UNIVERSITY PARK, MD, USA
7001 FOREST HILL DR
A rare and wonderful opportunity to own one of University Park's most treasured and architecturally pleasing homes! Beautiful on the exterior and interior, this custom built, all brick Colonial graces the corner, double lot it occupies, and lies in the heart of this wonderful community. Its current, long time owners, have made thoughtful and beautiful renovations throughout, yet have preserved its intrinsic historical flair.From the circular driveway at the front entrance, to the decks and patio overlooking the professionally landscaped yard, this one-of-a-kind estate is perfect for entertaining small intimate affairs or large formal gatherings. In fact, it's been a staple host home for many annual community events.The grand entry foyer welcomes you into the main level which boasts a rare, curved staircase, a formal living room with wood burning fireplace, entrance to the family room, an large office with built-in, solid wood bookcases, a formal, light filled, dining room with access to one of the two rear decks, a fully-equipped gourmet kitchen complete with a Viking range, a butler's pantry, a laundry room, and a gorgeous powder room.The second floor features a grand master bedroom suite with dressing area and a luxurious master ensuite bath, three additional, generously sized bedrooms, and a fully renovated hall bath. The third level features a finished attic suitable for a 5th bedroom, and has plenty of additional storage space. The lower level features a family rec room with custom built-ins, a wet bar/game room, an exercise room, a 6th bedroom, a full bath and the utility room.This house is equipped with a generator and annually maintained systems throughout. Granite, hardwood floors, high ceilings and so much more are included, but don't just read, come and visit, you will not be disappointed.University Park not only offers a strong and involved civic association, but also its own Town Police, Mayor, Town Council, community shuttle bus service to and from the Metro during rush hour, and all that the revitalized Route 1 Corridor has to offer: Riverdale Park with Whole Foods, Gold's Gym, Burtons, Denizens Brewery to name a few. There are a myriad of new restaurants offering a variety of the most popular cuisines.The neighborhood is a commuter's dream as 95, 495, 295, 50 and local alternative routes are all close by. Metro, future Purple line stop and UMD are all less than a mile away. The neighborhood is only minutes to the D.C line. The community elementary school, UPES is just a few blocks away, and the UPCA (University Park Civic Association) and the UPWC (University Park Women's Club) has something for everyone. The upcoming and annual Azalea Classic (5k run/walk that raises money for UPES) and invites those of all ages to be included, the UPWC annual Holiday House Tour and Tree Lighting, and the July 4th Parade are just a few of the Community Events that make living here so special.