Best New Listings: Eccentric on 16th and a Nail-less Build

  • May 31st

by Ashley Hopko

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This week's Best New Listings includes a home in Potomac that was built without nails or screws, a colorful condo with banana wallpaper and a clean-cut home off Benning Road. 


Built Without Nails and Screws on Five Acres of Land

Sitting on just under five acres, this Potomac home was built using the "post and beam" method, which means no nails or screws were used, but rather  exposed wooden beams were interlocked together. The cathedral a-frame design allows for soaring ceilings and tilted skylights throughout, and imported Peruvian and Mexican patterned tiles are found as accents throughout the home on the floors and walls. The open kitchen includes a herb garden in the corner and two doors that lead to the large patio. The upstairs living area has a large wood-burning fireplace with space for a formal dining room. The primary suite, also located on the top floor, includes ample closet space, multiple points of entry and a sliding barn door that leads to a bathroom with double vanity sinks and a glass waterfall shower.

  • Full Listing: 7211 Brookstone Court (map)
  • Price: $1,799,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 4,083
  • Year Built: 1985
  • Listing Agent: Brittanie DeChino, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo Courtesy of Oleks Yaroshynskyi


An Eccentric 16th Street Condo

This artistic condo off 16th Street uses bright colors, funky shapes and industrial detailing to accentuate an edgy and modern feel. Bright yellow banana wallpaper with a shimmery teal background greets guests upon entry and it can also be found as a kitchen backsplash, pairing well with yellow-painted and gray cement accent walls. The living space is open and includes lots of windows for maximum light.  The primary bedroom includes windows with automated blackout curtains, a large mirror and an en-suite bathroom. Although the unit is currently set up as a one-bedroom, the seller is offering a $5,000 stipend for the designation of a second bedroom. Building amenities include a large communal roof deck.

  • Full Listing: 2008 16th Street NW, #300 (map)
  • Price: $650,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 802
  • HOA Dues: $633/Month
  • Year Built: 1911
  • Listing Agents: David and Claire Abrams, Compass

Photo Courtesy of Jess Cash Photography

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Recently Remodeled Home With Space for Guests

Located in DC's Marshall Heights neighborhood, this home was fully remodeled in 2016 and now includes lots of space for extended visits from family  or friends. The interior is clean-cut with white walls, consistent recessed lighting, white bathroom and kitchen marble detailing and white painted doors.  At the back of the home, the primary suite has an en-suite bathroom, a walk-in closet and its own seating area. Downstairs, there are two bedrooms, a recreation room and a kitchenette that includes a wine fridge, a sink and a dishwasher. The backyard is fully fenced and has lots of grass. 

  • Full Listing: 5221 C Street SE (map)
  • Price: $549,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,146
  • Year Built: 1966
  • Listing Agent: Brittanie DeChino, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo Courtesy of Oleks Yaroshynskyi

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