Welcome to 5279 Ballycastle Circle, a gorgeous 3 bedroom townhome with a two-car garage that backs to trees and features pristine hardwood floors on the main level, new windows and sliding glass doors, high ceilings and tons of natural light throughout, plus many more upgrades! A great living room and dining room combination with a sizable bay window has a convenient powder room and a coat closet located next to the foyer with a beautiful chandelier and a transom window. An elegant and recently updated kitchen with Corian counters offers new matching stainless steel appliances, a large center island with an overhang for barstool seating, recessed and undermount lighting, white 42-inch cabinetry, and a double sink. Next to the kitchen is a desirable family room that includes an inviting gas fireplace, recessed lighting, a complete wall of windows and a sliding glass door to the oversized Trex deck with a treed view. On the upper level, the palatial master suite with a sitting area, high vaulted ceiling, two skylights, and two separate walk-in closets boasts a loft-style master bath with a separate stand-alone shower and jetted soaking tub, plus a dual sink vanity for added convenience. The second and third bedrooms, both with vaulted ceilings and ample closet space share the hall bath with a shower-tub combination, a large mirror, and tile flooring. A fantastic lower level recreation room with walk-out steps to the fenced-in brick pavered patio also has a second gas fireplace with dentil molding, a half bath and access to the two-car garage. Perfectly tucked away, this charming home is less than a mile away from the Kingstowne Town Center with a variety of shops and restaurants, and a 16-screen Regal cinema. Residents of Kingstowne can enjoy its multiple amenities such as sports courts, pools, fitness centers, playgrounds, nature walking and jogging trails, party rooms, and community centers. This wonderful home also enjoys easy access to I-495, the Express Lanes, Fort Belvoir, the Pentagon and DC!