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11900 River Road, Potomac, MD
$ 34,900,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#MDMC2125248
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityPotomac
  • NeighborhoodPotomac
  • Zip20854
  • StyleFrench
  • Year Built2004
  • Taxes$ 204407
  • Price$ 34,900,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms6
  • Sqr Footage25119
  • Lot Size13.5 Acres
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

Tucked discreetly behind an arched gate and approached by a half-mile avenue of trees, this 13.5 acre estate perfectly embodies the grandeur of French Chateau living. A masterful collaboration between architect John Ike, designer Geoffrey Bradfield & the unparalleled construction of Horizon Builders, the main house sits on a knoll with unobstructed views of the Potomac River and protected parkland on either side. Wrapped in limestone and crowned with a slate Mansard roof, the primary residence features every hallmark of that iconic style; elegant and polished, but one that never competes with its breathtaking setting. Adorned with window boxes and decorative shutters, the timeless faade opens via custom wrought iron doors to a 25,000 sq foot interior where panoramic views are integrated into its soul. Simply stunning, the entry vestibule adjoins a reception hall with dramatic coffered ceilings, a 24-foot limestone fireplace, and a grand staircase. Floor-to-ceiling window expanses and multiple doors open to covered terraces and balconies that celebrate the surroundings. Lavish applications of glossy and honed marble, rich mahogany, thick, intricate moldings, and imported stone offer a glimpse of the detailing that went into the design and craftsmanship. At every turn, the water views effortlessly influence the design, while the elegant, understated palette provides the perfect backdrop for art and furnishings from antique to modern. The primary residence is arranged over 4 levels that includes entertainment-sized reception rooms, a commercial-grade chefs kitchen, main-level library, & an octagonal conservatory. The walk-out lower level is incredible, featuring a clubroom w/ a magnificent bar, a theater, & an amazing wine cellar that rivals those of the finest restaurants. An elevator accesses every floor. The main house also allows for the comfort and private enjoyment of the residents: with an intimate breakfast room overlooking the water, 4 luxuriously appointed upper-level bedroom suites, a custom playroom, and a heated pool and loggia. With sweeping views of the Potomac, the owners suite features 2 full baths, expansive automated dressing rooms, a built-in watch winder, & personal grooming station. The primary suite adjoins an executive-size home library, w/ a substantial marble fireplace & a surround of mahogany built-ins. Comprising more than 40,000 square feet of living space, the compound includes two additional buildings that were crafted with the same meticulous attention to detail. A thoughtfully designed 3-level guesthouse with 11 garage bays presents the ultimate flexibility for the new owner; a showroom-style space for automobiles that effortlessly transforms into one that can host the most glamorous black-tie gala. and houses a catering kitchen. The upper level of the guesthouse offers a spacious gathering room w/ fireplace, 2 ensuite bedrooms, kitchen and powder room. A 4,500 square foot staff house is located at the entry to the compound & offers living space, multiple offices for property management & garages for the grounds equipment. Every consideration for privacy, security and luxury has been incorporated into the infrastructure of this estate; there are walk-in refrigerators & freezers, reverse osmosis water systems, even smoke-eaters for the cigar aficionado. Generators protect all 3 structures, & in the event of winter weather, automated heating systems at the front steps & cobblestone garage court prevent snow/ice accumulation. All this convenient to the nations capital, 2 airports & less than 1.5 miles from Potomac Village. The transfer of title of this magnificent property doesnt just extend to its new owner but will have an immeasurable impact far outside its gates; the proceeds from the sale will be donated directly to the research and work of The American Cancer Society. The Estate at River's Edge is truly like no other.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Potomac Elementary School Herbert Hoover Middle School Winston Churchill High School
Price History
5/9/2024 Listed $34,900,000

General Features

Interior Features Curved Staircase,Elevator,Built-Ins,Butlers Pantry,Carpet,Bar,Spiral Staircase,2nd Kitchen,Additional Stairway,Breakfast Area,Cedar Closet(s),Combination Dining/Living,Crown Moldings,Dining Area,Doub
Sewer Public Sewer
Heating Forced Air
Cooling Central A/C,Geothermal
Possession Settlement
Appliances Stainless Steel Appliances,Built-In Microwave,Built-In Range,Cooktop,Dishwasher,Disposal,Dryer,Freezer,Extra Refrigerator/Freezer,Icemaker,Intercom,Microwave,Oven - Double,Oven - Wall,Range Hood,Refr
Exterior Features BBQ Grill,Sport Court,Chimney Cap(s),Extensive Hardscape,Hot Tub,Play Area,Water Falls
Zoning RE2
Garage Spaces 14.00
Patio/Porch Features Balcony,Patio(s),Balconies- Multiple,Deck(s),Porch(es),Terrace
Architectural Style French
Pool Features Heated,In Ground,Negative Edge/Infinity
Security Features Intercom,Security Gate,Smoke Detector,Surveillance Sys
Construction Materials Stone,Stucco
Year Built 2004
View Garden/Lawn,Trees/Woods,River
Levels 4
Tax Year 2024
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Cool Fuel Electric
Accessibility Elevator,2+ Access Exits
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
HOA / Comm Assn No
Subdivision Name POTOMAC
Garage Y/N Yes
Water Access Y/N No
Other Structures Above Grade,Below Grade
Total Rooms 17
Directions From DC - River Road to approximately 1.5 Miles beyond the Potomac Village - Private Gate Entrance on the Left
ModificationTimestamp 2024-06-19T11:27:34
Buyer Agent Compensation 2.5
Body of Water Potomac River
Disclosures Lead Based Paint - Federal,Lead Based Paint - State
Senior Community Y/N No
Lot Size Units Square Feet
Lot Size Square Feet 588060.00
Tax Assessed Value 17966900.0
Waterfront Y/N No
Tax Annual Amount 204407.0
Structure Type Detached
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Bathrooms Count Main Level 3.00
Price Per Sq Ft Total AG 1797.21
Additional Parcels Y/N No
Lease Considered Y/N No
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Virtual Tour
Total SQFT 25389
Days on Market 43
Standard Status Active
Year Built Source Assessor
Tax Lot 3
Buyer Agent Compensation Type % Of Gross

Interior Features

Heating Fuel Geo-thermal
Basement Connecting Stairway,Daylight,Full,Rear Entrance,Windows
Flooring Hardwood,Marble,Stone
Total Fireplaces 9
Fireplace Features Gas/Propane
Hot Water Natural Gas
Basement (Y/N) Yes
Heating Y/N Yes
Window Features Bay/Bow,Casement,Double Hung,Skylights
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Above Grade Finished Area 19419
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 6
Central Air Y/N Yes
Total Bedrooms 5
Below Grade Finished Area 5700
Room Type Living Room,Dining Room,Primary Bedroom,Sitting Room,Bedroom 2,Bedroom 3,Bedroom 4,Kitchen,Game Room,Family Room,Library,Foyer,Bedroom 1,Study,Sun/Florida Room,Great Room,Laundry,Mud Room,Other,Offic
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
LivingAreaSource Assessor
Laundry Type Lower Floor
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin SQFT 270
Below Grade Unfin SQFT Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 3
Bathrooms Half Lower Level 1 3
Bathrooms Half All Lower Levels 3
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 2
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 4
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 6
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 2.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 4.00
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 3.00
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 6
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 3
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Total Baths 12
Number of Elevators 1

Exterior Features

Pool Yes - Personal
Fencing Fully
Parking Features Electric Vehicle Charging Station(s),Heated,Paved Driveway
Lot Features Additional Lot(s),Adjoins - Open Space,Front Yard,Landscaping,Private,Premium,Rear Yard,Partly Wooded
Water Source Public
Total Parking Spaces 14
Garage Features Inside Access,Oversized,Garage - Side Entry
Type of Parking Detached Garage,Driveway,Attached Garage,Parking Lot
Land Use Code R
Foundation Details Slab
Water View Y/N Yes
Lot Size Acres 13.50
Water Body Type River
Lot Size Source Estimated
Door Features French,Sliding Glass,Six Panel,Double Entry
Land Assessed Value 3298500.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Water Oriented Y/N Yes
# of Attached Garage Spaces 2
# of Detached Garage Spaces 12

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bathroom 1 Upper 1
Bathroom 2 Upper 1
Bathroom 3 Upper 1
Bedroom 1 Upper 1
Bedroom 2 Upper 1
Bedroom 3 Upper 1
Bedroom 4 Upper 1
Dining Room Main
Family Room Main
Foyer Main
Full Bath Upper 1
Game Room Lower 1
Great Room Main
Half Bath Main
Half Bath Lower 1
Kitchen Lower 1
Kitchen Main
Laundry Lower 1
Library Main
Living Room Main
Media Room Lower 1
Mud Room Lower 1
Office Lower 1
Office Upper 2
Other Main
Other Upper 2
Primary Bathroom Upper 2
Primary Bedroom Upper 2
Recreation Room Lower 1
Screened Porch Main
Sitting Room Upper 1
Sitting Room Upper 2
Storage Room Lower 1
Storage Room Main
Study Main
Sun/Florida Room Main
Utility Room Lower 1


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 20854

AVG $3.66M
AVG $27,805
AVG 723
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1992