2860 Woodland Drive NW is a noble 1927 stone manor that has been expertly renovated and meticulously refined into an unforgettable residence that dovetails comforting charm and sharp sophistication. The caliber of this home is outstanding and each handpicked detail and finish is superbly appreciated. The essence of this residence is grounded in its Neo-Tudor details, from the Gothic arched doorways to the rich wood paneling. The extensive 2012 renovation delivered a vibrant renewal of the interior spaces while also adding subtle touches of modernity. Architect Ankie Barnes and Interior Designer Susan Beimler perfectly crafted a home that is prepared to welcome generations to come.
This estate is comprised of 5 Bedroom Suites, 6 Full Baths, and 2 Half Baths throughout 8,500 finished square feet and is nestled on a considerable lot that totals nearly 1 acre. The home is surrounded by extensive hardscaping and landscaped grounds. Layered gardens, a sizeable 41’x18’ Swimming Pool with a Pool House, and a Croquet Court add to the wonder of this incredible property. There is a Gated Entrance that pours into a Circular Driveway and an attached 2-Car Garage.
Preserved in its glory and seamlessly updated throughout, the prominent front door opens into a sun-filled Foyer that spans the width of the home. Serene views of the terrace peek through the back doors into the Foyer. The Living Room commands your attention with its handsome coffered ceiling and custom millwork. Warmed by a lovely fireplace and with French doors that extend the entertaining area outside, this gathering space is bound to be a household favorite. The formal Dining Room is flanked by stunning arched double doors. One set of doors welcomes you from the Foyer and the opposing set leads you into the marvelous Kitchen. This Chef’s Kitchen has been graciously outfitted to perfection. Surrounding the 9’ marble topped center island is a beautifully designed space that includes a 6-burner Wolf range, ample pantry space, a dishwasher and dishwasher drawers, double sinks, a full-size refrigerator and refrigerator drawers, and many more enviable features. The Sunroom is a charming retreat that is dressed with stone and flushed with natural light. With views of the Terrace and Gardens, the Sunroom is excellent for any occasion. The private Library has extraordinary character with its wall of built-ins, robust millwork, Fireplace, and Wet Bar. A statement addition to this home is the rear staircase that is reminiscent of a traditional belvedere. Flooded with light, this staircase adds to the beauty and functionality of this residential masterpiece. A private Elevator that gives access all 4 floors and Powder Room complete this level.
The First Upper Level is a graceful collection of private suites. All 5 Bedrooms have access to an adjoining Bath. The Primary Suite showcases abundant closet space, an elegant En-Suite Bath, a Dressing Area, and a Balcony with views of the grounds. The luxurious Primary Bath is comprised of a soaking tub, dual vanity, oversized shower, and a water closet. Two secondary Bedrooms have private Baths and walk-in closets. The remaining two Bedrooms share a “Jack and Jill” style Bath. A large Office has an immense number of windows to flood the space with a warm western exposure. There is a second Powder Room on this level.
A truly special feature of this residence is the finished Second Upper Level, an exclusive household space that is accessible by way of a discreet staircase from the bedroom level or the Elevator. On the Second Upper Level there is a generous Recreation Room/Game Room, an Exercise Room, a Sitting Room, Office, and a Full Bath.
The Lower Level has a spacious Laundry Room with built-in wine storage and access to the attached 2-Car Garage. There are additional storage closets throughout and 3 large Utility Rooms.