Best New Listings: A Hidden Shaw Rowhouse and a Brookland Bungalow with a Sandbox

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings includes a Shaw rowhouse on a hidden block and a Brookland bungalow with a sandbox.

Exposed Brick, Bays and an English Basement Rental

On a hidden block in Shaw, this rowhouse offers nearly 3,600 square feet of space, including a spacious one-bedroom English basement that can legally operate as a rental unit. The open-concept main level has exposed red brick walls, a bay window and an archtop built-in shelving unit, and columns beneath the staircase create a built-in L-shaped bench above cubbies. A wide archway on the other side of the stair opens into the dining room, which overlooks an adjacent kitchen with breakfast bar and subway tile backsplash. The owner's bedroom has a bay window nook and a custom walk-through closet leading to the en-suite bath with double sink, glass block window and a tub alongside a frameless glass shower stall. The house also has a rear deck and parking pad.

  • Full Listing: 930 Westminster Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1,560,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 3,578
  • Year Built: 1885
  • Listing Agent: Roby Thompson, Long & Foster Real Estate

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

Butcher Block Countertops, Cubbies and a Sandbox

Across town in Brookland, this craftsman bungalow offers a front porch and an abundance of yard space. Columns define the entrance to the living room to the right of the entry hall and create built-in shelving cubbies across from a stone fireplace. Wood paneled french doors lead into the formal dining room with tray ceiling, which also has access to an office bonus room with recessed shelving built into a nook. The tiled kitchen is divided on either side of the doorway, with white cabinets and a stove integrated into butcher block countertops beneath a stainless steel hood, where a series of windows create a sunroom-like nook. Three brightly-lit bedrooms each have walk-in closets and share a full bath upstairs, while a fourth bedroom sits in the tiled basement. The rear yard also has a two-car parking pad and a garage with a sandbox play area wedged between the garage and a fence.

  • Full Listing: 2027 Newton Street NE (map)
  • Price: $749,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 1,743
  • Year Built: 1928
  • Listing Agents: Kelly Ann Gray, Michael Gailey, Compass

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