Best New Listings: Florist-Worthy Backyard in Falls Church and Distinguished DC Row Homes

  • June 14th

by Ashley Hopko

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This week's Best New Listings includes a one-story Falls Church mid-century modern, a renovated townhouse in LeDroit Park and a Shaw townhouse with tin ceilings and blue kitchen cabinetry. 

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A Renovated Row Home With Party Space 

Located near LeDroit Park, this four-bedroom row home was renovated in 2017 and features a modern layout and a clean aesthetic. Upon entering, a living areae includes a gas fireplace, flex space and a dining area with space for eight or more guests. A breakfast bar leads into the elongated kitchen, with a large, uninterrupted window stretching the length of the white waterfall counter. The fourth floor is taken up entirely by the primary suite, with a private deck, a walk-in closet and a marble en-suite bathroom with dual vanity sinks. The basement provides a party space with a wet bar, wine fridge, a full bathroom, an open floor plan and an exit leading to the backyard. 

  • Full Listing: 1831 5th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1,725,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 4.5 
  • Square Feet: 2,909
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agent: Elysia Casaday, Compass

Photo Courtesy of Derek and Vee

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Quite The Backyard in Falls Church 

In a neighborhood protected by the National Register of Historic Places, this one-story mid-century modern house in Falls Church includes lots of wooden planking, wide windows, dark exposed ceiling beams and exposed brick. Central to the home, the open living space has a cathedral ceiling and includes a red brick fireplace with recessed shelving, a skylight, space for a kitchen table and a sliding door leading to the backyard. The wrap-around kitchen consists of red granite counters, a laundry unit, a variegated backsplash and lots of white cabinetry for storage. The primary bedroom has a skylight while both bedrooms have mirrored closet doors. A large deck out back feeds into a fully fenced backyard with a fire pit, tool shed and a vine-covered pergola. Backyard flora includes bulbs, flowering trees, bushes, fig trees, ferns, hostas, peonies and wisteria.

  • Full Listing: 7817 Holmes Run Drive (map)
  • Price: $800,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,147
  • Year Built: 1951
  • Listing Agent: Clarence Pineda, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo Courtesy of Derek and Vee 

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1,400 Square Feet in Shaw 

This three-bedroom Shaw condo features extensive exposed brickwork and a wood-burning hearth in the dining space. The nearly 1,400 square-foot unit also has modern amenities, such as updated hardwood floors, tin ceiling accents and a kitchen, which includes bright blue cabinetry, a central island, stainless steel appliances and colorful drop-down sconces.  All three bedrooms are located on the lower level and the primary suite includes two walk-in closets, an en-suite bathroom with dual vanity sinks. 

  • Full Listing: 925 Westminster Street NW #1 (map)
  • Price: $824,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5 
  • Square Feet: 1,388
  • HOA Dues: $271/month
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agent: Ross Vann, Compass

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