2848 McGill Terrace is a stunning 8,400 square foot home skillfully designed to capitalize on the south facing sun exposure; a beautiful conservatory featuring three skylights adjoins the original exterior stone wall, French doors and floor to ceiling windows along the entire length of the house bring the outdoors in allowing sunshine to warm the home and a view of the magnificent back yard at every angle. The masterfully curated backyard features ivy-covered walls, a gorgeous heated pool and spa, stone patio and world class landscaping. In short, the backyard is breathtaking. A pergola and built in gas grill outline the entertaining space adjacent to the arched entryway. Moving back inside, the bright and open kitchen features top tier appliances, a rich old antique pine floor, spacious breakfast area, pantry and a layout that provides for effortless entertaining and everyday living. Steps from the kitchen and breakfast area a family room with a high vaulted ceiling and striking floor to ceiling window to the backyard offers additional everyday living space. The formal dining room off the kitchen is perfect for hosting large gatherings and extravagant dinner parties. The living room, at the center of the first floor, features hardwood floors, high ceilings with detailed trim, recessed lighting, and a beautiful wood burning fireplace that centers the room. The sight-line at every place in the home offers a view of greenery, detailed architecture or sunlight shining on the stone, travertine tile, pine or marble. The impressive study off the front hall is finished with knotty pine paneling including a bookcase along the length of the back wall; the room also features a gas fireplace, and front bay window. After viewing the impressive 19-foot ceiling in the foyer and the grand staircase to the upstairs, the master bedroom and two bedrooms with en suite baths await on the second floor. The elegant master suite offers a sitting room with French doors that allows sunlight to pour in for the entire length of the day. The fireplace in between two windows offers symmetry and a lovely focal point as you enter the master bedroom. Similar to the living room, the master suite offers hardwood floors, beautiful trim, recessed lighting and a wood burning fireplace perfect for creating a calming space and daily retreat. The His and Her bathrooms and dressing rooms off the master bedroom are exceptionally well thought out. The Hers is light filled with a shower, tub and two closet and dressing room spaces. The His features custom dark wood cabinetry, a steam shower plus a hidden cedar closet. In preparation for the market, 5 full bathrooms have been renovated and are brand new. All were completed in impeccable and timeless taste including white herring bone marble, white subway tile, and polished chrome fixtures. Four of the new bathrooms are en suite. After the master, there are five additional bedrooms on the upper floors. Three bedrooms, two full bathrooms and a study area are located on the third floor. The vaulted ceilings, fireplace and built in bookcases give the third-floor character while simultaneously providing ample space and privacy to each bedroom. Moving to the lower level, the recreation room has an old English pub feel complete with a mahogany fireplace mantel, red brick floor, wood paneling and an impressive wine cellar discreetly located off the back bar. An adjoining room features built in storage cabinets, a den / 7th bedroom, renovated full bathroom, laundry and two additional storage rooms. There is enough storage for all off season belongings, household wares, and holiday d~cor to have its own cabinet, drawer or shelf. All of these incredible features lie behind the beautiful front stone exterior with two bay windows, circular driveway and motor court. 2848 McGill Terrace is a stunning home in a storied and walkable DC neighborhood and must be seen to be believed.
Built-Ins, CeilngFan(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Wine Storage, Intercom, Walk-in Closet(s), Cedar Closet(s)
Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Icemaker, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer-front loading, Dryer-front loading, Extra Refrg/Frz
Exterior Lighting, Pool (In-Ground), Lawn Sprinkler, Stone Fence, Pool/Spa Combo, Patio
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Listing information last updated on November 18th, 2019 at 12:03am EST.