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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Mount Royal Elementary/Middle School
Level: PK-8

Fantastic opportunity to buy a very special home in Historic Bolton Hill. This end of group home with over 5000sqft of living space is situated on one of the neighborhood~s most coveted blocks. Deep garden with lots of space to add a garage or parking pad. This sweetheart has so many special original details including 6 ornate marble mantels, 14ft ceilings, crown molding, pier mirrors, chestnut pocket doors, unique second-floor front balcony, wood floors, and interior shutters. Super-versatile floor-plan allowing for multiple large master suites, walk-out lower level. Use it as a single family home or as a legal two unit and have your tenant help pay your mortgage. Recent updates include a large modern kitchen, first floor half bath, painting, removal of apartment partitions, repointing of the exterior walls new roof and much more. Gas Boiler with hot water radiator heat. Excellent opportunity for CHAP Tax Credit Restoration, MHT Tax Credits, ask agent for details. Sold Strictly As-Is. Inspections for buyer's informational purposes only. Convenient to area transportation including Penn Station, MARC Train, Amtrak, Hopkins Shuttle, Light Rail and the Subway. Steps to MICA, U of Baltimore, Midtown Academy, Mt Royal Elementary & Middle School, and Bolton Hill Nursery School. Enjoy multiple dining establishments within only a few blocks. Come find out why so many people are proud to call Bolton Hill home. $599,000 ACTIVE


6 Beds 4 Baths 3,900 SqFt 0.070 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!  Even with just 3.5% down payment you can live in the Owner's Unit for under $2000 per month by supplementing your income with tenants, or simply rent both. (and with 20% down, you can pay as little as $1100 per month after the tenant offsets your mortgage payment!)  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

Insane Bolton Hill Opportunity!! Rehabber has Upcoming Balloon Payment on Hard Money Loan and Must Sell Immediately. Result is Huge Savings for You! Appraised at $605,000 and Available at $485,000. Huge over $100,000 Discount. Plus, Rare Fully Approved 10 Year CHAP Tax Credit. Mortgage Payment Comparable to a $427,000 Home Purchase. Awesome Renovated and Fully Restored over 3,100+ sqft Wide Townhome. Impressive Features including refinished original Spiral Staircase and Hardwood Floors Throughout, High 9ft + Ceilings w/Crown Molding, Over 30 Beautiful & Fully Restored Windows Including Stained Glass Features. Fully Renovated Eat-In Kitchen with Tall 42~ Cabinets, SS Appliance, Granite Counters, Soft Closing Cabinets, Kitchen Island & Breakfast Bar. Large 3 Window Wide Master Suite Includes Dream Bathroom with Beautiful Custom Tile, Double Vanity, Claw Foot Soaking Tub and attached Walk-In Closet. Dual Zoned and Great Use of Space Throughout. Massive Front Combo Living/Dining Room, 2nd Floor Front Facing Master Bedroom, Two Additional Upstairs Bathrooms and Generous Sized Flex Rooms Perfect for Bedrooms, Home Office, Study & Workout Room. Full Basement Perfect for Storage or Workshop. Plus, 1 Car Garage. Walkout from your Cute low maintenance Backyard to the adjacent 2.7 acre Sumpter Arnold w/ Fenced in Tot Lot and large open spaces. Perfect for Playing, Recreation and Dog Walking. Awesome Location. Close to MICA, Station North Arts & Entertainment District, Penn Station + Light Rail. This Amazing Deal will not Last. Do Not Miss Out! Act Now!! $485,000 ACTIVE


6 Beds 4 Baths 3,180 SqFt

Listing courtesy of ExecuHome Realty

Fabulous 4 level row house with gated front yard and fenced rear yard!  2 master suites, one on Upper Level 2 and one on Upper level 1.  Bright white kitchen with stainless appliances and granite countertops.  Large living and dining rooms with access to rear yard.  Partially finished lower level with a full bath!  Awesome potential here!!!  It is buyer's responsibility to verify ground rent if any. $451,500 ACTIVE


4 Beds 5 Baths 1,992 SqFt

Listing courtesy of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

Historical Bolton Hill Property  on cobblestone street with no through traffic and gazebo.  All the charm of Bolton Hill historical properties with 7 mantles ,  exposed brick throughout the first floor in addition to  modern updates including stainless steel appliances and new kitchen cabinets. Third floor master suit with large windows, updated bath and jacuzzi and large storage area for clothes, plus washer and dryer.  Balcony off the second floor with stain glass windows on the first and second floor with windows that add so much character and charm to the house.  New hardwood floors throughout the first floor.  Secure fenced in backyard with  a one car garage and plenty of parking out front.  You will fall in love once you see this place.  Agent is part owner of this property. Easy to show.  Price reflects needing some updates. $413,900 ACTIVE


4 Beds 3 Baths 2,940 SqFt

Listing courtesy of Future Realty, Inc.

NEW PRICE $405,000! 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. $405,000 ACTIVE


4 Beds 4 Baths 3,870 SqFt 0.060 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!!! $399,000 ACTIVE


5 Beds 3 Baths 2,715 SqFt 0.040 Acres

Listing courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty

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. $369,500 ACTIVE


4 Beds 4 Baths 1,604 SqFt

Listing courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty

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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 1,000 SqFt

Listing courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty

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 1,000 SqFt

Listing courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty

Beautiful Bolton Hill Apartment located on the second floor of this traditional brownstone.  Features floor to ceiling windows that illuminate the apartment. Gleeming hardwood floors from 1920, which run throughout  the unit.  Two fireplaces, located in the living room and bedroom provide historic charm. High ceilings add to the openness of the floorplan.  Large private balcony off the livingroom.  Kitchen offers built in microwave with pantry for extra storage. The  spacious bedroom also features high ceilings and large windows.  Coin operated laundry room on the premesis.  Great location! Close to schools like MICA and University of Baltimore. Easy access to Metro Subway, Light Rail, Penn Station, major highways, dining, and entertainment. $1,000 ACTIVE


1 Beds 1 Baths 2,960 SqFt

Listing courtesy of Keller Williams American Premier Realty LLC

Affordable 1 bedroom 1 bathroom apartment with lots of natural light, extra living space, and Laundry IN UNIT! Secured building. ACCEPTS VOUCHERS! Apply today at  Very easy to get approved!!A few answers to commonly asked questions are below:What are the credit requirements?There are NO minimum credit requirementsWhat are the income requirements?Landlord prefers 3x monthly rent. Cosigners are permitted. Vouchers are accepted. Call Brandi Dillon at 240-361-7745 with questions and exception requests.Are pets allowed?Yes!If I apply and someone else~s application is accepted before mine is processed, can I re-use my application and credit report?Yes! We have many properties for you to choose from.I noticed some things during my showing that I feel need to be repaired. Will the landlord make repairs?Yes! All units are also professionally cleaned prior to new tenant move-in. $900 ACTIVE


1 Beds 1 Baths 900 SqFt

Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Realty Centre

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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.