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The basement level has a multipurpose room for storage and hobbies with a hobby sink and a second laundry hookup. There are two additional storage rooms, and the original root cellar offers storage with exterior access.

In spite of this home’s peaceful historic ambience, downtown Washington is just a 20-minute drive away. Sleepy Hollow Elementary School is within walking distance, and multiple shopping centers and restaurants also are nearby. Commuters can quickly reach Tysons Corner, McLean, Arlington, the Pentagon and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.


Address: 6206 Homespun Lane, Falls Church, VA 22044

Community: Sleepy Hollow Estates

Age: Circa 1900 (tax record goes back to 1900; property recorded in 1844, uncertain when home was built)

Price: $969,000

Size: Approximately 3,900 finished square feet on lot of .67 acres

Taxes: $7,943 in 2011

Homeowners association fee: None

Exterior features: Traditional Civil War-era farmhouse, front porch with columns, circular drive, attached two-car garage with metal roof, pine trees forming “living fence” in backyard, oversized Trex deck

Interior features: Five bedrooms; three full baths; one powder room; formal living room; formal dining room; library; great room; breakfast area; center-island kitchen; laundry room/mudroom; master suite with sitting alcove, rooftop terrace and luxury bath; second bedroom with private bath; three more bedrooms and hall bath; basement-level storage and hobby space

Amenities: Refinished hardwood floors, high ceilings, spiral staircase, glass doors, three fireplaces, zoned gas heat and central air conditioning

Close by: Walk to elementary school, 20 minutes to downtown Washington; near Lake Barcroft, shopping and restaurants.

Schools: Sleepy Hollow Elementary, Glasgow Middle School, Stuart High School

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