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Best New Listings: Truxton Circle, Sears Home, Eastern Market Victorian

by Shilpi Paul

In this week’s edition of Best New Listings, UrbanTurf looks at renovated Truxton Circle rowhouse, a Sears catalog home in Takoma Park, and an Eastern Market Victorian with a prominent kitchen.


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Truxton Circle Rowhouse With a Walk-in Closet and Pretty Backyard

Truxton Circle is an oft-overlooked neighborhood, but it’s nestled between Bloomingdale and Shaw and enjoys many of the benefits of both. This rowhouse is a fairly easy walk from Bloomindale’s farmer’s market, the Howard Theater and the Shaw Metro station. The Victorian was renovated in 2005 and has sought-after features like ample exposed brick and built-in shelving. We also liked the spacious walk-in closet, the private, landscaped backyard, and the fact that it is one block from where this UrbanTurfer lives didn’t hurt it’s chances of being included this week.

  • Full listing: 1639 4th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $649,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agent: Catarina Bannier, Evers & Company Real Estate

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Pre-Fab Sears Catalog Home in Takoma Park

This Takoma Park listing is a pre-fab, Colonial-style Sears home that shipped to its current address back in 1923. The landscaping and “hardscaping” makes the catalog house feel like it belongs on the half-acre lot, with carefully considered trees and shrubbery that hug the home, as well as a circular driveway, multi-tiered decking and a large grassy yard in the back. The interior is equally considered and impressive.


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Eastern Market Victorian With a Prominent Kitchen

When you walk through the front door of this Capitol Hill Victorian, you immediately enter the kitchen, which is huge. Both walls are lined with cabinets, and a sizable island sits in the middle of the room. After that, you get to a few sitting areas: a cozy living room sits in the center of the house, and a dining room, next to a hearth-like fireplace, is at the back of the house. The dining room, which has a brick floor, leads naturally to a brick-lined back patio.

  • Full listing: 1123 C Street SE (map)
  • Price: $860,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agent: Greg Masucci, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best_new_listings_truxton_circle_prefab_sears_home_huge_kitchen/7019

1 Comment

  1. david said at 8:58 pm on Sunday May 5, 2013:

    Wow! The Takoma Park Sears prefab house is so gorgeous!  Perfect from the house, inside out, trees, landscaping.  Too perfect.  Worth every penny to me.

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