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Best New Listings: Two Top-Floor City Condos and Rustic in Arlington

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings includes two top-floor condos on two sides of the city, and a rustic Arlington bungalow.


A Tiled Terrace with City Views from Southwest

This nearly 1,000 square-foot Southwest unit sits a couple of blocks from the Wharf and has views spanning the city. An entry hall with a double closet leads directly into the living room, which sits under a tall cove ceiling with a wall of windows framing sliding glass doors. The doors open out to a terrace with honeycomb-tiled flooring, where one can see the Washington Monument. Back inside, the ceiling drops to create a formal dining nook just outside of the U-shaped kitchen with tiled floors and a tiled backsplash. The bedroom has a deep walk-in closet with built-ins, a reading nook, and two sets of sliding glass doors out to juliet balconies. The unit retains its original parquet hardwood floors, and the purchase also comes with a garage parking spot. The building includes a shared laundry room, a pool, a sauna, and a gym.

  • Full Listing: 700 7th Street SW, #806 (map)
  • Price: $499,900
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 988
  • HOA Fees: $1,288/month
  • Year Built: 1967
  • Listing Agent: Emily Gordon, McEnearney Associates

A Rustic Farmhouse in Arlington

Steps from a branch of the Potomac Overlook Regional Park, this rustic bungalow is set back from the street alongside a driveway. The front porch is appended beneath a pitched roof, and the main level includes a bedroom and full bath. The formal dining area has sliding glass doors leading to a deck with steps down to the spacious yard. The dining area is also open to the L-shaped kitchen which has farmhouse cabinetry, open shelving, wine cubbies, and an L-shaped peninsula breakfast bar. Inlaid borders create frames in the hardwood flooring upstairs, where the owner's bedroom spans one side of the house under a tall slanted ceiling. The second bedroom upstairs sits under a skylit slanted ceiling and has access to storage crawl space behind fence-post doors. 

  • Full Listing: 2658 Marcey Road (map)
  • Price: $874,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 1,365
  • Year Built: 1939
  • Listing Agents: Mitchell Schneider, Linda Murphy, McEnearney Associates

A Duplex Penthouse at Atlantic Plumbing

This duplex penthouse enjoys gridded windows along much of its south-facing wall in the open concept living area, offering views out on the surrounding U Street neighborhood. The living room is anchored by a modern built-in media center with shelves above a concrete-backed decorative fireplace. The kitchen on the opposite wall has a white subway tile backsplash with a floating stainless steel shelf above a gas cooktop. The owner's bedroom also has a nearly floor-to-ceiling wall of gridded windows, an expansive walk-in closet just outside the laundry closet, and the tiled en-suite bath has a double sink. A spiral stair leads up to a den/office space and a sitting area with access to a 700-plus square-foot terrace. The unit also comes with a garage parking space.

  • Full Listing: 2030 8th Street NW, #PH1 (map)
  • Price: $1.55 million
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,735
  • HOA Fees: $1,437/month
  • Year Built: 2014
  • Listing Agent: Amir Tabatabai, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

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