Best New Listings: An 18th Century Classic, A Mountain Retreat in Kent and a Classic Penthouse

  • September 15th 2023

by UrbanTurf Staff

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This week’s Best New Listings includes a carefully maintained Bloomingdale classic, a mountain retreat in Kent, and two penthouses that became one in Lanier Heights. 


Carefully Owned For 30 Years in Bloomingdale

The owner of this Bloomingdale rowhouse has lived in the home for more than 30 years, and has restored it while maintaining much of the character from when it was built over a century ago. Many aspects of the listing recall an earlier era, including the pocket doors, decorative molding and four antique fireplaces. UrbanTurf's favorite room is the primary bedroom on the third level which has a gabled beamed ceiling, an open loft area, and a bathroom with an elevated soaking tub and a marble vanity. 

  • Full Listing: 2222 1st Street NW (map
  • Price: $1,349,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 2,576
  • Year Built: 1909
  • Listing Agent: Gali Sapir, Perennial Real Estate

Photo by Real Tour, Inc.


A Mountain Retreat in Kent

This five-bedroom home in DC's Kent neighborhood was reimagined in the style of a house you might find in the mountains of North Carolina or Appalachia. That aesthetic can be seen in the exterior that features natural western red cedar lap siding with mitered outside corners with copper accents. The heart of the home is an open kitchen and family room that include finishes such as a white oak island, honed Taj Mahal quartzite countertops and floating quartzite shelving. The house also has a screened porch, a large finished lower level, and a deep backyard. 

  • Full Listing: 5110 Cathedral Avenue NW (map
  • Price: $3,495,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Square Feet: 3,900
  • Year Built: 1973
  • Listing Agent: Lisa Resch, Compass

Photo by Townsend Visuals. 


Two Penthouses Become One in Lanier Heights

This nearly 2,000 square-foot co-op is actually the combination of two residences at The Ontario in Lanier Heights. That combination affords the listing spaces like a living room shaped by a cupola, and a nearly 600 square-foot primary bedroom suite. There are also three separate walk-in closets and an extra-long galley kitchen with a pantry and a Bertazzoni gas stove. And, for buyers that are chandelier lovers, the chandeliers in the living room and dining room convey with the purchase. 

  • Full Listing: 2853 Ontario Road NW, Unit 603/606 (map)
  • Price: $1,495,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,841
  • HOA Fees: $1,997/month
  • Listing Agent: Sammy Dweck, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo by Nathan Stewart. 

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