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“Unique, Custom Contemporary”

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Custom Contemporary on two acres
in lovely sylvan setting

17007 Barn Ridge Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20906

MLS# 7562287

Price: $1,100,000

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   Welcome to 17007 Barn Ridge Drive! This incredibly striking, and architecturally unique contemporary is located in a neighborhood of custom-built homes on two-acre plus lots, nestled in a sylvan setting with lovely trees and lawns. The home is constructed of brick and has a beautiful stone and wood entranceway that is framed by a vaulted porch ceiling with windows above the front door. One enters to a spacious foyer which has a dramatic, two-story ceiling and a staircase to the upper level with a gallery overlook of both the front foyer, as well as a large family room on the back of the home. The vaulted ceiling extends from the front foyer over the staircase gallery and to the back, where it becomes a cathedral ceiling in the family room.

     To the left and right of the foyer are found the formal Dining and Living Rooms, which both have windows facing the front of the home. Just beyond the foyer is an entrance to the kitchen on the left side, and a stairwell entrance opoosite, that goes to a spacious lower level Recreation room. Beyond this is the Family Room, which features a two-story stone fireplace on one wall, and on the opposite, a wall of ardced windows following the roof line of the cathedral ceiling, which overlook the back deck and lawn. The spacious kitchen has granite countertops, stainless appliances, and an island cooktop, with custom wood cabinetry, as well as an eat-in breakfast area at the back. There is a laundry room off of the breakfast area to the left, which provides an entrance to the three-car garage as well as a small powder room. On the opposite side of the breakfast area, is an exit through glass doors to a charming, new screened-in porch that attaches to the deck, and features an elegant vaulted, wood ceiling with recessed lighting and an island fan. There is an additional doorway from the screened porch that opens out to the deck. The deck extends from here to the other side of the home, next to the family room windows. A small staircase leads from here, down to the lawn, where there is a stone walkway that goes around the perimeter of the deck. The spacious lawn provides room outside for family recreational activities.

     This home features custom built-ins and wood features throughout. The living room, found to the right of the foyer, has windows overlooking the front lawn, on the front side, and on the opposite wall are four rectangular openings that allow a view to a hallway. The hallway extends from the foyer to the Master Bedroom suite, which is found at the end, on this wing of the home. The Master Suite features a luxury bath with a separate dressing area, and a closet behind a mirrored wall, as well as built-in storage underneath windows that overlook the back lawn. Also found on this wing is a nice library/office which has bookshelves on two walls, and three large windows that also look out upon the treed lawn on the back side of the home.

     The upper level is accessed from the main staircase, in the front foyer. Upstairs there are three bedrooms (one currently used as a sitting room); and two full baths. One bath is a private bath adjoining a bedroom, and the other is found in the hallway. The gallery staircase is the focal point of the elegant Foyer, and has views of both the Family Room on the back, as well as the Foyer on the front side.

    The lower level has an expansive Recreation Room with both tile and carpeting and windows that look out on the back and side lawns. One end has a built-in wood storage closet and cabinet and a sink. At the other end is a glass door that exits to the outside, where there is a small patio. Additionally, a fifth bedroom and private bath offers a nice place for guests to stay. The lower level provides space for an exercise room, as well as expansive storage and utility rooms, in addition to the main recreation area.

      This home is designed for elegant entertaining as well as relaxed family living in a beautiful setting. It is close by to country clubs and public golf courses, shopping, dining, and other amenities. This unique home provides the feeling of a secluded lodge in the wooded countryside, where one can enjoy warm evenings beside the stone fireplace overlooking the lovely deck and treed lawn outside; or likewise, enjoy sitting outside in the summertime, enjoying cool breezes from inside the lovely screened porch, or the sunshine on the back deck!



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Front entryway from exterior with vaulted porch featuring stone and wood accents.

The entry way to the home features a stone walkway that leads to the front porch,
which has a vaulted wood ceiling and a trio of windows above double doors that
arc in the center, flagged on either side by stone walls.


Front entrance from foyer

The front entry Foyer showing the peaked windows and vaulted ceiling from the interior.


Pictured below, the Foyer has an elegant herringbone design wood floor, and a staircase to the upper level
with a gallery overlook of both the Foyer, as well as the Family Room which is
found on the back side. This open floor plan of the Foyer is a central focal point of the home.

Front foyer showing gallery staircase with overlook

Front foyer with

A second view of the front entry and Foyer, from the back.


The Living Room (off of the right side of the Foyer) has windows that overlook the front of the home.

Living Room

The opposite wall of the Living Room has large rectangular openings that look out onto
the hallway, on this wing of the home.

The Dining Room also overlooks the front of the home.

Dining room

Dining room

The Family Room has a beautiful, large stone fireplace, angled with the slope of the ceiling.
The fireplace also has a new mantle.

The Family room, showing the large stone fireplace wall

Family room showing the wood wall and windows.

The Family Room looking back at the wood wall, with gallery walkway above.

The Family Room

The Family Room windows look out over the back deck (left), and also onto the back lawn.


The Master Bedroom Suite, found on the back of the home,
via the hallway beyond the Lving Room.

Master Bedroom showing windows with shutters.

Master Bedroom showing windows and mirrored wall.


The Master Bath has a separate Dressing Room and a large walk-in closet,
which is opposite, on the right.

Master Bath - Dressing Room

The Master Bath

Master Bath - Soaking Tub


The Gourmet Kitchen is accessed on the other side past the Dining Room,
with an entrance at the back of the Foyer.

Kitchen showing the center island cooktop and cabinets.

Center Island Cooktop in the Kitchen

The center island cooktop


The Breakfast Area, showing the glass doorway exit to a new Screend Porch, on the back Deck.

The Breakfast Area, with exit to a screened porch on the back deck.


Outside is a charming Screened Porch, a new addition to the Back Deck.

Screened Porch

Screened Porch - view 2

The Back Deck

Back Deck


Exterior Rear view of deck from lawn


A close-up of the Front Staircase, which goes to the Upper Level.

Foyer - front Staircase to upper level


Bedrooms on the Upper Level

Sitting Room



The spacious Lower Level has lots of room for family projects and activities

Recreation Room

Cabinets and sink on Lower Level

Recreation Room


Fifth Bedroom, or storage space and Bath

Bedroom/ Workroom

BathRoom - Lower Level

Another view of the back of the home, showing the steps leading down to the yard
from the Deck. There are also stone steps that go around the perimeter of the Deck.

Exterior, rear full view of deck


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