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Best New Listings: Bright Blues, Bay Windows and Abundant Built-Ins

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings includes a blue house in Woodridge, a bay-filled condo in Adams Morgan and a seven-bedroom home in Chevy Chase.


The Character and the Bright Blue House

This bright blue house in Woodridge has been re-skinned and given a charming interior renovation. The front porch runs the width of the house and has a bench swing, and the entrance leads directly into the living room, which has triple exposure. A double-wide archway leads into the formal dining room, which has easy access to a sleek, retro-modern kitchen with royal blue accents, white countertops, tucked-away pantry space, and cabinetry with royal blue and frosted doors. The kitchen has access to a bi-level deck overlooking the deep, fenced-in backyard. Upstairs, the owner's suite also has triple exposure. The lower level contains the laundry room and a rec room where the exposed pipes and boarding are painted to blend in with the white ceiling, contrasting with a royal blue support beam. A detached shed at the back of the property is painted to match the house, aside from a spray-painted character across the door.

  • Full Listing: 2032 Otis Street NE (map)
  • Price: $679,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,300
  • Year Built: 1928
  • Listing Agents: Jacob Abbott, Shemaya Klar, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty 

Two Bays in a Beaux-Arts Two-Bedroom

While this condo is in Adams Morgan, the impressive (and delightfully symmetrical) Beaux-Arts building where it is located is closer to Rock Creek than to the neighborhood's main drag. The unit enters into a long hall leading to a living room with a wall of built-ins. Through a door, the kitchen has a bi-level, pentagonal breakfast bar/island and an exposed brick wall where the bricks form arches above the windows. A wide doorway is open to the dining room, which has a bay window. The owner's suite also has a bay window, along with a wall of closets; the latter feature is also found in the second bedroom. The building also offers a dedicated basement storage space for this two-bedroom. 

  • Full Listing: 2415 20th Street NW, #26 (map)
  • Price: $750,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Square Feet:  1,325 
  • HOA Fees: $464/month
  • Year Built: 1911
  • Listing Agent: Anslie Stokes Milligan, McEnearney Associates

Custom Built-ins and Seven Bedrooms in Chevy Chase

This seven-bedroom Chevy Chase home has a lush front lawn and a front porch with a bench swing. A set of French doors off the foyer open into the living room, where the inserted gas fireplace is flanked by windows above square built-ins. The large formal dining room has a bay window and a chair rail, and the family room has an L-shaped built-in framing the base of what serves as a desk in the abutting, naturally-illuminated breakfast room. The adjacent kitchen has a double Viking stove beneath a hood, concrete countertops and a stainless steel island. In the owner's bedroom, there is a bay window, cove ceiling and a built-in media console. The sink area of the en-suite bath is open to a dressing area, while the shower is tiled floor-to-ceiling and the tub is separately enclosed behind glass.

  • Full Listing: 3748 McKinley Street NW (map)
  • Price: $2,095,000
  • Bedrooms: Seven
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Square Feet: 2,331
  • Year Built: 1916
  • Listing Agent: Claudia Donovan, Compass

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best-new-listings-bright-blues-bay-windows-and-abundant-built-ins/14436

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