Your wait is over! This very special 1916 Chevy Chase home, with approximately 4900 sq. ft. of interior space, has been totally renovated and artfully expanded with a three-story addition by well-known owner/architect, John Blackburn. Finally, a home that embodies the perfect marriage of the architectural character and detailing with an open, modern design, well suited to the modern lifestyle.
The terrific first floor, well suited for gracious entertaining or casual day-to-day living, has generous light-filled rooms including a elegant entrance foyer, living room with gas fireplace, spacious dining room with bay window, chef’s kitchen with center island, breakfast room with desk area, family room with wood-burning fireplace, bookcases/cabinets and powder room.
The second floor boasts of four large bedrooms and two baths including a stunning master suite. The master suite has vaulted ceilings, built-in cabinets, dressing area with two large closets, double vanity, separate tub and walk-in shower. A large laundry closet with full sized-stacked unit is also located on this floor.
Third floor is a teenager’s dream with two spacious bedrooms and full bath.
Lower level has a sensational light -filled one bedroom accessory unit with high ceilings, bay window, separate side entrance and includes a large, fully equipped kitchen, spacious bedroom, full bath and terrific living room and dining area. The lower level also has a separate laundry room, separate HVAC unit, and generous storage unit.
The private grounds are professionally landscaped with mature plantings, flagstone patio and koi pond complete with fish. A charming front porch and rear deck off kitchen are perfect for relaxing or reading a book. A detached one car garage is located in the rear of property.
Ideally located 3748 McKinley is steps away from Connecticut Avenue and within walking distance to Friendship Heights and Metro (red line). Stroll to one of the many fine restaurants or take in a movie at the historic Avalon Theater. The community center, library and playground are just up the street.