Open house 1-3 on Saturday and Sunday! New price!!! ******A rare opportunity. For the first time in more than 30 years, this meticulously kept Mid-century Modern home designed by Charles Goodman is available for a new owner. This home has 2442 SQFT of living space and is on a quiet street at a cul-de-sac. ******
A shrub-lined flagstone walkway leads to a covered porch. The porch flagstones extend into the spacious foyer with its large coat closet. The beautiful floating staircase invites you to the main living area of the house. But wait, there's more to explore on this walk-out ground floor, including a light-filled family room with a wood burning fireplace; floor to ceiling windows and a sliding door to the front garden. ******
There are two bedrooms, one full bath and a large laundry room/utility room/storage room. The wall between the two bedrooms has a steel sheet inside for soundproof. This level is ideal for working from home, movie night or turning the two bedrooms into a one bedroom and a kitchen for an in-law suite. The possibilities are endless. ******
Take the iconic modernist staircase up to the living room with its wood-burning fireplace, wall-to-wall windows with tree views and abundant natural light; and a dining area that’s open to the renovated kitchen. The kitchen has beautiful custom-made cabinets and a breakfast bar. The kitchen and dining area have floor to ceiling windows and a door to the amazing backyard. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms on this level. One of the smaller bedrooms has a laundry chute in the closet! Both bathrooms have been updated. The ensuite bathroom in the main bedroom can be expanded if you like. ******
This home has energy efficient picture windows, sliding doors and a 5 year old roof, newer hot water heater, new range, newer Aprilaire humidifier and many more updates over the years.******
The front yard is a natural habitat replete with fruit trees, berries, an arbor full of grapes and kiwis. As well as a vegetable garden and raised beds for herbs, root vegetables and greens. The backyard itself is a wildlife refuge, home to rabbits, turtles, foxes, raccoons, possums and deer. Spring brings forth a panoply of color from a myriad of bulbs, daffodils, lilies, ground cover and Azaleas of every color. An idyllic hideaway for all ages to enjoy. ******
The neighborhood consists of 76 Mid-century Modern houses often called "the glass houses" It has just three cherry tree-lined streets and no drive-through traffic! It has been featured in the Washington Post and Washington City Paper several times because of it’s beauty and unique qualities. Walk to Rock Creek Park. Drive short distances to the Red Line Metro stops at Wheaton and Grosvenor. Catch a bus on Connecticut Avenue and step aboard the MARC Train at the Old Town Kensington Station. Close to NIH, Walter Reed, Pike and Rose, I495 and 270 this location is ideal. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to own and enjoy a move-in ready home in this beautiful community!
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Listing Agent: WEIHONG HU
Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty
Attribution contact: 2027013785
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