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Best New Listings: The Bungalow and Carriage House Edition

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings includes bungalows in Langdon and Takoma Park, and a Georgetown rowhouse with a two-story carriage house.


Accessible in Sligo Creek

This adorable three-bedroom bungalow sits behind a manicured lawn just around the corner from Sligo Creek in Takoma Park. The front door opens into the galley kitchen with a hood above the stove. The original trim is prominent in the formal dining room, where a wide doorway leads into the living room with a brick fireplace. Just outside, a lanai overlooks the backyard and has ceiling fans suspended beneath a half-vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Two bedrooms, including the owner's bedroom, share a bath on the main level. The lower level has a carpeted rec room, an exposed ceiling beam, and a full bath. There is also a third bedroom on this level with its own exposed beam and a paned door leading out to the backyard patio.

  • Full Listing: 1014 Elm Avenue (map)
  • Price: $715,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,544+
  • Year Built: 1922
  • Listing Agent: Dan Metcalf, Long & Foster Real Estate

Photo courtesy of RealTour. 


A Bungalow in Langdon Park

Behind a white picket fence steps from the Chuck Brown Memorial and the Langdon Park rec center, this bungalow has a front porch with a bench swing. A wide doorway to the left of the entry hall leads into the living room, where another wide doorway creates open flow into the dining room with a bay window. This space is also open to the kitchen, which has ample dark granite counterspace, white subway tile backsplash, and a mounted breakfast bar. The main level also has a full bath, a bedroom/office, and a family room that is open to a sunroom area. The lower level has a rec room with wet bar, a full bath, a laundry room and a bedroom, all space that has comprised an Airbnb unit over the years. The house also has a raised backyard patio and a permeable paver driveway leading to a garage with carriage doors.

  • Full Listing: 2917 20th Street NE (map)
  • Price: $799,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,400+
  • Year Built: 1914
  • Listing Agent: Kathy Dipp, Century 21 Redwood Realty

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


A Georgetown Carriage House

Around the corner from Wisconsin Avenue, this four-bedroom rowhouse has a backyard bonus. The living room of the main residence has built-ins bookending a wood-burning fireplace, and paned french doors in the galley kitchen lead out to a tiered patio with brick framing stone pavers and a fountain with a carved face-spout. The bonus out back is the two-story carriage house, designed by architect Christian Zapatka. The carriage house has a Tuscan-themed main level with tiled floors and a fireplace between two brick arches, one decorative, the other leading into a temperature-controlled wine cellar. The upper level has a wood-paneled library/sitting room/bonus room with a wall of built-ins and a full bath. The carriage house also has a private patio and direct access to the two-car garage.

  • Full Listing: 1557 33rd Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1.95 million
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,254
  • Year Built: 1910
  • Listing Agent: Daniel Brewer, Sebastien Courret, Washington Fine Properties

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

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