Property Sub TypeDetached
Positioned on a gentle knoll in prestigious Langley Farms, Waverly is one of the most private and luxurious estates ever offered in the Washington, DC area. Located just 9 miles from the White House, Waverly is also one of the largest estates to be offered in over a decade in McLean, Virginia.
While the main residence itself is over 23,000 square feet, it is outdoors where the thoroughly unparalleled nature of this estate is revealed. From virtually every angle, the views are private with no visible sign of neighbors in any direction. Gracious stone terraces overlook almost four acres of manicured lawns and gardens reflecting the signature touch of celebrated landscape architect, Charles Owen. To the right, in a resort like setting, is an outdoor living room centered on a wood burning fireplace, a covered dining area, a complete open-air kitchen and bar, and an expansive pool and spa, providing the ultimate destination for outdoor entertaining. Just beyond, a tennis court completes the outdoor amenities.
Post lanterns from Prague flank the gated main entrance to the estate which yields to the cobblestone parking court. A serene stone path flanked by a stone fountain introduces the main entrance to the estate. Once inside the generous entry hall, one is immediately aware that the home is scaled for both gracious entertaining and genuinely comfortable daily living. An expansive drawing room centers on one of six fireplaces found throughout the home. An elegant dining room comfortably accommodates 24 seated guests. Also on this level, a music room, his and her studies, and a comfortable family room opening to a spacious kitchen and breakfast room. Every room is flooded with natural light and captures sweeping views of the gardens and rolling lawns beyond. At the north end of the estate, an expansive exercise suite overlooks the terraced gardens and pool. Just beyond, an exceptional main level guest suite features a living room, full kitchen, and separate bedroom and bath.
Upstairs, four generous bedrooms with en-suite baths provide ample accommodations for family and guests. The private primary suite captures the entire north wing of this level and includes a comfortable sitting room and fireplace, a private terrace overlooking the gardens, luxurious his and her spa baths, and beautifully detailed dressing rooms.
The lower level reveals yet more surprises, including a second full guest suite with a full kitchen, living room, dining room and a romantic bedroom with a spacious spa bath. In addition, this level features a large home theatre with an expansive bar, a large sauna, wine room, a billiard room, and ample storage. The smart house systems controlling lighting, HVAC, and security are state-of-the-art and have been meticulously updated, and the remaining systems and infrastructure of the estate are also updated and impeccable.
With its prime location, full suite of luxurious amenities, and uncompromising privacy, Waverly presents a rare opportunity to acquire a world-class estate for which there is no equal.