Each year, the DC Design House proves to be a major reveal, and true to form, when we last checked in with 2015’s selected home—a five-bedroom, eight-bath farmhouse-inspired estate that’s part of a new 12-property development in McLean—it was still under construction. Yesterday, the completed home debuted to the press, showcasing 28 spaces that have been reworked by more than 20 designers. The decorated home opens for public tours this weekend for a month-long display. Then it goes up for sale—at $4.5 million.
The people have spoken. Or in the case of the Best of Houzz awards, the people have clicked. If you see a badge on a professional’s profile page that means one of his or her designs generated a lot of buzz in the Houzz community last year.
“We wanted something soothing and calming,” recalls Lobkovich. We wanted to maximize the house, minimize the yard work and avoid the time-consuming process of custom-designing a new home that we knew from watching many of our clients.
Fashion icon Coco Chanel seems an unlikely inspiration for a kitchen. But she was the muse for a couture-worthy space in this new home, which is currently on the market in McLean’s upscale Spring Hill Farm community.