As featured on the cover of Southern Home Magazine, 3305 39th Street NW is a showcase of an artful collaboration between the owners’ global travels, legendary designer Nestor Santa-Cruz, and skilled artisans resulting in a residence that exudes the finest of tastes. Decidedly comfortable in accommodation but elegant in finishes, no detail nor expense was spared in creating this masterpiece, capturing the essence of southern hospitality with international influence. Situated in one of the city’s most prestigious neighborhoods mere blocks from the National Cathedral, the home is nestled under a mature green canopy. It exudes endless curb appeal from its classic symmetrical, colonial facade. Inside, the classic center hall foyer is flanked by formal living and dining rooms. The former features a hand-carved fireplace; the latter embroidered silk panels and a Murano glass chandelier. A wet bar connects living to family rooms and serves as a gateway into the home’s informal areas. As with any modern home, the kitchen serves as the heart - this one, in particular, would be any chef’s dream. Artistically assembled with furniture-grade inset cabinetry and large, unbroken slabs of white marble, elegant touches include a farmhouse sink, integrated Sub-Zero and Bosch appliances, and a stunning imported Lacanche range serving as a functional work of art.
On the bedroom level, the primary suite is a true retreat. A wall of drapery behind the bed evokes a sense of total relaxation. The primary bath, inspired by the finest five-star spas in the world, is clad in white marble to complement WaterWorks fixtures, a freestanding soaking tub, and separate walk-in shower oriented to overlook the treetops. A custom walk-in California Closet completes the space and is one of several in the home. Two additional bedroom suites are amply proportioned, each featuring marble baths. Completing the level is a private office with a gas fireplace and Cathedral views. The finished third level is a residence in and of itself. Expansive and ethereal, with light flooding in from dormers and skylights, there is a fourth bedroom suite with a custom Poliform designer closet and a substantial bonus room lined with custom built-in seating and sleeping nooks overlooking the Cathedral. Large game and recreation rooms facilitate entertaining in the limestone-tiled lower level and have another conveniently adjacent full bath. A theater space with an 80-inch TV affords the ultimate in entertainment. Throughout the home, state-of-the-art systems ensure the security and comfort of all occupants. For example, the all-encompassing ADT security system is smartphone-connected and has glass breakage sensors. Likewise, air and water purification systems serve the entire residence, as do built-in SONOS speakers. Out back, the patio is interwoven with stunning mature landscaping, a full suite of furniture ideal for entertaining, a high-end playset, and twinkling lights overhead to set the perfect mood when the sun sets. The exterior opens into an expansive, privately shared courtyard with ample room for athletic activities. Steps to Newark Street Park with its playgrounds, tennis courts, and dog parks, the home is evidently in a well-connected, sociable neighborhood. The location is truly unmatched, being within walking distance to hiking trails in Rock Creek Park, multiple award-winning schools, cafes, boutique shops, and restaurants of Cathedral Commons and City Ridge. Every detail has been meticulously planned, with no stone left unturned. Situated in a dream location, 3305 39th Street NW is a shining beacon of the very best the District has to offer.