13301 Manor Stone Dr

GERMANTOWN, MD, 20874

$12,000,000

$898 per ft²
$12,000,000
$898 per ft²
Active
Active
 - For Sale
beds
7 Beds
baths
8 Full Baths
carpenters-square
13,350 ft²
property_type
Residential
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Built 1982
Upon approaching grand wrought iron gates guarded by bronze lions, one is immediately taken by unmistakable beauty. A collaboration between builder Patrick Cullinane and legendary architect Wilfrid Worland, Villa dei Leoni is the result of countless man-hours, the finest materials, and millions of dollars invested by the current owners to create a vision that completely alters the perception of what a home can be. Ascending the gradually inclined driveway, the tree line eventually gives way to a grand motor court anchored by a central Italianate fountain giving off a peaceful ambiance and properly introducing the estate. Striding across the wide front portico framed by Parthenon-esque columns through the arched, wrought iron main entrance, masterful craftsmanship welcomes you in the grand foyer. Cross-hatched marble flooring shine under the crystal chandelier overhead, and the multi-piece plaster moldings are an exact replica of those found in Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. To the right, through three elegant archways, lies the formal dining room, a generously proportioned space whose focal point is an elegant marble fireplace topped by crystal sconces to match the chandelier and smoked mirror. The French-silk-lined formal living room is directly ahead of the grand foyer, with a curved window wall overlooking the rear lawn. A paneled library is a showcase of master millwork and harkens back to the first-class smoking rooms aboard sumptuous ocean liners during the golden age of travel. Perhaps the best example of old-world craftsmanship blended with modern conveniences is found in the chef’s kitchen, where bespoke, inlaid furniture-grade cabinetry and quartz countertops host Wolf, Miele, and Thermador appliances. Herringbone Chevron oak floors and a mudroom complete with an additional full-size Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer complete the main level. Upstairs, the owner’s retreat boasts an intimate sitting room, a warm cherry oak marbleized fireplace, and lush views of the rear lawn via either the wall of windows or a private balcony ideal for morning cappuccinos. The marble-lined owner’s bath flows into a spectacular custom dressing room with built-ins and a center island of its own. The lower level is a central location for entertaining, with its restaurant-sized bar, sitting area with a marble fireplace, and a dedicated billiards room. The rear exterior is where the magic can truly be found, hosting a covered loggia, natural marble pavers running throughout, and a Lewis Aquatech designed lap pool with fountains and automatic cover. Separate pool and carriage houses provide additional accommodation. The main showstopper is a custom 200,000-gallon freshwater pond served by industrial-grade filtration and computer-controlled well systems running throughout the ten-acre property. Two additional custom ponds — one 12,000 gallons and the other 5,000 — establish a tranquil backdrop to the sprawling lawn. Not a penny has been spared in creating what must be one of the most over-engineered residences in existence — everything has been built to the highest of standards, such as the 58-zone wireless irrigation system and million-dollar fountain network. The 50-year slate roof, septic system, propane tanks, seven zone geothermal HVAC, and custom Lepage windows are all amongst the millions of dollars spent upgrading the property to its current world-class standards. A commercial-grade Crestron audio/visual system allows for a true smart home, controlling cameras, HVAC, irrigation, Lutron lighting, surround sound, and televisions throughout the home. The current owners left no stone unturned when making this property one-of-a-kind, ensuring every inch of its ten-acre expanse was finished to absolute perfection. Villa dei Leoni, like any collectible timepiece or fine work of art, is finite in quantity and irreplaceable in nature.
MLS ID:
MDMC761714
Listed:
6/21/21
Updated:
7/29/21
Sotheby's International Realty
Ritzert Weiss Partners

Interior Features

Total Bedrooms
7
Full Bathrooms
8
Half Bathrooms
4
Interior Features
Crown Moldings, Built-Ins, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Wood Floors, Walk-in Closet(s), Primary Bath(s), Wet/Dry Bar, Breakfast Area, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Upgraded Countertops, Window Treatments
Cooling
Geothermal, Central /
Heating
Central

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
10.16 acres lot
Exterior Features
Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Lawn Sprinkler, Outbuilding(s)
Architectural Style
Manor
Lot Details
Pond
Roof
Slate
Sewer
Septic Exists

School Information

School District
MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Other Property Details

Attached Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
6
County
MONTGOMERY
Water Source
Well
Pool Description
Yes - Personal
Zoning
SEE COUNTY ZONING

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