One of Washington’s great estates, The Williams-Addison House is on one of Georgetown’s largest privately owned lots. This Second Empire mansion was originally constructed c1815-1817. Properly designed to appeal to and impress its owner and guests, the renovation and restoration of this home will command a sense of true elegance by preserving and enhancing upon a historic past.
The main house consists of over 10,000 square feet of living space. At each turn you are welcomed into a space that is both inviting and comfortably proportioned for its intended purpose. This home will be outfitted for grand scale entertaining, luxurious private living and relaxation afforded only by homes of its quality. Included are double parlors which flank an octagonal foyer, a formal dining room opening through French doors to a side veranda, a library and sunroom connecting the entrance to the family room and kitchen which overlook the marvelous gardens and numerous exterior patios, and a private elevator.
The bedroom levels houses six bedrooms including a master suite comprised of an entire wing of the home. A private study greets your entrance as do large double closets, a fireplace, and a bathroom with the amenities to rival a world-class spa. In the lower level, entertainment is the key as it provides space for gaming, exercising, additional sleeping quarters, media room, wine cellar and a professional catering kitchen.
The grounds are significant not only in scale, offering over three quarters of an acre, but also in their creation of a space that expands the home’s ability to entertain, relax or purely enjoy the luxury of the home’s fascinating mystique. Several distinct formal gardens are planned for the space, each creating their own unique features. Plans for a tennis court and/or outdoor pool onsite have been approved in concept by the Old Georgetown Board.
The carriage house ties into the historic character of the main home and offers over 1,500 additional square feet of fully renovated space. A one car garage is attached to the carriage house. Approval and a building permit have been obtained for a new 2-car garage onsite. Additional parking can be provided onsite driving from Avon Place between the carriage house and new garage.
Lined with quaint cobblestone streets and 18th and 19th century architecture, Georgetown is an enchanting mix of the past and present. The Williams-Addison House offers the ambiance, convenience, and esteem of a Georgetown address.