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Best New Listings: Comfortable and Custom from Capitol Hill to Clarendon

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings includes a spacious one bedroom condo, a bungalow with room to expand, and a deceptively quaint corner Craftsman in Clarendon.


One Bedroom Filled with Angles and Archways

A block from Lincoln Park, this bright one bedroom unit spans a comfortable 777 square feet. The living room, with a floor-to-ceiling shelving unit, is through an archway, and on the other side of the room, an extra-wide archway introduces a dining area open to the kitchen. The kitchen has marble countertops, honeycomb saltillo-tiled floors, a glass subway tiled backsplash, cabinets bookended by open shelves, and glass shelves fitted in front of a deep window. The angular bedroom has four windows and an archway framing a triangular bonus area with two closets. The bathroom also has laundry and linen closets inside. 

  • Full Listing: 121 13th Street NE, #201 (map)
  • Price: $449,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 777
  • HOA Fees: $317/month
  • Year Built: 1915
  • Listing Agents: Jackie Sink, Libby Clarke, Compass

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


A Custom Corner Craftsman in Clarendon

Past a garden-filled lawn and front porch, this quaint corner house in Clarendon was designed by architect Mickey Simpson. The interior has a semi-open concept layout, starting with the formal dining room through an extra wide doorway, enjoying double exposure and a window seat. The U-shaped kitchen is off the dining room, separated from the living room by a breakfast bar. The living room has double exposure, a gas fireplace and glass doors out to the rear covered deck. On the above grade lower level, there is a bedroom and bathroom, and the carpeted family room also has double exposure and glass doors out to a covered patio. All the bathrooms have tiles along the walls of the showers and tubs, and there is also a laundry room with tiled floors and mounted shelves.

  • Full Listing: 938 N Danville Street (map)
  • Price: $1,299,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 2,169
  • Year Built: 2009
  • Listing Agent: James Grant, Keller Williams Capital Properties

A Spacious Bungalow Off Georgia Avenue

A block from the future Parks at Walter Reed development is this buttercup-colored bungalow. Stained wood trim is prominent throughout the main level, starting with the living room. The dining room shares a boxy breakfast bar with the contemporary farmhouse kitchen, where the walls — and the hood above the oven — are covered with white subway tile. On the other side of a set of doors out to the rear deck, the fridge is framed with stacked cabinets are on three sides. Two bedrooms share a bathroom on both the main and upper levels, and the upstairs landing can accommodate a seating area. The house also has an unfinished basement, two parking spaces and a roomy backyard with a patio area tucked in one corner.

  • Full Listing: 6934 9th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $760,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 2,975 
  • Year Built: 1919
  • Listing Agent: Katherine Krevor, Pfashema Faber, RLAH Real Estate

Photo courtesy of Raul Rivero.

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