Best New Listings: Mid-Century Modern and Jose Andres

by Shilpi Paul

In this week’s edition of Best New Listings, UrbanTurf looks at a 1965-built townhouse in Southwest, a Chevy Chase colonial with a chef-designed kitchen, and a Capitol Hill condo with a long layout.


Three-Level Townhouse in Southwest Quadrant

The Southwest quadrant underwent a construction boom in the 1950s and 60s, resulting in a slew of mid-century residential options. This three-level townhouse is one; it was built in 1965 and is blocky on the exterior, while modern, with open floors, giant windows, and darkly colored floors, on the inside. As the listing suggests, $579,000 is a competitive price for a 2,304-square-foot townhouse. However, as with many listings in Southwest, the HOA fees are on the high side at $715 a month.

  • Full listing: 1261 4th Street SW, #8 (map)
  • Price: $579,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Footage: 2,304
  • HOA Fees: $715
  • Listing Agent: Andrew Peers, Lindsay Reishman Real Estate


Chevy Chase Colonial With a Celebrity Chef-Designed Kitchen

This five-bedroom, family-sized Chevy Chase colonial is large with a spacious, grassy backyard. The listing intriguingly describes a kitchen that was apparently designed by Jose Andres. It is clean, open and outfitted with several bar stools facing the cooking area, perhaps to allow for a Minibar-style presentation. The finished basement also has another kitchen.

  • Full listing: 3755 McKinley Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1.195 million
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Year Built: 1923
  • Listing Agents: Theresa Helfman Taylor, Coldwell Banker


Capitol Hill Condo With A Long, Narrow Layout

This Capitol Hill condo is bright and clean and has a slightly unusual layout, which is long, narrow and rectangular. The layout does lead to some cozy spaces, like a sunny area next to the bay windows and a space for a couch right across from the fireplace. This unit is part of a small, three-unit building with an unfinished basement. If interested, the buyer has the option of purchasing the basement as well.

  • Full listing: 1447 East Capitol Street SE, #1 (map)
  • Price: $399,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Footage: 791
  • HOA Fees: $281
  • Listing Agent: Valerie Blake, Prudential PenFed Realty

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best_new_listings_mid_century_modern_and_jose_andres/7374


  1. Jessica Zippin said at 8:44 am on Monday July 29, 2013:

    Southwest house already under contract!

  1. Mary said at 8:44 am on Tuesday July 30, 2013:

    Yeah, townhouses are going under contract really fast in SW these days. The other week, one went under contract before the open house.

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