Best New Listings: Outside In Chevy Chase, A Little Piece of a Hotel on the Hill

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings include historic restorations with unexpected architectural details from Capitol Hill to Chevy Chase.


Bringing the Outdoors Inside in Chevy Chase

This Chevy Chase Craftsman does a lot to bring the outside inside. Hardwoods provide the flooring throughout much of the house, as well as other built-in features and doorframes, including built-in bench seating and a large island in the kitchen. Skylights are in the bedroom, bathroom and office areas, as well as in a mudroom-kitchen extension that leads out to a porch. There are also outdoor areas on the upper floor, with a rear screened porch and a terrace along the second floor at the front of the house.

  • Full Listing: 3207 Morrison Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1,195,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 3,625
  • Year Built: 1915
  • Listing Agent: Claudia Donovan, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty


A Rowhouse with a Piece of Hotel History

Located in the thick of Capitol Hill, this Victorian rowhouse was originally built in 1892 — and the history doesn’t stop there. When the house was restored in 1965, intricate ironwork was installed for the fence and balcony, which was salvaged from the Raleigh Hotel, a Beaux-Arts downtown fixture across from the Old Post Office, designed by architect Henry Janeway Hardenbergh and demolished in the early 1960s. The basement functions as a one bedroom rental with valid certificate of occupancy.

  • Full Listing: 814 E Street SE (map)
  • Price: $849,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 1,785
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agents: Jeanne Harrison, Compass


Semi-Detached with Small Details

On the cusp of Capitol Hill and the Atlas District, this semi-detached Federal house is all about the small details. A tiled entry foyer leads to a living room with built-in shelving on either side of a painted fireplace. The gourmet kitchen opts to feature exposed brick in lieu of a backsplash. The bathroom has a spa-like style with a partition separating its entry from the dual sinks and bathtub. The narrow stone-paved backyard is also deep and leads to a rear parking space and storage shed.

  • Full Listing: 402 K Street NE (map)
  • Price: $735,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 1,540
  • Listing Agent: Crystal Crittenden, Compass

Photos courtesy of HomeVisit.

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