Best New Listings: A Craftsman With an English Garden; The Condo Inside the Mansion

  • February 3rd 2023

by Ashley Hopko

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This Week's Best New Listings includes a 16th Street Heights craftsman, a cozy Kingman Park rowhouse, and a historic condo in Dupont Circle with callbacks to its past. 


A 16th Street Heights Craftsman With a Memorable Garden

The eventual buyers of this craftsman in 16th Street Heights may not see the jewel of the listing until they get out back. The backyard was converted into a professionally designed English garden, featuring shaped shrubbery, a central fountain and a gazebo. Other standout features of the four-level home include a large living room with a sculpted mantle, an attic converted into an angled extra bedroom, and a spacious multi-purpose room in the basement that could be a good space for an office or at-home library. The house is also outfitted with solar panels that will help the new owners save on their electric bill. 

  • Full Listing: 1428 Longfellow Street NW (map
  • Price: $1,289,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 2,768
  • Year Built: 1974
  • Listing Agents: Loic Pritchett & Kelly Williams, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photos Courtesy HomeVisit


A Renovated Row Home in Kingman Park

This row house in the Kingman Park neighborhood stands out thanks to its bright blue exterior and modern renovations. The living room features a subtle floral wallpaper and tiered built-in shelving, while the kitchen has a hidden dishwasher and access to the back patio.  Upstairs, two bedrooms are accompanied by a grand bathroom, complete with a skylight and a mosaic tile shower with a waterfall feature. Another half-bathroom can be found downstairs. 

  • Full Listing: 643 20th Street NE (map)
  • Price: $575,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 1.5  
  • Year Built: 1920
  • Listing Agents: Renee Peres & Pee Jay Santos, Compass

Photos Courtesy Carlo Russo, HDBros 


A 2,000 Square Foot Condo Inside a Dupont Mansion

This 2,000 square-foot, two-level condo sits in a late 19th century mansion in Dupont Circle. The private entryway includes stained glass features, a chandelier and subtle striped wallpaper. Sliding doors lead into a formal dining room, complete with a built-in china cabinet and a fireplace. The formal sitting room includes tall windows and another grand fireplace, and the kitchen features a historic red brick hearth. All three bedrooms include an en-suite bath, however, the primary suite includes an additional cutout that makes for the ideal lounge area. A small den includes a space for a desk and French doors that open to a small balcony. 

  • Full Listing: 1279 21st Street NW, #6 (map)
  • Price: $1,350,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,031
  • HOA Dues: $731/month
  • Year Built: 1898
  • Listing Agents: Martin Toews & Jeff Brier, Compass

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best_new_listings_a_craftsman_with_an_english_garden/20574.

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