Best New Listings: Whimsical Originals from Cleveland Park to Hollin Hills

  • March 13th 2020

by Nena Perry-Brown

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This week’s Best New Listings include whimsical details and updated original style from Hollin Hills to Crestwood.

A Mid-Century Goodman Ranch 

Steps terrace up from the parking pad in front of this Charles Goodman-designed ranch house in Hollin Hills. The exterior of the three-bedroom alternates between siding and tall windows. The updated interior starts with a sleek galley kitchen with lit drawers, a floor-to-ceiling pantry and a hood above the Electrolux gas range. The dining room is open to the living room, which enjoys a wood-burning brick-surround fireplace next to a recess beneath windows. The house also integrates smart home technology and sits on a 1/3-acre lot.

  • Full Listing: 7210 Rebecca Drive (map)
  • Price: $720,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,250
  • Year Built: 1954
  • Listing Agent: Jennifer Caterini, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

A Crestwood Foursquare

Flagstone steps lead up to the pillared front porch of this foursquare in Crestwood. The living room has built-ins flanking a wood-burning fireplace with a chevron-patterned surround. The double-sided kitchen contrasts white-painted brick walls with a white subway-tile backsplash and marble countertops, a La Cornue double gas stove beneath a pot-filler spout and a breakfast bar island built around a pillar. The owner's suite on the uppermost level sits under a pitched ceiling with a bench built into a brick accent wall, a closet/dressing room with a washer/dryer, and an en-suite bath that mirrors the bedroom layout. The lower level has a rec room with a floating panel fireplace and wet bar, a bedroom and full bath, and the house also has a rear screened-in porch and a two-car detached garage.

  • Full Listing: 1734 Webster Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1,378,000
  • Bedrooms: Six
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Square Feet: 2,939
  • Year Built: 1922
  • Listing Agent: Steven Berson, McEnearney Associates

Built-ins and Bay Windows, Sunrooms and Whimsy

The main level of this Cleveland Park Queen Anne has parquet hardwood flooring throughout, and the living room has a fireplace with narrow french windows on either side. The formal dining room has a high chair rail and built-in corner cabinet, and the angular family room has a bay window opposite a stone fireplace atop a tall hearth. The kitchen beyond has farmhouse cabinetry concealing the hood above a double stove and enjoys a bay window breakfast nook. The bedrooms include original features like built-ins and fireplaces, and there are sunrooms on both the second and third floors in addition to a sunroom off the owner's bedroom. This bedroom also has a skylit sitting area lined with windows on two sides and a dressing room with extensive built-ins. The house also has a wrap-around porch and sits on a 1/4-acre lot.

  • Full Listing: 3301 Highland Place NW (map)
  • Price: $3,495,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 5.5
  • Square Feet: 5,350
  • Year Built: 1913
  • Listing Agent: Margot Wilson, Washington Fine Properties

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best-new-listings-whimsical-originals-from-cleveland-park-to-hollin-hills/16590.

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