Location and Lifestyle! Tucked on a quiet cul-de-sac in the sought-after community of The Downs, this beautifully updated home feels a world apart while being only moments away from the Metro station, shops, restaurants, commuting routes and parks! Welcome home to a picture-perfect exterior, paved driveway and 2-stall garage. Mature trees embrace the fabulous wraparound porch, where you’ll love to greet guests and relax in the afternoon shade. Inside, gleaming hardwood floors extend throughout the full living areas and bedrooms, adding a rich warmth and character to all 3 levels. The main floor has formal living and dining rooms, as well as a generously sized, open-concept family room and eat-in kitchen, providing flexibility for both larger gatherings and peaceful, day-to-day relaxation. The chef’s kitchen is contemporary and fully renovated, showcasing custom white cabinets, quartz countertops, designer tile backsplash, apron sink, and a high-end appliance package. French doors invite you outside to the 3-season, screened-in deck, complete with skylight, ceiling fan and tranquil tree views. The backyard includes additional sunny deck space, perfect for grilling, entertaining and dining al fresco, plus a big, private, fully fenced lawn for outdoor fun. Upstairs, retreat to your primary suite with a bright, bonus sitting area created by the large dormer overlooking the front yard. The primary en-suite bath is renovated with spa-level fixtures and finishes, including a chic standalone tub, roomy rainfall shower, bay window and double-sink vanity. Additional storage and a double-sink full bath are found in the hall on the way to 3 well-proportioned secondary bedrooms, each with a ceiling fan. On the finished basement level, you’ll find even more space to hang out and relax in a game/media room with recessed lighting, as well as a 3rd full bath and bedroom, office or storage options. Inside and out, this gorgeous property has so many wonderful features and upgrades, full of light and ready for new memories to be made!