Arguably the most renowned and coveted neighborhood in all of Maryland, Kenwood boasts a legendary reputation, with classic colonials nestled along its lush, winding streets and iconic white entry pillars. Amidst this distinguished atmosphere, surrounded by the famous cherry blossoms, 5211 Dorset Avenue emerges as a captivating white brick colonial, reimagined by the esteemed Hudson Gray Design. This extraordinary transformation spared no expense, turning every corner of this enchanting residence into a masterpiece.
Upon entering, the white oak floors laid in a herringbone pattern showcase unparalleled craftsmanship. The white oak ascends the grand staircase, contrasting with the dark-stained handrail as the striking Restoration Hardware chandelier dangles elegantly within the sweeping curve of the upper-level mezzanine. The formal dining room exudes sophisticated elegance with its textured Phillip Jeffries wallpaper and French doors opening to the rear lawn. The main level study features custom built-ins and a mesmerizing blown-glass chandelier by Visual Comfort. The kitchen, the modern home's heart, is designed to impeccable standards with furniture-grade inset cabinetry, Wolf and Thermador appliances, unlacquered brass Waterworks fixtures, and a stunning Borghini Gold Quartz waterfall island. The CornuFé 110 range serves as a functional work of art, while the adjacent breakfast nook is bathed in natural light and adorned with custom glass china cabinets. Off the kitchen is a cozy family room complete with custom built-ins providing the perfect space for morning coffee or a rainy day read. The spacious living room is warm and inviting, enhanced by custom built-ins and window seats, and connected to a stunning parlor featuring an art deco bar with a custom antique mirror and brass shelves. The primary suite is a sanctuary with two custom walk-in closets and a breathtaking ensuite bath, inspired by the world's finest five-star hotels. With gray and white checkered marble, a freestanding tub, separate glass shower, and twin vanities, it offers the ultimate retreat. Three additional bedrooms, two exquisite marble baths, and a fully equipped designer laundry room complete the upper level.The lower level houses the main recreation room, connected to the attached two-car garage by a spacious mudroom with custom lockers and a walnut bench. An additional bedroom suite offers private outdoor access, providing added flexibility. Set on a flat, lush, nearly third-acre lot amidst the iconic cherry blossoms, this property epitomizes prime Chevy Chase real estate. Combining a legendary Kenwood address with the unparalleled work of Hudson Gray Design, 5211 Dorset Avenue presents a rare opportunity and a truly special home.