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Best New Listings: Soaring Ceilings and Stone Exteriors

  • January 27th 2023

by Ashley Hopko

This Week's Best New Listings includes a Shaw condo with soaring ceilings, a Wesley Heights home with show-stopping family room and a property in Alexandria with "international style."


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A Sunny Shaw Condo

Lofty with skylights, this two-bedroom condo on 5th Street features lots of natural light and exposed brick. The main floor features an open kitchen with marble counters, a breakfast bar, and a square tiled backsplash, and an exposed brick wall accentuates the soaring ceiling in the living room. Three skylights allow for extra light to illuminate the space, and a nook by the windows in the front room is ideal for a small dining table. The bedroom on the main floor has two closets, a covered space for laundry and its own private patio. The lower level of the condo lives like an in-law suite with a bedroom, walk-in closet, a full bathroom and a private entrance from the back garden, which is fully fenced.  

  • Full Listing: 1606 5th Street NW, #2  (map)
  • Price: $824,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,200
  • HOA Dues: $236/month 
  • Year Built: 1880
  • Listing Agent: Kurt Matsa, Keller Williams Capital Properties

Photo Courtesy Derek and Vee 


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A Monochrome Alexandria Home

Inspired by the popular "international" style homes of the 1940s, this listing in Alexandria features a boxy exterior with an open interior layout.  In a monochrome style, many details of the three-bedroom house are finished in a calm gray color - including the kitchen, with lots of cabinetry, a breakfast bar and wraparound marble counters. An adjacent breakfast nook features large windows and provides access to the tiered back patio. The upper level features all the bedrooms, including a primary suite that has room for a king-sized bed and an in-unit bathroom. In the basement, there is a large recreation space, a bathroom, storage, a laundry area plus an extra room that could be used as an office. A one-car garage is attached to the house. 

  • Full Listing: 2905 Argyle Drive (map)
  • Price: $1,199,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 2,290
  • Year Built: 1940
  • Listing Agents: Jennifer Walker & Micki MacNaughton, McEnearney Associates

Photo Courtesy of Home Visions Media


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The Stone Home in Wesley Heights 

Located in Wesley Heights, the centerpiece of this stone colonial may be the family room. The glass-walled space has a peaked roof, a stone fireplace and patio access, and won an award from the American Institute of Architects after renovations were completed. The main level also features a spacious living room with a grand fireplace and wooden ceiling beams, a large kitchen, and a formal dining room. Two french doors open to a back stone patio, which overlooks a small koi pond. In the basement, there's a common space, a laundry area and another bedroom that has been staged as an office. The primary suite includes a sitting room and two walk-in closets. Additional bedrooms throughout the house all feature large windows, closet space and a mixture of wood and carpet flooring. 

  • Full Listing: 2934 Glover Drive NW Drive (map)
  • Price: $2,695,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 4.5 
  • Square Feet: 4,080
  • Year Built: 1929
  • Listing Agents: Christopher Ritzert & Christie-Anne Weiss, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo Courtesy Constance Gauthier 

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best_new_listings_soaring_ceilings_and_stone_exteriors/20551.

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