4720 Linnean Avenue NWSOLD $2,000,000
- BEDS 5
- BATHS 4
- SQFT 4,475
Listed for the first time in 50 years. This Forest Hills, home elevated off the street and surrounded by trees on all sides, creates a serene, private space to call home. Entering in the main foyer, you will immediately notice warm hardwood floors throughout the main floor and original details. The updated marble powder room is located just off the main house entry. A large welcoming living room is located off the foyer and features a wood burning stone fireplace and built-ins. Continuing through the living room, you reach the library with built-ins for your book collection. Just off the library on the front of the home is a screened in porch overlooking the wooded lot across the street. Off the other side of the library is a door taking you to the stone patio and pool area. Back inside and behind the living room is the large dining room – the perfect spot for a dinner party. The butler’s pantry and breakfast room is just off the dining room and leads to the kitchen with Sub-Zero refrigerator, double ovens and large pantry. Listed for the first time in 50 years in Forest Hills! A unique setting surrounded by trees on all sides and elevated off the street creates a serene, private space to call home. The fantastic entry greets you with beautiful arches, original details, and warm hardwood floors throughout the main floor. An updated powder room with marble tile is located just off the foyer. The large and welcoming living room features a wood burning stone fireplace and built-in cabinetry and shelving. Just off the living room is a large formal dining room – the perfect spot for a dinner party. Adjacent to the dining room, you will find the butler’s pantry and breakfast room that lead to the spacious kitchen. The kitchen features a Sub-Zero refrigerator, double ovens and large pantry. The living room also leads to a cozy library with built-ins for your book collection. Just off the library on the front of the home is a screened in porch overlooking the woods across the street. Off the other side of the library is a door taking you to the stone patio and spectacular pool area. The second floor has four large bedrooms and two full baths. They include the large primary suite, three additional bedrooms and a workout room (which could be converted to a large walk-in closet and primary suite en-suite bathroom). The hall bathroom was updated with beautiful blue tile and corian countertop. Ascending the stairwell to the third level, you’ll find a large room with tons of storage and additional closet space that could function perfectly as a playroom or office. The lower level of this beautiful home has a partially finished basement with bedroom and bathroom. You will also find a utility room, a full size washer and dryer, and a 2 car garage. Don’t forget to take a look at the bonus storage space in the basement (behind the door in the bathroom). The exterior of this home is an entertainer’s dream! A lower level patio off the rear of the home is the perfect spot for outdoor dining and leads to the upper level featuring the large in-ground pool. Just off the kitchen is an additional stone patio – the perfect spot for a basketball hoop or additional entertaining space. Many of the home’s systems have been replaced in the last 5-10 years and the slate roof was replaced within the last 15 years. A quick walk to Rock Creek Park and the Soapstone Valley trail – perfect for relaxing wooded walks, runs, biking and hiking. Fantastic nearby options for dining out, including neighborhood favorites like Sfoglina, Bread Furst, Bucks Camping and Fishing, and Comet Ping Pong. Conveniently located less than a mile to the Van Ness Metro and easy access in and out of the city.