7801 Brink Road, Laytonsville, MD 20882

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Thistledown Farm

Laytonsville, MD  20882

A Stunning Custom Estate Home
Designed By Southern Living

Thistledown Farm offers a tranquil style of living while being minutes to Shady Grove Metro & I270, and less than an hour away from Washington DC, Bethesda, Baltimore, Northern VA, and the three major airports (BWI, Dulles, and Reagan National).

Top equestrian competition venues and three foxhunting clubs are all nearby.

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$2,400,000.00

Special Features

This Stunning Home Includes The Following:

  • 4 bedrooms, 5 full baths, 2 half baths, 3-car, rear load garage
  • 7.72 acres residential, 5 acres out lot (2013), and 39.5 acres with stable and 5 paddocks
  • 10’ ceilings, 8’ doors, central vacuum ports throughout
  • Main floor master suite has 2 walk-in closets and access to back patio
  • Formal dining room and Butler’s pantry
  • Great room and library have fireplaces
  • Gourmet center isle kitchen has 42” maple cabinetry, G.E. Monogram SS appliances, a second Fisher Paykel drawer dishwasher in the center isle, and a large walk-in pantry
  • Upper level has 3 bedrooms all with private baths and a loft which can be converted to a 5th bedroom
  • Finished walk-up lower level has large media room for entertaining, full bath, utility
    room, and two expansive unfinished rooms
  • Exterior has a gated pool area with in-ground heated salt pool, pool house has kitchenette,
    full bath, and outdoor dry bar, large flagstone patio, hot tub, and several gardens
  • One year home warranty

Plus So Much More!  Join us on a tour of this spectacular home...

  • Travel up the picturesque asphalt driveway to the circular drive in front of the house or
    under the stone and concrete porte-cochere to the additional rear drive pad/sport court to the finished three car garage
  • This exquisite custom colonial has twelve columns (fiberglass) on the raised, flagstone
    set in concrete wrap around porch
  • The porch (52’10” long X 10’10” wide) has a vinyl ceiling, recessed lighting, and a hanging
    light fixture
  • The exterior is stone and hardi plank siding
  • There is decking trim on the architectural single roof and Azek no-maintenance trim
  • Copper gutters
  • All windows are Low E Andersen
  • There is a flagstone walk way that leads from the rear drive pad past beautifully landscaped gardens, to the patio, and then the pool area

Main Level
 

Two-Story Foyer, Two-Level Foyer  (22'7" x 17'3" at longest & widest)

Level I

  • Double French entrance door
  • Hanging chandelier
  • Two steps up to the level II foyer
  • Honed marble floor
     

Level II

  • Box window sitting area with built-in bookshelves and window to the front
  • Coat closet
  • Window to the side
  • Wood stairs with custom carpet runner
  • Walnut wood banister with wrought iron balusters
  • On the second story level, is a triple window to the front
  • Hanging light fixture
  • Honed marble floor
  • Open to the powder room
  • Open to the library
  • Floor plan flow:
    • To the right is the dining room, two entrances
    • To the left is the level II foyer, coat closet, powder room, library, and the stairs to the upper level
    • Straight ahead is the center hall and the great room

Powder Room

  • Triple crown molding
  • Decorator hanging chandelier
  • Decorator wall mirror
  • Single vanity with granite counter
  • Exhaust fan
  • Commode
  • Honed marble floor

Library Porch

Library  (18'3" x 14'2" at longest & widest)

  • Recessed lighting
  • Triple crown molding
  • Stained maple wood raised paneling
  • Four panel French doors with custom drapes leads to the step-down private front porch (15’6” X 9’8”) with recessed lights set in a vinyl ceiling
  • Propane gas fireplace with marble surround and classic wood mantle with bulls eye light
    above
  • A single window on either side of the fireplace faces the side, with custom valances
  • A wall of built-in book cases and shelves
  • Unstained, natural walnut, 5” plank, varying length, polyurethane, hardwood floor
  • Open to the level II foyer and the center hall
   

Center Hallway

  • Recessed lighting and spot lights
  • Butler’s pantry
  • Door to lower level
  • Double door to master bedroom suite
  • Two steps up to library
  • Open to foyer
  • Open to great room
  • Open to dining room
  • Open to kitchen
  • Open to back hallway
  • Natural walnut, 5” plank, varying length, polyurethane, hardwood floor
 

Butler's Pantry

  • Recessed lighting
  • Cream, glazed maple wood cabinetry with lighted cabinets, glass shelves and fronts
  • Granite counters and ceramic tile splash wall
  • Self closing drawers and serving cabinets

Dining Room  (18'1" x 17'4" at longest & widest)

  • Ceiling trim work
  • Triple crown molding with dental detailing
  • Chandelier is set in a decorative medallion
  • Quilted silk wall coverings
  • Chair rail, wainscoting, and picture frame molding
  • Four panel French door with custom drapes opens to the front porch
  • Floor to ceiling niche, lighted to highlight art display
  • On either side of the niche is an opening to the level I foyer
  • Open to the center hall
  • Swinging door to the center hall and across from the Butler’s pantry
  • Natural walnut, 5” plank, varying length, polyurethane, hardwood floor

Back Hallway 

• Recessed lighting
• Coat closet
• French door to the side breezeway
• Single door to the office area
• Pocket door to the mud/laundry/tack area
• Pocket door to the back powder room
• Ceramic tile floor

 

Office Area

  • Ceiling light fixture
  • Desk with Corian counter and ceramic tile splash wall
  • Pocket door
  • Heated ceramic tile floor
 

Back Powder Room

  • Pedestal sink
  • Mirrored cabinet with decorator light fixture above
  • Half wall of bead board
  • Exhaust fan
  • Ceramic tile floor

Mud/Laundry/Tack Room (14' x 8'3")

  • Two ceiling light fixtures
  • White cabinetry with Corian counters, under mount sink, and ceramic tile splash wall
  • Single window above the sink faces the front porch
  • Triple window to the side porch/breezeway
  • Large storage closet
  • Bead board wall with tack hooks
  • Pocket door
  • Kenmore front loading washer and dryer
  • Ceramic tile floor

Gourmet Center Isle Kitchen  (28'6" x 17'6" at longest & widest)

  • Recessed lighting
  • 42” Natural cherry wood cabinetry, some variable height and some with glass fronts
  • Under mount lighting
  • Granite counters and splash block
  • Double stainless steel sink with goose-neck, pull-down faucet and soap pump
  • Above the sink is a double window which faces the side and the back parking pad/sports court
  • Custom cabinetry and decorative ceramic tile back splash surround the six burner chef’s range
  • Center isle:
    • Matching cabinetry and counters
    • Bead board
    • Appliance garage
    • Wine rack
    • Breakfast bar
    • Fisher Paykel drawer dishwasher (second) with stainless steel interior
    • Stainless steel bar sink with pull-down faucet and soap dispenser
  • Walk in pantry (8’ X 5’6”)
    • Ceiling light fixture
    • Shelving
    • Ceramic tile floor
  • Heated ceramic tile floor
  • Open to the center hall
  • Open to the breakfast area and then the morning room
G.E. Monogram Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Side by side refrigerator with ice and water dispensers
  • Dishwasher with stainless steel interior
  • Microwave
  • Six burner and griddle double oven chef’s range with conventional and convection ovens

Breakfast Area

  • Triple window to the side
  • French door to the side porch, leading to the breezeway, back parking pad/sports court
  • Hanging chandelier
  • WiFi surround sound
  • Heated ceramic tile floor
  • Open to the kitchen
  • Open to the wet bar
  • Open to the morning room
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Morning Room (17'6" x 13'11")

  • Tray ceiling with hanging decorator chandelier
  • Triple window to the back with transom and custom drapes
  • Three windows to the side with custom drapes
  • Wood-burning, floor to ceiling, raised hearth, stone fireplace
  • Surround sound speakers
  • Heated ceramic tile floor
  • Open to the breakfast area and then the kitchen

Wet Bar Area 

  • Triple crown molding
  • Decorator hanging chandelier
  • Cherry cabinetry with granite counters and stainless steel sink
  • Wine rack about the beverage refrigerator
  • Ceramic tile splash wall
  • Sliding French door to the patio
  • Walnut wood back staircase with carpet runner, leads to the upper level loft and the bedroom area
  • Open to the kitchen
  • Step down to the great room
  • Natural walnut, 5” plank, varying length, polyurethane, hardwood floor

Step Down Great Room  (19'5" x 17'4") 

  • Coffered ceiling
  • Triple crown molding
  • Decorator hanging chandelier
  • Four recessed lights
  • Two French doors with half-moon transom above each, open out to the patio
  • Propane gas fireplace with classic wood mantel and marble surround
  • Built-in bookcase and cabinetry with interior bead board paneling on each side of the fireplace
  • Natural walnut, 5” plank, varying length, polyurethane, hardwood floor
  • Step up to the center hall
  • Step up to the wet bar

Master Bedroom Suite  (20'5" x 15'11" at longest & widest) 

  • Triple crown molding
  • Recessed lighting
  • Triple window to the back with custom drapes
  • Window to the side with custom drapes
  • French door to the patio
  • Surround sound speakers
  • Built-in entertainment cabinet with sliding tray for television
  • Natural walnut, 5” plank, varying length, polyurethane, hardwood floor
  • Double doors open in from center hall

Master Suite Hall

  • Boxed window seat with window to the front with Plantation shutters
  • Built in book shelves on either side
  • Natural walnut, 5” plank, varying length, polyurethane, hardwood floor
  • Access to WIC I, WICII, and master bath

Walk-In Closet 1 
(10'7" x 8'2")

  • Ceiling light fixture

  • Window to the back with Plantation shutters

  • Built-in drawers and shelves

  • Natural walnut, 5” plank, varying length, polyurethane, hardwood floor

Walk-In Closet 1I
 
(10'8" x 8'1")

  • Ceiling light fixture
  • Window to the back with Plantation shutters
  • Built-in drawers and shelves
  • Natural walnut, 5” plank, varying length, polyurethane, hardwood floor

Master Bathroom  (17'8" x 14'6" at longest & widest) 

  • Double doors open in
  • Recessed lighting
  • Triple crown molding
  • U-Shaped vanity with polished marble counters and dressing table, with oval port hole window to the back, above
  • Above each vanity sink is a framed mirror
  • with a lighted wall sconce on either side
  • AKR Swirlbath jetted tub with polished marble surround
  • Above the tub is a triple window; picture window framed by two casement windows, all with half-height Plantation shutters and custom valances, facing the side yard
  • Single window to the front with Plantation shutters
  • Linen closet
  • Frameless shower with polished marble walls and marble floor, has a built-in niche, built-in bench, and two lights above
  • Separate commode room:
    • Recessed light
    • Window to the side with Plantation shutters
    • Exhaust fan
  • Heated, polished, marble floor

Upper Level

Upper Level Hall

  • Triple crown molding
  • Five recessed lights
  • One bulls eye light
  • Overlooks the two-story foyer
  • Linen closet
  • Access to three bedrooms, all with decorative dental molding on the entrance doors
  • Access to the loft/potential 5th bedroom
  • Natural walnut, 5” plank, varying length, polyurethane, hardwood floor

Bedroom #2  (17'7" x 15'3")

  • Lighted ceiling fan
  • Crown, chair rail, and picture frame molding
  • Two double casement windows to the back with Hunter Douglas silhouette shades, custom drapes and valances
  • Pull down attic stairs
  • Wall to wall carpet
  • Walk-in closet (5’11” X 5’3”):
    • Ceiling light fixture
    • Wall to wall carpet

Private Bath Bedroom #2

  • Double maple wood vanity with cultured marble top and bowl
  • Full mirror with decorative light fixture above
  • Double casement window to the back with Hunter Douglas silhouette shades
  • Tub/Shower with ceramic tile surround, built-in niche and shelves, and recessed light above
  • Exhaust fan
  • Ceramic tile floor

Bedroom #3  (16' x 13'8")

  • Crown molding
  • Two single windows to the front with custom drapes and valances
  • Wall to wall carpet
  • Walk-in closet (5’2” X 4’5”):
    • Ceiling light fixture
    • Wall to wall carpet
 

Private Bath Bedroom #3

  • Single vanity with cultured marble top and bowl
  • Full mirror with decorative light fixture above
  • Double casement window to the front with cordless cellular shades and custom valance
  • Shower with sliding glass door, ceramic tile floor, built-in niche and soap dish, and a recessed light above
  • Linen closet
  • Exhaust fan
  • Ceramic tile floor

Bedroom #4  (16'6" x 14'4")

  • Vaulted ceiling
  • Lighted ceiling fan
  • Dormer window seat to the front has a single window with cordless shades, and a half-moon transom above
  • Single window to the side with cordless shades
  • Built-in book shelves
  • Wall to wall carpet
  • Walk-in closet (6’2” X 4’4”):
    • Ceiling light fixture
    • Fixed shelves
    • Wall to wall carpet

Shared Bath

  • Ceiling light fixture
  • Single vanity with cultured marble top and bowl
  • Full mirror with decorative light fixture above
  • Double window to the side with cordless shade and custom valance
  • Tub/Shower with ceramic tile surround, built-in niche and soap dish
  • Exhaust fan
  • Ceramic tile floor
  • Door to bedroom #4 and upper level hallway

Upper Level Loft Potential BR #5 (19’9” X 12’11”)

  • Recessed lighting
  • Triple crown molding
  • Four windows facing the side have Plantation shutters
  • Wood stairs with a carpet runner, lead to the great room and wet bar area
  • Above the stairs on the bedroom level are two square windows to the back
  • Natural walnut, 5” plank, varying length, polyurethane, hardwood floor

Lower Level

 

Lower Level Foyer  (23’7” X 20’6” at longest & widest)

  • Extra wide (4’5”) Berber carpeted stairs lead to the lower level foyer
  • Recessed lighting
  • Crown, chair, and picture frame molding
  • Under stair storage closet
  • Double doors open in to the media room
  • Atrium door to the unfinished room
  • Access to the full bath and utility room
  • Sunset Acacia engineered laminate wood flooring

Media Room  (23’7” X 17’8”)

  • Recessed lighting
  • Picture rail molding
  • Wall to wall Berber carpet
  • Back wall can be opened up to the unfinished room to house AV equipment
 

Full Bath

  • Vanity with granite counters
  • Framed mirror with lighted wall sconces on either side
  • Tub/Shower with ceramic tile surround and recessed light above
  • Exhaust fan
  • Polished marble floor

Utility Room  (20' x 17'8" at longest & widest)

  • Four ceiling lights
  • Well pressure tanks
  • Second very large well pressure tank with pump to increase water pressure throughout the house
  • Central vacuum
  • Timer and transformer for the landscape lighting
  • Ejector pump for the full bath
  • Storage shelves

Unfinished Room #1  (76’4” X 17’5”)

  • Four ceiling lights
  • Atrium door opens in from the lower level foyer
  • Service to the stairs which lead to the backyard
  • Two high efficiency propane gas furnaces with air filters and humidifiers (8/2017)
  • Sump pump
  • Three circuit breaker panels:
    • 2-200 amp
    • 1-sub panel
  • Fios connection
  • Back up generator switch panel
  • Network patch panel
  • Shut off valve to pool water

Unfinished Room #2  (58’6” X 18’4”)

  • Three ceiling lights
  • 75 Gallon gas fired, high efficiency, hot water heater
  • 25 Gallon electric auxiliary hot water heater for master bath and kitchen floors
  • Ruud high efficiency gas furnace with Aprilaire humidifier
  • Sump pump

Exterior Features

Breezeway 

  • Drive through the stone front portecochere from the main driveway to the back parking pad/sports court to the 3-car finished garage
  • Flagstone set in concrete porch with vinyl ceiling and recessed lights has fiberglass columns
  • Connects to the side porch
  • Entrance to the back hall
  • Entrance to the 3-car finished garage
 

Side Porch

  • Epay Brazilian wood decking
  • Step up to the French door leading to the kitchen
  • Step down to the back parking pad/sports court and the front of the 3-car finished garage
  • From the parking pad is a walkway to the back patio, gardens, and pool area

Three-Car, Finished Rear-Load Garage  (34'6" Wide x 26' Deep)  

  • 14’ Ceiling
  • Doors– 9’ wide & 8’ tall
  • All doors have automatic door openers
  • Three ceiling light fixtures
  • Two windows to the side
  • One window to the side
  • Three windows to the front
  • Service door with 9 window lights leads to the breezeway
  • Electric circuit breaker panel box
  • Transformer for the landscaping lights
  • Generator plug-in under the circuit breaker panel
  • Invisible Fence control panel
  • Two coach lights
  • Ample parking pad/sports court with basketball hoop
  • Attic above the garage with window to the side

Patio  (24' x 31' at longest & widest)

  • Flagstone set in concrete
  • Two coach lights
  • Three lighted steps up to 2 French doors to the great room, 1 sliding glass door to the wet bar area, and 1 French door to the master bedroom
  • Pergola with epay wood
  • Outside speaker system
  • Step up to hot tub
  • Walkway leads from back parking pad/sports court to the patio, past the stairs to the lower level walkup, and then the gated pool area
   

Hot Tub

  • Step up from the patio
  • Epay deck surrounding the five person hot tub
  • New pump and electric board installed July, 2017

Gardens

  • Natural pathway from the flagstone walkway, leads to the raised bed vegetable garden and rose garden

In-Ground Heated Salt Pool (2007)  (20' x 45')

  • Heated salt pool with in ground cleaning system and a variable speed pump, installed 2016
  • Wrought iron fencing around the pool, flagstone decking, and grassy sunning area
  • There is also ample flagstone decking with a covered dining area that leads into the pool house

Pool House (2007)  (19'5" x 10'8" at longest & widest)

  • All window treatments and furniture convey!
  • Flagstone set in concrete porch with vinyl ceiling, recessed lights, and ceiling fan, has four fiberglass columns
  • Built-in stone bar with grill is on the side of the pool house
  • Three panel French atrium door with coach lights
  • Recessed lighting
  • Lighted ceiling fan
  • Attic hatch
  • Double closet for pool storage houses the tank-less water heater
  • Panel box
  • Double window to the side with custom window treatments
  • Jennair stainless steel French door refrigerator with freezer below
  • Maple cabinetry with granite counters, stainless steel sink with pull-down faucet, and double sliding window above looking out over the pool
  • Ceramic tile floor
  • Open to the pool house bathroom

Pool House Bathroom

  • Single vanity
  • Wall mirror with decorative light fixture above
  • Mirrored medicine cabinet to the side
  • Port window to the back
  • Shower with ceramic tile surround
  • Exhaust fan

Stable/Barn  (36' x 36')

  • MD BARN—The barn construction is made from weather proof and fire resistant materials
  • Four stalls
  • Tack room
  • Workshop
  • 12’ overhanging
  • Separate electric meter and 220 volt outlet
 

Five Paddocks

  • The farm has been managed properly with excellent grass pastures and ability to produce hay
  • The front paddock has a riding ring and cross country jumps
  • Additional cross country jumps and open riding area in the back meadow

 

Stunning Views


 

 


Water & Sewer: Well and Septic
Heat: Propane Gas & Heat Pump
Air Conditioning: Electric Central Air
Year Built: 2004
Taxes: Estimated property tax and non-tax charges in the first full fiscal year of ownership is $12,193.58, $1,046.16, $221.60
Home Warranty: One Year Home Warranty
Lot Size: 53 Acres
House Size Per Tax Record: Upper Levels (5,812 sq. ft.) Lower Level (3,909 sq. ft.)
Schools: Please contact the Montgomery County Superintendent of Schools For Information Regarding School Attendance Districts At: (301) 279-3381 or
www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org

A Lovely Home At An Outstanding Value:

$2,400,000.00

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7801 Brink Road, Laytonsville, MD 20882


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