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Best New Listings: The Top Floor in Shaw

  • July 7th 2023

by Ashley Hopko

This week's Best New Listings includes a penthouse in Shaw with a private roof deck, a modern home in Alexandria and a recently renovated home in the Palisades. 


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A Cape Cod in Alexandria 

Breezy outdoor spaces and lofted ceilings are key elements of this Alexandria home. The covered porch includes a ceiling fan and offers the ideal space for patio furniture, while white wooden beams help frame the open concept living space. The elongated kitchen, with sage and beige cabinetry and a large central island, leads to a formal dining space at the back of the home. The primary bedroom features a walk-in closet and attached bathroom, which is also accessible through the secondary living space. A back deck connects to a fully fenced yard with a stone patio. 

  • Full Listing: 116 W Mason Avenue (map)
  • Price: $1,795,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 3,094
  • Year Built: 1955
  • Listing Agent: Sue Goodhart, Compass

Photo Courtesy of Jaren Drew Horsley 


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The Top Floor in Shaw 

This Shaw penthouse offers modern amenities and access to a private roof deck with 360-degree views of DC. With an open layout, natural light pours into the 1,200 square-foot condo through tall windows. White marble counters in the kitchen contrast with the dark wood cabinetry and flecked backsplash. The primary suite includes a walk-in closet and an en-suite bathroom with a gray stone shower, and UrbanTurf appreciates the den space, which creates the perfect at-home office. Solar panels on the roof help keep down utility costs. 

  • Full Listing: 515 Q Street NW, #3 (map)
  • Price: $925,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,207
  • HOA Dues: $321/month
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Listing Agents: Douglas Blocker & Carolyn Anderson, Compass

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A Renovated House in the Palisades

This two-bedroom home along MacArthur Boulevard features unusually spacious outdoor areas for a property of its size. The primary suite includes a linen closet and a walk-in shower - along with its own private 200-square-foot deck, overlooking the backyard. Another bedroom also has a full en-suite bathroom with a soaking tub and hexagonal tiling. The open kitchen was recently renovated with white cabinetry, a central island with a breakfast bar, and overhanging lighting. A formal dining area sits in the middle of the home and has built-in book shelving, which could also make a great workspace. Additional outdoor areas include the spacious back deck and the front porch. 

  • Full Listing: 5212 Macarthur Blvd NW (map)
  • Price: $1,425,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 1,549
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agent: Rachel Levey, Compass

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best_new_listings_the_top_floor_in_shaw/21214.

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