Classic split level stands near river on .5-acre lot


Standing on a half-acre lot in Mount Vernon one block from the Potomac River, this 51-year-old split-level house is listed at $639,000 by Susan Elbertson at Prudential Carruthers Realtors. Call 703-927-8357.

The entrance foyer features a stone tiled floor. On the right, the living room is brightened by a picture window overlooking the expansive front yard. The room also features built-in bookshelves, chair rails and crown molding with a wood-burning fireplace outfitted with a woodstove. Hardwood floors continue throughout the home, except for the kitchen and the carpeted den.

The dining room stands behind the living room, with a window seat and a door leading to the rear patio. The adjoining eat-in kitchen features updated cabinets, a stainless steel refrigerator and dishwasher, recessed lighting and a breakfast bar facing the table area. It also provides another door leading to the patio.

A half-stairway leads down from the kitchen to a family room with pine paneling. It  includes an entertainment alcove, a full bath and separate laundry room. Another half-stairway leads from the living room to the two mid-level bedrooms and recently renovated full bath. At the top of another half-stairway,  the master bedroom boasts three closets and an expansive window overlooking the rear yard. The schools are Washington Mill Elementary, Walt Whitman Middle and Mount Vernon High.