"The Kretzer Homestead, circa 1790. During the Battle of Antietam the cellar of the house served as a refuge for local residents. Home is 5 bay, coursed limestone with a side gable roof & 7 part flat stone arches over windows. Gorgeous, original details thru the home including hardwood floors, mantels, chair rails, moldings, iron box locks & more. Main level features formal entry foyer, spacious living room with FP, sitting room with FP & built-ins that leads into dining room with FP & built ins, large kitchen with FP that's complete with chimney crane & kettle. Rear addition off KT with 1/2 bath & door to exterior. Second level boasts 5 potential BDRM's (one is a walk-thru) & a full BA-all BDRMS's have original HW floors, 2 with FP's. Walk-up attic has great potential to be finished or keep as useful storage. Rear cellar is accessed from exterior and has old living quarters with lg stone FP & the rooms used as refuge during Battle of Antietam which also hold the spring fed area. Serene double lot totals .51 acre, is fully fenced and has built in BBQ, patio area, original brick smokehouse, 2 story frame barn with gambrel roof that sits over spring (would make an amazing artist studio!) & a 2 car garage accessed off rear alley. All located in historic downtown Sharpsburg-minutes from numerous national historic sites + the C&O Canal, Potomac River, shopping, dining & MORE!! Please see addtl info for more details on the history of this amazing property."