Best New Listings: A Live/Work Loft in Alexandria; An Arlington Bungalow Full of Surprises

  • February 5th 2021

by Nena Perry-Brown

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This week’s Best New Listings includes a live/work loft in Del Ray, a bungalow in Arlington, and a 19th century house in Capitol Hill.

Transparent, Mixed-Use Condo in Del Ray

This 1,700 square-foot, loft-like one-bedroom overlooks the future Del Ray Gateway Park and has a layout well-suited to its mixed residential and commercial zoning. The open concept unit has 11 foot-high ceilings, hardwood floors and huge gridded windows, along with nooks for additional sitting and work areas. The monochromatic one-wall kitchen has marble countertops, a concealed fridge and dishwasher, and a concealed hood above the integrated cooktop. The bathroom is accessible through the laundry room, and the unit also comes with a parking space.

  • Full Listing: 2731 Mount Vernon Avenue, #201 (map)
  • Price: $689,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 1,706
  • HOA Fees: $286/month
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Listing Agents: Andrew Smith, Jeffrey Lockard, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

A 19th Century House on the Hill

A block from the Eastern Market Metro, this two-bedroom house was recently expanded and has a façade-like fence at the front offering direct access to a pergola-topped side patio. A wood-burning brick panel fireplace serves as the sole partition between the living and dining areas, the latter at the front of he house with a wall of built-in shelving above cabinets. The living area has sliding glass access to the patio, and the L-shaped eat-in kitchen has an island, a hood above the stove, and a window seat. The skylit upstairs landing houses the laundry closet and also has storage built into a nook, and the south-facing owner's bedroom has double exposure and three closets. Past the backyard are a few steps up to a fence with room for a parking pad off the alley.

  • Full Listing: 651 E Street SE (map)
  • Price: $1,048,500
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,334
  • Year Built: 1850
  • Listing Agents: Todd Bissey, Stan Bissey, Compass

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

An Arlington Bungalow Full of Surprises 

At the end of a cul-de-sac a couple of blocks from the Custis Trail in Cherrydale, this Bungalow Nation-featured house has plenty of surprises behind its garden-like front yard and porch. The living room spans the front of the house upon entry and has a tiled fireplace at one end between built-ins. The kitchen has marble countertops, an island topped with butcher block, a brick and stone backsplash in shades of tan, and a breakfast bar peninsula that abuts a breakfast nook. Past the back door, the family room has a stone fireplace and built-ins along the adjacent wall. An abstract, artistic cut-out provides a peek at the wooden ceiling beams on the lower level, which also has a built-in wet bar beside lighted display nooks. There is also a bonus room with full bath above the two-car garage.

  • Full Listing: 1811 N Lincoln Street (map)
  • Price: $1.45 million
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Four
  • Square Feet: 2,944
  • Year Built: 1915
  • Listing Agent: Janet Million, TTR Sothebys International Realty

Photo courtesy of HDBros.

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best-new-listings-a-livework-loft-in-alexandria/17846.

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