2625 Rivers Road NW
This one-of-a-kind home, designed by notable architect Yong Pak and builder Mike Hammersmith, and recently decorated by Kay Douglass, is nestled on a private, one acre hilltop lot. Stunning 15-year-old English country manor home blends old world charm with modern style with iron windows and doors, as well as old world finishes such as plaster walls, stunning five-inch white-oak floors, and handsome handmade white-oak beams. The exterior of the home is topped with a Ludowici 150-year slate roof, copper gutters and flashing, and a tasteful exterior mix of stonework and old brick. The three-car garage has been finished with epoxy floors and custom cabinetry allowing it to double as event space, ideally located next to a flat turf sports field and putting green.
The open floor plan and soaring ceilings on the main floor give the home a flawless flow throughout and include a wet bar, butler’s pantry, china closet, family room, breakfast room, dining room, living room, sunroom, and mudroom, as well as two half baths. The open concept kitchen boasts cabinetry by Stile, marble countertops, Viking appliances, double refrigerator and dishwasher drawers, two full sinks and a large island overlooking the family room. These lovely rooms wrap around a private courtyard with Gunite pool and cozy outdoor covered seating area with fireplace and overhead heating.
The second-floor master suite includes cathedral ceiling, fireplace, and Juliet balcony overlooking the pool. His and her marble bathroom is outfitted with soaking tub, separate vanities, separate water closets, and heated floors. Included on the second floor are three ensuite bedrooms with walk in closets and an additional seating area and a large laundry room with custom cabinetry. There is a separate in-law/au pair suite with a small kitchenette, and cozy den, ideally situated over the garage with a separate entrance and a staircase chair system for handicapped access which can easily be removed. There are permanent stairs up to a third floor which has been plumbed and framed for two more bedrooms and two more baths or a huge playroom.
Lower floor can be accessed down a staircase from the main floor or thru an exterior entryway. It is finished off with a large mirrored and fully outfitted workout room with rubber flooring, as well as a large media room, an additional half bath, and multiple storage areas.