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12520 Paradise Spring, Clifton, VA 20124


5 Beds | 6 Baths | 5 Acres


Sold for $1,225,000


Gorgeous Colonial modeled after Mount Vernon sits on 5 acres, and has more than 8,000 finished square feet! Just minutes from the shops and restaurants of historic Clifton, this home features an In-laws suite, whole house 45kW generator, FIVE heating/cooling zones, and a professionally designed gourmet kitchen.

As you enter the home, you enter through a southern colonial front porch, which is a stellar location to sit and watch the stars or experience the serenity of nature that surrounds you. In the Foyer, you will notice a blend of southern hospitality and Mount Vernon charm with a rear staircase, rosewood floors, and oak banisters. The Living Room features crown molding, chair rail, wainscoting, and double doors that lead to the library. Once in the Library/Family room, you will notice a lovely fireplace with a marble hearth, custom bookshelves, recessed lighting, and dentil molding. Host your outdoor events on the covered 33’X29’ Portico, with ceiling fans and wonderful views of the cherry trees and azaleas! Hosting a formal dinner? The 16’X13’ Dining Room includes chair rail, wainscoting, a Bohemian crystal chandelier, and includes pocket doors that open into the gourmet kitchen.

This updated Kitchen is a chef’s dream! It comes with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, and a breakfast area/coffee bar! It boasts a 6 burner gas stove, wall oven plus a convection microwave, 2 dishwashers, trash compactor, prep sink, pot filler, generous pantry, and kick lever under island for the central vacuum system. Separate Laundry Room and Mudroom including a shower with rear entrance/exit also on the main level.

The upper level features a lovely Owner’s Suite with a large Sitting Room (that could be used as a 6th Bedroom or Office), updated bath with skylights, soaking jacuzzi tub, spacious shower with glass door, water closet with bidet seat and shelving, linen closet, special storage cabinet with power outlets, and double sinks. The upper level continues with 4 additional Bedrooms with walk-in closets, an updated Hall Bath with skylight, and an additional Jack and Jill Bathroom shared with Bedrooms 4 and 5. Additional storage in the insulated attic!

The lower level includes a walk-out to the garage, Full Bathroom, large Recreation Room with high ceilings,  a theater projector, speakers, and screen, roughed in plumbing for a bar sink, and a fireplace made from Tennessee River stone. Additional spaces in the lower level are an Exercise Room, Storage Room, and large room that could be an additional Guest Room (not legal BR) or Office space.

In-law Suite includes main level living, with its own Living Room, Bathroom, Bedroom, Dining Room, Sun Room, and floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace. It has its own separate entrance with handicap accessible ramp, or you can enter it from inside the home.

Just Minutes to Historic Town of Clifton, this home is also convenient to Fair Oaks Shopping Center, Dulles International Airport, and ample shopping and restaurants.

The history of this home shows that Paradise Spring was once owned by Basil Ambler. Mr. Ambler was the horticulturist for the United States Park Service. The property is graced by 2 cherry trees on the east side of the lot. These trees were part of the original gifts from Japan to the United States that line the Tidal Basin of Washington DC today.

MLS: VAFX1209128

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