4 Beds
1.5 Baths
3,021 SqFt
5 Acre Lot
217,800 Sqft Lot
Status Pending
Property Type Detached
Price Type
Year Built 1830
Neighborhood None Available
Days on Website 92

Property Map

$1,180,000 – 5550 His Lordships Place, La Plata, MD 20646

Street View

Courtesy of Mary Agnes Lilly, Coldwell Banker Jay Lilly Real Estate.


This is a great opportunity to own a phenomenal historic retreat minutes from all the services in Waldorf and La Plata but protected by privacy, plantings and historic view sheds giving the buyer the best of both worlds! The Lindens is a Federal style house built in 1830, retaining its original Greek Revival woodwork! Protected by 5 acres of lawns and beautiful boxwood & privet the back lawn boasts a sparkling in-ground pool, tennis court , gazebo, and 2 pyramidal outbuildings and old tobacco barn. It is bordered by 136.3147 acres of farmland and woods that have protective easements keeping those views open forever! All of this is visible and can be enjoyed from the large rear screened in porch! The house is approached thru an alley of cedar trees. The two and a half story frame home retains most of its original wooden siding and has a massive chimney pent where the original owner carved his initials JFG and the 1840 date of construction. ( Although the 1840 date is carved into the chimney brick, the manor house construction date is believed to be 1830 or earlier, and parts of the house can be of an earlier date! ) The entrance hall has a stairway that rises 3 floors and there is a beautiful arch and columns that divides the space. Living and dining rooms have high ceilings and windows, large fireplaces and folding doors between the rooms that can make the space 2 private rooms or a large entertainment area. A large bright library/family room is on the opposite side of the hall added in 1880! There is a large family kitchen with some brick walls and old woodwork and a separate breakfast/family dining area! Upstairs there are 4 large bedrooms…the main bedroom has tall windows with beautiful views of the grounds and a wood burning fireplace….one of the remaining 3 bedroom also boasts a wood burning fireplace! The third floor has two additional rooms with multiple uses. The house with its 5 acre lot plus an additional 136.3147 acres can be purchased for $1,180,000. Make this country estate your private retreat! The property’s location makes it an easy commute to DC, Annapolis and all the military bases… or in today’s environment a great place to work at home with many options for home offices surrounded by peace and quiet! Call for a personal viewing!

Property Details and Features

Appliances and Equipment

  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Washer
  • Water Heater


  • 2 total bathrooms
  • 1 bathroom on all upper levels
  • 1 full bathroom
  • 1 half bathroom
  • 1 half bathroom on main level


  • 4 bedrooms on upper levels
  • 4 bedrooms


  • 3,021 sqft living area
  • 3,021 sqft above grade (finished)
  • Built in 1830
  • Structure Type: Detached
  • Wall & Ceiling Types: 9’+ Ceilings,High,Plaster Walls,Brick
  • 3 levels
  • Colonial
  • Federal
  • Manor
  • Traditional
  • Wood Siding


  • Central Air
  • Electric
  • Central A/C


  • Six Panel

Disability Features

  • 2+ Access Exits

Exterior Features

  • Outbuilding(s)
  • Tennis Court(s)


  • 4 fireplaces
  • Mantel(s)


  • Hardwood
  • Ceramic Tile
  • Vinyl
  • Wood


  • Stone
  • Brick/Mortar


  • Oil
  • Hot Water

Interior Features

  • Attic
  • Crown Moldings
  • Built-Ins
  • Floor Plan – Traditional
  • Formal/Separate Dining Room
  • Wood Floors
  • Window Treatments


  • 51 days on market
  • $391 per sqft


  • County: Charles
  • Location Type: Rural
  • Subdivision: None Available


  • 217,800 sqft
  • 5 acres
  • Rural
  • Secluded
  • Vegetation Planting
  • Trees/Wooded


  • Filtered
  • In Ground


  • Historic
  • Horse
  • Other Structures: Above Grade,Below Grade
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Porch(es),Screened,Brick
  • View: Garden/Lawn,Pasture,Trees/Woods


  • Architectural Shingle




  • Private/Community Septic Tank


  • City/Town Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • County Tax: $3,363
  • County Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • Tax Annual Amount: $3,585
  • Tax Year: 2019


  • Hot Water: Oil


  • Bay/Bow
  • Double Hung
  • Wood Frame

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