New Listing! Charming brick home nestled on five lovely acres in the unique Springbrook neighborhood comprised of large estate properties. Custom-built to the highest standards in 1949, the spacious Colonial style home offers four bedrooms, two full bathrooms and two powder rooms, on three finished levels, and has been carefully maintained and updated by its current owners. The approach to the residence past homes on equally large lots, through a tree-lined lane offering magnificent views of woodland plants and flowers, prepares visitors for the beauty of the home in its delightful natural setting and landscaped yard. The property's rolling land provides wonderful views from every room and leads to a large pool at the rear of the landscaped yard.
The gracious interior layout provides a welcoming foyer, leading to a spacious living room with fireplace and French doors and access to the large sun-filled screened porch with retractable awning spanning the rear of the home. The gracious dining room has built-in corner cupboards, wainscoting, and a bay window overlooking the grounds. A cozy paneled den offers another fireplace, built-in cupboards and shelves. The updated kitchen has new stainless steel appliances and lovely windows over the sink, as well as entry from the mudroom,leading to the back door and two-car garage. A powder room completes the main level. A charming split staircase leads to the four generously-sized bedrooms and two bathrooms upstairs. The master bedroom open to a porch. An attic with pull-down stairs and flooring accommodates expansive storage space including a closet. On the basement level, there is a large office with variable width knotty pine paneling and fireplace, cupboards and shelves and a movable bar, as well as a separate laundry room, a storage room and stairs to the outside. Oak hard-wood flooring, fine trim, and solid wood six-panel doors are among the features making this a very special residence. Interior square footage is 3399 sq ft.
The Springbrook neighborhood was developed in the 1940's as a residential neighborhood characterized by large country estates. It is unique in the down-county area of Montgomery County because of its rural character in an urbanized environment. Its zoning and covenants prevent the 39 properties in the neighborhood from being subdivided or used for purposes other than residences. The location provides easy access to local attractions including Brookside Gardens and Wheaton Regional Park (10 minutes), hiking trails in the Northwest Branch or the Anacostia Stream Valley Park (steps away), many houses of worship, Food and Drug Administration headquarters (5 minutes), MD-200 for access to I-95 and 270, 40-45 minutes to BWI Marshall and Dulles International Airports, and Amtrak, 35 minutes to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. and 30 minutes to Tysons Corner. Up to 2 horses are reportedly allowed on the property. There is a citizens association, membership is voluntary.