Rooms with A View
Mount Vernon Patch - almost 6 years
In 2005, Linda St. Pierre was scouting waterfront property for her company to develop when a yellow villa on a bluff overlooking the Potomac caught her eye. Linda, owner of Ryan-Corcoran, LLC, a residential construction/development company, was looking for lots to build spec homes, and didn’t expect to find a new home for her family, then living in Old Town. But the Mediterranean-style, stone villa at 9326 Old Mansion Road, on lush property adjacent to George Washington’s Mt. Vernon mansion, was too compelling to ignore.
Linda immediately called her husband, Patrick, an orthopedic surgeon, at Virginia Hospital Center. “I told him, ‘You’ve got to see this house!’ I loved the style and instantly knew this was a house I wanted. It’s a special property, one you don’t get again.”
The couple met with the long-time owners of the house, former Washington Redskins football player Sonny Jurgensen, and his wife, Margo. The Jurgensens had purchased the villa and renovated it in 1967-68, Lin...
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