Rare Wardman gem in unparalleled location! Spectacular Wardman home situated on tree-lined Woodley Road in a woodland setting that creates the luxury of quiet country living in the heart of the nation's capital. Located opposite Twin Oaks estate, one block from the National Cathedral and a stone's throw from Washington's premium schools - Beauvoir, St. Albans, WIS, Maret and Eaton. Brick and flagstone terraces flank the Front Entrance and overlook a lushly landscaped garden with fruit and flowering trees. Step into a central marble Foyer with an elegantly curved staircase and you will immediately notice the high ceilings and suffusion of light. The superb, wide and sunlit, layout allows all rooms to extend from the front to the back. The ground floor has hand carved architectural moldings with elegant cornices, trims on the ceilings and the chimney piece. The classic design with Drawing Room and Library/Gallery at one end and the Dining Room/Kitchen on the other enables seamless entertaining. Large French windows open out of the Drawing Room to a flagstone terrace which descends to a stone patio and a professionally designed Japanese garden complete with a Koi pond. The Dining Room has a finely detailed coffered ceiling and extends to a large Bay Window and Breakfast Nook. Gourmet Kitchen with high end appliances accommodates a Wet Bar and Wine Fridge on opposite ends. Three Bedrooms all with en-suite Bathrooms occupy the second floor. A premium feature of this property is the generous size of the rooms and bathrooms - all of which have large windows with beautiful garden views and ample closet space. The Master Suite has large His & Her Closets with oversize windows. The Master Bath is fitted with dual walk-ins, a Jacuzzi and separate Shower Suite. Large Guest Bedroom boasts a fully renovated Bathroom. The third floor Bedroom Suite is fully outfitted with an en-suite Bathroom, built-in shelving and commodious Closet Space. Its charming picture porthole window makes it a perfect space for childrens rooms, nurseries or a library/reading room. The Lower Level has a fully equipped au-pair Suite complete with a fully fitted Kitchen, Fireplace and a large Bathroom. Additionally, it houses a Home Office/Bedroom, Laundry and Gym which can be converted into a two car Garage. Basement suite has separate egress through a newly renovated Mudroom has additional rental potential. The rear of the property has Parking Space for 4 cars and there is also, ample parking on the street. This grand and elegant home is made more extraordinary by its location in the heart of the city and proximity to important landmarks. Very high walkability; at walking distance to The National Cathedral, National Zoo, Public Library and Woodley Park Metro. Groceries, Pharmacy, Restaurants are all only a ten-minute walk away. This home is ideal for families with children with ample garden space and proximity to schools,, for those that need generous entertaining space and equally for those that seek a quiet retreat right in the heart of the city.