Open House Sunday, 10/2, 1 - 3 pm. 5BR, 4.5BA, 2-car garage parking/driveway & turnaround. Exquisitely appointed and meticulously maintained, this home — built by renowned developer, Jim Gibson — boasts more than 4,300 square feet of sun-filled living space. An exceptionally designed home with a spacious floor plan that creates a distinctive blend of comfort and elegance with high ceilings and generously sized rooms. Located in sought-after Kent, owners will enjoy easy access to shopping and dining along MacArthur Blvd, pristine local parks and recreation, as well as close proximity to downtown D.C., Bethesda and Virginia.
Double glass doors open into a vestibule with stone floors. Beautifully detailed with transom windows, interior doors open to a wainscotted central foyer. A second-floor skylight illuminates the handsomely designed foyer that provides seamless access to the main living areas and powder room. Gleaming hardwood floors and large windows with plantation shutters and privacy shades are found throughout the main level. A wood-burning fireplace with an ornate mantel and marble hearth creates a focal point for the elegant living room. The living room flows into the rear family room featuring a floor-to-ceiling wood-burning fieldstone fireplace with hearth, custom built-ins and glass French doors leading to the rear deck. A formal dining room seats twelve in comfort, with ample space for extra table seating and additional furniture pieces.
A sun-drenched breakfast room, with a wall of windows, overlooks a rear garden with ample space for outdoor sports and garden enthusiasts. The breakfast room connects the family room to the kitchen, renovated in 2016. The chef’s kitchen is equipped with a full suite of stainless-steel appliances, including KitchenAid dual-fuel range with an electric convection oven and a five-burner gas cooktop, dishwasher and built-in microwave, as well as a built-in SubZero refrigerator. Quartz counters with a ceramic tile backsplash and abundant cabinetry complete the look. Located between the kitchen and the formal dining room is a spacious butler’s pantry/bar space with cabinetry, granite countertop, a deep pantry closet, an additional utility closet and access to the two-car garage with attic storage.
Linked by wide, squared archways, the living room, dining room, breakfast room and kitchen join to create an unparalleled entertainment space that can easily accommodate 60 guests for cocktails and buffet.
An eye-catching stairway with two turns, leads to the second level’s four spacious bedrooms, all with hardwood floors. The sumptuous primary suite includes dressing area and full bath. The dressing area features four large closets and is illuminated with a skylight. The luxurious bath is a private oasis with marble flooring, dual-sink marble vanity, a walk-in marble shower and a soaking tub with whirlpool feature. The second bedroom contains a walk-in closet (with access to attic storage) and ensuite full bath. The third and fourth bedrooms are sizeable and each contains double closets. A third full bath sits adjacent to the third bedroom.
The lower level is beautifully finished with a 35-foot-long family/media room featuring a floor-to-ceiling wood-burning brick fireplace and walk-out access to the covered, slate terrace and rear garden. A private fifth bedroom (currently used as an office) with an adjacent full bath creates the perfect space for overnight guests. An additional flex room can serve as a home office, exercise room or art studio. Designed for function and ease, the laundry room contains recently installed washer and dryer, utility sink, cabinetry and folding area. A walk-in closet provides substantial storage space on the lower level.