This week UrbanTurf is taking a look back at the best that DC’s residential real estate market had to offer in 2009. From the best deals to the best trends to, of course, the best listings, we believe we have sussed out the cream of the crop.
Back in late October, we came across a five-bedroom contemporary home tucked away in Massachusetts Avenue Heights that made us wish we had a few more figures in our annual salary. While the home’s proximity to Rock Creek Park was a plus, it was the layout and history that sold us. The garden was designed and personally built by the former head gardener of the British Embassy. The property itself features an expansive living room with a fireplace, a deck overlooking a large garden, a huge table-space kitchen and an enormous master bedroom with a huge wall of windows that looks down to the trees outside. And don’t worry about parking for your guests; the property has spaces for 6 to 8 cars. More details and photos below.
- Address: 3005 Normanstone Drive NW (see map here)
- Price: $2.095 Million
- Bedrooms: Five
- Bathrooms: 4.5
- Square Footage (Lot): 6,004
- Year Built: 1959
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Previous Best Of 2009 entries:
- Best Condo Conversion: View 14
- Best Up-and-Comers in 2009: Redfin.com, Streetcars and FHA Loans
- Best Live/Work Space: Fathom Creative
- Best Neighborhood Debate: Is H Street Worth It?
- Best New Tech for DC Real Estate Scene: Google Street View
- Best Deal of 2009: The $419,000 Three-Bedroom
- Best Record Set This Year: Mortgage Rates Hit All-Time Low
- Best Local Real Estate Idea (That Went Nowhere): Inauguration Rentals
- Best New Listing of the Year
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/the_best_listing_of_the_year_for_well-paid_lobbyists/1611.
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