12820 River Rd, POTOMAC, 20854

REDUCED 20% Residential - Detached For Sale in DARNESTOWN OUTSIDE


MLS® #: MDMC671682
Active, 302 Days on Market

This spectacular contemporary home incredibly sited on two parcels (lot 15 and parcel 849 estimated taxes reflect both parcels) consisting of 6 acres with unsurpassed views of the Potomac River Featuring extensive decking, terraces and over 175 picture windows, this unique home boasts scenic vistas from every room. A dramatic open floor plan highlighted by a Great Room with soaring 30 foot fieldstone fireplace provides for the finest in full scale entertaining, and is designed to house a specialart collection with its gallery sized spaces. From the sensational solarium/conservatory with walls of glass to the gourmet kitchen with adjoining sun filled breakfast room to the deluxe master suite with exquisiteRiver exposures, this stunning home includes four fireplaces and reflects the pride of ownership throughout. A five car garage and expansive deck with 50 foot swimming pool further enhances the home's benefits.Complementing this distinct property is a sensational guest cabin with 14 foot walls of glass overlooking the Potomac River. Designed with a gourmet kitchen featuring copper custom cabinetry, the cabin is highlighted with a loft and two additional sleeping/living pods. Custom trails, paths and mature professional landscaping with specimen plantings and mature trees surround the two homes while a uniquely designed fenced in farmette with goats, chickens and an air conditioned dog/cat house provides an ambiance that gives this distinct estate a personality of its own. Located within 4 miles of Potomac Village, one can take advantage of the privacy, serenity and water views of the Potomac River, while being within minutes of shopping and the natural surrounding of parkland. Interior Design by Barbara Hawthorn. Interior Photography by Kenneth M. Wyner Photography. Aerial Photography by Homevisit. Property taxes represent both parcels that are currently assessed at ( Lot15 at $3,061,867 and parcel 849 at $2,075,133 with the total assessed value of $5,137,000. million.) EST. TAXES IN THIS LISTING ARE FOR BOTH PARCELS consisting of 6 acres total.

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Price & Status History

Date Details
Price Reduced from $7,500,000 to $5,995,000

Essential Information

MLS® #: MDMC671682
Price: $5,995,000
Condo Coop Fee: $0
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 8.50
Full Baths: 8
Half Baths: 1
Square Footage: 10,055
Acres: 6.02
Year Built: 1953
Type: Residential
Sub-Type: Detached
Style: Contemporary
Status: Active
Taxes: $58,973
Tax Year: 2020

Community Information

Address: 12820 River Rd
State: MD
Zip Code: 20854


Amenities: Bar, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, CeilngFan(s), Central Vacuum, Double/Dual Staircase, Elevator, Entry Lvl BR, Exposed Beams, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Master Bath(s), Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Spiral Staircase, Studio, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Shades/Blinds, Wood Floors
Parking: DW - Circular, Paved Driveway, Paved Parking, Private
# of Garages: 5
Garages: Garage - Side Entry, Garage Door Opener
View: Creek/Stream, Garden/Lawn, Panoramic, River, Scenic Vista, Water
Is Waterfront: Yes
Waterfront: River
Has Pool: Yes
Pool: Heated, Pool (In-Ground), Black Bottom


Interior Features: Floor Plan-Open
Appliances: Built-In Microwave, Central Vacuum, Cooktop, Cooktop-Down Draft, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Dryer-front loading, Exhaust Fan, Extra Refrg/Frz, Icemaker, Instant Hot Water, Oven-Double, Oven-Self Cleaning, Oven/Range-Electric, Refrigerator, Six burner stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater
Heating: Central, Forced Air, Heat Pump - Electric BackUp, Zoned
Cooling: Central A/C, Heat Pump(s), Programmable Thermostat, Zoned
Has Basement: Yes
Basement: Daylight, Full, Drainage System, Fully Finished, Full, Heated, Improved, Interior Access, Outside Entrance, Rear Entrance, Sump Pump, Walkout Level, Windows
Fireplace: Yes
# of Fireplaces: 4
Fireplaces: Mantel(s), Stone
# of Stories: 3
Stories: 3+ Story


Exterior: Brick and Siding, Cedar Siding, Stone, Wood
Exterior Features: Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Flood Lights, Hot Tub, Lawn Sprinkler, Stone Retaining Walls, Tennis Court(s), Udrgrd Lwn Sprnklr, Balconies-Multiple, Deck(s), Patio, Terrace, Pool (In-Ground)
Lot Description: Bcks-Prklnd, Backs to Trees, Cleared, Landscaping, Lot Premium, Stream/creek, Trees/Wooded
Windows: Atrium, Bay/Bow, Casement, Double Pane, Energy Efficient, Green House, Insulated, Palladian, Skylights
Roof: Metal, Slate

School Information

Elementary: POTOMAC

Additional Information

Listing Office: Compass
Date Listed: July 29th, 2019
Days on Market: 302
Zoning: RE2


$/SqFt: $596

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Listing information last updated on May 25th, 2020 at 7:35pm EDT.