Best New Listings: A Sky-like Ceiling, Smart Wiring and Seven Bedrooms

by Shilpi Paul

In this week’s edition of Best New Listings, we look at a Bethesda contemporary with sky-like ceilings, a Cleveland Park Victorian with smart wiring, and a 16th Street Heights colonial with seven bedrooms.


Bethesda Contemporary with a Sky-Like Ceiling

The open feeling of this four-bedroom contemporary doesn’t just come from the walls of windows looking out onto the half acre lot; the owners also painted the ceilings in the living and dining rooms in a pale blue with wispy clouds to resemble the sky. The wall art continues in the master bathroom, where the branches and skylights give it an outdoors-y atmosphere. The grounds of the home resemble a retreat, with a pagoda, wooden bridge and a few other structures, all bounded by a stream.


Smartly Wired Cleveland Park Mansion

Though this Cleveland Park four-bedroom looks traditionally Victorian, a recent renovation brought it into the 21st century with smart wiring, video surveillance and a house-wide audio system all accessible via iPhone. The house looks fairly innocent, but a few features reveal the inner fanciness: a pantry made from expensive-looking dark wood, a master bath made entirely of marble and a front porch with a hardwood ceiling and a ceiling fan. The house has many rooms to spare, including an attic-level finished bedroom and a basement-level family room. UrbanTurf also liked the stained glass and, per usual, the very deep, claw-foot bathtub.

  • Full listing: 3310 Ross Place NW (map)
  • Price: $1.85 million
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Year Built: 1906
  • Listing Agent: Joseph Himali, Best Address Real Estate

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


Seven Bedrooms in 16th Street Heights

Normal Foursquare-style home stop with four bedrooms on each corner of the second story, but this 16th Street Heights listing manages to fit in three more bedrooms throughout the house. Two, plus a bathroom, fit in the finished attic, and another all-purpose room, along with a walk-in closet, office and bathroom, sit on the lowest level. Along with the seven bedrooms, there are a few other repetitions, like two jacuzzi tubs and multiple porches. The dining room has a striking exposed beam ceiling — the house has lots of wooden details — and the living room has some cool-looking textured walls.

  • Full listing: 4909 14th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $909,900
  • Bedrooms: Seven
  • Bathrooms: Four
  • Square Footage: 2,805
  • Listing Agent: Bryce Rowland, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best_new_listings_a_skylike_ceiling_smart_wiring_and_seven_bedrooms/5892

1 Comment

  1. jag said at 3:19 pm on Friday August 10, 2012:

    “painted the ceilings in the living and dining rooms in a pale blue with wispy clouds to resemble the sky.”

    Weird. Looks exactly like pretty severe water damage, at least in the pic.

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