George Washington enjoys an almost unattainable historical importance. He was also the first President of the United States, and commander in chief of the revolutionary continental army during the American War of Independence, a condition that earned him to be considered the father of the American nation. His name is back in the headlines thanks to the fact that a portion of the property where he lived in Maryland, Virginia has been sold.
An estate where George Washington lived with his wife, Martha Washington, perfectly located on the banks of the Potomac River within the Fairfax County domain and only 25 kilometers from Washington, D.C. listed as one of the most historic homes in the United States because of what it represents with respect to the nation’s politics and freedom, in addition to being a state where politicians of the stature of Kamala Harris have lived.
A historic home of former President George Washington
The first president of the United States George Washington during the time of 1789 to 1797 has been revered as the founding father of the nation. Everything having to do with his history is of great relevance to citizens. Getting to his mansion involves a drive from the city that is simply beautiful and where it is possible to leave the hustle and bustle behind and get to interact with beautiful nature and American history.
The property is located parallel to the Potomac River it is possible to reach it by bicycle thanks to a trail specially designed for this purpose, allowing you to exercise and enjoy the breathtaking scenery surrounding the estate. In addition, the Potomac River directly abuts the farm’s land and maintains waterway access.
Located in Maryland, Virginia is a house surrounded by lush nature.
The sold portion of the property reached the amount of $50 million, making it the highest in the entire Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC area for the year of the deal which was in 2020. The farm has a size of 6.7 hectares of paradisiacal virgin land, where nature and history can coexist in a great way.
The architectural style of the construction is undoubtedly leaning towards federal and although the mansion sold was built in 2018, it is undoubtedly, is located within the grounds of George Washington’s original mansion and enjoys the nickname River View. and of course was an integral part of the Founding Father’s property. The property’s beauty evidently reminds us of Washington’s words that he would rather be on his farm than the emperor of the world.
The mansion has a beautiful stone-lined driveway leading to the entrance interior of the house, where it is possible to have 7 bedrooms and 13 bathrooms for a size of 1,490 square meters with great comfort, abundant formal spaces consisting of an outdoor terrace, large living rooms, and many sitting rooms.
A mansion with a record price tag for Washington D.C.
The gardens also stand out in this property maintaining an English Colonial style based on old plans of the Washington property where hedges and roses abound, as well as incredible spaces with exuberant nature capable of achieving an excellent interaction with the natural world and of course the use of wood for the various finishes of the mansion.
Indoor swimming pool, personalized cinema room, steam baths and sauna, as well as a large entertainment room with pool table, various games and a bar with a decor dominated by perfectly hand-carved Italian stone walls. A great house where it is possible to enjoy the views of the mansion towards the Potomac River, thanks to the large windows that go from the floor to the ceilings.