Sited on 16.5 acres of George Washington’s authentic Mount Vernon property, River View overlooks the Potomac River from a commanding bluff. Immediately it’s for sale for $60 million.
“This was initially a part of Washington’s River Farm, and was deeded to his private secretary, Tobias Lear, who was married to Martha Washington’s niece,” says Heather Corey of TTR Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty, itemizing dealer for the property. “It stayed within the household till the 1850s and remains to be the most important privately held piece of the unique property.”
Tobias Lear was famously certainly one of three folks at Washington’s deathbed. Immediately, America’s first president would definitely approve of the up to date River View: a 16,000 sq. foot, seven bed room home accomplished simply two years in the past. Designed by architect Jim Rill and constructed by West Wing Builders, particular facilities of the grand primary home embrace a big house gymnasium with radius home windows overlooking the Potomac, with adjoining spa space that features an indoor resistance pool, spa, steam room and sauna. The sport room has a full bar, pool desk, 2 TVs, hand crafted stone partitions and likewise views of the river. The 15-seat movie show permits for snug and protected screenings of the most recent movies.
The property consists of 400 toes of water frontage, a three-bedroom, three-bath 2,600 sq. foot visitor home, a completely reconstituted carriage home with 4 automotive areas and a studio house, a waterfront dock and, particularly prized by gardeners, English colonial boxwood and rose gardens impressed by previous blueprints discovered on the property.
This isn’t your typical “Good Home,” it’s a “Sensible Home.” Eco-sustainability has been thought of in each side of the design with geothermal heating, in depth state-of-the-art effectively water administration, 150 KW full-property back-up turbines, safety programs, utilities, data, leisure programs — all managed by a central financial institution of computer systems. All storage areas, in each the carriage home and the connected storage, have electrical chargers.
The property is notably non-public and serene, however is positioned simply 10 miles from the nation’s Capitol by way of the tree-lined George Washington Memorial Parkway. There’s is straightforward entry to the area’s three airports that service each non-public and industrial aviation. It affords an unmatched pure sanctuary, but is simply minutes from the eating, cultural and academic choices of Previous City Alexandria, northern Virginia and Washington D.C.