Elegance at its finest: spectacular renovation of Architect’s own American University Park home! A grand, expanded stairway with step lighting draws you in to this light-filled property surrounded by exquisite, mature plantings. The welcoming front porch and tall glass doors of this 8-ft wide entrance offer only a hint of the unique features and top-quality upgrades you will discover within! This one-of-a-kind home exudes undeniable aesthetic appeal and comfort. Contemporary flourishes and thoughtfully planned lighting compliment the striking architectural detail of this handsome 1935 Tudor! MAIN LEVEL Expanded vestibule with 12 x 24 slate ceramic tile, closet, and half bath Living room and dining room with trayed ceilings and mounted flush speakers (Sonos system currently in use) Wood-burning fireplace with attractive mantel in living room Dining room open to kitchen has tall glass double doors to a charming back porch overlooking private, tranquil garden with two brick patios Gourmet kitchen boasts dramatic high ceiling with large glass panes and four tall windows overlooking the picturesque garden, double sink and prep station, Wolfe gas oven and 5-burner cooktop, Sub-zero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, and Uline under-counter ice machine UPPER LEVEL 1 Primary bedroom with expanded closet storage and en-suite renovated primary bathroom Bedrooms #2 and #3 Full bath #2 with radiant floor heating, luxurious air tub, and glass-enclosed shower UPPER LEVEL 2 Fixed hall stairs to fully finished attic enhanced with shed dormer, bedroom #4, full bath #3, built-in desk, and expanded storage LOWER LEVEL Fully finished lower level with separate entrance and foyer with storage cabinets, spacious main room/bonus room with wall of closets, kitchenette with microwave, under counter refrigerator/freezer (2022), and full bath #4 Wine room with expanded storage Laundry room and enclosed utility area FEATURES Major renovations in 2014 Extra-wide steps from the city sidewalk to the spacious front porch Glass 8-foot entry doors to expanded foyer with closet and half bath Glass 8-ft rear terrace doors in dining room opening to a charming second porch, garden, and two idyllic patios Stunning tall leaded glass front window (expertly crafted by an artisan in 2014 to replicate the original) Fully insulated Pella windows (all replaced 2014) Sidewalks flanked by attractive plantings and landscaped grounds front and back with irrigation system and outdoor lighting Gas-fired radiator heating, high efficiency boiler (replaced November 2022), electric central air conditioning, 2-zone (replaced 2019) Slate roof on house, copper roof on back porch and garage, copper gutters (2014) Accessed via alley, one-car detached garage (rebuilt 1999) resembling a quaint country cottage and offering full storage in second story and an electric car charger Park two additional cars on the second patio or use it as a serving/entertaining space Plenty of on-street parking Lot size 4,400 square feet Estimated floor area provided by owner/architect is approximate, based on a survey of the house and floor plans completed in August 2023 Lower Level 930 GSF Main Level 855 GSF Upper Level 1 765 GSF Upper Level 2 290 GSF Total 2,840 Gross Square Footage 4 finished levels, 4 full baths, 4 bedrooms, 1 half bath So close to many restaurants, Tenleytown Metro, bus lines, the Tenley Library, schools (Janney Elementary, Deal, and Jackson Reed), Friendship Heights Metro, Spring Valley shopping center (Wagshal’s, Millie’s and more), Wegmans, Whole Foods, Friendship (“Turtle”) Park, and other recreation areas!
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