This stately detached brick residence is ideally located on an expansive corner lot in the heart of Kalorama. This highly desirable neighborhood is well-known for being home to presidents, diplomats, and dignitaries. This distinguished residence is among many of the District’s most historically and architecturally significant properties. The house was masterfully constructed in 1924 and has been beautifully updated and expanded. The impressive residence is set high above the street on nearly a quarter acre, capturing an abundance of natural sunlight from all sides. It is the epitome of sophistication, featuring generously-scaled formal entertaining rooms, as well as comfortable family living spaces, all of which are enhanced with beautiful architectural details. A charming front demi-foyer leads to the gracious reception hall with inlay wood floors, which provides seamless transition to the formal entertaining rooms on the main level. The elegant formal dining room is banquet-sized and has four large windows, elegant molding, and a beautiful period chandelier. The adjacent wood-paneled library has a central fireplace and built-in bookshelves and cabinetry. The library neighbors the grand scaled living room, which has a fireplace and floor to ceiling windows with lovely garden views. The well-appointed gourmet kitchen has a center island, high-end stainless-steel appliances, and a table space breakfast area. There is also a family room with detailed moldings, built-ins, a fireplace, and three sets of custom arched French doors to the rear terrace and garden. Additionally, there is also the added convenience of two powder rooms on this floor, one ideally situated near the foyer for guests during formal entertaining. The generous primary bedroom has three over-sized windows, a spacious dressing room with abundant closet space and a storage island, and direct access to a private terrace. There is also a spa-inspired marble primary bathroom with dual vanities, a frame-less glass shower, and separate soaking tub. There is an additional bedroom suite on this floor, as well as two more bedrooms that share a central bathroom. The top floor has high ceilings and wonderful natural light with two additional bedrooms and two full bathrooms, as well as a large finished storage closet. The terrace level is expansive and features a large recreation room with a fireplace and wet bar, a wine cellar, powder room, laundry room, pantry with secondary refrigerator, and abundant storage. This level also offers a fully separate in-law suite with a kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, and walk-in closet. The lower level further provides access to the one-car garage. The exterior grounds are extremely private and offer numerous different terrace spaces, a large pool with a pool deck, and beautiful professionally landscaped gardens. There is also private secure gated driveway parking.
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Listing information last updated on October 4th, 2023 at 10:30pm EDT.