Kept in pristine condition since its recent construction, the home feels like new. Overlooking a pastoral lawn in front, and the beautifully lush tree-lined horizon in the back, the low maintenance backyard features a lovely hardwood deck perfect for outdoor dining or taking in the horizon views, and a lower patio ideal for gathering around a fire pit. With existing fences on 2 sides, fencing in the yard is easy if needed. The permanently vacant green space across the street will ensure you always have the space to play outdoor games, fetch, or exercise. This spectacular 5 bedroom, 4 ½ bath custom home loaded with special features. The picturesque slate front porch and centerpiece front door lead to a main level with large rooms, high ceilings, and plentiful natural light. Wide-plank hardwoods lead from the entry foyer, flanked by the large living room and the spacious formal dining room, and into the expansive kitchen, beautifully appointed to include granite countertops, a large central island, stainless steel appliances, and custom cabinetry. The sunny breakfast area adjoins the kitchen and the family room which features a gas-burning fireplace and access to the sunny deck. The convenient mudroom connects to the attached two-car garage. This level also includes a pretty powder room and ample closet space. Upstairs, the spectacular primary suite features a versatile sitting room (perfect for a home office), a gorgeous en-suite full bath, and a generous walk-in closet. The spacious second bedroom has its own walk-in closet and en-suite full bath while bedrooms three and four are roomy and bright and feature walk-ins and access to the beautiful jack-‘n’-jill bath. Highlights of the finished, walkout lower level include a large recreation room area, a fifth bedroom, a beautiful fifth full bath, and plenty of space for storage. The outside of this exceptional home offers more space in which to relax and entertain including the sunny deck, the lower level patio, and the front porch overlooking the grassy front lawn. Other special features include: 2-zoned HVAC, 75 gallon water heater, built in dehumidifier, James Hardie siding. This friendly (and dog-friendly neighborhood welcomes you!) This fabulous location in dynamic and sought-after Kensington offers easy access countless jog/walk paths, dining, shopping, and entertainment options as well as to all major commuter routes, to downtown Bethesda, Washington DC, the Metro, and to countless nearby shopping, dining, and entertainment options.