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Best New Listings: A House with a Treehouse and a House with a Cottage

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings includes a condo in Petworth, a house with a treehouse in Chevy Chase, and a house with a cottage in Cleveland Park.


A Top-Floor Two-Bedroom in Petworth

The open-concept living area of this top-floor condo in Petworth starts with a U-shaped kitchen with white cabinetry, white subway tile backsplash, and a breakfast bar mounted atop the peninsula. The living area has clerestory windows above an oversized, stacked window and a glass door to a juliet balcony. The owner's bedroom has a den-like walk-in closet with organizers on the walls. One of the bathrooms has white subway tiles on the walls of the shower/tub, and the other has a frameless glass-enclosed shower wall. The unit also has a stacked washer and dryer, and the building also comes with a roof deck.

  • Full Listing: 4308 Georgia Avenue NW, #501 (map)
  • Price: $598,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 929
  • HOA Fees: $511/month
  • Year Built: 2017
  • Listing Agents: Tom Faison, Justin Tanner, RE/MAX Allegiance

A Historic Six-Bedroom in Cleveland Park

This expanded house is in the Cleveland Park Historic District, as boasted by the plaque on the front porch. The living room has an exposed beam coffered ceiling and a fireplace with a wood mantel. The kitchen and family room share space under a wooden vaulted ceiling that has angled windows above the back door. The kitchen has skylights, a breakfast bar island, a concealed fridge, and stainless steel backsplashes above the sink and above the integrated cooktop. The owner's bedroom has a wall of built-ins surrounding doorways, one of which leads to the en-suite with a soaking tub beneath a window and between vanities. The house also has a partially-finished lower level and a backyard with a wooden deck and accessory cottage.

  • Full Listing: 3454 Macomb Street NW (map)
  • Price: $3.25 million
  • Bedrooms: Six
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Square Feet: 3,716
  • Year Built: 1914
  • Listing Agent: Chris Sanders, Compass

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


Stacked Windows and Stone Fireplaces 

Stone features heavily in and around this mid-century Chevy Chase house, starting with the flagstone path to the front door and the stone tiles in the skylit foyer. The living room has a stone fireplace wall, while the dining area above has a doorway-sized sextet of stacked windows. Similar sets of stacked windows converge in one corner of a sitting room, and the skylit eat-in kitchen has a commercial hood above the cooktop; the opposite wall is red-painted brick and houses the wall oven. The lower level rec room also has a stone fireplace wall, along with a built-in, J-shaped bar. An office on this level also has stacked windows looking out to the backyard, which has flagstone patio areas delineated by brick paths, along with stairs up to a treehouse.

  • Full Listing: 3140 Brooklawn Terrace (map)
  • Price: $1.425 million
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 2,246
  • Year Built: 1957
  • Listing Agent: Kari Wilner, Washington Fine Properties

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

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