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Best New Listings: A Designer’s One-Bedroom; Life in a Former Auto Garage

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s Best New Listings include an expanded home in Chevy Chase, an interior designer’s personal residence off U Street, and a two-bedroom condo in a former auto garage.


Best New Listings: A Designer's One-Bedroom; Life in a Former Auto Garage: Figure 1

A Designer-Owned One-Bedroom on 16th Street

Located in a historic Beaux-Arts 16th Street building, this one bedroom plus den is the home of an interior designer and has been featured in a number of home design publications. An entrance foyer area with a closet leads into the living room, and a galley kitchen is tucked next to the separate dining room. Pale hardwood flooring throughout the space gives the condo a modern, open feel. Unfortunately, the owner’s good taste does not convey.

  • Full Listing: 1925 16th Street NW, #301 (map)
  • Price: $465,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 712
  • HOA Fees: $501/month
  • Year Built: 1924
  • Listing Agents: Melissa Farley, Long & Foster Real Estate


Best New Listings: A Designer's One-Bedroom; Life in a Former Auto Garage: Figure 2

Two Bedrooms in a Former Auto Garage

Johnson Avenue is a one-block street tucked away off 14th Street in Logan Circle that is lined with former factories and auto garages. This 1,100 square-foot, two-bedroom unit can be found in one of those former industrial buildings. A hallway entry boasts travertine flooring that continues throughout the main living space. Both bedrooms have a darker hardwood flooring and recessed lighting. Large windows flood the unit with natural light from multiple angles.

  • Full Listing: 1741 Johnson Avenue NW, #201 (map)
  • Price: $769,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Footage: 1,118
  • HOA Fees: $548/month
  • Listing Agent: Sarah Howard, Long & Foster Real Estate


Best New Listings: A Designer's One-Bedroom; Life in a Former Auto Garage: Figure 3

Renovated and Expanded in Chevy Chase

This four-story Chevy Chase home features rustic touches, from the large covered porch at the entrance to the wooden island in the chef’s kitchen. The home was renovated and expanded in recent years, and now includes a total of eight bedrooms. The four bedrooms on the second floor include the master, which has a private balcony deck. Three bedrooms join a library under the vaulted ceiling on the uppermost floor, while the basement has a recreation room, wine cellar and au-pair suite.

  • Full Listing: 3725 Ingomar Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1,799,000
  • Bedrooms: Eight
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Year Built: 1920
  • Listing Agent: Kimberly Cestari, W.C. & A.N. Miller, Realtors

Photos courtesy of HomeVisit.

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best_new_listings_one_block_street_off_u_chevy_chase/11111

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