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Historic Homes

Ready to own your own slice of Maryland history? If you're on the hunt for a home with plenty of charm, it might be time to start exploring some of the area's best historic communities. It's a surefire way to embrace a lifestyle full of traditions, all while making some new memories of your own.

Searching for a towering Victorian? Maybe a stoic colonial is more your style. No matter what you're looking for, you'll love our all-in-one guide to searching for the perfect historic property. Keep reading to uncover all the details you need to know.

Why Buy a Historic Home?


Unbeatable Charm

Whether your perfect historic home has been fully restored or needs some TLC, you'll fall in love with its one-of-a-kind charm that you just can't find in a new construction property.


A Top-Notch Location

Most historic homes are situated just near downtown shopping and dining hubs, which means you'll be just a stone's throw away from some of the best amenities around.


Continuing Tradition

There's something to be said for preserving traditions, especially if you choose to invest in an older property. You'll play a unique part in keeping the history and culture of our area alive for years to come!


Stunning Style

Victorian. Colonial. Midcentury Modern. These are just a few of the styles you'll find in some of Maryland's oldest neighborhoods, which means there's a historic home to suit everyone's tastes!


Financial Benefits

Believe it or not, buying a historic home can pay off the in long run. State and local governments sometimes offer buyers tax incentives or lower interest loans to restore and maintain culturally significant properties.

Spotlight Historic Communities


You'll find Monkton just 23 minutes west of Bel Air, but don't be fooled by its location. This small village feels like the perfect rural escape from the city.


Darlington's robust historic district has been attracting buyers for generations, and it's easy to see why. Come explore this town's charm for yourself!

Bel Air

Head to the Bel Air Courthouse to explore some of the most stunning homes in the city—these historic properties truly are one-of-a-kind.

Ready to Get Started?

If you're in the market for a new home, the Lee Tessier Team can't wait to help you find the perfect fit! Give us a call today to get started—your own slice of history is waiting.

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