Best New Listings: Bocce, Built-Ins and Deep Backyards

  • January 6th 2023

by Ashley Hopko

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This edition of Best New Listings includes a Takoma Park Cape Cod, a quaint Victorian home with classic detailing and a Spring Valley house with state-of-the-art renovations. 


Artfully Renovated in Spring Valley 

This renovated six-bedroom home has a number of standout features throughout its 5,300 square feet. There is the open-concept kitchen/ living space with fully retractable windows that allow for an easy transition to the back deck. A newly installed "Control4" system allows central control of entertainment and security throughout the house. The primary suite has its own balcony, walk-in closet and grand bathroom - featuring a glass shower, soaking tub and dual vanity. The tiered backyard features a bocce court and a luxury kid's playhouse, complete with electricity. The bottom level of the home includes a wine cellar, another spacious living room and access to a covered patio.

  • Full Listing: 4837 Loughboro Road NW (map)
  • Price: $4,150,000
  • Bedrooms: Six
  • Bathrooms: 5.5 
  • Square Feet: 5,300
  • Year Built: 1954
  • Listing Agents: Matt Ackland & Nancy Taylor Bubes, Washington Fine Properties


A Classic Cape Cod in Takoma Park

This three-story Cape Cod home is illustrative of the type of houses found throughout Takoma Park. The galley kitchen is flooded with natural light and features white cabinetry, granite countertops, white subway tiling and stainless steel hardware. A sunroom connects to the kitchen and main floor office space, offering a buffer from the fully enclosed backyard. The living room has a large fireplace and ample space for sitting. Downstairs, there is an open recreation space, an extra bedroom and a laundry area. Three bedrooms, all with unique architectural ceiling angles, share the top floor. 

  • Full Listing: 7503 Carroll Avenue (map)
  • Price: $795,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 1,777
  • Year Built: 1940
  • Listing Agent: Dan Metcalf, Perennial Real Estate


A Victorian in Hyattsville 

Surrounded by a white picket fence, this Hyattsville Victorian has a sizable yard, a wrap-around porch and many quaint features - such as the stain-glass details scattered throughout the home. The front entry leads into the living room, which has large windows, a ceiling fan and a fireplace. The bedroom on the main floor could be perfect for an at-home office, and a central dining room leads out to the porch. Upstairs, the primary bedroom has four windows, two large closets and space for a sofa. A storage shed and parking space are just a few things in the deep backyard. 

  • Full Listing: 4710 Banner Street (map)
  • Price: $550,00
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two 
  • Square Feet: 1,512
  • Year Built: 1911
  • Listing Agent: Thais Austin, Long & Foster Real Estate

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