Floating on the landscape, walls of glass reveal flawless views of the gorgeous five-acre property.
As you enter this private, landscaped drive, you know something special is ahead.
One of three gathering areas on the main floor, this sitting room with fireplace and access to built-in bookcases also has stunning views of the front lawn and landscaping.
The sitting room has a double-sided fireplace mass of handmade brick with a built-in wood storage box. Natural lighting is an important element in this home. There are also over 70 recessed lighting fixtures in the home as well to change the mood.
The sitting room is an intimate space for smaller groups but works well as a study.
A large foyer reveals wooded views to the rear and an expansive open floor plan.
An open family room with its handmade brick fireplace and handmade brick accent wall accommodates dining space as well as roomy seating for TV watching (FIOS is in).
The family room accesses a side deck and adjoins the kitchen keeping everyone in the loop.
The kitchen is modern and up to date, exceptional for its space and design--truly an entertainer's delight-- All the amenities of the state-of-the-art kitchen.
Larger than it appears, this is a space where many hands can produce great meals.
Off the kitchen is a 250 sq. ft. deck and beyond expansive lawn and landscaping. Decks are redwood and ipe.
Relaxation on the deck is enhanced by the many seasonal flowers--daffodils,forsythia and cherry trees, crabapple blossoms and dogwoods, lily of the valley, azaleas and viburnum, then iris, peony and rhododendron.
The deck on the east side of the home is great for outdoor cooking. The master bedroom, top right, floats dreamily.
The dining room works well for entertaining small or large. The combination living room-dining room and the open floor plan on the main level can easily accommodate the office party or large family gatherings. Guests delight in the flow of space.
The spring view from the family room and dining room is dazzling.
With floor to ceiling walls of glass, the living room is surrounded with flowering dogwoods in spring. Guests rush to the windows to look out.
At the rear, the home is three stories. Here the yard backs to acres of woods, private homes, and a horse farm. A small stream cuts through one corner of the land.
The living room becomes a green jewel in summer.
Rear south-facing glass walls admit the sun's warmth in winter. Tall woods shade the home in summer. Both yield substantial energy savings with extraordinary results. Zoned HVAC.
Yes, you can see into the house on one side and catch the view out the other side. There are shades, of course.
Catch a falling star or pull down the shades. With a seating area as well, this sumptuous master retreat also enjoys a private fireplace. The organized walk-in closet is enormous.
With a long view to the north, the master suite assumes a sentinel position with a view of the driveway and breathtaking changes of the seasons.
The treetop views from the bedrooms are awesome. Have you ever slept in the treetops?
The enduring redwood exterior of the home with handmade brick foundation and fireplace mass harmonize with the natural surroundings. The large panes of glass mirror the sky and landscape--and the party on the front lawn.
A wall of bookcases in the library area should satisfy the needs of the most avid bibliophile. Space for a home office is nearby with multiple telephone lines and fiber optics lines in. Plumbing and wiring is in for a bar/kitchenette.
Separate his/hers vanities provide lots of personal and storage space. Skylights bathe all the bathrooms in natural light.
Besides the master suite, there are three generous-sized bedrooms with large closets that provide substantial high/low storage in each. There are two laundry rooms--one on this floor. No need for dirty laundry cluttering the bedrooms.
This large but private bedroom has two entrances and has large closets typical of the home.
With 4600 finished square feet and another 580 unfinished as well as a three-car garage, the home spans 92 feet long. Nestled on five acres,it is convenient to major metropolitan areas and Howard County schools and amenities. LOCATION!
It's a friendly neighborhood!