2323 Porter St NW in Forest Hills, Washington DC, 20008
On Site:14 Days
Lot Size:1.59 Acres
Welcome to Pine Crest Manor, ideally situated in a historic enclave of houses and nestled on a sprawling 1.6 acre lot with rolling hills and mature surrounding woodland gardens, making for a private oasis in the heart of the city. Professionally designed landscaping leads to the front door which is tucked beneath mature climbing hydrangeas. Thoughtfully designed by a leading architect, this one-of-a-kind property enjoys smart home features throughout, including the Savant System, suited for seamless contemporary living. Other features in the home include original 1925 chestnut woodwork, Lutron shades, custom millwork, elevator and so much more.
The main level offers living spaces equally fit for entertaining or relaxed living, both inside and out, featuring walk-out flagstone terraces with multiple access points. The dining room connects with an open kitchen featuring granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. The sun-soaked breakfast atrium, encircled by floor-to-ceiling windows, overlooks the lush greenery of the side and rear yards. The expansive family room features a Spark gas fireplace with marble mantel and Allegheny millwork. The family room enjoys direct access to the terrace and the screened-in porch through a wall of sliding glass doors, which can be fully retracted. A living room with six-foot stone fireplace, an additional small family room, private office with custom built-ins, barrel ceiling and fireplace, and a full bath and powder room complete the main level.
The first upper level is home to the gracious primary suite with generous sitting room, soaring cathedral ceilings and abundant natural light from walls of windows overlooking the grounds and the tree canopy. The primary suite contains both bedroom and sitting room, separated by a custom TV Lift which allows viewing from either side. Through custom opaque glass sliding doors, the sleek en-suite full bath is revealed with porcelain tile, marble counters, Waterworks fixtures, separate make-up area, water closet, and steam shower. A large walk-in dressing room and enchanting outdoor terrace complete the suite. Also found on this level is a large bedroom with en-suite bathroom, two additional bedrooms each with custom built-in shelving, and a hall bathroom.
The upper level has a bedroom suite complete with a built-in desk, ample storage options and a light-filled bathroom. The lower level boasts a kitchen, guest suite with a full bathroom and private entrance, a family room, laundry room with adjacent half bath and a custom art storage room. Set in a location like no other, this remarkable property presents a rare opportunity to live in a park-like setting just minutes away from the Cleveland Park Metro and all that Washington has to offer.
Listing provided courtesy of Washington Fine Properties, LLC.