Best New Listings: Converted Carriage House on a Court, Double-Sized in Columbia Heights

  • February 18th 2022

by Nena Perry-Brown

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This week’s Best New Listings features a double-sized Columbia Heights rowhouse, a converted Naylor Court carriage house, and a classic Silver Spring bungalow.

A Converted Carriage House on Naylor Court

This newly converted carriage house is located on Naylor Court, an alley network historic district in the Shaw area, and its exterior doors recall the building's past life while concealing an interior garage. The open-concept main area has archtop windows along one wall, and the upstairs landing provides an office nook. The owner's bathroom suite has a tub beside a frameless glass shower stall and a skylight above the double vanity. The house comes with a built-in sound system, exterior cameras, a construction warranty, and pre-approved plans for a roof deck addition.

  • Full Listing: 1331 Naylor Court NW (map)
  • Price: $1.45 million
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 1,600
  • Year Built: 1920
  • Listing Agent: Sean Ruppert, Monument Sotheby's International Realty

Photo courtesy of Jonathan Bennett. 

A Double-Wide Victorian in Columbia Heights

With over 4,600 square feet of interior space, this Victorian rowhouse is chock-full of original architectural details beyond its tiled vestibule. The foyer has clerestory-style ornate latticework and a floor-to-ceiling oak mantle for a gas fireplace; both the living and dining rooms also have fireplaces, adjacent to bay windows. The eat-in kitchen has french doors out to the rear patio and attached parking pad, and the upstairs landings provide bonus spaces like a family room and a bay window office with a fireplace-style cabinet. The house also has an occupied one-bedroom, separately-metered English basement.

  • Full Listing: 1334 Fairmont Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1.54 million
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Square Feet: 4,650
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agents: Damon Downing, Tricia Downing, Coldwell Banker Realty

Photo courtesy of Concept 8 LLC.

A Charming Silver Spring Bungalow

A block from the Sligo Avenue Park, this four-bedroom bungalow has a charming interior. The living room has a wood-burning stove fireplace with a traditional brick surround, and the dining room has the original built-in corner cabinet with archtop doors. The kitchen has beadboard wall accents, a white and blue Mediterranean tile backsplash, butcherblock countertops, and a farmhouse sink flanked with drainboards. The owner's bedroom has an angular walk-in closet with built-ins and a window seat. The house also has a sleeping porch, a detached garage, a spacious backyard, and an unfinished basement with laundry.

  • Full Listing: 406 Silver Spring Avenue (map)
  • Price: $599,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,850
  • Year Built: 1926
  • Listing Agent: Heather Foley, GO BRENT

Photo courtesy of HouseFli.

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best-new-listings-converted-carriage-house-on-a-court/19287.

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