$7,500,000
7 Beds
8.5 Baths
10,055 SqFt
6.02 Acre Lot
262,231 Sqft Lot
Status Active
Property Type Detached
Price Type
Year Built 1953
Neighborhood Darnestown Outside
Days on Website 114

Property Map

$7,500,000 – 12820 River Road, Potomac, MD 20854

Street View

Courtesy of Marc Fleisher, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty.

Description

This spectacular contemporary home incredibly sited on two parcels (lot 15 and parcel 849) consists of 6 acres with unsurpassed views of the Potomac RiverFeaturing extensive decking, terraces and over 175 picture windows, this unique home boasts scenic vistas from every room. A dramatic open floor plan highlighted by a Great Room with soaring 30 foot fieldstone fireplace provides for the finest in full scale entertaining, and is designed to house a specialart collection with its gallery sized spaces. From the sensational solarium/conservatory with walls of glass to the gourmet kitchen with adjoining sun filled breakfast room to the deluxe master suite with exquisiteRiver exposures, this stunning home includes four fireplaces and reflects the pride of ownership throughout. A five car garage and expansive deck with 50 foot swimming pool further enhances the home’s benefits.Complementing this distinct property is a sensational guest cabin with 14 foot walls of glass overlooking the Potomac River. Designed with a gourmet kitchen featuring copper custom cabinetry, the cabin is highlighted with a loft and two additional sleeping/living pods. Custom trails, paths and mature professional landscaping with specimen plantings and mature trees surround the two homes while a uniquely designed fenced in farmette with goats, chickens and an air conditioned dog/cat house provides an ambiance that gives this distinct estate a personality of its own. Located within 4 miles of Potomac Village, one can take advantage of the privacy, serenity and water views of the Potomac River, while being within minutes of shopping and the natural surrounding of parkland. Interior Design by Barbara Hawthorn. Interior Photography by Kenneth M. Wyner Photography. Aerial Photography by Homevisit.

Property Details and Features

Heating

  • Forced Air
  • Oil
  • Electric
  • Central
  • Heat Pump – Electric BackUp
  • Zoned

Property Access

  • Road Responsibility: Private
  • Canoe/Kayak

Appliances and Equipment

  • Built-In Microwave
  • Central Vacuum
  • Cooktop
  • Cooktop – Down Draft
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Dryer
  • Dryer – Front Loading
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Extra Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Icemaker
  • Instant Hot Water
  • Oven – Double
  • Oven – Self Cleaning
  • Oven/Range – Electric
  • Refrigerator
  • Six Burner Stove
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Washer
  • Water Heater

Basement

  • Daylight
  • Full
  • Drainage System
  • Fully Finished
  • Full
  • Heated
  • Improved
  • Interior Access
  • Outside Entrance
  • Rear Entrance
  • Sump Pump
  • Walkout Level
  • Windows

Bathrooms

  • 9 total bathrooms
  • 2 bathrooms on all lower levels
  • 4 bathrooms on all upper levels
  • 3 bathrooms on main level
  • 8 full bathrooms
  • 2 full bathrooms on main level
  • 1 half bathroom
  • 1 half bathroom on main level

Bedrooms

  • 2 bedrooms on lower levels
  • 4 bedrooms on upper levels
  • 7 bedrooms
  • 1 bedroom on main level

House

  • 10,055 sqft living area
  • 7,155 sqft above grade (finished)
  • 2,900 sqft below grade (finished)
  • 1,479 sqft below grade (unfinished)
  • Built in 1953
  • Major renovation in 2003
  • Structure Type: Detached
  • Wall & Ceiling Types: 2 Story Ceilings,9’+ Ceilings,Beamed Ceilings,Cathedral Ceilings,Vaulted Ceilings,Wood Ceilings
  • 3+ levels
  • Contemporary
  • Brick
  • Cedar
  • Stone
  • Wood Siding

Cooling

  • Central Air
  • Electric
  • Central A/C
  • Heat Pump(s)
  • Programmable Thermostat
  • Zoned

Doors

  • Atrium
  • French
  • Insulated
  • Sliding Glass

Disability Features

  • Elevator

Exterior Features

  • Extensive Hardscape
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Flood Lights
  • Hot Tub
  • Lawn Sprinkler
  • Stone Retaining Walls
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Underground Lawn Sprinkler

Fireplaces

  • 4 fireplaces
  • Mantel(s)
  • Stone

Floors

  • Wood

Garage

  • 5 garage spaces

Water

  • Navigable Water
  • Water Access
  • Water Body Type: River
  • Water Oriented
  • Waterfront Features: Y

Interior Features

  • 2nd Kitchen
  • Bar
  • Breakfast Area
  • Built-Ins
  • Butlers Pantry
  • Carpet
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Central Vacuum
  • Double/Dual Staircase
  • Elevator
  • Entry Level Bedroom
  • Exposed Beams
  • Family Room Off Kitchen
  • Floor Plan – Open
  • Formal/Separate Dining Room
  • Kitchen – Gourmet
  • Kitchen – Table Space
  • Master Bath(s)
  • Recessed Lighting
  • Skylight(s)
  • Spiral Staircase
  • Studio
  • Upgraded Countertops
  • Walk-in Closet(s)
  • Window Treatments
  • Wood Floors

Laundry

  • Lower Floor
  • Upper Floor

Listing

  • 115 days on market
  • $1,048 per sqft

Location

  • County: Montgomery
  • Location Type: River
  • Subdivision: Darnestown Outside

Lot

  • 262,231 sqft
  • 6.02 acres
  • Backs – Parkland
  • Backs to Trees
  • Cleared
  • Landscaping
  • Premium
  • Stream/Creek
  • Trees/Wooded

Parking

  • 15 open parking spaces
  • Circular Driveway
  • Paved Driveway
  • Paved Parking
  • Private

Pool

  • Black Bottom
  • Heated
  • In Ground

Property

  • Other Structures: Above Grade,Below Grade
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Balconies- Multiple,Deck(s),Patio(s),Terrace
  • View: Creek/Stream,Garden/Lawn,Panoramic,River,Scenic Vista,Water

Roof

  • Metal
  • Slate

Schools

  • School District: MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Elementary School: POTOMAC
  • Middle School: HERBERT HOOVER
  • High School: WINSTON CHURCHILL

Sewer

  • Septic = # of BR

Spa

  • Indoor
  • Private

Taxes

  • County Tax: $33,763
  • County Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • Tax Annual Amount: $34,289
  • Tax Year: 2019

Utilities

  • Electric Service: 200+ Amp Service
  • Hot Water: 60+ Gallon Tank,Multi-tank

Windows

  • Atrium
  • Bay/Bow
  • Casement
  • Double Pane
  • Energy Efficient
  • Green House
  • Insulated
  • Palladian
  • Skylights

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