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Best New Listings: Mid-Century Modern, Custom in Color, and Missing Middle

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings includes a mid-century modern house in Holmes Run Acres and a pair of turn-of-the-century houses in Cleveland Park and Adams Morgan.


An MCM Ranch Near Holmes Run

This mid-century modern ranch sits close to the Holmes Run stream in Virginia. A carport with shed sits beside the front door, and the interior has an exposed wood beam pitched ceiling. A brick panel fireplace sits between the front door and an oversized window, and the adjacent wall has near floor-to-ceiling windows looking out to the rear deck. The owner's bedroom has sliding glass doors out to the skylit screened-in porch and shares a skylit bath with a second bedroom on the main level. Another two bedrooms share a bath on the lower level, which also houses a rec room with a brick fireplace and the laundry room. The spacious backyard has a wooden deck a few steps up from a brick paver patio.

  • Full Listing: 3408 Surrey Lane (map)
  • Price: $767,500
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,771
  • Year Built: 1954
  • Listing Agent: Earle Whitmore, Long & Foster Real Estate

Custom and Color in Cleveland Park

Located on a Cleveland Park corner, this recently-renovated five-bedroom comes with creative flourishes. To the right of the foyer, the walls and ceiling of the formal dining room/library are an electric blue, as is the extensive built-in shelving and the base of the window seat. The living room has a bowed wall adjacent to a wall of built-ins surrounding a fireplace. A breakfast bar island beneath a row of display cabinets separate the living room from the kitchen, which has marble countertops and a brass-colored hood above the stove. There is also a breakfast nook with a  U-shaped banquette beside the back door. The third and fourth bedrooms are beneath pitched ceilings, one with four built-in beds. The house also has a covered front porch and a rear paver patio with a stone fireplace, a grill and a fountain.

  • Full Listing: 3520 35th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $2,495,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Square Feet: 4,000
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agents: Nancy Taylor Bubes, Kathleen O'Donovan, Washington Fine Properties

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


A Pair of Units in Adams Morgan

This Adams Morgan rowhouse actually consists of two different units. Upstairs, the main level has a living room with bay window, brick accent wall, and an angled fireplace. The U-shaped kitchen has contemporary wood cabinetry, a hood above the stove, and grey glass subway tile backsplash. The main level also has a covered wooden deck with ceiling fan a few steps above the rear brick patio. The owner's bedroom has a turret ceiling, a wall of built-ins adjacent to its bay window, and a walk-in closet with built-ins all around; another bedroom has access to a terrace. The lower level is a separate one-bedroom apartment per the certificate of occupancy and comes complete with its own bay window and stacked laundry in the kitchen. 

  • Full Listing: 2602 Mozart Place NW (map)
  • Price: $1.35 million
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 2,434
  • Year Built: 1910
  • Listing Agent: Catherine Czuba, Compass

Photo courtesy of Nathan Hisch.

This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best-new-listings-mid-century-modern-custom-in-color-and-missing-middle/18108

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