1936 Franklin Ave
$3,325,000, 7 Beds 7½ Baths 8,095 Sqft .55 Acres 3 Garages
About This Property
The experience you've always wanted is here! This spectacular modern French brick, stone and Hardy Plank designer home, with 6/7 bedrooms, 7 1/2 baths w/optional elevator is located in the sought after Franklin Park neighborhood. It offers a peaceful and quiet setting yet is close to shopping, restaurants, and entertainment, minutes away in every direction. DC 15 minutes away. Orange line East Falls Church Metro/Rt 66 E&W less than a mile. Situated on 2 lots, the square footage is ~23,900. The 40' oversize attached 3 car garage w/9x9' triple steel gauge doors and super-high ceilings are wired for electric car installation. 3 stunning levels of unparalleled living space with dramatic oversize windows and doors create sunlit, open yet private spaces throughout. See floorplans. This home is designed with numerous custom features, hardwood floors follow main and upper levels, designer finishes result in exceptional quality. Custom built by award-winning OPaL CUSTOM, the formal and informal spaces were designed in collaboration with talented interior designer Katherine Petty/KP Interiors and offers ~8,100 (+/-) square feet of a unique blend of contemporary flair and transitional style. MAIN LEVEL: Upon entering, the wide foyer opens to the Living Room, flexible Library/optional Transitional Bedroom w/full bath, plus exceptional guest powder room w/pocket doors to close off from guest closet and hallway. All rooms, including bedrooms, overlook the expansive yard/open parkland with design in keeping to exploit privacy and the natural setting that exemplifies Franklin Park. Entering through the custom double doors, the 30' foyer provides a magnificent view of the home's serene wooded surroundings which can also be viewed from the Kitchen, formal Dining Room, Family Room, and Sunroom. The expansive oversize glass doors from the Sunroom and Family Room yield to the wide 55' Trex deck w/2 stairways leading to/overlooking 1/2 acre+ lot w/recently completed landscaping backing to Franklin Woods Park. This outdoor deck provides another great space for entertaining friends & family. The traffic flow is an entertainer's delight. The custom 30' gourmet kitchen designed by Jeff Thompson/Waterstone Kitchen & Baths includes quartz countertops, custom tile backsplashes, 48" commercial grade 6-gas burner and double convection electric ovens, 48" custom refrigerator, 10' "sit-up" island, stainless steel appliances and farm sink. Breakfast Room includes built-ins, Butler Bar, wine refrigerator/breakfast/coffee bar. Under-cabinet lights finish off the look. Just around the corner is the convenient family work desk. The rear hallway includes a pantry, additional closets, two-pronged mudroom area and shaft for a 3-level optional elevator. An optional elevator conveniently opens onto upper-level rear hallway to private bedroom suite for guests or parents. UPPER LEVEL: Stairs open onto landing leading to 21x20' Master Bedroom and Sitting Room w/22' custom Master Closet and dressing space. A designer "spa" bath including a rain shower and 72" designer soaking tub tops it off. The wide hallways lead to each of the 3 secondary en suite bedrooms wired for ceiling fans/FIOS/TV/internet/phone w/walk-in closets. Oversize custom Laundry Room is designed for multi-purpose use. Convenient pull-down stairs lead to the attic. LOWER LEVEL: Open floor plan w/upgraded carpet in Recreation Room w/fireplace and Game Room leading to lower patio/yard. Multipurpose Area/Exercise Room/Wet Bar w/ice maker refrigerator and 2nd dishwasher all w/LVT flooring. This level also includes Media Room and en suite bedroom w/walk-in closet. Storage Room w/additional storage under stairs. Owner Licensed Broker.
Attic, Bar, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Chair Railing, Crown Molding, Double/Dual Staircase, Elevator, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Master Bath(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Stall Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Wet Bar/Bar, Wine Storage, Wood Floors
Cable TV, Cable TV Available, DSL Available, Fiber Optics Available, Natural Gas Available, Phone Available, Sewer Available, Under Ground, Water Available
Asphalt Driveway, DW - Circular, Electric Vehicle Charging Station(s), Lighted Parking, Paved Driveway, Secure Parking
Additional Storage Area, Garage - Front Entry, Inside Access, Oversized, Other
Panoramic, Scenic Vista, Trees/Woods
Built-In Microwave, Commercial Range, Disposal, Energy Star Appliances, ENERGY STAR Dishwasher, ENERGY STAR Refrigerator, Exhaust Fan, Extra Refrg/Frz, Icemaker, Instant Hot Water, Microwave, Oven-Double, Oven-Self Cleaning, Oven/Range-Electric, Oven/Range-Gas, Range hood, Refrigerator, Six burner stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Water Dispenser, Water Heater - High-Efficiency
Forced Air, Heat Pump - Gas BackUp, Zoned
Ceiling Fan(s), Central A/C, Energy Star Cooling System, Multi Units, Other, Zoned
Connecting Stairway, Daylight, Full, Daylight, Partial, Fully Finished, Heated, Interior Access, Outside Entrance, Poured Concrete, Rear Entrance, Space For Rooms, Sump Pump, Walkout Level, Water Proofing System, Windows, Workshop
Double Sided, Fireplace - Glass Doors, Gas/Propane, Mantel(s), Other, Wood, Screen
Brick and Siding, Combination, Concrete/Block, HardiPlank, Stone
Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Flood Lights, Other, Play Area, Stone Retaining Walls, Deck(s), Patio, Porch(es), Board Fence, Fence, Fenced-Partially, Privacy Fence, Fenced-Rear, Woven Wire Fence, Wood Fence
Additional Lot(s), Backs to Trees, Bcks-Prklnd, Front Yard, Interior, Landscaping, Level, Road Frontage, SideYard(s), Sloping, Trees/Wooded, Unrestricted
Casement, Energy Efficient, ENERGY STAR Qualified, Insulated, Low-E, Screens, Sliding
Concrete Perimeter, Passive Radon Mitigation, Slab
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Listing information last updated on May 26th, 2020 at 7:50am CDT.