3207 Henson Avenue in the Bay Highlands community of Annapolis offers a very private and serene setting on Blackwalnut Creek. The four-bedroom, 2,760 sq ft home has an open floor plan with tons of windows that maximizes the feeling of living in a nature preserve. The private pier is the perfect place to watch herons and ducks, or launch a kayak to explore. Relax by the firepit or on one of the outdoor decks and porches. The main level of the home has a two-story ceiling in the living room, and a vaulted ceiling with skylight in the kitchen. The kitchen overlooks the dining area, with hardwood floors, that is set against a literal wall of windows. On one side is the screened porch — perfect for al fresco dining. The adjoining living room also has hardwood floors and a soaring wood-burning fireplace. Sliding glass doors open to the water view deck. The rooms flow so nicely together! There is also a bedroom and full bath on this level.
Upstairs, the master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling, custom water view windows, and a private balcony. The spacious room includes a walk-in closet with built-ins. The master bathroom features a dual sink vanity, soaking tub and separate shower. A skylight adds to the warmth of the lighting. There is a 3rd bedroom on this level that overlooks the front garden. The walk-out, lower level is a complete in-law suite. There is a family room, with wood-burning fireplace, kitchenette, bedroom with water views, and full bath. There is a door to the garage on this level and there’s a large storage room with French doors to the outside (under the screened porch). So much privacy in a nature lover’s setting! Bay Highlands has a community ramp on Oyster Creek.