loading...

Best New Listings: A Meat Locker, a Craftsman and a Sunroom

by Shilpi Paul

In this week’s edition of Best New Listings, we look at a Capitol Hill row house with an antique meat locker, a Takoma Park Craftsman with an extra-deep backyard, and a Cleveland Park co-op with a sunroom.


image

Capitol Hill Row House with an Antique Meat Locker

A hundred years ago, the first floor of this three-bedroom home was Johnston’s Market (Johnston and his nine children lived upstairs). The downstairs still has some vestiges of its former life, like a meat locker in the living room and a wall of windows all along the north side. In the 70’s, a total renovation turned the meat locker into a wet bar (while keeping the meat hooks and old compressor) and added a skylight for even more brightness. The renovators also rebuilt the fireplaces and arches with original brick. The floors look charmingly original as well. The house is located close to both Stanton Park and Lincoln Park

  • Full listing: 252 10th Street NE (map)
  • Price: $750,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Year Built: 1885
  • Listing Agent: Carlos Garcia, Keller Williams Capital Prop.

image

Takoma Park Craftsman with Reading Nooks

At some point, every space in this three-bedroom Craftsman was finished, and now the home truly lives on all four floors. The uppermost level is open to the stairs, with a window seat and a cushy nook, and the basement is currently being used as a playroom. The layout of the house is in a traditional four square style, but many renovations were modern and the house has a sleek, glassy kitchen. The backyard is very deep, with room for a playhouse structure and a swing. There is also a wide front porch and two separate back porches.

  • Full listing: 6905 5th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $575,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1917
  • Listing Agent: Dodie Butler, Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

image

Cleveland Park Co-op With a Sunroom

This 750-square foot unit is in one of DC’s first co-op buildings, The Porter, which was built in 1925 by Morris Cafritz. It’s fairly spacious for a one bedroom, with an eat-in kitchen, entry hallway, large bedroom and living room and a separate sunroom that is currently being used as an office. The 28-unit building has a common green space where residents are free to garden. The fee — $479 per month — is not too bad for a co-op, and this building has no underlying mortgage and gives owners the freedom to rent, relatively rare qualities. (More info on co-ops here.)

  • Full listing: 3600 Connecticut Ave NW, #103 (map)
  • Price: $319,500
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Footage: 750
  • Listing Agent: Leyla Phelan, Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.

See other articles related to: takoma, dclofts, co-ops, cleveland park, capitol hill, best new listings

This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best_new_listings_a_meat_locker_a_craftsman_and_a_sunroom/5584

0 Comments — Be the First!

Join the discussion

UrbanTurf now requires registration in order to post comments. Register here, or login below if you are already registered.

Click here if you forgot your password.



DC Real Estate Guides

Short guides to navigating the DC-area real estate market

We've collected all our helpful guides for buying, selling and renting in and around Washington, DC in one place. Visit guides.urbanturf.com or start browsing below!

Northern Virginia

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods across Northern Virginia

Ballston
Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
Clarendon
Happily Straddling the Line Between City and Suburb
Columbia Pike
Arlington’s Neglected Stepchild is Getting a Makeover
Crystal City
Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Lyon Village
Developing An Air of Exclusivity?
Rosslyn
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
Shirlington
An Urban Village Hitting Its Stride
Del Ray
Virginia’s Small Town Near the Big City
Eisenhower Avenue
The Vibrancy Might Take a Few Years
Huntington
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
Old Town
Mayberry By The Potomac
Parkfairfax
132 Commerical-Free Acres
Downtown Falls Church
Staying the Same in the Midst of Change
Tysons Corner
Radical Change Could Be On The Way

See more Northern Virginia »

Maryland

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods in suburban Maryland

Annapolis
Small-Town Living in the State Capital
Bethesda
Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
Cabin John
In With The New While Maintaining the Old
Chevy Chase
Affluence, Green Lawns and Pricey Homes
Downtown Silver Spring
Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History
Potomac
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
Wheaton
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
Hyattsville
Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Mount Rainier
Artists, Affordable Homes and A Silo Full of Corn
National Harbor
A Development Rises Next to the Potomac
Riverdale Park
A Town Looking For Its Identity

See more Maryland »

Northwest DC

30+ neighborhood profiles for the city's biggest quadrant

16th Street Heights
DC's Sleeper Neighborhood
Bloomingdale
Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
Brightwood
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
Burleith
DC’s 535 House Neighborhood
Cathedral Heights
Do You Know Where That Is?
Chevy Chase DC
Not to Be Confused With the Other Chevy Chase
Cleveland Park
Coming Back After A Rough Year
Columbia Heights
DC’s Most Diverse Neighborhood, But For How Long?
Crestwood
An Island of Serenity East of the Park
Dupont Circle
The Best of DC (For a Price)
Foggy Bottom & West End
Where the Institutional Meets the International
Forest Hills
Ambassadors and Adventurous Architecture
Fort Totten
Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
Foxhall Village
350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
Friendship Heights
A Shopping Mecca With a Few Places to Live
Georgetown
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
Kalorama
A Posh View From Embassy Row
LeDroit Park
A Quiet Enclave in the Middle of the City
Logan Circle
Trendy Now, But Not By Accident
Mount Pleasant
Sought-After Homes Surround Main Street in Transition
Mount Vernon Triangle
From Seedy to Sought-After
Palisades
The Long, Skinny Neighborhood at the City’s Northwest Edge
Park View
It’s Not Petworth
Penn Quarter/Chinatown
DC’s Go-Go-Go Neighborhood
Petworth
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
Shaw
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Takoma
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
Tenleytown
Not Quite Like Its Neighbors
U Street Corridor
The Difference a Decade Makes
Woodley Park
Deceptively Residential
Adams Morgan
No Longer DC’s Hippest Neighborhood, But Still Loved by Residents

See more Northwest DC »

Southwest DC

The little quadrant that could

Southwest Waterfront
A Neighborhood Where A Change Is Gonna Come

See more Southwest DC »

Northeast DC

Profiles of 10 neighborhoods in NE

Brookland
New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace
Deanwood
A Little Bit of Country Just Inside the District’s Borders
Eckington
Not to Be Confused With Bloomingdale
H Street
A Place To Party, and To Settle Down
Langdon
The Northeast Neighborhood That Few Know About
Michigan Park
A Newsletter-On-Your-Doorstep Community
NoMa
Evolving from a Brand to a Neighborhood
Rosedale
Ripe for Investment Right About Now
Trinidad
The Difference 5 Years Makes
Woodridge
Big Houses, A Dusty Commercial Strip and Potential

See more Northeast DC »

Southeast DC

6 neighborhoods from Capitol Hill to East of the River

Capitol Riverfront
Still Growing
Hill East
Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
Congress Heights
Gradually Rising
Hillcrest
Notable for Its Neighborliness
Historic Anacostia
Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
Eastern Market
A More European Way of Living

See more Southeast DC »

Upcoming Seminars ▾