This gorgeous and totally custom architect-designed five-bedroom, 5 full bath, 3 half bath home sits on a nearly one-acre lot in a cul-de-sac in the prestigious Palisades. Per the floor plan, this property has 8,619 square feet to enjoy. Situated in lush wooded surroundings and an abundant garden the home enjoys total privacy.
The spacious open California-style floor plan features elements of Frank Lloyd Wright and Asian touches (Japanese shoji screens). The covered terraces of Tennessee limestone surround a 20’ x 40’ ft plaster pool with a Jacuzzi spa, electric cover, and gas pool heater making the home perfect for entertaining in any weather. Rich architectural details throughout including custom trim, designer finishes, and American cherry and walnut flooring. Designed with the superior quality construction of Pella and custom doors and windows, additional insulation, and sound/vibration-proof floors and walls. All-copper roof, gutters, and downspouts along with a ground drainage system and hardware by Baldwin, Mamoli, and Vola (Arne Jacobsen design). Every detail is thoughtful and with intention.
The main floor has a two-story foyer with skylights, and an upper area surrounded by custom wood panels. There is a half-bath and a large walk-in coat closet off the foyer. The kitchen is anchored by Allmilmo cabinetry and features a SubZero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, Thermador stove, two Thermador ovens, Corian countertops, and a large central island. Enjoy a large separate walk-in pantry with a freezer, an eat-in dining area that overlooks the garden, and a spacious two-story family room containing a wood-burning fireplace. Large separate dining room with Pella sliding glass doors with rice paper shoji screens opening to a Japanese tea garden with a cedar terrace. The dining room has a separate walk-in china closet. Large living room with cathedral ceiling, Juno lighting system, shoji screens, and extensive french doors opening to the pool and garden. Yoga room extends into the garden, with three sides surrounded by french doors and a spectacular spiral staircase to the upper and lower levels. This level also includes a mudroom, utility room with commercial level washer/dryer and adjoining half-bath.
The second level contains an expansive foyer with valence lighting and children’s wing with a full bath, Kohler jacuzzi tub, spacious closets, an enormous separate walk-in cedar closet, and a guest room with a full bath. The primary bedroom features two separate bath spaces with an adjoining shower and two skylights along with walk-in closets and a closet with built-in custom shelving. The private study off the primary bedroom contains a unique cathedral ceiling that offers a view into the tree tops. Other highlights include the built-in bookshelves and spiral staircase to the main floor and lower level along with a large unfinished attic space that could be converted into a loft area.
The lower level features a full au-pair live-in suite (bedroom, dressing room, large closet, and full bath with tub). There are two cabana changing rooms, a full bath with shower, and a kitchenette all with direct access to the exterior pool area. The home boasts three large living areas with much potential, a spacious gym fully equipped (price of equipment negotiable) and copious amounts of storage.
The property offers zoned HVAC systems (gas) with smart thermostats to ensure complete comfort. Two electric HWH (50 gal and 75 gal). 600 amp electricity. Commercial phone system with extensions in eight rooms allow communication with ease. Apartment-style door buzzer operated from the phone system. Fully alarmed for periphery and motion.
Two-car heated garage with extra storage. Enjoy a short walk to the C&O Canal, Rock Run trails, and close proximity to Cabin John Park and Great Falls National Park and 11 miles from DC.
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