Best New Listings: The Chinatown Gate, Columbia Heights, and Colonial Village

by UrbanTurf Staff

In this week’s edition of Best New Listings, we look at one-bedroom condo overlooking Chinatown Gate, a renovated Wardman classic in Columbia Heights, and a contemporary rambler in Colonial Village.


Spacious One-Bedroom Overlooking Chinatown Gate

Paying $435,000 for a one-bedroom condo might not be for everyone, but there is enough to like about this unit that we think it won’t have too much trouble finding a buyer. First of all, it’s a spacious 1,000 square feet, enough room for a couple to move in and not feel too cramped. Second, it’s located right at 7th and H in the heart of Chinatown. From their perch on the seventh floor, the couple who buys this will look right down on Friendship Archway, aka Chinatown Gate. (Check out the photo on the listing page.)

  • Full listing: 777 7th St NW #736 (map)
  • Price: $435,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Footage: 1,012
  • Listing Agent: Ernest Snellings, Coldwell Banker


Renovated Row House in Northern Columbia Heights

This four-bedroom, 2.5-bath is a renovation of a classic Wardman row home in the upper reaches of Columbia Heights. According to the listing description, the renovation added the requisite upgrades like central AC and granite counters while retaining the character of original details like the inlaid wood floors (check out the photo of the dining room). Out back there’s a deck overlooking a nicely-landscaped backyard that the sellers chose to make deep in lieu of carving out a parking space. Finally, the basement could be made into an in-law suite and rented out to help with the mortgage.

  • Full listing: 1346 Parkwood Pl NW (map)
  • Price: $659,900
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Footage: 1,280
  • Listing Agent: Kevin Wood, William Sawyer & Company


Contemporary Rambler in Colonial Village

This contemporary rambler is located in Colonial Village, way up 16th Street just a stone’s throw from the Maryland border. It’s got three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms, and is about 2,000 square feet. What caught our eye was the handsome mahogony front and back doors, exposed brick around the central chimney shaft, a nicely-redone master bath, and a wall of windows in the dining room that looks out onto a sizable backyard.

  • Full listing: 1908 Tulip St NW (map)
  • Price: $799,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Footage: 1,991
  • Listing Agent: Jennifer Sproul, Coldwell Banker

This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best_new_listings_the_chinatown_gate_columbia_heights_and_colonial_village/3755

1 Comment

  1. J said at 12:28 pm on Tuesday July 5, 2011:

    I viewed the Chinatown place on Sunday. The views are indeed spectacular. However, the “dining room” is an iffy description at best. It is part of a segue between a long corridor and the rooms in the apartment… placing a table in it could be done, but would make it difficult to enter/exit the apartment.

    I was satisfied with the closet space there, but note that a lot of the square footage in the apartment is tied up in the long narrow entry hallway.

    That view, though…

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