Yacht lovers will flip for this beautiful new listing on nearly 8 acres of waterfront property in Annapolis. 948 Melvin Road, has just been listed by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage for $6.9 million. Located on Little Aberdeen Creek, the home provides for gracious outdoor living and direct water access with three boat slips.

“From the moment you turn down the long, tree-lined driveway, you know you’ve found something special,” remarked Georgie Berkinshaw, the listing agent. “This is a home that lives beautifully inside and out.”

The home is a beautifully-landscaped oasis of silver maples, dogwoods, azaleas, lilacs and oaks. The grounds feature a heated in-ground pool and pool house, custom-built 3-slip dock and boathouse, additional slip to accommodate up to 75-foot boat, herb garden, multiple outdoor living spaces and a separate driveway leading to the barn.  A 3-car garage is connected to the home via an enclosed breezeway, and features unfinished bonus space above.

The interior is equally impressive, from the elegant foyer showcasing a grand, cantilevered staircase and limestone floors to living area with built-in bookcases and seating, a gas/wood-burning fireplace and a wall of French doors that overlook the water and open onto the pergola and bluestone patio.

The gourmet kitchen showcases custom inset cabinetry, granite and limestone counters, side-by-side paneled SubZero refrigerators, Miele dishwasher, Dacor warming drawer, 5-burner gas cooktop and custom tile backsplash. The spacious butler’s pantry connects the kitchen to the dining room and provides additional cabinet space, prep sink, Miele dual oven and dishwasher, refrigerator drawers and wine cooler.

Located on the first floor, the master suite features a gas/wood-burning fireplace and a wall of windows and two sets of French doors offering water views and access to the bluestone patio. A luxurious dressing room has custom built-ins, window seats and a stacked washer and dryer. The en suite master bathroom has a Waterworks soaking tub, rain shower head, heated floor, private water closet and dual vanities.

Additional spaces in the home include a pine-paneled office with floor-to-ceiling built-in bookcases and file drawers, spacious common room between the kitchen and breezeway, playroom/second office, first-floor guest suite, lower-level wine cellar, upstairs second master suite and 2 additional en suite bedrooms, upstairs laundry room, exercise room and storage room.

Pretty lovely, right?

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