Best New Listings: Soaring Ceilings and Stone Exteriors

  • January 27th 2023

by Ashley Hopko

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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 


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


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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