Welcome to this custom design new build in collaboration with BFM Architects featuring a fresh and open floor plan with long site lines, unlike anything in the area. The property is just 34 steps to MacArthur Plaza restaurants and grocery, and just across the road down to the Potomac River and the C & O Canal and Towpath. This magnificent home has 5 bedrooms, 4bd; baths plus full Studio Apartment. Come home to the local Carderock Stone front steps onto a flagstone porch with beaded ceiling. The open foyer with a custom milled staircase draws you inside to long views into the open floor plan. Around the corner, the designer chef2019;s kitchen and pantry invite everyone to gather for meals featuring a 13x4.5 ft black walnut plank farmhouse tabletop island with ample seating. No detail has been left out including a wood paneled & beamed ceiling with recessed lights, marble backsplash & counters and a mix of full overlay and inset painted maple cabinets with carrera marble tops and three sinks. The adjoining family room with wood paneled 9-foot ceiling w/ wooden beams, recessed lights, ceiling fan, custom fireplace mantle, gas fireplace & granite hearth is the ideal setting for family gatherings and entertaining. The large rear screen porch overlooking the open wooded lot w/ mature hardwoods, conifers, bushes, bulbs and ground cover provides a quiet space to relax with its raised hearth outdoor gas fireplace, mahogany floors, beaded wood paneled ceiling, recessed lights & ceiling fan. Both the formal living & dining rooms include 9-foot ceilings w/ cove crown molding, recessed lights & long length oak floors and connect readily for a formal Thanksgiving Dinner for 16 to 18. Upstairs features a Master Suite with vestibule w/ wall space & lighted niche, huge walk-in closet w/ built-ins & west facing window seat. The luxurious Master Bath boasts Carrera marble top vanity w/ two porcelain sinks, large shower w/ multiple shower heads, large subway tile, barn door shower doors, freestanding soaking tub and heated tile floors w/ programmable thermostat. 3 additional spacious bedrooms and 2 full baths round out the upper level. The fully finished lower level boasts a Recreation Room, full bath and additional bedroom with a large sunny window. The private, 16-foot-wide concrete driveway leads to parking court & oversized two car garage. Additionally, there is a full studio apartment above the garage w/ separate entrance, cathedral ceiling, and separate heat/AC zone adjacent to the upstairs kitchenette and a full bath. This truly unique custom built home won2019;t last!