Design & Home

Estate of the Week

Where: 4847 Rockwood Parkway, NW
Listing Price
: $9.5 million
Time on Market
: three weeks
Bedrooms:
six
Bathrooms:
ten

Details: This 16,000-square-foot estate sits on one of DC’s most prestigious streets in the leafy Spring Valley neighborhood. The design was inspired by a home in the Hamptons that once belonged to the Guggenheim family. Both are considered “French eclectic” and made of natural stone, stucco, cobblestone, and clay.  

The floorplan features a two-story foyer, walnut floors in the living room, his and her master bathrooms, a library, a wine cellar, an indoor basketball court, a spa with a sauna and steam room, an exercise room, a home theater with stadium seating, and a game room. Outside, there are two- and three-car garages, a heated pool, a hot tub, and a pool house with a full bath and kitchen.

Several foreign countries have looked at the home as a possible ambassador’s residence. They would be in good company—Rockwood Parkway is also home to NBC’s Tim Russert and Vanity Fair writer Maureen Orth and power lawyer Brendan Sullivan.

More pictures below. 

 

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