5206 Locust Avenue
Fall in love with this picturesque colonial in Maplewood. Enter the dark walnut front door with custom detailed crown molding, hardwood flooring and wood chair rail that leads up to the living room. A bright bay window, wood panel accent wall, built in shelving and custom storage polish the room. The kitchen is adjacent to a built-in bench dinette area that overlooks the formal dining room with impeccable details, such as crown molding and wainscotting, with direct access to the large patio. French doors off the kitchen open to a spectacular family room with a soaring ceiling, natural wood, floor to ceiling windows and an iron spiral staircase that leads to a private loft perfect for an in-home office. Nestled in the corner of this room is an elevated area with custom-built shelving ideal for a private library. A private bedroom suite on this level features built-in shelving and a private bathroom with floor-to-ceiling tile and a stand-up shower.
The upper level of the home has two well sized bedrooms. A third oversized bedroom suite with full bathroom includes floor-to-ceiling tile and a stand-up shower. Walk up one more level to the impressive master suite with a sizable walk-in closet. The large soaker tub, dual vanities and custom tiled standup shower makes this a perfect retreat area. Additionally, this level has a large fifth bedroom with double closets and a full bathroom ideal for guests. Direct access to the loft completes the second upper level of the home. The lower level features a large open recreation area perfect for family entertaining. Escape to the backyard and enjoy the romantic lush gardens surrounding the home. This private oasis includes a deck off the kitchen, that leads to an oversized patio outlined by a stone retaining wall. This is an incredible special home with a unique layout and several private spaces. Walk to Metro but located in a quiet location!