Terra Maria

New Homes

December 20, 1998

Ryland Homes has opened its McKenzie model at Terra Maria, the neo-traditional neighborhood in Ellicott City, featuring 102 19th-century Federalist-style homes that back to alleys, and several village greens.

Public water and sewer and gas heat, cooking and hot water are standard features in the Howard County development.

The McKenzie is a 2,400-square-foot home with a front porch and a beginning price of $250,990.

Laundry and powder rooms, a two-story foyer with coat closet, 11-by-13-foot dining room, 13-by-11-foot living room, 18-by-16-foot family room, 10-by-15-foot kitchen with work island and pantry and 10-by-12-foot breakfast nook are on the first floor.

Upstairs, the second-floor master suite has a 17-by-14-foot bedroom, walk-in closet and full bath with linen closet and privacy toilet. Three more bedrooms, a linen closet and full hall bath complete the top level.

The Carroll starts at $239,990 for 2,100 square feet of finished space.

A 12-by-12-foot living room, two-level foyer with guest closet, 13-by-10-foot dining room, powder room, 14-by-10-foot kitchen with pantry and laundry closet, 10-by-10-foot breakfast area and 14-by-13-foot family room are housed on the first floor.

The second-floor bedroom has a walk-in closet, 15-by-17-foot bedroom and full bath. There are three other bedrooms, a linen closet and full hall bath.

Both houses have English basements with a double garage, rough-in for a shower bath and space for an optional recreation room.

Model homes are open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Take U.S. 40 west to Route 144 west, to Terra Maria on the right.

Builder: Ryland Homes.

Phone number: 410-750-8530.

Developer: Orion Group.

Base price: $239,990 to $265,990.

Style: Neo-traditional.

Number of homes: 102.

Lot sizes: One-eighth to one-quarter acre.

Square-footage: 2,100 to 2,450.

Options: Colonial trim ($605), 9-foot first-floor ceilings ($3,520), master garden bath with soaking tub, separate shower and ceramic floor ($4,500).

Pub Date: 12/20/98

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