Welcome to this lush and expansive, close-in, 1.4 Acre property with a charming true New England Cape on the most charming street of Elgin Lane. This elegant setting, on a one-of-a-kind property, sits back from the street, boasting of mature landscaping that surrounds the perimeter of the property creating a natural border for absolute privacy. This is the ideal home for entertainment and family gatherings. With only 2 owners in 50 years, the current owner recently made loving and extensive renovations and additions to the home that preserved its original charm while incorporating modern functionality and numerous unique features. The galleries located on both the Main and Lower Levels have a wall of French doors that expand the length of the home and exit out to balconies and patios showcasing the large backyard, superb gardens, and bright Southern exposure. Gracious and comfortable, this home’s open and sprawling floor plan effortlessly blend formal and casual living, creating a perfect setting for warm and lasting memories. The bright and sunny gourmet Kitchen with its wall of windows also overlooks and exits out to the backyard. The Kitchen is flanked by the Family Room, banquet sized Dining Room, and spacious Mudroom with 2nd entrance, where there is easy access to the oversized 2 Car Garage. There are 4 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms and 1 Powder Room on 3 finished levels. A fully finished Lower Level offers a casual Media Room and another Family Room. The exterior of the home features a circular driveway which ties into the flagstone walkway that leads to the front door, covered Portico, and gracious steps along both sides of the property leading to the backyard and enormous rear Patio. With two front covered Porches, one that leads into the Mudroom’s 2nd entry and another with roomy wrap-around views of the lovely front, side and backyard… make this home a lovely retreat and haven.
Enjoy endless sporting activities with easy access to the Canal and Tow Path where there is biking, jogging, hiking, paddle boarding, kayaking, and canoeing. Located so close to DC via Massachusetts Ave, Clara Barton Pkwy, GW Pkwy, and McArthur Blvd with easy access to Virginia and all airports !
Add’l Features include random width hardwood floors, Buckingham Slate roof, 4 fireplaces, an oversized 2 Car Garage, Southwest Greens designed Putting Green, lawn irrigation system, optional neighborhood Swimming Pool Membership to Merrimack Park Pool, dedicated storage rooms and a charming storage shed. Call Greta Nicoletti for a private showing : 301.910.2696 cell.
Merrimack Park Pool Membership Available
Estimated Property Taxes: $21,362. per year
Schools: Bannockburn ES, Pyle MS, Walt Whitman HS