Long a haven for some of the most prominent estates in the Washington, D.C. area, the Gold Coast of McLean, Virginia, enjoys seclusion minutes from the Capitol. A case in point is a magnificent waterfront residence nestled atop a lush overlook with breathtaking views of the Potomac River rapids. Past antique iron gates and rustic stone walls, and with all the romance of a vision in Provence, the dwelling and its carriage house bask serenely amid a manicured courtyard. Room after formal room displays vintage craftsmanship in a graceful flow on a grand scale, accompanied by warmly whimsical private areas. From the Spanish tile roof’s genoises trim and the state-of-the-art amenities to the captivating panoramas of the Potomac, it captures your heart.