This stunning 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath NV Homes colonial lovingly cared for by the original owners is loaded with architectural details and too many upgrades to list on 3 finished levels and shines like a fine diamond! A stately brick and stone exterior, portico entry, 2 car garage, expert landscaping, private patio with large side yard, an open floor plan, high ceilings, hand scraped hardwood floors, fireplace, custom craftsman moldings, and an abundance of windows are only some of the reasons this home is so special. Designed for entertaining with a spectacular two story family room, extended gourmet kitchen with large center island and morning room opening to a private patio, recreation room with custom wet bar, and a Bose surround sound system makes entertaining family and friends a breeze, while a luxurious owner's suite with a private covered deck is your own private oasis! ****** Warm wide plank hand scraped hardwood floors in the open foyer and center hallway welcome you home and usher you into an inviting living room featuring warm neutral paint, crisp crown molding and decorative columns. The formal dining room echoes these design details and is accented by a tray ceiling, wainscoting and a contemporary glass-shaded chandelier adding a refined flair. A butler's pantry introduces an extended gourmet kitchen serving up a feast for the eyes with gleaming granite countertops, pristine white soft-close cabinets, custom metro tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances including a gas cooktop and suspended range hood. A large center island provides an additional working surface and extra seating, as recessed and pendant lights strike the perfect balance of ambience and illumination. The sun-drenched morning room with a wall of windows is ideal for gathering with family and friends, while a glass paned door opens to a paver patio backing to majestic trees seamlessly blending indoor/outdoor living. Back inside, dramatic two-story great room with soaring coffered ceiling beckons with stacked windows and a cozy gas fireplace serving as the focal point of the room. A library with built-in bookcases and French doors, a powder room with pedestal sink, mudroom with cubbies, and a second staircase round out the main level. ****** Hardwoods continue upstairs a landing overlook and onward to the grand owner's suite boasting a deep tray ceiling, two walk-in closets, and a separate sitting room with French doors opening to a private covered deck overlooking woodlands, just the spot for enjoying morning coffee. The en suite bath featuring dual granite-topped vanities, sumptuous soaking tub, glass-enclosed shower, and spa-toned tile flooring and surround is the perfect retreat after a long day. Down the hall, a princess suite enjoys a private bath, and two additional bright and spacious bedrooms share a Jack-and-Jill bath, while a bedroom level laundry room eases the daily task. ****** The expansive walkup lower level recreation room with a custom granite topped wet bar with dishwasher and beverage chiller has space for a multitude of activities and is sure to be a popular destination. A 5th bedroom and additional full bath make perfect guest quarters or can be tailored to suit the needs of your lifestyle; while a finished storage room and large unfinished area provide ample storage solutions. Upgrades galore including a central vacuum, built-in Bose surround sound system, alarm system with front door camera and monitoring paid through 6/21 and more completes the comfort and luxury of this wonderful home. ****** All this in an excellent Falls Church location just outside the city limits and just minutes to some of the finest shopping, dining, entertainment, and recreation experiences the area has to offer, including the W&OD Trail, award-winning Falls Church Farmers Market, and nearby Tysons Corner and Tysons Galleria. Commuters will appreciate the close proximity to Route 7, Dulles Access Road, I-495 and West Falls Church Metro.