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! $850,000 ACTIVE


6 Beds 4 Baths 3,600 SqFt 0.080 Acres

Listing courtesy of Monument Sotheby's International Realty

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! $569,900 ACTIVE


5 Beds 5 Baths 3,536 SqFt 0.040 Acres

Listing courtesy of Monument Sotheby's International Realty

If you are looking for a nobly-built Georgian style home, then let me introduce you to 255 Robert Street in historic BOLTON HILL. This elegant 7BD/3.5BA home, in the heart of the picturesque Baltimore Arts District, is waiting to be yours!CHAP tax credit approved with over 3,000 square feet of charm and detail, you will have all the space you need to accommodate family and entertainment.Arched front door, high ceilings, and classic large windows provide lots of light and an airy atmosphere throughout the home.Original curved staircase, kitchen with island, grand formal dining room, huge master suite with sitting area, restored bath, and walk-in closet creates a sense of grandeur.Conveniently placed Private 1-car garage and additional alley parking located behind the home to make parking easy.The Arnold Sumpter Park, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, Walters Art Museum and more are all nearby in this cultural center location. With this new and improved price, SCHEDULE your appointment today before you miss the time to own this exquisite home! $524,900 ACTIVE


7 Beds 4 Baths 3,180 SqFt

Listing courtesy of Witz Realty, LLC

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. $499,000 ACTIVE


5 Beds 4 Baths 2,605 SqFt 0.040 Acres

Listing courtesy of Cummings & Co. Realtors

SELLER IS OFFERING A 3% SELLER CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS THE BUYER'S CLOSING COSTS FOR NEW PAINT AND CARPET. A very special, contemporary home in the heart of Bolton Hill. Enjoy life in this beautiful tree-lined historic neighborhood of Victorian-era homes. Soaring ceilings and walls perfect for your collection of art. The main level living & dining room offer a large open floorplan with exquisite Cherry hardwood floors, floor to ceiling windows, wet bar and a recently renovated chef~s 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 closets, and a spa-like bathroom with soaking tub and separate shower. Just beyond the bathroom is a fourth bedroom or office, you choose! A large full-length unfinished basement is ideal for your woodworking projects, art projects or 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. $497,500 ACTIVE


4 Beds 4 Baths 3,870 SqFt

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!!! $475,000 ACTIVE


5 Beds 3 Baths 2,715 SqFt 0.040 Acres

Listing courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty

OPEN HOUSE THIS SUNDAY 8/25 12-2:30PM. 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! $450,000 ACTIVE


4 Beds 3 Baths 2,280 SqFt

Listing courtesy of Cummings & Co. Realtors

This 4BR 3BA has all the historical touches and would be a great rehab for resale or 203k for a homeowner. Sold strictly as is. Park-front historic Bolton Hill townhome w/ large rooms and gorgeous historic features that have been allowed to languish in recent years.  Huge master suite w/ laundry taking up the complete 3rd floor redone within last 10 years. Hardwood on most flooring including a beautiful inlaid floor on the first floor that needs work.  9 Fireplace Mantles. Exposed brick in living and dining room. Tiffany stain glass windows.  One car garage in the back of property.   Transfer, doc and stamps paid by buyer. $299,500 ACTIVE


4 Beds 3 Baths 2,940 SqFt

Listing courtesy of Future Realty, Inc.

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Simply Gorgeous! Fully Renovated in 2018, Top Floor, 2 Bedroom Apartment with 2 En-Suite Bathrooms. Gourmet Kitchen with Center Island, Granite Countertops, Stainless Steel Appliances. Tons of Light, High Ceilings, Gleaming Wood Floors, 2 Decorative Mantels, Original Plaster Moldings, Washer/Dryer, Shared Rear Patio & Garden & Shared Storage in Basement. 1 Garage Space conveys with the apartment.  Super Convenient to MICA, Hopkins, U of MD, U of Baltimore, Penn Station, MARC Train, Light Rail, Subway, Bolt Bus to NYC and area Restaurants & Cafes. 1 Garage Parking Space available for an additional $100 per month. Available Immediately. Cats ok with Pet Deposit. All applicants must submit a application with non-refundable application fee. $1,800 ACTIVE


2 Beds 2 Baths 1,156 SqFt

Listing courtesy of Cummings & Co. Realtors

The landlord is offering first month rent free! Escape the city life from within at this quaint, unique 2BR/1.5BA condo located in the coveted and historic district, which is Bolton Hill. Formerly, the original Friends School, this condo has many characteristics that applaud its history. From it's large windows to the high ceilings and hardwood floors, one is quick to notice the integrity of character maintained throughout time. Stainless steel appliances and washer & dryer in unit. $1,400 ACTIVE

1714 PARK AVENUE 408 BALTIMORE, Maryland

2 Beds 2 Baths 768 SqFt 0.020 Acres

Listing courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty

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. $1,350 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 Royale Cultural Center. Great floor plan, with 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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Bolton Hill, Baltimore



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.