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Best New Listings: Garden Getaways, Bungalows and 26-Year First Timers

  • May 6th

by Ashley Hopko

This week's Best New Listings includes a sunny Del Ray bungalow and a Takoma Park property with a well-manicured garden.


On the Market For the First Time in 26 Years

This Columbia Heights Victorian is on the market for the first time in 26 years after the passing of its longtime owner. The main house consists of three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, while a two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment sits below as a ground-level unit. The main house has ample patio space, a sizable entryway and elaborate interior wood finishes. The home’s original chestnut wainscoting, beams, fretworks and stairways are still in place. The listing has parking for up to four vehicles, as well as an electric car charging station. The latest update to the main house is a brand new Vermont Black slate mansard roof, which carries a lifetime warranty. 

  • Full Listing: 1241 Euclid Street NW (map)
  • Price: $2,250,000
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 3,258
  • Year Built: 1911
  • Listing Agent: Eric Piersma, Piersma Properties

Photo courtesy of DC Videos 


Takoma Park Home With Garden Getaway 

This Takoma Park listing might just be a garden lover's ideal spot. The yard is landscaped with a variety of shrubs, flowers, ferns, fruit trees and a spacious grassy area, as well as a 130-year-old pecan tree. The listing has an open concept kitchen with a breakfast nook that leads to an outdoor patio area via doors that were reclaimed from the historic Harolds Rogue and Jar Jazz and Blues ClubTilted skylights around the house ensure that plenty of natural light floods the living space, and the library features built-in bookcases so future owners can display their favorite titles. The listing also comes with a bit of a bonus: blueprints to turn the one-car garage out back into a tiny house.  

  • Full Listing: 7206 Holly Ave (map
  • Price: $1,265,000
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 2,484
  • Year Built:1893
  • Listing Agent: Stacey Styslinger, Compass

Photo courtesy Truplace


Delightful Del Ray Bungalow

This Alexandria bungalow was reimagined as part of the Sears Modern Homes project, which ran from 1908 to 1940 and offered buyers access to the top technology available at that time via mail order kits shipped with a boxcar.  At the front of the home, there is a converted sunroom with French doors that open to the outdoors, creating a patio feel. In the back of the home, there are floor-to-ceiling windows that offer views out to the garden and stone patio. Not only does the property come with a one-car garage and long driveway, but it also features a utility shed and a basement wine cellar. UrbanTurf’s favorite detail is the stained glass window in the bathroom. Other examples of detailing include original oak floors and moldings in the living room, a wine fridge near the kitchen, a gas fireplace and a sea pearl quartzite kitchen island countertop. Upstairs, the primary bedroom suite includes a bathroom with a double sink and extra large shower.

  • Full Listing: 114 W Alexandria Ave (map)
  • Price: $1,500,000
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 3,058
  • Year Built:1927
  • Listing Agent: Grant Doe Jr., Long & Foster Real Estate

Photo courtesy of ​​Brian Lusby/Bright Peak Production

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