One of the finest mansions eight miles outside of Washington DC is now offered for sale. It is a formidable abode, built to fortress standards on top of one of Virginias most picturesque pinnacles overlooking the torrents of the Potomac River as they flow beneath the American Legion Bridge.It was a difficult lot to build on crested at the highest point and surrounded by tall garden walls. Its faade is that of a federal Mansion with massive hip roofs and towering Palladian windows.Its interior is so vast and so spacious that it will mesmerize your senses.Twin curved staircase, both up and down. rise to an upper promenade creating a round rotunda lobby surrounding a breathtaking and huge crystal chandelier. The formal salon and formal dining rooms are ready for your debutant soirees, complete with a debutants debut landing to make that grand entrance from the lobby stairs. The authors library is trimmed in handsome finishes and connects with the butlers bar. The Rivercrest terrace stretches across the rear faade with the best views of the river below. The great room towers two stories with an arched architectural window rising almost twenty feet. The kitchen has been re-designed and re-configured to a chefs dream list standards including a huge island, work-station desk, connection to the three car garage wing and the newly added elevator. This elevator accesses all three floors topping at the bedroom suite level where you will find a primary suite larger than most apartments. The secondary bedrooms offer world-class luxury, plus there is a mezzanine loft that spans over twenty feet.But it all is out-shadowed by the club level below, where the club room spans more than fifty feet and houses a lavish bar for banquets, parties, or quiet relaxation. There is also a recreation room, gym with steam shower, game area, and a flex suite.This is the ultimate house, in deed, and now it is your chance to own a this true McLean Icon!!!