Nestled amid mature landscaping in a coveted section of Forest Hills, this enchanting stone and brick Colonial is offered for the first time in 50 years! Abundant natural light and spacious rooms distinguish the interiors. On the main level there is a generous living room with fireplace and built-in custom cabinetry to display decor, a bright dining room and an eat-in kitchen with access to the rear terrace. The paneled library with powder room and a captivating family room, constructed by noted builders Smith, Thomas and Smith, add outstanding areas for comfort and entertaining. In addition, the living and family rooms offer french doors to the rear terrace, which spans the length of the house. An automatic retractable awning adds shade on sunny days!
Upstairs, leafy views and beautiful natural light define the owner?s suite where a spacious, private sitting room complements the large bedroom. Here, a southern window wall opens to a broad Juliet balcony with a retractable awning. Two full bathrooms and two walk-in closets enhance this private retreat. Three additional bedrooms, one with an en suite bathroom, and all amply sized and with custom built-in storage, as well as a hall bathroom complete the second level. Upper Level 2 is ready for your improvements. There is a fifth bedroom and a central gathering area plus an ample storage room. A full walk-out lower level with an office area, professional photographer?s dark room, bedroom 6 with en suite bathroom, recreation room, powder room and two car built-in garage await your decor!
Ideally situated next to Rock Creek and Soapstone Parks and close to the shops, restaurants and transportation along Connecticut Avenue, this property defines an ideal DC home. Offered in ?as is? condition.
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