Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in sought after The Gates at Avenel community, this spectacular & elegant home boasts outstanding design & updates. The main level offers 2-story foyer, recently re-finished hardwood floors, living room with gas dual sided fireplace to family room, gourmet kitchen, separate dining room, powder room, & numerous built-ins. The kitchen features bar seating, island, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, and breakfast area. The second level offers the owners suite withfireplace, 2 walk-in closets, and luxurious bath with separate vanities, separate shower and tub. Three large bedrooms, the second bath, & laundry room complete the second level. The expansive lower level features recreation room with bar, office/ exercise room, and a full bath. A rarely available large yard with split rail fence, deck, flagstone patio, a 2-car attached garage, and driveway for 2 more cars complete this wonderful offering. Avenel provides landscape maintenance and private surveillance. The Avenel swim and tennis membership is included with the HOA fee. Located minutes from Potomac Village, 15 minutes to Bethesda/Chevy Chase, and 30 minutes to downtown DC, Reagan & Dulles Airports.