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Best New Listings: A Cute Cottage Between the Creeks, a Classic Rowhouse in Crestwood

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings includes an ample Victorian near H Street, a cute cottage Between the Creeks, and a classic rowhouse in Crestwood.


3,000 Square Feet Near H Street

This Victorian rowhouse just off the H Street Corridor offers much more interior space than meets the eye from the exterior. An extra-wide archway punctuates the expansive living room, which has a reading nook created by a bay window adjacent to a built-in shelving-and-cabinet unit. Across from the staircase and its exposed brick wall, a white fireplace has a built-in mirror and is next to an office nook with window. The dining room has a pair of oversized windows on its curved wall, and the kitchen has a pressed tin tray ceiling and a farmhouse sink beneath a window. The owner's bedroom also enjoys the bay window nook and mirrored sliding closet doors, while another bedroom also has a curved wall. The lower level is suited for an in-law suite, with bedroom, full bath and kitchen. The house also has a wooden rear deck above a red brick patio and attached garage door-accessible two-car parking pad.

  • Full Listing: 809 7th Street NE (map)
  • Price: $1,165,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 3,004
  • Year Built: 1938
  • Listing Agent: Ned Kraemer, Compass

A Three-Bedroom Between the Creeks

This charming cottage sits behind a white picket fence in the "Between the Creeks" neighborhood of Takoma Park. The house has a double-hung front door opening into a foyer. To the right, the kitchen overlooks the dining room, while to the left, the sitting room has a brick fireplace with white mantel. The living room has a built-in media console with shelves and cabinets and french doors that lead into a Florida room with a skylit pitched ceiling. The narrow uppermost level serves as the owner's suite with a cove ceiling and double closets. The lower level has a rec room and full bath with a bedroom behind french doors. Both the front and backyards offer plenty of space for landscaping or play.

  • Full Listing: 7227 Central Avenue (map)
  • Price: $525,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet:  1,518 
  • Year Built: 1940
  • Listing Agent: Dan Metcalf, Long & Foster Real Estate

Wide Open Spaces in Crestwood

This brick Crestwood rowhouse sports a terra cotta roof and a roomy front porch. A double-wide doorway off the entry hall opens into the living room, which has a brick-clad gas fireplace. The formal dining room is through another double-wide doorway, while a paned glass door surrounded by windows is on either side of the adjacent sunny den, walking out to a wooden rear deck. The owner's bedroom has a trio of archtop windows and a custom wall of cabinets and drawers, its ample space bisected by a subtle archway. The second bedroom has an attached sunroom-like den with a wall of built-ins, and the attic currently serves as an office/bonus room. There is also a lower level with full bath that walks out onto a bi-level red brick patio beneath the deck.

  • Full Listing: 4421 17th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $925,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 2,524
  • Year Built: 1921
  • Listing Agent: Christie-Anne Weiss, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

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