"This is a magnificent estate, nestled in the foothills of South Mountain. Rolling hills, forests, and other natural barriers completely shield this property from neighbors, the nearby Town of Burkittsville, and the main roads, creating a feeling of privacy and natural warmth unparalleled among the other farms and estates in Maryland. There is nothing even remotely like this fabulous Civil War-era property. Established in 1752, this historic 160-acre estate, nestled against the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, is steeped in Civil War history and adjacent to the National War Correspondence Memorial at Crampton's Gap. ****This is a spectacular property rich in history, in a prime location for someone who would appreciate its significance to the Civil War or easily restored to its prior equestrian use. This is also a lovely property for those who are looking to escape crowded city life and embrace a different life style, without sacrificing easy access to the D.C. Metropolitan area. ****This sprawling historic property includes six structures and a working 135-acre farm, along with these features: ---A Federal-style manor house built in 1850 w/ 5 bedrooms and 5 full baths/1 half-bath. This all- brick, 4,800 square foot house has 10 fireplaces, 11-foot ceilings, wide oak plank flooring, a modernized gourmet kitchen, wide/long veranda, and large windows which allow for lighting to flood all rooms.---The present-day three-story guest house was expanded from its original two-room structure built jn 1752 and contains additional kitchen and breakfast room.--- A secondary building, one that must remain intact as part of the historical designation of the property, with a full-stone foundation, slate roof, brick walls. It has served as a smoke house for curing meats, contains a brick oven used for baking goods, and a room used for drying fruits and other foods.---The entertainment facility is an outdoor, covered area adjacent to the tennis court. It has a bar, storage, "