Dramatically different, gracious and spacious historically and architecturally significant 4,400 sq ft, 4 BR/2.5BA home, with an attached 1BR/1 BA guest home with separate entrance, in a lovely Ashland Manor setting on over 2/3 of an acre on a cul-de-sac. The best of classic craftsmanship, handsome front and rear staircases with direct set balusters, abundant old-world wood trim details, combine cohesively with today's tasteful refurbishments. So many upgrades! Please refer to the Features List in MLS Docs Section! New roof 2020. Whole house newly painted outside 2021, inside 2022. Kitchen totally and beautifully remodeled 2021 including Bosch appliances, Ilve Ovens, Fanatsia Soapstone counters, farm sink and a milled-into-countertop drying rack, Brass Faucet, Ralph Lauren lighting, LifeProof LVP heated flooring, and custom built in Breakfast area seating. Marble Foyer with heated floors 2022. Upper level bathrooms all refurbished 2022. New natural gas to house, new gas furnace, and a new gas manifold designed to feed future gas lines to the 5 fire places, all in October 2022. MBR fireplace has new chimney liner and new cap 2022. This home is a rare Alexandria gem - featuring large rooms, dramatic ceiling heights and refinished antique pine and oak flooring... 5 fireplaces...front and back covered porches...Chef's Dreamium kitchen...2 story box bay windows...plus upper level has four large bedrooms, 2 fully refurbished baths...spacious center hallway, balcony and additional large room just off MBR for dual closets, dual studies, or exercise room. Main level has a welcoming family room, separate living room, separate den and a spacious dining room...plus the fully remodeled kitchen... all this and an additional 2 story Guest House or rental unit. Plus this large level lot backs to parkland! There are two separate sheds (originally smokehouse/pump house) and two basements. No HOA fees or HOA restrictions. Beautiful parkland setting with lots of privacy. This is a great home for entertaining due to the ample parking in the huge cul-de-sac, impressive high volume ceilings, detailed original mill work, handsome traditional floor plan and secluded backyard. Direct access to Tara Village Park, an open grassy play area maintained by the county. The house is on property that was part of “Ashland Manor,” a large estate formerly owned by the Triplett family, one of the earliest landowners in Fairfax County. The house is the historic “Triplett House,” dating to the early 1800s. Historical literature and professional architectural treatises in MLS Docs section. Conveniently located within 3 miles of Springfield Town Center, Kingstowne Towne Center, Alexandria Wegmans, two Metro stations (Franconia-Springfield and Van Dorn Street), I-495, I-95, and I-395, and Amazon Fresh grocery store. Approximately 11 miles to Crystal City; 10 miles to MGM National Harbor. Walking distance to Franconia Elementary School and Edison High School.
Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty, Patrick McCabe
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