Within the upscale Washington, D.C., bed room neighborhood of Bethesda, Maryland, you don’t should go far to search out the house of a politician, a navy official or a medical skilled.
This two-story contemporary, about 4 miles from Bethesda’s retail-oriented downtown, was the onetime residence of Jeane Kirkpatrick, the primary feminine to function the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.
The secluded half-acre property is ready within the family-friendly Bradley Hills Grove neighborhood, which has housing inventory courting from the Nineteen Fifties to the current. Usually, the single-family homes are giant with 4 to eight bedrooms. All kinds of architectural kinds are represented. Colleges and parks are close by, and a creek runs by the leafy neighborhood.
The previous Kirkpatrick residence was inbuilt 1988 and lately renovated for 21st century residing, whereas sustaining its interval attraction.
Slate steps lead as much as the double entrance door, which is sheltered by stone arches on both aspect. Stone accents proceed on the facade, combined with shingle siding.
The 6,540 sq. ft of interiors heart on the primary flooring glass-walled nice room with vaulted ceilings and a stone-fronted hearth.
The newly-renovated kitchen contains a heart island, two sinks and a walk-in pantry. A eating room, a household room, a library/research with a bay window, a mudroom and two powder rooms full the extent.
Upstairs are 4 en-suite bedrooms, together with a main suite with a cathedral ceiling and fireside, and a loft sitting room.
The decrease degree provides a number of areas for recreation, a visitor room, two extra loos and a laundry room.
A coated porch on the entrance of the house and a slate patio in again with a hearth pit and a barbecue lengthen the residing areas outdoor. One other 700 sq. ft of unfinished area sits above the four-car storage.
The motor courtroom, together with a lighted round driveway, gives further parking. There’s a everlasting easement to be used a shared driveway, which is maintained by the neighboring property.
The U.S. Capitol is about 17 miles away from the property; Arlington, about 14 miles.
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