Extraordinary Washington D.C. Suburb Home

One of my favorite aspects of blogging so far, has been meeting new people with whom I have a common interest. The world wide web is an enormous place, so when friendships are formed online, chances of meeting in person are slim.

But sometimes you are lucky enough to discover that someone you have followed and admired for sometime lives in the same region as you do….and they want to meet up… Score! WooHoo! Happy dance!

This recently happened to me when one my favorite bloggers expressed interest in getting fellow Washington D.C. area Instagram friends together for a meet and greet, needless to say I jumped at the chance. This would be my first blogging/Instagram meet up. I was feeling super excited and a bit nervous being relatively new to the Instagram world, and was feeling like the new kid in town.

Our incredible hostess, Missy, offered up her amazing residence as the meeting location and made us all feel so welcome in her home. Calling Missy’s home amazing doesn’t begin to describe it, and she graciously allowed us to take pictures.

Living in the D.C. area all my life has allowed me the privilege of stepping inside some of the finest homes in the country…but Missy’s home blew me away. Imagine having a home where you can hike, swim, ride bikes, play golf, tennis, basketball, and volleyball without ever leaving home. The property also has a pool house, guest house, two apartments, several garages, sheds, and a large barn. The prior owners kept horses on the property and the beautiful barn is a fully equipped stable.

I invite you to take a peek inside this extraordinary property.

fullsizeoutput_747dSituated on 42 acres in Potomac Maryland, this palatial estate house has been renovated from top to bottom.

IMG_8628No detail was left out during the 2 year renovation of this home.

IMG_8562We were greeted by beautiful Fall mums as a welcome gift from our hostess.

IMG_8719Missy’s decorating style is modern traditional, and oh so elegant.

fullsizeoutput_74baEvery room of the home is so perfectly styled with beautiful art and antiques.

IMG_8707The kitchen is a dream with white cabinets and brass hardware. Flowers were abundant throughout the home.

fullsizeoutput_74bbThe eating area off the kitchen is styled so perfectly with shiplap walls and black doors.

fullsizeoutput_74bdWe had lunch in the formal dining room with hand painted walls.

IMG_8751The family room is large and bright overlooking the pool and pool house.

IMG_8744Typically sunrooms are my favorite room in a home, and Missy’s home is no exception.  The abundance of trim surrounding the windows is an extraordinary site and feels so cozy and warm.

IMG_8665The outdoor gardens are truly a sight to behold. Pebble pathways give the feeling of being in a european garden.

IMG_8671The fountain creates such a peaceful presence and is perfectly situated on the grounds.

IMG_8673A small private patio is the perfect setting for afternoon tea.

IMG_8686Did I mention there is a private gold course on the property?

IMG_8575Large majestic trees are everywhere and grace the grounds everywhere I turned.

PRLAfter1The large patio is perfect for entertaining and hanging out.

IMG_8622The pool house, equipped with sliding glass doors, is so beautifully decorated.

IMG_8600The shutters close for the cooler months.

IMG_8592Inside the pool house, everything you need to hang out for the day with friends and family.

IMG_8581Along with incredible views.

IMG_8579Also situated on the grounds, is a tennis court.

IMG_8582And volleyball court.

IMG_8613Everywhere I looked, the sights were picturesque.

IMG_8591I would never leave this home if I lived here.

IMG_8577The breezeway connects the main house to other buildings on the property.

IMG_8626Our American flag proudly graces the property symbolizing valor, peace, and love.

I had such a delightful afternoon meeting and making new friends through this Insta Gathering. Meeting Missy and being invited into her home was truly an exceptional experience, one I won’t soon forget. I hope you enjoyed visiting Missy’s home as much as I did. For more on Missy’s home and her style, you can visit HERE

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See you next time Friends!

 

 

 

6 thoughts on “Extraordinary Washington D.C. Suburb Home

  1. Denise – what a lovely post! I am flattered and honored that you featured our home. And I’m so glad that we met in person! I look forward to catching up again soon! xoxo, Missy

    1. Thank you Missy! I’m so glad you like the post 🙂 Your home is so extraordinary, it’s hard to do it justice…but I hope I came close. Hope we meet up again soon too!

  2. Wow! That is an absolutely extraordinary home! I follow on Instagram but there were so many spots that I hadn’t seen or known about that you shared! A volleyball court?!
    Thank you again for sharing,
    Natasha Kalita Design

    1. Hi Lynn, I certainly am in the DC area, and I will return the favor! Looking forward to checking out your blog!

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