Rarely do highly sought-after single family homes on tree-lined Amherst Avenue come along. This house in particular combines modern comforts, purposeful enhancements for daily living, convenience, relaxation, and refined living.
Set back nicely from the street, this five bedroom, four & 1/2 bath home has been thoughtfully renovated and updated over the years by the current owner. The charming colonial with warm brick, welcoming front porch and professional landscaping provide beautiful curb appeal. Step into the exquisitely detailed foyer: tile flooring, crown moldings, and the light-filled spaces that flow beautifully from room to room. A formal dining room welcomes guests into the home, with an office space or den complete with french doors right off the foyer. The living room -- with fireplace -- flows into the open concept great room which leads to an eat-in chef's kitchen with custom cabinetry, newly installed appliances, and a large island perfect for prepping a meal, entertaining and dining. The backyard has a bricked patio ideal for entertaining. A coveted two-car oversized garage is conveniently located right off the first floor with plenty of room for extra storage. A butler's pantry, coat closet and delightful powder room for guests rounds out the first floor.
The second level has four bedrooms, two complete with en-suite bathrooms and all with large walk-in closets. The luxurious primary bedroom suite includes two large walk-in closets, spacious double sinks, and a Jacuzzi tub. The full size laundry room on the second level has updated washer and dryer units, sink and a renovated storage area for ease of use. The oversized lower level is perfect for activities and fun, or another space for an office with a very large recreation room. The fifth bedroom and full bath are perfect for an au pair or in-laws. And an oversized storage room will suit all of your overflow items.
This residence boasts eco-friendly solar panels and an integrated intercom system that facilitates seamless communication. Energy-efficient LED recessed lighting illuminates the home. The upgraded attic insulation ensures optimal climate control. Rest easy knowing your haven is fortified with a cutting-edge security system.
Meticulously upgraded and thoughtfully improved, this home exudes an undeniable charm and comfort. The allure extends beyond your doorstep, a short walk to the Wheaton Metro and five Metro bus lines, with Arcola Park a brief stroll away, this home offers an ideal setting for invigorating morning jogs or leisurely walks and access to anywhere in the DMV. Nearby, Wheaton Library stands as a beacon of knowledge; cater to your culinary desires with an array of local dining options, including Los Chorros, Reginas, Kefa Cafe, and Full Key, all situated nearby.
House is equipped for visually impaired buyers with many accommodations from current owners such as lighting and accessibility.
A full list of all home improvements include:
-Brick paver patio (2012)
-Intercom system (2012)
-Comfort height toilets (2012)
-Jacuzzi tub, master bath (2012)
-Tray ceiling, primary bedroom (2012)
-Laundry rm sink (2012)
-LED Recessed lights (2013)
-Attic insulation upgraded to R46 & garage attic insulated (2013)
-Large ceiling fans (2014)
-Solar Panels (2018). We own. Loan balance is $9000 ($75/mo) & assumable. Generates $55/mo SREC revenue.
-HVAC Electrostatic air filter (2021)
-New refrigerator (2021)
-HVAC UV light (2021)
-New water heater (2023)
- New garbage disposal (2023)
-HVAC whole house Humidifier (2023)
-Whole house surge protector (2023)
-Basement repainted (2023)
-New carpeting, entire house (2023)
-Security cameras (2023)
-Nest thermostat (2022
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