The upscale community, The Retreat at McLean & Mehr Farm was constructed when America’s leading builder of luxury homes, Toll Brothers acquired two sites less than one mile from each other in highly sought-after McLean, Virginia. Situated on the western banks of the Potomac River, just 8 miles northwest of Washington DC, the highly coveted city of McLean offers a family-friendly community, one of the highest-ranked public school systems, upscale shopping, and award-winning restaurants. Conveniently located inside the beltway with easy access to I-495 and Routes 7, 123, and 267, The Retreat at McClean & Mehr Farm provides quick commutes to Washington DC, Tysons Corner, and Arlington.

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All About The Retreat at McLean & Mehr Farm

The newly built single-home community offers four designs ranging from 4,300 square feet to over 9,000 square feet of luxurious living space and 4 to 7 bedrooms. Toll Brothers provides a range of personalized selections that allow each homeowner to create a home that fits their unique lifestyle. The private, small community of 21 home sites blends contemporary designs and modern architecture. 

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The Retreat at McLean & Mehr Farm’s farmhouse design is accentuated with clean lines, while dark bronze windows and dry-stack stone add a more contemporary touch. Inside, large windows and open floor space allow homebuyers endless opportunities to get creative with decorating and furniture arrangements. The curved, floating spiral staircase calls attention to double-height windows that flood light in from the upper floors to the main floor.

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Homes feature hardwood floors, oversized windows, soaring ceilings, linear gas fireplaces, porches, and lofts on the upper levels. Master bathrooms feature ceramic-tile floors, oversized, glass-enclosed showers, and free-standing tubs. Gourmet kitchens include oversized islands, walk-in pantries, stainless steel appliances, granite or quartz counters, and a subway-tile backsplash. Homes are priced starting in the low-2 million.


The majestic design of the Linganore includes a stepped-covered entry and grand foyer that flow into a spacious living and formal dining room. Additional features of the Linganore include a first-floor bedroom suite with a large walk-in closet, private bathroom, and centrally located laundry room. The Linganore design offers 3 stories, 4,961 square feet, 5 to 7 bedrooms, 5.5 to 6.5 bathrooms, and 2 or 3-car garage.

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Offering comfort and elegance, the Lewinsville features a secluded bedroom suite that includes a Juliet balcony, a peaceful sitting area, and a spa-like private bathroom featuring dual vanities and a huge soaking tub. The 2-story Lewinsville offers 5,292 square feet, 4 to 6 bedrooms, 4.5 to 5.5 bathrooms, and a 2-car garage. 

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Entering the Norton, residents will delight in beautiful views of the elegant turned staircase. The large kitchen includes a butler pantry with access to the formal dining room. The 3-story Norton offers 5,977 square feet, 5 to 7 bedrooms, 5.5 to 6.5 bathrooms, and a 2-car garage.


The Woodberry’s inviting foyer leads into a brightly lit living room and formal dining room highlighted by tray ceilings. The spacious family room opens to a large kitchen and dining room. This expansive home offers 7,011 square feet, 5 to 6 bedrooms, 5.5 to 6.5 bathrooms, 3 stories, and a 2-car garage.

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Living in Mclean, VA

Living in the coveted DC suburb McLean provides residents with some of the most highly rated public schools in the country and easy access to the beltway making this is an ideal community for professionals and families with children. One of the best parks in America, Clemyjontri is located in McLean along with superb community and recreation centers. Tysons Corner Center and Tysons Galleria are nearby and offer upscale shopping and dining.

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Homebuyers searching for upscale living in a safe, quiet neighborhood with an easy commute to the district will find exactly what they are looking for at the Toll Brothers community The Retreat at McLean & Mehr Farm.

Thanks for reading my blog! Over the last 15 years I have sold dozens of Toll Brothers Homes, my wife is a former sales manager for Toll Brothers, and I have represented Toll Brothers Sales Managers in a personal capacity when they need to buy and sell a home. My unique insight into their sales techniques, incentives, and negotiation philosophy uniquely position me to be an effective negotiator for my clients when buying new construction homes. 


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