• The Constantine

    Washington, District of Columbia
  • $3,699,500 US


PROPERTY INFORMATION

Welcome to the custom built Continental Residence “THE CONSTANTINE” This newly built breathtaking manor is located on a rare 10,000 sq ft. lot in one of Northern Virginia’s most sought after neighborhoods, the Historical Arlington Ridge. With a spectacular view of the Washington Monument and Crystal City, art and entertainment are around every corner.

Dazzling balconies adorn the front and back of this 6 bedroom, 7 bath home. Attention to comfort and energy efficiency makes this home cozy year round. Clean lines on both the exterior and interior, as well as the minimal use of embellishments, suggest an elegant yet modern influence. The front entrance invites you onto a flagstone porch to behold the double solid mahogany door with rain glass and removable rod iron. Your welcomed into a sweeping foyer with lighted coffered '10 ceilings and a stunning cylindrical staircase imbibed with tiered windows and custom ironwork.

The open and airy first-floor plan is magnificent. A catering butler pantry off the dining room, with sink and under-counter wine refrigeration, sits just off of the expansive gourmet kitchen and serves perfectly for large-scale entertaining and luxury home living. A Thor Kitchen, this chefs dream kitchen boasts 48’’ professional stainless steel stove with 6-burner gas range w/pancake griddle and double oven, stainless steal under cabinet commercial-grade range hood and all other top-of-the-line appliances. The space is complete with Bellingham maple cabinets, crown molding, self-closing drawers and designer hardware. With surround sound throughout, enjoy soothing music in the breakfast area, an enchanting spot for early risers with curved bay windows perfect for taking in the morning sunrise. Then it is off for a stretch on the '19 x '12 balcony that overlooks the rain garden which is both lovely and sustainable.

The sheer expanse of the main floor offers homeowners and visitors alike an opulent home-away-from-home experience. The family entrance from the attached garage welcomes a bit of organization to life. This family hub enters to a mud room and walk-in pantry, perfect for containing all of the chaos and gear needed for a busy life-on-the-go.

On this same level we find our in-law suite, which can easily be repurposed as a home office or playroom. The room itself features a dual entry full bath between the suite and the family room. The home elevator is tastefully tucked behind a solid door on every level when needed.

The second floor of the home boasts 3 bedrooms and an unbelievable master suite. The master bathroom features a luxurious  soaking tub, spa shower, and double sink. Enjoy a drink or snack in the wet bar next to the wall fireplace, prefect for relaxing any time of day. Take in the morning breeze by swinging open your balcony doors to bathe in sunlight. The other bedrooms are also a delight, each harbor unique adjoining full bathrooms, with one in particular extending onto an iron and flagstone princess balcony. The upstairs laundry room offers a touch of neatness and intimacy to the second floor and relieves any added exertion to the chore. The hall landing is so open it invites engagement.

The third floor entertainment loft features a kitchenette, full size refrigerator, ice maker and garbage disposal, full bath for sun bathers and serves as the entrance for the  terrace. This ’35 x ’15 flagstone terrace enjoys breathtaking views of the Washington Monument and cityscape, perfect for a Fourth of July celebration or star and moon gazing. Wired and plumbing ready for the gas BBQ system to make meals or late night treats.

One short elevator ride down 3 floors below, takes you to a large recreation room with wet bar/kitchenette and wine storage for over 100 bottles. Everyone, even Grandpa, can enjoy the latest blockbuster or family movie night in your fully wired ready to enjoy theatre. Venture further into this great entertaining space, past the third fireplace and into the fitness room and spa which features a Madrid II 3-person infrared sauna with healing music perfect for meditation and light therapy, followed by relaxing shower. Though bathed in sunlight from the large windows, the full glass door leads you into the garden and around to the meticulously manicured lawn with plantar boxes for flowers. Little do visitor’s know the entire yard is part of a masterfully designed pervious drainage system that protects both the environment and the home. This offering is only complete when you place your favorite toy in the detached Dutch garage which can easily double as a studio or workroom. Finally the home was built by a certified green builder and is a comfortable, energy efficient, wired to suit your needs. Pearl Gold certification for High Performance rating for  Green, Energy Efficiency & Comfort.

Regan National Airport  

Dulles Airport

Crystal City Rail

Metro System

Fashion Center Pentagon City 

Synetic Theatre 

TechShop

1776 

Commercial Climbing Wall 

Ice Rink

Cycling Races

Washington National’s Park

Redskins Stadium  FEDEX field 

Parks and Playgrounds

Schools Arlington Public School System