2218 GROVE HILL PLACE

Sold for $960,000 in August 2012 by John Lenihan.

This custom-designed home has everything the discerning buyer would want. Great location. Open floor plan and smart design. Superior craftsmanship and finishes. Maintenance free living. Abundant storage space. Well-known architect, V. Florea, worked closely with sellers on this, their 4th custom built home, to create a smart, refined home with superior finishes and great flow. Only the highest quality materials were used throughout this home, including gorgeous custom designed solid mahogany front doors which are surrounded by limestone and crowned with copper. A spacious Foyer leads way to a stunning view of the tree-lined hills that are a feature from almost every room. The Great Room with 14 ft. ceilings flows well into the large eat-in kitchen that serves as an inviting gathering place, as well as a chef’s dream come true. The well-designed kitchen has all the high-end appliances and tools a cooking enthusiast needs, including a walk-in pantry, large Viking cook top with griddle, warming drawer, and wine cooler.

Easily hidden, but cleverly situated close to the Kitchen is a home office with smart built-ins and “cubbies” that make organization a breeze. The main-floor Master Bedroom and Bath are gorgeous and include sophisticated built-ins, a vaulted ceiling and a chandelier. The large formal Dining Room boasts a stunning butler’s pantry with multiple upscale finishes that add a rich texture, with warm metal finishes on the chandelier and wall sconces. An additional main-floor Master Bedroom and Bath are discreetly handicap accessible and ideal for guests or as a mother-in-law suite. The upstairs features 3 Bedrooms and 2 full baths – one a Jack ‘n Jill. There is also access to enormous attic walk-in storage space. The open Lower Level walkout with 10’ ceilings will “wow” friends as they enjoy watching the big game on the 92” high definition rear projection TV which opens to a full sports bar area, with sink, ice maker, beverage chiller, microwave and dishwasher. The game area – accented by Tiffany lamps — features plenty of room for a game table and pool table. A full bath adds to entertaining ease. The Workout Room features mirrored walls and is spacious enough for the serious fitness enthusiast. There is abundant unfinished storage space too. Other extras include an attached 3 car garage, upstairs laundry chute that drops into a cabinet right by the washer, Trex decking on both outdoor decks, a re-circulating heater provides hot water in seconds and a gas line right to your outdoor grill on the covered deck means grilling year round and no replacing propane tanks in the middle of your gatherings. This high efficiency home has extra foam insulation around all pipes and windows to keep electric bills low. Home includes security system, intercom, and built-in speakers in most rooms. Located in the exclusive Estates of Locust Grove, this extraordinary 5 bedroom 5 ½ bath home is just 4 1/2 years old and was built by Sterling Development Group Ltd.

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