Enchanting Nantucket style residence in the Town of Somerset, nestled on an almost 20,000 square foot lot and overlooking parkland. Originally built in 1910, this remarkable home has been beautifully renovated and thoughtfully expanded over the years, creating abundant space for family living and gracious entertaining. There are high ceilings, walls-of-windows, and exquisite architectural details with a touch of English countryside allure.
The welcoming covered porch is a gateway to the impressive foyer with its grand staircase. The elegant living room boasts a gas fireplace, custom built-ins, a coffered ceiling, two sets of French doors and opens to the formal dining room with bucolic views. The chef's kitchen is stunning and features a large center island, quartz countertops, two dishwashers, top of the line appliances , two pantry closets, and breakfast bar. There is also a second more informal dining room for morning coffee and casual meals. A spacious family room, screened-in porch surrounded by trees. convenient office , mudroom, laundry, powder room, and an oversized two car garage complete the main level.
There are three staircases to the upper level where you will find six bedrooms and five full baths. The generously sized primary bedroom suite features a luxurious marble bath . Two of the bedrooms, with their own bathrooms, wet bar, and separate staircase, are perfect for an office, in-law, or guest suite.
The lushly landscaped garden has a private entertainment patio that features a built-in grill and fireplace. There is a charming front porch with a sitting area to greet guests and have afternoon tea. Imagine the endless possibilities of fun on the front lawn with its supersized grassy play area.
The paths to the biking and jogging trails of the Capital Crescent Trail and Norwood Park are at your doorstep. Somerset Elementary School is up the street. Metro and the shops and restaurants of Friendship Heights are close by.
The Town of Somerset is known for its warm sense of community and small-town feel. There is a neighborhood swimming pool, the Dolphins swim team, tennis courts and basketball hoops. The Fourth of July picnic, parties and dinners at the pool, and trick or treating on Halloween are popular Town traditions.
This truly is a rare find!
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