5 bedroom/2.5 bath in an updated contemporary home nestled in and surrounded by quiet gardens and mature trees. The home has a gorgeous designer kitchen with stainless steel appliances, upgraded cabinetry and lighting, under the counter water filter, and quartz countertops. The full baths have been updated and the newly renovated primary bath has a beautiful walk-in shower. The walk-in level has a large family room, a very versatile workroom/hobby space and an additional office space or bedroom, plus a 5th bedroom and half bath. A great floor plan for an at home office or separate living space. The home has been in the family for many years, lovingly cared for and updated with fresh color, a new roof (with transferable warranty), well maintained hvac system, and a completely new water line. Large and plentiful closets, along with a full-floored attic provide exceptional storage. The natural light shining through the large picture windows in the living room creates a tree house effect, as it is on the upper level of the home looking out to the mature magnolia tree. Or sit on the spacious raised deck just outside the living room and become one with that gorgeous view! In the dining area is a beautiful paned sliding door out to the private patio and other hidden gem sitting areas! Take your time and walk the property as well as the interior of this fabulous home – every turn will delight you! A quality home in a wonderful location close to the Metro, Old Town, Ft. Belvoir and the beltway! This property is designated as a Certified Wildlife Habitat, called Sanctuary Bliss, and for good reason! The organic landscaping, through great thought and care, regularly welcomes deer to saunter by! The exterior of this home extends the living space and blends with its natural surroundings. Here is your refuge! Floor plan is in documents section along with upgrades.