Best New Listings: Three is a Magic Number

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings includes three three-bedrooms in three Northeast DC neighborhoods: Chillum, Near Northeast, and Brookland. 

Nooks and Crannies at Queens Landing

With nearly 2,400 square feet of space, this Chillum cottage has been dubbed "Queens Landing". The open interior is awash with angular spaces, with the living area enjoying a bay nook with archtop window and a narrow set of built-ins adjacent to an angled fireplace. The formal dining room sits opposite, facing the front door. The bright kitchen has a breakfast bar island and two glass doors which lead out to different sides of the L-shaped deck. The lower level has an angled fireplace, along with a wet bar, full bath and separate rear access. The house also has a front porch, parking pad, and a spacious, manicured backyard with detached shed.

  • Full Listing: 5709 Blair Road NE (map)
  • Price: $769,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 2,394
  • Year Built: 1935
  • Listing Agents: Denny Horner, Leyla Phelan, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Benches and Terraces in Brookland

This transitional-style three-bedroom in Brookland combines contemporary farmhouse features with numerous conveniences. Repurposed hardwood flooring creates the custom ribbed-vault ceiling in the living room, which also has a gas panel fireplace. The lower level has heated floors throughout, along with a quaint one-wall kitchen and an L-shaped bench built in along two walls opposite a deep nook. A bedroom with recessed nook, a separate rear exit, and a full bath where the subway-tiled shower has a bench built in complete the in-law suite. The multi-level backyard has a flagstone patio and garden terraces, and the house also includes off-street parking, an attic bonus room, and a built-in sound system.

  • Full Listing: 3823 13th Street NE (map)
  • Price: $879,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 1,930
  • Year Built: 1925
  • Listing Agents: Jacob Abbott, Shemaya Klar, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty

Custom Built-Ins and South-Facing Dens

A garden path winds through the front yard of this near Northeast rowhouse. The updated interior has restored original hardwoods, including the mantel with built-in mirror surrounding an angled fireplace in the living room. The dining room is parallel to the kitchen, delineated by different flooring and a wooden breakfast bar. A sunroom-like nook occupies the opposite corner from where the kitchen counter ends, and a door to the rear wooden deck sits between. Three bedrooms share a full bath upstairs, including the owner's bedroom with its wall of closets and south-facing den. The lower level has a custom wall of locally-crafted built-ins, a full bath, a wet bar and a laundry area.

  • Full Listing: 925 K Street NE (map)
  • Price: $899,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,904
  • Year Built: 1912
  • Listing Agent: Jenn Smira, Marc Ross, Compass

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