This idyllic setting is a nature lovers’ paradise, yet only a short commute to downtown DC and minutes from the dining and entertainment venues of National Harbor and Alexandria VA, and shopping at Tanger Outlets. Here you can view majestic bald eagles soaring overhead and nesting nearby along Piscataway Creek. See wild turkeys and over 80 other species of birds that have been previously sighted on the property. Walk the trails in Piscataway Park just across the street. Enjoy the peace and quiet of 5-plus acres at the end of lightly-traveled road in a vibrant community. Surround yourself with beautiful gardens. This graceful and spacious home with winter water views is ideal for raising children and pets and over-nighting grandchildren. Graciously entertain both large and intimate groups. There is room to spare for a home office and extensive library, collections and hobbies. The full walk-out basement can easily accommodate fitness equipment and game tables, or be converted to a play room, media center or additional living space. Expansive brick colonial bordered by protected parkland. Added structures include a wood shed, barn with three garage door entries, loft area and small enclosed garden. Expansive deck in the rear overlooks the garden, forest and stone patio. Special interior features include radiant ceiling heat with room controls for all rooms. There are 7 ceiling fans and two fireplace wood burning inserts that warm the house as desired. A lovely rain garden is located at the front of the home with stone walk entry to a mudroom and laundry on the main level. Voluntary membership in the Piscataway Hills Citizens Association includes river front and park access. In addition to five bedrooms on the upper level, there are pull down stairs to the expansive attic for extra storage. Two stair cases ascend from the first floor (kitchen and main entry foyer) to the upper level.
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