EXQUISITE*INSPIRING*COVETED OFFERING* Exemplary living. Modern yet refined. Meticulous yet relaxed. The former residence of Alexandria's Demaine Family, this unique Greek Revival, All-Brick "Doric" Columned Colonial is situated on an elevated crest and looks East to the Potomac River. Two Walkout Balconies accentuate the Panoramic Views. Since its purchase by the current Owner in 2000, the residence has benefitted from ongoing, significant improvements. Antique, Heart-Pine Random Width floors replaced most of those on the Main Lvl, the former Kitchen was converted to a Chef's Catering Pantry featuring Brazilian Custom Cabinetry and Luxurious Hardwood Counters including Built-in Warming Drawers, Freezer/Ice Maker Drawers, Dishwasher and Miele Espresso Maker. It features Moulded, Tray Ceiling with cove/recessed lighting. Simultaneously, a new 20x20 Kitchen was added at the Rear featuring *Gas Fireplace with Stone Surround/Mantel *Eat in Breakfast area *8' Island w/ Elaborate Silestone Counters *Two Paneled Miele Dishwashers *Six Burner Wolf Cooktop w/Wood/Copper Hood *Double Self-Cleaning Ovens *Wood-Paneled Refrigerator *Stainless Built-in Microwave, Stainless Sink, Extendable Sink Faucet, Instant Hot and Disposal *Over 30' of Counters. The Paneled, Coffered Ceiling rises to 11'!! This room has an independent HVAC Zone. The largest room in the Residence is the Great Room measuring 29' x 22. A Beamed Cathedral Ceiling soars to 17' at its peak and is complemented by a Massive Stone, Raised-Hearth, Wood-Burning Fireplace. Opposite is a Wall of Built-ins containing an Entertainment Center. Generous Formal Living and Dining Rooms flank the Reception Foyer measuring 23' in length. A lovely Powder Rm sits at the Rear along with the Sectional Staircase ascending to the Upper Lvl. A former AuPair Suite was converted to a Chef's Wine Pantry with Full-Size Wine Storage, Pull-Out Pantry Cabinets and Commercial Refrigerator/Freezer. The remodeled Shower Bath remains so conversion back to a 4th Bedroom is simple. A Library/Media Center/Playroom was a significant change (former Two Car Garage) and added almost 500â€™ to the residence. Built-ins are on Two Walls with an Interior Wall of Triple Closets. It has Engineered Hardwood Floors and its own HVAC Zone. Setbacks on this Elevation are sufficient to add a Garage or a conversion back can be done. This area is linked to the Main House via the Coat/Mud Room (w/doggie door to Rear Fenced Yard). Anticipate Pure Pleasure as you reach the Upper Lvl Vestibule. A Primary/Master Suite looks to the Potomac from Double French Doors that access a large walk-out Balcony. Sunrises are exhilarating. A Wall of Built-ins houses an Entertainment Center flanked by Custom Shelving and Accent lighting. The EnSuite Bath is a Sanctuary - Double Vanities, Marble Countertops, Custom Built-ins with TV, Soaking Tub and Walk-in Roman Shower (niches) w/Dual Rain Units and Hand-Held Unit. The Custom 21' x 10' Closet boasts the recent addition of a 9' x 5' Laundry with Utility Sink, Custom Counters/ Cabinets and Front-Load Maytag Washer/Dryer. A Second Bedroom at the Front Elevation has similar River Exposure and Balcony. A Third Bedroom is located at the Upper Rear Elevation. An Exquisite Hall Bathroom features European fixtures, Separate Shower, Soaking Tub, Marble Counters and Unique Bullnose Ceramic Tile Crown Moulding w/Rosette Accent Panels throughout. Three prominent features of the exterior are the Stone Office/Garden House, Patio w/Outdoor Cooking/Refrigerator/Fireplace and Generous Screened Porch. All are linked by Stone/Slate Walkways and extensive Hardscape. The Screened Entertaining Porch has Dining Table, Sectional Sofas/Chairs, Serving Table and Two Lighted Ceiling Fans. The Stone Garden Structure can be an Enchanting Cottage, a wonderful Private Office or even an Artist's Studio. It, too, has an independent HVAC Zone. Please call for an Engaging Experience!
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