Sponsored: Renovated Victorian For Sale in the Heart of Shaw

  • November 9, 2011

by UrbanTurf Sponsor

118 Bates Street NW

DC’s Shaw neighborhood has seen tremendous change over the last ten years, and Bates Street at the center of the area will see more than $140 million in development in the next two years, according to the Bates Area Civic Association. Bates Street is also the location of a newly renovated Victorian row house—118 Bates St NW (map)—now on the market for $599,000.

The five-bedroom, 2.5-bath corner house has been modernized with chic aesthetic updates and a systems overhaul. As part of the renovation, the house received a new tank-less water heater and a dual-fuel HVAC system, and was wired with CAT5 cabling and surround sound in the living room. New windows and doors were also installed and both levels feature wide-plank Brazilian cherry hardwood floors.


The property’s eat-in kitchen has been refigured to suit the casual chef, with a Wolf gas range and a self-drying granite counter top that drains to the sink. The second floor features four bedrooms and two full bathrooms, both with unique granite work. The master bedroom faces Bates Street (giving the room great sun exposure) and has ample closet space, while the master bath is set apart with an onyx vanity.

On top of these improvements, 118 Bates Street has a rather rare combination of luxury features, including a utility room, a wood-burning fireplace with granite threshold, a private fenced-in rear porch and off-street parking for two cars.

Among the two-year development plans for Bates Street are a $112 million renovation of Dunbar High School, a $25-$30 million renovation of former public school M.M. Washington (which will become a 90+ unit senior housing property and a 15,000-square-foot community space) and a $2.5 million facelift for the area’s local parks and recreation. Shaw’s famed Howard Theater will also be renovated and is set to reopen in April 2012, while the long-awaited City Market at O Street will be one of 14 projects nationwide to be fast-tracked for renovation by The White House. For more details on the Shaw development projects, click here.


For more information on 118 Bates Street, please contact Michael Hundley:

  • (cell) 202.664.3725
  • (office) 202.299.9223
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