Tucked away on a beautiful lot overlooking an adjacent protected parcel of mature forest in a respected Bethesda enclave, escape to an urban/suburban oasis in this beautiful stone and stucco light-filled home. This 5BR, 4.5BA home boasts a modern, open, airy floor plan. Features include a two story stone entrance with double doors, soaring ceilings, renovated bathrooms and an updated gourmet kitchen with brand new appliances. Perfect for grand scale entertaining w/ lovely refinished hardwood flooring, a spacious gourmet kitchen with breakfast bar that opens to a dramatic two story family room with a handsome stone wood burning fireplace and a wall of windows that opens to a large deck overlooking the protected forest preserve.The finished lower level has a large recreation room with an additional bedroom and full bath that has a walk out to the backyard. This home is ideally located just a few short blocks to Starbucks, Balduccis, Robert Wiedmaier~s Wildwood Kitchen, Solidcore and the much-anticipated Bethesda Bagels, Joe and the Juice & Flower Child Restaurants! Easy access to Grosvenor Metro, 495/270, DC & VA!