Best New Listings: Pretty Patio, Spiral Staircase, and Glass Walls

by Shilpi Paul

In this week’s edition of Best New Listings, we look at a Takoma Park contemporary with glass walls, an Adams Morgan condo with a pretty patio, and a Columbia Heights condo with a spiral staircase.

Best New Listings: Pretty Patio, Spiral Staircase, and Glass Walls: Figure 1

Affordable Adams Morgan Condo With a Pretty Little Patio

The main selling points of this Calvert Street condo are the affordable price and the location steps from Adams Morgan and Rock Creek Park. While the interior, decently-sized at 636 square feet, is pretty plain, the buyer(s) will have access to a rooftop deck and a cute front area. The current owner appears to have many flower and herb pots on the pretty grey patio, which faces the street.

  • Full listing: 1801 Calvert Street NW, Unit G4 (map)
  • Price: $319,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Footage: 636
  • Listing Agent: Angelika Suisman, Long & Foster Real Estate

Best New Listings: Pretty Patio, Spiral Staircase, and Glass Walls: Figure 2

Takoma Park Contemporary With Many Glass Walls

In a neighborhood full of bungalows, this mid-century contemporary stands out with its interior and exterior glass walls. The three-bedroom home was designed by Charles Goodman, the architect responsible for the distinctive homes in Hollin Hills and at River Park in Southwest DC. Like the homes in Hollin Hills, the windows face natural, tree-filled scenes rather than neighbors’ homes. We also liked the sunroom and angled ceilings throughout the house.

  • Full listing: 7906 Takoma Avenue, MD (map)
  • Price: $475,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1951
  • Listing Agent: Arlene Koby, Weichert, REALTORS

Best New Listings: Pretty Patio, Spiral Staircase, and Glass Walls: Figure 3

Converted Columbia Heights Condo With a Spiral Staircase

This unit takes up two floors of a Columbia Heights row house that was converted in 2005. It spreads out over 1,400 square feet, a layout which includes a large living area, two bedrooms and a den. The outdoor areas are also pretty cool: the second story balcony leads up to a rooftop patio via spiral staircase. The home is on the south side of Columbia Heights, close to the U Street Corridor.

  • Full listing: 1205 Clifton Street NW, Unit C (map)
  • Price: $614,900
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Footage: 1,408
  • Listing Agent: Thomas Welch, Evers & Company Real Estate

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best_new_listings_glass_walls_pretty_patio_and_spiral_staircase/5829

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