Designed by acclaimed McLean architect Custom Design Concepts, this palatial estate offers resort-style living 20 minutes outside DC. Formerly owned by a royal prince, and then a billionaire entrepreneur, the 5-acre property boasts masterful landscaping, overlooking Great Falls National Park trails, and is designed for entertaining on a grand scale. It is set on a quiet street, surrounded by similarly exclusive homes. The remarkable facade and grand entrance invite you into a home crafted with luxury in mind. Expertly appointed and featuring the finest trimmings, this nearly 18,000 square foot residence offers 8 bedrooms (one on the main level), and 10 bathrooms. The grand foyer leads to a great room with 22- foot ceilings, and a circular layout ideal for cocktail parties. Host large dinner parties in the sophisticated dining room. A handsome library, rich with wood detailing and multiple wet bars rounds out the first floor. An elevator serves all three levels. The professional gourmet kitchen is equipped with every bell and whistle. The intuitive layout capitalizes on the pastoral views. Ornate corbels decorate the beautiful island. A fully-equipped butler's pantry completes this space fit for a chef. The home rests on a perfectly terraced property with flowering trees and sprawling ivy across the property's stone walls. A heated swimming pool with jet stream, spa, lighted sport court for tennis, basketball, or volleyball, spacious lawn, and nearby hiking trails offer endless opportunities for outdoor activities. A lanai, sunroom, covered living area, outdoor fireplace, and expansive deck was all thoughtfully designed for outdoor entertaining. Both elaborate and comfortable living is nestled on this private 5-acre estate. WORLD-CLASS AMENITIES • 8 Bedrooms • 10 Bathrooms • 4 Fireplaces • 2 primary suites with balconies • Library with adjoining professional office • 4 dishwashers, 3 refrigerators in chefs' kitchen • Game Room for Billiards • Gym/Dance Studio • Art Studio/Learning space • Safe Room with a bank-style vault door • Au pair and in-law suites • Elevator Serves All Floors • Laundry rooms on all 3 levels INTERIOR DETAILS • Multiple wet bars • Custom built-ins and closet shelving • High ceilings all levels with Tray ceiling details • Central vacuum • Dual staircases • Palladium windows • Full catering kitchen on lower level • Pool changing room • pool bath with steam shower STUNNING EXTERIOR • Facade made of Stucco over Block with Stone accents • 4-Car Garage plus car lift and circular driveway with grand entry • Lighted Tennis Court/Sports Court • Heated Pool with swim jets and separate spa • Balconies, deck and tiered stone terraces with lawn and gardens • Lanai • Stone Fireplace with pergola • Whole House Generator TECHNOLOGY, SECURITY & UTILITIES • Surveillance system with guard equipment room & dog kennels • Multiple zones whole-house audio system • PBX-telephone system • 8 heating units with multiple zones, electronic filters, humidifiers • Commercial grade generator capable of running the entire house • Water filtration and softener systems • Movie Theater with stadium-style seating & projector/screen LOCATION • Langley high school pyramid • Silver line Metro rail • Great Falls National Park Close to: United States Capitol, Embassy Row, Washington, DC, National & Dulles Airports
Listing courtesy of TTR Sothebys International Realty.