"Nature Lover's Retreat nestled on nearly 3 secluded acres in highly desirable enclave of homes known as Patuxent Heights. Five acre buffer on each side, between neighbors. Conveniently located only 12 miles from Washington, D.C. and 21 miles from BWI Airport. Enjoy your private, natural, lush surroundings through the soaring windows that allow an abundance of natural light into the house! Gorgeous, hand scraped, hardwood floors can be found throughout the main level living area, in addition to a stylish slate entry foyer and hallway. You'll love the modern, updated kitchen with Corian counter tops, breakfast nook/bar, high end appliances. ****This custom built, contemporary home is a truly one-of-a-kind! Original owner/designer has lovingly maintained this 5,000+ sq. ft. home for over 42 years. ** Fantastic Indoor & Outdoor Living Space! Sprawling deck overlooks private, wooded back yard! Tennis Anyone? Recently re-surfaced regulation size tennis court in gorgeous setting with observation deck. Originally designed to host In-Law suite on the main level with it's own private entrance, deck, kitchenette, living room, Jr. Master-Bedroom. On the opposite end of the house, you'll find an additional Master-Bedroom Suite complete with two walk-in closets, soaking tub, separate shower, make-up and sink vanity. Master Bedroom has its own private access to deck and hot/tub spa area. The main level boasts a Family Room w/gas fireplace and impressive two story hearth/ceiling. Note the spacious four bedrooms on the upper level all have lighted closets and updated carpet & padding. Light & bright loft above could be used as a den, library, home office. Two extra storage spaces easily accessible on second floor. 4th Bedroom/Guest Room is equipped with Private Bathroom. Expansive, Finished, Walk-Out Basement features an additional Family Room with wood burning stove, substantial wet Bar, Billiard Room, Exercise/Game Room, 2 storage rooms, a large utility area with cabinets, and a f"