The Best New Listings in the DC Area

by Mark Wellborn

This week’s best new listings include a large two-bedroom condo in a small Columbia Heights building, a three-bedroom restored Victorian in Capitol Hill and a two-bedroom condo with windows on nearly every wall in the Penn Quarter.

Large Two-Bedroom Condo in Small Building in Columbia Heights


1101 Fairmont Street NW (see map here)

  • Price: $449,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Footage: 1,100
  • Price per SF: $408
  • Condo Fees: $358/month

This 1,100 square-foot, two-bedroom condo was completed in 2003, and has a very open floorplan and is outfitted with top-of-the-line appliances. There are 13-foot ceilings in some sections of the unit and three skylights that make it very bright during the day. There are also two balconies, additional storage in the basement and the eight-unit building allows pets. For the full listing, click here.

Three-Bedroom Restored Victorian in Capitol Hill


704 E Street NE (see map here)

  • Price: $675,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Year Built: 1907

The listing for this Capitol Hill home notes that “yesterday meets today in this restoration of a classic bayfront Victorian.” In keeping with that description, the property has a new gourmet maple and granite kitchen, period archways, and three full modern baths. The lower level has been fully finished with a family room and in-law suite, and could conceivably serve as a rental unit. It is about a ten-minute walk from Union Station. For the full listing, click here.

Two-Bedroom Penn Quarter Condo with Windows Everywhere


1001 L Street NW, #402 (see map here)

  • Price: $599,900
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Footage: 1,300
  • Price per SF: $461
  • Condo Fees: $746/month

This two-bedroom condo at the Logan Quincy Park Condos in the Penn Quarter almost has too many windows. With three exposures, the amount of natural light that comes into the condo is significant. The living area is open, but there is a nice separation with the kitchen so that the living room does not have to smell like what you are making for dinner. There are hardwood floors throughout, walk-in closets, a washer and dryer and a garage parking space. The condo fee is steep but includes parking, gas, water and concierge service, among other things. For the full listing, click here.

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  1. tom veil said at 10:49 am on Tuesday April 21, 2009:

    It’s 704 E Street NE, not 704 E Street NW.  That address in Northwest would put the house in Jaleo.

  1. Mark Wellborn said at 10:53 am on Tuesday April 21, 2009:

    Thanks, Tom. We made the correction.

  1. Benji said at 11:10 am on Tuesday April 21, 2009:

    The Capitol Hill property looks really nice. I have been looking in that area for awhile and it is one of the nicer properties that I have seen for the price.

  1. rrb said at 2:43 pm on Tuesday April 21, 2009:

    Isn’t that last property Shaw/Mt. Vernon instead of Penn Quarter?  Not only is it North of NY Ave, the usual boundary for Penn Quarter, but it is north of Mass Ave as well—and one block east of the convention center.

  1. LookingtoBuy said at 3:59 pm on Tuesday April 21, 2009:

    Most people consider that area Penn Quarter these days, but it is very close to the Shaw/Mount Vernon neighborhood.

  1. Tomba said at 10:47 pm on Friday April 24, 2009:

    Been through 704 E, not even worth the trip. The mold on the back door should be a sign.

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