THIS 6450 SF, 6 BEDROOM, 6.5 BATH LUXURY HOME is a warm and welcoming family home with great flow for entertaining. The spacious Italian marble foyer opens to an elegant living room and large dining room with bay windows, butler's pantry with wine fridge, front staircase and lighted marble niches. The main level features 10' ceilings, handcrafted finishes, moldings, designer lighting, beautiful hardwood, marble and imported English tile floors. A handcrafted mahogany library has 2 sets of pocket doors, coffered ceiling, built-in desk and shelves. The open plan family room, kitchen and sunroom--with connecting second staircase--has a limestone fireplace and walls of windows to let in all the natural light--and the beautiful garden views! A large chef's kitchen has all the bells and whistles! Subzero and Wolf appliances, a huge island, 2 Miele dishwashers, warming drawer, walk-in pantry-- and adjacent to the sunny breakfast room with French doors that open to the screened porch. The mudroom has a second Sub-Zero refrigerator, sink, pocket door, 3 closets, built-in bench and separate entrances to the screened porch, side porch and custom-finished garage. Convenient to the kitchen and porches is a built-in Wolf gas grill. The upper level features 5 spacious bedrooms, 4 marble baths, hardwood floors, 9' ceilings, walk-in closets, built-ins, plantation shutters and marble-tiled laundry room. The master suite is a luxurious oasis with marble bath, deep jetted tub, large dual shower and vanities. The sunny master sitting room has windows on 3 sides and incredible garden views! The well-appointed his/her custom closets have lavish details. Her closet has a quartz-topped island, shoe and jewelry storage, crystal chandelier and TV. The sunny walk-out lower level features 9' ceilings, full-sized windows and French doors with a large family room, TV/ sitting area, kitchenette and bedroom with en suite bath and huge walk-in closet--perfect for an au pair or guests. There are also multiple closets and extensive unfinished area with custom shelving. The spacious screened porch opens to a terrace with steps leading to the large patio with pergola, pond and waterfall, as well as multiple areas for seating and dining. Outdoor lighting illuminates the entire .46 acre property and the exterior speakers are great for entertaining! The landscaping is breathtaking, with lush foliage blooming throughout the seasons. The view from the front of the house is the hillside of trees behind St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School. The rear view is of mature oaks, ornamental trees and banks of blooming flowers and shrubs. Each side of the property has fully grown privacy hedges of hollies, boxwoods and magnolias. This home is a tranquil and private oasis in the heart of the city, yet Del Ray and Old Town are a short walk or drive for dining and shopping--along with the local schools, both public and private--and only minutes from Reagan National Airport and National Landing. And just across the street at St. Stephen's School there is plenty of green space for kids and dogs! **House was gutted to the studs in 2006, with additional renovations/upgrades through to the present. Replaced all windows, interior/exterior doors, roof, gutters, HVAC, electrical, installed whole house generator, gas grill, irrigation; added screened porch, side porch, upstairs rear bedroom, enlarged front bedroom; renovated all baths, aded 2nd LL bath, moved laundry room from mudroom to UL; renovated kitchen, butler's pantry, adding walk-in pantry; replaced all lighting, added exterior lighting, added hardwood floors and tile to main and UL; added all pavers, hardscape, landscaping, pergola, pond w/waterfall; custom garage with overhead lifts; "Her" closet renovation - 2018; lower level and laundry room renovation - 2019. Lovingly maintained and updated for its new owner!**
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