Visions of Cape Cod. A charming cobblestone road leads to the iron-gated entry of this rarely available sprawling, Nantucket-style estate set back on nearly six landscaped acres (two separate lots) in prestigious Bradley Farms.
Just down the road from Congressional Country Club and minutes to Potomac Village, this sophisticated beauty, built in 2002 and extensively updated features an immaculate interior with embassy-sized rooms, intricate millwork, sun-drenched two-story spaces, and stunning vistas of the lush grounds with stone patio, swimming pool, putting green, fieldstone walls and mature plantings bordered by towering oaks and poplars and lush evergreens of Norway spruces and hollies. Dramatic lighting brightens the expansive, hexagonal entry foyer with architectural columns, ornate ceiling moldings and hardwood floors. The adjacent library features a brick fireplace and mahogany built-ins, the perfect study space or quiet reading retreat. The two-story gourmet chef's kitchen houses an island, walk-in pantry high-end stainless appliances. A back staircase leads to the upper level.
The focal point of the first floor is a dramatic two-story great room with floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, wall of windows, and room for a grand piano. This elegant entertaining space is complemented by an expansive living room, dining room with adjacent butler's kitchen, and stunning solarium with 23-foot glass atrium.
There are seven bedrooms, seven full plus two half baths. The first -floor owner's suite features a sitting room with fireplace and patio, dressing room with breakfast bar, and exquisite marble bath with 27-foot ceiling and standing tub. Five additional bedrooms upstairs all have en suite baths.
A lower-level apartment includes an additional bedroom, full bath and kitchen, while there is an additional guest bedroom with full bath over the garage.
Multiple balconies, laundry rooms on all three levels, and three heated garages with space for eight cars provide additional amenities. This one-of-a-kind home offers countless spaces to live, work, entertain, relax, or hide away all in a serene, pastoral setting.
This is much more than a home, it is a sanctuary. Shown by appointment only.
Property Features Include: 6 fireplaces, attached garage, detached garage, zoned central air conditioning, zoned forced air heating system, public water, daylight walkout basement
Interior Features Include: butler's pantry, additional stairway, attic, breakfast area, built-ins, double/dual staircase, entry level bedroom, exposed beams, gourmet kitchen, recessed lighting
Additional Information: refrigerator, extra refrigerator/freezer, double wall oven, built-in microwave, dishwasher, disposal
Built in: 2002
Approximate Square Feet:
Exterior: Shingle siding, stone
Architectural Style: Colonial, Cape Cod, Detached
Lot Acres: 5.74