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Best New Listings: A Converted Schoolhouse, A Spacious Rowhouse and A Semi-Detached House

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings include a converted schoolhouse condo in Capitol Hill, a spacious Truxton Circle rowhouse, and a semi-detached home in North Cleveland Park.


Best New Listings: A Converted Schoolhouse, A Spacious Rowhouse and A Semi-Detached House: Figure 1

Corner Condo Carved out of Former Schoolhouse

This southwest-facing corner condo in the Lenox School Lofts is full of features reminiscent of the building’s former life as a turn-of-the-century schoolhouse. The two-bedroom unit has 13 foot-high ceilings, extra-large soundproof windows, double-wide doorways and several exposed brick walls. The kitchen overlooks the main living area and contains honed granite countertops, a wine fridge and a Viking 6-burner cooktop in the island. A den/office nook lies off the main living area with a short set of steps walking up to the master suite.

  • Full Listing: 725 5th Street SE, #23 (map)
  • Price: $1,250,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • HOA Fees: $940/month
  • Square Feet: 1,793
  • Listing Agent: Michele Scardina, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


Best New Listings: A Converted Schoolhouse, A Spacious Rowhouse and A Semi-Detached House: Figure 2

3,000 Square Feet in Truxton Circle

Over in Truxton Circle, this four-story Victorian rowhouse is surprisingly spacious and offers architectural interest throughout its interior. The dining room and kitchen boast wide-planked herringbone-patterned flooring. There are multiple decorative fireplaces throughout the house, from grated brick panels to meticulously-laid colored tiles. The English basement serves as a one-bedroom apartment complete with two white-painted brick fireplace nooks with a built-in bench. An upper-level family room has a set of accordion doors that open onto a roof deck.

  • Full Listing: 23 N Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1,250,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Year Built: 1915
  • Square Feet: 3,292
  • Listing Agents: Anslie Stokes Milligan, McEnearney Associates

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


Best New Listings: A Converted Schoolhouse, A Spacious Rowhouse and A Semi-Detached House: Figure 3

Four Bedrooms and a Lovely Patio in North Cleveland Park

Located in one of the city’s hottest housing markets, this semi-detached, four-bedroom Tudor in North Cleveland Park has a wide open main level that is flooded with natural light from windows on nearly every wall. The home has three bedrooms on the upper level with an attic that could serve as a fourth bedroom. One of UrbanTurf’s favorite aspects of the home is the fenced-in back patio with a number of seating areas, along with ample storage.

  • Full Listing: 4207 38th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1,075,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Year Built: 1926
  • Listing Agents: Kimberly Cestari, W.C. & A.N. Miller, Realtors

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best_new_listings_a_converted_schoolhouse_and_a_spacious_rowhouse/13038

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