- Kathy Tyler
8620 BLUE TEAL DRIVE, CLAYTON
Brick home sits on 1.9 acres with 3-car garage
Sitting on a 1.9-acre lot within the Spring Lake subdivision of Clayton, this Colonial-style, two-story brick house features four bedrooms, updated formal areas and a finished basement.
Listed for $413,900 by HER Realtors, the house at 8620 Blue Teal Drive has about 3,900 square feet of living space. The brick house has a heated, three-car garage and a covered rear porch with gas hook-up for a grill.
Formal entry opens into a two-story foyer with oak hardwood flooring and an oak staircase with carpet runner. To the right is the formal living room with updated carpeting inlaid within the hardwood flooring. To the left is the formal dining room with hardwood flooring, chair rail and crown molding.
Straight off the foyer leads to the more casual part of the home with the family room that is open to the breakfast nook and kitchen. The family room has a brick, wood-burning fireplace flanked by built-in bookcases. A door opens from the family room out to the covered porch. A single glass door from the family room opens into a study or a possible fifth bedroom as there is a wall of double-door closets and a picture window.
The kitchen features white cabinetry that includes glass-front hanging cabinets, a planning desk and a ceramic-top island. A double sink is below a window and appliances include a cooktop, wall ovens and dishwasher. Vinyl flooring fills the kitchen and extends into the adjoining breakfast room. A hallway from the breakfast room ends within the dining room and provides access to a half bath.
Off the kitchen, a hallway leads to the laundry room with folding counter, wash sink and hanging cabinetry. There is access to a walk-in pantry, a coat closet and to the garage. There is another large closet between the kitchen and the family room.
A door off the family room opens to the stairwell that leads down to the finished basement. Half the basement has been finished into a recreation room and a bonus room. The other half offers workshop space, storage space and the mechanical systems, including two 50-gallon water heaters and water softener.
Four bedrooms and two full bathrooms are located on the second floor. Double doors open off the hallway into the main bedroom, which has two double-door closets and a private bathroom. The bath features a corner whirlpool tub with ceramic-tile surround, a dual-sink vanity, a walk-in shower with glass doors and a walk-in closet with organizers and attic access.
The two front bedrooms have lighted sitting nooks and two double-door closets. The smaller rear bedroom also has two double-door closets. The guest bath features a double-sink vanity, a tub/shower and a walk-in shower.
Directions: West U.S. 40 (National Road) to south on Blue Teal Drive
Highlights: About 3,900 sq. ft., 4-5 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 1 half bath, wood-burning fireplace, oak hardwood floor, formal living room, dining room, recreation room, bonus room, basement, three-car garage, covered porch, 1.9 acres