Best New Listings: From the 18th Century to Mid Century

  • November 1st 2019

by Nena Perry-Brown

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This week’s Best New Listings includes one of Georgetown's last 18th century houses and a Charles Goodman mid century home in Alexandria.

3,000 Square Feet in Hollins Hills

This Goodman-designed mid-century house is is in Alexandria's Hollins Hills neighborhood and sits on a generous lot surrounded by mature trees. The living room has a wall of windows and an accent wall with a brick fireplace while the family room also has a wall of windows and contrasting shelving built in along the other walls. The L-shaped owner's bedroom has a series of stacked picture windows with treetop views and enough room for a sitting area, as well as an attached den with double exposure and a built-in desk. The formal dining room has a fireplace and a wall of windows opposite a breakfast bar which doubles as a pass-through to the bright kitchen. Two additional bedrooms share a bath on each of the two levels, and the property also comes with an accessory studio building.

  • Full Listing: 1907 Marthas Road (map)
  • Price: $850,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 3,020 
  • Year Built: 1952
  • Listing Agent: Jodie Burns, McEnearney Associates

One of the Last of a Dying Breed in Georgetown

A block from M Street in the East Village, this three-bedroom house is one of Georgetown's last 18th century buildings, and its first owner was Nicholas Hedges, who is known for building the Evermay Estate. While the exterior was restored, the interior was completely renovated in a bright, minimalist style, with smart home integration, herringbone pattern flooring and recessed lighting. The kitchen has a marble waterfall island with matching countertops, backsplash, and hood cladding, as well as custom cabinetry on two walls and a hidden fridge. The sitting room has a media cabinet with shelving and sconces built into one wall, as well as gridded french doors between matching windows leading out to the three-level brick and gravel patio. The owner's bedroom has a pitched ceiling, and a symmetrical set of windows with the center panes swinging outward to look over the rear patio. 

  • Full Listing: 1232 30th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $2,395,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 1,755
  • Year Built: 1780
  • Listing Agents: Robert Hryniewicki, Adam Rackliffe, Washington Fine Properties

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best-new-listings-from-the-18th-century-to-mid-century/16091.

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