17200 Riffle Ford Rd, Darnestown, MD 20874

$1,050,000
4
BD
4
BA
3,725
SqFt
List Price
$1,050,000
Days on Market
15
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
MDMC2075238
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4
Full Baths
4
Living Area
3,725
Lot Size (Acres)
6.95
Style
Farmhouse/National Folk
Year Built
1850
County
Montgomery
School District
Montgomery County Public Schools

Property Description

Welcome to the historic John H Gassaway House! This home has been restored in all its mid-nineteenth century glory with unique architectural elements remaining true to its vintage charm while offering modern amenities. The sprawling 6.95 acres offers tons of privacy and picturesque views of the tree line and lush foliage. The property features a stunning 8 bay 2 story garage that has tons of potential and could easily be converted to a space for a home-based business, horse stables, or just additional storage. The house itself features a welcoming entry with soaring ceilings and gorgeous original wood flooring throughout. There is a formal living room or parlor with gas fireplace and built-in shelving. The dining is connected to the living room with original pocket door detail. The dining room offers another gas fireplace and views of your backyard including access to the side porch for easy entertaining. The entry also leads to your large family room with access to both the back and front covered porches. The eat-in kitchen is spacious with a built-in banquette and huge fireplace with Vermont Castings gas stove. The kitchen also features modern quartz countertops and induction cooktop. There is a full bath and laundry room off the kitchen as well as a huge walk-in pantry. The upper bedroom level features 4 bedrooms with the high ceilings and wood flooring continuing throughout. Off the landing there are 3 bedrooms and 1 full bath. The secondary bedrooms are huge with connecting door and share an upgraded full bath with gorgeous walk-in shower including beautiful tilework detail and sitting bench. The primary bedroom suite features its own private covered porch, multiple closets, and ensuite bath. The ensuite features a jetted jacuzzi tub, and walk-in shower. The 4th bedroom can be converted back to a bedroom by removing the built-in shelving and has access to its own bath with a luxurious 6' clawfoot soaking tub. In addition, there are 2 attics with offering tons of storage or flex space. There is a back enclosed porch with access from the master with views of the backyard as well. The home offers privacy and acreage while still being within minutes to shopping, restaurants, and local parks. As a bonus there is a whole home generator! This property is one of a kind and part of the robust history of Montgomery County and is waiting for you to call it your home. ********* Detached 8 Bay Garage Details: The spectacular 8 Bay 2-story garage is one of a kind with 8 insulated electric garage doors including remotes. The building was constructed with walls and ceilings insulated and painted with 3' cinderblock base. The interior features 12' ceilings, central HVAC, water spigots, wet bar, and air compressor with multiple wall mounted air stations. There is also an 8'x5' workbench. The upper level of the garage features 2 huge rooms for additional storage, office, or hangout/rec room space. Ideal for a home-based business or hobby space. The possibilities are endless!

Additional Information

Subdivision
Darnestown Outside
Taxes
$9722
Interior Features
Additional Stairway, Attic, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Crown Moldings, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Table Space, Pantry, Upgraded Countertops, Window Treatments, Wood Floors, Wood Stove
School District
Montgomery County Public Schools
Elementary School
Great Seneca Creek
Middle School
Kingsview
High School
Northwest
Fireplaces
4
Fireplace Description
Gas/Propane
Flooring
Wood, Ceramic Tile
Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
10
Exterior Features
Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Flood Lights, Outbuilding(s), Secure Storage
View
Trees/Woods
Heating
Forced Air
Heating Fuel
Natural Gas
Cooling
Central A/C, Ceiling Fan(s)
Roof
Asphalt, Shingle
Water
Well
Sewer
Septic Exists
Room Level
Living Room: Main, Dining Room: Main, Foyer: Main, Family Room: Main, Laundry: Main, Kitchen: Main, Breakfast Room: Main, Full Bath: Main, Primary Bedroom: Upper 1, Primary Bathroom: Upper 1, Bedroom 2: Upper 1, Bedroom 3: Upper 1, Bedroom 4: Upper 1, Full Bath: Upper 1, Attic: Upper 2

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