Stunning and spacious (3,345 sq ft), well-maintained, contemporary raised ranch with an impressive 2nd-floor addition. The main level includes an open living/dining room with wood-burning fireplace and large, new windows. The renovated kitchen boasts an easy flow with a gas cooktop, griddle/grill; wall oven has convection; a triple quartz sink; tall solid-wood cabinets with plentiful storage. and many custom features. The family room has a 4-seat peninsula, a bay window nook with views of the tranquil backyard, built-in benches, and a wired sound system. The 3 spacious bedrooms and 2 baths on the 2nd floor include a large, sunlit master bedroom over 200sf, master bath with whirlpool tub, 2 custom, spacious closets as well as access to additional attic storage. The newly updated lower level has an open, 20x28 recreation and entertainment area, a private room perfect for guests or for use as an office, full bath, and separate workshop/storage room. A large laundry room with an oversized washer/dryer and second refrigerator completes the space. Exterior features include: welcoming large front porch, landscaped front yard, driveway; a vast, fenced backyard with pergola-covered deck, a brick patio with fire pit, and storage shed. All of this is located on a quiet, unassuming block that is a hidden gem of neighborly spirit and the sought-after Montgomery Blair school cluster. Leave your car in the driveway and walk/bike to work, shop or play in downtown Silver Spring, Takoma Park, and Sligo Creek Park trails. Also, 2 metro stations are 1-mile away.