Best New Listings: A School Loft, A Craftsman and A Unique Home Above the Potomac

  • February 16th

by Ashley Hopko

This week's Best New Listings includes a modern home on the Potomac, a seven-bedroom home in the Palisades and a loft in the historic Carbery School building. 


Details in A Palisades Craftsman

This seven-bedroom house in the Palisades features attention to detail at every turn. From the subtle floral wallpaper to the crown molding to the wet bar off the dining room perfect for creating craft cocktails, the listing has lovely touches throughout. The kitchen, with its central breakfast bar island, overlooks the family room with a cozy fireplace. The primary suite includes a huge walk-in closet and an en-suite bathroom that has dual vanity sinks, a soaking tub and a waterfall shower. The home has no shortage of outdoor entertainment areas including the covered front and back porches, a stone patio with a built-in grill and gas fire pit, a grassy backyard and a second-story balcony. 

  • Full Listing: 5514 Sherier Place NW (map)
  • Price: $3,399,000
  • Bedrooms: Seven
  • Bathrooms: Six
  • Square Feet: 5,521
  • Year Built: 1911
  • Listing Agents: Farleigh Jewett & Kimberly Casey, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo Courtesy HomeVisit

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A Robert Gurney With Potomac Views

Overlooking the Potomac River in Glen Echo, this contemporary four-bedroom has the unique aesthetic of architect Robert Gurney. Visitors enter into an  elliptical tower clad in lead coated copper, and a curved maple staircase leads to the upper level, which features a skylight and an exposed metal walkway instead of a hall. The primary suite occupies its own wing with a private office, a butterfly frame roof, a wood-burning fireplace, a spa bath with concrete counters and a double dressing room. Floor-to-ceiling windows are found throughout the home and offer great views from the open living space on the main floor, which leads to an enclosed patio area. The bottom level features a fitness center with an indoor hot tub, sauna and a movie theater with staggered lounge seating.

  • Full Listing: 5300 Mohican Road (map)
  • Price: $3,295,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Square Feet: 5,373
  • Year Built: 2003
  • Listing Agents: Kara Sheehan & Daniel Heider, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo Courtesy of Studio Trejo

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Historic Capitol Hill Loft 

This 1,200 square-foot loft unit in the Carbery School building has more than ten tall windows, which brighten the condo all day. Central to the loft, the living room includes a fireplace and a built-in entertainment center, and a spiral staircase leads up to the lofted area which has four closets, a bathroom and a work station. Both bedrooms are on the small side but include lots of windows and enough room for queen beds. The open kitchen, includes patterned wallpaper, stainless steel appliances and recessed lighting. A designated parking space comes with the unit and there is a large communal green space shared by residents. 

  • Full Listing: 410 5th Street NE, #16 (map)
  • Price: $835,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Square Feet: 1,203
  • HOA Dues: $552/Month
  • Year Built: 1887
  • Listing Agents: Mona Banes & Doug Richards, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best_new_listings_a_school_loft_a_craftsman_and_a_unique_home/21979.

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