8210 Cottage Street in Vienna: SOLD $26,000 OVER LIST PRICE! Near Metro & Backing To Dunn Loring Park!
Welcome to this happy hearted charmer situated on a gorgeous lot! Almost a half acre backing to Dunn Loring Park. Beautiful location yet convenient to all the amenities of Vienna & Tysons Corner, and easy commuting. 3 finished levels with 4 bedrooms, 2 updated full baths, 2 half baths, updated & expanded kitchen with built-in desk & bay-windowed breakfast area, gorgeous hardwood floors, light-filled living room, family room with wood-burning fireplace, spacious dining room, glass enclosed sun porch, and lower level play room. The spacious back deck and paver patio create a great outdoor living & entertaining space, and is the perfect spot to enjoy the private, natural surroundings of the back yard and park. The oversized carport offers shelter from the elements & the Dunn Loring Metro is approximately 810 steps away! True pride of ownership shows…a must see!
MAIN LEVEL: Wonderful floor plan allows for great flow—perfect for every day living & entertaining, with a custom addition that adds an additional 442 square feet of “main level living”! The bright and welcoming entry foyer has beautiful hardwood floors, coat closet and hardwood staircase to the upper level. The natural light filled living room is directly off the foyer and also features lovely hardwood floors. The large opening into the dining room makes this the perfect space for family holidays and formal dinner parties. The home’s formal dining room also features hardwood floors, access to the kitchen, and a view of the fabulous back yard!
The warm and inviting family room is off the front center hall. The focus of this room is the home’s masonry wood-burning fireplace with wood mantle and brick hearth. Sliding glass doors directly connect the family room to the appealing sun porch!
Cooking is a breeze in the spacious, updated kitchen with bay-windowed breakfast area! Enjoy stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, gas cooking, large pantry, and built-in work area that will take the pain out of paying bills! The skylight, along with the windows looking out on the back deck and yard, create a bright and inviting space – a delight for any chef! The sunny breakfast area with bay window is a great space for casual dining.
The glass enclosed sun porch can be accessed via the kitchen /breakfast area or the family room. This enchanting room allows you to enjoy the beautiful views and weather while being protected from the elements. Features include 2 large skylights, wood paneling, wall to wall carpeting, large “look through” to the kitchen, sliding glass doors to the back deck and access to the double carport. A guest powder room is also located on the main level.
UPPER LEVEL: The staircase in the front foyer leads to the upper level. The delightful master bedroom features hardwood floors, ceiling fan, spacious closet and attached bath. The bath includes vanity, with updated granite countertop, sink & faucet, spacious shower with tile surround, and tile floor. There are three additional nice sized bedrooms, with ample closet space, located on this level. The guest bath includes vanity, with updated granite countertop, sink & faucet, tub/shower with tile surround and tile floor.
LOWER LEVEL: The lower level provides room for a variety of activities (kids sports & games, crafting, music, etc.) and is a great extra living space! In addition to the play room, there is a finished room that would be ideal for a home office or music room. The lower level also has a powder room, large workroom with plenty of storage, laundry area & the 2nd “party” refrigerator!
OTHER HIGHLIGHTS: Hardwood floors in the foyer & front hall, living room, dining room, family room and all bedrooms. Ceramic tile in the baths on the upper level. Chair rail in the foyer & front hall, breakfast area, and lower level rec room. Ceiling fans in family room, kitchen, sun porch, and all bedrooms. Natural gas heat. Civic Association is only $20 a year (and it is voluntary)! Fee covers neighborhood directory, covenants and neighborhood watch.
EXTERIOR: This delightful home is sited on a fabulous premium lot, just shy of a half acre, backing to Dunn Loring Park. Enjoy the view & the privacy in all seasons! The beautifully landscaped yard includes a Red Maple, Baby Pink Crepe Myrtle, Dogwood, Japanese Maple, dwarf Crepe Myrtle shrubs, Rhododendron, Azaleas, Boxwood, and evergreens. A welcoming curved front walkway & steps (flanked by a variety of plants and shrubs) lead to front door and stoop. A spacious driveway leads to an attached, very large, carport.
The impressive back deck, and paver patio, provide the perfect spot for outdoor dining/grilling (in-line natural gas Weber grill installed in 2011), entertaining, or to just sit and enjoy the natural and serene setting of this fabulous lot!
The home’s back yard is great for outdoor sports and activities. The separate storage shed is a convenient bonus.
LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION!
Commute easily via I-66, 495, Route 123…just steps (about 800 for a size 10 shoe!) to the Dunn Loring Metro! And close to the new Tysons Metro. Easy drive to Dulles and Reagan National Airports.
Convenient world-class shopping, dining & recreation at Tysons Corner. Just minutes to Tysons I and The Tysons Galleria and the community of “downtown Vienna,”.
Also close to the booming Mosaic District in Merrifield, which includes great shopping, eclectic restaurants, and 2 community parks.
Backs to Dunn Loring Park, with basketball, tennis, and a playground available, as well as Dunn Loring Swim Club—check http://www.dlsc.net/ for membership information.
Enjoy all the nearby amenities! Nottaway Park, Oak Marr Rec Center, Meadow Lane Park, the Vienna Dog Park, lighted ball ﬁelds & tennis courts, playgrounds, hiking/biking trails & the Vienna Community Center with many classes, activities, plays & community events including Club Phoenix (for teens & pre-teens!).
Enjoy the delights of summer performances at nearby Wolftrap Farm Park, fall and spring evenings at The Barns of Wolftrap, & the W&OD bike trail, year round! Also, wander through beautiful 92-acre Meadowlark Gardens Regional Park with its gorgeous seasonal plantings.
Public schools: Stenwood ES ~ Thoreau MS ~ Marshall HS