Massive and stately properties within the Washington, D.C., house every now and then include a historical pedigree. Now not so for a luxurious landmark belongings at the Potomac River in Virginia that can glance extra at domestic in Europe than the country’s capital.
The sprawling castle-like space at 612 Rivercrest Force in McLean, Virginia—a stone’s throw from the border with Maryland and the D.C. house—was once inbuilt 2008 on 1.2 acres. The eight-bedroom domestic on 4 ranges is being bought via the landlord who lovingly constructed it.
“[They] in my view had his hand in designing each piece of it, all of the fabrics that had been selected, the iron railings, the picket at the staircase, the doorways that had been imported—the entirety,” says record agent Megan Thiel of Lengthy & Foster Actual Property.
Certainly, the bespoke inner options 8 various kinds of picket, together with cedar, mahogany, maple, Brazilian cherry and walnut in addition to granite, marble and travertine flooring. The limestone external crowned with Vermont pink slate and copper accents covers the house’s sq. towers and rounded turret. Massive arched home windows and doorways at the primary stage stay the outside shut.
The waterfront environment provides a one-of-a-kind magical word. “From the again of the valuables, all you’ve gotten is a view of the river. To have 1.2 acres of riverfront is truly particular,” Thiel says.
Inside of, the principle lobby has a pantheon-style ceiling that rises just about 40 ft whilst ceilings in different rooms vary from 10 to fifteen ft. A wood staircase with customized wrought-iron railing hyperlinks the 4 ranges. There’s additionally a tumbler external elevator that provides perspectives of the Potomac as you progress from flooring to flooring.
Different rooms come with a front room dealing with the river, formal eating room, bedrooms with wooden flooring and en suite bogs, 5 fireplaces, two wrought-iron balconies with river perspectives, and a customized fresh kitchen with granite counter tops in addition to Corinthian capitals and columns.
Facilities give the house its sumptuous heft, corresponding to a 1,000-square-foot indoor pool with sauna, scorching bathtub and informal eating house; fitness center; screening room and an break out room. Out of doors stairs amid the landscaped grounds result in a big garden with a hearth pit and chairs that face the river.
It’s a 20-minute pressure to downtown D.C., alongside the scenic George Washington Memorial Freeway. The valuables could also be as regards to inexperienced areas, corresponding to Scott’s Run Nature Keep and Langley Oaks Park.
Who could be a possible purchaser? “Any person who wishes to return to D.C. so much to fulfill with policymakers, probably an envoy,” Thiel says. “I feel there are numerous other potentials there.” The house is widely recognized within the house. It’s been the website of personal presidential occasions and opera performances. It additionally has been used as a filming website for The Actual Housewives of Potomac and featured in motion pictures and TV displays.
The home is on the market for $22 million.