The 10th annual DC Design House benefitting the Children’s National Health System is set to take place at 9004 Congressional Court in Potomac, Maryland from Sept. 30 to Oct. 29. Since the event began, more than $1.78 million has been raised and donated to Children’s National.
The $10.28 million mansion serving as this year’s venue has 27,256-square-feet of living space on four floors with nine bedrooms, nine full bathrooms and four half bathrooms. Also included are a ballroom, multiple kitchens, a library with his and hers offices, a pool and pool house with an apartment, a cinema and an elevator. The 2-acre property was built in 2009 and is listed by Fouad Talout and Pascale Karam of Long & Foster Real Estate.
This year’s DC Design House features 23 designers who each began creating a beautiful space within the home on Aug. 14. The month-long event includes tours of the completed DC Design House, a Decade of Design celebration, four boutiques, an onsite café featuring Relish Catering and special events to be held throughout the month.
Ticket sales from DC Design House, as well as a portion of the proceeds from boutiques and designer sales, will be donated to Children’s National. This year’s event is dedicated to Ann Lambeth, who was an avid supporter of the DC Design House and the design community.
The DC Design House is open to the public from Saturday, Sept. 30 to Sunday, Oct. 29 and tickets are $35. Visitors can tour the home from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. The A Decade of Design celebration will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28, and tickets are $125.
To find a full list of participating designers for this year’s DC Design House, as well as information on boutiques and special events, visit DCDesignHouse.com. For more information about Long & Foster, visit www.LongandFoster.com.