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Best New Listings: Narrow Victorian, Exposed Brick and Tiered Backyard

by Shilpi Paul

In this week’s edition of Best New Listings, UrbanTurf looks at Georgetown Victorian with a narrow footprint, a Columbia Heights rowhouse with exposed brick walls, and a detached home near Hillcrest with a tiered backyard.


Best New Listings: Narrow Victorian, Exposed Brick and Tiered Backyard: Figure 1

Georgetown Victorian With a Narrow Footprint

Though this Georgetown Victorian isn’t the largest home, it makes good use of its limited square footage. The kitchen table is pushed up to a cushy banquette, making room for a dining area in a smaller space. The lower level is finished and is usable as a guest room, and the master bedroom’s bay window area creates room for a small reading nook. We also liked the backyard, which is paved with flagstone and edged by tall trees.

  • Full listing: 3408 O Street NW (map)
  • Price: $995,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1920
  • Listing Agent: Nancy Taylor Bubes, Washington Fine Properties


Best New Listings: Narrow Victorian, Exposed Brick and Tiered Backyard: Figure 2

Columbia Heights Rowhouse with Exposed Brick

This four-bedroom rowhouse was renovated in a cozy, urban style: the wood trim around the windows and doorways has been painted a glossy black, there is a wall of exposed brick in the kitchen and adjacent sunroom, and many of the rooms are painted with bold colors. One of the bedrooms opens up to a sizable second-story deck, which sits on top of the sunroom. Finally, the lower level has been converted into a one-bedroom in-law suite, complete with a kitchen, bathroom and laundry area.

  • Full listing: 3021 11th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $525,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Year Built: 1915
  • Listing Agent: David Shotwell, Lindsay Reishman Real Estate


Best New Listings: Narrow Victorian, Exposed Brick and Tiered Backyard: Figure 3

A Tiered Backyard North of Hillcrest

The largest of our options today, this home is located just north of Hillcrest, the suburban-feeling neighborhood east of the Anacostia River. The home has an adorable curb appeal: the facade is 100 percent brick with steeply peaked roof lines, and the house sits on a well landscaped lot. The main living area offers a compromise between an open floor plan and separate rooms: the living room, dining room and kitchen are separated by walls that have large cut-outs in the them. The back of the home is a standout area: a family room with three walls of glass looks onto the backyard, which is tiered, with stone steps leading up to two distinct areas.

  • Full listing: 3120 O Street SE (map)
  • Price: $449,900
  • Bedrooms: Six
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Year Built: 1947
  • Listing Agent: Kymber Lovett-Menkiti, Keller Williams Capital Properties

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