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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Second Home Or 1 Million Crab Cakes?

Seven bedroom riverfront mansion or 160,000 bushels of blue crabs?

Sure it’s a tough choice but something to consider in these turbulent economic times. Give a man $32 million and you can swim in his 60-foot infinity edge pool and play on his tennis courts. Or sink that cash into steamed crabs and you (and your entire extended family) can feast for a lifetime.

Steve and Maxine Phillips are hoping to attract those who would choose the former. A decade after buying 23-acre Friary on the Severn for $2.5 million, the Phillips Seafood CEO and his wife are selling the overhauled Annapolis property that includes eight bathrooms, a nine-car garage and a six-slip private boat dock. Local brokers say it’s the largest listed price ever for an Anne Arundel County home.

It’s got history. It was formerly a Capuchin monastery. Prior to that, it was home to an arms dealer. It’s secluded and luxurious but for the same price one could enjoy:



Anonymous said...

Nice house. Cr*p crabs. Nothing but el cheapo Sysco products.

Anonymous said...

1 percenters.