Best New Listings: A Helicopter Penthouse; A Classical Corner Find

  • November 4th 2022

by Ashley Hopko

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This week's edition of Best New Listings includes a penthouse with a fun history, a corner lot near Eastern Market and a Brookland home with cozy features. 


A Penthouse in an Old Helicopter Factory 

Built in a factory that produced some of the world's first helicopters, this penthouse spreads out over 1,700 square feet in DC's Park View neighborhood.  Each story has hardwood floors, natural wood, white stone accents and floor-to-ceiling windows. UrbanTurf's favorite feature is the top floor, which includes a den and a deck that overlooks the street below. The main story has an open-concept kitchen and living space, and the primary suite offers a large closet while both bathrooms in the home feature the floor-to-ceiling subway tiling also found in the kitchen. 

  • Full Listing: 774 Girard Street NW, Unit 4W (map
  • Price: $999,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,700
  • HOA: $389/month
  • Year Built: 2016
  • Listing Agents: Greg Schneider & Jenn Smira, Compass

Photo courtesy Derek and Vee


A Classical Corner Find in Eastern Market

This Eastern Market home is on the public market for the first time since it was built in 1936. Thanks to thoughtful preservation, original features such as hardwood and brick flooring can still be found throughout the three-bedroom listing. The main level features the primary living space while the bedrooms are all located upstairs. A large white brick fireplace, two bay windows and overhead gold accented chandelier can be found in the living room. With a breakfast bar island, the open kitchen layout features white cabinetry, a white brick backsplash, original stone flooring and a glass sliding door that leads out to the enclosed back terrace.  Upstairs, the primary bedroom has several closets and three windows overlooking the street. Nestled on the corner of the block, the home offers lots of yard space and two parking spaces - one in a back garage and one in the private driveway. 

  • Full Listing: 922 S Carolina Avenue SE (map)
  • Price: $1,475,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Square Feet: 1,750
  • Year Built: 1936
  • Listing Agents: Marion Smith Buglione & Matt Ackland, Washington Fine Properties


Victorian Home in Brookland

Key features of this Brookland home include a wrap-around porch and a multitude of windows for natural light. The main story includes a living room that overlooks the front yard, a formal dining room with a black brick fireplace, a kitchen and an enclosed sunroom that leads to the backyard. Three of the four bedrooms can be found on the top floor, with unique archways, three mini-hallway windows, and tiled ceilings in two bedrooms. The remaining bedroom is in the basement, along with a large recreational space and another full bathroom. Out back, new owners will be able to take advantage of the landscaped yard which has established trees and pre-set gardening boxes for herbs and vegetables. A detached garage could be put to any number of uses. 

  • Full Listing: 1620 Hamlin Street NE (map)
  • Price: $949,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 2.5 
  • Square Feet: 2,880
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agent: Ned Kraemer, Compass

Photo Courtesy of Kevin Carney

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