Old 1930's Stone House Stands Out in Silver Spring, MD - Wordless Wednesday

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Stone House in Silver Spring - Northwood 

I have a flat out, no holes barred love addiction for Stone Houses.  They can be all stone or just have some stone trim on them, doesn't matter.  I drive by this one a lot in my travels around Silver Spring.  It is located  in the Oldest Section of the Northwood Park Subdivision in Silver Spring.  It takes my breath away every time I drive by it.

The house was built in 1939 for Percy W LeDuc and his wife. Elsie  Percy LeDuc was a member and the designer/architect of the original 18 Hole Argyle Country Club Golf Course in Silver Spring (1937), which is now the 9 Hole Sligo Creek Golf Course.  In 1945 he designed the new Golf Course when Argyle Country Club relocated from Sligo Creek to Layhill Road.

The house was sold to the 2nd owners in 1987.

This house is NOT FOR SALE  - but maybe some day . . . In the meantime, I will just look at it as I drive by and sigh a lot.

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Amanda Christiansen
Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843 - Fort Wayne, IN
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That is a great looking home Debbie. I'm also a big fan of stone houses.  They just carry a certain amount of class with them don't they?  Love the pic!  

Sep 26, 2012 09:09 PM #1
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Debbie, stone houses have a certain charm to them. This is a nice one.

Sep 26, 2012 10:08 PM #2
Paula McDonald
Magnolia Realty ~ Granbury - Granbury, TX
Magnolia Realty ~ Granbury, TX 936-203-0279
Gorgeous. I love homes like this. Talk about cub appeal!
Sep 26, 2012 10:17 PM #3
Anna Tolstoy
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Natick, MA

Debbie, I share your love to stone houses! For me it started on my childhood, when I was growing up in a beautiful city with amazing architecture... Love your picture, one can feel history behind this home...

And as a side note, I keep thinking of the old fairy tale about 3 piglets, each of them building a house (one out of straw, one out of twigs, and the last one out of stone). Only the stone house protected the 3 little piglets against a bad wolf - so that's a go-to material, right? :)

Sep 26, 2012 10:42 PM #4
Ed Silva
RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Debbie, a very stately looking home. If it does go on the market will you be considering it as a possible purchase for yourself?

Sep 26, 2012 11:11 PM #5
Mary Elizabeth Allen
Lake Monticello, VA

A gorgeous stone house + screened-in porch = yes, please! 

Sep 26, 2012 11:12 PM #6
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Its like a picture post card...The stone houses around here are historically protected BTW...thank you

Sep 26, 2012 11:16 PM #7
Tammie White, Broker
Franklin Homes Realty LLC - Franklin, TN
Franklin TN Homes for Sale

Debbie, that is a gorgeous house. Maybe one day you'll have the chance to own this house or at least, sell it.

Sep 27, 2012 12:19 AM #8
Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate
Kelly Right Real Estate - Hood River, OR
Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs

I completely agree... this is a stunning home! Has so much character and history. Thanks for sharing!


Sep 27, 2012 12:21 AM #9
Ellie Penaranda
239.776.5077 Downing-Frye Realty - Naples, FL
Naples Florida Real Estate - Waterfront & Beach Co

They don't build them that way any more, what a pity.  Hope it is occupied and some family is enjoying this gorgeous home.  Thanks for sharing.

Sep 27, 2012 05:06 AM #10
Kevin Mackessy
Blue Olive Properties, LLC - Highlands Ranch, CO
Dedicated. Qualified. Local.

Wow that house looks great from the curb.  Very pristine looking.  

Sep 27, 2012 07:27 AM #11
Cindy Jones
Integrity Real Estate Group - Woodbridge, VA
Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
It's a lovely home and I can understand why it would take your breath away as you go by.
Sep 27, 2012 12:40 PM #13
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Debbie, I love your stone house.  Why, I could actually live there!

Sep 27, 2012 01:11 PM #14
DeeDee Riley
Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA - El Dorado Hills, CA
Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas

It's a beautiful stone house, Debbie!

Sep 27, 2012 04:49 PM #15
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

Love it, I would call it 'stately'. For some reason I know what you mean, I find myself drawn to pictures of old doors, go figure.

Sep 27, 2012 10:42 PM #16
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