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Best New Listings: A Lovejoy Loft, a McInturff Renovation and Something Wardman(esque)

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings includes a loft in the Lovejoy School, a McInturff in Bethesda, and a Wardman-style rowhouse in Petworth.


A Corner Unit with a Loft in Lovejoy

This south- and east-facing corner unit is another residence in the Lovejoy Lofts, a converted turn-of-the-century school near Stanton Park. The loft-like features can be seen throughout with high ceilings, polished concrete floors, color-blocked exposed brick walls, exposed HVAC and sprinklers, and tall windows. The walls of the kitchen area stop below the ceiling and bend to create the adjacent dining nook, while the wall that hosts cabinetry on one side serves as a wall for the main bedroom on the other. The bathroom is self-enclosed and sits beneath a loft space accessible by ladder. The unit also comes with a parking space.

  • Full Listing: 440 12th Street NE, #201 (map)
  • Price: $639,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 1,170
  • HOA Fees: $463/month
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agent: Matt Zanolli, Compass

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


McInturff-Renovated Mid-Century in Bethesda

This six-bedroom mid-century house sits on 2/3-acre of an acre in Bethesda and was renovated by architect Mark McInturff. There are open sightlines throughout the bright main level, which has stacked windows and a patchwork of flooring delineating the rooms. Both the skylit living room and the family room have wood beam ceilings, and the latter has walls of windows and a stone fireplace. The kitchen has two dishwashers, two ovens, and two islands, one of which has an integrated cooktop beneath a hood. The expansive yard has a landscaped, lawn, seating areas and has rock-filled irrigation. The house also has a sunroom-like screened-in porch and a two-car attached garage and comes with a generator and a membership to the neighborhood's Merrimack Pool.

  • Full Listing: 6756 Brigadoon Drive (map)
  • Price: $2,585,000
  • Bedrooms: Six
  • Bathrooms: Six
  • Square Feet: 5,092 
  • Year Built: 1962
  • Listing Agents: Leigh Reed, Valerie Bluestein, Long & Foster Real Estate

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


Wardman-Esque in Petworth

This restored Petworth four-bedroom was constructed in the Wardman style. The front porch has a ceiling fan, and to the left upon entry, the living room has an exposed brick wall. Built-in shelves surround the wide doorway to the dining room, which also has french doors leading to the wooden deck. Exposed wood ceiling beams frame the kitchen, which has a breakfast bar peninsula, beveled subway tile backsplash, and a hood above the stove. Exposed brick also lines the stairwell, where the owner's bedroom has transom windows above the entry door and the door to the walk-through closet. A partially-finished attic has exposed beams and brick walls, and the finished lower level has a wet bar, a laundry room, a bedroom and a full bath. The house also has a secured parking pad.

  • Full Listing: 3804 Kansas Avenue NW (map)
  • Price: $899,900
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 1,932
  • Year Built: 1912
  • Listing Agents: Gregory Tindale, Rabih Chamas, GreenLine Real Estate

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best-new-listings-a-lovejoy-loft-and-a-mcinturff-renovation/16944

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