The end of May signals the start of summer: from relaxing on patios to grilling to water recreation and any number of delights in between. In fact, for many Washington area residents, we are approaching the best time of year in the DMV–especially if all the seasonal delights can be enjoyed from the comfort of an outdoor space right at one’s own home.
Whether you are searching for million-dollar views or a private oasis to host friends, these dreamy decks and outdoor spaces on the market now are inspiring us to savor summer from home.
Listed by The Goodhart Group, Alexandria Office | 703.362.3221
About this home: Rare luxury residence with an enviable 6,000 s.f. of living space on four finished levels. Found along a tree-lined street in historic Old Town, this brick exterior home offers 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, and comfort. Enjoy grand rooms to entertain, professional landscaping, a superb gourmet kitchen, 5 fireplaces, incredible detailing throughout and a fantastic heated pool with waterfall feature surrounded by slate patio ideal for spring/summer outdoor excitement. 2 parking spots add to the appeal of this wonderful property.
Listed by Mary Roberge, Leesburg Office | 703.738.8270
About this home: This stone masterpiece boasts million-dollar views on 36 acres in a private community near downtown Leesburg and adjacent to Balls Bluff Regional Park. Truly custom touches throughout in flooring, cabinetry, and style. A design from award-winning Schulz Homes, this property proudly overlooks Big Spring with a rare trout stream, river walk, and horse trails. To top it all off, you’ll find award-winning vineyards (and more prime places to spend time outdoors!) nearby.
Listed by Michael Mayes, Alexandria Office |202.270.1110
About this home: Impeccably maintained and stylishly updated, this 3 bedroom offers the best of in-town living. Spacious interiors transition into wonderfully private outdoor spaces in this secure and well-managed community. Gleaming hardwood flooring, fireplace, crown molding, custom bedroom shutters. Smartly updated kitchen and baths, home office build out, and library with entertainment center.
Listed by MaryAshley Rhule, Alexandria Office | 860.214.7474
About this home: Stunning 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom luxury townhome in the heart of Old Town. Open living main level with gourmet kitchen granite countertops, breakfast bar, stainless appliances, custom backsplash and hardwood floors. Custom built-in entertainment center and Elfa built-out closets. In addition, this home includes a guest suite and 1-car garage with storage. The upper-level family room opens to an expansive roof deck (pictured). This contemporary home is your own private haven in the perfect commuter’s location! 5 blocks to the Metro, 7 to King Street, 5 to the waterfront, and 2 to the nearest grocery store.
Listed by Susan Minnick, Arlington Office | 703.585.1861
About this home: This amazing, custom Craftsman Bungalow is filled with many wonderful features sure to meet your wish list. Lush professional landscaping leads to a welcoming front porch, which ushers you into a lovely living room with wide plank flooring, gas fireplace, and deep moldings. The open concept gourmet kitchen and great room overlook the peaceful backyard. Upper level has a superlative Master bedroom with ensuite deluxe bath. Perfect for entertaining and only one light to D.C.
Listed by Sandy McMaster, Arlington Office | 703.585.1861
About this home: Impeccable design, waterside and stunning. This lovely home lives like a retreat and displays five-star luxury. You’ll adore the main level master, however, the second level master is elegant, refined and expansive. Oversized bedrooms, chefs kitchen, and outdoor living that rivals most. Don’t miss out on this rarely available Stratford on the Potomac exclusive.
About this home: Luxury beyond belief in this oasis of tranquility nestled in the shadow of the Potomac River. Completely renovated in 2018! Exquisite custom kitchen open to 2-story great room with limestone fireplace. Main level Master Suite with library, 2 walk in closets and spa-like bath. Stunning outdoor covered kitchen and patio with fireplace. Magnificent lushly landscaped gardens. Just 5 minutes to Old Town Alexandria!
Listed by Santiago Testa, Washington D.C. Office | 202.552.5624
About this home: Fabulous house in King Farm Watkin with a pond facing woods. The second floor has 5 bedrooms including huge master and in-law suites. Approximately 4,800sf with lower level media/rec room, lounge with bar and 6th bedroom suite. Large kitchen with island, Stainless steel appliances, and granite opens to family room with fireplace and patio. Community amenities: 45 acres of parkland with trails, swimming pools, fitness facilities and easy access to 270 and 355.
Listed by Mark Hudson Group, Kensington Office | 302.641.6266
About this home: With updates galore, this home checks all the boxes! Spacious 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom home includes renovated baths, gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Beautiful bamboo hardwood floors on the main level. Fully-fenced rear yard. Deep 2-car garage. New roof. Multiple community pools for summer enjoyment. Enjoy the spacious deck off of the dining room.
Listed by Alex Hamilton, Arlington Office | 703.906.6525
About this home: Beautiful home in Ravensworth community. Tastefully remodeled home with open floor plan and main level master. Hardwood floors throughout the main level, updated kitchen with all stainless appliances and granite countertops. Basement bedroom with private bath. Easy commute to Metro bus, 495, 395, and Braddock Road. Established landscaping and large backyard. New roof in March 2018 with warranty.
Listed by Bradley Clarke, Middleburg Office | 703.220.5707
About this home: Southern Living 2004 House of Year Plans with improvements. This stunning home features guest house with 1.5 baths, greenhouse, extensive landscaping, and sits on 30 acres on the East side of Middleburg. Outstanding views across a very private valley. Private property once off Champe Ford Road. 1/2 mile driveway. Perfect for horses, cattle, or livestock. Including the guest house, this home has 5 bedrooms, 5 full baths and 5 half baths.