YOUR SEARCH IS OVER! Resort-style Property , tucked away on an an idyllic Acre lot that has been designated a "Backyard Wildlife Habitat" by the National Wildlife Federation. Nestled in Oakton's community of Twin Mill this special property offers a pool, pool house and gardens. It offers mature plantings and flowering fruiting trees, with something in bloom continuously from April through October. The home boasts about 5000 square feet lovingly updated and impeccably maintained by long-time owners. Everything about this property, inside and outside, has been curated to perfection. It offers 5 large bedrooms and 3.5 baths, with an additional bath in the pool house. All three floors offer gleaming hardwood flooring, elegant crown molding, detailed architectural features, and exquisite built-ins. Off the foyer sits a guest powder room with an extraordinary custom mural. The living room is expansive and runs the width of the home. It is centered on a warm, wood-burning fireplace surrounded by a stunning wall of cherry built-ins. An embassy-size dining room offers elegant wainscoting, a wood-burning fireplace and gleaming chandelier. A main level office makes it easy to work from home. Through its French doors you can wander outside to a covered portion of the deck, roofed with naturally aged cedar shingles covered with moss. The kitchen offers an abundance of Maple cabinetry, a center island and a window overlooking the yard and deck. Relax in your breakfast nook and enjoy the natural wonderland beyond. A generous mudroom features another exquisite custom mural. It is adjacent to a large laundry. The upper level offers 4 spacious bedrooms with hardwood flooring, including a large owner's suite. The en suite bath offers a soaking tub, separate shower and large vanity with dual sinks. 3 other bedrooms share a hall bath that is uniquely adorned with a mural featuring flowers and birds inspired by the homeowners' travels to Costa Rica. The daylight walk out lower level offers a family room with gas fireplace, recreation room, bedroom and full bath. This level also enjoys oak hardwood flooring. At the rear of this level, adjacent to the full bath are a large shelved storage closet and an enormous cedar closet, for your winter coats and wool sweaters. The utility room also has plenty of storage and would make a great workshop. ... When you finish your tour of the interior, wander outside to the most amazing natural paradise, lovingly crafted to nurture native plants and an extraordinary array of butterflies and birds. You begin with a circular brick terrace, from which you proceed to a dual brick staircase ushering you through tiered native planted garden beds. Finally you arrive at the pool, completely decked with brick. Sited on a classic central axis, the pool house (on the right) is architecturally balanced by an exquisite trellis, draped with Riesling grapevines, on the left. The poolhouse (stylistically mirroring the home) offers a generous shaded lanai, ideal for pool parties and evenings under the stars. A kitchenette and bathroom flank one side of the lanai and a changing room with shower and pool equipment storage room sit on the other side. The pool is a surrounded by a brick pool deck, offering views of the backyard wildlife habitat. An extensive array of lights is strung through the trees for memorable nights under the stars. Just 10 minutes from Metro, you feel like you are in a world apart. Madison HS pyramid. Enjoy!
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