Best New Listings: Historic in Kensington and a Corner Colonial in 16th Street Heights

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings includes a corner colonial, a historic Victorian, and a skylit penthouse.

A Historic Victorian in Kensington

This turn-of-the-century Victorian is marked with a plaque acknowledging its place in the Montgomery County historic district.  The living room has a corner fireplace and a set of wooden pocket doors that open to the adjacent dining room, which has a bay window, and a built-in china cabinet and fireplace in opposite corners. The kitchen has a breakfast bar attached perpendicular to built-ins along the wall. The owner's bedroom has a sunroom-like sitting room a half-step down from the sleeping area. The house also has a partially screened-in wraparound porch with bench swing and a roomy backyard with brick-paved areas, a raised wooden detached patio and a covered porch.

  • Full Listing: 10301 Armory Avenue (map)
  • Price: $949,900
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 3,108
  • Year Built: 1898
  • Listing Agent: Mike Delp, Compass

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

A Corner Colonial in 16th Street Heights

This corner colonial on Arkansas Avenue has a full-length porch and both front and side entrances. The front door is surrounded by windows and opens into a bright foyer, while the living room has double exposure and a white wood-burning fireplace. French doors with transom windows open into a dining room with a coffered ceiling. Hardwood floors transition to tile, delineating a breakfast nook and contemporary farmhouse-style kitchen with a glass door between two full-sized windows, opening out to a multi-level wooden deck overlooking a fenced-in backyard. One of the bedrooms on the second floor has an attached sunroom-like den, while the L-shaped owner's suite has an en-suite with a frameless glass shower stall, double vanity and standalone tub. The upper level has a fourth bedroom and a bonus room under a cove ceiling. The lower level rec room has a built-in bench, full bath and a wet bar area.

  • Full Listing: 4805 Arkansas Avenue NW (map)
  • Price: $1,195,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 3,528
  • Year Built: 1913
  • Listing Agent: Ellen Klein, RLAH Real Estate

A Top-Floor Dupont Circle Two-Bedroom

This 1,100 square-foot two-bedroom is on the top floor of a boutique building in Dupont Circle and retains a lot of the original charm of the building. The living room has a wide bay window adjacent to an exposed brick accent wall. Both bedrooms lie off a long hallway, and the main bedroom has a deep storage recess and an en-suite bath with a washer/dryer. At the opposite end of the hall is a spacious open dining area and kitchen, with the latter housing a skylight, breakfast bar, extensive cabinetry and an exposed brick wall, as well as a door out to a long private balcony. The unit also comes with parking and storage.

  • Full Listing: 1717 T Street NW, #32 (map)
  • Price: $785,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,136
  • HOA Fees: $397/month
  • Year Built: 1905
  • Listing Agents: Jackie Sink, Crystal Crittenden, Compass

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best-new-listings-historic-in-kensington-and-a-corner-colonial-in-the-16th-/15036

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