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Best New Listings: Accessorized in Alexandria, Converted in Kalorama

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings includes an Alexandria house with accessory spaces, a converted Kalorama carriage house, and a charming Glen Echo cottage.


Accessory Spaces in Alexandria

A few blocks from the Braddock Road Metro, this corner-lot property comes with a converted garage with a Vermont-sourced post-and-beam interior built for entertaining. The space has an indoor/outdoor bar top courtesy of a hinged window and two sets of glass accordion doors that open onto a patio with a grill and built-in banquette seating around a fire pit. The house itself has open flow throughout the living spaces, with a bedroom suite and rec room on the recently-renovated lower level and two bedrooms and a bath on the main level. The upstairs can serve as a separate two-bedroom, one-bathroom rental unit.

  • Full Listing: 100 E Walnut Street (map)
  • Price: $1.2 million
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,725
  • Year Built: 1930
  • Listing Agent: Amanda Cutts, KW Metro Center

Note: This home went under contract on Friday morning. 

Photo courtesy of Andrew Balazs, BTW Images. 


A Converted Kalorama Carriage Condo

Near where Kalorama meets Adams Morgan, this converted carriage house offers a unique one-bedroom living arrangement. Past the pavers outside the frosted glass front door, stairs lead up to a cove-ceiling space with dormer windows and herringbone white oak floors, split evenly between a living area and kitchen. The latter has a breakfast bar island, quartz countertops, and open shelves built in beside the concealed fridge. Down the hall, pocket doors lead into the bedroom and the laundry room. The bathroom has black chevron tile floors and a black tile accent wall in the shower, where a dormer window also creates a shelf. 

  • Full Listing: 2007 Wyoming Avenue NW, #CH17 (map)
  • Price: $589,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 650
  • HOA Fees: $325/month
  • Year Built: 1902
  • Listing Agent: Mattia D'Affuso, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo courtesy of HDBros.


A Cottage by the C&O Canal

A couple of blocks from the C&O Canal towpath in Glen Echo, this four-bedroom cottage welcomes visitors with a screened-in front porch with a pair of swing seats. The bright foyer leads into a generous living room with an extra-wide doorway to the dining room. A butcher block-topped breakfast bar peninsula introduces the kitchen, which also has a breakfast bar island and a gold-framed backsplash accent wall of herringbone-patterned white subway tile with a floating hood and open shelves mounted atop. The lower level has parquet wood flooring throughout, and is home to a rec room, bedroom and full bath, and separate front entrance. The house also has a paved rear yard with a four-car garage that could serve as workshop space.

  • Full Listing: 6105 Bryn Mawr Road (map)
  • Price: $899,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 1,917
  • Year Built: 1918
  • Listing Agent: Lauren Davis, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo courtesy of Guillermo Olaizola.

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