The Baltimore Maryland Agent: April 2012

Auction in Baltimore's Mt. Washington Neighborhood


In the northwest corner of Baltimore City you’ll find the neighborhood of Mt. Washington which is beloved for its eclectic residences. This dollhouse residence at 2001 Kelly Ave Baltimore, Maryland 21209 will be sold at auction on Wednesday May 16, 2012 at 4pm on-site at the property. Bidding will open at $100,000.

                       Kelly Ave front


Kelly Ave in Mt. Washington is a road that hugs the Jones Falls; indicative of it’s past history of being a Baltimore streetcar corridor. The houses on this block of Kelly Ave are only built on one side of the street.

                      Jones Falls

The front and the back of the property offer a multitude of places to garden. Landings on the front porch are an ideal place for window boxes and hanging plants.You may be inspired to bake an apple pie, there is a mature apple tree in the front yard. The owner has left her apple picker.

Kelly Ave Porch

The living room is a friendly spot to receive guests. It has well maintained cream wall-to-wall carpeting and is cable-ready for your flat screen television.

Kelly Ave Living Room

The back of the main floor has a combination dining - family room that features a charming wood burning stove. You won't have any problems finding firewood as the property backs to woods. Sliding doors walk out to a shaded patio. There is a pass-through to the kitchen and a powder room for guests.

Kelly Ave Family Room

Upstairs you'll find two bedrooms. Each bedroom has built in closets and a good natural light. The back bedroom offers access to a large deck. You can see the lush green of the woods beckoning through the door.

Kelly Ave Back Bedroom

As promised, here is a photograph of the back deck. The owner has planted a wide array of shade loving plants in the yard that will come into bloom throughout the year.

Sitting on this deck, it's hard to believe you are still in Baltimore City.

Kelly Ave Deck

The Master bedroom has a stacked laundry machines in a discrete closet in the hallway - no more lugging laundry to the basement! The full bathroom has double sinks with plenty of storage. The choice of lavender paint is cheery, you'll wake up in a good mood in this bedroom.

Kelly Ave Master Bedroom

I was excited to take on this listing because I simply love the location.

Mt. Washington Village is located at the bottom of Kelly Ave and is filled with tasty restaurants, cool boutiques, and spas. Going out to dinner is a matter of taking a leisurely stroll or bike ride. You'll also have easy access to nearby Whole Foods.

                Mt. Washington Village  


While there is plenty of parking at 2001 Kelly Ave, you don't need a car to live here.

There is a MTA bus stop immediately across the street from the property and the Mt. Washington station is in the village ready to whisk you downtown and beyond.

Mt. Washington Light Rail

The neighborhood has so many wonderful community amenities including; an arboretum, a golf driving range, bike trails, and the charming Mt. Washington Elementary school. 

Kelly Ave Street view

You can download the auction information packet from the Tranzon website and you can take access a virtual floorplan tour by clicking HERE.

The seller has relocated and is eager to do business. Don't miss this opportunity to get a great value on a prime Mt. Washington location. Get in touch for more details!

Thank you Joan Goldman of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage for referring this auction seller.

Rachel Rabinowitz

Broker / Owner Guerilla Realty  and

Vice President Tranzon Fox Auctions

443.841.5916 direct /




Comment balloon 1 commentRachel Rabinowitz • April 25 2012 06:07AM
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