2208 Fort Ward Place, is nestled in a desirable cul-de-sac setting within the quiet neighborhood of Marlboro Estates and backs to Fort Ward Park. Impeccably maintained and unexpectedly spacious, this home offers more than meets the eye! Grand foyer to greet guests, family, and friends. The office is ideal for work from home or virtual learning options and has a bay window to brighten the space. The gracious living room is the perfect backdrop for entertaining or casual conversing. A formal dining room with another bay window will be host to many future occasions and is off the kitchen for maximum convenience. The large open kitchen has ample cabinet/drawer storage, new countertops, a breakfast bar, and fabulous sunroom/breakfast room addition. Picture yourself enjoying a good book, sipping a cup of coffee, and having peaceful mornings – a great way to start or end a day. The expansive deck, accessed from the kitchen, overlooks a vast and lush green surrounding with mature trees, and delivers a great set up to BBQ, dine al fresco or relax. Direct access to Fort Ward Park from the backyard is a perk not many can boast of. Exploring the park and trails, splashing in the creek, and creating new adventures and memories await. The large, flat yard completes this idyllic picture. A family room with a wood-burning fireplace and brick surround is a warm and welcoming space to use for relaxed day-to-day living. Four generous bedrooms are upstairs with two full bathrooms, all with plush carpeting. The primary suite is an impressive layout with a large walk-in closet, and an ensuite bathroom with a dual sink vanity, walk-in shower, and luxurious Jacuzzi tub. French doors lead to what is used now as a sitting room that can easily be converted to the fourth bedroom. A finished, walk-out, lower level features a spectacular rec room, wet bar, storage, and a fifth bedroom with a full bath. Excellent for guests, or to offer as an au pair retreat. A driveway leads to a two-car garage. The location of this home is very convenient to local shopping, restaurants, and grocery stores such as Old Town Alexandria, Shirlington, and Bradlee Shopping Center. It’s a quick hop to 395 for an easy commute to Washington, DC for work or for exploring DC’s many exciting museums, restaurants, sports venues, or performance venues.