Nestled in the bucolic and exclusive center of old McLean, Virginia, this 25,000 square foot neo-renaissance/baroque chateau rises grandly behind the wrought iron gated entry. The centerpiece of the residence features a coffered dome, thirty-four feet high and diameter, above the spectacular main staircase with an ornate hand-wrought balustrade. A magnificent chandelier hangs from the dome’s center illuminating the hand applied, gold leafed coffers. On the left of the Hall is the formal Dining Salon which seats twenty-four. The Grand Salon, situated along the center rear of the chateau, with a ceiling approximately thirty feet high. All public rooms feature parquet de Versailles flooring in a warm walnut finish. Eleven HVAC zones, pre-wired Creston System for security (camera, audio and fire) and Cad5 fiber optic phone and cable system, five car garage, emergency generator, Lutron lighting system and superb Old World construction.
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