WINCHESTER Virginia 22601
778 JOHNSTON CT, WINCHESTER, Virginia 22601 - $1,699,000
Extraordinary private estate located on a gorgeous high-elevation double lot in Winchester City. Elegance abounds in this all-brick residence sited atop 1.37 acres of mature landscaping on quiet cul-de-sac. This exquisite property features approximately 10,500 finished square feet on 3 levels, plus a rear entry 3-car garage ascending the circular driveway. 5 bedrooms, 6 full baths & 2 half baths. The inviting 2-story, marble floor foyer draws your attention to the gleaming Swarovski crystal chandelier, curved spiral staircase and vaulted ceilings. Beyond the main stair, the elegant living room is highlighted by gas fireplace, crown molding, crystal light fixtures, maple flooring and double doors spilling onto rear deck with park-like views. The newly finished maple flooring continues throughout the main level to the handsome library with built-ins & graceful Juliette balcony, formal dining room, main level owner’s suite, kitchen and living room. The gleaming gourmet kitchen is a chef’s dream; adorned with “Cristallo” quartzite countertops with translucent lighting and double ogee edges, high-end appliances, mirrored backsplash, abundance of storage and cabinetry, walk-in pantry and butler’s pantry with identical custom under-lit countertops. The sun-filled eat-in space is surrounded by curved floor-to-ceiling windows and flows through the gracious living room. This two-story family room is the heart of the home and features a grand fireplace with surrounding built-ins, extensive windows and French door walkout to the immense deck. The main level multifunctional laundry/mud room is upgraded with extensive counterpace, storage cabinets, closets, laundry shoot and very own half bath. The main level owner’s suite is unlike any other. Boasting walk-in closets, dressing area, master bath with dual vanities, soaking tub and separate shower, this oversized master wing is a true executive retreat. Ascending the main or rear staircase, the upper level reveals 2 additional bedrooms each with en-suite bathroom, a cheerful and functional hobby room with multiple cedar closets, secondary laundry with shoot, and fabulous 2nd primary suite with spa bath. Descending the main or rear staircase, the finished lower level with French door walkout is perfect for entertaining. The sun-filled kitchenette area, large living space, 5th bedroom suite, professional gym, wine cellar, game room and 8-seat theater room make for extravagant entertainment and recreation. The lower level also features over 1500sqft of storage space. 6-zone HVAC systems independently controlled. The dramatic attention to detail throughout the home exudes luxury with illuminating Swarovski fixtures & chandeliers (with motorized lifts), crown molding, chair rails, marble, built-ins, archways and more. Each room is particularly oversized surpassing standard dimensions. This lavish estate is truly one of a kind and not to be missed. Prime location in Meadow Branch only minutes from Hospital, commuter routes, and all city amenities. Magnificent.