Type: Residential - Single Family
Photos removed Magnificent Sweeping Water and Wooded Views! A nature loverâs paradise! Nestled into a unique setting, a captivating 5-bedroom, 4-full bath colonial with three finished levels on a bucolic 2-acre lot amidst the C&O Canal National Historic Park that overlooks the picturesque Watts Branch Creek offering direct access via canoe or kayak to the Potomac River. Originally built in 1978 based on rural Pennsylvania architecture, this property has been tastefully renovated over the years, creating expanded outdoor living space along with stunning light-filled interior spaces while blending a dramatic modern design with the spectacular natural landscape. Enjoy living within steps of the C & Ohio Canal Towpath and the Potomac River while also conveniently close to major roads, shopping, and schools. Perched on a high wooded knoll, enjoy your own natural sanctuary. Exquisite details and design abound within this home including four wood burning fireplaces (one with a Vermont Castings cast iron stove), hardwood floors, rich molding and other careful finishings, a beautifully redesigned chefâs kitchen and breathtaking water views. The home is designed to integrate with all that the outdoors has to offer while also providing flows for easy living and gracious entertaining. This distinctive residence offers an elegant living room with handsome stone-surround fireplace, a formal dining room with a modern chandelier and deep bay window overlooking the Watts Branch Stream, and an inviting family room with a wood burning cast iron stove and access to the rear deck. The family room opens to the gourmet kitchen, deck, and garage. The tastefully renovated chef's kitchen offers a large picture window to bring the outdoors in, a large granite island and breakfast bar, Caesar Stone countertops, handsome cabinetry with soft-close drawers, wood grain subway tile backsplash, a built-in buffet and pendant lighting. The main level is complete with a sun-drenched office with a corner fireplace, an updated full bathroom, and a laundry closet with a utility sink. The second level offers four spacious bedrooms and two full baths, including a generous primary bedroom suite with a private updated bathroom and a walk-in closet. The upper-level hall bathroom was recently remodeled and features a handsome marble vanity with an elevated sink. The second largest bedroom includes a fireplace. The bright, finished walkout lower level contains a large recreation room with plenty of natural light and access to the picturesque stone patio, an updated full bathroom as well as a fifth bedroom with ample closets and a separate vanity with a sink. Three additional unfinished rooms and a versatile landing area on the lower level offer copious storage space and a range of options for a workshop, exercise room etc. Ideally situated on a remarkable 2-acre lot (87,120 square feet) with complementary landscaping, stunning mature trees, and incredible vistas. The outdoor living space won an Excellence in Design Honorable Mention Award from from the TriState , MD, VA, DC Landscape Contractors Association. It features expansive multi-level terraced stone patios ideal for relaxing and entertaining, a synthetic deck, a koi pond with a waterfall and natural stone bridge, and a Cedar barrel hot tub The landscaping features multiple Japanese maple trees, ferns, and perennials. At the front of the home is a circular driveway, hardscaped terrace, covered porch, and two-car garage. The home's simple elegance seamlessly blends classic architecture and orientation to perfectly incorporate the remarkable setting!