniently located on the corner of Linden Ave. and Wilson St. in historic BOLTON HILL. Walk to MICA, University of Baltimore, State Center and the Mount Royal Cultural Center. Newly renovated with Great floor plan, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, separate living room and kitchen. Gourmet kitchen with dishwasher, garbage disposal and pot filler over the stove. Copper counter tops in built in microwave. Oozing with original 1885 detail! Ideal for a 2 person share. Bike room, laundry room, trash room and recycling in basement. Heat and hot water included in rent! $1,195 ACTIVE

1701 LINDEN 2B BALTIMORE, Maryland

2 Beds 1 Baths 5,500 SqFt 0.050 Acres

Listing courtesy of O'Conor, Mooney & Fitzgerald

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The boundaries of the Bolton Hill Historic Neighborhood are Dolphin Street, North Avenue, Mount Royal Avenue, Cathedral Street, and Eutaw Place. The rear of the property line across North, Eutaw, and Mount Royal is the very end of the neighborhood.

Where should I eat?


One of the best restaurants in all of Bolton Hill is the On The Hill Café. This café has great food and you will feel good about frequenting there as the restaurant is powered by 100% wind power. It recycles all food waste and all of the cooking oil is repurposed as biodiesel fuel. Eco-conscious and delicious, the On The Hill Café focuses on organic and local food and is a must stop for any hungry Baltimore visitor.

For over 15 years, the Sutton Sandwich Shop has been a staple of the Bolton Hill community. Open for breakfast and lunch, this little mom and pop spot is one of the highest rated places to eat in the whole neighborhood. Budget friendly and home to staple American sandwiches if you are looking for a meal to bring with you to one of Bolton’s beautiful parks, this is definitely the place for you.

Are there parks nearby?


Bolton Hill is called Baltimore’s garden district for a reason. Home to so many of the city’s great parks.

One of these parks is the John Street Park which is cared for by the Bolton Hill Garden Club. The club runs a spring sale each year to pay for upkeep on the park. This is one of the several urban parks throughout the neighborhood.

The Francis Scott Key Park features a statue of the famous Bolton resident and is centrally located in the neighborhood. The park is meant to commemorate the spot where Key was inspired to write The Star Spangled Banner, during the War of 1812.

The dog park on Mosher Street has been a great addition to the neighborhood.

The Bolton Hill Garden Club proudly takes care of all of these parks and monuments from planting through upkeep, Bolton Hill takes great pride in taking care of their famous parks. They even sponsor tours of the famous gardens and parks throughout the neighborhood on a biannual basis.

What is there to do?


Dr. Lillie Carroll Jackson, a former NAACP Baltimore President and a civil rights activist had her home, where so much of her activism was planned and worked through turned into a museum about the battle for civil rights. The building recently underwent an over $3 million restoration and now has the capability to house more exhibits and period pieces.

Nearby the museum, the statue and park dedicated to Francis Scott Key, the author of The Star Spangled Banner, America’s national anthem.

What places should I visit?


Bolton Hill is home to multiple institutions of higher learning, the University of Baltimore and the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). MICA is home to many talented undergraduate and graduate artists who will often have free art exhibits that are must attend events.

The Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church is a stunning piece of 19thcentury architecture which features the largest collection of Tiffany windows ever installed outside of a museum, eleven of them in total. This beautiful building is an incredible sight that can be appreciated by architecture lovers and visitors alike.

The Jackson civil rights museum is a must visit for any individual looking to get a better grip on the first-hand struggle for civil rights many of the early pioneers faced as the tried to turn the tide on race relations in America.