Best New Listings: Steps From The Capitol; Looking Good Off U Street

  • April 19th

by Ashley Hopko

This week's Best New Listings includes a colorful townhouse off U Street, a home at the base of the U.S. Capitol and condo in Hill East. 


Looking Good Off U Street

This four-story townhouse just south of the U Street Corridor offers a sleek, cheeky interior. Dark blue walls and cabinetry throughout the house contrast well with the white wood finishes and there are lots of fun details, including tiles that spell out "You Look Good" in one of the showers and rainbow stairs leading to the basement. The main floor layout is open and includes drop-down Edison lighting, a fireplace with recessed areas for shelving or cabinets, a bathroom with teal detailing and an elongated kitchen that leads to a patio and open-air garage. UrbanTurf loves the sitting area on the upper level that includes a window seat overlooking Wallach Street, another fireplace with built-in shelving and a recessed nook that fits a couch. The primary suite takes up the entirety of the top floor with a bathroom with dual vanity sinks and a private roof deck. 

  • Full Listing: 1324 Wallach Place NW (map)
  • Price: $1,750,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 1,764
  • Year Built: 1889
  • Listing Agents: Jack Shorb & Eric Fafoglia, Compass

Photo Courtesy of Townsend Visuals 


At The Foot of The Capitol For The First Time in 17 Years

This Federal three-bedroom home at the base of the U.S. Capitol is on the market for the first time in 17 years. The upstairs kitchen has exposed wooden ceiling beams, a historical fireplace hearth, and a door leading out to a private courtyard with another classic fireplace. Upstairs, a primary suite includes a huge walk-in closet, a small balcony overlooking the yard and a bathroom with dual vanity sinks and a marble shower. In the basement, there is another full kitchen along with a multipurpose space. A two-car garage out back connects to the alley and there's a classic swing on the front porch. 

  • Full Listing: 17 2nd Street NE (map)
  • Price: $4,450,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Four
  • Square Feet: 2,745
  • Year Built: 1850
  • Listing Agent: Tim Barley, Barley & Barley Real Estate


1,400 Square Feet of Condo in Hill East

Thanks to its private street entrance, this two-bedroom condo along D Street SE gives of the feel of a single-family residence. The double-height ceiling is accompanied by a multitude of windows that allow for all-day sun in the main living area. A kitchen on the main level includes marble counters, white cabinetry, a wine fridge and floating shelves. Up the stairs, a loft area looks over the primary living space and serves as a bedroom with a walk-in closet, full bathroom and attached sitting area. UrbanTurf's favorite feature of this home is the private roof deck which includes a wet bar with a beer tap and space for a grill. 

  • Full Listing: 1621 D Street SE, #2 (map)
  • Price: $799,999
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,363
  • HOA Dues: $199/ Month 
  • Year Built: 1947
  • Listing Agent: Camiko Phillips-Ford, Keller Williams Capital Properties

Photo Courtesy Will Gibian

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best_new_listings_steps_from_the_capitol/22206.

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