As Seen on TV in Washington Township

An HGTV-famous Spanish revival on the northeast side looks the part of a showstopper.

Clad in white stucco walls and a tiled terra-cotta roof, this distinctive Washington Township Mediterranean-style home rests on a sleepy cul-de-sac amid maple, walnut, and oak trees, no doubt turning heads—just as it did to HGTV scouting agents a few years ago, when the five-bedroom, six-bath beauty appeared on House Hunters. After carefully combing through a lofty wish list of 26 items, current owners Jacob and Mary Gorden chose it for the quiet yet convenient location, just 20 minutes from downtown and close to Castleton. Then they renovated the 1974 house to the tune of $200,000.

Now listed for just south of a million, the lavish home meets many of today’s expectations—especially in the main-level master suite. The oversized white-frame windows, herringbone-patterned Brazilian walnut wood floors, and chrome finishes in the Jack and Jill bath give the master a timeless elegance. The coveted his-and-hers walk-in closet acts as a well-appointed dressing room with floor-to-ceiling white-and-glass custom cabinets and a compact yet regal vanity for makeup and accessories.

The home notches 5,458 square feet of living space, including a stunning vaulted 28-by-20-foot great room with a fireplace overlooking the wooded backyard, where deer roam the 1.35-acre lot. Much of the usable yard sits on a gentle hill in front and includes a handsomely landscaped stone patio. Other standouts include a sizable updated kitchen, three-car garage, and a sun-drenched soundproof office. No wonder the cameras loved this home. 




3853 Nesbitt Rd.




Sue Stayer, Encore Sotheby’s International Realty, 317-432-6190