If you have many leather-bound books and your apartment smells of rich mahogany, Lions Haven in Great Falls, Virginia should be your new digs.
Lions Haven in Great Falls, Virginia is a grand estate of true distinction. As soon as you arrive at the gated entry, the 400-foot drive lighted by hand-carved marble statues leads you up to a view that’s fit for a king: the estate itself with a marble fountain centerpiece at the entrance of the home. With a 16,500-square-foot main residence and a guest apartment, this estate is a luxury retreat for anyone who truly enjoys the finer things in life and wants to share it with his family and friends. Guests can stay in one of the six bedrooms (a master bedroom on each level, making three in total), and then you can host a party on the 8,000 square foot terrace with views of nearly five landscaped and wooded acres. If schmoozing isn’t your thing but you still want to have fun, Lions Haven has a mosaic-tiled pool, a pub, wine cellar, cinema room, cigar room, billiards room, fitness room, and spa to keep you entertained. With just a short drive to Washington DC, this estate is perfect for the up-and-coming politician with an agenda to become a major player in our country’s history, but still wants his privacy.
Offered at $7.9 million, Lions Haven isn’t the most expensive estate we’ve featured, but it is one of the most grandiose. Do you think this price point is appropriate for a home of this scale, or should the seller be asking for more? Is this estate your idea of a “dream home,” or would you change certain aspects of it? Let us know in the comments below.