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Best New Listings: Ponds, Pliable Spaces and Screened-in Porches

  • March 5th 2021

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings includes two DC rowhouses of over 3,000 square feet and a Sears kit house in Hyattsville that share features like ponds, pliable Spaces and screened-in porches.


A Pair of Pads in Lincoln Park 

Two blocks from Lincoln Park on Capitol Hill, this rowhouse boasts over 3,700 square feet of space and a separate two-bedroom basement apartment. The five-bedroom section of the home has a front porch and a contemporized open-concept main level. The kitchen has a center island and extensive cabinetry with marble subway-tiled walls peeking through. The family room beyond has a built-in media center wall and a pair of tall windows beside the paned back door, which leads out to a brick-and-stone paved patio with steps down to a secured parking pad beside a shed. One of the upstairs bedrooms has a ladder up to a skylit hexagonal prism of loft space, and there is also a roof deck off a bonus room on the uppermost floor. 

  • Full Listing: 238 11th Street NE (map)
  • Price: $2.4 million
  • Bedrooms: Seven
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Square Feet: 3,734
  • Year Built: 1924
  • Listing Agent: Tim Barley, RE/MAX Allegiance

Kilbourne Sears Kit House in Hyattsville

Located on a large lot in Historic Hyattsville, this Sears kit bungalow shows off its own history. Past the front porch with a bench swing, the hall closet has a full-length mirror set into a wooden door, opposite an archway that leads into the living room. On the far wall, a fireplace has a wood mantle with shelf that rises to just above the windows on either side. An archway leads into the formal dining room with a wood-framed pass-through window/breakfast bar looking into the kitchen, which has a deep walk-in pantry and turquoise green cabinets with a matching fridge. Off the skylit upstairs landing, the owner's bedroom spans the length of the house and shares a skylit bath with double sink, washer/dryer, and stained glass above the tub beside the shower stall. The house also has a rear screened-in porch with exposed beams and ceiling fan, and a raised backyard patio beside a fish pond and a fireplace.

  • Full Listing: 4219 Nicholson Street (map)
  • Price: $650,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,973
  • Year Built: 1926
  • Listing Agent: Ann Barrett, Long & Foster Real Estate

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


A Traditional Rowhouse in Logan Circle

A block off Logan Circle, this brick rowhouse retains its traditional style (along with its original woodwork and heart pine floors). Past the entry vestibule and off the hall, the living room has a bay window nook and a fireplace with dark marble-esque surround. Pocket doors open into the eat-in kitchen, where the dining area also has a marble fireplace with stone grate and the kitchen has tiled floors, a breakfast bar island with integrated cooktop, a tin press ceiling, a diamond-patterned tile backsplash and a black farmhouse basin sink. Wood french doors open out to the screened-in rear porch with ceiling fan, leading down to a stone patio with a corner koi fish pond. The upstairs landing is open-concept flex space with another fireplace, a full bath, and access to a terrace. On the top floor, the owner's suite has a jack-and-jill walk-through closet with built-ins on either side, and there is also a lower level in-law studio with separate entrance.

  • Full Listing: 1215 Q Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1,625,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 3,414
  • Year Built: 1895
  • Listing Agents: David DeSantis, Peter Fortner, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo courtesy of Sean Shanahan.

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