Sited on one of the most beautiful streets in the highly desirable West Village of Chevy Chase, this grand 6 BR/4.5 BA home combines historic elegance with a tasteful expansion and renovation. Located just steps from Chevy Chase Circle and all of the conveniences of Connecticut Avenue retail and restaurants, this home enjoys incredible privacy and quiet. A covered porch extending the width of the property and a pebble dash exterior provide a gracious, warm welcome. Site lines from the front door to the private rear garden, and a relocated main stair create an unusually open and generously-scaled foyer. High ceilings, custom millwork and gleaming hardwood floors extend throughout the Main Level which features a formal living with wood burning fireplace and traditional mantel, and sun-filled dining room on the front of the home, which open into comfortable daily living spaces in the rear. The Dining Room adjoins a professional butler's pantry and gourmet kitchen with expansive center island, designer granite countertops, top of the line appliances and informal breakfast room with picture window surround. Further complementing this home's main level is a fantastic step down great room with custom built in solid wood cabinetry and fireplace, exceptional custom milled and wood paneled library with floor to ceiling bookcases, French doors and wet bar. A wonderful screened front porch with ceiling fans is accessible from both the Living Room and Great Room. A large, conveniently-located mudroom with cathedral ceiling, extensive built ins, slate floor, and private secondary entrance to driveway with large detached two car garage complete the Main Level. Upstairs a large Primary Suite includes bedroom overlooking rear garden, sitting room with vaulted ceiling, fireplace and French doors to private deck, dual walk in closets and fully renovated luxury bath with separate water closet, soaking tub and marble shower. Three additional bedrooms, two full baths and laundry room complete the upper level. The top floor provides unique and special added living space with excellent ceiling height, and includes a terrific enlarged office, two additional bedrooms and renovated full bath plus a bonus studio/den space. Additionally the top level includes walk-in attic space which creates terrific storage. Particularly unique to the property is the flexibility of the overall floor plan, which allows for least three rooms that could be work/office spaces. A large flagstone terrace is accessed from the Main Level great room and library and affords large scale outdoor entertaining. The level fenced yard provides for full privacy and is complemented with mature specimen plantings and two car detached garage . This extraordinary home is a rare and special opportunity to live in Chevy Chase Village only blocks from the Friendship Heights Metro as well as the vibrancy of Friendship Heights with its diversity of top of the line restaurants, shopping and theaters.
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