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Best New Listings: Historic in Brightwood, Traditional in Del Ray and Elegant on the Hill

  • February 12th 2021

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings includes a historic Brightwood Park co-op, a two-bedroom unit in Bloomingdale, and three-bedrooms in Del Ray and Capitol Hill. 


A Historic Co-Op in Brightwood Park

This sizeable and bright one-bedroom in a landmarked Brightwood Park co-op community is packed with visual interest. At the end of the entry hallway, a wood ledge is built into an archway that looks into the living room. The adjacent archway opens into the formal dining room, which has wood wainscoting accents and a coffered ceiling, and the angular kitchen has ample cabinetry and a tiled backsplash. Past the spacious living room, the bedroom is on the other side of a hall and has double exposure and a closet with built-in racks. The unit also includes a walk-in hall closet and comes with a basement storage unit. Monthly fees cover most utilities.

  • Full Listing: 208 Farragut Street NW, #206 (map)
  • Price: $199,900
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 850
  • HOA Fees: $625/month
  • Year Built: 1929
  • Listing Agent: Maureen Andary, RLAH Real Estate

Photo courtesy of Matthew Chi at HDBros.


A Two-Bedroom in Bloomingdale

This condo spans the ground floor of a Bloomingdale rowhouse. The south-facing bay window creates a bright sitting or dining nook adjacent to a brick accent wall that extends into the kitchen behind a breakfast bar peninsula. One full bath is right behind the kitchen, and the hall ends in an exposed brick wall and has a nook that creates an office or bonus area. Both bedrooms have tall transoms above narrow french doors and walk-in closets with metal racks. The main bedroom also has a nearly floor-to-ceiling window and den-like cutouts into the en-suite bath, which has a double sink, a tub and a shower, and access to the private rear balcony. The unit also comes with a laundry closet and a secured parking space.

  • Full Listing: 125 T Street NW, #2 (map)
  • Price: $599,900
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 975
  • HOA Fees: $200/month
  • Year Built: 1907
  • Listing Agent: Seth Turner, Compass

Photo courtesy of Sean Shanahan.


A Traditional Three-Bedroom in Del Ray

Over in Alexandria's Del Ray neighborhood, this three-bedroom house sits behind a white picket fence and has a similarly traditional layout beyond its front porch. The living room is through a doorway off the foyer and has double exposure, and through the next doorway, the formal dining room has a nook at the window. The kitchen has charcoal gray herringbone tile floors, quartz countertops, a subway tile backsplash, and a hood floating above the stove. The flooring continues in the adjacent den, which is accessible from both the dining room and the kitchen. The backyard has a fireplace and patio and garden areas and is also accessible to the driveway and the detached garage.

  • Full Listing: 214 E Alexandria Avenue (map)
  • Price: $999,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 1,532
  • Year Built: 1915
  • Listing Agent: Jennifer Halm, Compass

Photo courtesy of Tammy Loverdos.


Three-Bedroom Elegance on Capitol Hill

This Capitol Hill home has designer touches everywhere you look. Designed by architect Christian Zapatka in 2017, the three-bedroom listing was inspired by historical European architecture. The listing's standout features include a great room with white oak flooring and 9-foot French doors and a kitchen with a wine tower, La Cornue stove and a Waterworks backsplash. The courtyard, designed with landscape architect Ohme Van Sweden, has a loggia with a Portuguese azulejo tile mural, four linden trees and a fountain. The home also has secure parking for two cars. 

  • Full Listing: 518 6th Street SE (map)
  • Price: $2.75 million
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agents: Gary Jankowski, Michael Schaeffer, Coldwell Banker

Photo courtesy of Gordon Beall. 

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