This one of a kind 6,000 square foot Georgian beauty is the epitome of grandeur and queen of comfortable modern family living. Premium finishes and appliances upgrade this ultra spacious 5 bed, 8 bath home, where every detail of design and convenience has been carefully considered and curated. In the heart of Alexandria 504 Richards Lane stands robust in the center of a perfectly manicured lawn with a distinguished, symmetrical brick face and touch of ornament in the window dormers along the roofline. The location in Windsor Oaks is second to none for privacy and convenience. Easily access the Shirlington exit to 395; drive two miles to the new developments at Amazon HQ2; walk to St Stephens & St Agnes lower school or George Mason Elementary. Main level living spaces possess an understated elegance, exceptionally crafted woodworking and custom plantation shutters are polished details. A wireless Sonos sound system, remote lowered chandelier, automatic house generator and separate heating and cooling systems with remote access offer an added touch of smart technology and luxurious convenience. The home opens to an impressive two-story foyer where the eye is drawn to the sleek, gold-finished chandelier. A powder room and two coat closets welcome guests. The entryway is a central connection to every part of the home. To the left a staircase leads to the second floor. To the right a formal living room with one of five fireplaces continues into the dining room, kitchen, breakfast area and family room, finally closing the fluid floorplan in the foyer. This kitchen is fit for a king. Centered around a quartzite island are top of the line Jenn Air appliances; 42" fridge, double ovens, 36" gas range with water tap above, built-in microwave, plus wine fridge - all stainless steel. The oversized main sink is surrounded by honed granite countertops. Newport Brass fixtures, Emtek hardware, and custom soft-close inset cabinetry are finishing touches. Past the main kitchen is a smaller second kitchen area serving as prep space with a wet bar. A wine fridge and U-Line ice machine with pellet ice found in the breakfast area. Loads of light pours into the family room through a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows, bookended by two doors leading to the patio and pool. A mudroom and full bath are convenient for guests using the pool. Upstairs, five bedrooms well spaced for privacy, await. The primary suite and two additional bedrooms have en suite bathrooms. A fourth full bath is found in the hall. An elevator servicing all three levels is great for aging parents or those with challenging health issues, and a laundry room with built-in ironing and linen closet are helpful amenities on the upper level. The primary suite leaves no detail overlooked. A wall of custom shelving and closet space is enclosed by sleek white cabinetry and brass hardware. His and her bathrooms separately feature heated floors and a walk-in shower in hers and a soaking tub and steam shower in his. A Juliet balcony overlooking the backyard and wood-burning fireplace with marble surround are intimate spaces for enjoying time alone. The lower level is accessible from both an exterior entrance and the main level foyer, ideal for in-laws or an au-pair. A half bath is off the rec room with wet bar and wood-burning fireplace. A study with built-in shelving and another fireplace leads to the utility room. A spacious and secured safe is disguised under the staircase and perfect for valuables. Professional landscaping including seasonal flowering plants, a Redbud weeping maple, Cherokee maples, and evergreen shrubs for year-round color line the front and back yards. A sprinkler system services the entire lot, plus the brick wall plantings across from the home. A storage room for pool and gardening supplies is off the patio. A fence sections off the trash and recycling area near the garage, large enough for two SUVs. The entire home was painted and hardwood floors refinished this year.
Listing courtesy of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc..