Azaleas, butterfly bushes, lilies, hyacinths, and blossoming trees make this an enchanting property. Large, fully fenced backyard with raised flower bed, dimmable accent lights, and a nice balance between flagstone patio space and grassy areas. Styled fence brings privacy and an enclosed play space or pet area. Garden gate for entering from the front on Chesapeake Street, back gate facing the alley, and side gate facing 49th street. Arched, storybook front door is hand-made Sapele hardwood with exquisite hardware. An extremely strong, one-of-a kind door with leaded glass window. Cast iron hammered strap hinges, mail slot, and kickplate. Arched entrance to dining room and kitchen. Hardwood floors on main and upper levels; wood-burning fireplace in living room Shady screened porch Voice-activated thermostat for central cooling, Alexa-compatible Ecobee thermostat for heating. Both thermostats are wi-fi enabled, controllable via mobile app. "Ring"� doorbell by the front door and "Ring"� floodlights on back door. Kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite counters, tile backsplash, cabinet lighting and soft-closing hinges in all cabinets and drawers. Two large bedrooms on Upper Level with ample closets and custom cabinets; third bedroom on Main Level with built-in bookshelves, reading nook/window seat and workspaces-currently used as a double home office. Upper Level full bath updated with dual shower heads, MrSteam shower/aromatherapy head, towel warmer, skylight, vanity, sink, commode, and attractive ceramic tile. Half bath on main level updated with copper sink and accents; beautiful Madera marble countertop and shelves. Finished Lower Level with waterproofing system and 2 sump-pumps. Large entertainment area and home theatre space. Two separate exits: one on landing and the other in the laundry room. Lower Level bath (full bath #2) equipped with oversized Eago bathtub with 22 hydromassage jets and high-tech features such as LED Chroma therapy lights, radio, inline heater, ozone disinfection function, and waterfall circulation. Large walk-in pantry room with storage shelves Generously sized laundry room with specialty glass countertops, front-loading washer and dryer, collapsible hangers, and outside entrance. Could be converted into a second kitchen. Rare to find: custom-built, spacious two-car garage with high ceiling and extra storage space. All garage lights are motion-activated. Resilient Hardie Plank lap siding and charming stone detail around concrete foundation. Three large skylights allow for a bright work space during the day. Top-of-the-line 6.7 kW Sunpower PV array of 20 micro-inverted solar panels optimally provide very low or no electric bills for a large portion of the year. System is covered by the manufacturer's 25-year warranty and panel performance warranty. High-grade asphalt shingle roof, 50-year warranty (approximately 40 years left). Vytex windows throughout the house. Vytex limited lifetime warranty. Verdant views abound in this light and airy home located on a quiet block in sought-after American University Park! The corner property offers 3 finished levels, 3 bedrooms, and 2.5 bathrooms. Its open first floor layout is perfect for entertaining! A spacious yard with expansive patio and a 2-car garage custom-built by the owner complete the property. The home's serene location belies its proximity to every urban amenity and its easy access to Spring Valley shopping center, Friendship Heights Metro (.09 miles), and Tenleytown/AU Metro (1.0 mile). One block to bus. Enjoy all that is nearby: schools, Tenley Library, Friendship "Turtle" Park, Fort Bayard Park, the indoor pool at Wilson High School, Wagshal's Deli and Market, Millie's, Crate & Barrel, Le Chat Noir French restaurant and many other popular restaurants. Comfortable and convenient living in a coveted location doesn't get any better than this!
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