Best New Listings: The Roaring Twenties Edition

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings includes a farmhouse in Barnaby Woods, a manor in Brookland, and a North Cleveland Park colonial, all built in the early 1920s.

Heated Floors and Stacked Backsplashes

A wide porch with bench swing wraps from the front door around the left side of this Barnaby Woods farmhouse, leading to a spacious rear patio. Inside, the family room has heated hardwood floors, a wood plank ceiling, and a built-in entertainment console with shelving. The adjacent kitchen is generous and has a custom tiled backsplash beneath the chef's hood, set amid the subway-style backsplash above the countertop. The upstairs bedrooms are brightly-lit, and the lower level has a spacious rec room, full bath, laundry room, and a mudroom with plenty of storage and interior access to the two-car garage. The house also has a driveway and an expansive back lawn.

  • Full Listing: 6322 31st Street NW (map)
  • Price: $969,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 1,967
  • Year Built: 1923
  • Listing Agent: Nancy Wilson, Evers & Co. Real Estate

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

Not Brookland Manor, but a Brookland Manor

This plantation-style house in Brookland has tall stately columns along the front porch. The double-sided stairway has a decorative panel in the railing and a living room and family room through the entryways on either side. The formal dining room has a built-in corner cabinet and a set of french doors out to a sunroom which is surrounded by doors instead of windows, leading out to a covered porch on one side and an open porch on the other. The kitchen is a couple of stairs up from the dining room and has a marble tiled backsplash, farmhouse apron sink, and butcher block countertops. The huge owner's en-suite bath has a double vanity and a tiled shower stall which obstructs view of the toilet on the other side. The house has storage and laundry on the lower level, and a 450 square-foot attic bonus room boasts a wood plank pitched ceiling and unique built-ins.

  • Full Listing: 1313 Quincy Street NE (map)
  • Price: $1,089,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 2,869 
  • Year Built: 1925
  • Listing Agents: Jacob Abbott, Shemaya Klar, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty

A Backyard Pool Blocks from Tenleytown

A few short blocks from the Tenleytown Metro station, this house sits on the border of North Cleveland Park and is equally impressive inside and outside. The deep living room has arched windows above french doors on two walls and archtop windows above a wall-to-wall built-in unit on the third. The main level has parquet hardwood floors throughout, including in the spacious kitchen, which has a deep pantry. Just around the corner is a sunroom-like breakfast nook with painted tiles creating an accent wall. Upstairs, the owner's bedroom has an attached den, while the lower level doubles as an in-law suite with kitchen and full bath. The backyard has a wooden deck with built-in benches, a heated pool, and a pool house with a sleeping area, shower and dressing room.

  • Full Listing: 3901 Alton Place NW (map)
  • Price: $1,195,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,800 
  • Year Built: 1921
  • Listing Agent: Margot Wilson, Washington Fine Properties

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best-new-listings-the-roaring-twenties-edition/15677

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