Extreme Homes: Maryland Mansion With Soaring Atrium

It's fitting that iron gates guard the entrance to this home in Potomac, Md.: the interior, with its smooth marble floors and stone columns, has all the elegance of a palace. In addition to five spacious bedrooms and seven baths, the mansion includes a wine cellar, a soaring glass atrium and a swimming pool in the center.

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS, A Long & Foster® Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Gated Entrance Into Mansion

Iron gates guard the entrance of this palatial home in Potomac, Maryland. Come up the driveway, past the large fountain and into the 5-bedroom residence for a taste of lavish luxury.
From: Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Red and White Colonial Exterior With Fountain

In Potomac, Maryland, this custom home makes a memorable first impression with a circular driveway wrapping around a fountain and a noble arched front door. The home itself encompasses over 13,000 square feet with five bedrooms.
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Red and White Mansion and Driveway

The exterior of this 5-bedroom, 7-bathroom home in Potomac, Maryland is grand enough. But wait until you peek inside. There's a cathedral-like foyer, marble floors and a lavish atrium with a wading pool!
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Foyer With Arched Roof and Columns

Columns, a sky-high arched roof, gleaming marble floor...these words could be describing a castle or this home's stunning open concept foyer and dining room.
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Mosaic Tile Floor

On the floor of the foyer, incredibly detailed patterns are worked in mosaic tiles, looking almost like a luxurious Oriental rug.
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Mediterranean Foyer and Dining Area With Columns

Cathedral-high ceilings and an open layout keep sightlines clear all throughout the foyer, dining area and on into the palatial atrium.
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Formal Dining Room With Flower Art

The airy dining room gives way to one of the home's outdoor areas, making it easy to take the party al fresco when the weather's nice.
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Mediterranean Chef Kitchen With Woodwork

This chef-grade kitchen echoes the rest of the home's ornate design with columns, a chandelier, carved woodwork. A triangular island keeps paths open and appliances (including four ovens!) easily accessible.
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Chef-Grande Range With Colorful Backsplash

The gourmet kitchen includes many of the lavish details found throughout the home, such as columns and ornate carvings. The range's backsplash is a varied mix of colorful Mediterranean tile.
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Wine Cellar With Brick Ceiling

The Old World-feeling wine cellar is climate controlled with lovely brick walls and a gently arched ceiling. Taste away at a weathered wood bar.
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Atrium With Palm Trees and Pool

The oasis-like atrium comes with 22 foot-high ceilings and glass walls. Incredible mosaic tilework, palm trees and a wading pool finish the Arabian Nights-worthy scene.
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Glass Atrium With Wading Pool

Inside a glass-enclosed atrium sits this exotic wading pool. The design was inspired by fashion designer Versace's mansion.
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Glass Atrium With Pool and Columns

The floors throughout the enormous atrium are a mix of mosaic tiles and pretty pebbles. Ornately carved urns and columns are highlighted by the sunlight that pours in through the glass ceiling.
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Indoor Swimming Pool With Palm Trees

Hard to believe this incredible scene doesn't belong to the Taj Mahal. But no, the glass atrium with wading pool is actually part of a house in Potomac, Maryland.
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Atrium With Mosaic Tile Wading Pool

Taking design inspiration from the mansion belonging to fashion icon Gianni Versace, this home's glass atrium includes a wading pool and ornate mosaic tile artwork.
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Glass Atrium With Palm Trees

Like something out of the fairy tale Aladdin, an amazing atrium extends off the back of the home, enclosed in glass with a ceiling that reaches up 22 feet. There's a wading pool with an ornate mosaic tile bottom, carved columns, a hot tub and palm trees.
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Wading Pool With Mosaic Tiles

The bottom of the wading pool gets an incredible mosaic tile design with jewel-rich colors. The exotic setting, inspired by Versace's mansion, is continued via columns, more mosaic designs and palm trees.
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Atrium With Wading Pool and Plants

Climbing vines and mature palm trees reaching up two stories high give this incredible atrium the feel of a desert oasis. The mood is enhanced via detailed mosaic tile designs, a wading pool and ornately carved urns and columns.
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Hot Tub in Atrium

Can't have a luxurious indoor spa experience without a hot tub! This one is part of the home's breathtaking glass-enclosed atrium with a wading pool and incredible tile details.
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Black Spa Bathroom With Tiled Walls

The home's 2500-square foot master suite includes his and hers spa bathrooms. This one is daringly dramatic with black tiled walls and stained glass windows.
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