This week’s Best New Listings includes a Cape Cod in Brentwood, a colonial in Colonial Village, and a cottage in Takoma Park, all exemplars of curb appeal.
A Two-Bedroom House with a Pub
Less than two blocks from Takoma Park's public amenities (park, dog park, library, community center), this cottage's curb appeal starts with its garden-like vegetation along the front fence. Its erstwhile detached garage was converted into a pub-like room on the main level, with a built-in banquette beside a bar and additional bar seating beneath the turf-covered stairs. The living room has a coffered ceiling, a white painted brick fireplace, and french doors into a carpeted bonus room. The dining area has a built-in corner banquette and sliding glass doors out to the back patio. The owner's bedroom has a closet wall, and the lower level is split between storage space and a bedroom suite.
- Full Listing: 215 Hodges Lane (map)
- Price: $775,000
- Bedrooms: Two
- Bathrooms: Two
- Square Feet: 1,208
- Year Built: 1948
- Listing Agent: Liz Brent, GO BRENT
A Condo-Priced Cape Cod
This two-bedroom Cape Cod is located a couple of blocks from a community park and community garden in Brentwood, with easy access to the Rhode Island Avenue and Bladensburg Road corridors. Previously featured on early HGTV show "Curb Appeal", the house sits behind a white picket fence and has a trellis on either side of its front porch. The living room has a hidden staircase that leads to a spacious second bedroom/bonus room with vaulted ceiling. The lower level has a bonus room with a built-in media center/shelving unit, and the rest of the space is partially-finished, with white-painted exposed pipes, ceiling beams, and brick and concrete block walls. The house also has a generous backyard.
- Full Listing: 4100 Shepherd Street (map)
- Price: $264,000
- Bedrooms: Two
- Bathrooms: One
- Square Feet: 1,125
- Year Built: 1930
- Listing Agent: Dylan Hanna, Heymann Realty
Photo courtesy of HouseFli.
A Colonial with Garden Spaces
This Colonial Village colonial sits behind a primly manicured lawn. The living room sits through an archway off one side of the foyer, complete with a fireplace and french doors out to the rear deck, and through an archway on the other side, the dining area has double exposure. The kitchen has a mounted breakfast bar peninsula, with a hood floating above the integrated cooktop below, along with marble-esque countertops and matching backsplash. A sunroom has sliding glass door access to the wood platform deck, a couple of steps up from a stone patio and a paver path through planter areas. The lower level has a carpeted rec room, a bedroom and bath, and a laundry room. The house also has a detached two-car garage.
- Full Listing: 1608 Roxanna Road NW (map)
- Price: $1,095,000
- Bedrooms: Four
- Bathrooms: 3.5
- Square Feet: 2,220
- Year Built: 1940
- Listing Agent: Hans Wydler, Compass
Photo courtesy of Townsend Visuals.
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best-new-listings-the-curb-appeal-edition/18396.
Most Popular... This Week • Last 30 Days • Ever
The development will be located a few blocks south of the Takoma Metro station.... read »
The new development along South Capitol Street includes a new amenity for UrbanTurf: ... read »
DC's Office of Planning recently looked at DC's migration patterns in 2022. Today, Ur... read »
A new plan is on the boards for a group of five townhouses in the middle of DC's Chin... read »
Crescent Communities has filed a site plan application with the county for a 467-unit... read »
UrbanTurf has compiled virtual looks at large new developments around the DC region.... read »
Why condo fees are high in some buildings and low in others can be a difficult questi... read »
Dupont Circle’s Swann House, a former 15-bedroom bed and breakfast, will be listed ... read »
The two-building project will include approximately 825 residential units, 151 lodgin... read »
There are two new proposals to redevelop the center at 14th and U Streets NW that are... read »
With this weekend's DC houseboat tour a day away, UrbanTurf thought it only fitting t... read »
President Obama travels to Denver this morning to sign the stimulus bill that has bee... read »
In this week's installment of Ask An Agent, a reader wonders if there is a rule for h... read »
As The Wharf prepares to begin construction, DC's houseboat community heads to its ne... read »
In this week's installment of Ask An Agent, a reader asks a fairly common question th... read »
DC Real Estate Guides
Short guides to navigating the DC-area real estate market
We've collected all our helpful guides for buying, selling and renting in and around Washington, DC in one place. Visit guides.urbanturf.com or start browsing below!
Intro guides for first-time home buyers
Awesome and unusual real estate from across the DC Metro