Hickory Ridge - 2022 Finalist for HGTV Ultimate House Hunt Homes with a History
Hickory Ridge – one of the region’s premier historic estates, offering classic period details & exemplary materials and craftsmanship on 58 acres in Highland, MD. The estate comprises the exceptional Manor House, a charming 1749 cottage/guest house, Carriage House/office, an English greenhouse, and first-class equestrian facilities. The Manor House boasts high ceilings and spacious rooms, including a stunning reception hall, formal living room, gracious dining room, a large, modern kitchen, original 1789 kitchen now used for family dining, paneled library, sunroom, and a mud room. Large bedrooms and modern baths occupy on the upper two levels, and the lower level features the incredible Jockey Club Pub (see photos) and an adjoining rec room. Working fireplaces grace the formal rooms, bedrooms, and the original kitchen. A large, covered side porch overlooks a lovely, recessed garden, and brick walkways lead to an underground wine cellar and a 50x25 heated pool. The bucolic setting is meticulously landscaped & graced by specimen trees, historic boxwoods, stacked-stone walls, & English-style gardens, adjoined by meadows, 4 ponds, woods, and trails. First-class equestrian facilities include two barns with a total of 20 stalls, a separate tack room & gym, eleven double-fenced paddocks, five run-in sheds, and two exercise rings. Completing the grounds are a 3-car garage & a large equipment shed. Comprising 8 separately deeded parcels, including 5 recorded lots (existing barn on one), Hickory Ridge offers many possibilities. Approached by two gated, tree-lined lanes, this historic estate offers luxury and comfort for family living, elegant space for grand entertaining, facilities to pursue your equestrian dreams, and a rare close-in sanctuary for those seeking privacy with easy access to area amenities.