This custom-built, Flemish-bond brick Normandy-style home was built in 2000 by Jeffco and designed by notable architect Donald Lococo. Venetian plaster walls, custom millwork, and newly refinished hardwood floors are some of the meticulously curated features throughout this impressive home. The kitchen has been renovated and outfitted with Rutt cabinetry, Wolf commercial grade range with custom made vent hood, paneled SubZero refrigerator, oversized pantry, and gorgeous quartz countertops. The main level boasts an open floorplan with french doors leading to a large slate terrace, custom tray ceilings, and a grand living and dining room with wood burning fireplace. Additional features of this impressive offering include 5-6 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, and 2 half bathrooms, an ample lower-level rec room with an additional living suite, a home gym, a large club/media room, a first-floor guest suite with a private bathroom, a heated three car garage hardwired with EV charging, and a motor court with stone pavers. $500K+ in recent improvements. Nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac backing wooded preserved land, in the prestigious and gated section of Avenel known as Rapley Preserve. This highly regarded neighborhood offers numerous amenities such as a gated entry with a guardhouse, equestrian center, golf, swim and tennis club, scenic bike, walking paths, sports fields, and playgrounds, all within a short commute to downtown DC, Bethesda, and Tyson’s Corner.