Stunning 5-bedroom, 7-bath brick Colonial in Springbrook Forest, a breathtaking community of beautiful homes on large lots in serene, wooded setting adjacent to Brookside Gardens, the nature center, horse stables and all the park has to offer. Beautifully upgraded and expanded by loving owners of thirty- three years, this home offers wonderful charm, space, updates, enormous storage space, and exquisite treed views throughout.
As you enter the home, there are stunning views to the rear of the home of the wooded backyard through a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows in the family room. This expansive, sun-filled family room/kitchen/dining combination, added in 2003, spans the full back of the home and features a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, recessed lights, dining area and a large chef’s kitchen. Designed for the gourmet cook, the kitchen includes a work/storage island, 5-burner gas cooktop, Sub-Zero refrigerator, two sinks, two built-in ovens and a warming oven. Operable skylights can be opened and closed by remote.
Also on the first floor is a separate dining room with lovely moldings, a piano/sitting room, a powder room and mudroom with built-in storage connecting to the two-car garage. The left wing of the first floor includes a bedroom, full bath, and private office with built-in desk overlooking the backyard.
Upstairs are four bedrooms, including a large master suite with 16-foot ceilings, enormous walk-in closet, and two Palladian windows. A delightful window box and built-in bookshelves invite curling up with a book. Off the master, French doors open to a princess balcony – a delightful spot for relaxing with a glass of wine. There are three full baths, including a luxury master bath with Jacuzzi® tub, rain shower and marble floor. Two bedrooms share a full hall bath, and one with an en-suite.
The finished lower level offers flexible space for all kinds of recreation. The rec room/family room has space for a pool table and TV/movie area. Down a few stairs is a play/workout room with a full wall of storage closets. Off the playroom is an additional storage room. There is another full bath with shower on this level. Outside, the tiered rear yard is an entertainer’s dream, with flagstone patio, grill space, sound system for music, and towering trees for privacy, and views, views, views.
Springbrook Forest is a stunning, one-of-a-kind walkable neighborhood. At the end of Brookhaven is a park with walking trails that lead to a fish pond, Rock Creek Park, Wheaton Park Stables, Brookside Gardens and Kemp Mill Shopping Center. Wheaton and Glenmont Metro stations a just a few minutes’ drive.