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Architect-Designed and Owned Custom Contemporary in Bethesda

  • none $1,690,000 USD
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Location: Bethesda
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Sq Ft: 4,627
  • Lot Sq Ft: 1 acres
  • Address: 6908 Persimmon Tree Road, Bethesda, Maryland

Listed on the market for the first time, 6908 Persimmon Tree Road is a unique architect- designed and owned custom contemporary residence on a one-acre wooded lot in Bethesda. The owners, a FAIA-recognized architect and a leading interior designer, have lovingly cared for and expanded the home since designing and building the residence from the ground up in 1976.

This stunning contemporary home with walls of glass is a one-of-a-kind residence that offers a truly unique living experience that seamlessly blends modern luxury with natural beauty. Set far back from the street and approached by a long driveway, the house has a more private front while unfolding amid soaring open spaces. The 700 square-foot carport with storage closet is set to side of the home to keep the focus on the main structure.

Clean lines, soaring ceilings, and an open-concept layout create a sense of spaciousness and light. The 4,600 square-foot home features four bedrooms, including two primary suites, 3.5 bathrooms and two separate home offices. A large renovated eat-in kitchen, separate dining room, formal living room and den complete the main living spaces. Recessed lighting can be found throughout the home. More than 2,500 square feet is located on the main level

Outside, there is 1,000 square feet of recently stained wood deck running the length of the first floor with access from every main-level room. The large, 6,000 square-foot useable level rear yard is wooded at the back of the property.

The main entrance is marked by a large two-story entry foyer with covered front porch. After food shopping, the entrance off the double car-port area can be used to enter the mud room/kitchen. The mud room with laundry and utility sink opens into the large modernist kitchen with floor to ceiling storage cabinets with custom built in shelves and drawers by Neff, 10-foot long serving island, separate wine refrigerator, microwave, oven, warming drawer, six-burner electric cook top and recipe desk area.

Beyond the kitchen is a main floor powder room, a formal two-story dining room with built-in cabinets and multiple living areas, including the living room and den, gallery area with built-in planter and office with large walk-in storage closet. The new primary suite sits at private section at the back of this main level. Both the large living room and family room with soaring ceiling, clerestory windows and built-in cabinets have fireplaces.

The first-floor large primary bedroom suite with soaring ceiling features a recently renovated five-fixture bath and large dressing area with natural light and built-in dressers, free standing tub, walk-in shower and clerestory windows. This area has its own mechanical system.

The top level includes three large bedrooms, including the original primary bedroom suite, a high sloped ceiling open play area with clerestory windows, the third full bathroom with adjacent linen closet and office space with built in cabinets. The bedroom suite features a bath, double vanity, dressing area with high ceiling, clerestory windows and balcony.

The finished basement includes a play area, storage and the main mechanical systems. The home has a Guardian alarm system. Schools are Bannockburn Elementary, Thomas W. Pyle Middle School and Walt Whitman High School.

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Price:none$1,690,000 USD
Address:6908 Persimmon Tree Road
Zip Code:20817
Year Built:1976
Square Feet:4,627
Lot Square Feet:1 acres
Half Bathrooms:1

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