HOME OF THE WEEK | 05/07/09

HOME OF THE WEEK  |  05/07/09

SPECIAL FEATURES: A patio and two terraces overlook the charming Fords Landing townhouses while one terrace also provides a river view, making this the perfect setting for spring.

STYLE: One-of-a-kind Federal townhouse, designed by prominent Washington architect Arthur Cotton Moore.

LOCATION: Fords Landing

PRICE: $1,799,000

CALL: Christine Garner, Weichert, 703-587-4855

BUILT: 1990


PARKING: One-car attached garage


BATHS: 3.5


ENTRANCE LEVEL: The foyer divides the family room from the bedroom or study. The family room displays a French door leading to the large rear patio. The bedroom or study features two walls of built-in bookshelves. Behind this room, a full bath, a wet bar and a sauna are found, in addition to the rear garage. The foyer, family room and bedroom study all boast marble floors, while marble walls also grace the bathroom.

FIRST UPPER LEVEL: Hardwood floors continue through this level, where the front living room boasts a fluted fireplace framed by display niches. A French door leads to the terrace. Behind the living room, the landing includes a powder room. The kitchen and the long gallery hallway both adjoin the rear dining room, with its dramatic sky-blue domed ceiling rising above the eight-foot arched Palladian window.

SECOND UPPER LEVEL: The master suite enjoys a private rooftop terrace.

THIRD UPPER LEVEL: This top floor provides an additional bedroom suite.

SCHOOLS: Lyles-Crouch Elementary, George Washington Middle, T.C. Williams High.