A Grand Lodge Surrounded by Nature

This regal timber frame home near Washington, DC, is on the market

Looking for an east-coast hideaway that still boasts all the trappings of a grand mountain lodge? Falls Nest is a majestic estate that sits on five densely wooded acres in Great Falls, Virginia, near Washington, DC, and a short walk to the Potomac River—offering the finest elegance found near a cosmopolitan city, but nestled inside scenic woodland teeming with wildlife.

The 7-bedroom, approximately 16,700-square-foot timber frame and hand-cut stone home is a gated, private residence. A spectacular, million-dollar, three-level waterfall with integrated, jetted hot tub and expansive stone hardscape, designed by renowned landscape architect Richard Arentz, is a focal point of the property’s landscape. The home is sited near Riverbend Park, Riverbend Nature Center, and Great Falls National Park which offer wonderful outdoor activities on both river and trails.

Notable features of the home’s breathtaking architectural and interior design:

  • Trussed, 20-foot timber ceilings and two-story windows in the great room, dining room and master 
  • Exposed cedar beams
  • Reclaimed pine and mahogany create gorgeous hardwood floors
  • Massive stone fireplace in family room. Eight gas and wood burning fireplaces
  • Magnificent wood library
  • Parquet wood floor indoor basketball and sport court with 15' ceiling
  • Open billiards room near wet bar
  • Cedar sauna adjacent to a large, in-home fitness center
  • Media room with 12 electric reclining, tiered leather seats 
  • Multiple stone terraces perfect for entertaining up to 150 guests
  • Wine cellar with 500 bottle capacity
  • In-law suite with separate entrance and dining area
  • Geothermal HVAC System
  • Whole-house generator, plus UPS battery backup system. 
  • Over 250 blueberry bushes among property’s original Virginia native plantings 

Get a full tour of the property.

Contact for more information

 Deborah Shapiro
 Vice President, Realtor
 TTR Sotheby’s International Realty
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Elizabeth Cutler
 TTR Sotheby’s International Realty
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In September, we'll be featuring properties in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC.  Meet our sponsoring real estate company:

TTR Sotheby’s International Realty is the exclusive Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate for the Washington Metropolitan Region. With seven offices located strategically across Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, our 350 real estate professionals are ranked among the highest-performing in the nation and are regarded for their integrity, professional service, and community leadership. 

Debbie Shapiro and Elizabeth Cutler are members of TTR Sotheby's International Realty team with access to private, off-market properties along with the experience and personal connections to uniquely match the needs of buyers and sellers.

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