History of the house

A little history:

Our house was built in the 1800s, and one of its early owners was a young railroad industrial tycoon.  He had 5 children and all were born in the house. When the youngest was born, he planted a Magnolia tree to commemorate the event.  That tree is still on the property. 

In the 1940s, the house was sold to a doctor, who made the house into a little hospital.  The laundry room used to be the reception area, and our family room used to be the xray room.  The office was where our dining room is.

Later, the house was chopped into 8 studios and rented to 8 different families.

And the attic was used for ballroom dancing.

Eventually, the last owner before me, a lovely woman, transformed the house back to its 1-family splendor. It took 20 years for she and her husband to convert the home.  A woman with real vision.  She even put a huge in-ground pool in the back.  In 2013 she sold it to us. I am very thankful to Ms. Kathy and to God. 

I love our house!

Not only because it’s Victorian, and a landmark, but also because of its specific history.

Our house, your accommodation - Airbnb

North End is THE BEST and most desirable neighborhood in Hagerstown.  Walking distance to the grocery store, 2 minutes drive to Gold’s GYM, YMCA, Rooster Moon Coffeehouse.

Near by to Leitersburg Cinemas, the Dutch Market, and a great bowling alley!

Conveniently located near some very nice restaurants; and less than 10 minutes from the Sky Zone Trampoline Park!



70 minutes to Baltimore and Washington D.C.;

30 minutes to Camp David;

Appalachian Mountain Trail is just 10 minutes away.  For a scenic stroll on the most famed of North American hiking trail. Pick up the trail at the parking lot of the Washington Monument.

Greenbriar State Park – swimming lake

Gambrill State Park

Gapland State Park

Cunningham Fall State Park – waterfall, swimming lake, near Camp Dave

The White Tail ski resort is 35 minutes away;

75 minutes to Harrisburg, PA.

41 minutes to Harpers Ferry – Museums, rafting

30 minutes drive to Frederik, Gettysburg – allow a full day


  • Interactive Museum – Films
  • Educational Center


*other civil war battlefield:

10 minutes to Antietam Battlefield.

20 minutes to Monocacy Battlefield.

South Mountain Boonsboro


There are many, but here are some of ours favorites

Boonsboro,MD-  Big Cork Vineyard

MT.Airy, MD-  Linganore Winery, Black Ankle Vineyard,

Loudon County VA- Breaux Vineyard, Hillsborough Winery


If shopping is in your list, Hagerstown Premium Outlets are 10 minutes away,

Antique Stores all around the city.