448 River Bend Road is impressive in scale and design, with breathtaking sight lines and refined architectural details at every turn. Beautifully presented on 5 acres in Great Falls, this estate prominently spans a total of 19,250 square feet and includes 7 Bedroom Suites, 9 Full Baths, and 3 Half Baths. The entire residence consists of an exquisite Main House, a Pool House, an attached 3-Car Garage, a Swimming Pool, Basketball Court, and a Private Dock. Built to welcome future generations, this incredible home has amazing character and something special for everyone. The thoughtful design of this immaculate property takes into consideration its serene surroundings. Each well-placed window frames the picturesque views and the soaring ceilings welcome multiple exposures of natural light to accent the gleaming floors, decadent millwork, and lavish stone selections. There are 8 superb fireplaces, each with an elegantly designed mantle.
Illustrious entertaining spaces set the tone for memorable gatherings as each generously sized room flows seamlessly and with purpose. The Foyer is a stunning tunnel of light that is illuminated by 27 windows that perfectly frame the main helical staircase. The East Wing of the home begins with the Formal Living Room, a bright space where the warm woodwork dovetails the handsome stone tile floors to create a lovely atmosphere to welcome guests. The private Study is adjacent to the Living Room and is rich with custom built-ins that line the walls. The West Wing is comprised of the Formal Dining Room that extends out onto the front Terrace by way of three sets of French Doors. Across the Gallery from the Dining Room is the considerable Family Room that boasts views of the backyard.
The Gourmet Kitchen has an adjoining Breakfast Room that also showcases French doors to the front Terrace. Well-appointed and designed with every caliber Chef in mind, the Gourmet Kitchen is complete with Viking and Miele appliances, a double sink, two task sinks, two dishwashers, two refrigerators, double ovens, warming drawers, and a coffee bar with wine refrigerators. An added Chef’s bonus is the Outdoor Kitchen that is accessible through the sun-filled Den. The household corridor has a secondary staircase, one of two Laundry Rooms, a Powder Room, a Mud Room, and access to the attached Three-Car Garage.
There are five Bedroom Suites sequestered on the Upper Level, including a marvelous Primary Suite that is comprised of a Sitting Room, Office Nook, Private Balcony, Dressing Room, and a luxurious En-Suite Bath. The Primary Bath has separate vanities, a soaking tub, separate shower, and a water closet. There are three secondary Bedroom Suites that each have a private Bath, custom built-ins, and great closet space. One of the most enviable features of the Upper Level is the open Workspace/Homework Room that has a whimsical spiral staircase to the Upper Level Play Room. There is an intimate Office that opens to a Balcony. The Guest Suite is quietly situated at the end of the Hall and is a wonderful retreat for visitors. Expansive and drenched with natural light, this Guest Suite is accented by a fireplace, a Full Bath with a soaking tub, a Balcony, and a convenient separate entrance.
The Lower Level is approximately 5,150 square feet of finished living space that has been outfitted to entertain. The main staircase leads you into the Bar Room that houses a full-size Bar that seats up to ten. There is a Den with access to a Wine Cellar, a Billiards Room, an Exercise Room, Theater, and Recreation Room. A private Au Pair Suite with a Full Bath is also on this level. Through the Billiards Room is access to a side Patio.
The separate Pool House is comprised of a Living Room/Party Room with a Full Kitchen and Full Bath on the Main Level. The Lower Level has a Bedroom with an En-Suite Bath and walkout access to a Patio.